Section Editors

  • Fabrizio D'ascenzo, University of Turin
  • Christian Delles, University of Glasgow
  • Michel Noutsias, University Hospital of Jena
  • Johanna Takkenberg, Erasmus MC
  • Gillian Whalley, Unitec

Executive Editor

  • Timothy Shipley, BioMed Central


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    Poor efficacy of catheter ablation in patients with MetS

    Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) is associated with a higher recurrence rate of outflow tract Premature Ventricular Contractions after Catheter Ablation in patients without structural heart disease.

    BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2014, 14:176
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    GDM and subclinical atherosclerosis

    A review of published literature indicates that Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) in and after pregnancy is associated with subclinical atherosclerosis; weight control may help to prevent cardiovascular diseases in these patients.

    BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2014, 14:132



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