• Additional burden of iron deficiency in heart failure patients beyond the cardio-renal anaemia syndrome: findings from the BIOSTAT-CHF study 

      Alnuwaysir, Ridha I.S.; Grote Beverborg, Niels; Hoes, Martijn F.; Markousis-Mavrogenis, George; Gomez, Karla A.; van der Wal, Haye H.; Cleland, John G.; Dickstein, Kenneth; Lang, Chim C.; Ng, Leong L.; Ponikowski, Piotr; Anker, Stefan D.; van Veldhuisen, Dirk J.; Voors, Adriaan A.; van der Meer, Peter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Aims Whereas the combination of anaemia and chronic kidney disease (CKD) has been extensively studied in patients with heart failure (HF), the contribution of iron deficiency (ID) to this dysfunctional interplay is unknown. ...
    • Clinical impact of changes in mitral regurgitation severity after medical therapy optimization in heart failure 

      Pagnesi, Matteo; Adamo, Marianna; Sama, Iziah E.; Anker, Stefan D.; Cleland, John G.; Dickstein, Kenneth; Filippatos, Gerasimos S.; Inciardi, Riccardo M.; Lang, Chim C.; Lombardi, Carlo; Ng, Leong L.; Ponikowski, Piotr; Samani, Nilesh J.; Zannad, Faiez; van Veldhuisen, Dirk J.; Voors, Adriaan A.; Metra, Marco (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background: Few data are available regarding changes in mitral regurgitation (MR) severity with guideline-recommended medical therapy (GRMT) in heart failure (HF). Our aim was to evaluate the evolution and impact of MR ...
    • Clinical implications of low estimated protein intake in patients with heart failure 

      Streng, Koen W.; Hillege, Hans L.; ter Maaten, Jozine M.; van Veldhuisen, Dirk J.; Dickstein, Kenneth; Ng, Leong L.; Samani, Nilesh J.; Metra, Marco; Ponikowski, Piotr; Cleland, John G.; Anker, Stefan D.; Romaine, Simon P.R.; Damman, Kevin; van der Meer, Peter; Lang, Chim C.; Voors, Adriaan A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background: A higher protein intake has been associated with a higher muscle mass and lower mortality rates in the general population, but data about protein intake and survival in patients with heart failure (HF) are ...
    • Dipeptidyl peptidase 3, a marker of the antagonist pathway of the renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system in patients with heart failure 

      Boorsma, Eva M.; ter Maaten, Jozine M.; Damman, Kevin; van Veldhuisen, Dirk J.; Dickstein, Kenneth; Anker, Stefan D.; Filippatos, Gerasimos; Lang, Chim C.; Metra, Marco; Santos, Karine; Voors, Adriaan A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Aims Recently, dipeptidyl peptidase 3 (DPP3) has been discovered as the peptidase responsible for cleavage of angiotensin (1–7) [Ang (1–7)]. Ang (1–7) is part of the angiotensin-converting enzyme–Ang (1–7)–Mas pathway ...
    • Distinct pathophysiological pathways in women and men with heart failure 

      Ravera, Alice; Santema, Bernadet T.; de Boer, Rudolf A.; Anker, Stefan D.; Samani, Nilesh J.; Lang, Chim C.; Ng, Leong; Cleland, John G.F.; Dickstein, Kenneth; Lam, Carolyn S.P.; Van Spall, Harriette G. C.; Filippatos, Gerasimos; van Veldhuisen, Dirk J.; Metra, Marco; Voors, Adriaan A.; Sama, Iziah E. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Aims: Clinical differences between women and men have been described in heart failure (HF). However, less is known about the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms. In this study, we compared multiple circulating biomarkers ...
    • The impact of intravenous ferric carboxymaltose on renal function: An analysis of the FAIR-HF study 

      Ponikowski, Piotr; Filippatos, Gerasimos; Colet, Josep Comin; Willenheimer, Ronnie; Dickstein, Kenneth; Luscher, Thomas; Gaudesius, Giedrius; Von Eisenhart Rothe, Barbara; Mori, Claudio; Greenlaw, Nicola; Ford, Ian; Macdougall, Iain; Anker, Stefan D. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-02-11)
      Aims Anaemia and iron deficiency are constituents of the cardio-renal syndrome in chronic heart failure (CHF). We investigated the effects of i.v. iron in iron-deficient CHF patients on renal function, and the efficacy and ...
    • Impact of mitral regurgitation in patients with worsening heart failure: insights from BIOSTAT-CHF 

      Pagnesi, Matteo; Adamo, Marianna; Sama, Iziah E.; Anker, Stefan D.; Cleland, John G.; Dickstein, Kenneth; Filippatos, Gerasimos S.; Lang, Chim C.; Ng, Leong L.; Ponikowski, Piotr; Ravera, Alice; Samani, Nilesh J.; Zannad, Faiez; van Veldhuisen, Dirk J.; Voors, Adriaan A.; Metra, Marco (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Aims Few data regarding the prevalence and prognostic impact of mitral regurgitation (MR) in patients with worsening chronic or new-onset acute heart failure (HF) are available. We investigated the role of MR in the BIOlogy ...
    • Impaired high-density lipoprotein function in patients with heart failure 

      Emmens, Johanna E.; Jia, Congzhuo; Ng, Leong L.; van Veldhuisen, Dirk J.; Dickstein, Kenneth; Anker, Stefan D.; Lang, Chim C.; Filippatos, Gerasimos; Cleland, John G.; Metra, Marco; Voors, Adriaan A.; de Boer, Rudolf A.; Tietge, Uwe J. F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background We recently showed that, in patients with heart failure, lower high‐density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol concentration was a strong predictor of death or hospitalization for heart failure. In a follow‐up study, ...
    • Machine learning based on biomarker profiles identifies distinct subgroups of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction 

      Woolley, Rebecca J.; Ceelen, Daan; Ouwerkerk, Wouter; Tromp, Jasper; Figarska, Sylwia M.; Anker, Stefan D.; Dickstein, Kenneth; Filippatos, Gerasimos; Zannad, Faiez; Marco, Metra; Ng, Leong L.; Samani, Nilesh J.; van Veldhuisen, Dirk J; Lang, Chim C.; Lam, Carolyn S.P.; Voors, Adriaan A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Aims The lack of effective therapies for patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is often ascribed to the heterogeneity of patients with HFpEF. We aimed to identify distinct pathophysiologic ...
    • Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio and outcomes in patients with new-onset or worsening heart failure with reduced and preserved ejection fraction 

      Curran, Fraser M.; Bhalraam, U.; Mohan, Mohapradeep; Singh, Jagdeep S.; Anker, Stefan D.; Dickstein, Kenneth; Doney, Alexander S.; Filippatos, Gerasimos; George, Jacob; Metra, Marco; Ng, Leong L.; Palmer, Colin N.; Samani, Nilesh J.; van Veldhuisen, Dirk J.; Voors, Adriaan A.; Lang, Chim C.; Mordi, Ify R. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Aims Inflammation is thought to play a role in heart failure (HF) pathophysiology. Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is a simple, routinely available measure of inflammation. Its relationship with other inflammatory ...
    • Quality of life in men and women with heart failure: association with outcome, and comparison between the Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire and the EuroQol 5 dimensions questionnaire 

      Ravera, Alice; Santema, Bernadet T.; Sama, Iziah E.; Meyer, Sven; Lombardi, Carlo; Carubelli, Valentina; Ferreira, João Pedro; Lang, Chim C.; Dickstein, Kenneth; Anker, Stefan D.; Samani, Nilesh J.; Zannad, Faiez; van Veldhuisen, Dirk J.; Teerlink, John R.; Metra, Marco; Voors, Adriaan A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Aims We sought to analyse quality of life (QoL) measures derived from two questionnaires widely used in clinical trials, the Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire (KCCQ) and the EuroQoL 5 dimensions (EQ-5D), and to ...
    • The value of spot urinary creatinine as a marker of muscle wasting in patients with new-onset or worsening heart failure 

      Pandhi, Paloma; Streng, Koen W.; Anker, Stefan D.; Cleland, John G.; Damman, Kevin; Dickstein, Kenneth; Pellicori, Pierpaolo; Lang, Chim C.; Ng, Leong; Samani, Nilesh J.; Zannad, Faiez; Metra, Marco; Rossignol, Patrick; Filippatos, Gerasimos; van Veldhuisen, Dirk J.; Voors, Adriaan A.; ter Maaten, Jozine M. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Muscle wasting and unintentional weight loss (cachexia) have been associated with worse outcomes in heart failure (HF), but timely identification of these adverse phenomena is difficult. Spot urinary creatinine ...