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Cardiovascular risk and D-dimer levels in HIV-infected ART-naïve Africans
Ana Olga Mocumbi, Igor Dobe, Sandra Cândido, Nick Kim

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
Insights into the genetic basis of HMGB1 in atrial fibrillation in a Chinese Han population
Li Li, Yang Liu, Xinxin Li, Chunguang Qiu
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

Review Article

Detection and management of arrhythmias in peripartum cardiomyopathy
Julian Hoevelmann, Lina Hähnle, Julia Hähnle, Karen Sliwa, Charle Viljoen
Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging for structural heart disease
Yiling Situ, Samuel C. M. Birch, Camila Moreyra, Cameron J. Holloway
Infective endocarditis in South Africa
Alfonso Jan Pecoraro, Anton Frans Doubell
An overview of heart failure in low- and middle-income countries
Valirie N. Agbor, Ntobeko A. B. Ntusi, Jean Jacques Noubiap
Challenges in addressing the knowledge gap on endomyocardial fibrosis through community-based studies
Jenisse Mbanze, Basilio Cumbane, Rolando Jive, Ana Mocumbi
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
Multimorbidity and cardiovascular disease: a perspective on lowand middle-income countries
Friedrich Thienemann, Ntobeko A. B. Ntusi, Edouard Battegay, Beatrice U. Mueller, Marcus Cheetham
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
Genetics of inherited cardiomyopathies in Africa
Gasnat Shaboodien, Timothy F. Spracklen, Stephen Kamuli, Polycarp Ndibangwi, Carla Van Niekerk, Ntobeko A. B. Ntusi
Cardiac arrhythmias in low- and middle-income countries
Philasande Mkoko, Ehete Bahiru, Olujimi A. Ajijola, Aime Bonny, Ashley Chin
Rheumatic heart disease: current status of diagnosis and therapy
Ferande Peters, Ganesan Karthikeyan, Jessica Abrams, Lorrein Muhwava, Liesl Zühlke
Stable ischemic heart disease: re-appraisal of coronary revascularization criteria in the light of contemporary evidence
Enrico Orsini, Stefano Nistri, Giovanni Battista Zito
A glimpse of hope: cardiac surgery in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)
Peter Zilla, R. Morton Bolman 3rd, Percy Boateng, Karen Sliwa
Uses of ultrasound in stroke prevention
J. David Spence
Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging for inflammatory heart diseases
Andrew J. M. Lewis, Matthew K. Burrage, Vanessa M. Ferreira
The usefulness of cardiac CT integrated with FFRCT for planning myocardial revascularization in complex coronary artery disease: a lesson from SYNTAX studies
Daniele Andreini, Saima Mushtaq, Edoardo Conte, Mariachiara Mei, Flavia Nicoli, Eleonora Melotti, Giulio Pompilio, Mauro Pepi, Antonio L. Bartorelli, Yoshinobu Onuma, Patrick W. Serruys
Contrast imaging ultrasound for the detection and characterization of carotid vulnerable plaque
Vasileios Rafailidis, Xin Li, Paul S. Sidhu, Sasan Partovi, Daniel Staub

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

Editorial Commentary

Iliofemoral lysis for DVT remains ATTRACTive
Catherine Go, Efthymios D. Avgerinos