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Acta Cardiologica
Volume 71, issue 3
2016



Editorial
253 - 255 - 
Graphene coating onto mechanical heart valve prosthesis and resistance to flow dynamics
P. Lancellotti, C. Oury, C. Jerome, L.A. Pierard

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Original articles
257 - 265 - 
Clinical benefit of atrio-ventricular delay optimization in patients with a dual-chamber pacemaker: a pilot study
The CBRAVO trial (NCT01998256)
T. Cools, T. Daerden, L. Herbots, R. Geukens, J. Verwerft, P. Koopman, D. Dilling-Boer, D. Hansen, P. Vranckx, P. Dendale

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267 - 273 - 
Assessment of relation between aortic elastic properties and the complexity of coronary artery disease
A. Karakurt, C. Yildiz, A. Yildiz, H.S. Başbuğ

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275 - 280 - 
CPAP therapy reduces blood pressure for patients with obstructive sleep apnoea: an update meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
Y. Sun, Z.-Y. Huang, Q.-R. Sun, L.-P. Qiu, T.-T. Zhou, G.-H. Zhou

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281 - 290 - 
Composite indices of upstream pulmonary vascular impedance and capacitance do not help in identifying patients who should undergo pulmonary endarterectomy in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
F. Vanden Eynden, M. Bol Alima, J. Racape, B. El Oumeiri, J.-L. Vachiéry, G. Van Nooten

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291 - 298 - 
Adipose tissue volume differences around the heart between subjects without coronary atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease patients
J. Wu, X. Zhang, X. Li, L. Yang

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299 - 307 - 
Subclinical volume overload in stable outpatients with chronic heart failure
L. Boonen, F.H. Verbrugge, P. Nijst, P. Noyens, P. De Vusser, D. Verhaert, J. Van Lierde, M. Vrolix, M. Dupont, W. Mullens

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309 - 316 - 
High-dose clopidogrel versus ticagrelor for treatment of acute coronary syndromes after percutaneous coronary intervention in CYP2C19 intermediate or poor metabolizers: a prospective, randomized, open-label, single-centre trial
Y. Zhang, Y. Zhao, M. Pang, Y. Wu, K. Zhuang, H. Zhang, A. Bhat

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317 - 322 - 
Effect of selective heart rate reduction through sinus node If current inhibition on severely impaired left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in patients with chronic heart failure
H. Sisakian, T. Sargsyan, A. Khachatryan

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323 - 330 - 
A comparison of long-term outcomes between narrow and broad QRS complex patients treated with cardiac resynchronization therapy
L.B. Yap, S.T.B. Nguyen, F. Qadir, S.K. Ma, Z. Muhammad, K.W. Koh, Z. Ali, G.S. Tay, A. Daud, A. Said, N. Sahat, R. Rebo, S.S. Tamin, A. Hussin, S. Kaur, R. Omar

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331 - 347 - 
Novel graphene-coated mechanical bi-leaflet valves after accelerated wear test of 40M test cycles in saline
M.C. Arokiaraj, A. Centeno, A. Pesquera, A. Zurutuza

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349 - 357 - 
Efficacy and safety of oral direct factor Xa inhibitors versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
C.-L. Xiang, Y.-Z. Gong, L.-J. Zeng, R. Wang, S. Kea, N. Chaudhary, R.-H. Tu, Y. He

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359 - 366 - 
New echocardiographic indexes for evaluating cardiac function in idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension using three-dimensional echocardiography
H. Yao, D. Zhou, D. Kong, C. Pan, L. Dong, Y. Wang, X. Shu

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Image focuses
369 - 370 - 
Inappropriate implantable cardioverter-defibrillator shock in unusual circumstances
M.-C.-B. Suran, A.-D. Margulescu, C. Siliste, D. Vinereanu

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371 - 372 - 
Ebstein’s anomaly presenting as cyanotic heart disease in a middle-aged woman
A. Jmeian, H. Patel, A. Hawatmeh, R. Shamoon, M. Saad, F. Shamoon

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373 - 374 - 
A challenging diagnosis of paroxysmal wide QRS tachycardia
A.M. Iliesiu, A. Deutsch, I. Parvu, I.M. Coman

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375 - 376 - 
Migration in aorta of left main coronary artery stent
M.M. Ciccone, M. Gesualdo, L. De Luca Tupputi Schinosa, T. Acquaviva, F. Cortese

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Letter to the editor
377 - 377 - 
Serum prolidase activity and left ventricular diastolic dysfunction: the contribution of the autonomic nervous system function
F.H. Erdem, M. Yazici

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