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Effect of intravenous atropine on treadmill stress test results in patients with poor exercise capacity or chronotropic incompetence
Objective: Exercise stress test (EST) is one of the main diagnostic and prognostic tests for ischemic heart disease. However, its usefulness depends on achieving target heart rate, then chronotropic incompetence and poor ...
Comparison between covered and bare Cheatham-platinum stents for endovascular treatment of patients with native post-ductal aortic coarctation: Immediate and intermediate-term results
Objectives: This study sought to evaluate the outcomes of endovascular treatment with covered versus bare Cheatham-platinum stents (NuMed, Hopkinton, New York) in coarctation of aorta (CoA) patients. Background: Covered ...
Coronary artery dimensions: Iranian population versus Indo-Asians and Caucasians
Background The dimensions of the coronary arteries have been shown to vary among ethnic groups. There are no data available regarding the normal size of coronary arteries in Iranians. This study aimed to investigate normal ...
Mitral regurgitation after percutaneous balloon mitral valvotomy in patients with rheumatic mitral stenosis: A single-center study
Background: Percutaneous balloon mitral valvotomy (BMV) is the gold standard treatment for rheumatic mitral stenosis (MS) in that it causes significant changes in mitral valve area (MVA) and improves leaflet mobility. ...
The impact of diabetes on early and midterm outcome of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
Background: Diabetic patients constitute about 25% of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). The impact of diabetes on the results of this operation, especially in Asian patients is not well ...