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    October 2020
  1. JAWITZ OK, Stebbins AS, Raman V, Alhanti B, et al
    Association between levosimendan, postoperative AKI, and mortality in cardiac surgery: Insights from the LEVO-CTS trial.
    Am Heart J. 2020 Oct 27. pii: S0002-8703(20)30352.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  2. JAWITZ OK, Cox ML, Ranney D, Williams JB, et al
    Outcomes following revascularization with radial artery bypass grafts: Insights from the PREVENT-IV trial.
    Am Heart J. 2020;228:91-97.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    August 2020
  3. KANG DY, Ahn JM, Park H, Lee PH, et al
    Comparison of optical coherence tomography-guided versus intravascular ultrasound-guided percutaneous coronary intervention: Rationale and design of a randomized, controlled OCTIVUS trial.
    Am Heart J. 2020;228:72-80.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  4. CHENG Y, Xue FS, Liu SH
    Does central venous pressure really affect the risk of diuretic-associated acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery?
    Am Heart J. 2020;226:253-254.

  5. MCCOY I, Montez-Rath M, Chertow G, Chang T, et al
    Does really central venous pressure affect the risk of diuretic-associated acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery?
    Am Heart J. 2020;226:252.

  6. KATZ JN
    Back to the future-Are we ready for a randomized trial of surgical versus percutaneous revascularization in cardiogenic shock?
    Am Heart J. 2020;226:264-266.

    July 2020
  7. BHARDWAJ B, Cohen DJ, Vemulapalli S, Kosinski AS, et al
    Outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve replacement for patients with severe aortic stenosis and concomitant aortic insufficiency: Insights from the TVT Registry.
    Am Heart J. 2020;228:57-64.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  8. PLOUMEN EH, Buiten RA, Doggen CJM, Stoel MG, et al
    New-generation drug-eluting coronary stents in octogenarians: Patient-level pooled analysis from the TWENTE I-IV trials.
    Am Heart J. 2020;228:109-115.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  9. YU C, Liu C, Du J, Liu H, et al
    Smartphone-based application to improve medication adherence in patients after surgical coronary revascularization.
    Am Heart J. 2020;228:17-26.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    June 2020
  10. ELTCHANINOFF H, Bonaros N, Prendergast B, Nietlispach F, et al
    Rationale and design of a prospective, randomized, controlled, multicenter study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of transcatheter heart valve replacement in female patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis requiring aortic valve interventio
    Am Heart J. 2020;228:27-35.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  11. YAN Y, Wang X, Guo J, Li Y, et al
    Rationale and design of the RIGHT trial: A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of anticoagulation prolongation versus no anticoagulation after primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-segment elevation myocardial i
    Am Heart J. 2020;227:19-30.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  12. KUNO T, Ueyama H, Takagi H, Bangalore S, et al
    P2Y12 inhibitor monotherapy versus aspirin monotherapy after short-term dual antiplatelet therapy for percutaneous coronary intervention: Insights from a network meta-analysis of randomized trials.
    Am Heart J. 2020;227:82-90.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  13. KUNO T, Ueyama H, Rao SV, Cohen MG, et al
    Percutaneous coronary intervention or coronary artery bypass graft surgery for left main coronary artery disease: A meta-analysis of randomized trials.
    Am Heart J. 2020;227:9-10.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  14. LAMBERT LM, McCrindle BW, Pemberton VL, Hollenbeck-Pringle D, et al
    Longitudinal study of anthropometry in Fontan survivors: Pediatric Heart Network Fontan study.
    Am Heart J. 2020;224:192-200.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  15. HOLMES DR JR, Mack MJ, Alkhouli M, Vemulapalli S, et al
    Racial disparities and democratization of health care: A focus on TAVR in the United States.
    Am Heart J. 2020;224:166-170.

  16. ERHUN F, Kaplan RS, Narayanan VG, Brayton K, et al
    Are cost advantages from a modern Indian hospital transferable to the United States?
    Am Heart J. 2020;224:148-155.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  17. ROSS FJ, Radman M, Jacobs ML, Sassano-Miguel C, et al
    Associations between anthropometric indices and outcomes of congenital heart operations in infants and young children: An analysis of data from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.
    Am Heart J. 2020;224:85-97.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    May 2020
  18. SMILOWITZ NR, Galloway AC, Ohman EM, Rao SV, et al
    Coronary revascularization and circulatory support strategies in patients with myocardial infarction, multi-vessel coronary artery disease, and cardiogenic shock: Insights from an international survey.
    Am Heart J. 2020;225:55-59.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    April 2020
  19. GUEDENEY P, Thiele H, Kerneis M, Barthelemy O, et al
    Radial versus femoral artery access for percutaneous coronary artery intervention in patients with acute myocardial infarction and multivessel disease complicated by cardiogenic shock: Subanalysis from the CULPRIT-SHOCK trial.
    Am Heart J. 2020;225:60-68.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  20. LAINE M, Lemesle G, Burtey S, Cayla G, et al
    TicagRelor Or Clopidogrel in severe or terminal chronic kidney patients Undergoing PERcutaneous coronary intervention for acute coronary syndrome: The TROUPER trial.
    Am Heart J. 2020;225:19-26.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  21. LUDWIG S, Gossling A, Waldschmidt L, Linder M, et al
    TAVR for low-flow, low-gradient aortic stenosis: Prognostic impact of aortic valve calcification.
    Am Heart J. 2020;225:138-148.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  22. DAMLUJI AA, Rodriguez G, Noel T, Davis L, et al
    Sarcopenia and health-related quality of life in older adults after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    Am Heart J. 2020;224:171-181.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  23. DANDEL M, Hetzer R
    Impact of rejection-related immune responses on the initiation and progression of cardiac allograft vasculopathy.
    Am Heart J. 2020;222:46-63.

    March 2020
  24. YOON YH, Ahn JM, Kang DY, Park H, et al
    Pragmatic trial comparing routine versus no routine functional testing in high-risk patients who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention: Rationale and design of POST-PCI trial.
    Am Heart J. 2020;224:156-165.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  25. OSMAN M, Saleem M, Osman K, Kheiri B, et al
    Radial versus femoral access for percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: Trial sequential analysis.
    Am Heart J. 2020;224:98-104.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  26. RAGNARSSON S, Janiec M, Modrau IS, Dreifaldt M, et al
    No-touch saphenous vein grafts in coronary artery surgery (SWEDEGRAFT): Rationale and design of a multicenter, prospective, registry-based randomized clinical trial.
    Am Heart J. 2020;224:17-24.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  27. SMILOWITZ NR, Alviar CL, Katz SD, Hochman JS, et al
    Coronary artery bypass grafting versus percutaneous coronary intervention for myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock.
    Am Heart J. 2020 Mar 12. pii: S0002-8703(20)30080.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  28. VLACHOJANNIS GJ, Vogel RF, Wilschut JM, Lemmert ME, et al
    COMPARison of pre-hospital CRUSHed vs. uncrushed Prasugrel tablets in patients with STEMI undergoing primary percutaneous coronary interventions: Rationale and design of the COMPARE CRUSH trial.
    Am Heart J. 2020;224:10-16.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    Consequences of impressive myectomy results in a Center of Excellence: The paradox of evidence-based medicine era.
    Am Heart J. 2020;221:157-158.

  30. GESKE JB, Driver CN, Yogeswaran V, Ommen SR, et al
    Comparison of expected and observed outcomes for septal myectomy in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
    Am Heart J. 2020;221:159-164.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    February 2020
  31. SONG L, Tu S, Sun Z, Wang Y, et al
    Quantitative flow ratio-guided strategy versus angiography-guided strategy for percutaneous coronary intervention: Rationale and design of the FAVOR III China trial.
    Am Heart J. 2020;223:72-80.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  32. JAWITZ OK, Gulack BC, Brennan JM, Thibault DP, et al
    Association of postoperative complications and outcomes following coronary artery bypass grafting.
    Am Heart J. 2020;222:220-228.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  33. PINEDA AM, Rymer J, Wang A, Banks AZ, et al
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement for patients with severe bicuspid aortic stenosis.
    Am Heart J. 2020;224:105-112.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  34. ROZENBAUM Z, Finkelstein A, Zhitomirsky S, Topilsky Y, et al
    Impact of preprocedural left ventricle hypertrophy and geometrical patterns on mortality following TAVR.
    Am Heart J. 2020;220:184-191.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    January 2020
  35. KALBACHER D, Tigges E, Boekstegers P, Puls M, et al
    Underweight is associated with inferior short and long-term outcomes after MitraClip implantation: Results from the German TRAnscatheter mitral valve interventions (TRAMI) registry.
    Am Heart J. 2020;222:73-82.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  36. ARASHI H, Sato T, Kobashigawa J, Luikart H, et al
    Long-term clinical outcomes with use of an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor early after heart transplantation.
    Am Heart J. 2020;222:30-37.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  37. KINNAIRD T, Gallagher S, Spratt JC, Ludman P, et al
    Complex high-risk and indicated percutaneous coronary intervention for stable angina: Does operator volume influence patient outcome?
    Am Heart J. 2020;222:15-25.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  38. NANNA MG, Peterson ED, Wu A, Harding T, et al
    Age, knowledge, preferences, and risk tolerance for invasive cardiac care.
    Am Heart J. 2020;219:99-108.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    December 2019
  39. MCCOY IE, Montez-Rath ME, Chertow GM, Chang TI, et al
    Central venous pressure and the risk of diuretic-associated acute kidney injury in patients after cardiac surgery.
    Am Heart J. 2019;221:67-73.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  40. SHLOFMITZ E, Torguson R, Zhang C, Craig PE, et al
    Impact of Intravascular Ultrasound on Outcomes Following PErcutaneous Coronary InterventioN in Complex Lesions (iOPEN Complex).
    Am Heart J. 2019;221:74-83.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  41. WILLEMSEN LM, Janssen PWA, Hackeng CM, Kelder JC, et al
    A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial investigating the effect of ticagrelor on saphenous vein graft patency in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting surgery-Rationale and design of the POPular CABG trial.
    Am Heart J. 2019;220:237-245.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  42. HILL KD, Baldwin HS, Bichel DP, Butts RJ, et al
    Rationale and design of the STeroids to REduce Systemic inflammation after infant heart Surgery (STRESS) trial.
    Am Heart J. 2019;220:192-202.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  43. FREITAS-FERRAZ AB, Rodes-Cabau J, Junquera Vega L, Beaudoin J, et al
    Transesophageal echocardiography complications associated with interventional cardiology procedures.
    Am Heart J. 2019;221:19-28.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  44. PATEL DM, Thiessen-Philbrook H, Brown JR, McArthur E, et al
    Association of plasma-soluble ST2 and galectin-3 with cardiovascular events and mortality following cardiac surgery.
    Am Heart J. 2019;220:253-263.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  45. MEGALY M, Gossl M, Sorajja P, Anzia LE, et al
    Outcomes after pacemaker implantation in patients with new-onset left bundle-branch block after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
    Am Heart J. 2019;218:128-132.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  46. EGBE AC, Najam M, Banala K, Vojjini R, et al
    Impact of atrial arrhythmia on survival in adults with tetralogy of Fallot.
    Am Heart J. 2019;218:1-7.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    October 2019
  47. SHI J, Zhou C, Liu S, Sun H, et al
    Outcome impact of different tranexamic acid regimens in cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass (OPTIMAL): Rationale, design, and study protocol of a multicenter randomized controlled trial.
    Am Heart J. 2019;222:147-156.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  48. RYMER JA, Mandawat A, Abbott JD, Cohen MG, et al
    Opportunities for enhancing the care of older patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction presenting for primary percutaneous coronary intervention: Rationale and design of the SAFE-STEMI for Seniors trial.
    Am Heart J. 2019;218:84-91.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  49. OHUCHI H, Negishi J, Hayama Y, Miike H, et al
    Abnormal glucose metabolism in patients with Fontan circulation: Unique characteristics and associations with Fontan pathophysiology.
    Am Heart J. 2019;216:125-135.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    September 2019
  50. BRENNAN JM, Wruck L, Pencina MJ, Clare RM, et al
    Claims-based cardiovascular outcome identification for clinical research: Results from 7 large randomized cardiovascular clinical trials.
    Am Heart J. 2019;218:110-122.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  51. LOWENSTERN A, Wu J, Bradley SM, Fanaroff AC, et al
    Current landscape of hybrid revascularization: A report from the NCDR CathPCI Registry.
    Am Heart J. 2019;215:167-177.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    August 2019
  52. PARK S, Ahn JM, Lee K, Kwon O, et al
    Long-term (10-year) outcomes of stenting or bypass surgery for acute coronary syndromes and stable ischemic heart disease with unprotected left main coronary artery disease.
    Am Heart J. 2019;218:9-19.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    July 2019
  53. SMILOWITZ NR, Lorin J, Berger JS
    Risks of noncardiac surgery early after percutaneous coronary intervention.
    Am Heart J. 2019;217:64-71.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  54. MAURI L, Doros G, Rao SV, Cohen DJ, et al
    The OPTIMIZE randomized trial to assess safety and efficacy of the Svelte IDS and RX Sirolimus-eluting coronary stent Systems for the Treatment of atherosclerotic lesions: Trial design and rationale.
    Am Heart J. 2019;216:82-90.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  55. FARIDI KF, Rymer JA, Rao SV, Dai D, et al
    Ad hoc percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with stable coronary artery disease: A report from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry CathPCI Registry.
    Am Heart J. 2019;216:53-61.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  56. ADAMO M, Grasso C, Capodanno D, Rubbio AP, et al
    Five-year clinical outcomes after percutaneous edge-to-edge mitral valve repair: Insights from the multicenter GRASP-IT registry.
    Am Heart J. 2019;217:32-41.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  57. PINA LM, Dong X, Zhang L, Samtani MN, et al
    Rivaroxaban, a direct Factor Xa inhibitor, versus acetylsalicylic acid as thromboprophylaxis in children post-Fontan procedure: Rationale and design of a prospective, randomized trial (the UNIVERSE study).
    Am Heart J. 2019;213:97-104.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    June 2019
  58. MEHTA SR, Wood DA, Meeks B, Storey RF, et al
    Design and rationale of the COMPLETE trial: A randomized, comparative effectiveness study of complete versus culprit-only percutaneous coronary intervention to treat multivessel coronary artery disease in patients presenting with ST-segment elevation
    Am Heart J. 2019;215:157-166.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  59. LENG W, Yang J, Fan X, Sun Y, et al
    Contemporary invasive management and in-hospital outcomes of patients with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in China: Findings from China Acute Myocardial Infarction (CAMI) Registry.
    Am Heart J. 2019;215:1-11.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  60. BAMFORD P, Lau GT
    One database, 2 studies, and a trebling of atherectomy rates.
    Am Heart J. 2019;212:157.

  61. STROM JB, Tamez H, Zhao Y, Valsdottir LR, et al
    Validating the use of registries and claims data to support randomized trials: Rationale and design of the Extending Trial-Based Evaluations of Medical Therapies Using Novel Sources of Data (EXTEND) Study.
    Am Heart J. 2019;212:64-71.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    May 2019
  62. TOTH G, Brodmann M, Barbato E, Mangiacapra F, et al
    Rational and design of the INtentional COronary revascularization versus conservative therapy in patients undergOing successful peripheRAl arTEry revascularization due to critical limb ischemia trial (INCORPORATE trial).
    Am Heart J. 2019;214:107-112.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  63. ALEXANDRE J, Ollitrault P, Fischer MO, Fellahi JL, et al
    Spironolactone and perioperative atrial fibrillation occurrence in cardiac surgery patients: Rationale and design of the ALDOCURE trial.
    Am Heart J. 2019;214:88-96.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  64. GELMAN A, Carlin JB, Nallamothu BK
    Objective Randomised Blinded Investigation With Optimal Medical Therapy of Angioplasty in Stable Angina (ORBITA) and coronary stents: A case study in the analysis and reporting of clinical trials.
    Am Heart J. 2019;214:54-59.

  65. DOUCET S, Jolicoeur EM, Serruys PW, Ragosta M 3rd, et al
    Outcomes of left main revascularization in patients with acute coronary syndromes and stable ischemic heart disease: Analysis from the EXCEL trial.
    Am Heart J. 2019;214:9-17.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  66. LAKKIREDDY D, Windecker S, Thaler D, Sondergaard L, et al
    Rationale and design for AMPLATZER Amulet Left Atrial Appendage Occluder IDE randomized controlled trial (Amulet IDE Trial).
    Am Heart J. 2019;211:45-53.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    April 2019
  67. ZIMMERMANN FM, De Bruyne B, Pijls NHJ, Desai M, et al
    A protocol update of the Fractional Flow Reserve versus Angiography for Multivessel Evaluation (FAME) 3 trial: A comparison of fractional flow reserve-guided percutaneous coronary intervention and coronary artery bypass graft surgery in patients with
    Am Heart J. 2019;214:156-157.

  68. QINTAR M, Hirai T, Arnold SV, Sheehy J, et al
    De-escalation of antianginal medications after successful chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention: Frequency and relationship with health status.
    Am Heart J. 2019;214:1-8.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  69. INOHARA T, Shrader P, Pieper K, Blanco RG, et al
    Treatment of atrial fibrillation with concomitant coronary or peripheral artery disease: Results from the outcomes registry for better informed treatment of atrial fibrillation II.
    Am Heart J. 2019;213:81-90.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  70. SULLIVAN LT 2ND, Mulder H, Chiswell K, Shaw LK, et al
    Racial differences in long-term outcomes among black and white patients with drug-eluting stents.
    Am Heart J. 2019;214:46-53.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  71. VAN ZANDVOORT LJC, Masdjedi K, Tovar Forero MN, Lenzen MJ, et al
    Fractional flow reserve guided percutaneous coronary intervention optimization directed by high-definition intravascular ultrasound versus standard of care: Rationale and study design of the prospective randomized FFR-REACT trial.
    Am Heart J. 2019;213:66-72.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  72. HSU S
    Response to the letter to the editor regarding the results of the retrospective study "Predictors of intra-aortic balloon pump hemodynamic failure in non-acute myocardial infarction cardiogenic shock" published in the American Heart Journal.
    Am Heart J. 2019 Apr 6. pii: S0002-8703(19)30067.

    March 2019
  73. SACCO A, Morici N, Oliva F
    Letter to the editor regarding the results of the retrospective study "Predictors of intra-aortic balloon pump hemodynamic failure in non-acute myocardial infarction cardiogenic shock" published in the American Heart Journal.
    Am Heart J. 2019 Mar 23. pii: S0002-8703(19)30056.

  74. BING R, Everett RJ, Tuck C, Semple S, et al
    Rationale and design of the randomized, controlled Early Valve Replacement Guided by Biomarkers of Left Ventricular Decompensation in Asymptomatic Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis (EVOLVED) trial.
    Am Heart J. 2019;212:91-100.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  75. JENSEN LO, Maeng M, Raungaard B, Engstrom T, et al
    Comparison of the polymer-free biolimus-coated BioFreedom stent with the thin-strut biodegradable polymer sirolimus-eluting Orsiro stent in an all-comers population treated with percutaneous coronary intervention: Rationale and design of the randomize
    Am Heart J. 2019;213:1-7.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  76. YUDI MB, Clark DJ, Farouque O, Andrianopoulos N, et al
    Trends and predictors of recurrent acute coronary syndrome hospitalizations and unplanned revascularization after index acute myocardial infarction treated with percutaneous coronary intervention.
    Am Heart J. 2019;212:134-143.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  77. LIP GYH, Mauri L, Montalescot G, Ozkor M, et al
    Relationship of stroke and bleeding risk profiles to efficacy and safety of dabigatran dual therapy versus warfarin triple therapy in atrial fibrillation after percutaneous coronary intervention: An ancillary analysis from the RE-DUAL PCI trial.
    Am Heart J. 2019;212:13-22.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    January 2019
  78. FERRARI R, Ford I, Fox K, Marzilli M, et al
    A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to assess the efficAcy and safety of Trimetazidine in patients with angina pectoris having been treated by percutaneous coronary intervention (ATPCI study): Rationale, design, and baseline character
    Am Heart J. 2019;210:98-107.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  79. ISRAELI Z, Lavi S, Pancholy SB, Nombela-Franco L, et al
    Radial versus femoral approach for saphenous vein grafts angiography and interventions.
    Am Heart J. 2019;210:1-8.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  80. KOSMIDOU I, Redfors B, Chen S, Crowley A, et al
    C-reactive protein and prognosis after percutaneous coronary intervention and bypass graft surgery for left main coronary artery disease: Analysis from the EXCEL trial.
    Am Heart J. 2019;210:49-57.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    December 2018
  81. WANG X, Tian M, Zheng Z, Gao H, et al
    Rationale and design of a multicenter randomized trial to compare the graft patency between no-touch vein harvesting technique and conventional approach in coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
    Am Heart J. 2018;210:75-80.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    November 2018
  82. GEENEN LW, Baggen VJM, Koudstaal T, Boomars KA, et al
    The prognostic value of various biomarkers in adults with pulmonary hypertension; a multi-biomarker approach.
    Am Heart J. 2018;208:91-99.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    September 2018
  83. GUEDENEY P, Baber U, Claessen B, Aquino M, et al
    Temporal trends, determinants, and impact of high-intensity statin prescriptions after percutaneous coronary intervention: Results from a large single-center prospective registry.
    Am Heart J. 2018;207:10-18.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    August 2018
  84. VAN MIEGHEM NM, Unverdorben M, Valgimigli M, Mehran R, et al
    EdoxabaN Versus standard of care and theIr effectS on clinical outcomes in pAtients havinG undergonE Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Atrial Fibrillation-Rationale and design of the ENVISAGE-TAVI AF trial.
    Am Heart J. 2018;205:63-69.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  85. MAURI L, Kirtane AJ, Windecker S, Yeh RW, et al
    Rationale and design of the EVOLVE Short DAPT Study to assess 3-month dual antiplatelet therapy in subjects at high risk for bleeding undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.
    Am Heart J. 2018;205:110-117.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  86. CHUNG CJ, Kirtane AJ, Zhang Y, Witzenbichler B, et al
    Impact of high on-aspirin platelet reactivity on outcomes following successful percutaneous coronary intervention with drug-eluting stents.
    Am Heart J. 2018;205:77-86.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  87. MACK MJ, Abraham WT, Lindenfeld J, Bolling SF, et al
    Cardiovascular Outcomes Assessment of the MitraClip in Patients with Heart Failure and Secondary Mitral Regurgitation: Design and rationale of the COAPT trial.
    Am Heart J. 2018;205:1-11.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    July 2018
  88. FEYZ L, El Faquir N, Lemmert ME, Misier KR, et al
    Prevalence and consequences of noncardiac incidental findings on preprocedural imaging in the workup for transcatheter aortic valve implantation, renal sympathetic denervation, or MitraClip implantation.
    Am Heart J. 2018;204:83-91.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  89. HUGELSHOFER S, Roffi M, Witassek F, Eberli FR, et al
    Impact of total ischemic time on manual thrombus aspiration benefit during primary percutaneous coronary intervention.
    Am Heart J. 2018;204:34-42.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  90. GIBBONS RJ, Weintraub WS, Brindis RG
    Moving from volume to value for revascularization in stable ischemic heart disease: A review.
    Am Heart J. 2018 Jul 10. pii: S0002-8703(18)30108.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  91. GUALANDRO DM, Puelacher C, LuratiBuse G, Lampart A, et al
    Comparison of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I and T for the prediction of cardiac complications after non-cardiac surgery.
    Am Heart J. 2018;203:67-73.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  92. VENETSANOS D, Lawesson SS, James S, Koul S, et al
    Bivalirudin versus heparin with primary percutaneous coronary intervention.
    Am Heart J. 2018;201:9-16.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  93. ZWIJNENBURG RD, Baggen VJM, Geenen LW, Voigt KR, et al
    The prevalence of pulmonary arterial hypertension before and after atrial septal defect closure at adult age: A systematic review.
    Am Heart J. 2018;201:63-71.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  94. INOHARA T, Pieper K, Wojdyla DM, Patel MR, et al
    Incidence, timing, and type of first and recurrent ischemic events in patients with and without peripheral artery disease after an acute coronary syndrome.
    Am Heart J. 2018;201:25-32.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  95. RYMER JA, Tempelhof MW, Clare RM, Pieper KS, et al
    Discharge timing and outcomes after uncomplicated non-ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction.
    Am Heart J. 2018;201:103-110.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    June 2018
  96. MYLES PS, Dieleman JM, Forbes A, Heritier S, et al
    Dexamethasone for Cardiac Surgery trial (DECS-II): Rationale and a novel, practice preference-randomized consent design.
    Am Heart J. 2018;204:52-57.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  97. CHI G, Kerneis M, Kalayci A, Liu Y, et al
    Safety and efficacy of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulant for atrial fibrillation patients after percutaneous coronary intervention: A bivariate analysis of the PIONEER AF-PCI and RE-DUAL PCI trial.
    Am Heart J. 2018;203:17-24.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  98. LOPES RD, Vora AN, Liaw D, Granger CB, et al
    An open-Label, 2 x 2 factorial, randomized controlled trial to evaluate the safety of apixaban vs. vitamin K antagonist and aspirin vs. placebo in patients with atrial fibrillation and acute coronary syndrome and/or percutaneous coronary intervention:
    Am Heart J. 2018;200:17-23.
    PubMed     Abstract available

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