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Table 1 Results of the OVID (MEDLINE, EMBASE, ACP, Cochrane Library, DARE, CCTR, CMP, HTA, NHSEED) literature search

From: Heart Disease and Left Ventricular Rotation – A Systematic Review and Quantitative Summary

# Searches (18 December 2010) Results
Region of Interest Search Term
1 Ventricular 493973
2 Ventricle 341745
3 Heart 2225277
4 Cardiac 871838
5 myocardial 567273
Rotation Characteristic Search Term
6 Rotation 114762
7 Twisting 4910
8 Untwisting 580
9 Recoil 4625
10 Twist 9589
11 Elastic recoil 2019
12 Torsion 29064
13 Torsional 9246
Heart Disease Search Term
14 Heart disease 334979
15 Cardiovascular disease 205473
16 Heart failure 275006
17 Heart transplant 12545
18 Valve stenosis 59694
19 Aortic stenosis 17785
20 Cardiomyopathy 109271
21 Myocardial infarction 298842
22 Transplant 197267
Combined Region of Interest Search Terms
23 1 or 2 or 3 or 4 or 5 2694602
Combined Rotation Characteristic Search Term
24 6 or 7 or 8 or 9 or 10 or 11 or 12 or 13 164444
Combined Heart Disease Search Term
25 14 or 15 or 16 or 17 or 18 or 19 or 20 or 21 or 22 or 23 1937593
Combined Population of Interest, Outcome Variable, and Intervention Strategy Search Terms
26 23 and 24 and 25 1634
  1. Please note this does not include the results of the EBSCO (PsychINFO, SPORTDiscuss and CINAHL) literature search.