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Improvements in quality improvement
A critical appraisal of current models of risk stratification for percutaneous coronary interventions
The Women's Recovery from Sternotomy (WREST) Study
Introduction
Systolic hypertension
Evaluation and management of patients with uncontrolled systolic hypertension
Barriers to hypertension control
Improving blood pressure control by tailored feedback to patients and clinicians
Diet and blood pressure
Impact of invasive management versus noninvasive management on functional status and quality of life following non–Q-wave myocardial infarction
Potential antiatherogenic and anti-inflammatory properties of sevelamer in maintenance hemodialysis patients
Impact of the application of the American College of Emergency Physicians recommendations for the admission of patients with syncope on a retrospectively studied population presenting to the emergency department
Cigarette smoking is associated with increased circulating proinflammatory and procoagulant markers in patients with chronic coronary artery disease
Microalbuminuria
Correlation between the TIMI risk score and high-risk angiographic findings in non–ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes
Depression and heart failure in patients with a new myocardial infarction
Data feedback and clinical process improvement in acute myocardial infarction
Impact of program duration and contact frequency on efficacy and cost of cardiac rehabilitation
The relation of renal function to ischemic and bleeding outcomes with 2 different glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors
Stent implantation, but not pathogen burden, is associated with plasma C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 levels after percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with stable angina pectoris
Dose-comparison study of the combination of ezetimibe and simvastatin (Vytorin) versus atorvastatin in patients with hyphercholesterolemia
Renal and iliac artery stenting by interventional cardiologists and vascular surgeons
Marked differences between patients referred for stress echocardiography and myocardial perfusion imaging studies
Assessment of patients with low-risk chest pain in the emergency department
A Doppler-derived index of combined left ventricular systolic and diastolic function is an independent predictor of cardiovascular mortality in elderly men
Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction provoked during dobutamine stress echocardiography predicts future chest pain, syncope, and near syncope
Effect of coronary artery bypass grafting and aneurysmectomy on QT dispersion in moderate or severe left ventricular dysfunction
Why do patients fail to receive β-blockers for chronic heart failure over time? A “real-world” single-center, 2-year follow-up experience of β-blocker therapy in patients with chronic heart failure
An alternative approach for exercise prescription and efficacy testing in patients with chronic heart failure
Hypothermia is a bedside predictor of imminent death in patients with congestive heart failure
Blood pressure variability and prognosis in uncomplicated mild hypertension
Effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor plus irbesartan on maximal and submaximal exercise capacity and neurohumoral activation in patients with congestive heart failure
The data monitoring experience in the Candesartan in Heart Failure Assessment of Reduction in Mortality and morbidity (CHARM) program
Thrombolytic therapy for eligible elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction
Thrombolytic therapy for eligible elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction
Assessment of left ventricular mass using echocardiography
Assessment of left ventricular mass using echocardiography