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Clinical Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (ISSN 2639-6807)

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Volume 3 Issue 1

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Background: Various diagnostic tests including conventional invasive coronary angiography and non-invasive Computed Tomography (CT) coronary angiography are used in the diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD). Objective: The present report aims to evaluate the specificity and sensitivity of CT coronary angiography in diagnosis of coronary a

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Aspirin was once the mainstay of stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation. Its popularity was based on the results of the SPAF and PATAF trials, which showed the low risks of this therapy and the many benefits it had to offer in terms of embolic complications prevention. Nevertheless, aspirin has lost popularity in atrial fibrilla

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Objective: Hyperuricemia is a metabolic problem that has become increasingly common worldwide over the past several decades. Its prevalence is increased in both advanced and developing countries including Yemen. The aim of this cross sectional study was to investigate the prevalence of hyperuricemia in sample of Yemeni adult individual and its

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We report the case of an 18 year old man who unexpectedly died of healing myocarditis. His heart was hypertrophied with multifocal fibrosis which can be a common histological feature of primary and secondary cardiomyopathy as well as the healing phase of myocarditis. However, the pattern of myocardial fibrosis, inflammation with myonecrosis, s

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Objective: Endothelial dysfunction/injury is the main reason for Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS). Current therapy includes antiplatelet, lipid lowering and thrombus removal by drugs/ intervention. Endothelial strengthening in management of ACS is less narrated in literature. This study describes endothelial strengthening and clinical outcome in

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Volume 3 Issue 1

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Peri-Myocardial Infarction Pericarditis (PMIP), or epistenocardiac pericarditis, has been considered a relatively benign condition occurring within a few days after Myocardial Infarction (MI).  Although the condition usually does not require specific treatment, the finding of a pericardial friction rub in the post-MI patient does prompt a careful

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Objective: To review our studies of the ease and importance of Parasympathetic and Sympathetic (P&S) measures in managing cardiovascular patients.Background: The autonomic nervous system is responsible for the development or progression of Hypertension (HTN), orthostasis, Coronary Disease (CAD), Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and arrhythmias.

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Background: Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) is the commonest congenital cardiac anomaly in Bangladesh. For this reason, patch repair of VSD is commonly performed cardiac surgery here.Aim: To observe the short term outcome of patch repair of VSD.Methods: 50 consecutive patients were enrolled in the study by purposive sampling who received treatme

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The global burden of hypertension and associated co-morbidities (cardiac failure, renal failure), is constantly rising despite the availability of newer drugs. Therefore, this study was planned to review the role of VMC (Vasomotor Center) in hypertension along with adding stress-relieving methods in lifestyle measures to prevent an epidemic of

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Volume 3 Issue 1

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Pneumopericardium is presence of air within the pericardial space. It is rare complication of blunt or penetrating chest trauma and may also occur iatrogenically. A case report of pneumopericarium caused by blunt chest trauma, condition was diagnosed by chest CT (Computed Tomography) scan; patient was vitally stable and managed conservatively w

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