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Abstract Abnormal cardiac repolarization is at the basis of life-threatening arrhythmias in various congenital and acquired cardiac diseases. Dysfunction of ion channels involved in...

Most cardiovascular risk factors such as diabetes, hypertension and obesity have been shown to be associated with alterations in the composition of the gut...

AbstractAims. The long-QT syndrome (LQTS) represents a leading cause of sudden cardiac death (SCD). The aim of this study was to assess the presence...

Abstract Background Present guidelines endorse complete removal of cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (pacemakers/defibrillators), including extraction of all intracardiac electrodes,...

Objective Trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO) is a metabolite derived from the microbial processing of dietary phosphatidylcholine and carnitine and the subsequent hepatic oxidation. Due to its...

References1. Mueller K.A.L., Heinzmann D., Klingel K., et al. “Histopathological and immunological characteristics of tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy”. J Am Coll Cardiol 2017;69:17: 2160-2172. 2. Nerheim...

This editorial refers to ‘Coronary microvascular dysfunction is associated with impaired cognitive function: the Cerebral-Coronary Connection study (C3...

Abstract Background Guidelines recommend that initial trial of a “pill-in-the-pocket” (PIP) Class 1C antiarrhythmic drug (AAD) for cardioversion of atrial fibrillation (AF) be performed...