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  1. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the therapeutic efficacy and safety of endovascular treatment aorto-iliac occlusive disease (AIOD) with TransAtlantic Inter-Society Consensus II (TASC II) C and D lesi...

    Authors: Xiangjun Dong, Ziqian Peng, Yanqiao Ren, Lei Chen, Tao Sun, Yangbo Su, Huimin Liang and Chuansheng Zheng
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:71
  2. Traditional risk stratification tools do not describe the complex principle determinant relationships that exist amongst pre-operative and peri-operative factors and their influence on cardiac surgical outcome...

    Authors: Khurum Mazhar, Saifullah Mohamed, Akshay J. Patel, Sarah Berger Veith, Giles Roberts, Richard Warwick, Lognathen Balacumaraswami, Qamar Abid and Marko Raseta
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:70
  3. Inflammatory factors are well-established indicators for vascular disease, but the D-dimer to lymphocyte count ratio (DLR) is not measured in routine clinical care. Screening of DLR in individuals may identify...

    Authors: Yansong Xu, Silei Liang, Zheng Liang, Cuiqing Huang, Yihuan Luo, Guanbiao Liang and Wei Wang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:69
  4. To estimate the relationship among uric acid (UA), 24-h microalbumin (24 h-MAU) and estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) in hypertensive patients.

    Authors: Hongda Chou, Maoti Wei, Hongxia Chen, Yuanyuan Xu, Leilie Shi, Jiajia Duan, Linlin Li, Ning Yang and Yuming Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:68
  5. An increased leukocyte count is a sign of inflammation and has been demonstrated to be a predisposing factor and complication of atrial fibrillation. Similarly, albumin, the major protein in the serum, is also...

    Authors: Fabrice Yves Ndjana Lessomo, Qian Fan, Zhi-Quan Wang and Chishimba Mukuka
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:67
  6. Red blood cell distribution width (RDW) and albumin level were considered to be related to the prognosis of patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). This study aims to investigate the correlation betwe...

    Authors: Hongwu Li and Yinjun Xu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:66
  7. Many hemodynamic parameters provide limited information regarding obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) during exercise stress testing particularly when exercise is suboptimal. Hemodynamic gain index (HGI)...

    Authors: Mohamad Jihad Mansour, Elie Chammas, Michael Winkler and Wael AlJaroudi
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:65
  8. Impaired vascular compliance is common among persons with HIV (PWH) and a risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), though many studies documenting this are from regions with a high prevalence of overweigh...

    Authors: Longa Kaluba, Theresa Chikopela, Fastone Goma, Mordecai Malambo, Wilbroad Mutale, Douglas C. Heimburger and John R. Koethe
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:64
  9. We sought to apply a simple cardiovascular health tool not requiring laboratory tests (the Fuster-BEWAT score, FBS) to predict subclinical atherosclerosis. This study included 2657 young adults (< 40 years of ...

    Authors: Quan Huynh, Alison J. Venn, Costan G. Magnussen, Hong Yang, Prasanna Venkataraman, Terence Dwyer and Thomas H. Marwick
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:63
  10. Cardiovascular disease is often associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD), resulting in an increased risk for poor outcome. We sought to determine short-term mortality and overall survival in ST-elevation m...

    Authors: Christiane Engelbertz, Jannik Feld, Lena Makowski, Leonie Kühnemund, Alicia Jeanette Fischer, Stefan A. Lange, Christian Günster, Patrik Dröge, Thomas Ruhnke, Joachim Gerß, Eva Freisinger, Holger Reinecke and Jeanette Köppe
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:62
  11. ST-segment elevation (STE) represents a repolarization dispersion marker underlying arrhythmogenesis in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI); however, its value for predicting malignant ventricul...

    Authors: Xianpei Wang, Lifang Wei, Ying Wu, Juanjuan Yan, Linwei Zhao, Xinjie Yue and Chuanyu Gao
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:61
  12. Both bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) and bovine aortic arch (BA) are considered as markers of thoracic aortic disease (TAD). But the association between them is not yet clear. This study aimed to explore the poten...

    Authors: Jing Sun, Shuai Zhang, Hongxia Qi, Cheng Sun, Zhihui Hou, Xiaoqi Wang and Xiangyang Qian
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:60
  13. Intimal sarcomas are an extremely rare type of primary cardiac malignancy. They most commonly present with symptoms of cardiac dysfunction. We present a case of intimal sarcoma identified without any cardiac s...

    Authors: Joshua Lloyd, Navinee Gilliat, Graeme Porter and Francesco Pirone
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:59
  14. The activation of the complement system and subsequent inflammatory responses are important features of myocardial ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury. Exosomes are nanoscale extracellular vesicles that play a s...

    Authors: Xiao-Fang Cheng, Shi-Tao He, Guo-Qiang Zhong, Jian-Jun Meng, Min Wang, Qi Bi and Rong-Hui Tu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:58
  15. Anti-mitochondrial antibody (AMA)-positive inflammatory myopathy, a rare type of idiopathic inflammatory myopathy which was frequently difficult to diagnose, can affect muscles and the structure and electrical...

    Authors: Rong Huang, Xinlin Zhang, Zhonglin Han, Xiang Wu, Guannan Li, Jianzhou Chen, Biao Xu, Rong Gu and Lian Wang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:57
  16. Superior mesenteric artery embolism (SMAE) is a rare cause of acute abdomen, and the fatality rate is extremely high if it is not diagnosed and treated in time. Due to the lack of knowledge and experience of n...

    Authors: Yongle Jing, Jianqiang Xu, Bingwei Chen, Dasheng Xia, Dachuan Xia, Yunpeng Tian, Wei Xia, Chengzhi Lu and Yuli Wu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:56
  17. Previous studies have revealed associations between hyperuricemia and microvascular diseases, but the association between hyperuricemia and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) remains unclear. The aim of this stud...

    Authors: Jen-Chun Wang, Shih-Hung Tsai, Hsiao-Ya Tsai, Shing-Jong Lin and Po-Hsun Huang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:55
  18. Addison’s disease which is due to dysfunction of the adrenal gland, with abnormal secretion of glucocorticoids and mineralocorticoids, is rare. By inducing inflammation and disorders of water and electrolyte m...

    Authors: Ruohan Zhao, Suxin Luo, Shuzhen Wang, Yi Wen and Feng Xiong
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:54
  19. The risk assessment of patients with stable chest pain (SCP) to defer further cardiovascular testing is crucial, but the most appropriate risk assessment strategy remains unknown. We aimed to compare current s...

    Authors: Jia Meng, Hantao Jiang, Kai Ren and Jia Zhou
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:53
  20. Takotsubo syndrome (TTS) with physical triggers has worse short- and long-term clinical courses than those with emotional triggers. However, predictive factors associated with poor outcomes of TTS with physica...

    Authors: Hyo-Jeong Ahn, Jeehoon Kang, So-Ryoung Lee, Jin Joo Park, Hae-Young Lee, Dong-Ju Choi and Hyun-Jai Cho
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:51
  21. The perception of illness may lead to improving the hypertensive patients’ lifestyle, but no study was found in this regard. Therefore, this study was conducted to determine the effect of intervention based on...

    Authors: Fatemeh Saranjam, Ardashir Afrasiabifar, Alikaram Alamdari and Nazafarin Hosseini
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:50
  22.  Early detection of subclinical myocardial dysfunction in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is essential for preventing heart failure. This study aims to search for predictors of left ventricular (...

    Authors: Zhiming Li, Dan Han, Tianfu Qi, Jie Deng, Lili Li, Chao Gao, Wei Gao, Haiyan Chen, Lihua Zhang and Wei Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:49
  23. Corrected QT (QTc) interval has been reported to be associated with type 2 diabetes. This study aimed to explore the relationship between different glucose tolerance and QTc intervals among middle-aged and old...

    Authors: Ning Lin, Hongmei Zhang, Xiaoyong Li, Yixin Niu, Hongxia Gu, Shuai Lu, Zhen Yang, Qing Su and Li Qin
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:47
  24. SARS-CoV-2 may trigger both vasculitis and arrhythmias as part of a multisystem inflammatory syndrome described in children as well as in adults following COVID-19 infection with only minor respiratory symptom...

    Authors: Simon E. Melchior, Mikkel M. Schoos, Uffe Gang, Peter K. Jacobsen, Lothar Wiese and Thomas Maria Melchior
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:46
  25. Insertable cardiac monitors (ICMs) are a clinically effective means of detecting atrial fibrillation (AF) in high-risk patients, and guiding the initiation of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs). Their c...

    Authors: Mitchell S. V. Elkind, Klaus K. Witte, Scott E. Kasner, Laura M. Sawyer, Frank W. Grimsey Jones, Claudia Rinciog, Stelios Tsintzos, Sarah C. Rosemas, David Lanctin, Paul D. Ziegler and Matthew R. Reynolds
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:45
  26. Adverse systolic remodeling after ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is associated with poor clinical outcomes. However, little is known about diastolic remodeling. The purpose of this study was to ide...

    Authors: Lawien Al Ali, Hilde E. Groot, Solmaz Assa, Erik Lipsic, Yoran M. Hummel, Dirk J. van Veldhuisen, Adriaan A. Voors, Iwan C. C. van der Horst, Carolyn S. Lam and Pim van der Harst
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:44
  27. This study aimed to investigate the efficacy and safety outcomes of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) compared between those taking warfarin and non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) based ...

    Authors: Komsing Methavigul, Ahthit Yindeengam and Rungroj Krittayaphong
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:43
  28. A subset of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) will experience adverse clinical events such as heart failure (HF), cardiovascular death, and new-onset atrial fibrillation (AF). Current risk strati...

    Authors: Di Tian, JingYu Zhang, YiFan He, ZiQi Xiong, Min Zhao, Shuai Hu, QingWei Song and ZhiYong Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:42
  29. The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between P2Y1 and P2Y12 genotypes and the risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in the Quanzhou population and to determine associations betwe...

    Authors: Chunyan Su, Zhishan Zhang, Jintu Chen, Mengcha Tian, Conglian Wu and Tao Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:41
  30. Current research results show that drug-coated balloons (DCB) have unique advantages in the treatment of in-stent restenosis, small vessel disease, bifurcation lesions, and de novo lesions, but the data regard...

    Authors: Haozhe Dong, Yingguang Shan, Shenzhen Gong, Ran Li, Yiming Li, Xupeng Lu and Guoju Sun
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:40
  31. We examined the effect of switching from angiotensin receptor-neprilysin inhibitor (ARNI) to angiotensin-receptor blocker (ARB) on plasma levels of natriuretic peptides and myocardial remodeling.

    Authors: Akihiro Nakamura, Yuta Kagaya, Hiroki Saito, Masanori Kanazawa, Masanobu Miura, Masateru Kondo, Kenjiro Sato and Hideaki Endo
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:39
  32. Peripheral artery disease (PAD) affects over 230 million people worldwide and is due to systemic atherosclerosis with etiology linked to chronic inflammation, hypertension, and smoking status. PAD is associate...

    Authors: Katherine M. Reitz, Andrew D. Althouse, Daniel E. Forman, Brian S. Zuckerbraun, Yoram Vodovotz, Ruben Zamora, Robert L. Raffai, Daniel E. Hall and Edith Tzeng
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:38
  33. Accelerated idioventricular rhythm (AIVR) is a wide QRS complex dysrhythmia that, as far as pediatric population is concerned, occurs mostly in children with underlying systemic or heart disease. Its clinical ...

    Authors: Daria Ljubas Perčić, Nikola Krmek, Ivica Benko, Hrvoje Kniewald, Suzana Bitanga, Matej Katavić and Marko Perčić
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:37
  34. In recent years, heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) has received increasing clinical attention. To investigate the diagnostic value of diastolic function parameters derived from planar gate...

    Authors: Qiaozhi Liu, Shuaishuai Zhou, Qi Wu, Ronghua Zuo, Shengjue Xiao, Xiaotong Wang, Ailin Liu, Jie Liu, Hong Zhu and Defeng Pan
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:35
  35. Impaired left ventricular function is an independent predictor of adverse clinical outcomes in patients with aortic stenosis. The aim of this study is to evaluate the short-term changes of echocardiographic pa...

    Authors: Mei Dong, Lizhen Wang, Gary Tse, Tao Dai, Lihong Wang, Zhicheng Xiao, Tong Liu and Faxin Ren
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:34
  36. The transradial approach for coronary artery catheterisation has increased in popularity compared to the transfemoral approach for patients undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions. However, radial arter...

    Authors: Elizabeth Curtis, Ritin Fernandez, John Khoo, James Weaver, Astin Lee and Liz Halcomb
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:33
  37. Ascending aorta dilation (AAD) is frequently associated with aortic stenosis (AS). This study investigated the procedural and clinical outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in patients with...

    Authors: Jun Yu and Wei Wang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:31
  38. Atrial fibrillation (AF) predisposes patients to the formation of atrial thrombi. The CHA2DS2-VASc score does not include all risk factors for atrial thrombosis. The present study is designed to explore the influ...

    Authors: Huiyu Liu, Mingjie Lin, Wenqiang Han, Junye Ge, Kellina Maduray and Jingquan Zhong
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:28
  39. Left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) is a novel treatment for stroke prevention in high-risk patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF). However, the long-term outcomes after LAAC in Chinese NVAF pa...

    Authors: Chunyu Chen, Yuyi Chen, Lulu Qu, Xi Su and Yanhong Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:27
  40. Heart failure has been one of the major causes of hospitalization across the world. Focusing on the treatment outcomes of ambulatory heart failure patients will reduce the burden of heart failure such as hospi...

    Authors: Erkihun Assefa, Elsah Tegene, Abinet Abebe and Tsegaye Melaku
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:26
  41. Measurement of peak velocities is important in the evaluation of heart failure. This study compared the performance of automated 4D flow cardiac MRI (CMR) with traditional transthoracic Doppler echocardiograph...

    Authors: Hosamadin Assadi, Rui Li, Ciaran Grafton-Clarke, Bhalraam Uthayachandran, Samer Alabed, Ahmed Maiter, Gareth Archer, Peter P. Swoboda, Chris Sawh, Alisdair Ryding, Faye Nelthorpe, Bahman Kasmai, Fabrizio Ricci, Rob J. van der Geest, Marcus Flather, Vassilios S. Vassiliou…
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:24
  42. The new non-invasive arterial stiffness indices, arterial pressure volume index (API) is explored as a novel marker of residual stress in the wall of the peripheral muscular arteries at zero-stress state in cl...

    Authors: Lin Jin, Mengjiao Zhang, Lei Sha, Mengmeng Cao, Lanyue Tong, Qingqing Chen, Cuiqin Shen, Lianfang Du, Liping Liu and Zhaojun Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:22
  43. Stroke is a global public health concern with type 2 diabetes being one of the common risk factors. Knowledge of stroke risk factors and warning symptoms among type 2 diabetes patients is largely unknown in de...

    Authors: Rediet Akele Getu, Fekadu Aga, Tadesse Badada, Sewnet Getaye Workie, Makda Abate Belew and Kalkidan MekonnenRN
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:21

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