Volume 2, Number 1:1-83;2012
American Journal of cardiovascular Disease

Juan Xiao, Vida Hondara, Xing Li Wang, John L. VandeBerg, Qiang Shi: Profound influence of LDL oxidative status and
monocyte co-cultures on baboon endothelial activation. Am J Cardiovasc Dis 2012;2(1):1-11. (
Abstract, full text, PDF).

Kirstin Aschbacher, Qiumei Chen, Monika Varga, Daniel J Haddad, Yerem Yeghiazarians, Elissa Epel, Owen M
Wolkowitz, Matthew L Springer:
Higher fasting glucose levels are associated with reduced circulating angiogenic cell
migratory capacity among healthy individuals. Am J Cardiovasc Dis 2012;2(1):12-19. (
Abstract, full text, PDF).

Jessica Wen, Yigang Wang: SDF-1α and CXCR4 as therapeutic targets in cardiovascular disease. Am J Cardiovasc Dis
2012;2(1):20-28. (
Abstract, full text, PDF).

Gianluca Rigatelli, Andrea Rossi , Fabio Dell’Avvocata, Paolo Cardaioli: Patent Foramen Ovale as a preferential
mechanism for increasing the likelihood of brain tumor metastasis. Am J Cardiovasc Dis 2012;2(1):29-33. (
Abstract, full
text, PDF).

Thanh H Nguyen, John D Horowitz, Steven A Unger: Tachycardic vs. pharmacologic stress myocardial perfusion imaging:
differential implications in multi-vessel ischemia. Am J Cardiovasc Dis 2012;2(1):34-42. (
Abstract, full text, PDF).

Aaron Leonid Sverdlov, Doan Thi Minh Ngo, John David Horowitz: Pathogenesis of aortic sclerosis: association with low
BMI, tissue nitric oxide resistance, but not systemic inflammatory activation. Am J Cardiovasc Dis 2012;2(1):43-49.
Abstract, full text, PDF).

Cristiana Catena, GianLuca Colussi, Gabriele Brosolo, Lorenzo Iogna-Prat, Leonardo A Sechi: Aldosterone and
aldosterone antagonists in cardiac disease: what is known, what is new. Am J Cardiovasc Dis 2012;2(1):50-57. (
full text, PDF).

Toru Hosoda: c-kit-positive cardiac stem cells and myocardial regeneration. Am J Cardiovasc Dis 2012;2(1):58-67.
Abstract, full text, PDF).

Gianluca Rigatelli,  Fabio Dell’Avvocata, Paolo Cardaioli, Gabriele Braggion, Massimo Giordan, Alberto Mazza, Chiara
Fraccaro,  Mauro Chinaglia, Jack P Chen:
Long-term results of the amplatzer cribriform occluder for patent foramen ovale
with associated atrial septal aneurysm: impact on occlusion rate and left atrial functional remodelling. Am J Cardiovasc Dis
2012;2(1):68-74. (
Abstract, full text, PDF).

Yuliang Feng,  Xi-Yong Yu,  Yigang Wang: Recent concepts for the roles of progenitor/stem cell niche in heart repair. Am J
Cardiovasc Dis 2012;2(1):75-83. (
Abstract, full text, PDF).