Cardiovascular Research Cluster Bern

2024

Publications 2024

Wülfers EM, Moss R, Lehrmann H, Arentz T, Westermann D, Seemann G, Odening KE, Steinfurt J. Whole-heart computational modelling provides further mechanistic insights into ST-elevation in Brugada syndrome. Int J Cardiol Heart Vasc. 2024;51:101373. doi:10.1016/j.ijcha.2024.101373

Seiffge DJ, Cancelloni V, Räber L, Paciaroni M, Metzner A, Kirchhof P, Fischer U, Werring DJ, Shoamanesh A, Caso V. Secondary stroke prevention in people with atrial fibrillation: treatments and trials. Lancet Neurol. 2024;23(4):404-417. doi:10.1016/S1474-4422(24)00037-1

Sebastian T, Barco S, Voci D, Lichtenberg M, Schlager O, Jalaie H, de Graaf R, Erbel C, Massmann A, Schindewolf M, Spirk D. The TOPOS study. Vasa. Published online March 25, 2024. doi:10.1024/0301-1526/a001118

Hansen CE, Kamermans A, Mol K, Berve K, Rodriguez-Mogeda C, Fung WK, van Het Hof B, Fontijn RD, van der Pol SMA, Michalick L, Kuebler WM, Kenkhuis B, van Roon-Mom W, Liedtke W, Engelhardt B, Kooij G, Witte ME, de Vries HE. Inflammation-induced TRPV4 channels exacerbate blood-brain barrier dysfunction in multiple sclerosis. J Neuroinflammation. 2024;21(1):72. doi:10.1186/s12974-024-03069-9

Benouhiba A, Walter A, Jahren SE, Martinez T, Clavica F, Heinisch PP, Obrist D, Civet Y, Perriard Y. Dielectric elastomer Actuator-Based valveless pump as fontan failure assist device: Introduction and preliminary study. Interdiscip Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. Published online March 21, 2024:ivae041. doi:10.1093/icvts/ivae041

Abfalterer H, Ruttmann-Ulmer E, Grimm M, Feuchtner G, Maier S, Ulmer H, Sandner S, Zimpfer D, Doenst T, Czerny M, Thielmann M, Böning A, Gaudino M, Siepe M, Bonaros N. Randomized comparison of HARVesting the left internal thoracic artery in a skeletonized versus pedicled technique: the HARVITA trial-study protocol. Interdiscip Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. Published online March 21, 2024:ivae045. doi:10.1093/icvts/ivae045

Valgimigli M, Gragnano F, Branca M, Franzone A, da Costa BR, Baber U, Kimura T, Jang Y, Hahn JY, Zhao Q, Windecker S, Gibson CM, Watanabe H, Kim BK, Song YB, Zhu Y, Vranckx P, Mehta S, Ando K, Hong SJ, Gwon HC, Serruys PW, Dangas GD, McFadden EP, Angiolillo DJ, Heg D, Calabrò P, Jüni P, Mehran R, Single Versus Dual Antiplatelet Therapy (Sidney-3) Collaboration. Ticagrelor or Clopidogrel Monotherapy vs Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: A Systematic Review and Patient-Level Meta-Analysis. JAMA Cardiol. Published online March 20, 2024:e240133. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2024.0133

Pilgrim T, Maznyczka A. Strategies to minimise bleeding secondary to large-bore vascular access complications: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. EuroIntervention. 2024;20(6):e335-e337. doi:10.4244/EIJ-E-23-00063

Muraru D, Badano LP, Hahn RT, Lang RM, Delgado V, Wunderlich NC, Donal E, Taramasso M, Duncan A, Lurz P, De Potter T, Zamorano Gómez JL, Bax JJ, von Bardeleben RS, Enriquez-Sarano M, Maisano F, Praz F, Sitges M. Atrial secondary tricuspid regurgitation: pathophysiology, definition, diagnosis, and treatment. Eur Heart J. 2024;45(11):895-911. doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehae088

Maisano F, Hahn R, Sorajja P, Praz F, Lurz P. Transcatheter treatment of the tricuspid valve: current status and perspectives. Eur Heart J. 2024 Mar 14;45(11):876-894. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehae082

Calvert P, Ding WY, Das M, Tovmassian L, Tayebjee MH, Haywood G, Martin CA, Rajappan K, Bates MGD, Temple IP, Reichlin T, Chen Z, Balasubramaniam RN, Sticherling C, Ronayne C, Clarkson N, Morgan M, Barton J, Kemp I, Mahida S, Gupta D. Cryoballoon pulmonary vein isolation as first-line treatment of typical atrial flutter: long-term outcomes of the CRAFT trial. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. Published online March 13, 2024. doi:10.1007/s10840-024-01786-y

Pais MA, Papanikolaou A, Hoyos IA, Nißler R, De Brot S, Gogos A, Rieben R, Constantinescu MA, Matter MT, Herrmann IK, Lese I. Bioglass/ceria nanoparticle hybrids for the treatment of seroma: a comparative long-term study in rats. Front Bioeng Biotechnol. 2024 Mar 12;12:1363126. https://doi.org/10.3389/fbioe.2024.1363126

Bernhard B, Schütze J, L Leib Z, Spano G, Berto MB, Bakula A, Tomii D, Shiri I, Brugger N, De Marchi S, Reineke D, Dobner S, Heg D, Praz F, Lanz J, Stortecky S, Pilgrim T, Windecker S, Gräni C. Myocardial analysis from routine 4D cardiac-CT to predict reverse remodeling and clinical outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Eur J Radiol. 2024;175:111425. doi:10.1016/j.ejrad.2024.111425

Heuts S, Myers PO, Siepe M. Letter by Heuts et al Regarding Article, “Fractional Flow Reserve-Guided PCI or Coronary Bypass Surgery for 3-Vessel Coronary Artery Disease: 3-Year Follow-Up of the FAME 3 Trial.” Circulation. 2024;149(11):892-893. doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.123.066934

Scotti A, Sturla M, Costa G, Saia F, Pilgrim T, Abdel-Wahab M, Garot P, Gandolfo C, Branca L, Santos IA, Mylotte D, Bedogni F, De Backer O, Nombela Franco L, Webb J, Ribichini FL, Mainardi A, Andreaggi S, Mazzapicchi A, Tomii D, Laforgia P, Cannata S, Fiorina C, Fezzi S, Criscione E, Lunardi M, Poletti E, Mazzucca M, Quagliana A, Montarello N, Hennessey B, Mon-Noboa M, Akodad M, Meier D, De Marco F, Adamo M, Sgroi C, Reddavid CM, Valvo R, Strazzieri O, Motta SC, Frittitta V, Dipietro E, Comis A, Melfa C, Calì M, Sammartino S, Laterra G, Thiele H, Sondergaard L, Tamburino C, Barbanti M, Latib A. Evolut PRO and SAPIEN ULTRA Performance in Small Aortic Annuli: The OPERA-TAVI Registry. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2024;17(5):681-692. doi:10.1016/j.jcin.2024.01.006

Levi A, Linder M, Seiffert M, Witberg G, Pilgrim T, Tomii D, Barkan YT, Van Mieghem NM, Adrichem R, Codner P, Hildick-Smith D, Arunothayaraj S, Perl L, Finkelstein A, Loewenstein I, De Backer O, Barnea R, Tarantini G, Fovino LN, Vaknin-Assa H, Mylotte D, Wagener M, Webb JG, Akodad M, Colombo A, Mangieri A, Latib A, Kargoli F, Giannini F, Ielasi A, Søndergaard L, Aviram I, Lerman TT, Kheifets M, Auriel E, Kornowski R, ASTRO-TAVI Study Group. The Impact of Cerebral Embolic Protection Devices on Characteristics and Outcomes of Stroke Complicating TAVR. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2024;17(5):666-677. doi:10.1016/j.jcin.2023.12.033

Tinelli G, D’Oria M, Sica S, Mani K, Rancic Z, Resh TA, Beccia F, Azizzadeh A, Da Volta Ferreira MM, Gargiulo M, Lepidi S, Tshomba Y, Oderich GS, Haulon S, SLIM F-U EVAR Collaborative Study Group. The Sac Evolution Imaging Follow-Up after EVAR: an international expert opinion-based Delphi consensus study. J Vasc Surg. Published online March 8, 2024:S0741-5214(24)00424-5. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2024.03.007

Iamshanova O, Hämmerli AF, Ramaye E, Seljmani A, Ross-Kaschitza D, Schärz N, Essers M, Guichard S, Rougier JS, Abriel H. The dispensability of 14-3-3 proteins for the regulation of human cardiac sodium channel Nav1.5. PLoS One. 2024;19(3):e0298820. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0298820

Rexhaj E, Bär S, Soria R, Ueki Y, Häner JD, Otsuka T, Kavaliauskaite R, Siontis GC, Stortecky S, Shibutani H, Spirk D, Engstrøm T, Lang I, Morf L, Ambühl M, Windecker S, Losdat S, Koskinas KC, Räber L, PACMAN-AMI Investigators. Effects of alirocumab on endothelial function and coronary atherosclerosis in myocardial infarction: A PACMAN-AMI randomized clinical trial substudy. Atherosclerosis. 2024;392:117504. doi:10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2024.117504

Rajderkar SS, Paraiso K, Amaral ML, Kosicki M, Cook LE, Darbellay F, Spurrell CH, Osterwalder M, Zhu Y, Wu H, Afzal SY, Blow MJ, Kelman G, Barozzi I, Fukuda-Yuzawa Y, Akiyama JA, Afzal V, Tran S, Plajzer-Frick I, Novak CS, Kato M, Hunter RD, von Maydell K, Wang A, Lin L, Preissl S, Lisgo S, Ren B, Dickel DE, Pennacchio LA, Visel A. Dynamic enhancer landscapes in human craniofacial development. Nat Commun. 2024;15(1):2030. doi:10.1038/s41467-024-46396-4

Neyroud N, Baró I, Maguy A. Editorial: Methods and applications in cardiac electrophysiology-application to inherited arrhythmias. Front Physiol. 2024;15:1388433. doi:10.3389/fphys.2024.1388433

Jahren SE, Martinez T, Walter A, Clavica F, Heinisch PP, Buffle E, Luedi MM, Hörer J, Obrist D, Carrel T, Civet Y, Perriard Y. Novel para-aortic cardiac assistance using a pre-stretched dielectric elastomer actuator. Interdiscip Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2024 Mar 5;38(3):ivae027. https://doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivae027

Kastrati L, Vidal PM, Dhana K, Bally L, Lambrinoudaki I, Groothof D, Bakker SJL, Eisenga MF, Muka T. Development and external validation of a home-based risk predicTion modEl of natUral onseT of menopAuse -TEUTA. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. Published online March 5, 2024:dgae125. doi:10.1210/clinem/dgae125

Russo G, Hahn RT, Alessandrini H, Andreas M, Badano LP, Braun D, Connelly KA, Denti P, Estevez-Loureiro R, Fam N, Gavazzoni M, Hausleiter J, Himbert D, Kalbacher D, Latib A, Lubos E, Ludwig S, Lurz P, Monivas V, Nickenig G, Pedicino D, Pedrazzini G, Pozzoli A, Praz F, Rodes-Cabau J, Rommel KP, Schofer J, Sievert H, Tang G, Thiele H, Unterhuber M, von Bardeleben RS, Webb J, Windecker S, Leon M, Maisano F, Taramasso M. Effects of tricuspid transcatheter edge-to-edge repair on tricuspid annulus diameter - Data from the TriValve registry. Int J Cardiol. 2024 Mar 2:131934. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2024.131934

Hofer D, Perucchini F, Blessberger H, Steinwender C, Zehetleitner S, Molitor N, Saguner AM, El-Chami MF, Black G, Schiavone M, Forleo G, Gasperetti A, Steffel J, Noti F, Haeberlin A, Breitenstein A. Electrocardiographic predictors of atrial mechanical sensing in leadless pacemakers. Heart Rhythm. 2024 Mar 1:S1547-5271(24)00233-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2024.02.061

Nucera M, Kreibich M, Yildiz M, Berger T, Kolb RK, Kondov S, Kunzmann S, Rylski B, Makaloski V, Siepe M, Czerny M, Schoenhoff FS. Endovascular aortic repair in patients with Marfan and Loeys-Dietz syndrome is safe and durable when employed by a multi-disciplinary aortic team. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2024 Mar 1;65(3):ezae069. https://doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezae069

Bernhard B, Joss P, Greisser N, Stark AW, Schütze J, Shiri I, Safarkhanlo Y, Fischer K, Guensch DP, Bastiaansen JAM, Pavlicek M, Benz DC, Kwong RY, Gräni C. Prognostic value of visual and quantitative CMR regional myocardial function in patients with suspected myocarditis. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2024 Mar 1. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10554-024-03059-1

Tomii D, Reineke D, Hunziker L, Pilgrim T. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation for left ventricular assist device-related aortic regurgitation. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2024;65(3):ezae074. doi:10.1093/ejcts/ezae074

Garweg C, Breitenstein A, Clémenty N, De Asmundis C, Iacopino S, Johansen JB, Sharman D, Theis C, Prat XV, Winter S, Reichlin T. Strategies to improve atrioventricular synchrony in patients with a Micra AV leadless pacemaker. Europace. 2024;26(3):euae060. doi:10.1093/europace/euae060

Velagaleti RS, Harrell C, Michalski J, Lefèvre T, Windecker S, Slagboom T, Saito S, Koolen J, Waksman R, Kandzari DE. Impact of preprocedural left ventricular systolic function on the safety and durability of percutaneous coronary intervention. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2024;103(4):523-531. doi:10.1002/ccd.30995

Eppinger S, Piayda K, Galea R, Sandri M, Maarse M, Güner A, Karabay CY, Pershad A, Ding WY, Aminian A, Akin I, Davtyan KV, Chugunov IA, Marijon E, Rosseel L, Schmidt TR, Amabile N, Korsholm K, Lund J, Guerios E, Amat-Santos IJ, Boccuzzi G, Ellis CR, Sabbag A, Ebelt H, Clapp B, Assa HV, Levi A, Ledwoch J, Lehmann S, Lee OH, Mark G, Schell W, Della Rocca DG, Natale A, de Backer O, Kefer J, Esteban PP, Abelson M, Ram P, Moceri P, Galache Osuna JG, Alvarez XM, Cruz-Gonzalez I, de Potter T, Ghassan M, Osadchiy A, Chen W, Goyal SK, Giannini F, Rivero-Ayerza M, Afzal S, Jung C, Skurk C, Langel M, Spence M, Merkulov E, Lempereur M, Shin SY, Mesnier J, McKinney HL, Schuler BT, Armero S, Gheorghe L, Ancona MBM, Santos L, Mansourati J, Nombela-Franco L, Nappi F, Kühne M, Gaspardone A, van der Pals J, Montorfano M, Fernández-Armenta J, Harvey JE, Rodés-Cabau J, Klein N, Sabir SA, Kim JS, Cook S, Kornowski R, Saraste A, Nielsen-Kudsk JE, Gupta D, Boersma L, Räber L, Sievert K, Sievert H, Bertog S. Embolization of percutaneous left atrial appendage closure devices: timing, management and clinical outcomes. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. Published online February 28, 2024:S1553-8389(24)00067-8. doi:10.1016/j.carrev.2024.02.014

Ajiboye J, Uldry AC, Heller M, Naguleswaran A, Fan E, Van Voorhis WC, Hemphill A, Müller J. Molecular Targets of the 5-Amido-Carboxamide Bumped Kinase Inhibitor BKI-1748 in Cryptosporidium parvum and HCT-8 Host Cells. Int J Mol Sci. 2024 Feb 26;25(5):2707. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms25052707

Turagam MK, Neuzil P, Schmidt B, Reichlin T, Neven K, Metzner A, Hansen J, Blaauw Y, Maury P, Arentz T, Sommer P, Anic A, Anselme F, Boveda S, Deneke T, Willems S, van der Voort P, Tilz R, Funasako M, Scherr D, Wakili R, Steven D, Kautzner J, Vijgen J, Jais P, Petru J, Chun J, Roten L, Füting A, Lemoine MD, Ruwald M, Mulder BA, Rollin A, Lehrmann H, Fink T, Jurisic Z, Chaumont C, Adelino R, Nentwich K, Gunawardene M, Ouss A, Heeger CH, Manninger M, Bohnen JE, Sultan A, Peichl P, Koopman P, Derval N, Kueffer T, Reinsch N, Reddy VY. Impact of Left Atrial Posterior Wall Ablation During Pulsed-Field Ablation for Persistent Atrial Fibrillation. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2024 Jan 31:S2405-500X(24)00030-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2024.01.017

Hagemeyer D, Merdad A, Sierra LV, Ruberti A, Kargoli F, Bouchat M, Boiago M, Moschovitis A, Deva DP, Stolz L, Ong G, Peterson MD, Piazza N, Taramasso M, Dumonteil N, Modine T, Latib A, Praz F, Hausleiter J, Fam NP. Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients Screened for Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Replacement: The TriACT Registry. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2024 Feb 26;17(4):552-560. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2023.12.016

Authors/Task Force Members; Czerny M, Grabenwöger M, Berger T, Aboyans V, Della Corte A, Chen EP, Desai ND, Dumfarth J, Elefteriades JA, Etz CD, Kim KM, Kreibich M, Lescan M, Di Marco L, Martens A, Mestres CA, Milojevic M, Nienaber CA, Piffaretti G, Preventza O, Quintana E, Rylski B, Schlett CL, Schoenhoff F, Trimarchi S, Tsagakis K; EACTS/STS Scientific Document Group; Siepe M, Estrera AL, Bavaria JE, Pacini D, Okita Y, Evangelista A, Harrington KB, Kachroo P, Hughes GC. EACTS/STS Guidelines for Diagnosing and Treating Acute and Chronic Syndromes of the Aortic Organ. Ann Thorac Surg. 2024 Feb 22:S0003-4975(24)00077-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2024.01.021

Metzner A, Fiala M, Vijgen J, Ouss A, Gunawardene M, Hansen J, Kautzner J, Schmidt B, Duytschaever M, Reichlin T, Blaauw Y, Sommer P, Vanderper A, Achyutha AB, Johnson M, Raybuck JD, Neuzil P. Long-term outcomes of the pentaspline pulsed field ablation catheter for the treatment of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: Results of the prospective, multicenter FARA-Freedom Study. Europace. 2024 Feb 22;euae053. https://doi.org/10.1093/europace/euae053

Adamo M, Branca L, Pezzola E, Saia F, Pilgrim T, Abdel-Wahab M, Garot P, Gandolfo C, Fiorina C, Sammartino S, Latib A, Santos IA, Mylotte D, De Marco F, De Backer O, Franco LN, Akodad M, Ribichini FL, Bedogni F, Laterra G, Mazzapicchi A, Tomii D, Laforgia P, Cannata S, Scotti A, Fezzi S, Criscione E, Poletti E, Mazzucca M, Valvo R, MattiaLunardi null, Mainardi A, Andreaggi S, Quagliana A, Montarello N, Hennessey B, Mon-Noboa M, Meier D, Sgroi C, Reddavid CM, Strazzieri O, Motta SC, Frittitta V, Dipietro E, Comis A, Melfa C, Calì M, Thiele H, Webb JG, Sondergaard L, Tamburino C, Metra M, Costa G, Barbanti M. Sex-Related Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation with Self-Expanding or Balloon-Expandable Valves: Insights from the OPERA-TAVI Registry. Am J Cardiol. 2024 Feb 22;S0002-9149(24)00095-X. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2024.01.028

Tsampasian V, Bäck M, Bernardi M, Cavarretta E, Dębski M, Gati S, Hansen D, Kränkel N, Koskinas K, Niebauer J, Spadafora L, Frias Vargas M, Biondi-Zoccai G, Vassiliou VS. Cardiovascular disease as part of Long COVID: A systematic review. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2024 Feb 21;zwae070. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurjpc/zwae070

Mikail N, Gebhard C. L’Équilibre Périlleux: Mental Stress and Inflammation in Women. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2024 Feb 20;17(2):e016525. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.124.016525

Goulouti E, Lam A, Nozica N, Elchinova E, Dernektsi C, Neugebauer F, Branca M, Servatius H, Noti F, Haeberlin A, Thalmann G, Kozhuharov NA, Madaffari A, Tanner H, Reichlin T, Roten L. Incidental Arrhythmias During Atrial Fibrillation Screening With Repeat 7-Day Holter ECGs in a Hospital-Based Patient Population. J Am Heart Assoc. 2024 Feb 20;13(4):e032223. https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.123.032223

Bartkowiak J, Vivekanantham H, Kassar M, Dernektsi C, Agarwal V, Lebehn M, Windecker S, Brugger N, Hahn RT, Praz F. Computed tomography anatomic predictors of outcomes in patients undergoing tricuspid transcatheter edge-to-edge repair. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2024 Feb 20;S1934-5925(24)00030-3. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcct.2024.02.001

Praz F, Samim D. One-year outcomes with a new mitral edge-to-edge repair device: is mitral TEER about to conquer the world? EuroIntervention. 2024 Feb 19;20(4):e225–7. https://doi.org/10.4244/EIJ-E-23-00071

Windecker S, Gilard M, Achenbach S, Cribier A, Delgado V, Deych N, Drossart I, Eltchaninoff H, Fraser AG, Goncalves A, Hindricks G, Holborow R, Kappetein AP, Kilmartin J, Kurucova J, Lüscher TF, Mehran R, O’Connor DB, Perkins M, Samset E, von Bardeleben RS, Weidinger F. Device innovation in cardiovascular medicine: a report from the European Society of Cardiology Cardiovascular Round Table. Eur Heart J. 2024 Feb 16;ehae069. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehae069

Binder NF, El Amki M, Glück C, Middleham W, Reuss AM, Bertolo A, Thurner P, Deffieux T, Lambride C, Epp R, Handelsmann HL, Baumgartner P, Orset C, Bethge P, Kulcsar Z, Aguzzi A, Tanter M, Schmid F, Vivien D, Wyss MT, Luft A, Weller M, Weber B, Wegener S. Leptomeningeal collaterals regulate reperfusion in ischemic stroke and rescue the brain from futile recanalization. Neuron. 2024 Feb 16;S0896-6273(24)00057-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2024.01.031

Hell MM, Wild MG, Baldus S, Rudolph T, Treede H, Petronio AS, Modine T, Andreas M, Coisne A, Duncan A, Franco LN, Praz F, Ruge H, Conradi L, Zierer A, Anselmi A, Dumonteil N, Nickenig G, Piñón M, Barth S, Adamo M, Dubois C, Torracca L, Maisano F, Lurz P, von Bardeleben RS, Hausleiter J, TENDER Investigators. Transapical Mitral Valve Replacement: 1-Year Results of the Real-World Tendyne European Experience Registry. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2024 Feb 15;S1936-8798(23)01663-1. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2023.12.027

Zeymer U, Heer T, Ouarrak T, Akin I, Noc M, Stepinska J, Oldroyd K, Serpytis P, Montalescot G, Huber K, Windecker S, Savonitto S, Vrints C, Schneider S, Desch S, Thiele H. Current Spectrum and Outcomes of Infarct-Related Cardiogenic Shock: Insights from the CULPRIT-SHOCK Registry and RCT. Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care. 2024 Feb 13;zuae020. https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjacc/zuae020

Kresoja KP, Adamo M, Rommel KP, Stolz L, Karam N, Giannini C, Melica B, von Bardeleben RS, Butter C, Horn P, Praz F, Kalbacher D, Iliadis C, Thiele H, Hausleiter J, Metra M, Lurz P. Guideline-directed medical therapy assessment in heart failure patients undergoing percutaneous mitral valve repair. ESC Heart Fail. 2024 Feb 13; https://doi.org/10.1002/ehf2.14705

Shen F, Jiang G, Philips S, Cantor E, Gardner L, Xue G, Cunningham G, Kassem N, O’Neill A, Cameron D, Suter TM, Miller KD, Sledge GW, Schneider BP. Germline predictors for bevacizumab induced hypertensive crisis in ECOG-ACRIN 5103 and BEATRICE. Br J Cancer. 2024 Feb 12; https://doi.org/10.1038/s41416-024-02602-0

Denes A, Hansen CE, Oezorhan U, Figuerola S, de Vries HE, Sorokin L, Planas AM, Engelhardt B, Schwaninger M. Endothelial cells and macrophages as allies in the healthy and diseased brain. Acta Neuropathol. 2024 Feb 12;147(1):38. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00401-024-02695-0

Alaour B, Ferrari E, Heg D, Tueller D, Pilgrim T, Muller O, Noble S, Jeger R, Reuthebuch O, Toggweiler S, Templin C, Wenaweser P, Nietlispach F, Taramasso M, Huber C, Roffi M, Windecker S, Stortecky S. Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Versus Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulant Agents After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2024 Feb 12;17(3):405–18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2023.11.038

Weiss S, Mallorqui MH, Czerny M, Walter T, Biro G, Puttini I, Almasi-Sperling V, Lang W, Schmidli J, Wyss TR. Self Made Bovine Pericardial Tube Grafts in Aortic Infection: A European Multicentre Study. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2024 Feb 8;S1078-5884(24)00163-1. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejvs.2024.02.004

Kueffer T, Bordignon S, Neven K, Blaauw Y, Hansen J, Adelino R, Ouss A, Füting A, Roten L, Mulder BA, Ruwald MH, Mené R, van der Voort P, Reinsch N, Boveda S, Albrecht EM, Schneider CW, Chun KRJ, Schmidt B, Reichlin T. Durability of Pulmonary Vein Isolation Using Pulsed-Field Ablation: Results From the Multicenter EU-PORIA Registry. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2024 Feb 7;S2405-500X(23)00917-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2023.11.026

Guensch DP, Utz CD, Jung B, Dozio S, Huettenmoser SP, Friess JO, Terbeck S, Erdoes G, Huber AT, Eberle B, Fischer K. Introducing a free-breathing MRI method to assess peri-operative myocardial oxygenation and function: A volunteer cohort study. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2024 Feb 7; https://doi.org/10.1097/EJA.0000000000001964

Bhérer C, Eveleigh R, Trajanoska K, St-Cyr J, Paccard A, Nadukkalam Ravindran P, Caron E, Bader Asbah N, McClelland P, Wei C, Baumgartner I, Schindewolf M, Döring Y, Perley D, Lefebvre F, Lepage P, Bourgey M, Bourque G, Ragoussis J, Mooser V, Taliun D. A cost-effective sequencing method for genetic studies combining high-depth whole exome and low-depth whole genome. NPJ Genom Med. 2024 Feb 7;9(1):8. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41525-024-00390-3

Akshay A, Gheinani AH, Besic M, Braga S, Uldry AC, Heller M, Rehrauer H, Fournier CA, Burkhard FC, Monastyrskaya K. De-obstruction of bladder outlet in humans reverses organ remodelling by normalizing the expression of key transcription factors. BMC Urol. 2024 Feb 7;24(1):33. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12894-024-01417-8

Plähn NMJ, Poli S, Peper ES, Açikgöz BC, Kreis R, Ganter C, Bastiaansen JAM. Getting the phase consistent: The importance of phase description in balanced steady-state free precession MRI of multi-compartment systems. Magn Reson Med. 2024 Feb 6; https://doi.org/10.1002/mrm.30033

Levis A, Huber M, Mathis D, Filipovic MG, Stieger A, Räber L, Stueber F, Luedi MM. Levels of Circulating Ketone Bodies in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery on Cardiopulmonary Bypass. Cells. 2024 Feb 6;13(4):294. https://doi.org/10.3390/cells13040294

Falcão MBL, Mackowiak ALC, Rossi GMC, Prša M, Tenisch E, Rumac S, Bacher M, Rutz T, van Heeswijk RB, Speier P, Markl M, Bastiaansen JAM, Stuber M, Roy CW. Combined free-running four-dimensional anatomical and flow magnetic resonance imaging with native contrast using Synchronization of Neighboring Acquisitions by Physiological Signals. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2024 Feb 2;26(1):101006. DOI: 10.1016/j.jocmr.2024.101006

Trummer G, Boeken U, Kaluza M, Siepe M, Böning A. Extracorporeal life support in infarct-related cardiogenic shock-critical view on study results and consequences for shock therapy. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2024 Feb 1;65(2):ezae025. https://doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezae025

Sultan A, Futyma P, Metzner A, Anic A, Richter S, Roten L, Badertscher P, Conte G, Chun JKR. Management of ventricular tachycardias: insights on centre settings, procedural workflow, endpoints, and implementation of guidelines-results from an EHRA survey. Europace. 2024 Feb 1;26(2):euae030. https://doi.org/10.1093/europace/euae030

Ozaki Y, Hong SJ, Heg D, Frigoli E, Vranckx P, Morice MC, Chevalier B, Onuma Y, Windecker S, Di Biasi M, Whitbourn R, Dudek D, Raffel OC, Shimizu K, Calabrò P, Fröbert O, Cura F, Berg JT, Smits PC, Valgimigli M. Geographical variations in the effectiveness and safety of abbreviated or standard antiplatelet therapy after PCI in patients at high bleeding risk. Can J Cardiol. 2024 Feb 1;S0828-282X(24)00080-1. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2024.01.032

Gräni C. Editor-in-Chief Choice of February 2024 Issue Articles. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2024 Feb 1;40(2):209–11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10554-024-03060-8

Erdoes G, Koster A, Levy JH. Retrospective aprotinin cardiac surgical studies and their limitations: time for a prospective randomized clinical trial. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2024 Feb 1;65(2):ezae038. https://doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezae038

Czerny M, Grabenwöger M, Berger T, Aboyans V, Della Corte A, Chen EP, Desai ND, Dumfarth J, Elefteriades JA, Etz CD, Kim KM, Kreibich M, Lescan M, Di Marco L, Martens A, Mestres CA, Milojevic M, Nienaber CA, Piffaretti G, Preventza O, Quintana E, Rylski B, Schlett CL, Schoenhoff F, Trimarchi S, Tsagakis K, EACTS/STS Scientific Document Group. EACTS/STS Guidelines for diagnosing and treating acute and chronic syndromes of the aortic organ. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2024 Feb 1;65(2):ezad426. https://doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezad426

Windecker S, Häner JD. [Acute coronary syndrome: after revascularisation is before (secondary) prevention]. Praxis (Bern 1994). 2024 Jan 31;113(1):1–2.

Marengo G, Bruno F, Scudeler L, Savoca F, Zugna D, Isaevska E, Pilgrim T, Jensen LO, De Filippo O, Richiardi L, De Ferrari GM, D’Ascenzo F. Comparison Among Ultra-Thin Coronary Stents: A Network Meta-Analysis. Am J Cardiol. 2024 Jan 31;S0002-9149(24)00067-5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2024.01.018

Aebersold H, Foster-Witassek F, Aeschbacher S, Beer JH, Blozik E, Blum M, Bonati L, Conte G, Coslovsky M, De Perna ML, Di Valentino M, Felder S, Huber CA, Moschovitis G, Mueller A, Paladini RE, Reichlin T, Rodondi N, Stauber A, Sticherling C, Szucs TD, Conen D, Kuhne M, Osswald S, Schwenkglenks M, Serra-Burriel M, Swiss-AF Investigators. Patients on vitamin K treatment: is switching to direct-acting oral anticoagulation cost-effective? A target trial on a prospective cohort. Open Heart. 2024 Jan 31;11(1):e002567. https://doi.org/10.1136/openhrt-2023-002567

Meinel TR, Leber SL, Janisch M, Vynckier J, Mujanovic A, Boronylo A, Kaesmacher J, Seiffge DJ, Roten L, Arnold M, Enzinger C, Gattringer T, Fischer U, Kneihsl M. Association of covert brain infarct phenotype with stroke recurrence in first-ever manifest ischemic stroke according to etiology. Eur Stroke J. 2024 Jan 30;23969873241229612. https://doi.org/10.1177/23969873241229612

Siontis GCM, Coles B, Häner JD, McGovern L, Bartkowiak J, Coughlan JJ, Spirito A, Galea R, Haeberlin A, Praz F, Tomii D, Melvin T, Frenk A, Byrne RA, Fraser AG, Windecker S; CORE-MD Investigators. Quality and transparency of evidence for implantable cardiovascular medical devices assessed by the CORE-MD consortium. Eur Heart J. 2024 Jan 14;45(3):161-177. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehad567

Erdoes G, Koster A, Levy JH. Monitoring Argatroban Anticoagulation in the Critically Ill: All Tests Are Not Created Equal. Anesthesiology. 2024 Feb 1;140(2):189–91. https://doi.org/10.1097/aln.0000000000004814

Serrano-Novillo C, Estadella I, Navarro-Pérez M, Oliveras A, de Benito-Bueno A, Socuéllamos PG, Bosch M, Coronado MJ, Sastre D, Valenzuela C, Soeller C, Felipe A. Routing of Kv7.1 to endoplasmic reticulum plasma membrane junctions. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2024 Jan 29;e14106. https://doi.org/10.1111/apha.14106

Yang X, Lippert J, Dekkers M, Baillieul S, Duss SB, Reichlin T, Brill AK, Bernasconi C, Schmidt MH, Bassetti CLA. Impact of Comorbid Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Atrial Fibrillation on the Long-Term Outcome After Ischemic Stroke. Stroke. 2024 Jan 26; https://doi.org/10.1161/strokeaha.123.042856

Jeanningros L, Le Bloa M, Teres C, Herrera Siklody C, Porretta A, Pascale P, Luca A, Solana Muñoz J, Domenichini G, Meister TA, Soria Maldonado R, Tanner H, Vesin JM, Thiran JP, Lemay M, Rexhaj E, Pruvot E, Braun F. The influence of cardiac arrhythmias on the detection of heartbeats in the photoplethysmogram: benchmarking open-source algorithms. Physiol Meas. 2024 Jan 24; https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6579/ad2216

Ali N, Aktaa S, Younsi T, Beska B, Batra G, Blackman DJ, James S, Ludman P, Mamas MA, Abdel-Wahab M, Borregaard B, Iung B, Joner M, Kunadian V, Modine T, Neylon A, Petronio AS, Pibarot P, Popescu BA, Sabaté M, Stortecky S, Teles RC, Treede H, Gale CP. European Society of Cardiology Quality indicators for the care and outcomes of adults undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Eur Heart J Qual Care Clin Outcomes. 2024 Jan 23;qcae006. https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjqcco/qcae006

Döring Y, van der Vorst EPC, Yan Y, Neideck C, Blanchet X, Jansen Y, Kemmerich M, Bayasgalan S, Peters LJF, Hristov M, Bidzhekov K, Yin C, Zhang X, Leberzammer J, Li Y, Park I, Kral M, Nitz K, Parma L, Gencer S, Habenicht AJR, Faussner A, Teupser D, Monaco C, Holdt L, Megens RTA, Atzler D, Santovito D, von Hundelshausen P, Weber C. Identification of a non-canonical chemokine-receptor pathway suppressing regulatory T cells to drive atherosclerosis. Nature Cardiovascular Research. 2024 Jan 22. https://doi.org/10.1038/s44161-023-00413-9

Mosbahi S, Siepe MR, Desai ND, Pregaldini F, Nucera M, Berezowski M, Kelly JJ, Jiang F, Zhao Y, Szeto WY, Schoenhoff FS, Bavaria JE. The non to moderately dilated root in acute type a aortic dissection: outcomes of the PENN-BERN registry in young, non-syndromic patients. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2024 Jan 19;ezae024. https://doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezae024

Papa A, Nussbaumer C, Goulouti E, Schwitz F, Wustmann K, Tobler D, Greutmann M, Schwerzmann M. Prognostic value of right ventricular dyssynchrony in adults with repaired tetralogy of Fallot. Open Heart. 2024 Jan 18;11(1):e002583. https://doi.org/10.1136/openhrt-2023-002583

Bulant CA, Boroni GA, Bass R, Räber L, Lemos PA, García-García HM, Blanco PJ. Data-driven models for the prediction of coronary atherosclerotic plaque progression/regression. Sci Rep. 2024 Jan 17;14(1):1493. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-024-51508-7

Kueffer T, Tanner H, Madaffari A, Seiler J, Haeberlin A, Maurhofer J, Noti F, Herrera C, Thalmann G, Kozhuharov NA, Reichlin T, Roten L. Posterior wall ablation by pulsed-field ablation - procedural safety, efficacy and findings on redo procedures. Europace. 2024 Jan 16;26(1):euae006. https://doi.org/10.1093/europace/euae006

Berte B, Pürerfellner H, Roten L, Rissotto S, Mahida S, Reichlin T, Richard K. Combined complex electrophysiological interventions due to improved standardization and efficiency: proof of concept. Europace. 2024 Jan 16;26(1):euae014. https://doi.org/10.1093/europace/euae014

McCloskey MC, Kasap P, Trempel M, Widom LP, Kuebel J, Chen K, Gaborski TR, Engelhardt B, McGrath JL. Use of the MicroSiM (µSiM) Barrier Tissue Platform for Modeling the Blood-Brain Barrier. J Vis Exp. 2024 Jan 12;(203). https://doi.org/10.3791/65258

Huber AT, Fankhauser S, Wittmer S, Chollet L, Lam A, Maurhofer J, Madaffari A, Seiler J, Servatius H, Haeberlin A, Noti F, Brugger N, von Tengg-Kobligk H, Gräni C, Roten L, Tanner H, Reichlin T. Epicardial adipose tissue dispersion at CT and recurrent atrial fibrillation after pulmonary vein isolation. Eur Radiol. 2024 Jan 10; https://doi.org/10.1007/s00330-023-10498-2

El Makhzen N, Daimi H, Bouguenouch L, Abriel H. The burden of cystic fibrosis in North Africa. Front Genet. 2024 Jan 10;14:1295008. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2023.1295008

Schenker C, Wertli MM, Räber L, Haynes AG, Chiolero A, Rodondi N, Panczak R, Aujesky D. Regional variation and temporal trends in transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement in Switzerland: A population-based small area analysis. PLoS One. 2024 Jan 8;19(1):e0296055. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0296055

Rohla M, Ye SX, Shibutani H, Bruno J, Otsuka T, Häner JD, Bär S, Temperli F, Kavaliauskaite R, Lanz J, Stortecky S, Praz F, Hunziker L, Pilgrim T, Siontis GC, Losdat S, Windecker S, Räber L. Pretreatment With P2Y12 Inhibitors in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Insights From the Bern-PCI Registry. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2024 Jan 8;17(1):17–28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2023.10.064

Sardella G, Spirito A, Sartori S, Angiolillo DJ, Vranckx P, Hernandez JMD la T, Krucoff MW, Bangalore S, Bhatt DL, Campo G, Cao D, Chehab BM, Choi JW, Feng Y, Ge J, Godfrey K, Hermiller J, Kunadian V, Makkar RR, Maksoud A, Neumann FJ, Picon H, Saito S, Thiele H, Toelg R, Varenne O, Vogel B, Zhou Y, Valgimigli M, Windecker S, Mehran R. 1- Versus 3-Month DAPT in Older Patients at a High Bleeding Risk Undergoing PCI: Insights from the XIENCE Short DAPT Global Program. Am J Cardiol. 2024 Jan 6;214:94–104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2023.12.049

Reiner MF, Bertschi DA, Werlen L, Wiencierz A, Aeschbacher S, Lee P, Rodondi N, Moutzouri E, Bonati L, Reichlin T, Moschovitis G, Rutishauser J, Kühne M, Osswald S, Conen D, Beer JH. Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Markers of Thrombosis in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. Nutrients. 2024 Jan 5;16(2):178. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu16020178

Landi A, Aboyans V, Angiolillo DJ, Atar D, Capodanno D, Fox KAA, Halvorsen S, James S, Jüni P, Leonardi S, Mehran R, Montalescot G, Navarese EP, Niebauer J, Oliva A, Piccolo R, Price S, Storey RF, Völler H, Vranckx P, Windecker S, Valgimigli M. Antithrombotic Therapy in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome: Similarities and Differences between a European Expert Consensus Document and the 2023 European Society of Cardiology Guidelines. Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care. 2024 Jan 3;zuad158. https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjacc/zuad158

Azhe S, Li X, Zhou Z, Fu C, Wang Y, Zhou X, An J, Piccini D, Bastiaansen J, Guo Y, Wen L. Comparison between diaphragmatic-navigated and self-navigated coronary magnetic resonance angiography at 3T in pediatric patients with congenital coronary artery anomalies. Quant Imaging Med Surg. 2024 Jan 3;14(1):61–74. https://doi.org/10.21037/qims-23-556

Leha A, Huber C, Friede T, Bauer T, Beckmann A, Bekeredjian R, Bleiziffer S, Herrmann E, Möllmann H, Walther T, Beyersdorf F, Hamm C, Künzi A, Windecker S, Stortecky S, Kutschka I, Hasenfuß G, Ensminger S, Frerker C, Seidler T. Challenges in developing and validating machine learning models for TAVI mortality risk prediction: reply. Eur Heart J Digit Health. 2024 Jan 1;5(1):3–5. https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjdh/ztad065

Bruno J, Räber L, Schnegg B, Primiceri L. Thrombus entrapment with left atrial appendage closure to facilitate early cardioversion in tachycardiomyopathy: a case report. Eur Heart J Case Rep. 2024 Jan 1;8(1):ytad618. https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjcr/ytad61

Gräni C. Note from Christoph Gräni, the new editor-in-chief of the international journal of cardiovascular imaging. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2024 Jan 2; https://doi.org/10.1007/s10554-023-03037-z

Windecker S, Tomii D. Real-world evidence with the ACURATE neo2: a prelude to the ACURATE IDE trial. EuroIntervention. 2024 Jan 1;20(1):26–8. https://doi.org/10.4244/eij-e-23-00058