No increased activity of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system in patients with COVID-19

No increased activity of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system in patients with COVID-19

The role of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system in the corona virus-induced disease COVID-19 is controversially discussed. SARS-CoV-2 enters host cells by binding to angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 and activity of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone ...
Bleeding defines the in-hospital outcome of patients with atrial fibrillation after TF-TAVR

Bleeding defines the in-hospital outcome of patients with atrial fibrillation after TF-TAVR

We analyzed all 57,050 cases of TF-TAVR between 2008 and 2016 in Germany, of which 44.2% had AF. Patients with AF were at higher risk for unfavorable in-hospital outcome after ...

Mineralocorticoid Receptors: Master Regulators of Extracellular Matrix Remodeling

Mineralocorticoid receptors control extracellular matrix composition in the left ventricle and also extracardiac tissues. In the present issue of Circulation Research, the group of Natalia Lopez further extend this view, ...