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  1. 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
  2. The evidence regarding the association between the systemic immune inflammatory index (SII) and mortality among individuals with diabetes is limited. This study aims to evaluate the associations between SII an...

    Authors: Chaoyang Chen, Yuwen Chen, Qiyue Gao and Qucheng Wei
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:596
  3. Physiological and pathological cardiomyocyte hypertrophy are important pathophysiological processes of adult congenital heart disease-associated ventricular hypertrophy. Glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (GOT)...

    Authors: Xin Liu, Xiaolu Li and Haotan Zhou
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:595
  4. Frailty and sarcopenia have been extensively studied in heart failure (HF) patients, but their coexistence is unknown. The aim of this work is to describe the coexistence of these conditions in a sample of HF ...

    Authors: Rui Valdiviesso, Teresa F. Amaral, Emília Moreira, Ana Rita Sousa-Santos, Mário Fernandes, Maria J. V. Aguiar, Sónia Martins, Luís F. Azevedo, Lia Fernandes, José Silva-Cardoso and Nuno Borges
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:594
  5. Heart failure (HF) is the most common cardiovascular reason for hospital admission, particularly among patients older than 60 years old. Heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) comprises approxima...

    Authors: Shahram Darvishzadehdaledari, Alexander Harrison, Fatemeh Gholami and Arian Azadnia
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:593
  6. Intracardiac leiomyoma is a rare benign right heart tumor that usually extends from the intravenous system. The patient often has a history of uterine leiomyoma.

    Authors: Ting Xie, Matiullah Masroor, Cong Liu, Shengxiong Lin, Jing Song, Zhengping Wang and Xuan Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:592
  7. Coronary chronic total occlusion (CTO) interventions are more complex than general percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures. However, only a few nursing methods are specifically applied to patients ...

    Authors: Xia Ge, Haiyang Wu, Zhe Zang and Jiayi Xie
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:591
  8. To investigate the efficacy and postoperative clinical adverse events of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for chronic kidney disease (CKD) study participants c...

    Authors: Cheng Luo, Qiang wang, Shuxiong Nong, Yushan Chen, Longchang Li and Chun Gui
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:590
  9. Elevated serum uric acid (SUA) levels have been associated with poor outcome in patients with heart failure (HF). Uric acid is associated with inflammation and microvascular dysfunction, which may differential...

    Authors: Wei Yan, Hai-Ying Tang, Yong-Qiang Yang and Kun-Lun He
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:589
  10. Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are one of the main causes of death worldwide. Data on the effect of eggs consumption on the risk of CVDs are still unreliable. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the ass...

    Authors: Golsa khalatbari Mohseni, Saeideh Mohammadi, Zohreh Aghakhaninejad, Shirin Tajadod, Khadijeh Abbasi, Seyed Ali Askarpour, Zahra Salimi, Hanieh Shafaei Kachaei, Asma Rajabi Harsini, Farkhondeh Alami, Seyedeh Elaheh Bagheri, Seyed Alireza Mosavi Jarrahi, Ali Gohari, Sara Khoshdooz, Saeid Doaei, Akram Kooshki…
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:588
  11. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a progressive disease from paroxysmal to persistent, and persistent AF (PerAF) had worse prognosis. AF has potential link with inflammation, but it is not clear whether PerAF or par...

    Authors: Peng Wan, Bing Wang, Wenji Yu, Li Shang Zhai, Bo Qian, Feifei Zhang, Bao Liu, Jianfeng Wang, Xiaoliang Shao, Yunmei Shi, Qi Jiang, Meng Fei Wang, Shan Shao and Yuetao Wang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:587
  12. Cytokines play a potential role in atherosclerosis pathogenesis and progression. We investigated the association of interleukin-6 (IL-6) with the angiographic severity of coronary artery disease (CAD).

    Authors: Nadia Bouzidi and Habib Gamra
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:586
  13. In an era of increasing need for precision medicine, machine learning has shown promise in making accurate acute myocardial infarction outcome predictions. The accurate assessment of high-risk patients is a cr...

    Authors: Panke Chen, Bine Wang, Li Zhao, Shuai Ma, Yanping Wang, Yunyue Zhu, Xin Zeng, Zhixun Bai and Bei Shi
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:585
  14. The present study aimed to detect subtle left ventricular (LV) dysfunction in patients with severe rheumatic mitral stenosis (MS) by measuring global and segmental longitudinal strain with a two-dimensional sp...

    Authors: Samira Mehrabi-Pari, Sepehr Nayebirad, Akbar Shafiee, Ahmad Vakili-Basir, Reza Hali, Mojgan Ghavami and Arash Jalali
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:584
  15. Circular RNAs (circRNAs) have been reported to regulate the biological processes of human diseases. CircHIPK3 has been implicated in vascular calcification, but the downstream regulatory mechanisms remain uncl...

    Authors: Siyi Feng, Youfei Qi, Zhanxiang Xiao, Hao Chen, Sahua Liu, Haimei Luo, Hongfei Wu and Wenbo Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:583
  16. Myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury (MIRI) is one of the main reasons for poor prognosis in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy (ICM). To date, the mechanism remains unknown. As members of the silent info...

    Authors: Yunfei Liao, Ben Ke, Xiaoyan Long, Jianjun Xu and Yongbing Wu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:582
  17. This study investigated the relationship between combat-related traumatic injury (CRTI) and its severity and predicted cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk.

    Authors: Christopher J. Boos, Usamah Haling, Susie Schofield, Paul Cullinan, Anthony M. J. Bull, Nicola T. Fear and Alexander N. Bennett
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:581
  18. To compare the post-operative pain and quality of life of patients who underwent total thoracoscopic surgery (TTS) or conventional full-sternotomy (CFS) for aortic valve replacement (AVR).

    Authors: Zhiqin Lin, Xiujun Chen, Zheng Xu, Liangwan Chen and Xiaofu Dai
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:580
  19. Inferior vena cava (IVC) diameter variability with respiration measured by ultrasound was found to be useful for the diagnosis of heart failure (HF) in ED patients with acute dyspnea. Its value in identifying ...

    Authors: Cyrine Kouraichi, Adel Sekma, Khaoula Bel Haj Ali, Ikram Chamtouri, Sarra Sassi, Marwa Toumia, Hajer Yaakoubi, Rym Youssef, Mohamed Amine Msolli, Kaouthar Beltaief, Zied Mezgar, Mariem Khrouf, Wahid Bouida, Zohra Dridi, Riadh Boukef, Hamdi Boubaker…
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:579
  20. Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is the leading cause of stroke, which can be reduced by 70% with appropriate oral anticoagulation (OAC) therapy. Nationally, appropriate anticoagulation rates for patients with AF with...

    Authors: Sushmita Malik, Shanshan Gustafson, Huai-En R. Chang, Yonas Tamrat, Alan S. Go and Natalia Berry
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:578
  21. Infectious aortic disease is a rare and fatal disease, that requires the appropriate intervention. An accurate diagnosis should be promptly established. However, this is difficult because the clinical manifest...

    Authors: Yusuke Higuchi, Tetsuya Nomura, Shiori Yoshida, Michitaka Kitamura, Kenshi Ono, Keisuke Shoji, Naotoshi Wada, Natsuya Keira and Tetsuya Tatsumi
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:577
  22. The diagnosis of vasovagal syncope (VVS) is mainly based on history-taking and physical examination. However, brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Electroencephalogram (EEG) are commonly used in the diag...

    Authors: Masih Tajdini, Amirmohammad Khalaji, Amir Hossein Behnoush, Hamed Tavolinejad, Arash Jalali, Saeed Sadeghian, Ali Vasheghani-Farahani, Somayeh Yadangi, Farzad Masoudkabir and Ali Bozorgi
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:576
  23. This article summarizes the treatment experience for congenital complete atrioventricular block (CCAVB) in newborns and infants, and discusses the necessity and feasibility of treating CCAVB with permanent pac...

    Authors: Linhong Song, Qiang Meng, Changgen Liu, Gang Wang, Hui Wang, Gengxu Zhou and Zhichun Feng
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:575
  24. The goal of blood pressure (BP) control will be lower when hypertensive patients have comorbidities that can affect the risk of cardiovascular diseases. But, the goal of BP control for hypertensive patients co...

    Authors: Xiaoguang Yao, Nanfang Li, Mulalibieke Heizhati, Yingchun Wang, Yue Ma, Run Wang, Delian Zhang, Qin Luo, Junli Hu, Menghui Wang and Qing Zhu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:574
  25. Aim of this retrospective cohort study was to evaluate whether oral health parameters would be associated with infection-related parameters and overall survival of patients with severe heart failure (HF).

    Authors: Gerhard Schmalz, Alina Hennecke, Rainer Haak, Tanja Kottmann, Jens Garbade, Christian Binner and Dirk Ziebolz
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:573
  26. Existing research has established the pepsinogen ratio (PGR) as a complex biomarker, not only as an independent predictor for various gastrointestinal diseases but also in its association with atherosclerotic ...

    Authors: Yuexi Li, Xiaoqin Liu, Yuhan Luo and Qiaoli Wang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:572
  27. Acute myocardial infarction (AMI), is a serious form of coronary heart disease. The present study sought to investigate the impact of HIF-1α on AMI, along with its fundamental mechanism.

    Authors: Jie Wang, Honglei Du, Qing Sun, Weiping Wan and Haifeng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:571
  28. Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading causes of global deaths. So, it is necessary to know the possible risk factors for each region. We aimed to assess the relationship between the risk of CVDs and s...

    Authors: Bahman Cheraghian, Habib Heybar, Nader Saki, Maedeh Raeisizadeh, Seyed Jalal Hashemi and Saeid Bitaraf
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:570
  29. This meta-analysis was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of the treat-repair-treat (TRT) strategy in the treatment of severe pulmonary arterial hypertension with congenital heart disease (PAH-CHD).

    Authors: Zhiyuan Wang, Xiaobing Li, Mengxuan Li, Jun Peng and Huijun Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:569
  30. In this study, we evaluated the predictive utility of neutrophil percentage-to-albumin ratio (NPAR) for all-cause mortality in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF).

    Authors: Xin Wang, Yuan Zhang, Yuxing Wang, Jia Liu, Xiaorong Xu, Jiamei Liu, Mulei Chen and Linying Shi
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:568
  31. UFMylation is a ubiquitination-like modification that is related to endoplasmic reticulum stress and unfolded protein response. A recent study reported that Ufl1, a key enzyme of UFMylation, protects against h...

    Authors: Hu Jiajia, Yang Ziyao, Zheng Jiaqi, Chen Yanli, Zhao Xiaotao and Su Ming
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:567
  32. Induction of chondrogenesis is associated with progressive atherosclerosis. Deficiency of the ADCYAP1 gene encoding pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating peptide (PACAP) aggravates atherosclerosis in ApoE def...

    Authors: C. Blümm, G. A. Bonaterra, H. Schwarzbach, L. E. Eiden, E. Weihe and R. Kinscherf
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:566
  33. This study was undertaken to explore the predictive value of the advanced lung cancer inflammation index (ALI) combined with the geriatric nutritional risk index (GNRI) for all-cause mortality in patients with...

    Authors: Tao Shi, Yan Wang, Yunzhu Peng, Meifen Wang, Yanji Zhou, Wenyi Gu, Yanyan Li, Jie Zou, Na Zhu and Lixing Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:565
  34. Renal function decline is a frequently encountered complication in patients with chronic coronary syndrome. Aside from traditional cardiovascular risk factors, the inflammatory burden emerged as the novel phen...

    Authors: Ting-Wei Kao, Chin-Chou Huang, Hsin-Bang Leu, Wei-Hsian Yin, Wei-Kung Tseng, Yen-Wen Wu, Tsung-Hsien Lin, Hung-I Yeh, Kuan-Cheng Chang, Ji-Hung Wang, Chau-Chung Wu and Jaw-Wen Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:564
  35. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a major complication of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), which causes an adverse prognosis. There is an urgent need to explore effective biomarkers to evaluate the patients’ adv...

    Authors: Renjie Ruan, Yanwei Liu and Xiang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:563
  36. This study aimed to explore the fluctuations and clinical relevance of serum thyrotropin (TSH), free triiodothyronine (FT3), and free thyroxine (FT4) levels in infants undergoing surgical correction for congen...

    Authors: Wen-Hao Lin, Si-Jia Zhou, Xiu-Hua Chen, Hua Cao and Qiang Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:562
  37. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common heart rhythm disorder that can lead to complications such as stroke and heart failure. Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a procedure used to treat AF, but it is not always s...

    Authors: ShiKun Sun, Li Wang, Jia Lin, YouFen Sun and ChangSheng Ma
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:561
  38. Inflammation and immune cells are closely intertwined mechanisms that contribute to the progression of heart failure (HF). Nonetheless, there is a paucity of information regarding the distinct features of dysr...

    Authors: Shengnan Li, Tiantian Ge, Xuan Xu, Liang Xie, Sifan Song, Runqian Li, Hao Li and Jiayi Tong
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:560
  39. Albumin to fibrinogen ratio (AFR), a new inflammatory marker, has emerged as a useful indicator to predict adverse outcomes for several diseases. However, whether AFR could be a new useful indicator to predict...

    Authors: Liying Li, Chao Ban, Haiyan Ruan, Muxin Zhang, Ziqiong Wang, Min Ma, Yi Zheng and Sen He
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:559
  40. Monocytes and dendritic cells (DC) are both key inflammatory cells, with recognized effects on cardiac repair. However, there are distinct subsets of monocytes with potential for beneficial or detrimental effe...

    Authors: Sílvia Martins, Natália António, Ricardo Rodrigues, Tiago Carvalheiro, Cândida Tomaz, Lino Gonçalves and Artur Paiva
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:558
  41. This exploratory sub-analysis of the EMPA-HEART CardioLink-6 trial examined whether the previously reported benefit of the sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor empagliflozin on left ventricular (LV...

    Authors: William Barbour, Erika Wolff, Pankaj Puar, Makoto Hibino, Ehab Bakbak, Aishwarya Krishnaraj, Raj Verma, Meena Verma, Adrian Quan, Andrew T. Yan, Kim A. Connelly, Hwee Teoh, C. David Mazer and Subodh Verma
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:557
  42. Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR), as a recent inflammatory index, has been reported to be a prognostic tool in different diseases. However, implication of this ratio in heart failure (HF) is less investiga...

    Authors: Mehrbod Vakhshoori, Sepehr Nemati, Sadeq Sabouhi, Behzad Yavari, Mehrnaz Shakarami, Niloofar Bondariyan, Sayed Ali Emami and Davood Shafie
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:555
  43. The relationship between metabolic dysfunction-associated steatotic liver disease (MASLD) and atherosclerosis has been controversial, which has become a hit of recent research. The study aimed to explore the a...

    Authors: Yunqian Huang, Yuqun Wang, Zhengguang Xiao, Shengqi Yao, Yuhua Tang, Linjun Zhou, Qin Wang, Yanchun Xie, Lixia Zhang, Yan Zhou, Ying Lu, Wenqian Zhu and Man Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:554
  44. Inequities in clinical care may contribute to racial disparities observed in studies of heart disease morbidity and cardiogenetic testing outcomes. There is a lack of research aimed at understanding the comple...

    Authors: Morgan Wolfgang, Laura Beskow, Gillian Hooker, Mya Roberson and Katherine Anderson
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:553
  45. The predictive utility of QTc values, calculated through various correction formulas for the incidence of postoperative major adverse cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events (MACCE) in patients experiencing ...

    Authors: Xing Wei, Jun Feng, Zhipeng Zhang, Jing Wei, Ben Hu, Nv Long and Chunmiao Luo
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:551
  46. Patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) have a low functional status, which in turn is a risk factor for hospital admission and an important predictor of survival in HFpEF. HFpFE i...

    Authors: Antonio Ignacio Cuesta-Vargas, Iván José Fuentes-Abolafio, Celia García-Conejo, Estíbaliz Díaz-Balboa, Manuel Trinidad-Fernández, Daniel Gutiérrez-Sánchez, Adrián Escriche-Escuder, Lidia Cobos-Palacios, Almudena López-Sampalo, Jose Maria Pérez-Ruíz, Cristina Roldán-Jiménez, Miguel Angel Pérez-Velasco, Javier Mora-Robles, Mª Dolores López-Carmona, David Pérez-Cruzado, Jaime Martín-Martín…
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:550
  47. Resistance training is commonly recommended as part of secondary prevention for post-coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) patients in conjunction with aerobic exercise. Despite its potential benefits, there is ...

    Authors: Bambang Dwiputra, Anwar Santoso, Budhi Setianto Purwowiyoto, Basuni Radi and Ade Meidian Ambari
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:549
  48. Dyslipidaemia among individuals with diabetes is a significant modifiable risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (ASCVDs). ASCVDs are a major cause of mortality and morbidity globally, especia...

    Authors: Florence Filisa-Kaphamtengo, Jonathan Ngoma, Victoria Mukhula, Zaithwa Matemvu, Deborah Kapute, Peter Banda, Tamara Phiri, Mwapatsa Mipando, Mina C. Hosseinipour and Kondwani G. H. Katundu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2023 23:548

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