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    December 2017
  1. ZIVLAS C, Foley PWX
    Ivabradine - well tolerated in elderly patients with systolic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;249:330-331.
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  2. MASCI PG
    Negative risk markers for improving prediction of heart failure: Risk stratification implementation or simply the other side of existing risk scores?
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;249:328-329.
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  3. ZACHARIAH D, Stevens D, Sidorowicz G, Spooner C, et al
    Quality of life improvement in older patients with heart failure initiated on ivabradine: Results from the UK multi-centre LIVE:LIFE prospective cohort study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;249:313-318.
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  4. BROUGHTON ST, O'Neal WT, Al-Mallah M, Bluemke DA, et al
    Normal findings on noninvasive cardiac assessment and the prediction of heart failure: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;249:308-312.
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  5. EMDIN M, Aimo A, Passino C, Vergaro G, et al
    Are big data on myocardial infarction enough for small heart failure patients? Lessons from a national registry.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;248:278-279.
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  6. KLEBER FX
    Reduced arteriovenous oxygen difference on exercise in heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;248:276-277.
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  7. BUENO H, Martin-Asenjo R
    Acute heart failure after STEMI. Still a problem, still an opportunity for improving care quality.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;248:274-275.
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  8. DEL TORTO A, Corrieri N, Vignati C, Gentile P, et al
    Contribution of central and peripheral factors at peak exercise in heart failure patients with progressive severity of exercise limitation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;248:252-256.
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    November 2017
  9. MIZZACI CC, Porfirio GJM, Vilela AT, Guillhen JCS, et al
    Retraction notice to "Ivabradine as adjuvant treatment for chronic heart failure" [Int. J. Cardiol. 227 (2017) 43-50].
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;247:55.
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  10. ISHIDA J, Springer J
    Reply to letter to the editor "suramin against myostatin signaling may be considered to intervene in female patients with advanced heart failure".
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;247:48.
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  11. WU Y, Sun X
    Suramin against myostatin signaling may be considered to intervene in female patients with advanced heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;247:44.
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  12. YUCEL O, Yucel H, Zorlu A
    D-dimer is a predictor of cardiovascular death, and new-onset atrial fibrillation in patients with systolic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;247:39.
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  13. GIULIANO C, Neil C, Levinger I
    Letter to the editor: "The frailty syndrome is associated with adverse health outcomes in very old patients with stable heart failure: A prospective study in six Spanish hospitals".
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;246:56.
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    October 2017
  14. VAN DE BRUAENE A, Hickey EJ, Kovacs AH, Crean AM, et al
    Phenotype, management and predictors of outcome in a large cohort of adult congenital heart disease patients with heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Oct 31. pii: S0167-5273(17)32248.
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  15. SUTHAHAR N, Meijers WC, Brouwers FP, Heerspink HJL, et al
    Heart failure and inflammation-related biomarkers as predictors of new-onset diabetes in the general population.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Oct 16. pii: S0167-5273(17)34233.
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  16. CAMPODONICO J, Cosentino N, Agostoni P
    The "hands-on" patient-centered method: An old approach for a new perspective in acute heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;245:213-214.
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  17. TAVAZZI G, Neskovic AN, Hussain A, Volpicelli G, et al
    A plea for an early ultrasound-clinical integrated approach in patients with acute heart failure. A proactive comment on the ESC Guidelines on Heart Failure 2016.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;245:207-210.
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  18. VAN ITERSON EH, Olson TP
    Use of 'ideal' alveolar air equations and corrected end-tidal PCO2 to estimate arterial PCO2 and physiological dead space during exercise in patients with heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Oct 7. pii: S0167-5273(17)32958.
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  19. FONSECA C, Maggioni AP, Marques F, Araujo I, et al
    A systematic review of in-hospital worsening heart failure as an endpoint in clinical investigations of therapy for acute heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Oct 6. pii: S0167-5273(16)34125.
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  20. MARTENS P, Verbrugge FH, Boonen L, Nijst P, et al
    Value of routine investigations to predict loop diuretic down-titration success in stable heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Oct 6. pii: S0167-5273(17)32210.
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  21. LUND A, Giil LM, Slettom G, Nygaard O, et al
    Antibodies to receptors are associated with biomarkers of inflammation and myocardial damage in heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Oct 5. pii: S0167-5273(17)34085.
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    September 2017
  22. SHAH M, Patnaik S, Patel B, Arora S, et al
    The day of the week and acute heart failure admissions: Relationship with acute myocardial infarction, 30-day readmission rate and in-hospital mortality.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Sep 29. pii: S0167-5273(16)34002.
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  23. AGEWALL S, Tjessem LH, Rossignol P, Zannad F, et al
    Heart rate prediction of outcome in heart failure following myocardial infarction depend on heart rhythm status an analysis from the high-risk myocardial infarction database initiative.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Sep 24. pii: S0167-5273(17)30523.
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  24. XUAN W, Huang W, Wang R, Chen C, et al
    Elevated circulating IL-32 presents a poor prognostic outcome in patients with heart failure after myocardial infarction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;243:367-373.
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  25. YAMADA S, Lo LW, Chen SA
    Reply to letter to the editor: "A potential and lionhearted soldier for atrial fibrillation accompanied with heart failure: Renal denervation".
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;243:282.
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  26. YI X, Feng G, Jiang X
    A potential and lionhearted soldier for atrial fibrillation accompanied with heart failure: Renal denervation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;243:281.
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  27. WAKILI R, Dobrev D
    Role of triggers and substrate in heart failure based atrial fibrillation: Is pulmonary vein isolation still the cornerstone of atrial fibrillation therapy?
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;243:276-278.
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  28. VAINSHELBOIM B, Amin A, Christle JW, Hebbal S, et al
    A method for determining exercise oscillatory ventilation in heart failure: Prognostic value and practical implications.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Sep 14. pii: S0167-5273(17)32062.
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  29. WANG S, Su Z, Wu Z, Yu Q, et al
    Assessment of current use of guideline-based medical therapy in elderly patients with heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;242:34.
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    August 2017
  30. AGRICOLA E, Marini C
    Corrigendum to "Lung ultrasound predicts decompensation in heart failure outpatients: Another piece to the puzzle but still an incomplete picture" [Int. J. Cardiol. 240 (2017) 324-325].
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 28. pii: S0167-5273(17)34425.
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  31. VERSCHURE DO, de Groot JR, Mirzaei S, Gheysens O, et al
    Cardiac 123I-mIBG scintigraphy is associated with freedom of appropriate ICD therapy in stable chronic heart failure patients.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 25. pii: S0167-5273(17)33211.
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  32. CHIN A, Ntsekhe M, Viljoen C, Rossouw J, et al
    Rationale and design of a prospective study to assess the effect of left cardiac sympathetic denervation in chronic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 8. pii: S0167-5273(17)34427.
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  33. PARK JJ, Cho YJ, Oh IY, Park HA, et al
    Short and long-term prognostic value of hyponatremia in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction versus reduced ejection fraction: An analysis of the Korean Acute Heart Failure registry.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 5. pii: S0167-5273(17)33597.
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  34. FERNANDEZ-GASSO L, Hernando-Arizaleta L, Palomar-Rodriguez JA, Abellan-Perez MV, et al
    Trends, causes and timing of 30-day readmissions after hospitalization for heart failure: 11-year population-based analysis with linked data.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 4. pii: S0167-5273(17)33042.
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  35. RIVA MA, Cesana F, Achilli F, Scordo F, et al
    The "thirsty dropsy": Early descriptions in medical and non-medical authors of thirst as symptom of chronic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 3. pii: S0167-5273(17)32582.
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  36. AGRICOLA E, Marini C
    Lung ultrasound predicts decompensation in heart failure outpatients: Another piece to the puzzle but still an incomplete picture.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;240:324-325.
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  37. MIGLIORANZA MH, Picano E, Badano LP, Sant'Anna R, et al
    Pulmonary congestion evaluated by lung ultrasound predicts decompensation in heart failure outpatients.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;240:271-278.
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  38. RODRIGUEZ-MANERO M, Cordero A, Kreidieh O, Garcia-Acuna JM, et al
    Proposal of a novel clinical score to predict heart failure incidence in long-term survivors of acute coronary syndromes.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 1. pii: S0167-5273(17)31821.
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    July 2017
  39. MOUTON S, Ridon H, Fertin M, Pentiah AD, et al
    2D-speckle tracking right ventricular strain to assess right ventricular systolic function in systolic heart failure. Analysis of the right ventricular free and posterolateral walls.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jul 25. pii: S0167-5273(17)32356.
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  40. KANG SH, Kim J, Park JJ, Oh IY, et al
    Risk of stroke in congestive heart failure with and without atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jul 20. pii: S0167-5273(17)30701.
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  41. PEREGO GB, Oldani M, Pellegrini D, Brasca FMA, et al
    Correlation between pulmonary artery pressure and thoracic impedance: Insights from daily monitoring through an implanted device in chronic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jul 17. pii: S0167-5273(17)32090.
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  42. WANG JZ, Du WT, Liu GJ
    Limit the uptake of milk by young people: A method to prevent the occurrence of heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;239:18.
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  43. CORBINEAU S, Breton M, Mialet-Perez J, Costemale-Lacoste JF, et al
    Major depression and heart failure: Interest of monoamine oxidase inhibitors.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jul 8. pii: S0167-5273(17)34029.
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  44. GRUSON D, Ferracin B, Ahn SA, Rousseau MF, et al
    Head to head comparison of intact and C-terminal fibroblast growth factor 23 in heart failure patients with reduced ejection fraction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jul 5. pii: S0167-5273(17)30763.
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  45. AZADANI PN, King JB, Kheirkhahan M, Chang L, et al
    Left atrial fibrosis is associated with new-onset heart failure in patients with atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jul 5. pii: S0167-5273(17)32655.
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    June 2017
  46. DRISCOLL A, Barnes EH, Blankenberg S, Colquhoun DM, et al
    Predictors of incident heart failure in patients after an acute coronary syndrome: The LIPID heart failure risk-prediction model.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jun 30. pii: S0167-5273(16)34461.
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  47. KASAMA S, Toyama T, Kurabayashi M
    Comparative effects of long and short-acting loop diuretics on mortality in patients with chronic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jun 15. pii: S0167-5273(17)32016.
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  48. DE FERRARI GM, Stolen C, Tuinenburg AE, Wright DJ, et al
    Long-term vagal stimulation for heart failure: Eighteen month results from the NEural Cardiac TherApy foR Heart Failure (NECTAR-HF) trial.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jun 10. pii: S0167-5273(17)31295.
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  49. PENICKA M, Kotrc M, Ondrus T, Mo Y, et al
    Minimally invasive mitral valve annuloplasty confers a long-term survival benefit compared with state-of-the-art treatment in heart failure with functional mitral regurgitation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jun 8. pii: S0167-5273(17)31033.
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  50. EMDIN M, Aimo A, Vergaro G, Passino C, et al
    Predicting readmissions after hospitalization for heart failure: Medical reasoning vs calculators.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;236:348-349.
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  51. FORMIGA F, Masip J, Chivite D, Corbella X, et al
    Applicability of the heart failure Readmission Risk score: A first European study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;236:304-309.
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    May 2017
  52. DIXON DL, De Pasquale CG, Lawrence MD, Cavallaro E, et al
    Lung fluid clearance in chronic heart failure patients.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 May 26. pii: S0167-5273(16)34040.
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  53. DESTA L, Jernberg T, Spaak J, Hofman-Bang C, et al
    Risk and predictors of readmission for heart failure following a myocardial infarction between 2004 and 2013: A Swedish nationwide observational study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 May 24. pii: S0167-5273(16)34867.
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  54. POLZL G, Altenberger J, Baholli L, Beltran P, et al
    Repetitive use of levosimendan in advanced heart failure: need for stronger evidence in a field in dire need of a useful therapy.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 May 23. pii: S0167-5273(17)31017.
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  55. BALDI I, Azzolina D, Berchialla P, Gregori D, et al
    Comorbidity-adjusted relative survival in newly hospitalized heart failure patients: A population-based study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 May 22. pii: S0167-5273(17)31500.
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  56. AGRA BERMEJO R, Varela Roman A, Gomez Otero I, Gonzalez Ferreiro R, et al
    Letter to editor in response to Formiga et al. "Utility of the Controlling Nutritional Status (CONUT) score in patients admitted due to acute heart failure".
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;235:204.
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  57. FORMIGA F, Chivite D, Corbella X
    Utility of the Controlling Nutritional Status (CONUT) score in patients admitted due to acute heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;235:203.
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  58. HIDALGO FJ, Anguita M
    Ivabradine in acute decompensated systolic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;235:198.
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  59. SARGENTO L
    Ivabradine in acute decompensated systolic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;235:197.
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  60. EYUBOGLU M
    Prognostic factors in the heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;235:187.
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  61. NIJST P, Verbrugge FH, Martens P, Dupont M, et al
    Renal response to intravascular volume expansion in euvolemic heart failure patients with reduced ejection fraction: Mechanistic insights and clinical implications.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 May 14. pii: S0167-5273(17)31183.
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  62. CASADO J, Sanchez M, Garces V, Manzano L, et al
    Influence of renal dysfunction phenotype on mortality in decompensated heart failure with preserved and mid-range ejection fraction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 May 12. pii: S0167-5273(16)32858.
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  63. ROBERTSON J, Schioler L, Toren K, Soderberg M, et al
    Mental disorders and stress resilience in adolescence and long-term risk of early heart failure among Swedish men.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 May 10. pii: S0167-5273(16)34479.
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  64. KINGERY JR, Yango M, Wajanga B, Kalokola F, et al
    Heart failure, post-hospital mortality and renal function in Tanzania: A prospective cohort study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 May 9. pii: S0167-5273(16)33889.
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  65. TSIMPLOULIS A, Sheriff HM, Lam PH, Dooley DJ, et al
    Corrigendum to "Systolic-diastolic hypertension versus isolated systolic hypertension and incident heart failure in older adults: Insights from the cardiovascular health study" [Int. J. Cardiol. 235 (2017) 11-16].
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 May 6. pii: S0167-5273(17)32436.
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  66. TURCATO G, Zorzi E, Prati D, Ricci G, et al
    Early in-hospital variation of red blood cell distribution width predicts mortality in patients with acute heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 May 6. pii: S0167-5273(17)31187.
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  67. AKITA K, Kohno T, Kohsaka S, Mizuno A, et al
    Author's reply: Assessment of current use of guideline-based medical therapy in elderly patients with heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 May 6. pii: S0167-5273(17)32618.
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  68. MOLINER P, Jankowska EA, van Veldhuisen DJ, Farre N, et al
    Clinical correlates and prognostic impact of impaired iron storage versus impaired iron transport in an international cohort of 1821 patients with chronic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 May 3. pii: S0167-5273(16)33235.
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  69. MORPURGO M, Pasqualini M, Brunazzi MC, Vianello G, et al
    A multicenter feasibility study on ultrafiltration via a single peripheral venous access in acute heart failure with overt fluid overload.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 May 2. pii: S0167-5273(16)33118.
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  70. IACOVIELLO M, Monitillo F, Citarelli G, Leone M, et al
    Right ventriculo-arterial coupling assessed by two-dimensional strain: A new parameter of right ventricular function independently associated with prognosis in chronic heart failure patients.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 May 1. pii: S0167-5273(16)33807.
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    April 2017
  71. MIZUNO A, Iguchi H, Sawada Y, Hurley M, et al
    The impact of carperitide usage on the cost of hospitalization and outcome in patients with acute heart failure: High value care vs. low value care campaign in Japan.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Apr 26. pii: S0167-5273(17)30779.
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  72. KIMURA Y, Noda T, Matsuyama TA, Otsuka Y, et al
    Heart failure in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy: What are the risk factors?
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Apr 21. pii: S0167-5273(17)30192.
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  73. SANTAS E, de la Espriella-Juan R, Mollar A, Valero E, et al
    Echocardiographic pulmonary artery pressure estimation and heart failure rehospitalization burden in patients with acute heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Apr 21. pii: S0167-5273(17)30752.
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  74. ZUGCK C, Stork S, Stockl G
    Long-term treatment with ivabradine over 12months in patients with chronic heart failure in clinical practice: Effect on symptoms, quality of life and hospitalizations.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Apr 10. pii: S0167-5273(17)30114.
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  75. ISHIDA J, Konishi M, Saitoh M, Anker M, et al
    Myostatin signaling is up-regulated in female patients with advanced heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Apr 4. pii: S0167-5273(17)32064.
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  76. AKODAD M, Fauconnier J, Sicard P, Huet F, et al
    Interest of colchicine in the treatment of acute myocardial infarct responsible for heart failure in a mouse model.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Apr 1. pii: S0167-5273(16)34092.
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  77. SAITOH M, Ishida J, Doehner W, von Haehling S, et al
    Sarcopenia, cachexia, and muscle performance in heart failure: Review update 2016.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Apr 1. pii: S0167-5273(17)32066.
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    March 2017
  78. MENDES LV, Gonsalez SR, Oliveira-Pinto LM, Pereira-Acacio A, et al
    Long-term effect of a chronic low-protein multideficient diet on the heart: Hypertension and heart failure in chronically malnourished young adult rats.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Mar 27. pii: S0167-5273(17)31864.
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  79. HERNAN GOMEZ LLAMBI H, Cao G, Donato M, Suarez D, et al
    Left ventricular hypertrophy does not prevent heart failure in experimental hypertension.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Mar 27. pii: S0167-5273(17)31863.
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  80. TSENG WC, Liu JS, Hung SC, Kuo KL, et al
    Effect of spironolactone on the risks of mortality and hospitalization for heart failure in pre-dialysis advanced chronic kidney disease: A nationwide population-based study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Mar 18. pii: S0167-5273(17)31725.
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  81. RINKUNIENE D, Krivickiene A, Laukaitiene J, Jurkevicius R, et al
    Pharmacological treatment changes of chronic heart failure during cardiac resynchronization therapy: A 1-year follow-up study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Mar 14. pii: S0167-5273(17)31610.
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  82. LOURENCO P, Silva S, Cunha F, Pereira J, et al
    Dipeptidyl peptidase-IV in chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Mar 11. pii: S0167-5273(16)33739.
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  83. PASCUAL-FIGAL DA, Ferrero-Gregori A, Gomez-Otero I, Vazquez R, et al
    Mid-range left ventricular ejection fraction: Clinical profile and cause of death in ambulatory patients with chronic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Mar 9. pii: S0167-5273(17)30596.
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  84. FROHLICH H, Raman N, Tager T, Schellberg D, et al
    Statins attenuate but do not eliminate the reverse epidemiology of total serum cholesterol in patients with non-ischemic chronic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Mar 9. pii: S0167-5273(17)31523.
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  85. BONSU KO, Owusu IK, Buabeng KO, Reidpath DD, et al
    Clinical characteristics and prognosis of patients admitted for heart failure: A 5-year retrospective study of African patients.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Mar 6. pii: S0167-5273(17)31424.
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  86. AMIR O, Ben-Gal T, Weinstein JM, Schliamser J, et al
    Evaluation of remote dielectric sensing (ReDS) technology-guided therapy for decreasing heart failure re-hospitalizations.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Mar 3. pii: S0167-5273(16)32225.
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  87. MONAHAN M, Barton P, Taylor CJ, Roalfe AK, et al
    MICE or NICE? An economic evaluation of clinical decision rules in the diagnosis of heart failure in primary care.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Mar 2. pii: S0167-5273(16)33702.
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  88. TSIMPLOULIS A, Sheriff HM, Lam PH, Dooley DJ, et al
    Systolic-diastolic hypertension versus isolated systolic hypertension and incident heart failure in older adults: Insights from the Cardiovascular Health Study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Mar 1. pii: S0167-5273(17)31290.
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  89. SHERIFF HM, Tsimploulis A, Valentova M, Anker MS, et al
    Isolated diastolic hypertension and incident heart failure in community-dwelling older adults: Insights from the Cardiovascular Health Study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Mar 1. pii: S0167-5273(17)31293.
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    February 2017
  90. USZKO-LENCER NH, Mesquita R, Janssen E, Werter C, et al
    Reliability, construct validity and determinants of 6-minute walk test performance in patients with chronic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Feb 28. pii: S0167-5273(16)32866.
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  91. ABI KHALIL C, Sulaiman K, Singh R, Jayyousi A, et al
    BMI is inversely correlated to the risk of mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes hospitalized for acute heart failure: Findings from the Gulf aCute heArt failuRE (Gulf-CARE) registry.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Feb 27. pii: S0167-5273(16)34386.
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  92. AKITA K, Kohno T, Kohsaka S, Shiraishi Y, et al
    Current use of guideline-based medical therapy in elderly patients admitted with acute heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and its impact on event-free survival.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Feb 24. pii: S0167-5273(17)31098.
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  93. ALHABEEB W, Elasfar A, AlBackr H, AlShaer F, et al
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    June 2015
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  506. WANG X, Peng J, Xie X, Qian J, et al
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  508. PASTORI D, Farcomeni A, Bucci T, Cangemi R, et al
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    Application of the United States acute heart failure risk prediction model in Japanese patients; analysis from a contemporary multicenter registry.
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    May 2015
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    Measuring renal function in acute heart failure: A place for old and new equations.
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  515. HELSEN F, De Meester P, Van Keer J, Gabriels C, et al
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  516. LIM HS, Andrianopoulos N, Sugumar H, Stub D, et al
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  517. VOLTERRANI M, Iellamo F
    Eplerenone in chronic heart failure with depressed systolic function.
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  518. SCHOU M, Bosselmann H, Gaborit F, Iversen K, et al
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    A Rare Etiology of Severe Acute Heart Failure: Subacute Spinal Subdural Hematoma in a Young Woman.
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  520. FREA S, Bovolo V, Pidello S, Canavosio FG, et al
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  525. AKSU U, Topcu S
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  526. AKSU U, Kalkan K
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  531. KAJIMOTO K, Sato N, Takano T
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  533. SOUZA FC, Neri JS, Marques EB, Barros RB, et al
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  534. NIEMINEN MS, Dickstein K, Fonseca C, Serrano JM, et al
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    Response to the letter by Akinori Sairaku et al.: Different mechanisms = synergic effect.
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    April 2015
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  539. HUANG B, Yu L, Zhou L, Jiang H, et al
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  540. RAFIQ I, Freeman LJ
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  541. YILDIZ A, Soydinc S
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    March 2015
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    Endothelial cell is critical in HMGB1 mediated cardiac impairment in ischemic heart disease.
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  548. WHITE JM, Khalique OK, Kodali SK
    Immediate, same-setting paravalvular leak closure following transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
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  550. KUSCHYK J, Roeger S, Schneider R, Streitner F, et al
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    February 2015
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    January 2015
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    Ivabradine: a promising drug in cardiogenic shock to prevent the undesirable sinus tachycardia induced by dobutamine?
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  562. SHIUE I, Perkins DR, Bearman N
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    December 2014
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    Maneuvers to eliminate loss of biventricular pacing due to T-wave oversensing.
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    November 2014
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    October 2014
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    Cost-effectiveness analysis of Chagas' cardiomyopathy: early diagnosis and prevention should be the target for comparison.
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    August 2014
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