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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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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  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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

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