Research in Cardiovascular Medicine

  • ISSN: 2251-9580 2251-9572
  • Email: editor@cardiovascmed.com
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: quarterly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Research in Cardiovascular Medicine
Research Article
8/11/2016
Hamidreza Pooraliakbar, Fatemeh Babaei, Majid Haghjoo
Considering the importance of knowledge about anatomical variations in the left atrium (LA) and its nearby structures for clinical decision-making and the lack of pertinent studies on Iranian patients, this study was conducted to determine the prevalence of LA diverticula and accessory appendages and the origins of ... read more
Research Article
27/11/2016
Sohyla Reshadat, Saeid Komasi, Ali Zakiei, Seyed Ramin Ghasemi, Mozhgan Saeidi
It seems that more cardinal steps can be taken towards constraining cardiovascular diseases (CVD) through the identification of relevant factors and predictors of behaviors associated with cardiac health.The present study is aimed to investigate the health literacy of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), personality traits, perception of cardiovascular disease ... read more
Research Article
18/12/2016
Somayeh Beikmohammadi, Hamid Reza Sanati, Mohammadmehdi Peighambari, Mohammad Mostafa Ansari-Ramandi, Mandana Amirsardari, Ali Zahedmehr, Ata Firouzi, Reza Kiani, Farshad Shakerian, Omid Shafe, Syedeh Samaneh Ahmadi
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is one of the most common complications occurring after cardiac surgeries. The incidence of post-operative AF is increasing continuously over the past decades and it is associated with lengthened hospital stay and risk of stroke.This study was designed to examine the relationship between coronary ... read more
Research Article
9/10/2016
Morteza Nasiri, Abbas Naboureh, Sadigheh Fayazi
Patients undergoing heart surgery experience different levels of anxiety that may affect their recovery.As it is essential to use low-cost and non-invasive methods for these patients, we decided to assess the effect of an Islamic praise (Zikr) on patients’ anxiety after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery.In ... read more
Research Article
19/12/2016
Isabel Znaya Ramírez-Flores, Maribel Ibarra-Sarlat, Vivian Neme-Bechara, Alejandro Herrera-Landero, Nora Patricia Victorio-Garcia, Juan Carlos Núñez-Enríquez
Postoperative bleeding of more than 10% of circulating blood volume (CBV) within the first six hours after a cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass (CBS) is one of the most frequent complications associated with postoperative morbidity and mortality in children.This study aimed to identify specific risk factors for ... read more
Case Report
8/8/2016
Hojjat Mortezaeian, Mohammad Rafie Khorgam, Hamidreza Pouraliakbar, Ali Jafarian
Congenital portosystemic shunts constitute a rare disorder in childhood with a wide spectrum of symptoms and signs, one of which may be cyanosis.We describe for the first time in Iran a 9-year-old boy with a portacaval shunt presenting with cyanosis. He was diagnosed, managed, and treated successfully. ... read more
Case Report
26/11/2016
Ryota Urata, Tetsuya Nomura, Yusuke Hori, Kenichi Yoshioka, Hiroshi Kubota, Daisuke Miyawaki, Takeshi Sugimoto, Masakazu Kikai, Natsuya Keira, Tetsuya Tatsumi
In percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with a retrograde approach, successful guide wire passage through the collateral channels is indispensable. However, success of the procedure depends on the quality of collateral channels, and vascular tortuosity is one of the most common obstacles for successful guidewire passage.Herein, we present ... read more
Case Report
13/11/2016
Shokoufeh Hajsadeghi, Maral Hejrati, Mitra Chitsazan, Samar Moghadami, Majid Dehghani
Pseudoaneurysm formation is a rare complication. If this condition remains untreated, it can lead to morbidity and mortality. Pseudoaneurysm can be a consequence of iatrogenic trauma, vasculitis, infection, and sometimes it forms spontaneously. This condition was treated by surgery in the past. However, nowadays an interventional procedure ... read more
Case Report
9/10/2016
Hiroshi Kubota, Tetsuya Nomura, Yusuke Hori, Kenichi Yoshioka, Daisuke Miyawaki, Ryota Urata, Takeshi Sugimoto, Masakazu Kikai, Natsuya Keira, Tetsuya Tatsumi
In practical settings of endovascular treatment, we sometimes encounter difficulties in treating lesions with massive thrombi, which may cause distal thromboembolism.We encountered a case of severe critical limb ischemia involving in-stent iliac occlusion with massive thrombi. We had to overcome the critical issue of how to treat ... read more
Case Report
18/12/2016
Ka Hou Christien Li, Tong Liu, Olivia Tsz Ling To, Yat Sun Chan, Gary Tse, Bryan P Yan
A 66- year-old male presented with recurrent syncope and ventricular fibrillation arrest twenty years ago, for which an implantable cardioverter defibrillator was inserted. Electrocardiography showed a Type 1 Brugada pattern. He fulfilled the diagnostic criteria for definite Brugada syndrome, according to the Shanghai Score System, proposed in ... read more
Case Report
27/11/2016
Nihal Özdemir, Mehmet Onur Omaygenç, Cem Doğan, Tahir Bezgin
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is non-iatrogenic longitudinal separation of the coronary arterial walls, generating true and false lumens. Although it was known as a disease of the young females without cardiovascular risk factors, recent evidences have revealed that SCAD can also be seen in older patients ... read more
Letter
5/11/2016
Ali Amin, Ahmad Amin, Frank W. Sellke, Reza Amin
Letter
27/11/2016
Mozhgan Saeidi, Saeid Komasi, Ali Soroush

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