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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 ...
Association between overweight and increased risk of acute myocardial infarction
Objective: To assess relationship of obesity with occurrence of coronary artery disease (CAD) in Iranian patients. Methods: The CAD risk associated with obesity (body mass index ?25.0) was assessed in a case-control study ...
Perioperative risk factors for prolonged mechanical ventilation and tracheostomy in women undergoing coronary artery bypass graft with cardiopulmonary bypass
Background: Prolonged mechanical ventilation is an important recognized complication occurring during cardiovascular surgery procedures. This study was done to assess the perioperative risk factors related to postoperative ...
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 ...