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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A Culturally Appropriate Educational Intervention Can Improve Self-Care in Hispanic Patients With Heart Failure: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Hispanics constitute the largest US ethnic group and have been shown to have more frequent heart failure (HF) hospitalizations than non-Hispanic whites. Disease management programs can reduce HF hospitalizations and mortality by increasing patient self-care, but most programs are limited to patients who speak English. Therefore, we hypothesize that Project Fluido, a culturally appropriate self-care education intervention, will improve self-care behaviors and knowledge in Hispanic patients with HF compared with usual care (UC). 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

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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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Myocardial Scar Detection by Standard CT Coronary Angiography
We have described a myocardial infarct scar identified by a standard dual source CT coronary angiography (CTCA). We were able to detect the scar during the routine coronary assessment without contrast late enhancement and without additional radiation exposure. It is therefore feasible to assess chronic scar using a standard CTCA technique. Also it may be of prognostic importance in patients with previous silent infarction and in patients presenting with atypical chest pain in whom infarct size could influence the future management. However, we need to develop a technique to improve the accuracy of scar detection on the standard CTCA dataset without the need for further contrast and radiation exposure.
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Telomeres and Estrogens: The Unholy Nexus in Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis Abstract HTML PDF
Aga Syed Sameer, Saniya Nissar, Ruqaya Aziz 85-90

Original Article

A Culturally Appropriate Educational Intervention Can Improve Self-Care in Hispanic Patients With Heart Failure: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial Abstract HTML PDF
Jill Howie-Esquivel, Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, Robyn Clark, Lorraine Evangelista, Kathleen Dracup 91-100
Evaluation of a New Shirt-Based Electrocardiogram Device for Cardiac Screening in Soccer Players: Comparative Study With Treadmill Ergospirometry Abstract HTML PDF
Oscar Fabregat-Andres, Adolfo Munoz-Macho, Guillermo Adell-Beltran, Xavier Ibanez-Catala, Agustin Macia, Lorenzo Facila 101-107

Case Report

Acute Myocardial Infarction in Patient With Triple Negative Breast Cancer After Paclitaxel Infusion: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Christopher Esber, Khadijah Breathett, Taha Sachak, Stephen Moore, Scott M. Lilly 108-111
Paradoxical Thromboembolism/ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction via a Patent Foramen Ovale in Sub-Massive Pulmonary Embolism Following an Upper Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis: Is It Time for a Change in the Standard of Care? Abstract HTML PDF
Deepali Nivas Tukaye, Rodrigo Silva Cavallazzi 112-117
Myocardial Scar Detection by Standard CT Coronary Angiography Abstract HTML PDF
Anand Jeevarethinam, Shreenidhi Venuraju, Vishal Shahil Mehta, Satvir Atwal, Usha Raval, Roby Rakhit, Joseph Davar, Avijit Lahiri 118-120
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