Associations between IL-1 α, IL-1β, TNFα, and IL-6 variations, and susceptibility to transposition of the great arteries
To evaluate the relationship between IL-1 α -889C/T (rs1800587), IL-1β -511C > T (rs16944), TNFα -308G > A (rs1800629), TNFα -238G > A (rs361525), IL-6 -174G > C (rs1800795), and IL-6 -572G > C (rs1800796) poly... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - May 19, 2022 Category: Cardiology Authors: Latife Atasoy Karakas, Duygu Tugrul, Nihal Sahin Uysal, Sertac Esin, Niyazi Kursat Tokel and Yunus Kasim Terzi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Patterns and associated factors of electrocardiographic abnormality among type 2 diabetic patients in Amhara National Regional State Referral Hospitals, Ethiopia: a multicenter institution-based cross-sectional study
Cardiovascular diseases are the most causes of mortality and morbidity among diabetes mellitus (DM) patients. Electrocardiographic (ECG) changes are common in the early course of the disease. Little is known a... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - May 19, 2022 Category: Cardiology Authors: Deresse Sinamaw, Mihret Getnet, Mohamed Abdulkadir, Kassa Abebaw, Mohammed Ebrahim, Mengistie Diress, Yonas Akalu, Adugnaw Ambelu and Baye Dagnew Tags: Research Source Type: research

Left atrial phasic function remodeling during its enlargement: a two-dimensional speckle-tracking echocardiography study
Left atrial (LA) size is often used as a surrogate marker of LA function in clinical practice, with larger atrial thought to represent a “dysfunctioning” atrium, since there is no accepted ‘gold’ standard to e... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - May 19, 2022 Category: Cardiology Authors: Chuyun Chen, Ying Yang, Wei Ma, Litong Qi, Baowei Zhang and Yan Zhang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Association between arthritis and cardiovascular risk factors in community-based adults: an opportunity to target cardiovascular risk
Undertreated risk factors are major contributors to the burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Those with arthritis have an increased prevalence of CVD risk factors. CVD risk factors are often asymptomatic, w... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - May 19, 2022 Category: Cardiology Authors: Julia Sewell, Sultana Monira Hussain, Yuanyuan Wang, Anita E. Wluka, Yuan Z. Lim, Melinda J. Carrington, Katherine Samaras and Flavia M. Cicuttini Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence of major electrocardiographic abnormalities in patients with hypertension in a primary care clinic in Hong Kong
Hypertension is strongly associated with cardiovascular events. Studies have shown that electrocardiographic (ECG) abnormalities were associated with increased risks for cardiovascular events. However local da... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - May 18, 2022 Category: Cardiology Authors: Yuen Ying Tin, Lit Ping Chan, Jonathan Gabriel Sung, Shuk Yun Leung, Eric Ming Tung Hui and Maria Kwan Wa Leung Tags: Research Source Type: research

Segmental strain for scar detection in acute myocardial infarcts and in follow-up exams using non-contrast CMR cine sequences
The purpose of the study was to investigate feasibility of infarct detection in segmental strain derived from non-contrast cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) cine sequences in patients with acute myocardial infa... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - May 18, 2022 Category: Cardiology Authors: Malgorzata Polacin, Mihaly Karolyi, Matthias Eberhard, Ioannis Matziris, Hatem Alkadhi, Sebastian Kozerke and Robert Manka Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence and risk factors for vascular calcification based on the ankle-brachial index in the general population: a cross-sectional study
To investigate the prevalence of vascular calcification based on the ankle ‐brachial index (ABI) value and analyse the risk factors for vascular calcification in the general population. (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - May 18, 2022 Category: Cardiology Authors: Shengnan Chen, Ning Li, Yajuan Gao, Hongli Jiang and Yan Shen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Myocardial injury and inflammatory response in percutaneous device closures of pediatric patent ductus arteriosus
The percutaneous device closure of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is widely used in clinical practice, however full data on the changes in myocardial injury and systemic inflammatory markers ’ levels after PDA ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - May 18, 2022 Category: Cardiology Authors: Zeng-Rong Luo, Ling-Li Yu, Guo-Zhong Zheng and Zhong-Yao Huang Tags: Research Source Type: research

The pre-ablation triglyceride-glucose index predicts late recurrence of atrial fibrillation after radiofrequency ablation in non-diabetic adults
Current prognostic risk scoring systems and biomarkers are routinely used as non-invasive methods for assessing late recurrence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients who have undergone radiofrequency cathete... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - May 14, 2022 Category: Cardiology Authors: Qinghui Tang, Xiao-Gang Guo, Qi Sun and Jian Ma Tags: Research Source Type: research

Novel biomarkers of inflammation in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: analysis from a large prospective cohort study
Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is a syndrome with a heterogeneous cluster of causes, including non-resolving inflammation, endothelial dysfunction, and multi-organ defects. The present ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - May 14, 2022 Category: Cardiology Authors: Nicholas W. Carris, Rahul Mhaskar, Emily Coughlin, Easton Bracey, Srinivas M. Tipparaju and Ganesh V. Halade Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effect of CPB glucose levels on inflammatory response after pediatric cardiac surgery
Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) is a common complication after cardiac surgery. There are no definite optimal glycemic threshold for pediatric patients receiving open-heart surgery with CPB. The... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - May 14, 2022 Category: Cardiology Authors: Zhi-Hua Zeng, Xin-Yi Yu, Xiao-Cheng Liu and Zhi-Gang Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

The sham effect of invasive interventions in chronic coronary syndromes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Some patients with chronic coronary syndromes undergo invasive procedures but the efficacy of such interventions remains to be robustly established by randomised sham-controlled trials (RCTs). (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - May 14, 2022 Category: Cardiology Authors: Catarina Palma, Cl áudio David, Ricardo M. Fernandes, Fausto J. Pinto, João Costa, Joaquim J. Ferreira and Daniel Caldeira Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of cardiometabolic risk markers linked to reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)
It is well established that left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD), as marked by reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF), notably worsens the prognosis of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (ST... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - May 14, 2022 Category: Cardiology Authors: Marjan Mahdavi-Roshan, Zeinab Ghorbani, Mahboobeh Gholipour, Arsalan Salari, Amir Savar Rakhsh and Jalal Kheirkhah Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical value and expression of Homer 1, homocysteine, S-adenosyl-l-homocysteine, fibroblast growth factors 23 in coronary heart disease
This study aimed to explore clinical value and expression of Homer 1, S-adenosyl-l-homocysteine (SAH), homocysteine (Hcy), fibroblast growth factors (FGF) 23 in coronary heart disease (CHD). (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - May 12, 2022 Category: Cardiology Authors: Zhixin Zhang, Lin Wang, Yu Zhan, Cui Xie, Yang Xiang, Dan Chen and You Wu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Association of serum sclerostin and osteoprotegerin levels with the presence, severity and prognosis in patients with acute myocardial infarction
Bone-related proteins (such as sclerostin and osteoprotegerin [OPG]) are involved in the development of atherosclerosis. However, the relationship between bone-related proteins and acute myocardial infarction ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - May 11, 2022 Category: Cardiology Authors: Xing Shui, Ruimin Dong, Zhen Wu, Zefeng Chen, Zheqi Wen, Leile Tang, Xujing Xie and Lin Chen Tags: Research Source Type: research