Number 61, 2013, Heart failure and metabolic disease

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  • EDITORIAL
    The metabolic contribution to heart failure
    Gary D. Lopaschuk
  • ORIGINAL ARTICLES
    The metabolic basis for the obesity paradox in heart failure
    Stephan von Haehling
    Keywords: Heart failure, muscle, obesity, obesity paradox
  • ORIGINAL ARTICLES
    Is chronic heart failure a reversible metabolic syndrome?
    J. Eduardo Rame
    Keywords: Cachexia, cardiac metabolism, chronic heart failure, insulin resistance
  • ORIGINAL ARTICLES
    Imaging metabolism and perfusion in patients with diabetes and heart failure
    Patricia Iozzo, Maria Angela Guzzardi
    Keywords: Cardiac fat, intervention, fatty acid oxidation, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, myocardial insulin resistance, positron emission tomography
  • ORIGINAL ARTICLES
    Inhibition of fatty acid oxidation as an approach to treat diastolic heart failure
    John R. Ussher, Jagdip S. Jaswal
    Keywords: Cardiac energetics, diastolic heart failure, diastolic dysfunction, fatty acid oxidation
  • ORIGINAL ARTICLES
    Use of trimetazidine to treat diabetes patients with heart failure
    Rui Yan, Dengfeng Gao
    Keywords: Energy metabolism, heart failure, trimetazidine
  • CASE REPORT
    Dramatic loss of weight in an obese patient with heart failure:
    a mighty heart in a big man
    Vitantonio Di Bello, Lorenzo Conte, Iacopo Fabiani, Valentina Barletta, Letizia Pieruzzi,
    Giovanna Scartabelli, Ferruccio Santini
    Keywords: Echocardiography, heart failure, natriuretic peptides, obesity
  • REFRESHER CORNER
    Energy metabolic changes in the diabetic heart
    Lionel H. Opie
    Keywords: Fatty acid oxidation, hyperglycemia, insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome
  • HOT TOPICS
    Irisin, a novel myokine: potential role in obesity and diabetes
    Andrew G. Swick
    Keywords: Brown adipose tissue,energy expenditure,irisin,myokine
  • GLOSSARY
    Gary D. Lopaschuk