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More Evidence for High-Sensitivity Troponin Assays. Neumann, J. T. & Westermann, D. Heart, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30598457  

Protein Markers and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes and Prediabetes: A Targeted Proteomics Approach in the Kora F4/Ff4 Study. Huth, C., von Toerne, C., Schederecker, F., de Las Heras Gala, T., Herder, C., Kronenberg, F., Meisinger, C., Rathmann, W., Koenig, W., Waldenberger, M., Roden, M., Peters, A., Hauck, S. M. & Thorand, B. European journal of epidemiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30599058  

Guanidino Compound Ratios Are Associated with Stroke Etiology, Internal Carotid Artery Stenosis and Cha2ds2-Vasc Score in Three Cross-Sectional Studies. Cordts, K., Grzybowski, J., Lezius, S., Luneburg, N., Atzler, D., Neu, A., Hornig, S., Boger, R. H., Gerloff, C., Magnus, T., Thomalla, G., Schwedhelm, E., Grant, P. J. & Choe, C. U. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, (2018). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022510X1830532X  

Delineating the Dynamic Transcriptome Response of Mrna and Microrna During Zebrafish Heart Regeneration. Klett, H., Jurgensen, L., Most, P., Busch, M., Gunther, F., Dobreva, G., Leuschner, F., Hassel, D., Busch, H. & Boerries, M. Biomolecules 9, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30597924  

Small Molecule-Mediated Inhibition of Cd40-Traf6 Reduces Adverse Cardiac Remodelling in Pressure Overload Induced Heart Failure. Bosch, L., de Haan, J., Seijkens, T., van Tiel, C., Brans, M., Pasterkamp, G., Lutgens, E. & de Jager, S. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30612848  

Analysis of Repeated Leukocyte DNA Methylation Assessments Reveals Persistent Epigenetic Alterations after an Incident Myocardial Infarction. Ward-Caviness, C. K., Agha, G., Chen, B. H., Pfeiffer, L., Wilson, R., Wolf, P., Gieger, C., Schwartz, J., Vokonas, P. S., Hou, L., Just, A. C., Bandinelli, S., Hernandez, D. G., Singleton, A. B., Prokisch, H., Meitinger, T., Kastenmuller, G., Ferrucci, L., Baccarelli, A. A., Waldenberger, M. et al. Clinical epigenetics 10, 161, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30587240  

The Endothelin Receptor Antagonist Macitentan Improves Isosorbide-5-Mononitrate (Ismn) and Isosorbide Dinitrate (Isdn) Induced Endothelial Dysfunction, Oxidative Stress, and Vascular Inflammation. Steven, S., Oelze, M., Hausding, M., Roohani, S., Kashani, F., Kroller-Schon, S., Helmstadter, J., Jansen, T., Baum, C., Iglarz, M., Schulz, E., Munzel, T. & Daiber, A. Oxidative medicine and cellular longevity 2018, (2018). https://www.hindawi.com/journals/omcl/2018/7845629/abs/  

Instantaneous Wave-Free Ratio (Ifr((R))) to Determine Hemodynamically Significant Coronary Stenosis: A Comprehensive Review. Baumann, S., Chandra, L., Skarga, E., Renker, M., Borggrefe, M., Akin, I. & Lossnitzer, D. World journal of cardiology 10, 267-277, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30622685  

Diagnosis of Obesity and Use of Obesity Biomarkers in Science and Clinical Medicine. Nimptsch, K., Konigorski, S. & Pischon, T. Metabolism: clinical and experimental, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30586573  

Predictive Value of Targeted Proteomics for Coronary Plaque Morphology in Patients with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease. Bom, M. J., Levin, E., Driessen, R. S., Danad, I., Van Kuijk, C. C., van Rossum, A. C., Narula, J., Min, J. K., Leipsic, J. A., Belo Pereira, J. P., Taylor, C. A., Nieuwdorp, M., Raijmakers, P. G., Koenig, W., Groen, A. K., Stroes, E. S. G. & Knaapen, P. EBioMedicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30587458  

Unexpected Role of Natural Killer Cell-Derived Interferon-Gamma as a Driver of Netosis and Dvt. Becker, C. & Reinhardt, C. Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30580491  

Prognostic Impact of Chronic Kidney Disease and Renal Replacement Therapy in Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias and Aborted Cardiac Arrest. Weidner, K., Behnes, M., Schupp, T., Rusnak, J., Reiser, L., Taton, G., Reichelt, T., Ellguth, D., Engelke, N., Bollow, A., El-Battrawy, I., Ansari, U., Hoppner, J., Nienaber, C. A., Mashayekhi, K., Weiss, C., Akin, M., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30578436  

Global Secretome Analysis of Resident Cardiac Progenitor Cells from Wild-Type and Transgenic Heart Failure Mice: Why Ambience Matters. Samal, R., Sappa, P. K., Gesell Salazar, M., Wenzel, K., Reinke, Y., Volker, U., Felix, S. B., Hammer, E. & Konemann, S. Journal of cellular physiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30575044  

Higher Plasma Levels of Ct-Proavp Are Linked to Less Anxiety in Men but Not Women with Cardiovascular Risk Factors: Results from the Observational Diast-Chf Study. Sadlonova, M., Meyer, T., Binder, L., Wachter, R., Edelmann, F. & Herrmann-Lingen, C. Psychoneuroendocrinology 101, 272-277, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30594111  

Various Effects of Aav9-Mediated Βarkct Gene Therapy in Different Mouse Models of Inherited Cardiomyopathy. Bauer, R., Enns, H., Jungmann, A., Leuchs, B., Volz, C., Schinkel, S., Koch, W. J., Raake, P. W., Most, P., Katus, H. A. & Muller, O. J. Neuromuscular Disorders, (2018). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960896618301500  

Association of Mutations Contributing to Clonal Hematopoiesis with Prognosis in Chronic Ischemic Heart Failure. Dorsheimer, L., Assmus, B., Rasper, T., Ortmann, C. A., Ecke, A., Abou-El-Ardat, K., Schmid, T., Brune, B., Wagner, S., Serve, H., Hoffmann, J., Seeger, F., Dimmeler, S., Zeiher, A. M. & Rieger, M. A. JAMA cardiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30566180

Magnetic Resonance-Based Assessment of Myocardial 2-Dimensional Strain Using Feature Tracking: Association with Cardiovascular Risk Factors in a Population-Based Cohort Free of Cardiovascular Disease. Zitzelsberger, T., Scholz, A., Hetterich, H., Lorbeer, R., Bamberg, F., Auweter, S. D., Heier, M., Meisinger, C., Rathmann, W., Nikolaou, K., Reiser, M. F., Peters, A. & Schlett, C. L. Journal of thoracic imaging, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30570523  

Incomplete Echocardiographic Recovery at 6 Months Predicts Long-Term Sequelae after Intermediate-Risk Pulmonary Embolism. A Post-Hoc Analysis of the Pulmonary Embolism Thrombolysis (Peitho) Trial. Barco, S., Russo, M., Vicaut, E., Becattini, C., Bertoletti, L., Beyer-Westendorf, J., Bouvaist, H., Couturaud, F., Danays, T., Dellas, C., Duerschmied, D., Empen, K., Ferrari, E., Galie, N., Jimenez, D., Klok, F. A., Kostrubiec, M., Kozak, M., Kupatt, C., Lang, I. M. et al. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30564950

Into the Wild: Gwas Exploration of Non-Coding Rnas. Giral, H., Landmesser, U. & Kratzer, A. Frontiers in cardiovascular medicine 5, 181, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30619888  

Longitudinal Strain under Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography in Patient with Light Chain Cardiac Amyloidosis. Nemchyna, O., Gebker, R., Schoenrath, F., Knosalla, C., Falk, V. & Knierim, J. European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30561542  

Preoperative Predictability of Right Ventricular Failure Following Surgery for Ebstein's Anomaly. Mrad Agua, K., Burri, M., Cleuziou, J., Beran, E., Meierhofer, C., Nagdyman, N. & 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/30561567  

Recommendations for Participation in Competitive and Leisure Time Sport in Athletes with Cardiomyopathies, Myocarditis, and Pericarditis: Position Statement of the Sport Cardiology Section of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (Eapc). Pelliccia, A., Solberg, E. E., Papadakis, M., Adami, P. E., Biffi, A., Caselli, S., La Gerche, A., Niebauer, J., Pressler, A., Schmied, C. M., Serratosa, L., Halle, M., Van Buuren, F., Borjesson, M., Carre, F., Panhuyzen-Goedkoop, N. M., Heidbuchel, H., Olivotto, I., Corrado, D., Sinagra, G. et al. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30561613  

Transcriptome 3'end Organization by Pcf11 Links Alternative Polyadenylation to Formation and Neuronal Differentiation of Neuroblastoma. Ogorodnikov, A., Levin, M., Tattikota, S., Tokalov, S., Hoque, M., Scherzinger, D., Marini, F., Poetsch, A., Binder, H., Macher-Goppinger, S., Probst, H. C., Tian, B., Schaefer, M., Lackner, K. J., Westermann, F. & Danckwardt, S. Nature communications 9, 5331, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30552333  

Incidence Rates of Type 2 Diabetes in People with Impaired Fasting Glucose (Ada Vs. Who Criteria) and Impaired Glucose Tolerance: Results from an Older Population (Kora S4/F4/Ff4 Study). Kowall, B., Rathmann, W., Bongaerts, B., Kuss, O., Stang, A., Roden, M., Herder, C., Koenig, W., Huth, C., Heier, M., Thorand, B., Ladwig, K. H., Holle, R., Meisinger, C. & Peters, A. Diabetes care, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30552133  

Prognostic Impact of Periprocedural Myocardial Infarction in Patients Undergoing Elective Percutaneous Coronary Interventions. Koskinas, K. C., Ndrepepa, G., Raber, L., Karagiannis, A., Kufner, S., Zanchin, T., Hieber, J., Hunziker, L., Mayer, K., Byrne, R. A., Heg, D., Windecker, S. & Kastrati, A. Circulation. Cardiovascular interventions 11, e006752, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30545257  

Fifa World Cup 2018. Hamm, W., Bogner-Flatz, V., von Stulpnagel, L., Klemm, M., Huber, B. C., Rizas, K. D., Kanz, K. G., Bauer, A. & Brunner, S. European heart journal 39, 4139-4142, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30551140  

Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients </= 75 Years Who Underwent Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Insights from the Source 3 Registry. Frank, D., Abdel-Wahab, M., Gilard, M., Digne, F., Souteyrand, G., Caussin, C., Collart, F., Letocart, V., Wohrle, J., Kuhn, C., Hovorka, T. & Baumgartner, H. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30552511  

Genetic Nicotinamide N-Methyltransferase (Nnmt) Deficiency in Male Mice Improves Insulin Sensitivity in Diet-Induced Obesity but Does Not Affect Glucose Tolerance. Brachs, S., Polack, J., Brachs, M., Jahn-Hofmann, K., Elvert, R., Pfenninger, A., Barenz, F., Margerie, D., Mai, K., Spranger, J. & Kannt, A. Diabetes, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30552109  

Novel Endotypes in Heart Failure: Effects on Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy. Tromp, J., Ouwerkerk, W., Demissei, B. G., Anker, S. D., Cleland, J. G., Dickstein, K., Filippatos, G., van der Harst, P., Hillege, H. L., Lang, C. C., Metra, M., Ng, L. L., Ponikowski, P., Samani, N. J., van Veldhuisen, D. J., Zannad, F., Zwinderman, A. H., Voors, A. A. & van der Meer, P. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30551207  

Optimal Medical Therapy Vs. Coronary Revascularization for Patients Presenting with Chronic Total Occlusion: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials and Propensity Score Adjusted Studies. Iannaccone, M., D'Ascenzo, F., Piazza, F., De Benedictis, M., Doronzo, B., Behnes, M., Garbo, R. & Mashayekhi, K. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30549199  

Agonistic and Antagonistic Roles of Fibroblasts and Cardiomyocytes on Viscoelastic Stiffening of Engineered Human Myocardium. Schlick, S. F., Spreckelsen, F., Tiburcy, M., Iyer, L. M., Meyer, T., Zelarayan, L. C., Luther, S., Parlitz, U., Zimmermann, W. H. & Rehfeldt, F. Progress in biophysics and molecular biology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30553553  

A Scale Model of the Human Ventricle. Zimmermann, W. H. Nature Biomedical Engineering, (2018). https://www.nature.com/articles/s41551-018-0332-9  

Relation of Left Atrial Appendage Closure Devices to Topographic Neighboring Structures Using Standardized Imaging by Cardiac Computed Tomography Angiography. Lindner, S., Behnes, M., Wenke, A., Sartorius, B., Dieker, W., Ansari, U., Akin, M., Bertsch, T., Mashayekhi, K., Vogler, N., Haubenreisser, H., Schoenberg, S. O., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Clinical cardiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30548264  

Drp1/Fis1-Mediated Mitochondrial Fragmentation Leads to Lysosomal Dysfunction in Cardiac Models of Huntington's Disease. Joshi, A. U., Ebert, A. E., Haileselassie, B. & Mochly-Rosen, D. Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30550751  

Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography Imaging Fusion for Live Guidance of Percutaneous Pulmonary Valve Implantation. Goreczny, S., Dryzek, P., Moszura, T., Lukaszewski, M., Podgorski, M., Nordmeyer, S., Kuehne, T., Berger, F. & Schubert, S. Postepy w kardiologii interwencyjnej = Advances in interventional cardiology 14, 413-421, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30603031  

Relevance of Polypharmacy for Clinical Outcome in Patients Receiving Vitamin K Antagonists. Eggebrecht, L., Nagler, M., Gobel, S., Lamparter, H., Keller, K., Wagner, B., Panova-Noeva, M., Ten Cate, V., Bickel, C., Lauterbach, M., Espinola-Klein, C., Hardt, R., Munzel, T., Prochaska, J. H. & Wild, P. S. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30536652  

Immediate Unselected Coronary Angiography Versus Delayed Triage in Survivors of out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest without St-Segment Elevation: Design and Rationale of the Tomahawk Trial. Desch, S., Freund, A., Graf, T., Fichtlscherer, S., Haake, H., Preusch, M., Hammer, F., Akin, I., Christ, M., Liebetrau, C., Skurk, C., Steiner, S., Voigt, I., Schmitz, R., Mudra, R., Ledwoch, J., Menck, N., Horstkotte, J., Pels, K., Lahmann, A. L. et al. Am Heart J 2019, 20-29, (2018). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002870318303417  

Cardiac Contractility Modulation in 2018. Borggrefe, M. & Mann, D. L. Circulation 138, 2738-2740, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30565990  

You Don't Know Them until You Challenge Them - Micro Ribonucleic Acid Changes in Response to Acute Exercise in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease. Krankel, N. European journal of preventive cardiology, 2047487318816419, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30526024  

Rna Modification Level Estimation with Pulser. Boileau, E. & Dieterich, C. Genes 9, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30544755  

Small Airway Disease in Pulmonary Hypertension-Additional Diagnostic Value of Multiple Breath Washout and Impulse Oscillometry. Trinkmann, F., Gawlitza, J., Kunstler, M., Schafer, J., Schroeter, M., Michels, J. D., Stach, K., Dosch, C., Saur, J., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Journal of clinical medicine 7, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30544842  

Triple Lead Cephalic Versus Subclavian Vein Approach in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Device Implantation. Vogler, J., Geisler, A., Gosau, N., Hakmi, S., Willems, S., Rassaf, T., Wakili, R. & Kaya, E. Scientific reports 8, 17709, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30532064  

Percutaneous Revascularisation of Chronic Occluded Coronaries - Availability of the Retrograde Approach Increases Technical Success and the Quality of Life Despite More Frequent Complications. Mehilli, J. EuroIntervention 14, e1163-e1165, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30522986  

Intracellular Transport and Regulation of Transcytosis across the Blood-Brain Barrier. Villasenor, R., Lampe, J., Schwaninger, M. & Collin, L. Cellular and molecular life sciences : CMLS, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30523362  

Identifying the Anti-Inflammatory Response to Lipid Lowering Therapy. A Position Paper from the Working Group on Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology of the European Society of Cardiology. Tunon, J., Badimon, L., Bochaton-Piallat, M. L., Cariou, B., Daemen, M. J., Egido, J., Evans, P. C., Hoefer, I. E., Ketelhuth, D. F., Lutgens, E., Matter, C. M., Monaco, C., Steffens, S., Stroes, E., Vindis, C., Weber, C. & Back, M. Cardiovascular research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30534957  

Impact of Symptomatic Atherosclerosis in Patients with Pulmonary Embolism. Keller, K., Hobohm, L., Munzel, T. & Ostad, M. A. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30558990  

Health Literacy in Men and Women with Cardiovascular Diseases and Its Association with the Use of Health Care Services - Results from the Population-Based Geda2014/2015-Ehis Survey in Germany. Diederichs, C., Jordan, S., Domanska, O. & Neuhauser, H. PloS one 13, e0208303, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30521588  

Association of Genetic Variation at Aqp4 Locus with Vascular Depression. Westermair, A. L., Munz, M., Schaich, A., Nitsche, S., Willenborg, B., Munoz Venegas, L. M., Willenborg, C., Schunkert, H., Schweiger, U. & Erdmann, J. Biomolecules 8, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30563176  

Evaluation of a New Ultra-Sensitivity Troponin I Assay in Patients with Suspected Myocardial Infarction. Neumann, J. T., Sorensen, N. A., Rubsamen, N., Ojeda, F., Schock, A., Seddighizadeh, P., Zeller, T., Westermann, D. & Blankenberg, S. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30528623  

Consistent Success in Life-Supporting Porcine Cardiac Xenotransplantation. Langin, M., Mayr, T., Reichart, B., Michel, S., Buchholz, S., Guethoff, S., Dashkevich, A., Baehr, A., Egerer, S., Bauer, A., Mihalj, M., Panelli, A., Issl, L., Ying, J., Fresch, A. K., Buttgereit, I., Mokelke, M., Radan, J., Werner, F., Lutzmann, I. et al. Nature, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30518863  

Anxiety Weights Down the Heart - New Evidence for a Toxic Cardiovascular Risk Factor. Ladwig, K. H. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30578092  

Predictors of Stent Thrombosis and Their Implications for Clinical Practice. Gori, T., Polimeni, A., Indolfi, C., Raber, L., Adriaenssens, T. & Munzel, T. Nature reviews. Cardiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30518952   

Prospective, Randomized Trial of Bioresorbable Scaffolds Vs. Everolimus-Eluting Stents in Patients Undergoing Coronary Stenting for Myocardial Infarction: The Intracoronary Scaffold Assessment a Randomized Evaluation of Absorb in Myocardial Infarction (Isar-Absorb Mi) Trial. Byrne, R. A., Alfonso, F., Schneider, S., Maeng, M., Wiebe, J., Kretov, E., Bradaric, C., Rai, H., Cuesta, J., Rivero, F., Hoppmann, P., Schlichtenmaier, J., Christiansen, E. H., Cassese, S., Joner, M., Schunkert, H., Laugwitz, K. L. & Kastrati, A. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30520980  

Sex Differences in Cardiac Mitochondria in the New Zealand Obese Mouse. John, C., Grune, J., Ott, C., Nowotny, K., Deubel, S., Kuhne, A., Schubert, C., Kintscher, U., Regitz-Zagrosek, V. & Grune, T. Frontiers in endocrinology 9, 732, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30564194   

A Robust and All-Inclusive Pipeline for Shuffling of Adeno-Associated Viruses (Aav). Herrmann, A. K., Bender, C., Kienle, E., Grosse, S., El Andari, J., Botta, J., Schurmann, N., Wiedtke, E., Niopek, D. & Grimm, D. ACS synthetic biology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30513195  

The Short-Chain Fatty Acid Propionate Protects from Hypertensive Cardiovascular Damage. Bartolomaeus, H., Balogh, A., Yakoub, M., Homann, S., Marko, L., Hoges, S., Tsvetkov, D., Krannich, A., Wundersitz, S., Avery, E. G., Haase, N., Kraker, K., Hering, L., Maase, M., Kusche-Vihrog, K., Grandoch, M., Fielitz, J., Kempa, S., Gollasch, M., Zhumadilov, Z. et al. Circulation, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30586752  

Impact of Direct Stenting on Myocardial Injury Assessed by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Prognosis in St-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Saad, M., Stiermaier, T., Fuernau, G., Poss, J., de Waha-Thiele, S., Desch, S., Thiele, H. & Eitel, I. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30573280  

Chronic Overexpression of Bradykinin in Kidney Causes Polyuria and Cardiac Hypertrophy. Barros, C. C., Schadock, I., Sihn, G., Rother, F., Xu, P., Popova, E., Lapidus, I., Plehm, R., Heuser, A., Todiras, M., Bachmann, S., Alenina, N., Araujo, R. C., Pesquero, J. B. & Bader, M. Frontiers in medicine 5, 338, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30560131  

Diurnal Distribution of Carbohydrates and Fat Affects Substrate Oxidation and Adipokine Secretion in Humans. Kessler, K., Hornemann, S., Petzke, K. J., Kemper, M., Markova, M., Rudovich, N., Grune, T., Kramer, A., Pfeiffer, A. F. H. & Pivovarova-Ramich, O. The American journal of clinical nutrition 108, 1209-1219, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30541098  

Long-Term Results after the Ross Procedure with the Decellularized Autotissue Matrix P(R) Bioprosthesis Used for Pulmonary Valve Replacement. Christ, T., Paun, A. C., Grubitzsch, H., Holinski, S., Falk, V. & Dushe, S. European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30508165  

Apelinergic System in the Kidney: Implications for Diabetic Kidney Disease. Muller, T., Kalea, A. Z., Marquez, A., Hsieh, I., Haque, S., Ye, M., Wysocki, J., Bader, M. & Batlle, D. Physiological reports 6, e13939, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30548130  

Metabolic Disorders in Heart Failure and Cancer. Lena, A., Coats, A. J. S. & Anker, M. S. ESC heart failure 5, 1092-1098, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30570226  

Normobaric Hypoxic Conditioning in Men with Metabolic Syndrome. Klug, L., Mahler, A., Rakova, N., Mai, K., Schulz-Menger, J., Rahn, G., Busjahn, A., Jordan, J., Boschmann, M. & Luft, F. C. Physiological reports 6, e13949, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30565412  

Updates in Heart Failure: What Last Year Brought to Us. Dinatolo, E., Sciatti, E., Anker, M. S., Lombardi, C., Dasseni, N. & Metra, M. ESC heart failure 5, 989-1007, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30570225  

Data on Differential Multivariable Risk Prediction of Appropriate Shock Vs. Competing Mortality. 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. Data in brief 21, 2110-2116, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30533459  

The New Heart Failure Association Journal - Esc Heart Failure. Anker, M. S., von Haehling, S., Papp, Z. & Anker, S. D. European journal of heart failure 20, 1657-1663, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30561163  

Modern-Day Cardio-Oncology: A Report from the 'Heart Failure and World Congress on Acute Heart Failure 2018'. Anker, M. S., Lena, A., Hadzibegovic, S., Belenkov, Y., Bergler-Klein, J., de Boer, R. A., Cohen-Solal, A., Farmakis, D., von Haehling, S., Lopez-Fernandez, T., Pudil, R., Suter, T., Tocchetti, C. G., Lyon, A. R. & Heart Failure Association Cardio-Oncology Study Group of the European Society of, C. ESC heart failure 5, 1083-1091, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30570223  

Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction of Complex Spatio-Temporal Dynamics in Excitable Media. Herzog, S., Worgotter, F. & Parlitz, U., (2018). https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fams.2018.00060/full  

Direct Assessment of Adherence and Drug Interactions in Patients with Hypertensive Crisis-a Cross-Sectional Study in the Emergency Department. Wallbach, M., Lach, N., Stock, J., Hiller, H., Mavropoulou, E., Chavanon, M. L., Neurath, H., Blaschke, S., Lowin, E., Herrmann-Lingen, C., Muller, G. A. & Koziolek, M. J. Journal of clinical hypertension, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30515967  

Mechanistic Role of the Creb-Regulated Transcription Coactivator 1 in Cardiac Hypertrophy. Morhenn, K., Quentin, T., Wichmann, H., Steinmetz, M., Prondzynski, M., Sohren, K. D., Christ, T., Geertz, B., Schroder, S., Schondube, F. A., Hasenfuss, G., Schlossarek, S., Zimmermann, W. H., Carrier, L., Eschenhagen, T., Cardinaux, J. R., Lutz, S. & Oetjen, E. Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology 127, 31-43, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30521840  

Thromboinflammation and Vascular Dysfunction. Karbach, S., Lagrange, J. & Wenzel, P. Hamostaseologie, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30513535  

Impact of Coronary Artery Disease and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Women Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: From the Win-Tavi Registry. Guedeney, P., Tchetche, D., Petronio, A. S., Mehilli, J., Sartori, S., Lefevre, T., Presbitero, P., Capranzano, P., Iadanza, A., Sardella, G., Van Mieghem, N. M., Sorrentino, S., Claessen, B., Chandrasekhar, J., Vogel, B., Kalkman, D. N., Meliga, E., Dumonteil, N., Fraccaro, C., Trabattoni, D. et al. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30511802  

Regional Differences of Macrovascular Disease in Northeast and South Germany: The Population-Based Ship-Trend and Kora-F4 Studies. Ptushkina, V., Jacobs, E., Schipf, S., Volzke, H., Markus, M. R. P., Nauck, M., Meisinger, C., Peters, A., Maier, W., Herder, C., Roden, M. & Rathmann, W. BMC public health 18, 1331, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30509230  

Gwas and Colocalization Analyses Implicate Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Carotid Plaque Loci in Cardiovascular Outcomes. Franceschini, N., Giambartolomei, C., de Vries, P. S., Finan, C., Bis, J. C., Huntley, R. P., Lovering, R. C., Tajuddin, S. M., Winkler, T. W., Graff, M., Kavousi, M., Dale, C., Smith, A. V., Hofer, E., van Leeuwen, E. M., Nolte, I. M., Lu, L., Scholz, M., Sargurupremraj, M., Pitkanen, N. et al. Nature communications 9, 5141, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30510157  

Endothelial Function: A Short Guide for the Interventional Cardiologist. Gori, T. International journal of molecular sciences 19, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30513819  

Ryanodine Receptor Dysfunction and the Resolution Revolution: How Nobel Prize-Winning Techniques Transform Cardiovascular Research. Voigt, N. & Lehnart, S. E. Cardiovascular research 114, e106-e109, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30476015  

Once I Get on a Puzzle, I Can't Get Off: Cachexia and Wasting in 2018. von Haehling, S. & Anker, S. D. Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle 9, 1021-1022, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30450844  

The Actin Regulator Coronin-1a Modulates Platelet Shape Change and Consolidates Arterial Thrombosis. Stocker, T. J., Pircher, J., Skenderi, A., Ehrlich, A., Eberle, C., Megens, R. T. A., Petzold, T., Zhang, Z., Walzog, B., Muller-Taubenberger, A., Weber, C., Massberg, S., Ishikawa-Ankerhold, H. & Schulz, C. Thrombosis and haemostasis 118, 2098-2111, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30453345  

Copd Increases Cardiac Mortality in Patients Presenting with Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias and Aborted Cardiac Arrest. Rusnak, J., Behnes, M., Schupp, T., Reiser, L., Bollow, A., Taton, G., Reichelt, T., Ellguth, D., Engelke, N., Hoppner, J., Weidner, K., El-Battrawy, I., Mashayekhi, K., Weiss, C., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Respiratory medicine 145, 153-160, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30509705  

Diagnostic Performance of Ccta Derived Stenosis Predictors to Detect Hemodynamic Significant Coronary Stenosis. Kaeder, F., Rutsch, M., Skarga, E., Lossnitzer, D., Akin, I. & Baumann, S. Int J Cardiol 274, 62, (2019). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30449338



Impact of Secukinumab on Endothelial Dysfunction and Other Cardiovascular Disease Parameters in Psoriasis Patients over 52 Weeks. von Stebut, E., Reich, K., Thaci, D., Koenig, W., Pinter, A., Korber, A., Rassaf, T., Waisman, A., Mani, V., Yates, D., Frueh, J., Sieder, C., Melzer, N., Mehta, N. N. & Gori, T. The Journal of investigative dermatology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30508547   

Proteasomal Protein Degradation: Adaptation of Cellular Proteolysis with Impact on Virus-and Cytokine-Mediated Damage of Heart Tissue During Myocarditis. Beling, A. & Kespohl, M. Frontiers in immunology 9, 2620, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30546359  

Organ-Specific Mechanisms of Transendothelial Neutrophil Migration in the Lung, Liver, Kidney, and Aorta. Maas, S. L., Soehnlein, O. & Viola, J. R. Frontiers in immunology 9, 2739, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30538702  

Circadian Expression of Migratory Factors Establishes Lineage-Specific Signatures That Guide the Homing of Leukocyte Subsets to Tissues. He, W., Holtkamp, S., Hergenhan, S. M., Kraus, K., de Juan, A., Weber, J., Bradfield, P., Grenier, J. M. P., Pelletier, J., Druzd, D., Chen, C. S., Ince, L. M., Bierschenk, S., Pick, R., Sperandio, M., Aurrand-Lions, M. & Scheiermann, C. Immunity, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30527911  

(Re) Solving Repair after Myocardial Infarction. Leoni, G. & Soehnlein, O. Frontiers in pharmacology 9, 1342, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30534069  

Macrophage Uptake Switches on Oct Contrast of Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles for Imaging of Atherosclerotic Plaques. de Schellenberger, A. A., Poller, W. C., Stangl, V., Landmesser, U. & Schellenberger, E. International journal of nanomedicine 13, 7905-7913, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30538467  

Bioprosthetic Valve Performance after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement with Self-Expanding Versus Balloon-Expandable Valves in Large Versus Small Aortic Valve Annuli: Insights from the Choice Trial and the Choice-Extend Registry. Abdelghani, M., Mankerious, N., Allali, A., Landt, M., Kaur, J., Sulimov, D. S., Merten, C., Sachse Sc, S., Mehilli, J., Neumann, F. J., Frerker, C., Kurz, T., El-Mawardy, M., Richardt, G. & Abdel-Wahab, M. JACC. Cardiovascular interventions, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30503595  

Comparison of Resting Distal to Aortic Coronary Pressure with Angiography-Based Quantitative Flow Ratio. Stahli, B. E., Erbay, A., Steiner, J., Klotsche, J., Mochmann, H. C., Skurk, C., Lauten, A., Landmesser, U. & Leistner, D. M. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30545620  

Takotsubo Syndrome: State-of-the-Art Review by an Expert Panel - Part 1. Dias, A., Nunez Gil, I. J., Santoro, F., Madias, J. E., Pelliccia, F., Brunetti, N. D., Salmoirago-Blotcher, E., Sharkey, S. W., Eitel, I., Akashi, Y. J., El-Battrawy, I., Franco, E., Akin, I., Jaguszewski, M., Dawson, D., Figueredo, V. M., Napp, L. C., Christensen, T. E., Hebert, K., Ben-Dor, I. et al. Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30528096  

Omega-9 Oleic Acid, the Main Compound of Olive Oil, Mitigates Inflammation During Experimental Sepsis. Medeiros-de-Moraes, I. M., Goncalves-de-Albuquerque, C. F., Kurz, A. R. M., Oliveira, F. M. J., de Abreu, V. H. P., Torres, R. C., Carvalho, V. F., Estato, V., Bozza, P. T., Sperandio, M., de Castro-Faria-Neto, H. C. & Silva, A. R. Oxidative medicine and cellular longevity 2018, 6053492, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30538802  

Mir-212/132 Cluster Modulation Prevents Doxorubicin-Mediated Atrophy and Cardiotoxicity. Gupta, S. K., Garg, A., Avramopoulos, P., Engelhardt, S., Streckfuss-Bomeke, K., Batkai, S. & Thum, T. Molecular therapy : the journal of the American Society of Gene Therapy, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30527757  

High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T in Patients with St-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Ndrepepa, G. & Kastrati, A. Journal of cardiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30509510

Late-Stage Peptide Diversification by Cobalt-Catalyzed C-H Activation: Sequential Multicatalysis for Stapled Peptides. Lorion, M. M., Kaplaneris, N., Son, J., Kuniyil, R. & Ackermann, L. Angewandte Chemie, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30499607  

The Imminent Epidemic of Atrial Fibrillation and Its Concomitant Diseases - Myocardial Infarction and Heart Failure - a Cause for Concern. Borschel, C. S. & Schnabel, R. B. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30528622   

Circulating Proteomic Patterns in Af Related Left Atrial Remodeling Indicate Involvement of Coagulation and Complement Cascade. Kornej, J., Buttner, P., Hammer, E., Engelmann, B., Dinov, B., Sommer, P., Husser, D., Hindricks, G., Volker, U. & Bollmann, A. PloS one 13, e0198461, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30496173  

Hypoxia Evokes Increased Pdi and Pdia6 Expression in the Infarcted Myocardium of Ex-Germ-Free and Conventionally-Raised Mice. Kiouptsi, K., Finger, S., Garlapati, V. S., Knorr, M., Brandt, M., Walter, U., Wenzel, P. & Reinhardt, C. Biology open, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30498015  

Endothelial Nod1 Directs Myeloid Cell Recruitment in Atherosclerosis through Vcam-1. Gonzalez-Ramos, S., Paz-Garcia, M., Rius, C., Del Monte-Monge, A., Rodriguez, C., Fernandez-Garcia, V., Andres, V., Martinez-Gonzalez, J., Lasuncion, M. A., Martin-Sanz, P., Soehnlein, O. & Bosca, L. FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, fj201801231RR, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30496704  

Cardiac Contractility Modulation: Mechanisms of Action in Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction and Beyond. Tschope, C., Kherad, B., Klein, O., Lipp, A., Blaschke, F., Gutterman, D., Burkhoff, D., Hamdani, N., Spillmann, F. & Van Linthout, S. European journal of heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30485591  

Noninvasive Imaging of Endothelial Damage in Patients with Different Hba1c-Levels, a Proof-of-Concept Study. Engel, L. C., Landmesser, U., Goehler, A., Gigengack, K., Wurster, T., Manes, C., Girke, G., Jaguszewski, M., Skurk, C., Leistner, D. M., Lauten, A., Schuster, A., Noutsias, M., Hamm, B., Botnar, R. M., Bigalke, B. & Makowski, M. R. Diabetes, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30487264  

Hematopoietic Deficiency of the Long Non-Coding Rna Malat1 Promotes Atherosclerosis and Plaque Inflammation Cremer, S., Michalik, K. M., Fischer, A., Pfisterer, L., Jae, N., Winter, C., Boon, R. A., Muhly-Reinholz, M., John, D., Uchida, S., Weber, C., Poller, W., Gunther, S., Braun, T., Li, D. Y., Maegdefessel, L., Perisic Matic, L., Hedin, U., Soehnlein, O., Zeiher, A. M. et al. Circulation, (2018). https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.029015  

Engineered Nanoparticles Prevent Dilation of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms. Zimmermann, W. H. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 72, 2606-2608, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30466518  

Male Sex Increases Mortality in Patients Presenting with Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias. Weidner, K., Behnes, M., Rusnak, J., Schupp, T., Hoppner, J., Taton, G., Reiser, L., Bollow, A., Reichelt, T., Ellguth, D., Engelke, N., Kuche, P., Ansari, U., El-Battrawy, I., Lang, S., Nienaber, C. A., Akin, M., Mashayekhi, K., Ferdinand, D., Weiss, C. et al. Internal medicine journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30479061  

Prognostic Significance of Emergency Department Bypass in Stable and Unstable Patients with St-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Scholz, K. H., Friede, T., Meyer, T., Jacobshagen, C., Lengenfelder, B., Jung, J., Fleischmann, C., Moehlis, H., Olbrich, H. G., Ott, R., Elsasser, A., Schroder, S., Thilo, C., Raut, W., Franke, A., Maier, L. S. & Maier, S. K. European heart journal. Acute cardiovascular care, 2048872618813907, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30477317   

[Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion in Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation : Present Evidence, Ongoing Studies, Open Questions]. Hausler, K. G., Endres, M. & Landmesser, U. Medizinische Klinik, Intensivmedizin und Notfallmedizin, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30483820  

Transfemoral Aortic Valve Replacement for Severe Aortic Valve Regurgitation in a Patient with a Pulsatile-Flow Biventricular Assist Device. Gomes, B., Bekeredjian, R., Leuschner, F., Ehlermann, P., Schmack, B., Ruhparwar, A., Raake, P. W., Katus, H. A. & Kreusser, M. M. ESC heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30479049  

Long‐Term Follow‐up of Patients with Short Qt Syndrome: Clinical Profile and Outcome. El-Battrawy, I., Besler, J., Liebe, V., Schimpf, R., Tulumen, E., Rudic, B., Lang, S., Wolpert, C., Zhou, X., Akin, I. & Borggrefe, M. JAHA, (2018). https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1161/JAHA.118.010073 

Prognostic Relevance of Serum Lactate Kinetics in Critically Ill Patients. Masyuk, M., Wernly, B., Lichtenauer, M., Franz, M., Kabisch, B., Muessig, J. M., Zimmermann, G., Lauten, A., Schulze, P. C., Hoppe, U. C., Kelm, M., Bakker, J. & Jung, C. Intensive care medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30478622  

Semantic Multi-Classifier Systems Identify Predictive Processes in Heart Failure Models across Species. Lausser, L., Siegle, L., Rottbauer, W., Frank, D., Just, S. & Kestler, H. A. Biomolecules 8, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30486323  

Protective Effect of Acquired Long Qt Syndrome in Takotsubo Syndrome. Hohneck, A., El-Battrawy, I., Lang, S., Ansari, U., Schramm, K., Zhou, X., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Internal medicine journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30479031  

Exploring the Developmental Tasks of Emerging Adults after Paediatric Heart Transplantation: A Cross-Sectional Case Control Study. Sepke, M., Ferentzi, H., Disselhoff, V. S. U. & Albert, W. BMJ open 8, e022461, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30478110  

Outcome after New Generation Single-Layer Polytetrafluoroethylene-Covered Stent Implantation for the Treatment of Coronary Artery Perforation. Kufner, S., Schacher, N., Ferenc, M., Schlundt, C., Hoppmann, P., Abdel-Wahab, M., Mayer, K., Fusaro, M., Byrne, R. A. & Kastrati, A. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30467994  

Impact of Prosthesis-Iteration Evolution and Sizing Practice on the Incidence of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. Abdelghani, M., Allali, A., Kaur, J., Hemetsberger, R., Mehilli, J., Neumann, F. J., Frerker, C., Kurz, T., El-Mawardy, M., Richardt, G. & Abdel-Wahab, M. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30467966  

Cloning and Characterization of Zebrafish K2p13.1 (Thik-1) Two-Pore-Domain K(+) Channels. Staudacher, I., Seehausen, S., Gierten, J., Illg, C., Schweizer, P. A., Katus, H. A. & Thomas, D. Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30472253  

Equalization of Four Cardiovascular Risk Algorithms after Systematic Recalibration: Individual-Participant Meta-Analysis of 86 Prospective Studies. Pennells, L., Kaptoge, S., Wood, A., Sweeting, M., Zhao, X., White, I., Burgess, S., Willeit, P., Bolton, T., Moons, K. G. M., van der Schouw, Y. T., Selmer, R., Khaw, K. T., Gudnason, V., Assmann, G., Amouyel, P., Salomaa, V., Kivimaki, M., Nordestgaard, B. G., Blaha, M. J. et al. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30476079  

High Salt Diet Ameliorates Functional, Electrophysiological and Histological Characteristics of Murine Spontaneous Autoimmune Polyneuropathy. Huehnchen, P., Boehmerle, W. & Endres, M. Neurobiology of disease 124, 240-247, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30468863  

International Clinical Practice Guidelines for Sarcopenia (Icfsr): Screening, Diagnosis and Management. Dent, E., Morley, J. E., Cruz-Jentoft, A. J., Arai, H., Kritchevsky, S. B., Guralnik, J., Bauer, J. M., Pahor, M., Clark, B. C., Cesari, M., Ruiz, J., Sieber, C. C., Aubertin-Leheudre, M., Waters, D. L., Visvanathan, R., Landi, F., Villareal, D. T., Fielding, R., Won, C. W., Theou, O. et al. The journal of nutrition, health & aging 22, 1148-1161, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30498820  

What Affects Physical Activity and Sedentary Time Improvements after a Cardiovascular Examination? Voigt, L., Ullrich, A., Baumann, S., Doerr, M., John, U. & Ulbricht, S., (2018). https://academic.oup.com/eurpub/article/28/suppl_4/cky214.055/5186440  

Detecting Heritable Phenotypes without a Model Using Fast Permutation Testing for Heritability and Set-Tests. Schweiger, R., Fisher, E., Weissbrod, O., Rahmani, E., Muller-Nurasyid, M., Kunze, S., Gieger, C., Waldenberger, M., Rosset, S. & Halperin, E. Nature communications 9, 4919, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30464216  

Circtools - a One-Stop Software Solution for Circular Rna Research. Jakobi, T., Uvarovskii, A. & Dieterich, C. Bioinformatics, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30462173  

Association of Hypertension Cut-Off Values with 10-Year Cardiovascular Mortality and Clinical Consequences: A Real-World Perspective from the Prospective Monica/Kora Study. Atasoy, S., Johar, H., Peters, A. & Ladwig, K. H. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30462213  

The Incidence, Indications and Predictors of Acute Pacemaker Implantation after Ablation of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation. Semmler, V., von Krogh, F., Haller, B., Reents, T., Bourier, F., Telishevska, M., Kottmaier, M., Kornmayer, M., Brooks, S., Koch-Buttner, K., Lennerz, C., Brkic, A., Grebmer, C., Blazek, P., Weigand, S., Hessling, G., Kolb, C. & Deisenhofer, I. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30460479  

The Gut Microbiota as an Influencing Factor of Arterial Thrombosis. Reinhardt, C. Hamostaseologie, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30458552  

Optical Coherence Tomography Revisited: Imaging and Imagination. Rai, H., Cassese, S. & Joner, M. EuroIntervention 14, 1080-1083, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30451693  

Emerging Roles of Diacylglycerol-Sensitive Trpc4/5 Channels. Mederos, Y. S. M., Gudermann, T. & Storch, U. Cells 7, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30463370  

Edwards Sapien 3 Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation for Management of Severe Aortic Regurgitation in a Teenage Patient with Corrected Atrioventricular Septal Defect and Progressive Left Ventricular Dysfunction. Lehner, A., Herrmann, F. E., Mehilli, J. & Haas, N. A. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30461164  

Importance of Operator Training and Rest Perfusion on the Diagnostic Accuracy of Stress Perfusion Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance. Villa, A. D. M., Corsinovi, L., Ntalas, I., Milidonis, X., Scannell, C., Di Giovine, G., Child, N., Ferreira, C., Nazir, M. S., Karady, J., Eshja, E., De Francesco, V., Bettencourt, N., Schuster, A., Ismail, T. F., Razavi, R. & Chiribiri, A. Journal of cardiovascular magnetic resonance : official journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 20, 74, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30454074  

Incidence and Impact of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation. Seoudy, H., Gussefeld, N., Frank, J., Freitag-Wolf, S., Lutter, G., Eden, M., Rangrez, A. Y., Kuhn, C., Frey, N. & Frank, D. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30456463   

[Update of the Esc Guidelines 2018 on Cardiovascular Diseases During Pregnancy : Most Important Facts]. Seeland, U., Bauersachs, J., Roos-Hesselink, J. & Regitz-Zagrosek, V. Herz, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30456631  

Has the Time Finally Come to Measure Hscrp Universally in Primary and Secondary Cardiovascular Prevention? Ridker, P. M., Koenig, W., Kastelein, J. J., Mach, F. & Luscher, T. F. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30452612  

Molecular Fingerprints of Iron Parameters among a Population-Based Sample. Kaul, A., Masuch, A., Budde, K., Kastenmuller, G., Artati, A., Adamski, J., Volzke, H., Nauck, M., Friedrich, N. & Pietzner, M. Nutrients 10, (2018). www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30463274

Single Cell Rna-Seq and Atac-Seq Analysis of Cardiac Progenitor Cell Transition States and Lineage Settlement. Jia, G., Preussner, J., Chen, X., Guenther, S., Yuan, X., Yekelchyk, M., Kuenne, C., Looso, M., Zhou, Y., Teichmann, S. & Braun, T. Nature communications 9, 4877, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30451828  

Victimization in the Workplace: A New Target for Cardiovascular Prevention? Herrmann-Lingen, C. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30452605  

Diastolic Stress Test Echocardiography in Patients with Suspected Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction: A Pilot Study. Belyavskiy, E., Morris, D. A., Url-Michitsch, M., Verheyen, N., Meinitzer, A., Radhakrishnan, A. K., Kropf, M., Frydas, A., Ovchinnikov, A. G., Schmidt, A., Tadic, M., Genger, M., Lindhorst, R., Bobenko, A., Tschope, C., Edelmann, F., Pieske-Kraigher, E. & Pieske, B. ESC heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30451399  

Effects of the Coronary Artery Disease Associated Lpa and 9p21 Loci on Risk of Aortic Valve Stenosis. Trenkwalder, T., Nelson, C. P., Musameh, M. D., Mordi, I. R., Kessler, T., Pellegrini, C., Debiec, R., Rheude, T., Lazovic, V., Zeng, L., Martinsson, A., Gustav Smith, J., Gadin, J. R., Franco-Cereceda, A., Eriksson, P., Nielsen, J. B., Graham, S. E., Willer, C. J., Hveem, K., Kastrati, A. et al. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30482443  

Deficiency of the T Cell Regulator Casitas B-Cell Lymphoma-B Aggravates Atherosclerosis by Inducing Cd8+ T Cell-Mediated Macrophage Death. Seijkens, T. T. P., Poels, K., Meiler, S., van Tiel, C. M., Kusters, P. J. H., Reiche, M., Atzler, D., Winkels, H., Tjwa, M., Poelman, H., Slutter, B., Kuiper, J., Gijbels, M., Kuivenhoven, J. A., Matic, L. P., Paulsson-Berne, G., Hedin, U., Hansson, G. K., Nicolaes, G. A. F., Daemen, M. et al. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30452556  

Patients at Low Surgical Risk as Defined by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Score Undergoing Isolated Interventional or Surgical Aortic Valve Implantation: In-Hospital Data and 1-Year Results from the German Aortic Valve Registry (Gary). Bekeredjian, R., Szabo, G., Balaban, U., Bleiziffer, S., Bauer, T., Ensminger, S., Frerker, C., Herrmann, E., Beyersdorf, F., Hamm, C., Beckmann, A., Mollmann, H., Karck, M., Katus, H. A. & Walther, T. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30445543  

Endothelial Cell Rearrangements During Vascular Patterning Require Pi3-Kinase-Mediated Inhibition of Actomyosin Contractility. Angulo-Urarte, A., Casado, P., Castillo, S. D., Kobialka, P., Kotini, M. P., Figueiredo, A. M., Castel, P., Rajeeve, V., Mila-Guasch, M., Millan, J., Wiesner, C., Serra, H., Muixi, L., Casanovas, O., Vinals, F., Affolter, M., Gerhardt, H., Huveneers, S., Belting, H. G., Cutillas, P. R. et al. Nature communications 9, 4826, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30446640  

Predictors of Mid-Term Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Implantation of a Ventricular Assist Device Directly after Extracorporeal Life Support. Tsyganenko, D., Gromann, T. W., Schoenrath, F., Mueller, M., Mulzer, J., Starck, C., Krabatsch, T., Stein, J., Falk, V. & Potapov, E. European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30445489  

Prognostic Impact of Beta-Blocker Compared to Combined Amiodarone Therapy Secondary to Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias. Schupp, T., Behnes, M., Reiser, L., Bollow, A., Taton, G., Reichelt, T., Ellguth, D., Engelke, N., Ansari, U., El-Battrawy, I., Bertsch, T., Weiss, C., Nienaber, C., Lang, S., Akin, M., Mashayekhi, K., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30473333  

Educational Achievement of Children with Congenital Heart Disease: Promising Results from a Survey by the German National Register of Congenital Heart Defects. Pfitzer, C., Helm, P. C., Blickle, M. J., Rosenthal, L. M., Berger, F., Abdul-Khaliq, H., Bauer, U. M. M. & Schmitt, K. R. L. Early human development 128, 27-34, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30448707  

Canonical Bmp Signaling in Tubular Cells Mediates Recovery after Acute Kidney Injury. Vigolo, E., Marko, L., Hinze, C., Muller, D. N., Schmidt-Ullrich, R. & Schmidt-Ott, K. M. Kidney international, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30447934  

Simple Auto-Calibrated Gradient Delay Estimation from Few Spokes Using Radial Intersections (Ring). Rosenzweig, S., Holme, H. C. M. & Uecker, M. Magnetic resonance in medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30489652  

Loss of the Mia40a Oxidoreductase Leads to Hepato-Pancreatic Insufficiency in Zebrafish. Sokol, A. M., Uszczynska-Ratajczak, B., Collins, M. M., Bazala, M., Topf, U., Lundegaard, P. R., Sugunan, S., Guenther, S., Kuenne, C., Graumann, J., Chan, S. S. L., Stainier, D. Y. R. & Chacinska, A. PLoS genetics 14, e1007743, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30457989  

Maftools: Efficient and Comprehensive Analysis of Somatic Variants in Cancer. Mayakonda, A., Lin, D. C., Assenov, Y., Plass, C. & Koeffler, H. P. Genome research 28, 1747-1756, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30341162  


The Early Repolarization Pattern: Echocardiographic Characteristics in Elite Athletes. Reinhard, W., Trenkwalder, T., Haller, B., Meindl, C., Schoenfeld, J., Kaess, B. M., Hengstenberg, C., Schunkert, H., Pressler, A., Halle, M. & Scherr, J. Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc, e12617, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30427098   

Identification and Regulation of the Long Non-Coding Rna Heat2 in Heart Failure. Boeckel, J. N., Perret, M. F., Glaser, S. F., Seeger, T., Heumuller, A. W., Chen, W., John, D., Kokot, K. E., Katus, H. A., Haas, J., Lackner, M. K., Kayvanpour, E., Grabe, N., Dieterich, C., Von Haehling, S., Ebner, N., Hunecke, S., Leuschner, F., Fichtlscherer, S., Meder, B. et al. Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology, (2018). https://www.jmmc-online.com/article/S0022-2828(18)30386-9/fulltex  

Assessment of Peri-Device Leaks after Interventional Left Atrial Appendage Closure Using Standardized Imaging by Cardiac Computed Tomography Angiography. Lindner, S., Behnes, M., Wenke, A., Sartorius, B., Ansari, U., Akin, M., Mashayekhi, K., Vogler, N., Haubenreisser, H., Schoenberg, S. O., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. The international journal of cardiovascular imaging, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30421354  

Comprehensive Plasma and Tissue Profiling Reveals Systemic Metabolic Alterations in Cardiac Hypertrophy and Failure. Muller, O. J., Heckmann, M. B., Ding, L., Rapti, K., Rangrez, A. Y., Gerken, T., Christiansen, N., Rennefahrt, U. E. E., Witt, H., Maldonado, S. G., Ternes, P., Schwab, D. M., Ruf, T., Hille, S., Remes, A., Jungmann, A., Weis, T. M., Kreusser, J., Grone, H. J., Backs, J. et al. Cardiovascular research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30418544  

Anti-Citrullinated Protein Antibodies Are Not Associated with Extent of Disease or Prognosis in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease. Diouf, K., Elsner, L., Rohr, M., Wolter, J. S., Dorr, O., Hamm, C. W., Liebetrau, C. & Keller, T. Clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30412464  

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 272, 102-107, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29983251  

Atrial-Like Engineered Heart Tissue: An in Vitro Model of the Human Atrium. Lemme, M., Ulmer, B. M., Lemoine, M. D., Zech, A. T. L., Flenner, F., Ravens, U., Reichenspurner, H., Rol-Garcia, M., Smith, G., Hansen, A., Christ, T. & Eschenhagen, T. Stem cell reports, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30416051  

Patient-Specific Requirements and Clinical Validation of Mri-Based Pressure Mapping: A Two-Center Study in Patients with Aortic Coarctation. Goubergrits, L., Hellmeier, F., Neumann, D., Mihalef, V., Gulsun, M. A., Chinali, M., Secinaro, A., Runte, K., Schubert, S., Berger, F., Kuehne, T., Hennemuth, A. & Kelm, M. Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30390353  

Causal Connections from Chronic Kidney Disease to Cardiac Fibrosis. Hulshoff, M. S., Rath, S. K., Xu, X., Zeisberg, M. & Zeisberg, E. M. Seminars in nephrology 38, 629-636, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30413256

Arrhythmia Initiation in Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia Type 1 Depends on Both Heart Rate and Sympathetic Stimulation. Danielsen, T. K., Manotheepan, R., Sadredini, M., Leren, I. S., Edwards, A. G., Vincent, K. P., Lehnart, S. E., Sejersted, O. M., Sjaastad, I., Haugaa, K. H. & Stokke, M. K. PloS one 13, e0207100, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30399185  

Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein 2 (Igfbp-2) and the Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes. Wittenbecher, C., Ouni, M., Kuxhaus, O., Jahnert, M., Gottmann, P., Teichmann, A., Meidtner, K., Kriebel, J., Grallert, H., Pischon, T., Boeing, H., Schulze, M. B. & Schurmann, A. Diabetes, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30396904  

Proteomic Approach for Understanding Milder Neurotoxicity of Carfilzomib against Bortezomib. Karademir, B., Sari, G., Jannuzzi, A. T., Musunuri, S., Wicher, G., Grune, T., Mi, J., Hacioglu-Bay, H., Forsberg-Nilsson, K., Bergquist, J. & Jung, T. Scientific reports 8, 16318, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30397214  

Early Recurrent Ischemic Lesions in Patients with Cryptogenic Stroke and Patent Foramen Ovale: An Observational Study Braemswig, T. B., Usnich, T., Scheitz, J. F., Erdur, H., Fiebach, J. B., Audebert, H. J., Endres, M. & Nolte, C. H. Front. Neurol., (2018). https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fneur.2018.00996/abstract  

A Randomized, Controlled, Multi‐Center Trial of the Efficacy and Safety of the Occlutech Figulla Flex‐Ii Occluder Compared to the Amplatzer Septal Occluder for Transcatheter Closure of Secundum Atrial Septal Defects. Kenny, D., Eicken, A., Dahnert, I., Boudjemline, Y., Sievert, H., Schneider, M. B. E., Gori, T. & Hijazi, Z. M., (2018). https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/ccd.27899  

Dietary Protein Restriction Reduces Circulating Vldl Triglyceride Levels Via Crebh-Apoa5-Dependent and -Independent Mechanisms. Trevino-Villarreal, J. H., Reynolds, J. S., Bartelt, A., Langston, P. K., MacArthur, M. R., Arduini, A., Tosti, V., Veronese, N., Bertozzi, B., Brace, L. E., Mejia, P., Trocha, K., Kajitani, G. S., Longchamp, A., Harputlugil, E., Gathungu, R., Bird, S. S., Bullock, A. D., Figenshau, R. S., Andriole, G. L. et al. JCI insight 3, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30385734  

Reduced Na+ Current in Native Cardiomyocytes of a Brugada Syndrome Patient Associated with Β-2-Syntrophin Mutation. Schmidt, C., Wiedmann, F., El-Battrawy, I., Fritz, M., Ratte, A., Beller, C. J., Lang, S., Rudic, B., Schimpf, R., Akin, I., Karck, M., Borggrefe, M., Katus, H. A., Zhou, X.-B. & Thomas, D. Circulation. Genomic and precision medicine, (2018). https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1161/CIRCGEN.118.002263  

Energy-Reduced Arrhythmia Termination Using Global Photostimulation in Optogenetic Murine Hearts Quinonez Uribe, R. A., Luther, S., Diaz-Maue, L. & Richter, C. Front. Physiol., (2018). https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fphys.2018.01651/abstract  

An Integrated Understanding of the Molecular Mechanisms How Adipose Tissue Metabolism Affects Long-Term Body Weight Maintenance. Mai, K., Li, L., Wiegand, S., Brachs, M., Leupelt, V., Ernert, A., Kuhnen, P., Hubner, N., Robinson, P., Chen, W., Krude, H. & Spranger, J. Diabetes, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30389745  

Myh10 Deficiency Leads to Defective Extracellular Matrix Remodeling and Pulmonary Disease. Kim, H. T., Yin, W., Jin, Y. J., Panza, P., Gunawan, F., Grohmann, B., Buettner, C., Sokol, A. M., Preussner, J., Guenther, S., Kostin, S., Ruppert, C., Bhagwat, A. M., Ma, X., Graumann, J., Looso, M., Guenther, A., Adelstein, R. S., Offermanns, S. & Stainier, D. Y. R. Nature communications 9, 4600, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30389913  

DNA Sequence Variation in Acvr1c Encoding the Activin-Receptor Like Kinase 7 Influences Body Fat Distribution and Protects against Type 2 Diabetes. Emdin, C. A., Khera, A. V., Aragam, K., Haas, M., Chaffin, M., Klarin, D., Natarajan, P., Bick, A., Zekavat, S. M., Nomura, A., Ardissino, D., Wilson, J. G., Schunkert, H., McPherson, R., Watkins, H., Elosua, R., Bown, M. J., Samani, N. J., Baber, U., Erdmann, J. et al. Diabetes, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30389748  

Using Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionisation Mass Spectrometry (Maldi-Ms) Profiling in Order to Predict Clinical Outcomes of Patients with Heart Failure. Cao, T. H., Jones, D. J. L., Quinn, P. A., Siong Chan, D. C., Hafid, N., Parry, H. M., Mohan, M., Sandhu, J. K., Anker, S. D., Cleland, J. G., Dickstein, K., Filippatos, G., Hillege, H. L., Metra, M., Ponikowksi, P., Samani, N. J., Van Veldhuisen, D. J., Zannad, F., Zwinderman, A. H., Voors, A. A. et al. Clinical Proteomics 15, (2018). https://clinicalproteomicsjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12014-018-9213-1  

Impaired Exocrine Pancreatic Function Associates with Changes in Intestinal Microbiota Composition and Diversity. Frost, F., Kacprowski, T., Ruhlemann, M., Bulow, R., Kuhn, J. P., Franke, A., Heinsen, F. A., Pietzner, M., Nauck, M., Volker, U., Volzke, H., Aghdassi, A. A., Sendler, M., Mayerle, J., Weiss, F. U., Homuth, G. & Lerch, M. M. Gastroenterology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30391469  

Exon Junction Complexes Suppress Spurious Splice Sites to Safeguard Transcriptome Integrity. Boehm, V., Britto-Borges, T., Steckelberg, A. L., Singh, K. K., Gerbracht, J. V., Gueney, E., Blazquez, L., Altmuller, J., Dieterich, C. & Gehring, N. H. Molecular cell 72, 482-495 e487, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30388410  

Cd8+-T Cells with Specificity for a Model Antigen in Cardiomyocytes Can Become Activated after Transverse Aortic Constriction but Do Not Accelerate Progression to Heart Failure Groschel, C., Sasse, A., Monecke, S., Rohrborn, C., Elsner, L., Didie, M., Reupke, V., Bunt, G., Lichtmann, A. H., Toischer, K., Zimmermann, W. H., Hasenfuss, G. & Dressel, R. Front. Immunol., (2018). https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fimmu.2018.02665/abstract  

Multi-Observer Comparison Study between Unenhanced Quiescent-Interval Single-Shot Magnetic Resonance Angiography and Invasive Carbon Dioxide Angiography in Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease and Chronic Renal Insufficiency. Arendt, C. T., Leithner, D., Lenga, L., Wichmann, J. L., Albrecht, M. H., Czwikla, R., Varga-Szemes, A., d'Angelo, T., Martin, S. S., Thalhammer, A., Nagel, E., Vogl, T. J. & Gruber-Rouh, T. Eur J Radiol 108, 140-146, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30396647

Epicardial Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation Guided by a Novel High-Resolution Contact Mapping System: A Multicenter Study. Shi, R., Chen, Z., Kontogeorgis, A., Sacher, F., Della Bella, P., Bisceglia, C., Martin, R., Meyer, C., Willems, S., Markides, V., Maury, P. & Wong, T. Journal of the American Heart Association 7, e010549, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30373429  

Outcomes of Anticoagulated Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Treated with or without Antiplatelet Therapy - a Pooled Analysis from the Prefer in Af and Prefer in Af Prolongaton Registries. Patti, G., Pecen, L., Lucerna, M., Huber, K., Rohla, M., Renda, G., Siller-Matula, J., Schnabel, R. B., Cemin, R., Kirchhof, P. & De Caterina, R. Int J Cardiol 270, 160-166, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30220376  

A Chip Mutation to Battle Cancer: Potential or Hazard for Cardiovascular Disease? Leuschner, F. Cardiovascular research 114, e96-e98, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30351373  

Management of Oral Anti-Coagulation in Patients with Heart Failure-Insights from the Thrombeval Study. Gobel, S., Prochaska, J. H., Eggebrecht, L., Schmitz, R., Junger, C., Lamparter, H., Nagler, M., Keller, K., Coldewey, M., Trobs, S. O., Diestelmeier, S., Schwuchow-Thonke, S., Bickel, C., Lauterbach, M., Lackner, K. J., Cate, H. T., Munzel, T., Hardt, R. & Wild, P. S. Thrombosis and haemostasis 118, 1930-1939, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30357779



Relation of Ratio of Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction to Left Ventricular End-Diastolic Pressure to Long-Term Prognosis after St-Segment Elevation Acute Myocardial Infarction. Ndrepepa, G., Cassese, S., Emmer, M., Mayer, K., Kufner, S., Xhepa, E., Fusaro, M., Laugwitz, K. L., Schunkert, H. & Kastrati, A. Am J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30424868  

Titin Forms Circles: Regulation by Heart Failure and the Rna-Binding Protein Rbm20. Jae, N. & Dimmeler, S. Circulation research 119, 966-968, (2016). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27737936  

Experimental Ischaemic Stroke Induces Transient Cardiac Atrophy and Dysfunction. Veltkamp, R., Uhlmann, S., Marinescu, M., Sticht, C., Finke, D., Gretz, N., Grone, H. J., Katus, H. A., Backs, J. & Lehmann, L. H. Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30378296  

The Functional Consequences of Sodium Channel Nav 1.8 in Human Left Ventricular Hypertrophy. Ahmad, S., Tirilomis, P., Pabel, S., Dybkova, N., Hartmann, N., Molina, C. E., Tirilomis, T., Kutschka, I., Frey, N., Maier, L. S., Hasenfuss, G., Streckfuss-Bomeke, K. & Sossalla, S. ESC heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30378291  

Human and Equine Endothelial Cells in a Life Cell Imaging Scratch Assay in Vitro. Rieger, J., Hopperdietzel, C., Kaessmeyer, S., Slosarek, I., Diecke, S., Richardson, K. & Plendl, J. Clinical hemorheology and microcirculation, (2018). www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30400082

Sex-Specific Differences in the Distal Versus Proximal Presenting Location of Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis. Trinchero, A., Scheres, L. J. J., Prochaska, J. H., Ambaglio, C., Wild, P. S., Middeldorp, S., Konstantinides, S. V. & Barco, S. Thromb Res 172, 74-79, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30384038  

Isogenic Pairs of Hipsc-Cms with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy/Lvnc-Associated Actc1 E99k Mutation Unveil Differential Functional Deficits. Smith, J. G. W., Owen, T., Bhagwan, J. R., Mosqueira, D., Scott, E., Mannhardt, I., Patel, A., Barriales-Villa, R., Monserrat, L., Hansen, A., Eschenhagen, T., Harding, S. E., Marston, S. & Denning, C. Stem cell reports, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30392975

Usefulness of a Temporary Endovascular Left Ventricular Assist System as a Bridge to Facilitate Treatment of Mediastinitis Associated with a Permanent Device. Mueller, M., Potapov, E. & Krabatsch, T. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30396846  


Chronic Nicotine Exposure Induces Murine Aortic Remodeling and Stiffness Segmentation—Implications for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Susceptibility. Wagenhauser, M. U., Schellinger, I. N., Yoshino, T., Toyama, K., Kayama, Y., Deng, A., Guenther, S. P., Petzold, A., Mulorz, J., Mulorz, P., Hasenfuss, G., Ibing, W., Elvers, M., Schuster, A., Ramasubramanian, A. K., Adam, M., Schelzig, H., Spin, J. M., Raaz, U. & Tsao, P. S. Front. Physiol., (2018). https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fphys.2018.01459/full  

Association of Domain-Specific Physical Activity and Cardiorespiratory Fitness with All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality in Two Population-Based Cohort Studies. Bahls, M., Gross, S., Baumeister, S. E., Volzke, H., Glaser, S., Ewert, R., Markus, M. R. P., Medenwald, D., Kluttig, A., Felix, S. B. & Dorr, M. Scientific reports 8, 16066, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30375472  

Association with Outcomes and Response to Treatment of Trimethylamine N-Oxide in Heart Failure (from Biostat-Chf). Suzuki, T., Yazaki, Y., Voors, A. A., Jones, D. J. L., Chan, D. C. S., Anker, S. D., Cleland, J. G., Dickstein, K., Filippatos, G., Hillege, H. L., Lang, C. C., Ponikowski, P., Samani, N. J., van Veldhuisen, D. J., Zannad, F., Zwinderman, A. H., Metra, M. & Ng, L. L. European journal of heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30370976  

Oral Anticoagulation in High Risk Takotsubo Syndrome: When Should It Be Considered and When Not? Santoro, F., Stiermaier, T., Guastafierro, F., Tarantino, N., Eitel, I. & Brunetti, N. D. BMC cardiovascular disorders 18, 205, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30373518  

Genome-Wide Analyses Identify a Role for Slc17a4 and Aadat in Thyroid Hormone Regulation. Teumer, A., Chaker, L., Groeneweg, S., Li, Y., Di Munno, C., Barbieri, C., Schultheiss, U. T., Traglia, M., Ahluwalia, T. S., Akiyama, M., Appel, E. V. R., Arking, D. E., Arnold, A., Astrup, A., Beekman, M., Beilby, J. P., Bekaert, S., Boerwinkle, E., Brown, S. J., De Buyzere, M. et al. Nature communications 9, 4455, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30367059  

Right Bundle Branch Block in Patients with Suspected Myocardial Infarction. Neumann, J. T., Sorensen, N. A., Rubsamen, N., Ojeda, F., Schafer, S., Keller, T., Blankenberg, S., Clemmensen, P. & Westermann, D. European heart journal. Acute cardiovascular care, 2048872618809700, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30362813  

Cardiac Expression of Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin in a Model of Cancer Cachexia-Induced Cardiomyopathy. Musolino, V., Palus, S., Latouche, C., Gliozzi, M., Bosco, F., Scarano, F., Nucera, S., Carresi, C., Scicchitano, M., von Haehling, S., Jaisser, F., Hasenfuss, G., Anker, S. D., Mollace, V. & Springer, J. ESC heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30367561  

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Syncope in Haemodynamically Stable and Unstable Patients with Acute Pulmonary Embolism - Results of the German Nationwide Inpatient Sample. Keller, K., Hobohm, L., Munzel, T., Ostad, M. A. & Espinola-Klein, C. Scientific reports 8, 15789, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30361542  

High Thyrotropin Is Associated with Reduced Hippocampal Volume in a Population-Based Study from Germany. Ittermann, T., Wittfeld, K., Nauck, M., Bulow, R., Hosten, N., Volzke, H. & Grabe, H. J. Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30259797  

Antagonization of Il-17a Attenuates Skin Inflammation and Vascular Dysfunction in Mouse Models of Psoriasis. Schuler, R., Brand, A., Klebow, S., Wild, J., Protasio Veras, F., Ullmann, E., Roohani, S., Kolbinger, F., Kossmann, S., Wohn, C., Daiber, A., Munzel, T., Wenzel, P., Waisman, A., Clausen, B. E. & Karbach, S. The Journal of investigative dermatology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30367871  

Optical Prediction of Single Muscle Fiber Force Production Using a Combined Biomechatronics and Second Harmonic Generation Imaging Approach. Schneidereit, D., Nubler, S., Prolss, G., Reischl, B., Schurmann, S., Muller, O. J. & Friedrich, O. Light, science & applications 7, 79, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30374401  

Association between Arginase-Containing Platelet-Derived Microparticles and Altered Plasma Arginine Metabolism in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Kyselova, A., Hinrichsmeyer, H., Zukunft, S., Mann, A. W., Dornauf, I., Fleming, I. & Randriamboavonjy, V. Metabolism: clinical and experimental, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30367832  

The Importance of Rehabilitation in the Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease. Hansen, D., Piepoli, M. F. & Doehner, W. European journal of preventive cardiology, 2047487318809459, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30354743  

Outcomes of Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement for Degenerated Bioprostheses, Failed Annuloplasty Rings, and Mitral Annular Calcification. Yoon, S. H., Whisenant, B. K., Bleiziffer, S., Delgado, V., Dhoble, A., Schofer, N., Eschenbach, L., Bansal, E., Murdoch, D. J., Ancona, M., Schmidt, T., Yzeiraj, E., Vincent, F., Niikura, H., Kim, W. K., Asami, M., Unbehaun, A., Hirji, S., Fujita, B., Silaschi, M. et al. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30357365  

Effect of Evolocumab on Coronary Plaque Composition. Nicholls, S. J., Puri, R., Anderson, T., Ballantyne, C. M., Cho, L., Kastelein, J. J. P., Koenig, W., Somaratne, R., Kassahun, H., Yang, J., Wasserman, S. M., Honda, S., Shishikura, D., Scherer, D. J., Borgman, M., Brennan, D. M., Wolski, K. & Nissen, S. E. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 72, 2012-2021, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30336824  

Esc Congress 2018 Highlights in Basic Science: A Report from the Scientists of Tomorrow. Schmidt, C. & Voigt, N. Cardiovascular research 114, e103-e105, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30351376  

Genetic Deletion of the Alamandine Receptor Mrgd Leads to Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Mice. Oliveira, A. C., Melo, M. B., Motta-Santos, D., Peluso, A. A., Souza-Neto, F., da Silva, R. F., Almeida, J. F., Canta, G., Reis, A. M., Goncalves, G., Cerri, G. G., Coutinho, D., de Jesus, I. C. G., Guatimosim, S., Linhares, N. D., Alenina, N., Bader, M., Campagnole-Santos, M. J. & Santos, R. A. S. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30339496  

Heart Failure in the Outpatient Versus Inpatient Setting: Findings from the Biostat-Chf Study. Ferreira, J. P., Metra, M., Mordi, I., Gregson, J., Ter Maaten, J., Tromp, J., Anker, S. D., Dickstein, K., Hillege, H. L., Ng, L. L., van Veldhuisen, D. J., Lang, C. C., Voors, A. A. & Zannad, F. European journal of heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30338883  

Atf6 Regulates Cardiac Hypertrophy by Transcriptional Induction of the Mtorc1 Activator, Rheb. Blackwood, E. A., Hofmann, C., Santo Domingo, M., Bilal, A. S., Sarakki, A., Stauffer, W. T., Arrieta, A., Thuerauf, D. J., Kolkhorst, F. W., Muller, O. J., Jakobi, T., Dieterich, C., Katus, H. A., Doroudgar, S. & Glembotski, C. C. Circulation research, (2018). https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.118.313854  

Normalization of Force to Muscle Cross-Sectional Area: A Helpful Attempt to Reduce Data Scattering in Contractility Studies? Pecha, S., Koivumaki, J., Geelhoed, B., Kempe, R., Berk, E., Engel, A., Reichenspurner, H., Eschenhagen, T., Ravens, U., Kaumann, A. & Christ, T. Acta physiologica, e13202, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30338659  

Piezo-Bending Actuators for Isometric or Auxotonic Contraction Analysis of Engineered Heart Tissue. Mannhardt, I., Warncke, C., Trieu, H. K., Muller, J. & Eschenhagen, T. Journal of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30334614  

Lcp1 Preferentially Binds Clasped Alphambeta2 Integrin and Attenuates Leukocyte Adhesion under Flow. Tseng, H. Y., Samarelli, A. V., Kammerer, P., Scholze, S., Ziegler, T., Immler, R., Zent, R., Sperandio, M., Sanders, C. R., Fassler, R. & Bottcher, R. T. Journal of cell science, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30333137  

Insights into Permanent Pacemaker Implantation Following Tavr in a Real-World Cohort. Tichelbacker, T., Bergau, L., Puls, M., Friede, T., Mutze, T., Maier, L. S., Frey, N., Hasenfuss, G., Zabel, M., Jacobshagen, C. & Sossalla, S. PloS one 13, e0204503, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30332419  

Functional Abnormalities in Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes Generated from Titin-Mutated Patients with Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Schick, R., Mekies, L. N., Shemer, Y., Eisen, B., Hallas, T., Ben Jehuda, R., Ben-Ari, M., Szantai, A., Willi, L., Shulman, R., Gramlich, M., Pane, L. S., My, I., Freimark, D., Murgia, M., Santamaria, G., Gherghiceanu, M., Arad, M., Moretti, A. & Binah, O. PloS one 13, e0205719, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30332462  

Empagliflozin Directly Improves Diastolic Function in Human Heart Failure. Pabel, S., Wagner, S., Bollenberg, H., Bengel, P., Kovacs, A., Schach, C., Tirilomis, P., Mustroph, J., Renner, A., Gummert, J., Fischer, T., Van Linthout, S., Tschope, C., Streckfuss-Bomeke, K., Hasenfuss, G., Maier, L. S., Hamdani, N. & Sossalla, S. European journal of heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30328645  

Serum Levels of Kisspeptin Are Elevated in Critically Ill Patients. Luedde, M., Spehlmann, M. E., Hippe, H. J., Loosen, S. H., Roy, S., Vargas Cardenas, D., Vucur, M., Frey, N., Koch, A., Luedde, T., Trautwein, C., Tacke, F. & Roderburg, C. PloS one 13, e0206064, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30332461  

The Role of Wnt Signaling in the Healing Myocardium: A Focus on Cell Specificity. Meyer, I. S. & Leuschner, F. Basic research in cardiology 113, 44, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30327885  

Defective Mitochondrial Cardiolipin Remodeling Dampens Hif-1alpha Expression in Hypoxia. Chowdhury, A., Aich, A., Jain, G., Wozny, K., Luchtenborg, C., Hartmann, M., Bernhard, O., Balleiniger, M., Alfar, E. A., Zieseniss, A., Toischer, K., Guan, K., Rizzoli, S. O., Brugger, B., Fischer, A., Katschinski, D. M., Rehling, P. & Dudek, J. Cell reports 25, 561-570 e566, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30332638  

Prognostic Implications of Atrial Fibrillation in Heart Failure with Reduced, Mid-Range, and Preserved Ejection Fraction: A Report from 14 964 Patients in the European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure Long-Term Registry. Zafrir, B., Lund, L. H., Laroche, C., Ruschitzka, F., Crespo-Leiro, M. G., Coats, A. J. S., Anker, S. D., Filippatos, G., Seferovic, P. M., Maggioni, A. P., De Mora Martin, M., Polonski, L., Silva-Cardoso, J., Amir, O. & Investigators, E.-H. H. L.-T. R. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30325423  

Respiratory- and Cardiac Motion-Corrected Simultaneous Whole-Heart Pet and Dual Phase Coronary Mr Angiography. Munoz, C., Neji, R., Kunze, K. P., Nekolla, S. G., Botnar, R. M. & Prieto, C. Magnetic resonance in medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30320931  

Coronary Disease Prevention: Towards a More Personalised Approach. Landmesser, U. & Catapano, A. European journal of preventive cardiology, 2047487318805578, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30322267  

Exercise Training to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: How Does It Work? Krankel, N., Bahls, M., Van Craenenbroeck, E. M., Adams, V., Serratosa, L., Solberg, E. E., Hansen, D., Dorr, M. & Kemps, H. European journal of preventive cardiology, 2047487318805158, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30317879  

Cardiomyopathy Phenotypes in Human-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes-a Systematic Review. Eschenhagen, T. & Carrier, L. Pflugers Archiv : European journal of physiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30324321  

Medication Non-Adherence and Blood Pressure Control among Hypertensive Migrant and Non-Migrant Populations of Sub-Saharan African Origin: The Rodam Study. Beune, E., Nieuwkerk, P., Stronks, K., Meeks, K., Schulze, M. B., Mockenhaupt, F. P., Danquah, I., Klipstein-Grobusch, K., Agyei-Baffour, P., Spranger, J., Addo, J., Smeeth, L. & Agyemang, C. Journal of human hypertension, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30323204  

Large-Scale Whole-Exome Sequencing Association Studies Identify Rare Functional Variants Influencing Serum Urate Levels. Tin, A., Li, Y., Brody, J. A., Nutile, T., Chu, A. Y., Huffman, J. E., Yang, Q., Chen, M. H., Robinson-Cohen, C., Mace, A., Liu, J., Demirkan, A., Sorice, R., Sedaghat, S., Swen, M., Yu, B., Ghasemi, S., Teumer, A., Vollenweider, P., Ciullo, M. et al. Nature communications 9, 4228, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30315176  

Non-Vitamin K Oral Anticoagulants (Noac) and the Risk of Myocardial Infarction: Differences between Factor Iia and Factor Xa Inhibition? Polzin, A., Dannenberg, L., Wolff, G., Helten, C., Achilles, A., Hohlfeld, T., Zeus, T., Kelm, M., Massberg, S. & Petzold, T. Pharmacology & therapeutics, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30321554  

Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment of Iron Deficiency in Chronic Heart Failure: Putting the 2016 European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure Guidelines into Clinical Practice. McDonagh, T., Damy, T., Doehner, W., Lam, C. S. P., Sindone, A., van der Meer, P., Cohen-Solal, A., Kindermann, I., Manito, N., Pfister, O., Pohjantahti-Maaroos, H., Taylor, J. & Comin-Colet, J. European journal of heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30311713  

Characteristics and Outcome of Patients with Complex Coronary Lesions Treated with Bioresorbable Scaffolds: Three-Year Follow-up in a Cohort of Consecutive Patients. Anadol, R., Lorenz, L., Weissner, M., Ullrich, H., Polimeni, A., Muenzel, T. & Gori, T. EuroIntervention 14, e1011-e1019, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28966157  

Cmr Imaging Biosignature of Cardiac Involvement Due to Cancer-Related Treatment by T1 and T2 Mapping. Haslbauer, J. D., Lindner, S., Valbuena-Lopez, S., Zainal, H., Zhou, H., D'Angelo, T., Pathan, F., Arendt, C. A., Bug, G., Serve, H., Vogl, T. J., Zeiher, A. M., Carr-White, G., Nagel, E. & Puntmann, V. O. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30360992  

Tako-Tsubo Syndrome, Spontaneous Coronary Dissection and Microvascular Disease: Sex-Differences. Gori, T. & Anadol, R. Journal of neuromuscular diseases, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30320565  

German Cardiac Society Working Group on Cellular Electrophysiology State-of-the-Art Paper: Impact of Molecular Mechanisms on Clinical Arrhythmia Management. Thomas, D., Christ, T., Fabritz, L., Goette, A., Hammwohner, M., Heijman, J., Kockskamper, J., Linz, D., Odening, K. E., Schweizer, P. A., Wakili, R. & Voigt, N. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30306295  

Randomized Trial Comparing Proactive, High-Dose Versus Reactive, Low-Dose Intravenous Iron Supplementation in Hemodialysis (Pivotal): Study Design and Baseline Data. Macdougall, I. C., White, C., Anker, S. D., Bhandari, S., Farrington, K., Kalra, P. A., McMurray, J. J. V., Murray, H., Steenkamp, R., Tomson, C. R. V., Wheeler, D. C., Winearls, C. G., Ford, I. & on behalf of the, P. T. i. American journal of nephrology 48, 260-268, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30304714  

Distinct Roles of Angiotensin Receptors in Autonomic Dysreflexia Following High-Level Spinal Cord Injury in Mice. Jarve, A., Todiras, M., Lian, X., Filippelli-Silva, R., Qadri, F., Martin, R. P., Gollasch, M. & Bader, M. Experimental neurology 311, 173-181, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30315807  

Rationale and Design of the Eu-Cert-Icd Prospective Study: Comparative Effectiveness of Prophylactic Icd Implantation. Zabel, M., Sticherling, C., Willems, R., Lubinski, A., Bauer, A., Bergau, L., Braunschweig, F., Brugada, J., Brusich, S., Conen, D., Cygankiewicz, I., Flevari, P., Taborsky, M., Hansen, J., Hasenfuss, G., Hatala, R., Huikuri, H. V., Iovev, S., Kaab, S., Kaliska, G. et al. ESC heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30299600  

Loss of Pyruvate Kinase M2 Limits Growth and Triggers Innate Immune Signaling in Endothelial Cells. Stone, O. A., El-Brolosy, M., Wilhelm, K., Liu, X., Romao, A. M., Grillo, E., Lai, J. K. H., Gunther, S., Jeratsch, S., Kuenne, C., Lee, I. C., Braun, T., Santoro, M. M., Locasale, J. W., Potente, M. & Stainier, D. Y. R. Nature communications 9, 4077, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30301887  

Interventional Femoral "Cross-over" Bypass for Peripheral Ischemia under Cardiocirculatory Support with Impella Cp(R). Geyer, M., Vosseler, M. & Gori, T. EuroIntervention, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30295295  

Short-Term and Long-Term Incidence of Stroke in Takotsubo Syndrome. El-Battrawy, I., Gietzen, T., Ansari, U., Behnes, M., Lang, S., Zhou, X., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. ESC heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30299590  

P2y12-Adp Receptor Blockade in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes. Bonello, L., Angiolillo, D. J., Aradi, D. & Sibbing, D. Circulation 138, 1582-1596, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30354508  

Silencing the Csf-1 Axis Using Nanoparticle Encapsulated Sirna Mitigates Viral and Autoimmune Myocarditis. Meyer, I. S., Goetzke, C. C., Kespohl, M., Sauter, M., Heuser, A., Eckstein, V., Vornlocher, H. P., Anderson, D. G., Haas, J., Meder, B., Katus, H. A., Klingel, K., Beling, A. & Leuschner, F. Frontiers in immunology 9, 2303, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30349538  

Fine-Mapping Type 2 Diabetes Loci to Single-Variant Resolution Using High-Density Imputation and Islet-Specific Epigenome Maps. Mahajan, A., Taliun, D., Thurner, M., Robertson, N. R., Torres, J. M., Rayner, N. W., Payne, A. J., Steinthorsdottir, V., Scott, R. A., Grarup, N., Cook, J. P., Schmidt, E. M., Wuttke, M., Sarnowski, C., Magi, R., Nano, J., Gieger, C., Trompet, S., Lecoeur, C., Preuss, M. H. et al. Nature genetics 50, 1505-1513, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30297969  

Heart Failure and Diabetes: Metabolic Alterations and Therapeutic Interventions: A State-of-the-Art Review from the Translational Research Committee of the Heart Failure Association-European Society of Cardiology. Maack, C., Lehrke, M., Backs, J., Heinzel, F. R., Hulot, J. S., Marx, N., Paulus, W. J., Rossignol, P., Taegtmeyer, H., Bauersachs, J., Bayes-Genis, A., Brutsaert, D., Bugger, H., Clarke, K., Cosentino, F., De Keulenaer, G., Dei Cas, A., Gonzalez, A., Huelsmann, M., Iaccarino, G. et al. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30295797  

Treatments Targeting Inotropy. Maack, C., Eschenhagen, T., Hamdani, N., Heinzel, F. R., Lyon, A. R., Manstein, D. J., Metzger, J., Papp, Z., Tocchetti, C. G., Yilmaz, M. B., Anker, S. D., Balligand, J. L., Bauersachs, J., Brutsaert, D., Carrier, L., Chlopicki, S., Cleland, J. G., de Boer, R. A., Dietl, A., Fischmeister, R. et al. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30295807  

Axial Tubule Junctions Activate Atrial Ca(2+) Release across Species. Brandenburg, S., Pawlowitz, J., Fakuade, F. E., Kownatzki-Danger, D., Kohl, T., Mitronova, G. Y., Scardigli, M., Neef, J., Schmidt, C., Wiedmann, F., Pavone, F. S., Sacconi, L., Kutschka, I., Sossalla, S., Moser, T., Voigt, N. & Lehnart, S. E. Frontiers in physiology 9, 1227, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30349482  

Nuclear Calcineurin Is a Sensor for Detecting Ca(2+) Release from the Nuclear Envelope Via Ip3r. Olivares-Florez, S., Czolbe, M., Riediger, F., Seidlmayer, L., Williams, T., Nordbeck, P., Strasen, J., Glocker, C., Jansch, M., Eder-Negrin, P., Arias-Loza, P., Muhlfelder, M., Plackic, J., Heinze, K. G., Molkentin, J. D., Engelhardt, S., Kockskamper, J. & Ritter, O. Journal of molecular medicine 96, 1239-1249, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30293136  

Gender and Age Differences in Outcomes of Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes Referred for Coronary Angiography. Stahli, B. E., Wischnewsky, M. B., Jakob, P., Klingenberg, R., Obeid, S., Heg, D., Raber, L., Windecker, S., Mach, F., Gencer, B., Nanchen, D., Juni, P., Landmesser, U., Matter, C. M., Luscher, T. F. & Maier, W. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30291678  

Lp-Pla2, Scavenger Receptor Class B Type I Gene (Scarb1) Rs10846744 Variant, and Cardiovascular Disease. Manichaikul, A., Wang, X. Q., Li, L., Erdmann, J., Lettre, G., Bis, J. C., Waterworth, D., Cushman, M., Jenny, N. S., Post, W. S., Palmas, W., Tsai, M. Y., Wallentin, L., White, H., Schunkert, H., O'Donnell, C. J., Herrington, D. M., Rich, S. S., O'Donoghue, M. L. & Rodriguez, A. PloS one 13, e0204352, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30289950  

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Congenital Heart Disease: Results from the German National Register for Congenital Heart Defects. Flugge, A. K., Wasmer, K., Orwat, S., Abdul-Khaliq, H., Helm, P. C., Bauer, U., Baumgartner, H., Diller, G. P. & German Competence Network for Congenital Heart Defects, I. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30297188  

The Narrow-Sense and Common Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Heritability of Early Repolarization. Bastiaenen, R., Nolte, I. M., Munroe, P. B., Riese, H., Nelson, C., O'Connor, H., Gang, Y., Warren, H. R., Cabrera, C., Reinhard, W., Hengstenberg, C., Rijsdijk, F. V., Spector, T., Snieder, H., Samani, N. J., Jamshidi, Y. & Behr, E. R. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30297186  

Obesity Paradox in Peripheral Artery Disease. Keller, K., Hobohm, L., Geyer, M., Munzel, T., Lavie, C. J., Ostad, M. A. & Espinola-Klein, C. Clinical nutrition, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30322783  

Evaluation of Cystatin C and Ngal as Predictors of Mortality in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair (Mitraclip). Dorr, O., Walther, C., Liebetrau, C., Keller, T., Ortlieb, R. M., Boeder, N., 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/30284299  

Uncertainty Quantification for Non-Invasive Assessment of Pressure Drop across a Coarctation of the Aorta Using Cfd. Bruning, J., Hellmeier, F., Yevtushenko, P., Kuhne, T. & Goubergrits, L. Cardiovascular engineering and technology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30284186  

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Prognostic Impact of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Patients Presenting with Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias and Aborted Cardiac Arrest. Behnes, M., Mashayekhi, K., Weiss, C., Nienaber, C., Lang, S., Reiser, L., Bollow, A., Taton, G., Reichelt, T., Ellguth, D., Engelke, N., Schupp, T., Ansari, U., El-Battrawy, I., Rusnak, J., Akin, M., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Journal of the American Heart Association 7, e010004, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30371335  

Impact of Diabetes on Coronary Artery Plaque Volume by Coronary Ct Angiography and Subsequent Adverse Cardiac Events. Deseive, S., Straub, R., Kupke, M., Broersen, A., Kitslaar, P. H., Stocker, T. J., Massberg, S., Hadamitzky, M. & Hausleiter, J. Journal of cardiovascular computed tomography, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30293793  

A Synthesis Approach of Mouse Studies to Identify Genes and Proteins in Arterial Thrombosis and Bleeding. Baaten, C., Meacham, S., de Witt, S. M., Feijge, M. A. H., Adams, D. J., Akkerman, J. N., Cosemans, J., Grassi, L., Jupe, S., Kostadima, M., Mattheij, N. J. A., Prins, M. H., Ramirez-Solis, R., Soehnlein, O., Swieringa, F., Weber, C., White, J. K., Ouwehand, W. H. & Heemskerk, J. W. M. Blood, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30275110  

Triple Therapy: Worth the Risk? Wernly, B., Lichtenauer, M., Hoppe, U. C., Lauten, A., Navarese, E. P. & Jung, C. Minerva medica 109, 403-405, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30338683  

Time to Jump on the Bandwagon: The Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle in 2018. von Haehling, S., Anker, M. S., Ebner, N. & Anker, S. D. Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle 9, 793-801, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30311438  

Bicuspid Aortic Valve and Aortic Coarctation in Congenital Heart Disease—Important Aspects for Treatment with Focus on Aortic Vasculopathy. Sinning, C., Zengin, E., Kozlik-Feldmann, R., Blankenberg, S., Rickers, C., von Kodolitsch, Y. & Girdauskas, E., (2018). http://cdt.amegroups.com/article/view/21779   

Lipid-Modifying Therapy and Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Goal Attainment in Patients with Familial Hypercholesterolemia in Germany: The Carehigh Registry. Schmidt, N., Dressel, A., Grammer, T. B., Gouni-Berthold, I., Julius, U., Kassner, U., Klose, G., Konig, C., Koenig, W., Otte, B., Parhofer, K. G., Reinhard, W., Schatz, U., Schunkert, H., Steinhagen-Thiessen, E., Vogt, A., Laufs, U. & Marz, W. Atherosclerosis 277, 314-322, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30270065  

Do We Need a Reference Standard for the Muscle Mass Measurements? Scherbakov, N. & Doehner, W. ESC heart failure 5, 741-744, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30270537  

Imaging and Manipulation of Extracellular Traps by Atomic Force Microscopy. Pires, R. H., Delcea, M. & Felix, S. B. Methods in molecular biology 1886, 203-217, (2019). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30374869  

Overview of the Current Status of Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Care in over 60 Countries - the Eas Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Studies Collaboration (Fhsc). Collaboration, E. A. S. F. H. S., Vallejo-Vaz, A. J., De Marco, M., Stevens, C. A. T., Akram, A., Freiberger, T., Hovingh, G. K., Kastelein, J. J. P., Mata, P., Raal, F. J., Santos, R. D., Soran, H., Watts, G. F., Abifadel, M., Aguilar-Salinas, C. A., Al-Khnifsawi, M., AlKindi, F. A., Alnouri, F., Alonso, R., Al-Rasadi, K. et al. Atherosclerosis 277, 234-255, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30270054  

Unprotected Versus Protected High-Risk Percutaneous Coronary Intervention with the Impella 2.5 in Patients with Multivessel Disease and Severely Reduced Left Ventricular Function. Becher, T., Frederik, E., Baumann, S., Lossnitzer, D., Pollmann, B., Behnes, M., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Medicine, (2018). https://journals.lww.com/md-journal/Fulltext/2018/10260/Unprotected_versus_protected_high_risk.6.aspx

Machine Learning for Real-Time Prediction of Complications in Critical Care: A Retrospective Study. Meyer, A., Zverinski, D., Pfahringer, B., Kempfert, J., Kuehne, T., Sundermann, S. H., Stamm, C., Hofmann, T., Falk, V. & Eickhoff, C. The Lancet. Respiratory medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30274956




2-Arachidonoylglycerol Mobilizes Myeloid Cells and Worsens Heart Function after Acute Myocardial Infarction. Schloss, M. J., Horckmans, M., Guillamat-Prats, R., Hering, D., Lauer, E., Lenglet, S., Weber, C., Thomas, A. & Steffens, S. Cardiovascular research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30295758  

Redox-Regulation of Calpains: Consequences on Vascular Function. Randriamboavonjy, V., Kyselova, A. & Fleming, I. Antioxidants & redox signaling, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30266074  

Age-Dependent Impact of the Syntax-Score on Longer-Term Mortality after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in an All-Comer Population. Eickhoff, M., Schupke, S., Khandoga, A., Fabian, J., Baquet, M., Jochheim, D., Grundmann, D., Thienel, M., Bauer, A., Theiss, H., Brunner, S., Hausleiter, J., Massberg, S. & Mehilli, J. Journal of geriatric cardiology : JGC 15, 559-566, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30344539  

Temporal Trends in Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Performance of the Framingham Risk Score and the Pooled Cohort Equations. Rospleszcz, S., Thorand, B., de Las Heras Gala, T., Meisinger, C., Holle, R., Koenig, W., Mansmann, U. & Peters, A. Journal of epidemiology and community health, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30262553  

Palmitoylethanolamide Promotes a Proresolving Macrophage Phenotype and Attenuates Atherosclerotic Plaque Formation. Rinne, P., Guillamat-Prats, R., Rami, M., Bindila, L., Ring, L., Lyytikainen, L. P., Raitoharju, E., Oksala, N., Lehtimaki, T., Weber, C., van der Vorst, E. P. C. & Steffens, S. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 38, 2562-2575, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30354245

Immortalization of Common Marmoset Monkey Fibroblasts by Piggybac Transposition of Htert. Petkov, S., Kahland, T., Shomroni, O., Lingner, T., Salinas, G., Fuchs, S., Debowski, K. & Behr, R. PloS one 13, e0204580, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30261016  

Subtype-Specific Optical Action Potential Recordings in Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Ventricular Cardiomyocytes. Goedel, A., Zawada, D. M., Zhang, F., Chen, Z., Moretti, A. & Sinnecker, D. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30320759  

Tracking of Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents in Germany in the Context of Risk Factors for Hypertension. Sarganas, G., Schaffrath Rosario, A., Niessner, C., Woll, A. & Neuhauser, H. K. International journal of hypertension 2018, 8429891, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30356390  

Endovascular Stenting in Femoropopliteal Arteries. Cassese, S. & Byrne, R. A. Lancet, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30262333  

In Vivo Myocardial Tissue Characterization of All Four Chambers Using High-Resolution Quantitative Mri. Becker, K. M., Schulz-Menger, J., Schaeffter, T. & Kolbitsch, C. Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering 4, (2018). https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/cdbme.2018.4.issue-1/cdbme-2018-0064/cdbme-2018-0064.xml?intcmp=trendmd  

Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition and G Protein-Coupled Receptors: A Novel Possibility for Cardiac Regeneration? Borlepawar, A., Frey, N. & Frank, D. Trends in cardiovascular medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30268649  

Impact of Baseline Atrial Fibrillation on Outcomes among Women Who Underwent Contemporary Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (from the Win-Tavi Registry). Guedeney, P., Chieffo, A., Snyder, C., Mehilli, J., Petronio, A. S., Claessen, B. E., Sartori, S., Lefevre, T., Presbitero, P., Capranzano, P., Tchetche, D., Iadanza, A., Sardella, G., Van Mieghem, N. M., Chandrasekhar, J., Vogel, B., Sorrentino, S., Kalkman, D. N., Meliga, E., Dumonteil, N. et al. Am J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30318417  

Soluble Cd74 Reroutes Mif/Cxcr4/Akt-Mediated Survival of Cardiac Myofibroblasts to Necroptosis. Soppert, J., Kraemer, S., Beckers, C., Averdunk, L., Mollmann, J., Denecke, B., Goetzenich, A., Marx, G., Bernhagen, J. & Stoppe, C. Journal of the American Heart Association 7, e009384, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30371153  

Intake of Vitamin K Antagonists and Worsening of Cardiac and Vascular Disease: Results from the Population-Based Gutenberg Health Study. Eggebrecht, L., Prochaska, J. H., Schulz, A., Arnold, N., Junger, C., Gobel, S., Laubert-Reh, D., Binder, H., Beutel, M. E., Pfeiffer, N., Blankenberg, S., Lackner, K. J., Spronk, H. M., Ten Cate, H., Munzel, T. & Wild, P. S. Journal of the American Heart Association 7, e008650, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30371151  

Critical Adverse Events During Transfemoral Tavr in Conscious Sedation. Is an Anesthesiologic Support Mandatory? Mayr, N. P., Wiesner, G., Husser, O., Joner, M., Michel, J., Knorr, J., Pellegrini, C., Bleiziffer, S., Schunkert, H., Lange, R. & Tassani-Prell, P. Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions 19, 41-46, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30327095  

Wearable Cardioverter-Defibrillator after Myocardial Infarction. Olgin, J. E., Pletcher, M. J., Vittinghoff, E., Wranicz, J., Malik, R., Morin, D. P., Zweibel, S., Buxton, A. E., Elayi, C. S., Chung, E. H., Rashba, E., Borggrefe, M., Hue, T. F., Maguire, C., Lin, F., Simon, J. A., Hulley, S., Lee, B. K. & Investigators, V. The New England journal of medicine 379, 1205-1215, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30280654  

A Convolutional Neural Network for Ecg Annotation as the Basis for Classification of Cardiac Rhythms. Sodmann, P., Vollmer, M., Nath, N. & Kaderali, L. Physiological measurement, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30235165  

S100a4 as a Target of the E3-Ligase Asb2beta and Its Effect on Engineered Heart Tissue. Braumann, S., Thottakara, T., Stucker, S., Reischmann-Dusener, S., Kramer, E., Gross, J., Hirt, M. N., Doroudgar, S., Carrier, L. & Friedrich, F. W. Frontiers in physiology 9, 1292, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30283351  

Benefit of Contact Force Sensing Catheter Technology for Successful Left Atrial Anterior Line Formation: A Prospective Randomized Trial. Fichtner, S., Wakili, R., Rizas, K., Siebermair, J., Sinner, M. F., Wiktor, T., Lackermair, K., Schuessler, F., Olesch, L., Rainer, S., Kaab, S., Curta, A., Kramer, H. & Estner, H. L. Biomed Res Int 2018, 9784259, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30320138  

Genetic Susceptibility Loci for Cardiovascular Disease and Their Impact on Atherosclerotic Plaques. Van der Laan, S. W., Siemelink, M. A., Haitjema, S., Foroughi Asl, H., Perisic, L., Mokry, M., Van Setten, J., Malik, R., Dichgans, M., Worrall, B. B., Consortium, a. M. C. o. t. I. S. G., Samani, N. J., Schunkert, H., Erdmann, J., Hedin, U., Paulsson-Berne, G., Bjorkegrenn, J. L. M., De Borst, G. J., Asselbergs, F. W., Den Ruijter, F. W. et al. Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine, (2018). https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1161/CIRCGEN.118.002115  

[Quality of Low Density Protein Cholesterol Measurement]. Masuch, A., Petersmann, A., Friedrich, N. & Nauck, M. Der Diabetologe, (2018). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11428-018-0392-1#citeas  

Strengths and Limitations of Real World Data in Patients Treated with Coronary Stents. Byrne, R. A., Colleran, R. & Kastrati, A. Circulation. Cardiovascular interventions, (2018). https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.118.007239  

Macrophage Inflammation, Erythrophagocytosis and Accelerated Atherosclerosis in Jak2v617f Mice. Wang, W., Liu, W., Fidler, T. P., Wang, Y., Tang, Y., Woods, B. A., Welch, C. L., Cai, B., Silvestre-Roig, C., Ai, D., Yang, Y.-G., Hidalgo, A., Soehnlein, O., Tabas, I., Levine, R., Tall, A. R. & Wang, N. Circulation research, (2018). https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.118.313283  

Precursor Proadrenomedullin Influences Cardiomyocyte Survival and Local Inflammation Related to Myocardial Infarction. Hinrichs, S., Scherschel, K., Kruger, S., Neumann, J. T., Schwarzl, M., Yan, I., Warnke, S., Ojeda, F. M., Zeller, T., Karakas, M., Keller, T., Meyer, C., Blankenberg, S., Westermann, D. & Lindner, D. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115, E8727-E8736, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30166452  

Patients with Congenital Heart Defect and Their Families Support Genetic Heart Research. Helm, P. C., Bauer, U. M. M., Abdul-Khaliq, H., Baumgartner, H., Kramer, H. H., Schlensak, C., Pickardt, T., Kahlert, A. K. & Hitz, M. P. Congenit Heart Dis, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30272834  

[Interventional Pfo Closure - Consensus Document of the German Workgroup of Interventional Cardiology (Agik) of the German Cardiac Society (Dgk) in Cooperation with the German Society of Neurology (Dgn) and the German Stroke Foundation (Dsg)]. Ghanem, A., Liebetrau, C., Diener, H. C., Elsasser, A., Grau, A., Groschel, K., Mattle, H., Massberg, S., Mollmann, H., Nef, H., Sander, D., Weimar, C., Wohrle, J. & Baldus, S., (2018). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12181-018-0277-y#citeas  

Electroconductive Biohybrid Hydrogel for Enhanced Maturation and Beating Properties of Engineered Cardiac Tissues. Roshanbinfar, K., Vogt, L., Greber, B., Diecke, S., Boccaccini, A. R., Scheibel, T. & Engel, F. B. Advanced Functional Materials, (2018). https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/adfm.201803951  

[Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome]. Liebetrau, C., Elsasser, A., Nef, H. & Mollmann, H. Der Kardiologe, (2018). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12181-018-0272-3#citeas

The Involvement of Toll-Like Receptor-2 in Arterial Thrombus Formation. Reinhardt, C. Hamostaseologie, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30261531  

Immortalization of Common Marmoset Monkey Fibroblasts by Piggybac Transposition of Htert. Petkov, S., Kahland, T., Shomroni, O., Lingner, T., Salinas, G., Fuchs, S., Debowski, K. & Behr, R. PloS one 13, e0204580, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30261016  

Outcome after Stroke Attributable to Baseline Factors-the Prospective Cohort with Incident Stroke (Proscis). Malsch, C., Liman, T., Wiedmann, S., Siegerink, B., Georgakis, M. K., Tiedt, S., Endres, M. & Heuschmann, P. U. PloS one 13, e0204285, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30256828  

Increased Expression of Mir-483-3p Impairs the Vascular Response to Injury in Type 2 Diabetes. Kuschnerus, K., Straessler, E. T., Muller, M. F., Luscher, T. F., Landmesser, U. & Krankel, N. Diabetes, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30257976  

[Management of Arterial Hypertension : Esc/Esh Guidelines 2018]. Schunkert, H. Herz, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30255307  

Dynamics of High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T During Therapy with Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty for Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension. Kriechbaum, S. D., Wiedenroth, C. B., Keller, T., Wolter, J. S., Ajnwojner, R., Peters, K., Haas, M. A., Roller, F. C., Breithecker, A., Rieth, A. J., Guth, S., Rolf, A., Bandorski, D., Hamm, C. W., Mayer, E. & Liebetrau, C. PloS one 13, e0204683, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30252896  

Transient Elevation of High-Sensitive Troponin T after Cardioband Implantation. Kreusser, M. M., Pleger, S. T., Abu Sharar, H., Geis, N. A., Bekeredjian, R., Katus, H. A. & Raake, P. W. Herz, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30255306  

Managing Large Lead Vegetations in Transvenous Lead Extractions Using a Percutaneous Aspiration Technique. Starck, C. T., Eulert-Grehn, J., Kukucka, M., Eggert-Doktor, D., Dreizler, T., Haupt, B. & Falk, V. Expert review of medical devices, 1-5, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30247076  

Randomized Double-Blind Clinical Studies of Ularitide and Other Vasoactive Substances in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Mitrovic, V., Forssmann, W. G., Schnitker, J. & Felix, S. B. ESC heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30246939  

A Shocking Experience: Inappropriate Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Shock at a Public Swimming Pool. Fastenrath, F. P., Kuschyk, J., Borggrefe, M., Akin, I. & Rudic, B. 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/30252038  

Dose Reduction, Oral Application, and Order of Intake to Preserve Aspirin Antiplatelet Effects in Dipyrone Co-Medicated Chronic Artery Disease Patients. Dannenberg, L., Petzold, T., Achilles, A., Naguib, D., Zako, S., Helten, C., M'Pembele, R., Mourikis, P., Podsvyadek, Y., Grandoch, M., Levkau, B., Zeus, T., Kelm, M., Hohlfeld, T. & Polzin, A. European journal of clinical pharmacology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30251061

Cardiovascular Risk Factors Are Important Determinants of Platelet-Dependent Thrombin Generation in Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer. Panova-Noeva, M., Neu, M. A., Eckerle, S., Spix, C., Schneider, A., Schmidtmann, I., Spronk, H. M., Pfeiffer, N., Beutel, M., Lackner, K. J., Munzel, T., Ten Cate, H., Merzenich, H., Faber, J. & Wild, P. S. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30244327  

Imaging of Endothelial Cell Dynamic Behavior in Zebrafish. Coxam, B. & Gerhardt, H. Methods in molecular biology 1846, 181-195, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30242760  

Baseline Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol to Predict the Extent of Cardiovascular Benefit from Lipid-Lowering Therapies: A Review. Navarese, E. P., Andreotti, F., Raggi, P., Kolodziejczak, M., Buffon, A., Bliden, K., Tantry, U., Kubica, J., Sardella, G., Lauten, A., Agewall, S., Gurbel, P. A. & Brouwer, M. A. European heart journal. Cardiovascular pharmacotherapy, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30247574  

Reverse Left Ventricular Structural Remodeling Following Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with Preserved Left Ventricular Function: Insights from Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Native T1 Mapping. Kowallick, J. T., Staab, W., Schuster, A., Backhaus, S. J., Weber-Kruger, M., Bauer, L., Sohns, C., Lotz, J., Hasenfuss, G., Luthje, L., Zabel, M. & Bergau, L. Heart rhythm, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30248459  

Mutations in Disordered Regions Can Cause Disease by Creating Dileucine Motifs. Meyer, K., Kirchner, M., Uyar, B., Cheng, J. Y., Russo, G., Hernandez-Miranda, L. R., Szymborska, A., Zauber, H., Rudolph, I. M., Willnow, T. E., Akalin, A., Haucke, V., Gerhardt, H., Birchmeier, C., Kuhn, R., Krauss, M., Diecke, S., Pascual, J. M. & Selbach, M. Cell 175, 239-253 e217, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30197081  

Platelet Reactivity and Early Outcomes after Transfemoral Aortic Valve Implantation. Gross, L., Jochheim, D., Nitschke, T., Baquet, M., Orban, M., Holdt, L., Zadrozny, M., Hagl, C., Teupser, D., Bauer, A., Massberg, S., Mehilli, J. & Sibbing, D. Thrombosis and haemostasis, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30235476  

Reproducibility Study on Myocardial Strain Assessment Using Fast-Senc Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Giusca, S., Korosoglou, G., Zieschang, V., Stoiber, L., Schnackenburg, B., Stehning, C., Gebker, R., Pieske, B., Schuster, A., Backhaus, S., Pieske-Kraigher, E., Patel, A., Kawaji, K., Steen, H., Lapinskas, T. & Kelle, S. Scientific reports 8, 14100, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30237411  

Novel Approach to Discriminate Left Bundle Branch Block from Nonspecific Intraventricular Conduction Delay Using Pacing-Induced Functional Left Bundle Branch Block. Scholz, E. P., Fischer, P., Lugenbiel, P., Xynogalos, P., Schweizer, P. A., Scherer, D., Thomas, D., Katus, H. A. & Zitron, E. Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30232686  

Telemedical Interventional Management in Heart Failure Ii (Tim-Hf2), a Randomised, Controlled Trial Investigating the Impact of Telemedicine on Unplanned Cardiovascular Hospitalisations and Mortality in Heart Failure Patients: Study Design and Description of the Intervention. Koehler, F., Koehler, K., Deckwart, O., Prescher, S., Wegscheider, K., Winkler, S., Vettorazzi, E., Polze, A., Stangl, K., Hartmann, O., Marx, A., Neuhaus, P., Scherf, M., Kirwan, B. A. & Anker, S. D. European journal of heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30230666  

Hybrid-Stenting with Metallic and Bioresorbable Drug-Eluting Stents 2-Year Clinical Outcomes in Kum Absorb Registry. Baquet, M., Grundmann, D., Schmidt, W., Thienel, M., Jochheim, D., Tesche, C., Theiss, H. D., Brunner, S., Massberg, S. & Mehilli, J. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30232838  

Satellite Cells Delivered in Their Niche Efficiently Generate Functional Myotubes in Three-Dimensional Cell Culture. Pruller, J., Mannhardt, I., Eschenhagen, T., Zammit, P. S. & Figeac, N. PloS one 13, e0202574, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30222770  

Genetic Analysis of over 1 Million People Identifies 535 New Loci Associated with Blood Pressure Traits. Evangelou, E., Warren, H. R., Mosen-Ansorena, D., Mifsud, B., Pazoki, R., Gao, H., Ntritsos, G., Dimou, N., Cabrera, C. P., Karaman, I., Ng, F. L., Evangelou, M., Witkowska, K., Tzanis, E., Hellwege, J. N., Giri, A., Velez Edwards, D. R., Sun, Y. V., Cho, K., Gaziano, J. M. et al. Nature genetics, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30224653  

Diagnosing Myocardial Infarction: A Highly Sensitive Issue. Blankenberg, S., Neumann, J. T. & Westermann, D. Lancet 392, 893-894, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30170849  

Adenylyl Cyclase 6 in Acid-Base Balance - Adding Complexity. Voelkl, J. & Lang, F. Clinical science 132, 1995-1997, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30220652  

'Ten Commandments' of the 2018 Esc Guidelines for the Management of Cardiovascular Diseases During Pregnancy. Regitz-Zagrosek, V. European heart journal 39, 3269, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30219880  

Autosomal Genetic Variation Is Associated with DNA Methylation in Regions Variably Escaping X-Chromosome Inactivation. Luijk, R., Wu, H., Ward-Caviness, C. K., Hannon, E., Carnero-Montoro, E., Min, J. L., Mandaviya, P., Muller-Nurasyid, M., Mei, H., van der Maarel, S. M., Consortium, B., Relton, C., Mill, J., Waldenberger, M., Bell, J. T., Jansen, R., Zhernakova, A., Franke, L., t Hoen, P. A. C., Boomsma, D. I. et al. Nature communications 9, 3738, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30218040  

Higher Hba1c Measurement Quality Standards Are Needed for Follow-up and Diagnosis: Experience and Analyses from Germany. Heinemann, L., Kaiser, P., Freckmann, G., Grote-Koska, D., Kerner, W., Landgraf, R., Merker, L., Muller, U. A., Muller-Wieland, D., Roth, J., Spannagl, M., Wallaschofski, H. & Nauck, M. Hormone and metabolic research = Hormon- und Stoffwechselforschung = Hormones et metabolisme, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30216941  

Cysteine-Based Redox Sensing and Its Role in Signaling by Cyclic Nucleotide-Dependent Kinases in the Cardiovascular System. Cuello, F. & Eaton, P. Annual review of physiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30216743  

Endothelial Amp-Activated Kinase Alpha1 Phosphorylates Enos on Thr495 and Decreases Endothelial No Formation. Zippel, N., Loot, A. E., Stingl, H., Randriamboavonjy, V., Fleming, I. & Fisslthaler, B. International journal of molecular sciences 19, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30217073  

Large-Scale Identification of Functional Microrna Targeting Reveals Cooperative Regulation of the Hemostatic System. Nourse, J., Braun, J., Lackner, K., Huttelmaier, S. & Danckwardt, S. Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30207063  

Genome-Wide Association Meta-Analysis of Coronary Artery Disease and Periodontitis Reveals a Novel Shared Risk Locus. Munz, M., Richter, G. M., Loos, B. G., Jepsen, S., Divaris, K., Offenbacher, S., Teumer, A., Holtfreter, B., Kocher, T., Bruckmann, C., Jockel-Schneider, Y., Graetz, C., Munoz, L., Bhandari, A., Tennstedt, S., Staufenbiel, I., van der Velde, N., Uitterlinden, A. G., de Groot, L., Wellmann, J. et al. Scientific reports 8, 13678, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30209331  

Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Calcium Leak Contributes to Arrhythmia but Not to Heart Failure Progression. Mohamed, B. A., Hartmann, N., Tirilomis, P., Sekeres, K., Li, W., Neef, S., Richter, C., Zeisberg, E. M., Kattner, L., Didie, M., Guan, K., Schmitto, J. D., Lehnart, S. E., Luther, S., Voigt, N., Seidler, T., Sossalla, S., Hasenfuss, G. & Toischer, K. Science translational medicine 10, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30209242  

[Cardiac Contractility Modulation]. Kuschyk, J., Rudic, B., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Der Internist, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30209514  

Is What You See All There Is? Falk, V. & Meyer, A. European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30212898  

The Chemokine Receptor Cx3cr1 Reduces Renal Injury in Mice with Angiotensin Ii Induced Hypertension. Ahadzadeh, E., Rosendahl, A., Czesla, D., Steffens, P., Prussner, L., Meyer-Schwesinger, C., Wanner, N., Paust, H. J., Huber, T. B., Stahl, R. A., Wiech, T., Kurts, C., Seniuk, A., Ehmke, H. & Wenzel, U. O. American journal of physiology. Renal physiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30207169

Type 2 Diabetes Is Independently Associated with All-Cause Mortality Secondary to Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias. Weidner, K., Behnes, M., Schupp, T., Rusnak, J., Reiser, L., Bollow, A., Taton, G., Reichelt, T., Ellguth, D., Engelke, N., Hoppner, J., El-Battrawy, I., Mashayekhi, K., Weiss, C., Borggrefe, M. & Akin, I. Cardiovascular diabetology 17, 125, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30200967

Role of Pkb/Sgk-Dependent Phosphorylation of Gsk-3alpha/Beta in Vascular Calcification During Cholecalciferol Overload in Mice. Tuffaha, R., Voelkl, J., Pieske, B., Lang, F. & Alesutan, I. Biochemical and biophysical research communications 503, 2068-2074, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30119888  

Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance of Cardiac Morphology and Function: Impact of Different Strategies of Contour Drawing and Indexing. Riffel, J. H., Schmucker, K., Andre, F., Ochs, M., Hirschberg, K., Schaub, E., Fritz, T., Mueller-Hennessen, M., Giannitsis, E., Katus, H. A. & Friedrich, M. G. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30203190  

Effect of Non-Compliant Balloon Postdilatation on Magnesium-Based Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolds. Blachutzik, F., Achenbach, S., Trobs, M., Marwan, M., Weissner, M., Nef, H. & Schlundt, C. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30196573  

Effects of a Cluster-Randomized School-Based Prevention Program on Physical Activity and Microvascular Function (Juventum 3). Siegrist, M., Hanssen, H., Lammel, C., Haller, B., Koch, A. M., Stemp, P., Dandl, E., Liestak, R., Parhofer, K. G., Vogeser, M. & Halle, M. Atherosclerosis 278, 73-81, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30261471  

Ablation Index for Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation- Clinical Applicability and Comparison with Force-Time Integral. Munkler, P., Kroger, S., Liosis, S., Abdin, A., Lyan, E., Eitel, C., Eitel, I., Meyer, C., Willems, S., Heeger, C. H. & Tilz, R. R. Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30197409  

Changes in Fat Mass and Fat-Free-Mass Are Associated with Incident Hypertension in Four Population-Based Studies from Germany. Ittermann, T., Werner, N., Lieb, W., Merz, B., Nothlings, U., Kluttig, A., Tiller, D., Greiser, K. H., Vogt, S., Thorand, B., Peters, A., Volzke, H., Dorr, M., Schipf, S. & Markus, M. R. P. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30217425  

Peak V'o2 Is an Independent Predictor of Survival in Patients with Cardiac Amyloidosis. Hein, S., Aus Dem Siepen, F., Bauer, R., Katus, H. A. & Kristen, A. V. Amyloid : the international journal of experimental and clinical investigation : the official journal of the International Society of Amyloidosis, 1-7, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30193539  

Activation of Protein Phosphatase 1 by a Selective Phosphatase Disrupting Peptide Reduces Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Ca(2+) Leak in Human Heart Failure. Fischer, T. H., Eiringhaus, J., Dybkova, N., Saadatmand, A., Pabel, S., Weber, S., Wang, Y., Kohn, M., Tirilomis, T., Ljubojevic, S., Renner, A., Gummert, J., Maier, L. S., Hasenfuss, G., El-Armouche, A. & Sossalla, S. European journal of heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30191648  

Piezo1 and Gq/G11 Promote Endothelial Inflammation Depending on Flow Pattern and Integrin Activation. Albarran-Juarez, J., Iring, A., Wang, S., Joseph, S., Grimm, M., Strilic, B., Wettschureck, N., Althoff, T. F. & Offermanns, S. The Journal of experimental medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30194266  

Systematic Assessment of Decision-Analytic Models Evaluating Diagnostic Tests for Acute Myocardial Infarction Based on Cardiac Troponin Assays. Velickovic, V. M., Rochau, U., Conrads-Frank, A., Kee, F., Blankenberg, S. & Siebert, U. Expert review of pharmacoeconomics & outcomes research, 1-22, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30115001  

Assessment of Baroreflex Sensitivity Has No Prognostic Value in Contemporary, Optimally Managed Patients with Mild-to-Moderate Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction: A Retrospective Analysis of 5-Year Survival. Paleczny, B., Olesinska-Mader, M., Siennicka, A., Niewinski, P., Nowak, K., Buldanczyk, A., Jankowska, E. A., Banasiak, W., von Haehling, S., Ponikowska, B., Anker, S. D. & Ponikowski, P. European journal of heart failure, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30191647  

A Randomized Trial to Assess Regional Left Ventricular Function after Stent Implantation in Chronic Total Occlusion: The Revasc Trial. Mashayekhi, K., Nuhrenberg, T. G., Toma, A., Gick, M., Ferenc, M., Hochholzer, W., Comberg, T., Rothe, J., Valina, C. M., Loffelhardt, N., Ayoub, M., Zhao, M., Bremicker, J., Jander, N., Minners, J., Ruile, P., Behnes, M., Akin, I., Schaufele, T., Neumann, F. J. et al. JACC. Cardiovascular interventions, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30219327  

Are We Ready to Treat Dilated Cardiomyopathy Differently, Using Lge Guidance? Kwong, R. Y., Ge, Y. & Nagel, E. JACC. Cardiovascular imaging, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30219396  

Invasive Hemodynamics and Cardiac Biomarkers to Predict Outcomes after Percutaneous Edge-to-Edge Mitral Valve Repair in Patients with Severe Heart Failure. Kreusser, M. M., Geis, N. A., Berlin, N., Greiner, S., Pleger, S. T., Bekeredjian, R., Katus, H. A. & Raake, P. W. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30191296  

Turning Fibroblasts into Cardiomyocytes: Technological Review of Cardiac Transdifferentiation Strategies. Klose, K., Gossen, M. & Stamm, C. FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, fj201800712R, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30188756   

Editorial Commentary: Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: Long-Term Implications of Treatment and Management. Haghikia, A. & Hilfiker-Kleiner, D. Trends in cardiovascular medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30219276  

Nutritional Modulation of Innate Immunity: The Fat-Bile-Gut Connection. Chevre, R., Silvestre-Roig, C. & Soehnlein, O. Trends in endocrinology and metabolism: TEM 29, 686-698, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30197155  

Dicer Promotes Endothelial Recovery and Limits Lesion Formation after Vascular Injury through Mir-126-5p. Zhou, Z., Schober, A. & Nazari-Jahantigh, M. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30213595

Impaired Proteostasis During Skeletal Muscle Aging. Fernando, R., Drescher, C., Nowotny, K., Grune, T. & Castro, J. P. Free radical biology & medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30194981

Impact of Glucose Measuring Systems and Sample Type on Diagnosis Rates of Diabetes Mellitus. Blaurock, M. G., Kallner, A., Menzel, S., Masuch, A., Nauck, M. & Petersmann, A. Diabetes therapy : research, treatment and education of diabetes and related disorders, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30187227

Simultaneous High-Resolution Cardiac T1 Mapping and Cine Imaging Using Model-Based Iterative Image Reconstruction. Becker, K. M., Schulz-Menger, J., Schaeffter, T. & Kolbitsch, C. Magnetic resonance in medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30183094  

Safety and Efficacy of Cryoballoon Ablation for the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation in Elderly Patients. Abdin, A., Yalin, K., Lyan, E., Sawan, N., Liosis, S., Meyer-Saraei, R., Elsner, C., Lange, S. A., Heeger, C. H., Eitel, C., Eitel, I. & Tilz, R. R. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30187178

[Catheter-Based Atrial Appendage Closure-Current Data and Future Developments]. Skurk, C., Hartung, J. J., Leistner, D. M. & Landmesser, U. Der Internist, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30182193  

Ccr5del32 Genotype in Human Enteroviral Cardiomyopathy Leads to Spontaneous Virus Clearance and Improved Outcome Compared to Wildtype Ccr5. Lassner, D., Siegismund, C. S., Kuhl, U., Rohde, M., Stroux, A., Escher, F. & Schultheiss, H. P. Journal of translational medicine 16, 249, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30180856  

Iron Deficiency as Energetic Insult to Skeletal Muscle in Chronic Diseases. Dziegala, M., Josiak, K., Kasztura, M., Kobak, K., von Haehling, S., Banasiak, W., Anker, S. D., Ponikowski, P. & Jankowska, E. Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30178922  

Rat Atrial Engineered Heart Tissue: A New in Vitro Model to Study Atrial Biology. Krause, J., Loser, A., Lemoine, M. D., Christ, T., Scherschel, K., Meyer, C., Blankenberg, S., Zeller, T., Eschenhagen, T. & Stenzig, J. Basic research in cardiology 113, 41, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30178427

A Novel Technique for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Pure Aortic Regurgitation. Unbehaun, A., Klein, C., Buz, S., Meyer, A., Wamala, I., Potapov, E., Schoenrath, F., Falk, V. & Kempfert, J. The Annals of thoracic surgery, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30179622

Patterns of Accelerometer-Based Sedentary Behavior and Their Association with Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Adults. Ullrich, A., Baumann, S., Voigt, L., John, U., van den Berg, N., Dorr, M. & Ulbricht, S. Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30171783  

Very Small Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles: Long-Term Fate and Metabolic Processing in Atherosclerotic Mice. Poller, W. C., Pieber, M., Boehm-Sturm, P., Ramberger, E., Karampelas, V., Moller, K., Schleicher, M., Wiekhorst, F., Lowa, N., Wagner, S., Schnorr, J., Taupitz, M., Stangl, K., Stangl, V. & Ludwig, A. Nanomedicine : nanotechnology, biology, and medicine 14, 2575-2586, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30179669  

Unsettled Issues and Future Directions for Research on Cardiovascular Diseases in Women. Regitz-Zagrosek, V. Korean circulation journal 48, 792-812, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30146804  

Increased Risk of Myocardial Infarction with Dabigatran Etexilate: Fact or Fiction? A Critical Meta-Analysis from Integrating Randomized Controlled Trials and Real-World Studies: Wine or Spritzer? Polzin, A., Dannenberg, L., Wolff, G., Zeus, T., Kelm, M. & Petzold, T. Int J Cardiol 270, 82, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30219540  

Inhibition of Histone Deacetylases Induces K+ Channel Remodeling and Action Potential Prolongation in Hl-1 Atrial Cardiomyocytes. Lugenbiel, P., Govorov, K., Rahm, A. K., Wieder, T., Gramlich, D., Syren, P., Weiberg, N., Seyler, C., Katus, H. A. & Thomas, D. Cellular physiology and biochemistry : international journal of experimental cellular physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology 49, 65-77, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30134221  

Exercise Right Heart Catheterisation before and after Pulmonary Endarterectomy in Patients with Chronic Thromboembolic Disease. Guth, S., Wiedenroth, C. B., Rieth, A., Richter, M. J., Gruenig, E., Ghofrani, H. A., Arlt, M., Liebetrau, C., Prufer, D., Rolf, A., Hamm, C. W. & Mayer, E. The European respiratory journal 52, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30139773  

Heterotrimeric G-Protein Subunit Galphai2 Contributes to Agonist-Sensitive Apoptosis and Degranulation in Murine Platelets. Cao, H., Qadri, S. M., Lang, E., Pelzl, L., Umbach, A. T., Leiss, V., Birnbaumer, L., Nurnberg, B., Pieske, B., Voelkl, J., Gawaz, M., Bissinger, R. & Lang, F. Physiological reports 6, e13841, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30187671  

Non-Coding Rnas in Cardiovascular Health and Disease. Boon, R. A. Non-coding RNA research 3, 99, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30175282  

Challenging Decompensated Aortic Valve Stenosis. Bongiovanni, D. & Kupatt, C. Heart 104, 1552, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30209164



One-Year Outcomes after Pci Strategies in Cardiogenic Shock. Thiele, H., Akin, I., Sandri, M., de Waha-Thiele, S., Meyer-Saraei, R., Fuernau, G., Eitel, I., Nordbeck, P., Geisler, T., Landmesser, U., Skurk, C., Fach, A., Jobs, A., Lapp, H., Piek, J. J., Noc, M., Goslar, T., Felix, S. B., Maier, L. S., Stepinska, J. et al. The New England journal of medicine, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30145971  

Epicardial Substrate as a Target for Radiofrequency Ablation in an Experimental Model of Early Repolarization Syndrome. Yoon, N., Patocskai, B. & Antzelevitch, C. Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, (2018). https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1161/CIRCEP.118.006511  

Exon Skipping in a Dysf-Missense Mutant Mouse Model. Malcher, J., Heidt, L., Goyenvalle, A., Escobar, H., Marg, A., Beley, C., Benchaouir, R., Bader, M., Spuler, S., Garcia, L. & Schowel, V. Molecular therapy. Nucleic acids 13, 198-207, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30292141  

Measurement Invariance of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test: Establishing Its Factor Structure in Different Settings and across Gender. Moehring, A., Krause, K., Guertler, D., Bischof, G., Hapke, U., Freyer-Adam, J., Baumann, S., Batra, A., Rumpf, H. J., Ulbricht, S., John, U. & Meyer, C. Drug and alcohol dependence 189, 55-61, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29879682  

Studies in Zebrafish Annotate Cnnm2 and Nt5c2 as the Most Likely Causal Genes at the Blood Pressure Locus on Chromosome 10q24.32. Vishnolia, K. K., Tarhbalouti, K., Wrobel, S., Aherrahrou, Z. & Erdmann, J. Atherosclerosis, (2018). https://www.atherosclerosis-journal.com/article/S0021-9150(18)30448-9/abstract  

Gut Microbiota-Dependent Tmao, Aortic Atherosclerosis and Risk of Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Stroke. Haghikia, A., Li, X. S., Liman, T., Wiedera, C., Sonnenschein, K., Haghikia, A., Weissenborn, K., Bauersachs, J., Bavendiek, U., Hazen, S. L., Endres, M. & Landmesser, U. Atherosclerosis, (2018). https://www.atherosclerosis-journal.com/article/S0021-9150(18)30462-3/abstract  

Atorvastatin, but Not Pravastatin, Inhibits Cardiac Akt/Mtor Signaling and Disturbs Mitochondrial Ultrastructure in Cardiac Myocytes. Godoy, J. C., Niesman, I. R., Busija, A. R., Kassan, A., Schilling, J. M., Schwarz, A., Alvarez, E. A., Dalton, N. D., Drummond, J. C., Roth, D. M., Kararigas, G., Patel, H. H. & Zemljic-Harpf, A. E. FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, fj201800876R, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30169110  

Cross-Sectional Associations between Homoarginine, Intermediate Phenotypes, and Atrial Fibrillation in the Community-the Gutenberg Health Study. Niekamp, C., Atzler, D., Ojeda, F. M., Sinning, C. R., Lackner, K. J., Boger, R. H., Munzel, T., Beutel, M. E., Schmidtmann, I., Pfeiffer, N., Leuschner, A., Blankenberg, S., Wild, P. S., Zeller, T., Schwedhelm, E. & Schnabel, R. B. Biomolecules 8, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30200232  

Combining Cholesterol-Lowering Strategies with Imaging Data: A Visible Benefit? Koenig, W., Giovas, P. & Nicholls, S. J. European journal of preventive cardiology, 2047487318798059, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30160512  

High-Fidelity Crispr/Cas9- Based Gene-Specific Hydroxymethylation Rescues Gene Expression and Attenuates Renal Fibrosis. Xu, X., Tan, X., Tampe, B., Wilhelmi, T., Hulshoff, M. S., Saito, S., Moser, T., Kalluri, R., Hasenfuss, G., Zeisberg, E. M. & Zeisberg, M. Nature communications 9, 3509, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30158531  

Right Ventricular Strain Assessment by Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Myocardial Feature Tracking Allows Optimized Risk Stratification in Takotsubo Syndrome. Stiermaier, T., Lange, T., Chiribiri, A., Moller, C., Graf, T., Raaz, U., Villa, A., Kowallick, J. T., Lotz, J., Hasenfuss, G., Thiele, H., Schuster, A. & Eitel, I. PloS one 13, e0202146, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30157266

Correlation of Native T1 Mapping with Right Ventricular Function and Pulmonary Haemodynamics in Patients with Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension before and after Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty. Roller, F. C., Kriechbaum, S., Breithecker, A., Liebetrau, C., Haas, M., Schneider, C., Rolf, A., Guth, S., Mayer, E., Hamm, C., Krombach, G. A. & Wiedenroth, C. B. European radiology, (2018). www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30159622  

Long Noncoding Rnas: A New Player in the Prevention and Treatment of Diabetic Cardiomyopathy? Ma, C., Luo, H., Liu, B., Li, F., Tschope, C. & Fa, X. Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews, e3056, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30160026  

Large-Scale in Silico Identification of Drugs Exerting Sex-Specific Effects in the Heart. Cui, C., Huang, C., Liu, K., Xu, G., Yang, J., Zhou, Y., Feng, Y., Kararigas, G., Geng, B. & Cui, Q. Journal of translational medicine 16, 236, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30157868  

Resistin Keeps Its Janus Face. van der Vorst, E. P. C. & Doring, Y. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30180984  

Prophylactic Ecmo During Tavi in Patients with Depressed Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction. Trenkwalder, T., Pellegrini, C., Holzamer, A., Rheude, T., Riester, J., Reinhard, W., Mayr, N. P., Kasel, A. M., Gaede, L., Blumenstein, J., Kastrati, A., Schunkert, H., Joner, M., Hilker, M., Hengstenberg, C. & Husser, O. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30155732  

Double Hazard of Smoking and Alcohol on Vascular Function in Adolescents. Munzel, T., Hahad, O. & Daiber, A. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30169618  

Metabolomic Profiling Implicates Adiponectin as Mediator of a Favorable Lipoprotein Profile Associated with Nt-Probnp. Masuch, A., Pietzner, M., Bahls, M., Budde, K., Kastenmuller, G., Zylla, S., Artati, A., Adamski, J., Volzke, H., Dorr, M., Felix, S. B., Nauck, M. & Friedrich, N. Cardiovascular diabetology 17, 120, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30153838  

De-Escalation of P2y12 Receptor Inhibitor Therapy after Acute Coronary Syndromes in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Kupka, D. & Sibbing, D. Korean circulation journal 48, 863-872, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30238704  

A Comprehensive Evaluation of the Genetic Architecture of Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Ashar, F. N., Mitchell, R. N., Albert, C. M., Newton-Cheh, C., Brody, J. A., Muller-Nurasyid, M., Moes, A., Meitinger, T., Mak, A., Huikuri, H., Junttila, M. J., Goyette, P., Pulit, S. L., Pazoki, R., Tanck, M. W., Blom, M. T., Zhao, X., Havulinna, A. S., Jabbari, R., Glinge, C. et al. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30169657  

Nitroglycerin Limits Infarct Size through S-Nitrosation of Cyclophilin D: A Novel Mechanism for an Old Drug. Bibli, S. I., Papapetropoulos, A., Iliodromitis, E. K., Daiber, A., Randriamboavonjy, V., Steven, S., Brouckaert, P., Chatzianastasiou, A., Kypreos, K. E., Hausenloy, D. J., Fleming, I. & Andreadou, I. Cardiovascular research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30165375  

Heart Failure Leads to Altered Beta2-Adrenoceptor/Camp Dynamics in the Sarcolemmal Phospholemman/Na,K Atpase Microdomain: Bastug Et Al. Phospholemman Camp Microdomain. Bastug-Ozel, Z., Wright, P. T., Kraft, A. E., Pavlovic, D., Howie, J., Froese, A., Fuller, W., Gorelik, J., Shattock, M. J. & Nikolaev, V. O. Cardiovascular research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30165515  

Differential Targeting and Signalling of Voltage-Gated T-Type Cav 3.2 and L-Type Cav 1.2 Channels to Ryanodine Receptors in Mesenteric Arteries. Fan, G., Kassmann, M., Hashad, A. M., Welsh, D. G. & Gollasch, M. The Journal of physiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30146760  

Reduction in Radiation Exposure in Cardiovascular Computed Tomography Imaging: Results from the Prospective Multicenter Registry on Radiation Dose Estimates of Cardiac Ct Angiography in Daily Practice in 2017 (Protection Vi). Stocker, T. J., Deseive, S., Leipsic, J., Hadamitzky, M., Chen, M. Y., Rubinshtein, R., Heckner, M., Bax, J. J., Fang, X. M., Grove, E. L., Lesser, J., Maurovich-Horvat, P., Otton, J., Shin, S., Pontone, G., Marques, H., Chow, B., Nomura, C. H., Tabbalat, R., Schmermund, A. et al. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30165629  

Characterization of Hospitalized Cardiovascular Patients with Suspected Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia. Stoll, F., Godde, M., Leo, A., Katus, H. A. & Muller, O. J. Clinical cardiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30144122  

Intramyocardial Haemorrhage and Prognosis after St-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Reinstadler, S. J., Stiermaier, T., Reindl, M., Feistritzer, H. J., Fuernau, G., Eitel, C., Desch, S., Klug, G., Thiele, H., Metzler, B. & Eitel, I. European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30165518  

Efficacy of Telemedical Interventional Management in Patients with Heart Failure (Tim-Hf2): A Randomised, Controlled, Parallel-Group, Unmasked Trial. Koehler, F., Koehler, K., Deckwart, O., Prescher, S., Wegscheider, K., Kirwan, B. A., Winkler, S., Vettorazzi, E., Bruch, L., Oeff, M., Zugck, C., Doerr, G., Naegele, H., Stork, S., Butter, C., Sechtem, U., Angermann, C., Gola, G., Prondzinsky, R., Edelmann, F. et al. Lancet, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30153985  

Clinical Significance of Acute and Chronic Ischaemic Lesions in Multiple Cerebral Vascular Territories. Erdur, H., Milles, L. S., Scheitz, J. F., Villringer, K., Haeusler, K. G., Endres, M., Audebert, H. J., Fiebach, J. B. & Nolte, C. H. European radiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30141060  

Influence of Body Composition and Physical Fitness on Arterial Stiffness after Marathon Running. Deiseroth, A., Nussbaumer, M., Drexel, V., Hertel, G., Schmidt-Trucksass, A., Vlachopoulos, C., Halle, M. & Hanssen, H. Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30137674  

Oxidation of Cardiac Myofilament Proteins: Priming for Dysfunction? Cuello, F., Wittig, I., Lorenz, K. & Eaton, P. Molecular aspects of medicine 63, 47-58, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30130564  

Association of Serum Lipid Profile with Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography-Derived Morphologic and Functional Quantitative Plaque Markers. Baumann, S., Kryeziu, P., Tesche, C., Shuler, D. C., Becher, T., Rutsch, M., Behnes, M., Stach, K., Jacobs, B. E., Renker, M., Henzler, T., Haubenreisser, H., Schoenberg, S. O., Weiss, C., Borggrefe, M., Schwemmer, C., Schoepf, U. J., Akin, I. & Lossnitzer, D. Journal of thoracic imaging, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30142137  

From Basic Science to High Performance Medicine. Eschenhagen, T. European heart journal 39, 2919-2921, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30165623  

Performance of One- Compared with Two-Catheter Concepts in Transradial Coronary Angiography (from the Randomized Use of Different Diagnostic Catheters-Radial-Trial). Schneider, V. S., Lubking, L., Stahli, B. E., Skurk, C., Lauten, A., Mochmann, H. C., Schauerte, P., Riedel, M., Steinbeck, L., Rauch-Krohnert, U., Klotsche, J., Landmesser, U., Frohlich, G. & Leistner, D. M. Am J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30217374  

Testosterone Levels and Type 2 Diabetes-No Correlation with Age, Differential Predictive Value in Men and Women. Karakas, M., Schafer, S., Appelbaum, S., Ojeda, F., Kuulasmaa, K., Bruckmann, B., Berisha, F., Schulte-Steinberg, B., Jousilahti, P., Blankenberg, S., Palosaari, T., Salomaa, V. & Zeller, T. Biomolecules 8, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30127326  

Novel DNA Methylation Sites Influence Gpr15 Expression in Relation to Smoking. Haase, T., Muller, C., Krause, J., Rothemeier, C., Stenzig, J., Kunze, S., Waldenberger, M., Munzel, T., Pfeiffer, N., Wild, P. S., Michal, M., Marini, F., Karakas, M., Lackner, K. J., Blankenberg, S. & Zeller, T. Biomolecules 8, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30127295  

Real-World Experience Comparing Two Common Left Atrial Appendage Closure Devices. Fastner, C., Hoffmann, L., Aboukoura, M., Behnes, M., Lang, S., Borggrefe, M., Akin, I. & Nienaber, C. A. BMC cardiovascular disorders 18, 171, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30126370  

Assessment of Omega-3 Carboxylic Acids in Statin Treated Patients with High Levels of Triglycerides and Low Levels of High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol: Rationale and Design of the Strength Trial. Nicholls, S. J., Lincoff, A. M., Bash, D., Ballantyne, C. M., Barter, P. J., Davidson, M. H., Kastelein, J. J. P., Koenig, W., McGuire, D. K., Mozaffarian, D., Pedersen, T. R., Ridker, P. M., Ray, K., Karlson, B. W., Lundstrom, T., Wolski, K. & Nissen, S. E. Clinical cardiology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30125052  

A Systemic Inflammatory Signature Reflecting Crosstalk between Innate and Adaptive Immunity Is Associated with Incident Polyneuropathy: Kora F4/Ff4 Study. Herder, C., Kannenberg, J. M., Carstensen-Kirberg, M., Strom, A., Bonhof, G. J., Rathmann, W., Huth, C., Koenig, W., Heier, M., Krumsiek, J., Peters, A., Meisinger, C., Roden, M., Thorand, B. & Ziegler, D. Diabetes, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30115651  

Lncrnas Coming of Age. Grote, P. & Boon, R. A. Circulation research 123, (2018). https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.118.313447  

The Impact of Multipole Pacing on Left Ventricular Function in Patients with Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy - a Real-Time Three-Dimensional Echocardiography Approach. Weigand, S., Karl, M., Brkic, A., Lennerz, C., Grebmer, C., Blazek, P., Kornmayer, M., Schaarschmidt, C., Wesemann, L., Reents, T., Hessling, G., Deisenhofer, I. & Kolb, C. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30121181  

Serum Biomarkers of Endothelial Dysfunction in Fabry Associated Cardiomyopathy. Loso, J., Lund, N., Avanesov, M., Muschol, N., Lezius, S., Cordts, K., Schwedhelm, E. & Patten, M. Frontiers in cardiovascular medicine 5, 108, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30159316  

Effects of Gaseous and Solid Constituents of Air Pollution on Endothelial Function. Munzel, T., Gori, T., Al-Kindi, S., Deanfield, J., Lelieveld, J., Daiber, A. & Rajagopalan, S. European heart journal, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30124840  

Fast Interleaved Multislice T1 Mapping: Model-Based Reconstruction of Single-Shot Inversion-Recovery Radial Flash. Wang, X., Voit, D., Roeloffs, V., Uecker, M. & Frahm, J. Computational and mathematical methods in medicine 2018, 2560964, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30186361  

Endothelial Cell Metabolism in Atherosclerosis. Theodorou, K. & Boon, R. A. Frontiers in cell and developmental biology 6, 82, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30131957  

Recovery Plug for Heartmate 3 Left Ventricular Assist Device. Mulzer, J., Faerber, G., Kaufmann, F. & Potapov, E. V. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30180978  

Initial Single Centre Experience with the Novel Rhythmia(C) High Density Mapping System in an All Comer Collective of 400 Electrophysiological Patients. Lackermair, K., Kellner, S., Kellnar, A., Riesinger, L. M., Wakili, R., Sinner, M. F., Rizas, K. D., Fichtner, S. & Estner, H. L. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30126655  

Heart-Brain Interactions in Heart Failure. Scherbakov, N. & Doehner, W. Cardiac failure review 4, 87-91, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30206482  

De-Identification of German Medical Admission Notes. Richter-Pechanski, P., Riezler, S. & Dieterich, C. Studies in health technology and informatics 253, 165-169, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30147065  

Scaling Behavior of the Terminal Transient Phase. Lilienkamp, T. & Parlitz, U. Physical review. E 98, 022215, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30253596  


Long-Term Prognosis of Patients with Takotsubo Syndrome. Ghadri, J. R., Kato, K., Cammann, V. L., Gili, S., Jurisic, S., Di Vece, D., Candreva, A., Ding, K. J., Micek, J., Szawan, K. A., Bacchi, B., Bianchi, R., Levinson, R. A., Wischnewsky, M., Seifert, B., Schlossbauer, S. A., Citro, R., Bossone, E., Munzel, T., Knorr, M. et al. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 72, 874-882, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30115226  

Association of Changes in Inflammation with Changes in Glycemia, Insulin Resistance and Secretion: A Direct Study Based on Kora. de Las Heras Gala, T., Herder, C., Rutters, F., Carstensen-Kirberg, M., Huth, C., Stehouwer, C. D. A., Nijpels, G., Schalkwijk, C., Flyvbjerg, A., Franks, P. W., Dekker, J., Meisinger, C., Koenig, W., Roden, M., Rathmann, W., Peters, A. & Thorand, B. Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews, e3063, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30114727  

Druggability of Coronary Artery Disease Risk Loci. Tragante, V., Hemerich, D., Alshabeeb, M., Braenne, I., Lempiainen, H., Patel, R. S., den Ruijter, H. M., Barnes, M. R., Moore, J. H., Schunkert, H., Erdmann, J. & Asselbergs, F. W. Circulation. Genomic and precision medicine 11, (2018). https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1161/CIRCGEN.117.001977  

Long Non-Coding Rna H19 Regulates Endothelial Cell Aging Via Inhibition of Stat3 Signaling. Hofmann, P., Sommer, J., Theodorou, K., Kirchhof, L., Fischer, A., Li, Y., Perisic, L., Hedin, U., Maegdefessel, L., Dimmeler, S. & Boon, R. A. Cardiovascular research, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30107531  

Genotype-Phenotype Association and Impact on Outcomes Following Guided De-Escalation of Anti-Platelet Treatment in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients: The Tropical-Acs Genotyping Substudy. Gross, L., Trenk, D., Jacobshagen, C., Krieg, A., Gawaz, M., Massberg, S., Baylacher, M., Aradi, D., Stimpfle, F., Hromek, J., Vogelgesang, A., Hadamitzky, M., Sibbing, D. & Geisler, T. Thrombosis and haemostasis, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30103241  

Comparison of Vascular Closure Devices Versus Manual Compression after Femoral Artery Puncture in Women - Gender-Based Analysis of a Large Scale, Randomized Clinical Trial. Gewalt, S. M., Helde, S. M., Ibrahim, T., Mayer, K., Schmidt, R., Bott-Flugel, L., Hoppe, K., Ott, I., Hieber, J., Morath, T., Byrne, R. A., Kufner, S., Cassese, S., Hoppmann, P., Fusaro, M., Schunkert, H., Laugwitz, K. L., Kastrati, A., Schupke, S. & Investigators, a. f. t. I. S. o. A. P. S. C. D. V. M. C. I.-C. T. Circ Interventions 11, (2018). https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.117.006074  

Hemodiafiltration Treatment for Severe Valproic Acid Intoxication: Case Report and Updated Systematic Literature Review. Tichelbacker, T., Herath, J., Tampe, B. & Korsten, P. Front. Med., (2018). https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmed.2018.00224/full  

Intrinsic Iron Release Is Associated with Lower Mortality in Patients with Stable Coronary Artery Disease-First Report on the Prospective Relevance of Intrinsic Iron Release. Ruhe, J., Waldeyer, C., Ojeda, F., Altay, A., Schnabel, R. B., Schafer, S., Lackner, K. J., Blankenberg, S., Zeller, T. & Karakas, M. Biomolecules 8, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30096922  

Association of Glycemic Status and Segmental Left Ventricular Wall Thickness in Subjects without Prior Cardiovascular Disease: A Cross-Sectional Study. Rospleszcz, S., Schafnitzel, A., Koenig, W., Lorbeer, R., Auweter, S., Huth, C., Rathmann, W., Heier, M., Linkohr, B., Meisinger, C., Hetterich, H., Bamberg, F. & Peters, A. BMC cardiovascular disorders 18, 162, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30092757  

Does Deep Inspiration Breath-Hold Prolong Life? Individual Risk Estimates of Ischaemic Heart Disease after Breast Cancer Radiotherapy. Simonetto, C., Eidemuller, M., Gaasch, A., Pazos, M., Schonecker, S., Reitz, D., Kaab, S., Braun, M., Harbeck, N., Niyazi, M., Belka, C. & Corradini, S. Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30097250  

Major Coronary Evaginations Following Implantation of Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolds - Clinical and Oct Characteristics. Blachutzik, F., Achenbach, S., Marwan, M., Rother, J., Trobs, M., Schneider, R., Nef, H., Weissner, M. & Schlundt, C. Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30097188  

Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Adults with Congenital Heart Defects - Recognised but Not Treated? An Analysis of the German National Register for Congenital Heart Defects. Bauer, U. M. M., Korten, M. A., Diller, G. P., Helm, P., Baumgartner, H., Ewert, P. & Tutarel, O. Int J Cardiol, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30100225  

Mental Health and Psychosocial Functioning over the Lifespan of German Patients Undergoing Cardiac Catheterization for Coronary Artery Disease. Schaich, A., Westermair, A. L., Munz, M., Nitsche, S., Willenborg, B., Willenborg, C., Schunkert, H., Erdmann, J. & Schweiger, U. Frontiers in psychiatry 9, 338, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30100883  


Isolation of Atrial Cardiomyocytes from a Rat Model of Metabolic Syndrome-Related Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction. Bode, D., Guthof, T., Pieske, B. M., Heinzel, F. R. & Hohendanner, F. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE, (2018). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30102264

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


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  

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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  


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


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  


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  


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



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


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