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Research Article

Is secondary prevention information before discharge adequate after percutaneous coronary intervention?

Introduction: Implementation of prevention strategies for patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) is essential, but many fall short of reaching their goals. Patients often perceive themselves as healthy and are less motivated to change lifestyle. To obtain better results p...

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Single-centre real world experience of the Mynx Femoral closure device in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention

Background: Vascular closure devices are routinely used following femoral artery access to perform percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI). A number of devices are available on the market. We have reported previously on our experience of the Mynx device following diagnostic ...

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Impact of the Israeli attacks at 2014 on incidence of STEMI in Gaza

For 51 days, Gaza was pummeled down by the Israeli military in a war known as Operation Protective Edge. During the 50 days (7-7-204 to 28-8-2014) of the Israeli campaign, 2104 Palestinians were killed, including 253 women (12%) and 495 children (24%). According to the UN, at least 69% of Pale...

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Short Communication

Not-motorized Implantable Cardiac Assistance (NICA): Hemodynamic concepts and clinical perspectives

The considerable improvements in cardiac support systems technologies have not solved until now the problem of connecting the cardiac assistance devices (CAD) to external energy sources, which makes these Patients at risk of lethal infections and dependent on external batteries with few hours ...

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Case Report

Acute viral myocarditis due to Influenza H3N2 infection resembling an acute coronary syndrome: A case report

A 16-year-old man with history of two weeks-flu like symptoms with intermittent fever. He came to the emergency department with 2 hours-chest pain that radiates to the back and upper extremities. At the admission he was hemodynamically stable with normal blood pressure The ECG showed sinus rhy...

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C-reactive protein is associated with ventricular repolarization dispersion among patients with metabolic syndrome

Background: An increasing body of evidence indicates that inflammatory activation profoundly impacts the electrophysiological properties of cardiomyocytes. A marker of systemic inflammation such as C-reactive
protein(CRP), is associated with all parameters of the Mtabo...

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Review Article

Cardiomyopathies - The special entity of myocarditis and infl ammatory cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy is a heart muscle disease with structural and functional myocardial abnormalities in the absence of coronary artery disease, hypertension, valvular disease, and congenital heart disease. However, it has become clear that diverse etiologies and clinical manifestations (e.g. arrhy...

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Case Report

Single Trans apical access for double aortic and mitral valves-in-valves procedures with high risk of thrombus embolism

Persistent left atrial thrombus remains a contra indication to transeptal valves in valves procedure. We aimed to perform a double valves in valves replacement through transapical access with cerebral angiography control during the procedure just after implantation.

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Assessment of lipid and hematological profile among blood donors in European Gaza Hospital, Palestine

Background: There is an important shortage of blood in the greatest blood banks worldwide to meet up with requirements for numerous medical interventions. Limited studies have associated regular blood donation to the lowering of lipid function parameters. Assessing the lipid f...

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Case Report

Severe Infantile Coarctation and Mid Aortic Stenosis in Williams Syndrome

We report a challenging patient with Williams syndrome and severe coarctation of the aorta. As in a few similar cases reported, several surgical and catheter interventions for recoarctation, intrastent intimal proliferation and stenosis of the left sub-clavian artery were required. Aortic patc...

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Preclinical stiff heart is a marker of cardiovascular morbimortality in apparently healthy population

Background: The prognostic signifi cance of impaired left ventricular (LV) relaxation and increased LV stiffness as precursor of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and death is still largely unknown in apparently healthy subjects.

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P wave dispersion in patients with premenstrual dysphoric disorder

Background: Growing evidence has revealed that fear and anxiety related situations could affect cardiac parameters. P wave dispersion (Pd) is an important index. In the present study, we aimed to evaluate Pd values in patients with premenstrual dysphoric disorder.

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Review Article

Timing of cardiac surgery and other intervention among children with congenital heart disease: A review article

Background: Early diagnosis and improved facilities are necessary for determining the optimal timing of surgery and other interventions in children with congenital heart diseases in Nigeria. This is because late presentation, late diagnosis and delayed surgery can lead to mort...

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