Pericardial effusion caused by accidently placing a Micra transcatheter pacing system into the coronary sinus
Leadless pacemaker has been acknowledged as a promising pacing strategy to prevent pocket and lead-related complications. Although rare, cardiac perforation remains a major safety concern for implantation of M... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 23, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Xueying Chen, Jingfeng Wang, Yixiu Liang, Yangang Su and Junbo Ge Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Association between anion gap and mortality of aortic aneurysm in intensive care unit after open surgery
There has not been a well-accepted prognostic model to predict the mortality of aortic aneurysm patients in intensive care unit after open surgery repair. Otherwise, our previous study found that anion gap was... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 23, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Yijing Gao, Zilin Hong, Runnan Shen, Shiran Zhang, Guochang You, Jie Chen, Xushun Guo, Senyi Peng and Kai Huang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Nature, availability, and utilization of women-focused cardiac rehabilitation: a systematic review
Women do not participate in cardiac rehabilitation (CR) to the same degree as men; women-focused CR may address this. This systematic review investigated the: (1) nature, (2) availability, as well as (3a) util... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 23, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Taslima Mamataz, Gabriela L. M. Ghisi, Maureen Pakosh and Sherry L. Grace Tags: Research Source Type: research

Sex and age difference in risk factor distribution, trend, and long-term outcome of patients undergoing isolated coronary artery bypass graft surgery
In this study, we aimed to evalua... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 23, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Babak Sattartabar, Ali Ajam, Mina Pashang, Arash Jalali, Saeed Sadeghian, Hamideh Mortazavi, Soheil Mansourian, Jamshid Bagheri, Abbas-Ali Karimi and Kaveh Hosseini Tags: Research Source Type: research

ST-segment resolution as a marker for severe myocardial fibrosis in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
To investigate the relationship between ST-segment resolution (STR) and myocardial scar thickness after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STE... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 21, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Qian Dong, Xuesong Wen, Guanglei Chang, Rui Xia, Sihang Wang, Yunjing Yang, Yi Tao, Dongying Zhang and Shu Qin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effect of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors on left ventricular remodelling and longitudinal strain: a prospective observational study
Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT2i) lower cardiovascular events in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients, although the mechanisms underlying these benefits are not clearly understood. Our aim... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 21, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Sergio Gamaza-Chuli án, Enrique Díaz-Retamino, Fátima González-Testón, José Carlos Gaitero, María José Castillo, Raquel Alfaro, Elías Rodríguez, Eva González-Caballero and Antonio Martín-Santana Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The short-term safety and effectiveness of a new distal perforating stent graft in Type B aortic dissection: a retrospective study
Spinal artery ischemia (SCI) events can result from over coverage of the descending thoracic aorta with a coated stent during Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR). The aim of this study was to determine... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 21, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Xunqiang Liu, Wenkai Ji, Min Tian, Huanjun Chen, Cuihong Li, Liqiong Zhang, Ying Yang, Jifeng Wang, Min Ji, Chunxin Yang, Enshuai Zhu, Lei Cong, Xili Zhang, Xiaona Zhou, Hailong Liu, Jiaping Wang & hellip; Tags: Research Source Type: research

The association between platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio with mortality among patients suffering from acute decompensated heart failure
Platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) is an inflammation index suggested to have the prognostic capability in heart failure (HF). We sought to investigate the association of PLR with cardiovascular disease (CVD) ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 18, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Maryam Heidarpour, Sepideh Bashiri, Mehrbod Vakhshoori, Kiyan Heshmat-Ghahdarijani, Farbod Khanizadeh, Shaghayegh Ferdowsian and Davood Shafie Tags: Research Source Type: research

A real-world study on diagnosis and prognosis of light-chain cardiac amyloidosis in Southern China
Light-chain cardiac amyloidosis (AL-CA) has been highly valued in developed countries, but in developing countries, the recognition and diagnosis of this condition is still limited. There are currently few rep... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 18, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Zhijian Wu, Muzheng Li, Tudahun Ilyas, Wei Li, Mu Zeng, Fang Li, Yanxia Liu, Mingxian Chen, Yaqin Chen, Qingyi Zhu, Nenghua Qi, Qiming Liu and Jianjun Tang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prognostic implications of valvular heart disease in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation
Valvular heart disease (VHD) in non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) is a puzzling clinical entity. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prognostic effect of significant VHD (sVHD) among patients with no... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 18, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Athanasios Samaras, Eleni Vrana, Anastasios Kartas, Dimitrios V. Moysidis, Andreas S. Papazoglou, Ioannis Doundoulakis, George Fotos, Georgios Rampidis, Dimitrios G. Tsalikakis, Georgios Efthimiadis, Haralambos Karvounis, Apostolos Tzikas and George Giann Tags: Research Source Type: research

Risk factors for revascularization and in-stent restenosis in patients with triple-vessel disease after second-generation drug-eluting stent implantation: a retrospective analysis
This study investigated risk factors for revascularization ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 17, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: MengYing Zeng, XiaoWei Yan and Wei Wu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Capnometric feedback training decreases 24-h blood pressure in hypertensive postmenopausal women
High normal resting pCO2 is a risk factor for salt sensitivity of blood pressure (BP) in normotensive humans and has been associated with higher resting systolic BP in postmenopausal women. To date, however, no k... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 17, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: David E. Anderson, Alexis N. Reeves, Wolf E. Mehling and Margaret A. Chesney Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ruptured sinus of valsalva aneurysm presenting as syncope and hypotension: a case report
Unruptured sinus of valsalva aneurysm (SOVA) are typically asymptomatic, and hence can be easily ignored. Ruptured sinus of valsalva aneurysm (RSOVA) usually protrude into the right atrium or ventricular. Howe... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 17, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Guang Ying Zhuo, Pei Yong Zhang, Li Luo, Qian Tang and Tao Xiang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Reverse remodeling of tricuspid valve morphology and function in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension patients following pulmonary thromboendarterectomy: a cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and invasive hemodynamic study
To investigate changes in tricuspid annulus (TA) and tricuspid valve (TV) morphology among chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) patients before and 12 months after pulmonary thromboendarterect... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 17, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Christian Alcaraz Frederiksen, Farhad Waziri, Steffen Ringgaard, S øren Mellemkjær, Tor Skibsted Clemmensen, Vibeke Elisabeth Hjortdal, Sten Lyager Nielsen and Steen Hvitfeldt Poulsen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Delayed coronary artery occlusion after transcatheter aortic valve replacement and chimney stenting: a case report
Delayed coronary artery occlusion (CAO) is a rare but fatal complication after transcatheter aortic valve replacement, chimney stenting is the standard technique for established CAO or impending CAO. (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 17, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Hui Li, Wenduo Zhang, Bo Xia, Fucheng Sun, Jiefu Yang and Huiping Zhang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Resistance exercise affects catheter-related thrombosis in rats through miR-92a-3p, oxidative stress and the MAPK/NF- κB pathway
In this study, we inves... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 16, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Cui Wen, Yanping Ying, Huihan Zhao, Qingjuan Jiang, Xiao Gan, Yan Wei, Jiani Wei and Xinxin Huang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Left atrial appendage orifice area and morphology is closely associated with flow velocity in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation
Thromboembolic events are the most serious complication of atrial fibrillation (AF), and the left atrial appendage (LAA) is the most important site of thrombosis in patients with AF. During the period of COVID... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 16, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Lei Chen, Changjiang Xu, Wensu Chen and Chaoqun Zhang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Identification of key miRNAs and mRNAs related to coronary artery disease by meta-analysis
To illustrate the mechanism of miRNA and mRNA in coronary artery diseasen (CAD), differentially expressed microRNAs (DEmiRNAs) and genes (DEGs) were analyzed. (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 16, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Long Liu, Jingze Zhang, Mei Wu and Haiming Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of antihypertensive treatment initiation on health-related quality of life and cardiovascular risk factor levels: a prospective, interventional study
Effective prevention and treatment of hypertension is one of the most potential interventions in terms of preventing cardiovascular deaths and disabilities. However, the treatment control is often poor. This m... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 16, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Aapo Tahkola, P äivi Korhonen, Hannu Kautiainen, Teemu Niiranen and Pekka Mäntyselkä Tags: Research Source Type: research

The role of brain natriuretic peptide in atrial fibrillation: a substudy of the Substrate Modification with Aggressive Blood Pressure Control for Atrial Fibrillation (SMAC-AF) trial
Catheter ablation is an established therapy for atrial fibrillation but is limited by recurrence; efforts have been made to identify biomarkers that predict recurrence. We investigated the effect of baseline N... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 16, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Willy Weng, Rajin Choudhury, John Sapp, Anthony Tang, Jeff S. Healey, Isabelle Nault, Lena Rivard, Isabelle Greiss, Jordan Bernick and Ratika Parkash Tags: Research Source Type: research

Risk factors of in-stent restenosis among coronary artery disease patients with syphilis undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: a retrospective study
The risk factors of in-stent restenosis (ISR) among coronary artery disease (CAD) patients with syphilis after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) are not fully understood. Therefore, this study aimed to ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Ling Zhang, Yu Wang, Zhe Zhang, Hongyuan Liang, Liang Wu, Liang Ni, Guiju Gao, Di Yang, Hongxin Zhao and Jiang Xiao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Predictive value of CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc scores for coronary artery lesions and in-hospital prognosis of patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
To evaluate the predictive value of CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc scores for coronary artery lesions and in-hospital prognosis of patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Xiaoli Li, Zhen Zeng, Xinchun Yang and Hongjiang Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Development and validation of a risk prediction nomogram for in-stent restenosis in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
This study aimed to develop and validate a nomogram to predict probability of in-stent restenosis (ISR) in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 14, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Wenbo He, Changwu Xu, Xiaoying Wang, Jiyong Lei, Qinfang Qiu, Yingying Hu and Da Luo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Construction and investigation of a circRNA-associated ceRNA regulatory network in Tetralogy of Fallot
As the most frequent type of cyanotic congenital heart disease (CHD), tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) has a relatively poor prognosis without corrective surgery. Circular RNAs (circRNAs) represent a novel class of e... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 14, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Haifei Yu, Xinrui Wang and Hua Cao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on aortic valve surgical service: a single centre experience
The coronavirus-disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic imposed an unprecedented burden on the provision of cardiac surgical services. The reallocation of workforce and resources necessitated the postponement of elec... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 14, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Dimitrios Vlastos, Ishaansinh Chauhan, Kwabena Mensah, Maria Cannoletta, Athanasios Asonitis, Ahmed Elfadil, Mario Petrou, Anthony De Souza, Cesare Quarto, Sunil K. Bhudia, Ulrich Rosendahl, John Pepper and George Asimakopoulos Tags: Research Source Type: research

MicroRNA-33-5p inhibits cholesterol efflux in vascular endothelial cells by regulating citrate synthase and ATP-binding cassette transporter A1
A high level of total cholesterol is associated with several lipid metabolism disorders, including atherosclerosis and cardiovascular diseases. ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporter A1 (ABCA1) and miR-33-5p p... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 13, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Qiong Xie, Jianqiang Peng, Ying Guo and Feng Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Risk factors and in-hospital mortality of postoperative hyperlactatemia in patients after acute type A aortic dissection surgery
Hyperlactatemia may be caused by increased production due to tissue hypoxia or non-hypoxia. The aim of this study was first to identify risk factors for postoperative hyperlactatemia (POHL) after Stanford type... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 11, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Su Wang, Dashuai Wang, Xiaofan Huang, Hongfei Wang, Sheng Le, Jinnong Zhang and Xinling Du Tags: Research Source Type: research

Dietary acid load and risk of cardiovascular disease: a prospective population-based study
Considering the inconsistencies in the cardiovascular effects of dietary acid load and the impact of dietary acidity on the acid –base homeostasis within the body, we aimed to assess the association of dietary ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 11, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Parvin Mirmiran, Zeinab Houshialsadat, Zahra Bahadoran, Sajjad Khalili ‑Moghadam, Mohammad Karim Shahrzad and Fereidoun Azizi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Medical cannabis authorization and the risk of cardiovascular events: a longitudinal cohort study
This study assessed the risk of cardiovascular-related emergency department (ED) visit and hospitalization ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 10, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Arsene Zongo, Cerina Lee, Jason R. B. Dyck, Jihane El-Mourad, Elaine Hyshka, John G. Hanlon and Dean T. Eurich Tags: Research Source Type: research

The role of multimodality imaging in diagnosing acute perimyocarditis secondary to Crohn ’s disease
Acute perimyocarditis is a rare extra-intestinal manifestation in Crohn ’s disease which required multimodality imaging to confirm the diagnosis. Here we present a case of acute perimyocarditis as the first pre... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 10, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Hawani Sasmaya Prameswari, Iswaree Devi Balakrishnan, Chun Yuan Khoo, Loon Yee Teo, Lihua Laura Chan and Choon Ta Ng Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Custom-made fenestrated stent for mycotic aortic aneurysms: a report of two cases
Mycotic aortic aneurysm is a rare and potentially life-threatening lesion, and endovascular repair has become increasingly accepted for intervention. Fenestrated endografts are available options to treat aneur... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 10, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Siting Li, Mengyin Chen, Yuehong Zheng, Zhili Liu and Rong Zeng Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Distribution characteristics and influencing factors of homocyteine in an apparently healthy examined population
Homocysteine (Hcy) is considered to be a risk factor for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. Few studies have evaluated the distribution of Hcy on a large-scale health examination. Accordingly, this s... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 10, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Fang Bao, Ming Cui, Xiuying Shi, Shaoqing Ju and Hui Cong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Takotsubo syndrome as an overlooked and elusive cause of a single episode of dyspnea in young women: a case report
Dyspnea is a common symptom in patients presenting to the emergency department. It has a variety of causes that range from non-urgent to life-threatening. One episode of dyspnea in a healthy young person is ea... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 10, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Sung Eun Lee, Seung-Hyun Yoon, Hyo Jung Kang and Jung Hwan Ahn Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Clinical prediction scores and early anticoagulation therapy for new-onset atrial fibrillation in critical illness: a post-hoc analysis
This study sought to describe the epidemiology of anticoagulation therapy for critically ill patients with new-onset atrial fibrillation (NOAF) according to CHA2DS2-VASc and HAS-BLED scores and to assess the e... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 8, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Masaaki Sakuraya, Takuo Yoshida, Yusuke Sasabuchi, Shodai Yoshihiro and Shigehiko Uchino Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relationship between serum lipid levels and ischemic stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation: a nested case –control study based on the China Atrial Fibrillation Registry
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is an important risk factor for acute ischemic stroke. (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 8, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Fei Li, Xin Du, Liu He, Chao Jiang, Shijun Xia, Changsheng Ma and Jianzeng Dong Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical characteristics and therapeutic strategy of frequent accelerated idioventricular rhythm
Accelerated idioventricular rhythm (AIVR) is often transient, considered benign and requires no treatment. This observational study aims to investigate the clinical manifestations, treatment, and prognosis of ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 8, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Lan Wang, Hailei Liu, Chao Zhu, Kai Gu, Gang Yang, Hongwu Chen, Weizhu Ju, Mingfang Li, Fengxiang Zhang, Bing Yang, Dao Wu Wang and Minglong Chen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Accuracy of neutrophil to lymphocyte and monocyte to lymphocyte ratios as new inflammatory markers in acute coronary syndrome
Inflammation plays a key role in the development of atherosclerosis and in the pathogenesis of acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Leukocytes and leukocytes ratios were recognized as inflammatory markers in predict... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 7, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Ahmed Mohammed Shumilah, Arwa Mohammed Othman and Anwar Kasim Al-Madhagi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Individual and combined association analysis of famine exposure and serum uric acid with hypertension in the mid-aged and older adult: a population-based cross-sectional study
Malnutrition in early life may affect health in later life. The associations between malnutrition and serum uric acid (SUA) and hypertension were inconsistent. The present study aimed to investigate the indivi... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 6, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Lin Zhang, Liu Yang, Congzhi Wang, Ting Yuan, Dongmei Zhang, Huanhuan Wei, Jing Li, Yunxiao Lei, Lu Sun, Xiaoping Li, Ying Hua, Hengying Che and Yuanzhen Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Is obstructive sleep apnoea associated with hypoxaemia and prolonged ICU stay after type A aortic dissection repair? A retrospective study in Chinese population
Although obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is prevalent among patients with aortic dissection, its prognostic impact is not yet determined in patients undergoing major vascular surgery. We aimed to investigate th... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 6, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Xin Xi, Yu Chen, Wei-Guo Ma, Jiang Xie, Yong-Min Liu, Jun-Ming Zhu, Ming Gong, Guang-Fa Zhu and Li-Zhong Sun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predicting the 10-year risk of cardiovascular diseases and its relation to healthy diet indicator in Iranian military personnel
Epidemiological studies indicate increased prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among military personnel. Accordingly, identification of at-risk individuals and lifestyle modification such as improving d... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 5, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Karim Parastouei, Mojtaba Sepandi and Eslam Eskandari Tags: Research Source Type: research

Perioperative risk factors for new-onset postoperative atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting: a systematic review
Postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is the most common cardiac dysrhythmia to occur after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). However, the risk factors for new-onset POAF after CABG during the periope... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 3, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Eun Ji Seo, Joonhwa Hong, Hyeon-Ju Lee and Youn-Jung Son Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prediction of cardiovascular risk in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a study of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey database
This study was to d... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - September 1, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Yun Shi, Jing Zhang and Yingshuo Huang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Exploring the diagnostic effectiveness for myocardial ischaemia based on CCTA myocardial texture features
To explore the characteristics of myocardial textures on coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) images in patients with coronary atherosclerotic heart disease, a classification model was established, ... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - August 31, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Hengyu Zhao, Lijie Yuan, Zhishang Chen, Yuting Liao and Jiangzhou Lin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Aortic root aortopathy in bicuspid aortic valve associated with high genetic risk
The bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) is prone to ascending aortic dilatation (AAD) involving both the tubular segment and the aortic root. The genetic factor was proposed as one of the most important mechanisms for... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - August 30, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Mingjia Ma, Zongzhe Li, Mohamed Abdulkadir Mohamed, Ligang Liu and Xiang Wei Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical characteristics and prognostic implications of diabetes and myocardial injury in patients admitted to the emergency room
This study aimed to investigate the clinical features and prognosis of diabetes and myocardial injury in patients admitted to the emergency department. (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - August 30, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Gil Bonet, Anna Carrasquer, Óscar M. Peiró, Raul Sanchez-Gimenez, Nisha Lal-Trehan, Victor del-Moral-Ronda, Isabel Fort-Gallifa and Alfredo Bardají Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of Tp-e interval, Tp-e/QT ratio and index of cardiac-electrophysiological balance in patients with tinnitus
Tinnitus is a common auditory symptom. Dysfunction in the autonomic nervous system (ANS) is an essential part of the etiopathogenesis of tinnitus. ANS regulates heart rate and heart rhythm and can lead to vent... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - August 30, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Hakan Kaya, Arif Suner, Mehtap Koparal, S. Cem Yucetas and Safiye Kafadar Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health status measured by Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire-12 in primary prevention implantable cardioverter defibrillator patients with heart failure
Self-reported health status as measured by the Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire (KCCQ) in patients with primary prevention implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) has mainly been reported from r... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - August 28, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Gustav Mattsson, Marita Wallhagen and Peter Magnusson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mid-term outcomes of off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery; statistical challenges in comparison
Despite several studies comparing off- and on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), the effectiveness and outcomes of off-pump CABG still remain uncertain. (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - August 28, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Ali Sheikhy, Aida Fallahzadeh, Saeed Sadeghian, Khalil Forouzannia, Jamshid Bagheri, Abbas Salehi-Omran, Masih Tajdini, Arash Jalali, Mina Pashang and Kaveh Hosseini Tags: Research Source Type: research

Outcomes of women with congenital heart disease admitted to acute-care hospitals for delivery in Japan: a retrospective cohort study using nationwide Japanese diagnosis procedure combination database
The number of women with congenital heart disease (CHD) who are of childbearing age is increasing due to advancements in medical management. Nonetheless, data on the outcomes of delivery in women with CHD rema... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - August 27, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Manabu Nitta, Sayuri Shimizu, Makoto Kaneko, Kiyohide Fushimi and Shinichiro Ueda Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cardiology providers ’ recommendations for treatments and use of patient decision aids for multivessel coronary artery disease
Rates of recommending percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) vary across clinicians. Whether clinicians agree on preferred treatment options for multivessel coronar... (Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders)
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - August 27, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Elizabeth L. Nichols, Glyn Elwyn, Anthony DiScipio, Mandeep S. Sidhu, A. James O ’Malley, Daniel D. Matlock, Shama Alam, Cathy S. Ross, Megan Coylewright, David J. Malenka and Jeremiah R. Brown Tags: Research Source Type: research