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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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 Abdelkalel and Osama Amin
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2022 74:68
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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

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