Vol 9, No 1 (February 2019): Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy

Original Article

Association between serum adropin level and coronary artery disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Jiankang Zheng, Mao Liu, Ling Chen, Feng Yin, Xiao Zhu, Junqi Gou, Wei Zeng, Zhan Lv
Pulmonary vein remodeling following pulmonary vein isolation in patients with atrial fibrillation—do pulmonary veins represent only an epiphenomenon? A cardiac MRI study
Shimaa Khidr, Mark Doyle, Geetha Rayarao, Mohamed Abdel Ghany, Hosam Hasan-Ali, Doaa A. Fouad, William Belden, Robert W. Biederman
Racial and sex disparities in resource utilization and outcomes of multi-vessel percutaneous coronary interventions (a 5-year nationwide evaluation in the United States)
Rupak Desai, Sandeep Singh, Hee Kong Fong, Hemant Goyal, Sonu Gupta, Dipen Zalavadia, Rajkumar Doshi, Sejal Savani, Samir Pancholy, Rajesh Sachdeva, Gautam Kumar
Effectiveness of health education-based conventional intervention method to reduce noncommunicable diseases risk factors among rural population
Rajib Mondal, Rajib Chandra Sarker, Narayan Prasad Acharya, Palash Chandra Banik
Diagnostic accuracy of 13N-ammonia myocardial perfusion imaging with PET-CT in the detection of coronary artery disease
Ahmed Fathala, Mervat Aboulkheir, Mohamamed M. Shoukri, Hani Alsergani
Late mortality after cardiac interventions over 10-year period in two Cameroonian government-owned hospitals
William Ngatchou, Félicité Kamdem, Daniel Lemogoum, Duplex François Ewane, Marie Solange Doualla, Jean Luc Jansens, Joseph Sango, Pierre Origer, Jean Jacques Hacquebard, Jacques Berre, Didier de Cannière, Maimouna Bol Alima, Anastase Dzudie, Henry Ngote, Sidiki Mouliom, Romuald Hentchoua, Albert Kana, Aminata Coulibaly, Ahmadou M. Jingi, Liliane Mfeukeu-Kuaté, Eugène Belley Priso, Henry Luma, Alain Patrick Ménanga, Samuel Kingue

Brief Report

Cardioprotection by very mild hypothermia in mice
Betül Knoop, David Naguib, Lisa Dannenberg, Carolin Helten, Saif Zako, Christian Jung, Bodo Levkau, Maria Grandoch, Malte Kelm, Tobias Zeus, Amin Polzin
Need for active cardiovascular screening in HIV-infected children under antiretroviral therapy in Africa
Naisa Manafe, Agito Ngale, Neuza Biquiza, Inês Zimba, Nurjah Majid, Ana Olga Mocumbi

Meeting Report

Towards a narrative cardiology: exploring, holding and re-presenting narratives of heart disease
Giovanni Biglino, Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci, Massimo Caputo, Havi Carel, Brian Hurwitz, Sofie Layton, Jonathan Stretton-Downes, Navneeta Tiwari, Jo Wray, Maria Vaccarella

Technical Note

Is dedicated implantation tool set really needed for permanent His bundle pacing?
Leonardo Marinaccio, Daniele Giacopelli, Giuseppe Romanato, Martina Borgato, Margherita Resta, Domenico Marchese

Letter to the Editor

Vasospastic coronary event following a single dose of amoxicillin in a patient with normal coronary arteries: Kounis syndrome and the myocardial infarction with normal coronary arteries conundrum
Nicholas G. Kounis, Ioanna Koniari, Grigorios Tsigkas, Emannouil Chourdakis, George D. Soufras, Periklis Davlouros, George Hahalis