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  1. Accurate measurements of left ventricular (LV) volumes and function are important in the management of patients with various cardiac abnormalities. Two-dimensional (2D) speckle tracking echocardiography (STE) ...

    Authors: Heba Kamel, Ayah Tarek Elsayegh, Hany Nazmi and Hebatallah Mohamed Attia
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:21
  2. There have been little data about the additive effects of coronary risk factors on mortality in diabetic patients presenting with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI). This study aimed to ev...

    Authors: Seyyed Mojtaba Ghorashi, Mojtaba Salarifar, Hamidreza Poorhosseini, Saead Sadeghian, Arash Jalali, Hassan Aghajani, Ali-Mohammad Haji-Zeinali and Negar Omidi
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:20
  3. Transcatheter mitral valve-in-valve (TMVIV) or valve-in-ring (TMVIR) replacement offer an alternative therapy for high risk patients. We aimed to highlight the operative and postoperative results of TMVIV and ...

    Authors: Tamer Owais, Mohammad El Garhy, Sebastian Elvinger, Eva Harmel, Tatiana Maria Sequeria Gross, Harald Lapp, Thomas Kuntze, Wolfgang Von Scheidt, Evaldas Girdauskas, Mahmoud Al-Jassem and Philipp Lauten
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:19
  4. Oral vitamin K antagonists (VKAs), warfarin, have been in routine clinical use for almost 70 years for various cardiovascular conditions. Direct-Acting Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs) have emerged as competitive a...

    Authors: Mahmoud Abdelnabi, Juthipong Benjanuwattra, Osama Okasha, Abdallah Almaghraby, Yehia Saleh and Fady Gerges
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:18
  5. Anemia is a known risk factor for ischemic heart disease and serves as an independent predictor of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). This meta-analysis ...

    Authors: Usama Nasir, Tayyab Ali Waheed, Keerat Rai Ahuja, Charnjeet Singh Sandhu, Muhammad Ameen and Earl J. Hope
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:17

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  6. COVID19 patients may suffer from multiple cardiovascular complications. Recently, N-terminal of the prohormone brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) was a potentially independent risk factor for COVID-19 in-hospi...

    Authors: Mohammad Chehrazi, Hanieh Yavarpour, Farzad Jalali, Mehrdad Saravi, Iraj Jafaripour, Mohammad Taghi Hedayati, Kamyar Amin, Roghayeh Pourkia, Saied Abroutan, Mostafa Javanian, Soheil Ebrahimpour and Naghmeh Ziaie
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:16
  7. Pulse wave velocity (PWV) and central blood pressure (CBP) have been intoduced into managment of hypertensive patients. PWV is positively correlated with arterial wall stiffness while central aortic pressure b...

    Authors: El-Zahraa M. Sultan, Hoda Rabea, Ahmed A. Elberry and Hesham B. Mahmoud
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:15
  8. Transcatheter closure of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) has gained acceptance over the last two decades, replacing the surgery in more than 90% of the cases, so the safety and efficacy of transcather closure o...

    Authors: Amira Nour, Yasmeen Abdelrazik, Safaa Huessin and Heba Kamel
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:14
  9. Following primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), no-reflow is associated with a high rate of long-term unfavorable clinical outcomes. Despite the importance of early no-reflow prediction in cardiova...

    Authors: Mohamed Ismail Rashed, Mohamed Ayman Saleh, Ehab Mohamed Elfekky and Ahmed Mohamed Elmahmoudy
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:13
  10. The surgical approach to pathologies of the Ascending Thoracic Aorta (ATA) that compromise aortic root and the aortic arch is currently one of the most complex interventions in the spectrum of cardiac surgery,...

    Authors: Wilfredo Luna Victoria-Medina, Carlos Quispe-Vizcarra, Miguel Rojas-Huillca, Milagros Moreno-Loaiza and W. Samir Cubas
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:12
  11. Ventricular arrhythmias cause a significant proportion of sudden deaths. Several studies demonstrate a high prevalence of ventricular arrhythmias in patients with heart failure regardless of the etiology. The ...

    Authors: Mohamed Sanhoury, Fatema Mohamed, Mohamed Sadaka, Mohamed Ayman Abdel-Hay, Mohamed Sobhy and Mostafa Elwany
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:11
  12. Cor triatriatum has been described as a heart with three atria in which the left atrium (cor triatriatum sinistrum) or right atrium (cor triatriatum dextrum) is divided into two compartments by a fold of tissu...

    Authors: Vivek Jaswal, Pratyaksha Rana, Vidur Bansal, Krishna Prasad Gourav, Arun Sharma and Shyam Kumar Singh Thingnam
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:10
  13. There is strong evidence that vascular dysfunction is considered one of the possible causes of morbidity and mortality in patients suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS). This work aimed at assessing the arter...

    Authors: Hesham Boshra, Marina Awad, Mona Hussein and Ehab Elyamani
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:9
  14. Transradial access (TRA), which has a minimal risk of problems such as radial artery occlusion (RAO), hemorrhage, spasm, and so on, is now considered the standard procedure for cardiac catheterization. The aim...

    Authors: Mohamed I. Sanhoury, Mohamed A. Sobhy, Mohamed A. Saddaka, Mohamed A. Nassar and Mostafa N. Elwany
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:8
  15. COVID-19 pandemic is associated with high morbidity and mortality. Cardiovascular insult is a leading cause of in-hospital mortality in COVID-19 patients, especially right ventricular (RV) dysfunction and mass...

    Authors: Osama Rifaie, Ahmed Reda, Ahmed Hatata, Amr Gamal and Mostafa Abdelmonaem
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:7
  16. The number of coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) exams is steadily growing. A novel computed tomography (CT) system has been developed to increase image quality while lowering patient radiation. T...

    Authors: Phatraporn Aupongkaroon, Pattarapong Makarawate and Narumol Chaosuwannakit
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:6
  17. Heart failure (HF) is a clinical condition distinguished by structural and functional defects in the myocardium, which genetic and environmental factors can induce. HF is caused by various genetic factors that...

    Authors: Vaishak Kaviarasan, Vajagathali Mohammed and Ramakrishnan Veerabathiran
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:5
  18. Despite global consensus on the management of acute coronary syndrome (ACS), implementation of strategies to improve adherence of guideline-directed medical therapy (GDMT) remains sub-optimal, especially in de...

    Authors: Nimmy Elizabeth George, Aashiq Ahamed Shukkoor, Noel Joseph, Ramasamy Palanimuthu, Tamilarasu Kaliappan and Rajendiran Gopalan
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:4
  19. Aortic aneurysms (AA) are enlargement of the aorta silently until diagnosing, not detectable on physical examination, and usually incidentally discovered during radiologic scanning for other reasons. It can ge...

    Authors: Mustafa Etli, Seda Avnioglu, Halil Yilmaz and Oguz Karahan
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:3
  20. Arterial stiffness is strongly linked to the pathogenesis of heart failure and the development of acute decompensation in patients with stable chronic heart failure. This study aimed to compare arterial stiffn...

    Authors: Ahmed El Fol, Waleed Ammar, Yasser Sharaf and Ghada Youssef
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:2
  21. Obesity is an established risk factor for cardiometabolic disease and heart failure (HF). Nevertheless, the relationship between obesity and HF mortality remains controversial.

    Authors: Ahmed Hassanin, Mahmoud Hassanein, Gregg M. Lanier, Mohamed Sadaka, Mohamed Rifaat and Mohamed Sanhoury
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:1
  22. Hypertriglyceridemia (HTG) is a very common, yet underappreciated problem in clinical practice. Elevated triglyceride (TG) levels are independently associated with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD...

    Authors: Hesham Salah El Din Taha, Hossam Kandil, Nabil Farag, Abbas Oraby, Magdy El Sharkawy, Fouad Fawzy, Hossam Mahrous, Juliette Bahgat, Mina Samy, Mohamed Aboul, Mostafa Abdrabou and Mirna Mamdouh Shaker
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:107
  23. Kounis syndrome, also known as "allergic myocardial infarction," is a rare co-occurrence of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in the setting of hypersensitivity reaction to any agent. Non-steroidal anti-inflammato...

    Authors: Yamasandi Siddegowda Shrimanth, Krishna Santosh Vemuri, Atit A. Gawalkar, Soumitra Ghosh, Jyothi Vijay, Thammannagowda Prarthana and Bhupendra Kumar Sihag
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:106
  24. Conventionally, routes of vascular access commonly include femoral and radial arteries with brachial, ulnar and subclavian arteries being rarely used for coronary interventions. Non-femoral arterial access is ...

    Authors: Ankit Kumar Sahu, Sudesh Prajapati and Danish Hasan Kazmi
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:101
  25. The ideal conduit for repair of the right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) during the Ross procedure remains unclear and has yet to be fully elucidated. We perform a pairwise meta-analysis to compare the short...

    Authors: Adham Ahmed, Sarah Ahmed, Kathryn S. Varghese, Dave M. Mathew, Roshan Pandey, Dillon O. Rogando, Stephanie A. Salazar, Peter J. Fusco and Kenneth H. Levy
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:100
  26. To estimate death probabilities after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), and medical therapy (MT) in patients under 60 years old. We conducted a search systematic on...

    Authors: Mohammad Afrouzi, Farbod Ebadi Fard Azar, Ali Aboutorabi, Marjan Hajahmadi and Seyed Javad Ebadi
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:99
  27. Coronary angiography is used as a qualified method to diagnose coronary heart disease. However, patients undergoing coronary angiography experience a great deal of anxiety. The present study is aimed at invest...

    Authors: Mostafa Keshvari, Mohammad Reza Yeganeh, Ezzat Paryad, Zahra Atrkar Roushan and Moluk Pouralizadeh
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:98
  28. Heart failure among patients on hemodialysis therapy portends poor outcomes. Traditional risk factors like aging, hypertension and diabetes mellitus are relatively common in these patients and may not accurate...

    Authors: Puneet Kishore Bramania, Paschal Joseph Ruggajo and Francis Fredrick Furia
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:97
  29. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is increasing in recognition as a hepatic condition that is unrelated to significant alcoholic consumption, but has rather, been suggested to constitute cardiovascular...

    Authors: Samira Saraya, Mahmoud Saraya, Mohamed Mahmoud, Mohamed Galal, Hazem Hamed Soliman and Mariam Raafat
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:96
  30. Significance of total ischemic time (TIT) in the context of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is still controversial. Therefore, in this study, we have evaluate the association of TIT with imm...

    Authors: Sanam Khowaja, Salik Ahmed, Rajesh Kumar, Jehangir Ali Shah, Kamran Ahmed Khan, Naveed Ullah Khan, Tahir Saghir, Syed Nadeem Hasan Rizvi, Nadeem Qamar and Musa Karim
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:95
  31. Handful studies report the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors among medical students from India and none from the eastern part of the country.

    Authors: Somnath Mukhopadhay, Anindya Mukherjee, Dibbendhu Khanra, Biaus Samanta, Avik Karak and Santanu Guha
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:94
  32. Sodium – glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors reduce blood glucose by inhibiting reabsorption of glucose from the proximal renal tubules. Initial studies showed that apart from reducing blood glucose th...

    Authors: Uday Sankar Das, Aritra Paul and Suvro Banerjee
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:93
  33. Aortic cross-clamp utilized during cardiac surgery facilitates motionless and bloodless surgical field. However, the duration of clamp time has an inverse effect on early post-operative recovery period. In thi...

    Authors: Ashraf Fadel Moh’d, Hayel Talal Al-Odwan, Salah Altarabsheh, Zeid Mohammad Makahleh and Mohammad Abdallah Khasawneh
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:92
  34. With the continuous improvement of the respiratory care of Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients, cardiac manifestations (heart failure and arrhythmias) become the leading causes of morbidity and mortality. Ear...

    Authors: Mahmoud Shehta, Mona Mostafa Rayan, Nagia Aly Fahmy, Ahmed Onsy and Islam Bastawy
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:91
  35. We aimed to establish a clinical registry for patients with congenital heart disease who referred to multidetector computed tomography in our country, to describe the pattern and clinical profile of such patie...

    Authors: Dina Adel Ezzeldin, Mohamed Saber Hafez and Amr Mansour
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:90
  36. The aorta is the largest and strongest artery in the body that plays an important role in the control of systemic vascular resistance and heart rate. Aortic diseases contribute to the wide spectrum of arterial...

    Authors: Ahmed Shehata Mohamed Ismail, Shareefa Ali Mohammad Al-Suraimi, Hossam El Din Ghanem El Hossary, Mohamed Ali Salem and Hossam Ibrahim Hamed Kandil
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:89
  37. Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is major cardiovascular disease that causes high morbidity and mortality. In AMI, ischemia and necrosis affected some cardiomyocytes leading to a decrease in myocardial contra...

    Authors: Harefa, Ika Prasetya Wijaya, Muhadi, Cleopas Martin Rumende, Sally Aman Nasution, Sukamto Koesnoe, Maruhum Bonar Marbun and Hamzah Shatri
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:88
  38. Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Over three quarters of the cardiovascular deaths take place in low and middle-income countries. Despite the ben...

    Authors: Rebecca Farah, Wim Groot and Milena Pavlova
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:87
  39. Ventricular septal defect (VSD) is the most common congenital heart disease. In patients with large VSD, left side chambers are subjected to volume overload with subsequent chambers dilatation and eccentric le...

    Authors: Amr Abdel Aal, Housam M. Hassan, Dina Ezzeldin and Maiy El Sayed
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:86
  40. Heart failure (HF) is a major global challenge, emphasised by its designation as the leading cause of hospitalisation in those aged 65 and above. Approximately half of all patients with HF have concurrent iron...

    Authors: Hassan Ismahel and Nadeen Ismahel
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:85
  41. Pulmonary embolism (PE) is the third most common acute cardiovascular syndrome. Percutaneous catheter directed hydro-mechanical defragmentation (HMD) is one of the recommended treatment options for PE in patie...

    Authors: Ayman K. M. Hassan, Heba Ahmed, Yousef Ahmed, Abd-Elazim Abo Elfadl and Amany Omar
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:84
  42. Ductal stenting is the preferred method of securing adequate pulmonary blood flow in patients with duct-dependent pulmonary circulation. The main limitation in most centers is the difficult vertical tubular or...

    Authors: Saud Bahaidarah, Jameel Al-Ata, Naif Alkhushi, Ahmad Azhar, Zaher Zaher, Bayan Alnahdi, Mohamed Abdelsalam, Ahmed Elakaby, Ahmed Dohain and Gaser Abdelmohsen
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2021 73:83

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