The appropriateness imperative
Natural history, adherence, or iatrogenic insult : Repeat hospitalizations as a predictor of survival
Designing the ideal risk model for acute coronary syndromes—is simple better than complex?
Coronary artery bypass surgery : Why don't the wealthy choose the best hospitals?
Smoking cessation counseling and the quality of care for acute myocardial infarction
Inpatient smoking-cessation counseling and all-cause mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction
Clopidogrel nonresponsiveness in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention with stenting : A systematic review and meta-analysis
Globalization of cardiovascular clinical research : The balance between meeting medical needs and maintaining scientific standards
Testing the hypothesis of atherosclerotic plaque lipid depletion during lipid therapy by magnetic resonance imaging : Study design of Carotid Plaque Composition Study
Highlights from the 56th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American College of Cardiology : March 25 to 27, 2007, Atlanta, Georgia
Repeated hospitalizations predict mortality in the community population with heart failure
The safety of intravenous diuretics alone versus diuretics plus parenteral vasoactive therapies in hospitalized patients with acutely decompensated heart failure : A propensity score and instrumental variable analysis using the Acutely Decompensated Heart Failure National Registry (ADHERE) database
Influence of diabetes on characteristics and outcomes in patients hospitalized with heart failure : A report from the Organized Program to Initiate Lifesaving Treatment in Hospitalized Patients with Heart Failure (OPTIMIZE-HF)
Coexistence and exercise exacerbation of intraleft ventricular contractile dyssynchrony in hypertensive patients with diastolic heart failure
A gatekeeper for the gatekeeper : Inappropriate referrals to stress echocardiography
Clinical and echocardiographic correlates of plasma procollagen type III amino-terminal peptide levels in the community
Evaluation of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging parameters to detect anatomically and hemodynamically significant coronary artery disease
No prognostic significance of chronic infection with Chlamydia pneumoniae in acute coronary syndromes : Insights from the Global Utilization of Strategies to Open Occluded Arteries IV Acute Coronary Syndromes trial
Use of evidence-based medicine for acute coronary syndromes in the elderly and very elderly : Insights from the Sibrafiban vs aspirin to Yield Maximum Protection from ischemic Heart events postacute cOroNary sYndromes trials
Tree-structured risk stratification of in-hospital mortality after percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction : A report from the New York State percutaneous coronary intervention database
Predictors and prognosis for complex coronary lesions in patients with acute myocardial infarction
Culotte versus T-stenting in bifurcation lesions : Immediate clinical and angiographic results and midterm clinical follow-up
Optimal platelet inhibition in patients undergoing PCI : Data from the Multicenter Registry of High-Risk Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Adequate Platelet Inhibition (MR PCI) study
Immediate and intermediate results of intracoronary stand-alone bolus administration of eptifibatide during coronary intervention (ICE) study
An active lifestyle improves outcome of primary angioplasty in elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction
Neointimal progression and luminal narrowing in sirolimus-eluting stent treatment for bare metal in-stent restenosis : A quantitative intravascular ultrasound analysis
Clinical comparison of “normal-hours” vs “off-hours” percutaneous coronary interventions for ST-elevation myocardial infarction
Drug-eluting stents vs bare metal stents for the treatment of large coronary vessels
Impact of collateral flow on myocardial reperfusion and infarct size in patients undergoing primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction
Area socioeconomic status and mortality after coronary artery bypass graft surgery : The role of hospital volume
Pretreatment with statins may reduce cardiovascular morbidity and mortality after elective surgery and percutaneous coronary intervention : Clinical evidence and possible underlying mechanisms
Is short-term effect of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor clearly known?
Is short-term effect of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor clearly known?