2018 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, 2018, start reading and feel free to share them with your colleagues!

American Heart Journal

Catheter Ablation versus Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation (CABANA) Trial: Study Rationale and Design

Archives of Cardiovascular Disease

Management of antiplatelet therapy in patients undergoing elective invasive procedures: Proposals from the French Working Group on perioperative hemostasis (GIHP) and the French Study Group on thrombosis and hemostasis (GFHT). In collaboration with the French Society for Anesthesia and Intensive Care (SFAR)

Artery Research

Central pressure should not be used in clinical practice


The safety of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies: Implications for cardiovascular disease and targeting the PCSK9 pathway

Canadian Journal of Cardiology

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Severe Aortic Stenosis in Women: Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes

Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine

Right ventricular infarction

CASE:  Cardiovascular Imaging Case Reports

Bioprosthetic Valve Thrombosis while on a Novel Oral Anticoagulant for Atrial Fibrillation

Current Problems in Cardiology

Upper Gastrointestinal Toxicity Associated With Long-Term Aspirin Therapy: Consequences and Prevention

Global Heart

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

Heart, Lung and Circulation

Pathophysiology of Paroxysmal and Persistent Atrial Fibrillation: Rotors, Foci and Fibrosis

Heart Rhythm

Efficacy and safety of left atrial appendage closure with WATCHMAN in patients with or without contraindication to oral anticoagulation: 1-Year follow-up outcome data of the EWOLUTION trial

HeartRhythm Case Reports

Mitral valve repair results in suppression of ventricular arrhythmias and normalization of repolarization abnormalities in mitral valve prolapse

International Journal of Cardiology

Regulation of uric acid metabolism and excretion

IJC Heart & Vasculature

The ascending aortic aneurysm: When to intervene?

Journal of Cardiac Failure

Effects of Glucocorticoids in Potentiating Diuresis in Heart Failure Patients With Diuretic Resistance

Journal of Cardiology

Heart rate as a target of treatment of chronic heart failure

Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

CAC-DRS: Coronary Artery Calcium Data and Reporting System. An expert consensus document of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT)

Journal of Clinical Lipidology

A review of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, treatment strategies, and its impact on cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality

Journal of Electrocardiology

Spontaneous resolution of left bundle branch block and biventricular stimulation lead to reverse remodeling in dyssynchronopathy

Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology

Doxorubicin-induced cardiomyopathy: From molecular mechanisms to therapeutic strategies

Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC)

Prevention and Treatment of Tobacco Use: JACC Health Promotion Series

JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions

Sex Differences in Adenosine-Free Coronary Pressure Indexes: A CONTRAST Substudy

JACC: Basic to Translational Science

Emerging Applications of Virtual Reality in Cardiovascular Medicine

JACC: Heart Failure

Discussing Prognosis in Heart Failure: A Questionnaire-Based Study of the Patient’s View

JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging

Myocardial Fibrosis in Competitive Triathletes Detected by Contrast-Enhanced CMR Correlates With Exercise-Induced Hypertension and Competition History

JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology

Management of Arrhythmias and Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices in Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Devices

Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography

Echocardiographic Imaging for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) for malignant brain tumors – Where do we stand?

Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases

Portfolio Dietary Pattern and Cardiovascular Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Controlled Trials

Progress in Pediatric Cardiology

Big data in medicine: The upcoming artificial intelligence

The American Journal of Cardiology

Myocardial Infarction Subtypes in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and the Effect of Liraglutide Therapy (from the LEADER Trial)

Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine

Cardiac amyloidosis: An update on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment