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  1. Left ventricular thrombus (LVT) is a serious complication after myocardial infarction. However, due to its asymptomatic nature, early detection is challenging. We aimed to explore the differences in clinical c...

    Authors: Zhen Lu, Bingxue Song, Xin Liu, Ning Zhang, Fuhai Li, Fengqiang Xu, Zhexun Lian and Junjie Guo
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:278
  2. The neutrophil percentage-to-albumin ratio (NPAR), which is defined as the percentage of neutrophils divided by the concentration of albumin, is a cost-effective and readily available biomarker of inflammation...

    Authors: Mengqi Zhao, Xin Huang, Yang Zhang, Zuoyan Wang, Songli Zhang and Jianjun Peng
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:277
  3. In the current systematic review and meta-analysis, we aim to analyze the existing literature to evaluate the role of inflammatory biomarkers, including neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR), platelet-to-lympho...

    Authors: Yuexia Zhao, Arshin Ghaedi, Pouria Azami, Seyed Ali Nabipoorashrafi, Hamed Bazrafshan Drissi, Maryam Amin Dezfouli, Shirin Sarejloo, Brandon Lucke-Wold, John Cerillo, Monireh Khanzadeh, Negar Jafari and Shokoufeh Khanzadeh
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:276

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:296

  4. Autophagy, as a regulator of cell survival, plays an important role in atherosclerosis (AS). Sperm associated antigen 5 (SPAG5) is closely associated with the classical autophagy pathway, PI3K/Akt/mTOR signali...

    Authors: Liangyun Guo, Huijing Yuan, Huayao Zhu, Jie Zhou, Zixin Wan and Yihua Zhou
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:275
  5. Authors: Angela Jerath, Christopher J. D. Wallis, Stephen Fremes, Vivek Rao, Terrence M. Yau, Kiyan Heybati, Douglas S. Lee, Harindra C. Wijeysundera, Jason Sutherland, Peter C. Austin, Duminda N. Wijeysundera and Dennis T. Ko
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:274

    The original article was published in BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:215

  6. Dyslipidemia frequently coexists with hypertension in the population. Apolipoprotein B (ApoB) is increasingly considered a more potent predictor of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Abnormal levels of serum ApoB c...

    Authors: Ying Huang, Siwei Chen, Huachun Pan, Shumin Yang and Wenke Cheng
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:273
  7. T-cell exhaustion (TEX), a condition characterized by impaired T-cell function, has been implicated in numerous pathological conditions, but its role in acute myocardial Infarction (AMI) remains largely unexpl...

    Authors: Nake Jin, Jiacheng Rong, Xudong Chen, Lei Huang and Hong Ma
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:272
  8. Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery (AAOCA) is a rare congenital coronary anomaly with the potential to cause adverse cardiac events. However, there is limited data on the association between AAOCA an...

    Authors: Kunyan Li, Ping Hu, Xiaolin Luo, Furong Li, Ling Chen, Junyong Zhao, Zelan Wang, Wenjian Luo, Jun Jin and Zhexue Qin
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:271
  9. Insulin resistance (IR) and obesity are established risk factors for hypertension, with triglyceride-glucose (TyG) serving as a recognized surrogate marker for IR. The aim of this study was to investigate the ...

    Authors: Yijia Chen, Jinling Du, Nan Zhou, Yingqian Song, Weiwei Wang and Xin Hong
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:270
  10. Surgery remains the primary treatment modality for thymic carcinoma, with adjuvant radiotherapy being recommended to effectively mitigate local recurrence and metastasis rates subsequent to incomplete or compl...

    Authors: Sigan Hu, Jun Wang, Zhen Cui, Yongchun Zhou and Dasheng Gao
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:269
  11. The impact of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) on cardiovascular and obstetrical outcomes in pregnant women remains unclear, particularly in Asian populations. This study aimed to evaluate the maternal cardio...

    Authors: Won Yeol Choi, Kyung-Taek Park, Hyue Mee Kim, Jun Hwan Cho, Gina Nam, Joonhwa Hong, Dongwoo Kang and Jungkuk Lee
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:268
  12. The effect of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) on major adverse cardiovascular events (MACEs) can be influenced by the degree of coronary artery stenosis. However, the association between the severity ...

    Authors: Rongchao Shi, Xuemei Li, Kui Sun, Fangyuan Liu, Bing Kang, Yilin Wang, Ying Wang, Baosen Zhu, Xinya Zhao, Zhiqiang Liu and Ximing Wang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:267
  13. Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) results in brain injury, which is primarily caused by inflammation. Ac2-26 protects against ischemic or hemorrhage brain injury. The present study was to explore the effect and mec...

    Authors: Ying-nan Ju, Zi-wei Zou, Bao-wei Jia, Zi-ying Liu, Xi-kun Sun, Lin Qiu and Wei Gao
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:266
  14. Trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO) is a metabolite derived from the gut microbiota and has been reported to be correlated with cardiovascular diseases. Although TMAO is associated with the severity of coronary arte...

    Authors: Minghui Bao, Haotong Li and Jianping Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:265
  15. Malnutrition increases the risk of poor prognosis in patients with cardiovascular disease, and our current research was designed to assess the predictive performance of the Geriatric Nutrition Risk Index (GNRI...

    Authors: Maobin Kuang, Jiajun Qiu, Ruijuan Yang, Chao Wang, Xin Huang, Guobo Xie, Guotai Sheng and Yang Zou
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:264
  16. Risk stratification assessment of patients with non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTE ACS) plays an important role in optimal management and defines the patient’s prognosis. This study aimed to evalua...

    Authors: Mohamed Aboel-Kassem F. Abdelmegid, Mariam Essa Fares Hanna, Salwa R. Demitry and Mohamed Aly Hassan Abdelhafez
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:263
  17. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) guidance in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) has been shown to improve procedural outcomes. However, evidence supporting its superiority over angiography-guided PCI i...

    Authors: Yanwei Wang, Xi Yang, Yutao Wu, Yanqin Li and Yijiang Zhou
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:262
  18. Use of doxorubicin, an anthracycline chemotherapeutic agent has been associated with late-occurring cardiac toxicities. Detection of early-occurring cardiac effects of cancer chemotherapy is essential to preve...

    Authors: Nyambura Kariuki, Esther Kimani, Christine Jowi, Dalton Wamalwa, Jacky Y. Suen, John F. Fraser and Nchafatso G. Obonyo
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:260
  19. To construct a nutrition support program for middle-aged and elderly patients with acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) during hospitalization.

    Authors: Yongliang Li, Fang Zhu, Dongmei Ren, Jianping Tong, Qin Xu, Minhui Zhong, Wei Zhao, Xia Duan and Xiangdong Xu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:259
  20. Extracorporeal blood purification has been widely used in intensive care medicine, nephrology, toxicology, and other fields. During the last decade, with the emergence of new adsorptive blood purification devi...

    Authors: Marijana Matejic-Spasic, Sandra Lindstedt, Guillaume Lebreton, Omer Dzemali, Piotr Suwalski, Thierry Folliguet, Stephan Geidel, Robert J. M. Klautz, Christophe Baufreton, Ugolino Livi, Serdar Gunaydin, Efthymios N. Deliargyris, Daniel Wendt and Matthias Thielmann
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:258
  21. This study aimed to investigate the potential association between the circadian rhythm of blood pressure and deceleration capacity (DC)/acceleration capacity (AC) in patients with essential hypertension.

    Authors: Jijing Wang, Jinyi Xu, Lihong Yang, You Zhang, Rui Wu, Wentao Wang and Chuanyu Gao
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:257
  22. The long-term effects of blood urea nitrogen(BUN) in patients with diabetes remain unknown. Current studies reporting the target BUN level in patients with diabetes are also limited. Hence, this prospective st...

    Authors: Hongfang Liu, Xiaoqin Xin, Jinghui Gan and Jungao Huang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:256
  23. Ventricular tachycardia (VT) is the primary cause of sudden cardiac death in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). However, the strategy for VT treatment in HCM patients remains unclear. This study ...

    Authors: Yan Dong, Xudong Song, Dan Bo, Hongtao Wang, Bo Yang, Nishant Yadav, Qiushi Chen, Ruochen Xu, Hongwu Chen, Weizhu Ju, Kejiang Cao, Minglong Chen and Fengxiang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:255
  24. The aim of this study is to analyze the diagnostic value of global longitudinal strain (GLS) in detecting inducible myocardial ischemia in patients with chest pain undergoing treadmill contrast-enhanced stress...

    Authors: Rami M. Abazid, Nilkanth Pati, Maged Elrayes, Mark Chandy, Magdi Hassanin, Andrew Mathew, Sabe De, Rodrigo Bagur and Nikolaos Tzemos
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:254
  25. Primary coronary slow flow (CSF) is defined as delayed opacification of the distal epicardial vasculature during coronary angiography in the absence of relevant coronary artery stenoses. Microvascular disease ...

    Authors: Maren Weferling, Andreas Rolf, Julia Treiber, Ulrich Fischer-Rasokat, Christoph Liebetrau, Christian W. Hamm, Damini Dey and Won-Keun Kim
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:253
  26. Interleukin-17 (IL-17) has been hypothesized to be involved in ischemic cardiovascular disease (ICVD). However, the association of IL-17 with ICVD remained unclear. The aim of this study was to systematically ...

    Authors: Yu Miao, Tao Yan, Jia Liu, Chunfa Zhang, Jinli Yan, Lei Xu, Nan Zhang and Xingguang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:252
  27. Lp-PLA2 is linked to cardiovascular diseases and poor outcomes, especially in diabetes, as it functions as a pro-inflammatory and oxidative mediator.

    Authors: Shudong Zhang, Jiangang Wang, Shuai Chen, Ying Zhang, Ruming He, Xiaoqun Wang, Fenghua Ding, Wenbo Hu, Yang Dai, Lin Lu, Ruiyan Zhang, Jingwei Ni and Qiujing Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:251
  28. Prolonged mechanical ventilation (PMV) is a common complication following cardiac surgery linked to unfavorable patient prognosis and increased mortality. This study aimed to search for the factors associated ...

    Authors: Heng Yang, Leilei Kong, Wangqi Lan, Chen Yuan, Qin Huang and Yanhua Tang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:250
  29. There is a broad pulse pressure (PP) and a high prevalence of carotid plaques in old adults. Previous studies have indicated that PP is strongly associated with carotid plaque formation. This study aimed to ex...

    Authors: Zhecong Yu, Haifeng Yang, Biqi Shou, Zongxue Cheng, Caixia Jiang and Jue Xu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:249
  30. Despite the strong evidence supporting guideline-directed medical therapy (GDMT) in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF), prescription rates in clinical practice are still lacking.

    Authors: David J. Cordwin, Jessica Guidi, Lana Alhashimi, Scott L. Hummel, Todd M. Koelling and Michael P. Dorsch
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:247
  31. Clinical outcomes after catheter ablation (CA) or pacemaker (PM) implantation for the tachycardia–bradycardia syndrome (TBS) has not been evaluated adequately. We tried to compare the efficacy and safety outco...

    Authors: Min Soo Cho, Ji Hyun Lee, Gi-Byoung Nam, Ki Won Hwang, Myung-Jin Cha, Jun Kim and Kee-Joon Choi
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:246
  32. The 2013 ACC/AHA Guideline was a paradigm shift in lipid management and identified the four statin-benefit groups. Many have studied the guideline’s potential impact, but few have investigated its potential long-...

    Authors: Pui Ying Yew, Matt Loth, Terrence J. Adam, Julian Wolfson, Yue Liang, Peter J. Tonellato and Chih-Lin Chi
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:245
  33. Heart failure (HF) is a major public health issue worldwide, affecting approximately 64.3 million people in 2017. Non-adherence to medication is a common and serious issue in the management of HF. However, new...

    Authors: Ameneh FarzanehRad, Atefeh Allahbakhshian, Leila Gholizadeh, Azizeh Farshbaf Khalili and Hadi hasankhani
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:244
  34. The aim of this study was to evaluate the recovery rate of the left ventricular systolic function of women diagnosed with peripartum cardiomyopathy receiving specialized care in rural Tanzania.

    Authors: Andrew Katende, Laurine Roos, Victor Z. Urio, Evance Mahundi, Victor Myovela, Dorcas Mnzava, Chipegwa Mlula, Christamonica Chitimbwa, Dominick M. Raphael, Winfrid Gingo, Fabian C. Franzeck, Daniel H. Paris, Luigia Elzi, Maja Weisser and Martin Rohacek
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:243
  35. Cardiac autonomic neuropathy (CAN) is a complication of diabetes mellitus (DM) that increases the risk of morbidity and mortality by disrupting cardiac innervation. Recent evidence suggests that CAN may manife...

    Authors: Nazira Bekenova, Ainur Sibagatova, Alisher Aitkaliyev, Tamara Vochshenkova, Balzhan Kassiyeva and Valeriy Benberin
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:242
  36. Acute heart failure is the rapid onset of new or worsening symptoms and signs of heart failure. Despite the increasing burden of heart failure in developing countries like Ethiopia, there is a paucity of compr...

    Authors: Gashaw Solela and Yimer Seid Yimer
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:241
  37. The COVID-19 virus has had wide-ranging effects on all healthcare systems and a direct impact on all areas of human life in all countries around the world. Therefore, it is necessary to take preventive actions...

    Authors: Naser Sharafkhani, Mostafa Yousefi Ghaleh Gazhdomi, Samaneh Norouzi, Mahmoud Ghasemi and Arash Salahshouri
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:228
  38. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has various sequelae, one of which might be hypertension. We aimed to evaluate COVID-19’s impact on blood pressure (BP) in non-hospitalized patients at one-year follow-up.

    Authors: Pouria Azami, Reza Golchin Vafa, Reza Heydarzadeh, Mehrdad Sadeghi, Farhang Amiri, Alireza Azadian, Amin Khademolhosseini, Mina Yousefi, Mohammad Montaseri, Nazanin Hosseini, Seyed Ali Hosseini and Javad Kojuri
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:240
  39. Cerebral malperfusion (CM) is a common comorbidity in acute type A aortic dissection (ATAAD), which is associated with high mortality and poor neurological prognosis. This meta-analysis investigated the surgic...

    Authors: Kang He, Xiaoli Qin, Mei Li, Longrong Bian, Honghua Yue, Weitao Liang and Zhong Wu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:239
  40. Heart failure is a serious medical condition that occurs when the heart is unable to pump sufficient blood to meet the needs of the tissues. Good self-care is an essential behavior in long term management and ...

    Authors: Ermias Sigebo Sugebo, Teshager Worku Kassie, Tesfaye Gobena, Temesgen Kechine Tibore, Sisay Foga Sebro and Tadesse Lelago Ermolo
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:238
  41. Some individuals who go to fitness centers for various purposes perform resistance exercise (RE) alone, while others engage in combined exercise (CE) by including cardio exercises along with RE. Studying the e...

    Authors: Ahmet Kurtoğlu, Alkame Akgümüş, Ahmet Balun, Engin Aydın, Ertuğrul Kurtoğlu, Bekir Çar, Nurettin Konar, Özgür Eken and Hadi Nobari
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:237
  42. This study was designed to investigate the mechanism by which miR-30a-5p mediates cardiomyocyte apoptosis after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) induced by hypoxia/reoxygenation (H/R).

    Authors: Guoxin Liang, Chang Guo, Hongyue Tang and Mingming Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:236
  43. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is an underdiagnosed cause of acute coronary syndrome, particularly in younger women. Due to limited information about SCAD, case reports and case series can provi...

    Authors: Kaveh Hosseini, Parisa Fallahtafti, Payam Roudbari, Hamidreza Soleimani, Negin Abiri Jahromi, Mana Jameie, Yaser Jenab, Ali Moradi, Ali Ajam, Narges Heydari, Toshiki Kuno, Nupoor Narula and Polydoros N. Kampaktsis
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:235
  44. Insulin resistance (IR) can lead to cellular metabolic disorders, activation of oxidative stress, and endothelial dysfunction, contributing to in-stent restenosis (ISR). The triglyceride-glucose index (TyG ind...

    Authors: Haodong Jiang, Yuntong liu, Haoyu Guo, Zhihao Liu and Zhibo Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:234
  45. This study aimed to examine the changes in absolute value and decline rate of early serum cardiac troponin T (cTnT) and N-terminal pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) in neonates who received veno-arter...

    Authors: Wen-Peng Xie, Yi-Nan Liu, Ya-Ting Zeng, Yi-Rong Zheng and Qiang Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:233
  46. Physical activity (PA) is essential and effective for chronic heart failure (CHF) patients. A greater understanding of the longitudinal change in PA and its influencing factors during the postdischarge transit...

    Authors: Yingtong Meng, Tingting Zhang, Xiaohua Ge, Qingru Zheng and Tienan Feng
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:232
  47. Oxidized low-density lipoprotein (ox-LDL) can initiate and affect almost all atherosclerotic events including endothelial dysfunction. In this text, the role and underlying molecular basis of procyanidin B2 (P...

    Authors: Limei Yuan, Lihua Fan, Zhiqiang Zhang, Xing Huang, Qingle Liu and Zhiguo Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:231

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