Publications

2021

United in earnest: first pilot sites for increased surgical capacity for rheumatic heart disease announced by cardiac surgery intersociety alliance  

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Zachary Obinna Enumah, RalphMorton Bolman, Peter Zilla, Percy Boateng, BarryWilson, A. Sampath Kumar, Taweesak Chotivatanapong, FriedhelmBeyersdorf, Jose Pomar, Karen Sliwa, Jean-Luc Eisele´ , Joseph Dearani and Robert Higgins*.  United in earnest: first pilot sites for increased surgical capacity for rheumatic heart disease announced by cardiac surgery intersociety alliance.  European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 00 (2021) 1–5. doi:10.1093/ejcts/ezab145.

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United in Earnest: First Pilot Sites for Increased Surgical Capacity for Rheumatic Heart Disease Announced by Cardiac Surgery Intersociety Alliance.

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Zachary Obinna Enumah, MD, MA, Ralph Morton Bolman, MD, Peter Zilla, MD, PhD, Percy Boateng, MD, Barry Wilson, MBA, A. Sampath Kumar, MD, Taweesak Chotivatanapong, MD, Friedhelm Beyersdorf, MD, Jose Pomar, MD, Karen Sliwa,MD, PhD, Jean-Luc Eisele, PhD, MSc, Joseph Dearani, MD, and Robert Higgins,MD.  United in Earnest: First Pilot Sites for Increased Surgical Capacity for Rheumatic Heart Disease Announced by Cardiac Surgery Intersociety Alliance.  Ann Thorac Surg 2021.  doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.11.043

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United in earnest: First pilot sites for increased surgical capacity for rheumatic heart disease announced by Cardiac Surgery Intersociety Alliance.

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Zachary O Enumah, Ralph M Bolman, Peter Zilla, Percy Boateng, Barry Wilson, AS Kumar, Taweesak Chotivatanapong, Friedhelm Beyersdorf, Jose Pomar, Karen Sliwa, Jean-Luc Eisele, Joseph Dearani and Robert Higgins.  United in earnest: First pilot sites for increased surgical capacity for rheumatic heart disease announced by Cardiac Surgery Intersociety Alliance.  Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals 0(0) 1–6.  DOI: 10.1177/02184923211005667

2021, Peer Reviwed Articles

United in Earnest: First Pilot Sites for Increased Surgical Capacity for Rheumatic Heart Disease Announced by Cardiac Surgery Intersociety Alliance.

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Zachary Obinna Enumah, MD, MA, Ralph Morton Bolman, MD, Peter Zilla, MD, PhD,Percy Boateng, MD, Barry Wilson, MBA, A. Sampath Kumar, MD,Taweesak Chotivatanapong, MD, Friedhelm Beyersdorf, MD, Jose Pomar, MD,Karen Sliwa, MD, PhD, Jean-Luc Eisele, PhD, MSc, Joseph Dearani, MD, and Robert Higgins, MD.  United in Earnest: First Pilot Sites for Increased Surgical Capacity for Rheumatic Heart Disease Announced by Cardiac Surgery Intersociety Alliance.  The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.11.183

2021, Peer Reviwed Articles

Diagnostic Accuracy of the INSHI Consensus Case Definition for the Diagnosis of Paradoxical Tuberculosis-IRIS.

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Stek C, Buyze J, Menten J, Schutz C, Thienemann F, Blumenthal L, Maartens G, Boyles T, Wilkinson RJ, Meintjes G, Lynen L.  Diagnostic Accuracy of the INSHI Consensus Case Definition for the Diagnosis of Paradoxical Tuberculosis-IRIS.  J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2021 Apr 15;86(5):587-592. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002606.

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Improving translational research in sex-specific effects of comorbidities and risk factors in ischaemic heart disease and cardioprotection: position paper and recommendations of the ESC Working Group on Cellular Biology of the Heart.

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Perrino C, Ferdinandy P, Bøtker HE, Brundel BJJM, Collins P, Davidson SM, den Ruijter HM, Engel FB, Gerdts E, Girao H, Gyöngyösi M, Hausenloy DJ, Lecour S, Madonna R, Marber M, Murphy E, Pesce M, Regitz-Zagrosek V, Sluijter JPG, Steffens S, Gollmann-Tepeköylü C, Van Laake LW, Van Linthout S, Schulz R, Ytrehus K.  Improving translational research in sex-specific effects of comorbidities and risk factors in ischaemic heart disease and cardioprotection: position paper and recommendations of the ESC Working Group on Cellular Biology of the Heart.  Cardiovasc Res. 2021 Jan 21;117(2):367-385. doi: 10.1093/cvr/cvaa155.

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Remote ischaemic conditioning modulates platelet reactivity: the need to optimize the therapy is more important than ever before.

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Lecour S. Remote ischaemic conditioning modulates platelet reactivity: the need to optimize the therapy is more important than ever before.  Cardiovasc Res. 2021 Jan 21;117(2):346-347. doi: 10.1093/cvr/cvaa229.

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Analysis of the regenerative capacity of human serum exosomes after a simple multistep separation from lipoproteins.

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de Boer C, Calder B, Blackhurst D, Marais D, Blackburn J, Steinmaurer M, Woudberg NJ, Lecour S, Lovett J, Myburgh K, Bezuidenhout D, Human P, Davies NH.  Analysis of the regenerative capacity of human serum exosomes after a simple multistep separation from lipoproteins.  J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2021 Jan;15(1):63-77. doi: 10.1002/term.3155.

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N-terminal pro BNP and galectin-3 are prognostic biomarkers of acute heart failure in sub-Saharan Africa: lessons from the BAHEF trial.

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Sani MU, Damasceno A, Davison BA, Cotter G, Mayosi BM, Edwards C, Azibani F, Adam T, Arif G, Jessen N, Sliwa K.  N-terminal pro BNP and galectin-3 are prognostic biomarkers of acute heart failure in sub-Saharan Africa: lessons from the BAHEF trial.  ESC Heart Fail. 2021 Feb;8(1):74-84. doi: 10.1002/ehf2.13032.

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Biomarkers and Their Relation to Cardiac Function Late After Peripartum Cardiomyopathy.

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Ersbøll AS, Goetze JP, Johansen M, Hauge MG, Sliwa K, Vejlstrup N, Gustafsson F, Damm P.  Biomarkers and Their Relation to Cardiac Function Late After Peripartum Cardiomyopathy.  J Card Fail. 2021 Jan 8:S1071-9164(21)00002-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2021.01.002.

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Taking a stand against air pollution - the impact on cardiovascular disease.

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Brauer M, Casadei B, Harrington RA, Kovacs R, Sliwa K.  Taking a stand against air pollution - the impact on cardiovascular disease. Eur Heart J. 2021 Jan 28:ehaa1025. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa1025.

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Prognostic value of NT-proBNP for myocardial recovery in peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM).

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Hoevelmann J, Muller E, Azibani F, Kraus S, Cirota J, Briton O, Ntsekhe M, Ntusi NAB, Sliwa K, Viljoen CA.  Prognostic value of NT-proBNP for myocardial recovery in peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM). Clin Res Cardiol. 2021 Feb 8. doi: 10.1007/s00392-021-01808-z.

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Neglected cardiovascular diseases and their significance in the Global North.

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Viljoen CA, Hoevelmann J, Muller E, Sliwa K.  Neglected cardiovascular diseases and their significance in the Global North.  Herz. 2021 Jan 27. doi: 10.1007/s00059-021-05020-7

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Cholesterol Lowering in Intermediate-Risk Persons without Cardiovascular Disease.

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Yusuf S, Bosch J, Dagenais G, Zhu J, Xavier D, Liu L, Pais P, López-Jaramillo P, Leiter LA, Dans A, Avezum A, Piegas LS, Parkhomenko A, Keltai K, Keltai M, Sliwa K, Peters RJ, Held C, Chazova I, Yusoff K, Lewis BS, Jansky P, Khunti K, Toff WD, Reid CM, Varigos J, Sanchez-Vallejo G, McKelvie R, Pogue J, Jung H, Gao P, Diaz R, Lonn E; HOPE-3 Investigators.  Cholesterol Lowering in Intermediate-Risk Persons without Cardiovascular Disease.  N Engl J Med. 2016 May 26;374(21):2021-31

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Cardiac Myosin Activation with Omecamtiv Mecarbil in Systolic Heart Failure.

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Teerlink JR, Diaz R, Felker GM, McMurray JJV, Metra M, Solomon SD, Adams KF, Anand I, Arias-Mendoza A, Biering-Sørensen T, Böhm M, Bonderman D, Cleland JGF, Corbalan R, Crespo-Leiro MG, Dahlström U, Echeverria LE, Fang JC, Filippatos G, Fonseca C, Goncalvesova E, Goudev AR, Howlett JG, Lanfear DE, Li J, Lund M, Macdonald P, Mareev V, Momomura SI, O'Meara E, Parkhomenko A, Ponikowski P, Ramires FJA, Serpytis P, Sliwa K, Spinar J, Suter TM, Tomcsanyi J, Vandekerckhove H, Vinereanu D, Voors AA, Yilmaz MB, Zannad F, Sharpsten L, Legg JC, Varin C, Honarpour N, Abbasi SA, Malik FI, Kurtz CE; GALACTIC-HF Investigators.  Cardiac Myosin Activation with Omecamtiv Mecarbil in Systolic Heart Failure.  N Engl J Med. 2021 Jan 14;384(2):105-116

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Electrocardiographic features and their echocardiographic correlates in peripartum cardiomyopathy: results from the ESC EORP PPCM registry.

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Mbakwem AC, Bauersachs J, Viljoen C, Hoevelmann J, van der Meer P, Petrie MC, Mebazaa A, Goland S, Karaye K, Laroche C, Sliwa K; Peripartum Cardiomyopathy Investigators Group. Electrocardiographic features and their echocardiographic correlates in peripartum cardiomyopathy: results from the ESC EORP PPCM registry.  ESC Heart Fail. 2021 Jan 16. doi: 10.1002/ehf2.13172

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Genetics of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: Current Knowledge, Future Directions and Clinical Implications.

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Spracklen TF, Chakafana G, Schwartz PJ, Kotta MC, Shaboodien G, Ntusi NAB, Sliwa K. Genetics of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: Current Knowledge, Future Directions and Clinical Implications.  Genes (Basel). 2021 Jan 15;12(1):E103. doi: 10.3390/genes12010103

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