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    May 2021
  1. MIRO O, Llorens P, Jimenez S, Pinera P, et al
    Frequency of five cardiovascular/hemostatic entities as primary manifestations of SARS-CoV-2 infection: Results of the UMC-19-S2.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;330:268-272.
    PubMed    


    March 2021
  2. KRISHNAPPA D, Wang W, Rooney MR, Norby FL, et al
    Life's Simple 7 cardiovascular health score and premature atrial contractions: The atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Mar 3. pii: S0167-5273(21)00394.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2021
  3. LEGENDRE A, Moatemri F, Kovalska O, Balice-Pasquinelli M, et al
    Responses to exercise training in patients with heart failure. Analysis by oxygen transport steps.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Feb 8. pii: S0167-5273(21)00255.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2021
  4. HARIHARAN P, Giordano N, Muzikansky A, Kabrhel C, et al
    Clinical factors associated with massive pulmonary embolism and PE-related adverse clinical events.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Jan 31. pii: S0167-5273(21)00139.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. DUDZINSKA-SZCZERBA K, Michalowska I, Piotrowski R, Sikorska A, et al
    Assessment of the left atrial appendage morphology in patients after ischemic stroke - The ASSAM study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Jan 29. pii: S0167-5273(21)00080.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. DE ROQUETAILLADE C, Chousterman BG, Tomasoni D, Zeitouni M, et al
    Unusual arterial thrombotic events in Covid-19 patients.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;323:281-284.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2020
  7. FEMIA G, Zhu D, Choudhary P, Ross SB, et al
    Long term clinical outcomes associated with CMR quantified isolated left ventricular non-compaction in adults.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Dec 10. pii: S0167-5273(20)34265.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. LENG WX, Yang JG, Li XD, Jiang WY, et al
    Impact of the shift to a fibrinolysis-first strategy on care and outcomes of patients with ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction during the COVID-19 pandemic-The experience from the largest cardiovascular-specific centre in China.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Dec 8. pii: S0167-5273(20)34245.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2020
  9. KOBO O, Contractor T, Mohamed MO, Parwani P, et al
    Impact of pre-existent vascular and poly-vascular disease on acute myocardial infarction management and outcomes: An analysis of 2 million patients from the National Inpatient Sample.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Nov 30. pii: S0167-5273(20)34220.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  10. CASU G, D'Angelo G, Ugo F, Ronco F, et al
    Left atrial appendage occlusion in atrial fibrillation patients with previous intracranial bleeding: A national multicenter study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Nov 24. pii: S0167-5273(20)34168.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2020
  11. VALLABHAJOSYULA S
    Reply to 'The potentially fatal consequences of fibrinolysis in misdiagnosed patients with aortic dissection'.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Oct 5. pii: S0167-5273(20)33910.
    PubMed    


  12. PANA TA, Mohamed MO, Clark AB, Fahy E, et al
    Revascularisation therapies improve the outcomes of ischemic stroke patients with atrial fibrillation and heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Oct 3. pii: S0167-5273(20)33906.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2020
  13. JOLOBE OMP
    The potentially fatal consequences of fibrinolysis in misdiagnosed subjects with aortic dissection.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Sep 10. pii: S0167-5273(20)33798.
    PubMed    


    August 2020
  14. VALLABHAJOSYULA S, Verghese D, Subramaniam AV, Kumar V, et al
    Management and outcomes of uncomplicated ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients transferred after fibrinolytic therapy.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Aug 15. pii: S0167-5273(20)33539.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. CHANG KW, Xian Y, Zhao X, Mi X, et al
    Antiplatelet patterns and outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation not prescribed an anticoagulant after stroke.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Aug 14. pii: S0167-5273(20)33538.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2020
  16. LAUREANTI R, Conte G, Corino VDA, Osswald S, et al
    Response to "Electrocardiographic sexual differences in patients with atrial fibrillation".
    Int J Cardiol. 2020;308:50-51.
    PubMed    


    May 2020
  17. LEIVO J, Anttonen E, Jolly SS, Dzavik V, et al
    The high-risk ECG pattern of ST-elevation myocardial infarction: A substudy of the randomized trial of primary PCI with or without routine manual thrombectomy (TOTAL trial).
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 May 26. pii: S0167-5273(20)31075.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2020
  18. PUGLIESE NR, Masi S
    Circulating interleukins, coronary artery disease, ischemic stroke and atrial fibrillation: Connecting the dots between inflammation and cardiovascular disease.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Apr 21. pii: S0167-5273(20)31424.
    PubMed    


    March 2020
  19. CHEN L, He W, Liu F, Wang T, et al
    Stroke in pulmonary hypertension: Is it predictable or preventable?
    Int J Cardiol. 2020;303:79.
    PubMed    


    February 2020
  20. NEDIOS S, Dobrev D
    Electrocardiographic sex-related differences in patients with atrial fibrillation: Do they allow a better risk stratification?
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0167-5273(20)30218.
    PubMed    


    January 2020
  21. BAE JH, Corban MT, Seo YH, Kim T, et al
    Ten-year clinical outcomes of an intermediate coronary lesion; prognosis and predictors of major adverse cardiovascular events.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020;299:26-30.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  22. LAUREANTI R, Conte G, Corino VDA, Osswald S, et al
    Sex-related electrocardiographic differences in patients with different types of atrial fibrillation: Results from the SWISS-AF study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Jan 3. pii: S0167-5273(19)34685.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. MICHOU E, Gualandro D, Mueller C
    It is B-type and not brain natriuretic peptide after all.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020;298:114-115.
    PubMed    


  24. RODRIGUEZ-CASTRO E, Hervella P, Lopez-Dequidt I, Arias-Rivas S, et al
    NT-pro-BNP: A novel predictor of stroke risk after transient ischemic attack.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020;298:93-97.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2019
  25. BAHIT MC, Granger CB, Alexander JH, Mulder H, et al
    Regional variation in clinical characteristics and outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation: Findings from the ARISTOTLE trial.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019 Dec 30. pii: S0167-5273(19)34634.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. STEWART LK, Beam DM, Casciani T, Cameron SJ, et al
    Effect of metabolic syndrome on mean pulmonary arterial pressures in patients with acute pulmonary embolism treated with catheter-directed thrombolysis.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019 Dec 26. pii: S0167-5273(19)30431.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. HU QW, Bao TZ, Yang HR
    NT-pro-BNP: A promising predictor of stroke risk after transient ischemic attack.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019;297:142.
    PubMed    


  28. SHAH TG, Sutaria JM, Vyas MV
    The association between pulmonary hypertension and stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019 Dec 12. pii: S0167-5273(19)35735.
    PubMed    


    November 2019
  29. SPOSATO LA, Spence JD
    Patent foramen ovale in patients with atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019 Nov 22. pii: S0167-5273(19)35608.
    PubMed    


  30. NAGAI M, Dote K, Kato M
    Left atrial fibrosis after ischemic stroke: How the insular cortex-ganglionated plexi axis interacts?
    Int J Cardiol. 2019;294:16.
    PubMed    


  31. JAREMEK VM, Whitehead S, Sposato LA
    Lateralization of the control of cardiovascular autonomic function and left atrial injury after selective right and left insular stroke.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019;294:15.
    PubMed    


    October 2019
  32. LUCIJANIC M, Jurin I, Jurin H, Lucijanic T, et al
    Patients with higher body mass index treated with direct / novel oral anticoagulants (DOAC / NOAC) for atrial fibrillation experience worse clinical outcomes.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019 Oct 30. pii: S0167-5273(19)34260.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. LI HL, Wu S, Chan YC, Cheng SW, et al
    Early and mid-term mortality and morbidity of contemporary international endovascular treatment for type B aortic dissection - A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019 Oct 24. pii: S0167-5273(19)31112.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2019
  34. SHAH TG, Sutaria JM, Vyas MV
    The association between pulmonary hypertension and stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019 Jul 31. pii: S0167-5273(19)31075.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. BORIANI G, Healey JS, Schnabel RB, Lopes RD, et al
    Oral anticoagulation for subclinical atrial tachyarrhythmias detected by implantable cardiac devices: an international survey of the AF-SCREEN Group.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019 Jul 11. pii: S0167-5273(19)32817.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2019
  36. SATOH K, Shimokawa H
    Sirtuin 5 promotes ischemia/reperfusion-induced blood-brain barrier damage after stroke.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019;284:77-78.
    PubMed    


    May 2019
  37. BOTTO GL, Brasca FMA
    Stroke risk assessment in atrial fibrillation: Beyond atrial rhythm.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019 May 24. pii: S0167-5273(19)32435.
    PubMed    


  38. STEPIEN K, Nowak K, Wypasek E, Zalewski J, et al
    High prevalence of inherited thrombophilia and antiphospholipid syndrome in myocardial infarction with non-obstructive coronary arteries: Comparison with cryptogenic stroke.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019 May 18. pii: S0167-5273(19)30879.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2019
  39. LEONARD JR, Di Franco A, Gaudino M
    Authors' reply to Preoperative CT scan for Postoperative Stroke Prediction in Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery: Statistical Concern for Clinical Factors in Regression analyses.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019;281:157.
    PubMed    


  40. LOU B, Zhou C
    Preoperative CT scan for postoperative stroke prediction in minimally invasive mitral valve surgery: Statistical concern for clinical factors in regression analyses.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019;281:156.
    PubMed    


  41. SORIGUE M, Sarrate E, Miljkovic MD
    Anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation in patients with active cancer.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019;280:98.
    PubMed    


    March 2019
  42. MOSCARELLI M
    CT scan in minimally invasive surgery: A call to safety.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019;278:307-308.
    PubMed    


  43. REIFFEL JA
    Apples will never be oranges, but when you go fishing you may get a bite.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019;278:155-156.
    PubMed    


    February 2019
  44. DE GREGORIO MA, Guirola JA, Kuo WT, Serrano C, et al
    Catheter-directed aspiration thrombectomy and low-dose thrombolysis for patients with acute unstable pulmonary embolism: Prospective outcomes from a PE registry.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019 Feb 28. pii: S0167-5273(18)36761.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. CORDERO A, Rodriguez-Manero M, Garcia-Acuna JM, Bertomeu-Gonzalez V, et al
    Incidence and predictors of stroke in patients discharged with the diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019;276:20-25.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2019
  46. GIUSTOZZI M, Vedovati MC, Verso M, Scrucca L, et al
    Patients aged 90years or older with atrial fibrillation treated with oral anticoagulants: A multicentre observational study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019 Jan 25. pii: S0167-5273(18)37162.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. DANNENBERG L, Mourikis P, Naguib D, Zako S, et al
    Antiplatelet effects of aspirin and clopidogrel after left atrial appendage (LAA) occluder implantation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019;275:95-100.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. GOROG DA
    Lowering the risk of stroke prevention: Managing bleeding complications.
    Int J Cardiol. 2019;274:351-352.
    PubMed    


    December 2018
  49. CRISTINA V
    Oxidative stress and cardiovascular risk prediction: The long way towards a "radical" perspective.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;273:252-253.
    PubMed    


  50. PICKETT CA, Villines TC, Resar JR, Hulten EA, et al
    Cost effectiveness and clinical efficacy of patent foramen ovale closure as compared to medical therapy in cryptogenic stroke patients: A detailed cost analysis and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;273:74-79.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. ATHANASSOPOULOS GD, Armenis I
    Secondary stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: Still lacking pace?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Dec 15. pii: S0167-5273(18)36306.
    PubMed    


  52. LEONARD JR, Henry M, Rahouma M, Khan FM, et al
    Systematic preoperative CT scan is associated with reduced risk of stroke in minimally invasive mitral valve surgery: A meta-analysis.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Dec 12. pii: S0167-5273(18)35962.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. SPARTALIS M, Tzatzaki E, Paschou SA, Spartalis E, et al
    Type 1 diabetes is associated with increased risk of atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Dec 4. pii: S0167-5273(18)34989.
    PubMed    


  54. EHRLICH JR, Look C, Kostev K, Israel CW, et al
    Impact of dronedarone on the risk of myocardial infarction and stroke in atrial fibrillation patients followed in general practices in Germany.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Dec 1. pii: S0167-5273(18)34728.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2018
  55. FERREIRO JL, Gomez-Hospital JA
    Antithrombotic therapy after acute coronary syndromes in patients with atrial fibrillation: Shouldn't we pay more attention to the risk of ischemic and thromboembolic events?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Nov 29. pii: S0167-5273(18)36183.
    PubMed    


  56. WANG H, Wang S, Sun Y
    Could red blood cell distribution width predict high CHADS2 and CHADS2-VASC score in adults with atrial fibrillation? A focus on the general population.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;271:345.
    PubMed    


  57. LI J, Wang X, Sun M, Yan G, et al
    "Rebound" hypercoagulability after interruption of anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;271:119.
    PubMed    


  58. STRENG KW, Nauta JF, Hillege HL, Anker SD, et al
    Non-cardiac comorbidities in heart failure with reduced, mid-range and preserved ejection fraction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;271:132-139.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. POLZIN A, Dannenberg L, Wolff G, Zeus T, et al
    Increased risk of myocardial infarction with dabigatran etexilate: Fact or fiction? A critical meta-analysis from integrating randomized controlled trials and real-world studies: Wine or spritzer?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;270:82.
    PubMed    


    October 2018
  60. SLUYTER JD, Camargo CA Jr, Lowe A, Scragg RKR, et al
    Pulse rate variability predicts atrial fibrillation and cerebrovascular events in a large, population-based cohort.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Oct 10. pii: S0167-5273(18)34448.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. CALDEIRA D
    Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) in cardioversions: The past, the present and the future.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;268:149-150.
    PubMed    


    September 2018
  62. GUTTMANN OP
    Atrial fibrillation and thromboembolism in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - An underestimated risk.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Sep 19. pii: S0167-5273(18)35180.
    PubMed    


  63. CILIBERTI G, Coiro S, Tritto I, Benedetti M, et al
    Predictors of poor clinical outcomes in patients with acute myocardial infarction and non-obstructed coronary arteries (MINOCA).
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;267:41-45.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. KIM H, Senecal C, Lewis B, Prasad A, et al
    Natural history and predictors of mortality of patients with Takotsubo syndrome.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;267:22-27.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. VAN DOORN S, Rutten FH, O'Flynn CM, Oudega R, et al
    Effectiveness of CHA2DS2-VASc based decision support on stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: A cluster randomised trial in general practice.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Sep 8. pii: S0167-5273(18)33685.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. CHEN HL, Cai JY, Zha ML, Liu K, et al
    Does CHA2DS2-VASc score have the discrimination and calibration power in predicting renal function decline?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;266:161.
    PubMed    


  67. WANG S, Su Z, Zhang Y
    The true prevalence of inappropriate anticoagulation therapy in Chinese patients with a CHA2DS2-VASc score of 0.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;266:159.
    PubMed    


  68. KADHIM K, Lau DH, Linz D, Sanders P, et al
    Improved survival and reduced stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation: Is catheter ablation winning the rhythm-control race?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;266:153-154.
    PubMed    


  69. PASCERI V, Pelliccia F, Bressi E, Mantione L, et al
    Net clinical benefit of patent foramen ovale closure in patients with cryptogenic stroke: Meta-analysis and meta-regression of randomized trials.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;266:75-80.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. BARRA S, Baran J, Narayanan K, Boveda S, et al
    Association of catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation with mortality and stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;266:136-142.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. LI YG, Miyazawa K, Wolff A, Zubaid M, et al
    One-year risks of stroke and mortality in patients with atrial fibrillation from different clinical settings: The Gulf SAFE registry and Darlington AF registry.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Sep 1. pii: S0167-5273(18)34355.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2018
  72. HIGASHI Y
    Does renal function have incremental predictive value of stroke in atrial fibrillation?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 29. pii: S0167-5273(18)34620.
    PubMed    


  73. CHOI YJ, Choi EK, Han KD, Jung JH, et al
    Temporal trends of the prevalence and incidence of atrial fibrillation and stroke among Asian patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: A nationwide population-based study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 11. pii: S0167-5273(18)33740.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. MULDER BA, Geelhoed B, van der Harst P, Spronk HM, et al
    Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 and tissue plasminogen activator and incident AF: Data from the PREVEND study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 10. pii: S0167-5273(18)34407.
    PubMed    


  75. XUAN Y, Gao X, Holleczek B, Brenner H, et al
    Prediction of myocardial infarction, stroke and cardiovascular mortality with urinary biomarkers of oxidative stress: Results from a large cohort study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 3. pii: S0167-5273(18)33360.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. FISCHER Q, Georges JL, Le Feuvre C, Sharma A, et al
    Optimal long-term antithrombotic treatment of patients with stable coronary artery disease and atrial fibrillation: "OLTAT registry".
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;264:64-69.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. RUBBOLI A
    Oral anticoagulation alone for concomitant stable coronary artery disease and atrial fibrillation: A definitive strategy?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;264:95-96.
    PubMed    


  78. MARIN F, Roldan V
    Oral anticoagulation and comorbidities; too many details for clinical practice?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;264:93-94.
    PubMed    


  79. FRIBERG L
    Safety of apixaban in combination with dronedarone in patients with atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;264:85-90.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. PASTORI D, Lip GYH, Farcomeni A, Del Sole F, et al
    Incidence of bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation and advanced liver fibrosis on treatment with vitamin K or non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;264:58-63.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. PICHLER G, Amigo N, Tellez-Plaza M, Pardo-Cea MA, et al
    LDL particle size and composition and incident cardiovascular disease in a South-European population: The Hortega-Liposcale Follow-up Study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;264:172-178.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2018
  82. VEDOVATI MC, Giustozzi M, Verdecchia P, Pierpaoli L, et al
    Patients with cancer and atrial fibrillation treated with doacs: A prospective cohort study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 29. pii: S0167-5273(18)32719.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. MCALISTER FA, Wiebe N, Ronksley PE, Healey JS, et al
    Although non-stroke outcomes are more common, stroke risk scores can be used for prediction in patients with atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 27. pii: S0167-5273(18)33059.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. RIVA L, Ageno W, Di Pasquale G, Agnelli G, et al
    Antithrombotic therapy for patients with an indication for oral anticoagulation undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention with stent: The case of venous thromboembolism.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 26. pii: S0167-5273(18)32356.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. MIYAZAWA K, Li YG, Rashed WA, Al Mahmeed W, et al
    Secondary stroke prevention and guideline adherent antithrombotic treatment in patients with atrial fibrillation: Insights from the Gulf Survey of atrial fibrillation events (Gulf SAFE).
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 24. pii: S0167-5273(18)33607.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. KOBAYASHI N, Hata N, Tsurumi M, Shibata Y, et al
    Relation of coronary culprit lesion morphology determined by optical coherence tomography and cardiac outcomes to preinfarction angina in patients with acute myocardial infarction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 18. pii: S0167-5273(18)32180.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. MARZONA I, Proietti M, Farcomeni A, Romiti GF, et al
    Sex differences in stroke and major adverse clinical events in patients with atrial fibrillation: A systematic review and meta-analysis of 993,600 patients.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 9. pii: S0167-5273(18)33433.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. BURLACU A, Covic A
    'Some doors are better left closed': Using LAA occluders as an alternative to warfarin in very high-risk dialysed patients with atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;262:43-44.
    PubMed    


    June 2018
  89. WENG CJ, Li CH, Liao YC, Lin CC, et al
    Rhythm control better prevents stroke and mortality than rate control strategies in patients with atrial fibrillation - A nationwide cohort study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jun 26. pii: S0167-5273(18)33463.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  90. AYABE K, Goto S
    High rate of death in patients with atrial fibrillation -Results from EORP-AF Pilot General Registry.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jun 22. pii: S0167-5273(18)33076.
    PubMed    


  91. ANDERSSON NW, Svanstrom H, Lund M, Pasternak B, et al
    Comparative effectiveness and safety of apixaban, dabigatran, and rivaroxaban in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jun 19. pii: S0167-5273(17)35612.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. SPOSATO LA, Lopes RD
    Disentangling the risk of atrial fibrillation detected after ischemic stroke (AFDAS): A real challenge in clinical practice.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;261:99-100.
    PubMed    


  93. HSIEH CY, Lee CH, Wu DP, Sung SF, et al
    Characteristics and outcomes of ischemic stroke in patients with known atrial fibrillation or atrial fibrillation diagnosed after stroke.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;261:68-72.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. FENDER AC, Dobrev D
    Switching off the jitters: Dabigatran as a candidate approach to halt atrial fibrillation?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jun 13. pii: S0167-5273(18)33661.
    PubMed    


  95. WANG X, Fu Q, Song F, Li W, et al
    Prevalence of atrial fibrillation in different socioeconomic regions of China and its association with stroke: Results from a national stroke screening survey.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jun 2. pii: S0167-5273(18)30996.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. PARASKEVAS KI, Naylor AR
    Carotid artery stenosis at the time of coronary artery bypass grafting is a risk factor but not a cause for peri-operative stroke.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;260:23.
    PubMed    


    May 2018
  97. VISZLAYOVA D, Brozman M, Langova K, Herzig R, et al
    Sonolysis in risk reduction of symptomatic and silent brain infarctions during coronary stenting (SONOREDUCE): Randomized, controlled trial.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 May 26. pii: S0167-5273(18)30634.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. FENDER AC, Dobrev D
    The not-so-sweet problem of hearts aflutter: Dissecting stroke risk in atrial fibrillation with concomitant diabetes.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 May 19. pii: S0167-5273(18)33126.
    PubMed    


  99. SCHOOLING CM, Luo S, Au Yeung SL, Thompson DJ, et al
    Genetic predictors of testosterone and their associations with cardiovascular disease and risk factors: A Mendelian randomization investigation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 May 18. pii: S0167-5273(17)36101.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  100. 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.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2018
  101. SHENG X, Ding S, Ge H, Sun Y, et al
    Intracoronary infusion of alprostadil and nitroglycerin with targeted perfusion microcatheter in STEMI patients with coronary slow flow phenomenon.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Apr 25. pii: S0167-5273(17)37021.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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