News from the 2017 American Heart Association Congress

Perspectives   News from the 2017 American Heart Association Congress Christoph Maack, MD Author affiliations: Comprehensive Heart Failure Center, University Clinic Würzburg, Am Schwarzenberg 15,Haus A15, 97078 Würzburg, Germany Address for correspondence: Christoph Maack, Comprehensive Heart Failure Center, University Clinic Würzburg, Am Schwarzenberg 15, Haus A15, 97078 Würzburg, Germany (email: Maack_C@ukw.de) Keywords: blood pressure; canakinumab; [...]

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Percutaneous coronary angioplasty: 40-year anniversary

Perspectives   Percutaneous coronary angioplasty: 40-year anniversary Alexander N. Parkhomenko, MD, FESC, FICA & Olga S. Gurjeva, MD Author affiliations: Institute of Cardiology (Ukraine), Kiev, Ukraine Address for correspondence: Alexander N. Parkhomenko, 5 Narodnogo Opolchenia Str., 03680 Kyiv, Ukraine (email: aparkhomenko@yahoo.com) Keywords: angioplasty; Grüntzig; history; interventional cardiology   Dialogues Cardiovasc Med. 2017;23:1(98-102)  

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Heart failure and diabetes mellitus: dangerous liasons

Perspectives   Heart failure and diabetes mellitus: dangerous liasons Michel Komajda , MD Author affiliations: Department of Cardiology, Hôpital Saint Joseph, Paris, France Address for correspondence: Michel Komajda, Department of Cardiology, Hôpital Saint Joseph, Paris, France (email: mkomajda@hpsj.fr) Keywords: antidiabetic drug; clinical outcome; clinical trial; diabetes mellitus; heart failure; pharmacological treatment   Dialogues Cardiovasc Med. [...]

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Left ventricular filling pressure, diastolic function, and heart rate

Perspectives   Left ventricular filling pressure, diastolic function, and heart rate Patrizio Lancellotti, MD, PhD, FESC Author affiliations: University of Liège hospital, GIGA Cardiovascular Science, Heart Valve Clinic, Imaging Cardiology, Belgium; Gruppo Villa Maria Care and Research, Anthea Hospital, Bari, Italy Address for correspondence: Professor Patrizio Lancellotti, Domaine Universitaire du Sart Tilman, Batiment B35, Department [...]

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Heart failure: what’s new in 2017?

Perspectives   Heart failure: what’s new in 2017? Jeffrey S. Borer, MD Author affiliations: The Howard Gilman and Schiavone Institutes, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn and New York, NY Address for correspondence: Jeffrey S. Borer, 47 East 88th Street, New York, NY 10128-1152, USA (email: jsborer1@gmail.com) Keywords: ACE inhibitor; ARB; ARNI; [...]

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Update on the ESC EURObservational Research Programme registries

Guidelines, Trials, & Registries   Update on the ESC EURObservational Research Programme registries Gianluigi Savarese, MD, FHFA, FESC & Francesco Cosentino, MD, PhD, FESC Author affiliations: Unit of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institute and Heart & Vascular Theme, Karolinska University Hospital Solna, Stockholm, Sweden Address for correspondence: Francesco Cosentino, MD, PhD, FESC, Unit of [...]

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The first results from the optimize heart failure care program

Guidelines, Trials, & Registries   The first results from the optimize heart failure care program Yuri Lopatin, MD, PhD, FHFA Author affiliations: Volgograd State Medical University, Cardiology Centre, Volgograd, Russian Federation Address for correspondence: Yuri Lopatin, MD, PhD, FHFA, Head of Department of Cardiology, Volgograd State Medical University, Cardiology Centre, 106, Universitetsky prospect, Volgograd, 400008, [...]

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Is the devil in the detail? Autopsies of neutral heart failure trials

Guidelines, Trials, & Registries   Is the devil in the detail? Autopsies of neutral heart failure trials Ola Vedin, MD, PhD, FHFA Author affiliations: Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden; Uppsala Clinical Research Center, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden Address for correspondence: Ola Vedin, Uppsala Clinical Research Center/MTC, Dag Hammarskjölds väg 14B, 75237 [...]

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Top cardiovascular research in 2017

Guidelines, Trials, & Registries   Top cardiovascular research in 2017 Luis H. W. Gowdak, MD, PhD, FESC Author affiliations: Instituto do Coração, Hospital das Clinicas HCFMUSP, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil Address for correspondence: Luis H. W. Gowdak, Instituto do Coração, Hospital das Clinicas HCFMUSP, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de [...]

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