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  1. All-cause mortality and cardiovascular disease are increased in subjects with metabolic syndrome (MetS). Risk scores are used to predict individual risk of heart disease. We performed a long-term follow-up stu...

    Authors: Harri Juhani Saarinen, Jorma Lahtela, Päivi Mähönen and Ari Palomäki
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:162
  2. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), according to a number of recent observational studies, is connected to atherosclerosis (AS). However, the link between H. pylori and AS is debatable.

    Authors: Xueyi Zhang, Yue Shi, Tielin Li, Ke Chang, Yongyan Gan, Yue Feng and Xianhua Zhou
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:161
  3. Dyslipidemia is a co-existing problem in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) and coronary artery disease (CAD), and apolipoprotein E (APOE) plays an important role in lipid metabolism. However, the relationsh...

    Authors: Wenhao Chen, Bin Li, Hao Wang, Guoliang Wei, Kehui Chen, Weihong Wang, Shen Wang and Yuanliang Liu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:160
  4. South Asian individuals have high risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). Some investigators suggest smaller coronary artery size may be partially responsible.

    Authors: R. T. Short, F. Lin, S. Nair, J. G. Terry, J. J. Carr, N. R. Kandula, D. Lloyd-Jones and A. M. Kanaya
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:158
  5. Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is a leading cause of death, and survival outcomes vary across countries and regions. To improve survival, the European Resuscitation Council Guidelines encourage the impl...

    Authors: Camilla Allert, Bengt Nilsson, Anders Svensson and Ewa K. Andersson
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:157
  6. Hyperuricemia and low level of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) are both risk factors for coronary artery disease (CAD). The uric acid to HDL-C ratio (UHR) has recently been identified as a new inf...

    Authors: Fuxue Deng, Fang Jia, Yang Sun, Lisha Zhang, Jie Han, Danni Li, Qiang Yang, Rongrong Hou and Wei Jiang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:155
  7. Purulent pericarditis (PP)— a purulent infection involving the pericardial space—requires a high index of suspicion for diagnosis as it often lacks characteristic signs of pericarditis and carries a mortality ...

    Authors: Lorraine Mascarenhas, Dzhalal Agakishiev, Morgan Freeman and Scott Hubers
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:154
  8. The current study was conducted aimed atexploring the effects of staged rehabilitation training on the levels of inflammatory factors and red blood cell distribution in patients who underwent cardiac valve rep...

    Authors: Beibei Xing and Pujuan Liu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:153
  9. Acute heart failure (AHF) is a potentially life-threatening clinical syndrome, usually requiring hospital admission. Growth Differentiation Factor-15 (GDF-15) is a distant member of the transforming growth fac...

    Authors: Paisit Kosum, Noppachai Siranart, Natthinee Mattanapojanat, Somkiat Phutinart, Narisorn Kongruttanachok, Supanee Sinphurmsukskul, Sarawut Siwamogsatham, Sarinya Puwanant and Aekarach Ariyachaipanich
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:151
  10. The present study aimed to investigate the predictive ability of selected adiposity indices, such as body mass index (BMI), waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), waist circumference (WC), and waist-to-height ratio (WHtR),...

    Authors: Rizki Amalia Gumilang, Yen-Chun Fan, Shang-Hao Wu and Chyi-Huey Bai
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:150
  11. Tricuspid regurgitation (TR) is a prevalent disease that triggers systemic pathological changes including cardiac, respiratory, hepatic and digestive, hematopoietic, renal and skin issues. The burden of extra-...

    Authors: Xing-Yu Ji, Lei Zhu, Fei Chen, Fang-Lin Lu, Yuan Feng, Mao Chen and Tian-Yuan Xiong
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:149
  12. This study delves into the intricate landscape of atherosclerosis (AS), a chronic inflammatory disorder with significant implications for cardiovascular health. AS poses a considerable burden on global healthc...

    Authors: Fanli Bu, Xiao Qin, Tiantian Wang, Na Li, Man Zheng, Zixuan Wu and Kai Ma
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:148
  13. Postoperative delirium is a common and debilitating complication that significantly affects patients and their families. The purpose of this study is to investigate whether there is an effective sedative that ...

    Authors: Jin-Xiang Huang, Shan-Shan Zhang, Shu-Xian Wang, Da-Shuang Xi, Fang-Ru Luo, Cheng-Jiang Liu and Hong Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:147
  14. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between quantitative coronary flow reserve (CFR) and the blood uric acid/albumin ratio, as well as multiple clinical parameters, in order to assess the ...

    Authors: Jin Liu, Han Wei, Xuanzhi Zhu, Huangjun Liu and Lijun Jin
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:146
  15. The SelectSecure™ 3830 lead is an innovative, lumenless, and thin active fixed lead with a nonretractable screw-in tip and a diameter of 4.1 Fr, making it the thinnest pacing lead available. Its high anti-extr...

    Authors: Chuan Yang, Jing Qi, Mahmood Alam and Deling Zou
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:145
  16. Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is an autosomal semi-dominant disease, characterized by markedly elevated levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-c) from conception and accelerated atheroscleroti...

    Authors: Huijuan Kou, Hongtao Wang, Peng Liu, Xin Wang, Wenjing Zhu, Wei Jiang, Xiaojun Hu and Jie Deng
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:144
  17. Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality globally. Arterial hypertension is one of the main cardiovascular risk factors. Despite this, individuals with hypertension often f...

    Authors: Roberta Adorni, Francesco Zanatta, Erika Rosa Cappelletti, Andrea Greco, Patrizia Steca and Marco D’Addario
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:143
  18. Heart failure (HF) and diabetes are associated with increased incidence and worse prognosis of each other. The prognostic value of global longitudinal strain (GLS) measured by cardiovascular magnetic resonance...

    Authors: Nithin R. Iyer, Siew-Pang Chan, Oi Wah Liew, Jenny P.C. Chong, Jennifer A. Bryant, Thu-Thao Le, Chanchal Chandramouli, Patrick J. Cozzone, Frank Eisenhaber, Roger Foo, A. Mark Richards, Carolyn S.P. Lam, Martin Ugander and Calvin W-L. Chin
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:141
  19. In this cross-sectional study from Botswana, we investigated knowledge of myocardial infarction (MI) symptoms and risk factors among the general public and outpatients with MI risk factors based on age and li...

    Authors: Ookeditse Ookeditse, Kebadiretse K. Ookeditse, Thusego R. Motswakadikgwa, Gosiame Masilo, Yaone Bogatsu, Baleufi C. Lekobe, Mosepele Mosepele, Henrik Schirmer and Stein H. Johnsen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:140
  20. In patients with stable hemodynamic status after an acute coronary syndrome (ACS), coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) after preoperative investigations can provide outcomes comparable to those of emergency...

    Authors: Ken Nakamura, Shusuke Arai, Kimihiro Kobayashi, Shingo Nakai, Ri Sho, Ai Ishizawa, Daisuke Watanabe, Shuto Hirooka, Eiichi Ohba, Masahiro Mizumoto, Yoshinori Kuroda, Cholsu Kim, Hideaki Uchino, Takao Shimanuki and Tetsuro Uchida
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:139
  21. Recent studies have indicated an association between intestinal flora and lipids. However, observational studies cannot indicate causality. In this study, we aimed to investigate the potentially causal relatio...

    Authors: Da Teng, Wenjuan Jia, Wenlong Wang, Lanlan Liao, Bowen Xu, Lei Gong, Haibin Dong, Lin Zhong and Jun Yang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:138
  22. The present study aimed to respond to clinical question, can prolonged P-R interval predict clinical outcomes in non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome patients?

    Authors: Mohammad Zareei, Hossein Zareiamand, Mahsa Kamali, Nasim Ardalani, Ata Ebrahimi and Maryam Nabati
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:137
  23. Malnutrition is severely associated with worst prognosis of patients with heart failure (HF). Malnourished patients with the metabolic syndrome (MS) can result in a double burden of malnutrition. We aimed to i...

    Authors: Xuehe Zhang, Chunfang Shan, Kaixuan Hu, Binbin Fang, Zhiyang Zhang, Qian Xie, Chang Liu, Xin An, Yining Yang and Xiaomei Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:136
  24. Takotsubo syndrome (TTS), commonly referred to as "broken heart syndrome," is a distinctive form of acute and reversible heart failure that primarily affects young to middle-aged individuals, particularly wome...

    Authors: Shuhao Li, Senyan Yang, Shujing Zhou, Shuang Zhang, Xueying Li, Haibo Zhang, Ping Ren, Yanwu Liu, Ying Liu and Yuanguo Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:135
  25. Authors: Xiao-mei Huang, Jing-jing Li, Wang Yin, Hui-ling Fu, Fen Yu, Lian-qing Gu, Yi Zhang, Min Du, Zheng Ye and Li Xu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:134

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  26. There is a paucity of Chinese studies evaluating the quality of life (QoL) in young acute type A aortic dissection (AAAD) patients with Marfan syndrome.

    Authors: Xin-fan Lin, Lin-feng Xie, Zhao-feng Zhang, Jian He, Yu-ling Xie, Xiao-fu Dai and Liang-wan Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:132
  27. This umbrella review synthesizes data from 17 meta-analyses investigating the comparative outcomes of catheter ablation (CA) and medical treatment (MT) for atrial fibrillation (AF). Outcomes assessed were mort...

    Authors: Anoop Titus, Sakil Syeed, Abiram Baburaj, Karan Bhanushali, Pramod Gaikwad, Mannil Sooraj, Anu Mariam Saji, Wasey Ali Yadullahi Mir, Pramukh Arun Kumar, Mahati Dasari, Mubashir Ayaz Ahmed, Mohammed Omer Khan, Aishwarya Titus, Janamjey Gaur, Dilanthy Annappah, Arjun Raj…
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:131
  28. We described a rare case of an adolescent girl with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation originating from the right atrial appendage diverticulum and successfully converted to sinus rhythm after surgical intervention.

    Authors: Li Cheng, Jianbo Hu, Yuanping Zhang, Zhaohua Geng and Bo Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:130
  29. This study was aimed to identify the risk factors that influence the mortality risk in patients with acute aortic dissection (AAD) within one year after discharge, and aimed to construct a predictive model for...

    Authors: Ting Zhou, Jing-Xiao Li, Chao-Yong Zhang, Yu-Gui Li, Jun Peng, Chun-Lou Wei, Meng-Hua Chen and Hua-Fu Zhou
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:129
  30. Calcific aortic valve disease (CAVD) is the leading cause of angina, heart failure, and death from aortic stenosis. However, the molecular mechanisms of its progression, especially the complex disease-related ...

    Authors: Jiajun Zhang, Jun Wu, Yuan Gao, Xingli Fan, Xiaohong Liu, Guanxin Zhang, Yangfeng Tang and Lin Han
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:128
  31. The positive aspects of social interaction on health have been described often, with considerably less attention to their negative aspect. This study aimed to assess the impact of social associations on cardio...

    Authors: Ashish Kumar, Kinza Iqbal, Mariam Shariff, Monil Majmundar and Ankur Kalra
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:127
  32. Evidence from recent studies suggested that the quality of dietary macronutrients can play a possible role in predicting the risk of metabolic disorders. In the current study, we aimed to assess the associatio...

    Authors: Hossein Farhadnejad, Ebrahim Mokhtari, Farshad Teymoori, Mitra Kazemi Jahromi, Niloufar Saber, Hamid Ahmadirad, Mostafa Norouzzadeh, Parvin Mirmiran and Fereidoun Azizi
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:126
  33. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is an important cause of global burden of disease. There is a paucity of data on the burden and risk factors for CAD in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), despite the rising trends in the ...

    Authors: John R. Meda, Happiness L. Kusima and Ng’weina F. Magitta
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:125
  34. This study aims to compare the clinical effects of two distinct surgical approaches, namely 3D printing-assisted extracorporeal pre-fenestration and Castor integrated branch stent techniques, in treating patie...

    Authors: Rongyi Zheng, Huayuan Xi, Fangtao Zhu, Cunwei Cheng, Weihua Huang, Haojie Zhang, Xin He, KaiLin Shen, Ying Liu, QianQian Lu and Haibin Yu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:124
  35. Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is indeed a significant cause of mortality and morbidity in individuals with coronary heart disease. Ferroptosis, an iron-dependent cell death, is characterized by the accumul...

    Authors: Xinyu Wu, Jingru Li, Shengjie Chai, Chaguo Li, Si Lu, Suli Bao, Shuai Yu, Hao Guo, Jie He, Yunzhu Peng, Huang Sun and Luqiao Wang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:123
  36. Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related effusive constrictive pericarditis (ECP) is a rare manifestation of IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD). It can lead to persistent pericardial fibrosis, resulting in cardiac tampona...

    Authors: Soo Yeon An and Byung Joo Sun
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:122
  37. Atherosclerosis(AS) poses a pressing challenge in contemporary medicine. Formononetin (FMN) plays a crucial role in its prevention and treatment. However, the detailed impact of FMN on the stability of atheros...

    Authors: Ying He, Youde Cai, Dingling Wei, Liping Cao, Qiansong He and Yazhou Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:121
  38. Acute aortic syndrome (AAS) is a life-threatening condition. Inflammation plays a key role in the pathogenesis, development and progression of AAS, and is associated with significant mortality and morbidity. U...

    Authors: Hong Liu, Si-chong Qian, Hai-yang Li, Yong-feng Shao and Hong-jia Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:120
  39. This study evaluates the effectiveness of a combined regimen involving injectable hydrogels for the treatment of experimental myocardial infarction.

    Authors: Han Gao, Song Liu, Shanshan Qin, Jiali Yang, Tian Yue, Bengui Ye, Yue Tang, Jie Feng, Jun Hou and Dunzhu Danzeng
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:119
  40. To assess the efficacy of ibutilide administration during radiofrequency catheter ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation (AF), to explore the success rate of conversion and related influential factors, and...

    Authors: Meijuan Li, Xiping Liu, Yan Zhang, Weibin Huang, Bingbo Hou, Sen Huang and Feng Gao
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:118
  41. To determine the prognostic value of cumulative calcification score of coronary artery calcification (CAC), thoracic aortic calcification (TAC) and aortic valve calcification (AVC) in acute ST segment elevatio...

    Authors: Yalin Cheng, Xuyang Meng, Haiyang Gao, Chenguang Yang, Peng Li, Hongfei Li, Saurav Chatterjee, Paulo Cury Rezende, Marc Bonnet, Huimin Li, Zunlei Zhang, Fusui Ji and Wenduo Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:117
  42. Given the importance of promoting self-care and quality of life for discharged elderly patients after acute Myocardial Infarction(MI), It is necessitated we conduct interventions to promote these items. This s...

    Authors: Shahin Salarvand, Farzad Farzanpour and Hasan Ahmadi Gharaei
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:116
  43. Acute myocardial infarction is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Myocardial ischemia reperfusion (MI/R) injury occurs immediately after the coronary reperfusion and aggravates myocardial ischemia. ...

    Authors: Linwen Liu, Yawu Sun, Yang Wang, Jun Xin and Wei Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:115
  44. BRASH syndrome (Bradycardia, Renal failure, Atrioventricular (AV) nodal blocking agent, Shock and Hyperkalemia) is a recently emerging diagnosis that describes the profound bradycardia seen in patients on AV n...

    Authors: Habtamu Mesele Gebray, Abirham Eneyew Abeje and Abayneh Tunta Boye
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:114
  45. Cardiac involvement in patients with immunoglubin light-chain amyloidosis (AL) is a major determinant of treatment choice and prognosis, and early identification of high-risk patients can initiate intensive tr...

    Authors: Yumeng Liu, Lingjie Wang, Jingfen Zhu, Meng Chen, Mo Zhu, Yingyu Dai and Chunhong Hu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:112

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