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Acta Angiologica     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Acta Cardiologica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Acute Cardiac Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Adipositas - Ursachen, Folgeerkrankungen, Therapie     Hybrid Journal  
AJP Heart and Circulatory Physiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Aktuelle Kardiologie     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
American Heart Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 60)
American Journal of Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 68)
American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
American Journal of Hypertension     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29)
Anales de Cirugia Vascular     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Anatolian Journal of Cardiology     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Angiología     Full-text available via subscription  
Angiologia e Cirurgia Vascular     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Angiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Annales de Cardiologie et d'Angéiologie     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Annals of Circulation     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Annals of Pediatric Cardiology     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
AORTA     Open Access  
Archives of Cardiovascular Diseases     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Archives of Cardiovascular Diseases Supplements     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Archives of Cardiovascular Imaging     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Archivos de cardiología de México     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Argentine Journal of Cardiology (English edition)     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 33)
Artery Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
ARYA Atherosclerosis     Open Access  
ASAIO Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
ASEAN Heart Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Aswan Heart Centre Science & Practice Services     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Atherosclerosis : X     Open Access  
Bangladesh Heart Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Basic Research in Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
BMC Cardiovascular Disorders     Open Access   (Followers: 22)
Brain Circulation     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
British Journal of Cardiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
Canadian Journal of Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Cardiac Cath Lab Director     Full-text available via subscription  
Cardiac Electrophysiology Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Cardiac Failure Review     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Cardiocore     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Cardiogenetics     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Cardiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20)
Cardiology and Angiology: An International Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cardiology and Therapy     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Cardiology Clinics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Cardiology in Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Cardiology in the Young     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35)
Cardiology Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Cardiology Plus     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cardiology Research     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
Cardiology Research and Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Cardiorenal Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Cardiothoracic Surgeon     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
CardioVasc     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Cardiovascular & Haematological Disorders - Drug Targets     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Cardiovascular & Hematological Agents in Medicinal Chemistry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Open     Open Access  
Cardiovascular Diabetology     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Cardiovascular Endocrinology & Metabolism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Cardiovascular Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Cardiovascular Intervention and Therapeutics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Cardiovascular Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Cardiovascular Journal of Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Cardiovascular Medicine in General Practice     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Cardiovascular Pathology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine     Open Access  
Cardiovascular Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Cardiovascular System     Open Access  
Cardiovascular Therapeutics     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cardiovascular Toxicology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Cardiovascular Ultrasound     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Case Reports in Cardiology     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Cerebrovascular Diseases     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Cerebrovascular Diseases Extra     Open Access  
Chest     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 103)
Choroby Serca i Naczyń     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Circulation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 264)
Circulation : Cardiovascular Imaging     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Circulation : Cardiovascular Interventions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Circulation : Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Circulation : Genomic and Precision Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Circulation : Heart Failure     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Circulation Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35)
Cirugía Cardiovascular     Open Access  
Clínica e Investigación en Arteriosclerosis     Full-text available via subscription  
Clínica e Investigación en arteriosclerosis (English Edition)     Hybrid Journal  
Clinical and Experimental Hypertension     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Clinical Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Clinical Hypertension     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Clinical Medicine Insights : Cardiology     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Clinical Research in Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Clinical Research in Cardiology Supplements     Hybrid Journal  
Clinical Trials and Regulatory Science in Cardiology     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Congenital Heart Disease     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Congestive Heart Failure     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Cor et Vasa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Coronary Artery Disease     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
CorSalud     Open Access  
Critical Pathways in Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Current Cardiology Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Current Cardiology Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports     Hybrid Journal  
Current Heart Failure Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Current Hypertension Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Current Hypertension Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Current Opinion in Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Current Problems in Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Current Research : Cardiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Current Vascular Pharmacology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
CVIR Endovascular     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Der Kardiologe     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Echo Research and Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Echocardiography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Egyptian Heart Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Egyptian Journal of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia     Open Access  
ESC Heart Failure     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
European Cardiology Review     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
European Heart Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 67)
European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
European Heart Journal - Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes     Hybrid Journal  
European Heart Journal : Acute Cardiovascular Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
European Heart Journal : Case Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
European Heart Journal Supplements     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Supplements     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
European Journal of Heart Failure     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
European Stroke Organisation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Experimental & Translational Stroke Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Folia Cardiologica     Open Access  
Forum Zaburzeń Metabolicznych     Hybrid Journal  
Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Future Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Global Cardiology Science and Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Global Heart     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Heart     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 48)
Heart and Mind     Open Access  
Heart and Vessels     Hybrid Journal  
Heart Failure Clinics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Heart Failure Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Heart India     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Heart International     Full-text available via subscription  
Heart Rhythm     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Heart Views     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
HeartRhythm Case Reports     Open Access  
Hellenic Journal of Cardiology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Herz     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
High Blood Pressure & Cardiovascular Prevention     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Hypertension     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 23)
Hypertension     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Hypertension in Pregnancy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Hypertension Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Ibrahim Cardiac Medical Journal     Open Access  
IJC Heart & Vessels     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
IJC Heart & Vasculature     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
IJC Metabolic & Endocrine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Indian Heart Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Indian Journal of Cardiovascular Disease in Women WINCARS     Open Access  
Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     Hybrid Journal  
Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Innovations : Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Insuficiencia Cardíaca     Open Access  
Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
International Cardiovascular Forum Journal     Open Access  
International Journal of Angiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
International Journal of Cardiology Hypertension     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Cardiovascular Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
International Journal of Heart Rhythm     Open Access  
International Journal of Hypertension     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
International Journal of Hyperthermia     Open Access  
International Journal of Stroke     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32)
International Journal of the Cardiovascular Academy     Open Access  
Interventional Cardiology Clinics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Interventional Cardiology Review     Open Access  
JACC : Basic to Translational Science     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
JACC : Cardiovascular Imaging     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
JACC : Cardiovascular Interventions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
JACC : Heart Failure     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
JAMA Cardiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30)

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Cardiology Plus
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ISSN (Print) 2470-7511 - ISSN (Online) 2470-752X
Published by Medknow Publishers Homepage  [427 journals]
  • Role of three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography in
           transcatheter aortic valve implantation of bicuspid aortic valve stenosis:
           A controlled study and comparison with tricuspid aortic valve stenosis

    • Authors: Nianwei Zhou, Cuizhen Pan, Weipeng Zhao, Daxin Zhou, Wenzhi Pan, Xiaochun Zhang, Kefang Guo, Xianhong Shu, Xiaolin Wang, Junbo Ge
      Pages: 1 - 7
      Abstract: Nianwei Zhou, Cuizhen Pan, Weipeng Zhao, Daxin Zhou, Wenzhi Pan, Xiaochun Zhang, Kefang Guo, Xianhong Shu, Xiaolin Wang, Junbo Ge
      Cardiology Plus 2018 3(1):1-7
      Aims: This study aims to investigate the application of three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography in aortic valve stenosis for the assessment of aortic valve ring size, to monitor the procedure of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), and perform postoperative follow-up. Methods: Eighteen patients with bicuspid valve malformation and severe aortic stenosis bicuspid aortic valve (Group BAV-AS) and 23 patients with a tricuspid valve and severe aortic stenosis trileaflet aortic valve (Group TAV-AS) were enrolled in this study. Preoperative routine transthoracic echocardiographic (TTE) examination and two- and three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography (2D and 3DTEE) were performed, followed by perioperative 2D and 3D TEE monitoring and postoperative routine TTE at 6-month follow-up. Results: Both BAV-AS and TAV-AS patient groups were successfully implanted with bioprosthetic valves under 3DTEE guidance. Parameters at 6-month postoperatively, including prosthetic valve orifice area, mean aortic transvalvular pressure gradient, and left ventricular ejection fraction, showed significant improvement compared with baseline measures (P < 0.0001) in both the groups. No differences were observed between the groups. The maximum diameter of the aortic annulus and eccentricity index were larger in the BAV-AS group than in the TAV-AS group, whereas the minimum diameter of the aortic annulus was larger in the latter (both P < 0.0001) after TAVI. Moreover, the values of maximum and minimum diameters on 3DTEE were strongly correlated with those on multidetector computed tomography. Conclusions: TEE is capable of clearly displaying the morphology of aortic valves and valve rings and precisely quantifying the size of the aortic annulus, thereby playing an essential role during preoperative and perioperative periods. The postoperative shape of the prosthetic valve ring was more oval (larger than normal eccentricity index) in the BAV-AS group and more circular (smaller than normal eccentricity index) in the TAV-AS group.
      Citation: Cardiology Plus 2018 3(1):1-7
      PubDate: Wed,16 May 2018
      DOI: 10.4103/cp.cp_4_18
      Issue No: Vol. 3, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Association of serum triglycerides with microalbuminuria in nondiabetic
           hypertensive patients

    • Authors: Lei Huang, Jing Luo, Yifei Dong, Peng Lu, Xi-Xin Ji, Jian Liu, Ping Li, Xiaoshu Cheng
      Pages: 8 - 14
      Abstract: Lei Huang, Jing Luo, Yifei Dong, Peng Lu, Xi-Xin Ji, Jian Liu, Ping Li, Xiaoshu Cheng
      Cardiology Plus 2018 3(1):8-14
      Background: Triglycerides (TG) levels were associated with microalbuminuria in diabetes. However, this association was barely investigated in non-diabetic hypertensive patients. We aimed to investigate such an association in non-diabetic hypertensive patients and the factors would affect it. Methods: We enrolled 445 eligible non-diabetic hypertensive patients and analyzed the association between TG and microalbuminuria. Results: Urinary microalbumin levels were significantly increased in patients with high TG levels (≥ 1.7 mmol/L). Multivariate logistic regression analysis identified that ln (TG) [odds ratio (OR): 2.273, 95% confidence interval (CI): 1.140 to 4.532, P = 0.020] were independently associated with microalbuminuria in all patients. Multinomial logistic regression analysis further revealed that highest tertile of TG level (≥ 1.76 mmol/L) significantly correlated with microalbuminuria (OR: 2.164, 95% CI: 1.336 to 3.507, P = 0.002) and the association remained significant after adjustments of sex, body mass index, ln(age), ln(systolic blood pressure), ln[diastolic blood pressure (DBP) (OR: 1.990, 95% CI: 1.197 to 3.308, P = 0.008). Association between TG and microalbuminuria was no longer significant when patients were limited to those with low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) treatment target achieved. However, in a forced model of multivariate regression analysis by eliminating ln (DBP), ln (TG) resumed the association with microalbuminuria (OR: 2.722, 95% CI: 1.122 to 6.605, P = 0.027). Conclusions: TG levels were associated with microalbuminuria in non-diabetic hypertensive patients, and the independence of association was supposed to be affected by baseline LDL-C and blood pressure levels.
      Citation: Cardiology Plus 2018 3(1):8-14
      PubDate: Wed,16 May 2018
      DOI: 10.4103/cp.cp_5_18
      Issue No: Vol. 3, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Prognostic impact on Type B acute aortic dissection with renal
           insufficiency: A single-center study

    • Authors: Xue Bai, Bao-Zhu Wang, Karmacharya Ujit, Zi-Xiang Yu, Qian Zhao, Xiang Ma, Yi-Tong Ma
      Pages: 15 - 20
      Abstract: Xue Bai, Bao-Zhu Wang, Karmacharya Ujit, Zi-Xiang Yu, Qian Zhao, Xiang Ma, Yi-Tong Ma
      Cardiology Plus 2018 3(1):15-20
      Aims: The aim was to study the impact of renal insufficiency on type B acute aortic dissection (AAD), in terms of in-hospital mortality and long-term survival. Materials and Methods: A total of 241 consecutive patients with type B AAD from 2007 to 2014 were enrolled. Based on estimated glomerular filtration rate, two groups were formed: Group A, with e-GFR <60 ml/min/1.73 m2 and Group B, with e-GFR ≥60 ml/min/1.73 m2 and were compared. Logistic regression and Cox regression analyses were used to identify predictors of in-hospital mortality, mortality during follow-ups, and long-term survival. Results: There was no significant difference in general characteristics and hemodynamic status between the two groups (P > 0.05). Both groups received main cardiovascular drugs and/or interventional therapies (P > 0.05). Group A had longer coronary care unit stays than Group B (P < 0.05). Multivariate logistic regression model showed white blood cell (WBC) count (odds ratio [OR], 1.107; 95% confidence interval [CI], 1.016–1.206; P < 0.05), e-GFR < 60 ml/min/1.73 m2 (OR, 4.809; 95% CI, 1.716–13.480; P < 0.05), and in-hospital hypotension (OR, 13.87; 95% CI, 2.544–75.591; P < 0.05) as significant predictors for in-hospital mortality. This was also significant in Cox regression analysis: WBC count (Hazard ratio (HR), 1.108; 95% CI, 1.029–1.194, P < 0.05), e-GFR <60 ml/min/1.73 m2 (HR, 2.572; 95% CI, 1.014–6.524; P < 0.05), and in-hospital hypotension (HR, 3.309; 95% CI, 1.133–9.666; P < 0.05). Kaplan–Meier analysis showed Group A having much lower cumulative survival than Group B. Conclusion: This study shows that moderate-to-severe renal insufficiency is an independent predictor of mortality in type B AAD both during hospital stay and on subsequent follow-ups.
      Citation: Cardiology Plus 2018 3(1):15-20
      PubDate: Wed,16 May 2018
      DOI: 10.4103/cp.cp_6_18
      Issue No: Vol. 3, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Protection of coronary circulation by remote ischemic preconditioning: An
           intriguing research frontier

    • Authors: Elpidio Santillo, Raffaele Antonelli-Incalzi
      Pages: 21 - 29
      Abstract: Elpidio Santillo, Raffaele Antonelli-Incalzi
      Cardiology Plus 2018 3(1):21-29
      Ischemic preconditioning is a protective phenomenon, by which brief ischemic stimuli in a vascular bed are able to counteract the damage from a longer subsequent ischemia. Preconditioning may also confer protection from ischemia to distal tissues and organs. In this case, ischemic preconditioning is known as remote ischemic preconditioning (RIPC). RIPC can be safely and easily reproduced in clinical settings. Indeed, over the past years, its protective actions have been tested in various clinical settings, including cardiac surgery and elective percutaneous coronary interventions. However, translational studies on RIPC have provided conflicting results on reduction of mortality. Recently, studies in humans have investigated the effects of RIPC on coronary circulation, showing that RIPC could have a protective effect on coronaries. This recent area of research may offer innovative insights for designing translational studies on RIPC, unveiling new mechanisms by which RIPC protects the heart. The aims of the present manuscript are to summarize the available clinical evidence on RIPC efficacy for cardioprotection and to review studies assessing the effects of RIPC on coronary circulation in humans.
      Citation: Cardiology Plus 2018 3(1):21-29
      PubDate: Wed,16 May 2018
      DOI: 10.4103/cp.cp_9_18
      Issue No: Vol. 3, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Strategic roadmap of percutaneous coronary intervention for chronic total
           occlusions

    • Authors: Junbo Ge on behalf of Chronic Total Occlusion Club China (CTOCC)
      Pages: 30 - 37
      Abstract: Junbo Ge on behalf of Chronic Total Occlusion Club China (CTOCC)
      Cardiology Plus 2018 3(1):30-37

      Citation: Cardiology Plus 2018 3(1):30-37
      PubDate: Wed,16 May 2018
      DOI: 10.4103/cp.cp_7_18
      Issue No: Vol. 3, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • A rare complication: The rupture of sinus of valsalva during the
           percutaneous coronary intervention

    • Authors: Huolan Zhu, Jie Du, Yan Gao, Qianwei Cui, Yujie Xing, Shunming Zhu
      Pages: 38 - 40
      Abstract: Huolan Zhu, Jie Du, Yan Gao, Qianwei Cui, Yujie Xing, Shunming Zhu
      Cardiology Plus 2018 3(1):38-40
      Rupture of the sinus of Valsalva is an extremely rare complication of percutaneous coronary intervention. It could lead to lethal sequelae if not coded properly. We experienced a rupture of sinus of Valsalva during the percutaneous coronary intervention which led to pericardial tamponade, causing hemodynamic instability. Surgery was performed immediately, and the patient was discharged without symptoms. Manipulation of the guiding catheter should be performed with great caution during the whole procedure, especially in patients with hypertension, atherosclerosis, or other diseases.
      Citation: Cardiology Plus 2018 3(1):38-40
      PubDate: Wed,16 May 2018
      DOI: 10.4103/cp.cp_8_18
      Issue No: Vol. 3, No. 1 (2018)
       
 
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