Vol 10, No 2 (April 2020): Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy

Original Article

Kallistatin correlates with inflammation in abdominal aortic aneurysm and suppresses its formation in mice
Yuchen He, Yanshuo Han, Jia Xing, Xiaoyue Zhai, Shiyue Wang, Shijie Xin, Jian Zhang
Validation of black blood late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) for evaluation of myocardial infarction in patients with or without pathological Q-wave on electrocardiogram (ECG)
Linsheng Song, Xiaohai Ma, Xinxiang Zhao, Lei Zhao, Mark DeLano, Yang Fan, Bin Wu, Aijia Lu, Jie Tian, Liping He
Comparison of surgical versus transcatheter aortic valve replacement for patients with aortic stenosis at low-intermediate risk
Mahin R. Khan, Waleed T. Kayani, Malalai Manan, Ahmad Munir, Ihab Hamzeh, Salim S. Virani, Yochai Birnbaum, Hani Jneid, Mahboob Alam
Soluble ST2, Galectin-3 and clinical prognosis of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy undergoing ventricular septal myectomy: a correlation analysis
Bangrong Song, Bo Yao, Haiming Dang, Ran Dong
Ginsenoside Rg3 protects heart against isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction by activating AMPK mediated autophagy
Gui-Zhi Sun, Fan-Ji Meng, Huai-Qiu Cai, Xue-Bo Diao, Bo Zhang, Xiu-Ping Bai
The prognostic value of right ventricular deformation derived from cardiac magnetic resonance tissue tracking for all-cause mortality in light-chain amyloidosis patients
Hui Liu, Hang Fu, Ying-Kun Guo, Zhi-Gang Yang, Hua-Yan Xu, Xiao Shuai, Rong Xu, Zhen-Lin Li, Chun-Chao Xia, Yong He, Xiao-Yue Zhou
Intra- and inter-observer reproducibility of multilayer cardiac magnetic resonance feature tracking derived longitudinal and circumferential strain
Saikrishna Ananthapadmanabhan, Echo Deng, Giuseppe Femia, Simon Tang, Eng-Siew Koh, Andreas Schuster, Raj Puranik, Pankaj Gupta, Tuan Nguyen, Hany Dimitri, James Otton
Effects of myocardial viability and left ventricular remodeling on survival of patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction after coronary artery bypass grafting
Jian Cao, Ran Dong, Kui Zhang, Hongjia Zhang
Patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy after alcohol septal ablation have favorable long-term outcome irrespective of their genetic background
Jiří Bonaventura, Patricia Norambuena, Pavel Votýpka, Hana Hnátová, Radka Adlová, Milan Macek Jr, Josef Veselka
Screening CT angiography in patients with suspected fibromuscular dysplasia: improved patient care with single-session skull vertex to pelvis coverage
Mostafa Abozeed, Michael A. Bolen
Endomyocardial fibrosis
Chukwuemeka Daniel Iroegbu, Wangping Chen, Xun Wu, Ming Wu, Jinfu Yang

Case Report

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in the presence of an anomalous left circumflex coronary artery: a case report
Mackenzie Mbai, Alok Sharma, Brett Oestreich, Asher Sobotka, Rosemary F. Kelly, Horst Sievert, Stefan Bertog

Technical Note

Automated detection of cardiovascular disease by electrocardiogram signal analysis: a deep learning system
Xin Zhang, Kai Gu, Shumei Miao, Xiaoliang Zhang, Yuechuchu Yin, Cheng Wan, Yun Yu, Jie Hu, Zhongmin Wang, Tao Shan, Shenqi Jing, Wenming Wang, Yun Ge, Yin Chen, Jianjun Guo, Yun Liu

Imaging in Cardiology

Pulmonary artery sarcoma feigning pulmonary thromboembolism
Xiaopu Wang, Junyu Pei, Zhenhua Xing, Xinqun Hu

Review Article on Cardiovascular Diseases in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

An overview of heart failure in low- and middle-income countries
Valirie N. Agbor, Ntobeko A. B. Ntusi, Jean Jacques Noubiap
Infective endocarditis in South Africa
Alfonso Jan Pecoraro, Anton Frans Doubell
Genetics of inherited cardiomyopathies in Africa
Gasnat Shaboodien, Timothy F. Spracklen, Stephen Kamuli, Polycarp Ndibangwi, Carla Van Niekerk, Ntobeko A. B. Ntusi
Challenges in addressing the knowledge gap on endomyocardial fibrosis through community-based studies
Jenisse Mbanze, Basilio Cumbane, Rolando Jive, Ana Mocumbi
Tuberculous pericardial disease: a focused update on diagnosis, therapy and prevention of complications
Kishendree Naicker, Mpiko Ntsekhe
Circulating biomarkers in the early detection of hypertensive heart disease: usefulness in the developing world
Dike Ojji, Elena Libhaber, Kim Lamont, Friedrich Thienemann, Karen Sliwa
Rheumatic heart disease: current status of diagnosis and therapy
Ferande Peters, Ganesan Karthikeyan, Jessica Abrams, Lorrein Muhwava, Liesl Zühlke
Pulmonary hypertension in low- and middle-income countries with focus on sub-Saharan Africa
Anastase Dzudie, Bonaventure Suiru Dzekem, Dike B. Ojji, Andre Pascal Kengne, Ana Olga Mocumbi, Karen Sliwa, Friedrich Thienemann
Detection and management of arrhythmias in peripartum cardiomyopathy
Julian Hoevelmann, Lina Hähnle, Julia Hähnle, Karen Sliwa, Charle Viljoen
A glimpse of hope: cardiac surgery in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)
Peter Zilla, R. Morton Bolman III, Percy Boateng, Karen Sliwa
Cardiac arrhythmias in low- and middle-income countries
Philasande Mkoko, Ehete Bahiru, Olujimi A. Ajijola, Aime Bonny, Ashley Chin
Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging for structural heart disease
Yiling Situ, Samuel C. M. Birch, Camila Moreyra, Cameron J. Holloway
Multimorbidity and cardiovascular disease: a perspective on low- and middle-income countries
Friedrich Thienemann, Ntobeko A. B. Ntusi, Edouard Battegay, Beatrice U. Mueller, Marcus Cheetham