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The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cardiology services
Fersia, Omar; Bryant, Sue; Nicholson, Rachael; et al

Cardiac arrest and sudden cardiac death registries: a systematic review of global coverage
Paratz, Elizabeth Davida; Rowsell, Luke; Zentner, Dominica; et al

Manipulation of ACE2 expression in COVID-19
Chaudhry, Farhan; Lavandero, Sergio; Xie, Xiang; Sabharwal, Basera; et al

Characteristics and outcome of patients with COVID-19 complicated by Takotsubo cardiomyopathy: case series with literature review
Hegde, Shruti; Khan, Rizwan; Zordok, Magdi; et al

A systematic review of educational interventions aiming to reduce prehospital delay in patients with acute coronary syndrome
Hoschar, Sophia; Albarqouni, Loai; Ladwig, Karl-Heinz

Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors and the risk of mortality in patients with hypertension hospitalised for COVID-19: systematic review and meta-analysis
Ssentongo, Anna E.; Ssentongo, Paddy; Heilbrunn, Emily S.; et al

Valve for Life’: tackling the deficit in transcatheter treatment of heart valve disease in the UK
Ali, Noman; Faour, Amir; Rawlins, John; et al

Relationships between hyperinsulinaemia, magnesium, vitamin D, thrombosis and COVID-19: rationale for clinical management
Cooper, Isabella D.; Crofts, Catherine A. P.; DiNicolantonio, James J.; et al

Contemporary trends in use of mechanical circulatory support in patients with acute MI and cardiogenic shock
Helgestad, Ole Kristian Lerche; Josiassen, Jakob; Hassager, Christian; et al

MiR-223-3p and miR-122-5p as circulating biomarkers for plaque instability
Singh, Sandeep; de Ronde, Maurice W. J.; Kok, Maayke G. M.; et al

Safety and effectiveness of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants versus warfarin in real-world patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation: a retrospective analysis of contemporary Japanese administrative claims data
Kohsaka, Shun; Katada, Jun; Saito, Kumiko; et al

COVID-19 pandemic and STEMI: pathway activation and outcomes from the pan-London heart attack group
Little, Callum D.; Kotecha, Tushar; Candilio, Luciano; et al

Polypharmacy and health outcomes in atrial fibrillation: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Gallagher, Celine; Nyfort-Hansen, Karin; Rowett, Debra; et al

COVID-19 and its impact on the cardiovascular system
Khawaja, Saud Ahmed; Mohan, Poornima; Jabbour, Richard; et al

Prehospital opioid dose and myocardial injury in patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction
Fernando, Himawan; Nehme, Ziad; Peter, Karlheinz; et al

Role of combining anticoagulant and antiplatelet agents in COVID-19 treatment: a rapid review
Matli, Kamal; Farah, Raymond; Maalouf, Mario; et al

Is improvement in depression in patients attending cardiac rehabilitation with new-onset depressive symptoms determined by patient characteristics?
Sever, Serdar; Doherty, Patrick; Golder, Su; et al

Myocardial fibrosis, diastolic dysfunction and elevated liver stiffness in the Fontan circulation
Alsaied, Tarek; Moore, Ryan A.; Lang, Sean M.; et al

Higher risk of major adverse cardiac events after acute myocardial infarction in patients with schizophrenia
Attar, Rubina; Wester, Axel; Koul, Sasha; et al

Coronary artery aneurysms: outcomes following medical, percutaneous interventional and surgical management
Khubber, Shameer; Chana, Rajdeep; Meenakshisundaram, Chandramohan; et al