Title Journal Author Date of Issue DOI / Link
Rationale and design of a multicentre, randomized, placebo‐controlled trial of mirabegron, a Beta3‐adrenergic receptor agonist on left ventricular mass and diastolic function in patients with structural heart disease Beta3‐left ventricular hypertrophy ESC Heart Failure Pouleur AC, Anker S, Brito D, Brosteanu O, Hasenclever D, Casadei B, Edelmann F, Filippatos G, Gruson D, Ikonomidis I, Lhommel R, Mahmod M, Neubauer S, Persu A, Gerber BL, Piechnik S, Pieske B, Pieske-Kraigher E, Pinto F, Ponikowski P, Senni M et al. October, 2018


Differentiation and quantification of fibrosis, fat and fatty fibrosis in human left atrial myocardium using ex vivo MRI PLOS One Bouazizi K, Rahhal A, Kusmia S, Evin M, Defrance C, Cluzel P, Berthet M, Atassi F, Leprince P, Lebreton G, Kachenoura N, Hatem SN, Redheuil A October, 2018


Loss of Side-to-Side Connections Affects the Relative Contributions of the Sodium and Calcium Current to Transverse Propagation Between Strands of Atrial Myocytes Front. Physiol. Zhao J, Schotten U, Smaill B, Verheule S September, 2018


Arterial hypertension drives arrhythmia progression via specific structural remodeling in a porcine model of atrial fibrillation Heart Rhythm Manninger M, Zweiker D, van Hunnik A, Alogna A, Prassl AJ, Schipke J, Zeemering S, Zirngast B, Schönleitner P, Schwarzl M, Herbst V , Thon-Gutschi E, Huber S, Rohrer U, Ebner J, Brussee H, Pieske BM, Heinzel FR, Verheule S, Antoons G, Schotten U et al. September, 2018


Myocardial Perfusion Is Impaired and Relates to Cardiac Dysfunction in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Both Before and After Successful Catheter Ablation Journal of the American Heart Association Wijesurendra RS, Liu A, Notaristefano F, Ntusi NAB, Karamitsos TD, Bashir Y, Ginks M, Rajappan K, Betts TR, Jerosch-Herold M, Ferreira VM, Neubauer S, Casadei B August, 2018


Stationary Atrial Fibrillation Properties in the Goat Do Not Entail Stable or Recurrent Conduction Patterns Front. Physiol. van Hunnik A, Zeemering S, Podziemski P, Simons J, Gatta G, Hannink L, Maesen B, Kuiper M, Verheule S, Schotten U July, 2018


Postprocedural LGE-CMR comparison of laser and radiofrequency ablation lesions after pulmonary vein isolation Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology RM Figueras I Ventura, AD Mǎrgulescu, EM Benito, F Alarcón, N Enomoto, S Prat-Gonzalez, RJ Perea, R Borràs, F Chipa, E Arbelo, JM Tolosana, J Brugada, A Berruezo, L Mont May, 2018


From ionic to cellular variability in human atrial myocytes: an integrative computational and experimental study Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol Muszkiewicz A, Liu X, Bueno-Orovio A, Lawson BAJ, Burrage K, Casadei B, Rodriguez B May, 2018


Apixaban in patients at risk of stroke undergoing atrial fibrillation ablation European Heart Journal P Kirchhof, KG Haeusler, B Blank, J De Bono, D Callans, A Elvan, T Fetsch, IC Van Gelder, P Gentlesk, M Grimaldi, J Hansen, G Hindricks, HR Al-Khalidi, T Massaro, L Mont, JC Nielsen, G Nölker, JP Piccini, T De Potter, D Scherr, U Schotten et al. March, 2018


Impact of left atrial volume, sphericity, and fibrosis on the outcome of catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology DW den Uijl, N Cabanelas, EM Benito, R Figueras, F Alarcón, R Borràs, S Prat, E Guasch, R Perea, M Sitges, J Brugada, A Berruezo, L Mont March, 2018