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Evidence Based Articles in Cardiology

1 Treatment discontinuations with new oral agents for long-term anticoagulation: insights from a meta-analysis of 18 randomized trials including 101,801 patients Mayo Clinic Proceedings, July 23, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

2 Efficacy and safety of valsartan/amlodipine single-pill combination in 11,422 Chinese patients with hypertension: an observational study Advances in Therapy, July 23, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

3 Evening dosing of antihypertensive therapy to reduce cardiovascular events: a third type of evidence based on a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials The Journal of Clinical Hypertension, July 23, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

4 Hemoglobin A in nondiabetic patients: an independent predictor of coronary artery disease and its severity Mayo Clinic Proceedings, July 23, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

5 Risk of cardiovascular toxicities in patients with solid tumors treated with sunitinib, axitinib, cediranib or regorafenib: An updated systematic review and comparative meta-analysis Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, July 22, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

6 Association between dietary fiber intake and risk of coronary heart disease: A meta-analysis Clinical Nutrition, July 22, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

7 Massage therapy for essential hypertension: A systematic review Journal of Human Hypertension, July 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

8 Effects of extended-release niacin with laropiprant in high-risk patients New England Journal of Medicine, July 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

9 Remote preconditioning and major clinical complications following adult cardiovascular surgery: Systematic review and meta-analysis International Journal of Cardiology, July 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

10 Obesity is a risk factor for significant carotid atherosclerosis in patients aged 39 to 55 years Angiology, July 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

11 Is being an elderly woman a risk factor for worse outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention? a large cohort study from one center Angiology, July 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

12 Depression as a predictor of length of stay in patients admitted to the cardiovascular intensive care unit at a university medical center Angiology, July 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

13 Heterogeneous responses of personalised high intensity interval training on type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease risk in young healthy adults Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation, July 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

14 The obesity paradox in patients with acute coronary syndrome: Results from the Gulf RACE-2 study Angiology, July 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

15 Association of carotid intima-media thickness and atherosclerotic plaque with periodontal status Journal of Dental Research , July 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

16 Protective role of statins in patients with acute coronary syndrome aged >=75 years with low LDL-C who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention Angiology, July 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

17 Black tea consumption and serum cholesterol concentration: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Clinical Nutrition, July 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

18 Stroke incidence and mortality trends in US communities, 1987 to 2011 JAMA, July 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

19 Time elapsed after ischemic stroke and risk of adverse cardiovascular events and mortality following elective noncardiac surgery JAMA, July 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

20 The effect of pre-donation hypotension on whole blood donor adverse reactions: A systematic review Journal of the American Society of Hypertension, July 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

21 Optimal duration of dual antiplatelet therapy after drug-eluting stent implantation: A meta-analysis of 3 randomized controlled trials Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, July 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

22 A meta-analysis of randomized trials of telmisartan active controls for insulin resistance in hypertensive patients Journal of the American Society of Hypertension, July 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

23 Lowering blood pressure to prevent stroke recurrence. A systematic review of long-term randomized trials Journal of the American Society of Hypertension, July 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

24 Performance of the HAS-BLED high bleeding-risk category, compared to ATRIA and HEMORR2HAGES in patients with atrial fibrillation: a systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology , July 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

25 Dabigatran etexilate and risk of myocardial infarction, other cardiovascular events, major bleeding, and all-cause mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Journal of the American Heart Association, July 17, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

26 Effects of radiofrequency catheter ablation on left ventricular structure and function in patients with atrial fibrillation: A meta-analysis Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology , July 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

27 Prolonged effectiveness of coronary artery bypass surgery versus drug-eluting stents in diabetics with multi-vessel disease: an updated meta-analysis International Journal of Cardiology, July 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

28 Association of exercise heart rate response and incidence of hypertension in men Mayo Clinic Proceedings, July 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

29 Long-term risk of late and very late stent thrombosis in patients treated with everolimus against paclitaxel-eluting stents: an updated meta-analysis Coronary Artery Disease, July 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

30 Motivation and planning predicting medication adherence following coronary artery bypass graft surgery Journal of Psychosomatic Research, July 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

31 Can medications be safely withdrawn in patients with stable chronic heart failure? systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of Cardiac Failure, July 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

32 Clinical outcomes of patients treated with Nobori biolimus-eluting stent: meta-analysis of randomized trials International Journal of Cardiology, July 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

33 Increased mortality after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (tavi) in patients with severe aortic stenosis and low ejection fraction: A meta-analysis of 6,898 patients International Journal of Cardiology, July 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

34 Relative efficacy of antianginal drugs used as add-on therapy in patients with stable angina: A systematic review and meta-analysis European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, July 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

35 Phosphorus supplement alters postprandial lipemia of healthy male subjects: a pilot cross-over trial Lipids in Health and Disease, July 15, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

36 Multivessel coronary artery disease, free fatty acids, oxidized Ldland its antibody in myocardial infarction Lipids in Health and Disease, July 15, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

37 ASIC3 contributes to the blunted muscle metaboreflex in heart failure Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, July 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

38 Predictors of permanent pacemaker implantation in patients with severe aortic stenosis undergoing TAVR a meta-analysis JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, July 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

39 Pre-eclampsia: evidence of altered ventricular repolarization by standard ECG parameters and QT dispersion Hypertension Research, July 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

40 Clinical significance of conduction disturbances after aortic valve intervention: current evidence Clinical Research in Cardiology, July 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

41 Use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents in the treatment of anemia in patients with systolic heart failure Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, July 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

42 Different time trends of caloric and fat intake between statin users and nonusers among US adults gluttony in the time of statins? JAMA Internal Medicine, July 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

43 Effect of the readmission primary diagnosis and time interval in heart failure patients: analysis of English administrative data European Journal of Heart Failure, July 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

44 Telemonitoring in heart failure: Big Brother watching over you Heart Failure Reviews, July 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

45 Performance of BNP and NT-proBNP for diagnosis of heart failure in primary care patients: a systematic review Heart Failure Reviews, July 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

46 Pharmacologic therapy for reducing myocardial infarct size in clinical trials: Failed and promising approaches Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, July 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

47 Effects of the topographical extent of coronary artery ectasia on coronary blood flow in patients with aortic aneurysms Heart and Vessels, July 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

48 Randomized trial comparing robotic to manual ablation for atrial fibrillation Heart Rhythm, July 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

49 Toll-like receptor 4 knockout protects against isoproterenol-induced cardiac fibrosis: The role of autophagy Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, July 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

50 Impact of adiposity on cardiac structure in adult life: the childhood determinants of adult health (CDAH) study BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, July 14, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

51 Improving urban African Americans' blood pressure control through multi-level interventions in the achieving blood pressure control together (ACT) study: A randomized clinical trial Contemporary Clinical Trials , July 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

52 Congenital coronary anomalies detected by coronary computed tomography compared to invasive coronary angiography BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, July 14, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

53 Effects of weight management by exercise modes on markers of subclinical atherosclerosis and cardiometabolic profile among women with abdominal obesity: a randomized controlled trial BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, July 14, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

54 Acute effects of using an electronic nicotine-delivery device (electronic cigarette) on myocardial function: comparison with the effects of regular cigarettes BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, July 14, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

55 Characteristics and clinical relevance of late gadolinium enhancement in cardiac magnetic resonance in patients with systemic sclerosis Heart and Vessels, July 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

56 How do somatosensory deficits in the arm and hand relate to upper limb impairment, activity, and participation problems after stroke? a systematic review Physical Therapy, July 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

57 Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in failed bioprosthetic surgical valves JAMA, July 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

58 Screening for asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis for the U.S. preventive services task force Annals of Internal Medicine, July 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

59 Leucocyte telomere length and risk of cardiovascular disease: systematic review and meta-analysis BMJ, July 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

60 Impact of primary health care on mortality from heart and cerebrovascular diseases in Brazil: a nationwide analysis of longitudinal data BMJ, July 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

61 Combined coronary artery bypass grafting and open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair is a reasonable treatment approach: a A systematic review Angiology, July 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

62 The concept and definition of therapeutic inertia in hypertension in primary care: a qualitative systematic review BMC Family Practice, July 11, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

63 Statins in chronic kidney disease and kidney transplantation Pharmacological Research , July 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

64 Coronary revascularization in chronic and end-stage renal disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis American Journal of Therapeutics, July 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

65 Circulating levels of liver enzymes and incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities cohort Heart, July 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

66 Prognostic value of plasma B-type natriuretic peptide levels after exercise in patients with severe asymptomatic aortic stenosis Heart, July 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

67 Cardiovascular preparticipation screening practices of college team physicians Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, July 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

68 Cost-effectiveness of eplerenone in patients with systolic heart failure and mild symptoms Heart, July 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

69 A randomized controlled study of CPAP effect on plasma aldosterone concentration in patients with resistant hypertension and obstructive sleep apnea Journal of Hypertension, July 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

70 Low prealbumin is strongly associated with adverse outcome in heart failure Heart, July 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

71 Cortisol awakening and stress response, personality and psychiatric profiles in patients with takotsubo cardiomyopathy Heart, July 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

72 Comparing mortality in patients with atrial fibrillation who are receiving a direct oral anticoagulant or warfarin: A meta-analysis of randomized trials Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, July 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

73 Unfractionated heparin versus bivalirudin in primary percutaneous coronary intervention (HEAT-PPCI): an open-label, single centre, randomised controlled trial The Lancet, July 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

74 Smartphone-based home care model improved use of cardiac rehabilitation in postmyocardial infarction patients: results from a randomised controlled trial Heart, July 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

75 Cumulative radiation exposure and cancer risk estimation in children with heart disease Circulation, July 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

76 Prognostic impact of beta-blocker use in patients with stable coronary artery disease Heart, July 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

77 Efficacy and safety of rivaroxaban compared with warfarin among elderly patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation in the rivaroxaban once daily, oral, direct factor Xa inhibition compared with vitamin K antagonism for prevention of stroke and embolism trial in atrial fibrillation (rocket AF) Circulation, July 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

78 Gene polymorphism of cytochrome P450 2C19*2 and clopidogrel resistance reflected by platelet function assays: A meta-analysis European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, July 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

79 HDL cholesterol subclasses, myocardial infarction, and mortality in secondary prevention: the lipoprotein investigators collaborative European Heart Journal, July 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

80 Atrial fibrillation associated with ivabradine treatment: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials Heart, July 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

81 The prevalence, incidence, progression, and risks of aortic valve sclerosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, July 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

82 Association between renal function and cardiovascular structure and function in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction European Heart Journal, July 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

83 Caval-aortic access to allow transcatheter aortic valve replacement in otherwise ineligible patients initial human experience JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, July 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

84 Diabetes as risk factor for incident coronary heart disease in women compared with men: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 64 cohorts including 858,507 individuals and 28,203 coronary events Diabetologia - Clinical and Experimental Diabetes and Metabolism, July 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

85 Extracardiac findings on coronary CT angiography: A systematic review Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, July 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

86 Posterior pericardiotomy in cardiac surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals, July 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

87 Left atrial appendage aneurysm: A systematic review of 82 cases Echocardiography, July 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

88 Adverse events following implantable cardioverter defibrillator implantation: A systematic review Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology , July 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

89 Association between growth hormone therapy and mortality, cancer and cardiovascular risk: Systematic review and meta-analysis Growth Hormone & IGF Research, July 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

90 A randomized comparison of platinum chromium-based everolimus-eluting stents versus cobalt chromium-based zotarolimus-eluting stents in all-comers receiving percutaneous coronary intervention host-assure (harmonizing optimal strategy for treatment of coronary artery stenosis-safety & effectiveness of drug-eluting stents & anti-platelet regimen), a randomized, controlled, noninferiority trial JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, July 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

91 A randomised, multicentre, double blind, placebo controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of cilostazol in patients with vasospastic angina Heart, July 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article
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92 Persistent angina pectoris in ischaemic cardiomyopathy: increased rehospitalization and major adverse cardiac events European Journal of Heart Failure, July 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

93 Clinical classifications of atrial fibrillation poorly reflect its temporal persistence insights from 1,195 patients continuously monitored with implantable devices JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, July 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

94 Peripartum cardiomyopathy predictors of recovery and current state of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator use JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, July 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

95 Risk of coronary artery disease in patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, July 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

96 Homocysteine level and risk of different stroke types: A meta-analysis of prospective observational studies Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases, July 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

97 Chinese massage (Tuina) for the treatment of essential hypertension: A systematic review and meta-analysis Complementary Therapies in Medicine, June 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

98 Yoga for hypertension: A systematic review of randomized clinical trials Complementary Therapies in Medicine, June 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

99 Diastolic left ventricular dysfunction in ankylosing spondylitis--A systematic review and meta-analysis Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, June 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

100 Heart failure in younger patients: The Meta-analysis Global Group in Chronic Heart Failure (MAGGIC) European Heart Journal, June 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

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