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
International Cardiovascular Research Journal: Mar 2018, 12 (1), 7 articles.
Research Article
01/Mar/2018
Sara Emamgholipour, Ali Akbari Sari, Mohsen Pakdaman, Sara Geravandi
Background: CVDs are the first cause of death globally. About 50% of annual deaths are
 related to this group of diseases in Iran; however, the economic cost of CVD on Iranian
 society has not been conducted.Objectives: The aim of this study was to estimate the economic burden of CVDs ... read more
Research Article
01/Mar/2018
Anna Sioziou, Hector Katifelis, Evangelia Legaki, Nikolaos Patelis, Dimitrios Athanasiadis, Theodoros Liakakos, Christos Klonaris, Maria Gazouli
Background: Carotid disease is one of the many forms of cardiovascular disease, which
 may lead to chronic disability and death. It is a multifactorial inflammatory disease,
 greatly affected by an individual’s habits like smoking, lack of exercise, and a diet high in
 fats. MicroRNAs (miRs) are known to be involved ... read more
Research Article
01/Mar/2018
Noormohammad Noori, Turan Shahraki, Alireza Teimouri, Iraj Shahramian
Background: Celiac disease (CD) is an autoimmune mediated gluten sensitive
 enteropathy and cardiac involvement in CD children is frequent.Objectives: This study aimed to investigate cardiac involvements in patients with celiac
 disease by using Doppler Tissue Echocardiography and conventional echocardiography
 to identify myocardial dysfunctions in celiac patients compared to healthy individuals.Patients ... read more
Research Article
31/Mar/2018
Arash Khorrami, Alireza Garjani, Bahador Bagheri, Nasrin Maleki-dizaji, Mojtaba Ziaee
Background: Saturated fatty acids and high sugar consumption along with sedentary
 lifestyle increase. The prevalence of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
 Objectives: In the present study, dietary high cholesterol and oxidized cholesterol
 implications after myocardial infarction induced by Isoproterenol compared with
 myocardial infarction subjects with normal diet were studied.
 Materials and Methods: 36 animals ... read more
Research Article
01/Mar/2018
kamran Aghasadeghi, Somayeh Nabavi, Fatemeh Amirmoezi , Armin Attar
Background: Statin treatment can cause elevation of the liver aminotransferase levels in
 1-3% of the patients with hypercholesterolemia. Previous studies indicate that vitamin E
 plays a role in declining the increased levels of liver enzymes caused by fatty liver disease.
 Objectives: We conducted this study to determine the effect of ... read more
Brief Report
01/Mar/2018
Toba Kazemi, Tahmine Tavakoli, Morteza Hajihosseini, Elahe Yari
Background: Pre-hypertension is known as the precursor of hypertension. We could
 prevent or delay hypertension by controlling pre-hypertension.
 Objectives: In this study, we investigated the prevalence of pre-hypertension and its risk
 factors in an Iranian population, East of Iran, in 2014.
 Patients and Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on 1280 ... read more
Case Report
31/Mar/2018
Maruti Haranal, Joseph Xavier, Hetal Mehta, Sridhar Melagiriyappa
Isolated congenital Mitral Regurgitation (MR) occurring in infancy is rare (< 0.4% of live
 births with congenital heart disease). Presentation in infancy with symptoms of heart
 failure reflects the severity of the condition and needs mandatory surgical correction
 to prevent progressive deterioration and death. Isolated Congenital MR in infancy is ... read more