Evidence Based Articles in Cardiology

1 High-dose statin pretreatment decreases periprocedural myocardial infarction and cardiovascular events in patients undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention: a meta-analysis of twenty-four randomized controlled trials PLOS ONE, December 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

2 A randomized trial of intraarterial treatment for acute ischemic stroke New England Journal of Medicine, December 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

3 Effects of high vs low glycemic index of dietary carbohydrate on cardiovascular disease risk factors and insulin sensitivity: the omnicarb randomized clinical trial JAMA, December 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

4 Ultrathin strut biodegradable polymer sirolimus-eluting stent versus durable polymer everolimus-eluting stent for percutaneous coronary revascularisation (BIOSCIENCE): a randomised, single-blind, non-inferiority trial The Lancet, December 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

5 Relation between door-to-balloon times and mortality after primary percutaneous coronary intervention over time: a retrospective study The Lancet, December 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

6 Does cardiac rehabilitation after an acute cardiac syndrome lead to changes in physical activity habits? a systematic review Physical Therapy, December 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

7 Meta-analysis of the effect and safety of berberine in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, hyperlipemia and hypertension Journal of Ethnopharmacology , December 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

8 A systematic review and meta-analysis of the association between ICD shocks and long-term mortality Canadian Journal of Cardiology, December 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

9 Relation of plasma PCSK9 levels to lipoprotein subfractions in patients with stable coronary artery disease Lipids in Health and Disease, December 15, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

10 A systematic review of aspirin in primary prevention: Is it time for a new approach? American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs, December 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

11 Physical therapy in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: A systematic review European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, December 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

12 A systematic review on levosimendan in paediatric patients Current Vascular Pharmacology, December 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

13 The cholesterol-lowering effects of oat varieties based on their difference in the composition of proteins and lipids Lipids in Health and Disease, December 11, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

14 Association of inflammatory and hemostatic markers with stroke and thromboembolic event in atrial fibrillation: A systematic review and meta-analysis Canadian Journal of Cardiology, December 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

15 Serum amylase levels are decreased in Chinese non-alcoholic fatty liver disease patients Lipids in Health and Disease, December 11, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

16 Dyslipidemia and colorectal cancer risk: A meta-analysis of prospective studies Cancer Causes and Control, December 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

17 Angiotensin receptor blocker in patients with ST segment elevation myocardial infarction with preserved left ventricular systolic function: prospective cohort study BMJ, December 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

18 Anticoagulant therapy during primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction: a meta-analysis of randomized trials in the era of stents and P2Y12 inhibitors BMJ, December 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

19 Untreated masked hypertension and subclinical cardiac damage: a systematic review and meta-analysis American Journal of Hypertension, December 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

20 Factor XI antisense oligonucleotide for prevention of venous thrombosis New England Journal of Medicine, December 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

21 Effect of clinical and social risk factors on hospital profiling for stroke readmission: a cohort study Annals of Internal Medicine, December 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

22 Resting heart rate is associated with renal disease outcomes in patients with vascular disease: results of the ONTARGET and TRANSCEND studies Journal of Internal Medicine, December 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

23 A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of the risk of bleeding with apixaban versus vitamin K antagonists The American Journal of Cardiology, December 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

24 Right versus left atrial pacing in patients with sick sinus syndrome and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (Riverleft study): study protocol for randomized controlled trial Trials, December 8, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

25 Involvement of the -420C>G RETN polymorphism in myocardial fibrosis in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Journal of Internal Medicine, December 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

26 Glycated hemoglobin level is significantly associated with the severity of coronary artery disease in non-diabetic adults Lipids in Health and Disease, December 8, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

27 Left bundle branch block in acute cardiac events: insights from a 23-year registry Angiology, December 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

28 Is it time to repair a fairly fast SAAB convertible? testing an evidence-based mnemonic for the secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease Heart, Lung, and Circulation, December 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

29 Sodium-to-potassium ratio and blood pressure, hypertension, and related factors Advances in Nutrition: An International Review Journal, December 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

30 Calculated plasma volume status and prognosis in chronic heart failure European Journal of Heart Failure, December 5, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

31 Effect of pacing mode and pacing site on torsional and strain parameters and on coronary flow Journal of The American Society of Echocardiography, December 5, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

32 Incidence and impact of totally occluded culprit coronary arteries in patients presenting with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction The American Journal of Cardiology, December 5, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

33 Acute myocardial ischemia in adults secondary to missed Kawasaki disease in childhood The American Journal of Cardiology, December 5, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article
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34 Hypertension, cardiovascular risk factors and anti-hypertensive medication utilization among HIV-infected individuals in Rakai, Uganda Tropical Medicine & International Health, December 5, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

35 Comparing energy sources for surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: a Bayesian network meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, December 5, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

36 Acute kidney injury after coronary artery bypass grafting and long-term risk of end-stage renal disease Circulation, December 4, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

37 Trends and predictors of smoking cessation after percutaneous coronary intervention (From Olmsted County, Minnesota, 1999-2010) The American Journal of Cardiology, December 4, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

38 Dietary fatty acids and risk of coronary heart disease in men: The Kuopio ischemic heart disease risk factor study Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, December 4, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

39 Breathlessness at rest is not the dominant presentation of patients admitted with heart failure European Journal of Heart Failure, December 4, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

40 Left ventricular mechanical function: clinical correlates, heritability, and association with parental heart failure European Journal of Heart Failure, December 4, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

41 Cardiovascular risks and elevation of serum DHT vary by route of testosterone administration: a systematic review and meta-analysis BMC Medicine, December 4, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

42 Relation between door-to-balloon times and mortality after primary percutaneous coronary intervention over time: a retrospective study The Lancet, December 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

43 Brachial flow-mediated dilation and incident atrial fibrillation Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, December 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

44 P2X3 receptor antagonist (AF-219) in refractory chronic cough: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 2 study The Lancet, December 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

45 Prospective association of polycystic ovary syndrome with coronary artery calcification and carotid-intima-media thickness: The coronary artery risk development in young adults women’s study Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, December 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

46 Anticyclic citrullinated protein antibodies are implicated in the development of cardiovascular disease in rheumatoid arthritis Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, December 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

47 Aggressive risk factor reduction study for atrial fibrillation and implications for the outcome of ablation: The ARREST-AF cohort study JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, December 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

48 Effect of atorvastatin therapy on fibrous cap thickness in coronary atherosclerotic plaque as assessed by optical coherence tomography: The EASY-FIT study JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, December 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

49 Additive effects of postchallenge hyperglycemia and low-density lipoprotein particles on the risk of arterial stiffness in healthy adults Lipids in Health and Disease, December 3, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

50 Patient preferences regarding pharmacologic venous thromboembolism prophylaxis Journal of Hospital Medicine, December 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

51 Meta-analysis of association between ALDH2 rs671 polymorphism and essential hypertension in Asian populations Herz, December 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

52 Beneficial effects of long-term intravenous iron therapy with ferric carboxymaltose in patients with symptomatic heart failure and iron deficiency European Heart Journal, December 2, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

53 Characteristics, complications, and gaps in evidence-based interventions in rheumatic heart disease: the Global Rheumatic Heart Disease Registry (the REMEDY study) European Heart Journal, December 2, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

54 Heart failure risk prediction in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis Heart, December 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

55 Impact of a 6-wk olive oil supplementation in healthy adults on urinary proteomic biomarkers of coronary artery disease, chronic kidney disease, and diabetes (types 1 and 2): a randomized, parallel, controlled, double-blind study American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, December 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

56 Exaggerated inflammation and monocytosis associate with diastolic dysfunction in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: evidence of M2 macrophage activation in disease pathogenesis Journal of Cardiac Failure, December 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

57 Association of salivary triglycerides and cholesterol with dental caries in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus Special Care in Dentistry, December 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

58 Outcomes of mitral valve repair compared with replacement in patients undergoing concomitant aortic valve surgery: A meta-analysis of observational studies European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, December 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

59 Paediatric subvalvular aortic stenosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis of natural history and surgical outcome European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, December 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

60 Mechanical versus manual chest compression for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (PARAMEDIC): a pragmatic, cluster randomised controlled trial The Lancet, December 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

61 A systematic review of diastolic stress tests in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, with proposals from the EU-FP7 MEDIA study group European Journal of Heart Failure, December 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

62 Effect of the natural sweetener, steviol glycoside, on cardiovascular risk factors: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, November 26, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

63 Efficacy and safety of angiotensin receptor blockers in older patients: a meta-analysis of randomized trials American Journal of Hypertension, November 26, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

64 Retinol-binding protein 4 as a novel risk factor for cardiovascular disease in patients with coronary artery disease and hyperinsulinemia The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, November 26, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

65 Metabolic syndrome is correlated with carotid atherosclerosis in patients with lupus nephritis The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, November 26, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

66 Inflammatory markers and extent and progression of early atherosclerosis: Meta-analysis of individual-participant-data from 20 prospective studies of the PROG-IMT collaboration European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, November 26, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

67 Feedback to providers improves evidence-based implantable cardioverter-defibrillator programming and reduces shocks Heart Rhythm, November 26, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

68 Glucose-insulin-potassium therapy in patients with acute coronary syndrome: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, November 26, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

69 Risk of major bleeding in different indications for new oral anticoagulants: insights from a meta- analysis of approved dosages from 50 randomized trials International Journal of Cardiology, November 25, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

70 Renal function and non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in comparison with warfarin on safety and efficacy outcomes in atrial fibrillation patients: A systemic review and meta-regression analysis Clinical Research in Cardiology, November 25, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

71 Surgical treatment of moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation New England Journal of Medicine, November 25, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

72 HDL cholesterol efflux capacity and incident cardiovascular events New England Journal of Medicine, November 25, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

73 Cardiac rehabilitation for people with heart disease: An overview of Cochrane systematic reviews International Journal of Cardiology, November 25, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

74 Prognostic value of red blood cell distribution width in heart failure patients: A meta-analysis International Journal of Cardiology, November 25, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

75 Pulmonary fibrosis in antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA)-associated vasculitis: a series of 49 patients and review of the literature Medicine, November 25, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

76 The effect of ischemic preconditioning on repeated sprint cycling performance Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, November 24, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

77 Ross procedure: is the root replacement technique superior to the sub-coronary implantation technique? Long-term results European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, November 24, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

78 Meta-analysis on risk of bleeding with apixaban in patients with renal impairment The American Journal of Cardiology, November 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

79 Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation in patients with heart failure: A meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials between 1999 and 2013 European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, November 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

80 Meta-analysis of deferral versus performance of coronary intervention based on coronary pressure-derived fractional flow reserve The American Journal of Cardiology, November 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

81 Hypertension and risk of depression in the elderly: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies Journal of Human Hypertension, November 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

82 Social capital, mortality, cardiovascular events and cancer: a systematic review of prospective studies International Journal of Epidemiology, November 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article