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Recent innovations and barriers in managing cardiovascular disorders

  1. Keshan disease is an endemic cardiomyopathy of undefined causes. Being involved in the unclear pathogenesis of Keshan disease, a clear diagnosis, and effective treatment cannot be initiated. However, the rapid...

    Authors: Zhenzhen Li, Jin Wei, Yanping Zhang, Gaopeng Li, Huange Zhu, Na Lei, Qian He, Yan Geng and Jianhong Zhu

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:481

    Content type: Study protocol

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  2. Type A acute aortic dissection is a life-threatening disease associated with adverse clinical outcomes. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is common after surgery. However, the relationship between intraoperative blood...

    Authors: Yanli Liu, Yuqiang Shang, Ding Long and Li Yu

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:446

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Fulminant (life-threatening) COVID-19 can be associated with acute respiratory failure (ARF), multi-system organ failure and cytokine release syndrome (CRS). We present a rare case of fulminant COVID-19 associ...

    Authors: Fahad Faqihi, Abdulrahman Alharthy, Rayan Alshaya, John Papanikolaou, Demetrios J. Kutsogiannis, Peter G. Brindley and Dimitrios Karakitsos

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:389

    Content type: Case report

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  4. Transradial access (TRA) has been considered as the default choice in cardiac catheterization. Although infrequent, vascular complications of this approach remain. Recently, the distal transradial approach (dT...

    Authors: Gaojun Cai, Haomin Huang, Feng Li, Ganwei Shi, Xiaolong Yu and Lei Yu

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:356

    Content type: Review

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  5. As the need for health care services rise, alternative service delivery models such as student-led health interventions become attractive alternatives to alleviate the burden on healthcare. Predominantly, stud...

    Authors: Jenni Suen, Stacie Attrill, Jolene M. Thomas, Matilda Smale, Christopher L. Delaney and Michelle D. Miller

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:332

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The growing population of cancer survivors and their high frequency of cardiovascular disease have resulted in a dramatic increase in cancer patients requiring cardiovascular intervention. However, there is a ...

    Authors: Alexandra C. Murphy, Anoop N. Koshy and Matias B. Yudi

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:254

    Content type: Commentary

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  7. Heart failure (HF) represents an accumulated burden of systemic vascular damage and is the fastest growing form of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Due to increasing HF-attributable mortality rates, we sought to ...

    Authors: Alexander C. Razavi, Kaitlin S. Potts, Tanika N. Kelly, Jiang He, Camilo Fernandez, Marie Krousel-Wood, Amanda H. Anderson, Joshua Bundy, Seamus P. Whelton, Roger S. Blumenthal, Donald Lloyd-Jones and Lydia A. Bazzano

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:202

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Previous studies have found that impaired global myocardial systolic strain is associated with cardiovascular events in T2DM patients. However, the effect of hypertension (HT) on left atrial (LA), right ventri...

    Authors: Guozhu Shao, Yukun Cao, Yue Cui, Xiaoyu Han, Jia Liu, Yumin Li, Na Li, Tong Liu, Jie Yu and Heshui Shi

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:196

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) are associated with aging, diabetes mellitus (DM), and other chronic diseases. Recently, the accumulation of AGEs can be evaluated by skin autofluorescence (SAF). However...

    Authors: Mitsuhiro Kunimoto, Kazunori Shimada, Miho Yokoyama, Tomomi Matsubara, Tatsuro Aikawa, Shohei Ouchi, Megumi Shimizu, Kosuke Fukao, Tetsuro Miyazaki, Tomoyasu Kadoguchi, Kei Fujiwara, Abidan Abulimiti, Akio Honzawa, Miki Yamada, Akie Shimada, Taira Yamamoto…

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:195

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Heparin-binding protein (HBP), a potent inducer of increased vascular permeability, is a potentially useful biomarker for predicting outcomes in patients with postoperative myocardial injury-related cardiogeni...

    Authors: Tuo Pan, Guang-Feng Long, Cheng Chen, Hai-Tao Zhang, Jun-Xia Wang, Anshu Ahaskar, Hong-Bing Chen and Dong-Jin Wang

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:124

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) can be associated with increased survival and neurologic benefits in selected patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). However, there remains ins...

    Authors: Kei Hayashida, Takahiro Kinoshita, Kazuma Yamakawa, Santiago J. Miyara, Lance B. Becker and Satoshi Fujimi

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2020 20:23

    Content type: Correspondence

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  12. Coronary artery disease (CAD) and plasma lipid levels are highly correlated, indicating the presence of common pathways between them. Nevertheless, the molecular pathways underlying the pathogenic comorbiditie...

    Authors: Liuying Chen, Yinghao Yao, Chaolun Jin, Shen Wu, Qiang Liu, Jingjing Li, Yunlong Ma, Yizhou Xu and Yigang Zhong

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:310

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Advanced echocardiography techniques such as speckle tracking imaging are sensitive diagnostic tools frequently used in various clinical and scientific scenarios. Importantly, imperfect reproducibility and dep...

    Authors: Kai O. Hensel

    Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2019 19:281

    Content type: Commentary

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