Research Article
01/Mar/2017
Zeynep Bal, Ugur Bal, Suleyman Karakose, Emre Tutal, Mehtap Erkmen Uyar, Siren Sezer
Background: Rate of mortality due to cardiovascular diseases is high in Maintenance Hemodialysis (MHD) patients. Additionally, prolonged QT interval is reportedly associated with high-risk ventricular arrhythmia and sudden death. Vascular calcification may be related to QT dispersion interval in MHD patients because the extensive nature of the ... read more
Research Article
01/Mar/2017
Roozbeh Mortazavi, Akbar Rasekhi Kazerouni, Mohammad Ali Ostovan, Gholamhossein Ranjbar Omrani, Mesbah Shams
Background: Obesity is a well-known principal risk factor for metabolic disorders and cardiovascular diseases. Resistin is one of adipocyte-derived molecules, which plays important roles in inflammation as well as in endocrine and cardiovascular systems.Objectives: The present study aimed to determine the association between serum resistin level and ... read more
Research Article
01/Mar/2017
Hamid Amoozgar, Nasrin Bahmanpour, Pouya Farhadi, Mohammad Reza Edraki, Mohammad Borzouee, Gholamhossein Ajami, Sirous Cheriki, Hamid Mohammadi, Nima Mehdizadegan
Background: The effect of balloon angioplasty in treatment of coarctation of the aorta (COA) in pediatric patients is very important.Objectives: This study aimed to assess the efficacy and safety of balloon angioplasty for coarctation of the aorta (CoA) and its effects on heart function in children above ... read more
Research Article
01/Mar/2017
Mohammad Hossein Soltani, Mohammad Javad Alemzadeh-Ansari, Sepideh Taghavi, Behshid Ghadrdoost , Majid Maleki, Ahmad Amin, Nasim Naderi
Background: Heart Failure (HF) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Additionally, Worsening Renal Function (WRF) during hospitalization has a significant effect on re-hospitalization and mortality in such patients.Objectives: The present study aimed to determine the prevalence and prognostic significance of WRF complicating acute HF ... read more
Research Article
01/Mar/2017
Noor Mohammad Noori, Iraj Shahramian, Seyed Mohsen Dehghani , Alireza Teimouri, Elham Sharafi, Maryam Ataollahi, Maryam Bahmanyar
Background: The incidence of Celiac Disease (CD) raises in children with Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM).Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of CD in children with DCM compared with controls.Patients and Methods: This case-control study was conducted on 38 patients with DCM and 76 healthy controls to ... read more
Research Article
01/Mar/2017
Masih Shafa, Mojtaba Haddad , Reza Rafieossadat, Hossein Mirkhani
Background: Left Internal Mammary Artery (LIMA) and Saphenous Vein (SV) are two of the most commonly used conduits in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG). Perioperative spasm of these conduits, especially LIMA, is associated with perioperative morbidity and mortality. Papaverine is the conventional vasodilator used intraoperatively to overcome ... read more
Case Report
01/Mar/2017
Mohammad Vahid Jorat, Mohammad hossein Nikoo, Maryam Tahamtan
Mitral annular region and valvular apparatus injury during catheter ablation is a rare but serious complication. Although entrapment of a circular-tip mapping catheter in the mitral valve complex has been described as a major etiology of this rare complication, spring-tip guide wire entrapment in mitral valve complex ... read more
Case Report
01/Mar/2017
Feridoun Sabzi, Reza Faraji
Aortic wall with its poor blood supply is a very rare location of Hydatid Cyst (HC) infestation and mediastinal HC is a rare presentation of human hydatidosis. Here, we reported a case of primary mediastinal HC invading the ascending aorta, which initially presented as an aortic aneurysm. ... read more
Correction
01/Mar/2017
ansar karimian, safar farajnia, Morteza Ghojazadeh , fatemeh khakikhatibi
Corrigendum to: The Association between PAI-1 Gene Promoter Polymorphism and Serum Serpin E1, MDA, and Hs-CRP Levels in Coronary Artery Disease [published in Int Cardiovasc Res J.2016;10(3):129-134.icrj.35403] read more

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