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  1. The impact of thrombocytopenia on infection in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) remains poorly understood.

    Authors: Litao Wang, Weijiang Su, Jinhua Xue, Xiao Gong, Yining Dai, Jiyan Chen, Ling Xue, Pengcheng He, Yuanhui Liu and Ning Tan

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:404

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  2. Cardiomyocyte metabolism changes before cardiac remodeling, but its role in early cardiac hypertrophy detection remains unclear. This study investigated early changes in plasma metabolomics in a pressure-overl...

    Authors: Jialing Liu, Junhao Hu, Lanlan Tan, Qi Zhou and Xiaojing Wu

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:403

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  3. In the treatment of coronary heart disease, target vessel revascularization (TVR) has attracted increasing attention as an efficient means of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). The purpose of this study...

    Authors: Tiancheng Xu, Beili Feng, Zaixing Zheng, Licheng Li, Weifang Zeng, Dongjuan Wang, Lin Zhang and Hengdong Li

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:402

    Content type: Research

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  4. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Changrong Nie, Changsheng Zhu, Qiulan Yang, Minghu Xiao, Yanhai Meng and Shuiyun Wang

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:401

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:382

  5. Elevated plasma carbohydrate antigen-125 (CA-125) levels are strongly associated with new-onset atrial fibrillation (AF) and heart failure, but the relationship between plasma CA-125 level and AF recurrence fo...

    Authors: Qingya Wang, Chengjing Dang, Haoyu Liu and Jie Hui

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:400

    Content type: Research

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  6. To evaluate the safety and efficacy of excimer laser coronary atherectomy (ELCA) in patients with in-stent restenosis chronic total occlusions (ISR CTOs).

    Authors: Hui Li, Hu Ai, Le Li, Naixin Zheng, Guodong Tang, Guojian Yang, Ying Zhao, Fucheng Sun and Huiping Zhang

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:399

    Content type: Research

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  7. Congenital heart disease (CHD) accounts for nearly a third of all major congenital anomalies. Advances in pediatric cardiology shifted attention from mortality to morbidity and health-related quality of life (...

    Authors: Teresa Grimaldi Capitello, Francesca Bevilacqua, Roberta Vallone, Anna Maria Dall’Oglio, Francesca Santato, Salvatore Giannico, Giulio Calcagni, Simone Piga, Marta Ciofi degli Atti, Simonetta Gentile and Angela Rossi

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:398

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  8. We sought to identify the electrocardiographic and electrophysiological characteristics of ventricular arrhythmias (VAs), including idiopathic ventricular tachycardia (VT) and premature ventricular contraction...

    Authors: Chengye Di, Konstantinos P. Letsas, Peng Gao, Qun Wang, Yanxi Wu and Wenhua Lin

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:397

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Inflammation is one of the principal triggering mechanisms for left ventricular fibrosis and remodeling in heart failure, leading to adverse clinical outcomes. Soluble suppression of tumorigenicity 2 (sST2), a...

    Authors: Fuhai Li, Mengying Xu, Mingqiang Fu, Xiaotong Cui, Zhexun Lian, Hui Xin, Jingmin Zhou and Junbo Ge

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:396

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Knowledge of stenosis in coronary arteries requires an understanding of the cellular and molecular processes that occur throughout the leukocyte rolling process. In this study, the roles of miR-125a-5p and miR...

    Authors: Adeleh Poursaleh, Farnaz Sadegh Beigee, Golnaz Esfandiari and Mohammad Najafi

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:395

    Content type: Research

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  11. The development of metabolic syndrome (MS) augments risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (CVD), but pathophysiological mechanisms of this relation are still under discussion. Overlapping CVD risk fa...

    Authors: Egidija Rinkūnienė, Vilma Dženkevičiūtė, Žaneta Petrulionienė, Eglė Majauskienė, Ligita Ryliškytė, Roma Puronaitė, Jolita Badarienė, Rokas Navickas and Aleksandras Laucevičius

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:393

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  12. To investigate the clinical features of patients with Stanford type A acute aortic dissection (AAD) and analyze the risk factors affecting postoperative in-hospital mortality rate.

    Authors: Chen Ke, Hao Wu, Min Xi, Wei Shi, Qihong Huang and Guirong Lu

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:392

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  13. Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) has become a vital disease with high mortality in the Uygur populations. Clopidogrel plays an important role in reducing the risk of recurrent cardiovascular events after ACS; how...

    Authors: Luhai Yu, Tingting Wang, Huidong Bai, Weijiang Zhu, Yanju Li, Jianhua Wu, Wenli Liu, Li Sun, Aiping Yu and Hongjian Li

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:391

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  14. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common arrhythmia in patients with hypertension. ELABELA, which has cardioprotective effects, is decreased in the plasma of patients with hypertension and might be associated with...

    Authors: Zheng Ma, Lei Zhao, Ye-ping Zhang, Jiu-chang Zhong and Xin-chun Yang

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:390

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  15. We report a rare case of left ventricular inflow obstruction from a branch of the left circumflex coronary artery to the right atrium caused by a coronary arteriovenous fistula (CAVF) in a young Japanese male ...

    Authors: Ayako Chida-Nagai, Hirokuni Yamazawa, Takao Tsujioka, Kota Taniguchi, Osamu Sasaki, Gaku Izumi, Nobuyasu Kato and Atsuhito Takeda

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:389

    Content type: Case report

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  16. Catheter-based renal denervation (RDN) has been introduced to treat resistant hypertension. Although the technology of RDN has been largely improved, denervation of tortuous renal arteries remains challenging.

    Authors: Peijiang Wang, Jindong Wan, Jixin Hou, Sen Liu and Fei Ran

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:388

    Content type: Case report

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  17. Transmural lesion creation is essential for effective atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation. Lesion characteristics between conventional energy and high-power short-duration (HPSD) setting in contact force-guided ...

    Authors: Chun-Chao Chen, Po-Tseng Lee, Vu Van Ba, Chieh-Mao Chuang, Yenn-Jiang Lin, Li-Wei Lo, Yu-Feng Hu, Fa-Po Chung, Chin-Yu Lin, Ting-Yung Chang, Jennifer Jeanne Vicera, Ting-Chun Huang, Chih-Min Liu, Cheng-I Wu, Isaiah C. Lugtu, Ankit Jain…

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:387

    Content type: Research

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  18. Comparative studies regarding the long-term clinical outcomes of statin intensity between acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients with prediabetes and those with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), after succe...

    Authors: Yong Hoon Kim, Ae-Young Her, Myung Ho Jeong, Byeong-Keuk Kim, Sung-Jin Hong, Seunghwan Kim, Chul-Min Ahn, Jung-Sun Kim, Young-Guk Ko, Donghoon Choi, Myeong-Ki Hong and Yangsoo Jang

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:386

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  19. Essential hypertension is a complex disease determined by the interaction of genetic and environmental factors, eNOS is considered to be one of the susceptible genes for hypertension. Our study aimed to evaluate ...

    Authors: Jikang Shi, Siyu Liu, Yanbo Guo, Sainan Liu, Jiayi Xu, Lingfeng Pan, Yueyang Hu, Yawen Liu and Yi Cheng

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:385

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  20. This study assessed the sociodemographic, functional, and clinical determinants of antithrombotic treatment in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) attended in the internal medicine setting.

    Authors: Jose María Mostaza, Carmen Suarez, Jose María Cepeda, Luis Manzano and Demetrio Sánchez

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:384

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Patients with acute coronary syndromes often experience non-specific (generic) pain after hospital discharge. However, evidence about the association between post-discharge non-specific pain and rehospitalizat...

    Authors: Jinying Chen, Catarina I. Kiefe, Marc Gagnier, Darleen Lessard, David McManus, Bo Wang and Thomas K. Houston

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:383

    Content type: Research

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  22. Myocardial bridging (MB) is associated with various forms of arrhythmia. However, whether MB is a risk factor for atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM) remain...

    Authors: Changrong Nie, Changsheng Zhu, Qiulan Yang, Minghu Xiao, Yanhai Meng and Shuiyun Wang

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:382

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:401

  23. It has been suggested that patent foramen ovale (PFO) contributes to the majority of cryptogenic stroke cases in young people, however, the direct link is still undetermined. Here we analyzed the correlation b...

    Authors: Gang Liu, Zhao Feng, Fan Feng, Changju Xue, Fei Liu and Xiaoting Xie

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:381

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Anti-Ku is a rare antibody which can be positive in some rheumatic diseases and it might be related to cardiac involvement. Polymyositis is an inflammatory myopathy, and its cardiac involvement seldom presents...

    Authors: Weiping Tan, Bin Dong, Jincui Gu, Yang Peng and Ruicong Xue

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:380

    Content type: Case report

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  25. Chronic heart failure (CHF) comorbid with atrial fibrillation (AF) is a serious threat to human health and has become a major clinical burden. This prospective cohort study was performed to design a risk strat...

    Authors: Chu Zheng, Jing Tian, Ke Wang, Linai Han, Hong Yang, Jia Ren, Chenhao Li, Qing Zhang, Qinghua Han and Yanbo Zhang

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:379

    Content type: Research

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  26. Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) and matrix metalloproteinase 9 (MMP9) have been investigated to play significant roles in the formation of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). But the reports on the expression pattern...

    Authors: Tan Li, Xintong Li, Xiaozheng Liu, Jun Yang and Chunyan Ma

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:378

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Patients with both double orifice mitral valve (DOMV) and bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) malformation are rare. Although DOMV or BAV can be detected in some genetic syndromes, it has not been reported to simultan...

    Authors: Feifei Sun, Xueying Tan, Aijiao Sun, Xintong Zhang, Yanxiao Liang and Weidong Ren

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:377

    Content type: Case report

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  28. H type hypertension is defined as homocysteine (Hcy) ≥ 10 μmol/L in combination with primary hypertension. Studies demonstrated that the existence of hyperhomocysteine (HHcy) in hypertensive exacerbates the po...

    Authors: Xiao-lin Qian, Hong Cao, Jun Zhang, Zhi-hui Gu, Wei-qin Tang, Lei Shen, Jia-lu Hu, Zhi-feng Yao, Lei Zhang, Min-na Tang, Xu-cheng Lv, Jun Zhou, Xue-juan Jin, Bin Hong, Zhao-qiang Cui and Jun-bo Ge

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:376

    Content type: Research

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  29. Half of U.S. adults have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccines produced by either Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson and Johnson, which represents a major milestone in the ongoing pandemic. Given the em...

    Authors: Ammar A. Hasnie, Usman A. Hasnie, Nirav Patel, Muhammad U. Aziz, Min Xie, Steven G. Lloyd and Sumanth D. Prabhu

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:375

    Content type: Case report

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  30. As the burden of cardiovascular disease increases in sub-Saharan Africa, there is a growing need for low-cost interventions to mitigate its impact. Providing self-care health education to patients with chronic...

    Authors: Getenet Dessie, Sahai Burrowes, Henok Mulugeta, Dessalegn Haile, Ayenew Negess, Dubie Jara, Girma Alem, Bekele Tesfaye, Haymanot Zeleke, Tenaw Gualu, Temsgen Getaneh, Getiye Dejenu Kibret, Desalegne Amare, Endalkachew Worku Mengesha, Fasil Wagnew and Rasheda Khanam

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:374

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  31. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the short-term efficacy and feasibility of radiofrequency ablation in the treatment of complex diffuse arteriovenous (AV) malformations.

    Authors: Chun-Xiao Ge, Mao-Zhong Tai, Tao Chen, Ke-Lei Li, Zhen-Guo Xu and Zhong-Ping Qin

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:373

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  32. Complete atrioventricular block (AVB) is a life-threatening condition that usually occurs in elderly people with organic heart disease. We herein describe a rare case of complete AVB in a young man with hypert...

    Authors: Shu Fang, Lan Gao, Fan Yang and Yan-jun Gong

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:372

    Content type: Case report

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  33. Among changes in demographics, aging is the most relevant cardiovascular risk factor. The prevalence of peripheral artery disease (PAD) is high in elderly patients and is associated with a worse prognosis. Des...

    Authors: Christos Rammos, Aristotelis Kontogiannis, Amir A. Mahabadi, Martin Steinmetz, Daniel Messiha, Julia Lortz and Tienush Rassaf

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:370

    Content type: Research

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  34. Age-associated inflammation and immune system dysfunction have been implicated as mechanisms that increase risk for adverse long-term procedural outcomes in older adults. The purpose of this study was to inves...

    Authors: Deena S. Goldwater, Mei Leng, Arun Karlamangla, Teresa Seeman, David Elashoff, Jonathan M. Wanagat, David B. Reuben, Brian R. Lindman and Steve Cole

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:368

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  35. In the treatment of coronary heart disease, secondary prevention goals are still often unmet and poor adherence to prescribed drugs has been suggested as one of the reasons. We aimed to investigate whether pha...

    Authors: Malin Johansson Östbring, Tommy Eriksson, Göran Petersson and Lina Hellström

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:367

    Content type: Research

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  36. To investigate the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) severity and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (Hs-CRP), and their respective impact on the clinical outcomes in patients undergoing off-...

    Authors: Mingxin Gao, Kangjun Fan, Wenyuan Yu, Hongli Liu, Yongxiang Wei and Yang Yu

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:366

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Cardiac arrest (CA) in children is a major public health problem. Thanks to advances in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) guidelines and teaching skills, results in children have improved. However, pediatric...

    Authors: Jimena del Castillo, Débora Sanz, Laura Herrera and Jesús López-Herce

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:365

    Content type: Study protocol

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  38. An electrocardiogram (ECG) is a mandatory test for anyone presenting with loss of consciousness. Many referrals to the first seizure clinic (FSC) are caused by syncope. We assessed the sensitivity of neurologi...

    Authors: Xuya Huang, N. Malek, J. Simpson, D. Kalladka, F. G. Dunn and J. P. Leach

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:364

    Content type: Research article

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  39. In terms of cardiovascular magnetic resonance are haematocrit values required for calculation of extracellular volume fraction (ECV). Previously published studies have hypothesized that haematocrit could be ca...

    Authors: Lukas Opatril, Roman Panovsky, Jan Machal, Tomas Holecek, Lucia Masarova, Vera Feitova, Vladimir Kincl, Marek Hodejovsky and Lenka Spinarova

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:363

    Content type: Research

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  40. Previous studies proposed that chronic inflammation in diabetes has a role in abnormal collagen production and elastin degradation, which promotes arterial stiffness. Monocyte-to-High Density Lipoprotein chole...

    Authors: Dyah Samti Mayasari, Nahar Taufiq and Hariadi Hariawan

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:362

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  41. In recent years, there has been greater recognition of the important role of community health volunteers in many countries and their important role informs many health programs. This include health education, ...

    Authors: Elvis Safary, Micrina Mwandeti, Beatrice Matanje, Claudia Beiersmann, Caroline Mtaita, Veronica Shiroya, Volker Winkler, Andreas Deckert, Pratap Kumar, Sam Phiri and Florian Neuhann

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:361

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  42. The interventional treatment of calcified lesions with severe tortuosity in the left anterior descending artery (LAD) was challenging and the report of rotational atherectomy with mother-and-child technique ha...

    Authors: Taichi Kato, Masashi Fujino, Kensuke Takagi and Teruo Noguchi

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:360

    Content type: Case report

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  43. It is difficult to evaluate the risk of patients with severe renal dysfunction before surgery due to various limitations despite high postoperative cardiac events. This study aimed to investigate the value of ...

    Authors: Hyun Jun Cho, Namkyun Kim, Hyeon Jeong Kim, Bo Eun Park, Hong Nyun Kim, Se Yong Jang, Myung Hwan Bae, Jang Hoon Lee, Dong Heon Yang, Hun Sik Park, Yongkeun Cho and Shung Chull Chae

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:359

    Content type: Research

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  44. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has gained increasing acceptance for patients with aortic disease. Both transfemoral (TF-TAVR) and transapical (TA-TAVR) approach were widely adopted while their p...

    Authors: Ruikang Guo, Minghui Xie, Wai Yen Yim, Wenconghui Wu, Weiwei Jiang, Yin Wang and Xingjian Hu

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:358

    Content type: Review

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  45. Activating transcription factor 3 (ATF3) is an early response gene that is activated in response to atherosclerotic stimulation and may be an important factor in inhibiting the progression of atherosclerosis. ...

    Authors: J. Peng, C. Y. Le, B. Xia, J. W. Wang, J. J. Liu, Z. Li, Q. J. Zhang, Q. Zhang, J. Wang and C. W. Wan

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:356

    Content type: Research

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  46. Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is still a concerning issue in developing countries. Among delayed RHD presentations, rheumatic mitral valve stenosis (MS) remains a prevalent finding. Percutaneous transvenous mi...

    Authors: Yahya Dadjo, Maryam Moshkani Farahani, Reza Nowshad, Mohsen Sadeghi Ghahrodi, Alireza Moaref and Javad Kojuri

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:355

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  47. This study aimed to assess the rate of concordance, and to investigate sources of non-concordance of recommendations in the management of hypertension across CPGs in Southeast Asia, with internationally reputa...

    Authors: Chia Siang Kow, Syed Shahzad Hasan, Pei Se Wong and Rohit Kumar Verma

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2021 21:354

    Content type: Research

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