Evidence Based Articles in Cardiology

1 Cerebral embolic lesions detected with diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging following carotid artery stenting: a meta-analysis of 8 studies comparing filter cerebral protection and proximal balloon occlusion JACC Cardiovascular Interventions, October 24, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

2 Reference values for right ventricular strain in patients without cardiopulmonary disease: a prospective evaluation and meta-analysis Echocardiography, October 24, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

3 Cardiovascular disease risk in women with premature ovarian insufficiency: A systematic review and meta-analysis European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, October 24, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

4 Erythropoietin administration for prevention of cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, October 24, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

5 Cost of informal caregiving associated with stroke among the elderly in the United States Neurology®, October 23, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

6 A meta-analysis of phase III randomized controlled trials with novel oral anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation: Comparisons between direct thrombin inhibitors vs. factor Xa inhibitors and different dosing regimens Thrombosis Research, October 22, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

7 Prognostic Significance of the Morning Blood Pressure Surge in Clinical Practice: A Systematic Review American Journal of Hypertension, October 22, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

8 Task shifting interventions for cardiovascular risk reduction in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials BMJ Open, October 22, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

9 Infective endocarditis Journal of Intensive Care Medicine, October 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

10 Outcomes in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome randomly assigned to an invasive as compared with a conservative strategy: A meta-analysis JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, October 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

11 ORAl iMmunosuppressive therapy to prevent in-stent restenosis (RAMSES) cooperation: A patient-level meta-analysis of randomized trials Atherosclerosis, October 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

12 Effect of Nicorandil in patients with heart failure: A systematic review and meta-analysis Cardiovascular Therapeutics, October 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

13 Long-term outcomes after stenting versus endarterectomy for treatment of symptomatic carotid stenosis: the International Carotid Stenting Study (ICSS) randomised trial The Lancet, October 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article
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14 Meta-analysis of the effects of preoperative renin-angiotensin system inhibitor therapy on major adverse cardiac events in patients undergoing cardiac surgery European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, October 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

15 Comparison of the rhythm control treatment strategy versus the rate control strategy in patients with permanent or long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation and heart failure treated with cardiac resynchronization therapy - a pilot study of Cardiac Resynchronization in Atrial Fibrillation Trial (Pilot-CRAfT): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial Trials, October 17, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

16 Transvaginal duplex ultrasonography appears to be the gold standard investigation for the haemodynamic evaluation of pelvic venous reflux in the ovarian and internal iliac veins in women Phlebology, October 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

17 The REFLO-STEMI trial comparing intracoronary adenosine, sodium nitroprusside and standard therapy for the attenuation of infarct size and microvascular obstruction during primary percutaneous coronary intervention: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial Trials, October 16, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

18 Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation on lipid profiles in dialysis patients: meta-analysis Archives of Medical Research, October 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

19 Fetuin-a levels and heart valve calcification in incident peritoneal dialysis patients Archives of Medical Research, October 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

20 Increase in the risk of ST elevation myocardial infarction is associated with homocysteine level Archives of Medical Research, October 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

21 Inflammation and myocardial damage markers influence loss of residual renal function in peritoneal dialysis patients Archives of Medical Research, October 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

22 Evaluation and analysis of plasma soluble adhesion molecules in patients with coronary ectasia and atherosclerotic coronary artery disease Archives of Medical Research, October 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

23 Sex differences in patients receiving anticoagulant therapy for venous thromboembolism Medicine, October 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

24 Persistence of evidence-based medication use after discharge from academic versus nonacademic hospitals among patients with non–st-segment elevation myocardial infarction The American Journal of Cardiology, October 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

25 Meta-analysis on efficacy of for prevention of contrast-induced acute kidney injury in patients undergoing coronary angiography The American Journal of Cardiology, October 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

26 Bare metal vs. drug-eluting stents for extracranial vertebral artery disease: A meta-analysis of nonrandomized comparative studies Journal of Endovascular Therapy, October 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

27 A meta-analysis of stent placement vs. angioplasty for dialysis vascular access stenosis Seminars in Dialysis, October 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

28 Association of treatment with carvedilol vs metoprolol succinate and mortality in patients with heart failure JAMA Internal Medicine, October 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

29 Sex differences in short-term and long-term all-cause mortality among patients with st-segment elevation myocardial infarction treated by primary percutaneous intervention: a meta-analysis JAMA Internal Medicine, October 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

30 Genetic association of APOB polymorphisms with variation in serum lipid profile among the Kuwait population Lipids in Health and Disease, October 14, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

31 Renal stenting for kidney salvage in the management of renal artery atherosclerotic stenosis Angiology, October 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

32 Impact of serum albumin levels on contrast-induced acute kidney injury in patients with acute coronary syndromes treated with percutaneous coronary intervention Angiology, October 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

33 Diagnostic performance and comparative cost-effectiveness of non-invasive imaging tests in patients presenting with chronic stable chest pain with suspected coronary artery disease: a systematic overview Current Cardiology Reports, October 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

34 Meta-analysis of short-term high versus low doses of atorvastatin preventing contrast-induced acute kidney injury in patients undergoing coronary angiography/percutaneous coronary intervention The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, October 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

35 C-reactive protein and fibrinogen in non-obstructive coronary artery disease as related to depressive symptoms and anxiety: Findings from the TweeSteden Mild Stenosis Study (TWIST) Journal of Psychosomatic Research, October 13, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

36 Ventilator-associated pneumonia after cardiac surgery: A meta-analysis and systematic review The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, October 13, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

37 Inhibition of PCSK9 with evolocumab in homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia (TESLA Part B): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial The Lancet, October 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

38 PCSK9 inhibition with evolocumab (AMG 145) in heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia (RUTHERFORD-2): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial The Lancet, October 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

39 Circulating levels of proprotein convertase subtilisin kexin type 9 are elevated by fibrate therapy: A systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials Cardiology in Review, October 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

40 Prognosis following acute coronary syndromes according to prior coronary artery bypass grafting: Meta-analysis European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care, October 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

41 The association between blood lipid and phlegm turbidity syndrome of angina pectoris: A systematic review and meta-analysis Complementary Therapies in Medicine, October 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

42 Oral Chinese proprietary medicine for angina pectoris: An overview of systematic reviews/meta-analyses Complementary Therapies in Medicine, October 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

43 The efficacy and safety of Chinese herbal medicine, Rhodiola formulation in treating ischemic heart disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Complementary Therapies in Medicine, October 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

44 Effect of high-dose atorvastatin on renal function in subjects with stroke or transient ischemic attack in the SPARCL trial Stroke, October 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

45 Intensive blood pressure reduction in acute intracerebral hemorrhage: A meta-analysis Neurology®, October 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

46 Does cardiac rehabilitation after an acute cardiac syndrome lead to changes in physical activity habits? a systematic review Physical Therapy, October 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

47 Dietary calcium intake and mortality risk from cardiovascular disease and all causes: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies BMC Medicine, October 7, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

48 Lower versus higher hemoglobin threshold for transfusion in septic shock New England Journal of Medicine, October 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

49 Effect of exposure to PM2.5 on blood pressure: A systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of Hypertension, October 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

50 Bloodstream infections in hematology patients Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management, October 7, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

51 Vasopressin receptor antagonists for the treatment of heart failure: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials International Urology and Nephrology, October 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

52 Readmissions after hospitalization for heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, or pneumonia among young and middle-aged adults: a retrospective observational cohort study PLoS Medicine, October 6, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

53 The cost-utility of left ventricular assist devices for end-stage heart failure patients ineligible for cardiac transplantation: a systematic review and critical appraisal of economic evaluations Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery, October 6, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

54 Meta-analysis of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and risk of atrial fibrillation The American Journal of Cardiology, October 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

55 Meta-analysis of randomized trials comparing the effectiveness of different strategies for the treatment of drug-eluting stent restenosis The American Journal of Cardiology, October 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

56 Physical activity and cardiovascular risk factors in children: meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials Preventive Medicine, October 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

57 Survival and long-term outcomes following bioprosthetic vs mechanical aortic valve replacement in patients aged 50 to 69 years JAMA, October 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

58 Meta-analysis of revascularization versus medical therapy for atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis The American Journal of Cardiology, October 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

59 Echocardiographic aortic root dilatation in hypertensive patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of Hypertension, October 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

60 Prevalence of hypertension in China: a systematic review and meta-regression analysis of trends and regional differences Journal of Hypertension, October 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

61 The effect of leisure-time physical activity on obesity, diabetes, high BP and heart disease among Canadians: Evidence from 2000/2001 to 2005/2006 Health Economics, October 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

62 Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of venous thromboembolism: A systematic review and meta-analysis Rheumatology, October 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

63 Cardioprotective role of ischemic postconditioning in acute myocardial infarction: A systematic review and meta-analysis American Heart Journal, October 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

64 Acute effect of zoledronic acid on the risk of cardiac dysrhythmias Internal and Emergency Medicine, October 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

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