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    November 2018
  1. VERGARO G, Januzzi JL Jr, Cohen Solal A, Aimo A, et al
    NT-proBNP prognostic value is maintained in elderly and very elderly patients with chronic systolic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;271:324-330.
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  2. MERT KU, Babayigit E, Mert GO, Cavusoglu Y, et al
    Facts and details: Ivabradine in acute decompensated heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;271:210.
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  3. DOBRE D, Kjekshus J, Rossignol P, Girerd N, et al
    Heart rate, pulse pressure and mortality in patients with myocardial infarction complicated by heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;271:181-185.
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  4. NIEDZIELA JT, Parma Z, Pawlowski T, Rozentryt P, et al
    Secular trends in first-time hospitalization for heart failure with following one-year readmission and mortality rates in the 3.8 million adult population of Silesia, Poland between 2010 and 2016. The SILCARD database.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;271:146-151.
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  5. LOMBARDI C, Faini A, La Rovere M, Fanfulla F, et al
    Heart failure and sleep related breathing disorders: Data from PROMISES (Progetto Multicentrico Italiano Sonno e Scompenso Cardiaco) study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;271:140-145.
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  6. HIDALGO F, Castillo JC, Anguita M
    Facts and details: Ivabradine in acute decompensated heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;270:202.
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    October 2018
  7. OMAR HR, Guglin M
    Rise of first follow-up sodium in patients hospitalized with acute heart failure is associated with better outcomes.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;269:201-206.
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    September 2018
  8. HERTZBERG D, Sartipy U, Lund LH, Ryden L, et al
    Heart failure and the risk of acute kidney injury in relation to ejection fraction in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Sep 28. pii: S0167-5273(18)34815.
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  9. KUBO S, Kawase Y, Hata R, Maruo T, et al
    Dynamic severe mitral regurgitation on hospital arrival as prognostic predictor in patients hospitalized for acute decompensated heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Sep 27. pii: S0167-5273(18)33406.
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  10. LAWSON CA, Testani JM, Mamas M, Damman K, et al
    Chronic kidney disease, worsening renal function and outcomes in a heart failure community setting: A UK national study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;267:120-127.
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  11. STEWART COATS AJ
    The enigma of beta-blockers, atrial fibrillation and heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Sep 15. pii: S0167-5273(18)34869.
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  12. PALAZZUOLI A, Evangelista I, Ruocco G, Lombardi C, et al
    Early readmission for heart failure: An avoidable or ineluctable debacle?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Sep 13. pii: S0167-5273(18)31385.
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  13. AMBROSIO G, Carluccio E
    Prognostic role of left ventricular ejection fraction in heart failure: Back to the future?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Sep 8. pii: S0167-5273(18)34639.
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  14. BRIONGOS-FIGUERO S, Estevez A, Luisa Perez M, Martinez-Ferrer JB, et al
    Survival and arrhythmic risk among ischemic and non-ischemic heart failure patients with prophylactic implantable cardioverter defibrillator only therapy: A propensity score-matched analysis.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Sep 5. pii: S0167-5273(18)34159.
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  15. SMITH JR, Van Iterson EH, Johnson BD, Borlaug BA, et al
    Exercise ventilatory inefficiency in heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Sep 5. pii: S0167-5273(18)30979.
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  16. MANISTY C, Skinner J, Moon JC
    Metal-on-metal hips and heart failure - Can we relax?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Sep 5. pii: S0167-5273(18)33275.
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  17. JANG SY, Chae SC, Bae MH, Lee JH, et al
    Effect of renin-angiotensin system blockade in patients with severe renal insufficiency and heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;266:180-186.
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  18. LEMOR A, Hernandez GA, Lee S, Patel N, et al
    Impact of end stage renal disease on in-hospital outcomes of patients with systolic and diastolic heart failure (insights from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample 2010 to 2014).
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;266:174-179.
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  19. RIENSTRA M, van Veldhuisen DJ
    Atrial fibrillation is more troublesome in heart failure patients with preserved compared to those with reduced ejection fraction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;266:155-156.
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  20. GOYAL P, Almarzooq ZI, Cheung J, Kamel H, et al
    Atrial fibrillation and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: Insights on a unique clinical phenotype from a nationally-representative United States cohort.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;266:112-118.
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    August 2018
  21. BADAGLIACCA R, Ghio S, Correale M, Poscia R, et al
    Prognostic significance of the echocardiographic estimate of pulmonary hypertension and of right ventricular dysfunction in acute decompensated heart failure. A pilot study in HFrEF patients.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 27. pii: S0167-5273(17)37353.
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  22. OLSSON KM, Halank M, Egenlauf B, Fistera D, et al
    Decompensated right heart failure, intensive care and perioperative management in patients with pulmonary hypertension: Updated recommendations from the Cologne Consensus Conference 2018.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 26. pii: S0167-5273(18)34348.
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  23. NISHIKIDO T, Oyama JI, Nagatomo D, Node K, et al
    A reduction of BMI predicts the risk of rehospitalization and cardiac death in non-obese patients with heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 18. pii: S0167-5273(18)32009.
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  24. LOPEZ PD, Akinlonu A, Mene-Afejuku TO, Dumancas C, et al
    Clinical outcomes of Beta-blocker therapy in cocaine-associated heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 18. pii: S0167-5273(18)32508.
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  25. CHELU MG, Li N
    "Sorting" SERCA2a: A novel therapeutic strategy in heart failure?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 18. pii: S0167-5273(18)34345.
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  26. OLIVA F, Perna E, Marini M, Nassiacos D, et al
    Scheduled intermittent inotropes for Ambulatory Advanced Heart Failure. The RELEVANT-HF multicentre collaboration.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 16. pii: S0167-5273(18)34420.
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  27. OIKONOMOU E, Chrysohoou C, Tousoulis D
    Heart failure a cluster of comorbidities or a unique entity?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 16. pii: S0167-5273(18)34193.
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  28. BUONO A, Oliva F, Ammirati E
    Reduction of heart rate in patients with heart failure aiming to improve ventricular-arterial coupling.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;265:172.
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  29. GUARRACINO F, Bertini P
    Heart rate control or tailored heart rate to improve ventriculo-arterial coupling in heart failure?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;265:171.
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  30. EMDIN M, Aimo A, Mirizzi G, Piacenti M, et al
    Is fat good for arrhythmias in ischemic heart failure? Another face of the obesity paradox.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;265:169-170.
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  31. HEDLEY JS, Samman-Tahhan A, McCue AA, Bjork JB, et al
    Definitions of Stage D heart failure and outcomes among outpatients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 15. pii: S0167-5273(18)33651.
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  32. POLCWIARTEK C, Hansen SM, Kragholm K, Krogager ML, et al
    Prognostic role of serum sodium levels across different serum potassium levels in heart failure patients: A Danish register-based cohort study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 15. pii: S0167-5273(18)33041.
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  33. VIDIC A, Shuster JE, Goff ZD, Godishala A, et al
    Vasopressin antagonism for decompensated right-sided heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 13. pii: S0167-5273(18)31294.
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  34. TONG S, Zhang L, Joseph J, Jiang X, et al
    A potential and novel therapeutic approach to ischemic heart failure: Algisyl-LVR.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 9. pii: S0167-5273(18)31937.
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  35. CAMPODONICO J, Piepoli M, Clemenza F, Bonomi A, et al
    Dose-dependent efficacy of beta-blocker in patients with chronic heart failure and atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 6. pii: S0167-5273(18)34278.
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  36. BRANKOVIC M, Martijn Akkerhuis K, Mouthaan H, Constantinescu A, et al
    Utility of temporal profiles of new cardio-renal and pulmonary candidate biomarkers in chronic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 3. pii: S0167-5273(18)33276.
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  37. SHI V, Senni M, Streefkerk H, Modgill V, et al
    Angioedema in heart failure patients treated with sacubitril/valsartan (LCZ696) or enalapril in the PARADIGM-HF study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;264:118-123.
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    July 2018
  38. HALL TS, von Lueder TG, Zannad F, Rossignol P, et al
    Relationship between left ventricular ejection fraction and mortality after myocardial infarction complicated by heart failure or left ventricular dysfunction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 29. pii: S0167-5273(18)30005.
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  39. CHOU CH, Fu TC, Tsai HH, Hsu CC, et al
    High-intensity interval training enhances mitochondrial bioenergetics of platelets in patients with heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 27. pii: S0167-5273(18)30650.
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  40. YAMAGUCHI S, Abe M, Arasaki O, Shimabukuro M, et al
    The prognostic impact of a concentric left ventricular structure evaluated by transthoracic echocardiography in patients with acute decompensated heart failure: A retrospective study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 27. pii: S0167-5273(18)33131.
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  41. SADANAGA T
    Are serial measurements of plasma concentrations of natriuretic peptide useful in real-world practice in patients with heart failure?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 25. pii: S0167-5273(18)33973.
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  42. POPOVIC B, Zannad F, Louis H, Clerc-Urmes I, et al
    Endothelial-driven increase in plasma thrombin generation characterising a new hypercoagulable phenotype in acute heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 25. pii: S0167-5273(18)31193.
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  43. AIMO A, Januzzi JL Jr, Vergaro G, Petersen C, et al
    Left ventricular ejection fraction for risk stratification in chronic systolic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 24. pii: S0167-5273(18)32001.
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  44. SMITH ED, Tome J, Mcgrath R, Kumar S, et al
    Exercise hemodynamics in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy identify risk of incident heart failure but not ventricular arrhythmias or sudden cardiac death.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 24. pii: S0167-5273(18)33053.
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  45. DE MIGUEL-DIEZ J, Lopez-de-Andres A, Hernandez-Barrera V, de Miguel-Yanes JM, et al
    Influence of COPD on outcomes of patients hospitalized with heart failure: Analysis of the Spanish National Hospital Discharge Database (2001-2015).
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 17. pii: S0167-5273(18)33503.
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  46. ANGELI F, Reboldi G, Verdecchia P
    Heart failure, pulse pressure and heart rate: Refining risk stratification.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 17. pii: S0167-5273(18)34171.
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  47. GRONDA E, Sacchi S, Vanoli E
    Corrigendum to "Letter to correlation between pulmonary artery pressure and thoracic impedance: Insights from dailymonitoring through an implanted device in chronic heart failure" [Int. J. Cardiol. 245 (2017) 196-200].
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 16. pii: S0167-5273(18)34336.
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  48. STRIK M, Vernooy K, Prinzen FW
    Too old to shock?: Questioning added benefit of ICD in elderly CRT patients.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;263:65-66.
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  49. COSENTINO N, Campodonico J
    Acute heart failure: Diagnosis first and then treatment.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 6. pii: S0167-5273(18)34155.
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  50. ANDO G, Manganaro R
    Change in natremia as a prognostic marker in patients with acute heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 6. pii: S0167-5273(18)33972.
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  51. KHEIRI B, Osman M, Abdalla A, Haykal T, et al
    Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation with heart failure: An updated meta-analysis of randomized trials.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 4. pii: S0167-5273(18)32169.
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    June 2018
  52. WARD MJ, Collins SP, Liu D, Froehle CM, et al
    Preventable delays to intravenous furosemide administration in the emergency department prolong hospitalization for patients with acute heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jun 28. pii: S0167-5273(18)31624.
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  53. ZHANG J, Pellicori P, Pan D, Dierckx R, et al
    Dynamic risk stratification using serial measurements of plasma concentrations of natriuretic peptides in patients with heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jun 25. pii: S0167-5273(17)37429.
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  54. PERSSON H, Donal E, Lund LH, Matan D, et al
    Importance of structural heart disease and diastolic dysfunction in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction assessed according to the ESC guidelines - A substudy in the Ka (Karolinska) Ren (Rennes) study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jun 20. pii: S0167-5273(17)33799.
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  55. ARIZA-SOLE A, Guerrero C, Formiga F
    Bayes syndrome: Improving risk stratification in chronic heart failure?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jun 18. pii: S0167-5273(18)33213.
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  56. WANG JS
    Effect of exercise training on exercise capacity and quality of life in patients with heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;261:144-145.
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  57. OLCHANSKI N, Vest AR, Cohen JT, Neumann PJ, et al
    Cost comparison across heart failure patients with reduced and preserved ejection fractions: Analyses of inpatient decompensated heart failure admissions.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;261:103-108.
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  58. RINALDI CA
    Cardiac resynchronization therapy consensus guidelines: Evolution or revolution?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;261:142-143.
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  59. ICHIKI T, Dzhoyashvili N, Burnett JC Jr
    Natriuretic peptide based therapeutics for heart failure: Cenderitide: A novel first-in-class designer natriuretic peptide.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jun 3. pii: S0167-5273(18)32660.
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  60. DOCHERTY KF, McMurray JJV
    Angiotensin receptor-neprilysin inhibitors: A new paradigm in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jun 2. pii: S0167-5273(18)31989.
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  61. LORENZONI G, Azzolina D, Lanera C, Brianti G, et al
    Time trends in first hospitalization for heart failure in a community-based population.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jun 2. pii: S0167-5273(17)36730.
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  62. EGOM EE, Maher V, El Hiani Y
    Evolving use of natriuretic peptide receptor type-C as part of strategies for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension due to left ventricle heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jun 2. pii: S0167-5273(18)30187.
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  63. COSTANTINO S, Paneni F
    Stem cell therapy in heart failure: Is the best yet to come?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;260:135-136.
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  64. BANOVIC M, Pusnik-Vrckovnik M, Nakou E, Vardas P, et al
    Myocardial regeneration therapy in heart failure: Current status and future therapeutic implications in clinical practice.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;260:124-130.
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  65. LOPATIN YM, Cowie MR, Grebennikova AA, Sisakian HS, et al
    Optimization of heart rate lowering therapy in hospitalized patients with heart failure: Insights from the Optimize Heart Failure Care Program.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;260:113-117.
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  66. STEWART COATS AJ
    Heart rate as a target: Ready for pole position?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;260:131-132.
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  67. SADANAGA T
    Can we "ScREEN" response to cardiac resynchronization therapy by a simple score?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;260:105-106.
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    May 2018
  68. SHAH P, Pellicori P, Rimmer S, Rigby AS, et al
    Effect of increased inspired oxygen on exercise performance in patients with heart failure and normal ejection fraction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 May 23. pii: S0167-5273(17)37345.
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  69. PASSINO C, Aimo A, Emdin M, Vergaro G, et al
    Quality of life and outcome in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: When sex matters.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 May 23. pii: S0167-5273(18)32629.
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  70. VERGARO G, Iacoviello M
    Is there a "renal paradox" in chronic heart failure?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 May 23. pii: S0167-5273(18)32731.
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  71. SHULMAN E, Shah T, Mazori AY, Chudow JJ, et al
    Heart failure and the development of atrial fibrillation in Hispanics, African Americans and non-Hispanic Whites.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 May 22. pii: S0167-5273(17)37213.
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  72. YU Z, Chen R, Li M, Yu Y, et al
    Mitochondrial calcium uniporter inhibition provides cardioprotection in pressure overload-induced heart failure through autophagy enhancement.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 May 20. pii: S0167-5273(17)37641.
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  73. ESCOBAR-ROBLEDO LA, Bayes-de-Luna A, Lupon J, Baranchuk A, et al
    Advanced interatrial block predicts new-onset atrial fibrillation and ischemic stroke in patients with heart failure: The "Bayes' Syndrome-HF" study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 May 18. pii: S0167-5273(18)31019.
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  74. SUTHERLAND N, Harrison A, Doherty P
    Factors influencing change in walking ability in patients with heart failure undergoing exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 May 17. pii: S0167-5273(17)36944.
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  75. DILAVERIS P, Tousoulis D
    Big data analysis from Sweden confirms that resting heart rate in late adolescence is significantly associated with incident heart failure and all-cause mortality.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;259:220-221.
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  76. GRONDA E, Sacchi S, Vanoli E
    Letter to "Correlation between pulmonary artery pressure and thoracic impedance: Insights from daily monitoring through an implanted device in chronic heart failure".
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;259:185.
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  77. MUNTEAN I, Benedek T, Toganel R
    Right ventriculo-arterial coupling in heart failure - Is the right ventricle independent?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;259:136.
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  78. IACOVIELLO M, Monitillo F, Citarelli G, Grande D, et al
    Right ventriculo-arterial coupling in heart failure: The role of the interventricular septum.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;259:134-135.
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  79. PEREGO GB
    Why is PAP guided therapy effective?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;259:137.
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  80. WANG R, Liu X, Schoepf UJ, van Assen M, et al
    Extracellular volume quantitation using dual-energy CT in patients with heart failure: Comparison with 3T cardiac MR.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 May 10. pii: S0167-5273(18)30174.
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  81. HORIUCHI Y, Tanimoto S, Aoki J, Fuse N, et al
    Corrigendum to "Mismatch between right- and left-sided filling pressures in heart failure patients with preserved ejection fraction" [Int. J. Cardiol. 257 (2018) 143-149].
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 May 3. pii: S0167-5273(18)32612.
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  82. VALBUSA F, Agnoletti D, Scala L, Grillo C, et al
    Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and increased risk of all-cause mortality in elderly patients admitted for acute heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 May 2. pii: S0167-5273(18)30544.
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  83. AIMO A, Vergaro G, Giannoni A, Emdin M, et al
    Wet is bad: Residual congestion predicts worse prognosis in acute heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;258:201-202.
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  84. RUBIO-GRACIA J, Demissei BG, Ter Maaten JM, Cleland JG, et al
    Prevalence, predictors and clinical outcome of residual congestion in acute decompensated heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;258:185-191.
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  85. TAKAHAMA H, Takashio S, Nishikimi T, Hayashi T, et al
    Ratio of pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) to total BNP is decreased in mild, but not severe, acute decompensated heart failure patients: A novel compensatory mechanism for acute heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;258:165-171.
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  86. NOWAK A, Siegenthaler M, Namdar M, Ruschitzka F, et al
    Reply: Impact of Cardio-Renal Syndrome on adverse outcomes in patients with Fabry disease in a long-term follow-up.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;258:206.
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  87. KAWADA T
    Prognostic effect of cardio-renal syndrome in patients with Fabry disease.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;258:205.
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    April 2018
  88. SILLER-MATULA JM, Pecen L, Patti G, Lucerna M, et al
    Heart failure subtypes and thromboembolic risk in patients with atrial fibrillation: The PREFER in AF - HF substudy.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Apr 22. pii: S0167-5273(17)37365.
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  89. OLIVARI Z, Giacomelli S, Gubian L, Mancin S, et al
    Erratum to "The effectiveness of remote monitoring of elderly patients after hospitalisation for heart failure: The renewing health European project" [Int. J. Cardiol. 257 (2018) 137-142].
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Apr 21. pii: S0167-5273(18)32313.
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  90. HALBACH M, Abraham WT, Butter C, Ducharme A, et al
    Baroreflex activation therapy for the treatment of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction in patients with and without coronary artery disease.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Apr 21. pii: S0167-5273(18)31351.
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  91. BAI J, Shen D, Wang B, Han Q, et al
    Could the CHA2DS2-VASc schema help stratify risk of ischemic stroke for individual patients with congestive heart failure?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;257:226.
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  92. JHUND PS
    Analysing registries in heart failure: The case of angiotensin receptor blockers in Asians with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;257:224-225.
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  93. GALDERISI M, Santoro C, Esposito R
    Left atrial function and dyssynchrony: Main characters and not actor appearances in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;257:222-223.
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  94. REDDY YNV, Borlaug BA
    When right is wrong in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;257:216-217.
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  95. AGBOR VN, Essouma M, Ntusi NAB, Nyaga UF, et al
    Heart failure in sub-Saharan Africa: A contemporaneous systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;257:207-215.
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  96. LIU S, Guan Z, Zheng X, Meng P, et al
    Impaired left atrial systolic function and inter-atrial dyssynchrony may contribute to symptoms of heart failure with preserved left ventricular ejection fraction: A comprehensive assessment by echocardiography.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;257:177-181.
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  97. CHOI KH, Lee GY, Choi JO, Jeon ES, et al
    Effects of angiotensin receptor blocker at discharge in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: Korean Acute Heart Failure (KorAHF) registry.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;257:168-176.
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  98. HORIUCHI Y, Tanimoto S, Aoki J, Fuse N, et al
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  303. KORATALA A, Jain A, Kazory A
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  304. LARSSON SC, Wallin A, Wolk A
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  309. KATAOKA H
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  310. LIN YH, Kuo CC, Wu KK
    Reply to letter: "5-Methoxytryptophan: A promising early marker for predicting post-myocardial infarction heart failure".
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    Evaluating the effectiveness of different beta-adrenoceptor blockers in heart failure patients.
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  324. HONDA S, Nagai T, Anzai T
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    November 2016
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  356. KAZORY A
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  357. OLDENBURG O, Coats A
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    October 2016
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  360. WANG IK, Lin CL, Sung FC
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    September 2016
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    Letter to the editor: Is an ischemic etiology especially detrimental for women with heart failure?
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    August 2016
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    July 2016
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    June 2016
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    May 2016
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    April 2016
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    March 2016
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    February 2016
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    January 2016
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