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  1. Perforation by pacemaker leads, although rare, is a complication reported since the introduction of pacemaker therapy. Although historically reported frequencies were as high as 5%, recent reports have cited f...

    Authors: Tomohiro Nakajima, Yutaka Iba, Tsuyoshi Shibata, Ayumu Osamura, Naoyuki Kamiyama, Ryo Nishikawa, Junji Nakazawa and Nobuyoshi Kawaharada
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:63
  2. The limited availability of complex coronary intervention facilities and qualified operators, due to the high cost associated with chronic total occlusion (CTO) percutaneous intervention (PCI) equipment and a ...

    Authors: Muhammad Suleman, Nayyar Arif, Muhammad Ishaq Khan, Muhammad Saad Jibran, Muhammad Jamil, Shafi Ullah Khan, Shah Sawar Khan and Ghulam Rasool Maken
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:62
  3. Cardiac myxomas present a diagnostic challenge due to their ability to mimic various cardiovascular and systemic conditions. Timely identification is crucial for implementing surgical intervention and averting...

    Authors: Samah El-Mhadi, Belghait El Hajjaj, Asmae Benatmane, Mariam El Harrak, Sara Ahchouch, Abderrahim Elktaibi, Fouad Nya, Najat Mouine and Aatif Benyass
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:61
  4. Children with ventricular septal defect (VSD) and large systemic-to-pulmonary shunts eventually develop pulmonary hypertension (PH). The perioperative management of patients with VSD and PH is quite troublesom...

    Authors: Khaled Ahmed Shams, Dalia Monir Ellahony, Ahmed Fouad Halima and Rania Salah Elzayat
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:60
  5. The neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is a measure of systemic inflammation, whereas Heart type fatty acid protein (HFABP) is a cytosolic protein released early after acute coronary syndrome (ACS). The aim ...

    Authors: K. G. Nikhil, K. T. Jayakumar, P. J. Shiny, N. K. Ramya and J. S. Kumar
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:59
  6. Kawasaki disease is an acute febrile vasculitis of childhood mainly affecting children under 4 years of age. In the acute stage of the disease, heart function decreases and gradually returns to normal after tr...

    Authors: Ehsan Aghaei Moghadam, Maryam Taraz, Aliakbar Zeinaloo, Mohammad Taghi Majnoon, Keyhan Sayadpour Zanjani and Mojtaba Gorgi
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:58
  7. HACEK endocarditis is usually insidious and can often be difficult to diagnose due to the slow-growing nature of the organisms. This report presents our experience in treating a patient with Haemophilus parainflu...

    Authors: Younus Qamar, Ahmed Shazly, Amna Qamar, Heraa Islam, Hannah Yonis and Haytham Sabry
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:54
  8. Four-dimensional flow magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) enables blood flow visualization. The absence of left atrial vortex flow (LAVF) has been implicated in the development of thrombus formation and arrhythmi...

    Authors: Keita Ito, Hideharu Oka, Yuki Shibagaki, Yuki Sasaki, Rina Imanishi, Sorachi Shimada, Yuki Akiho, Kazunori Fukao, Sadahiro Nakagawa, Kunihiro Iwata, Kouichi Nakau and Satoru Takahashi
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:53
  9. Heart failure (HF) prevalence increases with age, and sarcopenia is a poor prognostic factor in patients with HF. We aimed to evaluate the characteristics and prognostic factors in patients with HF and sarcope...

    Authors: Yasutaka Imamura, Atsushi Suzuki, Kazuho Kamishima, Kazuhito Suzuki and Junichi Yamaguchi
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:52
  10. Premature aortic involvement and comprehensive management strategies in familial hypercholesterolemia familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), a rare autosomal dominant genetic disorder, poses significant challenge...

    Authors: Shazia Rasheed, Ghulam Kubra, Lubna Baqai, Muhammad Liaquat Raza, Fariha Hassan and Syed Ghazi Abbas Rizvi
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:51
  11. Kallmann–Morsier syndrome is a rare disease characterized by the association of congenital gonadotropic deficiency and anosmia or hyposmia. The cardiac manifestations associated with this syndrome are little k...

    Authors: Ghali Bennani, Soukaina Zahri, Mohamed Khaldi, Ghali Benouna, Abdenasser Drighil and Rachida Habbal
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:50
  12. The impacts of single high-dose statin preloading in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) have not been fully examined. This study aims to evaluate post-procedure impacts of single high...

    Authors: Bryan Gervais de Liyis, Gusti Ngurah Prana Jagannatha, Anastasya Maria Kosasih, I. Kadek Susila Surya Darma and I. Made Junior Rina Artha
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:49
  13. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to compare the efficacy and safety of cangrelor as compared to ticagrelor in patients with ST-elevated myocardial infarction (STEMI) who underwent percutaneous in...

    Authors: Subhro Chakraborty, Debalina Sarkar, Shambo Samrat Samajdar, Pallab Biswas, Debasish Mohapatra, Saptarshi Halder and Mohammad Yunus
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:48
  14. Post-hospitalized acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients in Indonesia National Insurance does not pay for the use of high-intensity statin (HIS) for secondary prevention after ACS hospitalization. Moreover, a ...

    Authors: Pramitha Esha Nirmala Dewi, Montarat Thavorncharoensap and Bangunawati Rahajeng
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:47
  15. Surgically repaired tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is a congenital heart disease with a cumulative survival rate of 72% in the 4th decade of life in longitudinal single-cohort studies. Debate surrounds conservative...

    Authors: Kyle Varkoly, Akarsh Parekh, Melissa Ianitelli, Mostafa Hamada, Alexandra Lucas and Thomas Forbes
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:46
  16. Left ventricular ejection fraction falls when the myocardium has already lost a significant portion of its functional capacity. There are conflicting data on whether diastolic dysfunction precedes systolic dys...

    Authors: Haider Rashid, Aamir Rashid, Asif Mattoo, Faisal R. Guru, Syed Mehvish, Shahood Ajaz Kakroo, Ajaz Ahmad Lone, Khursheed Aslam, Imran Hafeez and Hilal Rather
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:45
  17. Obesity is a known risk factor for atherosclerosis and cardiac disease.

    Authors: Saeed Safari, Mozhgan Parsaee, Mohammad Moradi, Mahdi Hakiminejad, Parisa Koohsari and Farnoosh Larti
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:44
  18. Pediatric cardiomyopathies (CMP) can be familial or idiopathic with increasing detection of genetic mutations. The study is a retrospective single-center review of cardiomyopathy patients from January 2011 to ...

    Authors: Ali AlAlakhfash, Luciano Agati, Giuseppe Mazzesi, Dalia Elhobi, Abdullah Alqwaiee, Khalid Alhory, Abdulrahman Almesned, Zuhair Alhasnan and Abdullah Alwadai
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:43
  19. Metabolic-associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD) and cardiovascular diseases have mutual risk factors that contribute to pathogenic processes, increasing mortality and morbidity. This study aimed to evaluate v...

    Authors: Sara I. El Sharkawy, Yousra Aboulenien, Basma Elnagar, Walaa Elkhalawany and Rehab Badawi
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:42
  20. Sacubitril/valsartan therapy has been found to reduce hospitalizations, improve echocardiogram parameters, and improve mortality in HFrEF. The objective is to assess S/V therapy effect on electrocardiogram ind...

    Authors: Lamyaa Elsayed Allam, Ahmed Aly Abdelmotteleb, Hayam Mohamed Eldamanhoury and Hassan Shehata Hassan
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:41
  21. Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a type of chronic inflammation that is most prevalent in young adults and is characterized by an inflammatory enthesiopathy that gradually develops toward ossification and ankylo...

    Authors: Leïla Barakat, Khadija Echchilali, Mina Moudatir, Hassan El Kabli, Yassine Ettagmouti, Mériem Haboub, Salim Arous, Mohamed Ghali Benouna, Abdenasser Drighil, Rachida Habbal, Meryame Azim, Asmae Mazti, Meriem Regragui, Nissrine Bennani Guebessi and Mehdi Karkouri
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:40
  22. The value of counting inflammatory cells and especially their counting ratio in predicting adverse clinical outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) undergoing revascularization has been shown, ...

    Authors: Farzad Shahsanaei, Shahin Abbaszadeh, Soudabeh Behrooj, Nima Rahimi Petrudi and Bahareh Ramezani
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:39
  23. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a metabolic disorder that detrimentally affects multiple systems in the body, with a particular emphasis on the vascular and nervous systems. Despite its significant impact, ...

    Authors: Hai Nguyen Ngoc Dang, Thang Viet Luong and Toan Thanh Tran
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:38
  24. Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is associated with an increased risk of ventricular arrhythmias and cardiovascular mortality. The study objective was to investigate the effect of LVH severity on the complex...

    Authors: Ahmed Mokhtar Abd El Azeem, Mohamed Ahmed Abd Elmoneim, Samir Morkos Rafla and Gehan Magdy Youssif
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:37
  25. Gaucher disease (GD) is a lysosomal storage disease that leads to the accumulation of glucocerebroside within reticuloendothelial cells, haematological, neurological, skeletal and abdominal organs. These clini...

    Authors: Ahmed Youssouf Addou, Wafa El Mire, Nawal Doghmi and Aatif Benyass
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:35
  26. Pregnancy-associated spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) and reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome (RCVS) are rare conditions that may occur during pregnancy and the postpartum period. The co...

    Authors: Sang Gon Yoon, Yeo-Jeong Song, Yun-Seok Song, Jino Park, Seunghwan Kim, Dong-Kie Kim, Ki-Hun Kim, Doo-Il Kim, Hyun Kuk Kim and Dong Ah Lee
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:33
  27. This review aims to examine the impact of trimetazidine on skeletal muscle function in patients suffering from peripheral artery disease (PAD).

    Authors: Ketut Angga Aditya Putra Pramana, Ni Gusti Ayu Made Sintya Dwi Cahyani, Yusra Pintaningrum and Basuki Rahmat
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:31
  28. Chronic total occlusion (CTO) lesions in coronary arteries pose a significant challenge for coronary interventionists, often leading to referrals for coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). Successful per...

    Authors: Ahmed Mohammed Ali AlAshry, Muhammed Nagy Nagiub, Magdy Farouk Ahmed Ismael and Wesam Alghonaimy
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:30
  29. The association of homocysteine with coronary artery disease (CAD) has been explored previously with mixed findings. The present Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (SRMA) has assessed the pooled estimate of a...

    Authors: Sumit V. Unadkat, Bijaya K. Padhi, Aparna Varma Bhongir, Aravind P. Gandhi, Muhammad Aaqib Shamim, Neelam Dahiya, Prakasini Satapathy, Sarvesh Rustagi, Mahalaqua Nazli Khatib, Abhay Gaidhane, Quazi Syed Zahiruddin, Ranjit Sah and Hashem Abu Serhan
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:29
  30. Nowadays, percutaneous procedures are expanding in use, and this comes with complications associated with the procedure itself. Cardiac tamponade is rare but may be life threatening since it can involve hemody...

    Authors: Juana Perez Morales, Ana Spaccavento, Santiago Ordoñez, Rocío Baro, Diego Conde and Juan Pablo Costabel
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:28
  31. Owing to the limited research on Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy (TCM) in Asia, we aim to evaluate in detail the clinical profiles, lab parameters, investigations, and major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) seen ...

    Authors: Tanisha Mishra, Rijushree Saha and Ganesh Paramasivam
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:26
  32. Right atrial pressure plays a critical role as a hemodynamic parameter in diagnosing pulmonary hypertension and other cardiac diseases, as well as guiding the treatment and prognosis of various cardiac disorde...

    Authors: Elaheh Malakan Rad, Nazli Parizadeh, Hassan Radmehr, Toktam Sheykhian, Behdad Gharib and Aliakbar Zeinaloo
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:25
  33. Pulmonary artery to left atrium fistula is an unusual structural cause of silent cyanosis. Only less than 100 cases have been reported so far. A high index of clinical suspicion and proper evaluation with bubb...

    Authors: S. P. Vinothkumar, Satya Sahitya Mandava, Abhishek Mallick, Manphool Singhal and Manoj Kumar Rohit
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:24
  34. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the virus responsible for coronavirus disease 2019. It presents one of the most threatening pandemics in the history of humanity. The mortality a...

    Authors: Ashraf EL-Molla, Fawzia Aboul Fetouh, Samir Bawazir, Yasser Ali, Yehya Alwahby, Muhammad Bahadeg, Yousef Gotah, Fatima Ahmed Badahdah, Abdullatif H. Alsaeed and Abdullah Basseet
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:22
  35. Non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis (NBTE), also known as marantic endocarditis or Libman–Sacks endocarditis, is a rare non-infectious condition affecting mostly the left-sided heart valves of patients who, ...

    Authors: Konstantinos Papakonstantinou, Filippos-Paschalis Rorris, Nikoleta Stanitsa and John Kokotsakis
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:21
  36. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) has a growing target population after being indicated even in low-surgical-risk patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis. However, postoperative outcomes ...

    Authors: Mohammed Moustafa Elnwagy, Mahmoud Mohamed Ali Baraka, Mohamed Saber Hafez, Diaa Kamal, Maiy Hamdy El-Sayed and Ahmad E. Mostafa
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:20
  37. Radiation exposure is a significant hazard associated with invasive Cardiology, with most studies based on primary operator exposure. This prospective, observational study aimed to find out over lead radiation...

    Authors: Muhammad Nasir Rahman, Maleeha Javed, Ghufran Adnan, Maria Khan, Zeenat Nizar and Izat Shah
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:18
  38. Catheter laboratories are high-radiation exposure environments, especially during X-ray procedures like percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty and electrophysiological studies. Radiation exposure poses...

    Authors: Muhammad Ghallab, Magdy Abdelhamid, Mahmoud Nassar, Karim S. Mostafa, Dina H. Salama, Wael Elnaggar, Shaban Alramlawy, Zakaria Alagha, Salma Abdelmoteleb and Assem Hashad
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:17
  39. Authors: Calin Homorodean, Mihai Claudiu Ober, Mihail Spinu, Maria Olinic, Dan-Alexandru Tataru, Horea Laurentiu Onea, Alexandru Achim, Leontin Florin Lazar, Romana Homorodean, Balasz Deak and Dan Mircea Olinic
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:15

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  40. According to 2023 ESC Guideline, conservative medical management is generally recommended for the treatment of spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) except for patients with signs of ongoing myocardial...

    Authors: Tomiharu Niida, Kikuo Isoda, Miho Tada, Satoshi Kitahara and Yusuke Fujino
    Citation: The Egyptian Heart Journal 2024 76:13

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