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Volume 12,Issue 3,2015 Table of Contents

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Cardiovascular Care for Older Adults

Essentials of cardiovascular care for older adults: extending a US-based educational resource for collaboration with our China colleagues
  Daniel E Forman and Nanette K Wenger
  2015,12(3):191 [Abstract]  [View PDF(176.95 K)]
Clinical pharmacology relevant to older adults with cardiovascular disease
  Jorge A Brenes-Salazar,Laith Alshawabkeh,Kenneth E Schmader,Joseph T Hanlon and Daniel E Forman
  2015,12(3):192-195 [Abstract]  [View PDF(308.32 K)]
Cardiovascular physiology in the older adults
  Xuming Dai,Scott L Hummel,Jorge B Salazar,George E Taffet,Susan Zieman and Janice B Schwartz
  2015,12(3):196-201 [Abstract]  [View PDF(289.08 K)]


Immune and inflammatory responses in subjects with stable angina and acute myocardial infarction
  Lu FANG and Anthony M Dart
  2015,12(3):202-203 [Abstract]  [View PDF(193.95 K)]
New understanding on the pathogenesis of acute arterial thrombosis
  Le-Min WANG
  2015,12(3):204-207 [Abstract]  [View PDF(308.70 K)]

Research Article

Comparison of clinical outcomes between culprit vessel only and multivessel percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients with multivessel coronary diseases
  Kwang Sun Ryu,Hyun Woo Park,Soo Ho Park,Ho Sun Shon,Keun Ho Ryu,Dong Gyu Lee,Mohamed EA Bashir,Ju Hee Lee,Sang Min Kim,Sang Yeub Lee,Jang Whan Bae,Kyung Kuk Hwang,Dong Woon Kim,Myeong Chan Cho,Young Keun Ahn,Myung Ho Jeong,Chong Jin Kim,Jong Seon Park,Young Jo Kim,Yang Soo Jang,Hyo Soo Kim,Ki Bae Seung and Other Korea Acute Myocardial Infarction Registry Investigators
  2015,12(3):208-217 [Abstract]  [View PDF(931.60 K)]
Balloon valvuloplasty as destination therapy in elderly with severe aortic stenosis: a cardiac catheterization study
  Vasileios Kamperidis,Stavros Hadjimiltiades,Antonios Ziakas,Georgios Sianos,Georgios Kazinakis,George Giannakoulas,Sophia-Anastasia Mouratoglou,Athanasia Sarafidou,Ioannis Ventoulis,Georgios K Efthimiadis,Georgios Parcharidis and Haralambos Karvounis
  2015,12(3):218-225 [Abstract]  [View PDF(1.14 M)]
Culprit vessel only versus “one-week” staged percutaneous coronary intervention for multivessel disease in patients presenting with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
  Li-Xiang MA,Zhen-Hua LU,Le WANG,Xin DU and Chang-Sheng MA
  2015,12(3):226-231 [Abstract]  [View PDF(618.78 K)]
Relationship between acute kidney injury before thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair and in-hospital outcomes in patients with type B acute aortic dissection
  Hong-Mei REN,Xiao WANG,Chun-Yan HU,Bin QUE,Hui AI,Chun-Mei WANG,Li-Zhong SUN and Shao-Ping NIE
  2015,12(3):232-238 [Abstract]  [View PDF(296.66 K)]
Attainment of multifactorial treatment targets among the elderly in a lipid clinic
  Fotios Barkas,Evangelos Liberopoulos,Eleftherios Klouras,Angelos Liontos and Moses Elisaf
  2015,12(3):239-245 [Abstract]  [View PDF(258.38 K)]
An analysis of patients receiving emergency CAG without PCI and the value of GRACE score in predicting PCI possibilities in NSTE-ACS patients
  Bo-Da ZHOU,Ling-Yun ZU,Lin MI,Gui-Song WANG,Li-Jun GUO and Wei GAO
  2015,12(3):246-250 [Abstract]  [View PDF(292.32 K)]
Plasma homocysteine levels are independently associated with alterations of large artery stiffness in men but not in women
  Li SHENG,Cai WU,Yong-Yi BAI,Wen-Kai XIAO,Dan FENG and Ping YE
  2015,12(3):251-256 [Abstract]  [View PDF(261.63 K)]
Effects of oral premedication on cognitive status of elderly patients undergoing cardiac catheterization
  Javed M Ashraf,Marc Schweiger,Neelima Vallurupalli,Sandra Bellantonio and James R Cook
  2015,12(3):257-262 [Abstract]  [View PDF(362.46 K)]
Age and outcomes of primary percutaneous intervention for ST elevation myocardial infarction in a tertiary center—are we there yet?
  Vinoda Sharma,Manivannan Srinivasan and Dave Smith
  2015,12(3):263-269 [Abstract]  [View PDF(900.88 K)]
The mitochondrial Na+/Ca2+ exchanger may reduce high glucose-induced oxidative stress and nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain receptor 3 inflammasome activation in endothelial cells
  Yuan ZU,Li-Juan WAN,Shao-Yuan CUI,Yan-Ping GONG and Chun-Lin LI
  2015,12(3):270-278 [Abstract]  [View PDF(6.42 M)]
Expression characteristics of neutrophil and mononuclear-phagocyte related genes mRNA in the stable angina pectoris and acute myocardial infarction stages of coronary artery disease
  Chuan-Rong LI,Le-Min WANG,Zhu GONG,Jin-Fa JIANG,Qiang-Lin DUAN,Wen-Wen YAN and Xiao-Hui LIU
  2015,12(3):279-286 [Abstract]  [View PDF(478.79 K)]
Significantly reduced function of T cells in patients with acute arterial thrombosis
  Wen-Wen YAN,Kun-Shan ZHANG,Qiang-Lin DUAN and Le-Min WANG
  2015,12(3):287-293 [Abstract]  [View PDF(5.93 M)]


Exercise intolerance in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: more than a heart problem
  Bharathi Upadhya,Mark J Haykowsky,Joel Eggebeen and Dalane W Kitzman
  2015,12(3):294-304 [Abstract]  [View PDF(1.07 M)]
Systemic inflammatory response following acute myocardial infarction
  Lu FANG,Xiao-Lei Moore,Anthony M Dart and Le-Min WANG
  2015,12(3):305-312 [Abstract]  [View PDF(1.24 M)]

Case Report

Vasospastic angina with J waves formation in patients with sudden loss of consciousness
  Dan ZHU,Yi-Ming LUO,Ke-Hu A,Ling-Yun ZU,Yan-Hui ZHANG,Li-Jun GUO,Wei GAO and Yuan ZHANG
  2015,12(3):313-318 [Abstract]  [View PDF(14.50 M)]
An extensive DeBakey type IIIb aortic dissection with massive right pleural effusion presenting as abdominal pain and acute anemia: particular case report
  Hui-Chun YU,Zhen-Qing WANG,Yuan-Yuan HAO,Feng-Ping AN,Yu-Chuan HU,Rui-Bing DENG,Peng YU,Guang-Bin CUI and He LI
  2015,12(3):319-322 [Abstract]  [View PDF(1.64 M)]
Platypnea-orthodeoxia syndrome in a patient with a pre-existing patent foramen ovale successfully treated with an atrial septal occluder
  Ting-Ting ZHANG,Ge-Sheng CHENG,Jun WANG,Xing-Ye WANG,Xue-Gang XIE,Ya-Juan DU and Yu-Shun ZHANG
  2015,12(3):323-325 [Abstract]  [View PDF(4.32 M)]


A step forward parameter for the effects of transcatheter aortic valve implan-tation: transmural dispersion of repolarization
  Mehmet Tezcan,Omer Yiginer,Mehmet Dogan and Gokhan Degirmencioglu
  2015,12(3):326-328 [Abstract]  [View PDF(221.08 K)]