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Platelet-Enriched Micrornas and Cardiovascular Homeostasis. Elgheznawy, A. & Fleming, I. Antioxidants & redox signaling, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28793796

Coi1 Is a Novel Assembly Factor of the Yeast Complex Iii-Complex Iv Supercomplex. Singhal, R. K., Kruse, C., Heidler, J., Strecker, V., Zwicker, K., Dusterwald, L., Westermann, B., Herrmann, J. M., Wittig, I. & Rapaport, D. Molecular biology of the cell, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28794267

[Dyslipidemias : Diagnostics and Management]. Sinning, D. & Landmesser, U. Herz, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28791432

Hypoxia Impairs Agonist-Induced Integrin Alphaiibbeta3 Activation and Platelet Aggregation. Kiouptsi, K., Gambaryan, S., Walter, E., Walter, U., Jurk, K. & Reinhardt, C. Scientific reports 7, 7621, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28790378

Response by Ellingsen Et Al to Letters Regarding Article, "High-Intensity Interval Training in Patients with Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction". Ellingsen, O., Halle, M., Prescott, E. & Linke, A. Circulation 136, 611-612, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28784833

Transcriptome-Wide Analysis Identifies Novel Associations with Blood Pressure. Zeller, T., Schurmann, C., Schramm, K., Muller, C., Kwon, S., Wild, P. S., Teumer, A., Herrington, D., Schillert, A., Iacoviello, L., Kratzer, A., Jagodzinski, A., Karakas, M., Ding, J., Neumann, J. T., Kuulasmaa, K., Gieger, C., Kacprowski, T., Schnabel, R. B., Roden, M. et al. Hypertension, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28784648

Immunological Properties of Murine Parthenogenetic Stem Cells and Their Differentiation Products. Johannsen, H., Muppala, V., Groschel, C., Monecke, S., Elsner, L., Didie, M., Zimmermann, W. H. & Dressel, R. Front Immunol, (2017). http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fimmu.2017.00924/full

Predictors of Cerebrovascular Events at Mid-Term after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation - Results from Every-Tavi Registry. Jochheim, D., Zadrozny, M., Ricard, I., Sadry, T. M., Theiss, H., Baquet, M., Schwarz, F., Bauer, A., Khandoga, A., Sadoni, S., Pichlmaier, M., Hausleiter, J., Hagl, C., Massberg, S. & Mehilli, J. International journal of cardiology 244, 106-111, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28784441

Targeting Supraventricular Ectopic Complexes: Which Approach Should Be Used and How Does It Affect Atrial Fibrillation? Heijman, J., Dobrev, D. & Crijns, H. International journal of cardiology 244, 202-203, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28784443

New Q(Ues) to Keep Blood Vessels Growing. Andrade, J. & Potente, M. The EMBO journal, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28778957

Gdf-15 Predicts Cardiovascular Events in Acute Chest Pain Patients. Tzikas, S., Palapies, L., Bakogiannis, C., Zeller, T., Sinning, C., Baldus, S., Bickel, C., Vassilikos, V., Lackner, K. J., Zeiher, A., Munzel, T., Blankenberg, S. & Keller, T. PloS one 12, e0182314, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28771550

Lower Limit of Normality and Clinical Relevance of Left Ventricular Early Diastolic Strain Rate for the Detection of Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction. Morris, A. D., Takeuchi, M., Nakatani, S., Otsuji, Y., Belyavskiy, E., Kumar, A., Frydas, A., Kropf, M., Kraft, R., Osmanoglou, E., Krisper, M., Kohncke, C., Boldt, L.-H., Haverkamp, W., Tschope, C., Edelmann, F., Pieske, B. & Pieske-Kraigher, E. European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging, (2017). https://academic.oup.com/ehjcimaging/article-abstract/doi/10.1093/ehjci/jex185/4061517/Lower-limit-of-normality-and-clinical-relevance-of?redirectedFrom=fulltext

The Cardiac Microenvironment Uses Non-Canonical Wnt Signaling to Activate Monocytes after Myocardial Infarction. Meyer, I. S., Jungmann, A., Dieterich, C., Zhang, M., Lasitschka, F., Werkmeister, S., Haas, J., Muller, O. J., Boutros, M., Nahrendorf, M., Katus, H. A., Hardt, S. E. & Leuschner, F. EMBO molecular medicine, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28774883

Frequency of Exercise-Induced St-T-Segment Deviations and Cardiac Arrhythmias in Recreational Endurance Athletes During a Marathon Race: Results of the Prospective Observational Berlin Beat of Running Study. Herm, J., Topper, A., Wutzler, A., Kunze, C., Krull, M., Brechtel, L., Lock, J., Fiebach, J. B., Heuschmann, P. U., Haverkamp, W., Endres, M., Jungehulsing, G. J. & Haeusler, K. G. BMJ open 7, e015798, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28775185

Fast and Fully Automatic Left Ventricular Segmentation and Tracking in Echocardiography Using Shape-Based B-Spline Explicit Active Surfaces. Pedrosa, J., Queiros, S., Bernard, O., Engvall, J., Edvardsen, T., Nagel, E. & Dhooge, J. IEEE transactions on medical imaging, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28783626

Uncommon Cause of Dyspnoea after Percutaneous Closure of the Left Atrial Appendage Orban, M., Brunner, S., Massberg, S. & Bauer, A. European heart journal, (2017). https://academic.oup.com/eurheartj/article-abstract/doi/10.1093/eurheartj/ehx451/4057503/Uncommon-cause-of-dyspnoea-after-percutaneous?redirectedFrom=fulltext

Adenosine-to-Inosine Rna Editing in Health and Disease. Gatsiou, A., Vlachogiannis, N., Lunella, F. F., Sachse, M. & Stellos, K. Antioxidants & redox signaling, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28762759

Standardized Minimalistic Transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (Tavr) Using the Sapien 3 Device: Stepwise Description, Feasibility, and Safety from a Large Consecutive Single-Center Single-Operator Cohort. Frangieh, A. H., Ott, I., Michel, J., Shivaraju, A., Joner, M., Mayr, N. P., Hengstenberg, C., Husser, O., Pellegrini, C., Schunkert, H., Kastrati, A. & Kasel, A. M. Structural Heart, (2017). http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/24748706.2017.1358832?scroll=top&needAccess=true

Opinion Paper: Data Provenance Challenges in Biomedical Research. Baum, B., Bauer, C. R., Franke, T., Kusch, H., Parciak, M., Rottmann, T., Umbach, N. & Sax, U. Information Technology, (2017). https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/itit.ahead-of-print/itit-2016-0031/itit-2016-0031.xml

Response by Von Roeder Et Al to Letter Regarding Article, "Influence of Left Atrial Function on Exercise Capacity and Left Ventricular Function in Patients with Heart Failure and Preserved Ejection Fraction". von Roeder, M., Rommel, K. P., Kowallick, J. T., Blazek, S., Besler, C., Fengler, K., Lotz, J., Hasenfuss, G., Lucke, C., Gutberlet, M., Schuler, G., Schuster, A. & Lurz, P. Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging 10, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28790126


G Protein-Coupled Receptor Kinase 2 Promotes Cardiac Hypertrophy. Schlegel, P., Reinkober, J., Meinhardt, E., Tscheschner, H., Gao, E., Schumacher, S. M., Yuan, A., Backs, J., Most, P., Wieland, T., Koch, W. J., Katus, H. A. & Raake, P. W. PloS one 12, e0182110, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28759639  

Wasting Away: How to Treat Cachexia and Muscle Wasting in Chronic Disease? von Haehling, S. British journal of clinical pharmacology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28755533  

The Atrial Appendage as a Suitable Source to Generate Cardiac-Derived Adherent Proliferating Cells for Regenerative Cell-Based Therapies. Detert, S., Stamm, C., Beez, C., Diedrichs, F., Ringe, J., Van Linthout, S., Seifert, M., Tschope, C., Sittinger, M. & Haag, M. Journal of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28752609  

Relationship between Microvascular Obstruction and Adverse Events Following Primary Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for St-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: An Individual Patient Data Pooled Analysis from Seven Randomized Trials. De Waha, S., Patel, M. R., Granger, C. B., Ohman, E. M., Maehara, A., Eitel, I., Ben-Yehuda, O., Jenkins, P., Thiele, H. & Stone, G. W. European heart journal, (2017). https://academic.oup.com/eurheartj/article-abstract/doi/10.1093/eurheartj/ehx414/4055902/Relationship-between-microvascular-obstruction-and?redirectedFrom=fulltext  

Sips as a Model to Study Age-Related Changes in Proteolysis and Aggregate Formation. Ott, C., Jung, T., Grune, T. & Hohn, A. Mechanisms of ageing and development, (2017). www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28755850

Endovascular Treatment for Steno-Occlusive Iliac Artery Disease: Safety and Long-Term Outcome. Muller, A. M., Langwieser, N., Bradaric, C., Haller, B., Fusaro, M., Ott, I., von Beckerath, N., Kastrati, A., Laugwitz, K. L. & Ibrahim, T. Angiology, 3319717720052, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28747061  

Validation of the Dapt Score in Patients Randomized to 6 or 12 Months Clopidogrel after Predominantly Second-Generation Drug-Eluting Stents. Harada, Y., Michel, J., Lohaus, R., Mayer, K., Emmer, R., Lahmann, A. L., Colleran, R., Giacoppo, D., Wolk, A., Ten Berg, J. M., Neumann, F. J., Han, Y., Adriaenssens, T., Tolg, R., Seyfarth, M., Maeng, M., Zrenner, B., Jacobshagen, C., Wohrle, J., Kufner, S. et al. Thrombosis and haemostasis 117, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28783201  

Myocardial Tissue Engineering for Regenerative Applications. Fujita, B. & Zimmermann, W. H. Current cardiology reports 19, 78, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28752277  

Adpase Cd39 Fused to Glycoprotein Vi-Fc Boosts Local Antithrombotic Effects at Vascular Lesions. Degen, H., Borst, O., Ziegler, M., Mojica Munoz, A. K., Jamasbi, J., Walker, B., Gobel, S., Fassbender, J., Adler, K., Brandl, R., Munch, G., Lorenz, R., Siess, W., Gawaz, M. & Ungerer, M. Journal of the American Heart Association 6, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28751543  

Myocardial Tissue Characterization by Contrast-Enhanced Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Subjects with Prediabetes, Diabetes, and Normal Controls with Preserved Ejection Fraction from the General Population Storz, C., Hetterich, H., Lorbeer, R., Heber, S. D., Schafnitzel, A., Patscheider, H., Auweter, S., Zitzelsberger, T., Rathmann, W., Nikolaou, K., Reiser, M., Schlett, C. L., von Knobelsdorff-Brenkenhoff, F., Peters, A., Schulz-Menger, J. & Bamberg, F. European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging, (2017). https://academic.oup.com/ehjcimaging/article-abstract/doi/10.1093/ehjci/jex190/4037489/Myocardial-tissue-characterization-by-contrast?redirectedFrom=fulltext  

Urinary Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin and Cystatin C Compared to the Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate to Predict Risk in Patients with Suspected Acute Myocardial Infarction. von Jeinsen, B., Kraus, D., Palapies, L., Tzikas, S., Zeller, T., Schauer, A., Drechsler, C., Bickel, C., Baldus, S., Lackner, K. J., Munzel, T., Blankenberg, S., Zeiher, A. M. & Keller, T. International journal of cardiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28778467  

Paracrine Effects of the Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Myocytes Salvage the Injured Myocardium. Tachibana, A., Santoso, M. R., Mahmoudi, M., Shukla, P., Wang, L., Bennett, M., Goldstone, A. B., Wang, M., Fukushi, M., Ebert, A., Woo, Y. J., Rulifson, E. & Yang, P. C. Circulation research, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28743804  

Response to the Letter to the Editor: Mortality Risk of Elevated Alkaline Phosphatase in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Ndrepepa, G. & Kastrati, A. Clinical biochemistry, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28754331  

A Forceful Connection: Mechanoregulation of Oncogenic Yap. Bottcher, R. T., Sun, Z. & Fassler, R. The EMBO journal, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28724528  

Psychiatric Disease among Patients with Takotsubo Syndrome. El-Battrawy, I., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Psychosomatics, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28778666

Preferential Microrna Targeting Revealed by in Vivo Competitive Binding and Differential Argonaute Immunoprecipitation. Werfel, S., Leierseder, S., Ruprecht, B., Kuster, B. & Engelhardt, S. Nucleic acids research, (2017). https://academic.oup.com/nar/article/doi/10.1093/nar/gkx640/4037351/Preferential-microRNA-targeting-revealed-by-in   

Detection and Characterization of Intermittent Complexity Variations in Cardiac Arrhythmia. Schlemmer, A., Baig, T., Luther, S. & Parlitz, U. Physiological measurement 38, 1561-1575, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28746052  

Efficient Killing of Murine Pluripotent Stem Cells by Natural Killer (Nk) Cells Requires Activation by Cytokines and Partly Depends on the Activating Nk Receptor Nkg2d. Groschel, C., Hubscher, D., Nolte, J., Monecke, S., Sasse, A., Elsner, L., Paulus, W., Trenkwalder, C., Polic, B., Mansouri, A., Guan, K. & Dressel, R. Front Immunol, (2017). http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fimmu.2017.00870/full  

[Prognostic Importance of Bystander Efforts in out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest]. de Waha, S., Desch, S., Eitel, I., Grasner, J. T., Jakisch, B. & Thiele, H. Medizinische Klinik, Intensivmedizin und Notfallmedizin, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28748280  

Isar-Pebis (Paclitaxel-Eluting Balloon Versus Conventional Balloon Angioplasty for in-Stent Restenosis of Superficial Femoral Artery): A Randomized Trial. Ott, I., Cassese, S., Groha, P., Steppich, B., Voll, F., Hadamitzky, M., Ibrahim, T., Kufner, S., Dewitz, K., Wittmann, T., Kasel, A. M., Laugwitz, K. L., Schunkert, H., Kastrati, A. & Fusaro, M. Journal of the American Heart Association 6, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28743787  

Novel Blood Pressure Locus and Gene Discovery Using Genome-Wide Association Study and Expression Data Sets from Blood and the Kidney. Wain, L. V., Vaez, A., Jansen, R., Joehanes, R., van der Most, P. J., Erzurumluoglu, A. M., O'Reilly, P. F., Cabrera, C. P., Warren, H. R., Rose, L. M., Verwoert, G. C., Hottenga, J. J., Strawbridge, R. J., Esko, T., Arking, D. E., Hwang, S. J., Guo, X., Kutalik, Z., Trompet, S., Shrine, N. et al. Hypertension, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28739976  

Incremental Benefit of Late Gadolinium Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Risk Stratification in Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Doesch, C., Tulumen, E., Akin, I., Rudic, B., Kuschyk, J., El-Battrawy, I., Becher, T., Budjan, J., Smakic, A., Schoenberg, S. O., Borggrefe, M. & Papavassiliu, T. Scientific reports 7, 6336, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28740148  

Relation between Arterial Stiffness and Markers of Inflammation and Hemostasis - Data from the Population-Based Gutenberg Health Study. Arnold, N., Gori, T., Schnabel, R. B., Schulz, A., Prochaska, J. H., Zeller, T., Binder, H., Pfeiffer, N., Beutel, M., Espinola-Klein, C., Lackner, K. J., Blankenberg, S., Munzel, T. & Wild, P. S. Scientific reports 7, 6346, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28740206  

Role of Triggers and Substrate in Heart Failure Based Atrial Fibrillation: Is Pulmonary Vein Isolation Still the Cornerstone of Atrial Fibrillation Therapy? Wakili, R. & Dobrev, D. International journal of cardiology 243, 276-278, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28747031  

Dynamic Balance of Platelet Reactivity in Atrial Fibrillation Partially Unravelled. Fender, A. C. & Dobrev, D. International journal of cardiology 243, 272-273, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28747029  

Multimodal Regulation of Cardiac Myocyte Proliferation. Yuan, X. & Braun, T. Circulation research 121, 293-309, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28729454  

My Transition from a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the United States to Junior Faculty in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities. Leuschner, F. Circulation research 121, 206-207, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28729450  

Two Pumps for Single Ventricle: Mechanical Support for Establishment of Biventricular Circulation. Ovroutski, S., Miera, O., Krabatsch, T., Berger, F., Photiadis, J. & Potapov, E. The Annals of thoracic surgery 104, e143-e145, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28734437  

Genetic Variants Including Markers from the Exome Chip and Metabolite Traits of Type 2 Diabetes. Jager, S., Wahl, S., Kroger, J., Sharma, S., Hoffmann, P., Floegel, A., Pischon, T., Prehn, C., Adamski, J., Muller-Nurasyid, M., Waldenberger, M., Strauch, K., Peters, A., Gieger, C., Suhre, K., Grallert, H., Boeing, H., Schulze, M. B. & Meidtner, K. Scientific reports 7, 6037, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28729637  

Associations between Specific Redox Biomarkers and Age in a Large European Cohort: The Mark-Age Project. Weber, D., Stuetz, W., Toussaint, O., Debacq-Chainiaux, F., Dolle, M. E. T., Jansen, E., Gonos, E. S., Franceschi, C., Sikora, E., Hervonen, A., Breusing, N., Sindlinger, T., Moreno-Villanueva, M., Burkle, A. & Grune, T. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, (2017). https://www.hindawi.com/journals/omcl/2017/1401452/abs/  

Early Myocardial Edema after Acute Myocardial Infarction Is Stable and Not Bimodal in Humans - Evidence from a Large Cmr Multicenter Study. Stiermaier, T., Thiele, H. & Eitel, I. International journal of cardiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28733072  

Prevalence and Prognostic Relevance of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with Takotsubo Syndrome. Stiermaier, T., Santoro, F., Eitel, C., Graf, T., Moller, C., Tarantino, N., Guastafierro, F., Di Biase, M., Thiele, H., Brunetti, N. D. & Eitel, I. International journal of cardiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28743481  

Data Privacy Management and Data Quality Monitoring in the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research's Multicentre Translational Registry for Cardiomyopathies (Dzhk-Torch). Schwaneberg, T., Weitmann, K., Dosch, A., Seyler, C., Bahls, T., Geidel, L., Stahl, D., Lee, M., Kraus, M., Katus, H. A. & Hoffmann, W. ESC heart failure, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28742243  

Associations between Tooth Loss and Prognostic Biomarkers and the Risk for Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Stable Coronary Heart Disease. Vedin, O., Hagstrom, E., Ostlund, O., Avezum, A., Budaj, A., Flather, M. D., Harrington, R. A., Koenig, W., Soffer, J., Siegbahn, A., Steg, P. G., Stewart, R. A. H., Wallentin, L., White, H. D., Held, C. & Investigators, S. International journal of cardiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28735759  

The Cardiac Z-Disc Protein Cefip Regulates Cardiomyocyte Hypertrophy by Modulating Calcineurin Signaling. Dierck, F., Kuhn, C., Rohr, C., Hille, S., Braune, J., Sossalla, S., Molt, S., van der Ven, P. F. M., Furst, D. O. & Frey, N. The Journal of biological chemistry, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28717008

Steerable Induction of the Thymosin Ss4/Mrtf-a Pathway Via Aav-Based Overexpression Induces Therapeutic Neovascularization. Ziegler, T., Kraus, M., Husada, W., Gesenhues, F., Jiang, Q., Pinkenburg, O., Trenkwalder, T., Laugwitz, K. L., le Noble, F., Weber, C., Kupatt, C. & Hinkel, R. Human gene therapy, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28726522

The Moge(S) Classification for Cardiomyopathies: Current Status and Future Outlook. Westphal, J. G., Rigopoulos, A. G., Bakogiannis, C., Ludwig, S. E., Mavrogeni, S., Bigalke, B., Doenst, T., Pauschinger, M., Tschope, C., Schulze, P. C. & Noutsias, M. Heart failure reviews, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28721466  

Prominent Differences in Left Ventricular Performance and Myocardial Properties between Right Ventricular and Left Ventricular-Based Pacing Modes in Rats. Mulla, W., Etzion, S., Elyagon, S., Gillis, R., Murninkas, M., Konstantino, Y., Mannhardt, I., Eschenhagen, T., Liel-Cohen, N. & Etzion, Y. Scientific reports 7, 5931, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28725029  

Changing Prevalence of Severe Congenital Heart Disease: Results from the National Register for Congenital Heart Defects in Germany. Pfitzer, C., Helm, P. C., Ferentzi, H., Rosenthal, L. M., Bauer, U. M. M., Berger, F. & Schmitt, K. R. L. Congenital heart disease, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28719142  

Optical Coherence Tomography Findings in Patients with Coronary Stent Thrombosis: A Report of the Prevention of Late Stent Thrombosis by an Interdisciplinary Global European Effort (Prestige) Consortium. Adriaenssens, T., Joner, M., Godschalk, T., Malik, N., Alfonso, F., Xhepa, E., De Cock, D., Komukai, K., Tada, T., Cuesta, J., Sirbu, V., Feldman, L. J., Neumann, F. J., Goodall, A. H., Heestermans, T., Buysschaert, I., Hlinomaz, O., Belmans, A., Desmet, W., Ten Berg, J. M. et al. Circulation, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28720725  

Nebivolol Desensitizes Myofilaments of a Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Mouse Model. Stucker, S., Kresin, N., Carrier, L. & Friedrich, F. W. Front. Physiol., (2017). http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fphys.2017.00558/abstract  

Association Analyses Based on False Discovery Rate Implicate New Loci for Coronary Artery Disease. Nelson, C. P., Goel, A., Butterworth, A. S., Kanoni, S., Webb, T. R., Marouli, E., Zeng, L., Ntalla, I., Lai, F. Y., Hopewell, J. C., Giannakopoulou, O., Jiang, T., Hamby, S. E., Di Angelantonio, E., Assimes, T. L., Bottinger, E. P., Chambers, J. C., Clarke, R., Palmer, C. N. A., Cubbon, R. M. et al. Nature genetics, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28714975  

[Current Developments in Telemedicine : Expectations, Disappointments and Hopes]. Meyer, T., Tschope, C., Kherad, B. & Noutsias, M. Herz, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28717825  

Cardiac Muscle Wasting in Individuals with Cancer Cachexia. Barkhudaryan, A., Scherbakov, N., Springer, J. & Doehner, W. ESC heart failure, (2017). http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ehf2.12184/full  

Coronary Artery Disease Associated Gene Phactr1 Modulates Severity of Vascular Calcification in Vitro. Aherrahrou, R., Aherrahrou, Z., Schunkert, H. & Erdmann, J. Biochemical and biophysical research communications, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28720499  

Human Ipsc-Derived Cardiomyocytes Cultured in 3d Engineered Heart Tissue Show Physiological Upstroke Velocity and Sodium Current Density. Lemoine, M. D., Mannhardt, I., Breckwoldt, K., Prondzynski, M., Flenner, F., Ulmer, B., Hirt, M. N., Neuber, C., Horvath, A., Kloth, B., Reichenspurner, H., Willems, S., Hansen, A., Eschenhagen, T. & Christ, T. Scientific reports 7, 5464, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28710467  

Linking the Sympathetic Nervous System to the Inflammasome: Towards New Therapeutics for Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease. Karakas, M., Haase, T. & Zeller, T. European heart journal, (2017). https://academic.oup.com/eurheartj/article/doi/10.1093/eurheartj/ehx374/3976921/Linking-the-sympathetic-nervous-system-to-the  

Are Adults with Congenital Heart Disease Informed About Their Risk for Infective Endocarditis and Treated in Accordance to Current Guidelines? Bauer, U. M., Helm, P. C., Diller, G. P., Asfour, B., Schlensack, C., Schmitt, K., Ewert, P. & Tutarel, O. International journal of cardiology, (2017). http://www.internationaljournalofcardiology.com/article/S0167-5273(17)31833-8/pdf  

Proteostasis, Oxidative Stress and Aging. Korovila, I., Hugo, M., Castro, J. P., Weber, D., Hohn, A., Grune, T. & Jung, T. Redox biology, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213231716304694

Phospholipase D1 Is a Regulator of Platelet-Mediated Inflammation. Klier, M., Gowert, N. S., Jackel, S., Reinhardt, C. & Elvers, M. Cellular signalling, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28711718

Web-Based Ngs Data Analysis Using Mirmaster: A Large-Scale Meta-Analysis of Human Mirnas. Fehlmann, T., Backes, C., Kahramann, M., Haas, J., Ludwig, N., Posch, A. E., Wurstle, M. L., Hubenthal, M., Franke, A., Meder, B., Meese, E. & Keller, A. Nucleic acids research, (2017). https://academic.oup.com/nar/article/doi/10.1093/nar/gkx595/3956630/Webbased-NGS-data-analysis-using-miRMaster-a  

Analysis of Circulating Micrornas in Patients with Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot with and without Heart Failure. Abu-Halima, M., Meese, E., Keller, A., Abdul-Khaliq, H. & Radle-Hurst, T. Journal of translational medicine 15, 156, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2869353 0

Percutaneous Short-Term Active Mechanical Support Devices in Cardiogenic Shock: A Systematic Review and Collaborative Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials. Thiele, H., Jobs, A., Ouweneel, D. M., Henriques, J. P. S., Seyfarth, M., Desch, S., Eitel, I., Poss, J., Fuernau, G. & De Waha, S. European heart journal, (2017). https://academic.oup.com/eurheartj/article-abstract/doi/10.1093/eurheartj/ehx363/3935095/Percutaneous-short-term-active-mechanical-support?redirectedFrom=fulltext

Sex Differences of in-Hospital Outcome and Long-Term Mortality in Patients with Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy. Weidner, K. J., El-Battrawy, I., Behnes, M., Schramm, K., Fastner, C., Kuschyk, J., Hoffmann, U., Ansari, U., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management 13, 863—869 (2017). https://www.dovepress.com/sex-differences-of-in-hospital-outcome-and-long-term-mortality-in-pati-peer-reviewed-article-TCRM  

Assessment of Longitudinal Shortening in Cardiomyopathies with Cardiac Magnetic Resonance. Arenja, N., Riffel, J. H., Andre, F., Katus, H. A. & Buss, S. J. Curr Cardiovasc Imaging Rep, (2017). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12410-017-9429-x  

Neointimal Modification with Scoring Balloon and Efficacy of Drug-Coated Balloon Therapy in Patients with Restenosis in Drug-Eluting Coronary Stents: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Kufner, S., Joner, M., Schneider, S., Tolg, R., Zrenner, B., Repp, J., Starkmann, A., Xhepa, E., Ibrahim, T., Cassese, S., Fusaro, M., Ott, I., Hengstenberg, C., Schunkert, H., Abdel-Wahab, M., Laugwitz, K. L., Kastrati, A., Byrne, R. A. & Investigators, I.-D. JACC. Cardiovascular interventions 10, 1332-1340, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28683939  

Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: Another Form of Cardiorenal Syndrome. Bill, V., El-Battrawy, I., Hoffmann, U., Haghi, D., Kuschyk, J., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Angiology, 3319717718978, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28691504  

Sex and Gender Landscape in Pharmacology. Franconi, F., Raparelli, V. & Regitz-Zagrosek, V. Pharmacological research, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28694145  

Plasma Levels of Hgf and Plgf Predict Mortality in a General Population: A Prospective Cohort Study. Santalahti, K., Havulinna, A., Maksimow, M., Zeller, T., Blankenberg, S., Vehtari, A., Joensuu, H., Jalkanen, S., Salomaa, V. & Salmi, M. Journal of internal medicine, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28682476  

Cardiomyocyte Regeneration: A Consensus Statement. Eschenhagen, T., Bolli, R., Braun, T., Field, L. J., Fleischmann, B. K., Frisen, J., Giacca, M., Hare, J. M., Houser, S. R., Lee, R. T., Marban, E., Martin, J. F., Molkentin, J. D., Murry, C. E., Riley, P. R., Ruiz-Lozano, P., Sadek, H. A., Sussman, M. A. & Hill, J. A. Circulation, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28684531  

Refining Long-Term Prediction of Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes - the Vildia Score. Goliasch, G., Silbernagel, G., Kleber, M. E., Grammer, T. B., Pilz, S., Tomaschitz, A., Bartko, P. E., Maurer, G., Koenig, W., Niessner, A. & Marz, W. Scientific reports 7, 4700, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28680124

Psychiatric Disease among Takotsubo Syndrome Patients. El-Battrawy, I., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Psychosomatics, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0033318217301548  

Age-Related Diagnostic Value of D-Dimer Testing and the Role of Inflammation in Patients with Suspected Deep Vein Thrombosis. Prochaska, J. H., Frank, B., Nagler, M., Lamparter, H., Weisser, G., Schulz, A., Eggebrecht, L., Gobel, S., Arnold, N., Panova-Noeva, M., Hermanns, I., Pinto, A., Konstantinides, S., Ten Cate, H., Lackner, K. J., Munzel, T., Espinola-Klein, C. & Wild, P. S. Scientific reports 7, 4591, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28676651  

Gender Differences and Outcomes on Left Ventricular Assist Device Support: The Euromacs Registry. Magnussen, C., Bernhardt, A. M., Ojeda, F. M., Wagner, F. M., Gummert, J., de By, T., Krabatsch, T., Mohacsi, P., Rybczynski, M., Knappe, D., Sill, B., Deuse, T., Blankenberg, S., Schnabel, R. B. & Reichenspurner, H. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S105324981731882X  

Brain Renin-Angiotensin System in the Pathophysiology of Cardiovascular Diseases. Huber, G., Schuster, F. & Raasch, W. Pharmacological research, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28687340  

New Methods for in Vivo Degradation Testing of Future Stent Materials. Bartosch, M., Peters, H., Koerner, A., Schmitt, B., Berger, F., Hort, N. & Witte, F. Materials and Corrosion, (2017). http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/maco.201709521/full  

Effects of Resveratrol on Enos in the Endothelium and the Perivascular Adipose Tissue. Xia, N., Forstermann, U. & Li, H. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28672425  

Thalidomide Treatment Prevents Chronic Graft Rejection after Aortic Transplantation in Rats. Miller, K. K., Wang, D., Hu, X., Hua, X., Deuse, T., Neofytou, E., Renne, T., Velden, J., Reichenspurner, H., Schrepfer, S. & Bernstein, D. Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28672061  

Improved Risk Stratification in Prevention by Use of a Panel of Selected Circulating Micrornas. Keller, T., Boeckel, J. N., Gross, S., Klotsche, J., Palapies, L., Leistner, D., Pieper, L., Stalla, G. K., Lehnert, H., Silber, S., Pittrow, D., Maerz, W., Dorr, M., Wittchen, H. U., Baumeister, S. E., Volker, U., Felix, S. B., Dimmeler, S. & Zeiher, A. M. Scientific reports 7, 4511, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28674420  

Validity and Reliability of Total Body Volume and Relative Body Fat Mass from a 3-Dimensional Photonic Body Surface Scanner. Adler, C., Steinbrecher, A., Jaeschke, L., Mahler, A., Boschmann, M., Jeran, S. & Pischon, T. PloS one 12, e0180201, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28672039  

Identification of Circular Rnas with Host Gene-Independent Expression in Human Model Systems for Cardiac Differentiation and Disease. Siede, D., Rapti, K., Gorska, A. A., Katus, H. A., Altmuller, J., Boeckel, J. N., Meder, B., Maack, C., Volkers, M., Muller, O. J., Backs, J. & Dieterich, C. Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28676412  

Pulmonary Endarterectomy in Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension. Lankeit, M., Krieg, V., Hobohm, L., Kolmel, S., Liebetrau, C., Konstantinides, S., Hamm, C. W., Mayer, E., Wiedenroth, C. B. & Guth, S. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1053249817318776  

Multivessel Versus Culprit Lesion Only Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Cardiogenic Shock Complicating Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. de Waha, S., Jobs, A., Eitel, I., Poss, J., Stiermaier, T., Meyer-Saraei, R., Fuernau, G., Zeymer, U., Desch, S. & Thiele, H. European heart journal. Acute cardiovascular care, 2048872617719640, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28703046  

Gas6: Pouring Gasoline into the Inflammatory Inferno of Venous Thrombosis. Reinhardt, C. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology 37, 1263-1265, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28637697



Ly6chigh Monocytes Oscillate in the Heart During Homeostasis and after Myocardial Infarction. Schloss, M. J., Hilby, M., Nitz, K., Guillamat Prats, R., Ferraro, B., Leoni, G., Soehnlein, O., Kessler, T., He, W., Luckow, B., Horckmans, M., Weber, C., Duchene, J. & Steffens, S. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28663258   

Diet-Independent Relevance of Serum Uric Acid for Blood Pressure in a Representative Population Sample. Krupp, D., Esche, J., Mensink, G. B., Neuhauser, H. K. & Remer, T. Journal of clinical hypertension, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28664546  

Left Atrial Strain Predicts Hemodynamic Parameters in Cardiovascular Patients. Hewing, B., Theres, L., Spethmann, S., Stangl, K., Dreger, H. & Knebel, F. Echocardiography, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28664601  

Engineered Heart Repair. Fujita, B. & Zimmermann, W. H. Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28661033  

Bedside Autonomic Risk Stratification after Myocardial Infarction by Means of Short-Term Deceleration Capacity of Heart Rate. Rizas, K. D., Eick, C., Doller, A. J., Hamm, W., von Stulpnagel, L., Zuern, C. S., Barthel, P., Schmidt, G. & Bauer, A. Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology, (2017). https://academic.oup.com/europace/article-abstract/doi/10.1093/europace/eux167/3914732/Bedside-autonomic-risk-stratification-after  

Right Ventricular Strain in Heart Failure: Clinical Perspective. Tadic, M., Pieske-Kraigher, E., Cuspidi, C., Morris, D. A., Burkhardt, F., Baudisch, A., Hassfeld, S., Tschope, C. & Pieske, B. Archives of cardiovascular diseases, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28669483  

Annals Express: High Sensitivity Troponin T and I Reflect Left Atrial Function Being Assessed by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Cmri). Natale, M., Behnes, M., Kim, S. H., Hoffmann, J., Reckord, N., Hoffmann, U., Budjan, J., Lang, S., Borggrefe, M., Papavassiliu, T., Bertsch, T. & Akin, I. Annals of clinical biochemistry, 4563217714004, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28656817  

Prophylactic Impellatm Pump Support in High Risk Percutaneous Coronary Interventions of the Left Main with Normal Lv Function. Kherad, B., Fielitz, J., Blaschke, F., Tschope, C., Pieske, B. & Krackhardt, F. Int J Cardiovasc Res 6, (2017). https://www.scitechnol.com/peer-review/prophylactic-impellatm-pump-support-in-high-risk-percutaneous-coronary-interventions-of-the-left-main-with-normal-lv-function-hgux.php?article_id=6279

Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction and Future Pharmacological Strategies: A Glance in the Crystal Ball. Tschope, C., Van Linthout, S. & Kherad, B. Current cardiology reports 19, 70, (2017). www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28656481    

Optimal Transport Destination for Ischemic Stroke Patients with Unknown Vessel Status: Use of Prehospital Triage Scores. Schlemm, E., Ebinger, M., Nolte, C. H., Endres, M. & Schlemm, L. Stroke, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28655816  

Right Ventricular Fistula Post-Tavr: Amenable to Interventional Closure Treatment. Hoppmann, P., Dirschinger, R., Greif, M., Bleiziffer, S., Laugwitz, K. L. & Kupatt, C. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28656477  

Long-Term Clinical Outcomes of Patients Treated with Everolimus-Eluting Bioresorbable Stents in Routine Practice: 2-Year Results of the Isar-Absorb Registry. Wiebe, J., Hoppmann, P., Colleran, R., Kufner, S., Valeskini, M., Cassese, S., Schneider, S., Joner, M., Schunkert, H., Laugwitz, K. L., Kastrati, A. & Byrne, R. A. JACC. Cardiovascular interventions 10, 1222-1229, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28641842  

Precision Medicine Approach to Genetic Cardiomyopathy. Filonenko, K., Katus, H. A. & Meder, B. Herz, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28653114  

Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion with the Amplatzer Amulet Device: Periprocedural and Early Clinical/Echocardiographic Data from a Global Prospective Observational Study. Landmesser, U., Schmidt, B., Nielsen-Kudsk, J. E., Lam, S. C. C., Park, J. W., Tarantini, G., Cruz-Gonzalez, I., Geist, V., Della Bella, P., Colombo, A., Zeus, T., Omran, H., Piorkowski, C., Lund, J., Tondo, C. & Hildick-Smith, D. EuroIntervention : journal of EuroPCR in collaboration with the Working Group on Interventional Cardiology of the European Society of Cardiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28649053  

Clinical Outcome and Inflammatory Response after Transfusion of Washed and Unwashed Red Blood Cells in Children Following Cardiovascular Surgery. Busch, C., Pfitzer, C., Raschzok, S., Mieraa, O., Berger, F. & Schmitt, K. R. Progress in Pediatric Cardiology, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1058981317300358  

At1-Receptor Blockade Attenuates Outward Aortic Remodeling Associated with Diet-Induced Obesity in Mice. Krueger, F., Kappert, K., Foryst-Ludwig, A., Kramer, F., Clemenz, M., Grzesiak, A., Sommerfeld, M., Frese, J. P. B., Greiner, A., Kintscher, U., Unger, T. & Kaschina, E. Clinical science, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28646121  

The Sglt2 Inhibitor Empagliflozin Improves the Primary Diabetic Complications in Zdf Rats. Steven, S., Oelze, M., Hanf, A., Kroller-Schon, S., Kashani, F., Roohani, S., Welschof, P., Kopp, M., Godtel-Armbrust, U., Xia, N., Li, H., Schulz, E., Lackner, K. J., Wojnowski, L., Bottari, S. P., Wenzel, P., Mayoux, E., Munzel, T. & Daiber, A. Redox biology 13, 370-385, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213231717303932  

Safety and Efficacy of a Repositionable and Fully Retrievable Aortic Valve Used in Routine Clinical Practice: The Respond Study. Falk, V., Wohrle, J., Hildick-Smith, D., Bleiziffer, S., Blackman, D. J., Abdel-Wahab, M., Gerckens, U., Linke, A., Ince, H., Wenaweser, P., Allocco, D. J., Dawkins, K. D. & Van Mieghem, N. M. European heart journal, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28651336  

Environmental Stressors and Cardiovascular Disease: The Evidence Is Growing. Munzel, T., Herzog, J., Schmidt, F. P. & Sorensen, M. European heart journal, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28641401  

Circulating Amyloid-Beta (1-40) Predicts Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Heart Failure. Stamatelopoulos, K. & Stellos, K. Revista espanola de cardiologia, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28645835

Gliptins Suppress Inflammatory Macrophage Activation to Mitigate Inflammation, Fibrosis, Oxidative Stress and Vascular Dysfunction in Models of Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis and Liver Fibrosis. Wang, X., Hausding, M., Weng, S. Y., Kim, Y. O., Steven, S., Klein, T., Daiber, A. & Schuppan, D. Antioxidants & redox signaling, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28635324   

PulseR: Versatile Computational Analysis of Rna Turnover from Metabolic Labeling Experiments. Alexey, U. & Dieterich, C. Bioinformatics, (2017). https://academic.oup.com/bioinformatics/article-abstract/doi/10.1093/bioinformatics/btx368/3876716/pulseR-Versatile-computational-analysis-of-RNA?redirectedFrom=fulltext  

Cardiac Mri Quantitative Tissue Characterization of Right Atrial Mass Using Mdixon and Parametric Mapping. Lapinskas, T., Kouwenhoven, M., Schnackenburg, B., Bigvava, T., Wassilew, K., Gebker, R., Jacobs, S., Zaliunas, R., Pieske, B. & Kelle, S. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28631034  

Diagnostic and Prognostic Value of Mir-1 and Mir-29b on Adverse Ventricular Remodeling after Acute Myocardial Infarction – the Sitagrami-Mir Analysis. Grabmaier, U., Clauss, S., Gross, L., Klier, I., Franz, W. M., Steinbeck, G., Wakili, R., Theiss, H. D. & Brenner, C. International journal of cardiology, (2017). http://www.internationaljournalofcardiology.com/article/S0167-5273(16)32223-9/addons  

Morph or Move? How Distinct Endothelial Cell Responses to Blood Flow Shape Vascular Networks. Franco, C. A. & Gerhardt, H. Developmental cell 41, 574-576, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28633012  

Fatty Metaplasia Quantification and Impact on Regional Myocardial Function as Assessed by Advanced Cardiac Mr Imaging. Lapinskas, T., Schnackenburg, B., Kouwenhoven, M., Gebker, R., Berger, A., Zaliunas, R., Pieske, B. & Kelle, S. Magma, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28620752  

Cardiac T1 Mapping in Congenital Heart Disease: Bolus Vs. Infusion Protocols for Measurements of Myocardial Extracellular Volume Fraction. Al-Wakeel-Marquard, N., Rastin, S., Muench, F., D, O. H. I., Yilmaz, S., Berger, F., Kuehne, T. & Messroghli, D. R. The international journal of cardiovascular imaging, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28620681  

Vascular Ageing: Underlying Mechanisms and Clinical Implications. Laina, A., Stellos, K. & Stamatelopoulos, K. Experimental gerontology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28624356  

The Changing Landscape of Atrial Fibrillation: Time to Target Heart Failure Prevention. Ko, D., Schnabel, R. B., Trinquart, L. & Benjamin, E. J. JACC. Heart failure, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28624487  

Prognostic Impact of Anemia and Iron-Deficiency Anemia in a Contemporary Cohort of Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation. Rheude, T., Pellegrini, C., Michel, J., Trenkwalder, T., Mayr, N. P., Kessler, T., Kasel, A. M., Schunkert, H., Kastrati, A., Hengstenberg, C. & Husser, O. International journal of cardiology, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167527316344412  

Identification and Functional Characterization of Hypoxia-Induced Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Regulating Lncrna (Hyperlnc)in Pericytes. Bischoff, F. C., Werner, A., John, D., Boeckel, J. N., Melissari, M. T., Grote, P., Glaser, S. F., Demolli, S., Uchida, S., Michalik, K. M., Meder, B., Katus, H. A., Haas, J., Chen, W., Pullamsetti, S. S., Seeger, W., Zeiher, A. M., Dimmeler, S. & Zehendner, C. M. Circulation research, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28611075  

Dissecting the Diagnosis of Biventricular Myocarditis. El-Battrawy, I., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. International journal of cardiology, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167527317322702

Prognostic Significance of Remote Myocardium Alterations Assessed by Quantitative Noncontrast T1 Mapping in St-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Reinstadler, S. J., Stiermaier, T., Liebetrau, J., Fuernau, G., Eitel, C., de Waha, S., Desch, S., Reil, J. C., Poss, J., Metzler, B., Lucke, C., Gutberlet, M., Schuler, G., Thiele, H. & Eitel, I. JACC. Cardiovascular imaging, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28624398  

Gut Microbiota Regulate Hepatic Von Willebrand Factor Synthesis and Arterial Thrombus Formation Via Toll-Like Receptor-2. Jackel, S., Kiouptsi, K., Lillich, M., Hendrikx, T., Khandagale, A., Kollar, B., Hormann, N., Reiss, C., Subramaniam, S., Wilms, E., Ebner, K., von Bruhl, M. L., Rausch, P., Baines, J. F., Haberichter, S., Lammle, B., Binder, C. J., Jurk, K., Ruggeri, Z. M., Massberg, S. et al. Blood, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28572286  

Atrial Fibrillation in High-Risk Patients with Ischaemic Stroke – Authors' Reply. Wachter, R., Groschel, K. & Coordinators, f. t. F.-A. I. a. The Lancet. Neurology 16, 498, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1474442217301655  

Treatment of Systolic Hypertension and Low Diastolic Blood Pressure in Older Adults: How Low Is Too Low?! Tsimploulis, A., Sheriff, H. M., Anker, M. S., Deedwania, P., Fletcher, R. D., Aronow, W. S., Anker, S. D. & Ahmed, A. International journal of cardiology 242, 21, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28619324  

Ankle-Brachial Index and Peripheral Artery Disease Are Not Related to Restless Legs Syndrome. Szentkiralyi, A., Volzke, H., Hoffmann, W., Dorr, M., Hense, H. W. & Berger, K. Sleep medicine 35, 74-79, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28619186  

Differentiation of Takotsubo Syndrome from Infarct-Like Myocarditis. Stiermaier, T. & Lurz, P. International journal of cardiology 242, 44, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28619346  

Effective Low-Density Lipoprotein-Lowering Therapy: Implementation in Clinical Practice. Sinning, D. & Landmesser, U. European journal of preventive cardiology 24, 71-76, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28618905  

Reply to "Cancer and Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: More Questions Than Answers". Sattler, K., El-Battrawy, I., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. International journal of cardiology 242, 14, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28619317  

Differential Regulation of Protein Phosphatase 1 (Pp1) Isoforms in Human Heart Failure and Atrial Fibrillation. Meyer-Roxlau, S., Lammle, S., Opitz, A., Kunzel, S., Joos, J. P., Neef, S., Sekeres, K., Sosalla, S. T., Schondube, F., Alexiou, K., Maier, L. S., Dobrev, D., Guan, K., Weber, S. & El-Armouche, A. Basic research in cardiology 112, 43, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28597249  

Nt-Probnp and Diastolic Left Ventricular Function in Patients with Marfan Syndrome. Gehle, P., Robinson, P. N., Heinzel, F., Edelmann, F., Yigitbasi, M., Berger, F., Falk, V., Pieske, B. & Wellnhofer, E. International journal of cardiology. Heart & vasculature 12, 15-20, (2016). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28616536  

Impact of Stress on Takotsubo Syndrome. El-Battrawy, I., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. International journal of cardiology 242, 33, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28619335  

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Statins Are Related to Impaired Exercise Capacity in Males but Not Females. Bahls, M., Gross, S., Ittermann, T., Busch, R., Glaser, S., Ewert, R., Volzke, H., Felix, S. B. & Dorr, M. PloS one 12, e0179534, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28617869  

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Folic Acid Reduces Doxorubicin-Induced Cardiomyopathy by Modulating Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase. Octavia, Y., Kararigas, G., de Boer, M., Chrifi, I., Kietadisorn, R., Swinnen, M., Duimel, H., Verheyen, F. K., Brandt, M. M., Fliegner, D., Cheng, C., Janssens, S., Duncker, D. J. & Moens, A. L. Journal of cellular and molecular medicine, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28608983  

Blinded Sample Size Re-Estimation in Three-Arm Trials with 'Gold Standard' Design. Mutze, T. & Friede, T. Statistics in medicine, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28608469  

Genetic Diagnosis of Mendelian Disorders Via Rna Sequencing. Kremer, L. S., Bader, D. M., Mertes, C., Kopajtich, R., Pichler, G., Iuso, A., Haack, T. B., Graf, E., Schwarzmayr, T., Terrile, C., Konarikova, E., Repp, B., Kastenmuller, G., Adamski, J., Lichtner, P., Leonhardt, C., Funalot, B., Donati, A., Tiranti, V., Lombes, A. et al. Nature communications 8, 15824, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28604674  

Model-Based T1 Mapping with Sparsity Constraints Using Single-Shot Inversion-Recovery Radial Flash. Wang, X., Roeloffs, V., Klosowski, J., Tan, Z., Voit, D., Uecker, M. & Frahm, J. Magnetic resonance in medicine, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28603934  

Relationship between Objectively Measured Intensity of Physical Activity and Self-Reported Enjoyment of Physical Activity. Schwaneberg, T., Weymar, F., Ulbricht, S., Dorr, M., Hoffmann, W. & van den Berg, N. Preventive Medicine Reports, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211335517301043  

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Substrate Characterization and Catheter Ablation in Patients with Scar-Related Ventricular Tachycardia Using Ultra High-Density 3d Mapping. Nuhrich, J. M., Kaiser, L., Akbulak, R. O., Schaffer, B. N., Eickholt, C., Schwarzl, M., Kuklik, P., Moser, J., Jularic, M., Willems, S. & Meyer, C. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28597532  

Platelet Receptors as Therapeutic Targets: Past, Present and Future. Jamasbi, J., Ayabe, K., Goto, S., Nieswandt, B., Peter, K. & Siess, W. Thrombosis and haemostasis 117, 1249-1257, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28597906  

[Views on Aging as Resource to Promote Physical Activity among Older Adults with Cardiovascular Diseases]. Beyer, A.-K., Ulbricht, S., Voigt, L. & Wurm, S. Public Health Forum, (2017). https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/pubhef.2017.25.issue-2/pubhef-2017-0005/pubhef-2017-0005.xml  

[Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Cardiac Comorbidities - What to Take into Consideration During Diagnosis and Therapy?]. Trinkmann, F., Akin, I. & Saur, J. Pneumologe, (2017). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10405-017-0118-x  

Influence of Polyphenol-Rich Diet on Exercise-Induced Immunomodulation in Male Endurance Athletes. Lackermair, K., Scherr, J., Waidhauser, G., Methe, H., Hoster, E., Nieman, D. C., Hanley, A., Clauss, S., Halle, M. & Nickel, T. Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28591543  

The Amp-Related Kinase (Ampk) Induces Ca2+-Independent Dilation of Resistance Arteries by Interfering with Actin Filament Formation. Schubert, K. M., Qiu, J., Blodow, S., Wiedenmann, M., Lubomirov, L. T., Pfitzer, G., Pohl, U. & Schneider, H. Circulation research, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28588038  

Resting Heart Rate Percentiles and Associated Factors in Children and Adolescents. Sarganas, G., Schaffrath Rosario, A. & Neuhauser, H. K. The Journal of pediatrics, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28600156  

Uropa: A Tool for Universal Robust Peak Annotation. Kondili, M., Fust, A., Preussner, J., Kuenne, C., Braun, T. & Looso, M. Scientific reports 7, 2593, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28572580

High Field Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Case for Ultrahigh Field Cardiac Magnetic Resonance. Niendorf, T., Schulz-Menger, J., Paul, K., Huelnhagen, T., Ferrari, V. A. & Hodge, R. Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging 10, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28611118

Therapeutic Strategies for Atherosclerosis and Atherothrombosis: Past, Present and Future. Weber, C., Badimon, L., Mach, F. & van der Vorst, E. P. C. Thrombosis and haemostasis 117, 1258-1264, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28594053  

Lipopolysaccharides Induced Inflammatory Responses and Electrophysiological Dysfunctions in Human-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Derived Cardiomyocytes. Yucel, G., Zhao, Z., El-Battrawy, I., Lan, H., Lang, S., Li, X., Buljubasic, F., Zimmermann, W. H., Cyganek, L., Utikal, J., Ravens, U., Wieland, T., Borggrefe, M., Zhou, X. B. & Akin, I. Scientific reports 7, 2935, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28592841  

Long-Term Outcome of Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolds for the Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease: A Meta-Analysis of Rcts. Polimeni, A., Anadol, R., Munzel, T., Indolfi, C., De Rosa, S. & Gori, T. BMC cardiovascular disorders 17, 147, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28592227  

Treatment of Asymptomatic Aortic Valve Stenosis : Watchful Waiting or Early Intervention? Ledwoch, J. & Thiele, H. Herz, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28593422  

Genome-Wide Association Study of 1,5-Anhydroglucitol Identifies Novel Genetic Loci Linked to Glucose Metabolism. Li, M., Maruthur, N. M., Loomis, S. J., Pietzner, M., North, K. E., Mei, H., Morrison, A. C., Friedrich, N., Pankow, J. S., Nauck, M., Boerwinkle, E., Teumer, A., Selvin, E. & Kottgen, A. Scientific reports 7, 2812, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28588231  

Extracorporeal Cytokine Elimination as Rescue Therapy in Refractory Septic Shock: A Prospective Single-Center Study. Friesecke, S., Stecher, S. S., Gross, S., Felix, S. B. & Nierhaus, A. Journal of artificial organs : the official journal of the Japanese Society for Artificial Organs, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28589286  

Ultra-Sensitive Troponin I Is an Independent Predictor of Incident Coronary Heart Disease in the General Population. Kaess, B. M., de Las Heras Gala, T., Zierer, A., Meisinger, C., Wahl, S., Peters, A., Todd, J., Herder, C., Huth, C., Thorand, B. & Koenig, W. European journal of epidemiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28585121  

Does Endothelial Tetrahydrobiopterin Control the Endothelial No Synthase Coupling State in Arterial Resistance Arteries? Munzel, T. & Daiber, A. Brit J Pharmacol, (2017). http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/wol1/doi/10.1111/bph.13827/full  

Beating Heart Mitral Valve Surgery: Results in 120 Consecutive Patients Considered Unsuitable for Conventional Mitral Valve Surgerydagger. Pasic, M., Sundermann, S., Unbehaun, A., Kempfert, J., Jacobs, S. & Falk, V. Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28582551  

The Challenges of Genetic Risk Scores for the Prediction of Coronary Heart Disease. Bornigen, D., Karakas, M. & Zeller, T. Clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28593911  

Microvesicles in Vascular Homeostasis and Diseases. Position Paper of the European Society of Cardiology (Esc) Working Group on Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology. Ridger, V. C., Boulanger, C. M., Angelillo-Scherrer, A., Badimon, L., Blanc-Brude, O., Bochaton-Piallat, M. L., Boilard, E., Buzas, E. I., Caporali, A., Dignat-George, F., Evans, P. C., Lacroix, R., Lutgens, E., Ketelhuth, D. F. J., Nieuwland, R., Toti, F., Tunon, J. & Weber, C. Thrombosis and haemostasis 117, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28569921  

Prognostic Value of Alkaline Phosphatase in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes. Ndrepepa, G., Holdenrieder, S., Xhepa, E., Cassese, S., Fusaro, M., Laugwitz, K. L., Schunkert, H. & Kastrati, A. Clinical biochemistry, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28579339  

Recombinant Gpvi-Fc Added to Single or Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in Vitro Prevents Plaque-Induced Platelet Thrombus Formation. Mojica Munoz, A. K., Jamasbi, J., Degen, H., Munch, G., Ungerer, M., Brandl, R., Megens, R., Weber, C., Lorenz, R. & Siess, W. Thrombosis and haemostasis 117, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28569920  

Coronary Microvascular Obstruction: Key Factor in the Prognosis of St-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Stiermaier, T., Thiele, H. & Eitel, I. Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging 10, e006568, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28592595  

Transition in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease in Germany: Results of a Nationwide Patient Survey. Helm, P. C., Kaemmerer, H., Breithardt, G., Sticker, E. J., Keuchen, R., Neidenbach, R., Diller, G. P., Tutarel, O. & Bauer, U. M. M. Frontiers in pediatrics 5, 115, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28580351  

Patient-Reported Outcomes in the Soluble Guanylate Cyclase Stimulator in Heart Failure Patients with Preserved Ejection Fraction (Socrates-Preserved) Study. Filippatos, G., Maggioni, A. P., Lam, C. S. P., Pieske-Kraigher, E., Butler, J., Spertus, J., Ponikowski, P., Shah, S. J., Solomon, S. D., Scalise, A. V., Mueller, K., Roessig, L., Bamber, L., Gheorghiade, M. & Pieske, B. European journal of heart failure 19, 782-791, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28586537

Genetics of Sudden Cardiac Death - an Epidemiologic Perspective. Kaab, S. International journal of cardiology 237, 42-44, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28532585  

Epigenomic and Transcriptomic Approaches in the Post-Genomic Era: Path to Novel Targets for Diagnosis and Therapy of the Ischaemic Heart? Position Paper of the European Society of Cardiology Working Group on Cellular Biology of the Heart. Perrino, C., Barabasi, A. L., Condorelli, G., Davidson, S. M., De Windt, L., Dimmeler, S., Engel, F. B., Hausenloy, D. J., Hill, J. A., Van Laake, L. W., Lecour, S., Leor, J., Madonna, R., Mayr, M., Prunier, F., Sluijter, J. P. G., Schulz, R., Thum, T., Ytrehus, K. & Ferdinandy, P. Cardiovascular research 113, 725-736, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28460026  

[Update Dyslipidaemias - Comments on the 2016 Esc/Eas Guidelines for the Management of Dyslipidaemias]. Sinning, D. & Landmesser, U. Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift 142, 816-820, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28564733


An Expanded Genome-Wide Association Study of Type 2 Diabetes in Europeans. Scott, R. A., Scott, L. J., Magi, R., Marullo, L., Gaulton, K. J., Kaakinen, M., Pervjakova, N., Pers, T. H., Johnson, A. D., Eicher, J. D., Jackson, A. U., Ferreira, T., Lee, Y., Ma, C., Steinthorsdottir, V., Thorleifsson, G., Qi, L., Van Zuydam, N. R., Mahajan, A., Chen, H. et al. Diabetes, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28566273  

Device Therapy for Rate Control: Pacing, Resynchronisation and Av Node Ablation. Lau, D. H., Thiyagarajah, A., Willems, S., Rostock, T., Linz, D., Stiles, M. K., Kaye, D., Kalman, J. M. & Sanders, P. Heart, Lung and Circulation, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S144395061730495X  

Impact of Blood Sample Collection Methods on Blood Protein Profiling Studies. Ilies, M., Iuga, C. A., Loghin, F., Dhople, V. M., Thiele, T., Volker, U. & Hammer, E. Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28577959  

Efficacy and Safety of Left Atrial Appendage Closure with Watchman in Patients with or without Contraindication to Oral Anticoagulation: 1-Year Follow-up Outcome Data of the Ewolution Trial. Boersma, L. V., Ince, H., Kische, S., Pokushalov, E., Schmitz, T., Schmidt, B., Gori, T., Meincke, F., Protopopov, A. V., Betts, T., Foley, D., Sievert, H., Mazzone, P., De Potter, T., Vireca, E., Stein, K., Bergmann, M. W. & investigators, E. Heart rhythm, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28577840  

Relations between Lipoprotein(a) Concentrations, Lpa Genetic Variants, and the Risk of Mortality in Patients with Established Coronary Heart Disease: A Molecular and Genetic Association Study. Zewinger, S., Kleber, M. E., Tragante, V., McCubrey, R. O., Schmidt, A. F., Direk, K., Laufs, U., Werner, C., Koenig, W., Rothenbacher, D., Mons, U., Breitling, L. P., Brenner, H., Jennings, R. T., Petrakis, I., Triem, S., Klug, M., Filips, A., Blankenberg, S., Waldeyer, C. et al. The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28566218  

Sp308intra-Individual Changes in High-Sensitive Troponin I and T Levels Improve Diagnostic Performance for Acute Myocardial Infraction in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. Kraus, D., von Jeinsen, B., Tzikas, S., Palapies, L., Zeller, T., Bickel, C., Fette, G., Lackner, K., Drechsler, M., Neumann, J., Baldus, S., Blankenberg, S., Munzel, T., Wanner, C., Zeiher, A. & Keller, T. Nephrol Dial Transplant 32, (2017). https://academic.oup.com/ndt/article-abstract/32/suppl_3/iii211/3853246  

European Contribution to the Study of Ros: A Summary of the Findings and Prospects for the Future from the Cost Action Bm1203 (Eu-Ros). Egea, J., Fabregat, I., Frapart, Y. M., Ghezzi, P., Gorlach, A., Kietzmann, T., Kubaichuk, K., Knaus, U. G., Lopez, M. G., Olaso-Gonzalez, G., Petry, A., Schulz, R., Vina, J., Winyard, P., Abbas, K., Ademowo, O. S., Afonso, C. B., Andreadou, I., Antelmann, H., Antunes, F. et al. Redox biology 13, 94-162, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28577489  

Comparison of Single-Marker and Multi-Marker Tests in Rare Variant Association Studies of Quantitative Traits. Konigorski, S., Yilmaz, Y. E. & Pischon, T. PloS one 12, e0178504, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28562689

Emergency Treatment of Decompensated Aortic Stenosis. Bongiovanni, D., Kuhl, C., Bleiziffer, S., Stecher, L., Poch, F., Greif, M., Mehilli, J., Massberg, S., Frey, N., Lange, R., Laugwitz, K. L., Schymik, G., Frank, D. & Kupatt, C. Heart, (2017). http://heart.bmj.com/content/early/2017/05/31/heartjnl-2016-311037

Emphasis on Abdominal Obesity as a Modifier of Eplerenone Effect in Heart Failure: Hypothesis-Generating Signals from Emphasis-Hf. Ahmed, A., Blackman, M. R., White, M. & Anker, S. D. European journal of heart failure, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28560824  

Differential Expression of Micrornas Following Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Children with Congenital Heart Diseases. Abu-Halima, M., Poryo, M., Ludwig, N., Mark, J., Marsollek, I., Giebels, C., Petersen, J., Schafers, H. J., Grundmann, U., Pickardt, T., Keller, A., Meese, E. & Abdul-Khaliq, H. Journal of translational medicine 15, 117, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28558735  

New Findings of Oxidative Stress Biomarkers in Nutritional Research. Kochlik, B., Grune, T. & Weber, D. Current opinion in clinical nutrition and metabolic care, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28562491  

Transfemoral Aortic Valve Implantation Using a Self-Expanding Transcatheter Heart Valve without Pre-Dilation. Kim, W.-K., Liebetrau, C., Renker, M., Rolf, A., van Linden, A., Arsalan, M., Husser, O., Mollmann, H., Hamm, C. & Walther, T. International journal of cardiology, (2017). http://www.internationaljournalofcardiology.com/article/S0167-5273(17)31411-0/abstract  

Tnfalpha-Induced Dlk Activation Contributes to Apoptosis in the Beta-Cell Line Hit. Borchers, S., Babaei, R., Klimpel, C., Duque Escobar, J., Schroder, S., Blume, R., Malik, M. N. H. & Oetjen, E. Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's archives of pharmacology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28550372  

Induction of Cardiac Dysfunction in Developing and Adult Zebrafish by Chronic Isoproterenol Stimulation. Kossack, M., Hein, S., Juergensen, L., Siragusa, M., Benz, A., Katus, H. A., Most, P. & Hassel, D. Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28554511  

Vascular Heterogeneity and Specialization in Development and Disease. Potente, M. & Makinen, T. Nature reviews. Molecular cell biology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28537573  

The Inward Rectifier Current Inhibitor Pa-6 Terminates Atrial Fibrillation and Does Not Cause Ventricular Arrhythmias in Dedicated Goat and Dog Models. Ji, Y., Varkevisser, R., Opacic, D., Bossu, A., Kuiper, M., Beekman, J. D. M., Yang, S., Khan, A. P., Dobrev, D., Voigt, N., Wang, M. Z., Verheule, S., Vos, M. A. & Van der Heyden, M. A. G. British journal of pharmacology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28542844  

[Genetic Testing in Polygenic Diseases : Atrial Fibrillation, Arterial Hypertension and Coronary Artery Disease]. Trenkwalder, T., Kessler, T. & Schunkert, H. Herz, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28536780  

Tea-Induced Improvement of Endothelial Function in Humans: No Role for Epigallocatechin Gallate (Egcg). Lorenz, M., Rauhut, F., Hofer, C., Gwosc, S., Muller, E., Praeger, D., Zimmermann, B. F., Wernecke, K. D., Baumann, G., Stangl, K. & Stangl, V. Scientific reports 7, 2279, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28536463  

Sex-Specific Metabolic Profiles of Androgens and Its Main Binding Protein Shbg in a Middle Aged Population without Diabetes. Piontek, U., Wallaschofski, H., Kastenmuller, G., Suhre, K., Volzke, H., Do, K. T., Artati, A., Nauck, M., Adamski, J., Friedrich, N. & Pietzner, M. Scientific reports 7, 2235, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28533544  

Atrial Myofibroblast Activation and Connective Tissue Formation in a Porcine Model of Atrial Fibrillation and Reduced Left Ventricular Function. Lugenbiel, P., Wenz, F., Govorov, K., Syren, P., Katus, H. A. & Thomas, D. Life sciences, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28546006  

24 H-Accelerometry in Epidemiological Studies: Automated Detection of Non-Wear Time in Comparison to Diary Information. Jaeschke, L., Luzak, A., Steinbrecher, A., Jeran, S., Ferland, M., Linkohr, B., Schulz, H. & Pischon, T. Scientific reports 7, 2227, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28533553  

Fifteen New Risk Loci for Coronary Artery Disease Highlight Arterial-Wall-Specific Mechanisms. Howson, J. M. M., Zhao, W., Barnes, D. R., Ho, W. K., Young, R., Paul, D. S., Waite, L. L., Freitag, D. F., Fauman, E. B., Salfati, E. L., Sun, B. B., Eicher, J. D., Johnson, A. D., Sheu, W. H. H., Nielsen, S. F., Lin, W. Y., Surendran, P., Malarstig, A., Wilk, J. B., Tybjaerg-Hansen, A. et al. Nature genetics, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28530674  

Of Mice and Renin. Bader, M. Hypertension, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28533332  

Dyslipidemias and Cardiovascular Prevention: Tailoring Treatment According to Lipid Phenotype. Sanin, V., Pfetsch, V. & Koenig, W. Current cardiology reports 19, 61, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28528455  

Implantable Cardiac Monitors in High-Risk Post-Infarction Patients with Cardiac Autonomic Dysfunction and Moderately Reduced Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction: Design and Rationale of the Smart-Mi Trial. Hamm, W., Rizas, K. D., von Stulpnagel, L., Vdovin, N., Massberg, S., Kaab, S. & Bauer, A. Am Heart J 190, 34-39, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002870317301473  

[Relevance of Heart Failure in Prevention, Treatment and Prognosis of Ischemic Stroke]. Haeusler, K. G., Endres, M. & Doehner, W. Aktuelle Neurologie 44, 267-271, (2017). https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/html/10.1055/s-0043-100214#top  

Quantification of Left Atrial Volume and Phasic Function Using Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Comparison of Biplane Area-Length Method and Simpson's Method. Wandelt, L. K., Kowallick, J. T., Schuster, A., Wachter, R., Stumpfig, T., Unterberg-Buchwald, C., Steinmetz, M., Ritter, C. O., Lotz, J. & Staab, W. The international journal of cardiovascular imaging, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28523471  

Clinical Outcomes with Percutaneous Coronary Revascularization Versus Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery in Patients with Unprotected Left Main Coronary Artery Disease: A Meta-Analysis of Six Randomized Trials and 4686 Patients. Palmerini, T., Serruys, P., Kappetein, A. P., Genereux, P., della Riva, D., Reggiani, L. B., Christiansen, E., Holm, N. R., Thuesen, L., Makikallio, T., Morice, M. C., Ahn, J.-M., Park, S.-J., Thiele, H., Boudriot, E., Sabatino, M., Romanello, M., Biondi-Zoccai, G., Cavalcante, R., Sabik, J.-F. et al. Am Heart J, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002870317301461  

Stretch-Activated Two-Pore-Domain (K2p) Potassium Channels in the Heart: Focus on Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure. Schmidt, C., Wiedmann, F., Kallenberger, S. M., Ratte, A., Schulte, J. S., Scholz, B., Muller, F. U., Voigt, N., Zafeiriou, M. P., Ehrlich, J. R., Tochtermann, U., Veres, G., Ruhparwar, A., Karck, M., Katus, H. A. & Thomas, D. Progress in biophysics and molecular biology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28526353  

A Genome-Wide Association Meta-Analysis on Lipoprotein(a) Concentrations Adjusted for Apolipoprotein(a) Isoforms. Mack, S., Coassin, S., Rueedi, R., Yousri, N. A., Seppala, I., Gieger, C., Schonherr, S., Forer, L., Erhart, G., Marques-Vidal, P., Ried, J., Waeber, G., Bergmann, S., Dahnhardt, D., Stockl, A., Raitakari, O. T., Kahonen, M., Peters, A., Meitinger, T., Strauch, K. et al. Journal of lipid research, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28512139  

Multimodality Imaging Approach in the Diagnosis of Chronic Myocarditis with Preserved Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (Mcpef): The Role of 2d Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography. Kasner, M., Aleksandrov, A., Escher, F., Al-Saadi, N., Makowski, M., Spillmann, F., Genger, M., Schultheiss, H. P., Kuhl, U., Pieske, B., Morris, D. A., Noutsias, M. & Tschope, C. International journal of cardiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28536004  

Quantitative Assessment of Left Ventricular Mechanical Dyssynchrony Using Cine Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Inter-Study Reproducibility. Kowallick, J. T., Morton, G., Lamata, P., Jogiya, R., Kutty, S., Hasenfuss, G., Lotz, J., Chiribiri, A., Nagel, E. & Schuster, A. JRSM Cardiovascular Disease 6, (2017). http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/2048004017710142  

Associations of Androgens with Depressive Symptoms and Cognitive Status in the General Population. Kische, H., Gross, S., Wallaschofski, H., Grabe, H. J., Volzke, H., Nauck, M. & Haring, R. PloS one 12, e0177272, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28498873  

Position Paper of the European Society of Cardiology-Working Group of Coronary Pathophysiology and Microcirculation: Obesity and Heart Disease Badimon, L., Bugiardini, R., Cenko, E., Cubedo, J., Dorobantu, M., Duncker, D. J., Estruch, R., Milicic, D., Tousoulis, D., Vasiljevic, Z., Vilahur, G., de Wit, C. & Koller, A. European heart journal, (2017). https://academic.oup.com/eurheartj/article-abstract/doi/10.1093/eurheartj/ehx181/3813124/Position-paper-of-the-European-Society-of?redirectedFrom=fulltext   

Reliability of Peripheral Arterial Tonometry in Patients with Heart Failure, Diabetic Nephropathy and Arterial Hypertension. Weisrock, F., Fritschka, M., Beckmann, S., Litmeier, S., Wagner, J., Tahirovic, E., Radenovic, S., Zelenak, C., Hashemi, D., Busjahn, A., Krahn, T., Pieske, B., Dinh, W. & Dungen, H. D. Vascular medicine, 1358863X17706752, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28555533  

Living Alone and Activation of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone-System: Differential Effects Depending on Alexithymic Personality Features. Terock, J., Hannemann, A., Janowitz, D., Volzke, H., Nauck, M., Freyberger, H. J., Wallaschofski, H. & Grabe, H. J. Journal of psychosomatic research 96, 42-48, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28545792

Cardiac Contractility Modulation: A Technical Guide for Device Implantation. Kuschyk, J., Kloppe, A., Schmidt-Schweda, S., Bonnemeier, H., Rousso, B. & Roger, S. Reviews in cardiovascular medicine 18, 1-13, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28509888

Impact and Management of Left Ventricular Function on the Prognosis of Takotsubo Syndrome. El-Battrawy, I., Ansari, U., Lang, S., Behnes, M., Schramm, K., Fastner, C., Zhou, X., Kuschyk, J., Tulumen, E., Roger, S., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. European journal of clinical investigation, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28517022   

Evaluation of Mybpc3 Trans-Splicing and Gene Replacement as Therapeutic Options in Human Ipsc-Derived Cardiomyocytes. Prondzynski, M., Kramer, E., Laufer, S. D., Shibamiya, A., Pless, O., Flenner, F., Muller, O. J., Munch, J., Redwood, C., Hansen, A., Patten, M., Eschenhagen, T., Mearini, G. & Carrier, L. Molecular Therapy: Nucleic Acid, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2162253117301798  

[Choosing Wisely Recommendations in Angiology]. Muller, O. J. & Sternitzky, R. Der Internist, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28516250  

The Effect of Initial Teaching on Evaluation of Left Ventricular Volumes by Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Comparison between Complete and Intermediate Beginners and Experienced Observers. Hedstrom, E., Ishida, M., Sepulveda-Martinez, A., Salehi, D., Sperling, J., Engblom, H. & Nagel, E. BMC medical imaging 17, 33, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28514940  

Pancreatic Fat Content by Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Subjects with Prediabetes, Diabetes, and Controls from a General Population without Cardiovascular Disease. Heber, S. D., Hetterich, H., Lorbeer, R., Bayerl, C., Machann, J., Auweter, S., Storz, C., Schlett, C. L., Nikolaou, K., Reiser, M., Peters, A. & Bamberg, F. PloS one 12, e0177154, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28520813  

Exercise Training in Diastolic Heart Failure (Ex-Dhf): Rationale and Design of a Multicentre, Prospective, Randomized, Controlled, Parallel Group Trial. Edelmann, F., Bobenko, A., Gelbrich, G., Hasenfuss, G., Herrmann-Lingen, C., Duvinage, A., Schwarz, S., Mende, M., Prettin, C., Trippel, T., Lindhorst, R., Morris, D., Pieske-Kraigher, E., Nolte, K., Dungen, H. D., Wachter, R., Halle, M. & Pieske, B. European journal of heart failure, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28516519  

Comparative Prognostic Value of Postprocedural Creatine Kinase Myocardial Band and High-Sensitivity Troponin T in Patients with Non-St-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Ndrepepa, G., Colleran, R., Braun, S., Xhepa, E., Hieber, J., Cassese, S., Fusaro, M., Kufner, S., Laugwitz, K. L., Schunkert, H. & Kastrati, A. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28500730  

Early Diagnosis of Delayed Cerebral Ischemia: Possible Relevance for Inflammatory Biomarkers in Routine Clinical Practice? Chamling, B., Gross, S., Stoffel-Wagner, B., Schubert, G. A., Clusmann, H., Coburn, M. & Hollig, A. World neurosurgery, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28512045  

Effect of Valve Design and Anticoagulation Strategy on 30-Day Clinical Outcomes in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Results from the Bravo 3 Randomized Trial. Linke, A., Chandrasekhar, J., Sartori, S., Lefevre, T., van Belle, E., Schaefer, U., Tchetche, D., Sardella, G., Webb, J., Colombo, A., Windecker, S., Vogel, B., Farhan, S., Sorrentino, S., Sharma, M., Snyder, C., Asgar, A., Dumonteil, N., Tamburino, C., Hink, U. et al. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28498562  

Digoxin and 30-Day All-Cause Readmission in Long-Term Care Residents Hospitalized for Heart Failure. Sheriff, H. M., Thogaripally, M. R., Panjrath, G., Arundel, C., Zeng, Q., Fonarow, G. C., Butler, J., Fletcher, R. D., Morgan, C., Blackman, M. R., Deedwania, P., Love, T. E., Aronow, W. S., Anker, S. D., Allman, R. M. & Ahmed, A. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28501416  

Accelerated Whole-Heart Mr Angiography Using a Variable-Density Poisson-Disc Undersampling Pattern and Compressed Sensing Reconstruction. Moghari, M. H., Uecker, M., Roujol, S., Sabbagh, M., Geva, T. & Powell, A. J. Magnetic resonance in medicine, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28497620  

Differentiation of Cardiomyocytes and Generation of Human Engineered Heart Tissue. Breckwoldt, K., Letuffe-Breniere, D., Mannhardt, I., Schulze, T., Ulmer, B., Werner, T., Benzin, A., Klampe, B., Reinsch, M. C., Laufer, S., Shibamiya, A., Prondzynski, M., Mearini, G., Schade, D., Fuchs, S., Neuber, C., Kramer, E., Saleem, U., Schulze, M. L., Rodriguez, M. L. et al. Nature protocols 12, 1177-1197, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28492526  

Towards Mri Temperature Mapping in Real Time-the Proton Resonance Frequency Method with Undersampled Radial Mri and Nonlinear Inverse Reconstruction. Zhang, Z., Michaelis, T. & Frahm, J. Quantitative imaging in medicine and surgery 7, 251-258, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28516050

Impact of Pre-Existing or New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation on 30-Day Clinical Outcomes Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Results from the Bravo 3 Randomized Trial. Hengstenberg, C., Chandrasekhar, J., Sartori, S., Lefevre, T., Mikhail, G., Meneveau, N., Tron, C., Jeger, R., Kupatt, C., Vogel, B., Farhan, S., Sorrentino, S., Sharma, M., Snyder, C., Husser, O., Boekstegers, P., Hambrecht, R., Widder, J., Hildick-Smith, D., De Carlo, M. et al. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28493641  

A Microrna-129-5p/Rbfox Crosstalk Coordinates Homeostatic Downscaling of Excitatory Synapses. Rajman, M., Metge, F., Fiore, R., Khudayberdiev, S., Aksoy-Aksel, A., Bicker, S., Ruedell Reschke, C., Raoof, R., Brennan, G. P., Delanty, N., Farrell, M. A., O'Brien, D. F., Bauer, S., Norwood, B., Veno, M. T., Kruger, M., Braun, T., Kjems, J., Rosenow, F., Henshall, D. C. et al. The EMBO journal, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28487411  

Functional Characterization of the Gucy1a3 Coronary Artery Disease Risk Locus. Kessler, T., Wobst, J., Wolf, B., Eckhold, J., Vilne, B., Hollstein, R., von Ameln, S., Dang, T. A., Sager, H. B., Rumpf, P. M., Aherrahrou, R., Kastrati, A., Bjoerkegren, J. L. M., Erdmann, J., Lusis, A. J., Civelek, M., Kaiser, F. J. & Schunkert, H. Circulation, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28487391  

[Practical Guidelines for Genetic Testing in Cardiovascular Diseases]. Reinhard, W., Trenkwalder, T. & Schunkert, H. Herz, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28484805  

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery within 48 Hours after Cardiac Arrest Due to Acute Myocardial Infarction. Grothusen, C., Friedrich, C., Attmann, T., Meinert, J., Ohnewald, E., Ulbricht, U., Huenges, K., Haneya, A., Frank, D., Graesner, J. T., Schoettler, J. & Cremer, J. European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28486696  

Corrigendum to "Systolic-Diastolic Hypertension Versus Isolated Systolic Hypertension and Incident Heart Failure in Older Adults: Insights from the Cardiovascular Health Study" [Int. J. Cardiol. 235 (2017) 11-16]. Tsimploulis, A., Sheriff, H. M., Lam, P. H., Dooley, D. J., Anker, M. S., Papademetriou, V., Fletcher, R. D., Faselis, C., Fonarow, G. C., Deedwania, P., White, M., Valentova, M., Blackman, M. R., Banach, M., Morgan, C. J., Alagiakrishnan, K., Allman, R. M., Aronow, W. S., Anker, S. D. & Ahmed, A. International journal of cardiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28487149  

Less Myocardial Scar but Greater Propensity for Heart Failure: Another Gender Paradox in Myocardial Infarction. Schupke, S. & Mehilli, J. European heart journal, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28475753  

Relationship between Diabetes and Ischemic Injury among Patients with Revascularized St-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Diabetes and Myocardial Damage. Reinstadler, S. J., Stiermaier, T., Eitel, C., Metzler, B., de Waha, S., Fuernau, G., Desch, S., Thiele, H. & Eitel, I. Diabetes, obesity & metabolism, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28474817  

Erratum To: Dynamic Monitoring of Gi/O-Protein-Mediated Decreases of Intracellular Camp by Fret-Based Epac Sensors. Storch, U., Straub, J., Erdogmus, S., Gudermann, T. & Mederos, Y. S. M. Pflugers Archiv : European journal of physiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28474133

Probing Oral Anticoagulation in Patients with Atrial High Rate Episodes. Rationale and Design of the Non Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants in Patients with Atrial High Rate Episodes (Noah – Afnet 6) Trial. Kirchhof, P., Blank, B. F., Calvert, M., Camm, A. J., Chlouverakis, G., Diener, H.-C., Goette, A., Huening, A., Lip, G. Y. H., Simantirakis, E. & Vardas, P. Am Heart J, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002870317301412  

Protocol Update and Preliminary Results of Eacvi/Hfa Cardiac Oncology Toxicity (Cot) Registry of the European Society of Cardiology. Lancellotti, P., Galderisi, M., Donal, E., Edvardsen, T., Popescu, B. A., Farmakis, D., Filippatos, G., Habib, G., Lestuzzi, C., Santoro, C., Moonen, M., Jerusalem, G., Andarala, M. & Anker, S. D. ESC heart failure, (2017). http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ehf2.12162/full  

[Cardiac Manifestations in Vasculitides]. Konemann, S. & Felix, S. B. Therapeutische Umschau. Revue therapeutique 73, 713-721, (2016). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28462611  

Trim24 Promotes While Trim32 Inhibits Cardiomyocyte Hypertrophy Via Regulation of Dysbindin Protein Levels. Borlepawar, A., Rangrez, A. Y., Bernt, A., Christen, L., Sossalla, S., Frank, D. & Frey, N. The Journal of biological chemistry, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28465353  

Apj Inhibition Reduces Flow-Induced Endothelial Cell Migration with Atorvastatin but Not Pravastatin Treatment. Materzok, I., Lorenz, F., Bahls, M., Strohbach, A., Dorr, M. & Felix, S. B. The FASEB Journal 31, (2017). http://www.fasebj.org/content/31/1_Supplement/689.15.short  

Preventive Strategies for Contrast-Induced Acute Kidney Injury in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Procedures: Evidence from a Hierarchical Bayesian Network Meta-Analysis of 124 Trials and 28 240 Patients. Giacoppo, D., Gargiulo, G., Buccheri, S., Aruta, P., Byrne, R. A., Cassese, S., Dangas, G., Kastrati, A., Mehran, R., Tamburino, C. & Capodanno, D. Circulation. Cardiovascular interventions 10, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28487354  

Calcium/Calmodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase Ii Activity Persists During Chronic Beta-Adrenoceptor Blockade in Experimental and Human Heart Failure. Dewenter, M., Neef, S., Vettel, C., Lammle, S., Beushausen, C., Zelarayan, L. C., Katz, S., von der Lieth, A., Meyer-Roxlau, S., Weber, S., Wieland, T., Sossalla, S., Backs, J., Brown, J. H., Maier, L. S. & El-Armouche, A. Circulation. Heart failure 10, e003840, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28487342   

Differentiation of Cardiomyocytes and Generation of Human Engineered Heart Tissue. Breckwoldt, K., Letuffe-Breniere, D., Mannhardt, I., Schulze, T., Ulmer, B., Werner, T., Benzin, A., Klampe, B., Reinsch, M. C., Laufer, S., Shibamiya, A., Prondzynski, M., Mearini, G., Schade, D., Fuchs, S., Neuber, C., Kramer, E., Saleem, U., Schulze, M. L., Rodriguez, M. L. et al. Nature protocols 12, 1177-1197, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28492526

Sex in Basic Research - Concepts in the Cardiovascular Field. Ventura-Clapier, R., Dworatzek, E., Seeland, U., Kararigas, G., Francois Arnal, J., Brunelleschi, S., Carpenter, T., Erdmann, J., Franconi, F., Giannetta, E., Glezerman, M., Hofmann, S., Junien, C., Katai, M., Kublickiene, K., Konig, I. R., Majdic, G., Malorni, W., Mieth, C., Miller, V. et al. Cardiovascular research, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28472454   

Association between Dietary Inflammatory Index, and Cause-Specific Mortality in the Monica/Kora Augsburg Cohort Study. Shivappa, N., Schneider, A., Hebert, J. R., Koenig, W., Peters, A. & Thorand, B. European journal of public health, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28472442  

A First in Human Evaluation of a Novel Contrast Media Saving Device. Sapontis, J., Barron, G., Seneviratne, S., Fuernau, G., Eitel, I., Ledwoch, J., Thiele, H., Saad, M., de Waha, S., Poess, J. & Desch, S. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28471046  

Tumour Ischaemia by Interferon-Gamma Resembles Physiological Blood Vessel Regression. Kammertoens, T., Friese, C., Arina, A., Idel, C., Briesemeister, D., Rothe, M., Ivanov, A., Szymborska, A., Patone, G., Kunz, S., Sommermeyer, D., Engels, B., Leisegang, M., Textor, A., Joerg Fehling, H., Fruttiger, M., Lohoff, M., Herrmann, A., Yu, H., Weichselbaum, R. et al. Nature 545, 98-102, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28445461  

Two Serines in the Distal C-Terminus of the Human Ss1-Adrenoceptor Determine Ss-Arrestin2 Recruitment. Hinz, L., Ahles, A., Ruprecht, B., Kuster, B. & Engelhardt, S. PloS one 12, e0176450, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28472170  

Targeting Mannose Receptor Expression on Macrophages in Atherosclerotic Plaques of Apolipoprotein E-Knockout Mice Using 111in-Tilmanocept. Varasteh, Z., Hyafil, F., Anizan, N., Diallo, D., Aid-Launais, R., Mohanta, S., Li, Y., Braeuer, M., Steiger, K., Vigne, J., Qin, Z., Nekolla, S. G., Fabre, J. E., Doring, Y., Le Guludec, D., Habenicht, A., Vera, D. R. & Schwaiger, M. EJNMMI research 7, 40, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28470406  

Neuro-Developmental Outcome in Single-Ventricle Patients: Is the Norwood Procedure a Risk Factor? Rotermann, I., Logoteta, J., Falta, J., Wegner, P., Jung, O., Dutschke, P., Scheewe, J., Kramer, H. H. & Hansen, J. H. European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28472306  

Light-Inducible Antimir-92a as a Therapeutic Strategy to Promote Skin Repair in Healing-Impaired Diabetic Mice. Lucas, T., Schafer, F., Muller, P., Eming, S. A., Heckel, A. & Dimmeler, S. Nature communications 8, 15162, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28462946  

Effects of Ultraearly Intravenous Thrombolysis on Outcomes in Ischemic Stroke: The Stemo (Stroke Emergency Mobile) Group. Kunz, A., Nolte, C. H., Erdur, H., Fiebach, J. B., Geisler, F., Rozanski, M., Scheitz, J. F., Villringer, K., Waldschmidt, C., Weber, J. E., Wendt, M., Winter, B., Zieschang, K., Grittner, U., Kaczmarek, S., Endres, M., Ebinger, M. & Audebert, H. J. Circulation 135, 1765-1767, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28461420  

[Cardiac Support and Replacement Systems]. Graf, T. & Thiele, H. Medizinische Klinik, Intensivmedizin und Notfallmedizin, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28466294  

Loss of Cardio-Protective Effects at the Adamts7 Locus Due to Gene-Smoking Interactions. Saleheen, D., Zhao, W., Young, R., Nelson, C. P., Ho, W. K., Ferguson, J. F., Rasheed, A., Ou, K., Nurnberg, S. T., Bauer, R. C., Goel, A., Do, R., Stewart, A. F. R., Hartiala, J., Zhang, W., Thorleifsson, G., Strawbridge, R. J., Sinisalo, J., Kanoni, S., Sedaghat, S. et al. Circulation, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28461624  

Toward Evidence-Based Diagnosis of Myocarditis in Children and Adolescents: Rationale, Design, and First Baseline Data of Mykke, a Multicenter Registry and Study Platform. Messroghli, D. R., Pickardt, T., Fischer, M., Opgen-Rhein, B., Papakostas, K., Bocker, D., Jakob, A., Khalil, M., Mueller, G. C., Schmidt, F., Kaestner, M., Udink Ten Cate, F. E. A., Wagner, R., Ruf, B., Kiski, D., Wiegand, G., Degener, F., Bauer, U. M. M., Friede, T., Schubert, S. et al. Am Heart J 187, 133-144, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28454797  

Can Stress Cmr Impact Care in the Era after Courage and Fame-2? Kwong, R. Y., Shaw, L. J. & Nagel, E. JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging 10, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1936878X17302966



E-Health Based Management of Patients Receiving Oral Anticoagulation Therapy: Results from the Observational Thrombeval Study. Prochaska, J. H., Gobel, S., Keller, K., Coldewey, M., Ullmann, A., Lamparter, H., Schulz, A., Schinzel, H., Bickel, C., Lauterbach, M., Michal, M., Hardt, R., Binder, H., Espinola-Klein, C., Lackner, K. J., Ten Cate, H., Munzel, T. & Wild, P. S. Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28457013

Osteopontin Predicts Clinical Outcome in Patients after Treatment of Severe Aortic Stenosis with Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (Tavi). Lutz, M., von Ingersleben, N., Lambers, M., Rosenberg, M., Freitag-Wolf, S., Dempfle, A., Lutter, G., Frank, J., Bramlage, P., Frey, N. & Frank, D. Open Heart 4, (2017). http://openheart.bmj.com/content/openhrt/4/2/e000633.full.pdf  

Epigenomic and Transcriptomic Approaches in the Post-Genomic Era: Path to Novel Targets for Diagnosis and Therapy of the Ischemic Heart? Perrino, C., Barabasi, A. L., Condorelli, G., Davidson, S. M., De Windt, L., Dimmeler, S., Engel, F. B., Hausenloy, D. J., Hill, J. A., Van Laake, L. W., Lecour, S., Leor, J., Madonna, R., Mayr, M., Prunier, F., Sluijter, J. P., Schulz, R., Thum, T., Ytrehus, K. & Ferdinandy, P. Cardiovascular research, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28460026  

Engineering Cardiac Muscle Tissue: A Maturating Field of Research. Weinberger, F., Mannhardt, I. & Eschenhagen, T. Circulation research 120, 1487-1500, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28450366  

1000 Genomes-Based Meta-Analysis Identifies 10 Novel Loci for Kidney Function. Gorski, M., van der Most, P. J., Teumer, A., Chu, A. Y., Li, M., Mijatovic, V., Nolte, I. M., Cocca, M., Taliun, D., Gomez, F., Li, Y., Tayo, B., Tin, A., Feitosa, M. F., Aspelund, T., Attia, J., Biffar, R., Bochud, M., Boerwinkle, E., Borecki, I. et al. Scientific reports 7, 45040, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28452372  

Inhibition of Late Sodium Current as an Innovative Antiarrhythmic Strategy. Bengel, P., Ahmad, S. & Sossalla, S. Current heart failure reports, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28455610  

Circadian Control of Inflammatory Processes in Atherosclerosis and Its Complications. Steffens, S., Winter, C., Schloss, M. J., Hidalgo, A., Weber, C. & Soehnlein, O. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28450299  

Incidental Findings in Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Superiority of Bssfp over T1w-Haste for Extra-Cardiac Findings Assessment. Sohns, J. M., Menke, J., Schwarz, A., Bergau, L., Kowallick, J. T., Schuster, A., Konietschke, F., Placzek, M., Weiberg, D., Nordlohne, S., Schmuck, S., Schulz, S., Derlin, T. & Staab, W. The international journal of cardiovascular imaging, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28451954  

Melanocortin 1 Receptor Signaling Regulates Cholesterol Transport in Macrophages. Rinne, P., Rami, M., Nuutinen, S. L., Santovito, D., van der Vorst, E. P. C., Guillamat-Prats, R., Lyytikainen, L. P., Raitoharju, E., Oksala, N., Ring, L., Cai, M., Hruby, V. J., Lehtimaki, T. J., Weber, C. & Steffens, S. Circulation, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28450348  

Chronic Loss of Inhibitor-1 Diminishes Cardiac Ryr2 Phosphorylation Despite Exaggerated Camkii Activity. Neef, S., Heijman, J., Otte, K., Dewenter, M., Saadatmand, A. R., Meyer-Roxlau, S., Antos, C. L., Backs, J., Dobrev, D., Wagner, M., Maier, L. S. & El-Armouche, A. Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's archives of pharmacology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28451724  

Blinded Contractility Analysis in Hipsc-Cardiomyocytes in Engineered Heart Tissue Format: Comparison with Human Atrial Trabeculae. Mannhardt, I., Eder, A., Dumotier, B., Prondzynski, M., Kramer, E., Traebert, M., Sohren, K. D., Flenner, F., Stathopoulou, K., Lemoine, M. D., Carrier, L., Christ, T., Eschenhagen, T. & Hansen, A. Toxicological sciences : an official journal of the Society of Toxicology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28453742  

Endogenous Developmental Endothelial Locus-1 Limits Ischaemia-Related Angiogenesis by Blocking Inflammation. Klotzsche-von Ameln, A., Cremer, S., Hoffmann, J., Schuster, P., Khedr, S., Korovina, I., Troullinaki, M., Neuwirth, A., Sprott, D., Chatzigeorgiou, A., Economopoulou, M., Orlandi, A., Hain, A., Zeiher, A. M., Deussen, A., Hajishengallis, G., Dimmeler, S., Chavakis, T. & Chavakis, E. Thrombosis and haemostasis, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28447099  

Non-Vitamin K-Dependent Oral Anticoagulants Have a Positive Impact on Ischaemic Stroke Severity in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. Hellwig, S., Grittner, U., Audebert, H., Endres, M. & Haeusler, K. G. Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28460024  

Vascular Cxcr4 Limits Atherosclerosis by Maintaining Arterial Integrity: Evidence from Mouse and Human Studies. Doring, Y., Noels, H., van der Vorst, E. P. C., Neideck, C., Egea, V., Drechsler, M., Mandl, M., Pawig, L. B., Jansen, Y., Schroder, K., Bidzhekov, K., Megens, R. T. A., Theelen, W., Klinkhammer, B. M., Boor, P., Schurgers, L. J., van Gorp, R. H., Ries, C., Kusters, P. J. H., van der Wal, A. C. et al. Circulation, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28450349  

Prevalence of Malignant Arrhythmia and Sudden Cardiac Death in Takotsubo Syndrome and Its Management. El-Battrawy, I., Lang, S., Ansari, U., Tulumen, E., Schramm, K., Fastner, C., Zhou, X., Hoffmann, U., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28453621  

A Comparative Study on Endovascular Treatment of (Sub)Acute Critical Limb Ischemia: Mechanical Thrombectomy Vs Thrombolysis. Kronlage, M., Printz, I., Vogel, B., Blessing, E., Muller, O. J., Katus, H. A. & Erbel, C. Drug design, development and therapy 11, 1233-1241, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28458517  

Cardiac Regeneration Using Hla-Matched Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells-No Monkey Business, but Still a Long and Winding Road Ahead. Sinnecker, D. Journal of thoracic disease 9, 492-494, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28449453  

Negative Adrenergic Feedback Specific to Phospholamban. Hasenfuss, G. & Lehnart, S. E. JACC: Basic to Translational Science 2, (2017). http://www.basictranslational.onlinejacc.org/content/2/2/181

T1 and T2 Mapping in Recognition of Early Cardiac Involvement in Systemic Sarcoidosis. Puntmann, V. O., Isted, A., Hinojar, R., Foote, L., Carr-White, G. & Nagel, E. Radiology, 162732, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28448233  

Genome-Wide Physical Activity Interactions in Adiposity - a Meta-Analysis of 200,452 Adults. Graff, M., Scott, R. A., Justice, A. E., Young, K. L., Feitosa, M. F., Barata, L., Winkler, T. W., Chu, A. Y., Mahajan, A., Hadley, D., Xue, L., Workalemahu, T., Heard-Costa, N. L., den Hoed, M., Ahluwalia, T. S., Qi, Q., Ngwa, J. S., Renstrom, F., Quaye, L., Eicher, J. D. et al. PLoS genetics 13, e1006528, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28448500  

Double-Stranded DNA Induces a Prothrombotic Phenotype in the Vascular Endothelium. Gaitzsch, E., Czermak, T., Ribeiro, A., Heun, Y., Bohmer, M., Merkle, M., Mannell, H., Schulz, C., Wornle, M. & Pircher, J. Scientific reports 7, 1112, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28442771  

Impact of Atrial Fibrillation Detected by Extended Monitoring-a Population-Based Cohort Study. Busch, M. C., Gross, S., Alte, D., Kors, J. A., Volzke, H., Ittermann, T., Werner, A., Kruger, A., Busch, R., Dorr, M. & Felix, S. B. Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28440600  

Alcohol Consumption, Sinus Tachycardia, and Cardiac Arrhythmias at the Munich Octoberfest: Results from the Munich Beer Related Electrocardiogram Workup Study (Munichbrew). Brunner, S., Herbel, R., Drobesch, C., Peters, A., Massberg, S., Kaab, S. & Sinner, M. F. European heart journal, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28449090  

Lipoprotein(a) and the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in the European Population: Results from the Biomarcare Consortium. Waldeyer, C., Makarova, N., Zeller, T., Schnabel, R. B., Brunner, F. J., Jorgensen, T., Linneberg, A., Niiranen, T., Salomaa, V., Jousilahti, P., Yarnell, J., Ferrario, M. M., Veronesi, G., Brambilla, P., Signorini, S. G., Iacoviello, L., Costanzo, S., Giampaoli, S., Palmieri, L., Meisinger, C. et al. European heart journal, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28449027  

Muscle Wasting and Cachexia in Heart Failure: Mechanisms and Therapies. von Haehling, S., Ebner, N., Dos Santos, M. R., Springer, J. & Anker, S. D. Nature reviews. Cardiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28436486  

Myocardial Salvage after Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients with St-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Presenting Early Versus Late after Symptom Onset. Stiermaier, T., Eitel, I., de Waha, S., Poss, J., Fuernau, G., Thiele, H. & Desch, S. The international journal of cardiovascular imaging, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28439734  

Low-Density Lipoproteins Cause Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease. 1. Evidence from Genetic, Epidemiologic, and Clinical Studies. A Consensus Statement from the European Atherosclerosis Society Consensus Panel. Ference, B. A., Ginsberg, H. N., Graham, I., Ray, K. K., Packard, C. J., Bruckert, E., Hegele, R. A., Krauss, R. M., Raal, F. J., Schunkert, H., Watts, G. F., Boren, J., Fazio, S., Horton, J. D., Masana, L., Nicholls, S. J., Nordestgaard, B. G., van de Sluis, B., Taskinen, M. R., Tokgozoglu, L. et al. European heart journal, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28444290  

Effects of Ferric Carboxymaltose on Hospitalisations and Mortality Rates in Iron-Deficient Heart Failure Patients: An Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis. Anker, S. D., Kirwan, B. A., van Veldhuisen, D. J., Filippatos, G., Comin-Colet, J., Ruschitzka, F., Luscher, T. F., Arutyunov, G. P., Motro, M., Mori, C., Roubert, B., Pocock, S. J. & Ponikowski, P. European journal of heart failure, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28436136  

Prostaglandins and Other Lipid Mediators (Polm), Special Issue of the 6th European Workshop on Lipid Mediators: Role of Muller Cell Cytochrome P450 2c44 in Murine Retinal Angiogenesis. Hu, J., Geyer, A., Dziumbla, S., Awwad, K., Zeldin, D. C., Schunck, W. H., Popp, R., Fromel, T. & Fleming, I. Prostaglandins & other lipid mediators, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28442442  

Heart Failure Is Associated with Depletion of Core Intestinal Microbiota. Luedde, M., Winkler, T., Heinsen, F.-M., Ruhlemann, M. C., Spehlmann, M. E., Bajrovic, A., Lieb, W., Franke, A., Ott, S. J. & Frey, N. ESC heart failure, (2017). http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ehf2.12155/full  

Matrix Metalloproteinase-8 and Tissue Inhibitor of Matrix Metalloproteinase-1 Predict Incident Cardiovascular Disease Events and All-Cause Mortality in a Population-Based Cohort. Kormi, I., Nieminen, M. T., Havulinna, A. S., Zeller, T., Blankenberg, S., Tervahartiala, T., Sorsa, T., Salomaa, V. & Pussinen, P. J. European journal of preventive cardiology, 2047487317706585, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28429955  

Macrophages Facilitate Electrical Conduction in the Heart. Hulsmans, M., Clauss, S., Xiao, L., Aguirre, A. D., King, K. R., Hanley, A., Hucker, W. J., Wulfers, E. M., Seemann, G., Courties, G., Iwamoto, Y., Sun, Y., Savol, A. J., Sager, H. B., Lavine, K. J., Fishbein, G. A., Capen, D. E., Da Silva, N., Miquerol, L., Wakimoto, H. et al. Cell 169, 510-522 e520, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28431249  

Circulating Levels of Interleukin 1-Receptor Antagonist and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: Meta-Analysis of Six Population-Based Cohorts. Herder, C., de Las Heras Gala, T., Carstensen-Kirberg, M., Huth, C., Zierer, A., Wahl, S., Sudduth-Klinger, J., Kuulasmaa, K., Peretz, D., Ligthart, S., Bongaerts, B. W. C., Dehghan, A., Ikram, M. A., Jula, A., Kee, F., Pietila, A., Saarela, O., Zeller, T., Blankenberg, S., Meisinger, C. et al. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28428221  

The Contractile Adaption to Preload Depends on the Amount of Afterload. Schotola, H., Sossalla, S. T., Renner, A., Gummert, J., Danner, B. C., Schott, P. & Toischer, K. ESC heart failure, (2017). http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ehf2.12164/full  

Prediction of Sudden and Non-Sudden Cardiac Death in Post-Infarction Patients with Reduced Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction by Periodic Repolarization Dynamics: Madit-Ii Substudy. Rizas, K. D., McNitt, S., Hamm, W., Massberg, S., Kaab, S., Zareba, W., Couderc, J. P. & Bauer, A. European heart journal, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28431133  

Non-Coding Rnas in Cardiovascular Diseases: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Perspectives. Poller, W., Dimmeler, S., Heymans, S., Zeller, T., Haas, J., Karakas, M., Leistner, D. M., Jakob, P., Nakagawa, S., Blankenberg, S., Engelhardt, S., Thum, T., Weber, C., Meder, B., Hajjar, R. & Landmesser, U. European heart journal, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28430919  

Sex Differences in Cardiovascular Disease - Impact on Care and Outcomes. Humphries, K. H., Izadnegadar, M., Sedlak, T., Saw, J., Johnston, N., Schenck-Gustafsson, K., Shah, R. U., Regitz-Zagrosek, V., Grewal, J., Vaccarino, V., Wei, J. & Bairey Merz, C. N. Frontiers in neuroendocrinology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28428055  

Automated Contraction Analysis of Human Engineered Heart Tissue for Cardiac Drug Safety Screening. Mannhardt, I., Saleem, U., Benzin, A., Schulze, T., Klampe, B., Eschenhagen, T. & Hansen, A. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28448053  

Cha2ds2-Vasc Score and Blood Biomarkers to Identify Patients with Atrial High-Rate Episodes and Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation. Wakula, P., Neumann, B., Kienemund, J., Thon-Gutschi, E., Stojakovic, T., Manninger, M., Scherr, D., Scharnagl, H., Kapl, M., Pieske, B. & Heinzel, F. R. Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology 19, 544-551, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28431065  

Prospective Evaluation of 18f-Fluorodeoxyglucose Uptake in Postischemic Myocardium by Simultaneous Positron Emission Tomography/Magnetic Resonance Imaging as a Prognostic Marker of Functional Outcome. Rischpler, C., Dirschinger, R. J., Nekolla, S. G., Kossmann, H., Nicolosi, S., Hanus, F., van Marwick, S., Kunze, K. P., Meinicke, A., Gotze, K., Kastrati, A., Langwieser, N., Ibrahim, T., Nahrendorf, M., Schwaiger, M. & Laugwitz, K. L. Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging 9, e004316, (2016). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27056601  

Micrornas: Pleiotropic Players in Congenital Heart Disease and Regeneration. Hoelscher, S. C., Doppler, S. A., Dressen, M., Lahm, H., Lange, R. & Krane, M. Journal of thoracic disease 9, S64-S81, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28446969  

Cardiac Fibroblasts: More Than Mechanical Support. Doppler, S. A., Carvalho, C., Lahm, H., Deutsch, M. A., Dressen, M., Puluca, N., Lange, R. & Krane, M. Journal of thoracic disease 9, S36-S51, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28446967  

J-Wave Syndromes Expert Consensus Conference Report: Emerging Concepts and Gaps in Knowledge. Antzelevitch, C., Yan, G. X., Ackerman, M. J., Borggrefe, M., Corrado, D., Guo, J., Gussak, I., Hasdemir, C., Horie, M., Huikuri, H., Ma, C., Morita, H., Nam, G. B., Sacher, F., Shimizu, W., Viskin, S. & Wilde, A. A. M. Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology 19, 665-694, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28431071

Targeted Endomyocardial Biopsy Guided by Real-Time Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance. Unterberg-Buchwald, C., Ritter, C. O., Reupke, V., Wilke, R. N., Stadelmann, C., Steinmetz, M., Schuster, A., Hasenfuss, G., Lotz, J. & Uecker, M. Journal of cardiovascular magnetic resonance : official journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 19, 45, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28424090  

Mortality Is Associated with Inflammation, Anemia, Specific Diseases and Treatments, and Molecular Markers. Moeller, M., Pink, C., Endlich, N., Endlich, K., Grabe, H. J., Volzke, H., Dorr, M., Nauck, M., Lerch, M. M., Kohling, R., Holtfreter, B., Kocher, T. & Fuellen, G. PloS one 12, e0175909, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28422991  

Risk Stratification for Patients in Cardiogenic Shock after Acute Myocardial Infarction. Poss, J., Koster, J., Fuernau, G., Eitel, I., de Waha, S., Ouarrak, T., Lassus, J., Harjola, V. P., Zeymer, U., Thiele, H. & Desch, S. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 69, 1913-1920, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28408020  

Large-Scale Analyses of Common and Rare Variants Identify 12 New Loci Associated with Atrial Fibrillation. Consortium, A. F., ISGC, M. C. o. t. & Neurology Working Group of the, C. C. Nature genetics, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28416818  

Feasibility and Diagnostic Value of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging after Acute Ischemic Stroke of Undetermined Origin. Haeusler, K. G., Wollboldt, C., Bentheim, L. Z., Herm, J., Jager, S., Kunze, C., Eberle, H. C., Deluigi, C. C., Bruder, O., Malsch, C., Heuschmann, P. U., Endres, M., Audebert, H. J., Morguet, A. J., Jensen, C. & Fiebach, J. B. Stroke, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28411261  

Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque Characteristics and Cardiovascular Risk Factors- Insights from an Optical Coherence Tomography Study. De Rosa, R., Vasa-Nicotera, M., Leistner, D. M., Reis, S. M., Thome, C. E., Boeckel, J. N., Fichtlscherer, S. & Zeiher, A. M. Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28420816  

Left Ventricular Strain and Twisting in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction: An Updated Review. Tadic, M., Pieske-Kraigher, E., Cuspidi, C., Genger, M., Morris, D. A., Zhang, K., Walther, N. A. & Pieske, B. Heart failure reviews, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28405789  

Ventricular and Supraventricular Ectopy in Individuals with Early Repolarization. Trenkwalder, T., King, R., Kaess, B. M., Hengstenberg, C., Schunkert, H., Ittermann, T., Felix, S. B., Busch, M., Dorr, M. & Reinhard, W. Am J Card, (2017). http://www.ajconline.org/article/S0002-9149(17)30625-2/abstract  

Transcoronary Concentration Gradient of Mir-133a and Outcome in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease. de Rosa, R., de Rosa, S., Leistner, D., Boeckel, J.-N., Keller, T., Fichtlscherer, S., Dimmeler, S. & Zeiher, A. M. Am J Card, (2017). http://www.ajconline.org/article/S0002-9149(17)30635-5/abstract?cc=y=

Microbiological Diagnosis of Device-Related Biofilm Infections. Xu, Y., Larsen, L. H., Lorenzen, J., Hall-Stoodley, L., Kikhney, J., Moter, A. & Thomsen, T. R. APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica 125, 289-303, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28407422

Impact of Acute Hypertension Transients on Diastolic Function in Patients with Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction. Perez Del Villar, C., Savvatis, K., Lopez, B., Kasner, M., Martinez-Legazpi, P., Yotti, R., Gonzalez, A., Diez, J., Fernandez-Aviles, F., Tschope, C. & Bermejo, J. Cardiovascular research, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28402411

Large-Scale Genome-Wide Analysis Identifies Genetic Variants Associated with Cardiac Structure and Function. Wild, P. S., Felix, J. F., Schillert, A., Teumer, A., Chen, M. H., Leening, M. J., Volker, U., Grossmann, V., Brody, J. A., Irvin, M. R., Shah, S. J., Pramana, S., Lieb, W., Schmidt, R., Stanton, A. V., Malzahn, D., Smith, A. V., Sundstrom, J., Minelli, C., Ruggiero, D. et al. The Journal of clinical investigation, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28394258

Brain Renin-Angiotensin System: Does It Exist? van Thiel, B. S., Goes Martini, A., Te Riet, L., Severs, D., Uijl, E., Garrelds, I. M., Leijten, F. P., van der Pluijm, I., Essers, J., Qadri, F., Alenina, N., Bader, M., Paulis, L., Rajkovicova, R., Domenig, O., Poglitsch, M. & Danser, A. H. Hypertension, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28396529

Charting the Perfect Storm: Emerging Biological Interfaces between Stress and Stroke. Kronenberg, G., Schoner, J., Nolte, C., Heinz, A., Endres, M. & Gertz, K. European archives of psychiatry and clinical neuroscience, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28393267

The Effect of Low-Dose Proteasome Inhibition on Pre-Existing Atherosclerosis in Ldl Receptor-Deficient Mice. Wilck, N., Fechner, M., Dan, C., Stangl, V., Stangl, K. & Ludwig, A. International journal of molecular sciences 18, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28387708

Efficacy of Radpad Protective Drape During Coronary Angiography. Kherad, B., Jerichow, T., Blaschke, F., Noutsias, M., Pieske, B., Tschope, C. & Krackhardt, F. Herz, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28389764

Dynamic Monitoring of Gi/O-Protein-Mediated Decreases of Intracellular Camp by Fret-Based Epac Sensors. Storch, U., Straub, J., Erdogmus, S., Gudermann, T. & Mederos, Y. S. M. Pflugers Archiv : European journal of physiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28386636

Does Atrial Fibrillation Cause Cognitive Decline and Dementia? Dietzel, J., Haeusler, K. G. & Endres, M. Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28387847

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Beyond: An Overview of Rodent Stress Models. Schoner, J., Heinz, A., Endres, M., Gertz, K. & Kronenberg, G. Journal of cellular and molecular medicine, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28374949

Cardiovascular Medication and Intraocular Pressure: Results from the Gutenberg Health Study. Hohn, R., Mirshahi, A., Nickels, S., Schulz, A., Wild, P. S., Blettner, M. & Pfeiffer, N. British Journal of Ophthalmology, (2017). http://bjo.bmj.com/content/early/2017/04/12/bjophthalmol-2016-309993

Hif-1α Dependent Wound Healing Angiogenesis in Vivo Can Be Controlled by Site-Specific Lentiviral Magnetic Targeting of the Phosphatase Shp-2. Heun, Y., Pogoda, K., Anton, M., Pircher, J., Pfeifer, A., Woernle, M., Ribeiro, A., Kameritsch, P., Mykhaylyk, O., Plank, C., Kroetz, F., Pohl, U. & Mannell, H. Molecular Therapy, (2017). http://www.cell.com/molecular-therapy-family/molecular-therapy/abstract/S1525-0016(17)30166-1

Baseline Demographics, Safety, and Patient Acceptance of an Insertable Cardiac Monitor for Atrial Fibrillation Screening: The Reveal-Af Study. Conti, S., Reiffel, J. A., Gersh, B. J., Kowey, P. R., Wachter, R., Halperin, J. L., Kaplon, R. E., Pouliot, E. & Verma, A. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation, (2017). http://www.jafib.com/published.php?type=full&id=1551

High-Sensitivity Assays for Troponin in Patients with Cardiac Disease. Westermann, D., Neumann, J. T., Sorensen, N. A. & Blankenberg, S. Nature reviews. Cardiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28383022

Chemokine Interactome Mapping Enables Tailored Intervention in Acute and Chronic Inflammation. von Hundelshausen, P., Agten, S. M., Eckardt, V., Blanchet, X., Schmitt, M. M., Ippel, H., Neideck, C., Bidzhekov, K., Leberzammer, J., Wichapong, K., Faussner, A., Drechsler, M., Grommes, J., van Geffen, J. P., Li, H., Ortega-Gomez, A., Megens, R. T., Naumann, R., Dijkgraaf, I., Nicolaes, G. A. et al. Science translational medicine 9, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28381538

Serum Metabolomic Profiling Highlights Pathways Associated with Liver Fat Content in a General Population Sample. Koch, M., Freitag-Wolf, S., Schlesinger, S., Borggrefe, J., Hov, J. R., Jensen, M. K., Pick, J., Markus, M. R., Hopfner, T., Jacobs, G., Siegert, S., Artati, A., Kastenmuller, G., Romisch-Margl, W., Adamski, J., Illig, T., Nothnagel, M., Karlsen, T. H., Schreiber, S., Franke, A. et al. European journal of clinical nutrition, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28378853

Discovery of Novel Heart Rate-Associated Loci Using the Exome Chip. van den Berg, M. E., Warren, H. R., Cabrera, C. P., Verweij, N., Mifsud, B., Haessler, J., Bihlmeyer, N. A., Fu, Y. P., Weiss, S., Lin, H. J., Grarup, N., Li-Gao, R., Pistis, G., Shah, N., Brody, J. A., Muller-Nurasyid, M., Lin, H., Mei, H., Smith, A. V., Lyytikainen, L. P. et al. Human molecular genetics, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28379579

A Protocol for Registration and Correction of Multicolour Sted Superresolution Images. Hebisch, E., Wagner, E., Westphal, V., Sieber, J. J. & Lehnart, S. E. Journal of microscopy, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28370211

Inhibition of Inwardly Rectifying Kir2.X Channels by the Novel Anti-Cancer Agent Gambogic Acid Depends on Both Pore Block and Pip2 Interference. Scherer, D., Schworm, B., Seyler, C., Xynogalos, P., Scholz, E. P., Thomas, D., Katus, H. A. & Zitron, E. Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's archives of pharmacology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28365825

The Rise of Epitranscriptomic Era: Implications for Cardiovascular Disease. Stellos, K. Cardiovascular research 113, e2-e3, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28384367

Influence of Left Atrial Function on Exercise Capacity and Left Ventricular Function in Patients with Heart Failure and Preserved Ejection Fraction. von Roeder, M., Rommel, K. P., Kowallick, J. T., Blazek, S., Besler, C., Fengler, K., Lotz, J., Hasenfuss, G., Lucke, C., Gutberlet, M., Schuler, G., Schuster, A. & Lurz, P. Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging 10, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28360259

Angptl3 Deficiency and Protection against Coronary Artery Disease. Stitziel, N. O., Khera, A. V., Wang, X., Bierhals, A. J., Vourakis, C., Sperry, A. E., Natarajan, P., Klarin, D., Emdin, C. A., Zekavat, S. M., Nomura, A., Erdmann, J., Schunkert, H., Samani, N. J., Kraus, W. E., Shah, S. H., Yu, B., Boerwinkle, E., Rader, D. J., Gupta, N. et al. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, (2017). http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/early/2017/03/28/j.jacc.2017.02.030

Biventricular Endomyocardial Biopsy in Patients with Suspected Myocarditis. Stiermaier, T. & Lurz, P. International journal of cardiology 235, 184, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28342485

Data on Subgroup Specific Baseline Characteristics and Serum Sphingosine-1-Phosphate Concentrations in the Study of Health in Pomerania. Moritz, E., Wegner, D., Gross, S., Bahls, M., Dorr, M., Felix, S. B., Ittermann, T., Oswald, S., Nauck, M., Friedrich, N., Boger, R. H., Daum, G., Schwedhelm, E. & Rauch, B. H. Data in brief 12, 46-50, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28377994

Arterial Stiffness and Elevated Left Ventricular Filling Pressure in Patients at Risk for the Development or a Previous Diagnosis of Hf – a Subgroup Analysis from the Diast-Chf Study. Luers, C., Trippel, T. D., Seelander, S., Wachter, R., Hasenfuss, G., Lindhorst, R., Bobenko, A., Nolte, K., Pieske, B. & Edelmann, F. Journal of the American Society of Hypertension, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1933171117300967

Comparative Expression Analysis of Shox2-Deficient Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Sinoatrial Node-Like Cells. Hoffmann, S., Schmitteckert, S., Griesbeck, A., Preiss, H., Sumer, S., Rolletschek, A., Granzow, M., Eckstein, V., Niesler, B. & Rappold, G. A. Stem Cell Research, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1873506117300624


Symmetric Dimethylarginine, High-Density Lipoproteins and Cardiovascular Disease. Zewinger, S., Kleber, M. E., Rohrer, L., Lehmann, M., Triem, S., Jennings, R. T., Petrakis, I., Dressel, A., Lepper, P. M., Scharnagl, H., Ritsch, A., Thorand, B., Heier, M., Meisinger, C., de Las Heras Gala, T., Koenig, W., Wagenpfeil, S., Schwedhelm, E., Boger, R. H., Laufs, U. et al. European heart journal, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28379378   

Pneumonia and Inflammation in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: A Registry-Based Analysis of 1939 Patients. Jobs, A., Simon, R., de Waha, S., Rogacev, K., Katalinic, A., Babaev, V. & Thiele, H. European heart journal. Acute cardiovascular care, 2048872617700874, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28357890  

Regional Differences in Health-Related Quality of Life in Elderly Heart Failure Patients: Results from the Cibis-Eld Trial. Chavanon, M. L., Inkrot, S., Zelenak, C., Tahirovic, E., Stanojevic, D., Apostolovic, S., Sljivic, A., Ristic, A. D., Matic, D., Loncar, G., Veskovic, J., Zdravkovic, M., Lainscak, M., Pieske, B., Herrmann-Lingen, C. & Dungen, H. D. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28361371  

Alkaline Phosphatase and Prognosis in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease. Ndrepepa, G., Xhepa, E., Braun, S., Cassese, S., Fusaro, M., Schunkert, H. & Kastrati, A. European journal of clinical investigation, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28369867  

Predictors for Long-Term Survival after Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Mitral Valve Repair. Orban, M., Orban, M., Lesevic, H., Braun, D., Deseive, S., Sonne, C., Hutterer, L., Grebmer, C., Khandoga, A., Pache, J., Mehilli, J., Schunkert, H., Kastrati, A., Hagl, C., Bauer, A., Massberg, S., Boekstegers, P., Nabauer, M., Ott, I. & Hausleiter, J. Journal of interventional cardiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28370526

Minute Myocardial Injury as Measured by High-Sensitive Troponin T Serum Levels Predicts the Response to Intracoronary Infusion of Bone Marrow-Derived Mononuclear Cells in Patients with Stable Chronic Post-Infarction Heart Failure: Insights from the Topcare-Chd Registry. Luu, B., Leistner, D. M., Herrmann, E., Seeger, F. H., Honold, J., Fichtlscherer, S., Zeiher, A. M. & Assmus, B. Circulation research, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28351842  

Vericiguat in Patients with Worsening Chronic Heart Failure and Preserved Ejection Fraction: Results of the Soluble Guanylate Cyclase Stimulator in Heart Failure Patients with Preserved Ef (Socrates-Preserved) Study. Pieske, B., Maggioni, A. P., Lam, C. S., Pieske-Kraigher, E., Filippatos, G., Butler, J., Ponikowski, P., Shah, S. J., Solomon, S. D., Scalise, A. V., Mueller, K., Roessig, L. & Gheorghiade, M. European heart journal, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28369340  

Atf6 Decreases Myocardial Ischemia/Reperfusion Damage and Links Er Stress and Oxidative Stress Signaling Pathways in the Heart. Jin, J. K., Blackwood, E. A., Azizi, K., Thuerauf, D. J., Fahem, A. G., Hofmann, C., Kaufman, R. J., Doroudgar, S. & Glembotski, C. C. Circulation research 120, 862-875, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27932512  

No Mediating Effects of Glycemic Control and Inflammation on the Association between Vitamin D and Lung Function in the General Population. Kaul, A., Glaser, S., Hannemann, A., Stubbe, B., Felix, S. B., Nauck, M., Ewert, R. & Friedrich, N. Respiratory medicine 125, 1-7, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28340855   

Additional Candidate Genes for Human Atherosclerotic Disease Identified through Annotation Based on Chromatin Organization. Haitjema, S., Meddens, C. A., van der Laan, S. W., Kofink, D., Harakalova, M., Tragante, V., Foroughi Asl, H., van Setten, J., Brandt, M. M., Bis, J. C., O'Donnell, C., Cheng, C., Hoefer, I. E., Waltenberger, J., Biessen, E., Jukema, J. W., Doevendans, P. A., Nieuwenhuis, E. E., Erdmann, J., Bjorkegren, J. L. et al. Circulation. Cardiovascular genetics 10, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28320757  

Long Noncoding Rna Mantis Facilitates Endothelial Angiogenic Function. Leisegang, M. S., Fork, C., Josipovic, I., Richter, F., Preussner, J., Hu, J., Miller, M. J., Epah, J. N., Hofmann, P., Gunther, S., Moll, F., Valasarajan, C., Heidler, J., Ponomareva, Y., Freiman, T. M., Maegdefessel, L., Plate, K. H., Mittelbronn, M., Uchida, S., Kunne, C. et al. Circulation, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28351900  

Endothelial Transcription Factor Klf2 Negatively Regulates Liver Regeneration Via Induction of Activin A. Manavski, Y., Abel, T., Hu, J., Kleinlutzum, D., Buchholz, C. J., Belz, C., Augustin, H. G., Boon, R. A. & Dimmeler, S. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28348240  

The Purpose of Heart Rate Variability Measurements. Malik, M., Huikuri, H., Lombardi, F., Schmidt, G. & e-Health/Digital Rhythm Study Group of the European Heart Rhythm, A. Clinical autonomic research : official journal of the Clinical Autonomic Research Society, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28349277  

Long-Term Associations of Modeled and Self-Reported Measures of Exposure to Air Pollution and Noise at Residence on Prevalent Hypertension and Blood Pressure. Pitchika, A., Hampel, R., Wolf, K., Kraus, U., Cyrys, J., Babisch, W., Peters, A. & Schneider, A. The Science of the total environment 593-594, 337-346, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28346907  

Rationale and Design of a Multicenter, International and Collaborative Coronary Artery Aneurysm Registry (Caar). Nunez-Gil, I. J., Nombela-Franco, L., Bagur, R., Bollati, M., Cerrato, E., Alfonso, E., Liebetrau, C., De la Torre Hernandez, J. M., Camacho, B., Mila, R., Amat-Santos, I. J., Alfonso, F., Rodriguez-Olivares, R., Camacho Freire, S. J., Lozano, I., Jimenez Diaz, V. A., Piraino, D., Latini, R. A., Feltes, G., Linares, J. A. et al. Clinical cardiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28337781

Mortality and Cancer Risk on Long-Term Antiplatelet Treatment: What Is Known and What We Still Don't Know. Sibbing, D. & Aradi, D. Thrombosis and haemostasis, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28331924  

Early Diagnosis of Acute Myocardial Infarction Using High-Sensitivity Troponin I. Neumann, J. T., Sorensen, N. A., Ojeda, F., Renne, T., Schnabel, R. B., Zeller, T., Karakas, M., Blankenberg, S. & Westermann, D. PloS one 12, e0174288, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28333976  

Redefining the Role of Biomarkers in Heart Failure Trials: Expert Consensus Document. Kramer, F., Sabbah, H. N., Januzzi, J. J., Zannad, F., Peter van Tintelen, J., Schelbert, E. B., Kim, R. J., Milting, H., Vonk, R., Neudeck, B., Clark, R., Witte, K., Dinh, W., Pieske, B., Butler, J. & Gheorghiade, M. Heart failure reviews, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28332132  

The Epigenetic Landscape Related to Reactive Oxygen Species Formation in the Cardiovascular System. Kietzmann, T., Petry, A., Shvetsova, A., Gerhold, J. M. & Gorlach, A. British journal of pharmacology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28332701  

Galectin-3 Binding Protein, Coronary Artery Disease and Cardiovascular Mortality: Insights from the Luric Study. Gleissner, C. A., Erbel, C., Linden, F., Domschke, G., Akhavanpoora, M., Helmes, C. M., Doesch, A. O., Kleber, M. E., Katus, H. A. & Maerz, W. Atherosclerosis, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0021915017301338  

Heart Failure Awareness Survey in Germany: General Knowledge on Heart Failure Remains Poor. Zelenak, C., Radenovic, S., Musial-Bright, L., Tahirovic, E., Sacirovic, M., Lee, C.-B., Jahandar-Lashki, D., Inkrot, S., Trippel, T. D., Busjahn, A., Hashemi, D., Wachter, R., Pankuweit, S., Stork, S., Pieske, B., Edelmann, F. & Dungen, H.-D. ESC heart failure, (2017). http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ehf2.12144/abstract  

Role of Plasma Membrane-Associated Akaps for the Regulation of Cardiac Ik1 Current by Protein Kinase A. Seyler, C., Scherer, D., Kopple, C., Kulzer, M., Korkmaz, S., Xynogalos, P., Thomas, D., Kaya, Z., Scholz, E., Backs, J., Karle, C., Katus, H. A. & Zitron, E. Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's archives of pharmacology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28331977  

Fret Microscopy for Real-Time Visualization of Second Messengers in Living Cells. Kraft, A. E. & Nikolaev, V. O. Methods in molecular biology 1563, 85-90, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28324603  

Comparison and Outcome Analysis of Patients with Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Triggered by Emotional Stress or Physical Stress El-Battrawy, I. Front. Psychol., (2017). http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00527/abstract  

Point-of-Care Testing of Cardiac Autonomic Function for Risk Assessment in Patients with Suspected Acute Coronary Syndromes. Eick, C., Duckheim, M., Groga-Bada, P., Klumpp, N., Mannes, S., Zuern, C. S., Gawaz, M., Rizas, K. D. & Bauer, A. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28331988   

Environmental Factors and Hypertension. Bruno, R. M., Di Pilla, M., Ancona, C., Sorensen, M., Gesi, M., Taddei, S., Munzel, T. & Virdis, A. Current pharmaceutical design, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28356035  

The Word Heart Federation Roadmap for Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation. Murphy, A., Banerjee, A., Breithardt, G., Camm, A. J., Commerford, P., Freedman, B., Gonzalez-Hermosillo, J. A., Halperin, J. L., Lau, C. P., Perel, P., Xavier, D., Wood, D., Jouven, X. & Morillo, C. A. Global heart, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28336387  

Genotype-Phenotype Dilemma in a Case of Sudden Cardiac Death with the E1053 K Mutation and a Deletion in the Scn5a Gene. Jenewein, T., Beckmann, B. M., Rose, S., Osterhues, H. H., Schmidt, U., Wolpert, C., Miny, P., Marschall, C., Alders, M., Bezzina, C. R., Wilde, A. A. M., Kaab, S. & Kauferstein, S. Forensic Science International, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0379073817300920  

Loneliness in the General Population: Prevalence, Determinants and Relations to Mental Health. Beutel, M. E., Klein, E. M., Brahler, E., Reiner, I., Junger, C., Michal, M., Wiltink, J., Wild, P. S., Munzel, T., Lackner, K. J. & Tibubos, A. N. BMC psychiatry 17, 97, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28320380  

Identifying High-Risk Post-Infarction Patients by Autonomic Testing - Below the Tip of the Iceberg. Bauer, A. International journal of cardiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28343763  

Chronic Total Occlusion: A Black-Box? Akin, I. & Borggrefe, M. Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28340226  

Coincidental Coronary Artery Disease Impairs Outcome in Patients with Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy. Bill, V., El-Battrawy, I., Schramm, K., Ansari, U., Hoffmann, U., Haghi, D., Kuschyk, J., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28340038  

Cardiac Function Remains Impaired Despite Reversible Cardiac Remodeling after Acute Experimental Viral Myocarditis. Becher, P. M., Gotzhein, F., Klingel, K., Escher, F., Blankenberg, S., Westermann, D. & Lindner, D. Journal of immunology research 2017, 6590609, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28352641  

Pneumonia and Inflammation in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: A Registry-Based Analysis of 1939 Patients. Jobs, A., Simon, R., de Waha, S., Rogacev, K., Katalinic, A., Babaev, V. & Thiele, H. European heart journal. Acute cardiovascular care, 2048872617700874, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28357890  

Weaning Evaluation Protocol for Pediatric Patients after Assist Device Implantation. Schubert, S., Nordmeyer, J., Peters, B., Berger, F., Weber, S., Schmidt, K. R. & Miera, O. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 36, (2017). http://www.jhltonline.org/article/S1053-2498(17)30450-3/fulltext?rss=yes  

Assist Device Therapy for Myocarditis - Analysis from the German Multi-Centre Prospective Myocarditis Registry in Pediatric Patients: “Mykke”. Schubert, S., Degener, F., Opgen-Rhein, B., Schmidt, F., Weigelt, A., Wagner, R., Mir, T., Rentzsch, A., Knyphausen, E. z., Papkostas, K., Wiegand, G., Ruf, B., Hannes, T., Reineker, K., Kiski, D., Khalil, M., Steinmetz, M., Fischer, G., Pickardt, T., Messroghli, D. R. et al. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 36, (2017). http://www.jhltonline.org/article/S1053-2498(17)30072-4/fulltext?rss=yes  

Sclip-an Integrated Platform to Study Rna-Protein Interactomes in Biomedical Research: Identification of Cstf2tau in Alternative Processing of Small Nuclear Rnas. Kargapolova, Y., Levin, M., Lackner, K. & Danckwardt, S. Nucleic acids research, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28334977

Physical Activity, Muscular Strength and Polypharmacy among Older Multimorbid Persons: Results from the Kora-Age Study. Volaklis, K. A., Thorand, B., Peters, A., Halle, M., Heier, M., Strasser, B., Amann, U., Ladwig, K. H., Schulz, H., Koenig, W. & Meisinger, C. Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28329413   

Impact of Thrombolytic Therapy on the Long-Term Outcome of Intermediate-Risk Pulmonary Embolism. Konstantinides, S. V., Vicaut, E., Danays, T., Becattini, C., Bertoletti, L., Beyer-Westendorf, J., Bouvaist, H., Couturaud, F., Dellas, C., Duerschmied, D., Empen, K., Ferrari, E., Galie, N., Jimenez, D., Kostrubiec, F., Kozak, M., Kupatt, C., Lang, I. M., Lankeit, M., Meneveau, N. et al. JACC 69, (2017). http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/69/12/1536  

Lipid-Reduction Variability and Antidrug-Antibody Formation with Bococizumab. Ridker, P. M., Tardif, J. C., Amarenco, P., Duggan, W., Glynn, R. J., Jukema, J. W., Kastelein, J. J., Kim, A. M., Koenig, W., Nissen, S., Revkin, J., Rose, L. M., Santos, R. D., Schwartz, P. F., Shear, C. L., Yunis, C. & Investigators, S. The New England journal of medicine, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28304227  

Inclisiran in Patients at High Cardiovascular Risk with Elevated Ldl Cholesterol. Ray, K. K., Landmesser, U., Leiter, L. A., Kallend, D., Dufour, R., Karakas, M., Hall, T., Troquay, R. P., Turner, T., Visseren, F. L., Wijngaard, P., Wright, R. S. & Kastelein, J. J. The New England journal of medicine, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28306389  

Pulmonary Hypertension after Timely Arterial Switch Operation in Children with Simple Transposition of the Great Arteries: A New Disease Entity? Lammers, A. E. & Bauer, U. M. Heart, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28302684  

[Iron Deficiency in Chronic Heart Failure: Diagnostic Algorithm and Present-Day Therapeutic Options]. Doehner, W., Blankenberg, S., Erdmann, E., Ertl, G., Hasenfuss, G., Landmesser, U., Pieske, B., Schieffer, B., Schunkert, H., von Haehling, S., Zeiher, A. & Anker, S. D. Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28303555  

[Rhythm for Life : Developments and Outlook in the Era of Modern Moleculargenetic Clinical Medicine]. Akin, I. & Borggrefe, M. Herz, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28303316  

Cardiac Myosin Binding Protein-C Autoantibodies Are Potential Early Indicators of Cardiac Dysfunction and Patient Outcome in Acute Coronary Syndrome Lynch IV, T. L., Kuster, D. W. D., Gonzalez, B., Balasubramanian, N., Nair, N., Day, S., Calvino, J. E., Tan, Y., Liebetrau, C., Troidl, C., Hamm, C. W., Guclu, A., McDonough, B., Marian, A. J., van der Velden, J., Seidman, C. E., Huggins, G. S. & Sadayappan, S. JACC: Basic to Translational Science, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2452302X17300396  

Translational Registry for Cardiomyopathies (Torch) – Rationale and First Results. Seyler, C., Meder, B., Weis, T., Schwaneberg, T., Weitmann, K., Hoffmann, W., Katus, H. A. & Dosch, A. ESC heart failure, (2017). http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ehf2.12145/full  

Editorial: Tertiary Lymphoid Organs (Tlos): Powerhouses of Disease Immunity. Yin, C., Mohanta, S., Maffia, P. & Habenicht, A. J. Front Immunol 8, 228, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28321222  

Changes in Body Weight and Composition Are Associated with Changes in Left Ventricular Geometry and Function in the General Population: Ship (Study of Health in Pomerania). Markus, M. R., Werner, N., Schipf, S., Siewert-Markus, U., Bahls, M., Baumeister, S. E., Volzke, H., Felix, S. B., Ittermann, T. & Dorr, M. Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging 10, e005544, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28298284

Identification of Cadherin 2 (Cdh2) Mutations in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy. Mayosi, B. M., Fish, M., Shaboodien, G., Mastantuono, E., Kraus, S., Wieland, T., Kotta, M. C., Chin, A., Laing, N., Ntusi, N. B., Chong, M., Horsfall, C., Pimstone, S. N., Gentilini, D., Parati, G., Strom, T. M., Meitinger, T., Pare, G., Schwartz, P. J. & Crotti, L. Circulation. Cardiovascular genetics 10, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28280076  

Atherosclerosis: Cell Biology and Lipoproteins Focus on Epigenetic Modification and Macrophage Biology. Ferrari, E., Lutgens, E., Weber, C. & Gerdes, N. Current opinion in lipidology 28, 220-221, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28272157  

Exome-Wide Association Study Reveals Novel Susceptibility Genes to Sporadic Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Esslinger, U., Garnier, S., Korniat, A., Proust, C., Kararigas, G., Muller-Nurasyid, M., Empana, J. P., Morley, M. P., Perret, C., Stark, K., Bick, A. G., Prasad, S. K., Kriebel, J., Li, J., Tiret, L., Strauch, K., O'Regan, D. P., Marguiles, K. B., Seidman, J. G., Boutouyrie, P. et al. PloS one 12, e0172995, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28296976  

T-Wave Loop Area from a Pre-Implant 12-Lead Ecg Is Associated with Appropriate Icd Shocks. Seegers, J., Hnatkova, K., Friede, T., Malik, M. & Zabel, M. PloS one 12, e0173868, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28291831  

Neutrophils as Protagonists and Targets in Chronic Inflammation. Soehnlein, O., Steffens, S., Hidalgo, A. & Weber, C. Nature reviews. Immunology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28287106  

[Gender and Cardiovascular Diseases : Why We Need Gender Medicine]. Regitz-Zagrosek, V. Der Internist, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28289763  

The Remedee-Oct Study: An Evaluation of the Bioengineered Combo Dual-Therapy Cd34 Antibody-Covered Sirolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent Compared with a Cobalt-Chromium Everolimus-Eluting Stent in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes: Insights from Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging Analysis. Jaguszewski, M., Aloysius, R., Wang, W., Bezerra, H. G., Hill, J., De Winter, R. J., Karjalainen, P. P., Verheye, S., Wijns, W., Luscher, T. F., Joner, M., Costa, M. & Landmesser, U. JACC. Cardiovascular interventions 10, 489-499, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28279316  

Remuscularization of the Failing Heart. Zimmermann, W. H. The Journal of physiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28295371  

Increased Plasma Concentrations of Soluble St2 Independently Predict Mortality but Not Cardiovascular Events in Stable Coronary Heart Disease Patients: 13-Year Follow-up of the Karola Study. Pfetsch, V., Sanin, V., Jaensch, A., Dallmeier, D., Mons, U., Brenner, H., Koenig, W. & Rothenbacher, D. Cardiovascular drugs and therapy, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28283847  

Depletion of Cardiac Catecholamine Stores Impairs Cardiac Norepinephrine Re-Uptake by Downregulation of the Norepinephrine Transporter. Kreusser, M. M., Lehmann, L. H., Haass, M., Buss, S. J., Katus, H. A. & Lossnitzer, D. PloS one 12, e0172070, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28282374  

Pa28 Modulates Antigen Processing and Viral Replication During Coxsackievirus B3 Infection. Respondek, D., Voss, M., Kuhlewindt, I., Klingel, K., Kruger, E. & Beling, A. PloS one 12, e0173259, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28278207  

Metabolic Profiles in Heart Failure Due to Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy at Rest and under Exercise. Mueller-Hennessen, M., Sigl, J., Fuhrmann, J. C., Witt, H., Reszka, R., Schmitz, O., Kastler, J., Fischer, J. J., Muller, O. J., Giannitsis, E., Weis, T., Frey, N. & Katus, H. A. ESC heart failure, (2017). http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ehf2.12133/full  

Relations of Metabolically Healthy and Unhealthy Obesity to Digital Vascular Function in Three Community-Based Cohorts: A Meta-Analysis. Brant, L. C., Wang, N., Ojeda, F. M., LaValley, M., Barreto, S. M., Benjamin, E. J., Mitchell, G. F., Vasan, R. S., Palmisano, J. N., Munzel, T., Blankenberg, S., Wild, P. S., Zeller, T., Ribeiro, A. L., Schnabel, R. B. & Hamburg, N. M. Journal of the American Heart Association 6, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28275071  

Novel Algorithm for Accelerated Electroanatomical Mapping and Prediction of Earliest Activation of Focal Cardiac Arrhythmias Using Mathematical Optimization. Weber, T., Katus, H. A., Sager, S. & Scholz, E. P. Heart rhythm, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28279745  

Does Erythropoietin Regulate Trpc Channels in Red Blood Cells? Danielczok, J., Hertz, L., Ruppenthal, S., Kaiser, E., Petkova-Kirova, P., Bogdanova, A., Krause, E., Lipp, P., Freichel, M., Kaestner, L. & Birnbaumer, L. Cellular physiology and biochemistry : international journal of experimental cellular physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology 41, 1219-1228, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28268218  

Comparative Effectiveness Trials of Imaging-Guided Strategies in Stable Ischemic Heart Disease. Shaw, L. J., Phillips, L. M., Nagel, E., Newby, D. E., Narula, J. & Douglas, P. S. JACC. Cardiovascular imaging 10, 321-334, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28279380  

Increasing Efficiency of Preclinical Research by Group Sequential Designs. Neumann, K., Grittner, U., Piper, S. K., Rex, A., Florez-Vargas, O., Karystianis, G., Schneider, A., Wellwood, I., Siegerink, B., Ioannidis, J. P., Kimmelman, J. & Dirnagl, U. PLoS biology 15, e2001307, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28282371  

[Indications and Clinical Implications of the Use of the Cardiac Markers Bnp and Nt-Probnp]. Luchner, A., von Haehling, S., Holubarsch, C., Keller, T., Knebel, F., Zugck, C. & Laufs, U. Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift 142, 346-355, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28282683

Happily (N)Ever After: Aging in the Context of Oxidative Stress, Proteostasis Loss and Cellular Senescence. Hohn, A., Weber, D., Jung, T., Ott, C., Hugo, M., Kochlik, B., Kehm, R., Konig, J., Grune, T. & Castro, J. P. Redox biology 11, 482-501, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28086196    

Independent Academic Data Monitoring Committees for Clinical Trials in Cardiovascular and Cardiometabolic Diseases. Filippatos, G. S., de Graeff, P., Bax, J. J., Borg, J. J., Cleland, J. G., Dargie, H. J., Flather, M., Ford, I., Friede, T., Greenberg, B., Henon-Goburdhun, C., Holcomb, R., Horst, B., Lekakis, J., Mueller-Velten, G., Papavassiliou, A. G., Prasad, K., Rosano, G. M., Severin, T., Sherman, W. et al. European journal of heart failure, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28271595  

Insulin Keeps Pyk-Ing on Enos: Enhanced Insulin Receptor Signaling Induces Endothelial Dysfunction. Siragusa, M. & Fisslthaler, B. Circulation research 120, 748-750, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28254792  

Renal Function Is Independently Associated with Circulating Betatrophin. Maurer, L., Schwarz, F., Fischer-Rosinsky, A., Schlueter, N., Brachs, S., Mohlig, M., Pfeiffer, A., Mai, K., Spranger, J. & Bobbert, T. PloS one 12, e0173197, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28257453  

Corpuls Cpr Resuscitation Device Generates Superior Emulated Flows and Pressures Than Lucas Ii in a Mechanical Thorax Model. Eichhorn, S., Mendoza Garcia, A., Polski, M., Spindler, J., Stroh, A., Heller, M., Lange, R. & Krane, M. Australasian physical & engineering sciences in medicine, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28258484  

Improvement of Myocardial Infarction Risk Prediction Via Inflammation-Associated Metabolite Biomarkers. Ward-Caviness, C. K., Xu, T., Aspelund, T., Thorand, B., Montrone, C., Meisinger, C., Dunger-Kaltenbach, I., Zierer, A., Yu, Z., Helgadottir, I. R., Harris, T. B., Launer, L. J., Ganna, A., Lind, L., Eiriksdottir, G., Waldenberger, M., Prehn, C., Suhre, K., Illig, T., Adamski, J. et al. Heart, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28255100  

Ephrinb2 Activation Enhances Vascular Repair Mechanisms and Reduces Brain Swelling after Mild Cerebral Ischemia. Ghori, A., Freimann, F. B., Nieminen-Kehla, M., Kremenetskaia, I., Gertz, K., Endres, M. & Vajkoczy, P. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28254815  

Pericytes or Mesenchymal Stem Cells: Is That the Question? Cano, E., Gebala, V. & Gerhardt, H. Cell stem cell 20, 296-297, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28257708  

[Surgical Treatment of Secondary Mitral Valve Insufficiency]. Sundermann, S. H. & Falk, V. Z Herz- Thorax- Gefäßchir, 1-7, (2017). http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00398-017-0147-0  

Do We Consent to Rules of Consent and Confidentiality? Wegscheider, K. & Friede, T. Biometrical journal. Biometrische Zeitschrift 59, 235-239, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28267282  

Fuchs-Towards Full Circular Rna Characterization Using Rnaseq. Metge, F., Czaja-Hasse, L. F., Reinhardt, R. & Dieterich, C. PeerJ 5, e2934, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28265491

Catecholamine in Takotsubo Syndrome. El-Battrawy, I., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. International journal of cardiology 233, 97, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28235478  

Stroke in Right Dorsal Anterior Insular Cortex Is Related to Myocardial Injury. Krause, T., Werner, K., Fiebach, J. B., Villringer, K., Piper, S. K., Haeusler, K. G., Endres, M., Scheitz, J. F. & Nolte, C. H. Annals of neurology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28253544   

Fatal Myocardial Infarction Due to Pseudo Aneurysm of the Aortic Annulus after Tavr. Sossalla, S., Frank, D. & Frey, N. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28251278  

Association between Mri-Derived Hepatic Fat Fraction and Blood Pressure in Participants without History of Cardiovascular Disease. Lorbeer, R., Bayerl, C., Auweter, S., Rospleszcz, S., Lieb, W., Meisinger, C., Heier, M., Peters, A., Bamberg, F. & Hetterich, H. Journal of hypertension 35, 737-744, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28253218  

Medium-Chain Fatty Acids Modulate Myocardial Function Via a Cardiac Odorant Receptor. Jovancevic, N., Dendorfer, A., Matzkies, M., Kovarova, M., Heckmann, J. C., Osterloh, M., Boehm, M., Weber, L., Nguemo, F., Semmler, J., Hescheler, J., Milting, H., Schleicher, E., Gelis, L. & Hatt, H. Basic research in cardiology 112, 13, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28116519  

Perspectives and Challenges of Pluripotent Stem Cells in Cardiac Arrhythmia Research. Goedel, A., My, I., Sinnecker, D. & Moretti, A. Current cardiology reports 19, 23, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28220464


Isolation of Endothelial Progenitor Cells from Healthy Volunteers and Their Migratory Potential Influenced by Serum Samples after Cardiac Surgery. Emontzpohl, C., Simons, D., Kraemer, S., Goetzenich, A., Marx, G., Bernhagen, J. & Stoppe, C. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28287533   

High-Sensitive Troponin: A New Tool for Clinical Decision-Making in Valvular Heart Disease? Frank, J., Frey, N. & Frank, D. Trends in cardiovascular medicine, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28274655

Combined Diagnostic Performance of Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography and Computed Tomography Derived Fractional Flow Reserve for the Evaluation of Myocardial Ischemia: A Meta-Analysis. Tan, X. W., Zheng, Q., Shi, L., Gao, F., Allen, J. C., Jr., Coenen, A., Baumann, S., Schoepf, U. J., Kassab, G. S., Lim, S. T., Wong, A. S., Tan, J. W., Yeo, K. K., Chin, C. T., Ho, K. W., Tan, S. Y., Chua, T. S., Chan, E. S., Tan, R. S. & Zhong, L. International journal of cardiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28262348  

Small but Mighty: Platelets as Central Effectors of Host Defense. Stocker, T. J., Ishikawa-Ankerhold, H., Massberg, S. & Schulz, C. Thrombosis and haemostasis, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28203681

Connecting Genetic Risk to Disease End Points through the Human Blood Plasma Proteome. Suhre, K., Arnold, M., Bhagwat, A. M., Cotton, R. J., Engelke, R., Raffler, J., Sarwath, H., Thareja, G., Wahl, A., DeLisle, R. K., Gold, L., Pezer, M., Lauc, G., El-Din Selim, M. A., Mook-Kanamori, D. O., Al-Dous, E. K., Mohamoud, Y. A., Malek, J., Strauch, K., Grallert, H. et al. Nature communications 8, 14357, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28240269

Development and Validation of an Improved Mechanical Thorax for Simulating Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation with Adjustable Chest Stiffness and Simulated Blood Flow. Eichhorn, S., Spindler, J., Polski, M., Mendoza, A., Schreiber, U., Heller, M., Deutsch, M. A., Braun, C., Lange, R. & Krane, M. Medical engineering & physics, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28242180  

High Incidence of Cardiac Dysfunction and Response to Antiviral Treatment in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection. Poller, W., Kaya, Z., Muche, M., Kasner, M., Skurk, C., Kappert, K., Tauber, R., Escher, F., Schultheiss, H. P., Epple, H. J. & Landmesser, U. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28236021  

Towards Evidence-Based Diagnosis of Myocarditis in Children and Adolescents: Rationale, Design, and First Baseline Data of Mykke, a Multi-Centre Registry and Study Platform. Messroghli, D. R., Pickardt, T., Fischer, M., Opgen-Rhein, B., Papakostas, K., Bocker, D., Jakob, A., Khalil, M., Mueller, G. C., Schmidt, F., Kaestner, M., Udink ten Cate, F. E. A., Wagner, R., Ruf, B., Kiski, D., Wiegand, G., Degener, F., Bauer, U. M. M., Friede, T., Schubert, S. et al. American Heart Journal, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002870317300674  

High-Fat Diet Induces Unexpected Fatal Uterine Infections in Mice with Ap2-Cre-Mediated Deletion of Estrogen Receptor Alpha. Ban, Z., Maurischat, P., Benz, V., Brix, S., Sonnenburg, A., Schuler, G., Klopfleisch, R., Rothe, M., Gustafsson, J. A., Foryst-Ludwig, A. & Kintscher, U. Scientific reports 7, 43269, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28233809  

Relationship between Therapeutic Effects on Infarct Size in Acute Myocardial Infarction and Therapeutic Effects on One-Year Outcomes: A Patient-Level Analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials. Selker, H. P., Udelson, J. E., Ruthazer, R., D'Agostino, R. B., Nichols, M., Ben-Yehuda, O., Eitel, I., Granger, C. B., Jenkins, P., Maehara, A., Manesh, R. P., Ohman, E. M., Thiele, H. & Stone, G. W. American Heart Journal, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002870317300686  

[Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome without St-Segment Elevation]. Liebetrau, C. & Hamm, C. W. Herz, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28233037  

Shear Stress-Regulated Mir-27b Controls Pericyte Recruitment by Repressing Sema6a and Sema6d. Demolli, S., Doddaballapur, A., Devraj, K., Stark, K., Manavski, Y., Eckart, A., Zehendner, C., Lucas, T., Korff, T., Hecker, M., Massberg, S., Liebner, S., Kaluza, D., Boon, R. A. & Dimmeler, S. Cardiovascular research, (2017). https://academic.oup.com/cardiovascres/article-abstract/doi/10.1093/cvr/cvx032/3051729/Shear-stress-regulated-miR-27b-controls-pericyte?redirectedFrom=PDF  

Gender Differences in Clinical Presentation and 1-Year Outcomes in Atrial Fibrillation. Schnabel, R. B., Pecen, L., Ojeda, F. M., Lucerna, M., Rzayeva, N., Blankenberg, S., Darius, H., Kotecha, D., Caterina, R. & Kirchhof, P. Heart, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28228467  

Prevalence of Cancer in Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: Short and Long-Term Outcome. Sattler, K., El-Battrawy, I., Lang, S., Zhou, X., Schramm, K., Tulumen, E., Kronbach, F., Roger, S., Behnes, M., Kuschyk, J., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. International journal of cardiology, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167527317311233  

[Sudden Cardiac Death : Epidemiology, Pathophysiology and Risk Stratification]. Rudic, B., Tulumen, E., Liebe, V., Kuschyk, J., Akin, I. & Borggrefe, M. Herz, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28229201  

[Current Impact of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices]. Kuschyk, J., Rudic, B., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Herz, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28229200  

Systematic Evaluation of Pleiotropy Identifies 6 Further Loci Associated with Coronary Artery Disease. Webb, T. R., Erdmann, J., Stirrups, K. E., Stitziel, N. O., Masca, N. G., Jansen, H., Kanoni, S., Nelson, C. P., Ferrario, P. G., Konig, I. R., Eicher, J. D., Johnson, A. D., Hamby, S. E., Betsholtz, C., Ruusalepp, A., Franzen, O., Schadt, E. E., Bjorkegren, J. L., Weeke, P. E., Auer, P. L. et al. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 69, 823-836, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28209224  

Mid- to Long-Term Outcome of Patients Treated with Everolimus-Eluting Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolds: Data of the Bvs Registry Göttingen Predominantly from Acs Patients. Hellenkamp, K., Becker, A., Gabriel, Y. D., Hasenfuss, G., Hunlich, M., Jacobshagen, C., Schillinger, W. & Schroeter, M. R. International journal of cardiology, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167527317310975  

Deletion of Junctional Adhesion Molecule a from Platelets Increases Early-Stage Neointima Formation after Wire Injury in Hyperlipidemic Mice. Zhao, Z., Vajen, T., Karshovska, E., Dickhout, A., Schmitt, M. M., Megens, R. T., von Hundelshausen, P., Koeppel, T. A., Hackeng, T. M., Weber, C. & Koenen, R. R. Journal of cellular and molecular medicine, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28211187  

Roles of Vascular Oxidative Stress and Nitric Oxide in the Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis. Forstermann, U., Xia, N. & Li, H. Circulation research 120, 713-735, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28209797  

Neutrophil Extracellular Traps in Atherosclerosis and Atherothrombosis. Doring, Y., Soehnlein, O. & Weber, C. Circulation research 120, 736-743, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28209798  

Mammalian Heart Regeneration: The Race to the Finish Line. Doppler, S. A., Deutsch, M. A., Serpooshan, V., Li, G., Dzilic, E., Lange, R., Krane, M. & Wu, S. M. Circulation research 120, 630-632, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28209796  

Prevalence of Cardiovascular Late Sequelae in Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Scholz-Kreisel, P., Spix, C., Blettner, M., Eckerle, S., Faber, J., Wild, P., Merzenich, H. & Hennewig, U. Pediatric blood & cancer, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28205419  

Arterial Access-Site Complications after Use of a Vascular Closure Device Related to Puncture Height. Sartorius, B., Behnes, M., Unsal, M., Hoffmann, U., Lang, S., Mashayekhi, K., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. BMC cardiovascular disorders 17, 64, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28209184  

Cyclic Nucleotide Imaging and Cardiovascular Disease. Berisha, F. & Nikolaev, V. O. Pharmacology & therapeutics, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28216026  

First in Man... And Wife : Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation for an Octogenarian Diamond Couple Performed on the Same Day. Frangieh, A. H., Klos, M., Michel, J., Schunkert, H. & Kasel, A. M. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28204964  

Comorbidity "Depression" in Heart Failure - Potential Target of Patient Education and Self-Management. De Vecchis, R., Manginas, A., Noutsias, E., Tschope, C. & Noutsias, M. BMC cardiovascular disorders 17, 48, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28196484  

Protein Kinase a Regulates C-Terminally Truncated Cav 1.2 in Xenopus Oocytes: Roles of N- and C-Termini of the Alpha1c Subunit. Oz, S., Pankonien, I., Belkacemi, A., Flockerzi, V., Klussmann, E., Haase, H. & Dascal, N. The Journal of physiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28194788  

Loop Recorder Detected High Rate of Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence after a Single Balloon- or Basket-Based Ablation of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation: Results of the Macpaf Study. Schirdewan, A., Herm, J., Roser, M., Landmesser, U., Endres, M., Koch, L. & Haeusler, K. G. Frontiers in cardiovascular medicine 4, 4, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28243592  

Commentary: Indoleamine 2,3-Dioxygenase-Expressing Aortic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells Protect against Atherosclerosis by Induction of Regulatory T Cells. Maffia, P., Doring, Y., Biessen, E. A. & Mallat, Z. Front Immunol 8, 140, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28243244  

Endothelial Notch1 Activity Facilitates Metastasis. Wieland, E., Rodriguez-Vita, J., Liebler, S. S., Mogler, C., Moll, I., Herberich, S. E., Espinet, E., Herpel, E., Menuchin, A., Chang-Claude, J., Hoffmeister, M., Gebhardt, C., Brenner, H., Trumpp, A., Siebel, C. W., Hecker, M., Utikal, J., Sprinzak, D. & Fischer, A. Cancer cell, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28238683   

Ventricular Tachycardia in Ischemic Heart Disease: The Sympathetic Heart and Its Scars. Meyer, C. & Scherschel, K. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, ajpheart 00061 02017, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28188212  

Association of Matrix Metalloproteinase Levels with Collagen Degradation in the Context of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. Klaus, V., Tanios-Schmies, F., Reeps, C., Trenner, M., Matevossian, E., Eckstein, H. H. & Pelisek, J. European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28209269  

The Prognostic Value of Right Ventricular Long Axis Strain in Non-Ischaemic Dilated Cardiomyopathies Using Standard Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Arenja, N., Riffel, J. H., Halder, M., Djiokou, C. N., Fritz, T., Andre, F., Aus dem Siepen, F., Zelniker, T., Meder, B., Kayvanpour, E., Korosoglou, G., Katus, H. A. & Buss, S. J. European radiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28188427  

Calcium-Mediated Cellular Triggered Activity in Atrial Fibrillation. Dobrev, D. & Wehrens, X. H. The Journal of physiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28181690  

[a Life-Saving Shock from a Subcutaneous Icd During Skydiving]. Baumann, S., Roeger, S., Becher, T., Akin, I., Borggrefe, M. & Kuschyk, J. Herzschrittmachertherapie & Elektrophysiologie, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28185079  

Holter-Electrocardiogram-Monitoring in Patients with Acute Ischaemic Stroke (Find-Afrandomised): An Open-Label Randomised Controlled Trial. Wachter, R., Groschel, K., Gelbrich, G., Hamann, G. F., Kermer, P., Liman, J., Seegers, J., Wasser, K., Schulte, A., Jurries, F., Messerschmid, A., Behnke, N., Groschel, S., Uphaus, T., Grings, A., Ibis, T., Klimpe, S., Wagner-Heck, M., Arnold, M., Protsenko, E. et al. The Lancet. Neurology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28187920  

Advances in Quantitative Tissue Characterization in Myocarditis. Radunksi, U. K., Bohnen, S., Lund, G. K., Lindner, D., Westermann, D., Adam, G., Blankenberg, S. & Muellerleile, K. Curr Cardiovasc Imaging Rep (2017). http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12410-017-9398-0  

Effects of Noise on Vascular Function, Oxidative Stress, and Inflammation: Mechanistic Insight from Studies in Mice. Munzel, T., Daiber, A., Steven, S., Tran, L. P., Ullmann, E., Kossmann, S., Schmidt, F. P., Oelze, M., Xia, N., Pinto, A., Wild, P., Pies, K., Schmidt, E. R., Rapp, S. & Kroller-Schon, S. European heart journal, (2017). http://www.flk-frankfurt.de/eigene_dateien/aktuell/2017-aktuelles/ehx081.pdf  

Myocardial Contraction Fraction Derived from Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Cine Images-Reference Values and Performance in Patients with Heart Failure and Left Ventricular Hypertrophy. Arenja, N., Fritz, T., Andre, F., Riffel, J. H., Aus dem Siepen, F., Ochs, M., Paffhausen, J., Hegenbart, U., Schonland, S., Muller-Hennessen, M., Giannitsis, E., Kristen, A. V., Katus, H. A., Friedrich, M. G. & Buss, S. J. European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28165128  

Elucidating Arrhythmogenic Mechanisms of Long-Qt Syndrome Calm1-F142l Mutation in Patient-Specific Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes. Rocchetti, M., Sala, L., Dreizehnter, L., Crotti, L., Sinnecker, D., Mura, M., Simona Pane, L., Altomare, C., Torre, E., Mostacciuolo, G., Severi, S., Porta, A., De Ferrari, G. M., George, A. L., Schwartz, P. J., Gnecchi, M., Moretti, A. & Zaza, A. Cardiovascular research, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28158429  

Detection and Monitoring of Acute Myocarditis Applying Quantitative Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance. von Knobelsdorff-Brenkenhoff, F., Schuler, J., Doganguzel, S., Dieringer, M. A., Rudolph, A., Greiser, A., Kellman, P. & Schulz-Menger, J. Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging 10, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28213448  

Ghrelin and Hormonal Markers under Exercise Training in Patients with Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction: Results from the Ex-Dhf Pilot Study. Trippel, T. D., Holzendorf, V., Halle, M., Gelbrich, G., Nolte, K., Duvinage, A., Schwarz, S., Rutscher, T., Wiora, J., Wachter, R., Herrmann-Lingen, C., Duengen, H. D., Hasenfuss, G., Pieske, B. & Edelmann, F. ESC heart failure 4, 56-65, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28217313

Rare and Low-Frequency Coding Variants Alter Human Adult Height. Marouli, E., Graff, M., Medina-Gomez, C., Lo, K. S., Wood, A. R., Kjaer, T. R., Fine, R. S., Lu, Y., Schurmann, C., Highland, H. M., Rueger, S., Thorleifsson, G., Justice, A. E., Lamparter, D., Stirrups, K. E., Turcot, V., Young, K. L., Winkler, T. W., Esko, T., Karaderi, T. et al. Nature 542, 186-190, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28146470  

Drug-Eluting Stents Versus Bare-Metal Stents in Acute Myocardial Infarction with Cardiogenic Shock. Ledwoch, J., Fuernau, G., Desch, S., Eitel, I., Jung, C., de Waha, S., Poess, J., Schneider, S., Schuler, G., Werdan, K., Zeymer, U. & Thiele, H. Heart, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28174212  

Proinflammatory Cytokines Predict the Incidence and Progression of Distal Sensorimotor Polyneuropathy: Kora F4/Ff4 Study. Herder, C., Kannenberg, J. M., Huth, C., Carstensen-Kirberg, M., Rathmann, W., Koenig, W., Heier, M., Puttgen, S., Thorand, B., Peters, A., Roden, M., Meisinger, C. & Ziegler, D. Diabetes care, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28174259  

Evolution of Patency Rates of Self-Expandable Bare Metal Stents for Endovascular Treatment of Femoro-Popliteal Arterial Occlusive Disease: Does Stent Design Matter? Treitl, K. M., Woerner, B., Schinner, R., Czihal, M., Notohamiprodjo, S., Hoffmann, U. & Treitl, M. European radiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28168366  

Defined Engineered Human Myocardium with Advanced Maturation for Applications in Heart Failure Modelling and Repair. Tiburcy, M., Hudson, J. E., Balfanz, P., Schlick, S. F., Meyer, T., Chang Liao, M. L., Levent, E., Raad, F., Zeidler, S., Wingender, E., Riegler, J., Wang, M., Gold, J. D., Kehat, I., Wettwer, E., Ravens, U., Dierickx, P., van Laake, L., Goumans, M. J., Khadjeh, S. et al. Circulation, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28167635  

Transient Left Atrial Dysfunction Is a Feature of Takotsubo Syndrome. Stiermaier, T., Graf, T., Moller, C., Eitel, C., Ledwoch, J., Desch, S., Gutberlet, M., Schuler, G., Thiele, H. & Eitel, I. Journal of cardiovascular magnetic resonance : official journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 19, 15, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28162089  

The Tumorigenicity of Multipotent Adult Germline Stem Cells Transplanted into the Heart Is Affected by Natural Killer Cells and by Cyclosporine a Independent of Its Immunosuppressive Effects. Hübscher, D., Kaiser, D., Elsner, L., Monecke, S., Dressel, R. & Guan, K. Front Immunol, (2017). http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fimmu.2017.00067/full  

Prolylcarboxypeptidase Deficiency Is Associated with Increased Blood Pressure, Glomerular Lesions, and Cardiac Dysfunction Independent of Altered Circulating and Cardiac Angiotensin Ii. Maier, C., Schadock, I., Haber, P. K., Wysocki, J., Ye, M., Kanwar, Y., Flask, C. A., Yu, X., Hoit, B. D., Adams, G. N., Schmaier, A. H., Bader, M. & Batlle, D. J Mol Med, (2017). http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00109-017-1513-9  

Fev1 and Fvc Predict All-Cause Mortality Independent of Cardiac Function — Results from the Population-Based Gutenberg Health Study. Magnussen, C., Ojeda, F. M., Rzayeva, N., Zeller, T., Sinning, C. R., Pfeiffer, N., Beutel, M., Blettner, M., Lackner, K. J., Blankenberg, S., Münzel, T., Rabe, K. F., Wild, P. S., Schnabel, R. B. & investigators, f. t. G. H. S. International journal of cardiology, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167527317306897  

Stability of Circulating Blood-Based Micrornas - Pre-Analytic Methodological Considerations. Glinge, C., Clauss, S., Boddum, K., Jabbari, R., Jabbari, J., Risgaard, B., Tomsits, P., Hildebrand, B., Kaab, S., Wakili, R., Jespersen, T. & Tfelt-Hansen, J. PloS one 12, e0167969, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28151938  

Diagnostic and Prognostic Value of Long-Axis Strain and Myocardial Contraction Fraction Using Standard Cardiovascular Mr Imaging in Patients with Nonischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathies. Arenja, N., Riffel, J. H., Fritz, T., Andre, F., Aus dem Siepen, F., Mueller-Hennessen, M., Giannitsis, E., Katus, H. A., Friedrich, M. G. & Buss, S. J. Radiology, 161184, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28156200  

Broad Aox Expression in a Genetically Tractable Mouse Model Does Not Disturb Normal Physiology. Szibor, M., Dhandapani, P. K., Dufour, E., Holmstrom, K. M., Zhuang, Y., Salwig, I., Wittig, I., Heidler, J., Gizatullina, Z., Gainutdinov, T., German Mouse Clinic, C., Fuchs, H., Gailus-Durner, V., de Angelis, M. H., Nandania, J., Velagapudi, V., Wietelmann, A., Rustin, P., Gellerich, F. N., Jacobs, H. T. et al. Disease models & mechanisms 10, 163-171, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28067626  

Platelet-Localized Fxi Promotes a Vascular Coagulation-Inflammatory Circuit in Arterial Hypertension. Kossmann, S., Lagrange, J., Jackel, S., Jurk, K., Ehlken, M., Schonfelder, T., Weihert, Y., Knorr, M., Brandt, M., Xia, N., Li, H., Daiber, A., Oelze, M., Reinhardt, C., Lackner, K., Gruber, A., Monia, B., Karbach, S. H., Walter, U., Ruggeri, Z. M. et al. Science translational medicine 9, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28148841  

En Route to Precision Medicine through the Integration of Biological Sex into Pharmacogenomics. Gaignebet, L. & Kararigas, G. Clinical science 131, 329-342, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28159880  

Role of Biological Sex in Cardiovascular Disease: The Case of Hypertension and Related Target Organ Damage. Rodrigues Sabbatini, A. & Kararigas, G. The Biochemist, (2017). http://www.biochemistry.org/391/index.html 

Adverse Left Ventricular Remodeling by Glycoprotein Nonmetastatic Melanoma Protein B in Myocardial Infarction. Jarve, A., Muhlstedt, S., Qadri, F., Nickl, B., Schulz, H., Hubner, N., Ozcelik, C. & Bader, M. FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 31, 556-568, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28148779  



A Comprehensive Analysis of Cardiac Valve Plane Displacement in Healthy Adults: Age-Stratified Normal Values by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance. Ochs, M. M., Fritz, T., Andre, F., Riffel, J., Mereles, D., Muller-Hennessen, M., Giannitsis, E., Katus, H. A., Friedrich, M. G. & Buss, S. J. The international journal of cardiovascular imaging, (2017). www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28110433  

Extra-Vascular Findings in Patients Undergoing Magnetic Resonance Angiography of the Abdomen, Pelvis and Lower Extremities: A Retrospective Study of 352 Patients. Sohns, J. M., Menke, J., Bergau, L., Weiss, B. G., Schmuck, S., Weiberg, D., Staab, W., Derlin, T., Dorenkamp, M. & Sohns, C. Vascular, 1708538117714401, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28587578  

Running Multiple Marathons Is Not a Risk Factor for Premature Subclinical Vascular Impairment. Pressler, A., Suchy, C., Friedrichs, T., Dallinger, S., Grabs, V., Haller, B., Halle, M. & Scherr, J. European journal of preventive cardiology, 2047487317713326, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28587488

Differences in Outcomes in Patients with Stable Coronary Artery Disease Managed by Cardiologists Versus Non-Cardiologists: The International Prospective Clarify Registry. Parma, Z., Steg, P. G., Greenlaw, N., Ferrari, R., Ford, I., Fox, K., Tardif, J. C., Morais, J., Gamba, M. A., Kaab, S., Tendera, M. & Investigators, C. Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28224974  

Don't Think Twice: Bms Is Never Nice. Colleran, R. & Kastrati, A. EuroIntervention : journal of EuroPCR in collaboration with the Working Group on Interventional Cardiology of the European Society of Cardiology 12, 1566-1567, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28105992  

Impact of Polyphenols on Physiological Stress and Cardiac Burden in Marathon Runners - Results from a Substudy of the Bemagic Study. Clauss, S., Scherr, J., Hanley, A., Schneider, J., Klier, I., Lackermair, K., Hoster, E., Vogeser, M., Nieman, D. C., Halle, M. & Nickel, T. Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28177719  

Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Modulate Monocytes Trafficking in Coxsackievirus B3-Induced Myocarditis. Miteva, K., Pappritz, K., El-Shafeey, M., Dong, F., Ringe, J., Tschope, C. & Van Linthout, S. Stem cells translational medicine, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28186704  

Catheter Ablation of Hemodynamically Unstable Ventricular Tachycardia in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Using High-Resolution Mapping. Kaiser, L., Jularic, M., Akbulak, R. O., Nuhrich, J., Willems, S. & Meyer, C. Clinical Case Reports, (2017). http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ccr3.833/full

Restoration of Perivascular Adipose Tissue Function in Diet-Induced Obese Mice without Changing Bodyweight. Ning, X., Weisenburger, S., Koch, E., Burkart, M., Reifenberg, G., Förstermann, U. & Li, H. Brit J Pharmacol, (2017). http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/bph.13703/full  

A Label-Free Continuous Fluorescence-Based Assay for Monitoring Ornithine Decarboxylase Activity with a Synthetic Putrescine Receptor. Nilam, M., Gribbon, P., Reinshagen, J., Cordts, K., Schwedhelm, E., Nau, W. M. & Hennig, A. SLAS Discovery, (2017). http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/2472555216689288  

Reference Intervals for Serum Sphingosine-1-Phosphate in the Population-Based Study of Health in Pomerania. Moritz, E., Wegner, D., Gross, S., Bahls, M., Dorr, M., Felix, S. B., Ittermann, T., Oswald, S., Nauck, M., Friedrich, N., Boger, R. H., Daum, G., Schwedhelm, E. & Rauch, B. H. Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28159438  

Glucagon Increase after Chronic At1 Blockade Is More Likely Related to an Indirect Leptin-Dependent Than to a Pancreatic Alpha-Cell-Dependent Mechanism. Mildner, M., Muller-Fielitz, H., Stolting, I., Johren, O., Steckelings, M. & Raasch, W. Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's archives of pharmacology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28144709  

Peripheral Insulin Resistance Rather Than Beta Cell Dysfunction Accounts for Geographical Differences in Impaired Fasting Blood Glucose among Sub-Saharan African Individuals: Findings from the Rodam Study. Meeks, K. A. C., Stronks, K., Adeyemo, A., Addo, J., Bahendeka, S., Beune, E., Owusu-Dabo, E., Danquah, I., Galbete, C., Henneman, P., Klipstein-Grobusch, K., Mockenhaupt, F. P., Osei, K., Schulze, M. B., Spranger, J., Smeeth, L. & Agyemang, C. Diabetologia, (2017). http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00125-017-4216-4  

Telemedical Care and Monitoring for Patients with Chronic Heart Failure Has a Positive Effect on Survival. Herold, R., van den Berg, N., Dorr, M. & Hoffmann, W. Health services research, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28138988  

Serum Levels of Interleukin-22, Cardiometabolic Risk Factors and Incident Type 2 Diabetes: Kora F4/Ff4 Study. Herder, C., Kannenberg, J. M., Carstensen-Kirberg, M., Huth, C., Meisinger, C., Koenig, W., Peters, A., Rathmann, W., Roden, M. & Thorand, B. Cardiovascular diabetology 16, 17, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28143481  

Genome-Wide Association Analysis Identifies Novel Blood Pressure Loci and Offers Biological Insights into Cardiovascular Risk. Warren, H. R., Evangelou, E., Cabrera, C. P., Gao, H., Ren, M., Mifsud, B., Ntalla, I., Surendran, P., Liu, C., Cook, J. P., Kraja, A. T., Drenos, F., Loh, M., Verweij, N., Marten, J., Karaman, I., Lepe, M. P., O'Reilly, P. F., Knight, J., Snieder, H. et al. Nature genetics, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28135244  

Identification of the Upward Movement of Human Cerebrospinal Fluid in Vivo and Its Relation to the Brain Venous System. Dreha-Kulaczewski, S., Joseph, A. A., Merboldt, K. D., Ludwig, H. C., Gartner, J. & Frahm, J. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28137972  

Disruption of Cardiac Cholinergic Neurons Enhances Susceptibility to Ventricular Arrhythmias. Jungen, C., Scherschel, K., Eickholt, C., Kuklik, P., Klatt, N., Bork, N., Salzbrunn, T., Alken, F., Angendohr, S., Klene, C., Mester, J., Klocker, N., Veldkamp, M. W., Schumacher, U., Willems, S., Nikolaev, V. O. & Meyer, C. Nature communications 8, 14155, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28128201  

Bayesian Prediction of Rna Translation from Ribosome Profiling. Malone, B., Atanassov, I., Aeschimann, F., Li, X., Grosshans, H. & Dieterich, C. Nucleic acids research, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28126919  

Genetic, Physiological and Comparative Genomic Studies of Hypertension and Insulin Resistance in the Spontaneously Hypertensive Rat. Coan, P. M., Hummel, O., Diaz, A. I., Barrier, M., Alfazema, N., Norsworthy, P. J., Pravenec, M., Petretto, E., Huebner, N. & Aitman, T. J. Disease models & mechanisms, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28130354  

Killing Me Unsoftly: Causes and Mechanisms of Arterial Stiffness. Lyle, A. N. & Raaz, U. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology 37, e1-e11, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28122777  

Long-Term Outcomes after Mitraclip Implantation According to Presence or Absence of Everest Inclusion Criteria. Lesevic, H., Karl, M., Braun, D., Barthel, P., Orban, M., Pache, J., Hadamitzky, M., Mehilli, J., Stecher, L., Massberg, S., Ott, I., Schunkert, H., Kastrati, A., Sonne, C. & Hausleiter, J. Am J Card, (2017). http://www.ajconline.org/article/S0002-9149(17)30050-4/abstract?cc=y=  

Mitochondrial Contribution to Lipofuscin Formation. Konig, J., Ott, C., Hugo, M., Jung, T., Bulteau, A. L., Grune, T. & Hohn, A. Redox biology 11, 673-681, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28160744

Dcb Meets Des. Krackhardt, F., Noutsias, M., Tschope, C. & Kherad, B. Herz, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28116465  

Inferior Vena Cava Diameter in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure as Predictor of All-Cause Mortality. Jobs, A., Brünjes, K., Katalinic, A., Babaev, V., Desch, S., Reppel, M. & Thiele, H. Heart and Vessels, (2017). http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00380-017-0944-0  

Unusual Case of Attr Amyloidosis with Cardiac Manifestation and Situs Inversus Totalis. Fritschka, M., Schlegl, M., Borges, A., Werner, M., Gebker, R., Pieske, B. & Kelle, S. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28116497  

Molecular Multimodality Imaging: Has a Long-Standing Dream Come True? Joner, M., Giacoppo, D. & Kastrati, A. European heart journal, (2016). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28164222  

Targeted Basic Research to Highlight the Role of Estrogen and Estrogen Receptors in the Cardiovascular System. Dworatzek, E. & Mahmoodzadeh, S. Pharmacological research 119, 27-35, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28119050  

Comparison of Hapmap and 1000 Genomes Reference Panels in a Large-Scale Genome-Wide Association Study. de Vries, P. S., Sabater-Lleal, M., Chasman, D. I., Trompet, S., Ahluwalia, T. S., Teumer, A., Kleber, M. E., Chen, M. H., Wang, J. J., Attia, J. R., Marioni, R. E., Steri, M., Weng, L. C., Pool, R., Grossmann, V., Brody, J. A., Venturini, C., Tanaka, T., Rose, L. M., Oldmeadow, C. et al. PloS one 12, e0167742, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28107422  

Translating Myocardial Remuscularization. Zimmermann, W. H. Circulation research 120, 278-281, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28104769  

Lost in Markers? Time for Phenomics and Phenomapping in Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Van Linthout, S. & Tschope, C. European journal of heart failure, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28101919  

Kardiovaskulär Wirksame Therapie Bei Patienten Mit Diabetes Mellitus. Rosner, S. & König, W. Der Diabetologe, (2017). http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11428-016-0176-4  

Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation: A Percutaneous Transapical System. Dai, H., Huenges, K., Pokorny, S., Fischer, G., Cremer, J., Metzner, A., Frank, D. & Lutter, G. Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28108573  

Redox Regulation of Cardiovascular Inflammation - Immunomodulatory Function of Mitochondrial and Nox-Derived Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species. Wenzel, P., Kossmann, S., Munzel, T. & Daiber, A. Free radical biology & medicine, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28108279  

Thymosin Β4 Improves Differentiation and Vascularization of Ehts. Ziegler, T., Hinkel, R., Stöhr, A., Eschenhagen, T., Laugwitz, K. L., Le Noble, F., David, R., Hansen, A. & Kupatt, C. Stem C Intern, (2017). https://www.hindawi.com/journals/sci/2017/6848271/abs/  

Vein Interposition Model: A Suitable Model to Study Bypass Graft Patency. Wang, D., Tediashvili, G., Pecha, S., Reichenspurner, H., Deuse, T. & Schrepfer, S. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28117809  

Genome-Wide Association Study in Takotsubo Syndrome - Preliminary Results and Future Directions. Eitel, I., Moeller, C., Munz, M., Stiermaier, T., Meitinger, T., Thiele, H. & Erdmann, J. International journal of cardiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28108127  

Plasma Proteome and Metabolome Characterization of an Experimental Human Thyrotoxicosis Model. Pietzner, M., Engelmann, B., Kacprowski, T., Golchert, J., Dirk, A. L., Hammer, E., Iwen, K. A., Nauck, M., Wallaschofski, H., Fuhrer, D., Munte, T. F., Friedrich, N., Volker, U., Homuth, G. & Brabant, G. BMC medicine 15, 6, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28065164  

Implication of Enos Uncoupling in Cardiovascular Disease. Ning, X., Förstermann, U. & Li, H. Reactive Oxygen Species, (2017). http://www.aimsci.com/ros/index.php/ros/article/view/70/172

Associations of Leisure-Time and Occupational Physical Activity and Cardiorespiratory Fitness with Incident and Recurrent Major Depressive Disorder, Depressive Symptoms, and Incident Anxiety in a General Population. Baumeister, S. E., Leitzmann, M. F., Bahls, M., Dorr, M., Schmid, D., Schomerus, G., Appel, K., Markus, M. R., Volzke, H., Glaser, S. & Grabe, H. J. The Journal of clinical psychiatry 78, e41-e47, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28129498  

Novel Genetic Loci Associated with Hippocampal Volume. Hibar, D. P., Adams, H. H., Jahanshad, N., Chauhan, G., Stein, J. L., Hofer, E., Renteria, M. E., Bis, J. C., Arias-Vasquez, A., Ikram, M. K., Desrivieres, S., Vernooij, M. W., Abramovic, L., Alhusaini, S., Amin, N., Andersson, M., Arfanakis, K., Aribisala, B. S., Armstrong, N. J., Athanasiu, L. et al. Nature communications 8, 13624, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28098162  

High-Saturated-Fat Diet Increases Circulating Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme, Which Is Enhanced by the Rs4343 Polymorphism Defining Persons at Risk of Nutrient-Dependent Increases of Blood Pressure. Schuler, R., Osterhoff, M. A., Frahnow, T., Seltmann, A. C., Busjahn, A., Kabisch, S., Xu, L., Mosig, A. S., Spranger, J., Mohlig, M., Hornemann, S., Kruse, M. & Pfeiffer, A. F. Journal of the American Heart Association 6, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28096099  

Diabetes Mellitus-Induced Microvascular Destabilization in the Myocardium. Hinkel, R., Hoewe, A., Renner, S., Ng, J., Lee, S., Klett, K., Kaczmarek, V., Moretti, A., Laugwitz, K. L., Skroblin, P., Mayr, M., Milting, H., Dendorfer, A., Reichart, B., Wolf, E. & Kupatt, C. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 69, 131-143, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28081822  

Severe Aortic Valve Stenosis in Adults Is Associated with Increased Levels of Circulating Intermediate Monocytes. Hewing, B., Au, S. C., Ludwig, A., Ellerbroek, R., van Dijck, P., Hartmann, L., Grubitzsch, H., Giannini, C., Laule, M., Stangl, V., Baumann, G. & Stangl, K. Journal of cardiovascular translational research, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28097522  

Outcome of Elderly Undergoing Extracorporeal Life Support in Refractory Cardiogenic Shock. de Waha, S., Graf, T., Desch, S., Fuernau, G., Eitel, I., Poss, J., Jobs, A., Stiermaier, T., Ledwoch, J., Wiedau, A., Lurz, P., Schuler, G. & Thiele, H. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28093621  

Diltiazem Prevents Stress-Induced Contractile Deficits in Cardiomyocytes, but Does Not Reverse the Cardiomyopathy Phenotype in Mybpc3-Knock-in Mice. Flenner, F., Geertz, B., Reischmann-Dusener, S., Weinberger, F., Eschenhagen, T., Carrier, L. & Friedrich, F. W. The Journal of physiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28090637  

Clinical Selection Strategies to Identify Ischemic Stroke Patients with Large Anterior Vessel Occlusion: Results from Sits-Istr (Safe Implementation of Thrombolysis in Stroke International Stroke Thrombolysis Registry). Scheitz, J. F., Abdul-Rahim, A. H., MacIsaac, R. L., Cooray, C., Sucharew, H., Kleindorfer, D., Khatri, P., Broderick, J. P., Audebert, H. J., Ahmed, N., Wahlgren, N., Endres, M., Nolte, C. H., Lees, K. R. & Committee, S. S. Stroke, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28087804  

Beyond Pressure Gradients: The Effects of Intervention on Heart Power in Aortic Coarctation. Fernandes, J. F., Goubergrits, L., Bruning, J., Hellmeier, F., Nordmeyer, S., da Silva, T. F., Schubert, S., Berger, F., Kuehne, T., Kelm, M. & Consortium, C. PloS one 12, e0168487, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28081162  

High Intensity Interval Training in Heart Failure Patients with Reduced Ejection Fraction. Ellingsen, O., Halle, M., Conraads, V. M., Stoylen, A., Dalen, H., Delagardelle, C., Larsen, A. I., Hole, T., Mezzani, A., Van Craenenbroeck, E. M., Videm, V., Beckers, P. J., Christle, J. W., Winzer, E. B., Mangner, N., Woitek, F., Hollriegel, R., Pressler, A. P., Monk-Hansen, T., Snoer, M. et al. Circulation, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28082387  

Argc-Like Digestion: Complementary or Alternative to Tryptic Digestion? Golghalyani, V., Neupartl, M., Wittig, I., Bahr, U. & Karas, M. Journal of proteome research, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28051317  

Serum Chemerin Is Associated with Inflammatory and Metabolic Parameters-Results of a Population-Based Study. Zylla, S., Pietzner, M., Kuhn, J. P., Volzke, H., Dorr, M., Nauck, M. & Friedrich, N. Obesity, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28071854  

Myeloid Leukemia Factor-1 Is a Novel Modulator of Neonatal Rat Cardiomyocyte Proliferation. Rangrez, A. Y., Pott, J., Kluge, A., Frauen, R., Stiebeling, K., Hoppe, P., Sossalla, S., Frey, N. & Frank, D. Biochimica et biophysica acta, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28087342  

Ex Vivo Assessment of Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque by Grating-Based Phase-Contrast Computed Tomography: Correlation with Optical Coherence Tomography. Habbel, C., Hetterich, H., Willner, M., Herzen, J., Steigerwald, K., Auweter, S., Schuller, U., Hausleiter, J., Massberg, S., Reiser, M., Pfeiffer, F., Saam, T. & Bamberg, F. Investigative radiology, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28079701  

The Longer, the Better? An Empirical Study of the Extent and Mechanisms of Attenuating Biomarker Associations in Cardiovascular Patient Cohorts. Breitling, L. P., Mons, U., Hahmann, H., Koenig, W., Rothenbacher, D. & Brenner, H. Clinical chemistry, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28073900  

Human Neutrophil Peptide 1 Limits Hypercholesterolemia-Induced Atherosclerosis by Increasing Hepatic Ldl Clearance. Paulin, N., Döring, Y., Kooijman, S., Blanchet, X., Viola, J. R., de Jong, R., Mandl, M., Hendrikse, J., Schiener, M., von Hundelshausen, P., Vogt, A., Weber, C., Bdeir, K., Hofmann, S. M., Rensen, P. C. N., Drechsler, M. & Soehnlein, O. EBioMedicine, (2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352396417300063  

Assessment of Vascular Dysfunction and Inflammation Induced by Angiotensin Ii in Mice. Lagrange, J., Kossmann, S. & Wenzel, P. Methods in molecular biology 1559, 439-453, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28063062  

Mean Platelet Volume and Arterial Stiffness - Clinical Relationship and Common Genetic Variability. Panova-Noeva, M., Arnold, N., Hermanns, M. I., Prochaska, J. H., Schulz, A., Spronk, H. M., Binder, H., Pfeiffer, N., Beutel, M., Blankenberg, S., Zeller, T., Lotz, J., Munzel, T., Lackner, K. J., Ten Cate, H. & Wild, P. S. Scientific reports 7, 40229, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28059166  

Endomyocardial Proteomic Signature Corresponding to the Response of Patients with Dilated Cardiomyopathy to Immunoadsorption Therapy. Bhardwaj, G., Dorr, M., Sappa, P. K., Ameling, S., Dhople, V., Steil, L., Klingel, K., Empen, K., Beug, D., Volker, U., Felix, S. B. & Hammer, E. Journal of proteomics 150, 121-129, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27616206  

Restoration of Perivascular Adipose Tissue Function in Diet-Induced Obese Mice without Changing Bodyweight. Ning, X., Weisenburger, S., Koch, E., Burkart, M., Reifenberg, G., Förstermann, U. & Li, H. Brit J Pharmacol, (2017). http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/bph.13703/full  

Genome-Wide Association Study with Additional Genetic and Post-Transcriptional Analyses Reveals Novel Regulators of Plasma Factor Xi Levels. Sennblad, B., Basu, S., Mazur, J., Suchon, P., Martinez-Perez, A., van Hylckama Vlieg, A., Truong, V., Li, Y., Gadin, J. R., Tang, W., Grossman, V., de Haan, H. G., Handin, N., Silveira, A., Souto, J. C., Franco-Cereceda, A., Morange, P. E., Gagnon, F., Soria, J. M., Eriksson, P. et al. Human molecular genetics, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28053049  

Inverse Remodelling of K2p3.1 K+ Channel Expression and Action Potential Duration in Left Ventricular Dysfunction and Atrial Fibrillation: Implications for Patient-Specific Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy. Schmidt, C., Wiedmann, F., Zhou, X. B., Heijman, J., Voigt, N., Ratte, A., Lang, S., Kallenberger, S. M., Campana, C., Weymann, A., De Simone, R., Szabo, G., Ruhparwar, A., Kallenbach, K., Karck, M., Ehrlich, J. R., Baczko, I., Borggrefe, M., Ravens, U., Dobrev, D. et al. European heart journal, (2017). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28057773