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  1. Expanding the number of biomarkers is imperative for studying the etiology and improving venous thromboembolism prediction. In this study, we aimed to identify promising biomarkers or targeted therapies to imp...

    Authors: Qitao Wang, Junyu Chi, Wenjie Zeng, Fang Xu, Xin Li, Zhen Wang and Ming Qu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:374
  2. Interventional valve implantation into the inferior vena cava (CAVI) lowers venous congestion in patients with tricuspid regurgitation (TR). We evaluated the impact of a reduction of abdominal venous congestio...

    Authors: Isabel Mattig, Bernd Hewing, Fabian Knebel, Christian Meisel, Antje Ludwig, Frank Konietschke, Verena Stangl, Karl Stangl, Michael Laule and Henryk Dreger
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:373
  3. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are commonly prescribed for gastroprotection in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), who are at increased risk of gastrointestinal bleeding due to antipla...

    Authors: Bijaya K. Padhi, Mahalaqua Nazli Khatib, Quazi Syed Zahiruddin, Sarvesh Rustagi, Rakesh Kumar Sharma, Ranjit Sah, Prakasini Satapathy and Arathi P. Rao
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:372
  4. Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery from the inappropriate sinus of Valsalva (AAOCA) is a rare congenital heart lesion. It is uncommon for patients with AAOCA to present with severe symptoms at a very...

    Authors: Yuhao Wu, Siyi Che and Yonggang Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:370
  5. Innominate artery aneurysms (IAAs) are rare and may result in rupture, distal arterial embolization, or local compression without timely treatment. Rupture is the most dangerous of these complications. This ar...

    Authors: Youyao Xu, Tao Zhu, Guobin Chen, Senyan Wu and Xiaoyang Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:369
  6. Authors: Shumei Miao, Feihong Yu, Rongrong Sheng, Xiaoliang Zhang, Yong Li, Yaolei Qi, Shan Lu, Pei Ji, Jiyue Fan, Xin Zhang, Tingyu Xu, Zhongmin Wang, Yun Liu and Guanyu Yang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:368

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  7. Atrial fibrillation and flutter (AFF) are the most common cardiac arrhythmias globally, contributing to substantial morbidity and mortality. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region face unique challenge...

    Authors: Mohammad Yaghoubi, Parvaneh Hamian Roumiani, Fateme Nozari, Saba Simiyari, Alireza Azarboo, Mahgol Sadat Hassan Zadeh Tabatabaei, Mohamad Mehdi Khadembashiri and Mohammad Amin Khadembashiri
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:366
  8. M1 macrophages are closely associated with cardiac injury after myocardial infarction (MI). Increasing evidence shows that exosomes play a key role in pathophysiological regulation after MI, but the role of M1...

    Authors: Xiaoqing He, Shan Liu, Zhanyu Zhang, Qirui Liu, Juan Dong, Zhifeng Lin, Junhao Chen, Lihuan Li, Weihua Liu, Shaojun Liu and Shiming Liu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:365
  9. Despite a significant rise in cardiovascular disease (CVD)-related mortality in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), data are scarce regarding the quality of care provided, particularly for women.

    Authors: Mohammed Elbarbary, Hazem K. Shalaby, Salma M. Elshokafy and Mohamed A. Khalil
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:364
  10. Three randomised controlled trials (RCTs) have demonstrated that first-line cryoballoon pulmonary vein isolation decreases atrial tachycardia in patients with symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF) c...

    Authors: Morten Lock Hansen, Joe W. E. Moss, Jacob Tønnesen, Mette Lundsby Johansen, Malte Kuniss, Eleni Ismyrloglou, Jason Andrade, Oussama Wazni, Stuart Mealing, Alicia Sale, Daniela Afonso, Tom Bromilow, Emily Lane and Gian Battista Chierchia
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:363
  11. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has been presented as a potential therapeutic option for patients with cardiogenic shock complicating myocardial infarction (CS-MI). We aimed to investigate the effic...

    Authors: Ahmed Saad Elsaeidy, Amira Mohamed Taha, Mohamed Abuelazm, Youssef Soliman, Mohamed Ahmed Ali, Abdullah K. Alassiri, Hosam Shaikhkhalil and Basel Abdelazeem
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:362
  12. This retrospective cohort study aims to compare the effectiveness and safety of warfarin, rivaroxaban, and dabigatran in atrial fibrillation (AF) patients with different CHA2DS2-VASc scores in northern China.

    Authors: Yue Zhao, Hong Ren and Shiwei Xu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:361
  13. The atherogenic index of plasma (AIP) is considered an independent risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD). The present study investigated whether AIP correlates with the formation of coronary collateral...

    Authors: Shutong Dong, Jiaming Qiao, Ang Gao, Zehao Zhao, Xin Huang, Yi Kan, Zhiqiang Yang, Meishi Ma, Chu Fan, Hongya Han and Yujie Zhou
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:360
  14. Takotsubo syndrome (TTS) is an acute heart failure syndrome with symptoms similar to acute myocardial infarction. TTS is often triggered by acute emotional or physical stress and is a significant cause of morb...

    Authors: Thorsteinn Gudmundsson, Björn Redfors, Truls Råmunddal, Oskar Angerås, Petur Petursson, Araz Rawshani, Henrik Hagström, Joakim Alfredsson, Christina Ekenbäck, Loghman Henareh, Kristofer Skoglund, Charlotta Ljungman, Moman Mohammad, Tomas Jernberg, Ole Fröbert, David Erlinge…
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:359
  15. The plasma uric acid to albumin ratio (UAR) is considered as a novel indicator for Inflammation. However, the association between UAR and coronary slow flow phenomenon (CSFP) remains unclear.

    Authors: Xiao-jiao Zhang, Ai-jie Hou, Bo Luan, Cheng-fu Wang and Jia-jin Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:358
  16. The epidemiological distribution of functional mitral regurgitation (FMR) in heart failure (HF) and mildly reduced ejection fraction (HFmrEF) patients and its impact on outcomes remains unclear. We attempt to ...

    Authors: Zhenhua Wang, Yue Zeng, Hanzhao Qiu, Li Chen, Jun Chen and Chaosheng Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:357
  17. Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors have beneficial effects in heart failure (HF), including reverse remodelling, but the mechanisms by which these benefits are conferred are unclear. Inflammati...

    Authors: Adel Dihoum, Alexander JM Brown, Rory J McCrimmon, Chim C Lang and Ify R Mordi
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:356
  18. Woven coronary artery (WCA) is a rare anomaly and its etiology remains speculative. Both congenital and acquired factors are considered to be concerned with the pathogenesis. In a 35-year-old man, the tissue c...

    Authors: Jiannan Li, Xiaoli Wang, Chen Liu, Peng Zhou and Hanjun Zhao
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:355
  19. Hyperlipidemia damages vascular wall and serves as a foundation for diseases such as atherosclerosis, hypertension and stiffness. The NOD-like receptor family pyrin domain-containing 3 (NLRP3) inflammasome is ...

    Authors: Hai-Hua Liu, Wei Wei, Fei-Fei Wu, Lu Cao, Bing-Jie Yang, Jia-Ning Fu, Jing-Xia Li, Xin-Yue Liang, Hao-Yu Dong, Yan-Yan Heng and Peng-Fei Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:354
  20. Dyslipidemia is one of the causes of coronary heart disease (CAD), and apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene polymorphism affects lipid levels. However, the relationship between APOE gene polymorphisms and premature CAD (...

    Authors: Youqian Li, Wei Zhong, Changjing Huang, Junyin Peng and Hanlin Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:353
  21. Diabetic cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a chronic disease caused by diabetes mellitus, which is recognized as a worldwide challenging disease. This study aimed to investigate the role and the potential mechanism of k...

    Authors: Jiahui Wang, Yuping Li, Lu Li, Huan Liang, Hongwei Ye, Pinfang Kang, Zhenghong Li, Ying Yu and Qin Gao
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:351
  22. Antineoplastic medications, including doxorubicin, idarubicin, and epirubicin, have been found to adversely affect the heart due to oxidative stress - mitochondrial dysfunction - ferroptosis (ORMFs), which act...

    Authors: Ren Qianqian, Zhu Peng, Zhang Licai, Zhang Ruizhi, Ye Tianhe, Xia xiangwen, Zheng Chuansheng and Yang Fan
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:350
  23. Glycolysis and immune metabolism play important roles in acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Therefore, this study aimed to identify and experimentally validate the glycolysis-related hub genes in AMI as diagno...

    Authors: Xiaoqing Zhang, Lina Zhang, Ya Gao, Zhangyu Liu and Kaizheng Gong
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:349
  24. CHA2DS2-VASc score-related differences have been reported in atrial fibrotic remodeling and prognosis of atrial fibrillation (AF) patients after ablation. There are currently no data on the efficacy of low voltag...

    Authors: Halim Marzak, Gabrielle Gennesseaux, Justine Hammann, Romain Ringele, Simon Fitouchi, François Severac, Thomas Cardi, Mohamad Kanso, Alexandre Schatz, Patrick Ohlmann, Olivier Morel and Laurence Jesel
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:347
  25. The link between diabetes mellitus and chronic hepatitis C infection remains well established. It is estimated that up to one third of chronic hepatitis C patients have type II diabetes mellitus. Hepatitis C v...

    Authors: Khaled M. Elmaghraby, Lobna Abdel-Wahid, Yehia T. Kishk, Rania R. Y. Michael and Ahmed Abdel-Galeel
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:344
  26. Heart failure (HF) with preserved or mildly reduced ejection fraction includes a heterogenous group of patients. Reclassification into distinct phenogroups to enable targeted interventions is a priority. This ...

    Authors: Fardad Soltani, David A. Jenkins, Amit Kaura, Joshua Bradley, Nicholas Black, John P. Farrant, Simon G. Williams, Abdulrahim Mulla, Benjamin Glampson, Jim Davies, Dimitri Papadimitriou, Kerrie Woods, Anoop D. Shah, Mark R. Thursz, Bryan Williams, Folkert W. Asselbergs…
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:343
  27. The trans femoral ipsilateral approach is often adopted for endovascular treatment (EVT) for better steerability of guidewires or better device deliverability. However, contrary to the trans femoral contralate...

    Authors: Tetsuya Nomura, Shiori Yoshida, Michitaka Kitamura, Kenshi Ono, Keisuke Shoji, Yukinori Kato, Naotoshi Wada, Natsuya Keira and Tetsuya Tatsumi
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:342
  28. The study evaluated the performance of the Mindray N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) in a healthy population in China, focusing on creating a reference range for future clinical application...

    Authors: Pingfeng Feng, Junlong Qin, Zhixin Chai, Yajie Zhang, Minghai Zhao, Liya Liu, Lijun Zhang, Yaqiong Chen and Yufeng Xiong
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:341
  29. Atrial flutter, a prevalent cardiac arrhythmia, is primarily characterized by reentrant circuits in the right atrium. However, atypical forms of atrial flutter present distinct challenges in terms of diagnosis...

    Authors: Dongchen Zhou, Biqi Zhang, Cong Zeng, Xiang Yin and Xiaogang Guo
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:340
  30. The relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the occurrence of arrhythmias and heart rate variability (HRV) in hypertensive patients is not elucidated. Our study investigates the association betw...

    Authors: Shao-dong Xu, Ling-li Hao, Fei-fei Liu and Chuan-zhi Xu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:338
  31. Heart failure (HF) is a chronic condition characterized by significant impairment of the cardiovascular system, leading to a decline in health-related quality of life, recurrent hospitalizations, and increased...

    Authors: Aleksandra Kukulska and Elżbieta Garwacka-Czachor
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:337
  32. In this study, we explored the determinants of ventricular aneurysm development following acute myocardial infarction (AMI), thereby prompting timely interventions to enhance patient prognosis.

    Authors: Hongqin Huang, Min Xu, Chaohua Qiang, Zhenni Yang and Ling Yang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:336
  33. The efficacy of optimal medical therapy (OMT) with or without revascularization therapy in patients with stable coronary artery disease (SCAD) remains controversial. We performed a meta-analysis of randomized ...

    Authors: Lei Bi, Yu Geng, Yintang Wang, Siyuan Li, Kuogen Sun, Yiqi Guo, Ou Zhang and Ping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:335
  34. Systemic inflammation markers have recently been identified as being associated with cardiac disorders. However, limited research has been conducted to estimate the pre-diagnostic associations between these ma...

    Authors: Xuechen Zhao, Lei Huang, Jianan Hu, Nake Jin, Jun Hong and Xudong Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:334
  35. Oxidative stress may contribute to cardiac ryanodine receptor (RyR2) dysfunction in diabetic cardiomyopathy. Ginsenoside Rb1 (Rb1) is a major pharmacologically active component of ginseng to treat cardiovascul...

    Authors: Chunpeng feng, Jianping Song, Lan Deng, Jinfeng Zhang, Xinyi Lian, Zhong Zhen and Jinfeng Liu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:333
  36. The anticancer drug of tyrosine kinase-inhibitors (TKIs) has significantly improved the prognosis of patients with specific leukemia but has also increased the risk of organ adverse reactions. Herein, we prese...

    Authors: Haiyan Xue, Lan Wang, Yuliang Ma and Chang Hou
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:332
  37. Pulmonary embolisms (PEs) exhibit clinical features similar to those of acute coronary syndrome (ACS), including electrocardiographic abnormalities and elevated troponin levels, which frequently lead to misdia...

    Authors: Yun-Hu Chen, Xing-Yu Zhu, Li-Hua Fan and Hong-Feng Xu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:331
  38. Pulmonary transit time (PTT) can be measured automatically from arterial input function (AIF) images of dual sequence first-pass perfusion imaging. PTT has been validated against invasive cardiac catheterisati...

    Authors: Jonathan Farley, Louise AE. Brown, Pankaj Garg, Ali Wahab, Joel RL. Klassen, Nicholas Jex, Sharmaine Thirunavukarasu, Amrit Chowdhary, Noor Sharrack, Miroslawa Gorecka, Hui Xue, Nigel Artis, Eylem Levelt, Erica Dall’Armellina, Peter Kellman, John P. Greenwood…
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:329
  39. The cardiac toxicity of radiotherapy (RT) can affect cancer survival rates over the long term. This has been confirmed in patients with breast cancer and lymphoma. However, there are few studies utilizing the ...

    Authors: Rong Liu, Li ang Xu, Ziqi Zhao and Ruoling Han
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:328
  40. The relationships among left heart remodeling, cardiac function, and cardiovascular events (CEs) in patients with heart failure (HF) with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) undergoing maintenance hemodialysis...

    Authors: Yi Zhang, Xiaofei Guo, Sijiao Chen, Yin Wang, Jingjing Li, Xiaofeng Sun and Xiaomei Huang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:327
  41. With advancements in chronic total coronary occlusion (CTO) recanalization techniques and concepts, the success rate of recanalization has been steadily increasing. However, the current data are too limited to...

    Authors: Yuhao Zhao, Ping Wang, Ze Zheng, Qin Ma, Yuchen Shi and Jinghua Liu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:324

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