Here you will find publications of the DZHK in chronological order (newest on top). First authors in grey are members of the Young DZHK. For more publications, please also check out the websites of the individual research institutions that participate in the DZHK.


Periprocedural Changes of Nt-Probnp Are Associated with Survival after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation. Seoudy, H., Frank, J., Neu, M., Gussefeld, N., Klaus, Y., Freitag-Wolf, S., Lambers, M., Lutter, G., Dempfle, A., Rangrez, A. Y., Kuhn, C., Frey, N. & Frank, D. Journal of the American Heart Association 8, e010876, (2019).  

Somatic and Sociodemographic Predictors of Depression Outcome among Depressed Patients with Coronary Artery Disease - a Secondary Analysis of the Spirr-Cad Study. Vitinius, F., Escherich, S., Deter, H.-C., Hellmich, M., Junger, J., Petrowski, K., Ladwig, K.-H., Lambertus, F., Michal, M., Weber, C., de Zwaan, M., Herrmann-Lingen, C., Ronel, J. & Albus, C. BMC Psychiatry 19, (2019).

Preserved Cardiovascular Homeostasis Despite Blunted Acetylcholine-Induced Dilation in Mice with Endothelial Muscarinic M3 Receptor Deletion. Rhoden, A., Speiser, J., Geertz, B., Uebeler, J., Kjestine, S., de Wit, C. & Eschenhagen, T. Acta physiologica, e13262, (2019).  

Atypical Chemokine Receptors in Cardiovascular Disease. Gencer, S., van der Vorst, E. P. C., Aslani, M., Weber, C., Doring, Y. & Duchene, J. Thrombosis and haemostasis, (2019).  

Towards Better Definition, Quantification and Treatment of Fibrosis in Heart Failure. A Scientific Roadmap by the Committee of Translational Research of the Heart Failure Association (Hfa) of the European Society of Cardiology. de Boer, R. A., De Keulenaer, G., Bauersachs, J., Brutsaert, D., Cleland, J. G., Diez, J., Du, X. J., Ford, P., Heinzel, F. R., Lipson, K. E., McDonagh, T., Lopez-Andres, N., Lunde, I. G., Lyon, A. R., Pollesello, P., Prasad, S. K., Tocchetti, C. G., Mayr, M., Sluijter, J. P. G., Thum, T. et al. European journal of heart failure, (2019).  

Altered Laryngeal Morphology in Period1 Deficient Mice. Bahlmann, O., Schurmann, C. & Marond, E. Annals of anatomy = Anatomischer Anzeiger : official organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft, (2019).   

Novel Features of Monocytes and Macrophages in Cardiovascular Biology and Disease. van der Vorst, E. P. C. & Weber, C. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology 39, e30-e37, (2019).  

Plasmid-Mediated Transmission of Kpc-2 Carbapenemase in Enterobacteriaceae in Critically Ill Patients. Schweizer, C., Bischoff, P., Bender, J. K., Kola, A., Gastmeier, P., Hummel, M., Klefisch, F.-R., Schoenrath, F., Fruhauf, A. & Pfeifer, Y. Front. Microbiol., (2019).  

Response To: Soluble Regulators of Interleukin-1 Signaling: Novel Biomarkers for Early Acute Myocardial Infarction Diagnosis and to Predict Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury? Schofer, N. & Zeller, T. International journal of cardiology 279, 32, (2019).  

Cholesterol-Lowering Agents. Rosenson, R. S., Hegele, R. A. & Koenig, W. Circulation research 124, 364-385, (2019).  

Impact of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease on the Outcomes of Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease. Keller, K., Hobohm, L., Munzel, T., Ostad, M. A. & Espinola-Klein, C. Respiratory medicine 147, 1-6, (2019).



Sgk1-Dependent Stimulation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Osteo-/Chondrogenic Transdifferentiation by Interleukin-18. Schelski, N., Luong, T. T. D., Lang, F., Pieske, B., Voelkl, J. & Alesutan, I. Pflugers Archiv : European journal of physiology, (2019).  

Gender-Based Comparison of Takotsubo Syndrome Versus Patients with Myocardial Infarction. Giannakopoulos, K., El-Battrawy, I., Gietzen, T., Ansari, U., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians, (2019).  

Myocardial Injury in Transient Global Amnesia: A Case-Control Study. Erdur, H., Siegerink, B., Ganeshan, R., Audebert, H. J., Endres, M., Nolte, C. H. & Scheitz, J. F. European journal of neurology, (2019).  

Assessing Planning Ability across the Adult Life Span in a Large Population-Representative Sample: Reliability Estimates and Normative Data for the Tower of London (Tol-F) Task. Unterrainer, J. M., Rahm, B., Kaller, C. P., Wild, P. S., Munzel, T., Blettner, M., Lackner, K., Pfeiffer, N. & Beutel, M. E. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS, 1-10, (2019).  

Impact of Different Pharmacotherapies on Long-Term Outcomes in Patients with Electrical Storm. Schupp, T., Behnes, M., Ellguth, D., Muller, J., Reiser, L., Bollow, A., Taton, G., Reichelt, T., Engelke, N., Kim, S. H., Nienaber, C., Akin, M., Mashayekhi, K., Bertsch, T., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Pharmacology 103, 179-188, (2019).

Pcsk9: A Link between Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease? Prochaska, J. H., Trobs, S. O. & Wild, P. S. European journal of preventive cardiology, 2047487319827726, (2019).  

Avoidance of Outflow Graft Extrinsic Compression in Polytetrafluoroethylene Reinforcements of the Bend Relief Component. Potapov, E., Kaufmann, F., Mueller, M., Mulzer, J., Starck, C. & Falk, V. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, (2019).  

Biglycan Evokes Autophagy in Macrophages Via a Novel Cd44/Toll-Like Receptor 4 Signaling Axis in Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury. Poluzzi, C., Nastase, M. V., Zeng-Brouwers, J., Roedig, H., Hsieh, L. T., Michaelis, J. B., Buhl, E. M., Rezende, F., Manavski, Y., Bleich, A., Boor, P., Brandes, R. P., Pfeilschifter, J., Stelzer, E. H. K., Munch, C., Dikic, I., Brandts, C., Iozzo, R. V., Wygrecka, M. & Schaefer, L. Kidney international, (2019).  

Biam Switch Assay Coupled to Mass Spectrometry Identifies Novel Redox Targets of Nadph Oxidase 4. Lowe, O., Rezende, F., Heidler, J., Wittig, I., Helfinger, V., Brandes, R. P. & Schroder, K. Redox biology 21, 101125, (2019).  

Endothelial Calcineurin Signaling Restrains Metastatic Outgrowth by Regulating Bmp2. Hendrikx, S., Coso, S., Prat-Luri, B., Wetterwald, L., Sabine, A., Franco, C. A., Nassiri, S., Zangger, N., Gerhardt, H., Delorenzi, M. & Petrova, T. V. Cell reports 26, 1227-1241 e1226, (2019).  

Diurnal Variability of on-Treatment Platelet Reactivity in Clopidogrel Versus Prasugrel Treated Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients: A Pre-Specified Tropical-Acs Sub-Study. Freynhofer, M. K., Hein-Rothweiler, R., Haller, P. M., Aradi, D., Dezsi, D. A., Gross, L., Orban, M., Trenk, D., Geisler, T., Huczek, Z., Toth-Gayor, G. G., Massberg, S., Huber, K. & Sibbing, D. Thrombosis and haemostasis, (2019).  

Apoe Attenuates Unresolvable Inflammation by Complex Formation with Activated C1q. Yin, C., Ackermann, S., Ma, Z., Mohanta, S. K., Zhang, C., Li, Y., Nietzsche, S., Westermann, M., Peng, L., Hu, D., Bontha, S. V., Srikakulapu, P., Beer, M., Megens, R. T. A., Steffens, S., Hildner, M., Halder, L. D., Eckstein, H. H., Pelisek, J., Herms, J. et al. Nature medicine, (2019).   

Depression and Coronary Heart Disease: 2018 Esc Position Paper of the Working Group of Coronary Pathophysiology and Microcirculation Developed under the Auspices of the Esc Committee for Practice Guidelines. Vaccarino, V., Badimon, L., Bremner, J. D., Cenko, E., Cubedo, J., Dorobantu, M., Duncker, D. J., Koller, A., Manfrini, O., Milicic, D., Padro, T., Pries, A. R., Quyyumi, A. A., Tousoulis, D., Trifunovic, D., Vasiljevic, Z., de Wit, C., Bugiardini, R. & Reviewers, E. S. C. S. D. G. European heart journal, (2019).  

Physical Activity Tracking in Correlation to Conventional Heart Failure Monitoring Assessing Improvements after Transcatheter Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Repair. Stocker, T. J., Scheck, F., Orban, M., Braun, D., Hertell, H., Lackermair, K., Deseive, S., Mehr, M., Orban, M., Karam, N., Nabauer, M., Massberg, S. & Hausleiter, J. European journal of heart failure, (2019).  

Optimizing Platelet Gpvi Inhibition Versus Haemostatic Impairment by the Btk Inhibitors Ibrutinib, Acalabrutinib, Ono/Gs-4059, Bgb-3111 and Evobrutinib. Denzinger, V., Busygina, K., Jamasbi, J., Pekrul, I., Spannagl, M., Weber, C., Lorenz, R. & Siess, W. Thrombosis and haemostasis, (2019).  

Machine Learning Algorithms Estimating Prognosis and Guiding Therapy in Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Data from a Single Tertiary Centre Including 10 019 Patients. Diller, G. P., Kempny, A., Babu-Narayan, S. V., Henrichs, M., Brida, M., Uebing, A., Lammers, A. E., Baumgartner, H., Li, W., Wort, S. J., Dimopoulos, K. & Gatzoulis, M. A. European heart journal, (2019).  

Redox Regulation of Calpains: Consequences on Vascular Function. Randriamboavonjy, V., Kyselova, A. & Fleming, I. Antioxidants & redox signaling 30, 1011-1026, (2019).  

Relationship of Left Ventricular End-Diastolic Pressure with Extent of Myocardial Ischemia, Myocardial Salvage and Long-Term Outcome in Patients with St-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Ndrepepa, G., Cassese, S., Hashorva, D., Kufner, S., Xhepa, E., Hasimi, E., Fusaro, M., Laugwitz, K. L., Schunkert, H. & Kastrati, A. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, (2019).   

Transfemoral Implantation of the Acurate Neo Prosthesis Using a Low-Profile Expandable Introducer System: A Multicenter Registry. Kim, W. K., Brinkert, M., Mangner, N., Gatto, F., Husser, O., Renker, M., Liebetrau, C., Gasior, T., Doss, M., Walther, T., Hamm, C., Linke, A., Toggweiler, S. & Mollmann, H. International journal of cardiology, (2019).

Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging Feature Tracking: Impact of Training on Observer Performance and Reproducibility. Backhaus, S. J., Metschies, G., Billing, M., Kowallick, J. T., Gertz, R. J., Lapinskas, T., Pieske, B., Lotz, J., Bigalke, B., Kutty, S., Hasenfuss, G., Beerbaum, P., Kelle, S. & Schuster, A. PloS one 14, e0210127, (2019).  

Genome-Wide Association Meta-Analysis of 30,000 Samples Identifies Seven Novel Loci for Quantitative Ecg Traits. van Setten, J., Verweij, N., Mbarek, H., Niemeijer, M. N., Trompet, S., Arking, D. E., Brody, J. A., Gandin, I., Grarup, N., Hall, L. M., Hemerich, D., Lyytikainen, L. P., Mei, H., Muller-Nurasyid, M., Prins, B. P., Robino, A., Smith, A. V., Warren, H. R., Asselbergs, F. W., Boomsma, D. I. et al. European journal of human genetics : EJHG, (2019).  

Body Weight Changes and Incidence of Cachexia after Stroke. Scherbakov, N., Pietrock, C., Sandek, A., Ebner, N., Valentova, M., Springer, J., Schefold, J. C., von Haehling, S., Anker, S. D., Norman, K., Haeusler, K. G. & Doehner, W. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle, (2019).  

Physical Activity and Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin in Older Adults. Rothenbacher, D., Dallmeier, D., Denkinger, M. D., Boehm, B. O., Koenig, W., Klenk, J. & Acti, F. E. S. G. Journal of aging and physical activity, 1-13, (2019).  

High-Throughput Single-Cell Rheology in Complex Samples by Dynamic Real-Time Deformability Cytometry. Fregin, B., Czerwinski, F., Biedenweg, D., Girardo, S., Gross, S., Aurich, K. & Otto, O. Nature communications 10, 415, (2019).  

Synergy of Pulmonary Vein Isolation and Catheter Renal Denervation in Atrial Fibrillation Complicated with Uncontrolled Hypertension: Mapping the Renal Sympathetic Nerve and Pulmonary Vein (the Pulmonary Vein Isolation Plus Renal Denervation Strategy)? Chen, S., Kiuchi, M. G., Yin, Y., Liu, S., Schratter, A., Acou, W. J., Meyer, C., Purerfellner, H., Chun, K. R. J. & Schmidt, B. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology, (2019).  

Mutation-Induced Alterations of Intra-Filament Subunit Organization in Vimentin Filaments Revealed by Saxs. Brennich, M. E., Vainio, U., Wedig, T., Bauch, S., Herrmann, H. & Koster, S. The Royal Society of Chemistry, (2019).  

An Integrative Systems Approach Identifies Novel Candidates in Marfan Syndrome-Related Pathophysiology. Bhushan, R., Altinbas, L., Jager, M., Zaradzki, M., Lehmann, D., Timmermann, B., Clayton, N. P., Zhu, Y., Kallenbach, K., Kararigas, G. & Robinson, P. N. Journal of cellular and molecular medicine, (2019).  

Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor (Mif) Expression Increases During Myocardial Infarction and Supports Pro-Inflammatory Signaling in Cardiac Fibroblasts. Voss, S., Kruger, S., Scherschel, K., Warnke, S., Schwarzl, M., Schrage, B., Girdauskas, E., Meyer, C., Blankenberg, S., Westermann, D. & Lindner, D. Biomolecules 9, (2019).  

Methylation of the Fkbp5 Gene in Association with Fkbp5 Genotypes, Childhood Maltreatment and Depression. Klinger-Konig, J., Hertel, J., Van der Auwera, S., Frenzel, S., Pfeiffer, L., Waldenberger, M., Golchert, J., Teumer, A., Nauck, M., Homuth, G., Volzke, H. & Grabe, H. J. Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, (2019).

Predictors of New Remote Cerebral Microbleeds after Iv Thrombolysis for Ischemic Stroke. Braemswig, T. B., Villringer, K., Turc, G., Erdur, H., Fiebach, J. B., Audebert, H. J., Endres, M., Nolte, C. H. & Scheitz, J. F. Neurology, (2019).  

Cardiac Pet/Mri—an Update. Rischpler, C., Nekolla, S. G., Heusch, G., Umutlu, L., Rassaf, T., Heusch, P., Herrmann, K. & Nensa, F. European Journal of Hybrid Imaging, (2019).  

Therapeutic Hypothermia after Perinatal Asphyxia in Infants with Severe, Ductal-Dependent Congenital Heart Disease. Boos, V., Tietze, A., Berger, F. & Buhrer, C. Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies, (2019).  

Targeting Mannose Receptor Expression on Macrophages in Atherosclerotic Plaques of Apolipoprotein E-Knockout Mice Using (68)Ga-Nota-Anti-Mmr Nanobody: Non-Invasive Imaging of Atherosclerotic Plaques. Varasteh, Z., Mohanta, S., Li, Y., Lopez Armbruster, N., Braeuer, M., Nekolla, S. G., Habenicht, A., Sager, H. B., Raes, G., Weber, W., Hernot, S. & Schwaiger, M. EJNMMI research 9, 5, (2019).  

A Neutrophil Timer Coordinates Immune Defense and Vascular Protection. Adrover, J. M., Del Fresno, C., Crainiciuc, G., Cuartero, M. I., Casanova-Acebes, M., Weiss, L. A., Huerga-Encabo, H., Silvestre-Roig, C., Rossaint, J., Cossio, I., Lechuga-Vieco, A. V., Garcia-Prieto, J., Gomez-Parrizas, M., Quintana, J. A., Ballesteros, I., Martin-Salamanca, S., Aroca-Crevillen, A., Chong, S. Z., Evrard, M., Balabanian, K. et al. Immunity, (2019).  

Lipid-Independent Control of Endothelial and Neuronal Trpc3 Channels by Light Tiapko, O., Shrestha, N., Lindinger, S., Guedes de la Cruz, G., Graziani, A., Klec, C., Butorac, C., Graier, W. F., Kubista, H., Freichel, M., Birnbaumer, L., Romanin, C., Glasnov, T. & Groschner, K. Chem. Sci., (2019).!divAbstract  

Novel Approach for in Vivo Detection of Vulnerable Coronary Plaques Using Molecular 3-T Cmr Imaging with an Albumin-Binding Probe. Engel, L. C., Landmesser, U., Gigengack, K., Wurster, T., Manes, C., Girke, G., Jaguszewski, M., Skurk, C., Leistner, D. M., Lauten, A., Schuster, A., Hamm, B., Botnar, R. M., Makowski, M. R. & Bigalke, B. JACC. Cardiovascular imaging, (2018).  

Control of Leukocyte Trafficking by Stress-Associated Hormones. Ince, L. M., Weber, J. & Scheiermann, C. Frontiers in immunology 9, 3143, (2019).  

Identification of Functional Protein Regions through Chimeric Protein Construction. Adrian-Segarra, J. M., Lorchner, H., Braun, T. & Poling, J. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE, (2019).  

Impact of Atrial Fibrillation on in-Hospital Mortality of Ischemic Stroke Patients and Identification of Promoting Factors of Atrial Thrombi - Results from the German Nationwide Inpatient Sample and a Single-Center Retrospective Cohort. Keller, K., Geyer, M., Munzel, T., Ostad, M. A. & Gori, T. Medicine 98, e14086, (2019).  

Novel Features of Monocytes and Macrophages in Cardiovascular Biology and Disease. van der Vorst, E. P. C. & Weber, C. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology 39, e30-e37, (2019).  

Assessment of the Relationship between Genetic Determinants of Thyroid Function and Atrial Fibrillation: A Mendelian Randomization Study. Ellervik, C., Roselli, C., Christophersen, I. E., Alonso, A., Pietzner, M., Sitlani, C. M., Trompet, S., Arking, D. E., Geelhoed, B., Guo, X., Kleber, M. E., Lin, H. J., Lin, H., MacFarlane, P., Selvin, E., Shaffer, C., Smith, A. V., Verweij, N., Weiss, S., Cappola, A. R. et al. JAMA cardiology, (2019).

U-Shaped Association of Central Pulse Pressure with Long-Term Prognosis after St-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Ndrepepa, G., Cassese, S., Kufner, S., Xhepa, E., Fusaro, M., Laugwitz, K. L., Schunkert, H. & Kastrati, A. Heart and vessels, (2019).

Multi-Ancestry Study of Blood Lipid Levels Identifies Four Loci Interacting with Physical Activity. Kilpelainen, T. O., Bentley, A. R., Noordam, R., Sung, Y. J., Schwander, K., Winkler, T. W., Jakupovic, H., Chasman, D. I., Manning, A., Ntalla, I., Aschard, H., Brown, M. R., de Las Fuentes, L., Franceschini, N., Guo, X., Vojinovic, D., Aslibekyan, S., Feitosa, M. F., Kho, M., Musani, S. K. et al. Nature communications 10, 376, (2019).  

Coronary Chronic Total Occlusions Represent an Independent Predictor of Mortality in Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias. Behnes, M., Akin, I., Kuche, P., Schupp, T., Reiser, L., Bollow, A., Taton, G., Reichelt, T., Ellguth, D., Engelke, N., El-Battrawy, I., Lang, S., Brilakis, E. S., Azzalini, L., Galassi, A. R., Boukhris, M., Neuser, H., Neumann, F. J., Nienaber, C., Weiss, C. et al. EuroIntervention : journal of EuroPCR in collaboration with the Working Group on Interventional Cardiology of the European Society of Cardiology, (2019).  

The Dedicate Trial: An Independent All-Comers Trial of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Vs. Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients at Low to Intermediate Operative Risk Is Recruiting Patients. Seiffert, M., Walther, T., Hamm, C., Falk, V., Frey, N., Thiele, H., Hagl, C., Landmesser, U., Borger, M., Massberg, S., Reichenspurner, H., Baumgartner, H., Blankenberg, S. & Cremer, J. European heart journal 40, 331-333, (2019).  

Atrial Fibrosis in Non-Atrial Fibrillation Individuals and Prediction of Atrial Fibrillation by Use of Late Gadolinium Enhancement (Lge) Mri. Siebermair, J., Suksaranjit, P., McGann, C. J., Peterson, K. A., Kheirkhahan, M., Baher, A. A., Damal, K., Wakili, R., Marrouche, N. F. & Wilson, B. D. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology, (2019).  

Protein Kinase a-Mediated Novel Serine 584 Phosphorylation of Hdac4. Doddi, S. K., Kummari, G., M, V. J. & Kalle, A. M. Biochemistry and cell biology = Biochimie et biologie cellulaire, (2019).  

Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve and Valve-in-Ring Interventions for Failing Bioprostheses and Annuloplasty Rings. Kofler, M., Unbehaun, A., Klein, C., Meyer, A., Buz, S., Hommel, M., Falk, V. & Kempfert, J. Surgical technology international 34, (2019).

E47 Modulates Hepatic Glucocorticoid Action. Hemmer, M. C., Wierer, M., Schachtrup, K., Downes, M., Hubner, N., Evans, R. M. & Uhlenhaut, N. H. Nature communications 10, 306, (2019).  

Amino Acids and Their Metabolism in Atherosclerosis. Nitz, K., Lacy, M. & Atzler, D. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, ATVBAHA118311572, (2019).  

Esc Working Group on Cellular Biology of the Heart: Tissue Engineering and Cell-Based Therapies for Cardiac Repair in Ischemic Heart Disease and Heart Failure. Madonna, R., Van Laake, L. W., Botker, H. E., Davidson, S. M., De Caterina, R., Engel, F. B., Eschenhagen, T., Fernandez-Aviles, F., Hausenloy, D. J., Hulot, J. S., Lecour, S., Leor, J., Menasche, P., Pesce, M., Perrino, C., Prunier, F., Van Linthout, S., Ytrehus, K., Zimmermann, W. H., Ferdinandy, P. et al. Cardiovascular research, (2019).  

Dynamic Changes of Cardiac Repolarization Instability During Exercise Testing. Hamm, W., von Stulpnagel, L., Rizas, K. D., Vdovin, N., Klemm, M., Bauer, A. & Brunner, S. Medicine and science in sports and exercise, (2019).  

Flawed Methods and Inappropriate Conclusions for Health Policy on Overweight and Obesity: The Global Bmi Mortality Collaboration Meta-Analysis. Flegal, K. M., Ioannidis, J. P. A. & Doehner, W. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle, (2019).  

Cardiovascular Risk Factors Associated with Venous Thromboembolism. Gregson, J., Kaptoge, S., Bolton, T., Pennells, L., Willeit, P., Burgess, S., Bell, S., Sweeting, M., Rimm, E. B., Kabrhel, C., Zoller, B., Assmann, G., Gudnason, V., Folsom, A. R., Arndt, V., Fletcher, A., Norman, P. E., Nordestgaard, B. G., Kitamura, A., Mahmoodi, B. K. et al. JAMA cardiology, (2019).  

Cardiac Contractility Modulation Improves Long-Term Survival and Hospitalizations in Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction. Anker, S. D., Borggrefe, M., Neuser, H., Ohlow, M. A., Roger, S., Goette, A., Remppis, B. A., Kuck, K. H., Najarian, K. B., Gutterman, D. D., Rousso, B., Burkhoff, D. & Hasenfuss, G. European journal of heart failure, (2019).

Midkine Drives Cardiac Inflammation by Promoting Neutrophil Trafficking and Netosis in Myocarditis. Weckbach, L. T., Grabmaier, U., Uhl, A., Gess, S., Boehm, F., Zehrer, A., Pick, R., Salvermoser, M., Czermak, T., Pircher, J., Sorrelle, N., Migliorini, M., Strickland, D. K., Klingel, K., Brinkmann, V., Abu Abed, U., Eriksson, U., Massberg, S., Brunner, S. & Walzog, B. The Journal of experimental medicine, (2019).  

Sodium in the Microenvironment Regulates Immune Responses and Tissue Homeostasis. Muller, D. N., Wilck, N., Haase, S., Kleinewietfeld, M. & Linker, R. A. Nature reviews. Immunology, (2019).   

En-Bloc Aspiration of a Giant Lung Embolism. Gori, T. EuroIntervention : journal of EuroPCR in collaboration with the Working Group on Interventional Cardiology of the European Society of Cardiology, (2019).  

Procedural Predictors for Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold Thrombosis: Analysis of the Individual Components of the "Psp" Technique. Dimitriadis, Z., Polimeni, A., Anadol, R., Geyer, M., Weissner, M., Ullrich, H., Munzel, T. & Gori, T. Journal of clinical medicine 8, (2019).  

Exercise Training for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: What to Pursue and How to Do It. A Position Paper of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (Eapc). Kemps, H., Krankel, N., Dorr, M., Moholdt, T., Wilhelm, M., Paneni, F., Serratosa, L., Ekker Solberg, E., Hansen, D., Halle, M., Guazzi, M. & European Association of Preventive, C. European journal of preventive cardiology, 2047487318820420, (2019).  

Reply: Impact of Diabetes on Coronary Artery Plaque Volume by Coronary Ct Angiography and Subsequent Adverse Cardiac Events. Deseive, S. & Hausleiter, J. Journal of cardiovascular computed tomography, (2019).  

Cachexia as a Common Characteristic in Multiple Chronic Disease. Scherbakov, N. & Doehner, W. Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle, (2019).  

Angiotensin-(1-7) Receptor Mas in Hemodynamic and Thermoregulatory Dysfunction after High-Level Spinal Cord Injury in Mice: A Pilot Study. Jarve, A., Todiras, M., Kny, M., Fischer, F. I., Kraemer, J. F., Wessel, N., Plehm, R., Fielitz, J., Alenina, N. & Bader, M. Front. Physiol., (2019).  

Non-Enzymatic Cleavage of Hsp90 by Oxidative Stress Leads to Actin Aggregate Formation: A Novel Gain-of-Function Mechanism. Castro, J. P., Fernando, R., Reeg, S., Meinl, W., Almeida, H. & Grune, T. Redox biology 21, 101108, (2019).  

Atrial Mechanics and Their Prognostic Impact in Takotsubo Syndrome: A Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study. Backhaus, S. J., Stiermaier, T., Lange, T., Chiribiri, A., Uhlig, J., Freund, A., Kowallick, J. T., Gertz, R. J., Bigalke, B., Villa, A., Lotz, J., Hasenfuss, G., Thiele, H., Eitel, I. & Schuster, A. European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging, (2019).  

Methylglyoxal Evokes Acute Ca(2+) Transients in Distinct Cell Types and Increases Agonist-Evoked Ca(2+) Entry in Endothelial Cells Via Crac Channels. Sachdeva, R., Fleming, T., Schumacher, D., Homberg, S., Stilz, K., Mohr, F., Wagner, A. H., Tsvilovskyy, V., Mathar, I. & Freichel, M. Cell calcium 78, 66-75, (2019).  

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Association of Mutations Contributing to Clonal Hematopoiesis with Prognosis in Chronic Ischemic Heart Failure. Dorsheimer, L., Assmus, B., Rasper, T., Ortmann, C. A., Ecke, A., Abou-El-Ardat, K., Schmid, T., Brune, B., Wagner, S., Serve, H., Hoffmann, J., Seeger, F., Dimmeler, S., Zeiher, A. M. & Rieger, M. A. JAMA cardiology 4, 25-33, (2019).

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Mri-Based Assessment and Characterization of Epicardial and Paracardial Fat Depots in the Context of Impaired Glucose Metabolism and Subclinical Left-Ventricular Alterations. Rado, S. D., Lorbeer, R., Gatidis, S., Machann, J., Storz, C., Nikolaou, K., Rathmann, W., Hoffmann, U., Peters, A., Bamberg, F. & Schlett, C. L. The British journal of radiology, 20180562, (2019).  

Cardiovascular Comorbidities in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Copd)-Current Considerations for Clinical Practice. Trinkmann, F., Saur, J., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Journal of clinical medicine 8, (2019).  

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A Randomized Trial of Everolimus-Based Quadruple Therapy Versus Standard Triple Therapy Early after Lung Transplantation. Gottlieb, J., Neurohr, C., Muller-Quernheim, J., Wirtz, H., Sill, B., Wilkens, H., Bessa, V., Knosalla, C., Porstner, M., Capusan, C. & Struber, M. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, (2019).  

Meta-Analysis of up to 622,409 Individuals Identifies 40 Novel Smoking Behaviour Associated Genetic Loci. Erzurumluoglu, A. M., Liu, M., Jackson, V. E., Barnes, D. R., Datta, G., Melbourne, C. A., Young, R., Batini, C., Surendran, P., Jiang, T., Adnan, S. D., Afaq, S., Agrawal, A., Altmaier, E., Antoniou, A. C., Asselbergs, F. W., Baumbach, C., Bierut, L., Bertelsen, S., Boehnke, M. et al. Molecular psychiatry, (2019).  

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Linking Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias Following an Acute Coronary Syndrome to Trajectories of Depression and Anxiety. Sadlonova, M. & Meyer, T. Journal of psychosomatic research, (2019).  

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