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2010

Prolactin: a new therapeutic target in peripartum cardiomyopathy
Bultmann I, Hilfiker-Kleiner D, Sliwa K, Yamac H
(March 1, 2010)

Summary: Yamac H, Bultmann I, Sliwa K, Hilfiker-Kleiner D. Prolactin: a new therapeutic target in peripartum cardiomyopathy. Heart 2010; 96(17): 1352-1357.
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Ethanolamine is a novel STAT-3 dependent cardioprotective agent
Hacking D, Kelly RF, Lacerda L, Lamont KT, Lecour S, Opie LH, Somers S, Thomas P
(March 1, 2010)

Summary: Kelly RF, Lamont KT, Somers S, Hacking D, Lacerda L, Thomas P, Opie LH, Lecour S. Ethanolamine is a novel STAT-3 dependent cardioprotective agent. Basic Res Cardiol 2010; 105(6): 763-770.
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TNFα protects cardiac mitochondria independently of its cell surface receptors
Lacerda L, Lecour S, Lynn EG, McCarthy J, Mungly SF, Opie LH, Sack MN
(March 1, 2010)

Summary: Lacerda L, McCarthy J, Mungly SF, Lynn EG, Sack MN, Opie LH, Lecour S. TNFα protects cardiac mitochondria independently of its cell surface receptors. Basic Res Cardiol 2010; 105(6): 751-762.
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Predisposing factors and incidence of newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation in an urban African community: insights from the Heart of Soweto Study
Ball J, Carrington MJ, Klug E, Lee G, Opie L, Sliwa K, Stewart S
(March 1, 2010)

Summary: Sliwa K, Carrington MJ, Klug E, Opie L, Lee G, Ball J, Stewart S. Predisposing factors and incidence of newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation in an urban African community: insights from the Heart of Soweto Study....
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Mutation-specific risk in two genetic forms of type 3 long QT syndrome
Ackerman MJ, Benhorin J, Crotti L, Goldenberg I, Jons C, Liu JF, McNitt S, Moss AJ, Qi M, Robinson JL, Schwartz PJ, Spazzolini C, Zareba W
(March 1, 2010)

Summary: Liu JF, Moss AJ, Jons C, Benhorin J, Schwartz PJ, Spazzolini C, Crotti L, Ackerman MJ, McNitt S, Robinson JL, Qi M, Goldenberg I, Zareba W: Mutation-specific risk in two genetic forms of type 3...
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On behalf of the Sections of Sports Cardiology of the European Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation; and the Working Group of Myocardial and Pericardial Disease of the European Society of Cardiology
Anastasakis A, Basso C, Biffi A, Bjørnstad HH, Borjesson M, Buja G, Carrè F, Corrado D, Delig iannis A, Delise P, Drezner J, Dugmore D, Estes NA 3rd, Fagard R, Gussac I, Heidbuchel H, Hoogsteen J, Iliceto S, Link M, Maron BJ, McKenna WJ, Mellwig KP, Panhuyzen-Goedkoop N, Peidro R, Pelliccia A, Schwartz PJ, Sharma S, Solberg E, Stein R, Thiene G, Vanhees L, Zeppilli P
(March 1, 2010)

Summary: Corrado D, Pelliccia A, Heidbuchel H, Sharma S, Link M, Basso C, Biffi A, Buja G, Delise P, Gussac I, Anastasakis A, Borjesson M, Bjørnstad HH, Carrè F, Delig iannis A, Dugmore D, Fagard R,...
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Current state of knowledge on aetiology, diagnosis, management, and therapy of peripartum cardiomyopathy
Buchmann E, Elkayam U, Hilfker-Kleiner D, McMurray JV, Mebazaa A, Mouquet F, Pankuweit S, Papp Z, Petrie MC, Pieske B, Regitz-Zagrosek V, Schaufelberger M, Seferovic PM, Shah AJ, Sliwa K, Tavazzi L, vanVeldhuisen DJ, Watkins H
(February 27, 2010)
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Summary: Sliwa K, Hilfker-Kleiner D, Petrie MC, Mebazaa A, Pieske B, Buchmann E, Regitz-Zagrosek V, Schaufelberger M, Tavazzi L, vanVeldhuisen DJ, Watkins H, Shah AJ, Seferovic PM, Elkayam U, Pankuweit S, Papp Z, Mouquet F, McMurray...
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Bromocriptine treatment associated with recovery from peripartum cardiomyopathy in siblings: two case reports
(February 25, 2010)
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Summary: Meyer GP, Labidi S, Podewski E, Sliwa K, Drexler H, Hilfiker-Kleiner D. Bromocriptine treatment associated with recovery from peripartum cardiomyopathy in siblings: two case reports. J Med Case Reports. 4 Mar, 2010;4:80.
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Peripartum cardiomyopathy in Africa: challenges in diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy.
(February 25, 2010)
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Summary: Tibazarwa K, Sliwa K. Peripartum cardiomyopathy in Africa: challenges in diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. Jan-Feb 2010;52:317-325.
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Forgotten cardiovascular diseases in Africa
(February 25, 2010)
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Summary: Sliwa K. Mocumbi AO. Forgotten cardiovascular diseases in Africa. Feb, Clin Res Cardiol. 2010;99:65-74
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Acute coronary syndromes in treatment-naive black South Africans with human immunodeficiency virus infection
(February 25, 2010)
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Summary: Becker AC, Sliwa K, Stewart S, Libhaber E, Essop AR, Zambakides CA, Essop MR. Acute coronary syndromes in treatment-naive black South Africans with human immunodeficiency virus infection. J Interv Cardiol. 23 Feb, 2010;23:70-77.
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Markers of inflammation and endothelial activation in black South Africans with HIV and acute coronary syndromes.
(February 25, 2010)
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Summary: Becker AC, Libhaber E, Sliwa K, Stewart S, Essop MR. Markers of inflammation and endothelial activation in black South Africans with HIV and acute coronary syndromes. J AIDS and HIV Research. Mar 2010; 2:95-100.
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Incidence and characteristics of newly diagnosed rheumatic heart disease in urban African adults: insights from the heart of Soweto study
(February 25, 2010)
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Summary: Sliwa K, Carrington M, Mayosi BM, Zigriadis E, Mvungi R. Stewart S. Incidence and characteristics of newly diagnosed rheumatic heart disease in urban African adults: insights from the heart of Soweto study. Eur Heart J....
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Novel therapeutic concepts: the epidemic of cardiovascular disease in the developing world: global implications.
(February 23, 2010)
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Summary: Gersh BJ, Sliwa K., Mayosi BM et al. Novel therapeutic concepts: the epidemic of cardiovascular disease in the developing world: global implications. Mar, Eur Heart J. Mar 2010;31(6):642-648.
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Medication adherence, self-care behaviour and knowledge on heart failure in urban South Africa: the Heart of Soweto study
(February 23, 2010)
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Summary: Ruf V,Stewart S, Pretorius S, Kubheka, M, Lautenschlaeger C, Presek P,Sliwa K. Medication adherence, self-care behaviour and knowledge on heart failure in urban South Africa: the Heart of Soweto study. Cardiovasc J Afr. Mar-Apr, 2010;21:86-92.
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The impact of early standard therapy on dyspnoea in patients with acute heart failure: the URGENT-dyspnoea study.
(February 23, 2010)
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Summary: Mebazaa A, Pang PS, Tavares M, Collins SP, Storrow A, Laribi S, Andre S, Courtney DM, Hasa J, Spinar J, Masip J, Peacock WF, Sliwa K, Cleland JGF, Gheorghiade M. The impact of early standard...
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Evaluation of bromocriptine in the treatment of acute severe peripartum cardiomyopathy: a proof-of-concept pilot study.
(February 23, 2010)
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Summary: Sliwa K, Blauwet L, Tibazarwa K, Libhaber E, Smedema JP, Becker A, McMurray JM, Yamac H, Labidi S, Struhman I, Denise Hilfiker-Kleiner D. Evaluation of bromocriptine in the treatment of acute severe peripartum cardiomyopathy: a...
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AMPK activation represses the human gene promoter of the cardiac isoform of acetyl-CoA carboxylase: Role of nuclear respiratory factor-1
(February 23, 2010)
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Summary: Tasneem Adam, Lionel H. Opie, Faadiel Essop. AMPK activation represses the human gene promoter of the cardiac isoform of acetyl-CoA carboxylase: Role of nuclear respiratory factor-1
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Effects of Sphingosine-1-Phosphate on Acute Contractile Heart Failure (ACHF)
(February 23, 2010)
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Summary: Gaurang Prabhakar Deshpande, Joy McCarthy, Harshawardhan Mardikar, Sandrine Lecour, Lionel Opie. Effects of Sphingosine-1-Phosphate on Acute Contractile Heart Failure (ACHF)
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Translating novel strategies for cardioprotection: the Hatter Workshop Recommendations
(February 23, 2010)
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Summary: Derek J. Hausenloy, Gary Baxter,Robert Bell, Hans Erik Bøtker, Sean M. Davidson, James Downey, Gerd Heusch,Masafumi Kitakaze, Sandrine Lecour, Robert Mentzer, Mihaela M. Mocanu, Michel Ovize, Rainer Schulz, Richard Shannon, Malcolm Walker, Gail Walkinshaw, Derek M. Yellon. Translating novel strategies for cardioprotection: the Hatter Workshop...
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