2019 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, 2019, start reading and feel free to share them with your colleagues!

The American Journal of Cardiology

Adherence to Blood Cholesterol Treatment Guidelines Among Physicians Managing Patients With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

American Heart Journal

Simulation of impact on cardiovascular events due to lipid-lowering therapy intensification in a population with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Archives of Cardiovascular Diseases

Palliative procedures for congenital heart defects


Efficacy and safety of adding alirocumab to rosuvastatin versus adding ezetimibe or doubling the rosuvastatin dose in high cardiovascular-risk patients: The ODYSSEY OPTIONS II randomized trial

Canadian Journal of Cardiology

Diabetes, Hypertension, and Cardiovascular Disease: Clinical Insights and Vascular Mechanisms

CJC Open

Full Low high-sensitivity troponin thresholds identify low-risk chest pain patients unlikely to benefit from further risk stratification

Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention of Chronic Total Occlusions: When and How to Treat


Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement to Treat Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction and Significant Paravalvular Leak Following Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement

Current Problems in Cardiology

Pathophysiology and Prevention of Heart Disease in Diabetes Mellitus

Global Heart

Predictive Analytics: Helping Guide the Implementation Research Agenda at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Heart & Lung

A review of guidelines to distinguish between gastric and pulmonary placement of nasogastric tubes

Heart, Lung and Circulation

State-of-the-Art Review: Echocardiography in Pulmonary Hypertension

Heart Rhythm

Permanent His-bundle pacing as an alternative to biventricular pacing for cardiac resynchronization therapy: A multicenter experience

Heart Rhythm Case Reports

High-resolution mapping of the atria using the HD Grid catheter

Hellenic Journal of Cardiology

Performance and Validation of R-CHA2DS2VASc Score for Thromboembolism in Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

International Journal of Cardiology

Novel blood pressure targets in patients with high-normal levels and grade 1 hypertension: Room for monotherapy?

Indian Heart Journal

Therapeutic Experience of Ticagrelor in Indian Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome: a Non-Interventional, Prospective, Observational Study

IJC Heart & Vasculature

Comparative effectiveness of rivaroxaban versus a vitamin K antagonist in patients with renal impairment treated for non-valvular atrial fibrillation in Germany — A retrospective cohort study

IJC Hypertension

Sex differences in prevalence and associated factors of prehypertension and hypertension among Bangladeshi adults

JACC: Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Cognitive Decline Before and After Incident Coronary Events

JACC: Basic to Translational Science

Celecoxib Is Associated With Dystrophic Calcification and Aortic Valve Stenosis

JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging

1-Year Impact on Medical Practice and Clinical Outcomes of FFRCT: The ADVANCE Registry

JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions

Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty (Percutaneous Transluminal Pulmonary Angioplasty) for Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: A Japanese Perspective

JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology

Pulmonary Vein Isolation With Very High Power, Short Duration, Temperature-Controlled Lesions: The QDOT-FAST Trial

JACC: Heart Failure

Outcomes and Effect of Treatment According to Etiology in HFrEF: An Analysis of PARADIGM-HF

Journal of Cardiology

Cellular senescence in cardiac diseases

Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

Coronary atherosclerosis imaging by CT to improve clinical outcomes

Journal of Cardiac Failure

Nutrition, Obesity, and Cachexia in Patients With Heart Failure: A Consensus Statement from the Heart Failure Society of America Scientific Statements Committee

Journal of Clinical Lipidology

PCSK9 inhibition in patients with and without prior myocardial infarction or ischemic stroke: A pooled analysis of nine randomized-controlled studies of alirocumab

Journal of Electrocardiology

Usefulness of a standard 12-lead electrocardiogram to predict the eligibility for a subcutaneous defibrillator

Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology

Smooth muscle-specific GsĪ± deletion exaggerates angiotensin II-induced abdominal aortic aneurysm formation in mice in vivo

Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE)

Device Sizing Guided by Echocardiography-Based Three Dimensional Printing is Associated with Superior Outcome after Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion

Pregnancy Hypertension

Diagnostic utility of angiogenic biomarkers in pregnant women with suspected preeclampsia: A health economics review

Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases

Global physical activity levels - Need for intervention

Progress in Pediatric Cardiology

Early arrhythmia burden in pediatric cardiac surgery fast-track candidates: Analysis of incidence and risk factors

Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine

What's in wine? A clinician's perspective