Kenneth Dickstein

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Medicine
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of single doses of SLV306, an inhibitor of both neutral endopeptidase and endothelin-converting enzyme, on pulmonary pressures in congestive heart failure
    Kenneth Dickstein
    University of Bergen, Central Hospital Rogaland, Stavanger, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 94:237-9. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of mortality rates after acute myocardial infarction in smokers versus nonsmokers
    Hans Jakob Jaatun
    Cardiology Division, Central Hospital in Rogaland, Stavanger, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 94:632-6, A9. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of plasma chromogranin A levels in patients with complicated myocardial infarction
    Mette Elise Estensen
    Department of Medicine, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    Am Heart J 152:927.e1-6. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of either or both left and right bundle branch block at baseline or during follow-up for predicting death in patients following acute myocardial infarction
    Nigussie Bogale
    Stavanger University Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Stavanger, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 99:647-50. 2007
  5. doi request reprint ESC guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure 2008: the Task Force for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure 2008 of the European Society of Cardiology. Developed in collaboration with the Heart
    Kenneth Dickstein
    University of Bergen, Cardiology Division, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:933-89. 2008
  6. doi request reprint European cardiac resynchronization therapy survey II: rationale and design
    Kenneth Dickstein
    University of Bergen, Stavanger University Hospital, Bergen and Stavanger, Stavanger, 4011 Norway
    Europace 17:137-41. 2015
  7. doi request reprint The high-risk myocardial infarction database initiative
    Kenneth Dickstein
    University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 54:362-6. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of morbid events on survival following hospitalization for complicated myocardial infarction
    Kenneth Dickstein
    University of Bergen, Cardiology Division, Stavanger University Hospital, 4011, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur J Heart Fail 8:74-80. 2006
  9. doi request reprint The European CRT Survey: 1 year (9-15 months) follow-up results
    Nigussie Bogale
    Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur J Heart Fail 14:61-73. 2012
  10. doi request reprint The chemokine network in relation to infarct size and left ventricular remodeling following acute myocardial infarction
    Stein Orn
    Stavanger University Hospital, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 104:1179-83. 2009

Detail Information

Publications69

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of single doses of SLV306, an inhibitor of both neutral endopeptidase and endothelin-converting enzyme, on pulmonary pressures in congestive heart failure
    Kenneth Dickstein
    University of Bergen, Central Hospital Rogaland, Stavanger, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 94:237-9. 2004
    ..The combined inhibition of NEP and ECE may be useful in heart failure by reducing right and left cardiac filling pressures...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of mortality rates after acute myocardial infarction in smokers versus nonsmokers
    Hans Jakob Jaatun
    Cardiology Division, Central Hospital in Rogaland, Stavanger, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 94:632-6, A9. 2004
    ..However, after adjustment for age only, the decrease in all-cause mortality in the smoker population is explained by the smokers' generally younger age, with better prognoses due to their age...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of plasma chromogranin A levels in patients with complicated myocardial infarction
    Mette Elise Estensen
    Department of Medicine, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    Am Heart J 152:927.e1-6. 2006
    ..The objective of the current study was to assess the prognostic value of chromogranin A levels after complicated myocardial infarction...
  4. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of either or both left and right bundle branch block at baseline or during follow-up for predicting death in patients following acute myocardial infarction
    Nigussie Bogale
    Stavanger University Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Stavanger, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 99:647-50. 2007
    ..In conclusion, our results confirm and quantify previous observations showing substantially increased mortality in patients with BBB patterns at baseline or occurring soon after AMI...
  5. doi request reprint ESC guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure 2008: the Task Force for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure 2008 of the European Society of Cardiology. Developed in collaboration with the Heart
    Kenneth Dickstein
    University of Bergen, Cardiology Division, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:933-89. 2008
  6. doi request reprint European cardiac resynchronization therapy survey II: rationale and design
    Kenneth Dickstein
    University of Bergen, Stavanger University Hospital, Bergen and Stavanger, Stavanger, 4011 Norway
    Europace 17:137-41. 2015
    ..The findings of this survey should permit representative benchmarking both nationally and internationally across Europe...
  7. doi request reprint The high-risk myocardial infarction database initiative
    Kenneth Dickstein
    University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 54:362-6. 2012
    ..It is proposed that some thoughtful foresight and planning could enable us to use the large number of clinical events that accrue during randomized clinical trials to address questions of scientific and clinical interest...
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of morbid events on survival following hospitalization for complicated myocardial infarction
    Kenneth Dickstein
    University of Bergen, Cardiology Division, Stavanger University Hospital, 4011, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur J Heart Fail 8:74-80. 2006
    ..Little is known about the importance of morbid events with respect to longer term survival following MI hospital discharge...
  9. doi request reprint The European CRT Survey: 1 year (9-15 months) follow-up results
    Nigussie Bogale
    Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur J Heart Fail 14:61-73. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint The chemokine network in relation to infarct size and left ventricular remodeling following acute myocardial infarction
    Stein Orn
    Stavanger University Hospital, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 104:1179-83. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Plasma MMP-2, MMP-9 and N-BNP in long-term survivors following complicated myocardial infarction: relation to cardiac magnetic resonance imaging measures of left ventricular structure and function
    Stein Orn
    University of Bergen, Stavanger University Hospital, Norway
    J Card Fail 13:843-9. 2007
    ..The relationship in long-term survivors has not been investigated. We studied the relationships of these biochemical markers, and N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (N-BNP), with measures of long-term LV remodeling...
  12. doi request reprint The European Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Survey: comparison of outcomes between de novo cardiac resynchronization therapy implantations and upgrades
    Nigussie Bogale
    Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger and Institute of Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Heart Fail 13:974-83. 2011
    ..Data on the benefit of CRT in heart failure patients with previous right ventricular pacemakers or standard defibrillators are sparse...
  13. doi request reprint Clustering of 37 circulating biomarkers by exploratory factor analysis in patients following complicated acute myocardial infarction
    Cord Manhenke
    University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Int J Cardiol 166:729-35. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to elucidate the complex interactions between families of circulating biomarkers representing different biochemical responses to the pathophysiology following complicated acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  14. doi request reprint The European cardiac resynchronization therapy survey: patient selection and implantation practice vary according to centre volume
    Nigussie Bogale
    Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger and Institute of Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
    Europace 13:1445-53. 2011
    ..We investigated whether the volume of implants per centre was a determinant of the propensity to use devices for 'off-label' indications...
  15. doi request reprint C-reactive protein, infarct size, microvascular obstruction, and left-ventricular remodelling following acute myocardial infarction
    Stein Ørn
    Division of Cardiology, Stavanger University Hospital, PO 8400, 4068 Stavanger, Norway
    Eur Heart J 30:1180-6. 2009
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  16. doi request reprint The prognostic value of circulating markers of collagen turnover after acute myocardial infarction
    Cord Manhenke
    Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Int J Cardiol 150:277-82. 2011
    ..In contrast to previous studies, no patient had been pre-treated with inhibitors of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) at the time of initial assessment...
  17. doi request reprint Microvascular obstruction is a major determinant of infarct healing and subsequent left ventricular remodelling following primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Stein Ørn
    Division of Cardiology, Stavanger University Hospital, PO 8400, Stavanger 4068, Norway
    Eur Heart J 30:1978-85. 2009
    ..We studied the time-dependent relationships between microvascular obstruction (MO), infarct size, and left ventricular (LV) remodelling after acute myocardial infarction (MI)...
  18. doi request reprint The European cardiac resynchronization therapy survey
    Kenneth Dickstein
    Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur Heart J 30:2450-60. 2009
    ..The primary aim of this survey is to describe current European practice associated with CRT implantations...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sex-based short- and long-term survival in patients following complicated myocardial infarction
    Vernon V S Bonarjee
    University of Bergen, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur Heart J 27:2177-83. 2006
    ..We evaluated short- and long-term sex-related differences in management and prognosis among high-risk patients following AMI...
  20. doi request reprint Relation of Longitudinal Changes in Quality of Life Assessments to Changes in Functional Capacity in Patients With Heart Failure With and Without Anemia
    Trond J Cooper
    Department of Cardiology, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 117:1482-7. 2016
    ..57, p <0.001). This analysis provides evidence that QoL assessment show a significant correlation with functional capacity, as measured by the 6MWT. The strength of these correlations increased over time...
  21. doi request reprint The relationship between markers of extracellular cardiac matrix turnover: infarct healing and left ventricular remodelling following primary PCI in patients with first-time STEMI
    Cord Manhenke
    Division of Cardiology, Stavanger University Hospital, PO 8400, 4068, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur Heart J 35:395-402. 2014
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  22. doi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy improves minute ventilation/carbon dioxide production slope and skeletal muscle capillary density without reversal of skeletal muscle pathology or inflammation
    Alf Inge Larsen
    Department of Cardiology, Stavanger University Hospital, N 4001 Stavanger, Norway
    Europace 15:857-64. 2013
    ..We evaluated the effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) on skeletal muscle pathology and inflammation in patients with heart failure...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effect of left ventricular scar size, location, and transmurality on left ventricular remodeling with healed myocardial infarction
    Stein Orn
    University of Bergen, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 99:1109-14. 2007
    ..In conclusion, in the studied cohort, there was a linear relation between scar size and ejection fraction and LV volumes. This relation was independent of scar location and transmurality...
  24. ncbi request reprint Recurrent infarction causes the most deaths following myocardial infarction with left ventricular dysfunction
    Stein Orn
    Rogaland Central Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Am J Med 118:752-8. 2005
    ..Recurrent MI could be an important cause of death, either directly or by provoking arrhythmias...
  25. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide is related to histological skeletal muscle abnormalities in patients with chronic heart failure
    Alf Inge Larsen
    Department of Cardiology, Stavanger University Hospital, Norway
    Int J Cardiol 136:358-62. 2009
    ..This finding suggests that the degree of intrafibrillar edema is related to the secretion of NT-proBNP...
  26. doi request reprint Moderate alcohol consumption is associated with reduced long-term cardiovascular risk in patients following a complicated acute myocardial infarction
    Trygve Brügger-Andersen
    Institute of Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
    Int J Cardiol 133:229-32. 2009
    ..We related alcohol use to all-cause mortality, cardiovascular (CV)-mortality and hospitalization in patients following a complicated myocardial infarction (MI)...
  27. doi request reprint Safety and health status following early discharge in patients with acute myocardial infarction treated with primary PCI: a randomized trial
    Tor Melberg
    Department of Cardiology, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 22:1427-34. 2015
    ..We therefore performed a randomized, prospective trial comparing outcomes in low risk PPCI randomized to early discharge or usual care...
  28. doi request reprint Sildenafil in Heart failure (SilHF). An investigator-initiated multinational randomized controlled clinical trial: rationale and design
    Trond J Cooper
    Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur J Heart Fail 15:119-22. 2013
    ..Secondary endpoints include NYHA functional class and the quality of life tools Euro QoL 5D and the Kansas City questionnaire. Patients will be followed up for 6 months...
  29. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and assessment of the heart failure patient: the cornerstone of effective management
    Kenneth Dickstein
    University of Bergen, Cardiology Division, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:303-8. 2005
    ..No single investigation is specific for this clinical syndrome and management strategies attempt to modify the underlying mechanisms in order to alleviate symptoms and improve survival...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of exercise training in patients with heart failure: a pilot study on autonomic balance assessed by heart rate variability
    Alf Inge Larsen
    University of Bergen, Cardiology Division, Central Hospital in Rogaland, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:162-7. 2004
    ..Exercise training is now regarded as an important part of the treatment of patients with CHF, but the effect on HRV and the association between this effect and the effect on neurohormones are not well assessed...
  31. doi request reprint The impact of the 2007 ESC-ACC-AHA-WHF Universal definition on the incidence and classification of acute myocardial infarction: a retrospective cohort study
    Tor Melberg
    Department of Cardiology, Stavanger University Hospital, Box 8100, 4068 Stavanger, Norway
    Int J Cardiol 139:228-33. 2010
    ..To investigate the impact on the apparent incidence and classification of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) after employing the ESC-ACC-AHA-WHF 2007 Universal definition of myocardial infarction (the 2007 definition)...
  32. doi request reprint Natriuretic peptide levels taken following unplanned admission to a cardiology department predict the duration of hospitalization
    Marte Asphaug
    Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur J Heart Fail 18:1499-1505. 2016
    ..As hospitalization is the major consumer of healthcare resources, the prognostic power of admission NPs with regard to the duration of hospitalization deserves further investigation...
  33. doi request reprint Circulating Galectin-3 Levels Are Increased in Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease, but Are Not Influenced by Acute Myocardial Infarction
    Erlend G Singsaas
    Department of Cardiology, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Cardiology 134:398-405. 2016
    ..This study examined the relationship between Gal-3 levels and acute and old myocardial infarction (MI) in patients assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging...
  34. doi request reprint Aliskiren, Enalapril, or Aliskiren and Enalapril in Heart Failure
    John J V McMurray
    From the British Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Research Centre J J V M and the Robertson Centre for Biostatistics N G, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom Centre of Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia H K the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, Ohio State University, Columbus W T A Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, and the Institute of Internal Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen both in Norway K D Rigshospitalet Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen L V K the Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston A S D, S D S Novartis Pharma, Basel, Switzerland M A A, Y C, Q S, G T and the University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco B M M
    N Engl J Med 374:1521-32. 2016
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of losartan and captopril on mortality and morbidity in high-risk patients after acute myocardial infarction: the OPTIMAAL randomised trial. Optimal Trial in Myocardial Infarction with Angiotensin II Antagonist Losartan
    Kenneth Dickstein
    University of Bergen, Cardiology Division, Central Hospital in Rogaland, 4011 Stavanger, Norway
    Lancet 360:752-60. 2002
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint BNP in acute coronary syndromes: the heart expresses its suffering
    Alf Inge Larsen
    Cardiology Division, University of Bergen, Central Hospital in Rogaland, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur Heart J 25:1284-6. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of exercise training on skeletal muscle fibre characteristics in men with chronic heart failure. Correlation between skeletal muscle alterations, cytokines and exercise capacity
    Alf Inge Larsen
    Cardiology Division, Central Hospital in Rogaland, P O Box 8100, N4001 Stavanger, Norway
    Int J Cardiol 83:25-32. 2002
    ..This study evaluated the effect of a 3 month exercise training program on skeletal muscle characteristics and the correlation of these to cytokines and exercise capacity in CHF patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Weight-change as a prognostic marker in 12 550 patients following acute myocardial infarction or with stable coronary artery disease
    Linn M A Kennedy
    Department of Cardiology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, S 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 27:2755-62. 2006
    ..To examine the prognostic importance of weight-change in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), especially following acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Plasma levels of soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor type I during the acute phase following complicated myocardial infarction predicts survival in high-risk patients
    Thor Ueland
    Section of Endocrinology, National University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:2018-21. 2005
    ..We sought to determine the relationship between circulating cytokine levels and clinical outcomes in patients with heart failure (HF) following acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Appearances can deceive: even brave hearts can fail
    Kenneth Dickstein
    Eur Heart J 25:1181-2. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint Plasma natriuretic peptides up to 2 years after acute myocardial infarction and relation to prognosis: an OPTIMAAL substudy
    Iain B Squire
    University of Leicester Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Leicester, United Kingdom
    J Card Fail 11:492-7. 2005
    ..None has described peptide levels beyond the early post-AMI period. This study describes temporal profiles of 4 natriuretic peptides to 2 years after AMI and relationship with outcome...
  42. ncbi request reprint What did we learn from the OPTIMAAL trial? What can we expect from VALIANT?
    Kenneth Dickstein
    Am Heart J 145:754-7. 2003
  43. ncbi request reprint Comparison of losartan and captopril on heart failure-related outcomes and symptoms from the losartan heart failure survival study (ELITE II)
    Marvin A Konstam
    Division of Cardiology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am Heart J 150:123-31. 2005
    ..We compared effects of losartan to captopril on mortality, morbidity, and functional status for patients in the ELITE II study...
  44. ncbi request reprint Soluble CD40 ligand in acute and chronic heart failure
    Thor Ueland
    Research Institute for Internal Medicine, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, N 0027 Oslo, Norway
    Eur Heart J 26:1101-7. 2005
    ..Inflammatory cytokines may play a pathogenic role in heart failure (HF). CD40-CD40 ligand (CD40L) interactions are important in atherogenesis and based on its role in inflammation we sought to evaluate the role of CD40L in human HF...
  45. ncbi request reprint The prognostic importance of body mass index after complicated myocardial infarction
    Linn M A Kennedy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:156-8. 2005
  46. ncbi request reprint N-terminal proatrial natriuretic peptide in primary care: relation to echocardiographic indices of cardiac function in mild to moderate cardiac disease
    Christian Hall
    Research Institute for Internal Medicine, Rikshospitalet, University of Oslo, N 0027, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cardiol 89:197-205. 2003
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the relation between Nt-proANP plasma levels and echocardiographic indices of cardiac dysfunction in patients recruited from primary care...
  47. ncbi request reprint Prognostic risk of atrial fibrillation in acute myocardial infarction complicated by left ventricular dysfunction: the OPTIMAAL experience
    Mika Lehto
    Division of Cardiology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Heart J 26:350-6. 2005
    ..The present study aimed to determine the frequency and the impact on clinical outcome of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and left ventricular dysfunction...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effect of combined statin and beta-blocker treatment on one-year morbidity and mortality after acute myocardial infarction associated with heart failure
    Aina Hognestad
    Department of Cardiology, Rikshospitalet, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 93:603-6. 2004
    ..Early initiation of statins or beta blockers alone was associated with improved event-free survival, and the benefits of the combined treatment were additive...
  49. ncbi request reprint 2007 Guidelines for the Management of Arterial Hypertension: The Task Force for the Management of Arterial Hypertension of the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) and of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
    Giuseppe Mancia
    Clinica Medica, Ospedale San Gerardo, Universita Milano Bicocca, Via Pergolesi, 33 20052 MONZA Milano, Italy
    J Hypertens 25:1105-87. 2007
  50. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of osteoprotegerin in heart failure after acute myocardial infarction
    Thor Ueland
    Research Institute for Internal Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, National University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1970-6. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the relationship between osteoprotegerin (OPG) and clinical outcomes in patients with heart failure (HF) after acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  51. ncbi request reprint The data monitoring experience in the MOXCON trial
    Stuart Pocock
    Medical Statistics Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Eur Heart J 25:1974-8. 2004
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Relation between renal dysfunction and cardiovascular outcomes after myocardial infarction
    Nagesh S Anavekar
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:1285-95. 2004
    ..Renal failure is associated with one of the highest risks, but the influence of milder degrees of renal impairment is less well defined...
  53. ncbi request reprint 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 r
    Ian Graham
    Department of Cardiology, Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Eur Heart J 28:2375-414. 2007
  54. ncbi request reprint [Metabolic control by means of insulin in patients with type 2 diabetes and acute myocardial infarction (DIGAMI 2): effects on mortality and morbidity--secondary publication]
    Ida Gustafsson
    H S Frederiksberg Hospital, kardiologisk endokrinologisk klinik E, DK 2000 Frederiksberg
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:581-4. 2006
    ..However, good glucose control seems important since the glucose level was found to be a strong predictor of long-term mortality in this patient category...
  55. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for cardiac pacing and cardiac resynchronization therapy: The Task Force for Cardiac Pacing and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy of the European Society of Cardiology. Developed in collaboration with the European Heart Rhythm Association
    Panos E Vardas
    Department of Cardiology, Heraklion University Hospital, PO Box 1352 Stavrakia, GR 711 10 Heraklion Crete, Greece
    Eur Heart J 28:2256-95. 2007
  56. ncbi request reprint 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 r
    Ian Graham
    Department of Cardiology, The Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Tallaght, Doublin, Ireland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:E1-40. 2007
  57. ncbi request reprint European guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice: full text. Fourth Joint Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology and other societies on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice (constituted by represent
    Ian Graham
    Department of Cardiology, The Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:S1-113. 2007
  58. ncbi request reprint Universal definition of myocardial infarction
    Kristian Thygesen
    Circulation 116:2634-53. 2007
  59. ncbi request reprint Unrecognized glycometabolic disturbance as measured by hemoglobin A1c is associated with a poor outcome after acute myocardial infarction
    Ida Gustafsson
    Department of Medicine, Roskilde University Hospital, Roskilde, Denmark
    Am Heart J 154:470-6. 2007
    ..In a large population of high-risk patients with MI, we examined the prognostic impact of HbA1c in patients with and without a history of diabetes...
  60. doi request reprint A randomised trial of a pre-synaptic stimulator of DA2-dopaminergic and alpha2-adrenergic receptors on morbidity and mortality in patients with heart failure
    Christian Torp-Pedersen
    Dept Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Bispebjerg Bakke, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:89-95. 2008
    ..We performed a clinical study with nolomirole in patients with heart failure (HF)...
  61. doi request reprint Gender related differences in patients presenting with acute heart failure. Results from EuroHeart Failure Survey II
    Markku S Nieminen
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:140-8. 2008
    ..This analysis evaluates the gender differences in patients hospitalised for acute heart failure (AHF) in the EuroHeart Failure Survey II (EHFS)...
  62. ncbi request reprint [Universal definition of the myocardial infarction]
    Kristian Thygesen
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Dania
    Kardiol Pol 66:47-62. 2008
  63. ncbi request reprint Advanced chronic heart failure: A position statement from the Study Group on Advanced Heart Failure of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology
    Marco Metra
    Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, University of Brescia, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:684-94. 2007
    ..These patients deserve effective therapeutic options and should be potential targets for future clinical research initiatives...
  64. ncbi request reprint Mannose binding lectin and soluble Toll-like receptor 2 in heart failure following acute myocardial infarction
    Thor Ueland
    J Card Fail 12:659-63. 2006
    ..Atherogenesis and HF is associated with the altered control of inflammation by innate immune defenses that include pattern-recognition molecules such as Toll-like receptors (TLRs) and mannose-binding lectin (MBL)...
  65. ncbi request reprint EuroHeart Failure Survey II (EHFS II): a survey on hospitalized acute heart failure patients: description of population
    Markku S Nieminen
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 4, PO Box 340, 00029 HUS, Finland
    Eur Heart J 27:2725-36. 2006
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA/ESC 2006 guidelines for the management of patients with atrial fibrillation: full text: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on practice guidelines and the European Society of Cardiology Committee fo
    Valentin Fuster
    France
    Europace 8:651-745. 2006
  67. ncbi request reprint Left bundle branch block as a risk factor for progression to heart failure
    Faiez Zannad
    CIC INSERM CHU de Nancy, Hopital Jeanne d Arc, Dommartin les Toul, BP 303 54201 Toul Cedex, France
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:7-14. 2007
    ..It also aims to address the potential for future clinical therapies for this conduction disorder...
  68. ncbi request reprint Association between plasma chromogranin A concentration and long-term mortality after myocardial infarction
    Torbjørn Omland
    Department of Cardiology, The National Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Med 114:25-30. 2003
    ..We sought to assess the long-term prognostic value of circulating levels of chromogranin A after myocardial infarction...