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  1. Early diagnosis of atrial fibrillation is important as it is crucial for improving patient outcomes. Fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF2) may serve as a diagnostic biomarker for heart failure due to its ability t...

    Authors: Z. L. Yu, Z. H. Cai, J. T. Zheng, H. Y. Jiang, Y. Q. Zhou, N. K. Wong, H. B. Fu and X. B. Hong
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:109
  2. Clinical characteristics and long-term data on the safety and efficacy of LAAC in preventing cerebrovascular accident and thromboembolism among Chinese patients with non-valvular AF (NVAF) remain limited.

    Authors: Jingrui Zhang, Changyi Li, Lu Zhou, Caihua Sang, Songnan Li and Changsheng Ma
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:108
  3. Zinc regulates the oxidative stress and inflammatory signaling cascade and affects the development and deterioration of cardiovascular disease. We investigated the prognosis of developing heart failure in pati...

    Authors: Atsushi Tanita, Shigeto Namiuchi, Kenta Onodera, Shinichiro Sunamura, Tsuyoshi Ogata, Kazuki Noda and Toru Takii
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:107
  4. To explore the role and mechanism of Notch signaling and ERK1/2 pathway in the inhibitory effect of sacubitril/valsartan on the proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs).

    Authors: Congfeng Xu, Ning Zhang, Hong Yuan, Liren Wang and Yonghong Li
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:106
  5. Quadruple therapy (renin angiotensin system inhibitors, beta-blockers, mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists and sodium/glucose cotransporter type 2 inhibitors [SGLT2i]) has become the current prognostic modi...

    Authors: Raquel López-Vilella, Víctor DonosoTrenado, Borja Guerrero Cervera, Ignacio Sánchez-Lázaro, Luis Martínez Dolz and Luis Almenar Bonet
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:105
  6. Hypertension and prehypertension have been widely recognized as the main contributors of global mortality. Evidence shows mindfulness-based interventions may reduce blood pressure and improve mental health. Ho...

    Authors: Qiongshan Chen, Hui Liu and Shizheng Du
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:104
  7. The Caspase activation and recruitment domain 8 (CARD8) protein is a component of innate immunity as a negative regulator of NF- ĸB, and has been associated with regulation of proteins involved in inflammation...

    Authors: Karin Fransén, Ayako Hiyoshi, Geena V. Paramel and Anita Hurtig-Wennlöf
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:103
  8. Increased physical activity (PA) is recommended after an acute coronary event to prevent recurrences. Whether patients with acute coronary event actually increase their PA has not been assessed using objective...

    Authors: François Flammer, Anisoara Paraschiv-Ionescu and Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:102
  9. There is a substantial disparity in coronary artery disease (CAD) burden between Iran and other nations that place a strong emphasis on the assessment of CAD risk factors and individuals’ awareness and ability...

    Authors: Mohammadtaghi Sarebanhassanabadi, Seyed Reza Mirjalili, Pedro Marques-Vidal, Alexander Kraemer and Seyedeh Mahdieh Namayandeh
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:101
  10. Dolichoectasia is a rare arterial condition characterized by the dilatation, tortuosity, and elongation of cerebral blood vessels. The vertebrobasilar artery and internal carotid artery are the common sites of...

    Authors: Tomoya Oishi, Hiroaki Neki, Tomoya Sakamoto, Muneaki Hashimoto, Yuichi Mochizuki, Yoshinobu Kamio and Kazuhiko Kurozumi
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:100
  11. This study endeavors to examine the feasibility of predicting the clinical outcomes of patients suffering from peripheral artery disease (PAD) who undergo endovascular intervention, by employing the Syngo iFlow t...

    Authors: Ming Tang, Fanyi Zeng, Xindong Chang, Mingfei He, Qingqing Fang, Lele Xue, Xinyi Luo and Shiwu Yin
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:99
  12. Systemic Inflammatory Response Index (SIRI), a composite inflammatory marker encompassing neutrophils, monocytes, and lymphocytes, has been recognized as a reliable marker of systemic inflammation. This articl...

    Authors: Jiongchao Guo, Yating Huang, Lamei Pang, Yuan Zhou, Jingjing Yuan, Bingfeng Zhou and Minmin Fu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:98
  13. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a complex disease that is influenced by environmental and genetic factors. In this study, we aimed to investigate the relationship between coding variants in lipid metabolism-r...

    Authors: Wei Li, Yongyi Wang, Ritai Huang, Feng Lian, Genxing Xu, Weijun Wang and Song Xue
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:97
  14. An early diagnosis of atherosclerosis, particularly in subclinical status, can play a remarkable role in reducing mortality and morbidity. Because of coronary artery calcification (CAC) nature in radiation exp...

    Authors: Naghmeh Shahraki, Sara Samadi, Omid Arasteh, Reza Javidi Dashtbayaz, Batool Zarei, Amir Hooshang Mohammadpour and Vahid Jomehzadeh
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:96
  15. Red cell distribution width to albumin ratio (RAR) has been demonstrated to be associated with the risk of cardiovascular diseases. However, it is still unknown whether the RAR affects atrial fibrillation (AF)...

    Authors: Wenhua Li and Yanbin Song
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:95
  16. Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) and atrial fibrillation (AF) frequently co-exist. There is a limited understanding on whether this coexistence is associated with distinct alterations in ...

    Authors: Abhishek Dattani, Emer M. Brady, Prathap Kanagala, Svetlana Stoma, Kelly S. Parke, Anna-Marie Marsh, Anvesha Singh, Jayanth R. Arnold, Alastair J. Moss, Lei Zhao, Mary Ellen Cvijic, Matthew Fronheiser, Shuyan Du, Philippe Costet, Peter Schafer, Leon Carayannopoulos…
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:94
  17. Cognitive frailty (CF) is currently a significant issue, and most of the associated factors discovered in current studies are not modifiable. Therefore, it is crucial to identify modifiable risk factors that c...

    Authors: Jiayi Xu, Luwei Xiang, Huichao Zhang, Xing Sun, Dongmei Xu, Die Wu, Chen Chen, Yixiong Zhang and Zejuan Gu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:93
  18. To assess the association between cardiovascular risk factor (CRF) profile and premature all-cause and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality among US adults (age < 65).

    Authors: Ryan T. Nguyen, Vardhmaan Jain, Isaac Acquah, Safi U. Khan, Tarang Parekh, Mohamad Taha, Salim S. Virani, Michael J. Blaha, Khurram Nasir and Zulqarnain Javed
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:91
  19. Aspirin is widely used for secondary prevention in patients with hypertension. However, previous studies mainly focused on the preventive effects of aspirin, and there has been a lack of reliable evidence on w...

    Authors: Zehan Li, Shengchao Xu, Lin Chen and Danxian Jiang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:90
  20. Diabetes is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease. The purpose of this study was to identify the risk factors for vulnerable coronary plaques (VCPs), which are associated with adverse cardiovas...

    Authors: Weihong He, Tingsong Fang, Xi Fu, Meiling Lao and Xiuyun Xiao
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:89
  21. Myocardial injury after noncardiac surgery (MINS) is one of the most common complications associated with postoperative adverse cardiovascular outcomes and mortality. However, MINS often fails to be timely dia...

    Authors: Yuanjia Zhang, Mengjia Kou, Kuanzhi Liu, Yaqing Zhan, Weiyi Xu, Chanyan Huang, Wenqi Huang and Xu Zhao
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:88
  22. The Shock Index Creatinine (SIC) scoring is a recently developed tool for risk stratification patients. These updated scoring was already used in ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) patients. However it...

    Authors: Widuri Wita Andriati Shariefuddin, Miftah Pramudyo and Januar Wibawa Martha
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:87
  23. The combined procedure of left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) with concomitant pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) has demonstrated its efficacy and safety. However, there is still a lack of comparative investigat...

    Authors: Xiang Li, Shiyu Feng, Zhongyuan Ren, Jiayu Wu, Lili Zhou, Haotian Yang, Yixing Zheng, Weilun Meng, Jun Zhang, Yang Su, Yan Jiang, Jun Xu, Hui Sun, Yawei Xu, Dongdong Zhao and Xiaobing Yin
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:85
  24. Coronary slow flow (CSF) can occur due to various factors, such as inflammation, small vessel disease, endothelial dysfunction, and inadequate glucose control. However, the exact pathological mechanisms behind...

    Authors: Moataz Ali Hasan Ali Elsanan, Islam Hussein Hassan Hussein Tahoon, Ghada Ibrahim Mohamed, Ibtesam Ibrahim El-Dosouky and Islam Elsayed Shehata
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:83
  25. Pathological cardiac hypertrophy is associated with cardiac dysfunction and is a key risk factor for heart failure and even sudden death. This study investigates the function of Mycn in cardiac hypertrophy and...

    Authors: Weinian Gao, Na Guo, Hongjiang Yan, Shuguang Zhao, Yongquan Sun and Ziying Chen
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:82
  26. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) known as a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) has developed into a major source of health issue, especially for the elderly. In the present study, we investigated the asso...

    Authors: Akram Farhadi, Hadi Emamat, Reza Nemati, Maryam Marzban, Gita Shafiee, Iraj Nabipour, Afshin Ostovar, Zahrasadat Jalaliyan, Hasan Malekizadeh and Bagher Larijani
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:81
  27. The purpose of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the effect of exercise training intervention in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA).

    Authors: Qi Han, Li Qiao, Li Yin, Xuemei Sui, Wenjuan Shao and Qirong Wang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:80
  28. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of sacubitril valsartan (SV) on heart failure (HF) hospitalization and cardiovascular mortality in patients on hemodialysis with HF with preserved ejection fraction (EF;...

    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 24:79

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  29. Management of the enhanced-fibrinolytic type of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) caused by aortic disorders is the two strategies of surgical intervention and medical treatment based on the patient...

    Authors: Hiroki Okamoto, Tomoya Ozawa, Tomoaki Suzuki and Yoshihisa Nakagawa
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:78
  30. New-generation self-expanding valves can improve the success rate of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for severe pure native aortic regurgitation (PNAR). However, predictors of new-onset conductio...

    Authors: Xuan Zhang, Cheng Liang, Lintao Zha, Quan Zuo, Guobing Hu, Jie Ding and Shengxing Tang
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:77
  31. The protective effect of Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) on the cardiovascular system has been reported, however, whether it can promote early recovery of cardiac function and alleviate cardiac remodeling after myocardia...

    Authors: Wenxu Pan, Guiquan Zhou, Meiling Hu, Gaoshan Li, Mingle Zhang, Hao Yang, Kunyan Li, Jingwei Li, Ting Liu, Ying Wang and Jun Jin
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:76
  32. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most frequently observed cardiac arrhythmia in clinical settings. Obesity can influence the efficacy of the treatment administered, which requires a larger dose and more time to...

    Authors: Sohil Elfar, Somaya Abdulbaset Mahmoud, Samar Hamdi, Aya Ahmed Emad, Mohamed Abd-ElGawad and Nouran A. Taha
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:74
  33. The systemic immune-inflammation index (SII), based on white blood cell, neutrophil, and platelet counts, is a proposed marker of systemic inflammation and immune activation. This study aimed to explore the re...

    Authors: Fatma Esin, Saban Esen, Semih Aktürk, Ömer Pekersen, Tuncay Kiris and Mustafa Karaca
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:73
  34. Cancer and coronary artery disease (CAD) is reported to often co-exist in same individuals, however, whether cancer is directly associated with anatomical severity of CAD is rarely studied. The present study a...

    Authors: Mingzhuang Sun, Shaoning Zhu, Yihao Wang, Yawei Zhao, Kaixin Yan, Xiaolong Li, Xueting Wang, Changjian He, Chunhua Ding, Yundai Chen, Zhijun Sun and Shunying Hu
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:72
  35. As a novel circRNA, BTBD7_hsa_circ_0000563 has not been fully investigated in coronary artery disease (CAD). Our aim is to reveal the possible functional role and regulatory pathway of BTBD7_hsa_circ_0000563 i...

    Authors: Ning Guo, Hanxiao Zhou, Qian Zhang, Yahong Fu, Qiaowei Jia, Xiongkang Gan, Yanjun Wang, Shu He, Chengcheng Li, Zhengxian Tao, Jun Liu and Enzhi Jia
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:71
  36. Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) has been a well-established treatment modality for moderate to severe left ventricular systolic dysfunction with left ventricular desynchrony. This is the pioneering stu...

    Authors: Sandun Prabath Iddagoda Hewage Don, Kuruppumullage Chamini Nuwansika Kuruppu, Asunga Dunuwille, Asanka Wijewardena and Rohan Gunawardena
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:69
  37. The residual burden of coronary artery disease (CAD) after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) drew a growing interest. The residual SYNTAX Score (rSS) was a strong prognostic factor of adverse events and...

    Authors: Tarek A. N. Ahmed, Amr A. A. Othman, Salwa R. Demitry and Khaled M. Elmaghraby
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:68
  38. Predicting the prognosis of primary percutaneous coronary intervention(PPCI) in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients in the perioperative period is of great clinical significance. The in...

    Authors: Ailin Liu, Na Sun, Feiyu Gao, Xiaotong Wang, Hong Zhu and Defeng Pan
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:67
  39. Multimorbidity is strongly associated with disability or functional decline, poor quality of life and high consumption of health care services. This study aimed (1) To identify patterns of multimorbidity among...

    Authors: Chau Le Bao Ho, Si Si, Angela Brennan, Tom Briffa, Dion Stub, Andrew Ajani and Christopher M Reid
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:66
  40. The published studies comparing transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) and surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) in pure aortic regurgitation (AR) are conflicting. We conducted this systematic revie...

    Authors: Mohamed Hamouda Elkasaby, Basma Badrawy Khalefa, Mazen Negmeldin Aly Yassin, Yasmeen Jamal Alabdallat, Ahmed Atia, Obieda Altobaishat, Islam Omar and Amany Hussein
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:65
  41. Heart rhythm disorder is one of the most common problems after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Various factors, such as the history of sleep apnoea before the operation, may aggravate the occurrence of t...

    Authors: Somayeh Mohammadi, Ezzat Paryad, Atefeh Ghanbari Khanghah, Ehsan Kazemnezhad Leili and Marzieh Jahani Sayad Noveiri
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:64
  42. To evaluate the changes of right ventricular (RV) myocardial perfusion and function in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) by myocardial contrast echocardiography (MCE) and speckle tracking (2D-STE...

    Authors: Shan Cao, Lingjie Yang, Liyun Liu, Yuming Mu and Lina Guan
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:63
  43. Patients treated with drug-coated balloons (DCB) have the theoretical advantage of adopting a low-intensity antiplatelet regimen due to the absence of struts and polymers. Nevertheless, the optimal antiplatele...

    Authors: Chao Gao, Bin Zhu, Jianzheng Liu, Zhiwei Jiang, Tao Hu, Qiong Wang, Yi Liu, Ming Yuan, Fei Li, Ruining Zhang, Jielai Xia, Yoshinobu Onuma, Duolao Wang, Patrick Serruys and Ling Tao
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:62
  44. Several studies have examined the association between socioeconomic status (SES) and the proportion of untreated hypertension, but have produced conflicting findings. In addition, no study has been conducted t...

    Authors: Yuta Yokobori, Ami Fukunaga, Sumiyo Okawa, Masahiko Hachiya, Chau Que Nguyen, Thuy Phuong Thi Pham, Dong Van Hoang, Danh Cong Phan, Dong Van Huynh, Huy Xuan Le, Hung Thai Do, Tetsuya Mizoue and Yosuke Inoue
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:61
  45. The triglyceride glucose-body mass index (TyG-BMI index) has been suggested as a novel predictor of insulin resistance. However, its predictive value for slow coronary flow phenomenon (SCFP) in patients with i...

    Authors: Zhi-peng Li, Juan Chen, Qi Xin, Xiao-yang Pei, Hong-li Wu and Zhi-xu Tan
    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2024 24:60

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