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Acta Angiologica     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Acta Cardiologica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Acute Cardiac Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Adipositas - Ursachen, Folgeerkrankungen, Therapie     Hybrid Journal  
AJP Heart and Circulatory Physiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Aktuelle Kardiologie     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
American Heart Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 58)
American Journal of Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 67)
American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
American Journal of Hypertension     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Anales de Cirugia Vascular     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Anatolian Journal of Cardiology     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Angiología     Full-text available via subscription  
Angiologia e Cirurgia Vascular     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Angiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Annales de Cardiologie et d'Angéiologie     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Annals of Pediatric Cardiology     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
AORTA     Open Access  
Archives of Cardiovascular Diseases     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Archives of Cardiovascular Diseases Supplements     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Archives of Cardiovascular Imaging     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Archivos de cardiología de México     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Argentine Journal of Cardiology (English edition)     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 32)
Artery Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
ARYA Atherosclerosis     Open Access  
ASAIO Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
ASEAN Heart Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Aswan Heart Centre Science & Practice Services     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Atherosclerosis : X     Open Access  
Bangladesh Heart Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Basic Research in Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
BMC Cardiovascular Disorders     Open Access   (Followers: 22)
Brain Circulation     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
British Journal of Cardiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
Canadian Journal of Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Cardiac Cath Lab Director     Full-text available via subscription  
Cardiac Electrophysiology Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Cardiocore     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Cardiogenetics     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Cardiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20)
Cardiology and Angiology: An International Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cardiology and Therapy     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Cardiology Clinics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Cardiology in Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Cardiology in the Young     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 34)
Cardiology Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Cardiology Plus     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cardiology Research     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
Cardiology Research and Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Cardiorenal Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Cardiothoracic Surgeon     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
CardioVasc     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Cardiovascular & Haematological Disorders - Drug Targets     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Cardiovascular & Hematological Agents in Medicinal Chemistry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Open     Open Access  
Cardiovascular Diabetology     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Cardiovascular Endocrinology & Metabolism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Cardiovascular Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Cardiovascular Intervention and Therapeutics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Cardiovascular Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Cardiovascular Journal of Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Cardiovascular Medicine in General Practice     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Cardiovascular Pathology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine     Open Access  
Cardiovascular Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Cardiovascular System     Open Access  
Cardiovascular Therapeutics     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cardiovascular Toxicology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Cardiovascular Ultrasound     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Case Reports in Cardiology     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Cerebrovascular Diseases     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Cerebrovascular Diseases Extra     Open Access  
Chest     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 100)
Choroby Serca i Naczyń     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Circulation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 247)
Circulation : Cardiovascular Imaging     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Circulation : Cardiovascular Interventions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Circulation : Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Circulation : Genomic and Precision Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Circulation : Heart Failure     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Circulation Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 36)
Cirugía Cardiovascular     Open Access  
Clínica e Investigación en Arteriosclerosis     Full-text available via subscription  
Clínica e Investigación en arteriosclerosis (English Edition)     Hybrid Journal  
Clinical and Experimental Hypertension     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Clinical Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Clinical Hypertension     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Clinical Medicine Insights : Cardiology     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Clinical Research in Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Clinical Research in Cardiology Supplements     Hybrid Journal  
Clinical Trials and Regulatory Science in Cardiology     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Congenital Heart Disease     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Congestive Heart Failure     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Cor et Vasa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Coronary Artery Disease     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
CorSalud     Open Access  
Critical Pathways in Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Current Cardiology Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Current Cardiology Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports     Hybrid Journal  
Current Heart Failure Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Current Hypertension Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Current Hypertension Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Current Opinion in Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Current Problems in Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Current Research : Cardiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Current Vascular Pharmacology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
CVIR Endovascular     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Der Kardiologe     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Echo Research and Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Echocardiography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Egyptian Heart Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Egyptian Journal of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia     Open Access  
ESC Heart Failure     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
European Heart Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 67)
European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
European Heart Journal - Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes     Hybrid Journal  
European Heart Journal : Acute Cardiovascular Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
European Heart Journal : Case Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
European Heart Journal Supplements     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Supplements     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
European Journal of Heart Failure     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
European Stroke Organisation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Experimental & Translational Stroke Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Folia Cardiologica     Open Access  
Forum Zaburzeń Metabolicznych     Hybrid Journal  
Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Future Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Global Cardiology Science and Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Global Heart     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Heart     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 48)
Heart and Mind     Open Access  
Heart and Vessels     Hybrid Journal  
Heart Failure Clinics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Heart Failure Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Heart India     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Heart International     Full-text available via subscription  
Heart Rhythm     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Heart Views     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
HeartRhythm Case Reports     Open Access  
Hellenic Journal of Cardiology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Herz     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
High Blood Pressure & Cardiovascular Prevention     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Hypertension     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 23)
Hypertension in Pregnancy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Hypertension Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Ibrahim Cardiac Medical Journal     Open Access  
IJC Heart & Vessels     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
IJC Heart & Vasculature     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
IJC Metabolic & Endocrine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Indian Heart Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Indian Journal of Cardiovascular Disease in Women WINCARS     Open Access  
Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     Hybrid Journal  
Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Innovations : Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Insuficiencia Cardíaca     Open Access  
Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
International Cardiovascular Forum Journal     Open Access  
International Journal of Angiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
International Journal of Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Cardiovascular Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
International Journal of Heart Rhythm     Open Access  
International Journal of Hypertension     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
International Journal of Hyperthermia     Open Access  
International Journal of Stroke     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30)
International Journal of the Cardiovascular Academy     Open Access  
Interventional Cardiology Clinics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Interventional Cardiology Review     Full-text available via subscription  
JACC : Basic to Translational Science     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
JACC : Cardiovascular Imaging     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
JACC : Cardiovascular Interventions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
JACC : Heart Failure     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
JAMA Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
JMIR Cardio     Open Access  
Jornal Vascular Brasileiro     Open Access  
Journal of Clinical & Experimental Cardiology     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Arrhythmia     Open Access  
Journal of Cardiac Critical Care TSS     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Cardiac Failure     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)

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European Heart Journal
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Citation Impact (citeScore): 9
Number of Followers: 67  
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ISSN (Print) 0195-668X - ISSN (Online) 1522-9645
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  • Cardiovascular diseases outside the heart: novel recommendations for
           pulmonary embolism and peripheral arterial disease
    • Authors: Lüscher T.
      Pages: 487 - 489
      PubDate: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa019
      Issue No: Vol. 41, No. 4 (2020)
  • Cardiology Update London 2019The Year in Cardiology in Review at the Royal
           Society of Medicine London, was again an ESC endorsed review course
    • Authors: Tofield A.
      Pages: 490 - 500
      PubDate: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa014
      Issue No: Vol. 41, No. 4 (2020)
  • Research Day of the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, Royal Society
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           Sounding Board
    • Authors: Lüscher T.
      Pages: 494 - 497
      Abstract: Strategic meetings are of the upmost importance for planning of research projects and their implementation. Therefore, every year the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals organize a get-together of researchers from all areas of cardiovascular medicine, both from their own institution, as well as worldwide. They take advantage of the presence of eminent scientists from the faculty of the Cardiology Update London as a sounding board.
      PubDate: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa015
      Issue No: Vol. 41, No. 4 (2020)
  • Davide Capodanno New Editor-in-Chief at EuroInterventionDavide Capodanno
           succeeds Patrick W. Serruys as Editor-in-Chief of EuroIntervention the
           official journal of EuroPCR and the European Association of Percutaneous
           Cardiovascular Interventions
    • Authors: Tofield A.
      Pages: 498 - 498
      Abstract: When the mark of those before you is so indelible, the worst mistake is to imitate: Davide Capodanno
      PubDate: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa016
      Issue No: Vol. 41, No. 4 (2020)
  • Stefano Masi, recently appointed new EHJ International Editorial Board
    • Authors: Tofield A.
      Pages: 499 - 499
      PubDate: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa017
      Issue No: Vol. 41, No. 4 (2020)
  • ‘Medicine of the Silk Road’The 6th annual International Symposium of
    • Authors: Lunegova O; Mirrakhimov E.
      Pages: 500 - 500
      PubDate: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa018
      Issue No: Vol. 41, No. 4 (2020)
  • The year in cardiology: aorta and peripheral circulationThe year in
           cardiology 2019
    • Authors: Heiss C; , Pitcher A, et al.
      Pages: 501 - 508b
      Abstract: Abstract
      PubDate: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehz939
      Issue No: Vol. 41, No. 4 (2020)
  • Nickel allergy impacts decision-making in secondary prevention of systemic
           embolism in patients with patent foramen ovale
    • Authors: Bartel T; Müller S.
      Pages: 605 - 605
      Abstract: The comment refers to ‘European position paper on the management of patients with patent foramen ovale. General approach and left circulation thromboembolism’, by C. Pristipino et al., 2019;40:3182–3195.
      PubDate: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehz944
      Issue No: Vol. 41, No. 4 (2020)
  • Early discharge and home treatment of patients with low-risk pulmonary
           embolism with the oral factor Xa inhibitor rivaroxaban: an international
           multicentre single-arm clinical trial
    • Authors: Barco S; Schmidtmann I, Ageno W, et al.
      Pages: 509 - 518
      Abstract: AbstractAimsTo investigate the efficacy and safety of early transition from hospital to ambulatory treatment in low-risk acute PE, using the oral factor Xa inhibitor rivaroxaban.Methods and resultsWe conducted a prospective multicentre single-arm investigator initiated and academically sponsored management trial in patients with acute low-risk PE (EudraCT Identifier 2013-001657-28). Eligibility criteria included absence of (i) haemodynamic instability, (ii) right ventricular dysfunction or intracardiac thrombi, and (iii) serious comorbidities. Up to two nights of hospital stay were permitted. Rivaroxaban was given at the approved dose for PE for ≥3 months. The primary outcome was symptomatic recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE) or PE-related death within 3 months of enrolment. An interim analysis was planned after the first 525 patients, with prespecified early termination of the study if the null hypothesis could be rejected at the level of α = 0.004 (<6 primary outcome events). From May 2014 through June 2018, consecutive patients were enrolled in seven countries. Of the 525 patients included in the interim analysis, three (0.6%; one-sided upper 99.6% confidence interval 2.1%) suffered symptomatic non-fatal VTE recurrence, a number sufficiently low to fulfil the condition for early termination of the trial. Major bleeding occurred in 6 (1.2%) of the 519 patients comprising the safety population. There were two cancer-related deaths (0.4%).ConclusionEarly discharge and home treatment with rivaroxaban is effective and safe in carefully selected patients with acute low-risk PE. The results of the present trial support the selection of appropriate patients for ambulatory treatment of PE.
      PubDate: Thu, 23 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehz367
      Issue No: Vol. 41, No. 4 (2019)
  • Peripheral pulmonic stenosis in SAPHO syndrome
    • Authors: Kamada K; Hosokawa K, Abe K, et al.
      Pages: 518a - 518a
      Abstract: A 68-year-old woman with exertional dyspnoea (WHO functional class grade III) was referred to our hospital. She had sternoclavicular joint pain for the past few years. Computed tomography revealed the typical appearance of hyperostosis of the sternoclavicular and sternocostal joints (Panel A, arrowheads). Echocardiogram and a lung ventilation–perfusion scan revealed the multiple segmental ventilation-perfusion mismatches (Panel B) with pulmonary hypertension (PH). Right heart catheterization confirmed PH [mean pulmonary artery pressure (mPAP), 25 mmHg; cardiac index (CI), 1.8 L/min/m2; pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR), 7.5 wood units]. Pulmonary angiography revealed the multiple segmental pulmonary artery stenoses with aneurysmal changes (Panel C, arrowheads). Intravascular optical coherence tomography revealed the absence of an organized thrombus. An 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography revealed inflammation in the sternoclavicular joint. Based on these findings, we diagnosed her condition as peripheral pulmonic stenosis (PPS) associated with SAPHO (synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis, and osteitis) syndrome according to the criteria outlined by Benhamou et al. After a combination therapy including pulmonary vasodilation and balloon pulmonary angioplasty, her symptoms and PH improved (WHO functional class grade I; mPAP, 26 mmHg; CI, 2.6 L/min/m2; PVR, 3.6 wood units).
      PubDate: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehz780
      Issue No: Vol. 41, No. 4 (2019)
  • Outpatient management of patients with low-risk pulmonary embolism:
           another piece of evidence
    • Authors: Sanchez O; Humbert M.
      Pages: 519 - 521
      Abstract: Abstract
      PubDate: Sat, 13 Jul 2019 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehz484
      Issue No: Vol. 41, No. 4 (2019)
  • Trends in thrombolytic treatment and outcomes of acute pulmonary embolism
           in Germany
    • Authors: Keller K; Hobohm L, Ebner M, et al.
      Pages: 522 - 529
      Abstract: AbstractAimsPulmonary embolism (PE) is the third most common cardiovascular cause of death; systemic thrombolysis is potentially lifesaving treatment in patients presenting with haemodynamic instability. We investigated trends in the use of systemic thrombolysis and the outcome of patients with acute PE.Methods and resultsWe analysed data on the characteristics, comorbidities, treatment, and in-hospital outcome of 885 806 PE patients in Germany between 2005 and 2015. Incidence of acute PE was 99/100 000 population/year and increased from 85/100 000 in 2005 to 109/100 000 in 2015 [β 0.32 (0.26–0.38), P < 0.001]. During the same period, in-hospital case fatality rates decreased from 20.4% to 13.9% [β −0.51 (−0.52 to −0.49), P < 0.001]. The overall proportion of patients treated with systemic thrombolysis increased from 3.1% in 2005 to 4.4% in 2015 [β 0.28 (0.25–0.31), P < 0.001]. Thrombolysis was associated with lower in-hospital mortality rates in patients with haemodynamic instability, both in those with shock not necessitating cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or mechanical ventilation [odds ratio (OR) 0.42 (0.37–0.48), P < 0.001], and in those who underwent CPR [OR 0.92 (0.87–0.97), P = 0.002]. This association was independent from age, sex, and comorbidities. However, systemic thrombolysis was administered to only 23.1% of haemodynamically unstable patients.ConclusionAlthough the proportion of PE patients treated with systemic thrombolysis increased slightly in Germany between 2005 and 2015, only the minority of haemodynamically unstable patients currently receive this treatment. In the nationwide inpatient cohort, thrombolytic therapy was associated with reduced in-hospital mortality rates in PE patients with shock, and also in those who underwent CPR.
      PubDate: Sat, 18 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehz236
      Issue No: Vol. 41, No. 4 (2019)
  • Thrombolysis in high-risk patients with acute pulmonary embolism: underuse
           of a life-saving treatment in the real-world setting
    • Authors: Galié N; Manes A, Dardi F, et al.
      Pages: 530 - 533
      Abstract: This editorial refers to ‘Trends in thrombolytic treatment and outcomes of acute pulmonary embolism in Germany’††, by K. Keller et al., on page 522.
      PubDate: Mon, 27 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehz296
      Issue No: Vol. 41, No. 4 (2019)
  • 2019 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of acute pulmonary
           embolism developed in collaboration with the European Respiratory Society
           (ERS)The Task Force for the diagnosis and management of acute pulmonary
           embolism of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
    • Authors: Konstantinides S; Meyer G, Becattini C, et al.
      Pages: 543 - 603
      Abstract: Guidelinespulmonary embolismvenous thrombosisshockdyspnoeaheart failureright ventriclediagnosisrisk assessmentechocardiographybiomarkerstreatmentanticoagulationthrombolysispregnancyvenous thromboembolismembolectomy
      PubDate: Sat, 31 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehz405
      Issue No: Vol. 41, No. 4 (2019)
  • Percutaneous transluminal pulmonary artery biopsy
    • Authors: Cao Y; Jiang X, Su H, et al.
      Pages: 606 - 606
      Abstract: A 46-year-old man presented with 6 months of progressive exertional dyspnoea. Computed tomography pulmonary angiography showed severe bilateral stenoses of the left and right main pulmonary arteries (Panel A). Exploratory thoracotomy had been performed 2 months earlier for suspected pulmonary embolism, which revealed suspected pulmonary artery malignancy which could not be removed due to high risk of the anatomy. Positron emission tomography-computed tomography did not reveal any other locations suspicious for malignancy. After evaluation by a multidisciplinary team, percutaneous transluminal pulmonary artery biopsy (PTPB) was performed (Panels B and C and Supplementary material onlineSupplementary material online, Video S1) using a biopsy forceps (Panel D) and millet grain sized tissue samples obtained (Panel E). Haematoxylin and eosin staining and immunohistochemical staining were consistent with lymphomatoid granulomatosis (Panel F).
      PubDate: Sat, 11 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehz285
      Issue No: Vol. 41, No. 4 (2019)
  • Composition of nocturnal hypoxaemic burden and its prognostic value for
           cardiovascular mortality in older community-dwelling men
    • Authors: Baumert M; Immanuel S, Stone K, et al.
      Pages: 533 - 541
      Abstract: AbstractAimsTo investigate the composition of nocturnal hypoxaemic burden and its prognostic value for cardiovascular (CV) mortality in community-dwelling older men.Methods and resultsWe analysed overnight oximetry data from polysomnograms obtained in 2840 men from the Outcomes of Sleep Disorders in Older Men (MrOS Sleep) study ( Identifier: NCT00070681) to determine the number of acute episodic desaturations per hour (oxygen desaturation index, ODI) and time spent below 90% oxygen saturation (T90) attributed to acute desaturations (T90desaturation) and to non-specific drifts in oxygen saturation (T90non-specific), respectively, and their relationship with CV mortality. After 8.8 ± 2.7 years follow-up, 185 men (6.5%) died from CV disease. T90 [hazard ratio (HR) 1.21, P < 0.001], but not ODI (HR 1.13, P = 0.06), was significantly associated with CV death in univariate analysis. T90 remained significant when adjusting for potential confounders (HR 1.16, P = 0.004). Men with T90 > 12 min were at an elevated risk of CV mortality (HR 1.59; P = 0.006). Approximately 20.7 (5.7–48.5) percent of the variation in T90 could be attributed to non-specific drifts in oxygen saturation. T90desaturation and T90non-specific were individually associated with CV death but combining both variables did not improve the prediction.ConclusionIn community-dwelling older men, T90 is an independent predictor of CV mortality. T90 is not only a consequence of frank desaturations, but also reflects non-specific drifts in oxygen saturation, both contributing towards the association with CV death. Whether T90 can be used as a risk marker in the clinical setting and whether its reduction may constitute a treatment target warrants further study.
      PubDate: Sat, 22 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehy838
      Issue No: Vol. 41, No. 4 (2018)
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