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    An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Short- and Long-term Outcomes of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Patients with Severe Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction e-certificate

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    Published On: November 06, 2018 | Pages: 073 - 080

    Author(s): Nuremanguli Abudukeremu§, Zi- Xiang Yu1§, Yi-Ning Yang, Siew- Pang Chan, Xiao-Mei Li, Fen Liu, Yi-Tong Ma*
    Background: Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common cause of left ventricular dysfunction (LVD). Confl icting evidence exists with regards to available treatments and patient prognosis. Revascularization may improve ventricular function while coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) has signifi cantly improved survival. The effectiveness of percutaneous coron ...
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    The prevalence, clinical profi le and surgical outcomes of children presenting with vascular ring and pulmonary sling e-certificate

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    Published On: November 05, 2018 | Pages: 067 - 072

    Author(s): Chinawa JM*, Agarwal V, Garekar S, Gaikwad S and Trivedi B
    Background: Vascular anomalies are rare abnormalities which present with inspiratory stridor and recurrent respiratory tract infection. They are the commonest causes of mortality and morbidity in children due to misdiagnosis. They comprise about less than 4% of congenital heart diseases. The commonest of these anomalies were vascular ring and pulmonary sling. ...
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    Nature of Human Gut Microbiome: How do they play in Cardiovascular Disease? e-certificate

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    Published On: November 05, 2018 | Pages: 064 - 066

    Author(s): Han Naung Tun*
    Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of death around the world. Most of the cardiovascular diseases are caused by sedentary life style, bad eating habit, tobacco smoking, high alcohol intake, dyslipidemia and genetic factors .Recently the idea of human microbiome science has emerged in diseases pathogenesis ...
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    Interdisciplinary stepwise approach for an effective and safe Mechanical Transvenous Lead Extraction e-certificate

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    Published On: October 30, 2018 | Pages: 059 - 063

    Author(s): Valentino Borghetti*, Giovanni Carreras, Chiara Marini, Stefano Donzelli, Giancarlo D’Addario, Enrico Boschetti and Alessandro Pardini
    Aims: Mechanical force applied during leads removal is the main cause for major complications and cardiovascular injuries. Aim of this study was to retrospectively analyse safety and effectiveness of a stepwise interdisciplinary approach for mechanical transvenous lead extraction. ...
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    Troponin Levels in Patients in Acute Phase of Stroke e-certificate

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    Published On: October 26, 2018 | Pages: 053 - 058

    Author(s): Edyta Dziadkowiak*, Justyna Chojdak, Maciej Guziński, Katarzyna Lewczuk, Leszek Noga, Alicja Kostecka and Bogusław Paradowski
    Background and Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess the correlation of cTn levels in the acute phase of ischemic stroke with the extent of stroke, the degree of disability assessed on the modifi ed Rankin Scale, and their prognostic signifi cance. ...
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    Valsalva Maneuver in diastolic heart failure, diastolic dysfunction and systolic heart failure clinically BNP and echocardiography e-certificate

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    Published On: October 18, 2018 | Pages: 048 - 052

    Author(s): Hosam I kandil, Mohamed M Abd el ghany, Hussein Risk, Reham M darwish, Dina Osama and Manal A Ibrahim*
    Background: Valsalva maneuver one of the oldest method to diagnose heart failure, it’s cheap ,non-invasive ,bedside tool .Its well-studied in systolic heart failure patients which showed abnormal response either square wave or absent phase IV ,however in diastolic heart failure and diastolic dysfunction were not investigated . ...
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    Sacubitril/Valsartan versus enalapril in nonischemic heart failure in Paradigm-Hf trial e-certificate

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    Published On: October 18, 2018 | Pages: 046 - 047

    Author(s): Mohammed Habib*
    Background: We compared the angiotensin receptor–neprilysin inhibitor LCZ696 (sacubitril/valsartan) with enalapril in patients who had nonischemic heart failure with a reduced ejection fraction ...
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    Disparity between estimates and measures of maximum heart rate in pilots with coronary artery disease e-certificate

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    Published On: October 18, 2018 | Pages: 039 - 045

    Author(s): Jeffrey Dwyer*
    Background : Several studies indicate that HRmax estimates using the traditional equation, HRmax = 220 - Age, may represent a regression slope and intercept that does reflect the true relationship between age and maximal cardiac frequency. Meta-analysis of several pertinent studies indicates that 220-Age significantly under-estimates the true HRmax, particularly in ol ...
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    Frequency of Ventricular Arrhythmias in Acute Myocardial Infarction and its relationship with Hypokalemia e-certificate

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    Published On: October 05, 2018 | Pages: 036 - 038

    Author(s): Muzaffar Ali*, Muhammad Umer, Usman Mahmood Butt, Shahzad Tawwab, Mamoon Akbar Qureshi and Zubair Akram
    Introduction: Arrhythmic complications of acute myocardial infarction like ventricular arrhythmias are common and determine the clinical outcome. The associated risk factors like potassium level may help triage the patients to reduce mortality. ...
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    The pathophysiology of chronic cardiorenal disease based on central hemodynamics e-certificate

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    Published On: September 27, 2018 | Pages: 027 - 035

    Author(s): Michiya Ohno*
    As patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and chronic heart failure (CHF) increase, there is concern about a future heart failure pandemic. Deterioration of renal function is an independent prognostic factor for CHF after decongestion. Interactions between renal disease and cardiac disease are increasing, including nephrosclerosis and heart failure with preserved ...
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    Reperfusion of Acute Myocardial Infarction in the elderly (clinical characteristics and prognosis) Results of the IMSS Nuevo León infarction code program e-certificate

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    Published On: September 25, 2018 | Pages: 024 - 026

    Author(s): Zapata Ruiz Alejandro, Palacios R Juan Manuel*, De la Cruz O Ramón, Arboine A Luis, Sierra F Ángel and Muñoz Consuegra Carlos
    Background: The age is an important prognostic factor in patients with acute myocardial infarction. To find no similar data in the Mexican population, it seeks to establish the characteristics and prognosis of older adults carried out mechanical reperfusion treatment. ...
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    Vascular complications of infective endocarditis in Burkina Faso e-certificate

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    Published On: July 31, 2018 | Pages: 020 - 023

    Author(s): Nobila Valentin Yameogo*, S Jean Baptiste Tougouma, Larissa Justine Kagambega, Ismaël Diallo, Georges Rosario Christian Millogo, Koudougou Jonas Kologo, Andre K Samadoulougou and Patrice Zabsonré
    Introduction: Vascular complications of infective endocarditis are frequent and severe. The aim of this study was to clarify the epidemiological, clinical and prognostic characteristics of these vascular damages and determine their associated factors. ...
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    Sinus Valsalva Dissection with Involvement Right Ostium Artery during PCI Rescue: A Rare Complication e-certificate

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    Published On: May 29, 2018 | Pages: 018 - 019

    Author(s): Scianna Salvatore
    Aorto-coronary dissection is a rare complication that occur during percutaneous coronary intervention, but life threatening. We describe a case of limited iatrogenic dissection of Valsalvae, with ostium right coronary artery, during a PCI rescue perfomed via trans-radial approach and was successfully treated without surgical intervention. ...
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    Young Fatal Case of Familial Hypercholesterolemia: A Case Report e-certificate

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    Published On: May 22, 2018 | Pages: 016 - 017

    Author(s): Hakim Irfan Showkat*, Sadaf Anwar, Vinod Sharma and Sanjeev Asotra
    Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a genetic disease presented by high levels of serum low density lipoprotein (LDL), xanthomas and early coronary artery disease (CAD). ...
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    Cardiac Myxomas - Symptomology, Investigations and Surgical Treatment - Single Centre Experience of Fifteen Years at Grant Medical College, Mumbai, Maharashtra e-certificate

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    Published On: May 01, 2018 | Pages: 013 - 015

    Author(s): Suraj Wasudeo Nagre* and Krishnarao N Bhosle
    Introduction: The aim of study is to describe the clinical symptoms, investigation findings and surgical treatment of cardiac myxomas. ...
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    Surgical management of embolised occlude devices and its complications-Single centre experience of ten years at Grant Medical College, Mumbai, Maharashtra e-certificate

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    Published On: April 04, 2018 | Pages: 010 - 012

    Author(s): Suraj Wasudeo Nagre* and Krishnarao N Bhosle
    Introduction: In this study, we have analyzed our experience in surgical management of device embolization after trans-catheter closure of atrial septal defect [ASD] and its complications. Method: This study is a review of 27 patients out of 300 patients who underwent transcatheter device closure of ASD between august 2007 to august 2017, in whom the device embellis ...
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    MINI-OPCABG an option in Hybrid coronary revascularization e-certificate

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    Published On: March 13, 2018 | Pages: 007 - 009

    Author(s): Vincenzo Cianci*, Natalia Scialacomo, Debamalya Ray and Prof. Federico Benetti
    Hybrid coronary revascularization (HCR) combines minimally invasive left internal mammary artery to left anterior descending bypass with percutaneous coronary intervention of non-left anterior descending vessels. And it is feasible and appeared to be safe, with faster recovery and similar outcomes when compared with conventional CABG ...
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    Complications of a Fenestrated Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair (EVAR): A case study and fi rst experience of National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases Hospital, Dhaka e-certificate

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    Published On: February 01, 2018 | Pages: 005 - 006

    Author(s): M Islam*, NC Mandal, AHM Bashar, A Hoque, MM Rahman and SK Ghosh
    Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) has revolutionized the therapeutic strategy for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). However, hostile proximal neck and tortousity of access remain a challenge in selecting optimal stent grafts in AAA. Although EVAR is obviously less invasive then open surgical procedure, it is not free of complications. This can potentially result in s ...
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    Complete Left Pericardial Agenesis associated with Ventricular Septal Defect e-certificate

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2976.000058

    Published On: February 01, 2018 | Pages: 003 - 004

    Author(s): Gopi Nallaiyan*
    9 years old male patient admitted to our department with complaints of recurrent respiratory tract infection since 2 years of age. No History of cyanosis His left eye is absent and it was the abnormality at birth. ...
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    Combined Application of Percutaneous Extracorporeal Lung Assistance System Together with Catheter-Directed Therapy for the Rescue of Massive Pulmonary Embolism after Failed Systemic Thrombolysis e-certificate

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    Published On: January 08, 2018 | Pages: 001 - 002

    Author(s): Eva-Maria Brandner*, Armin Huber, Karl-Ludwig Laugwitz and Tareq Ibrahim
    A 56 year-old, formerly healthy man, who had undergone surgery of the shoulder joint earlier that same day, was presented at our department with a sudden onset of severe dyspnea and thoracic pain. Clinical fi ndings were central cyanosis, ...
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