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  1. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TCM) is a rare disease entity characterized by acute, non-ischemic, reversible myocardial dysfunction that mimics acute myocardial infarction. Activation and excessive outflow of symp...

    Authors: Akash Batta, Amit Kumar Gupta, Gautam Singal, Bishav Mohan, Sushil Kumar, Bhavuk Jaiswal, Juniali Hatwal, Rohit Tandon, Gurbhej Singh, Abhishek Goyal, Bhupinder Singh, Naveen Mittal, Shibba Takkar Chhabra, Naved Aslam and Gurpreet Singh Wander
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:82
  2. Inflammatory rheumatic diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and systemic sclerosis (SSc), can cause cardiovascular complications in many cases. This study aimed to...

    Authors: Somayyeh Norouzi, Amirmohammad Khalaji, Mansoor Namazi, Somaye Sadat Rezaei, Amir Hossein Behnoush and Maryam Masoumi
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:81
  3. In recent years, attention has shifted to the role of right ventricular (RV) dysfunction in prediction of clinical outcome among patients with septic shock. However, very few studies have correlated RV dysfunc...

    Authors: Ahmed Bendary, Hany Said, Metwally Elemary and Mohamed Mahrous
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:78
  4. The prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) has been continuously increasing, and this trend is projected to continue. CVD is rapidly becoming a significant public health issue. Every year there is a spike ...

    Authors: Sreenu Thupakula, Shiva Shankar Reddy Nimmala, Haritha Ravula, Sudhakar Chekuri and Raju Padiya
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:77
  5. Despite the improved medical and surgical managements, still there is a significant risk of developing acute cerebrovascular strokes after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Our objectives were to study t...

    Authors: Mohamed Laimoud, Mary Maghirang, Mosleh Alanazi, Shatha M. Al-Mutlaq, Suha A. Althibait, Boshra Alanazi, Munirah Alomran and Zohair Al Halees
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:76

    The Correction to this article has been published in The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:79

  6. The optimum age of Fontan completion remains unknown. Currently, the majority of centers worldwide are performing Fontan completion at 2–4 years of age. In Indonesia, lack of awareness and limited resources pr...

    Authors: Ruth Grace Aurora, Radityo Prakoso, Dicky Fakhri, Indriwanto Sakidjan, Sisca Natalia Siagian, Prima Almazini and Oktavia Lilyasari
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:75
  7. Cardiac sarcoidosis, often manifested as sudden death, can be the first manifestation of sarcoidosis. Since 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) is recommended as an initial screening tool for cardiac sarcoidosis, ...

    Authors: Amal Paul, Akhil Paul, Immanuel Subhash, Bijesh Yadav, John Roshan Jacob, D. J. Christopher and T. Balamugesh
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:74
  8. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TCM) is a non-ischemic syndrome characterized by transient acute left ventricular dysfunction as evident on transthoracic echocardiography. It can often mimic myocardial ischemia and ...

    Authors: Lindsey C. Clark, Arjun Khunger and Walif Aji
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:72
  9. Most of TAVR centers evaluate the calcium score in contrast-enhanced (ce) CT. We compared in this study between different methodologies to measure calcium score. We studied also the difference between patients...

    Authors: Mohammad El Garhy, Tamer Owais and Philipp Lauten
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:71
  10. Endothelial dysfunction and no-reflow share microcirculatory obstruction as a common pathophysiological mechanism. This study evaluated the relationship between systemic peripheral endothelial dysfunction asse...

    Authors: Mohamed Abdel Wahab Elbendary, Mohamed Ayman Saleh, Sameh Saleh Sabet and Islam Bastawy
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:70
  11. Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) is a standard treatment in patients with heart failure; however, approximately 20–40% of recipients of (CRT) do not respond to it based on the current patients’ selectio...

    Authors: Khaled Ashraf Shoman, Hayam Mohammed Eldamanhory, Emad Effat Fakhry and Haitham Abdelfatah Badran
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:69
  12. Increased nighttime BP variability (BPV) was associated with stroke. Left atrial (LA) enlargement is the default clinical hallmark of structural remodeling that often occurs in response to LA pressure and volu...

    Authors: Ahmed Alaarag, Hazem Abdelkhalek and Osama Amin
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:68

    The Correction to this article has been published in The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:73

  13. Exercise training improves cardiac autonomic function is still debatable in patients with coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). The aim of the present review is to assess the effect of exercise on CABG patie...

    Authors: Purnima Kushwaha, Jamal Ali Moiz and Aqsa Mujaddadi
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:67

    The Commentary to this article has been published in The Egyptian Heart Journal 2023 75:19

  14. The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was declared a worldwide pandemic in 2020 by the World Health Organization (WHO). Certain individuals are at higher risk, (age > 65 years, pre-existing lung or heart con...

    Authors: Sudipto Bhattacharya, Ashok Bandyopadhyay, Satyabrata Pahari, Sankha Das and Ashim Kumar Dey
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:66
  15. Childhood dilated cardiomyopathy (CDCM) is the most common cardiomyopathy in children and it is risk factor to heart failure and sudden death. Most of the different etiologic factors which have been postulated...

    Authors: Alaaeldin G. Fayez, Nora N. Esmaiel, Sohair M. Salem, Engy A. Ashaat, Sonia A. El-Saiedi and Mona O. El Ruby
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:65
  16. Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEi) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) are two of the most commonly used antihypertensive drugs acting on the renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system (RAAS). Prev...

    Authors: Ruchika Sharma, Anoop Kumar, Jaseela Majeed, Ajit K. Thakur and Geeta Aggarwal
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:64
  17. Left main coronary artery lesions are associated with jeopardy of an outsized area of the myocardium, causing a high incidence of morbidity and mortality. Optimal treatment of coronary bifurcation anatomy rema...

    Authors: Rana Ayman, Sameh Mohamed Shaheen, Sameh Saleh Sabet and Yasser A. Abdellatif
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:63
  18. Acute cervical spinal trauma may lead to cardiac effects by influencing cardiac sympathetic preganglionic fibers. Some of these effects, which are vital, may occur in ECG.

    Authors: Kadir Karacali, Damla Yalcinkaya, Bilal Canberk Ilhan and Mikail Yarlioglues
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:62
  19. Since the end of 2019, the world has been afflicted by a coronavirus pandemic caused by coronavirus 2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome) (SARS-CoV-2). COVID-19 causes a wide range of signs and symptoms with v...

    Authors: Mohamed Ali Abdelkader, Hamed Mohamed Abbas, Ibrahim Mohamed Aboelkhair, Aliaa Salah Ali Alafify, Basim Abdelfattah Elgazzar and Mai Salah El-Din Koura
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:61
  20. A high thrombus burden has been connected with poor clinical events in patients with non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI). In patients with STEMI, a high MAPH score has been associated with ...

    Authors: Özge Çakmak Karaaslan, Cem Çöteli, Murat Oğuz Özilhan, Ahmet Akdi, Funda Başyiğit, Hatice Selçuk, Mehmet Timur Selçuk and Orhan Maden
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:60
  21. Atrial septal defect (ASD) is one of the common congenital heart defects. Its management has transformed dramatically in the last 4 decades with the transition from surgical to percutaneous transcatheter closu...

    Authors: Santosh Kumar Sinha, Mahmodullah M. Razi, Najeeb Ullah Sofi, Manoj Kumar Rohit, Umeshwar Pandey, Awadhesh Kumar Sharma, Mohit Sachan, Puneet Aggarwal, Mukesh Jha, Praveen Shukla, Ramesh Thakur, Vinay Krishna and Rakesh Kumar Verma
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:59
  22. Pulmonary hypertension in young children can be due to a myriad of conditions. Few aetiologies of pulmonary hypertension are potentially reversible. An extensive workup for the cause of pulmonary hypertension ...

    Authors: A. Shaheer Ahmed, Gaurav Kumar Divani and Shivank Gupta
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:58
  23. Cardiac catheterization is usually done routinely in patients with univentricular hearts before palliative Bidirectional Glenn (BDG) surgery. The objective of this study was to compare the outcomes of patients...

    Authors: Ahmad Azhar, Rehan Eid, Ahmed Elakaby, Mohamed Abdelsalam, Jameel Al-Ata, Naif Alkhushi, Saud Bahaidarah, Zaher Zaher, Khadijah Maghrabi, Nada Noaman and Gaser Abdelmohsen
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:57
  24. Most of the patients hospitalized due to drug-related atrioventricular (AV) block do not require permanent pacemaker implantation (PPI) since AV block regresses following cessation of the responsible drug. How...

    Authors: Kemal Emrecan Parsova, Mert Ilker Hayiroglu, Levent Pay, Goksel Cinier and Kadir Gurkan
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:56
  25. The appropriate age and weight for surgical repair of atrioventricular septal defect (AVSD) is an area of controversy. We aimed to study the effect of weight and age at the time of surgical repair for complete...

    Authors: Heidi K. Al-Wassia, Osman O. Al-Radi, Khadijah A. Maghrabi, Mawadda A. Bayazeed, Murooj M. Qattan, Doaa T. Ebraheem, Sarah U. Gadi, Mernan F. Kattan, Reema A. Alghamdi, Samaher H. Alzabidi and Ahmed M. Dohain
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:55
  26. Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19), caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus-2, still remains prevalent and severe. We aimed to evaluate the effects of pre-existing atrial fibrillation and new-...

    Authors: Selim Aydemir, Emrah Aksakal, Faruk Aydınyılmaz, Oktay Gülcü, İbrahim Saraç, Sidar Şiyar Aydın, Remziye Doğan, Merve Lazoğlu and Kamuran Kalkan
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:53
  27. Primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is considered the most preferred strategy in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). However, the prognostic role of spontaneous re-canalization in ...

    Authors: Raouf Shaaban, Adel El Etriby, Diaa Kamal and Ahmad E. Mostafa
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:52
  28. Improvement of functional capacity and mortality reduction in post-MI patients were found to be associated with regular exercise training. The cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) is considered the most accurate n...

    Authors: Ahmed Elshazly, Rana Lateef Hasan, Mohamed Ayman Saleh, Ahmed Samir Ibrahim and Hazem Khorshid
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:51
  29. Dual antiplatelet therapy with aspirin and a thienopyridine is used to prevent thrombotic complications of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI). Ticagrelor is an oral, re...

    Authors: Hesham S. Taha, Hossam Kandil, Nabil Farag, Amr Zaki, Hossam Mahrous and Mirna M. Shaker
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:50
  30. Left ventricular false tendon (LVFT) is a fibromuscular band crossing the left ventricular cavity. And Chiari’s network (CN) is a highly mobile, mesh-like, echogenic structure in right atrium. In this study, w...

    Authors: Mutlu Cagan Sumerkan, Sukru Cetin, Fusun Behramoglu Helvaci, Sendag Satilmis Yaslikaya, Umut Karabay, Turgun Hamit, Ahmet Gurdal, Mehmet Agirbasli and Omer Alyan
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:49
  31. Cases of COVID-19 presenting after elective cardiac surgery are rare. Published literature suggests that such cases have a high morbidity and mortality rate. Here, we report a case of COVID-19 presenting after...

    Authors: Sudipto Bhattacharya, Ashok Bandyopadhyay, Satyabrata Pahari, Sankha Das and Asim Kumar Dey
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:48
  32. Cardiac arrhythmias have been identified as independent predictors of mortality in Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients. While some studies have reported poor prognosis with bradycardia in COVID-19 pat...

    Authors: Chukwuemeka A. Umeh, Sabina Kumar, Elias Wassel and Pranav Barve
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:47
  33. Hypertensive patients’ compliance to the clinic’s follow-up visits is associated with a better blood pressure control. The aim of this study was to detect the reasons of non-compliance to office visits in Egyp...

    Authors: Ghada Youssef, Marwa Mohamed, Magdy Abdel Hamid and Dalia El Remisy
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:45
  34. Coronary computed tomography angiography examinations are increasingly becoming established as a minimally invasive method for diagnosing coronary diseases. However, although various imaging and processing met...

    Authors: Hidekazu Inage, Nobuo Tomizawa, Yujiro Otsuka, Chihiro Aoshima, Yuko Kawaguchi, Kazuhisa Takamura, Rie Matsumori, Yuki Kamo, Yui Nozaki, Daigo Takahashi, Ayako Kudo, Makoto Hiki, Yosuke Kogure, Shinichiro Fujimoto, Tohru Minamino and Shigeki Aoki
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:43
  35. The incidence of in-stent restenosis (ISR) remains relatively common despite the use of drug-eluting stents. Outcomes and prognostic factors following ISR revascularization are still being investigated. We aim...

    Authors: Anis Ghariani, Mohamed Aymen Ben Abdessalem, Khalil Cheikh Sideya, Ahmed Fekih Romdhane, Zied Ben Ameur, Hamza Mosrati, Hatem Bouraoui, Abdallah Mahdhaoui and Gouider Jeridi
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:42
  36. Takayasu arteritis (TA) is included in large vessel vasculitis with unknown aetiopathogenesis. TA is one of the rare diseases with a predilection for young women. The diagnosis of TA is difficult due to variat...

    Authors: Suryono Suryono, Pipiet Wulandari, Dwi Ariyanti, Aditha Satria Maulana, R. Handi Sembodo, Narendra Wahyu Junior and Antonius Dwi Saputra
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:41
  37. Angiosarcoma is a malignant rare tumor that originates from vascular endothelial cells that cover lymphatic or blood vessels. Cardiac angiosarcoma is the most prevalent sarcoma entail the heart. It has low inc...

    Authors: Mehran Pournazari, Shirin Assar, Dena Mohamadzadeh, Maryam Mahdian and Setareh Soltani
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:40
  38. Pericardial cysts are rare, with the most common etiology being congenital. Ventricular septal defect is the most common congenital heart disease in children. However, the combination of pericardial cyst, vent...

    Authors: Nirmal Panthee, Sidhartha Pradhan, Raamesh Koirala, Anil Dev Pant, Bishow Pokhrel, Subhash Chandra Shah and Rabindra Bhakta Timala
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:39
  39. Identifying the factors that can influence the prognosis and final outcomes of pediatric heart transplantation is important and makes it possible to prevent complications and improve outcomes. Coordination of ...

    Authors: Mohammad Mahdavi, Tahmineh Tahouri, Avisa Tabib, Hooman Bakhshandeh, Ali Sadeghpour-Tabaei, Hossein Shahzadi and Nader Harooni
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:38
  40. Right ventricular (RV) dilation has been used to predict adverse outcomes in acute pulmonary conditions. It has been used to categorize the severity of novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19) infection. Our stu...

    Authors: Ran Tao, Zuzana Burivalova, S. Carolina Masri, Naga Dharmavaram, Aurangzeb Baber, Roderick Deaño, Timothy Hess, Ravi Dhingra, James Runo, Nizar Jarjour, Rebecca R. Vanderpool, Naomi Chesler, Joanna E. Kusmirek, Marlowe Eldridge, Christopher Francois and Farhan Raza
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:37
  41. Prompt evaluation and treatment of acute coronary syndrome has demonstrated to reduce mortality. Although several biomarkers have been studied for risk stratification and prognostic purposes, none is recommend...

    Authors: María-Consuelo Pintado, Lara Maceda, María Trascasa, Ignacio Arribas and Raúl De Pablo
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:35

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