Full Text Articles in Cardiology

1Benefit of early statin therapy in patients with acute myocardial infarction who have extremely low low-density lipoprotein cholesterolJACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, October 08, 2012  Full Text  Clinical Article
2Validity of the 6 min walk test in prediction of the anaerobic threshold before major non-cardiac surgeryBritish Journal of Anesthesia, October 08, 2012  Full Text
3Analysis of Survival in 300 High-Risk Patients up to 2.5 Years After Transapical Aortic Valve ImplantationAnnals of Thoracic Surgery, October 08, 2012  Full Text
4Hepatic steatosis, carotid plaques and achieving MDA in psoriatic arthritis patients starting TNF-alpha blockers treatment: a prospective studyArthritis Research & Therapy, October 08, 2012  Full Text  Clinical Article
5Induced Interleukin-19 Contributes to Cell-Mediated Immunosuppression in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting With Cardiopulmonary BypassAnnals of Thoracic Surgery, October 08, 2012  Full Text
6Age-Specific Differences in Outcomes After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac ArrestsPediatrics, October 08, 2012  Full Text
7The I405V and Taq1B polymorphisms of the CETP gene differentially affect sub-clinical carotid atherosclerosisLipids in Health and Disease, October 08, 2012  Full Text
8Diverse effects of a low dose supplement of lipidated curcumin in healthy middle aged peopleNutrition Journal, October 08, 2012  Full Text
9Outcome Comparison of 600- and 300-mg Loading Doses of Clopidogrel in Patients Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial InfarctionJACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, October 07, 2012  Full Text  Clinical Article
10Impact of the Everolimus-Eluting Stent on Stent Thrombosis: A Meta-Analysis of 13 Randomized TrialsJACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, October 07, 2012  Full Text  Clinical Article  Evidence Based Medicine
1Shorter height is directly associated with increased risk of coronary heart diseaseUniversity of Leicester News, April 20, 2015
2Some atrial fibrillation patients receive unnecessary blood thinnersUCSF News, April 20, 2015
3Sharp uptick in youth e-cigarette use an alarming trend, says American Heart AssociationAmerican Heart Association News, April 20, 2015
4Survey shows half of older adults in U.S. now taking aspirinOregon State University News, April 20, 2015
5Genetics overlap found between Alzheimer's disease and cardiovascular risk factorsUC San Diego Health System, April 20, 2015
6NIH launches largest clinical trial focused on HIV-related cardiovascular diseaseNIH News, April 17, 2015
7FDA approves Corlanor to treat heart failureFDA Press Announcements, April 17, 2015
8“Body on a Chip” project update: Video of mini hearts and liversWake Forest Baptist Medical Center News, April 17, 2015
9Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation performs 1st U.S. implant of valve replacement deviceMinneapolis Heart Institute Foundation News, April 17, 2015
10Heart attack risk high in divorced women, even after remarryingDuke Medicine, April 16, 2015

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AGEs increase cardiovascular risk in T2DM

As reported in Diabetes, elevated advanced glycation end products increase the risk for incident cardiovascular events (HR=1.31) in type 2 diabetics (n=218).

Statin use associated with decreased mortality in HFPEF

Based on a meta-analysis reported in the American Journal of Cardiology, statin use by patients (n=17985) with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF) is associated with a 40% reduction in mortality.

Fructosamine and glycated albumin predict incident diabetes

As reported in The Lancet, fructosamine and glycated albumin > 95th percentile predicted incident diabetes (HR=4.96 and 6.17, respectively) and retinopathy and chronic kidney disease among 958 and 11348 patients with and without diabetes, respectively, followed for 20 years.

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