2017 World Heart Day article collection

Today is World Heart Day!

In honor of this meaningful day dedicated to cardiovascular health, Elsevier is pleased to provide free access to some of the top articles from our cardiology journals. All articles are freely available through October 31, 2017, start reading and feel free to share them with your colleagues!

American Heart Journal

Availability of patient decision aids for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: A systematic review

Overview of the 2017 US Food and Drug Administration Circulatory System Devices Panel meeting on the Sentinel Cerebral Protection System

Artery Research

A comparative study on the mechanical properties of the umbilical vein and umbilical artery under uniaxial loading

Atherosclerosis

Is there a role for coronary artery calcification scoring in primary prevention of cerebrovascular disease?

Cardiovascular disease and cancer: Evidence for shared disease pathways and pharmacologic prevention

Canadian Journal of Cardiology

Contemporary Atrial Fibrillation Management: A Comparison of the Current AHA/ACC/HRS, CCS, and ESC Guidelines

Genetics for the Identification of Lipid Targets Beyond PCSK9

Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine

Acute cardiac sympathetic disruption in the pathogenesis of the takotsubo syndrome: A systematic review of the literature to date

CASE:  Cardiovascular Imaging Case Reports

Coronary Perforation and Pericardial Effusion Complicating Coronary Radiation–Induced Angiosarcoma: Findings from Echocardiography, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance, Angiography, and Pathology

Left Atrial Appendage Membrane in a Patient Presenting with Stroke

Clinical Trials and Regulatory Science in Cardiology

Adherence to anticoagulant treatment with apixaban and rivaroxaban in a real-world setting

Current Problems in Cardiology

Clinical Perspective on Antihypertensive Drug Treatment in Adults With Grade 1 Hypertension and Low-to-Moderate Cardiovascular Risk: An International Expert Consultation

Renal Artery Stenosis: When to Revascularize in 2017

Global Heart

World Heart Federation Cholesterol Roadmap

A New Age for African-Driven Genomics Research: Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa)

Heart Rhythm

Permanent his-bundle pacing for cardiac resynchronization therapy: Initial feasibility study in lieu of left ventricular lead

Cardiac magnetic resonance-aided scar dechanneling: Influence on acute and long-term outcomes

HeartRhythm Case Reports

Combination of a leadless pacemaker and subcutaneous defibrillator: First in-human report

International Journal of Cardiology

Special Issue on Sudden Cardiac Death Volume 237, Pages 1-74 (15 June 2017)

Journal of Cardiac Failure

Pattern and outcome of heart failure-related hospitalization over 5-years in a remote Australian population: a retrospective administrative cohort of 617 Indigenous and Non-Indigenous cases

Symptoms and Signs of Heart Failure at Admission and Discharge and Outcomes in the Sub-Saharan Acute Heart Failure (THESUS-HF) Registry

Journal of Cardiology

The role of adipokines in cardiovascular disease

Potential palliative care quality indicators in heart disease patients: A review of the literature

Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

SCCT expert consensus document on computed tomography imaging before transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)/transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

Journal of Clinical Lipidology

Update on the use of PCSK9 inhibitors in adults: Recommendations from an Expert Panel of the National Lipid Association

Use of supplemental long-chain omega-3 fatty acids and risk for cardiac death: An updated meta-analysis and review of research gaps

Journal of Electrocardiology

The normal variants in the left bundle branch system

Electrocardiographic QRS-T angle and the risk of incident silent myocardial infarction in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study

Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology

The mitochondrial permeability transition: A current perspective on its identity and role in ischaemia/reperfusion injury

Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC)

Trending Cardiovascular Nutrition Controversies

JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions

In-Hospital Outcomes of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in America's Safety Net: Insights From the NCDR Cath-PCI Registry

JACC: Basic to Translational Science

Enabling Precision Cardiology Through Multiscale Biology and Systems Medicine

JACC: Heart Failure

The Transition From Hypertension to Heart Failure: Contemporary Update

JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging

Effect of Sex and Sporting Discipline on LV Adaptation to Exercise

JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology

Real-Time X-MRI-Guided Left Ventricular Lead Implantation for Targeted Delivery of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography

Recommendations for cardiac chamber quantification by echocardiography in adults: An update from the American Society of Echocardiography and the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging

Journal of the American Society of Hypertension

Baseline characteristics of African Americans in the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial

Importance of inhibiting sodium-glucose cotransporter and its compelling indication in type 2 diabetes: pathophysiological hypothesis

Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy

Advances in the clinical application of Raman spectroscopy for cancer diagnostics

Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases

Running as a Key Lifestyle Medicine for Longevity

Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Exercise Training in African Americans

Progress in Pediatric Cardiology

Causes of sudden death in the young — Cardiac and non-cardiac  

Diagnosis and treatment strategies for children with myocarditis

The American Journal of Cardiology

Results of bococizumab, a monoclonal antibody against proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9, from a randomized, placebo-controlled, dose-ranging study in statin-treated subjects with hypercholesterolemia

Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine

Role of cardiac rehabilitation in patients with heart disease

Dietary Strategies for Cardiovascular Health