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East Carolina Cardiovascular Symposium 2020: Updates in Cardiovascular Medicine: Conference Topics 12 pm - 3 pm

October 14, 2020

Conference Brochure


Updates in Advanced Heart Failure


A 3 year post-intervention follow-up on mortality in advanced heart failure (EVITA vitamin D supplementation trial).

Zittermann A, Ernst JB, Prokop S, Fuchs U, Berthold HK, Gouni-Berthold I, Gummert JF, Pilz S.

ESC Heart Fail. 2020 Sep 11. doi: 10.1002/ehf2.12953. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 32915512


Nuclear Osteopontin Is a Marker of Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy: Evidence From Transplant and Retransplant Hearts.

Irion CI, Dunkley JC, John-Williams K, Condor Capcha JM, Shehadeh SA, Pinto A, Loebe M, Webster KA, Brozzi NA, Shehadeh LA.

Front Physiol. 2020 Aug 13;11:928. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2020.00928. eCollection 2020.

PMID: 32903540 Free PMC article.


What is Quality End-of-Life Care for Patients With Heart Failure? A Qualitative Study With Physicians.

Hutchinson RN, Gutheil C, Wessler BS, Prevatt H, Sawyer DB, Han PKJ.

J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Sep 15;9(18):e016505. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.120.016505. Epub 2020 Aug 31.

PMID: 32862771


A review of the management of patients with advanced heart failure in the intensive care unit.

Cheshire C, Bhagra CJ, Bhagra SK.

Ann Transl Med. 2020 Jul;8(13):828. doi: 10.21037/atm-20-1048.

PMID: 32793673 Free PMC article. Review.


Heart Transplantation Patient Selection.

Brown KN, Kanmanthareddy A.

2020 Aug 15. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2020 Jan–.

PMID: 30725775 Free Books & Documents. Review.


A Steep Increase in the HeartLogic Index Predicts COVID-19 Disease in an Advanced Heart Failure Patient.

Heggermont W, Nguyen PAH, Lau CW, Tournoy K.

Case Rep Cardiol. 2020 Jul 11;2020:8896152. doi: 10.1155/2020/8896152. eCollection 2020.

PMID: 32733711 Free PMC article.


Health Disparities in Advanced Heart Failure Treatment: The Intersection of Race and Sex.

Young BA.

JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Jul 1;3(7):e2011034. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.11034.

PMID: 32692368 No abstract available.


Advanced heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.

Hicks A 3rd, Velazco JF, Gohar S, Seliem A, Hall SA, Michel JB.

Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent). 2020 Jun 2;33(3):350-356. doi: 10.1080/08998280.2020.1765663. eCollection 2020 Jul.

PMID: 32675952 Free PMC article.


Sacubitril/Valsartan in Advanced Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction: Rationale and Design of the LIFE Trial.

Mann DL, Greene SJ, Givertz MM, Vader JM, Starling RC, Ambrosy AP, Shah P, McNulty SE, Mahr C, Gupta D, Redfield MM, Lala A, Lewis GD, Mohammed SF, Gilotra NA, DeVore AD, Gorodeski EZ, Desvigne-Nickens P, Hernandez AF, Braunwald E; LIFE Investigators.

JACC Heart Fail. 2020 Jun 10:S2213-1779(20)30272-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jchf.2020.05.005. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 32641226 Free PMC article. Review.


Research priorities in advanced heart failure: James Lind alliance priority setting partnership.

Taylor CJ, Huntley AL, Burden J, Gadoud A, Gronlund T, Jones NR, Wicks E, McKelvie S, Byatt K, Lehman R, King A, Mumford B, Feder G, Mant J, Hobbs R, Johnson R.

Open Heart. 2020 Jun;7(1):e001258. doi: 10.1136/openhrt-2020-001258.

PMID: 32606070 Free PMC article.

Updates in Cardiovascular Surgery


Uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery for the treatment of lung cancer: a consensus report from Chinese Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (CSTCVS) and Chinese Association of Thoracic Surgeons (CATS).

Han D, Cao Y, Wu H, Wang H, Jiang L, Zhao D, Yao F, Li S, Zhang C, Zheng B, Fan J, Liao Y, Qiu B, Tan F, Chen C, Zhu Y, Gao S, Li H.

Transl Lung Cancer Res. 2020 Aug;9(4):971-987. doi: 10.21037/tlcr-20-576.

PMID: 32953478 Free PMC article. Review.


Severe Acute Kidney Injury in Cardiovascular Surgery: Thrombotic Microangiopathy as a Differential Diagnosis to Ischemia Reperfusion Injury. A Retrospective Study.

Grigorescu M, Kamla CE, Wassilowsky D, Joskowiak D, Peterss S, Kemmner S, Pichlmaier M, Hagl C, Fischereder M, Schönermarck U.

J Clin Med. 2020 Sep 8;9(9):E2900. doi: 10.3390/jcm9092900.

PMID: 32911781


Telemedicine in cardiovascular surgery during COVID-19 pandemic: A systematic review and our experience.

Ajibade A, Younas H, Pullan M, Harky A.

J Card Surg. 2020 Aug 16:10.1111/jocs.14933. doi: 10.1111/jocs.14933. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 32881081 Free PMC article. Review.


Previous cardiovascular surgery significantly increases the risk of developing critical illness in patients with COVID-19.

Zhang B, Liu S, Zhang L, Dong Y, Zhang S.

J Infect. 2020 Aug 12:S0163-4453(20)30544-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2020.08.012. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 32800798 Free PMC article. No abstract available.


Clinical Multi-Omics Study on the Gut Microbiota in Critically Ill Patients After Cardiovascular Surgery Combined With Cardiopulmonary Bypass With or Without Sepsis (MUL-GM-CSCPB Study): A Prospective Study Protocol.

Ding W, Liu J, Zhou X, Miao Q, Zheng H, Zhou B, Dou G, Tong Y, Long Y, Su L.

Front Med (Lausanne). 2020 Jul 8;7:269. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2020.00269. eCollection 2020.

PMID: 32733902 Free PMC article.


Validation of noninvasive continuous arterial pressure measurement by ClearSight System™ during induction of anesthesia for cardiovascular surgery.

Tanioku T, Yoshida A, Aratani Y, Fujii K, Kawamata T.

BMC Anesthesiol. 2020 Jul 20;20(1):176. doi: 10.1186/s12871-020-01091-x.

PMID: 32690040 Free PMC article.


3D printing in adult cardiovascular surgery and interventions: a systematic review.

Wang C, Zhang L, Qin T, Xi Z, Sun L, Wu H, Li D.

J Thorac Dis. 2020 Jun;12(6):3227-3237. doi: 10.21037/jtd-20-455.

PMID: 32642244 Free PMC article. Review.


Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Stenosis in Dialysis Patients - Analysis of Japan Cardiovascular Surgery Database.

Yamauchi T, Yamamoto H, Miyata H, Kobayashi J, Masai T, Motomura N.

Circ J. 2020 Jul 22;84(8):1271-1276. doi: 10.1253/circj.CJ-20-0042. Epub 2020 Jul 1.

PMID: 32612017


Simulation training for continuing professional development of nurses in cardiology and cardiovascular surgery.

Boudiche S, Zelfani S, Ben Hammamia M, Mghaieth Zghal F, Ouaghlani K, Ben Halima M, Manai H, Ziadi J, Rekik B, Rajhi M, Gharsallaoui O, Farhati A, Ouali S, Larbi N, Denguir R, Daghfous M, Mourali MS.

Tunis Med. 2020 Feb;98(2):116-122.

PMID: 32395800


Tissue Engineered Materials in Cardiovascular Surgery: The Surgeon's Perspective.

Durko AP, Yacoub MH, Kluin J.

Front Cardiovasc Med. 2020 Apr 15;7:55. doi: 10.3389/fcvm.2020.00055. eCollection 2020.

PMID: 32351975 Free PMC article. Review.