Vol 8, No 4 (August 2018): Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy

Original Article

Extent of coronary atherosclerosis and arterial remodelling in women: the NHLBI-sponsored Women’s Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation
Stephen J. Nicholls, E. Murat Tuzcu, Kathy Wolski, B. Delia Johnson, George Sopko, Barry L. Sharaf, Carl J. Pepine, Steven E. Nissen, C. Noel Bairey Merz
Comparative assessment of qualitative and quantitative perfusion with dual-energy CT and planar and SPECT-CT V/Q scanning in patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
Rahul D. Renapurkar, Michael A. Bolen, Sankaran Shrikanthan, Jennifer Bullen, Wadih Karim, Andrew Primak, Gustavo A. Heresi
Non-cardiac comorbidities in adults with inherited and congenital heart disease: report from a single center experience of more than 800 consecutive patients
Rhoia Clara Neidenbach, Eckart Lummert, Matthias Vigl, Reinhard Zachoval, Michael Fischereder, Andrea Engelhardt, Claudia Pujol, Renate Oberhoffer, Nicole Nagdyman, Peter Ewert, Michael Hauser, Harald Kaemmerer
Hypertension in Sudanese individuals and associated risk factors: the critical intersection between salt and sugar intake
Heitham Awadalla, Nehad Elsheikh Elmak, Eman F. El-Sayed, Ahmed O. Almobarak, Wadie M. Elmadhoun, Mugtaba Osman, Sufian K. Noor, Mohamed H. Ahmed
Role of preoperative cardiac CT in the evaluation of infective endocarditis: comparison with transesophageal echocardiography and surgical findings
Srikanth Koneru, Steven S. Huang, Jorge Oldan, Jorge Betancor, Zoran B. Popovic, L. Leonardo Rodriguez, Nabin K. Shrestha, Steven Gordon, Gosta Pettersson, Michael A. Bolen
Arterial stiffness in black African ancestry patients with chronic kidney disease living in Cameroon
Daniel Lemogoum, Marie Patrice Halle, Ruth Dione Mboule, Philippe Van de Borne, Elysée Claude Bika Lele, Felicité Kamdem, Marie Solange Doualla, Henry Luma, Michel P. Hermans, Luc Van Bortel
Exercise capacity in asymptomatic patients with significant primary mitral regurgitation: independent effect of global longitudinal left ventricular strain
Amgad Mentias, Alaa Alashi, Peyman Naji, A. Marc Gillinov, L. Leonardo Rodriguez, Tomislav Mihaljevic, Rakesh M. Suri, Richard A. Grimm, Lars G. Svensson, Brian P. Griffin, Milind Y. Desai
Liver enzyme trends in patients taking uninterrupted metformin before and after coronary surgery
Rakan I. Nazer, Mohammed F. Abalhassan, Khalid A. Alburikan
Air pollution and telomere length: a systematic review of 12,058 subjects
Bing Zhao, Ha Q. Vo, Fay H. Johnston, Kazuaki Negishi
Increasing myocardial infarction mortality trends in a middle-income country
Javier A. Balda-Canizares, Leonardo Tamariz, Daniel Moreno-Zambrano, Denisse Pareja, Esteban Ortiz-Prado, Alfredo Palacio, Ana Palacio
Handheld echocardiography for screening and control of rheumatic heart disease study in Gezira state, Sudan: a double approach model
Sulafa Ali, Heitham Awadallah, Ahmed Al Hamim, Hussam Al Hussein, Mohamed Al Amin Al Sunni, Tajudeen Bushari, Mohamed H. Ahmed

Arts and Medicine

Lines of thought
Richard Bright