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  1. Ischemia/reperfusion injury contributes to periprocedural myocardial injury (PMI) in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). PMI can be estimated...

    Authors: Sander Rozemeijer, Harri Hemilä, Marlinde van Baaren and Angélique M.E. de Man
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:475
  2. Diabetes is associated with myocardial fibrosis, while the underlying mechanisms remain elusive. The aim of this study is to investigate the underlying role of calcineurin/nuclear factor of activated T cell 3 ...

    Authors: Lei Zhang, Huan-Huan Liu, Fan Yang, Zhi-Yuan Zhang, Ying Wu, Feng Li, Shi-Peng Dang, Zhen-Ye Zhang, Ling-Ling Qian and Ru-Xing Wang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:474
  3. Highly accelerated compressed sensing cine has allowed for quantification of ventricular function in a single breath hold. However, compared to segmented breath hold techniques, there may be underestimation or...

    Authors: Jason Craft, Yulee Li, Niloofar Fouladi Nashta and Jonathan Weber
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:473
  4. The prevalence of infections with multidrug-resistant organism (MDRO) pose great challenges for anti-infective therapy. Previous research on MDRO infections after cardiac surgery was limited. Therefore, unders...

    Authors: Jianwei Ren, Shengchen Duan, Yuanxing Wu, Mingxiu Wen, Jianye Zhang, Yulei Liu and Guangfa Zhu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:472
  5. Constrictive pericarditis represents a chronic condition and systemic inflammatory diseases are a known, yet uncommon, cause. Pericardial involvement is seldom reported in primary Sjögren’s syndrome, usually o...

    Authors: Fabiana Duarte, Luís Oliveira, Tomás Fontes, Sância Ramos, Raquel Dourado and Dinis Martins
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:471
  6. Myocardial infarction (MI) is a leading cause of mortality. To better understand its molecular and cellular mechanisms, we used bioinformatic tools and molecular experiments to explore the pathogenesis and pro...

    Authors: Hao Lin, Jiapeng Chu, Deqiang Yuan, Kangwei Wang, Fei Chen and Xuebo Liu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:470
  7. Telemonitoring for the remote patient self-management of chronic conditions can be a cost-effective method for delivering care in chronic disease; nonetheless, its implementation in clinical practice remains l...

    Authors: Anna Creber, Donato Giuseppe Leo, Benjamin J. R. Buckley, Mahin Chowdhury, Stephanie L. Harrison, Masoud Isanejad and Deirdre A. Lane
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:469
  8. ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is a major public health problem. This study aimed to determine the prevalence and identify the determinants of STEMI-related complications in the Cardiology Intensiv...

    Authors: Jean-Michel Mavungu Mbuku, Aldophe Mukombola Kasongo, Pascale Goube, Laetitia Miltoni, Aliocha Nkodila Natuhoyila, Jean-Réné M’Buyamba-Kabangu, Benjamin Longo-Mbenza and Bernard Kianu Phanzu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:468
  9. The purpose of this study was to investigate the combined effect of self-reported sleep durations and physical activity (PA) on all cause and cardiovascular diseases mortality.

    Authors: Wenjie Wang, Jiaxin Yang, Kexin Wang, Jialong Niu, Jiang Wang, Zhi Luo, Hong Liu, Xiaoli Chen and Hailong Ge
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:467
  10. Ethanol infusion of the vein of Marshall (EI-VOM) has been widely used to facilitate mitral isthmus (MI) ablation. According to the literature, the success rate of achieving a bidirectional conduction block ac...

    Authors: Jingchao Li, Shihua Cui, Huihui Song, Luqian Cui, Haijia Yu, Yingjie Chu and Shujuan Dong
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:466
  11. Echocardiography (ECHO) and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are used to observe changes in the left ventricular structure in patients with breast and gastric cancer after 6 cycles of chemotherapy. Bas...

    Authors: Chao-long Jin, Xue-gong Shi, Ting-ting Wang, Hong-wen Li, Ding-Xin Zhang, Zhe Sheng, Jie Xiao and Yong-Qiang Yu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:465
  12. Mitochondrial myopathies (MMs) are a group of multi-system diseases caused by abnormalities in mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) or mutations of nuclear DNA (nDNA). The diagnosis of mitochondrial myopathy (MM) is reli...

    Authors: Guiping Wu, Yijun Han, Lifeng Zhao, Hong Zhang, Xiuzhao Fan, Weiqin Li, Xiaowen Che and Yun Zhou
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:464
  13. Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is the most common form of acquired heart disease worldwide. In RHD, volume loading from mitral regurgitation leads to left ventricular (LV) dilatation, increased wall stress, and...

    Authors: Bradley MacDonald, Adrian Tarca, Louise Causer, Katie Maslin, Di Bruce, Rachel Schreiber-Wood, Mohit Kumar, James Ramsay, David Andrews, Charley Budgeon, Judith Katzenellenbogen, Asha C. Bowen, Jonathan Carapetis, Mark K. Friedberg and Deane Yim
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:462
  14. Acute arterial embolism due to tumor embolus is a rare complication in cancer patients, even rarer is lung tumor embolization leading to acute myocardial infarction. We report a patient who had a diagnosis of ...

    Authors: Yingli Zhao, Meijiao Mao, Na Zhang, Shuai Zhang, Wangkang Niku, Ling Zhu, Xiujuan Shi, Zhaoyi Yang, Yanwen Wang, Bing Deng and Wang Zheng
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:461
  15. Obesity is associated with several neurohumoral changes that play an essential role in organ damage. Increased arterial stiffness causes functional vessel wall changes and can therefore lead to accelerated tar...

    Authors: Nejc Piko, Sebastjan Bevc, Radovan Hojs, Tadej Petreski and Robert Ekart
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:460
  16. Patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot (rTOF) experience long-term chronic pulmonary valve regurgitation resulting in right ventricular (RV) dilatation. According to current guidelines, the evaluation of p...

    Authors: Ziqin Zhou, Ying Huang, Linjiang Han, Yong Zhang, Junfei Zhao, Shusheng Wen and Jimei Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:458
  17. Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) can provide detailed coronary anatomic parameters. The purpose of our study was to evaluate the parameters measured by IVUS for the prediction of intermediate coronary lesions f...

    Authors: Yajuan Zhu, Guowei Zhou, Lei Yang, Keng Liu, Yuning Xie, Wenyi Yang and Qiuyan Dai
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:457
  18. Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) causes high morbidity and mortality rates among children and young adults, impacting negatively on their health-related quality of life (HRQoL). This study aimed to evaluate the H...

    Authors: Panduleni Penipawa Shimanda, Stefan Söderberg, Scholastika Ndatinda Iipinge, Lars Lindholm, Fenny Fiindje Shidhika and Fredrik Norström
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:456
  19. Acute type A aortic dissection (ATAAD) is a catastrophic disease with high morbidity and mortality. Although open surgery is still the gold standard for the treatment of ATAAD, some patients, with advanced age...

    Authors: Yucheng Peng, Wenhui Lin, Deda Lou, Songyuan Luo, Bo Li, Mingcheng Su, Jitao Liu, Yue Tang and Jianfang Luo
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:455
  20. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of death worldwide. The main driving force behind this association is coronary artery disease (CAD), the manifestation of atherosclerosis in the coronary ...

    Authors: Philip Düsing, Nadine N. Heinrich, Baravan Al-Kassou, Katharina Gutbrod, Peter Dörmann, Georg Nickenig, Felix Jansen and Andreas Zietzer
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:454
  21. Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) improves outcomes in heart disease yet remains vastly underutilized. Remote CR enhanced with a digital health intervention (DHI) may offer higher access and improved patient-centere...

    Authors: Arash Harzand, Alaaeddin Alrohaibani, Muhammed Y. Idris, Hayden Spence, Cate G. Parrish, Pratik K. Rout, Rene Nazar, Michelle L. Davis-Watts, Phyllis P. Wright, Alexander A. Vakili, Smah Abdelhamid, Harshvardhan Vathsangam, Adelanwa Adesanya, Linda G. Park, Mary A. Whooley, Nanette K. Wenger…
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:453
  22. Atherogenic index of plasma (AIP), a marker of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease (CVD), was related to the all-cause mortality and CVD-specific mortality in a U-shape in general population respectivel...

    Authors: Gulinuer duiyimuhan and Nuerguli Maimaiti
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:452
  23. Obesity is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease and affects the human population. This study aimed to evaluate left ventricular (LV) dysfunction in obese patients with three-dimensional speckl...

    Authors: Fuxin Wan, Xin Ma, Jiana Wang, Zhaohui An, Jiewen Xue and Qin Wang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:450
  24. According to WHO 2020, CAD is the second leading cause of death in Indonesia with death cases reaching 259,297 or 15.33% of total deaths. Unfortunately, most of the patients of CAD in Indonesia did not match t...

    Authors: Suryono Suryono, Mohammad Saifur Rohman, Edi Widjajanto, Seskoati Prayitnaningsih, Titin Andri Wihastuti and Yudi Her Oktaviono
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:449
  25. The development of new-onset atrial fibrillation (NOAF) after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is a clinical complication that requires a better understanding of the causative risk factors. This study aimed t...

    Authors: Qingyi Zeng, Wei Li, Zhenghua Luo, Haiyan Zhou, Zhonggang Duan and Xin Lin Xiong
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:448
  26. Chronic Heart Failure (CHF) still affects millions of people worldwide despite great advances in therapeutic approaches in the cardiovascular field. Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is known to improve disease-rela...

    Authors: Tianxi Yu, Min Gao, Guozhen Sun, Guendalina Graffigna, Shenxinyu Liu and Jie Wang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:447
  27. Endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) transplantation is one of the effective therapies for neointima associated with endothelial injury. Diabetes impairs the function of EPCs and cumbers neointima prevention of...

    Authors: Yan-Yan Heng, Hui-Juan Shang, Xia-ze Zhang and Wei Wei
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:446
  28. Hemodynamic monitoring is imperative for patients with cardiogenic shock undergoing Intra-aortic Balloon Pump (IABP) therapy. Blood pressure monitoring encompasses non-invasive, invasive peripheral arterial pr...

    Authors: Lijuan Lu, Shiyi Zhang, Yu Zhang and Xiaoyan Zhao
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:445
  29. Ventricular septal defect (VSD) is the most prevalent congenital heart disease (CHD) and is easily misdiagnosed or missed. An appropriate VSD animal model could be used to analyze the ultrasound characteristic...

    Authors: Yiru Yang, GuoRong Lyu, Shaozheng He, Hainan Yang and Shangqing Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:444
  30. The lifelong risks of cardiovascular disease following preeclampsia and gestational hypertension are well-established. However, it is unclear whether this evidence has been translated into clinical practice gu...

    Authors: Jessica Atkinson, Grace Simpson, Susan P Walker, Stephen Tong, Roxanne Hastie and Anthea Lindquist
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:443
  31. Heart failure (HF) is one of the most common reasons for hospital admission and is a major cause of morbidity, mortality, and increasing health care costs. The EMPOWER study was a randomized trial that used re...

    Authors: Tamar Klaiman, L. G. Iannotte, Michael Josephs, Louise B. Russell, Laurie Norton, Shivan Mehta, Andrea Troxel, Jingsan Zhu, Kevin Volpp and David A. Asch
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:440
  32. Pulmonary embolism is a frequent cause of intra-hospital mortality. The survival of patients depends not only on the speed of diagnosis but also on the treatment initiated.

    Authors: Tshilanda Balekelayi Marc, Tshiasuma Pipo Michel, Mpembe Florence, Mujijo Tousaint, Kazadi Serge, Bosenedje Chadrack, Kokusa Roly, Dizolele Gédéon, Makanzu Madioko Brady and Kamangu Ntambue Erick
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:439
  33. Lifestyle adjustment has been reported as one of the interventions for dyslipidemia. This study aimed to explore the effect of overall lifestyle on the risk of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular disease (C...

    Authors: Qian Wang, Dong Pang and Hui Wang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:438
  34. Recent guidelines state that improving the survival rate of patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (rAAA) requires a protocol or algorithm for the emergency management of these patients. We aimed to ...

    Authors: Yusuke Takei, Masahiro Tezuka, Shunsuke Saito, Takeshi Ogasawara, Masahiro Seki, Takashi Kato, Yasuyuki Kanno, Shotaro Hirota, Ikuko Shibasaki and Hirotsugu Fukuda
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:436
  35. As a new obesity-related index, the weight-adjusted-waist index (WWI) appears to be a good predictor of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in East Asian populations. This study aimed to validate the association betw...

    Authors: Haiyang Fang, Feng Xie, Kai Li, Meng Li and Yanqing Wu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:435
  36. Diabetes is the leading cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and contributes to an elevated incidence of diastolic dysfunction in the early stages of CKD. Intracardiac vortex is a novel hemodynamic index for ...

    Authors: Xiaoxue Chen, Fang Qiu, Wei Wang, Zhengqin Qi, Damin Lyu, Kun Xue, Lijuan Sun and Degang Song
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:434
  37. Fibroblast growth factor-23 (FGF23) has been associated to left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy and heart failure (HF) severity. We aimed to investigate the clinical correlates and prognostic value of intact FGF2...

    Authors: Giuseppe Vergaro, Annamaria Del Franco, Alberto Aimo, Francesco Gentile, Vincenzo Castiglione, Federica Saponaro, Silvia Masotti, Concetta Prontera, Niccolò Fusari, Michele Emdin and Claudio Passino
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:433
  38. New-onset atrial fibrillation (NOAF) is a common adverse outcome of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and is closely correlated with hospital stay and ...

    Authors: Jiaqi Bao, Zhicheng Gao, Yilan Hu, Wenquan Liu, Lifang Ye and Lihong Wang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:432
  39. Left ventricular free wall rupture, particularly the blowout type, is still one of the most lethal complications of myocardial infarction and can cause catastrophic cardiac tamponade. Extracorporeal membrane o...

    Authors: Taichi Kato, Atsushi Miyagawa, Mayu Hikone, Koichi Yuri and Kazuhiro Sugiyama
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:431
  40. While understanding the impact of mental health on health perception improves patient-centered care, this relationship is not well-established in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD). We examined the rel...

    Authors: Aparna Narendrula, Kiran Ajani, Jacob Lang, Ellen Brinza and Chris T Longenecker
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:430
  41. Few case reports have mentioned the aortic sinus aneurysm invading ventricular septum and dissection caused by Behcet’s disease. Here, we reported a 36-year-old male patient with an aortic sinus aneurysm invad...

    Authors: Pengjia Wu, Shaomei Yu, Jiashun Zeng and Lei Yang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:429
  42. In recent years, there has been growing interest in exploring the relationship between activities of daily living (ADL) and cardiovascular diseases. This retrospective cross-sectional study aimed to investigat...

    Authors: Yifan Pan, Min Xu, Yaosheng Mei, Yunxiang Wang and Qiongli Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:427
  43. Cardiogenic shock (CS) is a complex state with many underlying causes and associated outcomes. It is still difficult to differentiate between various CS phenotypes. We investigated if the CS phenotypes with di...

    Authors: Li Wang, Yufeng Zhang, Renqi Yao, Kai Chen, Qiumeng Xu, Renhong Huang, Zhiguo Mao and Yue Yu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:426
  44. The role of intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation (IABP) in cardiogenic shock complicating acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is still a subject of intense debate. In this study, we aim to investigate the effec...

    Authors: Dingfeng Fang, Dongdong Yu, Jiabin Xu, Wei Ma, Yuxiang Zhong and Haibo Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:425

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