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  1. The benefit of combining aspirin and direct oral anticoagulants on the reduction of cardiovascular events in atrial fibrillation or flutter is not well studied. We aimed to assess whether concurrent aspirin an...

    Authors: Ahmad Said, Scott Keeney, Marsel Matka, Adam Hafeez, Julie George and Alexandra Halalau

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:263

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  2. N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) is a potential biomarker for monitoring the status of heart failure. However, the optimal monitoring interval of NT-proBNP is unknown. This study sought to...

    Authors: Zhehao Dai, Taku Asano, Osamu Takahashi, Nobuyuki Komiyama and Sachiko Ohde

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:262

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  3. Isolated coronary Takayasu arteritis is a rare form of ischemic heart disease that typically appears as an aorto-ostial lesion. Although several vascular imaging modalities including ultrasonography, computed ...

    Authors: Takeshi Shimizu, Akihiko Sato, Keiji Sakamoto, Yoshitane Seino, Mikihiro Kijima, Toshiharu Matsumoto and Yasuchika Takeishi

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:260

    Content type: Case report

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  4. Right ventricular (RV) function is a major determinant of outcome in patients with pulmonary hypertension. Cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) is gold standard to assess RV ejection fraction (RVEFCMR), however this ...

    Authors: Anna Werther Evaldsson, Anthony Lindholm, Raluca Jumatate, Annika Ingvarsson, Gustav Jan Smith, Johan Waktare, Göran Rådegran, Anders Roijer, Carl Meurling and Ellen Ostenfeld

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:259

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  5. BMI has been implicated as a risk factor for heart disease as a whole in multiple studies. Heart attack is one of the common complications of this disease. The aim of this study is to explore if elevated level...

    Authors: Benjamin Adams, Lauren Jacocks and Hui Guo

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:258

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  6. Reported effects of obesity on the extent of angiographic coronary artery disease(CAD) have been inconsistent. The present study aimed to investigate the relationships between the indices of obesity and other ...

    Authors: Maryam Nabati, Mahmood Moosazadeh, Ehsan Soroosh, Hanieh Shiraj, Mahnaneh Gholami and Ali Ghaemian

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:257

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  7. Spontaneous isolated superior mesenteric artery dissection (SISMAD) is a rare vascular disorder, and the treatment strategies remain controversial. This study aimed to compare outcomes of conservative and endo...

    Authors: Leyin Xu, Jiang Shao, Daming Zhang, Chenyang Qiu, Jingjing Wang, Kang Li, Lijing Fang, Xin Zhang, Jinsong Lei, Zhichao Lai, Jiangyu Ma, Yanying Yu, Xiaoxi Yu, Fenghe Du, Wanting Qi, Junye Chen…

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:256

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  8. Most of the studies of obesity and postoperative outcome have looked predominantly at coronary artery bypass grafting with fewer focused on valvular disease. The purpose of this study was to compare the outcom...

    Authors: Keir Forgie, Sabin J. Bozso, Yongzhe Hong, Colleen M. Norris, Abdullah Ishaque, Richdeep S. Gill, Darren H. Freed, Michael C. Moon, Jayan Nagendran and Jeevan Nagendran

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:255

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  9. The growing population of cancer survivors and their high frequency of cardiovascular disease have resulted in a dramatic increase in cancer patients requiring cardiovascular intervention. However, there is a ...

    Authors: Alexandra C. Murphy, Anoop N. Koshy and Matias B. Yudi

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:254

    Content type: Commentary

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  10. Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are widely used in cancer patients for administering chemotherapy drugs, antibiotics, and nutrients. PICC-related thrombi are not uncommon and may result in pulm...

    Authors: Yu Lan Luo, Jinmei Zhang and Menglin Tang

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:252

    Content type: Case report

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  11. Heart failure is one of leading cause of death worldwide. However, the transcriptional profiling of heart failure is unclear. Moreover, the signaling pathways and transcription factors involving the heart fail...

    Authors: Haiwei Wang, Xinrui Wang, Liangpu Xu and Hua Cao

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:250

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  12. Coronary slow flow (CSF) is characterized by delayed opacification of distal epicardial coronary arteries without significant coronary stenosis. In addition, The changes of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase...

    Authors: Yao-dong Ding, Yu-qiang Pei, Rui Wang, Jia-xing Yang, Yin-xin Zhao, Xiao-li Liu, Hua Shen, Qian Ma, Shuo Zhang and Hai-long Ge

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:248

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  13. Cortisol is the main stress hormone mobilised during surgery to establish homeostasis. Our current understanding of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis physiology in children undergoing cardiopulmonary byp...

    Authors: Daniel Paul Fudulu, Gianni Davide Angelini, Fani Fanoula Papadopoulou, Jonathan Evans, Terrie Walker-Smith, Ido Kema, Martijn van Faassen, Serban Stoica, Massimo Caputo, Stafford Lightman and Benjamin Gibbison

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:245

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:276

  14. Although timely coronary intervention can result in markedly improved clinical outcomes of patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), non-ST-elevation (NSTE)-ACS is sometimes difficult to accurately diagnose.

    Authors: Tetsuya Nomura, Satoshi Tasaka, Kenshi Ono, Yu Sakaue, Naotoshi Wada, Natsuya Keira and Tetsuya Tatsumi

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:244

    Content type: Case report

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  15. Ischemic heart disease (IHD) is the leading cause of premature death which poses public health challenges worldwide. Previous studies focused on the overall population in China. However, variations in temporal...

    Authors: Chenran Wang, Chunping Wang, Mi Liu, Zhe Chen and Shiwei Liu

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:243

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  16. Cardiac fibroblasts, regarded as the immunomodulatory hub of the heart, have been thought to play an important role during sepsis-induced cardiomyopathy (SIC). However, the detailed molecular mechanism and tar...

    Authors: Jingjing Ji, Zhifeng Liu, Xinxin Hong, Zheying Liu, Jinghua Gao and Jinghua Liu

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:242

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  17. Mean platelet volume (MPV) has been identified as an individual risk factor for stroke and thrombosis. Concurrently, ischaemic stroke caused by nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF) has attracted increasing att...

    Authors: Meifang Zheng, Shean Chen, Ye Zhu and Xiang Gu

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:241

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  18. This study aimed to investigate the regulatory effect of rno-microRNA-30c-5p (rno-miR-30c-5p) on myocardial ischemia reperfusion (IR) injury in rats and the underlying molecular mechanisms.

    Authors: Jianfeng Chen, Mingming Zhang, Shouyan Zhang, Junlong Wu and Shufeng Xue

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:240

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  19. This study evaluated the association of frequency of potato and rice consumption with cardiometabolic risk factors in children and adolescents.

    Authors: Fereshteh Baygi, Mostafa Qorbani, Mohammad Esmaeil Motlagh, Gita Shafiee, Kourosh Nouri, Zeinab Ahadi, Armita Mahdavi-Gorab, Ramin Heshmat and Roya Kelishadi

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:239

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  20. Prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors are increasing in developing countries. The present study aimed to assess the prevalence of self-reported CHD and evaluate the role of various risk facto...

    Authors: Ali Ghaemian, Maryam Nabati, Majid Saeedi, Motahareh Kheradmand and Mahmood Moosazadeh

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:238

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  21. The current analysis was performed to estimate the percentage and number of Chinese adults with hypertension and the percentage and number of Chinese adults recommended to receive pharmacological antihypertens...

    Authors: Yundi Jiao, Zhaoqing Sun, Yanxia Xie, Jia Zheng, Zhao Li, Xiaofan Guo, Yue Dai, Liqiang Zheng and Yingxian Sun

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:237

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  22. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common supra ventricular cardiac arrhythmia, which presents with variety of clinical symptoms. Hypertension increases risk of developing Atrial fibrillation by 1.5 fold. To...

    Authors: Smita Bhalia, Pedro Pallangyo, Abuu Dalidali, Saada Salum, Richard Kawajika, Edna Kajuna, Happiness Kusiima, Engerasiya Kifai, Peter Kisenge, Tatizo Waane and Mohamed Janabi

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:235

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  23. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality is substantially higher in Russia than in neighbouring Norway. We aimed to compare blood pressure- and lipid-lowering medication use and proportion meeting treatment targ...

    Authors: Sarah Cook, Laila A. Hopstock, Anne Elise Eggen, Katie Bates, Olena Iakunchykova, Anna Kontsevaya, Martin McKee, Henrik Schirmer, Michael Voevoda, Alexander V. Kudryavtsev, Sofia Malyutina and David A. Leon

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:234

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  24. May-Thurner syndrome (MTS) or Cockett’s syndrome is a rare clinical syndrome, which refers to the compression of the left common iliac vein (LCIV) by right common iliac artery and vertebral body. Complications...

    Authors: Yan Meng, Hao Qin, Qiang Ma, Junbo Zhang, Bo Zhang, Honggang Pang, Qian Yin and Hongyan Tian

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:233

    Content type: Case report

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  25. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of the Matrix metalloproteinases (MMP)-9 (C1562T), MMP-9 (R279Q), MMP-9 (P574R) and MMP-9 (R668Q) polymorphisms and risk of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).

    Authors: Reza Hassanzadeh-Makoui, Bahman Razi, Saeed Aslani, Danyal Imani and Seyedeh Samaneh Tabaee

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:232

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  26. Children with congenital heart disease (CHD) have an elevated risk of future cardiovascular disease but the underlying mechanisms are unclear. Abdominal obesity (measured as waist circumference) is a risk fact...

    Authors: Erin Barbour-Tuck, Natasha G. Boyes, Corey R. Tomczak, Dana S. Lahti, Chantelle L. Baril, Charissa Pockett, Shonah Runalls, Ashok Kakadekar, Scott Pharis, Timothy J. Bradley, Kristi D. Wright and Marta C. Erlandson

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:231

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  27. Preoperative risk prediction in patients at elevated cardiovascular risk shows limited accuracy. Platelet to lymphocyte ratio (PLR) and neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR) indicate systemic inflammation. Both...

    Authors: Jan Larmann, Jessica Handke, Anna S. Scholz, Sarah Dehne, Christoph Arens, Hans-Jörg Gillmann, Florian Uhle, Johann Motsch, Markus A. Weigand and Henrike Janssen

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:230

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  28. To explore why bicuspid aortic stenosis has certain clinical differences from the tricuspid morphology, we evaluated the metabolomics profile involved in bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) aortic stenosis prior to an...

    Authors: Tian-Yuan Xiong, Chang Liu, Yan-Biao Liao, Wen Zheng, Yi-Jian Li, Xi Li, Yuanweixiang Ou, Zi-Jie Wang, Xi Wang, Chang-Ming Li, Zhen-Gang Zhao, Yuan Feng, Xiao-Jing Liu and Mao Chen

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:229

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  29. Inflammation and skeletal muscle wasting often coexist in elderly populations, but few studies have examined their relationship in elderly heart failure (HF) patients. This study examined the relationship betw...

    Authors: Masayuki Koshikawa, Masahide Harada, Shunsuke Noyama, Ken Kiyono, Yuji Motoike, Yoshihiro Nomura, Asuka Nishimura, Hideo Izawa, Eiichi Watanabe and Yukio Ozaki

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:228

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  30. As a result of advances in pediatric care and diagnostic testing, there is a growing population of adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD). The purpose of this study was to better define the epidemiology a...

    Authors: Sang-Yun Lee, Gi-Beom Kim, Hye-Won Kwon, Mi-kyoung Song, Eun Jung Bae, Sungkyu Cho, Jae Gun Kwak, Hong-Gook Lim, Woong-Han Kim and Jeong-Ryul Lee

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:227

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  31. We aimed to investigate the association of lesion-specific epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) volume and density with the presence of myocardial ischemia.

    Authors: Yu Du, Lin Yang, Yan Liu, Bangguo Yang, Sai Lv, Chenping Hu, Yong Zhu, Hongkai Zhang, Qian Ma, Zhijian Wang, Yuyang Liu, Dongmei Shi, Yingxin Zhao, Lei Xu and Yujie Zhou

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:226

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  32. There are limited data regarding the impact of bioresorbable polymer drug eluting stent (BP-DES) compared to durable polymer drug eluting stent (DP-DES) in patients treated with percutaneous coronary intervent...

    Authors: Mario Iannaccone, Umberto Barbero, Michele De Benedictis, Yoichi Imori, Giorgio Quadri, Daniela Trabattoni, Nicola Ryan, Giuseppe Venuti, Andrea Montabone, Wojciech Wojakowski, Andrea Rognoni, Gerard Helft, Radoslaw Parma, Leonardo De Luca, Michele Autelli, Giacomo Boccuzzi…

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:225

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  33. Timely restoration of bloodflow acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) reduces myocardial damage and improves prognosis. The objective of this study was describe the association of demographi...

    Authors: Lee K. Taylor, Michael A. Nelson, Marianne Gale, Judy Trevena, David B. Brieger, Scott Winch, Michelle A. Cretikos, Leah A. Newman, Hai N. Phung, Steven C. Faddy, Paul M. Kelly and Kerry Chant

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:224

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  34. Although hospital readmission for heart failure (HF) is an issue for both men and women, little is known about differences in readmission rates by sex. Consequently, strategies to optimize readmission reductio...

    Authors: Amy Hoang-Kim, Camilla Parpia, Cassandra Freitas, Peter C. Austin, Heather J. Ross, Harindra C. Wijeysundera, Karen Tu, Susanna Mak, Michael E. Farkouh, Louise Y. Sun, Michael J. Schull, Robin Mason, Douglas S. Lee and Paula A. Rochon

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:223

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  35. Uncertainty still remains on the correlation of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) variant C677T with risk of carotid atherosclerosis (CAS), and there is a lack of reports on C677T/MTHFR in the Asian pop...

    Authors: Xulei Peng, Yongli Zhou, Xiaoxing Wu, Xiaolin Wang, Huili Bai, Yongqiang Li, Zhichao Wang, Xuan Chen and Yonghong Wang

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:222

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  36. Atrial fibrillation (AF), one of the most common comorbidities of heart failure (HF), is associated with worse long-term prognosis in HF patients receiving cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT). However, the...

    Authors: Minsi Cai, Wei Hua, Nixiao Zhang, Shengwen Yang, Yiran Hu, Min Gu, Hongxia Niu and Shu Zhang

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:221

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  37. The lesions of aberrant right subclavian artery, Kommerell’s diverticulum and type A aortic intramural hematoma are rare, and we usually treat them with open surgery. In some cases patients have increased risk...

    Authors: Sizheng Xiong, Daoquan Wang and Jun Li

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:220

    Content type: Case report

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  38. Atrioesophageal fistula (AEF) is the most fatal complication associated with catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation and cannot be easily detected when thoracic contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) is ...

    Authors: Bing Rong, Xiquan Zhang, Hui Tian, Hongyu Zhang, Ning Zhong and Jingquan Zhong

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:219

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  39. Abnormal glucose metabolism has been suggested to be involved in the development of hypertension. This study investigated the effect of the association and potential interaction of glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA...

    Authors: Jian Song, Nana Wei, Yingying Zhao, Yuhong Jiang, Xuesen Wu and Huaiquan Gao

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:218

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  40. Prior studies have shown insulin resistance is associated with reduced cardiac autonomic function measured at rest, but few studies have determined whether insulin resistance is associated with reduced cardiac...

    Authors: Anna K. Poon, Eric A. Whitsel, Gerardo Heiss, Elsayed Z. Soliman, Lynne E. Wagenknecht, Takeki Suzuki and Laura Loehr

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:217

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  41. Exclusive use of Del Nido cardioplegia administration in all adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery has been studied for operative, postoperative and myocardial protection outcomes.

    Authors: Mohamed Marzouk, Valerie Lafreniere-Bessi, Stephanie Dionne, Serge Simard, Christian Pigeon, François Dagenais, Niv Ad and Frederic Jacques

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:215

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  42. Lipid infiltration and inflammatory response run through the occurrence of atherosclerosis. Differentiation into macrophages and foam cell formation are the key steps of AS. Aim of this study was that the diff...

    Authors: Zikai Song, Shijie Lv, Haidi Wu, Ling Qin, Hongyan Cao, Bo Zhang and Shuping Ren

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:211

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  43. Right free wall accessory pathways (AP) are difficult to treat with catheter ablation as ablation catheter (AC) instability at the tricuspid annulus often precludes successful procedure.

    Authors: Matevž Jan, Tine Prolič Kalinšek, Jernej Štublar, Matija Jelenc, Andrej Pernat, David Žižek and Nikola Lakič

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:210

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