International Cardiovascular Research Journal

  • ISSN: 2251-9149 2251-9130
  • Email: editor@ircrj.com
  • Journal Type: per-issue | Frequency: quarterly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
Research Article
30/Jun/2017
Rajesh Ramachandran, Minuja Mani, Sumesh Soman
Background: Due to over production of reactive oxygen species, oxidative stress forms one of the major reasons for progression of Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) and the associated cardiomyopathies. Thus, controlling these reactive radicals is one of the major management strategies for CVDs. Natural compounds and phytochemicals have already ... read more
Research Article
30/Jun/2017
Farid Mirzaee, Armin Attar, Mohammad Mohammadianpanah, Firoozeh Abtahi, Fatemeh Amirmoezi , Alireza Moaref
Background: Anthracyclines, as cancer chemotherapeutic agents, play an undeniable role in treatment of several cancers. As cardiotoxicity is an important adverse reaction of anthracyclines, elucidation of asymptomatic and potentially symptomatic changes in Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (LVEF) is of significant interest in patients receiving chemotherapy.Objectives: This study ... read more
Research Article
30/Jun/2017
Yasushi Hirano, Yoshihito Sakata
Background: Treatment of critical Aortic Stenosis (AS) in hemodynamically unstable patients is a major clinical challenge. read more
Research Article
30/Jun/2017
Somayeh Delavari, Mohammad hossein Nikoo, Mohammad Vahid Jorat, Amir Savardashtaki, Mehrab Sayadi
Background: Cardiac Radiofrequency (RF) ablation is used for treating some types of heart rhythm problems. The number of RF ablation procedures is increasing rapidly due to lower complication risks than surgery and high success rates. Due to higher patient exposure to X-ray radiation in different cardiac ablation ... read more
Research Article
30/Jun/2017
Mehrab Sayadi, Mohammad Javad Zibaeenezhad, Seyyed Mohammad Taghi Ayatollahi
Background: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is one of the most important risk factors in cardiovascular disorders considered as a common clinical and public health problem. Early diagnosis can reduce the burden of the disease. Decision tree, as an advanced data mining method, can be used as a ... read more
Case Report
30/Jun/2017
alireza vakilian, Reza Derakhshan Ravari , Amir Moghadam-Ahmadi
Sydenham Chorea (SC) is a childhood disease that most frequently occurs after infection with group A β-hemolytic streptococcus species. SC is the most commonly acquired childhood chorea, usually affecting 5 to 15-year-old children. Dextrocardia situs inversus refers to the heart being situated on the right side of ... read more
Case Report
30/Jun/2017
Fatma Yılmaz Coşkun, Orhan Özer, Gökhan Altunbaş
Microbubbles have been presumed as gaseous emboli, which originate during mechanical heart valve closure, but are not seen in bioprosthetic valves. In this report, we presented a cluster of microbubbles mimicking mobile thrombus in a patient with mechanical mitral valve prosthesis. A 30-year-old female with a history ... read more
Case Report
30/Jun/2017
Hamza Abdur Rahim Khan, Atiya Hameedullah, Omar Irfan, Muhammad Tariq, Saulat Hasnain Fatimi
Cardiac tumors constitute 0.2% of all tumors. Primary cardiac tumors occur infrequently with an incidence of 0.0017-0.19% as shown by autopsies performed in non-selected populations. Among these tumors, cardiac myxomas are most commonly encountered, with left atrial myxomas being more prevalent than right atrial ones. The classic ... read more

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