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Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine and Cardiology

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How the New International recommendation for Electrocardiographic interpretation in Athletes would change our practice

Published On: October 06, 2017 | Pages: 065 - 069

Author(s): Roberto Ferrara, Andrea Serdoz, Mariangela Peruzzi, Elena Cavarretta*
Recent evidences in the prevention of sudden cardiac death (SCD) confi rmed the importance of pre-participation cardiovascular screening in athletes to early identify, and further disqualify from the competition, all the athletes, if any, affected by life-threatening serious cardiac pathologies that can lead to SCD [1-2]. At present, there is no consensus regarding t ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-2976.000052

Right atrial thrombus: A new cause of Paroxysmal complete Heart Block

Published On: September 21, 2017 | Pages: 062 - 064

Author(s): Shogo Shimada and Louis Samuels*
We present a patient with a large right atrial (RA) thrombus complicated by paroxysmal complete atrioventricular (AV) block requiring urgent surgery. This is a rare complication of RA thrombi with the potential pathogenesis being direct mechanical insult on the AV node by the thrombus. Surgical thrombectomy led to complete resolution. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-2976.000051

Infective Endocardatis at the Yaounde General Hospital: Clinical aspects and outcome (Case Series)

Published On: August 16, 2017 | Pages: 058 - 061

Author(s): Jérôme Boombhi*, Alain Menanga, Bâ Hamadou, André- Michel Yomba and Samuel Kingue
Introduction: Infectious endocarditis (IE) is a severe pathology. Its epidemiological, clinical and evolutive profi le varies a lot depending if it is in the context of a developed country or developing country. In our context, very little data exists on the subject. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-2976.000050

Hydrogels for Cardiac Tissue Repair and Regeneration

Published On: July 28, 2017 | Pages: 049 - 057

Author(s): Madalina Elena Grigore*
The main cause of death in the world continues to be cardiovascular disease, which affects annually over 900,000 people and in the entire word approximately 50% of the people suffering myocardial infarction (MI) die within 5 years. MI causes a number of cardiac pathologies like hypertension, blocked coronary arteries and valvular heart diseases resulting ischemic card ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-2976.000049

Bleeding Risk under Oral Factor Xa Inhibitors: Meta-analysis of the randomized comparison with Vitamin K Antagonists and Meta-Regression analysis

Published On: July 10, 2017 | Pages: 038 - 048

Author(s): Nabila Ferahta, Lukshe Kanagaratnam, Moustapha Dramé, Thomas Vogel, Pierre-Jacques Ambrosi and Pierre-Olivier Lang*
Background: Randomized trials have shown that oral direct factor Xa inhibitors (ODIXa) offer potential advantages over vitamin K antagonists (VKAs). It is however unclear whether the magnitude of their benefi t is similar at the current recommended doses. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-2976.000048

“C” Trouble: Class IC Anti-arrhythmic Toxicity

Published On: June 30, 2017 | Pages: 033 - 037

Author(s): Maia Eng#, William Wung#, Uma N Srivatsa# and Gagan D Singh*
The most common cardiac arrhythmia encountered in clinical practice is atrial fi brillation (AFib). AFib has signifi cant effects on long-term mortality and stroke, and contributes greatly to overall healthcare costs, affects quality of life and the functional status of many patients [1]. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-2976.000047

Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation and its association with the Atrial Substrate and the electrophysiological properties of the Atrial Myocardium

Published On: June 23, 2017 | Pages: 029 - 032

Author(s): Osmar Antonio Centurión*, Fabiola Rodríguez, Karina Scavenius, Luis Miño and Orlando Sequeira
Postoperative atrial fi brillation (AF) has a high prevalence, affecting up to 45% of coronary artery bypass graft surgery patients within the fi rst week of the operation [1-4]. Interestingly, asymptomatic AF was reported more likely to occur after the fi rst 4 days following the cardiac surgery. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-2976.000046

A rare case of Contusio Cordis: Fist fight leading to an Acute Myocardial Infarction due to Left Anterior Descending artery dissection

Published On: June 16, 2017 | Pages: 027 - 028

Author(s): Hiten Patel*, Yamini Sundermurthy, Suchit Bhutani and Mahesh Bikkina
Cardiac lesions resulting from blunt chest injuries can present as cardiac contusion; ventricular free wall rupture; ventricular septal rupture; and valvular lesion [1]. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-2976.000045

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery [CABG] Perspective Past, Present and Future

Published On: June 07, 2017 | Pages: 025 - 026

Author(s): Suraj Wasudeo Nagre*,
MIDCABS: Minimal Invasive Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery; CAD: Coronary Artery Disease; TVD: Triple Vessel Disease ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-2976.000044

Large Thrombotic Coronary Artery Aneurysm Treated With a Covered Stent Using OCT for Procedural Guidance

Published On: May 22, 2017 | Pages: 023 - 024

Author(s): Georgina Fuertes Ferre*, Galache Osuna JG, Diarte de Miguel JA and Sánchez Rubio J
Coronary artery aneurysm (CAA) is an uncommon fi nding in patients undergoing a coronary angiography, with an incidence of less than 5% [1]. CAA is defi ned as coronary dilation of more than 1,5 times the adjacent vessel diameter. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-2976.000043

The Changes of Myocardium in Minipigs after Coronary Vein Ligation Observed by Transmission Electron Microscopy

Published On: May 03, 2017 | Pages: 020 - 022

Author(s): Juntao Wang, Haijia Yu, Huihui Song, Yapan Yang, Leiming Zhang, Hongxing Luo, Panpan Chen and Yinjie Chu*
Background: The study of coronary artery disease has been quite thorough. But there is few study on coronary vein disease. In clinical practice, some patients have suspicious symptoms of coronary artery disease without ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-2976.000042

Supraventricular Tachycardia: From Catheter to Catheter Ablation

Published On: April 26, 2017 | Pages: 017 - 019

Author(s): Sonia Mishra, Ajay Mishra and Jagdish P Mishra*
I had a privilege of having a really attentive and good medical student rotating through my cardiology offi ce for a month. One day I explained to her in greater details that in spite of all the tests, devices and everything else, ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-2976.000041

Ventricular Septal Rupture Complicating Acute Myocardial Infarction in a Tertiary Care Hospital of Nepal

Published On: March 30, 2017 | Pages: 013 - 016

Author(s): Laxman Dubey*, Ridhi Adhikari, Sogunuru Guruprasad and Gangapatnam Subramanyam
Background: Ventricular septal rupture is a rare but fatal mechanical complication of acute myocardial infarction. Although the incidence has decreased, the mortality rate from ventricular septal rupture has remained extremely high. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-2976.000040

Carditis in Zika Virus Infection

Published On: March 30, 2017 | Pages: 012 - 012

Author(s): Somsri Wiwanitkit* and Viroj Wiwanitkit
Dear Editor, the Zika virus infection becomes a big global problem at present. The clinical manifestation of this infection can be from asymptomatic to severe acute febrile illness with hemorrhagic complication. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-2976.000039

Sinoatrial Blocks in Hyperthyroidism Treated with Beta-Blockers: A Case of Paradoxical Treatment

Published On: March 16, 2017 | Pages: 010 - 011

Author(s): Caterina Chiara De Carlini*, Ester Meles, Roberto Galbiati, Marco Di Sabato, Gaetano Gentile, Andrea Farina and Stefano Maggiolini
We describe an interesting case of a 52 year-old patient affected by thyrotoxicosis crisis, in whom sinoatrial blocks were associated with syncope and treated effi ciently with beta-blockers. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-2976.000038

Can Strict Control of Renalase Present a New Treatment Alternative in Regulating Blood Pressure?

Published On: March 14, 2017 | Pages: 008 - 009

Author(s): Suleyman Aydin* and Suna Aydin
Blood pressure is the pressure the blood in arteries applies on vessels. Abnormal blood pressure is a major public health problem commonly encountered in the population with normal blood pressure and intensive care patients. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-2976.000037

Extraction of an Infected Active Fixation Coronary Sinus Lead with the Aid of a Tissue Stabilizer

Published On: February 09, 2017 | Pages: 005 - 007

Author(s): Stefania Blasi, Maurizio Levantino, Luca Paperini, Maria Grazia Bongiorni and Uberto Bortolotti*
We present a 49-year-old man who required extraction of a cardiac resynchronization device due to lead infection. While 2 leads were successfully retrieved by a transvenous approach the third one with active fi xation and entrapped into a coronary sinus side-branch ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-2976.000036

The Use of New Technologies in the Study of Pregnancy Disorders: The OMICS Approach

Published On: February 08, 2017 | Pages: 001 - 004

Author(s): Silvia Visentin*, Maria Caterina Bongiorno, Maria Calanducci, Loris Marin and Erich Cosmi
The “omics” technologies represent a new model of approach in the study of human disease. Metabolomics is defined as the quantitative measurement of the dynamic metabolic response of living systems to genetic, physical, pathological or developmental factors. ...
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-2976.000035
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