Cardiology Research


Frequency: Bimonthly
Journal Access: Open access

ISSN-print: 1923-2829
ISSN-online: 1923-2837
Journal scope: Cardiology Research is an open access, peer-reviewed, international journal. All submissions relating to basic research and clinical practice of cardiology and cardiovascular medicine are in this journal's scope. This journal focuses on publishing original research and observations in all cardiovascular medicine aspects. Manuscript types include original article, review, case report, short communication, book review, letter to the editor.
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Improving ECG Competence in Medical Trainees in a UK District General Hospital

Competency in electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation is central to undergraduate and postgraduate clinical training. Studies have demonstrated ECGs are interpreted sub-optimally. Our study compares the effectiveness of two learning strategies to improve competence and confidence. A 1-month prospective randomized study compared the strategies in two cohorts: undergraduate third year medical students and postgraduate foundation year one (FY1) doctors. Read the Full Text

-Effectiveness of Telemetry Guidelines in Predicting Clinically Significant Arrhythmias in Hospitalized Patients

-New Guidelines for the Management of Chest Pain: Lessons From a Recent Audit in Tauranga, New Zealand

-Temporary Transvenous Cardiac Pacing in Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction Predicts Increased Mortality

-Failure to Treat Torsades de Pointes

-Choice and Utility of Pacing Maneuver in Establishing the Mechanism of Supraventricular Tachycardia: A Single Center Experience

-A Type A Aortic Dissection Mimicking an Acute Myocardial Infarction

-Long Term Outcomes in Stress Echocardiography: Ten Year Follow up of a Cohort in a Single Centre


Featured Article

Direct Telephonic Communication in a Heart Failure Transitional Care Program: An observational study
This study investigated the trend of phone calls in the Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center (BGSMC) Heart Failure Transitional Care Program (HFTCP). The primary goal of the HFTCP is to reduce 30-Day readmissions for heart failure patients by using a multi-pronged approach. This study included 104 patients in the HFTCP discharged over a 51-week period who had around-the-clock telephone access to the Transitionalist. Cellular phone records were reviewed. This study evaluated the length and timing of calls.
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Bicuspid Pulmonic Valve and Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm
Bicuspid pulmonary valves and pulmonary artery aneurysms are two rare entities, reported in association, and usually attributed to hemodynamic alterations caused by the bicuspid pulmonary valve. We present magnetic resonance images of a patient with a bicuspid pulmonary valve and pulmonary artery aneurysm, and propose an alternative mechanism for this association, based on recent embryologic studies that link anomalies of the semilunar valves and great vessels with derangement of the cardiac neural crest cell development.
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Vol. 5, No. 2, Apr 2014

Table of Contents

Original Article

Improving ECG Competence in Medical Trainees in a UK District General Hospital Abstract HTML PDF
Christopher McAloon, Helen Leach, Simrat Gill, Arun Aluwalia, Jasper Trevelyan 51-57
Cardioprotective Effects of Oral Trimetazidine in Diabetic Patients With Anterior Wall Myocardial Infarction Treated With Thrombolysis Abstract HTML PDF
Mohamed Shehata 58-67
Body Composition and Abdominal Obesity in Patients With and Without Coronary Heart Disease Abstract HTML PDF
Aasghar Rahmani, Mohammadreza Hafezi Ahmadi, Samira Misgavam, Farhod Farhadi, Zahra Vahdat Shariatpanahi 68-71
Acute Cardiorenal Syndrome Type 1 in Patients With Congestive Heart Failure Exacerbations Is Not an Indicator of Poor Outcome and Increased Mortality Abstract HTML PDF
Eric Arguelles, Carolina de Elia, Zoran Lasic 72-74

Case Report

Iatrogenic Aorto-Coronary Dissection Successfully Treated With IVUS Guided Unprotected Left Main Stenting: Case Report and Review of Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Avinash Murthy, Arti Singh, Edward R. Tuohy IV 75-79
Electrogenic Cardioversion Abstract HTML PDF
Joseph Theodore, Rajiv Ananthakrishna, Prabhavathi Bhat, Dattatreya PV Rao, Manjunath Cholenhally Nanjappa 80-82
Bicuspid Pulmonic Valve and Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm Abstract HTML PDF
Carlos A. Jamis-Dow, George H. Barbier, Mary P. Watkins, Gregory M. Lanza, Shelton D. Caruthers, Samuel A. Wickline 83-84
 
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