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  1. Owing to the limited research on Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy (TCM) in Asia, we aim to evaluate in detail the clinical profiles, lab parameters, investigations, and major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) seen ...

    Authors: Tanisha Mishra, Rijushree Saha and Ganesh Paramasivam
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:26
  2. Right atrial pressure plays a critical role as a hemodynamic parameter in diagnosing pulmonary hypertension and other cardiac diseases, as well as guiding the treatment and prognosis of various cardiac disorde...

    Authors: Elaheh Malakan Rad, Nazli Parizadeh, Hassan Radmehr, Toktam Sheykhian, Behdad Gharib and Aliakbar Zeinaloo
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:25
  3. Pulmonary artery to left atrium fistula is an unusual structural cause of silent cyanosis. Only less than 100 cases have been reported so far. A high index of clinical suspicion and proper evaluation with bubb...

    Authors: S. P. Vinothkumar, Satya Sahitya Mandava, Abhishek Mallick, Manphool Singhal and Manoj Kumar Rohit
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:24
  4. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the virus responsible for coronavirus disease 2019. It presents one of the most threatening pandemics in the history of humanity. The mortality a...

    Authors: Ashraf EL-Molla, Fawzia Aboul Fetouh, Samir Bawazir, Yasser Ali, Yehya Alwahby, Muhammad Bahadeg, Yousef Gotah, Fatima Ahmed Badahdah, Abdullatif H. Alsaeed and Abdullah Basseet
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:22
  5. Non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis (NBTE), also known as marantic endocarditis or Libman–Sacks endocarditis, is a rare non-infectious condition affecting mostly the left-sided heart valves of patients who, ...

    Authors: Konstantinos Papakonstantinou, Filippos-Paschalis Rorris, Nikoleta Stanitsa and John Kokotsakis
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:21
  6. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) has a growing target population after being indicated even in low-surgical-risk patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis. However, postoperative outcomes ...

    Authors: Mohammed Moustafa Elnwagy, Mahmoud Mohamed Ali Baraka, Mohamed Saber Hafez, Diaa Kamal, Maiy Hamdy El-Sayed and Ahmad E. Mostafa
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:20
  7. Radiation exposure is a significant hazard associated with invasive Cardiology, with most studies based on primary operator exposure. This prospective, observational study aimed to find out over lead radiation...

    Authors: Muhammad Nasir Rahman, Maleeha Javed, Ghufran Adnan, Maria Khan, Zeenat Nizar and Izat Shah
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:18
  8. Catheter laboratories are high-radiation exposure environments, especially during X-ray procedures like percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty and electrophysiological studies. Radiation exposure poses...

    Authors: Muhammad Ghallab, Magdy Abdelhamid, Mahmoud Nassar, Karim S. Mostafa, Dina H. Salama, Wael Elnaggar, Shaban Alramlawy, Zakaria Alagha, Salma Abdelmoteleb and Assem Hashad
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:17
  9. Recently, Buergin et al. (Eur J Heart Fail 25(10):1871–1881, 2023 doi:10.1002/ejhf.2978) thoroughly measured a frequency of 2.8% elevated high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T levels, a sign of myocardial damage...

    Authors: Rainer Johannes Klement and Harald Walach
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:16
  10. Authors: Calin Homorodean, Mihai Claudiu Ober, Mihail Spinu, Maria Olinic, Dan-Alexandru Tataru, Horea Laurentiu Onea, Alexandru Achim, Leontin Florin Lazar, Romana Homorodean, Balasz Deak and Dan Mircea Olinic
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:15

    The original article was published in The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:4

  11. Multiple myeloma (MM) is a prevalent hematological tumor, and recent clinical data have highlighted the significance of atrial fibrillation (AF) as a crucial complication affecting the prognosis of MM. This re...

    Authors: Ting Fu, Yuxiao Chen, Lian Lou, Zhihang Li, Wen Shi, Xuan Zhang and Jian Yang
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:14
  12. According to 2023 ESC Guideline, conservative medical management is generally recommended for the treatment of spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) except for patients with signs of ongoing myocardial...

    Authors: Tomiharu Niida, Kikuo Isoda, Miho Tada, Satoshi Kitahara and Yusuke Fujino
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:13
  13. Echocardiographic estimation of left ventricular filling pressure in heart transplant (HTx) recipients is challenging. The ability of echocardiography to detect elevated left ventricular end-diastolic pressure...

    Authors: Zohreh Rahbar, Anahita Tavoosi, Alireza Bakhshandeh, Maryam Mehrpooya, Akram Sardari, Farnoosh Larti and Roya Sattarzadeh Badkoubeh
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:12
  14. Acute aortic dissection (AAD) with impaired perfusion of the left coronary artery has a poor prognosis, even after urgent radical aortic surgery, due to extensive myocardial damage. Although Impella, a microax...

    Authors: Takahiro Shojima, Kazuyoshi Takagi, Kosuke Saku, Tomofumi Fukuda and Eiki Tayama
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:11
  15. Coronary stent infections are an uncommon but deadly complication of percutaneous coronary intervention. Mortality remains as high as 40–60% even with adequate treatment. We report such an interesting case of ...

    Authors: Swasthi S. Kumar, Sumanyu Suresh, Mohamed Iliyas, Jyothi Vijay and Vivek Pillai
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:8
  16. Hypertension is a major health problem in the Philippines, being the second leading disease and the second leading factor driving the most death and disability in the country. Despite efforts made toward incre...

    Authors: Abraham C. Sianoya, Nemencio A. Nicodemus Jr. and Leslie Michelle M. Dalmacio
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:7
  17. Soluble guanylate cyclase (sGC) stimulators have been investigated for heart failure (HF) in several randomized controlled trials (RCTs). However, its place in the management guidelines of either HFrEF or HfpE...

    Authors: Mohamed T. Abuelazm, Abdelrahman Attia, Mohamed Abdelnabi, Uzair Jafar, Omar Almaadawy, Mohamed A. Elzeftawy, Abdelrahman Mahmoud, Khaled Albakri and Basel Abdelazeem
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:6
  18. Heart failure (HF) poses a significant public health challenge throughout the world and Morocco. Our objective was to delineate the epidemiological characteristics of Moroccan patients living with chronic hear...

    Authors: Abdessamad Couissi, Meryem Haboub, Siyam Hamady, Taha Ettachfini and Rachida Habbal
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:5
  19. In patients with renal artery stenosis, revascularization was seen as a mean to improve outcomes, but large studies failed to show significant benefit in general population. However, data on benefits of renal ...

    Authors: Calin Homorodean, Mihai Claudiu Ober, Mihail Spinu, Maria Olinic, Dan-Alexandru Tataru, Horea Laurentiu Onea, Alexandru Achim, Leontin Florin Lazar, Romana Homorodean, Balasz Deak and Dan Mircea Olinic
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:4

    The Correction to this article has been published in The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:15

  20. The performance of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in patients with pre-existing prosthetic mitral valves is technically challenging due to the potential interference between both prosthetic devi...

    Authors: Oyewole A. Kushimo, Mitendra S. Yadav, Purneshwar Pandey, Santosh Singh and Viveka Kumar
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:3
  21. The prognostic value of right ventricular (RV) function in chronic heart failure (HF) has lately been well established. However, research on its role in acute heart failure (AHF) is sparse.

    Authors: Mirna M. Shaker, Hesham S. Taha, Hossam I. Kandil, Heba M. Kamal, Hossam A. Mahrous and Ahmed A. Elamragy
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:2
  22. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the main cause of death in Egypt. Many LDL-R gene locus single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) are found to be associated with the risk of CAD. This research aimed to assess the...

    Authors: Kefaya El-Sayed, Amany R. Youssef, Nehal M. Abdel Hay and Adel M. Osman
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:1
  23. Systemic-to-pulmonary artery shunt (SPAS) is a rare condition that can occur as a result of congenital heart disease or chronic pulmonary inflammation, occasionally leading to life-threatening hemoptysis. Comp...

    Authors: Hirotsugu Notsuda, Fumiko Tomiyama, Ken Onodera, Tatsuaki Watanabe, Yui Watanabe, Hisashi Oishi, Hiromichi Niikawa, Chihiro Inoue, Hideki Ota, Masafumi Noda and Yoshinori Okada
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:103
  24. The left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) are increasingly used for advanced heart failure as a bridge to heart transplantation or as a destination therapy. The aim of this study was to investigate the chang...

    Authors: Mohamed Laimoud, Emad Hakami, Mary Jane Maghirang and Tahir Mohamed
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:102
  25. Malignant primary cardiac tumors are infrequent and can lead to an unfavorable prognosis if not identified and treated promptly. Early detection and prompt treatment of malignant primary cardiac tumors are cru...

    Authors: Raul Cruz Palomera, Jose Dario Valencia Gonzalez, Juan Guzmán Olea, Rosa Elena Gutiérrez Castañeda, Juan Francisco Rodríguez Alvarado, Juan Camacho Huembes, Jorge Guillermo Arenas Fonseca, Alejandro Carcaño Cuevas and Gabriel Guzman Olea
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:101
  26. The long-term patency of arterial and venous grafts is crucial for the success of CABG. This study was designed to investigate graft patency using 128-slice coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) and ...

    Authors: Khaled M. Elmaghraby, Salwa R. Demitry, Eman A. Hasaballah and Nady A. Razik
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:100
  27. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a hereditary myocardial disorder, often due to sarcomere gene mutations, characterized by the left ventricular hypertrophy. Current treatments offer symptomatic relief but ...

    Authors: Hussain Sohail Rangwala, Hareer Fatima, Mirha Ali, Syed Taha Ahmed, Burhanuddin Sohail Rangwala and Syed Raza Abbas
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:99
  28. Left atrial global longitudinal strain (LA GLS) has been used as a new assessment tool for left atrial function. This article aims to investigate the effect of balloon mitral valvuloplasty (BMV) in patients wi...

    Authors: Amr Setouhi, Hesham Boshra, Hany Askalany and Hazem M. A. Farrag
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:98
  29. The popularity of e-cigarettes has risen dramatically over the last few years, particularly among the younger population. Although the use of combustible cigarettes has established evidence to be associated wi...

    Authors: Muhammad Talal Ashraf, Asim Shaikh, Muhammad Khuzzaim Shakeel Khan, Naseer Uddin, Muhammad Arham bin Kashif, Syed Hassan Ahmed Rizvi, Hammad Khalid, Stafford Jude Sam and Affan Sohail
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:97
  30. Pulmonary valve (PV) infective endocarditis is a rare pathology. Association between acute endocarditis and Covid pneumonia is equally poorly investigated.

    Authors: Andrea Garatti, Andrea Daprati, Lorenzo Lora Ronco, Carlo Gaetano Sassi and Carlo De Vincentiis
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:96
  31. Pulmonary regurgitation is the most common complication after the complete repair of tetralogy of Fallot, and severe pulmonary regurgitation after surgery requires pulmonary valve replacement. In this retrospe...

    Authors: Reza Abbaszadeh, Raheleh Askari-Moghadam, Maryam Moradian, Hojat Mortazaeian, Mohammad Reza Safaei Qomi, Negar Omidi, Yasaman Khalili and Tahmineh Tahouri
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:95
  32. Tumor embolism is the least well-described cause of pulmonary embolism, taking into account the non-specificity of radiographic and nuclear imaging results, the necessity of anatomopathological evidence and th...

    Authors: Abderrahmane Bouchaala, Ihssane Khalek, Oualid Kerrouani, Najat Mouine, Zouhair Lakhal and Aatif Benyass
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:93
  33. Previous studies have reported conflicting results about the association of vitamin D (VD) level with coronary artery disease (CAD). We aimed to study the association of VD with atherosclerotic CAD in Egyptian...

    Authors: Magdy Algowhary, Ahmed Farouk, Heba E. M. El-Deek, Ghada Hosny, Ahmed Ahmed, Lobna A. Abdelzaher and Tahia H. Saleem
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:92
  34. Heart failure (HF) is a serious and frequent pathology. It represents a major public health problem. We have few data about this pathology in our country. The aim of our study is to determine the epidemiologic...

    Authors: Meriem Drissa, Marouan Krid, Fares Azaiez, Essia Mousli, Soumaya Yahyaoui, Cyrine Aouji and Habiba Drissa
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:91
  35. Ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (RSoVA) is an uncommon cardiac anomaly that may occasionally coexist with additional congenital heart disease (CHD). The presence of such congenital cardiac anomalies, frequ...

    Authors: Ni Made Ayu Wulan Sari, Made Satria Yudha Dewangga, Ida Bagus Rangga Wibhuti, Luh Oliva Saraswati Suastika, I Dewa Gede Surya Mahardika Badung, Bryan Gervais de Liyis, Anastasya Maria Kosasih and Gusti Ngurah Prana Jagannatha
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:90
  36. Aortic aneurysm enlargement over time causes rupture, which frequently results in death. The family of proteases known as matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) is assumed to be proteolytic activity involved in the g...

    Authors: Ketut Angga Aditya Putra Pramana, Yusra Pintaningrum and Basuki Rahmat
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:88
  37. Dynamic functional substrate mapping of scar-related ventricular tachycardia offers better identification of ablation targets with limited ablation lesions. Several functional substrate mapping approaches have...

    Authors: Mohammad Gamal Elewa, Sherif Altoukhy, Haitham Abdelfattah Badran, Hayam El Damanhoury and John Kamel Zarif
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:87
  38. Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) is one solution to overcome cardiovascular problems. EuroSCORE II is a scoring system to predict mortality risk in patients undergoing cardiac surgery including CABG. Unfort...

    Authors: Rita Zahara, Daondy Friarsa Soeharto, Bambang Widyantoro, Sugisman and Bagus Herlambang
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:86
  39. Stent thrombosis, a life-threatening complication of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) continues to occur despite effective antiplatelet regimens and improved stenting methods. Noncompliance with dual a...

    Authors: Pedro Pallangyo, Smita V. Bhalia, Makrina Komba, Zabella S. Mkojera, Henry A. Mayala, Engerasiya Kifai and Peter R. Kisenge
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:85
  40. Despite the fact that injectable filler usage in the gluteal region has not been recommended in formal medical institutions, illegal procedures are performed in many clinics and beauty centers across Egypt. Th...

    Authors: Sameh Shaheen, Ahmed Al-Habbaa, Mohamed Saeid Riad, Ahmed Saied Mandour, Mahmoud Ali Elzeny and Khaled Alnady
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:83
  41. Stent graft-induced new entry (SINE), defined as the stent graft-induced formation of a new entry point for blood to enter an area, is increasingly being observed after thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEV...

    Authors: Tomohiro Nakajima, Yutaka Iba, Keishi Ogura and Nobuyoshi Kawaharada
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:81
  42. After a median sternotomy, mediastinitis may develop, necessitating reopening of the chest. Rarely, reoperation due to hematoma after cardiovascular surgery is experienced. In the present case, we experienced ...

    Authors: Tomohiro Nakajima, Yutaka Iba, Tsuyoshi Shibata and Nobuyoshi Kawaharada
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:80

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