2017 Heart Health Month article collection

February is Heart Health Month!

In honor of this special month 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 March 15, 2017, start reading and feel free to share them with your colleagues!

American Heart Journal

The safety and efficacy of full- versus reduced-dose betrixaban in the Acute Medically Ill VTE (Venous Thromboembolism) Prevention With Extended-Duration Betrixaban (APEX) trial

β-blocker dosage and outcomes after acute coronary syndrome

Artery Research

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


2016 ESC/EAS Guidelines for the Management of Dyslipidaemias : The Task Force for the Management of Dyslipidaemias of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) Developed with the special contribution of the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation (EACPR)

Canadian Journal of Cardiology

Associations Between Childhood Cognition and Cardiovascular Events in Adulthood: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Considerations in Cardiac Revascularization for the Elderly Patient: Age Isn't Everything

Current Problems in Cardiology

An Update on the Management of Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

Radial Artery Occlusion After Cardiac Catheterization: Significance, Risk Factors, and Management

Global Heart

The Importance of Awareness and Education in Prevention and Control of RHD

Heart Rhythm

Incidence and predictors of right ventricular pacing-induced cardiomyopathy in patients with complete atrioventricular block and preserved left ventricular systolic function

Heart Rhythm Case Reports

Malfunction of an MRI Conditional Pacemaker Following an MRI

Ultrarapid identification of activation channels within the scar using high-density mapping from a basket catheter

International Journal of Cardiology

Regulation of uric acid metabolism and excretion

JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging

Association of Insulin Resistance and Glycemic Metabolic Abnormalities With LV Structure and Function in Middle Age : The CARDIA Study

From Metabolic Exposome to Onset of Diabetic Cardiomyopathy∗

JACC: Heart Failure

Heart Failure Complicated by Atrial Fibrillation : Don't Bury the Beta-Blockers Just Yet∗

Decreased Mortality With Beta-Blockers in Patients With Heart Failure and Coexisting Atrial Fibrillation : An AF-CHF Substudy

JACC: Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Enteric Coating and Aspirin Nonresponsiveness in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Aβ Amyloid Pathology Affects the Hearts of Patients With Alzheimer’s Disease : Mind the Heart

JASE: Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography       

Three-Dimensional Echocardiographic Assessment of Left Heart Chamber Size and Function with Fully Automated Quantification Software in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Three-Dimensional Transthoracic Echocardiography in the Comprehensive Evaluation of Right and Left Heart Chamber Remodeling Following Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair

JASH: Journal of the American Society of Hypertension

Orthostatic changes in systolic blood pressure among SPRINT participants at baseline

Redefining beta-blocker use in hypertension: selecting the right beta-blocker and the right patient

Journal of Cardiac Failure

Incident heart failure and cognitive decline: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study

Social Media and Heart Failure: Can We Diurese Off the Noise?

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

National Lipid Association recommendations for patient-centered management of dyslipidemia: Part 1 – executive summary 

Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology

Characterization of circular RNAs in human, mouse and rat hearts

Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases

Overview of Epidemiology and Contribution of Obesity to Cardiovascular Disease

The American Journal of Cardiology

Moderate Pulmonary Embolism Treated With Thrombolysis (from the “MOPETT” Trial)

Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine

Impact of empagliflozin in patients with diabetes and heart failure

Stem cell therapy for heart failure: Ensuring regenerative proficiency