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2008

Perioperative beta blockade: the debate continues
Opie LH
(March 2, 2009)

Summary: Opie LH. Perioperative beta blockade: the debate continues. Lancet. 2009; 373: 627
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

Cardiology at the Limits X
Opie L H, Yellon D M
(December 16, 2008)

Summary: Opie L H, Yellon D M (Editors). Cardiology at the Limits X. University of Cape Town Press, Stanford Writers, Cape Town, 2008.
Keywords: cardiology
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Cardiology at the Limits X
Opie L H, Yellon D M
(March 8, 2008)
 
Summary: Opie L H, Yellon D M (Editors). Cardiology at the Limits X. University of Cape Town Press, Stanford Writers, Cape Town, 2008.
Categories: 2008, Books

Malignant perinatal variant of long QT syndrome caused by a profoundly dysfunctional cardiac sodium channel
Cantù F, Crotti L, De Filippo P, George AL Jr, Ikeda T, Kishiki K, Miyazaki A, Pedrazzini M, Schwartz PJ, Shimizu W, Wang DW
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Wang DW, Crotti L, Shimizu W, Pedrazzini M, Cantù F, De Filippo P, Kishiki K, Miyazaki A, Ikeda T, Schwartz PJ, George AL Jr: Malignant perinatal variant of long QT syndrome caused by a profoundly...
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

Long term vagal stimulation in patients with advanced heart failure. First experience in man
Ajmone-Marsan N, Campana C, De Ferrari GM, Landolina M, Odero A, Raineri C, Revera M, Rordorf R, Sanzo A, Schwartz PJ, Tavazzi L
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Schwartz PJ, De Ferrari GM, Sanzo A, Landolina M, Rordorf R, Raineri C, Campana C, Revera M, Ajmone-Marsan N, Tavazzi L, Odero A: Long term vagal stimulation in patients with advanced heart failure. First experience...
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

Congenital long QT syndrome
Celano G, Crotti L, Dagradi F, Schwartz PJ
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Crotti L, Celano G, Dagradi F, Schwartz PJ: Congenital long QT syndrome. Orphanet J Rare Dis 2008; 3: 18-33.
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

KCNH2 in long QT syndrome
Coto E, Crimi G, Crotti L, Cuoretti A, Ferrandi C, Insolia R, Pedrazzini M, Reguero JR, Schwartz PJ
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Crotti L, Pedrazzini M, Ferrandi C, Insolia R, Cuoretti A, Crimi G, Coto E, Reguero JR, Schwartz PJ: KCNH2 in long QT syndrome. Hum Genet 2008; 123: 543.
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

KCNQ1 in long QT syndrome
Celano G, Crotti L, Cuoretti A, Dagradi F, Ferrandi C, Insolia R, Pedrazzini M, Schwartz PJ, Stramba-Badiale M
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Crotti L, Ferrandi C, Pedrazzini M, Insolia R, Cuoretti A, Celano G, Dagradi F, Stramba-Badiale M, Schwartz PJ: KCNQ1 in long QT syndrome. Hum Genet 2008; 123: 543.
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

SCN5A in long QT syndrome
Crotti L, Dagradi F, De Ferrari GM, Ferrandi C, Ghidoni A, Insolia R, Pedrazzini M, Sanzo A, Schwartz PJ
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Crotti L, Pedrazzini M, Insolia R, Ferrandi C, Ghidoni A, Sanzo A, De Ferrari GM, Dagradi F, Schwartz PJ: SCN5A in long QT syndrome. Hum Genet 2008; 123: 542.
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

SCN5A in long QT syndrome
Crotti L, Cuoretti A, Dagradi F, Ferrandi C, Insolia R, Pedrazzini M, Sanzo A, Schwartz PJ
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Crotti L, Ferrandi C, Pedrazzini M, Insolia R, Cuoretti A, Sanzo A, Dagradi F, Schwartz PJ: SCN5A in long QT syndrome. Hum Genet 2008; 123: 542.
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KCNH2 in long QT syndrome
Celano G, Crotti L, Cuoretti A, Dagradi F, Ferrandi C, Gandolfi E, Insolia R, Pedrazzini M, Schwartz PJ
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Crotti L, Pedrazzini M, Insolia R, Ferrandi C, Cuoretti A, Celano G, Gandolfi E, Dagradi F, Schwartz PJ: KCNH2 in long QT syndrome. Hum Genet 2008; 123: 541.
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

KCNQ1 in long QT syndrome
Crotti L, Cuoretti A, Dagradi F, Ferrandi C, Gandolfi E, Insolia R, Pedrazzini M, Sanzo A, Schwartz PJ
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Crotti L, Insolia R, Ferrandi C, Pedrazzini M, Cuoretti A, Gandolfi E, Sanzo A, Dagradi F, Schwartz PJ: KCNQ1 in long QT syndrome. Hum Genet 2008; 123: 541.
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

KCNH2 in long QT syndrome
Celano G, Crotti L, Cuoretti A, Dagradi F, Ferrandi C, Gandolfi E, Insolia R, Pedrazzini M, Schwartz PJ
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Crotti L, Pedrazzini M, Insolia R, Ferrandi C, Cuoretti A, Gandolfi E, Celano G, Dagradi F, Schwartz PJ: KCNH2 in long QT syndrome. Hum Genet 2008; 123: 540.
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

Favourable effects of heart rate reduction with intravenous administration of ivabradine in patients with advanced heart failure
Agnesina L, Bertoletti A, C, Campana, De Ferrari GM; Mazzuero A, Lettino M, Schwartz PJ, Tavazzi L
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: De Ferrari GM; Mazzuero A, Agnesina L, Bertoletti A, Lettino M, Campana, C, Schwartz PJ, Tavazzi L: Favourable effects of heart rate reduction with intravenous administration of ivabradine in patients with advanced heart failure. Eur...
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The E1784K mutation in SCN5A gene is associated with mixed clinical phenotype of type 3 long QT syndrome
Behr E, Christiansen M, Crotti L, Fukuhara S, George AL Jr, Horie M, Itoh H, Kamakura S, Makita N, Makiyama T, McKeown P, Miyamoto K, Mochizuki N, Roden DM, Schulze-Bahr E, Schwartz PJ, Shimizu W, Sunami A, Tsutsui H
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Makita N, Behr E, Shimizu W, Horie M, Sunami A, Crotti L, Schulze-Bahr E, Fukuhara S, Mochizuki N, Makiyama T, Itoh H, Christiansen M, McKeown P, Miyamoto K, Kamakura S, Tsutsui H, Schwartz PJ, George...
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Risk of death in the long QT syndrome when a sibling has died
Ackerman MJ, Benhorin J, Hall WJ, Kaufman ES, Locati ET, McNitt S, Moss AJ, Napolitano C, Priori SG, Robinson JL, Schwartz PJ, Towbin JA, Vincent GM, Zareba W, Zhang L
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Kaufman ES, McNitt S, Moss AJ, Zareba W, Robinson JL, Hall WJ, Ackerman MJ, Benhorin J, Locati ET, Napolitano C, Priori SG, Schwartz PJ, Towbin JA, Vincent GM, Zhang L: Risk of death in the...
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

Left cardiac sympathetic denervation for catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia
Bhuiyan ZA, Crotti L, De Ferrari GM, Facchini M, Ferrandi C, Koolbergen DR, Odero A, Paul T, Schwartz PJ, Wilde AAM
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Wilde AAM, Bhuiyan ZA, Crotti L, Facchini M, De Ferrari GM, Paul T, Ferrandi C, Koolbergen DR, Odero A, Schwartz PJ: Left cardiac sympathetic denervation for catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia. N Engl J Med 2008;...
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Nuovi rischi medico-legali per il cardiologo: la cardiologia molecolare ed il caso della sindrome del QT lungo
Schwartz PJ
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Schwartz PJ: Nuovi rischi medico-legali per il cardiologo: la cardiologia molecolare ed il caso della sindrome del QT lungo. Cardiology Science 2008; 6: 56-61.
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

Long-QT Syndrome after age 40
Ackerman MJ, Andrews ML, Benhorin J, Bradley J, Goldenberg I, Kaufman ES, Locati EH, McNitt S, Moss AJ, Napolitano C, Peterson DR, Polonsky S, Priori SG, Qi M, Robinson JL, Schwartz PJ, Towbin JA, Vincent GM, Zareba W, Zhang L
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Goldenberg I, Moss AJ, Bradley J, Polonsky S, Peterson DR, McNitt S, Zareba W, Andrews ML, Robinson JL, Ackerman MJ, Benhorin J, Kaufman ES, Locati EH, Napolitano C, Priori SG, Qi M, Schwartz PJ, Towbin...
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Risk factors for aborted cardiac arrest and sudden cardiac death in children with the congenital Long-QT Syndrome
Ackerman MJ, Andrews ML, Benhorin J, Goldenberg I, Hong J, Kaufman ES, Locati EH, McNitt S, Moss AJ, Napolitano C, Peterson DR, Priori SG, Qi M, Robinson JL, Schwartz PJ, Towbin JA, Vincent GM, Zareba W, Zhang L
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Goldenberg I, Moss AJ, Peterson DR, McNitt S, Zareba W, Hong J, Andrews ML, Robinson JL, Locati EH, Ackerman MJ, Benhorin J, Kaufman ES, Napolitano C, Priori SG, Qi M, Schwartz PJ, Towbin JA, Vincent...
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

Ion channel diseases in children: manifestations and management
Crotti L, Schwartz PJ
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Schwartz PJ, Crotti L: Ion channel diseases in children: manifestations and management. Curr Opin Cardiol 2008; 23: 184-191.
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Cardiac potassium channel dysfunction in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Abraham RL, Arnestad M, Crotti L, Ferrandi C, George AL Jr, Insolia R, Pedrazzini M, Rhodes TE, Roden DM, Rognum T, Schwartz PJ, Vanoye CG, Vege A, Welch RC
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Rhodes TE, Abraham RL, Welch RC, Vanoye CG, Crotti L, Arnestad M, Insolia R, Pedrazzini M, Ferrandi C, Vege A, Rognum T, Roden DM, Schwartz PJ, George AL Jr: Cardiac potassium channel dysfunction in Sudden...
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

Neural control of heart rate is an arrhythmia risk modifier in long QT syndrome
Bacchini S, Bartoli A, Brink PA, Crotti L, Ferrandi C, George AL Jr, Goosen A, Hedley P, Heradien M, La Rovere MT, Schwartz PJ, Spazzolini C, Turco A, Vanoli E
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Schwartz PJ, Vanoli E, Crotti L, Spazzolini C, Ferrandi C, Goosen A, Hedley P, Heradien M, Bacchini S, Turco A, La Rovere MT, Bartoli A, George AL Jr, Brink PA: Neural control of heart rate...
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

Prediction of unexpected sudden death among healthy individuals by a novel marker of autonomic neural activity
Adamson PB, Foreman RD, Schwartz PJ, Vanoli E
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Vanoli E, Adamson PB, Foreman RD, Schwartz PJ: Prediction of unexpected sudden death among healthy individuals by a novel marker of autonomic neural activity. Heart Rhythm 2008; 5: 300-305.
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

Two cases of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy in a GEFS family with an SCN1A mutation
Al-Chalabi A, Birch R, Crotti L, Elmslie F, Hindocha N, Makoff A, Nashef L, Schwartz PJ, Zuberi S
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Hindocha N, Nashef L, Elmslie F, Birch R, Zuberi S, Al-Chalabi A, Crotti L, Schwartz PJ, Makoff A: Two cases of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy in a GEFS family with an SCN1A mutation. Epilepsia...
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Dilation in the femoral vascular bed does not cause retrograde relaxation of the iliac artery in the anaesthetized pig
Drak-Holand AJ, Kelly R, Markos F, Noble MIM, Ruan-O’Hara T, Skene K, Snow HM, Wainwright C
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Markos F, Ruan-O’Hara T, Snow HM, Kelly R, Wainwright C, Skene K, Drak-Holand AJ, Noble MIM. Dilation in the femoral vascular bed does not cause retrograde relaxation of the iliac artery in the anaesthetized pig....
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Beta-blockade should not be among sever al choices for initial therapy of hypertension
Opie LH
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Opie LH. Beta-blockade should not be among sever al choices for initial therapy of hypertension. J Hypertens. 2008; 26: 161-163.
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

A role for the RISK pathway and K(ATP) channels in pre- and post-conditioning induced by levosimendan in the isolated guinea pig heart
Du Toit EF, Genis A, Lochner A, Opie LH, Pollesello P
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Du Toit EF, Genis A, Opie LH, Pollesello P, Lochner A. A role for the RISK pathway and K(ATP) channels in pre- and post-conditioning induced by levosimendan in the isolated guinea pig heart. Br J...
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Dual activation of STAT-3 and Akt is required during the trigger phase of ischaemic preconditioning
Lecour SC, Opie LH, Smith R, Somers S, Suleman N
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Suleman N, Somers S, Smith R, Opie LH, Lecour SC. Dual activation of STAT-3 and Akt is required during the trigger phase of ischaemic preconditioning. Cardiovasc Res. 2008; 79: 127-133
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

Metabolic management of acute myocardial infarction comes to the fore and extends beyond control of hyperglycemia
Opie LH
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Opie LH. Metabolic management of acute myocardial infarction comes to the fore and extends beyond control of hyperglycemia. Circulation. 2008; 117: 2172-2177.
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

Signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 is involved in the cardioprotective signalling pathway activated by insulin therapy at reperfusion
Andreasen TV, Fuglesteg BN, Jonassen AK, Kanhema T, Lacerda L, Lecour S, Mjos OD, Opie LH, Sack MN, Suleman N, Tiron C
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Fuglesteg BN, Suleman N, Tiron C, Kanhema T, Lacerda L, Andreasen TV, Sack MN, Jonassen AK, Mjos OD, Opie LH, Lecour S. Signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 is involved in the cardioprotective signalling...
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

Glucose-insulin-potassium therapy in patients with STEMI
Opie LH
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Opie LH. Glucose-insulin-potassium therapy in patients with STEMI. JAMA. 2008; 299: 2385-2386; author reply 2387-8.
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles

The PGE2-Stat3 interaction in doxorubicin-induced myocardial apoptosis
Frias MA, Gerber-Wicht C, Lang U, Lecour S, Opie LH, Somers S
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Frias MA, Somers S, Gerber-Wicht C, Opie LH, Lecour S, Lang U. The PGE2-Stat3 interaction in doxorubicin-induced myocardial apoptosis. Cardiovasc Res. 2008; 80: 69-77.
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Trimetazidine, a metabolic modulator, has cardiac and extracardiac benefits in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
Engblom E, Hesse B, Iozzo P, Juhani Airaksinen KE, Knuuti J, Nagren K, Naum A, Nuutila P, Opie LH, Scheinin M, Tuunanen H, Ukkonen H
(March 8, 2008)

Summary: Tuunanen H, Engblom E, Naum A, Nagren K, Scheinin M, Hesse B, Juhani Airaksinen KE, Nuutila P, Iozzo P, Ukkonen H, Opie LH, Knuuti J. Trimetazidine, a metabolic modulator, has cardiac and extracardiac benefits in...
Categories: 2008, Peer Reviewed Articles