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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Temporary pacing is usually performed by cardiologists under fluoroscopic, echocardiographic, or ECG guidance. However, in the developing world, there are inadequate number of cardiologists, and C-arm, cathete...

    Authors: Najeeb Ullah Sofi, Santosh Kumar Sinha, Araf Ali, Siddharth Samrat, Mahmodullah M. Razi, Awadhesh Kumar Sharma, Mohit Sachan, Umeshwar Pandey and Ramesh Thakur
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:33
  18. Aging is associated with cardiovascular and metabolic changes, increasing the susceptibility to acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Intermittent fasting (IF) has a beneficial effect on the age-associated cardio...

    Authors: Sahar Mohamed El Agaty, Noha A. Nassef, Doaa A. Abou-Bakr and Aya A. Hanafy
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:31
  19. Left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD) may develop without coronary artery disease, hypertension (HT), or valvular pathologies in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM), which is defined as diabetic cardio...

    Authors: Şeyhmus Külahçıoğlu, Işıl Kutlutürk Karagöz, Yusuf Bilen, Barkın Kültürsay, Ravza Betül Akbaş, Enver Yücel, Hacer Ceren Tokgöz, Abdülkadir Uslu, Ali Karagöz and Cihangir Kaymaz
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:30
  20. The incidence of complications after heart surgery is a critical factor in disability, deaths, lengthening hospital stays, and increasing treatment costs. The metabolic balance of certain hormones and electrol...

    Authors: Seyedeh Zahra Faritous, Saeed Rajabzade Zaree, Zohreh Morshedizad, Amir Hossein Jalali, Soha Mehrabi Mahani and Maziar Gholampour
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:29
  21. Cardiac metastases are rare and frequently remain undiagnosed due to the absence of clinical signs in the majority of cases. Malignancies found to most commonly metastasise to the heart include lung carcinoma,...

    Authors: Neil Grech, William Camilleri and Alexander Borg
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:28
  22. This prospective study was aimed at comparing phase contrast cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (PC-CMR) with 2D transoesophageal echocardiography (TEE) for determining potential candidature for transcatheter ...

    Authors: Tariq Rashid Shah, Jahangir Rashid Beig, Naseer Ahmad Choh, Fayaz Ahmad Rather, Irfan Yaqoob and Vicar Mohammad Jan
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:27
  23. Accessory mitral valve tissue (AMVT) is a rare congenital cardiac anomaly that mainly diagnosed in the first decade of life. However, asymptomatic cases may not be diagnosed even up to adulthood. We report a f...

    Authors: Mohammad Nasir Hematian, Shirin Torabi, Sedigheh Hantoushzadeh, Alireza Dehestani, Minoo Dadkhah and Reza Shabanian
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:26
  24. Brugada syndrome is a rare but serious inherited heart disease that causes sudden cardiac death by polymorphic ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation. It is an autosomal dominant genetic disease t...

    Authors: Charmake Darar, El-Azrak Mohammed, Boutaybi Mohammed, El Ouafi Noha and Bazid Zakaria
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:25
  25. This study aims to examine the prevalence and related factors of pulmonary hypertension (PHT) in patients on hemodialysis (HD) at the only referral institution in Somalia. A total of one hundred and forty-thre...

    Authors: Gökhan Alıcı, Mohamud Mire Waberi, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamud, Ahmed Muhammad Bashir and Ömer Genç
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:24
  26. Myocarditis has been discovered to be a significant complication of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a condition caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) virus. COVID-19 m...

    Authors: Mohammed Ali, Haaris A. Shiwani, Mohammed Y. Elfaki, Moaz Hamid, Rebabonye Pharithi, Rene Kamgang, Christian BinounA Egom, Jean Louis Essame Oyono and Emmanuel Eroume-A Egom
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:23
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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

    The Correction to this article has been published in The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:22

  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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

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