Vol 5, No 6 (December 2015): Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy

Original Article

Clinical performance of a novel ultrathin strut, low-dose, sirolimus-eluting stent with abluminal-only biodegradable polymeric coating for patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention in the daily practice
Guy F. A. Prado Jr, Expedito E. Ribeiro, Pedro H. M. C. Melo, Fabio A. Pinton, Antonio Esteves-Filho, Celso K. Takimura, Jose Mariani Jr, Luiz J. Kajita, Gilberto Marchiori, Breno de Alencar Araripe Falcao, Micheli Z. Galon, Paulo R. Soares, Silvio Zalc, Pedro A. Lemos
Patterns of cardiovascular disease in a group of HIV-infected adults in Yaoundé, Cameroon
Alain Patrick Menanga, Christelle Kougang Ngomseu, Ahmadou M. Jingi, Brigitte BrigitteMoluMfangam Mfangam, Jean Jacques N. Noubiap, Marie Ntep Gweth, Kathleen Ngu Blackett, Samuel Kingue
A new look at acquired heart diseases in a contemporary sub-Saharan African pediatric population: the case of Yaoundé, Cameroon
Clovis Nkoke, Alain Menanga, Jerome Boombhi, David Chelo, Samuel Kingue
Correlation of coronary plaque characteristics and obstructive stenosis with chronic kidney disease by coronary CT angiography
Chengming Wang, Guanxun Cheng, Yibo Duanmu, Yi Zhu, Lu Xu
Cardiac anomalies in a group of HIV-infected children in a pediatric hospital: an echocardiographic study in Yaounde, Cameroon
David Chelo, Edvine Wawo, Valentin Siaha, Aurelien Anakeu, Francis Ateba Ndongo, Paul Olivier Koki Ndombo, Samuel Kingue

Review Article

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound after endovascular aortic repair—current status and future perspectives
Sasan Partovi, Mathias Kaspar, Markus Aschwanden, Charles Lopresti, Shivanshu Madan, Heiko Uthoff, Stephan Imfeld, Daniel Staub

Case Report

Abrupt progression of ventricular septal perforation after primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction
Takuya Nakahashi, Kenji Sakata, Toyonobu Tsuda, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Miho Ohira, Mika Mori, Mutsuko Takata, Masa-aki Kawashiri, Hirofumi Takemura, Masakazu Yamagishi, Kenshi Hayashi
Unprotected distal left main bifurcation drug eluting stent restenosis: first successful experience with simultaneous kissing balloon dilatation using sirolimus coated balloon
Ranjan Shetty, Naveen Chandra Ganiga Sanjeeva, Sumit Agarwal, Manish Doshi, Prakash Sojitra

Arts and Medicine

Lost tribe
Kate MacDowell