Publikationen 2017

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Atrial Fibrillation as a Risk Factor for Worse Outcome in Acute Coronary Syndrome. El-Battrawy, I., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. International journal of cardiology 246, 53, (2017).  

Rna in the Spotlight: The Dawn of Rna Therapeutics in the Treatment of Human Disease. Stellos, K. Cardiovascular research 113, e43-e44, (2017).  

Dynamic Adaptation of Myocardial Proteome During Heart Failure Development. Rudebusch, J., Benkner, A., Poesch, A., Dorr, M., Volker, U., Grube, K., Hammer, E. & Felix, S. B. PloS one 12, e0185915, (2017).  

Challenges in Using High-Sensitive Troponin Reporting in Clinical Practice-the Important Role of Appropriate Use in the Context of Clinical Evaluation. Mockel, M. & Landmesser, U. International journal of cardiology 245, 61-62, (2017).  

Short-Term Outcome and Hemodynamic Performance of Next-Generation Self-Expanding Versus Balloon-Expandable Transcatheter Aortic Valves in Patients with Small Aortic Annulus: A Multicenter Propensity-Matched Comparison. Mauri, V., Kim, W. K., Abumayyaleh, M., Walther, T., Moellmann, H., Schaefer, U., Conradi, L., Hengstenberg, C., Hilker, M., Wahlers, T., Baldus, S., Rudolph, V., Madershahian, N. & Rudolph, T. K. Circulation. Cardiovascular interventions 10, (2017).  

Plasma Concentrations of Afamin Are Associated with Prevalent and Incident Type 2 Diabetes: A Pooled Analysis in More Than 20,000 Individuals. Kollerits, B., Lamina, C., Huth, C., Marques-Vidal, P., Kiechl, S., Seppala, I., Cooper, J., Hunt, S. C., Meisinger, C., Herder, C., Kedenko, L., Willeit, J., Thorand, B., Dahnhardt, D., Stockl, D., Willeit, K., Roden, M., Rathmann, W., Paulweber, B., Peters, A. et al. Diabetes care 40, 1386-1393, (2017).


Hyperlipidemia-Induced Microrna-155-5p Improves Beta-Cell Function by Targeting Mafb. Zhu, M., Wei, Y., Geissler, C., Abschlag, K., Campos, J. C., Hristov, M., Mollmann, J., Lehrke, M., Karshovska, E. & Schober, A. Diabetes, (2017).  

Pulver: An R Package for Parallel Ultra-Rapid P-Value Computation for Linear Regression Interaction Terms. Molnos, S., Baumbach, C., Wahl, S., Muller-Nurasyid, M., Strauch, K., Wang-Sattler, R., Waldenberger, M., Meitinger, T., Adamski, J., Kastenmuller, G., Suhre, K., Peters, A., Grallert, H., Theis, F. J. & Gieger, C. BMC bioinformatics 18, 429, (2017).  

A Biomarker Ocular: Circulating Micrornas toward Diagnostics for Acute Ischemic Stroke. Karakas, M. & Zeller, T. Circulation research 121, 905-907, (2017).

Calcium Signaling and Transcriptional Regulation in Cardiomyocytes. Dewenter, M., von der Lieth, A., Katus, H. A. & Backs, J. Circulation research 121, 1000-1020, (2017).

An Eigenvalue Approach for the Automatic Scaling of Unknowns in Model-Based Reconstructions: Application to Real-Time Phase-Contrast Flow Mri. Tan, Z., Hohage, T., Kalentev, O., Joseph, A. A., Wang, X., Voit, D., Merboldt, K. D. & Frahm, J. NMR in biomedicine, (2017).  

Predictors of Survival Stratification in Patients with Wild-Type Cardiac Amyloidosis. Siepen, F. A. D., Bauer, R., Voss, A., Hein, S., Aurich, M., Riffel, J., Mereles, D., Rocken, C., Buss, S. J., Katus, H. A. & Kristen, A. V. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2017).  

Anorexia, Functional Capacity, and Clinical Outcome in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure: Results from the Studies Investigating Co-Morbidities Aggravating Heart Failure (Sica-Hf). Saitoh, M., Dos Santos, M. R., Emami, A., Ishida, J., Ebner, N., Valentova, M., Bekfani, T., Sandek, A., Lainscak, M., Doehner, W., Anker, S. D. & von Haehling, S. ESC heart failure, (2017).  

Magnetic Resonance Guided Renal Denervation Using Active Tracking: First in Vivo Experience in Swine. Bonner, F., Haberkorn, S., Behm, P., Schnackenburg, B., Kruger, S., Weiss, S., Meyer, C., Kelm, M. & Neizel-Wittke, M. The international journal of cardiovascular imaging, (2017).  

High-Affinity Functional Fluorescent Ligands for Human Beta-Adrenoceptors. Mitronova, G. Y., Lukinavicius, G., Butkevich, A. N., Kohl, T., Belov, V. N., Lehnart, S. E. & Hell, S. W. Scientific reports 7, 12319, (2017).  

Representation of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance in the Aha / Acc Guidelines. von Knobelsdorff-Brenkenhoff, F., Pilz, G. & Schulz-Menger, J. Journal of cardiovascular magnetic resonance : official journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 19, 70, (2017).  

De-Escalation of Support with Veno-Arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Impella for Cardiogenic Shock: Reply. Schulte, C., Schrage, B., Pappalardo, F. & Westermann, D. European journal of heart failure, (2017).  

Incidence, Clinical Presentation, and Predictors of Clinical Restenosis in Coronary Bioresorbable Scaffolds. Polimeni, A., Weissner, M., Schochlow, K., Ullrich, H., Indolfi, C., Dijkstra, J., Anadol, R., Munzel, T. & Gori, T. JACC. Cardiovascular interventions 10, 1819-1827, (2017).  

Cellular Heterogeneity Contributes to Subtype-Specific Expression of Zeb1 in Human Glioblastoma. Euskirchen, P., Radke, J., Schmidt, M. S., Schulze Heuling, E., Kadikowski, E., Maricos, M., Knab, F., Grittner, U., Zerbe, N., Czabanka, M., Dieterich, C., Miletic, H., Mork, S., Koch, A., Endres, M. & Harms, C. PloS one 12, e0185376, (2017).  

Clinical, Angiographic, and Procedural Correlates of Acute, Subacute, and Late Absorb Scaffold Thrombosis. Ellis, S. G., Steffenino, G., Kereiakes, D. J., Stone, G. W., van Geuns, R. J., Abizaid, A., Nef, H., Cortese, B., Testa, L., Menichelli, M., Tamburino, C., Gori, T., Kimura, T., Serruys, P. W., Brugaletta, S., Sabate, M. & Gao, R. L. JACC. Cardiovascular interventions 10, 1809-1815, (2017).  

A Comparison of Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase and Alkaline Phosphatase as Prognostic Markers in Patients with Coronary Heart Disease. Ndrepepa, G., Holdenrieder, S., Cassese, S., Fusaro, M., Xhepa, E., Laugwitz, K. L., Schunkert, H. & Kastrati, A. NMCD, (2017).  

Acute Heart Failure : An Unmet Medical Need. Rigopoulos, A. G., Bakogiannis, C., de Vecchis, R., Sakellaropoulos, S., Ali, M., Teren, M., Matiakis, M., Tschoepe, C. & Noutsias, M. Herz, (2017).  

Cardiovascular Pet/Mri: Technical Considerations and Outlook. Nekolla, S. G., Van Marwick, S., Schachoff, S., Kunze, K. P. & Rischpler, C. Curr Cardiovasc Imaging Rep, (2017).  

Radial Access Protects from Contrast Media Induced Nephropathy after Cardiac Catheterization Procedures. Feldkamp, T., Luedemann, M., Spehlmann, M. E., Freitag-Wolf, S., Gaensbacher, J., Schulte, K., Bajrovic, A., Hinzmann, D., Hippe, H. J., Kunzendorf, U., Frey, N. & Luedde, M. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2017).  

Electromechanical Optical Mapping. Christoph, J., Schroder-Schetelig, J. & Luther, S. Progress in biophysics and molecular biology, (2017).  

A History of Drug-Induced Torsades De Pointes Is Associated with T-Wave Morphological Abnormalities. Bhuiyan, T. A., Graff, C., Kanters, J. K., Melgaard, J., Toft, E., Kaab, S. & Struijk, J. J. Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics, (2017).   

Complexity of Pathomechanisms Leading to Diastolic Heart Failure in Diabetes Mellitus - Potential Field for Therapeutic Interventions? Schwarzer, M., Noutsias, M., Spillmann, F., Schulze, P. C., Doenst, T. & Tschope, C. BMC cardiovascular disorders 17, 253, (2017).  

Functional Correction of Dystrophin Actin Binding Domain Mutations by Genome Editing. Kyrychenko, V., Kyrychenko, S., Tiburcy, M., Shelton, J. M., Long, C., Schneider, J. W., Zimmermann, W. H., Bassel-Duby, R. & Olson, E. N. JCI insight 2, (2017).

Protocol for Efficient Generation and Characterization of Adeno-Associated Viral (Aav) Vectors. Jungmann, A., Leuchs, B., Katus, H. A., Rommelaere, J. & Muller, O. J. Human gene therapy methods, (2017).  

Phenotype-Driven Identification of Modules in a Hierarchical Map of Multifluid Metabolic Correlations. Do, K. T., Pietzner, M., Rasp, D. J., Friedrich, N., Nauck, M., Kocher, T., Suhre, K., Mook-Kanamori, D. O., Kastenmuller, G. & Krumsiek, J. NPJ systems biology and applications 3, 28, (2017).  

Severe Dcm Phenotype of Patient Harboring Rbm20 Mutation S635a Can Be Modeled by Patient-Specific Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes. Streckfuss-Bomeke, K., Tiburcy, M., Fomin, A., Luo, X., Li, W., Fischer, C., Ozcelik, C., Perrot, A., Sossalla, S., Haas, J., Vidal, R. O., Rebs, S., Khadjeh, S., Meder, B., Bonn, S., Linke, W. A., Zimmermann, W. H., Hasenfuss, G. & Guan, K. Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology, (2017).  

Occlusion of Left Atrial Appendage Affects Metabolomic Profile: Focus on Glycolysis, Tricarboxylic Acid and Urea Metabolism. Sattler, K., Behnes, M., Barth, C., Wenke, A., Sartorius, B., El-Battrawy, I., Mashayekhi, K., Kuschyk, J., Hoffmann, U., Papavasiliu, T., Fastner, C., Baumann, S., Lang, S., Zhou, X., Yucel, G., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Metabolomics 13, (2017).  

Real-Time Optical Coherence Tomography Coregistration with Angiography in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention-Impact on Physician Decision-Making: The Optico-Integration Study. Leistner, D. M., Riedel, M., Steinbeck, L., Stahli, B. E., Frohlich, G. M., Lauten, A., Skurk, C., Mochmann, H. C., Lubking, L., Rauch-Krohnert, U., Schnabel, R. B., Westermann, D., Blankenberg, S. & Landmesser, U. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, (2017).  

C-Reactive Protein and Cardiovascular Risk: Will the Controversy End after Cantos? Koenig, W. Clinical chemistry, (2017).  

Ap-1 Oligodeoxynucleotides Reduce Aortic Elastolysis in a Murine Model of Marfan Syndrome. Arif, R., Zaradzki, M., Remes, A., Seppelt, P., Kunze, R., Schroder, H., Schwill, S., Ensminger, S. M., Robinson, P. N., Karck, M., Muller, O. J., Hecker, M., Wagner, A. H. & Kallenbach, K. Molecular Therapy Nucleic Acids 9, 69-79, (2017).  

Prognostic Value of Serum Biomarkers of Cerebral Injury in Classifying Neurological Outcome after Paediatric Resuscitation. Kramer, P., Miera, O., Berger, F. & Schmitt, K. Resuscitation, (2017).  

Biallelic C1qbp Mutations Cause Severe Neonatal-, Childhood-, or Later-Onset Cardiomyopathy Associated with Combined Respiratory-Chain Deficiencies. Feichtinger, R. G., Olahova, M., Kishita, Y., Garone, C., Kremer, L. S., Yagi, M., Uchiumi, T., Jourdain, A. A., Thompson, K., D'Souza, A. R., Kopajtich, R., Alston, C. L., Koch, J., Sperl, W., Mastantuono, E., Strom, T. M., Wortmann, S. B., Meitinger, T., Pierre, G., Chinnery, P. F. et al. American journal of human genetics, (2017).  

High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin I as a Gatekeeper for Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography and Stress Testing in Patients with Acute Chest Pain. Ferencik, M., Mayrhofer, T., Lu, M. T., Woodard, P. K., Truong, Q. A., Peacock, W. F., Bamberg, F., Sun, B. C., Fleg, J. L., Nagurney, J. T., Udelson, J. E., Koenig, W., Januzzi, J. L. & Hoffmann, U. Clinical chemistry, (2017).  

Comprehensive Metabolic Characterization of Serum Osteocalcin Action in a Large Non-Diabetic Sample. Entenmann, L., Pietzner, M., Artati, A., Hannemann, A., Henning, A. K., Kastenmuller, G., Volzke, H., Nauck, M., Adamski, J., Wallaschofski, H. & Friedrich, N. PloS one 12, e0184721, (2017).  

Role of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Clinical Stratification in Heart Failure. A Position Paper from the Committee on Exercise Physiology and Training of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology. Corra, U., Agostoni, P. G., Anker, S. D., Coats, A. J. S., Crespo Leiro, M. G., de Boer, R. A., Hairola, V. P., Hill, L., Lainscak, M., Lund, L. H., Metra, M., Ponikowski, P., Riley, J., Seferovic, P. M. & Piepoli, M. F. European journal of heart failure, (2017).  

Pitfalls in Accelerometer-Based Measurement of Physical Activity: The Presence of Reactivity in an Adult Population. Baumann, S., Gross, S., Voigt, L., Ullrich, A., Weymar, F., Schwaneberg, T., Dorr, M., Meyer, C., John, U. & Ulbricht, S. Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports, (2017).  

Whole Body and Hematopoietic Adam8 Deficiency Does Not Influence Advanced Atherosclerotic Lesion Development, Despite Its Association with Human Plaque Progression. Theodorou, K., van der Vorst, E. P. C., Gijbels, M. J., Wolfs, I. M. J., Jeurissen, M., Theelen, T. L., Sluimer, J. C., Wijnands, E., Cleutjens, J. P., Li, Y., Jansen, Y., Weber, C., Ludwig, A., Bentzon, J. F., Bartsch, J. W., Biessen, E. A. L. & Donners, M. Scientific reports 7, 11670, (2017).  

A Proteomic Atlas of Insulin Signalling Reveals Tissue-Specific Mechanisms of Longevity Assurance. Tain, L. S., Sehlke, R., Jain, C., Chokkalingam, M., Nagaraj, N., Essers, P., Rassner, M., Gronke, S., Froelich, J., Dieterich, C., Mann, M., Alic, N., Beyer, A. & Partridge, L. Molecular systems biology 13, 939, (2017).  

Arrhythmias at the Munich Octoberfest: Ecg under the Influence? Sinner, M. F. & Brunner, S. European heart journal 38, 2641-2643, (2017).  

Cardiovascular Effects of Marijuana and Synthetic Cannabinoids: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Pacher, P., Steffens, S., Hasko, G., Schindler, T. H. & Kunos, G. Nature reviews. Cardiology, (2017).  

Lack of Association of Mri Determined Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease with Dizziness and Vertigo in a Cross-Sectional Population-Based Study. Lorbeer, R., Hetterich, H., Strobl, R., Schafnitzel, A., Patscheider, H., Schindler, A., Muller-Peltzer, K., Sommer, W., Peters, A., Meisinger, C., Heier, M., Rathmann, W., Bamberg, F. & Grill, E. PloS one 12, e0184858, (2017).  

Kindlin-2 Recruits Paxillin and Arp2/3 to Promote Membrane Protrusions During Initial Cell Spreading. Bottcher, R. T., Veelders, M., Rombaut, P., Faix, J., Theodosiou, M., Stradal, T. E., Rottner, K., Zent, R., Herzog, F. & Fassler, R. The Journal of cell biology, (2017).  

Loneliness, Social Isolation and Cardiovascular Health. Xia, N. & Li, H. Antioxidants & redox signaling, (2017).  

Educational Level and Employment Status in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease. Pfitzer, C., Helm, P. C., Rosenthal, L. M., Walker, C., Ferentzi, H., Bauer, U. M. M., Berger, F. & Schmitt, K. R. L. Cardiology in the young, 1-7, (2017).  

Clinical Value of Different Qrs-T Angle Expressions. Hnatkova, K., Seegers, J., Barthel, P., Novotny, T., Smetana, P., Zabel, M., Schmidt, G. & Malik, 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).  

Crispr Correction of the Prkag2 Gene Mutation in the Patient's Ipsc-Derived Cardiomyocytes Eliminates the Electrophysiological and Structural Abnormalities. Ben Jehuda, R., Eisen, B., Shemer, Y., Mekies, L. N., Szantai, A., Reiter, I., Cui, H., Guan, K., Haron-Khun, S., Freimark, D., Sperling, S. R., Gherghiceanu, M., Arad, M. & Binah, O. Heart rhythm, (2017).  

Genetic Interactions with Age, Sex, Body Mass Index, and Hypertension in Relation to Atrial Fibrillation: The Afgen Consortium. Weng, L. C., Lunetta, K. L., Muller-Nurasyid, M., Smith, A. V., Theriault, S., Weeke, P. E., Barnard, J., Bis, J. C., Lyytikainen, L. P., Kleber, M. E., Martinsson, A., Lin, H. J., Rienstra, M., Trompet, S., Krijthe, B. P., Dorr, M., Klarin, D., Chasman, D. I., Sinner, M. F., Waldenberger, M. et al. Scientific reports 7, 11303, (2017).  

Incidence and Predictors of Recurrent Restenosis after Drug-Coated Balloon Angioplasty for Restenosis of a Drug-Eluting Stent: The Icarus Cooperation. Cassese, S., Xu, B., Habara, S., Rittger, H., Byrne, R. A., Waliszewski, M., Perez-Vizcayno, M. J., Gao, R., Kastrati, A. & Alfonso, F. Revista espanola de cardiologia, (2017).  

Investigating a Biomarker-Driven Approach to Target Collagen Turnover in Diabetic Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction Patients. Effect of Torasemide Vs. Furosemide on Serum C-Terminal Propeptide of Procollagen Type I (Drop-Pip Trial). Trippel, T. D., Van Linthout, S., Westermann, D., Lindhorst, R., Sandek, A., Ernst, S., Bobenko, A., Kasner, M., Spillmann, F., Gonzalez, A., Lopez, B., Ravassa, S., Pieske, B., Paulus, W. J., Diez, J., Edelmann, F. & Tschope, C. European journal of heart failure, (2017).  

Diagnostic Performance of Image Navigated Coronary Cmr Angiography in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease. Henningsson, M., Shome, J., Bratis, K., Vieira, M. S., Nagel, E. & Botnar, R. M. Journal of cardiovascular magnetic resonance : official journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 19, 68, (2017).  

Microrna Mir-301a Is a Novel Cardiac Regulator of Cofilin-2. Rangrez, A. Y., Hoppe, P., Kuhn, C., Zille, E., Frank, J., Frey, N. & Frank, D. PloS one 12, e0183901, (2017).  

Alteration of Endothelin 1, Mcp-1 and Chromogranin a in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing Pulmonary Vein Isolation. Lackermair, K., Clauss, S., Voigt, T., Klier, I., Summo, C., Hildebrand, B., Nickel, T., Estner, H. L., Kaab, S., Wakili, R. & Wilbert-Lampen, U. PloS one 12, e0184337, (2017).  

Small-Molecule Inhibition of Murf1 Attenuates Skeletal Muscle Atrophy and Dysfunction in Cardiac Cachexia. Bowen, T. S., Adams, V., Werner, S., Fischer, T., Vinke, P., Brogger, M. N., Mangner, N., Linke, A., Sehr, P., Lewis, J., Labeit, D., Gasch, A. & Labeit, S. Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle, (2017).

High Peak Pao2 Values Are Associated with Adverse Outcome in Critically Ill Patients Treated with Non-Invasive Ventilation for Acute Cardogenic Pulmonary Edema and Pneumonia. Schernthaner, C., Wernly, B., Lichtenauer, M., Franz, M., Lauten, A., Schulze, P. C., Kabisch, B., Braun, K., Muessig, J., Masyuk, M., Hoppe, U. C., Kelm, M. & Jung, C. Panminerva medica, (2017).

Mechanical Activation of Hypoxia-Inducible Factor 1alpha Drives Endothelial Dysfunction at Atheroprone Sites. Feng, S., Bowden, N., Fragiadaki, M., Souilhol, C., Hsiao, S., Mahmoud, M., Allen, S., Pirri, D., Ayllon, B. T., Akhtar, S., Thompson, A. A. R., Jo, H., Weber, C., Ridger, V., Schober, A. & Evans, P. C. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, (2017).

Adventitial Tertiary Lymphoid Organ Classification in Human Atherosclerosis. Akhavanpoor, M., Gleissner, C. A., Akhavanpoor, H., Lasitschka, F., Doesch, A. O., Katus, H. A. & Erbel, C. Cardiovascular Pathology, (2017).  

The Effective Systematic Heparin Pre-Treatment on Thrombus Formation on Pulmonary Artery Catheter Tips During Pulmonary Endarterectomy for Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: A Randomized, Double-Blind Study. Wiedenroth, C. B., Liebetrau, C., Gall, H., Risch, T., Arlt, M., Mayer, E. & Guth, S. Journal of thrombosis and thrombolysis, (2017).  

Myocardial Deformation Assessed by Longitudinal Strain: Chamber Specific Normative Data for Cmr-Feature Tracking from the German Competence Network for Congenital Heart Defects. Shang, Q., Patel, S., Steinmetz, M., Schuster, A., Danford, D. A., Beerbaum, P., Sarikouch, S. & Kutty, S. European radiology, (2017).  

Ventricular Arrhythmias in Patients with Takotsubo Syndrome. Moller, C., Eitel, C., Thiele, H., Eitel, I. & Stiermaier, T. Journal of Arrhythmia, (2017).  

[Acute and Chronic Heart Failure]. Kresoja, K. P., Schmidt, G., Kherad, B., Krackhardt, F., Spillmann, F. & Tschope, C. Herz, (2017).  

Correlation of Fractional Flow Reserve with Ischemic Burden Measured by Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Perfusion Imaging. Hussain, S. T., Paul, M., Morton, G., Schuster, A., Chiribiri, A., Perera, D. & Nagel, E. Am J Card, (2017).  

The Lactate/Albumin Ratio: A Valuable Tool for Risk Stratification in Septic Patients Admitted to Icu. Lichtenauer, M., Wernly, B., Ohnewein, B., Franz, M., Kabisch, B., Muessig, J., Masyuk, M., Lauten, A., Schulze, P. C., Hoppe, U. C., Kelm, M. & Jung, C. International journal of molecular sciences 18, (2017).  

Late Post-Pump Blood Flow Obstruction in a Novel Left Ventricular Assist Device: The Unusual Case of a Twisted Outflow Graft. Gruger, T., Kaufmann, F., Dreysse, S., Falk, V., Krabatsch, T. & Potapov, E. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, (2017).  

Standardized Definitions of Structural Deterioration and Valve Failure in Assessing Long-Term Durability of Transcatheter and Surgical Aortic Bioprosthetic Valves: A Consensus Statement from the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (Eapci) Endorsed by the European Society of Cardiology (Esc) and the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (Eacts). Capodanno, D., Petronio, A. S., Prendergast, B., Eltchaninoff, H., Vahanian, A., Modine, T., Lancellotti, P., Sondergaard, L., Ludman, P. F., Tamburino, C., Piazza, N., Hancock, J., Mehilli, J., Byrne, R. A., Baumbach, A., Kappetein, A. P., Windecker, S., Bax, J. & Haude, M. European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery 52, 408-417, (2017).

Extremes of Fractional Noises: A Model for the Timings of Arrhythmic Heart Beats in Post-Infarction Patients. Witt, A., Ehlers, F. & Luther, S. Chaos 27, 093942, (2017).  

Impact of Common Genetic Determinants of Hemoglobin A1c on Type 2 Diabetes Risk and Diagnosis in Ancestrally Diverse Populations: A Transethnic Genome-Wide Meta-Analysis. Wheeler, E., Leong, A., Liu, C. T., Hivert, M. F., Strawbridge, R. J., Podmore, C., Li, M., Yao, J., Sim, X., Hong, J., Chu, A. Y., Zhang, W., Wang, X., Chen, P., Maruthur, N. M., Porneala, B. C., Sharp, S. J., Jia, Y., Kabagambe, E. K., Chang, L. C. et al. PLoS medicine 14, e1002383, (2017).  

Biosignal-Guided Personalized Therapy. Von Stulpnagel, L., Wolf, B. & Bauer, A. Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering, (2017).  

Nod2 (Nucleotide-Binding Oligomerization Domain 2) Is a Major Pathogenic Mediator of Coxsackievirus B3-Induced Myocarditis. Tschope, C., Muller, I., Xia, Y., Savvatis, K., Pappritz, K., Pinkert, S., Lassner, D., Heimesaat, M. M., Spillmann, F., Miteva, K., Bereswill, S., Schultheiss, H. P., Fechner, H., Pieske, B., Kuhl, U. & Van Linthout, S. Circulation. Heart failure 10, (2017).  

Adverse Events with Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolds in Routine Percutaneous Coronary Interventions: "Coup De Theatre" or Unfinished Play? Cassese, S., Husser, O. & Kastrati, A. Journal of thoracic disease 9, 2303-2307, (2017).  

Emergent Dynamics of Spatio-Temporal Chaos in a Heterogeneous Excitable Medium. Bittihn, P., Berg, S., Parlitz, U. & Luther, S. Chaos 27, 093931, (2017).


Cardiac Optogenetics: Using Light to Monitor Cardiac Physiology. Koopman, C. D., Zimmermann, W. H., Knopfel, T. & de Boer, T. P. Basic research in cardiology 112, 56, (2017).   

Self-Reported Health and Outcomes in Patients with Stable Coronary Heart Disease. Stewart, R. A. H., Hagstrom, E., Held, C., Wang, T. K. M., Armstrong, P. W., Aylward, P. E., Cannon, C. P., Koenig, W., Lopez-Sendon, J. L., Mohler, E. R., 3rd, Hadziosmanovic, N., Krug-Gourley, S., Ramos Corrales, M. A., Siddique, S., Steg, P. G., White, H. D., Wallentin, L. & Investigators, S. Journal of the American Heart Association 6, (2017).  

Optimal Timing of an Invasive Strategy in Patients with Non-St-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Meta-Analysis of Randomised Trials. Jobs, A., Mehta, S. R., Montalescot, G., Vicaut, E., Van't Hof, A. W. J., Badings, E. A., Neumann, F. J., Kastrati, A., Sciahbasi, A., Reuter, P. G., Lapostolle, F., Milosevic, A., Stankovic, G., Milasinovic, D., Vonthein, R., Desch, S. & Thiele, H. Lancet 390, 737-746, (2017).  

High Perforin-Positive Cardiac Cell Infiltration and Male Sex Predict Adverse Long-Term Mortality in Patients with Inflammatory Cardiomyopathy. Escher, F., Kuhl, U., Lassner, D., Stroux, A., Gross, U., Westermann, D., Pieske, B., Poller, W. & Schultheiss, H. P. Journal of the American Heart Association 6, (2017).  

Abdominal Fat Deposits Determined by Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Relation to Leptin and Vaspin Levels as Well as Insulin Resistance in the General Adult Population. Genske, F., Kuhn, J. P., Pietzner, M., Homuth, G., Rathmann, W., Grabe, H. J., Volzke, H., Wallaschofski, H. & Friedrich, N. International journal of obesity, (2017).  

Functional Ex-Vivo Imaging of Arterial Cellular Recruitment and Lipid Extravasation. van der Vorst, E. P. C., Maas, S. L., Ortega-Gomez, A., Hameleers, J. M. M., Bianchini, M., Asare, Y., Soehnlein, O., Doring, Y., Weber, C. & Megens, R. T. A. Bio-protocol 7, (2017).  

Generation of a Klf15 Homozygous Knockout Human Embryonic Stem Cell Line Using Paired Crispr/Cas9n, and Human Cardiomyocytes Derivation. Noack, C., Haupt, L. P., Zimmermann, W. H., Streckfuss-Bomeke, K. & Zelarayan, L. C. Stem Cell Res 23, 127-131, (2017).  

A Genomic Exploration Identifies Mechanisms That May Explain Adverse Cardiovascular Effects of Cox-2 Inhibitors. Braenne, I., Willenborg, C., Tragante, V., Kessler, T., Zeng, L., Reiz, B., Kleinecke, M., Von Ameln, S., Willer, C. J., Laakso, M., Wild, P. S., Zeller, T., Wallentin, L., Franks, P. W., Salomaa, V., Dehghan, A., Meitinger, T., Samani, N. J., Asselbergs, F. W., Erdmann, J. et al. Scientific reports, (2017).  

Genome-Wide Association Analysis for Severity of Coronary Artery Disease Using the Gensini Scoring System Zeller, T., Seiffert, M., Muller, C., Scholz, M., Schaffer, A., Ojeda, F., Drexel, H., Mundlein, A., Kleber, M. E., Marz, W., Sinning, C., Brunner, F. J., Waldeyer, C., Keller, T., Saley, C., Sydow, K., Thiery, J., Teupser, D., Blankenberg, S. & Schnabel, R. B. Frontiers in cardiovascular medicine, (2017-08-30).  

Oxidant Sensor in the Cgmp-Binding Pocket of Pkgialpha Regulates Nitroxyl-Mediated Kinase Activity. Donzelli, S., Goetz, M., Schmidt, K., Wolters, M., Stathopoulou, K., Diering, S., Prysyazhna, O., Polat, V., Scotcher, J., Dees, C., Subramanian, H., Butt, E., Kamynina, A., Schobesberger, S., King, S. B., Nikolaev, V. O., de Wit, C., Leichert, L. I., Feil, R., Eaton, P. et al. Scientific reports 7, 9938, (2017).  

Hold Me, but Not Too Tight-Endothelial Cell-Cell Junctions in Angiogenesis. Szymborska, A. & Gerhardt, H. Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in biology, (2017).  

P3338relation of Myocardial Performance Index with Measures of Left Ventricular Cardiac Function in Heart Failure Patients - Results from the Myovasc Study Schwuchow, S., Troebs, S.-O., Zitz, A., Kurz, S., Goebel, S., Diestelmeier, S., Dib, M., Monteverde, J. L., Herholz, T., Lackner, K., Gori, T., Munzel, T., Prochaska, J. H. & Wild, P. S. European heart journal 38, (2017).  

Model-Based Therapy Planning Allows Prediction of Haemodynamic Outcome after Aortic Valve Replacement. Kelm, M., Goubergrits, L., Bruening, J., Yevtushenko, P., Fernandes, J. F., Sundermann, S. H., Berger, F., Falk, V., Kuehne, T., group, C. & Nordmeyer, S. Scientific reports 7, 9897, (2017).  

Inverse Associations between Serum Levels of Secreted Frizzled-Related Protein-5 (Sfrp5) and Multiple Cardiometabolic Risk Factors: Kora F4 Study. Carstensen-Kirberg, M., Kannenberg, J. M., Huth, C., Meisinger, C., Koenig, W., Heier, M., Peters, A., Rathmann, W., Roden, M., Herder, C. & Thorand, B. Cardiovascular diabetology 16, 109, (2017).

Prevalence and Long-Term Prognostic Impact of Malignancy in Patients with Takotsubo Syndrome. Moller, C., Stiermaier, T., Graf, T., Eitel, C., Thiele, H., Burgdorf, C. & Eitel, I. European journal of heart failure, (2017).  

Antiinflammatory Therapy with Canakinumab for Atherosclerotic Disease. Ridker, P. M., Everett, B. M., Thuren, T., MacFadyen, J. G., Chang, W. H., Ballantyne, C., Fonseca, F., Nicolau, J., Koenig, W., Anker, S. D., Kastelein, J. J. P., Cornel, J. H., Pais, P., Pella, D., Genest, J., Cifkova, R., Lorenzatti, A., Forster, T., Kobalava, Z., Vida-Simiti, L. et al. The New England journal of medicine, (2017).  

Lower Frequency Routine Surveillance Endomyocardial Biopsies after Heart Transplantation. Weckbach, L. T., Maurer, U., Schramm, R., Huber, B. C., Lackermair, K., Weiss, M., Meiser, B., Hagl, C., Massberg, S., Eifert, S. & Grabmaier, U. PloS one 12, e0182880, (2017).  

Guided De-Escalation of Antiplatelet Treatment in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (Tropical-Acs): A Randomised, Open-Label, Multicentre Trial. Sibbing, D., Aradi, D., Jacobshagen, C., Gross, L., Trenk, D., Geisler, T., Orban, M., Hadamitzky, M., Merkely, B., Kiss, R. G., Komocsi, A., Dezsi, C. A., Holdt, L., Felix, S. B., Parma, R., Klopotowski, M., Schwinger, R. H. G., Rieber, J., Huber, K., Neumann, F. J. et al. Lancet, (2017).  

Clinical Outcomes Associated with Sarcomere Mutations in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A Meta-Analysis on 7675 Individuals. Sedaghat-Hamedani, F., Kayvanpour, E., Tugrul, O. F., Lai, A., Amr, A., Haas, J., Proctor, T., Ehlermann, P., Jensen, K., Katus, H. A. & Meder, B. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2017).  

Simultaneous Multi-Slice Mri Using Cartesian and Radial Flash and Regularized Nonlinear Inversion: Sms-Nlinv. Rosenzweig, S., Holme, H. C. M., Wilke, R. N., Voit, D., Frahm, J. & Uecker, M. Magnetic resonance in medicine, (2017).  

Dietary Fat Intake Modulates Effects of a Frequent Ace Gene Variant on Glucose Tolerance with Association to Type 2 Diabetes. Schuler, R., Osterhoff, M. A., Frahnow, T., Mohlig, M., Spranger, J., Stefanovski, D., Bergman, R. N., Xu, L., Seltmann, A. C., Kabisch, S., Hornemann, S., Kruse, M. & Pfeiffer, A. F. H. Scientific reports 7, 9234, (2017).  

Assessment of Left Atrial Fibrosis by Late Gadolinium Enhancement Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Methodology and Clinical Implications. Siebermair, J., Kholmovski, E. G. & Marrouche, N. JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology 3, 791-802, (2017).  

Metabolomics Reveals an Entanglement of Fasting Leptin Concentrations with Fatty Acid Oxidation and Gluconeogenesis in Healthy Children. Kirchberg, F. F., Brandt, S., Moss, A., Peissner, W., Koenig, W., Rothenbacher, D., Brenner, H., Koletzko, B., Hellmuth, C. & Wabitsch, M. PloS one 12, e0183185, (2017).  

Psychological Determinants of Physical Activity across the Life Course: A "Determinants of Diet and Physical Activity" (Dedipac) Umbrella Systematic Literature Review. Cortis, C., Puggina, A., Pesce, C., Aleksovska, K., Buck, C., Burns, C., Cardon, G., Carlin, A., Simon, C., Ciarapica, D., Condello, G., Coppinger, T., D'Haese, S., De Craemer, M., Di Blasio, A., Hansen, S., Iacoviello, L., Issartel, J., Izzicupo, P., Jaeschke, L. et al. PloS one 12, e0182709, (2017).  

Myocardial Infarction in Pregnancy: How Frequent, How Fatal? Regitz-Zagrosek, V. European heart journal. Quality of care & clinical outcomes 3, 171-172, (2017).

Epigenome-Wide Association Study Identifies Cardiac Gene Patterning and a Novel Class of Biomarkers for Heart Failure. Meder, B., Haas, J., Sedaghat-Hamedani, F., Kayvanpour, E., Frese, K., Lai, A., Nietsch, R., Scheiner, C., Mester, S., Martins Bordalo, D., Amr, A., Dietrich, C., Pils, D., Siede, D., Hund, H., Bauer, A. S., Holzer, D. B., Ruhparwar, A., Mueller-Hennessen, M., Weichenhan, D. et al. Circulation 136, (2017).  

Mice Deficient in the Anti-Haemophilic Coagulation Factor Viii Show Increased Von Willebrand Factor Plasma Levels. Kiouptsi, K., Grill, A., Mann, A., Dohrmann, M., Lillich, M., Jackel, S., Malinarich, F., Formes, H., Manukyan, D., Subramaniam, S., Khandagale, A., Karwot, C., Thal, S. C., Bosmann, M., Scharrer, I., Jurk, K. & Reinhardt, C. PloS one 12, e0183590, (2017).  

The Potential Role and Rationale for Treatment of Heart Failure with Sodium-Glucose Co-Transporter 2 Inhibitors. Butler, J., Hamo, C. E., Filippatos, G., Pocock, S. J., Bernstein, R. A., Brueckmann, M., Cheung, A. K., George, J. T., Green, J. B., Januzzi, J. L., Kaul, S., Lam, C. S. P., Lip, G. Y. H., Marx, N., McCullough, P. A., Mehta, C. R., Ponikowski, P., Rosenstock, J., Sattar, N., Salsali, A. et al. European journal of heart failure, (2017).  

Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Feature Tracking in Small Animals - a Preliminary Study on Reproducibility and Sample Size Calculation. Lapinskas, T., Grune, J., Zamani, S. M., Jeuthe, S., Messroghli, D., Gebker, R., Meyborg, H., Kintscher, U., Zaliunas, R., Pieske, B., Stawowy, P. & Kelle, S. BMC medical imaging 17, 51, (2017).  

[Medicinal Treatment of Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation]. Lankeit, M., Keller, K., Tschope, C. & Pieske, B. Herz, (2017).  

[Instantaneous Wave-Free Ratio (Ifr(R)) in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease]. Baumann, S., Schaefer, A. C., Hohneck, A., Mueller, K., Becher, T., Behnes, M., Renker, M., Borggrefe, M., Akin, I. & Lossnitzer, D. Herz, (2017).  

Genomic Correlates of Glatiramer Acetate Adverse Cardiovascular Effects Lead to a Novel Locus Mediating Coronary Risk. Braenne, I., Zeng, L., Willenborg, C., Tragante, V., Kessler, T., Consortium, C. A., Consortium, C. A. D., Willer, C. J., Laakso, M., Wallentin, L., Franks, P. W., Salomaa, V., Dehghan, A., Meitinger, T., Samani, N. J., Asselbergs, F. W., Erdmann, J. & Schunkert, H. PloS one 12, e0182999, (2017).  

Catecholamine-Dependent Beta-Adrenergic Signaling in a Pluripotent Stem Cell Model of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy. Borchert, T., Hubscher, D., Guessoum, C. I., Lam, T. D., Ghadri, J. R., Schellinger, I. N., Tiburcy, M., Liaw, N. Y., Li, Y., Haas, J., Sossalla, S., Huber, M. A., Cyganek, L., Jacobshagen, C., Dressel, R., Raaz, U., Nikolaev, V. O., Guan, K., Thiele, H., Meder, B. et al. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 70, 975-991, (2017).  

Serum Chemerin Levels Are Inversely Associated with Renal Function in a General Population. Zylla, S., Rettig, R., Volzke, H., Endlich, K., Nauck, M. & Friedrich, N. Clinical endocrinology, (2017).  

Cardiovascular Research in Germany. Heusch, G., Eschenhagen, T. & Dimmeler, S. Circulation research 121, 492-495, (2017).  

Letter by El-Battrawy Et Al Regarding Article, "the Brugada Syndrome Susceptibility Gene Hey2 Modulates Cardiac Transmural Ion Channel Patterning and Electrical Heterogeneity". El-Battrawy, I., Lang, S., Borggrefe, M., Zhou, X. B. & Akin, I. Circulation research 121, e20, (2017).  

Cardiomyocyte Dimethylarginine Dimethylaminohydrolase-1 (Ddah1) Plays an Important Role in Attenuating Ventricular Hypertrophy and Dysfunction. Xu, X., Zhang, P., Kwak, D., Fassett, J., Yue, W., Atzler, D., Hu, X., Liu, X., Wang, H., Lu, Z., Guo, H., Schwedhelm, E., Boger, R. H., Chen, P. & Chen, Y. Basic research in cardiology 112, 55, (2017).  

Redox-Regulation and Non-Coding Rnas. Leisegang, M. S., Schroder, K. & Brandes, R. P. Antioxidants & redox signaling, (2017).  

Associations of Noise and Socioeconomic and -Demographic Status on Cardiovascular and Respiratory Diseases on Borough Level in a Large German City State. Krefis, A. C., Albrecht, M., Kis, A., Jagodzinski, A., Augustin, M. & Augustin, J. Urban Sci. 1, (2017).  

Lipoproteins and Cardiovascular Redox Signaling: Role in Atherosclerosis and Coronary Disease. Haghikia, A. & Landmesser, U. Antioxidants & redox signaling, (2017).  

Biomarker-Based Risk Model to Predict Cardiovascular Mortality in Patients with Stable Coronary Disease. Lindholm, D., Lindback, J., Armstrong, P. W., Budaj, A., Cannon, C. P., Granger, C. B., Hagstrom, E., Held, C., Koenig, W., Ostlund, O., Stewart, R. A. H., Soffer, J., White, H. D., de Winter, R. J., Steg, P. G., Siegbahn, A., Kleber, M. E., Dressel, A., Grammer, T. B., Marz, W. et al. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 70, 813-826, (2017).  

A Move Forward in the Evolution of Tavr? Hengstenberg, C. & Husser, O. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 70, 854-856, (2017).  

Implant and Midterm Outcomes of the Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Registry: The Effortless Study. Boersma, L., Barr, C., Knops, R., Theuns, D., Eckardt, L., Neuzil, P., Scholten, M., Hood, M., Kuschyk, J., Jones, P., Duffy, E., Husby, M., Stein, K., Lambiase, P. D. & Group, E. I. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 70, 830-841, (2017).  

Immunological Properties of Murine Parthenogenetic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes and Engineered Heart Muscle. Didie, M., Galla, S., Muppala, V., Dressel, R. & Zimmermann, W. H. Front. Immunol., (2017).  

Surgical Treatment of Ebstein's Anomaly. Burri, M. & Lange, R. The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon, (2017).  

Discrimination of Patients with Type 2 Myocardial Infarction Neumann, J. T., Sorensen, N. A., Rubsamen, N., Ojeda, F., Renne, T., Qaderi, V., Teltrop, E., Kramer, S., Quantius, L., Zeller, T., Karakas, M., Blankenberg, S. & Westermann, D. European heart journal, (2017).   

Op 26 Preeclampsia Changes Cardiac Function and Structure. Kraker, K., Herse, F., Muller, D. N., Dechend, R. & Haase, N. J Preghy 9, 20-21, (2017).  

Cx3cr1 Knockout Aggravates Coxsackievirus B3-Induced Myocarditis. Muller, I., Pappritz, K., Savvatis, K., Puhl, K., Dong, F., El-Shafeey, M., Hamdani, N., Hamann, I., Noutsias, M., Infante-Duarte, C., Linke, W. A., Van Linthout, S. & Tschope, C. PloS one 12, e0182643, (2017).  

[Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation : Indications and Operative Techniques]. Lange, R., Piazza, N. & Gunther, T. Herz, (2017).  

The 99th Percentile and Imprecision of Point-of-Care Cardiac Troponin I in Comparison to Central Laboratory Tests in a Large Reference Population. Greiser, A., Winter, T., Mahfoud, H., Kallner, A., Ittermann, T., Masuch, A., Lubenow, N., Kohlmann, T., Greinacher, A., Nauck, M. & Petersmann, A. Clinical biochemistry, (2017).  

Periodic Repolarization Dynamics in Patients with Moderate to Severe Aortic Stenosis. Rizas, K. D., Zuern, C. S. & Bauer, A. Journal of Electrocardiology, (2017).  

Diagnostic Value of Pentraxin-3 in Patients with Sepsis and Septic Shock in Accordance with Latest Sepsis-3 Definitions. Hamed, S., Behnes, M., Pauly, D., Lepiorz, D., Barre, M., Becher, T., Lang, S., Akin, I., Borggrefe, M., Bertsch, T. & Hoffmann, U. BMC infectious diseases 17, 554, (2017).  

Juvenile Stroke. Schoberl, F., Ringleb, P. A., Wakili, R., Poli, S., Wollenweber, F. A. & Kellert, L. Deutsches Arzteblatt international 114, 527-534, (2017).

Platelet-Enriched Micrornas and Cardiovascular Homeostasis. Elgheznawy, A. & Fleming, I. Antioxidants & redox signaling, (2017).

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).

[Dyslipidemias : Diagnostics and Management]. Sinning, D. & Landmesser, U. Herz, (2017).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

New Q(Ues) to Keep Blood Vessels Growing. Andrade, J. & Potente, M. The EMBO journal, (2017).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

Uncommon Cause of Dyspnoea after Percutaneous Closure of the Left Atrial Appendage Orban, M., Brunner, S., Massberg, S. & Bauer, A. European heart journal, (2017).

Adenosine-to-Inosine Rna Editing in Health and Disease. Gatsiou, A., Vlachogiannis, N., Lunella, F. F., Sachse, M. & Stellos, K. Antioxidants & redox signaling, (2017).

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).

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).

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).


High Sensitivity Troponins Discriminate Different Morphologies of Coronary Artery Plaques Being Assessed by Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography. Rusnak, J., Behnes, M., Reckord, N., Hoffmann, U., Natale, M., Hoffmann, J., Weidner, K., Lang, S., Mukherji, A., Kruska, M., Henzler, T., Schoenberg, S. O., Borggrefe, M., Bertsch, T. & Akin, I. Disease markers 2017, 9306409, (2017).   

Identification of Periprocedural Myocardial Infarction Using a High-Sensitivity Troponin I Assay in Patients Who Underwent Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation. Liebetrau, C., Kim, W. K., Meyer, A., Arsalan, M., Gaede, L., Blumenstein, J. M., Fischer-Rasokat, U., Wolter, J. S., Dorr, O., Schillinger, S., Troidl, C., Nef, H. M., Hamm, C. W., Walther, T. & Mollmann, H. The American journal of cardiology, (2017).  

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).  

Wasting Away: How to Treat Cachexia and Muscle Wasting in Chronic Disease? von Haehling, S. British journal of clinical pharmacology, (2017).  

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).  

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).  

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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).

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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).  

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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).  

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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).  

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).  

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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).   

PulseR: Versatile Computational Analysis of Rna Turnover from Metabolic Labeling Experiments. Alexey, U. & Dieterich, C. Bioinformatics, (2017).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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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).  

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).  

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).  

Dissecting the Diagnosis of Biventricular Myocarditis. El-Battrawy, I., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. International journal of cardiology, (2017).

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).  

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).  

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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).  

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).  

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Effective Low-Density Lipoprotein-Lowering Therapy: Implementation in Clinical Practice. Sinning, D. & Landmesser, U. European journal of preventive cardiology 24, 71-76, (2017).  

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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).  

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).  

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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).  

Genetic Loci Associated with Heart Rate Variability and Their Effects on Cardiac Disease Risk. Nolte, I. M., Munoz, M. L., Tragante, V., Amare, A. T., Jansen, R., Vaez, A., von der Heyde, B., Avery, C. L., Bis, J. C., Dierckx, B., van Dongen, J., Gogarten, S. M., Goyette, P., Hernesniemi, J., Huikari, V., Hwang, S. J., Jaju, D., Kerr, K. F., Kluttig, A., Krijthe, B. P. et al. Nature communications 8, 15805, (2017).  

[Hypoxic Hepatitis in Cardiogenic Shock : Incidence, Laboratory Detection and Prognosis]. Jung, C. & Furnau, G. Medizinische Klinik, Intensivmedizin und Notfallmedizin, (2017).  

Prediction of the Estimated 5-Year Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death and Syncope or Non-Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia in Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Using Late Gadolinium Enhancement and Extracellular Volume Cmr. Avanesov, M., Munch, J., Weinrich, J., Well, L., Saring, D., Stehning, C., Tahir, E., Bohnen, S., Radunski, U. K., Muellerleile, K., Adam, G., Patten, M. & Lund, G. European radiology, (2017).  

Simulation of Complex Data Structures for Planning of Studies with Focus on Biomarker Comparison. Schulz, A., Zoller, D., Nickels, S., Beutel, M. E., Blettner, M., Wild, P. S. & Binder, H. BMC medical research methodology 17, 90, (2017).  

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).  

Blinded Sample Size Re-Estimation in Three-Arm Trials with 'Gold Standard' Design. Mutze, T. & Friede, T. Statistics in medicine, (2017).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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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).  

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).  

[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).  

[Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Cardiac Comorbidities - What to Take into Consideration During Diagnosis and Therapy?]. Trinkmann, F., Akin, I. & Saur, J. Pneumologe, (2017).  

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).  

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).  

Resting Heart Rate Percentiles and Associated Factors in Children and Adolescents. Sarganas, G., Schaffrath Rosario, A. & Neuhauser, H. K. The Journal of pediatrics, (2017).  

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).

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).

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).  

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).  

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).  

Treatment of Asymptomatic Aortic Valve Stenosis : Watchful Waiting or Early Intervention? Ledwoch, J. & Thiele, H. Herz, (2017).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

Does Endothelial Tetrahydrobiopterin Control the Endothelial No Synthase Coupling State in Arterial Resistance Arteries? Munzel, T. & Daiber, A. Brit J Pharmacol, (2017).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).

Genetics of Sudden Cardiac Death - an Epidemiologic Perspective. Kaab, S. International journal of cardiology 237, 42-44, (2017).  

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).  

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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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).

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).

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).  

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).  

New Findings of Oxidative Stress Biomarkers in Nutritional Research. Kochlik, B., Grune, T. & Weber, D. Current opinion in clinical nutrition and metabolic care, (2017).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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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).  

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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).  

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).   

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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).  

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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).  

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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).  

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).  

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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).  

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).  

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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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

Negative Adrenergic Feedback Specific to Phospholamban. Hasenfuss, G. & Lehnart, S. E. JACC: Basic to Translational Science 2, (2017).

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

Efficacy of Radpad Protective Drape During Coronary Angiography. Kherad, B., Jerichow, T., Blaschke, F., Noutsias, M., Pieske, B., Tschope, C. & Krackhardt, F. Herz, (2017).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

High-Sensitivity Assays for Troponin in Patients with Cardiac Disease. Westermann, D., Neumann, J. T., Sorensen, N. A. & Blankenberg, S. Nature reviews. Cardiology, (2017).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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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).

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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).  

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).  

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).  

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).

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).   

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

Comparison and Outcome Analysis of Patients with Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Triggered by Emotional Stress or Physical Stress El-Battrawy, I. Front. Psychol., (2017).  

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).   

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

Identifying High-Risk Post-Infarction Patients by Autonomic Testing - Below the Tip of the Iceberg. Bauer, A. International journal of cardiology, (2017).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).

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).   

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

[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).  

[Rhythm for Life : Developments and Outlook in the Era of Modern Moleculargenetic Clinical Medicine]. Akin, I. & Borggrefe, M. Herz, (2017).  

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).  

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).  

Editorial: Tertiary Lymphoid Organs (Tlos): Powerhouses of Disease Immunity. Yin, C., Mohanta, S., Maffia, P. & Habenicht, A. J. Front Immunol 8, 228, (2017).  

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).

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

Neutrophils as Protagonists and Targets in Chronic Inflammation. Soehnlein, O., Steffens, S., Hidalgo, A. & Weber, C. Nature reviews. Immunology, (2017).  

[Gender and Cardiovascular Diseases : Why We Need Gender Medicine]. Regitz-Zagrosek, V. Der Internist, (2017).  

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).  

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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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

[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).

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).    

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).  

Insulin Keeps Pyk-Ing on Enos: Enhanced Insulin Receptor Signaling Induces Endothelial Dysfunction. Siragusa, M. & Fisslthaler, B. Circulation research 120, 748-750, (2017).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

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).  

Pericytes or Mesenchymal Stem Cells: Is That the Question? Cano, E., Gebala, V. & Gerhardt, H. Cell stem cell 20, 296-297, (2017).  

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Do We Consent to Rules of Consent and Confidentiality? Wegscheider, K. & Friede, T. Biometrical journal. Biometrische Zeitschrift 59, 235-239, (2017).  

Fuchs-Towards Full Circular Rna Characterization Using Rnaseq. Metge, F., Czaja-Hasse, L. F., Reinhardt, R. & Dieterich, C. PeerJ 5, e2934, (2017).

Catecholamine in Takotsubo Syndrome. El-Battrawy, I., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. International journal of cardiology 233, 97, (2017).  

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).   

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).  

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).  

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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).  

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