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Coronary artery disease

Section edited by Fabrizio D'ascenzo
This section concerns all aspects of coronary artery disease including but not limited to: prevention, diagnosis and management, as well as related molecular genetics, and pathophysiology.

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  1. Most reported cases of right anomalous coronary artery from the opposite sinus (R-ACAOS) have benign clinical outcomes. However, patients with left ACAOS (L-ACAOS) and some of the patients with R-ACAOS are mor...

    Authors: Kai-yue Diao, Qin Zhao, Yue Gao, Ke Shi, Min Ma, Hua-yan Xu, Ying-kun Guo and Zhi-gang Yang

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:25

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  2. Longitudinal stent deformation (LSD) is an infrequent complication of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), and it may lead to catastrophic clinical outcomes. However, reports of cardiac adverse events ass...

    Authors: Daoyuan Si, Yaliang Tong, Bo Yu, Yuquan He and Guohui Liu

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:24

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  3. Patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) who present to hospitals without interventional facilities frequently require transfer to another hospital equipped with a cardiac catheterization laboratory. This r...

    Authors: Michał Czapla, Dorota Zyśko, Tom Quinn and Piotr Karniej

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:19

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  4. Radiofrequency catheter ablation is an established procedure with a high success rate for treating Wolff–Parkinson–White (WPW) syndrome. Rare complications post-ablation may nonetheless occur particularly asso...

    Authors: Mei-fang Zheng, Zhen Wang and Zheng-yu Bao

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:18

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  5. Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) can be associated with increased survival and neurologic benefits in selected patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). However, there remains ins...

    Authors: Kei Hayashida, Takahiro Kinoshita, Kazuma Yamakawa, Santiago J. Miyara, Lance B. Becker and Satoshi Fujimi

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:23

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  6. This study aims to evaluate the ADL(activity of daily living) of patients with acute cerebral infarction through BI scoring, in order to observe its predictive value in the prognosis of these patients.

    Authors: Qun-Xi Li, Xiao-Jing Zhao, Yan Wang, Da-Li Wang, Jiang Zhang, Tie-Jun Liu, Yan-Bo Peng, Hai-Yan Fan and Fu-Xia Zheng

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:14

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  7. Ischemic cardiomyopathy is a high-cost, resource-intensive public health burden that is associated with a 1-year mortality rate of about 16% in western population. Different in patient ethnicity and pattern of...

    Authors: Nattawut Wongpraparut, Sarawut Siwamogsatham, Tomorn Thongsri, Pornchai Ngamjanyaporn, Arintaya Phrommintikul, Kompoj Jirajarus, Tarinee Tangcharoen, Kid Bhumimuang, Pinij Kaewsuwanna, Rungroj Krittayaphong, Rungtiwa Pongakasira and Harvey D. White

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:8

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  8. Previous clinical studies have suggested that trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO) could contribute to the development of atherosclerosis cardiovascular disease. However, the synthetic analysis in coronary heart dise...

    Authors: Miao-En Yao, Peng-Da Liao, Xu-Jie Zhao and Lei Wang

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:7

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  9. Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm is a very rare complication following acute myocardial infarction, which results from a free wall rupture. Hemopericardium and cardiac tamponade caused by rupture of the free wa...

    Authors: Xin Li, Yu Wang, Dong Wang, Chaohui Lai and Chenxin Wang

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:5

    Content type: Case report

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  10. Ticagrelor and clopidogrel, P2Y12 receptor antagonists, can prevent thrombotic events and are used to treat cardiovascular diseases such as acute coronary syndrome and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, in wh...

    Authors: Zhuyin Jia, Yiwei Huang, Xiaojun Ji, Jiaju Sun and Guosheng Fu

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:318

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  11. Genetic susceptibility to the development of coronary artery disease (CAD) and myocardial infarction (MI) is well established. However, lack of replication, and difficulty in the identification of specific gen...

    Authors: Yi-Dan Hao, Bright Eric Ohene, Shi-Wei Yang and Yu-Jie Zhou

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:314

    Content type: Case report

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  12. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Due to increased CAD risk factors in Saudi Arabia, research on more feasible and predictive biomarkers is needed. We aimed t...

    Authors: Mohammed Ewid, Hossam Sherif, Syed Muhammad Baqui Billah, Nazmus Saquib, Wael AlEnazy, Omer Ragab, Saed Enabi, Tawfik Rajab, Zaki Awad and Rami Abazid

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:309

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  13. Coronary artery spasm (CAS) is an underdiagnosed disease especially in heart transplant patients, and in those patients the etiology and pathophysiology remain largely unknown, although it has been associated ...

    Authors: M. Pagnoni, J. Regamey, J. Adjedj, G. Rogati, O. Muller and P. Tozzi

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:305

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  14. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are associated with risk of poor adult health, including cardiometabolic diseases. Little is known about the correlates of ACEs for adults who have already developed cardio...

    Authors: Robert G. Maunder, David W. Tannenbaum, Joanne A. Permaul, Melissa Nutik, Cleo Haber, Mira Mitri, Daniela Costantini and Jonathan J. Hunter

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:304

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  15. Most coronary spastic angina patients are responsive to coronary vasodilators therapy, and stent implantation is not recommended for regular use. We reported the angiographic and intravascular ultrasound (IVUS...

    Authors: Haoran Wang, Geng Peng, Yancai Dong and Dongliang Liu

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:300

    Content type: Case report

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  16. Coronary artery ectasia (CAE) is an uncommon finding in patients undergoing coronary angiography and acute myocardial infarction is an extremely uncommon condition in the presence of coronary artery ectasia. T...

    Authors: Mohammad Rafi Noori, Bo Zhang and Lifei Pan

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:296

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  17. Postoperative atrial fibrillation occurs in up to 30% of patients after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and its cause is unknown. The aim of the study was to evaluate whether concentration of resistin in s...

    Authors: Maciej Rachwalik, Marta Obremska, Dorota Zyśko, Małgorzata Matusiewicz, Krzysztof Ściborski and Marek Jasiński

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:294

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  18. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common cause of mortality globally, yet mitochondrial genetic mutations associated with CHD development remain incompletely understood.

    Authors: Zhenxiao Zhang, Mingyang Liu, Jianshuai He, Xiaotian Zhang, Yuehua Chen and Hui Li

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:293

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  19. Psychological factors, such as self-efficacy, are important in understanding the progress and management of coronary heart disease (CHD), and how patients make lifestyle modifications to compensate for the dis...

    Authors: Aya Barham, Reem Ibraheem and Sa’ed H. Zyoud

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:290

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  20. Coronary slow flow phenomenon (CSFP) is an angiographic entity characterized by delayed coronary opacification in absence of evident obstructive lesion in the epicardial coronary artery. However, whether patie...

    Authors: Yonghuai Wang, Jinyang Li, Shuang Liu, Lixin Mu, Guangyuan Li, Hang Yu, Jun Yang and Chunyan Ma

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:288

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  21. Complete and simplified Selvester QRS score have been proposed as valuable clinical tool for estimating myocardial damage in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). We sought to comprehensive...

    Authors: Christina Tiller, Martin Reindl, Sebastian Johannes Reinstadler, Magdalena Holzknecht, Michael Schreinlechner, Alexander Peherstorfer, Nicolas Hein, Ivan Lechner, Agnes Mayr, Gert Klug and Bernhard Metzler

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:285

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  22. Korea has seen a rapid increase in the use of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with the ratio of PCI to coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) the highest in the world. This study was performed to examine...

    Authors: Agnus M. Kim, Jong Heon Park, Seongcheol Cho, Sungchan Kang, Tae Ho Yoon and Yoon Kim

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:275

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  23. Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) uptake and adherence remain sub-optimal despite the apparent health benefits of modifying healthy behavior and slowing disease progression. eHealth is the use of information and com...

    Authors: Jing Jing Su and Doris Sau Fung Yu

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:274

    Content type: Study protocol

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  24. The interventional treatment of chronic total occlusion (CTO) with stent fracture as well as severe calcification was extremely difficult and no effective technique has been reported.

    Authors: Yajun Xue, Boda Zhou, Weimin Wang, Guobin Miao, Ou Zhang, Jie Zhou, Yu Geng, Yanlong Zhai, Chunhui Ren and Ping Zhang

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:273

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  25. Coronary heart disease is related to sudden death caused by multi-factors and a major threat to human health.This study explores the role of OX40L and ICAM-1 in the stability of coronary plaques and their rela...

    Authors: Yu Wang, Xiaoyu Sun, Bing Xia, Cuiyun Le, Zhu Li, Jie Wang, Jiang Huang, Jiawen Wang and Changwu Wan

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:272

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  26. Cardiovascular disease including ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is increasing and the leading cause of death in China. There has been limited data available to characterize STEMI management and out...

    Authors: You Zhang, Shan Wang, Shuyan Yang, Shanshan Yin, Qianqian Cheng, Muwei Li, Datun Qi, Xianpei Wang, Zhongyu Zhu, Luosha Zhao, Dayi Hu and Chuanyu Gao

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:271

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  27. Coronary artery disease (CAD), including acute myocardial infarction (AMI), is a common complex disease. Although a great number of genetic loci and variants for CAD have been identified, genetic causes and un...

    Authors: Shuai Wang, Jie Zhang, Xiaohui He, Yexin Zhang, Jing Chen, Qiang Su, Shuchao Pang, Shufang Zhang, Yinghua Cui and Bo Yan

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:265

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  28. ST resolution (STR) after AMI is a non-invasive indicator of IRA reperfusion. We investigated whether pre-angiography STR predicted spontaneous IRA reperfusion in STEMI patients.

    Authors: Zongsheng Guo and Xinchun Yang

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:264

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  29. Depression often co-exists with non-cardiovascular morbid conditions. Whether this comorbidity increases the risk of cardiovascular disease has so far not been studied. Thus, the aim of this study was to deter...

    Authors: Aysha Almas, Jette Moller, Romaina Iqbal, Andreas Lundin and Yvonne Forsell

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:260

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  30. To assess the value of D-dimer and its combination with The Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE) score in predicting in-hospital mortality in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) undergoing ...

    Authors: Tongtong Yu, Yundi Jiao, Jia Song, Dongxu He, Jiake Wu, Zhijun Sun and Zhaoqing Sun

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:252

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  31. Normal findings of cardiac scintigraphy predict good outcomes. However, a paucity of the data exists for elderly patients 85 years or older. In the present study, we aimed to demonstrate the association betwee...

    Authors: Takao Kato, Mitsumasa Okano, Yoshizumi Haruna and Moriaki Inoko

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:246

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  32. We characterised the phenotypic consequence of genetic variation at the PCSK9 locus and compared findings with recent trials of pharmacological inhibitors of PCSK9.

    Authors: Amand F. Schmidt, Michael V. Holmes, David Preiss, Daniel I. Swerdlow, Spiros Denaxas, Ghazaleh Fatemifar, Rupert Faraway, Chris Finan, Dennis Valentine, Zammy Fairhurst-Hunter, Fernando Pires Hartwig, Bernardo Lessa Horta, Elina Hypponen, Christine Power, Max Moldovan, Erik van Iperen…

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:240

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  33. Identifying variables predictive of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in women is important. The use of the ratio of total cholesterol-to-high density lipoprotein cholesterol (TC/HDL-C) is often overlooked. Th...

    Authors: Susanna Calling, Sven-Erik Johansson, Moa Wolff, Jan Sundquist and Kristina Sundquist

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:239

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  34. Cardiac catheterization is performed for both therapeutic and diagnostic reasons, in which the outcome may vary from only medical treatment to the need of percutaneous coronary intervention and ending with cor...

    Authors: Abdulsalam Alkaiyat, Reham Abumadi, Shuruq Atari, Wasef Sayeh, Hamzeh Al Zabadi, Zaid Sarawan, Fekri Bisharat and Nizar Shakhshir

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:237

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  35. Acute myocarditis (AM) can be defined as an inflammatory disease of the myocardium and characterized by large heterogeneity of clinical presentation. Myocarditis is becoming increasingly recognized as a contri...

    Authors: Fatih Mehmet Ucar, Cihan Ozturk and Mustafa Adem Yılmaztepe

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:232

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  36. Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) is one of the leading causes of death worldwide and studies have shown higher mortality rates and premature death in South Asian countries. The occurrence and effect of risk facto...

    Authors: Udaya Ralapanawa, Pallegoda Vithanage Ranjith Kumarasiri, Kushalee Poornima Jayawickreme, Prabashini Kumarihamy, Yapa Wijeratne, Madhushanka Ekanayake and Chandira Dissanayake

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:229

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  37. The new generation thinner-strut silicon carbide (SiC) coated cobalt chromium (CoCr) bare-metal stents (BMS) are designed to accelerate rapid endothelialisation and reduce thrombogenicity when implanted in cor...

    Authors: Kim Wadt Hansen, Raban Jeger, Rikke Sørensen, Christoph Kaiser, Matthias Pfisterer, Tor Biering-Sørensen, Louise Hougesen Bjerking and Søren Galatius

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:226

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  38. In odontology, panoramic radiographs (PRs) are regularly performed. PRs depict the teeth and jaws as well as carotid artery calcifications (CACs). Patients with CACs on PRs have an increased risk of vascular e...

    Authors: Maria Garoff, Jan Ahlqvist, Linda-Tereza Edin, Sofia Jensen, Eva Levring Jäghagen, Fredrik Petäjäniemi, Per Wester and Elias Johansson

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:225

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  39. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a complex disease caused by multi-factors and a major threat to human health. Circular RNAs (circRNAs) have critical roles in various biological processes and diseases. This stu...

    Authors: Yi Sun, Rong Chen, Shaowei Lin, Xiaoxu Xie, Hailing Ye, Fuli Zheng, Jie Lin, Qing Huang, Shuna Huang, Qishuang Ruan, Tingxing Zhang, Huangyuan Li and Siying Wu

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:223

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  40. Neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) have recently been identified as mediators in atherothrombosis. Although NETosis in general has been suggested to be glucose dependent, the transferability to patients wit...

    Authors: Ragnhild Helseth, Eva Cecilie Knudsen, Jan Eritsland, Trine Baur Opstad, Harald Arnesen, Geir Øystein Andersen and Ingebjørg Seljeflot

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:221

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  41. The role of apolipoprotein E gene (APOE) in lipid metabolism has been well established, and APOE is associated with the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes mellitus (DM). However, the relationshi...

    Authors: Sudong Liu, Jing Liu, Ruiqiang Weng, Xiaodong Gu and Zhixiong Zhong

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:213

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  42. The purpose of this study was to analyze cardiopulmonary fitness in Phase I cardiac rehabilitation on the prognosis of patients with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) after percutaneous coronary inter...

    Authors: He Cai, Yang Zheng, Zhaoxi Liu, Xinying Zhang, Rongyu Li, Wangshu Shao, Lin Wang, Lin Zou and Pengyu Cao

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:210

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  43. Percutaneous coronary intervention for coronary artery bifurcation disease (CABD) remains challenging. In patients of CABD with situations that two-stent strategy is needed, the culotte technique is a widely u...

    Authors: Chih-Feng Chang, Keng-Hao Chang, Chih-Hung Lai, Tzu-Hsiang Lin, Tsun-Jui Liu, Wen-Lieng Lee and Chieh-Shou Su

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:208

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  44. The present study aimed to expound the association between the XK related 6 gene (XKR6) rs7819412 single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) and serum lipid profiles and the risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) and is...

    Authors: Peng-Fei Zheng, Rui-Xing Yin, Guo-Xiong Deng, Yao-Zong Guan, Bi-Liu Wei and Chun-Xiao Liu

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:202

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  45. Using 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (18FDG) positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET/CT) imaging, we examined the effects of ezetimibe/simvastatin 10/10 mg versus rosuvastatin 10 mg on carotid atherosclerot...

    Authors: Minyoung Oh, Hyunji Kim, Eon Woo Shin, Changhwan Sung, Do-Hoon Kim, Dae Hyuk Moon and Cheol Whan Lee

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:201

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  46. This study aimed to investigate the effect of long non-coding RNA nuclear enriched abundant transcript 1 (lnc-NEAT1) on cell proliferation and apoptosis in myocardial ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury cells, a...

    Authors: Lingyun Ren, Shanshan Chen, Wei Liu, Pan Hou, Wei Sun and Hong Yan

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:192

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  47. Coronary artery aneurysm (CAA) is a rare disease, and there are limited data on prescribing patterns for CAA. The aim of our study was to investigate prescribing patterns for CAA in Taiwan via the National Hea...

    Authors: Chun-Hui Lu, Chih-Wun Fang, Hao-Ming Chen, Yi-Ping Fang, Chein-Tang Fang, Yaw-Bin Huang, Chung-Yu Chen, Kuang-Ming Liao and Shu-Chuan Jennifer Yeh

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:188

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  48. It is uncertain whether the coronary lesion with intermediate stenosis is more likely to cause cardiovascular events than a normal or minimal lesion. We conducted a single-center, prospective cohort study to i...

    Authors: Young Hoon Seo, Yong-Kyun Kim, In Geol Song, Ki-Hong Kim, Taek-Geun Kwon and Jang-Ho Bae

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:187

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  49. It has been indicated that Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Insertion/Deletion (ACE I/D) polymorphism (rs4646994) could be regarded as a genetic factor that raises the risk of CAD through its impact on the activi...

    Authors: Negar Nouryazdan, Glavizh Adibhesami, Mehdi Birjandi, Rouhollah Heydari, Banafsheh Yalameha and Gholamreza Shahsavari

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:184

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