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2009

Excessive heart rate increase during mild mental stress in preparation for exercise predicts sudden death in the general population
Desnos M, Ducimetiere P, Empana JP, Escolano S, Jouven X, Schwartz PJ, Straczek C, Tafflet M
(March 6, 2009)

Summary: Jouven X, Schwartz PJ, Escolano S, Straczek C, Tafflet M, Desnos M, Empana JP, Ducimetiere P: Excessive heart rate increase during mild mental stress in preparation for exercise predicts sudden death in the general population....
Categories: 2009, Peer Reviewed Articles

Cutting nerves and saving lives
Schwartz PJ
(March 6, 2009)

Summary: Schwartz PJ: Cutting nerves and saving lives. Heart Rhythm 2009; 6: 760-763
Categories: 2009, Peer Reviewed Articles

A KCNH2 branch point mutation causing aberrant splicing contributes to an explanation of genotype-negative long QT syndrome
Bussani E, Crotti L, Dagradi F, George AL Jr, Insolia R, Lewandow ska MA, Pagani F, Pedrazzini M, Schwartz PJ
(March 6, 2009)

Summary: Crotti L, Lewandow ska MA, Schwartz PJ, Insolia R, Pedrazzini M, Bussani E, Dagradi F, George AL Jr, Pagani F: A KCNH2 branch point mutation causing aberrant splicing contributes to an explanation of genotype-negative long...
Categories: 2009, Peer Reviewed Articles

High efficacy of beta-blockers in long QT syndrome type 1: contribution of non-compliance and QT prolonging drugs to the occurrence of beta-blocker treatment "failures".
Bithell C, Crotti L, Denjoy I, Lu poglazoff JM, Napolitano C, Piippo K, Priori SG, Schwartz PJ, Spazzolini C, Swan H, Villain E, Vincent GM, Zhang L
(March 6, 2009)

Summary: Vincent GM, Schwartz PJ, Denjoy I, Swan H, Bithell C, Spazzolini C, Crotti L, Piippo K, Lu poglazoff JM, Villain E, Priori SG, Napolitano C, Zhang L: High efficacy of beta-blockers in long QT syndrome...
Categories: 2009, Peer Reviewed Articles

STK39 polymorphisms and blood pressure: an association study in British Caucasians and assessment of cis-acting influences on gene expression
Avery PJ, Cunnington MS, Kay C, Keavney B, Koref MS, Mayosi BM
(March 6, 2009)

Summary: Cunnington MS, Kay C, Avery PJ, Mayosi BM, Koref MS, Keavney B. STK39 polymorphisms and blood pressure: an association study in British Caucasians and assessment of cis-acting influences on gene expression. BMC Med Genet. 2009;...
Categories: 2009, Peer Reviewed Articles

Chronic treatment with the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha agonist WY-14,643 attenuates myocardial respiratory capacity and contractile function
Essop MF, Stanley WC, Young ME, Zungu M
(March 2, 2009)

Summary: Zungu M, Young ME, Stanley WC, Essop MF. Chronic treatment with the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha agonist WY-14,643 attenuates myocardial respiratory capacity and contractile function. Mol Cell Biochem [published online, 10 Apr 2009]. Categories: 2009, Peer Reviewed Articles

TNF-induced cardioprotection is independent of the activation of the prosurvival kinase Erk
Engerer A, Lecour S, Somers S
(March 2, 2009)

Summary: Somers S, Engerer A, Lecour S. TNF-induced cardioprotection is independent of the activation of the prosurvival kinase Erk. S Afr Heart Journal, 2009; 6: 168-172. Categories: 2009, Peer Reviewed Articles

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

Summary: Opie LH. Perioperative beta blockade: the debate continues. Lancet. 2009 Feb 21; 373(9664): 627; author reply 628.
Categories: 2009, Peer Reviewed Articles

Hypertension, the changing pattern of drug usage
Opie LH
(March 2, 2009)

Summary: Opie LH. Hypertension, the changing pattern of drug usage. Cardiovasc J Afr. 2009 Jan-Feb; 20(1) :52-56.
Categories: 2009, Peer Reviewed Articles

Caloric restriction models reverse metabolic syndrome
Opie LH
(March 2, 2009)

Summary: Opie LH. Caloric restriction models reverse metabolic syndrome. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009; 53(10): 899-900; author reply 900.
Categories: 2009, Peer Reviewed Articles

The adrenergic-fatty acid load in heart failure
Knuuti J, Opie LH
(March 2, 2009)

Summary: Opie LH, Knuuti J. The adrenergic-fatty acid load in heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol 2009; 54: 1637-1646
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Multiple protective pathways against reperfusion injury: a SAFE path without aktion?
Lecour S
(March 2, 2009)

Summary: Lecour S. Multiple protective pathways against reperfusion injury: a SAFE path without aktion? J Mol Cell Cardiol 2009; 46: 607-609.
Categories: 2009, Peer Reviewed Articles

Activation of the protective Surviv or Activating Factor Enhancement (SAFE) pathway against reperfusion injury: Does it go beyond the RISK pathway?
Lecour S
(March 2, 2009)

Summary: Lecour S. Activation of the protective Surviv or Activating Factor Enhancement (SAFE) pathway against reperfusion injury: Does it go beyond the RISK pathway? J Mol Cell Cardiol 2009; 47: 32-40.
Categories: 2009, Peer Reviewed Articles

Ischemic postconditioning protects against reperfusion injury via the SAFE pathway
Lacerda L, Lecour S, Opie LH, Somers S
(March 2, 2009)

Summary: Lacerda L, Somers S, Opie LH, Lecour S. Ischemic postconditioning protects against reperfusion injury via the SAFE pathway. Cadiovasc Res. 2009; 84: 201-208.
Categories: 2009, Peer Reviewed Articles

Body-mass index and mortality
Gaziano TA, Opi e LH
(March 2, 2009)

Summary: Gaziano TA, Opie LH. Body-mass inde x and mortality. Lancet 2009; 374: 113-114.
Categories: 2009, Peer Reviewed Articles