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  1. Pulmonary artery thrombosis is rare in neonates and mimics as persistent pulmonary hypertension or congenital heart disease. Risk factors include septicemia, dehydration, polycythemia, maternal diabetes, asphy...

    Authors: Y. S. Shrimanth, Krishna Prasad, Adari Appala Karthik, Parag Barwad, C. R. Pruthvi, Atit A. Gawalkar, Krishna Santosh and Sanjeev Naganur

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:43

    Content type: Case Report

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  2. Our aim was to assess safety and efficacy outcomes at 1 year after MitraClip for percutaneous mitral valve repair in patients with severe mitral regurgitation.

    Authors: Radwa Abdullah Elbelbesy, Ahmed Mohsen Elsawah, Ahmed Shafie Ammar, Hazem Abdelmohsen Khamis and Islam Elsayed Shehata

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:42

    Content type: Research

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  3. Rivaroxaban has been recently introduced for the management of non-valvular intra-cardiac thrombosis with variable results. We aimed to compare the results of the off-label use of rivaroxaban versus warfarin i...

    Authors: Monirah A. Albabtain, Yahya Alhebaishi, Ola Al-Yafi, Hatim Kheirallah, Adel Othman, Haneen Alghosoon, Amr A. Arafat and Ahmed Alfagih

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:41

    Content type: Research

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  4. Conflicting data were found regarding the anemia’s effect on percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) outcomes. We directed our study to investigate anemia’s effect on clinical in-stent restenosis (ISR) follow...

    Authors: Ahmed Hussein, Mohammad Shafiq Awad, Ahlam M. Sabra and Hossam Eldin M. Mahmoud

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:40

    Content type: Research

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  5. Novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is known to lead not only to severe acute respiratory syndrome, but also can result in thromboembolic events in both the venous and the arterial circulation by inducin...

    Authors: Arash Hashemi, Fady Gerges, Haseeb Raza Naqvi, Irina Kotlar, Sara Moscatelli, Ashkan Hashemi, Yasmin Rustamova and Abdallah Almaghraby

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:39

    Content type: Case Report

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  6. The epidemiology of HF in India is largely unexplored. Current resources are based on a few hospital-based and a community-based registry from North India. Thus, we present the data from a single hospital-base...

    Authors: Aashiq Ahamed Shukkoor, Nimmy Elizabeth George, Shanmugasundaram Radhakrishnan, Sivakumar Velusamy, Rajendiran Gopalan, Tamilarasu Kaliappan, Premkrishna Anandan, Ramasamy Palanimuthu, Vidhyakar Balasubramaniam, Vinoth Doraiswamy and Arun Kaushik Ponnusamy

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:38

    Content type: Research

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  7. Excess epicardial fat volume (EFV) has been recently implicated in cardiovascular structural and functional abnormalities. It has been associated with abnormal microvascular stiffness (as reflected by radial a...

    Authors: Mahfouz El Shahawy, Susan Tucker, Lillee Izadi, Antonella Sabatini and Sukanya Mohan

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:37

    Content type: Research

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  8. Significance of totally occluded culprit coronary artery in patients presenting with non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) is underestimated. The aim of the study was to evaluate the incidenc...

    Authors: Sherif W. Ayad, Tarek H. El Zawawy, Mohamed I. Lotfy, Ahmed M. Naguib and Ahmed M. El Amrawy

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:36

    Content type: Research

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  9. Serial chest computed tomography (CT) scans are used to detect coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pneumonia and monitor the disease course. This study investigates relationship between total severity score by...

    Authors: Negar Omidi, Masoumeh Lotfi-Tokaldany, Shapour Shirani, Mojtaba Salarifar, Hamidreza Poorhosseini, Seyyed Mojtaba Ghorashi and Afsaneh Aein

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:35

    Content type: Research

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  10. Coronary tortuosity (C-Tor) is a common finding in coronary angiography (CAG). There are conflicting data about its link to atherosclerosis: one study found a negative relationship with coronary artery disease...

    Authors: Ahmed Elamragy, Samuel Yakoub, Mohamed AbdelGhany and Waleed Ammar

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:34

    Content type: Research

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  11. As the elderly represent a substantial proportion of medical care beneficiaries, and there is limited data about age disparity in emerging countries, this study sought to investigate the impact of age on the m...

    Authors: Zainab Atiyah Dakhil and Hasan Ali Farhan

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:33

    Content type: Research

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  12. Coronary artery ectasia (CAE) is described as the enlargement of a coronary artery segment by 1.5 times or more, which is generally associated with the atherosclerotic process. Atherosclerotic changes lead to ...

    Authors: Özgür Selim Ser, Gökhan Çetinkal, Onur Kiliçarslan, Yalçın Dalgıç, Servet Batit, Kudret Keskin, Gulçin Özkara, Ezgi Irmak Aslan, Hülya Yilmaz Aydoğan, Ahmet Yıldız and Zerrin Yiğit

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:32

    Content type: Research

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  13. Myocardial reperfusion may cause profound electrophysiological alterations and can lead to serious reperfusion arrhythmias (RA). Management of RA and the accompanying electrical storm that may occur remains a ...

    Authors: Hesham Salah El Din Taha and Mirna Mamdouh Shaker

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:30

    Content type: Case Report

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  14. Definite diagnosis of cardiomyopathy types can be challenging in end-stage disease process. New growing data have suggested that there is inconsistency between echocardiography and pathology in defining type o...

    Authors: Neda Behzadnia, Babak Sharif-Kashani, Zargham Hossein Ahmadi, Farah Naghashzadeh, Atosa Dorudinia, Alireza Jahangirifard, Hamoun Hamarz and Payam Abbasi

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:29

    Content type: Research

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  15. Syncope, as the most frequent consciousness disorder, is very common in young individuals. The aim of this study was to analyze ECG parameters and clinical properties obtained during tilt-up testing in 12 to 3...

    Authors: Juraj Jug, Lada Bradić, Rea Levicki and Martina Lovrić Benčić

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:28

    Content type: Research

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  16. As per the literature, patients with intraventricular conduction delay (IVCD) do not respond well to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) alone. They need advanced technological approach and out of the box ...

    Authors: Vanita Arora, Francesco Zanon, Viveka Kumar, Vivek Kumar and Pawan Suri

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:27

    Content type: Case Report

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  17. Chronic heavy cigarette smoking can affect the right ventriclular function. The standard echocardiography may not show early right ventricular functional changes, and a more sensitive measure is needed. The ai...

    Authors: Mohammad Iqbal Janhangeer, Ghada Youssef, Weal El Naggar and Dalia El Remisy

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:25

    Content type: Research

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  18. Apolipoprotein B is considered the primary protein constituent of low-density lipoprotein. LDL contains variable quantities of cholesterol, but each lipoprotein contains a single ApoB protein. Thus, ApoB is a ...

    Authors: Rehab Ibrahim Yaseen, Mohamed Hesham El-Leboudy and Hend Mohammed El-Deeb

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:24

    Content type: Research

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  19. Cardiac hydatid over the interventricular septum is extremely rare. Echinococcus infests humans as an accidental host. Echocardiography usually clinches the diagnosis of cardiac hydatid. However, multimodality...

    Authors: Krishna Prasad, Rupesh Kumar, Vikram Halder, Muni Raju, Sunder Lal Negi and Sanjeev Naganur

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:23

    Content type: Case Report

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  20. The aim of this study was to determine the predictive value of the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE) score for predicting in-hospital and 6 months mortality after non-ST elevation acute coronary...

    Authors: Dileep Kumar, Arti Ashok, Tahir Saghir, Naveedullah Khan, Bashir Ahmed Solangi, Tariq Ahmed, Musa Karim, Khadijah Abid, Reeta Bai, Rekha Kumari and Hitesh Kumar

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:22

    Content type: Research

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  21. Patent foramen ovale closure in the setting of stroke was debatable until the recent data from the long-term follow-up of multiple randomized control trials. These recent data have led to increase the number o...

    Authors: Amr Mansour, Noha M. Gamal, Azza A. Elfiky, Mohamed Ayman Saleh, Samia Ashour Mohamed, Hala Mahmoud ElKhawas, Ahmed ElSadek, Noha L. Dawood and Maiy H. Elsayed

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:21

    Content type: Research

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  22. Chemotherapeutic agents have many side effects; among them is cardiotoxicity. Ejection fraction fails to detect the subtle alterations of left ventricular (LV) function; that is why there is a need for a more ...

    Authors: Laila Sulaiman, Dina Hesham, Magdy Abdel Hamid and Ghada Youssef

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:20

    Content type: Research

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  23. There is an evidence of a chronic inflammatory state in patients with chronic rheumatic valvular heart disease (RHD) as shown by high serum levels of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) and interleuki...

    Authors: Ahmad M. Yousef, Osama A. Rifaie, Mohamed A. Hamza and Sameh A. Amin

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:19

    Content type: Research

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  24. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is a non-ischemic cardiomyopathy characterized by acute left ventricular systolic dysfunction with transient wall motion abnormalities without a culprit coronary stenosis or other conc...

    Authors: Pablo Revilla-Martí, Juan F. Cueva-Recalde, Jose A. Linares-Vicente, Sara Río-Sánchez and Jose R. Ruiz-Arroyo

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:18

    Content type: Case Report

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  25. Numerous epidemiological investigations and randomized clinical studies have determined that dyslipidemia is a major contributor to atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). Consequently, the management ...

    Authors: Hesham Salah El Din Taha, Hala Mahfouz Badran, Hossam Kandil, Nabil Farag, Abbas Oraby, Magdy El Sharkawy, Khaled Shokry, Fouad Fawzy, Hossam Mahrous, Juliette Bahgat, Mina Samy and Mirna Mamdouh Shaker

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:17

    Content type: Review

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  26. Many previous studies reported the negative effects of right ventricular (RV) pacing on the left ventricular (LV) structure and ejection fraction. Studying pacing hemodynamics is essential to understand these ...

    Authors: Moustafa Dawood, Eman Elsharkawy, Mohamed Ayman Abdel-Hay and Moustafa Nawar

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:16

    Content type: Research

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  27. Percutaneous interventions to address chronic coronary occlusions (CTO-PCI) often require simultaneous ipsi- and contralateral coronary injections. Although radial access is increasingly popular, bifemoral art...

    Authors: Joerg Reifart, Konstanze Schilling, Christian W. Hamm and Nicolaus Reifart

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:14

    Content type: Research

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  28. Novel coronavirus disease 2019 has been stated as global disease pandemic due to its rapid spread worldwide. Up to 30% of coronavirus disease 2019 patients with hypertension are more susceptible to death. Angi...

    Authors: Andrea Laurentius, Brian Mendel and Radityo Prakoso

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:13

    Content type: Review

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  29. Long-term RV pacing leads to ventricular dyssynchrony, in the form of LBBB-like morphology, with subsequent detrimental effects on LV structure and function. Three-dimensional echocardiography allowed early de...

    Authors: Moustafa Dawood, Eman Elsharkawy, Mohamed Ayman Abdel-Hay and Moustafa Nawar

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:10

    Content type: Research

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  30. Routine thrombus aspiration during primary PCI does not improve clinical outcomes. Although recent guidelines for management of patient presented by ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated by primary PCI do...

    Authors: Ehab Mohamed Elfekky, Michael Nabil Penjameen, Ahmed Ibrahim Nassar and Ramy Raymond Elias

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:8

    Content type: Research

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  31. Dual antiplatelet therapy is the current standard of care after acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). We intended to study the pattern of use of ticagrelor in patients wit...

    Authors: Nagendra Boopathy Senguttuvan, Ramesh Sankaran, Yashasvi Rajeev, Devi Thaiyal, Angel Mathew, K. Dharsini, Divya Marcelene, Maria Jusler Kalsingh, Sujit Kumar Sahu, Aravind Sampath, K. J. Prem Kumar, Harikrishnan Parthasarathy, Amal Louis, Anand Gnanaraj, K. N. Reddy and K. A. Abraham

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:7

    Content type: Research

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  32. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection has been noted with various cardiovascular (CV) diseases, and patients with detected HCV-RNA had higher CV mortality than uninfected individuals. The new direct-acting antivir...

    Authors: Hazem Mohammad-Ali Farrag, Mina Samir Monir, Wael Soliman Abdel-Dayem, Hisham Abdel-Haleem Ali and Alaa Mohammad Ibrahim

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:6

    Content type: Research

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  33. QT dispersion (QTd) is related to regional variations in myocardial repolarization. Our study aims to assess the value of QTd in prediction of myocardial ischemia and its severity during stress imaging.

    Authors: Mohammad Abdalla Eltahlawi, Ahmed Mohamed Sanad, Kamel Hasan Ghazal and Ahmed Taha Abdelwahed

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:5

    Content type: Research

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  34. Obesity is associated with significant cardiovascular morbidity and mortality effects. Cardiac rehabilitation programs cause a significant reduction in cardiovascular mortality and a reduction in all cardiovas...

    Authors: Ahmed El Missiri, Walaa Adel Abdel Halim, Abdo Saleh Almaweri and Tarek Rashid Mohamed

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:4

    Content type: Research

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  35. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS CoV-2) and was declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March ...

    Authors: Daha Garba Muhammad and Ibrahim Ahmad Abubakar

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:2

    Content type: Commentary

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  36. This article has been retracted. Please see the Retraction Notice for more detail: https://doi.org/10.1186/s43044-020-00091-z.

    Authors: Saumen Nandi, Anindya Mukherjee, Dibbendhu Khanra and Kaushik Biswas

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:89

    Content type: Retraction Note

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    The original article was published in The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:56

  37. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Raghavendra Rao K, Sreenivas Reddy, Jeet Ram Kashyap, Vadivelu Ramalingam, Debabrata Dash, Vikas Kadiyala, Suraj Kumar, Hithesh Reddy, Jaspreet Kaur, Ashok Kumar, Naindeep Kaur and Anish Gupta

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:88

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:86

  38. Acute pulmonary thromboembolism is the most dangerous presentation of venous thromboembolic disease. The role of thrombolysis in massive pulmonary embolism has been studied extensively, but the same is not the...

    Authors: Nadeem U. Rehman, Mohd Iqbal Dar, Manish Bansal and R. R. Kasliwal

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:87

    Content type: Research

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  39. Not every patient achieves normal coronary flow following fibrinolysis in STEMI (ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction). The culprit lesion plaque characteristics play a prominent role in the coronary flo...

    Authors: Raghavendra Rao K, Sreenivas Reddy, Jeet Ram Kashyap, Vadivelu Ramalingam, Debabrata Dash, Vikas Kadiyala, Suraj Kumar, Hithesh Reddy, Jaspreet Kaur, Ashok Kumar, Naindeep Kaur and Anish Gupta

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:86

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:88

  40. The trans-catheter closure of atrial septal defect (ASD) usually has a rapid impact on biventricular remodelling and functions. Whether the transcatheter closure of ASD at early childhood or at adulthood age w...

    Authors: Areej Alkhateeb, Alaa Roushdy, Hosam Hasan-Ali, Yehia Taha Kishk and Ayman K. M. Hassan

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:85

    Content type: Research

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  41. Vitamin D deficiency is a prevalent condition that is found in about 30–50% of the general population, and it is increasing as a new risk factor for coronary artery disease. Our study aimed to evaluate the rel...

    Authors: Abdallah Ahmed Abdallah, Mohamed Ahmed Abd Elrhman, Ahmd Elshazly and Islam Bastawy

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:84

    Content type: Research

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  42. Cardiac catheterization after congenital heart surgery may play an important role in the diagnosis and management of patients with a complicated or unusual post-operative course. The main objective of this stu...

    Authors: Saud Bahaidarah, Jameel Al-Ata, Gaser Abdelmohsen, Naif Alkhushi, Mohamed Abdelsalam, Mohammed Mujahed, Osman Al-Radi, Ahmed Elassal, Zaher Zaher, Ahmad Azhar and Ahmed M. Dohain

    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:83

    Content type: Research

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