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  1. Recent studies have shown that increases in serum UA levels are associated with adverse clinical outcomes in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF); the aim of this study was to determine the relationship b...

    Authors: Maryam Chenaghlou, Fatemeh Abedi mahzoon, Sina Hamzehzadeh, Ali Norouzi, Hadi Sahrai, Nasibeh Mohammadi, Negin Khadem haghighi, Mirsaeed Abdollahi, Mohammadreza Taban Sadeghi and Erfan Banisefid
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:30
  2. Patients with nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy (NIDCM) are prone to arrhythmias, and the cause of mortality in these patients is either end-organ dysfunction due to pump failure or malignant arrhythmia-relat...

    Authors: Hai-Yan Ma, Guang-You Xie, Jian Tao, Zong-Zhuang Li, Pan Liu, Xing-Ju Zheng and Rong-Pin Wang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:29
  3. This retrospective study aimed to compare the outcomes of sutureless aortic valve replacement (su-AVR) and conventional bioprosthetic sutured AVR (cAVR) in high-risk patients undergoing redo surgery.

    Authors: Ian Cummings, M Yousuf Salmasi, Halil Ibrahim Bulut, Alicja Zientara, Mahmoud AlShiekh and George Asimakopoulos
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:28
  4. Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), a “gold standard” for the assessment of glycemic control, was associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and coronary artery calcification. However, its effects on abdo...

    Authors: Can Cai, Lingsong Wang, Quanyao Chen, Min Lin, Xiuming Pan, Weida Chen, Danni Shi and Yao Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:26
  5. Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is a heterogenous multi-system syndrome with limited efficacious treatment options. The prevalence of Type 2 diabetes (T2D) continues to rise and predispo...

    Authors: Emer M. Brady, Thong H. Cao, Alastair J. Moss, Lavanya Athithan, Sarah L. Ayton, Emma Redman, Stavroula Argyridou, Matthew P. M. Graham-Brown, Colleen B. Maxwell, Donald J. L. Jones, Leong Ng, Thomas Yates, Melanie J Davies, Gerry P. McCann and Gaurav S. Gulsin
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:25
  6. Coronary microembolization(CME)is a common complication in acute coronary syndrome and percutaneous coronary intervention, which is closely related to poor prognosis. Pyroptosis, as an inflammatory programmed ...

    Authors: Hongqing Li, Huafeng Yang, Zhenbai Qin, Qiang Wang and Lang Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:23
  7. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have been associated with worse outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). With TAVR indications extending to a wider range of...

    Authors: Marta Lorente-Ros, Subrat Das, Aaqib Malik, Francisco Jose Romeo, Jose S. Aguilar-Gallardo, Maya Fakhoury and Amisha Patel
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:21
  8. The key complication of myocardial infarction therapy is myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury (MI/RI), and there is no effective treatment. The present study elucidates the mechanism of action of lncRNA KCNQ...

    Authors: Tongcai Tan, Liang Tu, Yanmei Yu, MinJie He, Xingchao Zhou and Lei Yang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:19
  9. The purpose of this study was to develop a Nomogram model to identify the risk of all-cause mortality during hospitalization in patients with heart failure (HF).

    Authors: Dabei Cai, Qianwen Chen, Xiaobo Mu, Tingting Xiao, Qingqing Gu, Yu Wang, Yuan Ji, Ling Sun, Jun Wei and Qingjie Wang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:16
  10. Patients with repaired Tetralogy of Fallot (rTOF) often develop pulmonary regurgitation (PR) and right ventricle (RV) dysfunction, experiencing increased mortality and morbidity rates in adulthood. Pulmonary v...

    Authors: Paola Franceschi, A. Balducci, E. Nardi, F. Niro, D. Attinà, V. Russo, A. Donti, E. Angeli, G. D. Gargiulo and L. Lovato
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:15
  11. Endothelial dysfunction is characterized by an imbalance between endothelium-derived vasodilatory and vasoconstrictive effects and may play an important role in the development of heart failure. An increasing ...

    Authors: Peng Yang, Yujing Wu, Fangfei Li, Jiangfeng Tang, Zhenzhong Zheng and Qingshan Tian
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:11
  12. Leadless pacemakers are a recent technological advancement. It has many advantages, but there are still a few serious complications.

    Authors: Jianghua Zhang, Shuai Shang, Zhenyu Dong, Xianhui Zhou, Yaodong Li, Yanmei Lu, Qiang Xing, Zukela Tuerhong, Yankai Guo, Jiasuoer Xiaokereti and Baopeng Tang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:10
  13. The difference in the long-term outcomes of myocardial infarction in patients with non-obstructed coronary arteries (MINOCA) and patients with myocardial infarction with obstructed coronary artery disease (MI-...

    Authors: Xueli Lu, Shengnan Zhu, Yanjiao Lu and Yanming Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:9
  14. In hemodialysis (HD) patients, there is a larger frequency of mortality and morbidity associated with infective endocarditis (IE) as opposed to the general population. Despite the increased burden of IE in the...

    Authors: Fereshteh Zolfaghari, Mohammad Mehdi Peighambari, Erfan Kohansal, Anita Sadeghpour, Pardis Moradnejad and Zahra Shafii
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:8
  15. Optimal medical therapy (OMT) for uncomplicated type B aortic dissection (uTBAD) provides excellent short-term outcomes during follow up; however, its long-term therapeutic effectiveness is unsatisfactory. Thi...

    Authors: Ruirong Chen, Sheng Su, Changjin Wang, Yuan Liu, Wenhui Huang, Songyuan Luo, Fan Yang and Jianfang Luo
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:7
  16. Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is characterized by the enlargement of the left ventricle or biventricular, accompanied by myocardial systolic dysfunction. Chlamydia psittacosis (CP) is a zoonotic pathogen, which...

    Authors: Yanting Zhang, Hongtao Hu, Ying Xu, Yi Chen, Biao Liu, Jun Chen, Wenfang Nie, Si Zhong, Jing Ma and Chang Liu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:6
  17. Fat distribution is closely related to vascular stiffness. This study aimed to investigate age and sex differences in fat distribution and brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity (baPWV), and the association betwee...

    Authors: Shengya Wang, Haiyan Shi, Laiyuan Luo and Hui He
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:5
  18. Interventional cardiologists face challenges in managing chronic total occlusion (CTO) lesions, with conflicting results when comparing rotational atherectomy (RA) to conventional PCI. This meta-analysis aims ...

    Authors: Ahmed Abdelaziz, Hanaa Elsayed, Aboalmagd Hamdaalah, Karim Atta, Ahmed Mechi, Hallas Kadhim, Aya Moustafa Aboutaleb, Ahmed Elaraby, Mohamed Hatem Ellabban, Fayed Mohamed Rzk, Mahmoud Eid, Hadeer Elsaeed AboElfarh, Rahma AbdElfattah Ibrahim, Emad Addin Zawaneh, Mahmoud Ezzat, Mohamed Abdelaziz…
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:4
  19. Aslanger’s pattern in electrocardiogram (ECG) indicates that patients may have acute inferior myocardial infarction(AMI) with concomitant critical stenoses on other coronary arteries, which needs to be evaluat...

    Authors: Ming-hao Liu, Hao Li, Ang Li, Ru Liu, Hai-bo Liu, Li-jian Gao, Qing Gu and Lei Song
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:3
  20. Inflammatory markers may provide insights into the underlying mechanisms of slow coronary flow (SCF), including subclinical atherosclerosis and endothelial dysfunction. Interleukin-34 (IL-34), known for its ro...

    Authors: Mehdi Karasu and Hasan Ata Bolayır
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:2
  21. Primary carnitine deficiency (PCD) denotes low carnitine levels with an autosomal recessive pattern of inheritance. Cardiomyopathy is the most common cardiac symptom in patients with PCD, and early diagnosis c...

    Authors: Amir Ghaffari Jolfayi, Niloofar Naderi, Serwa Ghasemi, Alireza Salmanipour, Sara Adimi, Majid Maleki and Samira Kalayinia
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:1
  22. Richter’s syndrome (RS) defines the transformation of chronic lymphocytic leukemia into high-grade lymphoma, which usually involves lymph nodes and bone marrow. Extranodal involvement of the heart is an extrem...

    Authors: Hua Wang, Wei-hong Yan, Jun-jie Sun, Mei Dong, Nan Zhang, Tong Liu, Nian-peng Song and Lin Zhong
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:624
  23. This study was conducted to assess the net clinical benefit (NCB) for oral anticoagulant (OAC) in atrial fibrillation (AF) patients according to the CHA2DS2-VASc score.

    Authors: Komsing Methavigul, Ply Chichareon, Ahthit Yindeengam and Rungroj Krittayaphong
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:623
  24. Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) can lead to lung injury and even acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) through triggering systemic inflammatory response. The objective of this study was to investigate the im...

    Authors: Jiaxin Hu, Yan liu, Lixue Huang, Man Song and Guangfa Zhu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:622
  25. Conduction system pacing (CSP) is a novel technique that involves pacing the His-Purkinje system instead of the traditional right ventricular (RV) apex. This technique aims to avoid the adverse effects of RV a...

    Authors: Luuk H.G.A. Hopman, Kyle P. Beunder, Sonia Borodzicz-Jazdzyk, Marco J.W. Götte and Vokko P. van Halm
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:621
  26. Females have historically lower rates of cardiovascular testing when compared to males. Clinical decision pathways (CDP) that utilize standardized risk-stratification methods may balance this disparity. We sou...

    Authors: Benjamin R. Titus, Karen S. Ream, Tehreem Rehman and Larry A. Allen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:620
  27. Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) with consequent heart failure is one of the leading causes of death in humans. The aim of this study was to develop a prediction model to identify heart failure risk in patien...

    Authors: Shengyue Chen, Xinling Pan, Jiahang Mo and Bin Wang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:619
  28. Anomalous coronary arteries are rare congenital variations with cases ranging from asymptomatic to life-threatening. Given the wide variability of coronary anomalies, it is challenging to predict their clinica...

    Authors: Frederick Chua, Kenny Vongbunyong, Deniz Akay Urgun and Roxana Ghashghaei
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:618
  29. Mitral valve stenosis can be a highly symptomatic condition with significant complications if left untreated. In such cases, mitral valve replacement with a bioprosthetic or mechanical valve may be a viable so...

    Authors: Ryan C. King, Tobin Mathew, Stella Whang, Ned Premyodhin and Pranav Patel
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:616
  30. We conducted a large-scale epidemiological analysis to investigate the associations between systemic inflammation markers and hypertension prevalence. Our aim is to identify potential biomarkers for early dete...

    Authors: Nake Jin, Lei Huang, Jun Hong, Xuechen Zhao, Jianan Hu, Shanshan Wang, Xudong Chen, Jiacheng Rong and Yingjie Lu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:615
  31. ST-segment myocardial infarction (STEMI) is a time-sensitive emergency. This study screened the favorable factors for the survival of STEMI patients with medium- and high-risk thrombolysis in myocardial infarc...

    Authors: Zhengli Luo, Yuan Feng, Dan Luo, Shiyang Li, Kaiyi Xiao, Hongmei Shen and Qiang Hu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:614
  32. There are sex differences in many risk factors associated with coronary artery disease (CAD). CT-derived fractional flow reserve (CT-FFR) and fat attenuation index (FAI) have been shown to independently predic...

    Authors: Yang Yu, Jieli Kou, Fuqian Guo, Dan Zhang, Tong Pan, Yicheng Chen, Wenjun Bao, Yuhan Sun, Haowen Zhang and Caiying Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:612
  33. Association between cannabis use and development of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) is inconsistent and challenging to interpret, given existing study limitations.

    Authors: Roxane de La Harpe, Tabea Schoeler, Christian W. Thorball, Aurélien Thomas, Zoltán Kutalik and Julien Vaucher
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:611
  34. There is a lack of evidence regarding contemporary implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) battery longevity. Our aim was to assess battery longevity in ICDs in a real-world setting.

    Authors: Diogo de Almeida Fernandes, Natália António, Pedro A. Sousa, Leonor Preto, Marta Madeira, Luís Elvas and Lino Gonçalves
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:609
  35. Carotid plaque (CP) formation is an important consequence of atherosclerosis and leads to significant complications. Levels of neuropeptide Y (NPY), which is a sympathetic neurotransmitter, are elevated in car...

    Authors: Wan-da Wang, Hui-li Lin, Yan-li Zheng, Sheng-nan Wang and Yao-guo Wang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:608
  36. The objective of this study was to develop and validate a nomogram for the individualized prediction of adverse events in patients with Stanford type A aortic dissection (TAAD) undergoing hybrid total aortic a...

    Authors: Xinyi Liu, Xing Liu, Yuehang Yang, Ai Zhang, Jiawei Shi, Huadong Li, Junwei Liu, Xionggang Jiang and Zhiwen Wang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:606
  37. Drug-coated balloons (DCBs) are an established strategy for coronary artery disease. However, the new generation drug-eluting stent (DES) is recommended for patients with Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) for ...

    Authors: Ahmed Abdelaziz, Abdelrahman Hafez, Karim Atta, Hanaa Elsayed, Mohamed Abdelaziz, Ahmed Elaraby, Hallas Kadhim, Ahmed Mechi, Mahmoud Ezzat, Ahmed Fadel, Ahmed Nasr, Ali Bakr and Hazem S. Ghaith
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:605

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  38. The COVID-19 pandemic profoundly disrupted the delivery of medical care. It remains unclear whether individuals diagnosed with new onset disease during the pandemic were less likely to initiate treatments afte...

    Authors: Lanting Yang, Shangbin Tang, Meiqi He, Jingchuan Guo, Nico Gabriel, Gretchen Swabe, Walid F Gellad, Utibe R Essien, Samir Saba, Emelia J Benjamin, Jared W Magnani and Inmaculada Hernandez
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:604
  39. Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is one of the most common non-benign arrhythmias in neonates, potentially leading to cardiac decompensation. This study investigated the early risk factors of acute heart fai...

    Authors: Yaheng Lu, Ying Xiong, Yizhou Wen, Yanfeng Yang and Hanmin Liu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:603
  40. Chronic coronary syndrome (CCS) is a major public health burden; its pathogenesis involves atherosclerosis and endothelial dysfunction. Endothelin-1 (ET-1) and nitric oxide (NO) are vasoactive substances synth...

    Authors: Yujin Wang, Yuqin Wang, Tiaoxia Liu, Yifan Qin, Futian Tang, Xiaowei Zhang and Yongnan Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:602
  41. Leadless pacemaker therapy is associated with a significant reduction in lead-related complication rate compared to conventional transvenous single chamber pacemaker therapy. However, a significant complicatio...

    Authors: Koushan Kouranloo, Joanne Lawson, Angelic Goode, Grahame Goode and Khalid Abozguia
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:601
  42. To evaluate the accuracy of transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) and cardiac computed tomography angiography (CTA) in detecting the size and location of ventricular septal defects (VSD) in infants.

    Authors: Wei-Hua Lin, Fu-Rong Luo, Yi-Yong Cai, Hui-Jun Xiao and Qing-Wen Huang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:600
  43. Many studies have shown that both elevated serum uric acid (SUA) levels and hyperhomocysteinemia are risk factors for atherosclerosis. However, the relationship between the two has not been thoroughly investig...

    Authors: Jiangsha Wang, Jie Zhou, Zhengping Shao, Xi Chen, Zhenhai Yu and Wenyan Zhao
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:599
  44. Extracorporeal circulation auxiliary to open heart surgery is a common procedure used to treat heart diseases. However, the optimal transfusion strategy for patients undergoing this surgery remains a subject o...

    Authors: Zhao-kun Fan, Zhi-rong Zhang, Ru-qin Yi, Wen Feng, Cheng-en Li, Wei Chen and Ying-ying Shen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:598
  45. Despite its rare incidence of 1/40,000, fetal cardiac rhabdomyoma (CR) represents the prevailing type of benign cardiac fetal tumors, which commonly affects the ventricles. Fetal CRs rarely occur in the right ...

    Authors: Ali Jawad, Zein Alabdin Hannouneh, Hadi Salame, Rida Jaber and Nader Eid
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:597

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