Evaluation of a novel Cardiac Peri-Operative Transfusion Trigger Scoring system in patients with coronary artery disease
A simple and accurate scoring system to guide perioperative blood transfusion in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) undergoing cardiac surgery is lacking. The trigger point for blood transfusions for ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 19, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Hai-Ping Ma, Lei Zhang, Chun-ling Chen, Jin Li, Zhi Tong Ma, Qiao Qiao Jiang, Yuan Yuan Liang, Shan Shan Li, Fei Long and Hong Zheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The correlation between lipoprotein(a) and coronary atherosclerotic lesion is stronger than LDL-C, when LDL-C is less than 104 mg/dL
Lp(a) and LDL-C are both risk factors of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). But there was a contradiction point in LDL-C and Lp(a) control. The appropriate level of LDL-C and Lp(a) in the preventi... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 19, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Chuang Li, Qiwen Chen, Mei Zhang, Yin Liu, Yushun Chu, Fanpeng Meng, Jianyu Wang, Jie Tang, Jian Luo, Xiulong Niu and Maoti Wei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Validity and reliability of an adapted questionnaire measuring knowledge, awareness and practice regarding familial hypercholesterolaemia among primary care physicians in Malaysia
Primary care physicians (PCP) play an important role in detecting Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH) early. However, knowledge, awareness and practice (KAP) regarding FH among Malaysian PCP are not well estab... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 19, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Ahmad Baihaqi Azraii, Anis Safura Ramli, Zaliha Ismail, Suraya Abdul-Razak, Siti Fatimah Badlishah-Sham, Noor Alicezah Mohd-Kasim, Norsiah Ali, Gerald F. Watts and Hapizah Nawawi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The prevalence of cardiovascular disease in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of institutional and community-based studies
Worldwide cardiovascular disease is the major cause of disability and premature death. This is due to the ascending trend of consuming an unhealthy diet and obesity which increases the risk of hypertension and... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 18, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Dessie Abebaw Angaw, Rahma Ali, Afework Tadele and Shegaye Shumet Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk factors associated with major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events following percutaneous coronary intervention: a 10-year follow-up comparing random survival forest and Cox proportional-hazards model
Due to the limited number of studies with long term follow-up of patients undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI), we investigated the occurrence of Major Adverse Cardiac and Cerebrovascular Events... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 18, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Maryam Farhadian, Sahar Dehdar Karsidani, Azadeh Mozayanimonfared and Hossein Mahjub Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Differing effects of beta-blockers on long-term clinical outcomes following percutaneous coronary intervention between patients with mid-range and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction
The aim of this study was to determine the difference in effects of beta-blockers on long-term clinical outcomes between ischemic heart disease (IHD) patients with mid-range ejection fraction (mrEF) and those ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Jun Shitara, Ryo Naito, Takatoshi Kasai, Hirohisa Endo, Hideki Wada, Shinichiro Doi, Hirokazu Konishi, Shuta Tsuboi, Manabu Ogita, Tomotaka Dohi, Shinya Okazaki, Katsumi Miyauchi and Hiroyuki Daida Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The association between pulse wave analysis, carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity and peripheral arterial disease in patients with ischemic heart disease
Functional changes in peripheral arterial disease (PAD) could play a role in higher cardiovascular risk in these patients. (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 13, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Nejc Piko, Sebastjan Bevc, Radovan Hojs, Franjo Husam Naji and Robert Ekart Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Use of lipid parameters to identify apparently healthy men at high risk of arterial stiffness progression
Dyslipidemia contributes to the development and progression of arterial stiffness. We aimed to identify the most informative measures of serum lipids and their calculated ratios in terms of arterial stiffness ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 13, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Yu Sang, Ming Cao, Xiaofen Wu, Lei Ruan and Cuntai Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Serum alanine aminotransferase activity and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in a Caucasian population: the Troms ø study
This study investigated associ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 13, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Svein Ivar Bekkelund Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Primary percutaneous coronary intervention in nonagenarians: is it worthwhile?
Previous studies have demonstrated the feasibility of primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) in carefully selected nonagenarians. Although current guidelines recommend immediate revascularization in... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 13, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Mohammed M. N. Meah, Tobin Joseph, Wern Yew Ding, Matthew Shaw, Jonathan Hasleton, Nick D. Palmer, Periaswamy Velavan and Suneil K. Aggarwal Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Influenza vaccination and risk for cardiovascular events: a nationwide self-controlled case series study
US and European guidelines diverge on whether to vaccinate adults who are not at high risk for cardiovascular events against influenza. Here, we investigated the associations between influenza vaccination and ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 13, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Abhijit Sen, Inger Johanne Bakken, Ragna Elise St øre Govatsmark, Torunn Varmdal, Kaare Harald Bønaa, Kenneth Jay Mukamal, Siri Eldevik Håberg and Imre Janszky Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of Del Nido cardioplegia on ventricular arrhythmias after cardiovascular surgery
This study aime... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 13, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Chang Shu, Liang Hong, Xiao Shen, Wenhao Zhang, Yongsheng Niu, Xiaochun Song, Jie Kong and Cui Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Epidemiology and prognostic implications of panic disorder and generalized anxiety disorder in patients with coronary artery disease: rationale and design for a longitudinal cohort study
Anxiety is associated with poorer prognosis in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). Due to their severity and chronic course, anxiety disorders, particularly generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and pani... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 12, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Guillaume Foldes-Busque, Clermont E. Dionne, St éphane Turcotte, Phillip J. Tully, Marie-Andrée Tremblay, Paul Poirier and Isabelle Denis Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

The association between T wave inversion in leads with ST-elevation and patency of the infarct-related artery
Up to over half of the patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) are reported to undergo spontaneous reperfusion without therapeutic interventions. Our objective was to evaluate the appl... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 12, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Abdolmohammad Ranjbar, Bahram Sohrabi, Seyyed-Reza Sadat-Ebrahimi, Samad Ghaffari, Babak Kazemi, Naser Aslanabadi, Babak Seyvani and Reza Hajizadeh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictors of mortality and adverse events in patients with infective endocarditis: a retrospective real world study in a surgical centre
This study aimed to identify predictors of long-term mortality for any cause, adverse event rate, relapse ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 12, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Valentina Scheggi, Irene Merilli, Rossella Marcucci, Stefano Del Pace, Iacopo Olivotto, Nicola Zoppetti, Nicole Ceschia, Valentina Andrei, Bruno Alterini, Pier Luigi Stef àno and Niccolò Marchionni Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The potential regulatory role of hsa_circ_0004104 in the persistency of atrial fibrillation by promoting cardiac fibrosis via TGF- β pathway
The progression of paroxysmal AF (PAF) to persistent AF (PsAF) worsens the prognosis of AF, but its underlying mechanisms remain elusive. Recently, circular RNAs (circRNAs) were reported to be associated with ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 9, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Yuanfeng Gao, Ye Liu, Yuan Fu, Qianhui Wang, Zheng Liu, Roumu Hu, Xinchun Yang and Mulei Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a therapist-assisted web-based intervention for depression and anxiety in patients with ischemic heart disease attending cardiac rehabilitation [eMindYourHeart trial]: a randomised controlled trial protocol
One in five patients with ischaemic heart disease (IHD) develop comorbid depression or anxiety. Depression is associated with risk of non-adherence to cardiac rehabilitation (CR) and dropout, inadequate risk f... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 7, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Susanne S. Pedersen, Christina M. Andersen, Robert Ahm, S øren J. Skovbakke, Robin Kok, Charlotte Helmark, Uffe K. Wiil, Thomas Schmidt, Kim Rose Olsen, Jacob Hjelmborg, Ann-Dorthe Zwisler and Lisbeth Frostholm Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Ultrasound-targeted microbubble destruction promotes myocardial angiogenesis and functional improvements in rat model of diabetic cardiomyopathy
This study sought ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 7, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Xijun Zhang, Xinqiao Tian, Peng Li, Haohui Zhu, Nanqian Zhou, Zhixin Fang, Yuping Yang, Yun Jing and Jianjun Yuan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The prevalence of hypercholesterolemia and associated risk factors in Al-Kharj population, Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional survey
Hypercholesterolemia (HC) is an important precursor to many cardiovascular, cerebrovascular, and peripheral vascular diseases. A report conducted by the American Heart Association showed the prevalence of HC t... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 7, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Jamaan Al-Zahrani, Mamdouh M. Shubair, Sameer Al-Ghamdi, Abdullah A. Alrasheed, Abdulrahman A. Alduraywish, Fayez Saud Alreshidi, Saeed Mastour Alshahrani, Majid Alsalamah, Badr F. Al-Khateeb, Aljawharah Ibraheem Ashathri, Ashraf El-Metwally and Khaled K. Tags: Research article Source Type: research

FGF-23 correlates with endocrine and metabolism dysregulation, worse cardiac and renal function, inflammation level, stenosis degree, and independently predicts in-stent restenosis risk in coronary heart disease patients underwent drug-eluting-stent PCI
The present study aimed to assess the correlation of fibroblast growth factor (FGF)-23 expression with clinical characteristics, then further explore its value in predicting 2-year in-stent restenosis (ISR) ri... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 7, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Tingting Song, Yang Fu, Yanbo Wang, Wei Li, Jiayu Zhao, Xun Wang, Haiyan Wang, Ying Zhao and Xianghua Fu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of PCSK9 inhibitor on lipoprotein particles in patients with acute coronary syndromes
To assess the effects of proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 inhibitor (evolocumab) on lipoprotein particles subfractions with Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy in patients with acute coronary ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 7, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Tingting Li, Yingyi Zhang and Hongliang Cong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Analysis for interaction between interleukin-35 genes polymorphisms and risk factors on susceptibility to coronary heart disease in the Chinese Han population
The relationship between IL-35 genes polymorphism and susceptibility to coronary heart disease has not been tested in the largest Han population in China. The aim of this study was to explore the effect of sin... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 6, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Hu Li, Ying-Xue Liu, Jin-Yan Huang, Yu-Feng Zhu and Kui Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Partial anomalous pulmonary venous return after orthotopic heart transplantation case report
Partial anomalous pulmonary venous return (PAPVR) is a congenital heart defect. Reports of repair and treatment in pediatric cases have been published, but incidence of PAPVR in adults is not common. To our kn... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 6, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Ismael A. Salas de Armas, Manish K. Patel, Bindu Akkanti, Jorge Salazar, Biswajit Kar and Igor D. Gregoric Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Ankle brachial index as a surrogate to vascular imaging in evaluation of peripheral artery disease in patients with type 2 diabetes
Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is common in persons with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and contributes significantly to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Controversy exists regarding the utility of ankle brach... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 6, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Ejiofor Ugwu, Anthony Anyanwu and Michael Olamoyegun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Berry syndrome: a case report and literature review
Berry syndrome, a rare combination of cardiac anomalies, consists of aortopulmonary window (APW); aortic origin of the right pulmonary artery; interrupted aortic arch (IAA) or hypoplastic aortic arch or coarct... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 6, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Wen-jing Bi, Yang-jie Xiao, Yue-jia Liu, Yang Hou and Wei-dong Ren Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Long-term prognosis of short QT interval in Korean patients: a multicenter retrospective cohort study
This study ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 6, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Dae-Young Kim, Jae-Sun Uhm, Min Kim, In-Soo Kim, Moo-Nyun Jin, Hee Tae Yu, Tae-Hoon Kim, Jong-Youn Kim, Boyoung Joung, Hui-Nam Pak and Moon-Hyoung Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy of education delivery through multimedia and text messaging on the psychological parameters of patients scheduled for coronary angiography: a single-blind randomized controlled clinical trial
This study aimed to compare the... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 4, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Camellia Torabizadeh, Sara Rousta, Sakineh Gholamzadeh, Javad Kojouri, Kavoos Jamali and Mohammad Mahdi Parvizi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Selenium supplementation in patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy: a proof ‑of‑concept trial
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 4, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Kamilu M. Karaye, Hadiza Sa ’idu, Suleiman A. Balarabe, Naser A. Ishaq, Bushra Sanni, Haruna Abubakar, Baba Lawan Mohammed, Tijjani Abdulsalam, Jamilu Tukur and Idris Y. Mohammed Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Association between insulin resistance and left ventricular hypertrophy in asymptomatic, Black, sub-Saharan African, hypertensive patients: a case –control study
We described the associations between obesity, fasting insulinemia, homeostasis ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 2, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Bernard Kianu Phanzu, Aliocha Nkodila Natuhoyila, Eleuth ère Kintoki Vita, Jean-René M’Buyamba Kabangu and Benjamin Longo-Mbenza Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of opium consumption on cardiovascular diseases – a cross- sectional study based on data of Rafsanjan cohort study
There are differences of opinion about the beneficial or detrimental effects of opium consumption on cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). So, we aimed to study the association between opium use and CVDs. (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 2, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Parvin Khalili, Fatemeh Ayoobi, Maryam Mohamadi, Ahmad Jamalizadeh, Carlo La Vecchia and Ali Esmaeili-nadimi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

C-reactive protein in traditional melanesians on Kitava
Population-based levels of the chronic low-grade systemic inflammation biomarker, C-reactive protein (CRP), vary widely among traditional populations, despite their apparent absence of chronic conditions assoc... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - December 17, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Pedro Carrera-Bastos, Mael án Fontes-Villalba, Michael Gurven, Frits A. J. Muskiet, Torbjörn Åkerfeldt, Ulf Lindblad, Lennart Råstam, Johan Frostegård, Yinon Shapira, Yehuda Shoenfeld, Yvonne Granfeldt, Kristina Sundquist and Tommy Jönsson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Physiological benefits evaluated by quantitative flow ratio in patients with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention
To explore the clinical benefits of revascularization in patients with different levels of left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) from the perspective of quantitative flow ratio (QFR). (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - December 14, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Jiaxin Zhong, Qin Chen, Long Chen, Zhen Ye, Huang Chen, Jianmin Sun, Juchang Hong, Mingfang Ye, Yuanming Yan, Lianglong Chen and Yukun Luo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The emotional and social burden of heart failure: integrating physicians ’, patients’, and caregivers’ perspectives through narrative medicine
The The Roadmap Using Story Telling project used a narrative medicine (NM) framework to assess the perspectives of people with heart failure (HF), their informal caregivers and HF specialists of the impact of ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - December 12, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Marco Testa, Antonietta Cappuccio, Maura Latella, Silvia Napolitano, Massimo Milli, Massimo Volpe and Maria Giulia Marini Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Label-free optical biomarkers detect early calcific aortic valve disease in a wild-type mouse model
Calcific aortic valve disease (CAVD) pathophysiology is a complex, multistage process, usually diagnosed at advanced stages after significant anatomical and hemodynamic changes in the valve. Early detection of... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - December 11, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Ishita Tandon, Shelby Johns, Alan Woessner, Jessica Perez, Delaney Cross, Asya Ozkizilcik, Timothy J. Muldoon, Srikanth Vallurupalli, Muralidhar Padala, Kyle P. Quinn and Kartik Balachandran Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A novel nomogram to predict perioperative acute kidney injury following isolated coronary artery bypass grafting surgery with impaired left ventricular ejection fraction
Heart failure (HF) is a global health issue, and coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) is one of the most effective surgical treatments for HF with coronary artery disease. Unfortunately, the incidence of postop... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - December 10, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Hongyuan Lin, Jianfeng Hou, Hanwei Tang, Kai Chen, Hansong Sun, Zhe Zheng and Shengshou Hu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictors of acute cardiovascular events following acute exacerbation period for patients with COPD: a nested case –control study
It has been noted that there is an increase in the incidence of acute cardiovascular events (CVEs) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) during an acute exacerbation (AE), thereby causi... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - December 10, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Wei-ping Hu, Tsokyi Lhamo, Feng-ying Zhang, Jing-qing Hang, Yi-hui Zuo, Jian-lan Hua, Shan-qun Li and Jing Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Short-term use of “ECMELLA” in the context of fulminant eosinophilic myocarditis with cardiogenic shock
Eosinophilic myocarditis (EM) is a rare form of myocarditis. Clinical presentation is various, includes cardiogenic shock and can often be fatal. Diagnosis is based on myocardial eosinophilic infiltration in e... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - December 10, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Mintje Bohn é, Da-Un Chung, Eike Tigges, Hendrick van der Schalk, Daniela Waddell, Niklas Schenker, Stephan Willems, Karin Klingel, Dietmar Kivelitz and Edda Bahlmann Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Efficacy of team-based collaborative care for distressed patients in secondary prevention of chronic coronary heart disease (TEACH): study protocol of a multicenter randomized controlled trial
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death and years of life lost worldwide. While effective treatments are available for both acute and chronic disease stages there are unmet needs for effecti... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - December 10, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Christoph Herrmann-Lingen, Christian Albus, Martina de Zwaan, Franziska Geiser, Katrin Heinemann, Martin Hellmich, Matthias Michal, Monika Sadlonova, Ralf Tostmann, Rolf Wachter and Birgit Herbeck Belnap Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Physical functional performance and prognosis in patients with heart failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Patients with Heart Failure (HF) show impaired functional capacities which have been related to their prognosis. Moreover, physical functional performance in functional tests has also been related to the progn... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - December 9, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Iv án José Fuentes-Abolafio, Brendon Stubbs, Luis Miguel Pérez-Belmonte, María Rosa Bernal-López, Ricardo Gómez-Huelgas and Antonio Ignacio Cuesta-Vargas Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Establishment and validation of a risk model for prediction of in-hospital mortality in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction after primary PCI
Currently, how to accurately determine the patient prognosis after a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) remains unclear and may vary among populations, hospitals, and datasets. The aim of this study was ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - December 9, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Nan Gao, Xiaoyong Qi, Yi Dang, Yingxiao Li, Gang Wang, Xiao Liu, Ning Zhu and Jinguo Fu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Inverse association of diabetes and dialysis with the severity of femoropopliteal lesions and chronic total occlusion: a cross-sectional study of 2056 cases
This study aimed to reveal the association of diabetes mellitus and dialysis-dependent renal failure with the lesion severity and chronic total occlusion (CTO) in patients undergoing femoropopliteal endovascul... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - December 9, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Mitsuyoshi Takahara, Yoshimitsu Soga, Masahiko Fujihara, Daizo Kawasaki, Amane Kozuki and Osamu Iida Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Non-O blood group is associated with lower risk of in-hospital mortality in non-surgically managed patients with type A aortic dissection
This study aimed to examine whether different ABO blood groups affect the prognosis of AD. (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - December 9, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Song Huang, Yequn Chen, Zhaotao Huang, Shiwan Wu, Nianling Xiong, Xiru Huang, Xin Wang, Chang Chen, Bin Wang, Weiping Li, Liangli Hong, Shu Ye and Xuerui Tan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genetic determinants of clinical phenotype in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the most common inherited cardiovascular disease that affects approximately one in 500 people. HCM is a recognized genetic disorder most often caused by mutations involving... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - December 9, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Lazar Velicki, Djordje G. Jakovljevic, Andrej Preveden, Miodrag Golubovic, Marija Bjelobrk, Aleksandra Ilic, Snezana Stojsic, Fausto Barlocco, Maria Tafelmeier, Nduka Okwose, Milorad Tesic, Paul Brennan, Dejana Popovic, Arsen Ristic, Guy A. MacGowan, Nena Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Acute decompensated heart failure in a non cardiology tertiary referral centre, Sarawak General Hospital (SGH-HF)
Data on clinical characteristics of acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) in Malaysia especially in East Malaysia is lacking. (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - December 7, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Hwei Sung Ling, Bui Khiong Chung, Pin Fen Chua, Kai Xin Gan, Wai Leng Ho, Elora Yoke Ling Ong, Cindy Hui San Kueh, Yie Ping Chin and Alan Yean Yip Fong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of ALDH2 rs671 gene mutation on clustering of cardiovascular risk factors in a big data study of Chinese population: associations differ between the sexes
The ALDH2 rs671 genetic polymorphism has been linked with cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), but comprehensive epidemiological studies are lacking. An observational, retrospective big data study was carried out to ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - December 4, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Danchen Wang, Yutong Zou, Songlin Yu, Songbai Lin, Honglei Li, Yicong Yin, Ling Qiu, Tengda Xu and Jie Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The characteristics and risk factors of in-stent restenosis in patients with percutaneous coronary intervention: what can we do
Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is a common treatment for patients with coronary heart disease, and intra-stent restenosis (ISR) is a serious complication after PCI. It ’s necessary to identify the pot... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - December 4, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Pengfei Wang, Haixia Qiao, RuiJuan Wang, Ruitian Hou and Jingtao Guo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A preoperative mortality risk assessment model for Stanford type A acute aortic dissection
Acute aortic dissection type A is a life-threatening disease required emergency surgery during acute phase. Different clinical manifestations, laboratory tests, and imaging features of patients with acute aort... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - December 3, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Juntao Kuang, Jue Yang, Qiuji Wang, Changjiang Yu, Ying Li and Ruixin Fan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Distribution and prognostic value of left ventricular global longitudinal strain in elderly patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement
The aim of present study was to examine the preoperative prevalence and distribution of impaired left ventricular global longitudinal strain (LVGLS) in elderly patients with symptomatic aortic stenosis (AS) un... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - December 2, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Jonas Agerlund Povlsen, Vibeke Guldbrand Rasmussen, Henrik Vase, Kaare Troels Jensen, Christian Juhl Terkelsen, Evald H øj Christiansen, Mariann Tang, Anders Lehmann Dahl Pedersen and Steen Hvitfeldt Poulsen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patients with hip fracture and total hip arthroplasty surgery differ in anthropometric, but not cardiovascular screening abnormalities
With the rising number of hip surgeries, simple and cost-effective tools for surgery risk assessment are warranted. The analysis of heart rate variability (HRV) may not only provide critical insights into the ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - December 2, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Regina Csan ády-Leitner, Franz J. Seibert, Corinna M. Perchtold-Stefan, Werner Maurer-Ertl, Kathrin Hilgarter and Helmut K. Lackner Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transcatheter closure for patent ductus arteriosus in patients with Eisenmenger syndrome: to do or not?
Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) complicated by Eisenmenger syndrome (ES) remains to be a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Giving increasing evidences of benefit from targeted therapies, ES pati... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - December 1, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Jing Xu, Liang Wang, Yunli Shen, Liang Geng and Fadong Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research