Whole grain food diet slightly reduces cardiovascular risks in obese/overweight adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis
The effects of whole grain diet on cardiovascular risks in obese and overweight adults is not well established. Our goal was to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis on the effect of whole grain diet o... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 18, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Weihao Wang, Jianan Li, Xiaoxi Chen, Miao Yu, Qi Pan and Lixin Guo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A comparison between drug-eluting stent implantation and drug-coated balloon angioplasty in patients with left main bifurcation in-stent restenotic lesions
The current guidelines recommend both repeat stenting and drug-coated balloons (DCB) for in-stent restenosis (ISR) lesions, if technically feasible. However, real-world clinical data on the interventional stra... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 18, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Hyungdon Kook, Hyung Joon Joo, Jae Hyoung Park, Soon Jun Hong, Cheol Woong Yu and Do-Sun Lim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Acute rupture of a sinus of Valsalva aneurysm into the right atrium: a case report and a narrative review
Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (SVA) is a rare cardiac anomaly which has potential for spontaneous rupture into other cardiac chambers or the pericardial space (depending on its location). A ruptured SVA has a ver... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 18, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Ata Doost, Julie-Ann Craig and Siang Yong Soh Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor attenuates myocardial remodeling and ventricular arrhythmia susceptibility via the JAK2-STAT3 pathway in a rabbit model of coronary microembolization
Coronary microembolization (CME) has a poor prognosis, with ventricular arrhythmia being the most serious consequence. Understanding the underlying mechanisms could improve its management. We investigated the ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 17, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Weiwei Wang, Shuhua Ye, Lutao Zhang, Qiong Jiang, Jianhua Chen, Xuehai Chen, Feilong Zhang and Hangzhou Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Tanshinone IIA prevents platelet activation and down-regulates CD36 and MKK4/JNK2 signaling pathway
Tanshinone IIA (TS IIA), a multi-pharmaceutical compound from traditional Chinese herb, is effective for treatment of atherothrombosis. However, the underlying mechanisms of TS IIA-mediated anti-platelet activ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 14, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Hua Wang, Lin Zhong, Shaohua Mi, Nianpeng Song, Wei Zhang and Ming Zhong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Recurrent epileptic seizures following cardiac catheterization with iodixanol: a case report
Contrast-induced encephalopathy (CIE) is a rare complication of cardiac catheterization; clinical manifestations include cortical blindness, seizures and focal neurological deficits. In general, recurrent epil... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 13, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Pingping Lei, Weiping He, Quan Shi, Meiying Sun and Zhigang Sun Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Systematic review on left atrial appendage closure with the LAmbre device in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation
Percutaneous closure (LAAC) of the left atrial appendage (LAA) is an efficacious preventive procedure for patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) and considerable bleeding risk. We sought to syst... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 12, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Muhammad Ali, Angelos G. Rigopoulos, Mammad Mammadov, Abdelrahman Torky, Andrea Auer, Marios Matiakis, Elena Abate, Constantinos Bakogiannis, Stergios Tzikas, Boris Bigalke, Daniel Sedding and Michel Noutsias Tags: Review Source Type: research

Association between cumulative social risk, particulate matter environmental pollutant exposure, and cardiovascular disease risk
Long-term exposure to pollution has been shown to increase risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality, and may contribute to the increased risk of CVD among individuals with higher social risk. (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 11, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Ann Canterbury, Justin B. Echouffo-Tcheugui, Daniel Shpilsky, Aryan Aiyer, Steven E. Reis and Sebhat Erqou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Body fat percentage and CRP correlates with a composite score of vascular risk markers in healthy, young adults - The Lifestyle, Biomarkers, and Atherosclerosis (LBA) study
Identification of early signs of atherosclerosis in young adults have the potential to guide early interventions to prevent later cardiovascular disease. We therefore analyzed measures of vascular structure an... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 11, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Paul Pettersson-Pablo, Yang Cao, Torbj örn Bäckström, Torbjörn K. Nilsson and Anita Hurtig-Wennlöf Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Longitudinal study of the relationship between patients ’ medication adherence and quality of life outcomes and illness perceptions and beliefs about cardiac rehabilitation
Adherence to medication regimens is essential for preventing and reducing adverse outcomes among patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). Greater understanding of the relation between negative illness perc... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 11, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Patricia Thomson, Gordon F. Rushworth, Federico Andreis, Neil J. Angus, Andrea R. Mohan and Stephen J. Leslie Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of high-risk coronary plaques in patients with and without metabolic syndrome and the relationship with prognosis
Metabolic syndrome (MS) is a disorder, characterized by clusters of cardiovascular risk factors such as central obesity, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia and hypertension. Patients with MS may have a higher pl... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 11, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Xu Yang, Wei Luo, Shan Han, Lei Zha, Jing Zhang, Xiaowei Li, Hui Zhao, Shuo Liang and Ru Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Next-generation sequencing identified novel Desmoplakin frame-shift variant in patients with Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy
Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy (AC) is one of the leading causes for sudden cardiac death (SCD). Recent studies have identified mutations in cardiac desmosomes as key players in the pathogenesis of AC. However,... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 11, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Xiaoping Lin, Yuankun Ma, Zhejun Cai, Qiyuan Wang, Lihua Wang, Zhaoxia Huo, Dan Hu, Jian ’an Wang and Meixiang Xiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of preconditioning with high-intensity training on tissue levels of G-CSF, its receptor and C-kit after an acute myocardial infarction in male rats
Exercise training is known as a practical way to increase cardioprotection against stress, and it seems that stem cell recruitment is one of its mechanisms. The purpose of the present study was to investigate ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 11, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Reza Ghanimati, Hamid Rajabi, Fatemeh Ramezani, Maral Ramez, Mohsen Bapiran and Farinaz Nasirinezhad Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Simultaneous pacing from two branches of coronary sinus in a patient with prosthetic tricuspid valve and complete heart block
Complete heart blocks underwent to permanent pacemaker placement are a common complication of tricuspid valve replacement (TVR). If indicated, endocardial placement of a right ventricular (RV) lead is preclude... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 10, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Mustafa Yolcu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Circular RNA expression profile and its potential regulative role in human abdominal aortic aneurysm
This study aimed to identify the differentially expressed circular RNAs (circRNAs) between human abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) and the control group. (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 10, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Min Zhou, Zhenyu Shi, Liang Cai, Xu Li, Yong Ding, Tianchen Xie and Weiguo Fu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prognostic value of plasma von Willebrand factor levels in major adverse cardiovascular events: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Prediction of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACEs) may offer great benefits for patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). Von Willebrand factor (vWF) is stored in endothelial cells and released into ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 10, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Mengge Fan, Xia Wang, Xun Peng, Shuo Feng, Junyu Zhao, Lin Liao, Yong Zhang, Yinglong Hou and Ju Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of morphometry and ventricular function of healthy and smoking young people
Tobacco smoke is one of the most significant risk factors for cardiovascular diseases and damages in the myocardial tissue directly. Cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) has been used and is a promising tool to ev... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 6, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Ana Nat ália Ribeiro Batista, Thais Garcia, Estefânia Aparecida Thomé Franco, Paula Schmidt Azevedo, Mauricio Fregonesi Barbosa, Leonardo Antonio Mamede Zornoff, Marcos Ferreira Minicucci, Sergio Alberto Rupp de Paiva, José William Zucchi, Irma de God Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy complicated by cardiac tamponade due to non-hemorrhagic pericardial effusion: a case report
Cardiac tamponade is a rare but serious complication of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TC). Two cases of cardiac tamponade subsequent to TC have been reported. The pericardial effusion in these cases was hemorrhagi... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 6, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Yuta Nagamori, Takuto Hamaoka, Hisayoshi Murai, Shinichiro Takashima, Takeshi Kato, Soichiro Usui, Kenji Sakata, Hiroshi Furusho, Masaaki Kawashiri and Masayuki Takamura Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Correction to: Treatment adherence and blood pressure outcome among hypertensive out-patients in two tertiary hospitals in Sokoto, Northwestern Nigeria
“After publication of our article [1] we became aware that we had not obtained permission to reproduce the questions from the eight-item Morisky’s Medication Adherence Scale. (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 6, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Rasaq Adisa, Olumide Ayodeji Ilesanmi and Titilayo Oyelola Fakeye Tags: Correction Source Type: research

One-year results of drug-coated balloons for long and occlusive Femoropopliteal artery disease: a single-arm trial
The performance of drug-coated balloons (DCBs) in femoropopliteal interventions has been proven through randomized trials in short lesions and lesions with relatively low proportion of occlusions. There is lim... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 6, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Zhichao Lai, Xin Zhang, Jiang Shao, Kang Li, Lijing Fang, Leyin Xu, Xiaoxi Yu, Jingjing Wang, Xiu Liu, Jinsong Lei and Bao Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The Tyrolean early vascular ageing-study (EVA-Tyrol): study protocol for a non-randomized controlled trial
According to the World Health Organization, cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading non-communicable cause of death. Awareness of the individual risk profile is crucial to implement a healthy lifestyle ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 5, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Beno ît Bernar, Nina Gande, Katharina A. Stock, Anna Staudt, Raimund Pechlaner, Ralf Geiger, Andrea Griesmacher, Stefan Kiechl, Michael Knoflach and Ursula Kiechl-Kohlendorfer Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Activating the interleukin-6-Gp130-STAT3 pathway ameliorates ventricular electrical stability in myocardial infarction rats by modulating neurotransmitters in the paraventricular nucleus
Malignant ventricular arrhythmia (VA) is the most common cause of death associated with acute myocardial infarction (MI). Recent studies have revealed direct involvement of the paraventricular nucleus (PVN) in... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 5, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Meng Gao, Dechun Yin, Jugang Chen and Xiufen Qu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Preventable clinical and psychosocial factors predicted two out of three recurrent cardiovascular events in a coronary population
The relative importance of lifestyle, medical and psychosocial factors on the risk of recurrent major cardiovascular (CV) events (MACE) in coronary patients ’ needs to be identified. The main objective of this ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 5, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: E. Sverre, K. Peersen, H. Weedon-Fekj ær, J. Perk, E. Gjertsen, E. Husebye, L. Gullestad, T. Dammen, J. E. Otterstad and J. Munkhaugen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Persistent unexplained chest pain and dyspnea in a patient with coronary artery disease: a case report
Neurogenic orthostatic hypotension, a sustained decrease in blood pressure upon standing, is caused by autonomic nervous system failure and characterized by an insufficient increase in heart rate needed to mai... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 4, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Sameh K. Mobarek Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Up-regulating autophagy by targeting the mTOR-4EBP1 pathway: a possible mechanism for improving cardiac function in mice with experimental dilated cardiomyopathy
Autophagy plays a crucial role in the pathological process of cardiovascular diseases. However, little is known about the pathological mechanism underlying autophagy regulation in dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 4, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Bo Jin, Haiming Shi, Jun Zhu, Bangwei Wu and Quzhen Geshang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dietary quality indices modifies the effects of melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) rs17782313 polymorphism on cardio-metabolic risk factors and hypothalamic hormones in obese adults
Although the Melanocortin-4 Receptor (MC4R) gene rs17782313 C/T has been consistently related to obesity risk, the interaction between MC4R polymorphism and diet quality indices on cardio-metabolic risk factor... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 4, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Mahdieh Khodarahmi, Houman Kahroba, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Mehran Mesgari-Abbasi and Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Non-diagnostic autopsy findings in sudden unexplained death victims
Several inherited cardiac diseases may lead to sudden cardiac death (SCD) a devastating event in the families. It is crucial to establish a post mortem diagnosis to facilitate relevant work-up and treatment of... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 4, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Puriya Daniel Yazdanfard, Alex H ørby Christensen, Jacob Tfelt-Hansen, Henning Bundgaard and Bo Gregers Winkel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relationship between fluoroquinolones and the risk of aortic diseases: a meta-analysis of observational studies
Our aim was to determine the relationship between the use of fluoroquinolones and the risk of aortic diseases. (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 3, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Xiao-ce Dai, Xin-xin Yang, Lan Ma, Guan-min Tang, Yan-yun Pan and Hui-lin Hu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Metformin improves lipid metabolism and reverses the Warburg effect in a canine model of chronic atrial fibrillation
Previous studies demonstrated impaired lipid metabolism and augmented aerobic glycolysis in AF. The authors aimed to investigate whether the use of metformin, an AMPK activator, could reverse this metabolic re... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 3, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Yaozhong Liu, Fan Bai, Na Liu, Baojian Zhang, Fen Qin, Tao Tu, Biao Li, Jiayi Li, Yingxu Ma, Feifan Ouyang and Qiming Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Elevated antistreptolysin O titer is closely related to cardiac mitral insufficiency in untreated patients with Takayasu arteritis
This study aimed to identify the clinical features and cardiac val... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 3, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Lili Pan, Juan Du, Junming Zhu, Zhiyu Qiao, Yanlong Ren, Xinsheng Huang, Shichao Guo and Na Gao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Optimal duration of Vitamin K antagonists anticoagulant therapy after venous thromboembolism: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
The optimal duration of oral anticoagulant therapy for patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE) remains highly uncertain in clinical practice. It is essential to accurately assess the effect of anticoagulant... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - February 3, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Wei Wang, Yang Su, Chunyan Wu, Yuxi Sun, Neng Dai, Wei Chen, Jie Zhang, Yawei Xu, Ralph G. Brindis, Dachun Xu and Jue Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Selenium, copper, zinc and hypertension: an analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2011 –2016)
The objective of this study was to eval... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 31, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Mrigendra M. Bastola, Craig Locatis, Richard Maisiak and Paul Fontelo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A case report of sinoatrial arrest caused by temporal lobe epilepsy in subclinical glioblastoma
Atrial fibrillation with symptomatic bradycardia, higher grade atrioventricular block, and sinus node disease are all common indications for permanent pacemaker implantation. The most frequent causes of sinus ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 30, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: J örg Reifart, Marlene Tschernatsch, Christian W. Hamm, Johannes Sperzel and Andreas Hain Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Impact of glycemic control status on patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
The combined effects of diabetes mellitus (DM), admission plasma glucose (APG), and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels on predicting long-term clinical outcomes in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 30, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Yan Li, Xiaowen Li, Yinhua Zhang, Leimin Zhang, Qingqing Wu, Zhaorun Bai, Jin Si, Xuebing Zuo, Ning Shi, Jing Li and Xi Chu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Systematic review and meta-analysis of the prognostic impact of cancer among patients with acute coronary syndrome and/or percutaneous coronary intervention
Patients with cancer admitted for an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and/or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) represent a growing and high-risk population. The influence of co-existing cancer on mortality... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 30, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Vincent Roule, Laurine Verdier, Katrien Blanchart, Pierre Ardouin, Adrien Lemaitre, Mathieu Bignon, R émi Sabatier, Joachim Alexandre and Farzin Beygui Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of the effects of lanthanum carbonate and calcium carbonate on the progression of cardiac valvular calcification after initiation of hemodialysis
Although mineral metabolism disorder influences cardiac valvular calcification (CVC), few previous studies have examined the effects of non-calcium-containing and calcium-containing phosphate binders on CVC in... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 30, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Kentaro Watanabe, Hideki Fujii, Keiji Kono, Shunsuke Goto and Shinichi Nishi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Aberrant right coronary artery in a grown up congenital cardiac patient, successfully treated 46 years earlier with a double Starr-Edwards silastic ball valve replacement: a case report
The Starr-Edwards ball valve prosthesis was successfully introduced in 1961 –62 and largely used for aortic and mitral valve replacement. Even if Starr-Edwards valves have been widely replaced in clinical pract... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 29, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Andrea Ponsiglione, Gianrico Spagnuolo, Gabriella Spagnuolo, Arnaldo Stanzione, Carmela Nappi, Serena Dell ’Aversana, Antonio Spagnuolo, Alberto Cuocolo and Massimo Imbriaco Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Alterations in gut microbiota of abdominal aortic aneurysm mice
The gut microbiome plays an important role in various cardiovascular diseases, such as atherosclerosis and hypertension, which are associated with abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs). (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 28, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Jiahe Xie, Weiling Lu, Lintao Zhong, Yuhua Hu, Qingrui Li, Rongming Ding, Zhonggao Zhong, Ziyou Liu, Hai Xiao, Dongming Xie, Guofu Zheng, Bo Ye, Yiming Zhong and Zuheng Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anticoagulant and anti-thrombotic therapy in acute type B aortic dissection: when real-life scenarios face the shadows of the evidence-based medicine
Evidence-based recommendations about anticoagulation in acute type B aortic dissection (TBAD) are completely missing, but there is a diffuse conviction that it could prevent the healing process of the dissecte... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 23, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Pier Paolo Bocchino, Ovidio De Filippo, Francesco Piroli, Paolo Scacciatella, Massimo Imazio, Fabrizio D ’Ascenzo and Gaetano Maria De Ferrari Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Treatment outcome and its predictors among patients of acute heart failure at a tertiary care hospital in Ethiopia: a prospective observational study
Acute heart failure is a rapid onset of new or worsening of signs and symptoms of heart failure that requires hospitalization or a visit to the emergency department. The aim of this study was to evaluate treat... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 20, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Mulubirhan Tirfe, Teshome Nedi, Desalew Mekonnen and Alemseged Beyene Berha Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diagnostic and predictive value of speckle tracking echocardiography in cardiac sarcoidosis
This study evaluated the diagnostic and prognostic value of 2-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography in cardiac sarcoidosi... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 20, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Cristina Di Stefano, Giulia Bruno, Maria C. Arciniegas Calle, Gayatri A. Acharya, Lynn M. Fussner, Patompong Ungprasert, Leslie T. Cooper Jr, Lori A. Blauwet, Jay H. Ryu, Patricia A. Pellikka, Eva M. Carmona Porquera and Hector R. Villarraga Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A novel TAB2 nonsense mutation (p.S149X) causing autosomal dominant congenital heart defects: a case report of a Chinese family
TAB2 is an activator of MAP 3  K7/TAK1, which is required for the IL-1 induced signal pathway. Microdeletions encompassing TAB2 have been detected in various patients with congenital heart defects (CHD), indicatin... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 20, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Jia Chen, Huizhen Yuan, Kang Xie, Xinrong Wang, Linglong Tan, Yongyi Zou, Yan Yang, Lu Pan, Junfang Xiao, Ge Chen and Yanqiu Liu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Complication during transportation and 30  days mortality of patients with acute coronary syndrome
Patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) who present to hospitals without interventional facilities frequently require transfer to another hospital equipped with a cardiac catheterization laboratory. This r... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 17, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Micha ł Czapla, Dorota Zyśko, Tom Quinn and Piotr Karniej Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reversal of stage 5 chronic kidney disease by aortic valve replacement in kidney transplant recipient: a case report
Cardiorenal syndrome (CRS) is a group of pathophysiological disorders affecting heart and kidneys. (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 17, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: E. Hryniewiecka, T. Hryniewiecki, J. R óżański, T. Pilecki, R. Zagożdżon, T. Orłowski, M. Gołębiowski, L. Pączek, K. Mucha and B. Foroncewicz Tags: Case report Source Type: research

In-stent restenosis and longitudinal stent deformation: a case report
Longitudinal stent deformation (LSD) is an infrequent complication of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), and it may lead to catastrophic clinical outcomes. However, reports of cardiac adverse events ass... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 17, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Daoyuan Si, Yaliang Tong, Bo Yu, Yuquan He and Guohui Liu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Leriche syndrome in a patient with acute pulmonary embolism and acute myocardial infarction: a case report and review of literature
Both acute myocardial infarction and acute pulmonary embolism are distinct medical urgencies while they may conincide. Leriche ’s syndrome is a relatively rare aortoiliac occlusive disease characterized by clau... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 17, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Xuanqi An, Rui Fu, Zhihui Zhao, Xinhai Ni, Changming Xiong, Xiansheng Cheng and Zhihong Liu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Current status and factors influencing oral anticoagulant therapy among patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation in Jiangsu province, China: a multi-center, cross-sectional study
It has been reported that oral anticoagulation (OAC) is underused among Chinese patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF). Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOAC) have been recommended ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 16, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Ting Liu, Hui-li Yang, Lan Gu, Jie Hui, Ojo Omorogieva, Meng-xiao Ren and Xiao-hua Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Potential impacts of a novel integrated extracorporeal-CPR workflow using an interventional radiology and immediate whole-body computed tomography system in the emergency department
Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) can be associated with increased survival and neurologic benefits in selected patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). However, there remains ins... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 16, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Kei Hayashida, Takahiro Kinoshita, Kazuma Yamakawa, Santiago J. Miyara, Lance B. Becker and Satoshi Fujimi Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Impact of liver damage on blood-borne variables and pulmonary hemodynamic responses to hypoxia and hyperoxia in anesthetized rats
In this study, we aimed to investigate the effect of the severity of ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 13, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Ali Sepehrinezhad, Amirreza Dehghanian, Ali Rafati and Farzaneh Ketabchi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Value of the Barthel scale in prognostic prediction for patients with cerebral infarction
This study aims to evaluate the ADL(activity of daily living) of patients with acute cerebral infarction through BI scoring, in order to observe its predictive value in the prognosis of these patients. (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - January 13, 2020 Category: Cardiology Authors: Qun-Xi Li, Xiao-Jing Zhao, Yan Wang, Da-Li Wang, Jiang Zhang, Tie-Jun Liu, Yan-Bo Peng, Hai-Yan Fan and Fu-Xia Zheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research