Volume 1, Number 2:101-199;2011
American Journal of cardiovascular Disease

Hrayr S. Karagueuzian: Targeting cardiac fibrosis: a new frontier in antiarrhythmic therapy. Am J Cardiovasc Dis
2011;1(2):101-109. (
Abstract, full text, PDF).

Dauren Biyashev, Gangjian Qin: E2F and microRNA regulation of angiogenesis. Am J Cardiovasc Dis 2011;1(2):110-118.
Abstract, full text, PDF).

Roxana Stoica, Eliot N. Heller, Jonathan N. Bella: Point-of-care screening for left ventricular hypertrophy and concentric
geometry using hand-held cardiac ultrasound in hypertensive patients. Am J Cardiovasc Dis 2011;1(2):119-125. (
full text, PDF).

Anastasios Lymperopoulos: GRK2 and beta-arrestins in cardiovascular disease: Something old, something new. Am J
Cardiovasc Dis 2011;1(2):126-137. (
Abstract, full text, PDF).

Hongyan Zhu, Guo-Chang Fan: Extracellular/circulating microRNAs and their potential role in cardiovascular disease. Am J
Cardiovasc Dis 2011;1(2):138-149. (
Abstract, full text, PDF).

Meng-Ling Wu, Yen-Chun Ho, Chen-Yu Lin, Shaw-Fang Yet: Heme oxygenase-1 in inflammation and cardiovascular
disease. Am J Cardiovasc Dis 2011;1(2):150-158. (
Abstract, full text, PDF).

Jeffrey M. Decker, Ryan D. Madder, Leaden Hickman, Victor Marinescu, Anna Marandici, Shaheena Raheem, Lynn M.
Carlyle, Richard Van Dam, Judith A. Boura, David E. Haines:
CHADS2 score is predictive of left atrial thrombus on
precardioversion transesophageal echocardiography in atrial fibrillation. Am J Cardiovasc Dis 2011;1(2):159-165.
Abstract, full text, PDF).

Thomas E. Vanhecke, Barry A. Franklin, Prem Soman,  Avijit Lahiri, Jennifer H. Mieres, Tina Sias, Dennis A. Calnon,
David Wolinsky, James E. UdelsonI, Peter A. McCullough:
Influence of myocardial ischemia on outcomes in patients with
systolic versus non-systolic heart failure. Am J Cardiovasc Dis 2011;1(2):167-175. (
Abstract, full text, PDF).

Nico Reinsch, Philipp Kahlert, Stefan Esser, Andreas Sundermeyer, Katrin Neuhaus, Norbert Brockmeyer, Anja
Potthoff, Raimund Erbel, Thomas Buck, Till Neumann for the HIV-HEART Study Investigative Group supported by the
German Heart Failure Network and the Competence Network for HIV/AIDS:
Echocardiographic findings and
abnormalities in hiv-infected patients: results from a large, prospective, multicenter HIV-heart study. Am J Cardiovasc Dis
2011;1(2):176-184. (
Abstract, full text, PDF).

Aaron L Sverdlov, Doan TM Ngo, Matthew J Chapman, Onn Akbar Ali, Yuliy Y Chirkov, John D Horowitz: The
pathogenesis of aortic stenosis: not just a matter of wear and tear. Am J Cardiovasc Dis 2011;1(2):185-199. (
Abstract, full
text, PDF).