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  1. Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors have beneficial effects in heart failure (HF), including reverse remodelling, but the mechanisms by which these benefits are conferred are unclear. Inflammati...

    Authors: Adel Dihoum, Alexander JM Brown, Rory J McCrimmon, Chim C Lang and Ify R Mordi
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:356
  2. Woven coronary artery (WCA) is a rare anomaly and its etiology remains speculative. Both congenital and acquired factors are considered to be concerned with the pathogenesis. In a 35-year-old man, the tissue c...

    Authors: Jiannan Li, Xiaoli Wang, Chen Liu, Peng Zhou and Hanjun Zhao
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:355
  3. Hyperlipidemia damages vascular wall and serves as a foundation for diseases such as atherosclerosis, hypertension and stiffness. The NOD-like receptor family pyrin domain-containing 3 (NLRP3) inflammasome is ...

    Authors: Hai-Hua Liu, Wei Wei, Fei-Fei Wu, Lu Cao, Bing-Jie Yang, Jia-Ning Fu, Jing-Xia Li, Xin-Yue Liang, Hao-Yu Dong, Yan-Yan Heng and Peng-Fei Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:354
  4. Dyslipidemia is one of the causes of coronary heart disease (CAD), and apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene polymorphism affects lipid levels. However, the relationship between APOE gene polymorphisms and premature CAD (...

    Authors: Youqian Li, Wei Zhong, Changjing Huang, Junyin Peng and Hanlin Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:353
  5. Diabetic cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a chronic disease caused by diabetes mellitus, which is recognized as a worldwide challenging disease. This study aimed to investigate the role and the potential mechanism of k...

    Authors: Jiahui Wang, Yuping Li, Lu Li, Huan Liang, Hongwei Ye, Pinfang Kang, Zhenghong Li, Ying Yu and Qin Gao
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:351
  6. Antineoplastic medications, including doxorubicin, idarubicin, and epirubicin, have been found to adversely affect the heart due to oxidative stress - mitochondrial dysfunction - ferroptosis (ORMFs), which act...

    Authors: Ren Qianqian, Zhu Peng, Zhang Licai, Zhang Ruizhi, Ye Tianhe, Xia xiangwen, Zheng Chuansheng and Yang Fan
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:350
  7. Glycolysis and immune metabolism play important roles in acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Therefore, this study aimed to identify and experimentally validate the glycolysis-related hub genes in AMI as diagno...

    Authors: Xiaoqing Zhang, Lina Zhang, Ya Gao, Zhangyu Liu and Kaizheng Gong
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:349
  8. CHA2DS2-VASc score-related differences have been reported in atrial fibrotic remodeling and prognosis of atrial fibrillation (AF) patients after ablation. There are currently no data on the efficacy of low voltag...

    Authors: Halim Marzak, Gabrielle Gennesseaux, Justine Hammann, Romain Ringele, Simon Fitouchi, François Severac, Thomas Cardi, Mohamad Kanso, Alexandre Schatz, Patrick Ohlmann, Olivier Morel and Laurence Jesel
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:347
  9. The link between diabetes mellitus and chronic hepatitis C infection remains well established. It is estimated that up to one third of chronic hepatitis C patients have type II diabetes mellitus. Hepatitis C v...

    Authors: Khaled M. Elmaghraby, Lobna Abdel-Wahid, Yehia T. Kishk, Rania R. Y. Michael and Ahmed Abdel-Galeel
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:344
  10. Heart failure (HF) with preserved or mildly reduced ejection fraction includes a heterogenous group of patients. Reclassification into distinct phenogroups to enable targeted interventions is a priority. This ...

    Authors: Fardad Soltani, David A. Jenkins, Amit Kaura, Joshua Bradley, Nicholas Black, John P. Farrant, Simon G. Williams, Abdulrahim Mulla, Benjamin Glampson, Jim Davies, Dimitri Papadimitriou, Kerrie Woods, Anoop D. Shah, Mark R. Thursz, Bryan Williams, Folkert W. Asselbergs…
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:343
  11. The trans femoral ipsilateral approach is often adopted for endovascular treatment (EVT) for better steerability of guidewires or better device deliverability. However, contrary to the trans femoral contralate...

    Authors: Tetsuya Nomura, Shiori Yoshida, Michitaka Kitamura, Kenshi Ono, Keisuke Shoji, Yukinori Kato, Naotoshi Wada, Natsuya Keira and Tetsuya Tatsumi
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:342
  12. The study evaluated the performance of the Mindray N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) in a healthy population in China, focusing on creating a reference range for future clinical application...

    Authors: Pingfeng Feng, Junlong Qin, Zhixin Chai, Yajie Zhang, Minghai Zhao, Liya Liu, Lijun Zhang, Yaqiong Chen and Yufeng Xiong
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:341
  13. Atrial flutter, a prevalent cardiac arrhythmia, is primarily characterized by reentrant circuits in the right atrium. However, atypical forms of atrial flutter present distinct challenges in terms of diagnosis...

    Authors: Dongchen Zhou, Biqi Zhang, Cong Zeng, Xiang Yin and Xiaogang Guo
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:340
  14. The relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the occurrence of arrhythmias and heart rate variability (HRV) in hypertensive patients is not elucidated. Our study investigates the association betw...

    Authors: Shao-dong Xu, Ling-li Hao, Fei-fei Liu and Chuan-zhi Xu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:338
  15. Heart failure (HF) is a chronic condition characterized by significant impairment of the cardiovascular system, leading to a decline in health-related quality of life, recurrent hospitalizations, and increased...

    Authors: Aleksandra Kukulska and Elżbieta Garwacka-Czachor
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:337
  16. In this study, we explored the determinants of ventricular aneurysm development following acute myocardial infarction (AMI), thereby prompting timely interventions to enhance patient prognosis.

    Authors: Hongqin Huang, Min Xu, Chaohua Qiang, Zhenni Yang and Ling Yang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:336
  17. The efficacy of optimal medical therapy (OMT) with or without revascularization therapy in patients with stable coronary artery disease (SCAD) remains controversial. We performed a meta-analysis of randomized ...

    Authors: Lei Bi, Yu Geng, Yintang Wang, Siyuan Li, Kuogen Sun, Yiqi Guo, Ou Zhang and Ping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:335
  18. Systemic inflammation markers have recently been identified as being associated with cardiac disorders. However, limited research has been conducted to estimate the pre-diagnostic associations between these ma...

    Authors: Xuechen Zhao, Lei Huang, Jianan Hu, Nake Jin, Jun Hong and Xudong Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:334
  19. Oxidative stress may contribute to cardiac ryanodine receptor (RyR2) dysfunction in diabetic cardiomyopathy. Ginsenoside Rb1 (Rb1) is a major pharmacologically active component of ginseng to treat cardiovascul...

    Authors: Chunpeng feng, Jianping Song, Lan Deng, Jinfeng Zhang, Xinyi Lian, Zhong Zhen and Jinfeng Liu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:333
  20. The anticancer drug of tyrosine kinase-inhibitors (TKIs) has significantly improved the prognosis of patients with specific leukemia but has also increased the risk of organ adverse reactions. Herein, we prese...

    Authors: Haiyan Xue, Lan Wang, Yuliang Ma and Chang Hou
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:332
  21. Pulmonary embolisms (PEs) exhibit clinical features similar to those of acute coronary syndrome (ACS), including electrocardiographic abnormalities and elevated troponin levels, which frequently lead to misdia...

    Authors: Yun-Hu Chen, Xing-Yu Zhu, Li-Hua Fan and Hong-Feng Xu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:331
  22. Pulmonary transit time (PTT) can be measured automatically from arterial input function (AIF) images of dual sequence first-pass perfusion imaging. PTT has been validated against invasive cardiac catheterisati...

    Authors: Jonathan Farley, Louise AE. Brown, Pankaj Garg, Ali Wahab, Joel RL. Klassen, Nicholas Jex, Sharmaine Thirunavukarasu, Amrit Chowdhary, Noor Sharrack, Miroslawa Gorecka, Hui Xue, Nigel Artis, Eylem Levelt, Erica Dall’Armellina, Peter Kellman, John P. Greenwood…
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:329
  23. The cardiac toxicity of radiotherapy (RT) can affect cancer survival rates over the long term. This has been confirmed in patients with breast cancer and lymphoma. However, there are few studies utilizing the ...

    Authors: Rong Liu, Li ang Xu, Ziqi Zhao and Ruoling Han
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:328
  24. The relationships among left heart remodeling, cardiac function, and cardiovascular events (CEs) in patients with heart failure (HF) with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) undergoing maintenance hemodialysis...

    Authors: Yi Zhang, Xiaofei Guo, Sijiao Chen, Yin Wang, Jingjing Li, Xiaofeng Sun and Xiaomei Huang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:327
  25. The C-reactive protein/albumin ratio (CAR) seems to mirror disease severity and prognosis in several acute disorders particularly in elderly patients, yet less is known about if CAR is superior to C-reactive p...

    Authors: Per Wändell, Axel C Carlsson, Anders O Larsson, Johan Ärnlöv, Toralph Ruge and Andreas Rydell
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:326
  26. Hypertension (HT) is one of the most common manifestations in patients with catecholamine-secreting neuroendocrine tumors. Although the cardiovascular manifestations of these tumors have been described, there ...

    Authors: Yang Yu, Chuyun Chen, Lei Meng, Wencong Han, Yan Zhang, Zheng Zhang and Ying Yang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:325
  27. With advancements in chronic total coronary occlusion (CTO) recanalization techniques and concepts, the success rate of recanalization has been steadily increasing. However, the current data are too limited to...

    Authors: Yuhao Zhao, Ping Wang, Ze Zheng, Qin Ma, Yuchen Shi and Jinghua Liu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:324
  28. Radiotherapy is a primary local treatment for tumors, yet it may lead to complications such as radiation-induced heart disease (RIHD). Currently, there is no standardized approach for preventing RIHD. Dexmedet...

    Authors: Runze Zhang, Kangjie Xie, Yanhong Lian, Shufang Hong and Yuntian Zhu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:323
  29. Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is the most common form of cyanotic congenital heart disease (CHD) worldwide. It accounts for 7% of CHD cases in Uganda and leads to fatal outcomes in the long term without surgery. S...

    Authors: Rebecca Esther Khainza, Michael Oketcho, Twalib Aliku, Judith Namuyonga, Emma Ndagire, Tom Mwambu, Rwakaryebe Mbagga Muhoozi, Bernard Obongnyinge, Hilda Tumwebaze, Nestor Mbabazi, Teddy Akech, Aisha Nakato, Angelline Killen, Geoffrey Oburu Ofumbi, Peter Lwabi, John Omagino…
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:322
  30. Catheter ablation and antiarrhythmic drug therapy are utilized for rhythm control in atrial fibrillation (AF), but their comparative effectiveness, especially with contemporary treatment modalities, remains un...

    Authors: Subhash Chander, Roopa Kumari, Sindhu Luhana, Sheena Shiwlani, Om Parkash, FNU Sorath, Hong Yu Wang, Sam Tan, Zubair Rahaman, Yaqub Nadeem Mohammed, Abhi Chand Lohana, FNU Sakshi, Esha Vaish and FNU Sadarat
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:321
  31. A higher Life's Essential 8 (LE8)-based cardiovascular health (CVH) has been reported to be associated with a lower risk of both all-cause mortality and cardio-cerebrovascular diseases (CCVDs) related mortalit...

    Authors: Bin Yan, Yan Jin, Song Mao and Yugang Yin
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:320
  32. Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with primary stenting, which stands for stent implantation regardless of obtaining satisfactory results with balloon angioplasty, has superseded conventional plain old ...

    Authors: Chao Gao, Xingqiang He, Yunpeng Liu, Jianzheng Liu, Zhiwei Jiang, Bin Zhu, Xing Qin, Yunlong Xia, Tingting Zhang, Ping Wang, Ruining Zhang, Yoshinobu Onuma, Jielai Xia, Duolao Wang, Patrick Serruys and Ling Tao
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:319
  33. To investigate the association between cumulative exposure to low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) in the young adulthood population.

    Authors: Wei Huang, Weiqi Nie, Jianqiu Zhao, Zhihui Fan, Dan Wang, Xia Wu, Yujing Hao and Shouling Wu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:318
  34. This study investigated the possible relationship between the Apo lipoprotein A1 /high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (ApoA1/HDL-C) ratio and coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D).

    Authors: Farzaneh Ghaemi, Soghra Rabizadeh, Amirhossein Yadegar, Fatemeh Mohammadi, Hassan Asadigandomani, Melika Arab Bafrani, Sahar Karimpour Reyhan, Alireza Esteghamati and Manouchehr Nakhjavani
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:317
  35. Electrophysiological characteristics and radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFCA) of premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) originating from the superior septal left ventricle (SSLV) have not yet been fully ...

    Authors: Qifang Liu, Ye Tian, Zhi Jiang, Longhai Tian, Jing Huang, Ying Yang and Long Yang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:316
  36. Fibrosing mediastinitis (FM) is a rare disease characterized by excessive proliferation of fibrous tissue in the mediastinum and can cause bronchial stenosis, superior vena cava obstruction, pulmonary artery a...

    Authors: Bo Li, Hai Zhu, Mengfei Jia, Jinrui Song, Tanba Carl, Gizem Koybasi, Guanming Qi, Hongling Su and Yunshan Cao
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:315
  37. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is a well-established treatment for high and intermediate-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis (AS). Recent studies have demonstrated non-inferiority of TAVI...

    Authors: Carmen Angioletti, Giaele Moretti, Stefania Manetti, Luigi Pastormerlo, Milena Vainieri and Claudio Passino
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:314
  38. This study aimed to explore the application of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in coronary artery disease (CAD) patients, evaluate its impact on exercise ability and cardiopulmonary function in patients with ...

    Authors: Lingling Wang, Fan Mei, Mengyi Min, Xiuyan He, Lili Luo and Youxia Ma
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:313
  39. Previous studies have shown the importance of energy deficiency and malfunctioning mitochondria in the pathophysiology of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). There has been a little research into the relationsh...

    Authors: Ke Zhang, Zhongyu Yuan, Shengwei Wang, Shifeng Zhao, Hao Cui and Yongqiang Lai
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:312
  40. Previous research has supported the presence of an association between high glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels and cardiovascular disease (CVD). The objective of the present study was to determine whether incr...

    Authors: Ruihan Fan, Shuna Li, Zihan Xue, Ruida Yang, Jun Lyu and Hairong He
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:310
  41. Percutaneous balloon mitral valvuloplasty (PBMV) is the ACC/AHA class I recommendation for treating symptomatic rheumatic mitral stenosis with suitable valve morphology, less than moderate MR and absence of le...

    Authors: Saman Rostambeigi, Homa Mazaherinia, Negin Mahmoudi Hamidabad, Anita M. Kelsey, Azin Alizadehasl, Seyed Taha Hosseini Harandi, Khashayar Farnoud, Parsa Panahi, Ata Firouzi and Anita Sadeghpour
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:309
  42. Carney syndrome is an uncommon autosomal disorder closely linked to mutations in the PRKAR1A gene. Skin lesions are the most pronounced feature of Carney syndrome, affecting over 80% of individuals with this c...

    Authors: Cheng Cheng, Yang Song, Haidong Yan, Daojun Bao, Xiaodi Zhang, Yi Zhao, Daxing Liu and Dengshen Zhang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:307

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