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August

Detection of Atrial Fibrillation in Cryptogenic Stroke. Haeusler, K. G., Tutuncu, S. & Schnabel, R. B. Current neurology and neuroscience reports 18, 66, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30090997  

Immune System-Mediated Atherosclerosis Caused by Deficiency of Long Noncoding Rna Malat1 in Apoe-/- Mice. Gast, M., Rauch, B. H., Nakagawa, S., Haghikia, A., Jasina, A., Haas, J., Nath, N., Jensen, L., Stroux, A., Bohm, A., Friebel, J., Rauch, U., Skurk, C., Blankenberg, S., Zeller, T., Prasanth, K. V., Meder, B., Kuss, A., Landmesser, U. & Poller, W. Cardiovascular research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30101304  

Prospective Validation of the 0/1-H Algorithm for Early Diagnosis of Myocardial Infarction. Twerenbold, R., Neumann, J. T., Sorensen, N. A., Ojeda, F., Karakas, M., Boeddinghaus, J., Nestelberger, T., Badertscher, P., Rubini Gimenez, M., Puelacher, C., Wildi, K., Kozhuharov, N., Breitenbuecher, D., Biskup, E., du Fay de Lavallaz, J., Flores, D., Wussler, D., Miro, O., Martin Sanchez, F. J., Morawiec, B. et al. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 72, 620-632, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30071991  

Cardiac Mri Texture Analysis of T1 and T2 Maps in Patients with Infarctlike Acute Myocarditis. Baessler, B., Luecke, C., Lurz, J., Klingel, K., von Roeder, M., de Waha, S., Besler, C., Maintz, D., Gutberlet, M., Thiele, H. & Lurz, P. Radiology, 180411, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30084736  

Mechanical Unloading by Fulminant Myocarditis: Lv-Impella, Ecmella, Bi-Pella, and Propella Concepts. Tschope, C., Van Linthout, S., Klein, O., Mairinger, T., Krackhardt, F., Potapov, E. V., Schmidt, G., Burkhoff, D., Pieske, B. & Spillmann, F. Journal of cardiovascular translational research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30084076  

High-Sensitive Troponin Is Associated with Subclinical Imaging Biosignature of Inflammatory Cardiovascular Involvement in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Winau, L., Hinojar Baydes, R., Braner, A., Drott, U., Burkhardt, H., Sangle, S., D'Cruz, D. P., Carr-White, G., Marber, M., Schnoes, K., Arendt, C., Klingel, K., Vogl, T. J., Zeiher, A. M., Nagel, E. & Puntmann, V. O. Annals of the rheumatic diseases, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30077990  

The Histone Demethylase Jarid1b Mediates Angiotensin Ii-Induced Endothelial Dysfunction by Controlling the 3'utr of Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase. Vasconez, A. E., Janetzko, P., Oo, J. A., Pfluger-Muller, B., Ratiu, C., Gu, L., Helin, K., Geisslinger, G., Fleming, I., Schroder, K., Fork, C., Brandes, R. P. & Leisegang, M. S. Acta physiologica, e13168, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30076673  

Sensory Stimulation in Acute Stroke Therapy. von Bornstadt, D., Gertz, K., Lagumersindez Denis, N., Seners, P., Baron, J. C. & Endres, M. Journal of cerebral blood flow and metabolism : official journal of the International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 271678X18791073, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30073883  

Beta-Blockers and Ace Inhibitors Are Associated with Improved Survival Secondary to Ventricular Tachyarrhythmia. Schupp, T., Behnes, M., Weiss, C., Nienaber, C., Lang, S., Reiser, L., Bollow, A., Taton, G., Reichelt, T., Ellguth, D., Engelke, N., Ansari, U., El-Battrawy, I., Bertsch, T., Akin, M., Mashayekhi, K., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Cardiovascular drugs and therapy, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30074111  

Myocardial Tissue Engineering Strategies for Heart Repair: Current State of the Art. Fujita, B. & Zimmermann, W. H. Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30084989  

[Neurological Side Effects of Checkpoint Inhibitors]. Knauss, S., Ginesta Roque, L., Huhnchen, P., Heinzerling, L., Bohmerle, W. & Endres, M. Der Nervenarzt, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30073487

Epigenetic Regulation of Endothelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition in Chronic Heart Disease - Histone Modifications, DNA Methylation, and Noncoding Rnas. Hulshoff, M. S., Xu, X., Krenning, G. & Zeisberg, E. M. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, (2018). https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1161/ATVBAHA.118.311276  

Two Implantable Continuous-Flow Ventricular Assist Devices in a Biventricular Configuration: Technique and Results Eulert-Grehn, J.-J., Lanmuller, P., Schonrath, F., Solowjowa, N., Muller, M., Mulzer, J., Kaufmann, F., Starck, C., Krabatsch, T., Falk, V. & Potapov, E. Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, (2018). https://academic.oup.com/icvts/advance-article/doi/10.1093/icvts/ivy228/5064290  

Role of Cytosolic Serine Hydroxymethyl Transferase 1 (Shmt1) in Phosphate-Induced Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Calcification. Boehme, B., Schelski, N., Makridakis, M., Henze, L., Vlahou, A., Lang, F., Pieske, B., Alesutan, I. & Voelkl, J. Kidney & blood pressure research 43, 1212-1221, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30071536  

Incidence of Complications Related to Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Flutter: A Nationwide in-Hospital Analysis of Administrative Data for Germany in 2014. Steinbeck, G., Sinner, M. F., Lutz, M., Muller-Nurasyid, M., Kaab, S. & Reinecke, H. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30085086  

Impact of Acute Kidney Injury in Elderly (>/=80 Years) Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Leistner, D. M., Munch, C., Steiner, J., Erbay, A., Riedel, M., Gebhard, C., Lauten, A., Landmesser, U. & Stahli, B. E. Journal of interventional cardiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30069927  

Diagnostic and Prognostic Value of Echocardiography in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Dandel, M. & Hetzer, R. Clinical cardiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30069895

Potential Impact of Oral Inflammations on Cardiac Functions and Atrial Fibrillation. Aarabi, G., Schnabel, R. B., Heydecke, G. & Seedorf, U. Biomolecules 8, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30071583  

Genetics of Coronary Artery Disease in the Light of Genome-Wide Association Studies. Schunkert, H., von Scheidt, M., Kessler, T., Stiller, B., Zeng, L. & Vilne, B. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society 107, 2-9, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30022276  

Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold: A Step Back Thinking of the Future. Polimeni, A. & Gori, T. Postepy w kardiologii interwencyjnej = Advances in interventional cardiology 14, 117-119, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30008762  

Predictors of Bioresorbable Scaffold Failure in Stemi Patients at 3years Follow-Up. Polimeni, A., Anadol, R., Munzel, T., De Rosa, S., Indolfi, C. & Gori, T. Int J Cardiol 268, 68-74, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30041805  

Dynamics of Force Generation by Spreading Platelets. Hanke, J., Probst, D., Zemel, A., Schwarz, U. S. & Koster, S. Soft matter 14, 6571-6581, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30052252  

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Balloons, Stents and Scaffolds. Colleran, R. & Kastrati, A. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society 107, 55-63, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30039189  

The Importance of Registries in Today's Heart Failure Therapies. Anker, M. S., Coats, A. J. S. & Anker, S. D. Kardiologia polska 76, 1029-1030, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29984809  

Dual-Energy Ct of the Heart Current and Future Status. Albrecht, M. H., De Cecco, C. N., Schoepf, U. J., Spandorfer, A., Eid, M., De Santis, D., Varga-Szemes, A., van Assen, M., von Knebel-Doeberitz, P. L., Tesche, C., Puntmann, V. O., Nagel, E., Vogl, T. J. & Nance, J. W. Eur J Radiol 105, 110-118, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30017266


Juli

The Cardiomems System in the Clinical Management of End-Stage Heart Failure Patients: Three Case Reports. Tschope, C., Alogna, A., Spillmann, F., Faragli, A., Schmidt, G., Blaschke, F., Kuhl, U., Hertel, E., Willner, M., Morris, D., Post, H., Noutsias, M., Pieske, B. & Krackhardt, F. BMC cardiovascular disorders 18, 155, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30064356  

Detection of Atrial Fibrillation with a Smartphone Camera: First Prospective, International, Two-Centre, Clinical Validation Study (Detect Af Pro). Brasier, N., Raichle, C. J., Dorr, M., Becke, A., Nohturfft, V., Weber, S., Bulacher, F., Salomon, L., Noah, T., Birkemeyer, R. & Eckstein, J. 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, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30085018  

The Potential of Chronopharmacology for Treatment of Atherosclerosis. Winter, C. & Soehnlein, O. Current opinion in lipidology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30063471  

Crosstalk between Fgf23- and Angiotensin Ii-Mediated Ca(2+) Signaling in Pathological Cardiac Hypertrophy. Mhatre, K. N., Wakula, P., Klein, O., Bisping, E., Volkl, J., Pieske, B. & Heinzel, F. R. Cellular and molecular life sciences : CMLS, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30062428  

Mir-145 Expression and Rare Notch1 Variants in Bicuspid Aortic Valve-Associated Aortopathy. Girdauskas, E., Petersen, J., Neumann, N., Ungelenk, M., Kurth, I., Reichenspurner, H. & Zeller, T. PloS one 13, e0200205, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30059548  

Low-Circulating Homoarginine Is Associated with Dilatation and Decreased Function of the Left Ventricle in the General Population. Bahls, M., Atzler, D., Markus, M. R. P., Friedrich, N., Boger, R. H., Volzke, H., Felix, S. B., Schwedhelm, E. & Dorr, M. Biomolecules 8, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30061520  

Hepatic Steatosis Associates with Adverse Molecular Signatures in Subjects without Diabetes. Pietzner, M., Budde, K., Homuth, G., Kastenmuller, G., Henning, A. K., Artati, A., Krumsiek, J., Volzke, H., Adamski, J., Lerch, M. M., Kuhn, J. P., Nauck, M. & Friedrich, N. The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30060179  

Scn5a Mutations in 442 Neonates and Children: Genotype-Phenotype Correlation and Identification of Higher-Risk Subgroups. Baruteau, A. E., Kyndt, F., Behr, E. R., Vink, A. S., Lachaud, M., Joong, A., Schott, J. J., Horie, M., Denjoy, I., Crotti, L., Shimizu, W., Bos, J. M., Stephenson, E. A., Wong, L., Abrams, D. J., Davis, A. M., Winbo, A., Dubin, A. M., Sanatani, S., Liberman, L. et al. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30059973  

Butterfly and Reverse Butterfly: Usefulness of a Resistance Band to Provoke Exercise-Induced Arrhythmias During Catheter Ablation in a Patient Refractory to Pharmacological Stimulation. Xynogalos, P., Lugenbiel, P., Schweizer, P., Katus, H., Thomas, D. & Scholz, E. P. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30051183  

Myocardial Tissue Characterization by Contrast-Enhanced Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Subjects with Prediabetes, Diabetes, and Normal Controls with Preserved Ejection Fraction from the General Population. Storz, C., Hetterich, H., Lorbeer, R., Heber, S. D., Schafnitzel, A., Patscheider, H., Auweter, S., Zitzelsberger, T., Rathmann, W., Nikolaou, K., Reiser, M., Schlett, C. L., von Knobelsdorff-Brenkenhoff, F., Peters, A., Schulz-Menger, J. & Bamberg, F. European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging 19, 701-708, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28950340  

17beta-Estradiol Reduces Mitochondrial Camp Content and Cytochrome Oxidase Activity in a Phosphodiesterase 2-Dependent Manner. Pozdniakova, S., Guitart-Mampel, M., Garrabou, G., Di Benedetto, G., Ladilov, Y. & Regitz-Zagrosek, V. British journal of pharmacology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30051530  

Pr Interval Genome-Wide Association Meta-Analysis Identifies 50 Loci Associated with Atrial and Atrioventricular Electrical Activity. van Setten, J., Brody, J. A., Jamshidi, Y., Swenson, B. R., Butler, A. M., Campbell, H., Del Greco, F. M., Evans, D. S., Gibson, Q., Gudbjartsson, D. F., Kerr, K. F., Krijthe, B. P., Lyytikainen, L. P., Muller, C., Muller-Nurasyid, M., Nolte, I. M., Padmanabhan, S., Ritchie, M. D., Robino, A., Smith, A. V. et al. Nature communications 9, 2904, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30046033  

Clinical Nuclear Medicine Tracers: Easy Metabolic Assays in Stem Cell Research and Cardiac Disease? Streckfuss-Bomeke, K. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30060969  

Cross-Talk between P22phox and Atf4 in the Endothelial Unfolded Protein Response. Petry, A., Zhang, Z., Trautz, B., Riess, F. & Gorlach, A. Antioxidants & redox signaling, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30044122  

Stabilization of P22phox by Hypoxia Promotes Pulmonary Hypertension. Petry, A., Trautz, B., Kracun, D., Zhang, Z., Vogel, F., Weitnauer, M., Hochkogler, K. & Gorlach, A. Antioxidants & redox signaling, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30044141  

Multi-Biomarker Analysis in Patients after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (Tavi). Mirna, M., Wernly, B., Paar, V., Jung, C., Jirak, P., Figulla, H. R., Kretzschmar, D., Franz, M., Hoppe, U., Lichtenauer, P. M. & Lauten, A. Biomarkers : biochemical indicators of exposure, response, and susceptibility to chemicals, 1-24, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30041555  

Rna Therapeutics in Cardiovascular Precision Medicine. Laina, A., Gatsiou, A., Georgiopoulos, G., Stamatelopoulos, K. & Stellos, K. Frontiers in physiology 9, 953, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30090066   

DNA Methylation Age Is Associated with an Altered Hemostatic Profile in a Multi-Ethnic Meta-Analysis. Ward-Caviness, C. K., Huffman, J. E., Evertt, K., Germain, M., Van Dongen, J., Hill, W. D., Jhun, M. A., Brody, J. A., Ghanbari, M., Du, L., Roetker, N. S., de Vries, P. S., Waldenberger, M., Gieger, C., Wolf, P., Prokisch, H., Koenig, W., O'Donnell, C. J., Levy, D., Liu, C. et al. Blood, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30042098  

Atrial Arrhythmias in Takotsubo Syndrome: Is Inflammation the Missing Link? Stiermaier, T., Eitel, I. & Eitel, C. 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, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30052881  

Reponse to Qi Et Al. Regarding the Letter to the Editor "Development of Takotsubo Syndrome and Cancer May Share a Common Signaling Pathway". Sattler, K., El-Battrawy, I., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30060973  

Protective Role of Soluble Adenylyl Cyclase against Reperfusion-Induced Injury of Cardiac Cells. Rinaldi, L., Pozdniakova, S., Jayarajan, V., Troidl, C., Abdallah, Y., Aslam, M. & Ladilov, Y. Biochimica et biophysica acta, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30044950  

Tissue Factor at the Crossroad of Coagulation and Cell Signaling. Zelaya, H., Rothmeier, A. & Ruf, W. Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30030891  

Ldlr(-)(/)(-) and Apoe(-)(/)(-) Mice Better Mimic the Human Metabolite Signature of Increased Carotid Intima Media Thickness Compared to Other Animal Models of Cardiovascular Disease. Saulnier-Blache, J. S., Wilson, R., Klavins, K., Graham, D., Alesutan, I., Kastenmuller, G., Wang-Sattler, R., Adamski, J., Roden, M., Rathmann, W., Seissler, J., Meisinger, C., Koenig, W., Thiery, J., Suhre, K., Peters, A., Kuro, O. M., Lang, F., Dallmann, G., Delles, C. et al. Atherosclerosis 276, 140-147, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30059845  

A Selective and Sensitive Method for Quantification of Endogenous Polysulfide Production in Biological Samples. Bibli, S. I., Luck, B., Zukunft, S., Wittig, J., Chen, W., Xian, M., Papapetropoulos, A., Hu, J. & Fleming, I. Redox Biol 18, 295-304, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30077923  

Adverse Outcome Prediction of Iron Deficiency in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome. Zeller, T., Waldeyer, C., Ojeda, F., Schnabel, R. B., Schafer, S., Altay, A., Lackner, K. J., Anker, S. D., Westermann, D., Blankenberg, S. & Karakas, M. Biomolecules 8, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30037035  

Creatine Kinase Myocardial Band - a Biomarker to Assess Prognostically Relevant Periprocedural Myocardial Infarction. Ndrepepa, G. & Kastrati, A. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30054147  

Multi-Slice Real-Time Mri of Temporomandibular Joint Dynamics. Krohn, S., Joseph, A. A., Voit, D., Michaelis, T., Merboldt, K. D., Buergers, R. & Frahm, J. Dento maxillo facial radiology, 20180162, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30028188  

Redox Regulation Beyond Ros: Why Ros Should Not Be Measured as Often. Brandes, R. P., Rezende, F. & Schroder, K. Circulation research 123, 326-328, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30026378

Association of Maternal Uric Acid and Cystatin C Serum Concentrations with Maternal and Neonatal Cardiovascular Risk Markers and Neonatal Body Composition: The Ulm Spatz Health Study. Rothenbacher, D., Braig, S., Logan, C. A., Feike, G., Muller, M., Koenig, W., Reister, F. & Genuneit, J. PloS one 13, e0200470, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30024915  

Clinical, Biochemical and Genetic Spectrum of 70 Patients with Acad9 Deficiency: Is Riboflavin Supplementation Effective? Repp, B. M., Mastantuono, E., Alston, C. L., Schiff, M., Haack, T. B., Rotig, A., Ardissone, A., Lombes, A., Catarino, C. B., Diodato, D., Schottmann, G., Poulton, J., Burlina, A., Jonckheere, A., Munnich, A., Rolinski, B., Ghezzi, D., Rokicki, D., Wellesley, D., Martinelli, D. et al. Orphanet journal of rare diseases 13, 120, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30025539  

Novel Approaches for Bav Aortopathy Prediction-Is There a Need for Cohort Studies and Biomarkers? Girdauskas, E., Petersen, J., Neumann, N., Naito, S., Gross, T., Jagodzinski, A., Reichenspurner, H. & Zeller, T. Biomolecules 8, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30029528

Mild Hypothermia in Cardiogenic Shock Complicating Myocardial Infarction - the Randomized Shock-Cool Trial. Fuernau, G., Beck, J., Desch, S., Eitel, I., Jung, C., Erbs, S., Mangner, N., Lurz, P., Fengler, K., Jobs, A., Vonthein, R., de Waha-Thiele, S., Sandri, M., Schuler, G. & Thiele, H. Circulation, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30026282  

Empagliflozin, Calcium, and Sglt1/2 Receptor Affinity: Another Piece of the Puzzle. Anker, S. D. & Butler, J. ESC heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30024112  

Real Clinical Experiences of Dual Versus Triple Antithrombotic Therapy after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Wustrow, I., Sarafoff, N., Haller, B., Rossner, L., Sibbing, D., Schupke, S., Ibrahim, T., Anetsberger, A., Schunkert, H., Laugwitz, K. L., Kastrati, A. & Bernlochner, I. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30019824  

Aberrant Deactivation-Induced Gain of Function in Trpm4 Mutant Is Associated with Human Cardiac Conduction Block. Xian, W., Hui, X., Tian, Q., Wang, H., Moretti, A., Laugwitz, K. L., Flockerzi, V., Ruppenthal, S. & Lipp, P. Cell reports 24, 724-731, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30021168  

Differentiation of Human Ipscs into Vsmcs and Generation of Vsmc-Derived Calcifying Vascular Cells. Trillhaase, A., Haferkamp, U., Rangnau, A., Martens, M., Schmidt, B., Trilck, M., Seibler, P., Aherrahrou, R., Erdmann, J. & Aherrahrou, Z. Stem cell research 31, 62-70, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30029055  

Exome-Chip Meta-Analysis Identifies Novel Loci Associated with Cardiac Conduction, Including Adamts6. Prins, B. P., Mead, T. J., Brody, J. A., Sveinbjornsson, G., Ntalla, I., Bihlmeyer, N. A., van den Berg, M., Bork-Jensen, J., Cappellani, S., Van Duijvenboden, S., Klena, N. T., Gabriel, G. C., Liu, X., Gulec, C., Grarup, N., Haessler, J., Hall, L. M., Iorio, A., Isaacs, A., Li-Gao, R. et al. Genome biology 19, 87, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30012220  

Double-Strand DNA Sensing Aim2 Inflammasome Regulates Atherosclerotic Plaque Vulnerability. Paulin, N., Viola, J. R., Maas, S. L., de Jong, R., Fernandes-Alnemri, T., Weber, C., Drechsler, M., Doring, Y. & Soehnlein, O. Circulation 138, 321-323, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30012706  

Sex-Specific Regulation of Collagen I and Iii Expression by 17beta-Estradiol in Cardiac Fibroblasts: Role of Estrogen Receptors. Dworatzek, E., Mahmoodzadeh, S., Schriever, C., Kusumoto, K., Kramer, L., Santos, G., Fliegner, D., Leung, Y. K., Ho, S. M., Zimmermann, W. H., Lutz, S. & Regitz-Zagrosek, V. Cardiovascular research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30016401  

Future Directions for Therapeutic Strategies in Post-Ischaemic Vascularization: A Position Paper from European Society of Cardiology Working Group on Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology. Caporali, A., Back, M., Daemen, M. J., Hoefer, I. E., Jones, E. A., Lutgens, E., Matter, C. M., Bochaton-Piallat, M. L., Siekmann, A. F., Sluimer, J. C., Steffens, S., Tunon, J., Vindis, C., Wentzel, J. J., Yla-Herttuala, S. & Evans, P. C. Cardiovascular research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30016405  

Carotid Artery Flow as Determined by Real-Time Phase-Contrast Flow Mri and Neurovascular Ultrasound: A Comparative Study of Healthy Subjects. Maier, I. L., Hofer, S., Joseph, A. A., Merboldt, K. D., Tan, Z., Schregel, K., Knauth, M., Bahr, M., Psychogios, M.-N., Liman, J. & Frahm, J. European Journal of Radiology 106, 38-45, (2018). https://www.ejradiology.com/article/S0720-048X(18)30248-1/abstract  

Cardiovascular Pharmacology of K2p17.1 (Task-4, Talk-2) Two-Pore-Domain K(+) Channels. Staudacher, I., Illg, C., Chai, S., Deschenes, I., Seehausen, S., Gramlich, D., Muller, M. E., Wieder, T., Rahm, A. K., Mayer, C., Schweizer, P. A., Katus, H. A. & Thomas, D. Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's archives of pharmacology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30008082  

Multicenter Evaluation of Prosthesis Oversizing of the Sapien 3 Transcatheter Heart Valve. Impact on Device Failure and New Pacemaker Implantations. Pellegrini, C., Kim, W. K., Holzamer, A., Walther, T., Mayr, N. P., Michel, J., Rheude, T., Nunez, J., Kasel, A. M., Trenkwalder, T., Kaess, B. M., Joner, M., Kastrati, A., Schunkert, H., Hilker, M., Mollmann, H., Hengstenberg, C. & Husser, O. Revista espanola de cardiologia, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30017841  

Blocking Ccl5-Cxcl4 Heteromerization Preserves Heart Function after Myocardial Infarction by Attenuating Leukocyte Recruitment and Netosis. Vajen, T., Koenen, R. R., Werner, I., Staudt, M., Projahn, D., Curaj, A., Sonmez, T. T., Simsekyilmaz, S., Schumacher, D., Mollmann, J., Hackeng, T. M., Hundelshausen, P. V., Weber, C. & Liehn, E. A. Scientific reports 8, 10647, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30006564  

Clinical Frailty Scale (Cfs) Reliably Stratifies Octogenarians in German Icus: A Multicentre Prospective Cohort Study. Muessig, J. M., Nia, A. M., Masyuk, M., Lauten, A., Sacher, A. L., Brenner, T., Franz, M., Bloos, F., Ebelt, H., Schaller, S. J., Fuest, K., Rabe, C., Dieck, T., Steiner, S., Graf, T., Janosi, R. A., Meybohm, P., Simon, P., Utzolino, S., Rahmel, T. et al. BMC geriatrics 18, 162, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30005622  

Central Command in Heart Failure: Was There Effect of Hemispheric Lateralization in Insular Cortex Activation? Reply. Doehner, W., Celutkiene, J. & Haeusler, K. G. European journal of heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30004161  

Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Implantation (Vinv-Tavr) for Failed Surgical Aortic Bioprosthetic Valves. Wernly, B., Zappe, A. K., Unbehaun, A., Sinning, J. M., Jung, C., Kim, W. K., Fichtlscherer, S., Lichtenauer, M., Hoppe, U. C., Alushi, B., Beckhoff, F., Wewetzer, C., Franz, M., Kretzschmar, D., Navarese, E., Landmesser, U., Falk, V. & Lauten, A. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30003366  

O-Glcnacylation of Foxo1 Mediates Nucleoside Diphosphate Kinase B Deficiency Induced Endothelial Damage. Shan, S., Chatterjee, A., Qiu, Y., Hammes, H. P., Wieland, T. & Feng, Y. Scientific reports 8, 10581, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30002415  

Systematic Rna-Interference in Primary Human Monocyte-Derived Macrophages: A High-Throughput Platform to Study Foam Cell Formation. Domschke, G., Linden, F., Pawig, L., Hafner, A., Akhavanpoor, M., Reymann, J., Doesch, A. O., Erbel, C., Weber, C., Katus, H. A., Noels, H., Erfle, H., Gleissner, C. A. & Runz, H. Scientific reports 8, 10516, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30002403  

Intracorporeal Biventricular Assist Device Therapy in an 8-Year-Old Child. Schulz, A., Potapov, E. & Cho, M. Y. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30006202  

Deceleration Capacity of Heart Rate after Acute Altitude Exposure. Hamm, W., von Stulpnagel, L., Klemm, M., Baylacher, M., Rizas, K. D., Bauer, A. & Brunner, S. High altitude medicine & biology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29989833  

Extent and Magnitude of Low-Voltage Areas Assessed by Ultra-High-Density Electroanatomical Mapping Correlate with Left Atrial Function. Hohendanner, F., Romero, I., Blaschke, F., Heinzel, F. R., Pieske, B., Boldt, L. H. & Parwani, A. S. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30017527  

Dual Vs Single Antiplatelet Therapy in Patients with Lower Extremity Peripheral Artery Disease - a Meta-Analysis. Navarese, E. P., Wernly, B., Lichtenauer, M., Petrescu, A. M., Kolodziejczak, M., Lauten, A., Frediani, L., Veulemanns, V., Wanha, W., Wojakowski, W., Lesiak, M., Ferrante, G., Zeus, T., Tantry, U., Bliden, K., Buffon, A., Contegiacomo, G., Jung, C., Kubica, J., Pestrichella, V. et al. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30045826  

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Derived Cardiac Models: Effects of Thymosin Beta4. Ziegler, T., Hinkel, R. & Kupatt, C. Expert opinion on biological therapy 18, 111-120, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30063852  

Thymosin Beta4-Mediated Protective Effects in the Heart. Hinkel, R., Klett, K., Bahr, A. & Kupatt, C. Expert opinion on biological therapy 18, 121-129, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30063857

Ventricular Arrhythmias and Remodeling in a Mouse Model of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Flenner, F., Kupker, J., Friedrich, F. W., Jungen, C., Kruse, M., Soehren, K. D., Meyer, C., Eschenhagen, T., Christ, T. & Carrier, L. Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology 120, 30-31, (2018). https://www.jmmc-online.com/article/S0022-2828(18)30257-8/abstract   

Expanding Tavi to Low and Intermediate Risk Patients. Voigtlander, L. & Seiffert, M. Front. Cardiovasc. Med., (2018). https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fcvm.2018.00092/full  

Right Ventricular Index for Risk Stratification of Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Sinning, C., Harbaum, L., Schrage, B., Rubsamen, N., Magnussen, C., Waschki, B., Kleemann, W. H., Baaske, K. M., Kogler, M., Ojeda, F., Fischer, C., Benjamin, N., Westermann, D., Zengin, E., Schafer, U., Egenlauf, B., Klose, H. F., Blankenberg, S. & Grunig, E. Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases, 1-10, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30001556  

Cardiac Impact of R-Wave Triggered Irreversible Electroporation Therapy. Kostrzewa, M., Tueluemen, E., Rudic, B., Rathmann, N., Akin, I., Henzler, T., Liebe, V., Schoenberg, S. O., Borggrefe, M. & Diehl, S. J. HeartRhythm, (2018). https://www.heartrhythmjournal.com/article/S1547-5271(18)30690-8/fulltext  

LMU Munich: Platelet Inhibition Novel Aspects on Platelet Inhibition and Function. Gross, L., Sibbing, D., Schulz, C., Gartner, F., Pircher, J., Massberg, S. & Petzold, T. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29995218  

Deleterious Effects of Catecholamine Administration in Acute Heart Failure Caused by Unrecognized Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy. Dandel, M. & Hetzer, R. BMC cardiovascular disorders 18, 144, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29996761  

Low-Grade Inflammation Modifies Cardiovascular Risk Even at Very Low Ldl-C Levels: Are We Aiming for a Dual Target Concept? Koenig, W. Circulation 138, 150-153, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29986958  

Deceleration Capacity of Heart Rate after Acute Altitude Exposure. Hamm, W., von Stulpnagel, L., Klemm, M., Baylacher, M., Rizas, K. D., Bauer, A. & Brunner, S. High altitude medicine & biology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29989833  

At2r (Angiotensin At2 Receptor) Agonist, Compound 21, Prevents Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Progression in the Rat. Lange, C., Sommerfeld, M., Namsolleck, P., Kintscher, U., Unger, T. & Kaschina, E. Hypertension, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29987108  

The Need for Dedicated Advanced Heart Failure Units to Optimize Heart Failure Care: Impact of Optimized Advanced Heart Failure Unit Care on Heart Transplant Outcome in High-Risk Patients. Kreusser, M. M., Tschierschke, R., Beckendorf, J., Baxmann, T., Frankenstein, L., Dosch, A. O., Schultz, J. H., Giannitsis, E., Pleger, S. T., Ruhparwar, A., Karck, M., Katus, H. A. & Raake, P. W. ESC heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29984916  

Prognostic Significance of Atrial Fibrillation in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure with Reduced Versus Preserved Ejection Fraction. Jobs, A., Schwind, J., Katalinic, A., Babaev, V., Tilz, R. R., Rausch, S., Thiele, H., Eitel, I. & Eitel, C. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29987595  

Proactive Expert System Intervention to Prevent or Quit at-Risk Alcohol Use (Print): Study Protocol of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Baumann, S., Staudt, A., Freyer-Adam, J. & John, U. BMC public health 18, 851, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29986695  

Transcatheter Aortic and Mitral Valve-in-Valve Implantation Using the Edwards Sapien 3 Heart Valve. Shivaraju, A., Michel, J., Frangieh, A. H., Ott, I., Thilo, C., Schunkert, H., Kastrati, A., Leon, M. B., Dvir, D., Kodali, S., Bapat, V., Guerrero, M. & Kasel, A. M. Journal of the American Heart Association 7, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29982230  

Letter to the Editor Regarding the Article "the Heart Failure Burden of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus-a Review of Pathophysiology and Interventions". Dandel, M., Wallukat, G. & Hetzer, R. Heart failure reviews, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29982970

Cardiomyocytes Remuscularize the Heart. Zimmermann, W. H. Nature biotechnology 36, 592-593, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29979663  

Mir-103 Promotes Endothelial Maladaptation by Targeting Lncwdr59. Natarelli, L., Geissler, C., Csaba, G., Wei, Y., Zhu, M., di Francesco, A., Hartmann, P., Zimmer, R. & Schober, A. Nature communications 9, 2645, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29980665  

Highlighting the Field of Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine. Zimmermann, W. H., Yla-Herttuala, S. & Hajjar, R. J. Molecular therapy : the journal of the American Society of Gene Therapy 26, 1595, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29934254  

Tbeta4 Increases Neovascularization and Cardiac Function in Chronic Myocardial Ischemia of Normo- and Hypercholesterolemic Pigs. Ziegler, T., Bahr, A., Howe, A., Klett, K., Husada, W., Weber, C., Laugwitz, K. L., Kupatt, C. & Hinkel, R. Molecular therapy : the journal of the American Society of Gene Therapy 26, 1706-1714, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29929787  

Telmisartan Prevents Diet-Induced Obesity and Preserves Leptin Transport across the Blood-Brain Barrier in High-Fat Diet-Fed Mice. Schuster, F., Huber, G., Stolting, I., Wing, E. E., Saar, K., Hubner, N., Banks, W. A. & Raasch, W. Pflugers Archiv : European journal of physiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29978352  

[Patent Foramen Ovale-Intervention or Pharmaceutical Treatment]. Liebetrau, C. & Hamm, C. W. Der Internist, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29978350  

Gut Microbiota-Dependent Trimethylamine N-Oxide Predicts Risk of Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Stroke and Is Related to Proinflammatory Monocytes. Haghikia, A., Li, X. S., Liman, T. G., Bledau, N., Schmidt, D., Zimmermann, F., Krankel, N., Widera, C., Sonnenschein, K., Haghikia, A., Weissenborn, K., Fraccarollo, D., Heimesaat, M. M., Bauersachs, J., Wang, Z., Zhu, W., Bavendiek, U., Hazen, S. L., Endres, M. & Landmesser, U. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29976769

Late-Stage Peptide Diversification by Position-Selective C-H Activation. Wang, W., Lorion, M., Shah, J., Kapdi, A. R. & Ackermann, L. Angewandte Chemie, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29969532

Gene Therapy Strategies in the Treatment of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Prondzynski, M., Mearini, G. & Carrier, L. Pflugers Archiv : European journal of physiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29971600  

Evaluation of a Commercial Multi-Dimensional Echocardiography Technique for Ventricular Volumetry in Small Animals. Grune, J., Blumrich, A., Brix, S., Jeuthe, S., Drescher, C., Grune, T., Foryst-Ludwig, A., Messroghli, D., Kuebler, W. M., Ott, C. & Kintscher, U. Cardiovascular ultrasound 16, 10, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29966517  

Cystathionine Gamma Lyase Sulfhydrates the Rna Binding Protein Hur to Preserve Endothelial Cell Function and Delay Atherogenesis. Bibli, S. I., Hu, J., Sigala, F., Wittig, I., Heidler, J., Zukunft, S., Tsilimigras, D. I., Randriamboavonjy, V., Wittig, J., Kojonazarov, B., Schurmann, C., Siragusa, M., Siuda, D., Luck, B., Abdel Malik, R., Filis, K. A., Zografos, G., Chen, C., Wang, D. W., Pfeilschifter, J. et al. Circulation, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29970364  

Waist-to-Hip Ratio and Mortality in Heart Failure. Streng, K. W., Voors, A. A., Hillege, H. L., Anker, S. D., Cleland, J. G., Dickstein, K., Filippatos, G., Metra, M., Ng, L. L., Ponikowski, P., Samani, N. J., van Veldhuisen, D. J., Zwinderman, A. H., Zannad, F., Damman, K., van der Meer, P. & Lang, C. C. European journal of heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29963737  

Normative Reference Data, Determinants, and Clinical Implications of Right Atrial Reservoir Function in Women Assessed by 2d Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography. Brand, A., Bathe, M., Hubscher, A., Baldenhofer, G., Hattasch, R., Seeland, U., Oertelt-Prigione, S., Rucke, M., Regitz-Zagrosek, V., Stangl, K., Dreger, H., Stangl, V. & Knebel, F. Echocardiography, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29962056  

Baseline Characteristics of Patients with Heart Failure and Preserved Ejection Fraction in the Paragon-Hf Trial. Solomon, S. D., Rizkala, A. R., Lefkowitz, M. P., Shi, V. C., Gong, J., Anavekar, N., Anker, S. D., Arango, J. L., Arenas, J. L., Atar, D., Ben-Gal, T., Boytsov, S. A., Chen, C. H., Chopra, V. K., Cleland, J., Comin-Colet, J., Duengen, H. D., Echeverria Correa, L. E., Filippatos, G., Flammer, A. J. et al. Circulation. Heart failure 11, e004962, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29980595  

Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Engineered Heart Tissue as a Sensitive Test System for Qt Prolongation and Arrhythmic Triggers. Lemoine, M. D., Krause, T., Koivumaki, J. T., Prondzynski, M., Schulze, M. L., Girdauskas, E., Willems, S., Hansen, A., Eschenhagen, T. & Christ, T. Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology 11, e006035, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29925535

[Iron Deficiency in Heart Failure. A New Diagnostic Therapy Algorithm - Evidence-Tested and Workable]. Erdmann, E., Bauersachs, J., Doehner, W., Hasenfuss, G., Kindermann, I., Ringwald, G., Rybak, K., Schieffer, B. & Zeiher, A. M. MMW Fortschritte der Medizin 160, 8-11, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29974435  


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Dietary Advanced Glycation End Products and Their Relevance for Human Health. Nowotny, K., Schroter, D., Schreiner, M. & Grune, T. Ageing research reviews, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29969676

Sodium Chloride Triggers Th17 Mediated Autoimmunity. Haase, S., Wilck, N., Kleinewietfeld, M., Muller, D. N. & Linker, R. A. Journal of neuroimmunology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29983198  

Prognostic Value of Iron-Homeostasis Regulating Peptide Hepcidin in Coronary Heart Disease-Evidence from the Large Atherogene Study. Zeller, T., Altay, A., Waldeyer, C., Appelbaum, S., Ojeda, F., Ruhe, J., Schnabel, R. B., Lackner, K. J., Blankenberg, S. & Karakas, M. Biomolecules 8, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29958400  

[Genetics of Atrial Fibrillation]. Sinner, M. F., Clauss, S. & Kaab, S. Aktuel Kardiol, (2018). https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0037-1599557  

Heart Failure with Mid-Range Ejection Fraction and with Preserved Ejection Fraction. Petutschnigg, J. & Edelmann, F. Herz, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29955907  

Pitx2c Orchestrates Embryonic Axis Extension Via Mesendodermal Cell Migration. Collins, M. M., Maischein, H. M., Dufourcq, P., Charpentier, M., Blader, P. & Stainier, D. Y. eLife 7, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29952749  

Differential Multivariable Risk Prediction of Appropriate Shock Versus Competing Mortality - a Prospective Cohort Study to Estimate Benefits from Icd Therapy. Bergau, L., Willems, R., Sprenkeler, D. J., Fischer, T. H., Flevari, P., Hasenfuss, G., Katsaras, D., Kirova, A., Lehnart, S. E., Luthje, L., Rover, C., Seegers, J., Sossalla, S., Dunnink, A., Sritharan, R., Tuinenburg, A. E., Vandenberk, B., Vos, M. A., Wijers, S. C., Friede, T. et al. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29983251  

Patent Foramen Ovale Closure for Patients Excluded from the Randomized Cryptogenic Stroke Trials: Response to Letter by Zaman Et Al. Alushi, B., Lauten, A., Landmesser, U. & Kastrati, A. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29955916  

Nordic Diet, Mediterranean Diet, and the Risk of Chronic Diseases: The Epic-Potsdam Study. Galbete, C., Kroger, J., Jannasch, F., Iqbal, K., Schwingshackl, L., Schwedhelm, C., Weikert, C., Boeing, H. & Schulze, M. B. BMC medicine 16, 99, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29945632  

Assessment of the Degree of Abdominal Myosteatosis by Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Subjects with Diabetes, Prediabetes and Healthy Controls from the General Population. Kiefer, L. S., Fabian, J., Rospleszcz, S., Lorbeer, R., Machann, J., Storz, C., Kraus, M. S., Schlett, C. L., Roemer, F., Wintermeyer, E., Rathmann, W., Nikolaou, K., Peters, A. & Bamberg, F. European Journal of Radiology 105, 261-268, (2018). https://www.ejradiology.com/article/S0720-048X(18)30228-6/abstract  

Cancer and Heart Failure-More Than Meets the Eye: Common Risk Factors and Co-Morbidities. Anker, M. S., von Haehling, S., Landmesser, U., Coats, A. J. S. & Anker, S. D. European journal of heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29943887  

Sequential Treatment with Riociguat and Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty for Patients with Inoperable Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension. Wiedenroth, C. B., Ghofrani, H. A., Adameit, M. S. D., Breithecker, A., Haas, M., Kriechbaum, S., Rieth, A., Hamm, C. W., Mayer, E., Guth, S. & Liebetrau, C. Pulmonary circulation 8, 2045894018783996, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29939102  

Identification of Comprehensive Metabotypes Associated with Cardiometabolic Diseases in the Population-Based Kora Study. Riedl, A., Wawro, N., Gieger, C., Meisinger, C., Peters, A., Roden, M., Kronenberg, F., Herder, C., Rathmann, W., Volzke, H., Reincke, M., Koenig, W., Wallaschofski, H., Hauner, H., Daniel, H. & Linseisen, J. Molecular nutrition & food research, e1800117, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29939495  

Noncanonical Hippo Signalling in the Regulation of Leukocyte Function. Kurz, A. R. M., Catz, S. D. & Sperandio, M. Trends in immunology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29954663  

Mitral Meets Tricuspid: Is Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation a Bystander or Is There a Need for Combined Percutaneous Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Repair? Hausleiter, J. & Braun, D. JACC. Cardiovascular interventions 11, 1152-1153, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29929636  

Predictors of Procedural and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Symptomatic Tricuspid Regurgitation Undergoing Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Repair. Besler, C., Orban, M., Rommel, K. P., Braun, D., Patel, M., Hagl, C., Borger, M., Nabauer, M., Massberg, S., Thiele, H., Hausleiter, J. & Lurz, P. JACC. Cardiovascular interventions 11, 1119-1128, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29929631  

Adherence to Mediterranean Diet, High-Sensitive C-Reactive Protein, and Severity of Coronary Artery Disease: Contemporary Data from the Intercath Cohort. Waldeyer, C., Brunner, F. J., Braetz, J., Ruebsamen, N., Zyriax, B. C., Blaum, C., Kroeger, F., Kohsiack, R., Schrage, B., Sinning, C., Becher, P. M., Karakas, M., Zeller, T., Westermann, D., Sydow, K., Blankenberg, S., Seiffert, M. & Schnabel, R. B. Atherosclerosis 275, 256-261, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29980052  

Integrating Genes Affecting Coronary Artery Disease in Functional Networks by Multi-Omics Approach Vilne, B. & Schunkert, H. Front. Cardiovasc. Med., (2018). https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fcvm.2018.00089/abstract  

Distinct Submembrane Localisation Compartmentalises Cardiac Npr1 and Npr2 Signalling to Cgmp. Subramanian, H., Froese, A., Jonsson, P., Schmidt, H., Gorelik, J. & Nikolaev, V. O. Nature communications 9, 2446, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29934640  

A Pad 4 Plaque Erosion. Soehnlein, O., Bazioti, V. & Westerterp, M. Circulation research 123, 6-8, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29929967  

Rationale and Design of a Multicentre, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Mirabegron, a Beta3-Adrenergic Receptor Agonist on Left Ventricular Mass and Diastolic Function in Patients with Structural Heart Disease Beta3-Left Ventricular Hypertrophy (Beta3-Lvh). Pouleur, A. C., Anker, S., Brito, D., Brosteanu, O., Hasenclever, D., Casadei, B., Edelmann, F., Filippatos, G., Gruson, D., Ikonomidis, I., Lhommel, R., Mahmod, M., Neubauer, S., Persu, A., Gerber, B. L., Piechnik, S., Pieske, B., Pieske-Kraigher, E., Pinto, F., Ponikowski, P. et al. ESC heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29932311  

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Extreme Large Annuli: (over)Expanding Bioprosthetic Technology to the Limits? Mehilli, J. & Jochheim, D. JACC. Cardiovascular interventions, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29960756  

A Gene Therapeutic Approach to Inhibit Cib1 Ameliorates Maladaptive Remodeling in Pressure Overload. Grund, A., Szaroszyk, M., Doppner, J. K., Malek Mohammadi, M., Kattih, B., Korf-Klingebiel, M., Gigina, A., Scherr, M., Kensah, G., Jara-Avaca, M., Gruh, I., Martin, U., Wollert, K. C., Gohla, A., Katus, H. A., Muller, O. J., Bauersachs, J. & Heineke, J. Cardiovascular research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29931050  

Differential Regulation of Sodium Channels as a Novel Proarrhythmic Mechanism in the Human Failing Heart. Dybkova, N., Ahmad, S., Pabel, S., Tirilomis, P., Hartmann, N., Fischer, T. H., Bengel, P., Tirilomis, T., Ljubojevic, S., Renner, A., Gummert, J., Ellenberger, D., Wagner, S., Frey, N., Maier, L. S., Streckfuss-Boemeke, K., Hasenfuss, G. & Sossalla, S. Cardiovascular research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29931291  

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement and Concomitant Mitral Regurgitation. Stahli, B. E., Reinthaler, M., Leistner, D. M., Landmesser, U. & Lauten, A. Frontiers in cardiovascular medicine 5, 74, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29971238  

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Endothelial Dysfunction Is Linked to Nadph Oxidase-Derived Superoxide Formation in Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism in Mice. Brandt, M., Giokoglu, E., Garlapati, V., Bochenek, M. L., Molitor, M., Hobohm, L., Schonfelder, T., Munzel, T., Kossmann, S., Karbach, S. H., Schafer, K. & Wenzel, P. Oxidative medicine and cellular longevity 2018, 1860513, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29983855  

Deep Phenotyping of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Atrial and Ventricular Cardiomyocytes. Cyganek, L., Tiburcy, M., Sekeres, K., Gerstenberg, K., Bohnenberger, H., Lenz, C., Henze, S., Stauske, M., Salinas, G., Zimmermann, W. H., Hasenfuss, G. & Guan, K. JCI insight 3, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29925689  

Reference Values of Vessel Diameters, Stenosis Prevalence, and Arterial Variations of the Lower Limb Arteries in a Male Population Sample Using Contrast-Enhanced Mr Angiography. Lorbeer, R., Grotz, A., Dorr, M., Volzke, H., Lieb, W., Kuhn, J. P. & Mensel, B. PloS one 13, e0197559, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29924802  

Association of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor and Vitamin D with Depression and Obesity: A Population-Based Study. Goltz, A., Janowitz, D., Hannemann, A., Nauck, M., Hoffmann, J., Seyfart, T., Volzke, H., Terock, J. & Grabe, H. J. Neuropsychobiology, 1-11, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29920493  

Novel Genetic Associations for Blood Pressure Identified Via Gene-Alcohol Interaction in up to 570k Individuals across Multiple Ancestries. Feitosa, M. F., Kraja, A. T., Chasman, D. I., Sung, Y. J., Winkler, T. W., Ntalla, I., Guo, X., Franceschini, N., Cheng, C. Y., Sim, X., Vojinovic, D., Marten, J., Musani, S. K., Li, C., Bentley, A. R., Brown, M. R., Schwander, K., Richard, M. A., Noordam, R., Aschard, H. et al. PloS one 13, e0198166, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29912962  

Clonal Dynamics Studied in Cultured Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Reveal Major Growth Imbalances within a Few Weeks. Breniere-Letuffe, D., Domke-Shibamiya, A., Hansen, A., Eschenhagen, T., Fehse, B., Riecken, K. & Stenzig, J. Stem cell research & therapy 9, 165, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29914569  

Is It Time to Look Beyond the Valve and Ventricular Function for Assessing Patients with Aortic Stenosis? Nagel, E. & Chandrashekhar, Y. JACC. Cardiovascular imaging, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29921530  

Inflammation Leads through Pge/Ep3 Signaling to Hdac5/Mef2-Dependent Transcription in Cardiac Myocytes. Toth, A. D., Schell, R., Levay, M., Vettel, C., Theis, P., Haslinger, C., Alban, F., Werhahn, S., Frischbier, L., Krebs-Haupenthal, J., Thomas, D., Grone, H. J., Avkiran, M., Katus, H. A., Wieland, T. & Backs, J. EMBO molecular medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29907596  

X-Ray Diffraction Imaging of Cardiac Cells and Tissue. Nicolas, J. D., Bernhardt, M., Schlick, S. F., Tiburcy, M., Zimmermann, W. H., Khan, A., Markus, A., Alves, F., Toischer, K. & Salditt, T. Progress in biophysics and molecular biology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29914693  

Mechanical Stretch on Endothelial Cells Interconnects Innate and Adaptive Immune Response in Hypertension. Carnevale, D. & Wenzel, P. Cardiovascular research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29912294  

Physiological and Unappreciated Roles of Camkii in the Heart. Beckendorf, J., van den Hoogenhof, M. M. G. & Backs, J. Basic research in cardiology 113, 29, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29905892  

Age and Outcomes Following Guided De-Escalation of Antiplatelet Treatment in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Results from the Randomized Tropical-Acs Trial. Sibbing, D., Gross, L., Trenk, D., Jacobshagen, C., Geisler, T., Hadamitzky, M., Merkely, B., Kiss, R. G., Komocsi, A., Parma, R., Felix, S. B., Neumann, F. J., Hausleiter, J., Baylacher, M., Koltowski, L., Mehilli, J., Huber, K., Huczek, Z., Aradi, D., Massberg, S. et al. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29912422  

Hdl-Cholesterol, Genetics, and Coronary Artery Disease: The Myth of the 'Good Cholesterol'? Landmesser, U. & Hazen, S. European heart journal 39, 2179-2182, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29905819  

Crucial Role for Nox2 and Sleep Deprivation in Aircraft Noise-Induced Vascular and Cerebral Oxidative Stress, Inflammation, and Gene Regulation. Kroller-Schon, S., Daiber, A., Steven, S., Oelze, M., Frenis, K., Kalinovic, S., Heimann, A., Schmidt, F. P., Pinto, A., Kvandova, M., Vujacic-Mirski, K., Filippou, K., Dudek, M., Bosmann, M., Klein, M., Bopp, T., Hahad, O., Wild, P. S., Frauenknecht, K., Methner, A. et al. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29905797  

Aortic Annulus Sizing in Stenotic Bicommissural Non-Raphe-Type Bicuspid Aortic Valves: Reconstructing a Three-Dimensional Structure Using Only Two Hinge Points. Frangieh, A. H., Michel, J., Deutsch, O., Joner, M., Pellegrini, C., Rheude, T., Bleiziffer, S. & Kasel, A. M. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00392-018-1295-2  

Oral Bruton Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors Selectively Block Atherosclerotic Plaque-Triggered Thrombus Formation in Humans. Busygina, K., Jamasbi, J., Seiler, T., Deckmyn, H., Weber, C., Brandl, R., Lorenz, R. & Siess, W. Blood 131, 2605-2616, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29559479  

Md-2 Is a New Predictive Biomarker in Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Exerts Direct Effects in Isolated Cardiomyocytes. Riad, A., Gross, S., Witte, J., Feldtmann, R., Wagner, K. B., Reinke, Y., Weitmann, K., Empen, K., Beug, D., Westermann, D., Lindner, D., Klingel, K., Dorr, M., Hoffmann, W. & Felix, S. B. Int J Cardiol, (2018). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167527318314074

Association between Abdominal Adiposity and Subclinical Measures of Left-Ventricular Remodeling in Diabetics, Prediabetics and Normal Controls without History of Cardiovascular Disease as Measured by Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Results from the Kora-Ff4 Study. Schlett, C. L., Lorbeer, R., Arndt, C., Auweter, S., Machann, J., Hetterich, H., Linkohr, B., Rathmann, W., Peters, A. & Bamberg, F. Cardiovascular diabetology 17, 88, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29895299  

Inhibition of Small Conductance Calcium-Activated Potassium (Sk) Channels Prevents Arrhythmias in Rat Atria During Beta-Adrenergic and Muscarinic Receptor Activation. Skibsbye, L., Bengaard, A. K., Uldum-Nielsen, A. M., Boddum, K., Christ, T. & Jespersen, T. Frontiers in physiology 9, 510, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29922167

Macrophage Micrornas as Therapeutic Targets for Atherosclerosis, Metabolic Syndrome, and Cancer. Wei, Y., Zhu, M. & Schober, A. International journal of molecular sciences 19, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29899293  

Role of Cd40 and Adamts13 in Von Willebrand Factor-Mediated Endothelial Cell-Platelet-Monocyte Interaction. Popa, M., Tahir, S., Elrod, J., Kim, S. H., Leuschner, F., Kessler, T., Bugert, P., Pohl, U., Wagner, A. H. & Hecker, M. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115, E5556-E5565, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29793936  

Oxidized Phospholipids Regulate Amino Acid Metabolism through Mthfd2 to Facilitate Nucleotide Release in Endothelial Cells. Hitzel, J., Lee, E., Zhang, Y., Bibli, S. I., Li, X., Zukunft, S., Pfluger, B., Hu, J., Schurmann, C., Vasconez, A. E., Oo, J. A., Kratzer, A., Kumar, S., Rezende, F., Josipovic, I., Thomas, D., Giral, H., Schreiber, Y., Geisslinger, G., Fork, C. et al. Nature communications 9, 2292, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29895827  

Daily Non-Invasive Haemodynamic Telemonitoring for Efficacy Evaluation of Mitraclip(R) Implantation in Patients with Advanced Systolic Heart Failure. Herrmann, E., Ecke, A., Herrmann, E., Eissing, N., Fichtlscherer, S., Zeiher, A. M. & Assmus, B. ESC heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29893475  

Galectin-3 and St2 as Predictors of Therapeutic Success in High-Risk Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair (Mitraclip). Dorr, O., Walther, C., Liebetrau, C., Keller, T., Sommer, T., Boeder, N., Bayer, M., Bauer, P., Mollmann, H., Gaede, L., Troidl, C., Voss, S., Bauer, T., Hamm, C. W. & Nef, H. Clinical cardiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29896861  

Sgk1 Induces Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Calcification through Nf-Kappab Signaling. Voelkl, J., Luong, T. T., Tuffaha, R., Musculus, K., Auer, T., Lian, X., Daniel, C., Zickler, D., Boehme, B., Sacherer, M., Metzler, B., Kuhl, D., Gollasch, M., Amann, K., Muller, D. N., Pieske, B., Lang, F. & Alesutan, I. The Journal of clinical investigation, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29889103  

Multi-Ethnic Genome-Wide Association Study for Atrial Fibrillation. Roselli, C., Chaffin, M. D., Weng, L. C., Aeschbacher, S., Ahlberg, G., Albert, C. M., Almgren, P., Alonso, A., Anderson, C. D., Aragam, K. G., Arking, D. E., Barnard, J., Bartz, T. M., Benjamin, E. J., Bihlmeyer, N. A., Bis, J. C., Bloom, H. L., Boerwinkle, E., Bottinger, E. B., Brody, J. A. et al. Nature genetics, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29892015

Drug Discovery with an Rbm20 Dependent Titin Splice Reporter Identifies Cardenolides as Lead Structures to Improve Cardiac Filling. Liss, M., Radke, M. H., Eckhard, J., Neuenschwander, M., Dauksaite, V., von Kries, J. P. & Gotthardt, M. PloS one 13, e0198492, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29889873  

Sustained Atrial Fibrillation Increases the Risk of Anticoagulation-Related Bleeding in Heart Failure. Prochaska, J. H., Gobel, S., Nagler, M., Knopfler, T., Eggebrecht, L., Lamparter, J., Panova-Noeva, M., Keller, K., Coldewey, M., Bickel, C., Lauterbach, M., Hardt, R., Espinola-Klein, C., Ten Cate, H., Rostock, T., Munzel, T. & Wild, P. S. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00392-018-1293-4  

Monocytes as Immune Targets in Arterial Hypertension. Wenzel, P. British journal of pharmacology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29885051  

Bodipy Peptide Labeling by Late‐Stage C(Sp3)‒H Activation. Wang, W., Lorion, M., Martinazzoli, O. & Ackermann, L. Angew Chem (2018). https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ange.201804654

Microtubule Cytoskeleton Regulates Connexin 43 Localization and Cardiac Conduction in Cardiomyopathy Caused by Mutation in a-Type Lamins Gene. Macquart, C., Juttner, R., Le Dour, C., Chatzifrangkeskou, M., Schmitt, A., Gotthardt, M., Bonne, G. & Muchir, A. Human molecular genetics, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29893868

Gender Differences in Cardiovascular Risk Profiles and Diabetes Care among Adults with Type 2 Diabetes in Germany. Du, Y., Baumert, J., Paprott, R., Neuhauser, H., Heidemann, C. & Scheidt-Nave, C. Diabetes & Metabolism, (2018). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1262363618301150  

Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure-Associated Remodeling of Two-Pore-Domain Potassium (K2p) Channels in Murine Disease Models: Focus on Task-1. Wiedmann, F., Schulte, J. S., Gomes, B., Zafeiriou, M. P., Ratte, A., Rathjens, F., Fehrmann, E., Scholz, B., Voigt, N., Muller, F. U., Thomas, D., Katus, H. A. & Schmidt, C. Basic research in cardiology 113, 27, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29881975  

Left Ventricular Myocardial Deformation in Takotsubo Syndrome: A Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Myocardial Feature Tracking Study. Stiermaier, T., Lange, T., Chiribiri, A., Moller, C., Graf, T., Villnow, C., Raaz, U., Villa, A., Kowallick, J. T., Lotz, J., Hasenfuss, G., Thiele, H., Schuster, A. & Eitel, I. European radiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29882071  

Socioeconomic Correlates and Determinants of Cardiorespiratory Fitness in the General Adult Population: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Ombrellaro, K. J., Perumal, N., Zeiher, J., Hoebel, J., Ittermann, T., Ewert, R., Dorr, M., Keil, T., Mensink, G. B. M. & Finger, J. D. Sports medicine - open 4, 25, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29882063  

A Disintegrin and Metalloproteases (Adams) in Cardiovascular, Metabolic and Inflammatory Diseases: Aspects for Theranostic Approaches. van der Vorst, E. P. C., Weber, C. & Donners, M. Thrombosis and haemostasis, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29874690  

Early Changes in N-Terminal Pro-B-Type Natriuretic Peptide Levels after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement and Its Impact on Long-Term Mortality. Liebetrau, C., Gaede, L., Kim, W. K., Arsalan, M., Blumenstein, J. M., Fischer-Rasokat, U., Wolter, J. S., Kriechbaum, S., Huber, M. T., van Linden, A., Berkowitsch, A., Dorr, O., Nef, H., Hamm, C. W., Walther, T. & Mollmann, H. Int J Cardiol 265, 40-46, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29885699  

Role of Endothelial and Macrophage Tetrahydrobiopterin in Development and Progression of Atherosclerosis - Bh4 Puzzle Solved? Munzel, T. & Daiber, A. Cardiovascular research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29878064  

The Link between Atrial Fibrillation and Hereditary Channelopathies. El-Battrawy, I., Lang, S., Zhou, X., 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, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29878098  

Deletion of Mfge8 Inhibits Neointima Formation Upon Arterial Damage. Viola, J. R., Lemnitzer, P., Paulin, N., Drechsler, M., Nazari-Jahantigh, M., Maas, S., De Jong, R. J., Winter, J., Schober, A., Weber, C., Atabai, K. & Soehnlein, O. Thrombosis and haemostasis, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29864782  

Immunomodulation by Adoptive Regulatory T-Cell Transfer Improves Coxsackievirus B3-Induced Myocarditis. Pappritz, K., Savvatis, K., Miteva, K., Kerim, B., Dong, F., Fechner, H., Muller, I., Brandt, C., Lopez, B., Gonzalez, A., Ravassa, S., Klingel, K., Diez, J., Reinke, P., Volk, H. D., Van Linthout, S. & Tschope, C. FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, fj201701408R, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29863913  

Planar Cell Polarity Signalling Coordinates Heart Tube Remodelling through Tissue-Scale Polarisation of Actomyosin Activity. Merks, A. M., Swinarski, M., Meyer, A. M., Muller, N. V., Ozcan, I., Donat, S., Burger, A., Gilbert, S., Mosimann, C., Abdelilah-Seyfried, S. & Panakova, D. Nature communications 9, 2161, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29867082  

Associations of Nt-Probnp and Parameters of Mental Health in Depressed Coronary Artery Disease Patients. Fangauf, S. V., Herbeck Belnap, B., Meyer, T., Albus, C., Binder, L., Deter, H.-C., Ladwig, K. H., Michal, M., Ronel, J., Rothenberger, A., Sollner, W., Wachter, R., Weber, C. S., Herrmann-Lingen, C. & group, t. S.-C. s. Psychoneuroendocrinology, (2018). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306453018301483  

Cardiac Voltage-Sodium Channel Mutations Association with Primary Electrical Diseases. El-Battrawy, I., Lang, S., Zhou, X., 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, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29873722  

No Effect of Thymosin Beta-4 on the Expression of the Transcription Factor Islet-1 in the Adult Murine Heart. Weinberger, F., Nicol, P., Starbatty, J., Stubbendorff, M., Becher, P. M., Schrepfer, S. & Eschenhagen, T. Pharmacology research & perspectives 6, e00407, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29864245  

Myocardial Fibrosis as a Matter of Cell Differentiation: Opportunities for New Antifibrotic Strategies. Tschope, C. & Diez, J. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29868759  

Predictive Value of the Age, Creatinine, and Ejection Fraction (Acef) Score in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes. Stahli, B. E., Wischnewsky, M. B., Jakob, P., Klingenberg, R., Obeid, S., Heg, D., Raber, L., Windecker, S., Roffi, M., Mach, F., Gencer, B., Nanchen, D., Juni, P., Landmesser, U., Matter, C. M., Luscher, T. F. & Maier, W. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29885826  

The Pathophysiology of Arrhythmias in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy. El-Battrawy, I., Borggrefe, M., Lang, S., Zhou, X. & 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 20, f138, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29846580  

Self-Organized Stress Patterns Drive State Transitions in Actin Cortices. Tan, T. H., Malik-Garbi, M., Abu-Shah, E., Li, J., Sharma, A., MacKintosh, F. C., Keren, K., Schmidt, C. F. & Fakhri, N. Sci Adv 4, eaar2847, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29881775  

Impact of Chronic Total Occlusion in a Non-Infarct-Related Coronary Artery on Myocardial Injury Assessed by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Prognosis in St-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Saad, M., Stiermaier, T., Fuernau, G., Poss, J., Desch, S., Thiele, H. & Eitel, I. Int J Cardiol 265, 251-255, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29885694  

Electrocardiographic Characteristics Associated with Atrial Fibrillation - What Do They Tell Us? Heijman, J., Dobrev, D. & Crijns, H. Int J Cardiol 266, 143-144, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29887430  

Being Alone in the Phase of an Acute Life Threatening Coronary Event: Impact on the Patients’ Delay Time. Findings from the Multicenter Medea Study. Fang, X., Ronel, J. & Ladwig, K. H. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 109, 102, (2018). https://www.jpsychores.com/article/S0022-3999(18)30263-0/abstract  

From Meta-Analysis to Cochrane Reviews. Ebner, N., Banach, M., Anker, S. D. & von Haehling, S. Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle 9, 441-443, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29873945  

Response by Daugherty Et Al to Letter Regarding Article, "Consideration of Sex Differences in Design and Reporting of Experimental Arterial Pathology Studies: A Statement from the Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology Council". Daugherty, A., Lu, H. S., Hegele, R. A., Mackman, N., Rader, D. J., Schmidt, A. M. & Weber, C. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 38, e101-e102, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29793996


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Association of Circulating Chemerin with Subclinical Parameters of Atherosclerosis: Results of a Population-Based Study. Zylla, S., Dorr, M., Volzke, H., Schminke, U., Felix, S. B., Nauck, M. & Friedrich, N. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29853566  

Translational Aspects of Aav-Mediated Cardiac Gene Therapy. Ziegler, T., Ishikawa, K., Hinkel, R. & Kupatt, C. Human gene therapy, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29848073  

Interventional Left Atrial Appendage Closure May Affect Metabolism of Essential Amino Acids and Bioenergetic Efficacy. Rusnak, J., Behnes, M., Saleh, A., Fastner, C., Sattler, K., Barth, C., Wenke, A., Sartorius, B., Mashayekhi, K., Hoffmann, U., Yuecel, G., Lang, S., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29861102  

Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion with the Amplatzer Amulet Device: One-Year Follow-up from the Prospective Global Amulet Observational Registry. Landmesser, U., Tondo, C., Camm, J., Diener, H. C., Paul, V., Schmidt, B., Settergren, M., Teiger, E., Nielsen-Kudsk, J. E., Hildick-Smith, D. & Amulet Observational Study, I. EuroIntervention, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29806820  

Reg Proteins Direct Accumulation of Functionally Distinct Macrophage Subsets after Myocardial Infarction. Lorchner, H., Hou, Y., Adrian-Segarra, J. M., Kulhei, J., Detzer, J., Gunther, S., Gajawada, P., Warnecke, H., Niessen, H. W., Poling, J. & Braun, T. Cardiovascular research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29850784  

Pharmacy-Based Interdisciplinary Program for Patients with Chronic Heart Failure (Pharm-Chf): Rationale and Design of a Randomized Controlled Trial, and Results of the Pilot Study. Laufs, U., Griese-Mammen, N., Krueger, K., Wachter, A., Anker, S. D., Koehler, F., Rettig-Ewen, V., Botermann, L., Strauch, D., Trenk, D., Bohm, M. & Schulz, M. European journal of heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29846031  

Exploring the Association of Hypertension with Risk for Depression: Evidence for Tamed Neurobehavioral Arousal Versus Central Emotional Dysregulation. Herrmann-Lingen, C. & al'Absi, M. Psychosomatic medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29851869  

Low Testosterone Levels Are Predictive for Incident Atrial Fibrillation and Ischaemic Stroke in Men, but Protective in Women - Results from the Finrisk Study. Zeller, T., Schnabel, R. B., Appelbaum, S., Ojeda, F., Berisha, F., Schulte-Steinberg, B., Brueckmann, B. E., Kuulasmaa, K., Jousilahti, P., Blankenberg, S., Palosaari, T., Salomaa, V. & Karakas, M. European journal of preventive cardiology, 2047487318778346, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29808758  

Inhibition of Interleukin-1beta by Canakinumab and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. Ridker, P. M., MacFadyen, J. G., Glynn, R. J., Koenig, W., Libby, P., Everett, B. M., Lefkowitz, M., Thuren, T. & Cornel, J. H. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 71, 2405-2414, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29793629  

Continuous Blood Glucose Monitoring Reveals Enormous Circadian Variations in Pregnant Diabetic Rats. Golic, M., Kraker, K., Fischer, C., Alenina, N., Haase, N., Herse, F., Schutte, T., Henrich, W., Muller, D. N., Busjahn, A., Bader, M. & Dechend, R. Frontiers in endocrinology 9, 271, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29896157  

Common Methods for Performing Mendelian Randomization. Teumer, A. Frontiers in cardiovascular medicine 5, 51, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29892602  

Distinct Housing Conditions Reveal a Major Impact of Adaptive Immunity on the Course of Obesity-Induced Type 2 Diabetes. Sbierski-Kind, J., Kath, J., Brachs, S., Streitz, M., von Herrath, M. G., Kuhl, A. A., Schmidt-Bleek, K., Mai, K., Spranger, J. & Volk, H. D. Frontiers in immunology 9, 1069, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29892281  

Angiogenesis and Vascular Stability in Eicosanoids and Cancer. Hu, J., Fromel, T. & Fleming, I. Cancer metastasis reviews, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29808461  

A Systematic View on E3 Ligase Ring Trimmers with a Focus on Cardiac Function and Disease. Borlepawar, A., Frey, N. & Rangrez, A. Y. Trends in cardiovascular medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29880235  

Tricuspid Regurgitation - Medical Management and Evolving Interventional Concepts. Beckhoff, F., Alushi, B., Jung, C., Navarese, E., Franz, M., Kretzschmar, D., Wernly, B., Lichtenauer, M. & Lauten, A. Frontiers in cardiovascular medicine 5, 49, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29892601  

Direct Characterization of Cytoskeletal Reorganization During Blood Platelet Spreading. Paknikar, A. K., Eltzner, B. & Koster, S. Progress in biophysics and molecular biology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29843920   

The Complex Biology of Kit(+) Cells in the Heart. Maroli, G. & Braun, T. Nature reviews. Cardiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29802343  

Age-Dependent Aortic Elongation: A New Predictor for Type a Aortic Dissection? Akin, I. & Nienaber, C. A. Heart, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29802181  

Right Ventricular Function and Mechanics in Chemotherapy- and Radiotherapy-Naive Cancer Patients. Tadic, M., Baudisch, A., Hassfeld, S., Heinzel, F., Cuspidi, C., Burkhardt, F., Escher, F., Attanasio, P., Pieske, B. & Genger, M. The international journal of cardiovascular imaging, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29799062  

Quantitative Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance: Extracellular Volume, Native T1 and 18f-Fdg Pet/Cmr Imaging in Patients after Revascularized Myocardial Infarction and Association with Markers of Myocardial Damage and Systemic Inflammation. Kunze, K. P., Dirschinger, R. J., Kossmann, H., Hanus, F., Ibrahim, T., Laugwitz, K. L., Schwaiger, M., Rischpler, C. & Nekolla, S. G. Journal of cardiovascular magnetic resonance : official journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 20, 33, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29792210  

Adjusted Troponin I for Improved Evaluation of Patients with Chest Pain. Boeckel, J. N., Palapies, L., Klotsche, J., Zeller, T., von Jeinsen, B., Perret, M. F., Kleinhaus, S. L., Pieper, L., Tzikas, S., Leistner, D., Bickel, C., Stalla, G. K., Lehnert, H., Lindahl, B., Wittchen, H. U., Silber, S., Baldus, S., Maerz, W., Dimmeler, S., Blankenberg, S. et al. Scientific reports 8, 8087, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29799020  

Sex Differences in the Outcome after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention - a Propensity Matching Analysis. Ndrepepa, G., Kufner, S., Mayer, K., Cassese, S., Xhepa, E., Fusaro, M., Hasimi, E., Schupke, S., Laugwitz, K. L., Schunkert, H. & Kastrati, A. Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29802021  

Arterial Hypertension Drives Arrhythmia Progression Via Specific Structural Remodeling in a Porcine Model of Atrial Fibrillation. Manninger, M., Zweiker, D., van Hunnik, A., Alogna, A., Prassl, A. J., Schipke, J., Zeemering, S., Zirngast, B., Schonleitner, P., Schwarzl, M., Herbst, V., Thon-Gutschi, E., Huber, S., Rohrer, U., Ebner, J., Brussee, H., Pieske, B. M., Heinzel, F. R., Verheule, S., Antoons, G. et al. Heart rhythm, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29803020  

Clinical Use of Intracoronary Imaging. Part 1: Guidance and Optimization of Coronary Interventions. An Expert Consensus Document of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions: Endorsed by the Chinese Society of Cardiology. Raber, L., Mintz, G. S., Koskinas, K. C., Johnson, T. W., Holm, N. R., Onuma, Y., Radu, M. D., Joner, M., Yu, B., Jia, H., Menevau, N., de la Torre Hernandez, J. M., Escaned, J., Hill, J., Prati, F., Colombo, A., di Mario, C., Regar, E., Capodanno, D., Wijns, W. et al. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29790954  

Association of Ocular, Cardiovascular, Morphometric and Lifestyle Parameters with Retinal Nerve Fibre Layer Thickness. Lamparter, J., Schmidtmann, I., Schuster, A. K., Siouli, A., Wasielica-Poslednik, J., Mirshahi, A., Hohn, R., Unterrainer, J., Wild, P. S., Binder, H., Lackner, K., Beutel, M. E., Munzel, T., Pfeiffer, N. & Hoffmann, E. M. PloS one 13, e0197682, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29787603  

Impact of Intracardiac Neurons on Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmogenesis in an Ex Vivo Langendorff System. Jungen, C., Scherschel, K., Bork, N. I., Kuklik, P., Eickholt, C., Kniep, H., Klatt, N., Willems, S., Nikolaev, V. O. & Meyer, C. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29889210  

Percutaneous Coronary and Structural Interventions in Women. A Position Statement from the Eapci Women Committee. Chieffo, A., Buchanan, G. L., Mehilli, J., Capodanno, D., Kunadian, V., Petronio, A. S., Mikhail, G. W., Capranzano, P., Gonzal, N., Karam, N., Manzo-Silberman, S., Schupke, S., Byrne, R. A., Capretti, G., Appelman, Y., Morice, M. C., Presbitero, P., Radu, M. & Mauri, J. EuroIntervention, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29786536  

Pharmacological Inhibition of DNA Methylation Attenuates Pressure Overload-Induced Cardiac Hypertrophy in Rats. Stenzig, J., Schneeberger, Y., Loser, A., Peters, B. S., Schaefer, A., Zhao, R. R., Ng, S. L., Hoppner, G., Geertz, B., Hirt, M. N., Tan, W., Wong, E., Reichenspurner, H., Foo, R. S. & Eschenhagen, T. Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology 120, 53-63, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29792884  

Blood Pressure Response to Maximal Dynamic Exercise Testing in an Athletic Population. Pressler, A., Jahnig, A., Halle, M. & Haller, B. Journal of hypertension, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29794559  

Continuous Addition of Progenitors Forms the Cardiac Ventricle in Zebrafish. Felker, A., Prummel, K. D., Merks, A. M., Mickoleit, M., Brombacher, E. C., Huisken, J., Panakova, D. & Mosimann, C. Nature communications 9, 2001, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29784942  

Predictive Value of Long-Term Changes of Growth Differentiation Factor-15 over a 27-Year-Period for Heart Failure and Death Due to Coronary Heart Disease. Fluschnik, N., Ojeda, F., Zeller, T., Jorgensen, T., Kuulasmaa, K., Becher, P. M., Sinning, C., Blankenberg, S. & Westermann, D. PloS one 13, e0197497, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29771963  

A Giant Hepatic Cyst: A Rare Cause of Syncope. Belyavskiy, E., Tadic, M., Hassfeld, S. & Pieske, B. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, (2018). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0828282X18303829  

The Protective Role of Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor in Acute Kidney Injury after Cardiac Surgery. Stoppe, C., Averdunk, L., Goetzenich, A., Soppert, J., Marlier, A., Kraemer, S., Vieten, J., Coburn, M., Kowark, A., Kim, B. S., Marx, G., Rex, S., Ochi, A., Leng, L., Moeckel, G., Linkermann, A., El Bounkari, O., Zarbock, A., Bernhagen, J., Djudjaj, S. et al. Science translational medicine 10, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29769287  

Impact of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy on Myocardial Injury in Patients with St-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Stiermaier, T., Poss, J., Eitel, C., de Waha, S., Fuernau, G., Desch, S., Thiele, H. & Eitel, I. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29766285  

German Contribution to Development and Innovations in the Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction and Cardiogenic Shock. Feistritzer, H. J., Desch, S., de Waha, S., Jobs, A., Zeymer, U. & Thiele, H. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29770854  

Chrono-Pharmacological Targeting of the Ccl2-Ccr2 Axis Ameliorates Atherosclerosis. Winter, C., Silvestre-Roig, C., Ortega-Gomez, A., Lemnitzer, P., Poelman, H., Schumski, A., Winter, J., Drechsler, M., de Jong, R., Immler, R., Sperandio, M., Hristov, M., Zeller, T., Nicolaes, G. A. F., Weber, C., Viola, J. R., Hidalgo, A., Scheiermann, C. & Soehnlein, O. Cell metabolism, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29861387  

Therapeutic Interference with Vascular Calcification-Lessons from Klotho-Hypomorphic Mice and Beyond. Lang, F., Leibrock, C., Pelzl, L., Gawaz, M., Pieske, B., Alesutan, I. & Voelkl, J. Frontiers in endocrinology 9, 207, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29780355  

Sex and Stroke Risk in Atrial Fibrillation: More Work to Be Done. Schnabel, R. B. & Benjamin, E. J. JACC. Clinical electrophysiology 4, 615-617, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29798788  

Sleep Apnea as an Attributable Risk for Atrial Fibrillation. El-Battrawy, I., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Int J Cardiol 264, 103, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29776558  

The Pattern of a Broken Heart: Can Circulating Mirs Help to Distinguish Cardiac Pathologies from Normal Post-Exercise Recovery? Bahls, M. & Krankel, N. Int J Cardiol 264, 145-146, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29776562  

A Review of Induction with Rabbit Antithymocyte Globulin in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients. Schweiger, M., Zuckermann, A., Beiras-Fernandez, A., Berchtolld-Herz, M., Boeken, U., Garbade, J., Hirt, S., Richter, M., Ruhpawar, A., Schmitto, J. D., Schonrath, F., Schramm, R., Schulz, U., Wilhelm, M. J. & Barten, M. J. Annals of transplantation 23, 322-333, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29760372  

Interplay of Cell–Cell Contacts and Rhoa/Mrtf‐a Signaling Regulates Cardiomyocyte Identity. Dorn, T., Kornherr, J., Parrotta, E. I., Zawada, D., Ayetey, H., Santamaria, G., Iop, L., Mastantuono, E., Sinnecker, D., Goedel, A., Dirschinger, R. J., My, I., Laue, S., Bozoglu, T., Baarlink, C., Ziegler, T., Graf, E., Hinkel, R., Cuda, G., Kaab, S. et al. The EMBO Journal, (2018). http://emboj.embopress.org/content/early/2018/05/15/embj.201798133  

Risk Factors for Failure of Systemic-to-Pulmonary Artery Shunts in Biventricular Circulation. Vitanova, K., Leopold, C., Pabst von Ohain, J., Wolf, C., Beran, E., Lange, R. & Cleuziou, J. Pediatric cardiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29756161  

Diagnosing Arvc in Pediatric Patients Applying the Revised Task Force Criteria: Importance of Imaging, 12-Lead Ecg, and Genetics. Steinmetz, M., Krause, U., Lauerer, P., Konietschke, F., Aguayo, R., Ritter, C. O., Schuster, A., Lotz, J., Paul, T. & Staab, W. Pediatric cardiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29754204  

Motion-Corrected Whole-Heart Pet-Mr for the Simultaneous Visualisation of Coronary Artery Integrity and Myocardial Viability: An Initial Clinical Validation. Munoz, C., Kunze, K. P., Neji, R., Vitadello, T., Rischpler, C., Botnar, R. M., Nekolla, S. G. & Prieto, C. European journal of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29754161  

The Transcriptomic and Epigenetic Map of Vascular Quiescence in the Continuous Lung Endothelium. Schlereth, K., Weichenhan, D., Bauer, T., Heumann, T., Giannakouri, E., Lipka, D., Jaeger, S., Schlesner, M., Aloy, P., Eils, R., Plass, C. & Augustin, H. G. eLife 7, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29749927  

Functional Significance of the Adcy10-Dependent Intracellular Camp Compartments. Pozdniakova, S. & Ladilov, Y. Journal of cardiovascular development and disease 5, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29751653  

Effect of Physical Disability on Mortality in Patients of ≥ 80 Years of Age Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Leistner, D. M., Munch, C., Steiner, J., Jakob, P., Reinthaler, M., Sinning, D., Frohlich, G. M., Mochmann, H.-C., Rauch-Krohnert, U., Skurk, C., Lauten, A., Landmesser, U. & Stahli, B. E., (2018). https://www.ajconline.org/article/S0002-9149(18)31056-7/fulltext  

Dicer in Macrophages Prevents Atherosclerosis by Promoting Mitochondrial Oxidative Metabolism. Wei, Y., Corbalan-Campos, J., Gurung, R., Natarelli, L., Zhu, M., Exner, N., Erhard, F., Greulich, F., Geissler, C., Uhlenhaut, N. H., Zimmer, R. & Schober, A. Circulation, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29748186  

Therapeutic Implications of a Combined Diagnostic Workup Including Endomyocardial Biopsy in an All-Comer Population of Patients with Heart Failure: A Retrospective Analysis. Sotiriou, E., Heiner, S., Jansen, T., Brandt, M., Schmidt, K. H., Kreitner, K. F., Emrich, T., Schultheiss, H. P., Schulz, E., Munzel, T. & Wenzel, P. ESC heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29745463  

Accuracy of Device Landing Zone Calcium Volume Measurement with Contrast-Enhanced Multidetector Computed Tomography. Kim, W. K., Renker, M., Rolf, A., Liebetrau, C., Van Linden, A., Arsalan, M., Doss, M., Rieck, J., Opolski, M. P., Mollmann, H., Walther, T. & Hamm, C. W. Int J Cardiol 263, 171-176, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29754916  

Three-Years Outcomes of Diabetic Patients Treated with Coronary Bioresorbable Scaffolds. Anadol, R., Schnitzler, K., Lorenz, L., Weissner, M., Ullrich, H., Polimeni, A., Munzel, T. & Gori, T. BMC cardiovascular disorders 18, 92, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29743023  

Kardiale Biomarker Und Ekg-Veränderungen Beim Schlaganfall. von Rennenberg, R., Scheitz, J. F., Endres, M. & Nolte, C. Klinikarzt, (2018). https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/a-0598-9690  

Identification and Functional Characterization of Zebrafish K2p17.1 (Task-4, Talk-2) Two-Pore-Domain K(+) Channels. Staudacher, I., Illg, C., Gierten, J., Seehausen, S., Schweizer, P. A., Katus, H. A. & Thomas, D. European journal of pharmacology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29753045  

Kognitive Verluste Bei Herzinsuffizienz. Petutschnigg, J. & Edelmann, F. Klinikarzt, (2018). https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/a-0612-1374  

Schlaganfallprävention in Der Klinischen Praxis - Neue Daten Zum Pfo- Und Laa-Okkluder. Hartung, J. J., Skurk, C., Leistner, D. M. & Landmesser, U. Klinikarzt, (2018). https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/a-0605-7652  

Computational Modeling Guides Tissue-Engineered Heart Valve Design for Long-Term in Vivo Performance in a Translational Sheep Model. Emmert, M. Y., Schmitt, B. A., Loerakker, S., Sanders, B., Spriestersbach, H., Fioretta, E. S., Bruder, L., Brakmann, K., Motta, S. E., Lintas, V., Dijkman, P. E., Frese, L., Berger, F., Baaijens, F. P. T. & Hoerstrup, S. P. Science translational medicine 10, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29743347  

Delta Cha2ds2-Vasc Score as a Predictor of Stroke. El-Battrawy, I., Borggrefe, M., Lang, S., Zhou, X. & 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, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29746632  

Role of Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 9 Inhibitors in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Navarese, E. P., Kolodziejczak, M., Petrescu, A., Wernly, B., Lichtenauer, M., Lauten, A., Buffon, A., Wanha, W., Pestrichella, V., Sardella, G., Contegiacomo, G., Tantry, U., Bliden, K., Kubica, J. & Gurbel, P. A. Expert review of cardiovascular therapy, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29737886  

Crispr/Cas9 Editing in Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Cardiomyocytes Highlights Arrhythmias, Hypocontractility, and Energy Depletion as Potential Therapeutic Targets for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Mosqueira, D., Mannhardt, I., Bhagwan, J. R., Lis-Slimak, K., Katili, P., Scott, E., Hassan, M., Prondzynski, M., Harmer, S. C., Tinker, A., Smith, J. G. W., Carrier, L., Williams, P. M., Gaffney, D., Eschenhagen, T., Hansen, A. & Denning, C. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29741611  

Letter by El-Battrawy Et Al Regarding Article, "Sex Differences and Similarities in Atrial Fibrillation Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Mortality in Community Cohorts: Results from the Biomarcare Consortium (Biomarker for Cardiovascular Risk Assessment in Europe)". El-Battrawy, I., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Circulation 137, 2083-2084, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29735595  

Efficacy over Time with Drug-Eluting Stents in Saphenous Vein Graft Lesions. Colleran, R., Kufner, S., Mehilli, J., Rosenbeiger, C., Schupke, S., Hoppmann, P., Joner, M., Mankerious, N., Fusaro, M., Cassese, S., Abdel-Wahab, M., Neumann, F. J., Richardt, G., Ibrahim, T., Schunkert, H., Laugwitz, K. L., Kastrati, A., Byrne, R. A. & Investigators, I.-C. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 71, 1973-1982, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29724350  

The Clinical Impact of Donor-Specific Antibodies in Heart Transplantation. Barten, M. J., Schulz, U., Beiras-Fernandez, A., Berchtold-Herz, M., Boeken, U., Garbade, J., Hirt, S., Richter, M., Ruhpawar, A., Sandhaus, T., Schmitto, J. D., Schonrath, F., Schramm, R., Schweiger, M., Wilhelm, M. & Zuckermann, A. Transplantation Reviews, (2018). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0955470X17301143  

Mc4r Agonism Promotes Durable Weight Loss in Patients with Leptin Receptor Deficiency. Clement, K., Biebermann, H., Farooqi, I. S., Van der Ploeg, L., Wolters, B., Poitou, C., Puder, L., Fiedorek, F., Gottesdiener, K., Kleinau, G., Heyder, N., Scheerer, P., Blume-Peytavi, U., Jahnke, I., Sharma, S., Mokrosinski, J., Wiegand, S., Muller, A., Weiss, K., Mai, K. et al. Nature medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29736023  

Effect of Blood Pressure and Total Cholesterol Measurement on Risk Prediction Using the Systematic Coronary Risk Evaluation (Score). Ulbricht, S., Gross, S., Brammen, E., Weymar, F., John, U., Meyer, C. & Dorr, M. BMC cardiovascular disorders 18, 84, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29728071  

Acute Stimulation of the Soluble Guanylate Cyclase Does Not Impact on Left Ventricular Capacitance in Normal and Hypertrophied Porcine Hearts in Vivo. Alogna, A., Schwarzl, M., Manninger, M., Hamdani, N., Zirngast, B., Kloth, B., Steendijk, P., Verderber, J., Zweiker, D., Westermann, D., Blankenberg, S., Maechler, H., Tschope, C., Linke, W. A., Marsche, G., Pieske, B. M. & Post, H. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29727215  

Cigarette Smoke Upregulates Pde3 and Pde4 to Decrease Camp in Airway Cells. Zuo, H., Han, B., Poppinga, W. J., Ringnalda, L., Kistemaker, L. E. M., Halayko, A. J., Gosens, R., Nikolaev, V. O. & Schmidt, M. British journal of pharmacology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29722436  

Expert Consensus Document on the Management of Hyperkalaemia in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease Treated with Raas-Inhibitors - Coordinated by the Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy of the European Society of Cardiology. Rosano, G. M. C., Tamargo, J., Kjeldsen, K. P., Lainscak, M., Agewall, S., Anker, S. D., Ceconi, C., Coats, A. J. S., Drexel, H., Filippatos, G., Kaski, J. C., Lund, L., Niessner, A., Savarese, G., Schmidt, T. A., Seferovic, P., Wassmann, S., Walther, T. & Lewis, B. S. European heart journal. Cardiovascular pharmacotherapy, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29726985  

Ceramide Remodeling and Risk of Cardiovascular Events and Mortality. Peterson, L. R., Xanthakis, V., Duncan, M. S., Gross, S., Friedrich, N., Volzke, H., Felix, S. B., Jiang, H., Sidhu, R., Nauck, M., Jiang, X., Ory, D. S., Dorr, M., Vasan, R. S. & Schaffer, J. E. Journal of the American Heart Association 7, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29728014  

Mutations in Ppcs, Encoding Phosphopantothenoylcystein Synthetase, Cause Autosomal-Recessive Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Iuso, A., Wiersma, M., Schuller, H. J., Pode-Shakked, B., Marek-Yagel, D., Grigat, M., Schwarzmayr, T., Berutti, R., Alhaddad, B., Kanon, B., Grzeschik, N. A., Okun, J. G., Perles, Z., Salem, Y., Barel, O., Vardi, A., Rubinshtein, M., Tirosh, T., Dubnov-Raz, G., Messias, A. C. et al. American journal of human genetics, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29754768  

Aortic Valve Predilatation with a Small Balloon, without Rapid Pacing, Prior to Transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. Shivaraju, A., Thilo, C., Sawlani, N., Ott, I., Schunkert, H., von Scheidt, W., Kastrati, A. & Kasel, A. M. BioMed Research International 2018, (2018). https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2018/1080597/abs/  

Assessing Device Landing Zone Calcification before Tavi - It's Not That Easy. Seiffert, M. Int J Cardiol 263, 184-185, (2018). www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29754917

Intra- and Interobserver Variability in the Diagnosis of Gerd by Real-Time Mri. Seif Amir Hosseini, A., Beham, A., Uhlig, J., Streit, U., Uhlig, A., Ellenrieder, V., Joseph, A. A., Voit, D., Frahm, J., Uecker, M., Lotz, J. & Biggemann, L. European Journal of Radiology 104, 14-19, (2018). https://www.ejradiology.com/article/S0720-048X(18)30154-2/abstract  

Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Cultured in Serum from Heart Failure Patients Are More Resistant to Simulated Chronic and Acute Stress. Nazari-Shafti, T. Z., Xu, Z., Bader, A. M., Henke, G., Klose, K., Falk, V. & Stamm, C. Stem Cells Int 2018, 5832460, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29760728  

Common Coding Variants in Scn10a Are Associated with the Nav1.8 Late Current and Cardiac Conduction. Macri, V., Brody, J. A., Arking, D. E., Hucker, W. J., Yin, X., Lin, H., Mills, R. W., Sinner, M. F., Lubitz, S. A., Liu, C. T., Morrison, A. C., Alonso, A., Li, N., Fedorov, V. V., Janssen, P. M., Bis, J. C., Heckbert, S. R., Dolmatova, E. V., Lumley, T., Sitlani, C. M. et al. Circulation. Genomic and precision medicine 11, e001663, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29752399  

Common and Rare Coding Genetic Variation Underlying the Electrocardiographic Pr Interval. Lin, H., van Setten, J., Smith, A. V., Bihlmeyer, N. A., Warren, H. R., Brody, J. A., Radmanesh, F., Hall, L., Grarup, N., Muller-Nurasyid, M., Boutin, T., Verweij, N., Lin, H. J., Li-Gao, R., van den Berg, M. E., Marten, J., Weiss, S., Prins, B. P., Haessler, J., Lyytikainen, L. P. et al. Circulation. Genomic and precision medicine 11, e002037, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29748316  

Effects of Apolipoprotein a-I/High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol on Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease. Haghikia, A. & Landmesser, U. JACC: Basic to Translational Science 3, (2018). http://basictranslational.onlinejacc.org/content/3/2/210

Use of the Wearable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (Wcd) and Wcd-Based Remote Rhythm Monitoring in a Real-Life Patient Cohort. Zylla, M. M., Hillmann, H. A. K., Proctor, T., Kieser, M., Scholz, E., Zitron, E., Katus, H. A. & Thomas, D. Heart and vessels, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29721674  

Long Term Outcome of Patients Suffering from Cancer and Takotsubo Syndrome or Myocardial Infarction. Sattler, K., El-Battrawy, I., Gietzen, T., Lang, S., Zhou, X., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29722868

Knowledge Transfer and Quality Control in Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement. Vohra, H. A., Ahmed, E. M., Meyer, A. & Kempfert, J. European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery 53, ii9-ii13, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29718232

Roles of the Chr.9p21.3 Anril Locus in Regulating Inflammation and Implications for Anti-Inflammatory Drug Target Identification Aarabi, G., Zeller, T., Heydecke, G., Munz, M., Schafer, A. & Seedorf, U. Front. Cardiovasc. Med., (2018). https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fcvm.2018.00047/abstract

Reduction of Thrombus Burden: A Still Unmet Need in Patients with St-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Xhepa, E. & Kastrati, A. Coronary artery disease 29, 181-182, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29629961

Genome-Wide Association Analyses Identify 44 Risk Variants and Refine the Genetic Architecture of Major Depression. Wray, N. R., Ripke, S., Mattheisen, M., Trzaskowski, M., Byrne, E. M., Abdellaoui, A., Adams, M. J., Agerbo, E., Air, T. M., Andlauer, T. M. F., Bacanu, S. A., Baekvad-Hansen, M., Beekman, A. F. T., Bigdeli, T. B., Binder, E. B., Blackwood, D. R. H., Bryois, J., Buttenschon, H. N., Bybjerg-Grauholm, J., Cai, N. et al. Nature genetics 50, 668-681, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29700475  


April

Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Associations of Systolic Blood Pressure with Quality of Life and Depressive Mood in Older Adults with Cardiovascular Risk Factors: Results from the Observational Diast-Chf Study. Herrmann-Lingen, C., Meyer, T., Bosbach, A., Chavanon, M. L., Hassoun, L., Edelmann, F. & Wachter, R. Psychosomatic medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29742752  

Mitochondrial Chaperones in the Brain: Safeguarding Brain Health and Metabolism? Castro, J. P., Wardelmann, K., Grune, T. & Kleinridders, A. Frontiers in endocrinology 9, 196, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29755410  

Risk Thresholds for Alcohol Consumption: Combined Analysis of Individual-Participant Data for 599 912 Current Drinkers in 83 Prospective Studies. Wood, A. M., Kaptoge, S., Butterworth, A. S., Willeit, P., Warnakula, S., Bolton, T., Paige, E., Paul, D. S., Sweeting, M., Burgess, S., Bell, S., Astle, W., Stevens, D., Koulman, A., Selmer, R. M., Verschuren, W. M. M., Sato, S., Njolstad, I., Woodward, M., Salomaa, V. et al. Lancet 391, 1513-1523, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29676281  

Negative Effect of Vitamin D on Kidney Function: A Mendelian Randomization Study. Teumer, A., Gambaro, G., Corre, T., Bochud, M., Vollenweider, P., Guessous, I., Kleber, M. E., Delgado, G. E., Pilz, S., Marz, W., Barnes, C. L. K., Joshi, P. K., Wilson, J. F., de Borst, M. H., Navis, G., van der Harst, P., Heerspink, H. J. L., Homuth, G., Endlich, K., Nauck, M. et al. Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29718335  

Biomarker-Based Phenotyping of Myocardial Fibrosis Identifies Patients with Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction Resistant to the Beneficial Effects of Spironolactone: Results from the Aldo-Dhf Trial. Ravassa, S., Trippel, T., Bach, D., Bachran, D., Gonzalez, A., Lopez, B., Wachter, R., Hasenfuss, G., Delles, C., Dominiczak, A. F., Pieske, B., Diez, J. & Edelmann, F. European journal of heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29709099  

Trpv4 Inhibition Prevents Paclitaxel-Induced Neurotoxicity in Preclinical Models. Boehmerle, W., Huehnchen, P., Lee, S. L. L., Harms, C. & Endres, M. Experimental neurology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29715474  

Associations between Degree and Sub-Dimensions of Depression and Metabolic Syndrome (Mets) in the Community: Results from the Gutenberg Health Study (Ghs). Wiltink, J., Michal, M., Junger, C., Munzel, T., Wild, P. S., Lackner, K. J., Blettner, M., Pfeiffer, N., Brahler, E. & Beutel, M. E. BMC psychiatry 18, 114, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29699530  

Cardiopulmonary Bypass Reduces Myocardial Oxidative Stress, Inflammation and Increases C-Kit(+)Cd45(-) Cell Population in Newborns. Petersen, J., Kazakov, A., Bohm, M., Schafers, H. J., Laufs, U. & Abdul-Khaliq, H. Journal of translational medicine 16, 111, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29703225  

Early Extubation Is Associated with Improved Early Outcome after Extracardiac Total Cavopulmonary Connection Independently of Duration of Cardiopulmonary Bypass. Ovroutski, S., Kramer, P., Nordmeyer, S., Cho, M. Y., Redlin, M., Miera, O., Photiadis, J. & Berger, F. European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery, (2018). www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29718154

Expert Opinion Paper on Atrial Fibrillation Detection after Ischemic Stroke. Haeusler, K. G., Groschel, K., Kohrmann, M., Anker, S. D., Brachmann, J., Bohm, M., Diener, H. C., Doehner, W., Endres, M., Gerloff, C., Huttner, H. B., Kaps, M., Kirchhof, P., Nabavi, D. G., Nolte, C. H., Pfeilschifter, W., Pieske, B., Poli, S., Schabitz, W. R., Thomalla, G. et al. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29704214  

Four Surgical Modifications to the Classic Elastase Perfusion Aneurysm Model Enable Haemodynamic Alterations and Extended Elastase Perfusion. Busch, A., Chernogubova, E., Jin, H., Meurer, F., Eckstein, H. H., Kim, M. & Maegdefessel, L. European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29703523  

New Perspectives: Systems Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease. Kramer, F., Just, S. & Zeller, T. BMC systems biology 12, 57, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29699591  

Matched Comparison of Next- and Early-Generation Balloon-Expandable Transcatheter Heart Valve Implantations in Failed Surgical Aortic Bioprostheses. Seiffert, M., Treede, H., Schofer, J., Linke, A., Woehrle, J., Baumbach, H., Mehilli, J., Bapat, V., Simonato, M., Walther, T., Kullmer, M., Boekstegers, P., Ensminger, S., Kurz, T., Eltchaninoff, H., Rastan, A., Werner, N., de Weger, A., Frerker, C., Lauer, B. et al. EuroIntervention, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29688174  

Identification of Specific Profiles of Small Non-Coding Rnas Derived from Microvesicles of Cteph Patients Lipps, C., Northe, P., Figueiredo, R., Rohde, M., Liebetrau, C., Keller, T., Doerr, O., Nef, H. M., Hamm, C. W. & Troidl, C. Cardiovascular research 114, (2018). https://academic.oup.com/cardiovascres/article-abstract/114/suppl_1/S131/4981390  

Metabolomics in Translational Medicine - a Link between Acylcarnitines and Atrial Fibrillation. Krause, J., Loeser, A., Boernigen, D., Schnabel, R., Blankenberg, S., Eschenhagen, T., Stenzig, J. & Zeller, T. Cardiovascular research 114, (2018). https://academic.oup.com/cardiovascres/article-abstract/114/suppl_1/S104/4981301  

Observing Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Excitable Media Using Reservoir Computing. Zimmermann, R. S. & Parlitz, U. Chaos, (2017). https://aip.scitation.org/doi/abs/10.1063/1.5022276

Health Risk Behavior Patterns in a National Adult Population Survey. John, U., Hanke, M. & Freyer-Adam, J. International journal of environmental research and public health 15, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29702594  

Electric Cars and Electromagnetic Interference with Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices: A Cross-Sectional Evaluation. Lennerz, C., O'Connor, M., Horlbeck, L., Michel, J., Weigand, S., Grebmer, C., Blazek, P., Brkic, A., Semmler, V., Haller, B., Reents, T., Hessling, G., Deisenhofer, I., Whittaker, P., Lienkamp, M. & Kolb, C. Annals of internal medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29710279  

Heart Failure Subtypes and Thromboembolic Risk in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: The Prefer in Af - Hf Substudy. Siller-Matula, J. M., Pecen, L., Patti, G., Lucerna, M., Kirchhof, P., Lesiak, M., Huber, K., Verheugt, F. W. A., Lang, I. M., Renda, G., Schnabel, R. B., Wachter, R., Kotecha, D., Sellal, J. M., Rohla, M., Ricci, F., De Caterina, R. & group, T. i. A. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29706429  

[Training and Certification in Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Germany]. von Knobelsdorff, F., Mullerleile, K., Friedrich, M. G., Rolf, A., Schulz-Menger, J., Katus, H. A. & Eitel, I. Der Kardiologe, (2018). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12181-018-0249-2#citeas  

Sodium Channel Blockers in Brugada Syndrome El-Battrawy, I., Borggrefe, M., Lang, S., Zhou, X. & Akin, I. EP Europace, (2018). https://academic.oup.com/europace/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/europace/euy084/4975471?redirectedFrom=fulltext  

Spatiotemporal Permutation Entropy as a Measure for Complexity of Cardiac Arrhythmia. Schlemmer, A., Berg, S., Lilienkamp, T., Luther, S. & Parlitz, U. Front. Phys., (2018). https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fphy.2018.00039/abstract

Long-Term Results of Combined Cardiac Contractility Modulation and Subcutaneous Defibrillator Therapy in Patients with Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction. Roger, S., Rudic, B., Akin, I., Shchetynska-Marinova, T., Fastenrath, F., Tulumen, E., Liebe, V., El-Battrawy, I., Baumann, S., Kuschyk, J. & Borggrefe, M. Clinical cardiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29697870  

Timping the Aorta: Smooth Muscle Cell-Specific Deletion of Bmal1 Limits Murine Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Development. Winter, C., Soehnlein, O. & Maegdefessel, L. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 38, 982-983, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29695531  

Fifty Generations of Icelanders Help to Explain a Cause of Aortic Coarctation. Stiller, B. & Schunkert, H. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29697798  

Matched Comparison of Next- and Early-Generation Balloon-Expandable Transcatheter Heart Valve Implantations in Failed Surgical Aortic Bioprostheses. Seiffert, M., Treede, H., Schofer, J., Linke, A., Woehrle, J., Baumbach, H., Mehilli, J., Bapat, V., Simonato, M., Walther, T., Kullmer, M., Boekstegers, P., Ensminger, S., Kurz, T., Eltchaninoff, H., Rastan, A., Werner, N., de Weger, A., Frerker, C., Lauer, B. et al. EuroIntervention, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29688174  

Into the Great Wide Open - Ten Years of Genome-Wide Association Studies. Schunkert, H. & Samani, N. J. Cardiovascular research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29688283  

Biomarkers for Heart Failure: Small Molecules with High Clinical Relevance. Magnussen, C. & Blankenberg, S. Journal of internal medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29682806  

Innate and Adaptive Immunity in Atherosclerosis. Miteva, K., Madonna, R., De Caterina, R. & Van Linthout, S. Vascular pharmacology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29684642  

Depletion of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme 2 Reduces Brain Serotonin and Impairs the Running-Induced Neurogenic Response. Klempin, F., Mosienko, V., Matthes, S., Villela, D. C., Todiras, M., Penninger, J. M., Bader, M., Santos, R. A. S. & Alenina, N. Cellular and molecular life sciences : CMLS, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29679094  

Variability and Reliability Study of Overall Physical Activity and Activity Intensity Levels Using 24 H-Accelerometry-Assessed Data. Jaeschke, L., Steinbrecher, A., Jeran, S., Konigorski, S. & Pischon, T. BMC public health 18, 530, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29678152  

Association of Abnormal Serum Potassium Levels with Arrhythmias and Cardiovascular Mortality: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies. Hoppe, L. K., Muhlack, D. C., Koenig, W., Carr, P. R., Brenner, H. & Schottker, B. Cardiovascular drugs and therapy, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29679302  

The Cytoskeleton in 'Couch Potato-Ism': Insights from a Murine Model of Impaired Actin Dynamics. Gertz, K., Uhlemann, R., Foryst-Ludwig, A., Barrientos, R. M., Kappert, K., Thone-Reineke, C., Djoufack, P., Kirschbaum, C., Fink, K. B., Heinz, A., Kintscher, U., Endres, M. & Kronenberg, G. Experimental neurology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29684438  

Prognostic Value of N-Terminal Pro-B-Type Natriuretic Peptide in Takotsubo Syndrome. Stiermaier, T., Santoro, F., Graf, T., Guastafierro, F., Tarantino, N., De Gennaro, L., Caldarola, P., Di Biase, M., Thiele, H., Brunetti, N. D., Moller, C. & Eitel, I. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29675571  

Myocardial Perfusion Quantification Using Simultaneously Acquired (13) Nh3 -Ammonia Pet and Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Mri in Patients at Rest and Stress. Kunze, K. P., Nekolla, S. G., Rischpler, C., Zhang, S. H., Hayes, C., Langwieser, N., Ibrahim, T., Laugwitz, K. L. & Schwaiger, M. Magnetic resonance in medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29672922   

Redox Control of Angiogenesis. Schroder, K. Antioxidants & redox signaling, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29665697  

Cathelicidins Prime Platelets to Mediate Arterial Thrombosis and Tissue Inflammation. Pircher, J., Czermak, T., Ehrlich, A., Eberle, C., Gaitzsch, E., Margraf, A., Grommes, J., Saha, P., Titova, A., Ishikawa-Ankerhold, H., Stark, K., Petzold, T., Stocker, T., Weckbach, L. T., Novotny, J., Sperandio, M., Nieswandt, B., Smith, A., Mannell, H., Walzog, B. et al. Nature communications 9, 1523, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29670076  

Fibulin-3 Attenuates Phosphate-Induced Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Calcification by Inhibition of Oxidative Stress. Luong, T. T. D., Schelski, N., Boehme, B., Makridakis, M., Vlahou, A., Lang, F., Pieske, B., Alesutan, I. & Voelkl, J. Cellular physiology and biochemistry : international journal of experimental cellular physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology 46, 1305-1316, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29689558  

Ideal Cardiovascular Health among Ghanaian Populations in Three European Countries and Rural and Urban Ghana: The Rodam Study. van Nieuwenhuizen, B., Zafarmand, M. H., Beune, E., Meeks, K., Aikins, A. D., Addo, J., Owusu-Dabo, E., Mockenhaupt, F. P., Bahendeka, S., Schulze, M. B., Danquah, I., Spranger, J., Klipstein-Grobusch, K., Appiah, L. T., Smeeth, L., Stronks, K. & Agyemang, C. Internal and emergency medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29667109  

Pharmacological Induction of Hypoxia-Inducible Transcription Factor Arnt Attenuates Chronic Kidney Failure. Tampe, B., Tampe, D., Nyamsuren, G., Klopper, F., Rapp, G., Kauffels, A., Lorf, T., Zeisberg, E. M., Muller, G. A., Kalluri, R., Hakroush, S. & Zeisberg, M. The Journal of clinical investigation, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29664738  

Heart-Brain Interactions in Patients with Heart Failure, Including Takotsubo Syndrome: A Need to Monitor Autonomic Sympathetic Activity: Reply. Doehner, W., Ural, D. & Celutkiene, J. European journal of heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29656573  

High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T: Association of Creatine Kinase Catalytic Activity with the 99(Th) Percentile. Masuch, A., Ittermann, T., Greinacher, A., Lubenow, N., Kohlmann, T., Nauck, M. & Petersmann, A. Clinical chemistry, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29653935  

Pulmonary Hypertension in Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis: Prognostic Impact after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Pulmonary Hypertension in Patients Undergoing Tavr. Alushi, B., Beckhoff, F., Leistner, D., Franz, M., Reinthaler, M., Stahli, B. E., Morguet, A., Figulla, H. R., Doenst, T., Maisano, F., Falk, V., Landmesser, U. & Lauten, A. JACC. Cardiovascular imaging, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29680341  

Biventricular Dyssynchrony on Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Its Correlation with Myocardial Deformation, Ventricular Function and Objective Exercise Capacity in Patients with Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot. Kalaitzidis, P., Orwat, S., Kempny, A., Robert, R., Peters, B., Sarikouch, S., Beerbaum, P., Baumgartner, H., Diller, G. P. & Competence Network for Congenital Heart Defects, D. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29673853

The Ins and Outs of Myeloid Cells in Atherosclerosis. Schumski, A., Winter, C., Doring, Y. & Soehnlein, O. Journal of innate immunity, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29669334  

Early Identification of Acute Heart Failure at the Time of Presentation: Do Natriuretic Peptides Make the Difference? Mockel, M., von Haehling, S., Vollert, J. O., Wiemer, J. C., Anker, S. D., Maisel, A. & group, B. s. ESC heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29667356  

H19 Induces Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Development and Progression. Li, D. Y., Busch, A., Jin, H., Chernogubova, E., Pelisek, J., Karlsson, J., Sennblad, B., Liu, S., Lao, S., Hofmann, P., Backlund, A., Eken, S. M., Roy, J., Eriksson, P., Dacken, B., Ramanujam, D., Dueck, A., Engelhardt, S., Boon, R. A., Eckstein, H. H. et al. Circulation, (2018). http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/early/2018/04/17/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.032184   

Three-Dimensional Human Ipsc-Derived Artificial Skeletal Muscles Model Muscular Dystrophies and Enable Multilineage Tissue Engineering. Maffioletti, S. M., Sarcar, S., Henderson, A. B. H., Mannhardt, I., Pinton, L., Moyle, L. A., Steele-Stallard, H., Cappellari, O., Wells, K. E., Ferrari, G., Mitchell, J. S., Tyzack, G. E., Kotiadis, V. N., Khedr, M., Ragazzi, M., Wang, W., Duchen, M. R., Patani, R., Zammit, P. S., Wells, D. J. et al. Cell reports 23, 899-908, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29669293  

Specific Biomarkers of Myocardial Inflammation and Remodeling Processes as Predictors of Mortality in High-Risk Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair (Mitraclip). Dorr, O., Walther, C., Liebetrau, C., Keller, T., Tabert, H., Boeder, N., Bayer, M., Bauer, P., Mollmann, H., Gaede, L., Troidl, C., Voss, S., Bauer, T., Hamm, C. W. & Nef, H. Clinical cardiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29663512  

A New Concept of Fibroblast Dynamics in Post-Myocardial Infarction Remodeling. Eschenhagen, T. The Journal of clinical investigation, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29664015  

Heart-Brain Interactions in Patients with Heart Failure, Including Takotsubo Syndrome: A Need to Monitor Autonomic Sympathetic Activity: Reply. Doehner, W., Ural, D. & Celutkiene, J. European journal of heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29656573  

Percutaneous Closure of Left Atrial Appendage Significantly Affects Lipidome Metabolism. Yucel, G., Behnes, M., Barth, C., Wenke, A., Sartorius, B., Mashayekhi, K., Yazdani, B., Bertsch, T., Rusnak, J., Saleh, A., Hoffmann, U., Fastner, C., Lang, S., Zhou, X., Sattler, K., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Scientific reports 8, 5894, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29650978  

Analysis of Novel Cardiovascular Biomarkers in Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease (Pad). Jirak, P., Mirna, M., Wernly, B., Paar, V., Thieme, M., Betge, S., Franz, M., Hoppe, U., Lauten, A., Kammler, J., Schulze, P. C., Lichtenauer, M. & Kretzschmar, D. Minerva medica, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29652038  

Markers of Reperfusion and Long-Term (8-Year) Prognosis after Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Ndrepepa, G., Byrne, R. A., Cassese, S., Fusaro, M., Colleran, R., Hieber, J., Laugwitz, K. L., Schunkert, H. & Kastrati, A. The American Journal of Cardiology, (2018). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002914918308361  

A Vastly Increased Chemical Variety of Rna Modifications That Includes a Thioacetal Structure. Dal Magro, C., Keller, P., Kotter, A., Werner, S., Duarte, V., Marchand, V., Ignarski, M., Freiwald, A., Muller, R. U., Dieterich, C., Motorin, Y., Butter, F., Atta, M. & Helm, M. Angewandte Chemie, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29624844

Predictive Value for Cardiovascular Events of Common Carotid Intima Media Thickness and Its Rate of Change in Individuals at High Cardiovascular Risk - Results from the Prog-Imt Collaboration. Lorenz, M. W., Gao, L., Ziegelbauer, K., Norata, G. D., Empana, J. P., Schmidtmann, I., Lin, H. J., McLachlan, S., Bokemark, L., Ronkainen, K., Amato, M., Schminke, U., Srinivasan, S. R., Lind, L., Okazaki, S., Stehouwer, C. D. A., Willeit, P., Polak, J. F., Steinmetz, H., Sander, D. et al. PloS one 13, e0191172, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29649236  

Relationship between Exercise Intervention and No Pathway in Patients with Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction. Baldassarri, F., Schwedhelm, E., Atzler, D., Boger, R. H., Cordts, K., Haller, B., Pressler, A., Muller, S., Suchy, C., Wachter, R., Dungen, H. D., Hasenfuss, G., Pieske, B., Halle, M., Edelmann, F. & Duvinage, A. Biomarkers : biochemical indicators of exposure, response, and susceptibility to chemicals, 1-11, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29619838  

Impacts of Microbiome Metabolites on Immune Regulation and Autoimmunity. Haase, S., Haghikia, A., Wilck, N., Muller, D. N. & Linker, R. A. Immunology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29637999  

Etidronate Prevents Dystrophic Cardiac Calcification by Inhibiting Macrophage Aggregation. Bauer, C., le Saux, O., Pomozi, V., Aherrahrou, R., Kriesen, R., Stolting, S., Liebers, A., Kessler, T., Schunkert, H., Erdmann, J. & Aherrahrou, Z. Scientific reports 8, 5812, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29643466  

Patent Foramen Ovale Closure Versus Medical Therapy for Prevention of Recurrent Cryptogenic Embolism: Updated Meta-Analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials. Alushi, B., Lauten, A., Cassese, S., Colleran, R., Schupke, S., Rai, H., Schunkert, H., Meier, B., Landmesser, U. & Kastrati, A. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29644412  

Telemedical Monitoring of Patients with Chronic Heart Failure Has a Positive Effect on Total Health Costs. Herold, R., Hoffmann, W. & van den Berg, N. BMC health services research 18, 271, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29636040  

Letter by El-Battrawy Et Al Regarding Article, "the Effects of Public Access Defibrillation on Survival after out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Systematic Review of Observational Studies". El-Battrawy, I., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Circulation 137, 1646-1647, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29632161  

Long-Term Heart-Specific Mortality among 347 476 Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Radiotherapy or Chemotherapy: A Registry-Based Cohort Study. Weberpals, J., Jansen, L., Muller, O. J. & Brenner, H. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29635274  

Traffic-Associated Air Pollution as a Risk Factor for Cancer in Individuals with Coronary Artery Disease. Prochaska, J. H. & Wild, P. S. European journal of preventive cardiology, 2047487318768942, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29629821  

Clinical, Angiographic, and Procedural Correlates of Very Late Absorb Scaffold Thrombosis: Multistudy Registry Results. Ellis, S. G., Gori, T., Serruys, P. W., Nef, H., Steffenino, G., Brugaletta, S., Munzel, T., Feliz, C., Schmidt, G., Sabate, M., Onuma, Y., van Geuns, R. J., Gao, R. L., Menichelli, M., Kereiakes, D. J., Stone, G. W., Testa, L., Kimura, T. & Abizaid, A. JACC. Cardiovascular interventions 11, 638-644, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29622141  

Towards the Clinical Management of Cardiac Involvement in Systemic Inflammatory Conditions—a Central Role for Cmr. Winau, L., Nagel, E., Herrmann, E. & Puntmann, V. O. Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports, (2018). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12410-018-9451-7#citeas  

Mechanical Circulatory Support: The Last Resort in Cardiogenic Shock? Thiele, H., Desch, S. & de Waha, S. EuroIntervention 13, 2099-2101, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29624172  

Inducible Disruption of the C-Myb Gene Allows Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation without Irradiation. Stremmel, C., Schuchert, R., Schneider, V., Weinberger, T., Thaler, R., Messerer, D., Helmer, S., Geissmann, F., Frampton, J., Massberg, S. & Schulz, C. Journal of immunological methods, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29630967  

International, Multicenter Evaluation of a New D-Dimer Assay for the Exclusion of Venous Thromboembolism Using Standard and Age-Adjusted Cut-Offs. Parry, B. A., Chang, A. M., Schellong, S. M., House, S. L., Fermann, G. J., Deadmon, E. K., Giordano, N. J., Chang, Y., Cohen, J., Robak, N., Singer, A. J., Mulrow, M., Reibling, E. T., Francis, S., Griffin, S. M., Prochaska, J. H., Davis, B., McNelis, P., Delgado, J., Kumpers, P. et al. Thrombosis Research 166, 63-70, (2018). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0049384818303013  

Peripheral Serotonin Synthesis as a New Drug Target. Matthes, S. & Bader, M. Trends in pharmacological sciences, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29628275  

Respiration and the Watershed of Spinal Csf Flow in Humans. Dreha-Kulaczewski, S., Konopka, M., Joseph, A. A., Kollmeier, J., Merboldt, K. D., Ludwig, H. C., Gartner, J. & Frahm, J. Scientific reports 8, 5594, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29618801  

Cardiac (Myo)Fibroblasts Modulate the Migration of Monocyte Subsets. Pappritz, K., Savvatis, K., Koschel, A., Miteva, K., Tschope, C. & Van Linthout, S. Scientific reports 8, 5575, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29615815  

Clinical Determinants of Thrombin Generation Measured in Presence and Absence of Platelets-Results from the Gutenberg Health Study. Panova-Noeva, M., Schulz, A., Spronk, H. M., Beicht, A., Laubert-Reh, D., van Oerle, R., Arnold, N., Prochaska, J. H., Blettner, M., Beutel, M., Pfeiffer, N., Munzel, T., Lackner, K. J., Ten Cate, H. & Wild, P. S. Thrombosis and haemostasis, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29614519  

A Novel Long Non-Coding Rna Myolinc Regulates Myogenesis through Tdp-43 and Filip1. Militello, G., Hosen, M. R., Ponomareva, Y., Gellert, P., Weirick, T., John, D., Hindi, S. M., Mamchaoui, K., Mouly, V., Doring, C., Zhang, L., Nakamura, M., Kumar, A., Fukada, S. I., Dimmeler, S. & Uchida, S. Journal of molecular cell biology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29618024  

Bioresorbable Everolimus-Eluting Vascular Scaffold for Patients Presenting with Non Stelevation-Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Three-Years Follow-Up1. Anadol, R., Dimitriadis, Z., Polimeni, A., Wendling, F., Gonner, S., Ullrich, H., Lorenz, L., Weissner, M., Munzel, T. & Gori, T. Clinical hemorheology and microcirculation, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29630530   

Ex-Met Study: Exercise in Prevention on of Metabolic Syndrome - a Randomized Multicenter Trial: Rational and Design. Tjonna, A. E., Ramos, J. S., Pressler, A., Halle, M., Jungbluth, K., Ermacora, E., Salvesen, O., Rodrigues, J., Bueno, C. R., Jr., Munk, P. S., Coombes, J. & Wisloff, U. BMC public health 18, 437, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29609582  

Diabetes Mellitus in Pregnancy Leads to Growth Restriction and Epigenetic Modification of the Srebf2 Gene in Rat Fetuses. Golic, M., Stojanovska, V., Bendix, I., Wehner, A., Herse, F., Haase, N., Kraker, K., Fischer, C., Alenina, N., Bader, M., Schutte, T., Schuchardt, M., van der Giet, M., Henrich, W., Muller, D. N., Felderhoff-Muser, U., Scherjon, S., Plosch, T. & Dechend, R. Hypertension 71, 911-920, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29610268  

Metabolic Impact on the Hypothalamic Kisspeptin-Kiss1r Signaling Pathway. Wahab, F., Atika, B., Ullah, F., Shahab, M. & Behr, R. Frontiers in endocrinology 9, 123, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29643834  

Refining the Accuracy of Validated Target Identification through Coding Variant Fine-Mapping in Type 2 Diabetes. Mahajan, A., Wessel, J., Willems, S. M., Zhao, W., Robertson, N. R., Chu, A. Y., Gan, W., Kitajima, H., Taliun, D., Rayner, N. W., Guo, X., Lu, Y., Li, M., Jensen, R. A., Hu, Y., Huo, S., Lohman, K. K., Zhang, W., Cook, J. P., Prins, B. P. et al. Nature genetics 50, 559-571, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29632382  

Galectin-3 Reflects the Echocardiographic Grades of Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction. Ansari, U., Behnes, M., Hoffmann, J., Natale, M., Fastner, C., El-Battrawy, I., Rusnak, J., Kim, S. H., Lang, S., Hoffmann, U., Bertsch, T., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Annals of laboratory medicine 38, 306-315, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29611380

Response to Drs. Rasmussen and Pareek Regarding Our Paper in Int. J. Cardiol. 2018; 250: 247-252: Hs-Ctroponins for the Prediction of Recurrent Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Established Chd - a Comparative Analysis from the Karola Study. Jansen, H., Koenig, W. & Rothenbacher, D. Int J Cardiol 257, 314, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29506715  

Diagnostic Criteria, Left Ventricular Thrombosis, and Qt-Interval in Takotsubo Syndrome. Santoro, F., Stiermaier, T., Tarantino, N., Guastafierro, F., Graf, T., Moller, C., Di Martino, L. F. M., Thiele, H., Di Biase, M., Eitel, I. & Brunetti, N. D. Int J Cardiol 258, 29, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29544946

Electronic Gadgets and Their Health-Related Claims. Malik, M., Camm, A. J., Huikuri, H., Lombardi, F., Schmidt, G., Schwartz, P. J., Zabel, M. & e-Rhythm Study Group of, E. Int J Cardiol 258, 163-164, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29544925  

Mikrorna-92a-Hemmer Für Die Behandlung Von Herz-Kreislauf-Erkrankungen. Lucas, T. & Dimmeler, S. Cardiovascular research 18, 47-51, (2018). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s15027-018-1342-y#citeas  

Reg3beta Is Associated with Cardiac Inflammation and Provides Prognostic Information in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome. Lorchner, H., Widera, C., Hou, Y., Elsasser, A., Warnecke, H., Giannitsis, E., Hulot, J. S., Braun, T., Wollert, K. C. & Poling, J. Int J Cardiol 258, 7-13, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29544958  

Randomised Comparison of Vascular Response to Biodegradable Polymer Sirolimus Eluting and Permanent Polymer Everolimus Eluting Stents: An Optical Coherence Tomography Study. Koppara, T., Tada, T., Xhepa, E., Kufner, S., Byrne, R. A., Ibrahim, T., Laugwitz, K. L., Kastrati, A. & Joner, M. Int J Cardiol 258, 42-49, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29544956  

More Variety with the Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle: Jcsm Clinical Reports and Jcsm Rapid Communications Have Both Gone Live. Anker, S. D., von Haehling, S. & Coats, A. J. S. Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle 9, 217-219, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29608044  


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Electromechanical Vortex Filaments During Cardiac Fibrillation. Christoph, J., Chebbok, M., Richter, C., Schroder-Schetelig, J., Bittihn, P., Stein, S., Uzelac, I., Fenton, F. H., Hasenfuss, G., Gilmour, R. F., Jr. & Luther, S. Nature 555, 667-672, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29466325  

Genome Editing Redefines Precision Medicine in the Cardiovascular Field. Dzilic, E., Lahm, H., Dressen, M., Deutsch, M. A., Lange, R., Wu, S. M., Krane, M. & Doppler, S. A. Stem Cells Int 2018, 4136473, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29731778  

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 28, 1056-1063, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28921747  

Management of Hypercalcaemia-Induced Heart Failure Using Mechanical Circulatory Support. Knoll, K., Kurowski, V., Schunkert, H. & Sager, H. B. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, (2018). https://academic.oup.com/ejcts/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/ejcts/ezy139/4956920?redirectedFrom=fulltext   

Rebuttal: Comparative Prognostic Value of Postprocedural Creatine Kinase Myocardial Band and High-Sensitivity Troponin T in Patients with Non-St-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Ndrepepa, G. & Kastrati, A. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29602273   

High-Density Lipoproteins: Effects on Vascular Function and Role in the Immune Response. Haghikia, A. & Landmesser, U. Cardiology clinics 36, 317-327, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29609761  

A Decade of Genome-Wide Association Studies for Coronary Artery Disease: The Challenges Ahead Erdmann, J., Kessler, T., Munoz Venegas, L. & Schunkert, H. Cardiovascular research, (2018). https://academic.oup.com/cardiovascres/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/cvr/cvy084/4956758?redirectedFrom=fulltext  

Switch in Laminin Beta2 to Laminin Beta1 Isoforms During Aging Controls Endothelial Cell Functions. Wagner, J. U. G., Chavakis, E., Rogg, E. M., Muhly-Reinholz, M., Glaser, S. F., Gunther, S., John, D., Bonini, F., Zeiher, A. M., Schaefer, L., Hannocks, M. J., Boon, R. A. & Dimmeler, S. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29599141   

Atrial Fibrillation Manifestations Risk Factors and Sex Differences in a Population-Based Cohort (from the Gutenberg Health Study). Magnussen, C., Ojeda, F., Wild, P. S., Sorensen, N., Rostock, T., Hoffmann, B. A., Prochaska, J. H., Lackner, K. J., Beutel, M. E., Blettner, M., Pfeiffer, N., Rzayeva, N., Sinning, C. R., Blankenberg, S., Munzel, T., Zeller, T. & Schnabel, R. B. The American Journal of Cardiology, (2018). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002914918303965  

Correlation of Mri-Derived Adipose Tissue Measurements and Anthropometric Markers with Prevalent Hypertension in the Community. Lorbeer, R., Rospleszcz, S., Schlett, C. L., Heber, S. D., Machann, J., Thorand, B., Meisinger, C., Heier, M., Peters, A., Bamberg, F. & Lieb, W. Journal of hypertension, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29601409  

Prognostic Impact of Copeptin in Pulmonary Embolism: A Multicentre Validation Study. Hellenkamp, K., Pruszczyk, P., Jimenez, D., Wyzgal, A., Barrios, D., Ciurzynski, M., Morillo, R., Hobohm, L., Keller, K., Kurnicka, K., Kostrubiec, M., Wachter, R., Hasenfuss, G., Konstantinides, S. & Lankeit, M. The European respiratory journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29599188  

Annoyance to Different Noise Sources Is Associated with Atrial Fibrillation in the Gutenberg Health Study. Hahad, O., Beutel, M., Gori, T., Schulz, A., Blettner, M., Pfeiffer, N., Lackner, K. J., Sorensen, M., Prochaska, J. H., Wild, P. S. & Munzel, T. Int J Cardiol, (2018). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167527317371747  

Towards a Novel Patch Material for Cardiac Applications: Tissue-Specific Extracellular Matrix Introduces Essential Key Features to Decellularized Amniotic Membrane. Becker, M., Maring, J. A., Schneider, M., Herrera Martin, A. X., Seifert, M., Klein, O., Braun, T., Falk, V. & Stamm, C. International journal of molecular sciences 19, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29596384  

Metabolic Maturation During Muscle Stem Cell Differentiation Is Achieved by Mir-1/133a-Mediated Inhibition of the Dlk1-Dio3 Mega Gene Cluster. Wust, S., Drose, S., Heidler, J., Wittig, I., Klockner, I., Franko, A., Bonke, E., Gunther, S., Gartner, U., Boettger, T. & Braun, T. Cell metabolism, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29606596  

Genetic Alterations in the No-Cgmp Pathway and Cardiovascular Risk. Wobst, J., Schunkert, H. & Kessler, T. Nitric oxide : biology and chemistry, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29601927  

Saturation-Recovery Myocardial T1-Mapping During Systole: Accurate and Robust Quantification in the Presence of Arrhythmia. Messner, N. M., Budjan, J., Lossnitzer, D., Papavassiliu, T., Schad, L. R., Weingartner, S. & Zollner, F. G. Scientific reports 8, 5251, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29588504  

Factors Associated with Underuse of Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonists in Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction: An Analysis of 11 215 Patients from the Swedish Heart Failure Registry. Savarese, G., Carrero, J. J., Pitt, B., Anker, S. D., Rosano, G. M. C., Dahlstrom, U. & Lund, L. H. European journal of heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29578280  

High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T and Prognosis in Patients with St-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Ndrepepa, G., Kufner, S., Hoyos, M., Harada, Y., Xhepa, E., Hieber, J., Cassese, S., Fusaro, M., Laugwitz, K. L., Schunkert, H. & Kastrati, A. Journal of cardiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29599097  

Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis Suppresses Peripheral T Cell Effector Function. Prochaska, J. H., Luther, N., Brahler, M., Schulz, A., Hermanns, M. I., Lackner, K. J., Espinola-Klein, C., Munzel, T., Wild, P. S. & Becker, C. British journal of haematology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29574858  

Myeloperoxidase, Superoxide Dismutase-3, Cardiometabolic Risk Factors and Distal Sensorimotor Polyneuropathy: Kora F4/Ff4 Study. Herder, C., Kannenberg, J. M., Huth, C., Carstensen-Kirberg, M., Rathmann, W., Koenig, W., Strom, A., Bonhof, G. J., Heier, M., Thorand, B., Peters, A., Roden, M., Meisinger, C. & Ziegler, D. Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews, e3000, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29577557  

Diuretic Dosing in Heart Failure: More Data Are Needed. De Vecchis, R., Rigopoulos, A., Bigalke, B., Manginas, A., Tschope, C. & Noutsias, M. ESC heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29575802  

Romo: An Efficient Strategy for Functional Mosaic Analysis Via Stochastic Cre Recombination and Gene Targeting in the Rosa26 Locus. Movahedi, K., Wiegmann, R., De Vlaminck, K., Van Ginderachter, J. A. & Nikolaev, V. O. Biotechnology and bioengineering, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29573361  

Modeling Short Qt Syndrome Using Human-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes. El-Battrawy, I., Lan, H., Cyganek, L., Zhao, Z., Li, X., Buljubasic, F., Lang, S., Yucel, G., Sattler, K., Zimmermann, W. H., Utikal, J., Wieland, T., Ravens, U., Borggrefe, M., Zhou, X. B. & Akin, I. Journal of the American Heart Association 7, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29574456  

Protein Aggregates and Proteostasis in Aging: Amylin and Beta-Cell Function. Press, M., Jung, T., Konig, J., Grune, T. & Hohn, A. Mechanisms of ageing and development, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29580826  

Role of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction. Pathan, F., Puntmann, V. O. & Nagel, E. Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports, (2018). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12410-018-9450-8  

Chronic Intake of the Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Fluoxetine Enhances Atherosclerosis. Rami, M., Guillamat-Prats, R., Rinne, P., Salvermoser, M., Ring, L., Bianchini, M., Blanchet, X., Megens, R. T. A., Doring, Y., Walzog, B., Soehnlein, O., Weber, C., Faussner, A. & Steffens, S. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29567680  

Strategy for Surgical Correction and Mitigation of Outflow Graft Twist with a Centrifugal-Flow Left Ventricular Assist System. Potapov, E. V., Netuka, I., Kaufmann, F., Falk, V. & Mehra, M. R., (2018). http://www.jhltonline.org/article/S1053-2498(18)31403-7/abstract  

Genetic Factors Explain a Major Fraction of the 50% Lower Lpa (Lipoprotein[a]) Concentrations in Finns. Erhart, G., Lamina, C., Lehtimaki, T., Marques-Vidal, P., Kahonen, M., Vollenweider, P., Raitakari, O. T., Waeber, G., Thorand, B., Strauch, K., Gieger, C., Meitinger, T., Peters, A., Kronenberg, F. & Coassin, S. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29567679  

Corrigendum to "Prognostic Impact of Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist in Patients with Documented Coronary Artery Disease" [Int. J. Cardiol. 257 (2018) 24-29]. Schofer, N., Ludwig, S., Rubsamen, N., Schnabel, R., Lackner, K. J., Ruprecht, H. J., Bickel, C., Landmesser, U., Blankenberg, S. & Zeller, T. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29573812  

Coronary Computed Tomography-Derived Fractional Flow Reserve Assessment - Finally Ready for Clinical Use? Rutsch, M., Renker, M., Akin, I., Borggrefe, M. & Baumann, S. Journal of cardiovascular computed tomography, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29598930  

Transient Receptor Potential Vanilloid 4 Channel Deficiency Aggravates Tubular Damage after Acute Renal Ischaemia Reperfusion. Mannaa, M., Marko, L., Balogh, A., Vigolo, E., N'Diaye, G., Kassmann, M., Michalick, L., Weichelt, U., Schmidt-Ott, K. M., Liedtke, W. B., Huang, Y., Muller, D. N., Kuebler, W. M. & Gollasch, M. Scientific reports 8, 4878, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29559678  

Apixaban in Patients at Risk of Stroke Undergoing Atrial Fibrillation Ablation. Kirchhof, P., Haeusler, K. G., Blank, B., De Bono, J., Callans, D., Elvan, A., Fetsch, T., Van Gelder, I. C., Gentlesk, P., Grimaldi, M., Hansen, J., Hindricks, G., Al-Khalidi, H. R., Massaro, T., Mont, L., Nielsen, J. C., Nolker, G., Piccini, J. P., De Potter, T., Scherr, D. et al. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29579168  

[Chronic Heart Failure and Depression]. Herrmann-Lingen, C. Der Internist, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29557494  

Reactivation of the Nkx2.5 Cardiac Enhancer after Myocardial Infarction Does Not Presage Myogenesis. Deutsch, M. A., Doppler, S. A., Li, X., Lahm, H., Santamaria, G., Cuda, G., Eichhorn, S., Ratschiller, T., Dzilic, E., Dressen, M., Eckart, A., Stark, K., Massberg, S., Bartels, A., Rischpler, C., Gilsbach, R., Hein, L., Fleischmann, B. K., Wu, S. M., Lange, R. et al. Cardiovascular research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29579159  

Oral Bruton Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors Selectively Block Atherosclerotic Plaque-Triggered Thrombus Formation. Busygina, K., Jamasbi, J., Seiler, T., Deckmyn, H., Weber, C., Brandl, R., Lorenz, R. & Siess, W. Blood, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29559479  

Pacemaker Implantation Associated Myocardial Micro-Damage: A Randomised Comparison between Active and Passive Fixation Leads. Blazek, P., Ferri-Certic, J., Vrazic, H., Lennerz, C., Grebmer, C., Kaitani, K., Karch, M., Starcevic, B., Semmler, V. & Kolb, C. Scientific reports 8, 4870, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29559697

Asymmetric and Symmetric Dimethylarginines Are Markers of Delayed Cerebral Ischemia and Neurological Outcome in Patients with Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Appel, D., Seeberger, M., Schwedhelm, E., Czorlich, P., Goetz, A. E., Boger, R. H. & Hannemann, J. Neurocritical care, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29560598  

Clinical Outcomes Associated with Catecholamine Use in Patients Diagnosed with Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy. Ansari, U., El-Battrawy, I., Fastner, C., Behnes, M., Sattler, K., Huseynov, A., Baumann, S., Tulumen, E., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. BMC cardiovascular disorders 18, 54, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29554866  

Metabolomic Profiling of Atherosclerotic Plaques: Towards Improved Cardiovascular Risk Stratification. van der Vorst, E. P. C. & Weber, C. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29562256  

Imaging the Myocardial Ischemic Cascade. Stillman, A. E., Oudkerk, M., Bluemke, D. A., de Boer, M. J., Bremerich, J., Garcia, E. V., Gutbertlet, M., van der Harst, P., Hundley, W. G., Jerosch-Herold, M., Kuijpers, D., Kwong, R. Y., Nagel, E., Lerakis, S., Oshinski, J., Paul, J. F., Slart, R., Thourani, V., Vliegenthart, R. & Wintersperger, B. J. The international journal of cardiovascular imaging, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29556943  

Long-Term Effect of Exercise Training in Patients after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Follow-up of the Sport:Tavi Randomised Pilot Study. Pressler, A., Forschner, L., Hummel, J., Haller, B., Christle, J. W. & Halle, M. European journal of preventive cardiology, 2047487318765233, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29553289  

Atrial Fibrillation Patterns Are Associated with Arrhythmia Progression and Clinical Outcomes. Schnabel, R. B., Pecen, L., Engler, D., Lucerna, M., Sellal, J. M., Ojeda, F. M., De Caterina, R. & Kirchhof, P. Heart, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29550771  

Prevalence of Renal Cysts and Association with Risk Factors in a General Population: An Mri-Based Study. Mensel, B., Kuhn, J. P., Kracht, F., Volzke, H., Lieb, W., Dabers, T. & Lorbeer, R. Abdominal radiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29550955  

Role of the Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme in the G-Csf-Induced Mobilization of Progenitor Cells. Kohlstedt, K., Trouvain, C., Fromel, T., Mudersbach, T., Henschler, R. & Fleming, I. Basic research in cardiology 113, 18, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29549541  

Nrf2-Mediated Antioxidant Defense and Peroxiredoxin 6 Are Linked to Biosynthesis of Palmitic Acid Ester of 9-Hydroxystearic Acid. Kuda, O., Brezinova, M., Silhavy, J., Landa, V., Zidek, V., Dodia, C., Kreuchwig, F., Vrbacky, M., Balas, L., Durand, T., Hubner, N., Fisher, A. B., Kopecky, J. & Pravenec, M. Diabetes, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29549163   

Electrical Dysfunctions in Human-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes from a Patient with an Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy. El-Battrawy, I., Zhao, Z., Lan, H., Cyganek, L., Tombers, C., Li, X., Buljubasic, F., Lang, S., Tiburcy, M., Zimmermann, W. H., Utikal, J., Wieland, T., Borggrefe, M., Zhou, X. B. & 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, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29566126  

Therapy Optimization in Patients with Heart Failure: The Role of the Wearable Cardioverter-Defibrillator in a Real-World Setting. Roger, S., Rosenkaimer, S. L., Hohneck, A., Lang, S., El-Battrawy, I., Rudic, B., Tulumen, E., Stach, K., Kuschyk, J., Akin, I. & Borggrefe, M. BMC cardiovascular disorders 18, 52, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29544442  

Predictors of Need for Permanent Pacemaker Implantation and Conduction Abnormalities with a Novel Self-Expanding Transcatheter Heart Valve. Pellegrini, C., Husser, O., Kim, W. K., Holzamer, A., Walther, T., Rheude, T., Mayr, N. P., Trenkwalder, T., Joner, M., Michel, J., Chaustre, F., Kastrati, A., Schunkert, H., Burgdorf, C., Hilker, M., Mollmann, H. & Hengstenberg, C. Revista espanola de cardiologia, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29551701  

Current Use of Intracoronary Imaging in Interventional Practice - Results of a European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (Eapci) and Japanese Association of Cardiovascular Interventions and Therapeutics (Cvit) Clinical Practice Survey. Koskinas, K. C., Nakamura, M., Raber, L., Colleran, R., Kadota, K., Capodanno, D., Wijns, W., Akasaka, T., Valgimigli, M., Guagliumi, G., Windecker, S. & Byrne, R. A. EuroIntervention, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29537966   

Epigenetic Modulation of Vascular Diseases: Assessing the Evidence and Exploring the Opportunities. Schiattarella, G. G., Madonna, R., Van Linthout, S., Thum, T., Schulz, R., Ferdinandy, P. & Perrino, C. Vascular pharmacology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29548901  

Oxidants Produced by Methylglyoxal-Modified Collagen Trigger Er Stress and Apoptosis in Skin Fibroblasts. Nowotny, K., Castro, J. P., Hugo, M., Braune, S., Weber, D., Pignitter, M., Somoza, V., Bornhorst, J., Schwerdtle, T. & Grune, T. Free radical biology & medicine 120, 102-113, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29550330  

Transseptal Retrieval of Dislodged Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Device from the Left Ventricle. Saad, M., Eitel, I., Tilz, R. R. & Thiele, H. JACC. Cardiovascular interventions, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29550086  

Primary Cilia Sensitize Endothelial Cells to Bmp and Prevent Excessive Vascular Regression. Vion, A. C., Alt, S., Klaus-Bergmann, A., Szymborska, A., Zheng, T., Perovic, T., Hammoutene, A., Oliveira, M. B., Bartels-Klein, E., Hollfinger, I., Rautou, P. E., Bernabeu, M. O. & Gerhardt, H. The Journal of cell biology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29500191  

Precision Medicine for Cardiovascular Disease : Learning Lessons from Cardiomyopathies. Sedaghat-Hamedani, F., Katus, H. A. & Meder, B. Herz 43, 123-130, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29260236  

Ion Channel Dysfunctions in Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy. El-Battrawy, I., Zhao, Z., Lan, H., Li, X., Yucel, G., Lang, S., Sattler, K., Schunemann, J. D., Zimmermann, W. H., Cyganek, L., Utikal, J., Wieland, T., Bieback, K., Bauer, R., Ratte, A., Pribe-Wolferts, R., Rapti, K., Nowak, D., Wittig, J., Thomas, D. et al. Circulation. Genomic and precision medicine 11, e001893, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29545480  

 

Distinct Hemodynamic Changes after Interventional Mitral Valve Edge‐to‐Edge Repair in Different Phenotypes of Heart Failure: An Integrated Hemodynamic Analysis. Schrage, B., Kalbacher, D., Schwarzl, M., Rubsamen, N., Waldeyer, C., Becher, P. M., Tigges, E., Burkhoff, D., Blankenberg, S., Lubos, E., Schafer, U. & Westermann, D. Journal of the American Heart Association, (2018). http://jaha.ahajournals.org/content/7/6/e007963/tab-article-info

Mif-Deficiency Favors an Atheroprotective Autoantibody Phenotype in Atherosclerosis. Schmitz, C., Noels, H., El Bounkari, O., Straussfeld, E., Megens, R. T. A., Sternkopf, M., Alampour-Rajabi, S., Krammer, C., Tilstam, P. V., Gerdes, N., Burger, C., Kapurniotu, A., Bucala, R., Jankowski, J., Weber, C. & Bernhagen, J. FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, fj201800058R, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29543531  

Current Use of Intracoronary Imaging in Interventional Practice- Results of a European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (Eapci) and Japanese Association of Cardiovascular Interventions and Therapeutics (Cvit) Clinical Practice Survey. Koskinas, K. C., Nakamura, M., Raber, L., Colleran, R., Kadota, K., Capodanno, D., Wijns, W., Akasaka, T., Valgimigli, M., Guagliumi, G., Windecker, S. & Byrne, R. A. Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29540631  

Inter-Vendor Reproducibility of Left and Right Ventricular Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Myocardial Feature-Tracking. Gertz, R. J., Lange, T., Kowallick, J. T., Backhaus, S. J., Steinmetz, M., Staab, W., Kutty, S., Hasenfuss, G., Lotz, J. & Schuster, A. PloS one 13, e0193746, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29538467  

Evaluation of the Right Ventricle by Echocardiography: Particularities and Major Challenges. Dandel, M. & Hetzer, R. Expert review of cardiovascular therapy, 1-17, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29521112  

Reference Ranges of Left Ventricular Structure and Function Assessed by Contrast-Enhanced Cardiac Mr and Changes Related to Ageing and Hypertension in a Population-Based Study. Bulow, R., Ittermann, T., Dorr, M., Poesch, A., Langner, S., Volzke, H., Hosten, N., Dewey, M. & Bulow, R. European radiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29541910  

Role of Toll-Like Receptors and Interferon Regulatory Factors in Different Experimental Heart Failure Models of Diverse Etiology: Irf7 as Novel Cardiovascular Stress-Inducible Factor. Becher, P. M., Hinrichs, S., Fluschnik, N., Hennigs, J. K., Klingel, K., Blankenberg, S., Westermann, D. & Lindner, D. PloS one 13, e0193844, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29538462  

Long-Term Stability of Glucose: Glycolysis Inhibitor Vs. Gel Barrier Tubes. Winter, T., Hannemann, A., Suchsland, J., Nauck, M. & Petersmann, A. Clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29525788  

Multiancestry Genome-Wide Association Study of 520,000 Subjects Identifies 32 Loci Associated with Stroke and Stroke Subtypes. Malik, R., Chauhan, G., Traylor, M., Sargurupremraj, M., Okada, Y., Mishra, A., Rutten-Jacobs, L., Giese, A. K., van der Laan, S. W., Gretarsdottir, S., Anderson, C. D., Chong, M., Adams, H. H. H., Ago, T., Almgren, P., Amouyel, P., Ay, H., Bartz, T. M., Benavente, O. R., Bevan, S. et al. Nature genetics, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29531354  

Successful Localization and Ablation of a Mahaim Potential Using a High-Resolution Mapping Catheter after a Failed Conventional Ablation Attempt. Lugenbiel, P., Xynogalos, P., Schweizer, P., Katus, H. A., Thomas, D. & Scholz, E. P. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29532157  

Comprehensive Metabolic Profiling Reveals a Lipid-Rich Fingerprint of Free Thyroxine Far Beyond Classical Parameters Lange, T., Budde, K., Homuth, G., Kastenmuller, G., Artati, A., Krumsiek, J., Volzke, H., Adamski, J., Petersmann, A., Volker, U., Nauck, M., Friedrich, N. & Pietzner, M. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, (2018). https://academic.oup.com/jcem/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1210/jc.2018-00183/4931068?redirectedFrom=fulltext  

Relations of Sex to Diagnosis and Outcomes in Acute Coronary Syndrome. Sorensen, N. A., Neumann, J. T., Ojeda, F., Schafer, S., Magnussen, C., Keller, T., Lackner, K. J., Zeller, T., Karakas, M., Munzel, T., Blankenberg, S., Westermann, D. & Schnabel, R. B. Journal of the American Heart Association 7, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29525782  

Cgmp Signaling in the Cardiovascular System-the Role of Compartmentation and Its Live Cell Imaging. Bork, N. I. & Nikolaev, V. O. International journal of molecular sciences 19, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29534460  

Viral Myocarditis: A Prime Example for Endomyocardial Biopsy-Guided Diagnosis and Therapy. Van Linthout, S. & Tschope, C. Current opinion in cardiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29528906  

Modified Ross-Konno Procedure in Children: Subcoronary Implantation Technique with Konno Incision for Annular and Subannular Hypoplasia. Murin, P., Sinzobahamvya, N., Schulz, A., Lorenzen, V., Ovroutski, S., Berger, F., Photiadis, J. & Cho, M. Y. Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29534193  

Association between Survival and Non-Selective Prehospital Aspirin and Heparin Administration in Patients with out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis. Grabmaier, U., Rizas, K. D., Berghof, J., Huflaender, Y., Wiegers, C., Wakili, R., Kaspar, M., Angstwurm, M., Massberg, S., Weckbach, L. T. & Brunner, S. Intensive care medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29523899  

Burden of Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Cardiovascular Disease in Childhood Cancer Survivors: Data from the German Cvss-Study. Faber, J., Wingerter, A., Neu, M. A., Henninger, N., Eckerle, S., Munzel, T., Lackner, K. J., Beutel, M. E., Blettner, M., Rathmann, W., Peters, A., Meisinger, C., Linkohr, B., Neuhauser, H., Kaatsch, P., Spix, C., Schneider, A., Merzenich, H., Panova-Noeva, M., Prochaska, J. H. et al. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29534171  

Renal Sympathetic Denervation Restores Aortic Distensibility in Patients with Resistant Hypertension: Data from a Multi-Center Trial. Stoiber, L., Mahfoud, F., Zamani, S. M., Lapinskas, T., Bohm, M., Ewen, S., Kulenthiran, S., Schlaich, M. P., Esler, M. D., Hammer, T., Stensaeth, K. H., Pieske, B., Dreysse, S., Fleck, E., Kuhne, T., Kelm, M., Stawowy, P. & Kelle, S. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29520698  

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Heart Failure: A Position Statement from the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology. Seferovic, P. M., Petrie, M. C., Filippatos, G. S., Anker, S. D., Rosano, G., Bauersachs, J., Paulus, W. J., Komajda, M., Cosentino, F., de Boer, R. A., Farmakis, D., Doehner, W., Lambrinou, E., Lopatin, Y., Piepoli, M. F., Theodorakis, M. J., Wiggers, H., Lekakis, J., Mebazaa, A., Mamas, M. A. et al. European journal of heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29520964  

Indication and Short-Term Clinical Outcomes of High-Risk Percutaneous Coronary Intervention with Microaxial Impella(R) Pump: Results from the German Impella(R) Registry. Baumann, S., Werner, N., Ibrahim, K., Westenfeld, R., Al-Rashid, F., Sinning, J. M., Westermann, D., Schafer, A., Karatolios, K., Bauer, T., Becher, T. & Akin, I. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29520699  

Interplay between Comt Val158met, Childhood Adversities and Sex in Predicting Panic Pathology: Findings from a General Population Sample. Asselmann, E., Hertel, J., Beesdo-Baum, K., Schmidt, C.-O., Homuth, G., Nauck, M., Grabe, H.-J. & Pane-Farre, C. Journal of Affective Disorders, (2018). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0165032717324059   

Time to Exhale: Additional Value of Expiratory Chest Ct in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Gawlitza, J., Trinkmann, F., Scheffel, H., Fischer, A., Nance, J. W., Henzler, C., Vogler, N., Saur, J., Akin, I., Borggrefe, M., Schoenberg, S. O. & Henzler, T. Canadian Respiratory Journal 2018, (2018). https://www.hindawi.com/journals/crj/2018/9493504/abs/  

Updated Survey on Interventional Electrophysiology : 5-Year Follow-up of Infrastructure, Procedures, and Training Positions in Germany. Eckhardt, L., Frommeyer, G., Sommer, P., Steven, D., Deneke, T., Estner, H. L., Kriatselis, C., Kuniss, M., Busch, S., Tilz, R. R., Bonnemeier, H., von Bary, C., Voss, F., Meyer, C., Thomas, D. & Neuberger, H.-R. JACC Clinical Electrophysiology, (2018). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2405500X1830015X  

Sitagliptin Accelerates Endothelial Regeneration after Vascular Injury Independent from Glp1 Receptor Signaling. Remm, F., Krankel, N., Lener, D., Drucker, D. J., Sopper, S. & Brenner, C. Stem Cells Int 2018, 5284963, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29531541  

3D Imaging and Quantitative Analysis of Vascular Networks: A Comparison of Ultramicroscopy and Micro-Computed Tomography. Epah, J., Palfi, K., Dienst, F. L., Malacarne, P. F., Bremer, R., Salamon, M., Kumar, S., Jo, H., Schurmann, C. & Brandes, R. P. Theranostics 8, 2117-2133, (2018). http://thno.org/v08p2117

Evaluation of a New Equation for Ldl-C Estimation and Prediction of Death by Cardiovascular Related Events in a German Population-Based Study Cohort. Mendes de Cordova, C. M., de Santa Helena, E. T., Galgowski, C., Figueira, V. H., Setter, G. B., Markus, M. R. P., Schmidt, C. O., Volzke, H. & Ittermann, T. Scandinavian journal of clinical and laboratory investigation, 1-10, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29517392  

Conundrum of the Tpeak-Tend Interval. Malik, M., Huikuri, H., Lombardi, F., Schmidt, G., Zabel, M. & e-Rhythm Study Group of, E. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29512226  

Generation of Functional Cardiomyocytes from Rat Embryonic and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Using Feeder-Free Expansion and Differentiation in Suspension Culture. Dahlmann, J., Awad, G., Dolny, C., Weinert, S., Richter, K., Fischer, K. D., Munsch, T., Lessmann, V., Volleth, M., Zenker, M., Chen, Y., Merkl, C., Schnieke, A., Baraki, H., Kutschka, I. & Kensah, G. PloS one 13, e0192652, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29513687  

A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the Associations between Leisure-Time Sedentary Behaviors and Clustered Cardiometabolic Risk. Ullrich, A., Voigt, L., Baumann, S., Weymar, F., John, U., Dorr, M. & Ulbricht, S. BMC public health 18, 327, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29510707  

Molecular Basis of Titin Exon Exclusion by Rbm20 and the Novel Titin Splice Regulator Ptb4. Dauksaite, V. & Gotthardt, M. Nucleic acids research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29518215  

Cmr Stress Testing in a Patient with Morbid Obesity (Bmi 58 Kg/M(2)) and Suspected Coronary Artery Disease. Stoiber, L., Schnackenburg, B., Gebker, R., Hireche-Chikaoui, H., Pieske, B. & Kelle, S. BMC cardiovascular disorders 18, 47, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29506495  

Vasp Regulates Leukocyte Infiltration, Polarization, and Vascular Repair after Ischemia. Laban, H., Weigert, A., Zink, J., Elgheznawy, A., Schurmann, C., Gunther, L., Abdel Malik, R., Bothur, S., Wingert, S., Bremer, R., Rieger, M. A., Brune, B., Brandes, R. P., Fleming, I. & Benz, P. M. The Journal of cell biology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29507126  

Myocardial Effective Transverse Relaxation Time T 2(*) Is Elevated in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A 7.0 T Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study. Huelnhagen, T., Ku, M. C., Reimann, H. M., Serradas Duarte, T., Pohlmann, A., Flemming, B., Seeliger, E., Eichhorn, C., V, A. F., Prothmann, M., Schulz-Menger, J. & Niendorf, T. Scientific reports 8, 3974, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29507338  

Antithrombotic Therapy and Body Mass: An Expert Position Paper of the Esc Working Group on Thrombosis. Rocca, B., Fox, K. A. A., Ajjan, R. A., Andreotti, F., Baigent, C., Collet, J. P., Grove, E. L., Halvorsen, S., Huber, K., Morais, J., Patrono, C., Rubboli, A., Seljeflot, I., Sibbing, D., Siegbahn, A., Ten Berg, J., Vilahur, G., Verheugt, F. W. A., Wallentin, L., Weiss, T. W. et al. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29509886  

Clonal Expansion of Endothelial Cells Contributes to Ischemia-Induced Neovascularization. Manavski, Y., Lucas, T., Glaser, S. F., Dorsheimer, L., Gunther, S., Braun, T., Rieger, M. A., Zeiher, A. M., Boon, R. A. & Dimmeler, S. Circulation research 122, 670-677, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29358229  

Translational Challenges in Atrial Fibrillation. Heijman, J., Guichard, J. B., Dobrev, D. & Nattel, S. Circulation research 122, 752-773, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29496798  

[Case Series on Sbrt in Ventricular Tachycardia Reveals an Impressive Therapeutic Effect]. Buergy, D., Rudic, B., Tueluemen, E., Gauter-Fleckenstein, B., Borggrefe, M. & Wenz, F. Strahlentherapie und Onkologie : Organ der Deutschen Rontgengesellschaft ... [et al], (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29500550  

Associations of Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I and Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein-3 with Bone Quality in the General Adult Population. Boker, J., Volzke, H., Nauck, M., Hannemann, A. & Friedrich, N. Clinical endocrinology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29498081  

St-Elevation Magnitude and Evolution in Takotsubo Syndrome. Santoro, F., Stiermaier, T., Tarantino, N., Guastafierro, F., Graf, T., Moller, C., Di Martino, L. F. M., Thiele, H., Di Biase, M., Eitel, I. & Brunetti, N. D. Int J Cardiol 257, 39, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29506738  

[Cardiology 2018 : From Basic Science to High Efficiency Medicine]. Eschenhagen, T. Herz 43, 101-102, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29516153  

Alcohol Puts the Heart under Pressure: Acetaldehyde Activates a Localized Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System within the Myocardium in Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy. Brandt, M. & Wenzel, P. Int J Cardiol 257, 220-221, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29506696

Estradiol Protection against Toxic Effects of Catecholamine on Electrical Properties in Human-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Derived Cardiomyocytes. El-Battrawy, I., Zhao, Z., Lan, H., Schunemann, J. D., Sattler, K., Buljubasic, F., Patocskai, B., Li, X., Yucel, G., Lang, S., Nowak, D., Cyganek, L., Bieback, K., Utikal, J., Zimmermann, W. H., Ravens, U., Wieland, T., Borggrefe, M., Zhou, X. B. & Akin, I. Int J Cardiol 254, 195-202, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29407091  

Predictors and Outcome of Conversion to Cardiac Surgery During Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Arsalan, M., Kim, W.-K., van Linden, A., Liebetrau, C., Pollock, B. D., Filardo, G., Renker, M., Mollmann, H., Doss, M., Fischer-Rasokat, U., Skwara, A., Hamm, C. W. & Walther, T. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, (2018). https://academic.oup.com/ejcts/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/ejcts/ezy034/4915917?redirectedFrom=fulltext


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Phenotypic Multiorgan Involvement of Subclinical Disease as Quantified by Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Subjects with Prediabetes, Diabetes, and Normal Glucose Tolerance. Storz, C., Rospleszcz, S., Lorbeer, R., Hetterich, H., Auweter, S. D., Sommer, W., Machann, J., Gatidis, S., Rathmann, W., Heier, M., Linkohr, B., Meisinger, C., Reiser, M., Hoffmann, U., Peters, A., Schlett, C. L. & Bamberg, F. Investigative radiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29494349    

Consecutive Operative Procedures in Patients with Marfan Syndrome up to 28 Years after Initial Aortic Root Surgery. Puluca, N., Burri, M., Cleuziou, J., Krane, M. & Lange, R. European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29506182  

Terminal Transient Phase of Chaotic Transients. Lilienkamp, T. & Parlitz, U. Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, (2018). https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.094101  

[Use of Optical Coherence Tomography in Interventional Cardiology]. Schneider, V. S., Abdelwahed, Y. S., Riedel, M., Bohm, M., Steiner, J. K., Blum, K., Seppelt, C., Steinbeck, L., Stahli, B. E., Lauten, A., Landmesser, U. & Leistner, D. Der Kardiologe, (2018). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12181-018-0234-9#citeas  

Contractile Work Contributes to Maturation of Energy Metabolism in Hipsc-Derived Cardiomyocytes. Ulmer, B. M., Stoehr, A., Schulze, M. L., Patel, S., Gucek, M., Mannhardt, I., Funcke, S., Murphy, E., Eschenhagen, T. & Hansen, A. Stem cell reports, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29503093  

The Danger Lurks Dastardly in the Coronary Vessel Wall: Spotlight on Patients’ Vulnerability Erbay, A., Abdelwahed, Y. S., Stahli, B. E., Landmesser, U. & Leistner, D. European heart journal, (2018). https://academic.oup.com/eurheartj/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/eurheartj/ehy092/4911113  

Myosin 1f Is Specifically Required for Neutrophil Migration in 3d Environments During Acute Inflammation. Salvermoser, M., Pick, R., Weckbach, L. T., Zehrer, A., Lohr, P., Drechsler, M., Sperandio, M., Soehnlein, O. & Walzog, B. Blood, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29487067  

[Assessing Incident Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases in Epidemiological Cohort Studies in Germany]. Herrmann, W. J., Weikert, C., Bergmann, M., Boeing, H., Katzke, V. A., Kaaks, R., Tiller, D., Greiser, K. H., Heier, M., Meisinger, C., Schmidt, C. O., Neuhauser, H., Heidemann, C., Junger, C., Wild, P. S., Schramm, S. H., Jockel, K. H., Dorr, M. & Pischon, T. Bundesgesundheitsblatt, Gesundheitsforschung, Gesundheitsschutz, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29487975  

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation and Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: An Effective Hybrid Procedure in Selected Patients. Mayr, B., Firschke, C., Erlebach, M., Bleiziffer, S., Krane, M., Joner, M., Herold, U., Nobauer, C., Lange, R. & Deutsch, M. A. Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29490052  

The Relationship between Attachment Orientations and the Course of Depression in Coronary Artery Disease Patients: A Secondary Analysis of the Spirr-Cad Trial. Sollner, W., Muller, M. M., Albus, C., Behnisch, R., Beutel, M. E., de Zwaan, M., Fritzsche, K., Habermeier, A., Hellmich, M., Jordan, J., Junger, J., Ladwig, K. H., Michal, M., Petrowski, K., Ronel, J., Stein, B., Weber, C., Weber, R. & Herrmann-Lingen, C. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, (2018). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022399917310310  

Management of Therapeutic Anticoagulation in Patients with Intracerebral Haemorrhage and Mechanical Heart Valves. Kuramatsu, J. B., Sembill, J. A., Gerner, S. T., Sprugel, M. I., Hagen, M., Roeder, S. S., Endres, M., Haeusler, K. G., Sobesky, J., Schurig, J., Zweynert, S., Bauer, M., Vajkoczy, P., Ringleb, P. A., Purrucker, J., Rizos, T., Volkmann, J., Mullges, W., Kraft, P., Schubert, A.-L. et al. European heart journal, (2018). https://academic.oup.com/eurheartj/advance-article/doi/10.1093/eurheartj/ehy056/4885392  

Prognostic Performance of Serial in-Hospital Measurements of Copeptin and Multiple Novel Biomarkers among Patients with Worsening Heart Failure: Results from the Molitor Study. Dungen, H. D., Tscholl, V., Obradovic, D., Radenovic, S., Matic, D., Musial Bright, L., Tahirovic, E., Marx, A., Inkrot, S., Hashemi, D., Veskovic, J., Apostolovic, S., von Haehling, S., Doehner, W., Cvetinovic, N., Lainscak, M., Pieske, B., Edelmann, F., Trippel, T. & Loncar, G. ESC heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29476612  

Utilization of Mental Health Care, Treatment Patterns and Course of Psychosocial Functioning in Northern German Coronary Artery Disease Patients with Depressive and/or Anxiety Disorders Westermaier, A. L., Schaich, A., Willenborg, B., Willenborg, C., Nitsche, S., Schunkert, H., Erdmann, J. & Schweiger, U. Front. Psychiatry, (2018). https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00075/abstract  

Troponin and Bnp Are Markers for Subsequent Non-Ischaemic Congestive Heart Failure: The Caerphilly Prospective Study (Caps). Patterson, C. C., Blankenberg, S., Ben-Shlomo, Y., Heslop, L., Bayer, A., Lowe, G., Zeller, T., Gallacher, J., Young, I. & Yarnell, J. W. G. Open Heart (2018). http://openheart.bmj.com/content/5/1/e000692.info  

Body Temperature Measurement in Mice During Acute Illness: Implantable Temperature Transponder Versus Surface Infrared Thermometry. Mei, J., Riedel, N., Grittner, U., Endres, M., Banneke, S. & Emmrich, J. V. Scientific reports 8, 3526, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29476115  

Nitric Oxide-Sensitive Guanylyl Cyclase Stimulation Improves Experimental Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction. Wilck, N., Marko, L., Balogh, A., Kraker, K., Herse, F., Bartolomaeus, H., Szijarto, I. A., Gollasch, M., Reichhart, N., Strauss, O., Heuser, A., Brockschnieder, D., Kretschmer, A., Lesche, R., Sohler, F., Stasch, J. P., Sandner, P., Luft, F. C., Muller, D. N., Dechend, R. et al. JCI insight 3, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29467337  

Early Cysteine-Dependent Inactivation of 26s Proteasomes Does Not Involve Particle Disassembly. Hugo, M., Korovila, I., Kohler, M., Garcia-Garcia, C., Cabrera-Garcia, J. D., Marina, A., Martinez-Ruiz, A. & Grune, T. Redox Biology, (2018). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S221323171730928X  

The Informative Error: A Framework for the Construction of Individualized Phenotypes. Hertel, J., Frenzel, S., Konig, J., Wittfeld, K., Fuellen, G., Holtfreter, B., Pietzner, M., Friedrich, N., Nauck, M., Volzke, H., Kocher, T. & Grabe, H. J. Statistical methods in medical research, 962280218759138, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29468943  

Incidental Findings in Multislice Computed Tomography Prior to Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Frequency, Clinical Relevance and Outcome. Trenkwalder, T., Lahmann, A. L., Nowicka, M., Pellegrini, C., Rheude, T., Mayr, N. P., Voss, S., Bleiziffer, S., Lange, R., Joner, M., Kasel, A. M., Kastrati, A., Schunkert, H., Husser, O., Hadamitzky, M. & Hengstenberg, C. The international journal of cardiovascular imaging, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29468355

Regulation of Nadph Oxidases by G Protein Coupled Receptors. Petry, A. & Gorlach, A. Antioxidants & redox signaling, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29466865  

Network Analysis of Coronary Artery Disease Risk Genes Elucidates Disease Mechanisms and Druggable Targets. Lempiainen, H., Braenne, I., Michoel, T., Tragante, V., Vilne, B., Webb, T. R., Kyriakou, T., Eichner, J., Zeng, L., Willenborg, C., Franzen, O., Ruusalepp, A., Goel, A., van der Laan, S. W., Biegert, C., Hamby, S., Talukdar, H. A., Foroughi Asl, H., consortium, C. V. t., Pasterkamp, G. et al. Scientific reports 8, 3434, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29467471  

Dexmedetomidine Versus Propofol-Opioid for Sedation in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Patients: A Retrospective Analysis of Periprocedural Gas Exchange and Hemodynamic Support. Mayr, N. P., Wiesner, G., van der Starre, P., Hapfelmeier, A., Goppel, G., Kasel, A. M., Hengstenberg, C., Husser, O., Schunkert, H. & Tassani-Prell, P. Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29464420  

Degradation of the Mitochondrial Complex I Assembly Factor Tmem126b under Chronic Hypoxia. Fuhrmann, D. C., Wittig, I., Drose, S., Schmid, T., Dehne, N. & Brune, B. Cellular and molecular life sciences : CMLS, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29464284  

Cognitive, Emotional and Social Phenotyping of Mice in an Observer-Independent Setting. Dere, E., Ronnenberg, A., Tampe, B., Arinrad, S., Schmidt, M., Zeisberg, E. & Ehrenreich, H. Neurobiology of learning and memory, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29474958  

Polymer-Free Drug-Eluting Stents for Coronary Artery Disease. Baquet, M., Jochheim, D. & Mehilli, J. Journal of interventional cardiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29464786  

Detection of Coxiella Burnetii in Heart Valve Sections by Fluorescence in Situ Hybridization. Aistleitner, K., Jeske, R., Wolfel, R., Wiessner, A., Kikhney, J., Moter, A. & Stoecker, K. Journal of medical microbiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29461187  

Redox Stress in Marfan Syndrome: Dissecting the Role of the Nadph Oxidase Nox4 in Aortic Aneurysm. Jimenez-Altayo, F., Meirelles, T., Crosas-Molist, E., Sorolla, M. A., Del Blanco, D. G., Lopez-Luque, J., Mas-Stachurska, A., Siegert, A. M., Bonorino, F., Barbera, L., Garcia, C., Condom, E., Sitges, M., Rodriguez-Pascual, F., Laurindo, F., Schroder, K., Ros, J., Fabregat, I. & Egea, G. Free radical biology & medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29471108  

Joint Data Analysis in Nutritional Epidemiology: Identification of Observational Studies and Minimal Requirements. Pinart, M., Nimptsch, K., Bouwman, J., Dragsted, L. O., Yang, C., De Cock, N., Lachat, C., Perozzi, G., Canali, R., Lombardo, R., D'Archivio, M., Guillaume, M., Donneau, A. F., Jeran, S., Linseisen, J., Kleiser, C., Nothlings, U., Barbaresko, J., Boeing, H., Stelmach-Mardas, M. et al. The Journal of nutrition 148, 285-297, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29490094

Native T1 and Ecv of Noninfarcted Myocardium and Outcome in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease. Puntmann, V. O., Carr-White, G., Jabbour, A., Yu, C. Y., Gebker, R., Kelle, S., Rolf, A., Zitzmann, S., Peker, E., D'Angelo, T., Pathan, F., Elen, Valbuena, S., Hinojar, R., Arendt, C., Narula, J., Herrmann, E., Zeiher, A. M., Nagel, E. & International, T. M. C. M. R. O. S. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 71, 766-778, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29447739  

Roles of a-Kinase Anchoring Proteins and Phosphodiesterases in the Cardiovascular System. Ercu, M. & Klussmann, E. Journal of cardiovascular development and disease 5, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29461511  

Effects of Prehospital Thrombolysis in Stroke Patients with Prestroke Dependency. Nolte, C. H., Ebinger, M., Scheitz, J. F., Kunz, A., Erdur, H., Geisler, F., Braemswig, T. B., Rozanski, M., Weber, J. E., Wendt, M., Zieschang, K., Fiebach, J. B., Villringer, K., Grittner, U., Kaczmarek, S., Endres, M. & Audebert, H. J. Stroke, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29459395  

Atrial Remodelling in Heart Failure: Recent Developments and Relevance for Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction. Hohendanner, F., Messroghli, D., Bode, D., Blaschke, F., Parwani, A., Boldt, L. H. & Heinzel, F. R. ESC heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29457877  

Cd163+ Macrophages Promote Angiogenesis and Vascular Permeability Accompanied by Inflammation in Atherosclerosis. Guo, L., Akahori, H., Harari, E., Smith, S. L., Polavarapu, R., Karmali, V., Otsuka, F., Gannon, R. L., Braumann, R. E., Dickinson, M. H., Gupta, A., Jenkins, A. L., Lipinski, M. J., Kim, J., Chhour, P., de Vries, P. S., Jinnouchi, H., Kutys, R., Mori, H., Kutyna, M. D. et al. The Journal of clinical investigation, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29457790  

Crt Survey Ii: A European Society of Cardiology Survey of Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy in 11 088 Patients-Who Is Doing What to Whom and How? Dickstein, K., Normand, C., Auricchio, A., Bogale, N., Cleland, J. G., Gitt, A. K., Stellbrink, C., Anker, S. D., Filippatos, G., Gasparini, M., Hindricks, G., Blomstrom Lundqvist, C., Ponikowski, P., Ruschitzka, F., Botto, G. L., Bulava, A., Duray, G., Israel, C., Leclercq, C., Margitfalvi, P. et al. European journal of heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29457358  

Temporary Assist Device Support for the Right Ventricle: Pre-Implant and Post-Implant Challenges. Dandel, M. & Hetzer, R. Heart failure reviews, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29453695  

Circulating Progenitor Cells and Their Interaction with Platelets in Patients with an Acute Coronary Syndrome. Tatsidou, P. T., Chantzichristos, V. G., Tsoumani, M. E., Sidiropoulou, S., Ntalas, I. V., Goudevenos, J. A., Stellos, K. & Tselepis, A. D. Platelets, 1-8, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29451832  

The Potential of Aldehyde Dehydrogenase 2 as a Therapeutic Target in Cardiovascular Disease. Munzel, T. & Daiber, A. Expert opinion on therapeutic targets, 1-15, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29431026  

Prevalence and Prognostic Impact of Diabetes in Takotsubo Syndrome: Insights from the International, Multicenter Geist Registry. Stiermaier, T., Santoro, F., El-Battrawy, I., Moller, C., Graf, T., Novo, G., Santangelo, A., Mariano, E., Romeo, F., Caldarola, P., Fanelli, M., Thiele, H., Brunetti, N. D., Akin, I. & Eitel, I. Diabetes care, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29449312  

Lack of T-Bet Reduces Monocytic Interleukin-12 Formation and Accelerates Thrombus Resolution in Deep Vein Thrombosis. Schonfelder, T., Brandt, M., Kossmann, S., Knopp, T., Munzel, T., Walter, U., Karbach, S. H. & Wenzel, P. Scientific reports 8, 3013, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29445199  

Impact of Treatment Delay on Mortality in St-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (Stemi) Patients Presenting with and without Haemodynamic Instability: Results from the German Prospective, Multicentre Fitt-Stemi Trial. Scholz, K. H., Maier, S. K. G., Maier, L. S., Lengenfelder, B., Jacobshagen, C., Jung, J., Fleischmann, C., Werner, G. S., Olbrich, H. G., Ott, R., Mudra, H., Seidl, K., Schulze, P. C., Weiss, C., Haimerl, J., Friede, T. & Meyer, T. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29452351  

Evaluation of Microribonucleic Acids as Potential Biomarkers in the Bicuspid Aortic Valve-Associated Aortopathydagger. Girdauskas, E., Petersen, J., Neumann, N., Gross, T., Naito, S., Hillebrand, M., Reichenspurner, H., Blankenberg, S. & Zeller, T. Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29462317  

Comparison of Non-Human Primate Versus Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes for Treatment of Myocardial Infarction. Zhao, X., Chen, H., Xiao, D., Yang, H., Itzhaki, I., Qin, X., Chour, T., Aguirre, A., Lehmann, K., Kim, Y., Shukla, P., Holmstrom, A., Zhang, J. Z., Zhuge, Y., Ndoye, B. C., Zhao, M., Neofytou, E., Zimmermann, W. H., Jain, M. & Wu, J. C. Stem cell reports 10, 422-435, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29398480  

A Large-Scale Multi-Ancestry Genome-Wide Study Accounting for Smoking Behavior Identifies Multiple Significant Loci for Blood Pressure. Sung, Y. J., Winkler, T. W., de Las Fuentes, L., Bentley, A. R., Brown, M. R., Kraja, A. T., Schwander, K., Ntalla, I., Guo, X., Franceschini, N., Lu, Y., Cheng, C. Y., Sim, X., Vojinovic, D., Marten, J., Musani, S. K., Li, C., Feitosa, M. F., Kilpelainen, T. O., Richard, M. A. et al. American journal of human genetics, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29455858  

Ectopic Expression of S28a-Mutated Histone H3 Modulates Longevity, Stress Resistance and Cardiac Function in Drosophila. Joos, J. P., Saadatmand, A. R., Schnabel, C., Viktorinova, I., Brand, T., Kramer, M., Nattel, S., Dobrev, D., Tomancak, P., Backs, J., Kleinbongard, P., Heusch, G., Lorenz, K., Koch, E., Weber, S. & El-Armouche, A. Scientific reports 8, 2940, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29440697  

Initiation of Rotors by Fast Propagation Regions in Excitable Media: A Theoretical Study. Gao, X., Krekhov, A., Zykov, V. & Bodenschatz, E. Front. Phys., (2018). https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fphy.2018.00008/full  

Coagulation and Inflammation in Long-Term Cancer Survivors: Results from the Adult Population. Panova-Noeva, M., Schulz, A., Arnold, N., Hermanns, I. M., Prochaska, J. H., Laubert-Reh, D., Spronk, H. M., Blettner, M., Beutel, M., Pfeiffer, N., Munzel, T., Lackner, K. J., Ten Cate, H. & Wild, P. S. Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29431889  

Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Inhibit Nlrp3 Inflammasome Activation in a Model of Coxsackievirus B3-Induced Inflammatory Cardiomyopathy. Miteva, K., Pappritz, K., Sosnowski, M., El-Shafeey, M., Muller, I., Dong, F., Savvatis, K., Ringe, J., Tschope, C. & Van Linthout, S. Scientific reports 8, 2820, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29434214  

What Treatment Should We Dare in Patients with in-Stent Restenosis? Kastrati, A., Joner, M. & Kufner, S. JACC. Cardiovascular interventions 11, 284-286, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29413243

Development of Obesity Can Be Prevented in Rats by Chronic Icv Infusions of Angii but Less by Ang(1-7). Winkler, M., Bader, M., Schuster, F., Stolting, I., Binder, S. & Raasch, W. Pflugers Archiv : European journal of physiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29430615  

Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Myocardial Feature Tracking for Optimized Prediction of Cardiovascular Events Following Myocardial Infarction. Eitel, I., Stiermaier, T., Lange, T., Rommel, K. P., Koschalka, A., Kowallick, J. T., Lotz, J., Kutty, S., Gutberlet, M., Hasenfuss, G., Thiele, H. & Schuster, A. JACC. Cardiovascular imaging, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29454776  

Peri-Interventional Embolization of Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Devices: Two Manoeuvers of Successful Retrieval Barth, C., Behnes, M., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. European Heart Journal - Case Reports, (2018). https://academic.oup.com/ehjcr/advance-article/doi/10.1093/ehjcr/yty001/4850505  

Association of Fetuin-a with Incident Type 2 Diabetes: Results from the Monica/Kora Augsburg Study and a Systematic Meta-Analysis. Sujana, C., Huth, C., Zierer, A., Meesters, S., Sudduth-Klinger, J., Koenig, W., Herder, C., Peters, A. & Thorand, B. European journal of endocrinology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29439057  

Letter by Scheitz Et Al Regarding Article, "Randomized Controlled Trial of Early Versus Delayed Statin Therapy in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke: Assort Trial (Administration of Statin on Acute Ischemic Stroke Patient)". Scheitz, J. F., Lees, K. R. & Endres, M. Stroke, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29438082  

Subclinical Changes in Mri-Determined Right Ventricular Volumes and Function in Subjects with Prediabetes and Diabetes. Patscheider, H., Lorbeer, R., Auweter, S., Schafnitzel, A., Bayerl, C., Curta, A., Rathmann, W., Heier, M., Meisinger, C., Peters, A., Bamberg, F. & Hetterich, H. European radiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29423576  

Autologous Ipsc-Based Vaccines Elicit Anti-Tumor Responses in Vivo. Kooreman, N. G., Kim, Y., de Almeida, P. E., Termglinchan, V., Diecke, S., Shao, N. Y., Wei, T. T., Yi, H., Dey, D., Nelakanti, R., Brouwer, T. P., Paik, D. T., Sagiv-Barfi, I., Han, A., Quax, P. H. A., Hamming, J. F., Levy, R., Davis, M. M. & Wu, J. C. Cell stem cell, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29456158  

Age-Dependent Increase in Jnk2 Activity: Does This Help to Understand Camkii-Mediated Atrial Arrhythmogenesis in Human Atrial Fibrillation? Dobrev, D. & Lorenz, K. Cardiovascular research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29432608  

Revision: Prognostic Impact of Baseline Glucose Levels in Acute Myocardial Infarction Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock-a Substudy of the Iabp-Shock Ii-Trial. Abdin, A., Poss, J., Fuernau, G., Ouarrak, T., Desch, S., Eitel, I., de Waha, S., Zeymer, U., Bohm, M. & Thiele, H. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29423774  

Balloon-Based Injury to Induce Myointimal Hyperplasia in the Mouse Abdominal Aorta. Tediashvili, G., Wang, D., Reichenspurner, H., Deuse, T. & Schrepfer, S. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29443065  

Circulating Angiopoietin-2 and Its Soluble Receptor Tie-2 Concentrations Are Related to Inflammatory Markers in the General Population. Schuldt, E. A., Lieb, W., Dorr, M., Lerch, M. M., Volzke, H., Nauck, M. & Friedrich, N. Cytokine 105, 1-7, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29427772  

Low Resting Membrane Potential and Low Inward Rectifier Potassium Currents Are Not Inherent Features of Hipsc-Derived Cardiomyocytes. Horvath, A., Lemoine, M. D., Loser, A., Mannhardt, I., Flenner, F., Uzun, A. U., Neuber, C., Breckwoldt, K., Hansen, A., Girdauskas, E., Reichenspurner, H., Willems, S., Jost, N., Wettwer, E., Eschenhagen, T. & Christ, T. Stem cell reports, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29429959  

Visualization of Endothelial Cell Cycle Dynamics in Mouse Using the Flt-1/Egfp-Anillin System. Herz, K., Becker, A., Shi, C., Ema, M., Takahashi, S., Potente, M., Hesse, M., Fleischmann, B. K. & Wenzel, D. Angiogenesis, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29417260   

Targeting Cd40-Induced Traf6 Signaling in Macrophages Reduces Atherosclerosis. Seijkens, T. T. P., van Tiel, C. M., Kusters, P. J. H., Atzler, D., Soehnlein, O., Zarzycka, B., Aarts, S., Lameijer, M., Gijbels, M. J., Beckers, L., den Toom, M., Slutter, B., Kuiper, J., Duchene, J., Aslani, M., Megens, R. T. A., van 't Veer, C., Kooij, G., Schrijver, R., Hoeksema, M. A. et al. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 71, 527-542, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29406859  

Six-Month Outcome after Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Repair of Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation in Patients with Heart Failure. Orban, M., Besler, C., Braun, D., Nabauer, M., Zimmer, M., Orban, M., Noack, T., Mehilli, J., Hagl, C., Seeburger, J., Borger, M., Linke, A., Thiele, H., Massberg, S., Ender, J., Lurz, P. & Hausleiter, J. European journal of heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29405554  

Functional Morphology of the Blood-Brain Barrier in Health and Disease. Liebner, S., Dijkhuizen, R. M., Reiss, Y., Plate, K. H., Agalliu, D. & Constantin, G. Acta neuropathologica, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29411111  

Somatosensory Bold Fmri Reveals Close Link between Salient Blood Pressure Changes and the Murine Neuromatrix. Reimann, H. M., Todiras, M., Hodge, R., Huelnhagen, T., Millward, J. M., Turner, R., Seeliger, E., Bader, M., Pohlmann, A. & Niendorf, T. NeuroImage 172, 562-574, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29421323  

Yap and Taz Regulate Adherens Junction Dynamics and Endothelial Cell Distribution During Vascular Development. Neto, F., Klaus-Bergmann, A., Ong, Y. T., Alt, S., Vion, A. C., Szymborska, A., Carvalho, J. R., Hollfinger, I., Bartels-Klein, E., Franco, C. A., Potente, M. & Gerhardt, H. eLife 7, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29400648  

Selective Mineralocorticoid Receptor Cofactor Modulation as Molecular Basis for Finerenone's Antifibrotic Activity. Grune, J., Beyhoff, N., Smeir, E., Chudek, R., Blumrich, A., Ban, Z., Brix, S., Betz, I. R., Schupp, M., Foryst-Ludwig, A., Klopfleisch, R., Stawowy, P., Houtman, R., Kolkhof, P. & Kintscher, U. Hypertension, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29437893  

Alcohol Consumption, but Not Smoking Is Associated with Higher Mr-Derived Liver Fat in an Asymptomatic Study Population. Bayerl, C., Lorbeer, R., Heier, M., Meisinger, C., Rospleszcz, S., Schafnitzel, A., Patscheider, H., Auweter, S., Peters, A., Ertl-Wagner, B., Reiser, M., Bamberg, F. & Hetterich, H. PloS one 13, e0192448, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29401483  

Initial Experience with a New Mitral Ring Designed to Simplify Length Determination of Neochords. Prinzing, A., Bleiziffer, S., Krane, M. & Lange, R. The Annals of thoracic surgery, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29408404  

Atrio-Ventricular Deformation and Heart Failure in Ebstein's Anomaly - a Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Study. Steinmetz, M., Broder, M., Hosch, O., Lamata, P., Kutty, S., Kowallick, J. T., Staab, W., Ritter, C. O., Hasenfuss, G., Paul, T., Lotz, J. & Schuster, A. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29402525  

Musclemotion: A Versatile Open Software Tool to Quantify Cardiomyocyte and Cardiac Muscle Contraction in Vitro and in Vivo. Sala, L., van Meer, B. J., Tertoolen, L. G. J., Bakkers, J., Bellin, M., Davis, R. P., Denning, C., Dieben, M. A. E., Eschenhagen, T., Giacomelli, E., Grandela, C., Hansen, A., Holman, E. R., Jongbloed, M. R. M., Kamel, S. M., Koopman, C. D., Lachaud, Q., Mannhardt, I., Mol, M. P. H., Mosqueira, D. et al. Circulation research 122, e5-e16, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29282212  

Real-World Experience Using the Acurate Neo Prosthesis: 30-Day Outcomes of 1,000 Patients Enrolled in the Savi Tf Registry. Möllmann, H., Hengstenberg, C., Hilker, M., Kerber, S., Schäfer, U., Rudolph, T. K., Linke, A., Franz, N., Kuntze, T., Nef, H., Kappert, U. W., Walther, T., Zembala, M. O., Toggweiler, S. & Kim, W.-K. EuroIntervention 13, e1764-e1770, (2018). https://www.pcronline.com/eurointervention/130th_issue/286  

Genetic Background Dominates the Susceptibility to Ventricular Arrhythmias in a Murine Model of Beta-Adrenergic Stimulation. Jelinek, M., Wallach, C., Ehmke, H. & Schwoerer, A. P. Scientific reports 8, 2312, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29396505  

Fibroblast-Mediated Atrial Mechanical Dysfunction in Hfpef and Hypertensive Heart Disease. Bode, D., Doerr, R., Lindner, D., Schwarzl, M., Westermann, D., Primessnig, U., Pieske, B., Heinzel, F. R. & Hohendanner, F. Biophysical Journal 114, (2018). http://www.cell.com/biophysj/fulltext/S0006-3495(17)31507-2  

Impact of the Mitochondria-Targeted Antioxidant Mitoq on Hypoxia-Induced Pulmonary Hypertension. Pak, O., Scheibe, S., Esfandiary, A., Gierhardt, M., Sydykov, A., Logan, A., Fysikopoulos, A., Veit, F., Hecker, M., Kroschel, F., Quanz, K., Erb, A., Schafer, K., Fassbinder, M., Alebrahimdehkordi, N., Ghofrani, H. A., Schermuly, R. T., Brandes, R. P., Seeger, W., Murphy, M. P. et al. The European respiratory journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29419444  

Enhanced Cardiac S100a1 Expression Improves Recovery from Global Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury. Jungi, S., Fu, X., Segiser, A., Busch, M., Most, P., Fiedler, M., Carrel, T., Tevaearai Stahel, H., Longnus, S. L. & Most, H. Journal of cardiovascular translational research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29392537  

Age Is Relative-Impact of Donor Age on Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cell Functionality. Strassler, E. T., Aalto-Setala, K., Kiamehr, M., Landmesser, U. & Krankel, N. Frontiers in cardiovascular medicine 5, 4, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29423397  

Cognitive Performance of 20 Healthy Humans Supplemented with L-Homoarginine for 4weeks. Schonhoff, M., Weineck, G., Hoppe, J., Hornig, S., Cordts, K., Atzler, D., Gerloff, C., Boger, R., Neu, A., Schwedhelm, E. & Choe, C. U. Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29396070  

Prognostic Impact of Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist in Patients with Documented Coronary Artery Disease. Schofer, N., Ludwig, S., Rubsamen, N., Schnabel, R., Lackner, K. J., Ruprecht, H. J., Bickel, C., Landmesser, U., Blankenberg, S. & Zeller, T. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29395365  

Impact of Atrial Fibrillation During St-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction on Infarct Characteristics and Prognosis. Reinstadler, S. J., Stiermaier, T., Eitel, C., Fuernau, G., Saad, M., Poss, J., de Waha, S., Mende, M., Desch, S., Metzler, B., Thiele, H. & Eitel, I. Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging 11, e006955, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29391346  

C-Reactive Protein (Crp) and Long-Term Air Pollution with a Focus on Ultrafine Particles. Pilz, V., Wolf, K., Breitner, S., Ruckerl, R., Koenig, W., Rathmann, W., Cyrys, J., Peters, A., Schneider, A. & group, K. O.-S. International journal of hygiene and environmental health, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29428699  

A Strain by Any Other Tracking Would Perform as Sweet? Nagel, E. & Chandrashekhar, Y. JACC. Cardiovascular imaging 11, 288-289, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29413651  

Interventional Treatment of Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation: Early Clinical Experience in a Multicenter, Observational, First-in-Man Study. Lauten, A., Figulla, H. R., Unbehaun, A., Fam, N., Schofer, J., Doenst, T., Hausleiter, J., Franz, M., Jung, C., Dreger, H., Leistner, D., Alushi, B., Stundl, A., Landmesser, U., Falk, V., Stangl, K. & Laule, M. Circulation. Cardiovascular interventions 11, e006061, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29445001  

Long Noncoding Rna Lispr1 Is Required for S1p Signaling and Endothelial Cell Function. Josipovic, I., Pfluger, B., Fork, C., Vasconez, A. E., Oo, J. A., Hitzel, J., Seredinski, S., Gamen, E., Heringdorf, D. M. Z., Chen, W., Looso, M., Pullamsetti, S. S., Brandes, R. P. & Leisegang, M. S. Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology 116, 57-68, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29408197  

A Context-Specific Cardiac Beta-Catenin and Gata4 Interaction Influences Tcf7l2 Occupancy and Remodels Chromatin Driving Disease Progression in the Adult Heart. Iyer, L. M., Nagarajan, S., Woelfer, M., Schoger, E., Khadjeh, S., Zafiriou, M. P., Kari, V., Herting, J., Pang, S. T., Weber, T., Rathjens, F. S., Fischer, T. H., Toischer, K., Hasenfuss, G., Noack, C., Johnsen, S. A. & Zelarayan, L. C. Nucleic acids research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29394407

Niels Voigt Talks to W. Jonathan Lederer, Keynote Lecturer at the "Gottingen Channels" Symposium 2017. Voigt, N. & Lederer, W. J. Cardiovascular research 114, e14, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29373724  

The Role of Visceral and Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue Measurements and Their Ratio by Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Subjects with Prediabetes, Diabetes and Healthy Controls from a General Population without Cardiovascular Disease. Storz, C., Heber, S. D., Rospleszcz, S., Machann, J., Sellner, S., Nikolaou, K., Lorbeer, R., Gatidis, S., Elser, S., Peters, A., Schlett, C. L. & Bamberg, F. The British journal of radiology, 20170808, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29388794  

Distinct Pathogenesis of Pancreatic Cancer Microvesicle–Associated Venous Thrombosis Identifies New Antithrombotic Targets in Vivo. Stark, K., Schubert, I., Joshi, U., Kilani, B., Hoseinpour, P., Thakur, M., Grunauer, P., Pfeiler, S., Schmidergall, T., Stockhausen, S., Baumer, M., Chandraratne, S., Von Bruhl, M. L., Lorenz, M., Coletti, R., Reese, S., Laitinen, I., Wormann, S. M., Algul, H., Bruns, C. J. et al. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, (2018). http://atvb.ahajournals.org/content/early/2018/01/31/ATVBAHA.117.310262  

Inducible Knockdown of Endothelial Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase-1b Promotes Neointima Formation in Obese Mice by Enhancing Endothelial Senescence. Jager, M., Hubert, A., Gogiraju, R., Bochenek, M. L., Munzel, T. & Schafer, K. Antioxidants & redox signaling, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29390191  

Darc Matter(S) for Inflammatory Cells. Atzler, D. & de Winther, M. P. J. Cardiovascular research 114, e11-e13, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29373721  

Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty for Inoperable Patients with Chronic Thromboembolic Disease. Wiedenroth, C. B., Olsson, K. M., Guth, S., Breithecker, A., Haas, M., Kamp, J. C., Fuge, J., Hinrichs, J. B., Roller, F., Hamm, C. W., Mayer, E., Ghofrani, H. A., Meyer, B. C. & Liebetrau, C. Pulmonary circulation 8, 2045893217753122, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29283044  

Atherothrombosis and Thromboembolism: Position Paper from the Second Maastricht Consensus Conference on Thrombosis. Spronk, H. M. H., Padro, T., Siland, J. E., Prochaska, J. H., Winters, J., van der Wal, A. C., Posthuma, J. J., Lowe, G., d'Alessandro, E., Wenzel, P., Coenen, D. M., Reitsma, P. H., Ruf, W., van Gorp, R. H., Koenen, R. R., Vajen, T., Alshaikh, N. A., Wolberg, A. S., Macrae, F. L., Asquith, N. et al. Thrombosis and haemostasis 118, 229-250, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29378352  

The Mingle-Mangle of Wnt Signaling and Extracellular Vesicles: Functional Implications for Heart Research. Gross, J. C. & Zelarayan, L. C. Front. Cardiovasc. Med., (2018). https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fcvm.2018.00010/abstract  

Dimeric Glycoprotein Vi Binds to Collagen but Not to Fibrin. Ebrahim, M., Jamasbi, J., Adler, K., Megens, R. T. A., M'Bengue, Y., Blanchet, X., Uhland, K., Ungerer, M., Brandl, R., Weber, C., Elia, N., Lorenz, R., Munch, G. & Siess, W. Thrombosis and haemostasis 118, 351-361, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29378359  

Comorbidities of Chronic Heart Failure - a Systemic Syndrome Requiring Cross-Specialty Efforts. Doehner, W. Journal of cardiovascular medicine 19, 79-82, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29389815


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Correction of Diverse Muscular Dystrophy Mutations in Human Engineered Heart Muscle by Single-Site Genome Editing. Long, C., Li, H., Tiburcy, M., Rodriguez-Caycedo, C., Kyrychenko, V., Zhou, H., Zhang, Y., Min, Y.-L., Shelton, J. M., Mammen, P. P. A., Liaw, N. Y., Zimmermann, W.-H., Bassel-Duby, R., Schneider, J. W. & Olson, E. N. Science Advances, (2018). http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/1/eaap9004  

Impact of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (Gad) on Prehospital Delay of Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients. Findings from the Multicenter Medea Study. Fang, X. Y., Spieler, D., Albarqouni, L., Ronel, J. & Ladwig, K. H. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29383439  

Importance of Comorbidities in the Treatment of Primary Care Patients with Heart Failure-Baseline Results of the Observational Recode-Hf Study. Eisele, M., Adam, W., Rakebrandt, A., Boczor, S., Blozik, E., Trader, J. M., Stork, S., Herrmann-Lingen, C., Scherer, M. & group, R.-H. s. Family practice, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29385434  

Patterns of Circulating Fat-Soluble Vitamins and Carotenoids and Risk of Frailty in Four European Cohorts of Older Adults. Pilleron, S., Weber, D., Peres, K., Colpo, M., Gomez-Cabrero, D., Stuetz, W., Dartigues, J. F., Ferrucci, L., Bandinelli, S., Garcia-Garcia, F. J., Grune, T., Feart, C. & initiative, F. European journal of nutrition, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29380043  

Great Expectations – Authors’ Reply. Jobs, A., Desch, S. & Thiele, H. The Lancet, (2018). http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(18)30097-7/abstract  

An Akap-Lbc-Rhoa Interaction Inhibitor Promotes the Translocation of Aquaporin-2 to the Plasma Membrane of Renal Collecting Duct Principal Cells. Schrade, K., Troger, J., Eldahshan, A., Zuhlke, K., Abdul Azeez, K. R., Elkins, J. M., Neuenschwander, M., Oder, A., Elkewedi, M., Jaksch, S., Andrae, K., Li, J., Fernandes, J., Muller, P. M., Grunwald, S., Marino, S. F., Vukicevic, T., Eichhorst, J., Wiesner, B., Weber, M. et al. PloS one 13, e0191423, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29373579  

Cardiovascular Involvement in Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infections – Insight from Novel Antiviral Therapies. Poller, W., Haghikia, A., Kasner, M., Kaya, Z., Bavendiek, U., Wedemeier, H., Epple, H.-J., Skurk, C. & Landmesser, U. Journal of Clinical and Translational Hepatology 2018, (2018). http://www.xiahepublishing.com/ArticleFullText.aspx?sid=2&jid=1&id=10.14218%2FJCTH.2017.00057  

Distinct Epigenetic Programs Regulate Cardiac Myocyte Development and Disease in the Human Heart in Vivo. Gilsbach, R., Schwaderer, M., Preissl, S., Gruning, B. A., Kranzhofer, D., Schneider, P., Nuhrenberg, T. G., Mulero-Navarro, S., Weichenhan, D., Braun, C., Dressen, M., Jacobs, A. R., Lahm, H., Doenst, T., Backofen, R., Krane, M., Gelb, B. D. & Hein, L. Nature communications 9, 391, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29374152  

Congenital Heart Disease Patients' and Parents' Perception of Disease-Specific Knowledge: Health and Impairments in Everyday Life. Helm, P. C., Kempert, S., Korten, M.-A., Lesch, W., Specht, K. & Bauer, U. M. M. Congenital Heart Disease, (2018). http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/chd.12581/full  

Toolbox for Research, or How to Facilitate a Central Data Management in Small-Scale Research Projects. Bialke, M., Rau, H., Thamm, O. C., Schuldt, R., Penndorf, P., Blumentritt, A., Gott, R., Piegsa, J., Bahls, T. & Hoffmann, W. Journal of translational medicine 16, 16, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29370861  

Correction To: Drug-Eluting Coronary Stents/Coronary Scaffolds and Drug-Coated Balloon Catheters. Nef, H. M., Abdel-Wahab, M., Achenbach, S., Joner, M., Levenson, B., Mehilli, J., Mollmann, H., Thiele, H., Zahn, R., Zeus, T. & Elsasser, A. Der Kardiologe, (2018). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12181-017-0221-6#citeas  

The Cardiomyopathy Registry of the Eurobservational Research Programme of the European Society of Cardiology: Baseline Data and Contemporary Management of Adult Patients with Cardiomyopathies. Charron, P., Elliott, P. M., Gimeno, J. R., Caforio, A. L. P., Kaski, J. P., Tavazzi, L., Tendera, M., Maupain, C., Laroche, C., Rubis, P., Jurcut, R., Calo, L., Helio, T. M., Sinagra, G., Zdravkovic, M., Kavoliuniene, A., Felix, S. B., Grzybowski, J., Losi, M. A., Asselbergs, F. W. et al. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29378019  

Clonal Expansion of Endothelial Cells Contributes to Ischemia-Induced Neovascularization. Manavski, Y., Lucas, T., Glaser, S. F., Dorsheimer, L., Gunther, S., Braun, T., Rieger, M. A., Zeiher, A. M., Boon, R. A. & Dimmeler, S. Circulation research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29358229

The Apelin Receptor Influences Biomechanical and Morphological Properties of Endothelial Cells. Strohbach, A., Pennewitz, M., Glaubitz, M., Palankar, R., Grobeta, S., Lorenz, F., Materzok, I., Rong, A., Busch, M. C., Felix, S. B., Delcea, M. & Busch, R. Journal of cellular physiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29369349  

Blood Urea Nitrogen (Bun) Is Independently Associated with Mortality in Critically Ill Patients Admitted to Icu. Arihan, O., Wernly, B., Lichtenauer, M., Franz, M., Kabisch, B., Muessig, J., Masyuk, M., Lauten, A., Schulze, P. C., Hoppe, U. C., Kelm, M. & Jung, C. PloS one 13, e0191697, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29370259  

P2y12 Receptor Inhibitors: An Evolution in Drug Design to Prevent Arterial Thrombosis. Kupka, D. & Sibbing, D. Expert opinion on drug metabolism & toxicology, 1-13, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29338536  

Myocardial Dysfunction Following Brain Death. El-Battrawy, I., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 71, 368, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29348033  

Oxaliplatin-Induced Acute St Segment Elevation Mimicking Myocardial Infarction: A Case Report. Weidner, K., Behnes, M., Haas, J., Rusnak, J., Fuerner, P., Kuska, M., Mukherji, A., Borggrefe, M., Hofheinz, R.-D. & Akin, I. Oncology Research and Treatment, (2018). https://www.karger.com/Article/Abstract/480661  

Message in a Microbottle: Modulation of Vascular Inflammation and Atherosclerosis by Extracellular Vesicles. Van der Vorst, E. P. C., de Jong, R. J. & Donners, M. M. P. C. Front. Cardiovasc. Med., (2018). https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fcvm.2018.00002/full   

Moving: Motivation-Oriented Intervention Study for the Elderly in Greifswald: Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. Kleinke, F., Schwaneberg, T., Weymar, F., Penndorf, P., Ulbricht, S., Lehnert, K., Dorr, M., Hoffmann, W. & van den Berg, N. Trials 19, 57, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29357943  

Inhibition of Endothelial Notch Signaling Impairs Fatty Acid Transport and Leads to Metabolic and Vascular Remodeling of the Adult Heart. Jabs, M., Rose, A. J., Lehmann, L. H., Taylor, J., Moll, I., Sijmonsma, T. P., Herberich, S. E., Sauer, S. W., Poschet, G., Federico, G., Mogler, C., Weis, E. M., Augustin, H. G., Yan, M., Gretz, N., Schmid, R. M., Adams, R. H., Grone, H. J., Hell, R., Okun, J. G. et al. Circulation, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29353241  

Reasons for Failure of Systemic-to-Pulmonary Artery Shunts in Neonates. Vitanova, K., Leopold, C., von Ohain, J. P., Wolf, C., Beran, E., Lange, R. & Cleuziou, J. The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29351695  

Aav-9 Mediated Phosphatase-1 Inhibitor-1 Overexpression Improves Cardiac Contractility in Unchallenged Mice but Is Deleterious in Pressure-Overload. Schwab, D. M., Tilemann, L., Bauer, R., Heckmann, M., Jungmann, A., Wagner, M., Burgis, J., Vettel, C., Katus, H. A., El-Armouche, A. & Muller, O. J. Gene therapy, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29350681  

Imaging of Pde2- and Pde3-Mediated Cgmp-to-Camp Cross-Talk in Cardiomyocytes. Pavlaki, N. & Nikolaev, V. O. Journal of cardiovascular development and disease 5, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29367582  

The Adverse Effects of Environmental Noise Exposure on Oxidative Stress and Cardiovascular Risk. Munzel, T., Sorensen, M., Schmidt, F. P., Schmidt, E., Steven, S., Kroller-Schon, S. & Daiber, A. Antioxidants & redox signaling, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29350061  

Effects of a Combined Dietary, Exercise and Behavioral Intervention and Sympathetic System on Body Weight Maintenance after Intended Weight Loss: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Mai, K., Brachs, M., Leupelt, V., Schwartzenberg, R. J., Maurer, L., Gruters-Kieslich, A., Ernert, A., Bobbert, T., Krude, H. & Spranger, J. Metabolism: clinical and experimental, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29360493  

Cardiopulmonary Fitness Is Strongly Associated with Body Cell Mass and Fat-Free Mass. Kohler, A., King, R., Bahls, M., Gross, S., Steveling, A., Gartner, S., Schipf, S., Glaser, S., Volzke, H., Felix, S. B., Markus, M. R. P. & Dorr, M. Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29345858  

Feasibility of Drugs in Brugada Syndrome. El-Battrawy, I., Borggrefe, M., Lang, S., Zhou, X. & 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, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29360969  

Mitochondrial Fragmentation in Human Macrophages Attenuates Palmitate-Induced Inflammatory Responses. Zezina, E., Snodgrass, R. G., Schreiber, Y., Zukunft, S., Schurmann, C., Heringdorf, D. M. Z., Geisslinger, G., Fleming, I., Brandes, R. P., Brune, B. & Namgaladze, D. Biochimica et biophysica acta, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29360568   

Assessment of Blood Brain Barrier Leakage with Gadolinium-Enhanced Mri. Ku, M. C., Waiczies, S., Niendorf, T. & Pohlmann, A. Methods in molecular biology 1718, 395-408, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29341021  

Cardiac Mri in Small Animals. Ku, M. C., Huelnhagen, T., Niendorf, T. & Pohlmann, A. Methods in molecular biology 1718, 269-284, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29341014  

Phosphorylation of Vasodilator-Stimulated Phosphoprotein Contributes to Myocardial Ischemic Preconditioning. Kohler, D., Bibli, S. I., Klammer, L. P., Roth, J. M., Lehmann, R., Fleming, I., Granja, T. F., Straub, A., Benz, P. M. & Rosenberger, P. Basic research in cardiology 113, 11, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29344719  

Local Delivery of Mir-21 Stabilizes Fibrous Caps in Vulnerable Atherosclerotic Lesions. Jin, H., Li, Y., Chernogubova, E., Sun, C., Busch, A., Eken, S. M., Saliba-Gustafsson, P., Winter, H., Winski, G., Raaz, U., Schellinger, I. N., Simon, N., Hegenloh, R., Perisic Matic, L., Jagodic, M., Ehrenborg, E., Pelisek, J., Eckstein, H. H., Hedin, U., Backlund, A. et al. Molecular Therapy, (2018). http://www.cell.com/molecular-therapy-family/molecular-therapy/fulltext/S1525-0016(18)30018-2  

Genome-Wide Association Study in 79,366 European-Ancestry Individuals Informs the Genetic Architecture of 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels. Jiang, X., O'Reilly, P. F., Aschard, H., Hsu, Y. H., Richards, J. B., Dupuis, J., Ingelsson, E., Karasik, D., Pilz, S., Berry, D., Kestenbaum, B., Zheng, J., Luan, J., Sofianopoulou, E., Streeten, E. A., Albanes, D., Lutsey, P. L., Yao, L., Tang, W., Econs, M. J. et al. Nature communications 9, 260, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29343764  

The Lncrna Gata6-as Epigenetically Regulates Endothelial Gene Expression Via Interaction with Loxl2. Neumann, P., Jae, N., Knau, A., Glaser, S. F., Fouani, Y., Rossbach, O., Kruger, M., John, D., Bindereif, A., Grote, P., Boon, R. A. & Dimmeler, S. Nature communications 9, 237, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29339785  

[Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases]. Prochaska, J. H., Arnold, N., Junger, C., Munzel, T. & Wild, P. S. Herz, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29335743  

Risk Stratification in Takotsubo Syndrome: A Role of Mitral Annular Plane Systolic Excursion. El-Battrawy, I., Ansari, U., Lang, S., Fastner, C., Zhou, X., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29346679  

Novel Approach for in Vivo Detection of Vulnerable Coronary Plaques Using Molecular 3-T Cmr Imaging with an Albumin-Binding Probe. Engel, L. C., Landmesser, U., Gigengack, K., Wurster, T., Manes, C., Girke, G., Jaguszewski, M., Skurk, C., Leistner, D. M., Lauten, A., Schuster, A., Hamm, B., Botnar, R. M., Makowski, M. R. & Bigalke, B. JACC. Cardiovascular imaging, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29361487  

Chronic Kidney Disease Burden among African Migrants in Three European Countries and in Urban and Rural Ghana: The Rodam Cross-Sectional Study. Adjei, D. N., Stronks, K., Adu, D., Beune, E., Meeks, K., Smeeth, L., Addo, J., Owuso-Dabo, E., Klipstein-Grobusch, K., Mockenhaupt, F. P., Schulze, M. B., Danquah, I., Spranger, J., Bahendeka, S., de-Graft Aikins, A. & Agyemang, C. Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29342308  

Association of Sex Hormones with Physical, Laboratory, and Imaging Markers of Anthropometry in Men and Women from the General Population. Seyfart, T., Friedrich, N., Kische, H., Bulow, R., Wallaschofski, H., Volzke, H., Nauck, M., Keevil, B. G. & Haring, R. PloS one 13, e0189042, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29324787  

Targeting Atrial Fibrillation Promoting Atrial Structural Remodeling: Is This a Viable Strategy in Patients with Heart Failure? Li, N. & Dobrev, D. Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's archives of pharmacology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29327256  

Risk Prediction by Non-Invasive Coronary Imaging: We Are Not There Yet! Joner, M. & Koenig, W. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29340589  

Deep Computational Circular Rna Analytics from Rna-Seq Data. Jakobi, T. & Dieterich, C. Methods in molecular biology 1724, 9-25, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29322437  

Enrichment Analysis with Epiannotator. Pageaud, Y., Plass, C. & Assenov, Y. Bioinformatics, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29329372  

"Cyt/Nuc", a Customizable and Documenting Imagej Macro for Evaluation of Protein Distributions between Cytosol and Nucleus. Grune, T., Kehm, R., Hohn, A. & Jung, T. Biotechnology journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29319229  

Ion Channel Expression and Characterization in Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes. Zhao, Z., Lan, H., El-Battrawy, I., Li, X., Buljubasic, F., Sattler, K., Yucel, G., Lang, S., Tiburcy, M., Zimmermann, W.-H., Cyganek, L., Utikal, J., Wieland, T., Borggrefe, M., Zhou, X.-B. & Akin, I. Stem Cells International, (2018). https://www.hindawi.com/journals/sci/2018/6067096/abs/  

Deep Molecular Phenotypes Link Complex Disorders and Physiological Insult to Cpg Methylation. Zaghlool, S. B., Mook-Kanamori, D. O., Kader, S., Stephan, N., Halama, A., Engelke, R., Sarwath, H., Al-Dous, E. K., Mohamoud, Y. A., Roemisch-Margl, W., Adamski, J., Kastenmuller, G., Friedrich, N., Visconti, A., Tsai, P. C., Spector, T., Bell, J., Falchi, M., Wahl, A., Waldenberger, M. et al. Human molecular genetics, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29325019  

Yolk Sac Macrophage Progenitors Traffic to the Embryo During Defined Stages of Development. Stremmel, C., Schuchert, R., Wagner, F., Thaler, R., Weinberger, T., Pick, R., Mass, E., Ishikawa-Ankerhold, H. C., Margraf, A., Hutter, S., Vagnozzi, R., Klapproth, S., Frampton, J., Yona, S., Scheiermann, C., Molkentin, J. D., Jeschke, U., Moser, M., Sperandio, M., Massberg, S. et al. Nature communications 9, 75, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29311541  

Faim2 Contributes to Neuroprotection by Erythropoietin in Transient Brain Ischemia. Komnig, D., Gertz, K., Habib, P., Nolte, K. W., Meyer, T., Brockmann, M. A., Endres, M., Rathkolb, B., Hrabe de Angelis, M., Schulz, J. B., Falkenburger, B. H. & Reich, A. Journal of neurochemistry, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29315561  

Therapeutic Considerations of Sarcopenia in Heart Failure Patients. Saitoh, M., Ebner, N., von Haehling, S., Anker, S. D. & Springer, J. Expert review of cardiovascular therapy, 1-10, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29308681  

Voltage-Gated and Stretch-Activated Potassium Channels in the Human Heart : Pathophysiological and Clinical Significance. Schmidt, C. & Peyronnet, R. Herzschrittmachertherapie & Elektrophysiologie, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29305705  

Quantification of the Left Atrium Applying Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance in Clinical Routine. Funk, S., Kermer, J., Doganguezel, S., Schwenke, C., von Knobelsdorff-Brenkenhoff, F. & Schulz-Menger, J. Scandinavian cardiovascular journal : SCJ, 1-8, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29303369

Visualizing Leukocyte Rolling and Adhesion in Angiotensin Ii-Infused Mice: Techniques and Pitfalls. Lagrange, J., Kossmann, S., Kiouptsi, K. & Wenzel, P. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29364261  

Association of Prothrombin Complex Concentrates Administration and Hematoma Enlargement in Noac-Related Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Gerner, S. T., Kuramatsu, J. B., Sembill, J. A., Sprugel, M. I., Endres, M., Haeusler, K. G., Vajkoczy, P., Ringleb, P. A., Purrucker, J., Rizos, T., Erbguth, F., Schellinger, P. D., Fink, G. R., Stetefeld, H., Schneider, H., Neugebauer, H., Rother, J., Classen, J., Michalski, D., Dorfler, A. et al. Annals of neurology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29314216  

Clinical Value of [18f]Fdg-Pet/Ct and 3d-Black-Blood 3t-Mri for the Diagnosis of Large Vessel Vasculitis and Single-Organ Vasculitis of the Aorta. Wenter, V., Sommer, N. N., Kooijman, H., Maurus, S., Treitl, M., Czihal, M., Dechant, C., Unterrainer, M., Albert, N. L. & Treitl, K. M. The quarterly journal of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging : official publication of the Italian Association of Nuclear Medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29307167  

Impact of a Novel Contrast Reduction System on Contrast Savings in Coronary Angiography – the Dyevert Randomised Controlled Trial. Desch, S., Fuernau, G., Poss, J., Meyer-Saraei, R., Saad, M., Eitel, I., Thiele, H. & de Waha, S. Int J Cardiol, (2018). https://dzhk.de/forschung/publikationen/publikationen-2017/

The Ace2/Angiotensin-(1-7)/Mas Axis of the Renin-Angiotensin System: Focus on Angiotensin-(1-7). Santos, R. A. S., Sampaio, W. O., Alzamora, A. C., Motta-Santos, D., Alenina, N., Bader, M. & Campagnole-Santos, M. J. Physiological reviews 98, 505-553, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29351514  

The Effect of Mere Measurement from a Cardiovascular Examination Program on Physical Activity and Sedentary Time in an Adult Population. Voigt, L., Baumann, S., Ullrich, A., Weymar, F., John, U. & Ulbricht, S. BMC Sports Science, (2018). https://bmcsportsscimedrehabil.biomedcentral.com/track/pdf/10.1186/s13102-018-0090-8?site=bmcsportsscimedrehabil.biomedcentral.com  

Adipose Tissue Atgl Modifies the Cardiac Lipidome in Pressure-Overload-Induced Left Ventricular Failure. Salatzki, J., Foryst-Ludwig, A., Bentele, K., Blumrich, A., Smeir, E., Ban, Z., Brix, S., Grune, J., Beyhoff, N., Klopfleisch, R., Dunst, S., Surma, M. A., Klose, C., Rothe, M., Heinzel, F. R., Krannich, A., Kershaw, E. E., Beule, D., Schulze, P. C., Marx, N. et al. PLoS genetics 14, e1007171, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29320510  

Left Atrial Appendage Angiography Is Associated with the Incidence and Number of Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Detected Brain Lesions after Percutaneous Catheter-Based Left Atrial Appendage Closure. Rillig, A., Bellmann, B., Skurk, C., Leistner, D. M., Haeusler, K. G., Lin, T., Geran, R., Koehler, L., Guttmann, S., Steffens, D., Kasner, M., Jakob, P., Tscholl, V., Roser, M., Lenz, K., Villringer, K., Park, J. W., Fiebach, J. B. & Landmesser, U. Heart rhythm 15, 3-8, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29304951

The Adam17 Metalloproteinase Maintains Arterial Elasticity. Nicolaou, A., Northoff, B. H., Zhao, Z., Kohlmaier, A., Sass, K., Rose-John, S., Steffens, S., Weber, C., Teupser, D. & Holdt, L. M. Thrombosis and haemostasis 118, 210-213, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29304540  

Expression and Cellular Localization of Cxcr4 and Cxcl12 in Human Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaques. Merckelbach, S., van der Vorst, E. P. C., Kallmayer, M., Rischpler, C., Burgkart, R., Doring, Y., de Borst, G. J., Schwaiger, M., Eckstein, H. H., Weber, C. & Pelisek, J. Thrombosis and haemostasis 118, 195-206, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29304539

Determinants of Elevated Carbohydrate Antigen 125 in Patients with Severe Symptomatic Aortic Valve Stenosis Referred for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation. Rheude, T., Pellegrini, C., Reinhard, W., Trenkwalder, T., Koenig, W., Mayr, N. P., Joner, M., Nunez, J., Holdenrieder, S., Schunkert, H., Kastrati, A., Hengstenberg, C. & Husser, O. Biomarkers : biochemical indicators of exposure, response, and susceptibility to chemicals, 1-23, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29297708  

Histological Comparison of Arterial Thrombi in Mice and Men and the Influence of Cl-Amidine on Thrombus Formation. Novotny, J., Chandraratne, S., Weinberger, T., Philippi, V., Stark, K., Ehrlich, A., Pircher, J., Konrad, I., Oberdieck, P., Titova, A., Hoti, Q., Schubert, I., Legate, K. R., Urtz, N., Lorenz, M., Pelisek, J., Massberg, S., von Bruhl, M. L. & Schulz, C. PloS one 13, e0190728, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29293656  

The Year in Cardiology 2017: Prevention. Nordestgaard, B. G., Cosentino, F., Landmesser, U. & Laufs, U. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29300917  

Integrating New Approaches to Atrial Fibrillation Management: The 6th Afnet/Ehra Consensus Conference. Kotecha, D., Breithardt, G., Camm, A. J., Lip, G. Y. H., Schotten, U., Ahlsson, A., Arnar, D., Atar, D., Auricchio, A., Bax, J., Benussi, S., Blomstrom-Lundqvist, C., Borggrefe, M., Boriani, G., Brandes, A., Calkins, H., Casadei, B., Castella, M., Chua, W., Crijns, H. et al. 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, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29300976  

Predicted 10-Year Risk of Cardiovascular Mortality in the 40 to 69 Year Old General Population without Cardiovascular Diseases in Germany. Diederichs, C., Neuhauser, H., Rucker, V., Busch, M. A., Keil, U., Fitzgerald, A. P. & Heuschmann, P. U. PloS one 13, e0190441, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29293619  

Vascular Response to Percutaneous Coronary Intervention with Biodegradable-Polymer Vs. New-Generation Durable-Polymer Drug-Eluting Stents: A Meta-Analysis of Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging Trials. Cassese, S., Xhepa, E., Ndrepepa, G., Kufner, S., Colleran, R., Giacoppo, D., Koppara, T., Mankerious, N., Byrne, R. A., Laugwitz, K. L., Schunkert, H., Fusaro, M., Kastrati, A. & Joner, M. European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29300853  

The Immunoproteasome-Specific Inhibitor Onx 0914 Reverses Susceptibility to Acute Viral Myocarditis. Althof, N., Goetzke, C. C., Kespohl, M., Voss, K., Heuser, A., Pinkert, S., Kaya, Z., Klingel, K. & Beling, A. EMBO molecular medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29295868  

Left Atrial Appendage Angiography Is Associated with the Incidence and Number of Magnetic Resonance Imaging–Detected Brain Lesions after Percutaneous Catheter-Based Left Atrial Appendage Closure. Rillig, A., Bellmann, B., Skurk, C., Leistner, D. M., Haeusler, K. G., Lin, T., Geran, R., Koehler, L., Guttmann, S., Steffens, D., Kasner, M., Jakob, P., Tscholl, V., Roser, M., Lenz, K., Villringer, K., Park, J.-W., Fiebach, J. B. & Landmesser, U. HeartRhythm 15, 3-8, (2018). http://www.heartrhythmjournal.com/article/S1547-5271(17)31355-3/fulltext

Variations in Hypertension Awareness, Treatment, and Control among Ghanaian Migrants Living in Amsterdam, Berlin, London, and Nonmigrant Ghanaians Living in Rural and Urban Ghana - the Rodam Study. Agyemang, C., Nyaaba, G., Beune, E., Meeks, K., Owusu-Dabo, E., Addo, J., Aikins, A. D., Mockenhaupt, F. P., Bahendeka, S., Danquah, I., Schulze, M. B., Galbete, C., Spranger, J., Agyei-Baffour, P., Henneman, P., Klipstein-Grobusch, K., Adeyemo, A., van Straalen, J., Commodore-Mensah, Y., Appiah, L. T. et al. Journal of hypertension 36, 169-177, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28858173  

Retrieval of a Fractured Angioplasty Guidewire after Percutaneous Retrograde Revascularization of Coronary Chronic Total Occlusion. Baumann, S., Rupp, D., Becher, T., Behnes, M., Sadick, M., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Coronary artery disease 29, 81-82, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28799980  

Effect of Individualized Combined Exercise Versus Group-Based Maintenance Exercise in Patients with Heart Disease and Reduced Exercise Capacity: The Doppelherz Trial. Christle, J. W., Schlumberger, A., Zelger, O., Haller, B., Beckers, P., Myers, J., Halle, M. & Pressler, A. Journal of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and prevention 38, 31-37, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29271813  

Let's Sponge: How the Lncrna Pfl Promotes Cardiac Fibrosis Leisegang, M. S. Theranostics 8, (2017). http://www.thno.org/v08p0874.htm  

Somatic Development in Children with Congenital Heart Defects. Poryo, M., Paes, L. A., Pickardt, T., Bauer, U. M. M., Meyer, S., Wagenpfeil, S., Abdul-Khaliq, H. & German Competence Network for Congenital Heart Defects, I. The Journal of pediatrics 192, 136-143 e134, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29246335