Article Selection: Top Trending Cardiology Research

From prevention to diagnosis and treatment, research in cardiology has saved millions of lives. Keeping track of globally trending research topics in cardiology can help healthcare providers make the best decisions for their patients. It can also help researchers make decisions about the direction of future projects, and provide input for institutions to develop their research strategies.

We have put together a collection of trending articles in Elsevier's cardiology journals to put a spotlight on some of the most popular research today. The articles are free to access until February 28, 2018.

Availability of patient decision aids for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: A systematic review
American Heart Journal – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

A comparative study on the mechanical properties of the umbilical vein and umbilical artery under uniaxial loading
Artery Research – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Is there a role for coronary artery calcification scoring in primary prevention of cerebrovascular disease?
Atherosclerosis – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Contemporary Atrial Fibrillation Management: A Comparison of the Current AHA/ACC/HRS, CCS, and ESC Guidelines
Canadian Journal of Cardiology – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Impact of lean six sigma process improvement methodology on cardiac catheterization laboratory efficiency
Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Coronary Perforation and Pericardial Effusion Complicating Coronary Radiation–Induced Angiosarcoma: Findings from Echocardiography, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance, Angiography, and Pathology?
CASE – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Massage therapy reduces pain and anxiety after cardiac surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
Clinical Trials and Regulatory Science in Cardiology – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Clinical Perspective on Antihypertensive Drug Treatment in Adults With Grade 1 Hypertension and Low-to-Moderate Cardiovascular Risk: An International Expert Consultation
Current Problems in Cardiology – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

APSC2015-1068 Association Between Depression and Exercise Capacity in Cardiovascular Disease – A Meta-Analysis
Global Heart – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Permanent his-bundle pacing for cardiac resynchronization therapy: Initial feasibility study in lieu of left ventricular lead
Heart Rhythm – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Combination of a leadless pacemaker and subcutaneous defibrillator: First in-human report
HeartRhythm Case Reports – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Cardiovascular complications after Zika virus infection
International Journal of Cardiology – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

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
Journal of Cardiac Failure – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

The role of adipokines in cardiovascular disease
Journal of Cardiology – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Safety of coronary CT angiography and functional testing for stable chest pain in the PROMISE trial: A randomized comparison of test complications, incidental findings, and radiation dose
Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Update on the use of PCSK9 inhibitors in adults: Recommendations from an Expert Panel of the National Lipid Association
Journal of Clinical Lipidology – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

The normal variants in the left bundle branch system
Journal of Electrocardiology – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Circulating microRNAs predict future fatal myocardial infarction in healthy individuals – The HUNT study
Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Trending Cardiovascular Nutrition Controversies
Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

In-Hospital Outcomes of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in America's Safety Net: Insights From the NCDR Cath-PCI Registry
JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Enabling Precision Cardiology Through Multiscale Biology and Systems Medicine
JACC: Basic to Translational Science – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

The Transition From Hypertension to Heart Failure: Contemporary Update
JACC: Heart Failure – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Effect of Sex and Sporting Discipline on LV Adaptation to Exercise
JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Real-Time X-MRI-Guided Left Ventricular Lead Implantation for Targeted Delivery of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Alterations in Cardiac Deformation, Timing of Contraction and Relaxation, and Early Myocardial Fibrosis Accompany the Apparent Recovery of Acute Stress-Induced (Takotsubo) Cardiomyopathy: An End to the Concept of Transience
Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Effects of sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors on blood pressure: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Journal of the American Society of Hypertension – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

A new LED device used for photodynamic therapy in treatment of moderate to severe Acne vulgaris.
Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Running as a Key Lifestyle Medicine for Longevity
Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Psychosocial Care and Cardiac Genetic Counseling Following Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young
Progress in Pediatric Cardiology – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Meta-Analysis of the Relation of Body Mass Index to All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality and Hospitalization in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure
The American Journal of Cardiology – Click here for more info and to submit your paper

Role of cardiac rehabilitation in patients with heart disease
Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine – Click here for more info and to submit your paper