Evidence Based Articles in Cardiology

1 Mean platelet volume is a predictor of ST resolution following thrombolysis in acute ST elevation myocardial infarction Thrombosis Research, May 29, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

2 Hyperglycemia management in patients admitted to internal medicine in Spain: A point-prevalence survey examining adequacy of glycemic control and guideline adherence European Journal of Internal Medicine , May 29, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

3 Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss) (EGPA) Consensus Task Force recommendations for evaluation and management European Journal of Internal Medicine , May 29, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

4 A successful multifaceted trial to improve hypertension control in primary care: why did it work? Journal of General Internal Medicine, May 29, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

5 Prevalence and correlation of hypertension among adult population in Bahir Dar city, northwest Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study International Journal of General Medicine, May 29, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

6 Comparative risk of gastrointestinal bleeding with dabigatran, rivaroxaban, and warfarin: population based cohort study BMJ, May 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

7 Vascular brachytherapy versus drug-eluting stents in the treatment of in-stent restenosis: A meta-analysis of long-term outcomes Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, May 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

8 Heart failure in diabetes: effects of anti-hyperglycaemic drug therapy The Lancet, May 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

9 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, May 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

10 Impact of preoperative use of P2Y12 receptor inhibitors on clinical outcomes in cardiac and non-cardiac surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care, May 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

11 Prognostic capabilities of coronary computed tomographic angiography before non-cardiac surgery: prospective cohort study BMJ, May 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

12 Impact of access site choice on outcomes of cardiogenic shock patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: A systematic review and meta-analysis American Heart Journal, May 26, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

13 National prevalence of coronary heart disease and its relationship with human development index: A systematic review European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, May 26, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

14 A systematic review on the cost-effectiveness of genetic and electrocardiogram testing for long QT syndrome in infants and young adults Value in Health, May 26, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

15 Urinary cadmium and mortality from all causes, cancer and cardiovascular disease in the general population: systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies International Journal of Epidemiology, May 26, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

16 Baseline diabetes as a way to predict CV outcomes in a lipid-modifying trial: A meta-analysis of 330,376 patients from 47 landmark studies Cardiovascular Diabetology, May 22, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

17 Antithrombotic regimens for patients taking oral anticoagulation after coronary intervention: a meta-analysis of 16 clinical trials and 9185 patients Clinical Cardiology, May 21, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

18 Associations of coeliac disease with coronary heart disease and cerebrovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases, May 21, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

19 Influence of morphine on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of ticagrelor in patients with acute myocardial infarction (impression): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial Trials, May 21, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

20 Palm oil consumption increases ldl cholesterol compared with vegetable oils low in saturated fat in a meta-analysis of clinical trials The Journal of Nutrition, May 21, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

21 Evidence for contemporary arterial stiffening in obese children and adolescents using pulse wave velocity: A systematic review and meta-analysis Atherosclerosis, May 21, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

22 Frailty in advanced heart failure: A systematic review Heart Failure Reviews, May 20, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

23 Meta- analysis and meta-regression analysis of the associations between sex and the operative outcomes of carotid endarterectomy BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, May 20, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

24 Subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis Thrombosis and Haemostasis, May 20, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

25 Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials comparing risk of major adverse cardiac events and bleeding in patients with prasugrel versus clopidogrel The American Journal of Cardiology, May 19, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

26 50 year trends in atrial fibrillation prevalence, incidence, risk factors, and mortality in the Framingham Heart Study: a cohort study The Lancet, May 19, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

27 Systematic review of cardiovascular disease and cardiovascular death in patients with a small abdominal aortic aneurysm British Journal of Surgery, May 19, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

28 Adult height, coronary heart disease and stroke: a multi-locus Mendelian randomization meta-analysis International Journal of Epidemiology, May 18, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

29 Comparative effectiveness of medical therapy, supervised exercise, and revascularization for patients with intermittent claudication: a network meta-analysis Clinical Cardiology, May 15, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

30 The risk of cardiovascular events with increased apolipoprotein CIII – A systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of Clinical Lipidology, May 15, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

31 Use of romiplostim in patients with chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (cITP) during peri-operative period Internal Medicine Journal, May 15, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

32 The medical treatment of new onset peripartum cardiomyopathy; A systematic review of prospective studies Canadian Journal of Cardiology, May 14, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

33 Muscle-related side-effects of statins: from mechanisms to evidence-based solutions Current Opinion in Lipidology, May 14, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

34 Lipid profile and glucose changes after supplementation with astaxanthin: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Archives of Medical Science, May 14, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

35 Levels of asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA), an endogenous nitric oxide synthase inhibitor, and risk of coronary artery disease: A meta-analysis based on 4713 participants European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, May 14, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

36 Investigating the effect of remote ischaemic preconditioning on biomarkers of stress and injury-related signalling in patients having isolated coronary artery bypass grafting or aortic valve replacement using cardiopulmonary bypass: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial Trials, May 14, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

37 Association between anxiety and hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological studies Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, May 14, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

38 The vena tech LP permanent caval filter: effectiveness and safety in the clinical setting in three Chinese medical centers Thrombosis Research, May 14, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

39 Quality of life in patients with venous thromboembolism and atrial fibrillation treated with coumarin anticoagulants Thrombosis Research, May 14, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

40 Preconditioning shields against vascular events in surgery (saves), a multicentre feasibility trial of preconditioning against adverse events in major vascular surgery: study protocol for a randomised control trial Trials, May 14, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

41 Visualization of coronary artery calcification: influence on risk modification American Journal of Medicine, May 13, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

42 Outcomes of acute myocardial infarction in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy American Journal of Medicine, May 13, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

43 Daytime napping and mortality from all causes, cardiovascular disease and cancer: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies Sleep Medicine, May 13, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

44 Effects of add-on lipid-modifying therapy on top of background statin treatment on major cardiovascular events: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials International Journal of Cardiology, May 12, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

45 Effects of probucol on restenosis after percutaneous coronary intervention: a systematic review and meta-analysis PLOS ONE, May 12, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

46 Glucose-lowering drugs or strategies and cardiovascular outcomes in patients with or at risk for type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, May 12, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

47 Maternal hypertension during pregnancy and the risk of congenital heart defects in offspring: a systematic review and meta-analysis Pediatric Cardiology, May 12, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

48 Carers' needs in advanced heart failure: A systematic narrative review European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, May 11, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

49 Telerehab III: a multi-center randomized, controlled trial investigating the long-term effectiveness of a comprehensive cardiac telerehabilitation program. Rationale and study design BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, May 11, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

50 Stroke following percutaneous coronary intervention: type-specific incidence, outcomes and determinants seen by the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society 2007-12 European Heart Journal, May 8, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

51 Current worldwide nuclear cardiology practices and radiation exposure: results from the 65 country IAEA Nuclear Cardiology Protocols Cross-Sectional Study (INCAPS) European Heart Journal, May 8, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

52 Low resting heart rates are associated with new-onset atrial fibrillation in patients with vascular disease: results of the ONTARGET/TRANSCEND studies Journal of Internal Medicine, May 6, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

53 How the direct oral anticoagulant apixaban affects thrombin generation parameters Thrombosis Research, May 5, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

54 Timing of invasive strategy in NSTE-ACS patients and effect on clinical outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Atherosclerosis, May 5, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

55 No evidence that frailty modifies the positive impact of antihypertensive treatment in very elderly people: an investigation of the impact of frailty upon treatment effect in the HYpertension in the Very Elderly Trial (HYVET) study, a double-blind, placebo-controlled study of antihypertensives in people with hypertension aged 80 and over BMC Medicine, May 5, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

56 Impact of esomeprazole on platelet reactivity and clinical outcome according to cyp2c19 genotype in coronary heart disease patients during dual antiplatelet therapy Thrombosis Research, May 5, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

57 American heart associations life's simple 7: avoiding heart failure and preserving cardiac structure and function American Journal of Medicine, May 4, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

58 Medical history for prognostic risk assessment and diagnosis of stable patients with suspected coronary artery disease American Journal of Medicine, May 4, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

 

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