Unexpected BNP levels in patients with advanced heart failure
Revascularization of coronary atherosclerosis in patients with diabetes mellitus—There is more to it than meets the image intensifier
Invasive versus noninvasive management of ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction
Magnetic resonance imaging of coronary arteries, the ischemic cascade, and myocardial infarction
Real-time 3-dimensional echocardiography in assessing atrial and ventricular septal defects
Characteristics and outcomes of patients hospitalized for heart failure in the United States
Enoxaparin versus unfractionated heparin as antithrombin therapy in patients receiving fibrinolysis for ST-elevation myocardial infarction
Design and rationale of Clopidogrel as Adjunctive Reperfusion Therapy–Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (CLARITY-TIMI) 28 trial
Comparison of ezetimibe plus simvastatin versus simvastatin monotherapy on atherosclerosis progression in familial hypercholesterolemia
Highlights from the American Heart Association Annual Scientific Sessions 2004
Examining the coverage of influenza vaccination among people with cardiovascular disease in the United States
Erythrocyte adhesiveness/aggregation
Acute effects of β-endorphin on cardiovascular function in patients with mild to moderate chronic heart failure (Cozzolino D, Sasso FC, Salvatore T, et al. 2004;148:e13)
Multimarker risk strategy for predicting 1-month and 1-year major events in non–ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes
Early cardiac catheterization is associated with lower mortality only among high-risk patients with ST- and non–ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes
Risk reduction of cardiac events by screening of unknown asymptomatic coronary artery disease in subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus at high cardiovascular risk
Plaque erosion in the culprit lesion is prone to develop a smaller myocardial infarction size compared with plaque rupture
Efficacy and safety of a once-daily graded-release diltiazem formulation dosed at bedtime compared to placebo and to morning dosing in chronic stable angina pectoris
Exercise as an alternative to oral estrogen for amelioration of endothelial dysfunction in postmenopausal women
Cost-effectiveness of iodixanol in patients at high risk of contrast-induced nephropathy
Clinical factors associated with abandonment of a rate-control or a rhythm-control strategy for the management of atrial fibrillation in the AFFIRM study
Impact of cardioversion strategy on functional capacity in patients with atrial fibrillation
Comparative efficacy of monophasic and biphasic waveforms for transthoracic cardioversion of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter
Detailed bacteriologic tests to identify the origin of transvenous pacing system infections indicate a high prevalence of multiple organisms
Fluvastatin reduces the impact of diabetes on long-term outcome after coronary intervention—A Lescol Intervention Prevention Study (LIPS) substudy
Repeat stenting for the prevention of the early lumen loss phenomenon in patients with in-stent restenosis
Randomized comparison of carbon ion–implanted stent versus bare metal stent in coronary artery disease
A polymorphism of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase promoter is associated with an increase in autonomic imbalance in patients with congestive heart failure
Screening for heart disease in diabetic subjects
Myocardial contrast echocardiography accurately reflects transmurality of myocardial necrosis and predicts contractile reserve after acute myocardial infarction
B-type natriuretic peptide levels are not a surrogate marker for invasive hemodynamics during management of patients with severe heart failure
Effects of metoprolol and carvedilol on cause-specific mortality and morbidity in patients with chronic heart failure—COMET
Regarding antithrombotic treatment after coronary stenting in patients on chronic oral anticoagulation
Regarding the mechanism of statin-induced myopathy
Aortic stenosis and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors—Rupture of an ancient paradigm?
Aortic stenosis and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors—Rupture of an ancient paradigm?
Aortic stenosis and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors—Rupture of an ancient paradigm?
Aortic stenosis and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors—Rupture of an ancient paradigm?
Cardiovascular disease in Latin America
Transseptal left heart catheterization as an alternative to retrograde left ventricular catheterization for patients with aortic stenosis