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.


Physicians' guideline adherence is associated with long-term heart failure mortality in outpatients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: the QUALIFY international registry. Komajda, M., Schope, J., Wagenpfeil, S., Tavazzi, L., Bohm, M., Ponikowski, P., Anker, S. D., Filippatos, G. S., Cowie, M. R. & Investigators, Q. European journal of heart failure. (2019)

Immunotherapy for Atherosclerosis-Novel Concepts. Steffens, S. & Weber, C. Thrombosis and haemostasis. 119, 515-516, (2019)

Atrial Fibrillation is a Predictor of Poor Physical Capacity 6 Months after Implantation of a Full Magnetically Levitated Left Ventricular Assist Device: An Analysis from ELEVATE. Mirza, K. K., Gustafsson, F., Pya, Y., Shaw, S., Diegeler, A., Netuka, I., Lavee, J., Garbade, J., Morshuis, M., Heatley, J., Saeed, D., Potapov, E. V., Schmitto, J. & Zimpfer, D. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. (2019)

[Digital Cardiology]. Meder, B. & Radke, P. Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift. 144, 447-451, (2019)

Multi-ancestry genome-wide gene-smoking interaction study of 387,272 individuals identifies new loci associated with serum lipids. Bentley, A. R., Sung, Y. J., Brown, M. R., Winkler, T. W., Kraja, A. T., Ntalla, I., Schwander, K., Chasman, D. I., Lim, E., Deng, X., Guo, X., Liu, J., Lu, Y., Cheng, C. Y., Sim, X., Vojinovic, D., Huffman, J. E., Musani, S. K., Li, C., Feitosa, M. F. et al. Nature genetics. 51, 636-648, (2019)

Long-Term Outcome of Patients after Successful LVAD Explant: A EUROMACS Study. Antonides, C., Schoenrath, F., Veen, K., Muslem, R., Netuka, I., Gummert, J., Meyns, B., Ozbaran, M., Schibilsky, D., de By, T. & Caliskan, K. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. (2019)

Gene editing enables T-cell engineering to redirect antigen specificity for potent tumor rejection. Albers, J. J., Ammon, T., Gosmann, D., Audehm, S., Thoene, S., Winter, C., Secci, R., Wolf, A., Stelzl, A., Steiger, K., Ruland, J., Bassermann, F., Kupatt, C., Anton, M. & Krackhardt, A. M. Life science alliance. 2, (2019)


Risk factors for thromboembolic and bleeding events in anticoagulated patients with atrial fibrillation: the prospective, multicentre observational PREvention oF thromboembolic events - European Registry in Atrial Fibrillation (PREFER in AF). Rohla, M., Weiss, T. W., Pecen, L., Patti, G., Siller-Matula, J. M., Schnabel, R. B., Schilling, R., Kotecha, D., Lucerna, M., Huber, K., De Caterina, R. & Kirchhof, P. BMJ open. 9, e022478, (2019)    

Inhibition of the HIF1alpha-Induced Cardiospecific HERNA1 eRNA Protects from Heart Disease. Mirtschink, P., Bischof, C., Pham, M. D., Sharma, R., Khadayate, S., Rossi, G., Fankhauser, N., Traub, S., Sossalla, S., Hagag, E., Berthonneche, C., Sarre, A., Stehr, S. N., Grote, P., Pedrazzini, T., Dimmeler, S., Krek, W. & Krishnan, J. Circulation. (2019)      

Biallelic mutation in MYH7 and MYBPC3 leads to severe cardiomyopathy with left ventricular non-compaction phenotype. Kolokotronis, K., Kuhnisch, J., Klopocki, E., Dartsch, J., Rost, S., Huculak, C., Mearini, G., Stork, S., Carrier, L., Klaassen, S. & Gerull, B. Human mutation. (2019)       

Long noncoding RNA NEAT1 modulates immune cell functions and is suppressed in early onset myocardial infarction patients. Gast, M., Rauch, B., Haghikia, A., Nakagawa, S., Haas, J., Stroux, A., Schmidt, D., Schumann, P., Weiss, S., Jensen, L., Kratzer, A., Kraenkel, N., Muller, C., Bornigen, D., Hirose, T., Blankenberg, S., Escher, F., Kuhl, A., Kuss, A., Meder, B. et al. Cardiovascular research. (2019)        

ANK2 functionally interacts with KCNH2 aggravating long QT syndrome in a double mutation carrier. Gessner, G., Runge, S., Koenen, M., Heinemann, S. H., Koenen, M., Haas, J., Meder, B., Thomas, D., Katus, H. A. & Schweizer, P. A. Biochemical and biophysical research communications. (2019)         

Exercise training in patients with a left ventricular assist device (Ex-VAD): rationale and design of a multicentre, prospective, assessor-blinded, randomized, controlled trial. Bobenko, A., Schoenrath, F., Knierim, J. H., Friede, T., Verheyen, N., Mehra, M. R., Haykowsky, M., Herrmann-Lingen, C., Duvinage, A., Pieske-Kraigher, E., Halle, M., Falk, V., Pieske, B. & Edelmann, F. European journal of heart failure. (2019)           

Feasibility and Acceptability of an Intervention Providing Computer-Generated Tailored Feedback to Target Alcohol Consumption and Depressive Symptoms in Proactively Recruited Health Care Patients and Reactively Recruited Media Volunteers: Results of a Pilot Study. Krause, K., Guertler, D., Moehring, A., Batra, A., Eck, S., Rumpf, H. J., Bischof, G., Lucht, M., Freyer-Adam, J., Ulbricht, S., John, U. & Meyer, C. European addiction research. 25, 119-131, (2019)     

Iron Metabolism, Hepcidin, and Mortality (the Ludwigshafen Risk and Cardiovascular Health Study). Grammer, T. B., Scharnagl, H., Dressel, A., Kleber, M. E., Silbernagel, G., Pilz, S., Tomaschitz, A., Koenig, W., Mueller-Myhsok, B., Marz, W. & Strnad, P. Clinical chemistry. (2019)     

Non-infarcted myocardium bears the weight in CVD. Zhou, H., Zainal, H. & Puntmann, V. O. Aging. 11, 1609-1610, (2019)     

Bone marrow and plasma FGF-23 in heart failure patients: novel insights into the heart-bone axis. von Jeinsen, B., Sopova, K., Palapies, L., Leistner, D. M., Fichtlscherer, S., Seeger, F. H., Honold, J., Dimmeler, S., Assmus, B., Zeiher, A. M. & Keller, T. ESC heart failure. (2019)          

Precarious Symbiosis Between Host and Microbiome in Cardiovascular Health. Bartolomaeus, H., Marko, L., Wilck, N., Luft, F. C., Forslund, S. K. & Muller, D. N. Hypertension. HYPERTENSIONAHA11911786, (2019)     

Relation of IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 with prevalent and incident atrial fibrillation in a population-based study. Busch, M., Kruger, A., Gross, S., Ittermann, T., Friedrich, N., Nauck, M., Dorr, M. & Felix, S. B. Heart rhythm. (2019)     

Mechanical circulatory support with Impella versus intra-aortic balloon pump or medical treatment in cardiogenic shock-a critical appraisal of current data. Wernly, B., Seelmaier, C., Leistner, D., Stahli, B. E., Pretsch, I., Lichtenauer, M., Jung, C., Hoppe, U. C., Landmesser, U., Thiele, H. & Lauten, A. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society. (2019)     

Dissecting hiPSC-CM pacemaker function in a cardiac organoid model. Schulze, M. L., Lemoine, M. D., Fischer, A. W., Scherschel, K., David, R., Riecken, K., Hansen, A., Eschenhagen, T. & Ulmer, B. M. Biomaterials. 206, 133-145, (2019)     

Risen From the Dead: Cardiac Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy as Last Rescue in a Patient with Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation Storm. Scholz, E. P., Seidensaal, K., Naumann, P., Andre, F., Katus, H. A. & Debus, J. Heart Rhythm Case Reports. (2019)         

Biological Cardiac Tissue Effects of High-Energy Heavy Ions - Investigation for Myocardial Ablation. Rapp, F., Simoniello, P., Wiedemann, J., Bahrami, K., Grunebaum, V., Ktitareva, S., Durante, M., Lugenbiel, P., Thomas, D., Lehmann, H. I., Packer, D. L., Graeff, C. & Fournier, C. Scientific reports. 9, 5000, (2019)               

Exosomes for Cardioprotection: Are We Ready for Clinical Translation? Nazari-Shafti, T. Z., Stamm, C., Falk, V. & Emmert, M. Y. European heart journal. 40, 953-956, (2019)    

Inactivation of the tyrosine phosphatase SHP-2 drives vascular dysfunction in Sepsis. Heun, Y., Pircher, J., Czermak, T., Bluem, P., Hupel, G., Bohmer, M., Kraemer, B. F., Pogoda, K., Pfeifer, A., Woernle, M., Ribeiro, A., Hubner, M., Kreth, S., Claus, R. A., Weis, S., Ungelenk, L., Krotz, F., Pohl, U. & Mannell, H. EBioMedicine. (2019)            

Predicting Pulmonary Function Testing from Quantified Computed Tomography Using Machine Learning Algorithms in Patients with COPD. Gawlitza, J., Sturm, T., Spohrer, K., Henzler, T., Akin, I., Schonberg, S., Borggrefe, M., Haubenreisser, H. & Trinkmann, F. Diagnostics. 9, (2019)            

Serum uromodulin is associated with but does not predict type 2 diabetes in elderly KORA F4/FF4 study participants. Then, C., Then, H., Meisinger, C., Heier, M., Peters, A., Koenig, W., Rathmann, W., Scherberich, J. & Seissler, J. The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. (2019)               

Comparable survival in ischemic and nonischemic cardiomyopathy secondary to ventricular tachyarrhythmias and aborted cardiac arrest. Rusnak, J., Behnes, M., Schupp, T., Weiss, C., Nienaber, C., Lang, S., Reiser, L., Bollow, A., Taton, G., Reichelt, T., Ellguth, D., Engelke, N., Ansari, U., El-Battrawy, I., Bertsch, T., Akin, M., Mashayekhi, K., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Coronary artery disease. (2019)     

Angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors in hemodynamic congestion: a meta-analysis of early studies. Jobs, A., Abdin, A., de Waha-Thiele, S., Eitel, I., Thiele, H., de Wit, C. & Vonthein, R. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society. (2019)         

Animal models of arrhythmia: classic electrophysiology to genetically modified large animals. Clauss, S., Bleyer, C., Schuttler, D., Tomsits, P., Renner, S., Klymiuk, N., Wakili, R., Massberg, S., Wolf, E. & Kaab, S. Nature reviews. Cardiology. (2019)     

Exercise training in women with cardiovascular disease: Differential response and barriers - review and perspective. Witvrouwen, I., Van Craenenbroeck, E. M., Abreu, A., Moholdt, T. & Krankel, N. European journal of preventive cardiology. 2047487319838221, (2019)               

Mode-of-action of the PROPELLA concept in fulminant myocarditis. Spillmann, F., Van Linthout, S., Schmidt, G., Klein, O., Hamdani, N., Mairinger, T., Krackhardt, F., Maroski, B., Schlabs, T., Soltani, S., Anker, S., Potapov, E. V., Burkhoff, D., Pieske, B. & Tschope, C. European heart journal. (2019)            

Impact of predictive medicine on therapeutic decision making: a randomized controlled trial in congenital heart disease. Naci, H., Salcher-Konrad, M., Mcguire, A., Berger, F., Kuehne, T., Goubergrits, L., Muthurangu, V., Wilson, B. & Kelm, M. npj Digital Medicine. 2, (2019)               

Cardiac macrotissues-on-a-plate models for phenotypic drug screens. Meyer, T., Tiburcy, M. & Zimmermann, W. H. Advanced drug delivery reviews. (2019)         

Long Non-Coding RNA in Vascular Disease and Aging. Bink, D. I., Lozano-Vidal, N. & Boon, R. A. Non-coding RNA. 5, (2019)     

Signaling pathways involved in vascular smooth muscle cell calcification during hyperphosphatemia. Voelkl, J., Lang, F., Eckardt, K. U., Amann, K., Kuro, O. M., Pasch, A., Pieske, B. & Alesutan, I. Cellular and molecular life sciences : CMLS. (2019)     

Diagnostic Value of Soluble Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator Receptor in Addition to High-Sensitivity Troponin I in Early Diagnosis of Acute Myocardial Infarction. Sorensen, N. A., Donmez, G., Neumann, J. T., Nikorowitsch, J., Rubsamen, N., Blankenberg, S., Westermann, D., Zeller, T. & Karakas, M. Biomolecules. 9, (2019)             

Cardiovascular programming during and after diabetic pregnancy: role of placental dysfunction and IUGR. Langmia, I. M., Kraker, K., Haase, N., Schuette, T., Herse, F. & Dechend, R. Front. Endocrinol. (2019)            

Implantation of hiPSC-derived Cardiac-muscle Patches after Myocardial Injury in a Guinea Pig Model. Castro, L., Geertz, B., Reinsch, M., Aksehirlioglu, B., Hansen, A., Eschenhagen, T., Reichenspurner, H., Weinberger, F. & Pecha, S. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE. (2019)     

Comparing everolimus-based immunosuppression with reduction or withdrawal of calcineurin inhibitor reduction from six months after heart transplantation: the randomized MANDELA study. Barten, M. J., Hirt, S. W., Garbade, J., Bara, C., Doesch, A. O., Knosalla, C., Grinninger, C., Stypmann, J., Sieder, C., Lehmkuhl, H. B., Porstner, M. & Schulz, U. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. (2019)     

Inflammation and fibrosis in murine models of heart failure. Bacmeister, L., Schwarzl, M., Warnke, S., Stoffers, B., Blankenberg, S., Westermann, D. & Lindner, D. Basic research in cardiology. 114, 19, (2019)              

Loss of genomic integrity induced by lysosphingolipid imbalance drives ageing in the heart. Ahuja, G., Bartsch, D., Yao, W., Geissen, S., Frank, S., Aguirre, A., Russ, N., Messling, J. E., Dodzian, J., Lagerborg, K. A., Vargas, N. E., Muck, J. S., Brodesser, S., Baldus, S., Sachinidis, A., Hescheler, J., Dieterich, C., Trifunovic, A., Papantonis, A., Petrascheck, M. et al. EMBO reports. (2019)     

Prediction and prognostic importance of in-hospital major bleeding in a real-world cohort of patients with pulmonary embolism. Kresoja, K. P., Ebner, M., Rogge, N. I. J., Sentler, C., Keller, K., Hobohm, L., Hasenfuss, G., Konstantinides, S. V., Pieske, B. & Lankeit, M. International journal of cardiology. (2019)         

Implementation of an intensified outpatient follow-up protocol improves outcomes in patients with ventricular assist devices. Hamed, S., Schmack, B., Mueller, F., Ehlermann, P., Hittmann, D., Ruhparwar, A., Katus, H. A., Raake, P. W. & Kreusser, M. M. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society. (2019)           

Long-term follow-up of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in Short QT syndrome. El-Battrawy, I., Besler, J., Ansari, U., Liebe, V., Schimpf, R., Tulumen, E., Rudic, B., Lang, S., Odening, K., Cyganek, L., Wolpert, C., Zhou, X., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society. (2019)           

Bioresorbable vascular scaffolds for percutaneous treatment of chronic total coronary occlusions: a meta-analysis. Polimeni, A., Anadol, R., Munzel, T., Geyer, M., De Rosa, S., Indolfi, C. & Gori, T. BMC cardiovascular disorders. 19, 59, (2019)     

Heart Repair With Myocytes. Eschenhagen, T. & Weinberger, F. Circulation research. 124, 843-845, (2019)     

The diagnostic performance of renal function-adjusted D-dimer testing in individuals suspected of venous thromboembolism. Ten Cate, V., Nagler, M., Panova-Noeva, M., Eggebrecht, L., Arnold, N., Lamparter, H., Hermanns, M. I., Ten Cate, H., Prins, M. H., Espinola-Klein, C., Munzel, T., Lackner, K. J., Wild, P. S. & Prochaska, J. H. Haematologica. (2019)     

Somatic symptom load in men and women from middle to high age in the Gutenberg Health Study - association with psychosocial and somatic factors. Beutel, M. E., Wiltink, J., Ghaemi Kerahrodi, J., Tibubos, A. N., Brahler, E., Schulz, A., Wild, P., Munzel, T., Lackner, K., Konig, J., Pfeiffer, N., Michal, M. & Henning, M. Scientific reports. 9, 4610, (2019)     

Do outcomes following intervention for drug-eluting stent restenosis depend on whether the restenosed stent was polymer-free or polymer-coated? Harada, Y., Schneider, S., Colleran, R., Rai, H., Bohner, J., Kuna, C., Kufner, S., Giacoppo, D., Schupke, S., Joner, M., Ibrahim, T., Laugwitz, K. L., Kastrati, A. & Byrne, R. A. Revista espanola de cardiologia. (2019)     

Novel biomarkers in heart failure and cardio-oncology. Anker, M. S., von Haehling, S. & Anker, S. D. Kardiologia polska. 77, 329-330, (2019)              

Visualization of Intensity Levels to Reduce the Gap Between Self-Reported and Directly Measured Physical Activity. Voigt, L., Ullrich, A., Siewert-Markus, U., Dorr, M., John, U. & Ulbricht, S. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE. (2019)     

Clinical characteristics of hospitalized heart failure patients with preserved, mid-range, and reduced ejection fractions in Japan. Shiga, T., Suzuki, A., Haruta, S., Mori, F., Ota, Y., Yagi, M., Oka, T., Tanaka, H., Murasaki, S., Yamauchi, T., Katoh, J., Hattori, H., Kikuchi, N., Watanabe, E., Yamada, Y., Haruki, S., Kogure, T., Suzuki, T., Uetsuka, Y., Hagiwara, N. et al. ESC heart failure. (2019)     

Association of Chemerin Plasma Concentration With Risk of Colorectal Cancer. Eichelmann, F., Schulze, M. B., Wittenbecher, C., Menzel, J., Weikert, C., di Giuseppe, R., Biemann, R., Isermann, B., Fritsche, A., Boeing, H. & Aleksandrova, K. JAMA network open. 2, e190896, (2019)     

HDAC (Histone Deacetylase) Inhibitor Valproic Acid Attenuates Atrial Remodeling and Delays the Onset of Atrial Fibrillation in Mice. Scholz, B., Schulte, J. S., Hamer, S., Himmler, K., Pluteanu, F., Seidl, M. D., Stein, J., Wardelmann, E., Hammer, E., Volker, U. & Muller, F. U. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology. 12, e007071, (2019)    

Heart Repair With Myocytes. Eschenhagen, T. & Weinberger, F. Circulation research. 124, 843-845, (2019)     

Designing meaningful outcome parameters using mobile technology: a new mobile application for telemonitoring of patients with heart failure. Werhahn, S. M., Dathe, H., Rottmann, T., Franke, T., Vahdat, D., Hasenfuss, G. & Seidler, T. ESC heart failure. (2019)     

The RNA-Protein Interactome of Differentiated Kidney Tubular Epithelial Cells. Ignarski, M., Rill, C., Kaiser, R. W. J., Kaldirim, M., Neuhaus, R., Esmaillie, R., Li, X., Klein, C., Bohl, K., Petersen, M., Frese, C. K., Hohne, M., Atanassov, I., Rinschen, M. M., Hopker, K., Schermer, B., Benzing, T., Dieterich, C., Fabretti, F. & Muller, R. U. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN. (2019)     

Development and validation of a measurement system for continuously monitoring postoperative reservoir levels. Eichhorn, S., Reisinger, T., Bohm, J., Voss, S., Doppler, S., Lange, R. & Krane, M. Australasian physical & engineering sciences in medicine. (2019)     

The antiobese effect of AT1 receptor blockade is augmented in mice lacking Mas. Dapper, C., Schuster, F., Stolting, I., Vogt, F., Castro, E. S. L. A., Alenina, N., Bader, M. & Raasch, W. Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's archives of pharmacology. (2019)     

Cardiovascular disease burden from ambient air pollution in Europe reassessed using novel hazard ratio functions. Lelieveld, J., Klingmuller, K., Pozzer, A., Poschl, U., Fnais, M., Daiber, A. & Munzel, T. European heart journal. (2019)     

Uncommon cause of progressive dyspnoea 12 years after coronary artery bypass surgery. Grabher, F., Hamm, W., Massberg, S. & Orban, M. European heart journal. (2019)         

Association of growth differentiation factor 15 with other key biomarkers, functional parameters and mortality in community-dwelling older adults. Rothenbacher, D., Dallmeier, D., Christow, H., Koenig, W., Denkinger, M., Klenk, J. & Acti, F. E. s. g. Age and ageing. (2019)         

Endogenous advanced glycation end products in pancreatic islets after short-term carbohydrate intervention in obese, diabetes-prone mice. Kehm, R., Ruckriemen, J., Weber, D., Deubel, S., Grune, T. & Hohn, A. Nutrition & diabetes. 9, 9, (2019)     

Thrombus aspiration in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction presenting late after symptom onset: long-term clinical outcome of a randomized trial. Freund, A., Schock, S., Stiermaier, T., de Waha-Thiele, S., Eitel, I., Lurz, P., Thiele, H. & Desch, S. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society. (2019)           

Temporal variations in the triggering of myocardial infarction by air temperature in Augsburg, Germany, 1987-2014. Chen, K., Breitner, S., Wolf, K., Hampel, R., Meisinger, C., Heier, M., von Scheidt, W., Kuch, B., Peters, A., Schneider, A. & Group, K. S. European heart journal. (2019)              

Differential associations between psychosocial stress and obesity among Ghanaians in Europe and in Ghana: findings from the RODAM study. Baratin, C., Beune, E., van Schalkwijk, D., Meeks, K., Smeeth, L., Addo, J., de-Graft Aikins, A., Owusu-Dabo, E., Bahendeka, S., Mockenhaupt, F. P., Danquah, I., Schulze, M. B., Spranger, J., Boateng, D., Klipstein-Grobusch, K., Stronks, K. & Agyemang, C. Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology. (2019)         

Effect on Outcomes: Infections Complicating Percutaneous Coronary Interventions in Patients ≥80 years of age. Leistner, D. M., Munch, C., Steiner, J., Lauten, A., Landmesser, U. & Stahli, B. E. (2019)              

Developmental Outcome in Infants with Cardiovascular Disease After Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: A Pilot Study. Ferentzi, H., Pfitzer, C., Rosenthal, L. M., Berger, F., Schmitt, K. R. L. & Kramer, P. Journal of clinical psychology in medical settings. (2019)     

Multi-state models of transitions in depression and anxiety symptom severity and cardiovascular events in patients with coronary heart disease. Meyer, M. L., Lin, F. C., Jaensch, A., Mons, U., Hahmann, H., Koenig, W., Brenner, H. & Rothenbacher, D. PloS one. 14, e0213334, (2019)    

Human Anti-fungal Th17 Immunity and Pathology Rely on Cross-Reactivity against Candida albicans. Bacher, P., Hohnstein, T., Beerbaum, E., Rocker, M., Blango, M. G., Kaufmann, S., Rohmel, J., Eschenhagen, P., Grehn, C., Seidel, K., Rickerts, V., Lozza, L., Stervbo, U., Nienen, M., Babel, N., Milleck, J., Assenmacher, M., Cornely, O. A., Ziegler, M., Wisplinghoff, H. et al. Cell. 176, 1340-1355 e1315, (2019)        

Bio-adrenomedullin as a marker of congestion in patients with new-onset and worsening heart failure. Ter Maaten, J. M., Kremer, D., Demissei, B. G., Struck, J., Bergmann, A., Anker, S. D., Ng, L. L., Dickstein, K., Metra, M., Samani, N. J., Romaine, S. P. R., Cleland, J., Girerd, N., Lang, C. C., van Veldhuisen, D. J. & Voors, A. A. European journal of heart failure. (2019)     

Assessing the causal association of glycine with risk of cardio-metabolic diseases. Wittemans, L. B. L., Lotta, L. A., Oliver-Williams, C., Stewart, I. D., Surendran, P., Karthikeyan, S., Day, F. R., Koulman, A., Imamura, F., Zeng, L., Erdmann, J., Schunkert, H., Khaw, K. T., Griffin, J. L., Forouhi, N. G., Scott, R. A., Wood, A. M., Burgess, S., Howson, J. M. M., Danesh, J. et al. Nature communications. 10, 1060, (2019)        

Is lipoprotein(a) a risk factor for ischemic stroke and venous thromboembolism? Nave, A. H. & von Eckardstein, A. Clinical research in cardiology supplements. (2019)       

Strain-encoded cardiac magnetic resonance imaging: a new approach for fast estimation of left ventricular function. Lapinskas, T., Zieschang, V., Erley, J., Stoiber, L., Schnackenburg, B., Stehning, C., Gebker, R., Patel, A. R., Kawaji, K., Steen, H., Zaliunas, R., Backhaus, S. J., Schuster, A., Makowski, M., Giusca, S., Korosoglou, G., Pieske, B. & Kelle, S. BMC cardiovascular disorders. 19, 52, (2019)        

Letter by El-Battrawy et al Regarding Article, "Clinical Presentation and Outcome in a Contemporary Cohort of Patients With Acute Myocarditis". El-Battrawy, I., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Circulation. 139, 1344-1345, (2019)     

Anti-beta 1-Adrenoreceptor auto-Antibodies in elderly heart failure patients. Trippel, T. D., Mueller, D. N., Obradovic, D., Edelmann, F., Tahirovic, E., Wilck, N., Riemekasten, G., Dragun, D., Busjahn, A., Heidecke, H., Junker, J., Pieske, B., Dungen, H. D. & Dechend, R. Frontiers in bioscience. 24, 1037-1049, (2019)           

LDL triglycerides, hepatic lipase activity, and coronary artery disease: An epidemiologic and Mendelian randomization study. Silbernagel, G., Scharnagl, H., Kleber, M. E., Delgado, G., Stojakovic, T., Laaksonen, R., Erdmann, J., Rankinen, T., Bouchard, C., Landmesser, U., Schunkert, H., Marz, W. & Grammer, T. B. Atherosclerosis. 282, 37-44, (2019)     

[Suspected acute decompensated heart failure]. Schmidt, G., Spillmann, F. & Tschope, C. MMW Fortschritte der Medizin. 161, 38-41, (2019)        

[Therapy of Hypercholesterolemia in Primary Prevention]. Sanin, V. & Koenig, W. Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift. 144, 322-328, (2019)     

The histone demethylase PHF8 facilitates alternative splicing of the histocompatibility antigen HLA-G. Leisegang, M. S., Gu, L., Preussner, J., Gunther, S., Hitzel, J., Ratiu, C., Weigert, A., Chen, W., Schwarz, E. C., Looso, M., Fork, C. & Brandes, R. P. FEBS letters. 593, 487-498, (2019)      

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Chemokines as Therapeutic Targets in Cardiovascular Disease. Noels, H., Weber, C. & Koenen, R. R. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology. ATVBAHA118312037, (2019)               

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Prognostic Impact of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Receptor Blockers on Recurrent Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias and ICD Therapies. Schupp, T., Behnes, M., Weiss, C., Nienaber, C., Lang, S., Reiser, L., Bollow, A., Taton, G., Reichelt, T., Ellguth, D., Engelke, N., Bertsch, T., Akin, M., Mashayekhi, K., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology. (2019)            

Therapeutic Targeting of Neutrophil Extracellular Traps in Atherogenic Inflammation. Van Avondt, K., Maegdefessel, L. & Soehnlein, O. Thrombosis and haemostasis. (2019)         

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Making Sense of Inhibiting Nonsense in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Carrier, L. Circulation. 139, 812-814, (2019)     

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New treatments for hyperkalaemia: clinical use in cardiology. Vijayakumar, S., Butler, J. & Anker, S. D. European heart journal supplements : journal of the European Society of Cardiology. 21, A41-A47, (2019)  

Impact of Discharge Location After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement on 1-Year Outcomes in Women: Results From the WIN-TAVI Registry. Mehilli, J., Chandrasekhar, J., Sartori, S., Chieffo, A., Petronio, A. S., Lefevre, T., Presbitero, P., Capranzano, P., Tchetche, D., Iadanza, A., Sardella, G., Van Mieghem, N. M., Meliga, E., Dumonteil, N., Fraccaro, C., Trabattoni, D., Jochheim, D., Zadrozny, M., Mikhail, G. W., Sharma, S. et al. The Canadian journal of cardiology. 35, 199-207, (2019)     

miR-29b Mediates the Chronic Inflammatory Response in Radiotherapy-Induced Vascular Disease. Eken, S. M., Christersdottir, T., Winski, G., Sangsuwan, T., Jin, H., Chernogubova, E., Pirault, J., Sun, C., Simon, N., Winter, H., Backlund, A., Haghdoost, S., Hansson, G. K., Halle, M. & Maegdefessel, L. JACC. Basic to translational science. 4, 72-82, (2019)     

The WATCH AF Trial: SmartWATCHes for Detection of Atrial Fibrillation. Dorr, M., Nohturfft, V., Brasier, N., Bosshard, E., Djurdjevic, A., Gross, S., Raichle, C. J., Rhinisperger, M., Stockli, R. & Eckstein, J. JACC. Clinical electrophysiology. 5, 199-208, (2019) 

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