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The term cardiology is derived from the Greek words "cardia", which refers to the heart and "logy" meaning "study of." Cardiology is a branch of medicine that concerns diseases and disorders of the heart. Cardiovascular Medicine is concerned with the study of those medicines that help in prevention, detection, management and treatment of cardiovascular diseases.

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2021-07-09 Research Article

Open heart surgery in Nigerian children the need for international and regional collaboration: The Bayelsa and Enugu experience

Ujunwa FA, Ujuanbi AS, Chinawa JM*, Allagoa DO and Onwubere B

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Background: Children with congenital heart diseases (CHD) often require palliative or definitive surgical heart interventions to restore cardiopulmonary function. Lack of early cardiac intervention contributes to large numbers of potentially preventable deaths and sufferings ...

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2021-05-05 Case Report

Unusual and severe peripartum cardiomyopathy: A case report

Lamanna B, Vinciguerra M, Crupano F, Cicinelli R, Cicinelli E and Vimercati A

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Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a relatively rare cardiac disease that manifests in the final stage of pregnancy and in the first months after delivery in women with no preexisting heart disease. Many etiological processes have been suggested: viral myocarditis, abnormal ...

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2021-04-23 Review Article

Sildenafil citrate in healthy and diseased hearts

Seriki Samuel Adinoyi*

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Sildenafil citrate is one of the frontline drugs used to manage erectile dysfunction (ED). Chemically, it is described as 1-[[3-(6,7-dihydro-1-methyl-7-oxo-3-propyl-1H –pyrazolo [4,3-d]pyrimidin-5-yl)-4 ethoxyphenyl] sulfonyl]-4-methylpiperazine citrate (C22H30N6O4...

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2021-04-16 Case Report

pVAD-assisted left main DK-Crush Bifurcation PCI Post-ViV TAVR

Anshuman Das, Maria Isabel Camara Planek and Steve Attanasio*

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We describe successful percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) of significantly diseased ostial left main (LM) and distal LM bifurcation (Medina 1,1,1) in a patient with a reduced left ventricular ejection fraction and a recent valve-in-valve balloon-expandable TAVR using th...

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2021-03-24 Research Article

Abdominal obesity in predicting myocardial infarction risk. Waist-to-Hip Ratio: The metric that confused cardiology worldwide for a long time

Angel Martin Castellanos*

Important differences has been found in assessing the effects of obesity on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk [1]. Interestingly, accurate estimation of the body composition (BC) is highly relevant from a public health perspective [2], and it has the importance of being essential in establishing ...

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2021-03-19 Review Article

Management of hypertension in Nigeria: The barriers and challenges

Nelson I Oguanobi*

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In recent years there has been increasing concern about the growing burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in developing countries. Systemic hypertension remains the commonest form of CVD and is identified as a key modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity and morta...

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2021-02-12 Case Report

An unusual presentation of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia

Florina-Adriana Ghitun, Stefan Ailoaei, Dan Ursu, Raluca Chistol, Grigore Tinica, Cristian Statescu and Mihaela Grecu

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Introduction: Atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia (AVNRT) is the most frequent supraventricular tachycardia, commonly manifesting as autolimited paroxysmal episodes of rapid regular palpitations that exceed 150 beats per minute (bpm), dizziness and pounding neck sensa...

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2021-01-15 Review Article

New insights from cardiac muscle applied to skeletal muscle

Gerry A Smith*

I have recently described the origin of the second Ca2+ binding in the triggering of contractile activity in cardiac myofibrils that is the origin of the Ca2+ Hill coefficient of 2 for the ATPase. This site is not a simple protein binding site and cannot be measured by 45Ca2+ binding. The myofibr...

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2021-01-05 Research Article

Evidence of woven bone formation in carotid artery plaques

Mirzaie Masoud*, Zaur Guliyev, Michael Schultz, Peter Schwartz, Johann Philipp Addicks and Sheila Fatehpur

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Objective: Plaque morphology plays an important prognostic role in the occurrence of cerebrovascular events. Echolucent and heterogeneous plaques, in particular, carry an increased risk of subsequent stroke. Depending on the quality of the plaque echogenicity based on B-mode ...

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