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Complete congenital heart block in a neonate with a complex congenital heart defect in Africa
Clovis Nkoke, Edvine Yonta Wawo, Liliane Kuate Mfeukeu, Larissa Makamte, Sandrine Dikosso Edie, Flore Esiene Balana
Endovascular management of a coronary artery to pulmonary artery fistula with detachable balloons: a case report
Mathew Cherian, Santhosh Poyyamoli, Pankaj Mehta
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A case of mislabeled textbooks: misnomer of the traditional “bicaval” view
Laura Vaskelyte, Stefan Bertog, Ilona Hofmann, Bojan Jovanović, Markus Reinartz, Predrag Matić, Sameer Gafoor, Kolja Sievert, Horst Sievert
Pericarditis-complicated takotsubo cardiomyopathy in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis
Kiyoo Mori, Mariko Yagi, Kotaro Oe, Masaya Shimojima, Masakazu Yamagishi

Editorial

Leadless left ventricular endocardial pacing: a real alternative or a luxury for a few?
Elia De Maria, Matteo Ziacchi, Igor Diemberger, Mauro Biffi

Original Article

The challenges of cardiothoracic surgery practice in Nigeria: a 12 years institutional experience
Bode Falase, Michael Sanusi, Adeola Animasahun, Ogadinma Mgbajah, Adetinuwe Majekodunmi, Onyekwelu Nzewi, Jonathan Nwiloh, David Oke
Fully automatic volume quantification of aortic valve calcium in coronary computed tomography angiography
Xinpei Gao, Pieter H. Kitslaar, Michiel A. de Graaf, Alexander Broersen, Shengxian Tu, Boudewijn P. F. Lelieveldt, Arthur J. H. A. Scholte, Jouke Dijkstra, Johan H. C. Reiber
Extent of coronary atherosclerosis and arterial remodelling in women: the NHLBI-sponsored Women’s Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE)
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
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
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
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
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
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 (CTEPH)
Rahul D. Renapurkar, Michael A. Bolen, Sankaran Shrikanthan, Jennifer Bullen, Wadih Karim, Andrew Primak, Gustavo A. Heresi
Liver enzyme trends in patients taking uninterrupted metformin before and after coronary surgery
Rakan I. Nazer, Mohammed F. Abalhassan, Khalid A. Alburikan

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Use of novel oral anticoagulant agents in venous thromboembolism
Shivanshu Madan, Shenil Shah, Patrick Dale, Sasan Partovi, Sahil A. Parikh
Myocardial blood flow quantification for evaluation of coronary artery disease by computed tomography
Filippo Cademartiri, Sara Seitun, Alberto Clemente, Ludovico La Grutta, Patrizia Toia, Giuseppe Runza, Massimo Midiri, Erica Maffei
Regression of coronary atherosclerosis with lipid-lowering and invasive strategies in Caucasian and East Asian populations: a systematic overview of 38 intravascular ultrasound imaging studies with 9,146 patients
Alexander N. Kharlamov
Imaging of acute pulmonary embolism: an update
Alastair J.E. Moore, Jason Wachsmann, Murthy R. Chamarthy, Lloyd Panjikaran, Yuki Tanabe, Prabhakar Rajiah
Pulmonary vasculitis: diagnosis and endovascular therapy
Kiran Batra, Murthy Chamarthy, Rodrigo Caruso Chate, Kirk Jordan, Fernando Uliana Kay
Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations: endovascular therapy
Murthy R. Chamarthy, Harold Park, Patrick Sutphin, Girish Kumar, Daniel Lamus, Sachin Saboo, Matthew Anderson, Sanjeeva P. Kalva
Acute pulmonary embolism: endovascular therapy
Stephen P. Reis, Ken Zhao, Noor Ahmad, Reginald S. Widemon, Christopher W. Root, Seth M. Toomay, James M. Horowitz, Akhilesh K. Sista
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia and pulmonary arteriovenous malformations: clinical aspects
Nathaniel M. Meier, Michael L. Foster, John T. Battaile
Pulmonary vascular pathophysiology
Murthy R. Chamarthy, Asha Kandathil, Sanjeeva P. Kalva
Management of vascular complications of extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation
Anil K. Pillai, Zagum Bhatti, Andrew J. Bosserman, Manoj C. Mathew, Kaza Vaidehi, Sanjeeva P. Kalva
Improving clinical practice in primary care for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases: a multi-actor approach to two regional pilot projects in Kazakhstan
Erica Barbazza, Saltanat Yegeubayeva, Baktygul Akkazieva, Elena Tsoyi, Evgeny Zheleznyakov, Juan E. Tello
Chronic pulmonary embolism: diagnosis
Katia Hidemi Nishiyama, Sachin S. Saboo, Yuki Tanabe, Dany Jasinowodolinski, Michael J. Landay, Fernando Uliana Kay
Imaging of pulmonary hypertension: an update
Harold Goerne, Kiran Batra, Prabhakar Rajiah
Congenital pulmonary vascular anomalies
V. Vivian Dimas, Jeanne Dillenbeck, Shellie Josephs
Pulmonary vascular anatomy & anatomical variants
Asha Kandathil, Murthy Chamarthy
Diagnosis and interventions of vascular complications in lung transplant
Kiran Batra, Murthy R. Chamarthy, Mark Reddick, Manohar S. Roda, Michael Wait, Sanjeeva P. Kalva
Post-operative imaging of pulmonary vessels
Carlos Santiago Restrepo, Daniel Vargas, Santiago Martinez-Jimenez, Daniel Ocazionez
Pulmonary artery aneurysms: diagnosis & endovascular therapy
Harold S. Park, Murthy R. Chamarthy, Daniel Lamus, Sachin S. Saboo, Patrick D. Sutphin, Sanjeeva P. Kalva
Radiologic review of acquired pulmonary vein stenosis in adults
Mauricio Galizia, Rahul Renapurkar, Lourdes Prieto, Michael Bolen, Joseph Azok, Charles T. Lau, Ahmed H. El-Sherief
Impact of genetic polymorphisms on platelet function and response to anti platelet drugs
Teresa Strisciuglio, Danilo Franco, Giuseppe Di Gioia, Chiara De Biase, Carmine Morisco, Bruno Trimarco, Emanuele Barbato