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  1. Cardiovascular disease was the most common disease among the elderly with high morbidity and mortality. Circ_0004104 was demonstrated to be involved in the regulation of atherosclerosis.

    Authors: Yuanyuan Zhang, Shaojun Wang, Sicong Guo, Xinzhong Zhang, Chuan Yang, Guangsheng Su and Jiye Wan
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:517
  2. Unroofed coronary sinus syndrome (UCSS) is a rare cardiovascular malformation with nonspecific clinical manifestations that easily causes misdiagnosis and missed diagnosis. The aim of this study is to present ...

    Authors: Junqing Ma, Yongze Zheng, Sunan Xu, Hewei Teng, Lei Lv, Yanpei Li, Yongfeng Liang and Yang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:516
  3. The metabolic syndrome, a cluster of inter-related risk factors for cardiovascular diseases is highly prevalent among individuals with obesity and sedentary lifestyle. Chronic psychiatric disorders such as sev...

    Authors: Billy M. Tsima, Philip Opondo, Mosepele Mosepele, Emang Mautle, Warren B. Bilker and Robert Gross
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:515
  4. Cardiac myofibrillary dysfunction, which can be measure by echocardiographical strain value, represents an early subclinical manifestation of heart failure. Epicardial Adipose tissue (EAT) is related to low degre...

    Authors: David Eduardo Prestegui-Muñóz, Daniel Rabindranath Benítez-Maldonado, Karen Rodríguez-Álvarez, José Ángel de Jesús Prestegui-Muñoz, Alberto Melchor-López and Juan Antonio Suárez-Cuenca
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:514
  5. To evaluate the value of the ACEF II score in predicting postoperative hospital death and acute kidney injury requiring dialysis (AKI-D) in Chinese patients.

    Authors: Zhiming Mo, Penghua Hu, Zhiyong Xie, Yanhua Wu, Zhilian Li, Lei Fu, Yuanhan Chen, Xinling Liang, Huaban Liang and Wei Dong
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:513
  6. Authors: Xiao Liu, Shixiang Yao, Min Pan, Yingying Cai, Weihui Shentu, Wenqian Cai and Hongkui Yu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:509

    The original article was published in BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:461

  7. Women are more likely to delay medical help-seeking for ACS symptoms. Understanding patients’ experience of the symptoms and their response is essential in improving help-seeking behaviors and timely diagnosis...

    Authors: Elnaz Asghari, Leila Gholizadeh, Leila Kazami, Mohammadreza Taban Sadeghi, Ahmad Separham and Naser Khezerloy-aghdam
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:508
  8. To investigate the differential contribution of the left atrial (LA) function and left ventricular (LV) fibrosis to pulmonary arterial systolic pressure (PASP) in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), dilated car...

    Authors: Minjeong Kim, Hyemoon Chung, In-Soo Kim, Chul Hwan Park, Se-Joong Rim and Eui-Young Choi
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:507
  9. Studies have shown that quantitative evaluation of coronary artery plaque on Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography (CCTA) can identify patients at risk of cardiac events. Recent demonstration of artificial ...

    Authors: Geoffrey W. Cho, Lauren Anderson, Carlos G. Quesada, Robert S. Jennings, James K. Min, James P. Earls and Ronald P. Karlsberg
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:506
  10. Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is one of the leading causes of death in human being, and an effective diagnostic biomarker is still lacking. Whilst some gene association with AMI has been identified by RNA ...

    Authors: Xuemei Liu, Pengyi He, Ze Zhang, Pengfei Gong, Yunxia Niu, Zhen Bao, Yuchun Yang, Lin Gan and Muhuyati
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:505
  11. Elderly patients undergoing cardiac operation often suffer various metabolic comorbidities, such as diabetes mellitus (DM) and obesity. The metabolic disorders in these individuals are widely considered to be ...

    Authors: Yuhong Fan, Jingjing Liu, Lei Jin, Zhonghe Liu, Lixiang Han, Yue Wang, Yangyang Zhang, Peiming Shen and Zhi Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:504
  12. We assessed the relationships between levels of preoperative thyroid hormone (TH), cortisol, interleukin-2 (IL-2), and procalcitonin (PCT) and postoperative delirium (POD) in acute type A aortic dissection (AT...

    Authors: Guo-Zhong Zheng, Xing-Feng Chen, Liang-Wan Chen and Zeng-Rong Luo
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:503
  13. Early risk stratification is important for patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). We aimed to develop a simple APACHE IV dynamic nomogram, combined with easily available clinical parameters within 24...

    Authors: Jikai Song, Tianhang Yu, Qiqi Yan, Liuyang Wu, Sujing Li and Lihong Wang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:502
  14. Dyslipidemia contributes to an increased risk of carotid atherosclerosis. However, the association between the ratio of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-...

    Authors: Zhuchao Wu, Xiaona Li, Qin Wen, Bilin Tao, Beibei Qiu, Qun Zhang and Jianming Wang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:501
  15. Fulminant myocarditis is a clinical syndrome associated with threatening dysrhythmia which temporary pacemaker can be used for life-saving support. As a method of physiological pacing, His bundle pacing (HBP) ...

    Authors: Limeng Jiang, Liangguo Wang, Chuhuan Zhao, Xi Zhou, Xia Hong, Xiafei Feng, Lei Xu, Shengjie Wu, Roy Chung, Weijian Huang and Lan Su
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:497
  16. The uncontrolled production of MPO promotes inflammation, oxidative stress and atherosclerosis. Serum MPO levels are increased in patients with diabetes compared with patients without diabetes.

    Authors: Qiujing Chen, Shuai Chen, Yang Dai, Xiaoqun Wang, Fenghua Ding, Ruiyan Zhang, Weifeng Shen, Wenbo Hu, Lin Lu and Wenqi Pan
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:496
  17. Congenital heart disease (CHD) is one of the most prevalent birth defects in the world. The pathogenesis of CHD is complex and unclear. With the development of metabolomics technology, variations in metabolite...

    Authors: Xuelian Yuan, Lu Li, Hong Kang, Meixian Wang, Jing Zeng, Yanfang Lei, Nana Li, Ping Yu, Xiaohong Li and Zhen Liu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:495
  18. Drug-coated balloon (DCB) is a novel and effective device for coronary artery disease patients with in-stent restenosis (ISR). However, the incidence and possible influencing factors associated with binary res...

    Authors: Weihao Xue, Jun Ma, Xiaojie Yu, Zhisheng Ruan, Yuanxue Sun, Tianbo Wu, Xinmin Zhang and Lianpin Wu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:493
  19. This study was aimed to investigate the incidence and outcomes of patients with postoperative hepatic dysfunction (PHD) after total arch repair of acute type A aortic dissection, and further explore the risk f...

    Authors: Xinfan Lin, Linfeng Xie, Debin Jiang, Qingsong Wu, Jian He and Liangwan Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:491
  20. Previous studies have indicated that the ratio of lactate/albumin (L/A) has predictive value for the prognosis of critically ill patients with heart failure. Some studies have also indicated that a low serum b...

    Authors: Jia-Liang Zhu, Hui Liu, Li-Li Wang, Xue-Hao Lu, Hai-Yan Yin, Jun Lyu and Jian-Rui Wei
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:490
  21. Von HippelLindau (VHL) syndrome is an autosomal dominant hereditary disease affecting multiple organs, with pheochromocytoma in 26% of cases. However, VHL syndrome with congestive heart failure and dilated cardi...

    Authors: Ming Yu, Beibei Du, Shuai Yao, Jianghong Ma and Ping Yang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:489
  22. In this study we aimed to compare on-pump and off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) outcomes in patients presented with low left ventricular ejection fraction (EF) as a high-risk group of patients.

    Authors: Ali Sheikhy, Aida Fallahzadeh, Khalil Forouzannia, Mina Pashang, Masih Tajdini, Shahram Momtahen, Soheil Mansourian, Mahmoud Shirzad, Saeed Sadeghian and Kaveh Hosseini
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:488
  23. We aimed to assess the impact of using enhanced stent visualization (ESV) systems on contrast media volume and radiation dose in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), especially for patients with chronic k...

    Authors: Yunpeng Tian, Xiangdong Zhao, Yang Yang, Xiaoshu Cai, Lian Jian, Suzhen Guo, Dasheng Xia, Xin Chen, Chao Li, Qianyu Guo, Bingwei Chen and Chengzhi Lu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:487
  24. Cardiac function varies in different ways in ischemic heart disease (IHD). We aimed to evaluate the characteristics of cardiac function on cardiopulmonary exercise test (CPET) in IHD with different coronary st...

    Authors: Siyuan Li, Yifang Yuan, Lanting Zhao, Tingting Lv, Fei She, Fang Liu, Yajun Xue, Boda Zhou, Ying Xie, Yu Geng and Ping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:486
  25. Vulnerable plaques with fibrous cap thickness (FCT) of ≤65 μm are prone to rupture and/or thrombosis. However, plaques with FCT > 65 μm cause acute myocardial infarction and even sudden death. We aimed to inve...

    Authors: Xianglan Liu, Wujian He, Xulin Hong, Duanbin Li, Zhezhe Chen, Yao Wang, Zhaoyang Chen, Yi Luan and Wenbin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:484
  26. Coronary artery-left ventricular multiple micro-fistulas (CA-LVMMFs) is a rare congenital vascular anomaly that may present with no obvious clinical symptoms or a typical angina attack. CA-LVMMFs is usually fo...

    Authors: Yue Liu, Zhiyuan Wang, Hong Zeng, Sibao Yang and Xiangdong Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:483

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:512

  27. Cardiac epicardium hemangiomas are exceedingly rare; however, they can cause significant hemodynamic impairment and large pericardial effusions. On rare occasion, cardiac tumors coexist with malformations of t...

    Authors: Jinlan Chen, Xueyang Gong, Li Xie, Qin Wu, Tianli Zhao and Shijun Hu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:482
  28. This study aimed to analyze associations between genetic variants and plasma concentrations along with clinical outcomes in dabigatran in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF).

    Authors: Zhu Zhu, Chenyue Qian, Cunjing Su, Hong Tao, Jiaojiao Mao, Zhening Guo, Xinyi Zhu and Jie Pan
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:481
  29. Adverse drug reaction (ADR) of medications remains an obstacle to achieving optimal disease outcomes. This study aimed to assess the prevalence and associated factors of ADR among Heart failure (HF) patients h...

    Authors: Efrata Ashuro Shegena, Konjit Abebe Nigussie, Robert Tamukong, Boniface Amanee Elias Lumori and Tadele Mekuriya Yadesa
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:480
  30. Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is a safe and effective therapy for patients with obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD). We aimed to assess the correlation between the success rate of angiography ...

    Authors: Hongsong Li, Xia Chen, Shuang Sha, Xiangdong Xu and Yingmin Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:479
  31. Patients with extremely high-risk ASCVD usually suffered poor prognosis, bilirubin is considered closely related to cardiovascular outcomes. However, there is controversy over the relationship between bilirubi...

    Authors: Jiayu Li, Yanguo Xin, Jingye Li, Meng Meng, Li Zhou, Hui Qiu, Hui Chen and Hongwei Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:478
  32. Various electrocardiographic (ECG) changes occur after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). Prolonged QT and corrected QT (QTc) intervals are notable changes. QT, QTc, T peak-to-end T(p-e) intervals, and Tp-e/QTc ra...

    Authors: Seyho Cem Yücetas, Hakan Kaya, Safiye Kafadar, Huseyin Kafadar, Hakan Tibilli and Ahmet Akcay
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:477
  33. The association between liver enzymes and hypertension (HTN) has been reported in some studies and the findings are inconsistent. This study was conducted to evaluate the association of liver enzymes with HTN ...

    Authors: Mina Tahmasebi Fard, Farid Najafi, Shahab Rezaeian, Maryam Kohsari and Mehdi Moradinazar
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:476
  34. Calcified nodule (CN) is a type of potentially vulnerable plaque. Its formation mechanism remains unknown. This study was to assess serum marker and computed tomography angiography (CTA) characteristics of CN ...

    Authors: Jing Li, Jing Li, Zhijie Jian, Jianhua Wu, Jian Yang, Ning Guo and Xin Huang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:475
  35. Lipoprotein (a) [Lp(a)] is an independent risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD). Recent studies have indicated that statins tend to increase Lp(a) levels by 10–20%. However, the association of statin-m...

    Authors: Lijun Zhu, Yangliang Fang, Beibei Gao, Xiangbo Jin, Jiamin Zheng, Ying He and Jinyu Huang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:474
  36. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) has emerged as an increasingly diagnosed cause of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), which is easily missed or delayed. The effective use of coron...

    Authors: Lingzhi Qiu, Jia Li, Hua Yan, Hui Guo, Dan Song and Xi Su
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:473

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:510

  37. Studies suggest increased risk for an outcome in people with joint exposures that share common causal pathways. The objective of this study was to determine the risk of incident acute myocardial infarction (AM...

    Authors: Lise Tuset Gustad, Tor Åge Myklebust, Ottar Bjerkeset, Lana J. Williams, Lars Erik Laugsand, Håvard Dalen, Michael Berk and Solfrid Romundstad
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:472
  38. Chronic heart failure (CHF) is characterized by a high hospitalization rate and a high mortality rate. It is particularly important to identify biomarkers for predicting the prognosis of patients with acute at...

    Authors: Lingling Yao, Yanjie Tan and Fei Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:471
  39. The prognostic ability of the temporal changes in resting heart rate (ΔHR) in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) for cardiovascular (CV) mortality and clinical outcomes is rarely examined. This st...

    Authors: Chuang Li, Wanjing Zhang, Yixing Yang, Qian Zhang, Kuibao Li, Mulei Chen, Lefeng Wang and Kun Xia
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:470
  40. Studies show that parents significantly impact their children’s health through their cardiometabolic risk profile and health behavior. There is only little information about the prevalence of cardiometabolic r...

    Authors: Jana Brunner, Sara Fill Malfertheiner, Susanne Brandstetter, Birgit Seelbach-Göbel, Christian Apfelbacher, Michael Melter, Michael Kabesch and Andrea Baessler
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:469
  41. Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) with shockable rhythms, including ventricular fibrillation and pulseless ventricular tachycardia, is associated with better prognosis and neurological outcome than OHCA du...

    Authors: Yuki Kishihara, Masahiro Kashiura, Shunsuke Amagasa, Fumihito Fukushima, Hideto Yasuda and Takashi Moriya
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2022 22:466

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