Molecular Imaging of Angiogenesis in Cardiac Regeneration

This article reviews recent literature on noninvasive in vivo molecular imaging of angiogenesis after MI as an integral part of cardiac regeneration.
Source: Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports - Category: Radiology Source Type: research

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With or without heart failure, add-on treatment with the potassium sequestrant'enabled'more intensive use of the aldosterone blocker otherwise limited by hyperkalemia, according to the AMBER trial.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - Category: Neurology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news
In conclusion, transcatheter closure of an isolated enormous multiloculated CAF is feasible and relatively safe. Surgery should be reserved for CAF with failed percutaneous closure.
Source: Journal of Cardiology Cases - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Authors: Shah BR, DerSarkissian M, Tsintzos SI, Xiao Y, May D, Lu X, Kinrich D, Davis E, Lefebvre P, Duh MS, Dasta JF Abstract OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to assess the real-world impact of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) on adherence to heart failure (HF) medications. METHODS: MarketScan® administrative health care claims data from 2008 to 2014 among patients with HF were used. The date of first CRT implantation served as the index date. Adherence to guideline-directed medical therapy (GDMT) classes were compared during pre- and post-index periods using proportion of days covered (PDC). Com...
Source: Current Medical Research and Opinion - Category: Research Tags: Curr Med Res Opin Source Type: research
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 -- Use of sodium glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors for type 2 diabetes is associated with a reduced risk for heart failure, but not a reduced risk for major cardiovascular events, compared with use of dipeptidyl...
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In this study, IL-18 induced cardiomyoblast hypertrophy through IL-18R upregulation, which was found to be related to p38 MAPK and PI3 kinase signaling. Adenine, but not AuNPs, showed antihypertrophic effects possibly because of decreased levels of signaling. PMID: 31535629 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The Chinese Journal of Physiology - Category: Physiology Tags: Chin J Physiol Source Type: research
Publication date: October 2019Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 108, Issue 4Author(s): Jordan J. Lancaster, Pablo Sanchez, Giuliana G. Repetti, Elizabeth Juneman, Amitabh C. Pandey, Ikeotunye R. Chinyere, Talal Moukabary, Nicole LaHood, Sherry L. Daugherty, Steven GoldmanBackgroundTo treat chronic heart failure (CHF), we developed a robust, easy to handle bioabsorbable tissue-engineered patch embedded with human neonatal fibroblasts and human induced pluripotent stem cell–derived cardiomyocytes (hiPSC-CMs). This patch was implanted on the epicardial surface of the heart covering the previously infarcted ...
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
Publication date: October 2019Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 108, Issue 4Author(s): Valentino Bianco, Arman Kilic, Thomas G. Gleason, Joon S. Lee, John Schindler, Edgar Aranda-Michel, Yisi Wang, Forozan Navid, Dustin Kliner, Joao L. Cavalcante, Suresh R. Mulukutla, Ibrahim SultanBackgroundLimited data exist for rates and causes of readmission beyond short-term follow-up for patients undergoing surgical and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (SAVR and TAVR)MethodsPatients undergoing isolated SAVR and TAVR between 2011 and 2017 at our institution were included in this study. The primary outcome was 5-year...
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
Conclusion: These results indicate that device type may affect RHF incidence and mortality. Studies at other centers are needed to replicate these findings. PMID: 31528128 [PubMed]
Source: Ochsner Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Ochsner J Source Type: research
AbstractA large intra-cardiac tumor from the right ventricle to pulmonary trunk was detected by contrast-enhanced computed tomography and transthoracic echocardiography in a 59-year-old woman with progressive dyspnea on effort and acute congestive right-sided heart failure. Emergent surgical management was performed with cardiopulmonary bypass under cardiac arrest, however, tumor resection was incomplete, because it originated from the interventricular septum. Concomitant tricuspid valve replacement using a bioprosthesis was required due to the involvement of the septal leaflet of the tricuspid valve. Although large pulmon...
Source: General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
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