Vol 5, No 15 (August 2017): Annals of Translational Medicine (Focus on “Myokines, Exercise and Cardiovascular Disease”)

Preface on Myokines, Exercise and Cardiovascular Disease

Role of myokines in cardiovascular diseases and pre-analytical variables affecting their measurements
Fabian Sanchis-Gomar

Review Article on Myokines, Exercise and Cardiovascular Disease

Measuring myokines with cardiovascular functions: pre-analytical variables affecting the analytical output
Giovanni Lombardi, Veronica Sansoni, Giuseppe Banfi
New insights about the putative role of myokines in the context of cardiac rehabilitation and secondary cardiovascular prevention
Domenico Di Raimondo, Giuseppe Miceli, Gaia Musiari, Antonino Tuttolomondo, Antonio Pinto

Review Article

Ablation of long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation
Behram P. Mody, Anoshia Raza, Jason Jacobson, Sei Iwai, Daniel Frenkel, Rhadames Rojas, Wilbert S. Aronow
A critical reappraisal of the treatment modalities of normal appearing thoracic aorta mural thrombi
Georgios Karaolanis, Demetrios Moris, Chris Bakoyiannis, Diamantis I. Tsilimigras, Viktoria-Varvara Palla, Eleftherios Spartalis, Dimitrios Schizas, Sotirios Georgopoulos
Anti-cardiac troponin antibodies in clinical human disease: a systematic review
Eduardo M. Vilela, Rita Bettencourt-Silva, J. Torres da Costa, Ana Raquel Barbosa, Marisa P. Silva, Madalena Teixeira, João Primo, Vasco Gama Ribeiro, José Pedro L. Nunes

Case Report

Pulmonary tuberculous and tuberculous pericardial tamponade post lung transplant
George Makdisi, Robert Hooker, Christiano Caldeira
Is idiopathic granulomatous mastitis a surgical disease? The jury is still out
Demetrios Moris, Christos Damaskos, Spyridon Davakis, Michail Vailas, Nikolaos Garmpis, Eleftherios Spartalis, Michael Kontos, Konstantinos Kontzoglou

Letter to the Editor

Refugee crisis in Greece: The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens paves the way to meet the challenge
Demetrios Moris, Evika Karamagioli, Ioannis Karavokyros, Anastasios Angelou, Emmanouil Pikoulis
Refugee crisis in Greece: the forthcoming higher education challenge
Demetrios Moris, Evika Karamagioli, Michael Kontos, Antonios Athanasiou, Emmanouil Pikoulis