Volume 1, Issue 1 (January 2017)


On the Cover

Introducing the Journal of the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation
Timothy M. Sullivan

Letter from the CEO and CMO
Kristine Fortman and Scott Sharkey

Message from the President of the Minneapolis Heart Institute
William Katsiyiannis

Original Article

Akirastatin: On Discovering the Small Edge of Something Very Big
Craig Bowron

Update in Chronic Total Occlusion Percutaneous Coronary Interventions
Emmanouil S. Brilakis and M. Nicholas Burke

Why the Delay? Identification of Factors Which Delay Diagnosis of Acute Aortic Dissection
Craig E. Strauss, Tesfaye D. Kebede, Brandon R. Porten, Ross F. Garberich, Domenico Calcaterra, Jesse M. Manunga and Kevin M. Harris

Incidence, Etiology, and Implications of Shock in Therapeutic Hypothermia
Pamela M. Paufler, Marc C. Newell, David A. Hildebrandt and Lisa L. Kirkland

Periprocedural Antithrombotic Therapy: A Practical Guide for Clinical Practice
JoEllyn C. Moore, Tamara Langeberg, Lena Elizabeth Trager, Charles C. Gornick, Nedaa Skeik, Mario Gössl, Karol Mudy and William Katsiyiannis

PCSK9 Inhibitors for Lowering Cholesterol: Ready for Prime Time?
Thomas Knickelbine

Overview of the Direct Oral Anticoagulants
Nedaa Skeik, Abhishek Sethi and Michele Shepherd

Case Report

Evolving Approaches to Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: Open Surgical and Endovascular Treatment Using Fenestrated/Branched Endografts
Jesse Manunga and Timothy M. Sullivan

Solving a Hemodynamic Enigma
Scott W. Sharkey, M. Nicholas Burke, Michael A. Samara and Timothy D. Henry

Acute Fulminant Giant Cell Myocarditis Presenting with Syncopal Events Treated Successfully with Orthotopic Heart Transplant
David F. Miranda, Mosi K. Bennett and Peter Zimbwa

Running Through the Pain: Interesting Presentation in a High School Track Star
Robert Schwartz, John Lesser and Timothy M. Sullivan

Surgically Curable Pulmonary Hypertension
Brynn E. Stenehjem, Timothy G. Dirks, Andrew W. Shafer, Shawna Reed, Peter J. Stokman and Eric R. Fenstad

Research Article

Sensible Medical Innovations Lung fLuid Status Monitor Allows rEducing Readmission Rate of Heart Failure Patients (SMILE)—A Randomized Controlled Study
Peter M. Eckman

Original Article

Minneapolis Heart Institute Launches into Mobile Health Care
Mark Ebeling

The “A Fib Intern”: A Premed’s MHIF Research Internship Journey
Lena Elizabeth Trager