Genomes and Genes
Summary: Agents that affect the rate or intensity of cardiac contraction, blood vessel diameter, or blood volume.
Publications321 found, 100 shown here
- Evaluation of the efficacy of propionyl-L-carnitine versus pulsed muscular compressions in diabetic and non-diabetic patients affected by obliterating arteriopathy Leriche stage IIC Riccioni
Complex Unit of Angiology, Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital, Rome, Italy
Int Angiol 27:253-9. 2008..PLC is involved in cellular metabolism and is transformed into two active substances, free L-carnitine and propionyl-coenzyme A in the mitochondria, which take part in fatty acid transfer and in the citric acid cycle, respectively...
- European guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice: executive summary: Fourth Joint Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology and Other Societies on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice (Constituted by rIan Graham
Department of Cardiology, Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Eur Heart J 28:2375-414. 2007
- Improved late clinical safety with zotarolimus-eluting stents compared with paclitaxel-eluting stents in patients with de novo coronary lesions: 3-year follow-up from the ENDEAVOR IV (Randomized Comparison of Zotarolimus- and Paclitaxel-Eluting Stents in Martin B Leon
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:1043-50. 2010..The increased frequency of very late (>1 year) stent thrombosis (VLST) has raised concerns with regard to the safety of sirolimus-eluting stents and paclitaxel-eluting stents (PES)...
- Reproducibility of quantitative optical coherence tomography for stent analysisNieves Gonzalo
Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
EuroIntervention 5:224-32. 2009..To assess the inter- and intra- observer reproducibility for strut count, strut apposition and strut tissue coverage measurements with optical coherence tomography (OCT)...
- The vascular NAD(P)H oxidases as therapeutic targets in cardiovascular diseasesHua Cai
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Trends Pharmacol Sci 24:471-8. 2003..Recently, efforts have been devoted to developing inhibitors of NAD(P)H oxidases that will provide useful experimental tools and might have therapeutic potential in the treatment of human diseases...
- Gender differences in the implementation of cardiovascular prevention measures after an acute coronary eventJean Dallongevillle
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, INSERM U744, Institut Pasteur de Lille, 1 rue du Pr Calmette, 59019 Lille, France
Heart 96:1744-9. 2010..To compare gender-related lifestyle changes and risk factor management after hospitalisation for a coronary event or revascularisation intervention in Europe...
- Eplerenone in patients with systolic heart failure and mild symptomsFaiez Zannad
INSERM, Centre d Investigation Clinique 9501 and Unité 961, and the Department of Cardiology, Nancy University, Nancy, France
N Engl J Med 364:11-21. 2011..We evaluated the effects of eplerenone in patients with chronic systolic heart failure and mild symptoms...
- Paclitaxel-coated balloon versus drug-eluting stent during PCI of small coronary vessels, a prospective randomised clinical trial. The PICCOLETO studyBernardo Cortese
Interventional Cardiology Unit, Cardiovascular Department, Ospedale della Misericordia, Grosseto, Italy
Heart 96:1291-6. 2010..The impact of a PCB during PCI of small coronary vessels was evaluated and compared to one of the most widely used DES...
- Adherence in heart failure in the elderly: problem and possible solutionsMartje H L van der Wal
Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Int J Cardiol 125:203-8. 2008..Non-adherence to this regimen is a problem in many heart failure patients, leading to worsening symptoms, rehospitalization and decreased quality of life...
- Prostacyclin among prostanoidsRyszard J Gryglewski
Jagiellonian Medical Research Centre, Krakow, Sławkowska 17, PL 31 016 Kraków, Poland
Pharmacol Rep 60:3-11. 2008..In this way, the foundations for the Endothelial Pharmacology were laid...
- 2007 chronic angina focused update of the ACC/AHA 2002 Guidelines for the management of patients with chronic stable angina: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines Writing Group to develTheodore D Fraker
Circulation 116:2762-72. 2007
- Medication adherence: a call for actionHayden B Bosworth
Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VAMC, Durham, NC, USA
Am Heart J 162:412-24. 2011..We then summarize proven effective approaches and conclude with a discussion of recommendations to address this growing and significant public health issue of medication nonadherence...
- Patient and general practitioner attitudes to healthy lifestyle behaviours and medication following coronary heart disease: an exploratory studyCatherine Speechly
Projects, Research and Development Unit, RACGP NSW and ACT Faculty, 12 Mount Street, North Sydney, NSW 2060, Australia
Aust J Prim Health 16:154-8. 2010....
- ACC/AHA 2007 guidelines for the management of patients with unstable angina/non-ST-Elevation myocardial infarction: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Writing Committee to Revise thJeffrey L Anderson
J Am Coll Cardiol 50:e1-e157. 2007
- Late safety, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness of a zotarolimus-eluting stent compared with a paclitaxel-eluting stent in patients with de novo coronary lesions: 2-year follow-up from the ENDEAVOR IV trial (Randomized, Controlled Trial of the Medtronic EndMartin B Leon
Columbia University Medical Center and the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, New York, New York 10032, USA
JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:1208-18. 2009..The aim of this study was to assess, after 2 years of follow-up, the safety, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness of a zotarolimus-eluting stent (ZES) compared with a paclitaxel-eluting stent (PES) in patients with native coronary lesions...
- Long-term clinical and economic analysis of the Endeavor zotarolimus-eluting stent versus the cypher sirolimus-eluting stent: 3-year results from the ENDEAVOR III trial (Randomized Controlled Trial of the Medtronic Endeavor Drug [ABT-578] Eluting CoronaryEric L Eisenstein
Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:1199-207. 2009....
- Controversies in cardiovascular medicine: Chronic stable coronary artery disease: drugs vs. revascularizationMaarten L Simoons
Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Eur Heart J 31:530-41. 2010..Accordingly, CABG and PCI should be considered a valuable adjunct rather than an alternative to medical therapy...
- Comparison of zotarolimus- versus everolimus-eluting stents in the treatment of coronary bifurcation lesionsJuan A Herrador
Unidad de Hemodinamica, Servicio de Cardiologia, Complejo Hospitalario de Jaen, Spain
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 78:1086-92. 2011..To compare zotarolimus-eluting stent (Endeavor Sprint®; ZES-S) and the everolimus-eluting stent (Xience V®; EES) in the treatment of coronary bifurcation lesions...
- Cardiovascular pharmacotherapy and herbal medicines: the risk of drug interactionAngelo A Izzo
Department of Experimental Pharmacology, University of Naples Federico II, via D Montesano 49, 80131 Naples, Italy
Int J Cardiol 98:1-14. 2005..John's wort. Interaction between herbal medicine and cardiovascular drugs is a potentially important safety issue. Patients taking anticoagulants are at the highest risk...
- Effect of Ginkgo biloba (EGb 761) and aspirin on platelet aggregation and platelet function analysis among older adults at risk of cardiovascular disease: a randomized clinical trialChristopher D Gardner
Stanford Prevention Research Center and the Department of Medicine, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, California, USA
Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 18:787-93. 2007..No adverse bleeding events were observed, although the trial was limited to a small sample size...
- Paclitaxel-coated balloon in combination with bare metal stent for treatment of de novo coronary lesions: an optical coherence tomography first-in-human randomised trial, balloon first vs. stent firstJuan Luis Gutiérrez-Chico
Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
EuroIntervention 7:711-22. 2011..To test the efficacy of sequential application of drug-coated balloon (DCB) and bare metal stent (BMS) for treatment of de novo coronary lesions, comparing the sequence of application (DCB first vs. BMS first)...
- A multicenter randomized comparison of drug-eluting balloon plus bare-metal stent versus bare-metal stent versus drug-eluting stent in bifurcation lesions treated with a single-stenting technique: six-month angiographic and 12-month clinical results of thPieter R Stella
Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, Room E 01 207, 3584 CX, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 80:1138-46. 2012..We compared angiographic and clinical outcomes of a provisional T-stenting technique with a DEB plus bare-metal stent (BMS) versus BMS versus paclitaxel DES...
- Optimization of drug-eluting balloon use for safety and efficacy: evaluation of the 2nd generation paclitaxel-eluting DIOR-balloon in porcine coronary arteriesAniko Posa
Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:395-403. 2010..Background: The usually recommended DEB 60 sec inflation time causes prolonged ischemia and arterial injury...
- Cost effectiveness of paclitaxel-eluting stents for patients undergoing percutaneous coronary revascularization: results from the TAXUS-IV TrialAmeet Bakhai
Harvard Clinical Research Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 48:253-61. 2006....
- Metabolic modulation with perhexiline in chronic heart failure: a randomized, controlled trial of short-term use of a novel treatmentLeong Lee
Department of Cardiology, University of Nottingham, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, England
Circulation 112:3280-8. 2005..Perhexiline is an antianginal drug that augments glucose metabolism by blocking muscle mitochondrial free fatty acid uptake, thereby increasing metabolic efficiency. We assessed the effects of perhexiline treatment in CHF patients...
- Comparison of in vivo acute stent recoil between the bioabsorbable everolimus-eluting coronary stent and the everolimus-eluting cobalt chromium coronary stent: insights from the ABSORB and SPIRIT trialsShuzou Tanimoto
Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thorax Center, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 70:515-23. 2007..This study sought to evaluate and compare in vivo acute stent recoil of a novel bioabsorbable stent and a metallic stent...
- Aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular events in people with diabetes: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trialsGiorgia De Berardis
Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Epidemiology, Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, Via Nazionale 8 A, 66030 S Maria Imbaro, Italy
BMJ 339:b4531. 2009..To evaluate the benefits and harms of low dose aspirin in people with diabetes and no cardiovascular disease...
- Drug-eluting stent fracture: incidence, contributing factors, and clinical implicationsTimothy Canan
Division of Cardiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:237-45. 2010..Other complications observed with stent fracture include stent thrombosis, coronary aneurysms, myocardial infarction, and sudden death...
- Percutaneous coronary intervention versus conservative therapy in nonacute coronary artery disease: a meta-analysisDemosthenes G Katritsis
Department of Cardiology, Athens Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
Circulation 111:2906-12. 2005..Therefore, we performed a meta-analysis of 11 randomized trials comparing PCI to conservative treatment in patients with stable CAD...
- NO/redox disequilibrium in the failing heart and cardiovascular systemJoshua M Hare
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
J Clin Invest 115:509-17. 2005....
- Complementary and alternative medicine in cardiovascular disease: a review of biologically based approachesKelly L Miller
Division of General Internal Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
Am Heart J 147:401-11. 2004....
- Dual-chamber pacing or ventricular backup pacing in patients with an implantable defibrillator: the Dual Chamber and VVI Implantable Defibrillator (DAVID) TrialBruce L Wilkoff
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Desk F 15, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
JAMA 288:3115-23. 2002..Most currently implanted ICD devices provide dual-chamber pacing therapy. The most common comorbid cause for mortality in this population is congestive heart failure...
- Effect of vitamin E and beta carotene on the incidence of primary nonfatal myocardial infarction and fatal coronary heart diseaseJ Virtamo
National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
Arch Intern Med 158:668-75. 1998..Oxidized low-density lipoprotein is involved in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. In epidemiological studies antioxidants have been inversely related with coronary heart disease. Findings from controlled trials are inconclusive...
- The challenge of polypharmacy in cardiovascular medicineMassimo Volpe
Cardiology Department, IInd School of Medicine, University of Rome Sapienza, S Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
Fundam Clin Pharmacol 24:9-17. 2010..However, large randomized trials are required to define its impact on clinical outcomes. This review will focus on challenges of polypharmacy in CV medicine, illustrating potential options to face this emerging crisis...
- Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of chronic heart failure: executive summary (update 2005): The Task Force for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Heart Failure of the European Society of CardiologyKarl Swedberg
Sahlgrenska Academy at the Göteborg University, Department of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden
Eur Heart J 26:1115-40. 2005
- Treatment of patent ductus arteriosusJonathan Wyllie
The James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough TS4 3BW, UK
Semin Neonatol 8:425-32. 2003..PDA closure can then be achieved using medical means, with surgery reserved for patients in whom this fails or in whom there are contra-indications. However, the optimum timing for intervention remains unknown...
- A randomised comparison between everolimus-eluting stent and sirolimus-eluting stent in chronic coronary total occlusions. Rationale and design of the CIBELES (non-acute Coronary occlusion treated by EveroLimus-Eluting Stent) trialRaul Moreno
University Hospital La Paz, Madrid, Spain
EuroIntervention 6:112-6. 2010..The primary endpoint will be angiographic in-stent late loss...
- Catheter-based delivery of fluid paclitaxel for prevention of restenosis in native coronary artery lesions after stent implantationChristian Herdeg
Medizinische Klinik III, Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen, Germany
Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2:294-301. 2009..We assessed the safety and efficacy of catheter-based local delivery of fluid paclitaxel in patients with coronary de novo stenoses after implantation of a bare metal stent...
- Three-year cardiovascular events and disease progress in patients with peripheral arterial disease: results from the Japan Medication Therapy for Peripheral Arterial Disease (J-METHOD)H Shigematsu
Department of Vascular Surgery, Tokyo Medical University, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
Int Angiol 29:2-13. 2010..To investigate the current status of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) drug treatment in Japan, and the effects of drug treatment, risk factors, and complications on disease progress and onset of cardiovascular events in PAD patients...
- Paclitaxel-eluting balloon: from bench to bedAxel de Labriolle
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 73:643-52. 2009..We aimed to review the concept, preclinical-, and clinical data available with non-stent based local drug delivery and, in particular, with paclitaxel-eluting balloons...
- A retrospective, observational cohort analysis of a nationwide database to compare heart failure prescriptions and related health care utilization before and after publication of updated treatment guidelines in the United StatesShirin Shafazand
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
Clin Ther 32:1642-50. 2010....
- Gender differences in evidence-based pharmacological therapy for patients with stable coronary heart diseaseCarlos Lahoz
Hospital Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
Int J Cardiol 133:336-40. 2009..We analyzed the prescription rates of evidence-based pharmacological therapies for patients with stable coronary heart disease and whether there were any differences with respect to gender...
- Antimicrobial potentiality of a new non-antibiotic: the cardiovascular drug oxyfedrine hydrochlorideKaushiki Mazumdar
Division of Microbiology, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Calcutta 700 032, India
Microbiol Res 158:259-64. 2003..The in vivo results were highly significant according to chi-square test...
- Paclitaxel-induced arterial wall toxicity and inflammation: tissue uptake in various dose densities in a minipig modelBoris Radeleff
Department of Radiology, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
J Vasc Interv Radiol 21:1262-70. 2010..Toxicity might result from overdosage and/or accumulation. Part 1 of this two-step study investigated how paclitaxel uptake depends on dose density, coronary drug transfer kinetics, and elution efficacy...
- Prospective randomized comparison of sirolimus- or everolimus-eluting stent to treat bifurcated lesions by provisional approachFrancesco Burzotta
Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:327-35. 2011..This study sought to compare the procedural performance and the acute angiographic result on side-branch ostium obtained using 2 different drug-eluting stents (DES) to treat patients with bifurcated coronary lesions...
- Late restenosis following sirolimus-eluting stent implantationNehiro Kuriyama
Department of Cardiology, Miyazaki Medical Association Hospital, Miyazaki, Japan
JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:123-8. 2011..This serial angiographic study evaluated the incidence and predictors of late restenosis after sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) implantation...
- Effectiveness of guideline-recommended cardiac drugs for reducing mortality in the elderly medicare heart failure population: a retrospective, survey-weighted, cohort analysisDiane M Richardson
Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Drugs Aging 27:845-54. 2010..However, the results of randomized controlled trials may not be generalizable to the population most likely (i.e. the elderly) to receive these drugs in clinical practice...
- Extended follow-up safety and effectiveness of the Endeavor zotarolimus-eluting stent in real-world clinical practice: two-year follow-up from the E-Five RegistryIan Meredith
MonashHeart, Monash Medical Centre and University, Melbourne, Australia
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 77:993-1000. 2011..To present data from the cohort of patients in the all-comers Endeavor zotarolimus-eluting stent (ZES) registry (E-Five) who underwent 2-year follow-up...
- Paclitaxel-eluting balloon angioplasty and cobalt-chromium stents versus conventional angioplasty and paclitaxel-eluting stents in the treatment of native coronary artery stenoses in patients with diabetes mellitusRosli Mohd Ali
National Heart Institute, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
EuroIntervention 7:K83-92. 2011..Encouraging clinical data of the drug-eluting balloon catheter (DEB) SeQuent Please warrant its investigation in these patients...
- Ranolazine for the treatment of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: background, aims, and design of the RALI-DHF studyClaudius Jacobshagen
Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Georg August University, Robert Koch Strasse 40, Gottingen, Germany
Clin Cardiol 34:426-32. 2011..So far, there has been no specific treatment for impaired left ventricular (LV) relaxation. Data from in vitro and animal studies indicate that ranolazine improves diastolic function by inhibiting the late sodium current...
- Three-year outcome of sirolimus-eluting stent implantation in coronary bifurcation lesions: the provisional side branch stenting approach versus the elective two-stent approachToshihiro Tamura
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
EuroIntervention 7:588-96. 2011..To explore optimal management strategies for bifurcation lesions with sirolimus-eluting stents (SES)...
- Flavanol-rich cocoa ameliorates lipemia-induced endothelial dysfunctionSabine Westphal
Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Magdeburg University Hospital, Leipziger Str 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
Heart Vessels 26:511-5. 2011..Flavanols did not have any influence on triglycerides or on free fatty acids. Flavanol-rich cocoa can alleviate the lipemia-induced endothelial dysfunction, probably through an improvement in endothelial NO synthase...
- Aneurysm formation after drug-eluting balloon treatment of drug-eluting in-stent restenosis: first case reportDobrin Vassilev
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, National Heart Hospital, Sofia, Bulgaria
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 80:1223-6. 2012..The patient was left on double antiplatelet therapy and scheduled for clinical observation after 3 months and control coronary angiography after 6 months for aneurysm progression follow-up...
- Studies on the antimicrobial potential of the cardiovascular drug lacidipineAsish Dasgupta
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Calcutta 700 032, India
In Vivo 21:847-50. 2007..typhimurium NCTC 74. According to the chi-square test, the in vivo data were highly significant (p<0.001)...
- Side branch occlusion with everolimus-eluting and paclitaxel-eluting stents: three-year results from the SPIRIT III randomised trialAlexandra J Lansky
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
EuroIntervention 6:J44-52. 2010..Side branch occlusion was defined as Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) flow grade 0 or 1. Clinical outcomes through three years were compared by stent type and presence of side branch occlusion...
- Management of patients with refractory angina: Canadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Pain Society joint guidelinesMichael McGillion
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Can J Cardiol 28:S20-41. 2012..Concluding summary recommendations are also made, giving direction to future clinical practice and research on RFA management in Canada...
- Coronary pseudoaneurysm in a non-polymer drug-eluting stent: a rare entityAditya Kapoor
Department of Cardiology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow
Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 19:407-10. 2011..We describe a case of coronary pseudoaneurysm developing with a non-polymer-based drug-eluting stent in a 50-year-old man who was successfully managed by coronary artery bypass grafting...
- Propionyl-L-carnitine in Leriche-Fontaine stage II peripheral arterial obstructive diseaseClaudio Allegra
San Giovanni Hospital, Rome, Italy
Ann Vasc Surg 22:552-8. 2008..From these preliminary data has emerged an indication of therapy with PLC for chronic obstructive arteriopathy of the lower limbs at stage II. Further studies with higher numbers of patients and more controlled variables are planned...
- Methods for identifying cardiovascular agents: a reviewDavid Anthony Tulis
Cardiovascular Disease Research Program, J L Chambers Biomedical Biotechnology Research Institute, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC 27707, USA
Recent Pat Cardiovasc Drug Discov 1:47-56. 2006..The invention disclosed in Methods for identifying cardiovascular agents  provides screening methods which can be used to identify certain suspected cardiovascular agents that ..
- Metabolic efficiency with ranolazine for less ischemia in non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes (MERLIN TIMI-36) studyChiara Melloni
Duke Clinical Research Institute, 2400 Pratt Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 6:9-16. 2008....
- Ranolazine (Ranexa) in the treatment of chronic stable anginaSajid Aslam
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University Hospital, Nottingham, UK
Adv Ther 27:193-201. 2010..This review provides an insight into this treatment option, describes the clinical trials evidence, proposed mechanism of action, and pharmacokinetics, and outlines the indications for its use in chronic stable angina...
- Telmisartan prevents cardiovascular events in a broad group of at-risk patientsMagnus Baumhakel
University Hospital of the Saarland, Department of Cardiology, Homburg Saar, Germany
Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:3113-7. 2009..In these patients who are intolerant to ACE-Is or who do not achieve blood pressure control, the ARB with the best evidence for secondary prevention is telmisartan according to the results of the ONTARGET trial...
- Pharmacological activity of cardiovascular agents from herbal medicineJohn W Ho
Department of Biochemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
Cardiovasc Hematol Agents Med Chem 5:273-7. 2007..The study will provide insights into drug action and demonstrate the therapeutic benefits of herbal medicine for the treatment of cardiovascular disease...
- Systems biology approaches to the study of cardiovascular drugsYuri Nikolsky
GeneGo, Inc, St Joseph, MI, USA
Methods Mol Biol 662:221-43. 2010..All relevant steps, for example, experimental design, tissue collection and high quality RNA preparation, bioinformatical analysis of functional processes, and pathways (targeted and untargeted) are addressed...
- Comparison of the short-term survival benefit associated with revascularization compared with medical therapy in patients with no prior coronary artery disease undergoing stress myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomographyRory Hachamovitch
Department of Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif 90048, USA
Circulation 107:2900-7. 2003....
- Ranolazine: a review of its use in chronic stable angina pectorisM Asif A Siddiqui
Adis International Limited, Auckland, New Zealand
Drugs 66:693-710. 2006..Nevertheless, ranolazine ER may well prove to be a useful alternative and adjunct to conventional haemodynamic antianginal therapy in the treatment of chronic stable angina...
- Pharmacotherapy according to treatment guidelines is associated with lower mortality in a community-based sample of patients with chronic heart failure: a prospective cohort studyStefan Störk
Department of Internal Medicine I Center for Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wurzburg, Klinikstrasse 6 8, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
Eur J Heart Fail 10:1236-45. 2008..The effectiveness of chronic heart failure (CHF) pharmacotherapy in unselected cohorts is unknown...
- Clinical and angiographic results with the next-generation resolute stent system: a prospective, multicenter, first-in-human trialIan T Meredith
Monash Heart Monash Medical Centre and University, Melbourne, Australia
JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:977-85. 2009..The RESOLUTE trial examined the safety and efficacy of a next-generation zotarolimus-eluting coronary stent, Resolute (Medtronic CardioVascular Inc., Santa Rosa, California)...
- Sirolimus- vs paclitaxel-eluting stents in de novo coronary artery lesions: the REALITY trial: a randomized controlled trialMarie Claude Morice
Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud, Massy, France
JAMA 295:895-904. 2006....
- Revisiting late loss and neointimal volumetric measurements in a drug-eluting stent trial: analysis from the SPIRIT FIRST trialKeiichi Tsuchida
Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 67:188-97. 2006..05). Our proposed QCA volumetric measurements may be a practical surrogate for IVUS measurements and a discriminant methodological approach for assessment of treatment effects of drug-eluting stents...
- ACC/AHA guidelines for the management of patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction--executive summary: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Writing Committee to Revise the 1999Elliott M Antman
Circulation 110:588-636. 2004
- The EuroHeart Failure Survey programme--a survey on the quality of care among patients with heart failure in Europe. Part 2: treatmentM Komajda
Eur Heart J 24:464-74. 2003..Accordingly, the Euro Heart Failure Survey was conducted to ascertain how patients hospitalized for heart failure are managed in Europe and if national variations occur in the treatment of this condition...
- Acute myocardial infarction associated with pregnancyArie Roth
Department of Cardiology Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
J Am Coll Cardiol 52:171-80. 2008....
- Self-reported Morisky score for identifying nonadherence with cardiovascular medicationsStephen J Shalansky
Pharmacy Department, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Ann Pharmacother 38:1363-8. 2004..The Morisky medication adherence scale is a commonly used adherence screening tool. It is composed of 4 yes/no questions about past medication use patterns and is thus quick and simple to use during drug history interviews...
- Coronary heart disease in patients with diabetes: part I: recent advances in prevention and noninvasive managementColin Berry
Department of Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Am Coll Cardiol 49:631-42. 2007..Noncompliance, particularly with lifestyle measures, and underprescription of evidence-based therapies remain important unsolved problems...
- Effects of oral tolvaptan in patients hospitalized for worsening heart failure: the EVEREST Outcome TrialMarvin A Konstam
Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Mass, USA
JAMA 297:1319-31. 2007..Vasopressin mediates fluid retention in heart failure. Tolvaptan, a vasopressin V2 receptor blocker, shows promise for management of heart failure...
- The association among renal insufficiency, pharmacotherapy, and outcomes in 6,427 patients with heart failure and coronary artery diseaseJustin Ezekowitz
Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2R7
J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1587-92. 2004..This study was designed to examine the use of cardiovascular medications and outcomes in patients with heart failure (HF) and renal dysfunction...
- Parathyroid hormone treatment after myocardial infarction promotes cardiac repair by enhanced neovascularization and cell survivalMarc Michael Zaruba
Klinikum der Ludwig Maximilians Universität München Grosshadern, Med Klinik und Poliklinik I, Marchioninistr 15, Munich, Germany
Cardiovasc Res 77:722-31. 2008..Therefore, we analysed in a murine model of experimental myocardial infarction (MI) the influence of PTH treatment on survival, functional parameters, stem cell migration, and expression of vascular endothelial growth factor A (VEGF-A)...
- Associations of kidney function with cardiovascular medication use after myocardial infarctionWolfgang C Winkelmayer
Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1415-22. 2008..It is unknown whether adherence to recommended medications after myocardial infarction (MI) differs by kidney function...
- Two-year clinical, angiographic, and intravascular ultrasound follow-up of the XIENCE V everolimus-eluting stent in the treatment of patients with de novo native coronary artery lesions: the SPIRIT II trialBimmer E Claessen
Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2:339-47. 2009..This article reports the 2-year clinical, angiographic, and intravascular ultrasound outcomes of the everolimus-eluting stent (EES) compared with the paclitaxel-eluting stent (PES) in the randomized SPIRIT II trial...
- Efficacy of the I(f) current inhibitor ivabradine in patients with chronic stable angina receiving beta-blocker therapy: a 4-month, randomized, placebo-controlled trialJean Claude Tardif
Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Eur Heart J 30:540-8. 2009..To evaluate the anti-anginal and anti-ischaemic efficacy of the selective I(f) current inhibitor ivabradine in patients with chronic stable angina pectoris receiving beta-blocker therapy...
- Suboptimal use of cardioprotective drugs in newly treated elderly individuals with type 2 diabetesCaroline Sirois
Faculty of Pharmacy, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
Diabetes Care 30:1880-2. 2007
- Efficacy of ivabradine, a new selective I(f) inhibitor, compared with atenolol in patients with chronic stable anginaJean Claude Tardif
Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger Street, Montreal, Quebec H1T 1C8, Canada
Eur Heart J 26:2529-36. 2005..Ivabradine has shown anti-ischaemic and anti-anginal activity in a placebo-controlled trial. The objective of this study was to compare the anti-anginal and anti-ischaemic effects of ivabradine and the beta-blocker atenolol...
- 2007 chronic angina focused update of the ACC/AHA 2002 guidelines for the management of patients with chronic stable angina: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines Writing Group to develTheodore D Fraker
J Am Coll Cardiol 50:2264-74. 2007
- Effect of renal impairment on multiple-dose pharmacokinetics of extended-release ranolazineMarkus Jerling
Clinical Pharmacology, CV Therapeutics, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Clin Pharmacol Ther 78:288-97. 2005..No serious adverse events were observed in the study...
- Long-term serial echocardiographic examination of late anthracycline cardiotoxicity and its prevention by dexrazoxane in paediatric patientsLubomir Elbl
Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Brno, Jihlavska 20, 62500 Brno, Czech Republic
Eur J Pediatr 164:678-84. 2005..A higher number of patients in the dexrazoxane group had very good exercise tolerance (ET) >3 Watts/kg ( P <0.05) and a lower number responded with a decreased ET <2 Watts/kg ( P <0.05) compared to the no-dexrazoxane group...
- Effects of ranolazine on recurrent cardiovascular events in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes: the MERLIN-TIMI 36 randomized trialDavid A Morrow
TIMI Study Group, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
JAMA 297:1775-83. 2007..Ranolazine is a novel antianginal agent that reduces ischemia in patients with chronic angina but has not been studied in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS)...
- Aspirin for prevention of cardiovascular eventsWilliam R Hiatt
BMJ 337:a1806. 2008
- Late stent thrombosis: considerations and practical advice for the use of drug-eluting stents: a report from the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Drug-eluting Stent Task ForceJohn McB Hodgson
St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, 350 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:327-33. 2007
- Fibrates and future PPARalpha agonists in the treatment of cardiovascular diseaseBart Staels
Department of Atherosclerosis, Institut Pasteur de Lille, UMR545 Inserm, University of Lille 2, Lille, France
Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:542-53. 2008....
- Oral omega n3-PUFA therapy (Omacor) has no impact on indices of heart rate variability in stable post myocardial infarction patientsAli Hamaad
University Department of Medicine, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham, England, UK
Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 20:359-64. 2006..To determine the effects of n3-PUFA supplementation, in the dose used in the GISSI-Prevenzione study, on indices of heart rate variability (HRV) in patients following myocardial infarction (AMI)...
- Intracoronary KAI-9803 as an adjunct to primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarctionEric Bates
Duke Clinical Research Institute, 2400 Pratt St, Room 7035, Durham, NC 27705
Circulation 117:886-96. 2008..KAI-9803, a delta-protein kinase C inhibitor, has been shown to ameliorate injury associated with ischemia and reperfusion in animal models of acute myocardial infarction (MI)...
- Stent fracture, an incidental finding or a significant marker of clinical in-stent restenosis?Fareed Shaikh
Cardiovascular Disease Section, Aurora Sinai Aurora St Luke s Medical Centers, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Milwaukee Clinical Campus, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:614-8. 2008..The predictors and clinical significance for stent fracture (SF) in drug-eluting stents (DES) remain unknown. We identified procedural factors leading to SF and its clinical consequences in DES...
- Neuropsychiatric consequences of cardiovascular medicationsJeff C Huffman
Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Dialogues Clin Neurosci 9:29-45. 2007The use of cardiovascular medications can have a variety of neuropsychiatric consequences. Many cardiovascular agents cause higher rates of fatigue and sedation than placebo, and case reports of medication-induced mood syndromes, ..
- Metabolic therapeutics in angina pectoris: history revisited with perhexilineSally Inglis
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Queensland, Australia
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:175-84. 2006..This review aims to update the cardiac nurse with knowledge to manage the care a patient receiving perhexiline maleate treatment and provide a brief review of three new metabolic agents: trimetazidine, ranolazine and etomoxir...
- Comparative effects of ivabradine, a selective heart rate-lowering agent, and propranolol on systemic and cardiac haemodynamics at rest and during exerciseRobinson Joannides
Department of Pharmacology, Rouen University Hospital, INSERM U644, Rouen, France
Br J Clin Pharmacol 61:127-37. 2006..To compare in humans the effects of ivabradine and propranolol on cardiac and systemic haemodynamics at rest, during tilt and exercise...
- Subacute cardiotoxicity caused by anthracycline therapy in children: can dexrazoxane prevent this effect?Gabor T Kovacs
Haemato oncology Division, 2nd Department of Pediatrics, Semmelweis University, Tuzolto 7 9, 1094, Budapest, Hungary
Eur J Pediatr 166:1187-8. 2007
- Does ranolazine have a place in the treatment of acute coronary syndromes?L Kristin Newby
JAMA 297:1823-5. 2007
- Late anthracycline cardiotoxicity protection by dexrazoxane (ICRF-187) in pediatric patients: echocardiographic follow-upLubomir Elbl
Department of Cardiopulmonary Testing, University Hospital Brno, Jihlavska 20, Brno, 62500, Czech Republic
Support Care Cancer 14:128-36. 2006..The authors conducted a retrospective study to determine whether dexrazoxane (ICRF-187) would reduce late anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity in patients treated in childhood for hematological malignancy...
- Loss of cardioprotection with ageingKerstin Boengler
Institut fur Pathophysiologie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
Cardiovasc Res 83:247-61. 2009..g. ischaemic pre and postconditioning in aged organs and animals will be discussed, and the development of strategies aimed to antagonize the age-induced loss of protection will be addressed...
- Structure of recombinant human renin, a target for cardiovascular-active drugs, at 2.5 A resolutionA R Sielecki
Department of Biochemistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Science 243:1346-51. 1989..Knowledge of the actual structure, as opposed to the use of models based on related enzymes, should facilitate the design of renin inhibitors...
- Organic Nitrate Metabolism, Tolerance and ActionHo Leung Fung; Fiscal Year: 2010..believe that our studies can provide new and meaningful data that will contribute to the establishment of a unifying mechanism for organic nitrate action and deleterious effects, and lead to their better therapeutic use ..
- Pharmacogenetics and Cardiovascular EventsBruce Psaty; Fiscal Year: 2006..The primary defense is replication: we would therefore welcome collaboration from others in the Pharmacogenetics Network in validation efforts. ..
- Impact of Medicaid Policy on cardiovascular drug use and clinical outcomesMichael A Fischer; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Organic Nitrate Metabolism, Tolerance and ActionHo Leung Fung; Fiscal Year: 2007..We believe that our studies can provide new and meaningful data that will contribute to the establishment of a unifying mechanism for organic nitrate action and deleterious effects, and lead to their better therapeutic use ..
- Atrial natriuretic peptide receptor crystallizationFocco van den Akker; Fiscal Year: 2004..Our long term structural studies on the molecular mechanism of ANP receptor signaling could enhance the development of renal and cardiovascular drugs. ..
- Coupling mechanisms of OP4 receptor and calcium channelsVictor Ruiz Velasco; Fiscal Year: 2006..to clarify the signaling mechanisms underlying these processes and facilitate the development of novel cardiovascular agents for treating hypertension resulting from increased sympathetic tone...
- eNOS Polymorphisms, Aging and Platelet FunctionJane Freedman; Fiscal Year: 2005..We have continued to examine the imoortance of this mutation to the vascular response. ..
- Inhibitors of PAR1-G13 Interface for ArthersclerosisAnnette Gilchrist; Fiscal Year: 2002..Hundreds of billions of dollars are spent each year treating heart disease. In 1998, it was estimated that sales of cardiovascular drugs alone were $37 billion. ..
- Hypertension PharmacogeneticsJulie Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2006..The proposed studies should add substantial new information about antihypertensive pharmacogenetics, and could influence how antihypertensive medications are prescribed in the future. ..
- Beta-receptors and cardiovascular pharmacogenomicsJulie Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- HAART Associated Cardiotoxicity in HIV-Infected ChildrenSteven Lipshultz; Fiscal Year: 2007..The findings will help determine the need for cardiovascular follow-up, prevention and therapeutic trials. ..
- PEDIATRIC CARDIOMYOPATHY REGISTRYSteven Lipshultz; Fiscal Year: 2000..The registry should lead to definitive understanding of the pathogenesis of these disorders and offer the hope to have a major clinical impact on the clinical practice of medicine in this area. ..
- PEDIATRIC CARDIOMYOPATHY REGISTRYSteven Lipshultz; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Genetic Mechanisms of Anthracycline Cardiotoxicity in Pediatric Cancer SurvivorsSteven Lipshultz; Fiscal Year: 2007..If the HFE mutations are related to increased cardiotoxicity of anthracyclines. This study will elucidate the molecular mechanisms of anthracycline cardiotoxicity in pediatric ALL cancer survivors. ..
- PEDIATRIC CARDIOMYOPATHY REGISTRYSteven Lipshultz; Fiscal Year: 2007..These studies will dramatically increase our understanding of pediatric cardiomyopathy, suggest new areas of research and improved patient management. ..
- Plasminogen activators and NMDA after brain injuryWilliam Armstead; Fiscal Year: 2009..Immunohistochemistry, detection of plasminogen activator and MAPK expression, and CBF determination by radiolabled microspheres will be performed. ..
- Plasminogen activators and NMDA after brain injuryWilliam M Armstead; Fiscal Year: 2010..Immunohistochemistry, detection of plasminogen activator and MAPK expression, and CBF determination by radiolabled microspheres will be performed. ..
- POTASSIUM CHANNELS AND CEREBRAL HEMODYNAMICS AFTER BRAINWilliam Armstead; Fiscal Year: 2005..These studies may lead to therapies for brain injured children. ..
- Plasminogen activators and cerebral ischemic injuryWilliam M Armstead; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Plasminogen activators and cerebral ischemic injuryWilliam Armstead; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- PATHOGENESIS OF TRANSPLANT ASSOCIATED ARTERIOSCLEROSISPeter Libby; Fiscal Year: 2002..The observations point to distinct mechanisms mediating acute vs. chronic allograft pathologies, and suggest that different therapeutic interventions will be uniquely applicable to each. ..
- EPIDEMIOLOGY OF CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS IN WOMENLewis Kuller; Fiscal Year: 2002..They further note that the identification of early and modifiable risk factors for subclinical disease should lead to prevention or reduction of clinical cardiovascular disease among postmenopausal women. ..
- REDUCTION OF TRIGLYCERIDES IN WOMEN ON HRTLewis Kuller; Fiscal Year: 2005..NMR spectroscopy of lipoproteins, inflammatory markers, and estrogen metabolites will also be evaluated. Therefore, the primary goal of this trial is the modification of measures of subclinical disease among HRT users. ..
- Cytokines and Sympathetic Activation in Heart FailureRobert Felder; Fiscal Year: 2006..These studies will provide new insights into the role of the pro-imflammatory cytokines in heart failure, perhaps leading to new therapeutic strategies. ..
- Northeast Ohio Center for Cardiovascular Cell Therapy ResearchStephen Ellis; Fiscal Year: 2007..End of Abstract) ..