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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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2019-11-04 Research Article

A Systematic review for sudden cardiac death in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients with Myocardial Fibrosis: A CMR LGE Study

Sahadev T Reddy, Antonio T Paladino, Nackle J Silva, Mark Doyle, Diane A Vido and Robert WW Biederman*

Background: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) patients have a predisposition for malignant VT/VF and consequently, sudden cardiac death (SCD). In single center studies, late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) defined fibrosis has been linked to VT/VF. However, despite innumerable in...

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2019-11-04 Review Article

Do beta adrenoceptor blocking agents provide the same degree of clinically convincing morbidity and mortality benefits in patients with chronic heart failure? A literature review

Martin Mumuni Danaah Malick*

Chronic heart failure has been extensively characterized as a disorder arising from a complex interaction between impaired ventricular performance and neurohormonal activation. Since beta adrenoceptor blocking agents are currently considered an integral component of therapy for the management ...

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2019-11-04 Research Article

Diagnosis of critical congenital heart defects in Iceland 2000-2014

Hallfríður Kristinsdóttir, Þórður Þórkelsson, Hildur Harðardóttir and Gylfi Óskarsson*

Critical congenital heart defects (CCHDs) are preferably diagnosed prenatally or soon after birth. Late diagnosis has been related to poorer prognosis. The aim of this study is to assess when CCHDs are diagnosed in Iceland and whether late diagnosis is a problem. All live born children in Icel...

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2019-10-28 Research Article

Evaluation of the predictive value of CHA2DS2-VASc Score for no-reflow phenomenon in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction who underwent Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Mahmoud Shawky Abd El-Moneum*

Objective: The aim of this study was to estimate the predictive clinical value of CHA2DS2-VASc score for no-reflow phenomena in patients having ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) who applied to primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).

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2019-10-21 Research Article

Impact of Pacemaker Implantation on 12-Month Resource Utilization Following TAVR Hospitalization

Steven D Culler*, Aaron D Kugelmass, David J Cohen, Matthew R Reynolds, Phillip P Brown, April W Simon and Marc R Katz

Purpose: This study reports resource utilization during a Medicare Beneficiary’s (MBs) Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) index hospitalization and all subsequent encounters for 12 months and compares data between MBs who did or did not receive a pacemaker imp...

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2019-10-17 Research Article

The effect of anemia on serum hepcidin levels in patients with heart failure

Betul Borku Uysal*, Feray Akbas, Esma Altunoglu, Gulhan Ipek Denız, Duygu Uysal, Harun Uysal, Hanife Usta Atmaca, Yasin Yuksel, Hale Aral, Guven Cetın, Cem Ar M and Fusun Erdenen

Background: Anemia is an accelerating problem among patients with heart failure (HF) and its presence is associated with more symptoms. In this study, we investigated whether anemia in heart failure was related to hepcidin concentration.

Methods: 50...

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2019-10-04 Research Article

Plaque morphology in diabetic vs. non diabetic patients assessed by Multi-Slice Computed Tomography coronary angiography

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Background and Objectives: Multi-slice computed tomography (MSCT) provides high accuracy for noninvasive assessment of coronary artery disease (CAD). The introduction of the latest computed tomography technology allows comprehensive evaluation of various aspects of CAD, includ...

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2019-10-04 Case Report

Scintigraphic non-invasive diagnosis of amyloid cardiomyopathy

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Amyloidosis encompasses a heterogeneous group of disorders, characterized by extracellular deposition of insoluble abnormal amyloid aggregates, due to a failure in protein quality control. Cardiac amyloidosis is a disorder in which proteins misfold and deposit as amyloid fibrils that infiltr...

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2019-09-26 Research Article

Prevalence of congenital heart diseases among primary school children in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria, West Africa

Ujuanbi Amenawon Susan*, Tabansi Petronilla Nnena, Otaigbe Barbara Edewele

Introduction: Congenital heart diseases (CHD) are leading causes of childhood morbidity and mortality especially in developing countries. Community-based studies are important in ascertaining the burden of the disease.

Objectives: The study was set ...

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2019-09-24 Research Article

Novel paclitaxel-coated balloon angioplasty via single retrograde popliteal access for challenging superficial femoral artery and iliac artery lesions?

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Objectives: We report our results regarding the use of BioPath™ paclitaxel-coated balloon catheters for superficial or distal external iliac artery revascularization via single retrograde popliteal access.

Methods: We included 105 prospective ...

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