Electronic Journal Club 2010

This journal club is a part of the education component of Women's Heart Health at Stanford and serves to keep all of us informed and up to date on sex differences in cardiovascular disease.

The key feature of the articles is that they will address sex differences related to cardiovascular disease, but they can come from any discipline (ie, mental health, genetics, ob/gyn, heart failure, nutrition, etc.). Sex-specific articles will also be considered.

Starting in 2010, we are going to a new format. Articles will be listed with no analysis.

December 2010

Migraine and Functional Outcome from Ischemic Cerebral Events in Women. Circulation 2010;122:2551-2557

Exercise Stress Testing in Women: Going Back to the Basics. Circulation 2010;122:2570-2580

Lipoprotein(a) as a Cardiovascular Risk Factor: Current Status. Eur Heart J 2010;31:2844-2853

Sex Differences in the Prevalence of Peripheral Artery Disease in Patients Undergoing Coronary Catheterization. Vascular Medicine 2010;15:443-450

Psychosocial Factors in the Development of Heart Disease in Women: Current Research and Future Directions. Psychosom Med 2010;72:842-854

Prognostic Effect of Coronary Flow Reserve in Women versus Men with Chest Pain Syndrome and Normal Dipyridamole Stress Echocardiography. Am J Cardiol 2010;106:1703-1708

Gender-Specific Short and Long-Term Mortality in Diabetic versus Nondiabetic Patients with Incident Acute Myocardial Infarction in the Reperfusion Era (the MONICA/KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry). Am J Cardiol 2010;106:1680-1684

Influence of Sex on Long-Term Outcomes after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention with the Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent: Results of the "TAXUS Woman" Analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol Intv 2010;3:1250-1259

November 2010

Gender Differences in the Implementation of Cardiovascular Prevention Measures After an Acute Coronary Event. Heart 2010;96:1744-1749

Vascular Dysfunction in Women with a History of Preeclampsia and Intrauterine Growth Restriction: Insights into Future Vascular Risk. Circulation 2010;122:1846-1853

Intrinsic Coagulation Activation and the Risk of Arterial Thrombosis in Young Women: Results from the Risk of Arterial Thrombosis in Relation to Oral Contraceptives (RATIO) Case-Control Study. Circulation 2010;122:1854-1861

Depression is Associated with Increased Mortality 10 Years after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Psychosom Med 2010;72:874–881

Statin Therapy in Primary Prevention: New Insights Regarding Women and the Elderly (editorial). Am J Cardiol 2010;106:1357-1359

Sex-Specific Outcomes Following Revascularization with Zotarolimus-Eluting Stents: Comparison of Angiographic and Late-Term Clinical Results. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2010;76:804-813

Age and Sex Differences and 20-Year Trends (1986 to 2005) in Prehospital Delay in Patients Hospitalized with Acute Myocardial Infarction. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2010;3:590-598

October 2010

Prognostic Value of Global MR Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in Women with Suspected Myocardial Ischemia and No Obstructive Coronary Disease: Results from the NHLBI–Sponsored WISE (Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation) Study. J Am Coll Cardiol Img 2010;3:1030-1036

Testosterone Therapy in Women with Chronic Heart Failure: A Pilot Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study. J Am Coll Cardiol 2010;56:1310-1316

Cardiac Outcomes After Pregnancy in Women with Congenital Heart Disease. Heart 2010;96:1656-1661

Light-to-Moderate Alcohol Consumption and Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death in Women. Heart Rhythm 2010;7:1374-1380

Emerging Risk Factors in Women. Stroke 2010;41[suppl 1]:S9-S11

September 2010

Chocolate Intake and Incidence of Heart Failure: A Population-Based Prospective Study of Middle-Aged and Elderly Women. Circ Heart Fail 2010;3:612-616

Gender Differences in Treatment of Severe Carotid Stenosis after Transient Ischemic Attack. Stroke 2010;41:1891-1895

Predictors of Pregnancy Complications in Women with Congenital Heart Disease. Eur Heart J 2010;31: 2124-2132

A Longitudinal Study of Serum Lipoproteins in Relation to Endogenous Reproductive Hormones during the Menstrual Cycle: Findings from the BioCycle Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2010;95:E80–E85

Regression of Myocardial Hypertrophy After Aortic Valve Replacement: Faster in Women? Circulation 2010;122[suppl 1]:S23-S28

Sex Differences in Mortality in Children Undergoing Congenital Heart Disease Surgery: A United States Population–Based Study. Circulation 2010;122[suppl 1]:S234-S240

August 2010

Major Dietary Protein Sources and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease in Women. Circulation 2010;122:876-883

Sex and Race Are Associated with the Absence of Epicardial Coronary Artery Obstructive Disease at Angiography in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes. Clin Cardiol 2010;33:495-501

July 2010

Women and Research on Cardiovascular Diseases in Europe: A Report from the European Heart Health Strategy (EuroHeart) Project. Eur Heart J 2010;31:1677-1685

Heart Rate Response to Exercise Stress Testing in Asymptomatic Women: The St. James Women Take Heart Project. Circulation 2010;122:130-137

Antihypertensive Drug Use and Adherence After Stroke: Are There Sex Differences? Stroke 2010;41: 1445-1449

Gender Differences in Clinical Outcome and Primary Prevention Defibrillator Benefit in Patients with Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Heart Rhythm 2010;7:876-882

Gender Differences in Time to Presentation for Myocardial Infarction Before and After a National Women's Cardiovascular Awareness Campaign: A Temporal Analysis from the Can Rapid Risk Stratification of Unstable Angina Patients Suppress ADverse Outcomes with Early Implementation (CRUSADE) and the National Cardiovascular Data Registry Acute Coronary Treatment and Intervention Outcomes Network–Get with the Guidelines (NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG). Am Heart J 2010;160:80-87.e3

The Impact of Gender Difference on the Effects of Preinfarction Angina on Microvascular Damage with Reperfused Myocardial Infarction. Clin Cardiol 2010;33:412-417

Sex Differences in Native-Valve Infective Endocarditis in a Single Tertiary-Care Hosptial
Sambola et al. Am J Cardiol 2010;106:92-98

Comparison of Hospital Versus Out of Hospital Coronary Death Rates in Women and Men
Shao et al. Am J Cardiol 2010;106:26-30

June 2010

Bicycle Riding, Walking, and Weight Gain in Premenopausal Women. Arch Intern Med 2010;170:1050-1056

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Low-Dose Hormone Therapy on Myocardial Ischemia in Postmenopausal Women with No Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease: Results from the National Institutes of Health/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute–sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE). Am Heart J 2010;159:987.e1-987.e7

Proceedings from the Scientific Symposium: Sex Differences in Cardiovascular Disease and Implications for Therapies. J Womens Health 2010;19:1059-1072

Physical Activity and Risk of Stroke in Women
Sattelmair et al. Stroke 2010;41:1243-1250

Putting Gender on the Agenda. Nature 2010;465:665

Sex Bias in Trials and Treatment Must End. Nature 2010;465:688-689

Pregnant Women Deserve Better. Nature 2010;465:689-690

Males Still Dominate Animal Studies. Nature 2010;465:690

Coronary Microvascular Reactivity to Adenosine Predicts Adverse Outcome in Women Evaluated for Suspected Ischemia
Pepine et al. J Am Coll Cardiol 2010;55:2825-2832

May 2010

Gender Differences in Heart Failure: Paving the Way Towards Personalized Medicine? (editorial). Eur Heart J 2010;31:1165-1167

Multimarker Prediction of Coronary Heart Disease Risk: The Women's Health Initiative
Kim et al. J Am Coll Cardiol 2010;55:2080-91

The Gene Expression Profile of Patients With New-Onset Heart Failure Reveals Important Gender-Specific Differences
Heidecker et al. European Heart Journal 2010;31:1188-1196

Psychosocial Work Environment and Risk of Ischemic Heart Disease in Women: The Danish Nurse Cohort Study
Allesoe et al. Occup Environ Med 2010;67:318-322

The Long- and Short-Term Impact of Elevated Body Mass Index on the Risk of New Atrial Fibrillation: The Women's Health Study
Tedrow et al. J Am Coll Cardiol 2010;55:2319-2327

Metabolic Syndrome and Risk of Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Case-Control Study of 26,903 Subjects from 52 Countries
Mente et al. J Am Coll Cardiol 2010;55:2390-2398

Gender and Future Salary: Disparate Trends in Internal Medicine Residents
Halvorsen et al. Am J Medicine 2010;123;470-475

April 2010

Gender Differences in Cardiac Remodeling and Clinical Outcomes in Chronic Stable Angina Pectoris (from the ACTION Trial). Am J Cardiol 2010;105:943-947

Digital Assessment of Endothelial Function and Ischemic Heart Disease in Women
Matsuzawa et al. J Am Coll Cardiol 2010;55:1688-1696

Dietary Glycemic Load and Index and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease in a Large Italian Cohort: The EPICOR Study
Sieri et al. Arch Intern Med 2010;170:640-647

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Presence or Absence of Plaque Improves Prediction of Coronary Heart Disease Risk: The ARIC (Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities) Study
Nambi et al. J Am Coll Cardiol 2010;55:1600-1607

Coronary Artery Calcium Score and Risk Classification for Coronary Heart Disease Prediction
Polonsky et al. JAMA 2010;303:1610-1616

Clinical Features and Outcomes of Women With Unstable Ischemic Heart Disease: Observations From Metabolic Efficiency With Ranolazine for Less Ischemia in Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes-Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction 36 (MERLIN-TIMI 36)
Mega et al. Circulation 2010;121;1809-1817

March 2010

Gender Perspective on Risk Factors, Coronary Lesions and Long-Term Outcome in Young Patients with ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction. Heart 2010;96:453-459

The Numbers are in: Statins for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Women (editorial). Circulation 2010;121:1063-1065

Representation of Women in Randomized Clinical Trials of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Melloni et al. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2010;3:00-00

The Role of Social Support in Health Status and Depressive Symptoms After Myocardial Infarction: Evidence for a Stronger Relationship Among Women
Leifheit-Limson et al. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2010;3:00-00

Twelve-Year Follow-Up of American Women’s Awareness of Cardiovascular Disease Risk and Barriers to Heart Health
Mosca et al. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2010;3:00-00

Evaluation of the American Heart Association Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Guidelines for Women
Hsia et al. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2010;3:00-00

Physical Activity and Weight Gain Prevention
Lee et al. JAMA 2010;303:1173-1179

Women with Acute Coronary Syndrome are Less Invasively Examined and Subsequently Less Treated than Men
Hvelplund et al. European Heart Journal 2010;31:684-690

Statins for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events in Women with Elevated High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein or Dyslipidemia: Results from the Justification for the Use of Statins in Prevention: An Intervention Trial Evaluating Rosuvastatin (JUPITER) and Meta-Analysis of Women from Primary Prevention Trials
Mora et al. Circulation 2010;121:1069-1077

Sex-Related Differences in Myocardial Remodeling
Piro et al. J Am Coll Cardiol 2010;55;1057-65

February 2010

Do Gender Differences Exist in Pacemaker Implantation? Results of an Obligatory External Quality Control Program. Europace 2010;12:210-215

Analysis of Gender-Related Differences in Lower Extremity Peripheral Arterial Disease. J Vasc Surg 2010;51:372-379

Operative Mortality in Women and Men Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (from the California Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Outcomes Reporting Program)
Bukkapatnam et al. Am J Cardiol 2010;105:339-342

Noninvasive Assessment of Gender Differences in Coronary Plaque Composition with Multidetector Computed Tomographic Angiography
Nasir et al. Am J Cardiol 2010;105:453-458

Assessment with Multi-Slice Computed Tomography and Gray-Scale and Virtual Histology Intravascular Ultrasound of Gender-Specific Differences in Extent and Composition of Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaques in Relation to Age
Pundziute et al. Am J Cardiol 2010;105:480-486

January 2010

Impact of Gender on Benefits of Exercise Training on Sympathetic Nerve Activity and Muscle Blood Flow in Heart Failure. Eur J Heart Fail 2010;12:58-65

Relationship of Thrombus Healing to Underlying Plaque Morphology in Sudden Coronary Death. J Am Coll Cardiol 2010;55:122-132

Age and Sex Differences in Duration of Prehospital Delay in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Systematic Review. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2010;3:82-92

Gender-Specific Echocardiographic Findings in Nonagenarians with Cardiovascular Disease
Koster et al. Am J Cardiol 2010;105:273-276

Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Grewal et al. J Am Coll Cardiol 2010;55:45-52

Racial Differences in Women's Prodromal and Acute Symptoms of Myocardial Infarction
McSweeney et al. Am J Critical Care 2010;19:63-73

Lower Rates of Intervention for Symptomatic Carotid Stenosis in women Than in Men Reflect Differences in Disease Incidence
Marquardt et al. Stroke 2010;41:16-20

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