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Evaluation of cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors in hospitalized patients in East Azerbaijan province, Northwest Iran: A review of 18323 cases
Background: Coronary artery disease (CAD) is accountable for more than 30% of deaths worldwide and is, thus, deemed the most important factor in terms of disease burden around the globe. This study aimed to evaluate CAD ...
Frequency of mitral regurgitation in patients with acute first ST-elevation myocardial infarction and its relationship with location of myocardial infarction
Introduction- Ischemic mitral regurgitation (MR) is frequently seen after the first acute STelevation myocardial infarction (MI) and is an independent predictive factor for long-term cardiovascular mortality after MI. ...
Off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery in severe left ventricular dysfunction
Our aim was to examine hospital outcomes of coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with and without left ventricular dysfunction, with regard to the surgical technique (off- or on-pump). Between March 2007 and March ...
New aspects of family history of heart disease as a risk factor for coronary artery disease in patients with acute myocardial infarction
Introduction-This an in-depth investigation of the relationship between some new aspects of positive family history (FH) of coronary artery disease (CAD) and other risk factors related to CAD in patients with acute myocardial ...