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  1. Subclavian artery injury during internal jugular vein catheterization is a rare yet potentially life-threatening complication leading to hemothorax and exsanguination. The percutaneous endovascular approach of...

    Authors: Sanjeev Naganur, Krishna Santosh, Bhupendra Kumar Sihag, Atit A Gawalkar and Krishna Prasad
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:19
  2. Atrial fibrillation (AF) affects millions of people worldwide and can remain undiagnosed for years. It is a major cause of cerebrovascular stroke (CVS); hence, early detection is extremely important in order t...

    Authors: Mahmoud Abdelnabi, Abdallah Almaghraby, Yehia Saleh, Özge Özden Tok, Tuğba Kemaloğlu Öz, Ola Abdelkarim and Haitham Badran
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:18
  3. Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) accounts for 10% of all CHD. It classically consists of ventricular septal defect (VSD), aortic overriding, right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) obstruction, and RV hypertrophy. The...

    Authors: Mahmoud Shaaban, Sara Tantawy, Fatma Elkafrawy, Dina Haroun, Soha Romeih and Wesam Elmozy
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:17
  4. Cardiac rehabilitation programs reduce cardiovascular events and mortality in ischemic heart disease patients. The aim of this study was to assess gender differences among ischemic heart disease patients enrol...

    Authors: Ahmed Mohamed El Missiri, Hany Mohamed Awadalla and Mosadaq Mustafa Almoudi
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:15
  5. Various studies evaluated the relationship between hypothermic circulatory arrest and neurological outcome in patients undergoing replacement of ascending aorta. The current analysis focuses on the effect of m...

    Authors: Mohamed Salem, Christine Friedrich, Alexander Thiem, Mostafa Ahmed Salem, Thomas Puehler, Rene Rusch, Rouven Berndt, Jochen Cremer and Assad Haneya
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:14
  6. Arterial stiffness is an independent predictor of cardiovascular disease (CVD) morbidity and mortality. A risk factor-independent association of arterial stiffness with traditional lipids has been described ex...

    Authors: Muhammad Aziz, Swetha Gannarapu, Choudhry Humayun, Usman Siddiqui, Khurram Nasir and Ehimen C. Aneni
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:12
  7. Different techniques have been described to repair post myocardial infarction ventricular septal rupture (VSR), each method may result in residual shunting, bleeding, and suboptimal left ventricular (LV) perfo...

    Authors: Shahyad Salehi-ardebili, Hamid Mehdizade and Behnam Askari
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:11
  8. Blood pressure (BP) shows short-term variability within the 24 h, which can only be assessed with 24-h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM). It is of utmost importance to control BP throughout the night...

    Authors: Ghada Youssef, Sherif Nagy, Ahmed El-gengehe, Magdy Abdel Hamid and Amr Abdel Aal
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:9
  9. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a major public health problem in Egypt. The use of direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) in such patients has been shown to be highly effective. The cardiac safety of such antivi...

    Authors: Mohamed Gamal Ibrahim, Ahmed Abdelrahman Sharafeldin, Nevine Ibrahim Mousa, Tarek Khairy Mousa and Ahmed Mohamed El Missiri
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:7
  10. Speckle tracking echocardiography (STE) has emerged as a novel feasible tool for the assessment of left ventricular rotational parameters. Since hypertrophic cardiomyopathy(HCM) shares morphologic features wit...

    Authors: A. J. Ashwal, Sudhakar Rao Mugula, Jyothi Samanth, Ganesh Paramasivam, Krishnananda Nayak and R. Padmakumar
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:6
  11. No data exists about the gender differences among patients with infective endocarditis (IE) in Egypt. The objective was to study possible gender differences in clinical profiles and outcomes of patients in the...

    Authors: Ahmed Adel Elamragy, Marwa Sayed Meshaal, Amani Ali El-Kholy and Hussein Hassan Rizk
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:5
  12. Hyperglycemia, insulin resistance, and hyperinsulinemia represent important pathophysiological components of the prediabetic stage that result in arteriosclerosis and increased arterial stiffness. We sought to...

    Authors: Nady A. Razik, Y. T. Kishk, Madeeha Younis Bakheet, Mina Nous and Mohamed Abdel Ghany
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:4
  13. The American College of Cardiology pioneered appropriateness criteria for single-photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging in 2005 to account for evidence-based clinical relevance of str...

    Authors: Adham Abdeltawab, Hazem Mansour and Mona Rayan
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:3
  14. Aortic valve assessment by 2D transthoracic echocardiography is a relatively complex task owing to the unique anatomical features of the left ventricular outflow tract and its dynamic nature. We aimed to evalu...

    Authors: Dina Adel Ezzeldin, Alaa Mahmoud Roushdy, Abdallah Ahmed Abdallah and Azza Abdallah El Fiky
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2020 72:2
  15. Proper device size selection is a crucial step for successful ASD device closure. The current gold standard for device size selection is balloon sizing. Balloon sizing can be tedious, time consuming and increa...

    Authors: Alaa Roushdy, Aya El sayegh, Yasmin Abdelrazek Ali, Hebattalla Attia, Azza El fiky and Maiy El sayed
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 72:1
  16. The aim of our work was to compare the myocardial perfusion imaging by single-photon emission tomography (MPI-SPECT) as a non-invasive, relatively non-expensive test versus the instantaneous wave-free ratio (I...

    Authors: Osama Ahmed Amin, Yasser Ahmed Abdel Hady and Mohammad Ahmad Nour El-Din Esmail
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:35
  17. Diabetes is a chronic disease that is responsible for a high rate of morbidity and mortality which can be attributed to atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. Diabetes is heralded by prediabetes which not...

    Authors: Ahmed Muhammed, Mohamed Tarek Zaki, Ahmed Shawky Elserafy and Sameh Attia Amin
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:34
  18. Cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) is an extremely accurate and useful modality that can give much data about myocardial damage after acute myocardial infarction and consequently can give a good idea about long-...

    Authors: Diaa Kamal, Ahmed S. Ibrahim, Merhan Ahmed Nasr and Sherihan S. Madkour
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:33
  19. Despite the improvement in techniques and tools, coronary lesions involving a bifurcation are still challenging and the outcome with drug-eluting stents is not always optimal. The role of bioresorbable vascula...

    Authors: Mostafa Elwany, Amr Zaki, Azeem Latib, Luca Testa, Alfonso Ielasi, Davide Piraino, Salvatore Geraci, Tarek El Zawawy and Bernardo Cortese
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:31
  20. This study represents figures from a cardiac care unit (CCU) of a university hospital; it describes an example of a tertiary academic center in Egypt and provides an epidemiological view of the female HF patie...

    Authors: Hala Mahfouz Badran, Marwa Ahmed Elgharably and Naglaa Faheem
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:30
  21. Right ventricular apical pacing with the resultant left ventricular dyssynchrony often leads to depressed systolic function and heart failure. This study aimed at investigating the relation between various sep...

    Authors: Mohamed MesbahTahaHassanin, Ahmad ShafieAmmar, Radwa M. Abdullah and Mohammad Hassan Khedr
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:29
  22. Drug-eluting stents (DES) have substantially reduced the incidence of coronary in-stent restenosis (ISR), but the problem persists. Clinical presentation and outcomes of DES-ISR in a real-world scenario remain...

    Authors: Ganesh Paramasivam, Tom Devasia, Shabeer Ubaid, Ashwitha Shetty, Krishnananda Nayak, Umesh Pai and Mugula Sudhakar Rao
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:28
  23. Data about heart failure in Egypt is scarce. We aimed to describe the clinical characteristics and diagnostic and treatment options in patients with acute heart failure in the Delta region of Egypt and to expl...

    Authors: Abdelfatah Elasfar, Sherif Shaheen, Wafaa El-Sherbeny, Hatem Elsokkary, Suzan Elhefnawy and Mohammed Al-Setiha
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:27
  24. Positive arterial remodeling may be a characteristic of early proliferative lesions. The study was done to identify the different morphological characteristics of the positively remodeled coronary lesions, and...

    Authors: Haitham Galal, Tarek Rashid, Wesam Alghonaimy and Diaa Kamal
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:26
  25. Global left atrial strain (LA) has been used as a novel assessment tool to evaluate left atrial function. However, not much has been investigated to study the effect of percutaneous balloon mitral valvotomy (B...

    Authors: N. Sravan K Reddy, K. Ranjan Shetty, M. Sudhakar Rao and M. Sree Madhurya Reddy
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:25
  26. Cardiotoxicity from anthracyclin chemotherapy is a leading cause of death in patients with cancer. Therefore, left ventricular (LV) function is routinely assessed during protocol to detect cardiotoxicity; howe...

    Authors: Ibtsam Khairat, Mohamed Khalfallah, Aliaa Shaban, Ibrahim Abu Farag and Asmaa Elkady
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:23
  27. Endomyocardial fibrosis (EMF) is a form of restrictive cardiomyopathy that is diagnosed mainly in children and young adults and is geographically found in Africa, Latin America, and Asia. It is a condition wit...

    Authors: Mahmoud Abdelnabi, Abdallah Almaghraby, Yehia Saleh, Sherif Abd Elsamad and And Sara Elfawal
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:24
  28. Reoperations are required frequently after the Ross procedure in rheumatic patients. The use of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in those patients could decrease the risk of future open procedure...

    Authors: Khaled D. Algarni and Amr A. Arafat
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:22
  29. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that the family name of Mohamed El Kassas was incorrectly published as Mohamed ElKassas.

    Authors: Ahmed E. Gaafar, Amr Abd El-Aal, Mohamed Alboraie, Housam M. Hassan, Adel ElTahan, Yasser AbdelRahman, Mohamed-Naguib Wifi, Dalia Omran, Shimaa Afify Mansour, Waleed M. Hassan, Magdy Ismail and Mohamed El Kassas
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:21

    The original article was published in The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:15

  30. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is a rather rare cause of acute coronary syndrome with a preponderance for young female patients. Amphetamines are now the second most widely used substance drugs ...

    Authors: Hossein Navid, Hamidreza Soleimani and Kaveh Hosseini
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:20
  31. Results of percutaneous balloon mitral valvuloplasty (BMV) are basically dependent on suitable patient selection. Currently used two-dimensional (2D) echocardiography (2DE) scores have many limitations. Three-...

    Authors: Hazem M. A. Farrag, Amr M. Setouhi, Mustafa O. El-Mokadem, Mustafa A. El-Swasany, Khalid S. Mahmoud, Hesham B. Mahmoud and Alaa M. Ibrahim
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:19
  32. Early and accurate risk assessment is an important clinical demand in patients with infective endocarditis (IE). The neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) are independent ...

    Authors: Marwa Sayed Meshaal, Abdo Nagi, Ahmed Eldamaty, Wae’el Elnaggar, Mervat Gaber and Hussien Rizk
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:13
  33. Data on procedural characteristics and clinical outcome of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF) in adults younger than 35 years has not been sufficiently addressed. The aim is to assess procedural cha...

    Authors: Lamyaa Allam, Rania Samir and Ahmed Nabil Ali
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:11
  34. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is considered the third-leading cause of cancer-related mortality worldwide. Most cases of HCC are usually associated with liver cirrhosis due to various causes such as alcohol o...

    Authors: Mahmoud Abdelnabi, Abdallah Almaghraby, Yehia Saleh and Sherif Abd Elsamad
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:5
  35. As stress occurs repetitively every day, the biological modifiers should also have enough time to restore the normal state of hemostasis; otherwise, chronic stress would be anticipated. The aim of the present ...

    Authors: Alireza Mohammadi, Asgar Emamgoli, Marjan Shirinkalam, Golam Hossein Meftahi, Keyvan Yagoobi and Boshra Hatef
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:18
  36. Few data are available on the characteristics of infective endocarditis (IE) cases in Egypt. The aim of this work is to describe the characteristics and outcomes of IE patients and evaluate the temporal change...

    Authors: Hussein Hassan Rizk, Ahmed Adel Elamragy, Ghada Sayed Youssef, Marwa Sayed Meshaal, Ahmad Samir, Ahmed ElSharkawy, Karim Said, Hussien Heshmat Kassem, Mervat Gaber Elanany, Amani Ali El-Kholy, Al Sayed Akl, Soheir M. Mahfouz and Khaled Ali Sorour
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:17
  37. Radial artery approach is currently the most common access site for coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention. It rarely results in complications, improves patient comfort, and reduces the du...

    Authors: Mostafa Elwany, Roberto Adriano Latini, Gaetano Di Palma and Bernardo Cortese
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:16
  38. Early identification of vulnerable plaques by remodeling index prior to rupture and development of acute event is of considerable importance especially by a reliable non-invasive method as CT coronary angiogra...

    Authors: Shaimaa A. Mostafa, Tarek Aboelazem, Osama Sanad, Haytham Abdelghafar and Ahmed Azam
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:7
  39. Both ambulatory blood pressure (AMBP) and non-invasive central blood pressure (NCBP) monitoring could be used as predictors for early detection of hypertensive end organ damage (EOD). However, the comparison b...

    Authors: Doaa A. Fouad, Hosam Hassan Al Araby, Mohammad Ashraf and Ahmed El-Sherif El-Kousy
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:14
  40. Austrian syndrome, which is also known as Osler’s triad, is a rare aggressive pathology consisting of pneumonia, endocarditis, and meningitis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae and carries drastic complications.

    Authors: Ayman Battisha, Bader Madoukh, Ahmed Altibi and Omar Sheikh
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:9
  41. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a common disease in Egypt with a high socioeconomic burden and extra-hepatic manifestations as QT prolongation, but previous studies included mainly patients with advanced liver dise...

    Authors: Ahmed E. Gaafar, Amr Abd El-Aal, Mohamed Alboraie, Housam M. Hassan, Adel ElTahan, Yasser AbdelRahman, Mohamed-Naguib Wifi, Dalia Omran, Shimaa Afify Mansour, Waleed M. Hassan, Magdy Ismail and Mohamed El Kassas
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:15

    The Correction to this article has been published in The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:21

  42. Radial artery occlusion (RAO) is considered the most common and devastating complication of transradial approach (TRA). It has been described as the “Achilles’ heel” of the transradial technique. Our aim was t...

    Authors: Mohamed A. Sadaka, Waleed Etman, Walid Ahmed, Saeed Kandil and Salah Eltahan
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:12
  43. Successful revascularization of chronic total occlusions has been associated with potential effects on left ventricular (LV) function. Strain and strain rate are more sensitive measures of LV mechanics than LV...

    Authors: Abd ElFattah Kholeif, Eman El sharkawy, Mohamed Loutfi and Mohamed ElGowelly
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:8
  44. Few studies have addressed the pattern of atrial fibrillation (AF) in rural Africa. The purpose of the study was to assess the epidemiology and long-term prognosis of AF in rural African patients in the Region...

    Authors: Dakaboué Germain Mandi, Joel Bamouni, Dangwé Temoua Naïbé, Rélwendé Aristide Yaméogo, Elisé Kaboré, Yibar Kambiré, Koudougou Jonas Kologo, Georges Rosario Christian Millogo, Nobila Valentin Yaméogo, Anna Thiam Tall and Patrice Zabsonré
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2019 71:6

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