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Complementary role of cardiac computed tomography to transesophageal echocardiography in the evaluation of prosthetic valve dysfunction
(Elsevier Ireland Ltd, 2017)
Dear Editor, We have read with great interest the article by Suh et al. describingtheadded value of cardiaccomputed tomography(CT) in theevaluationof pannus overgrowth on mechanical prosthetic valves. Cardiac CThas a ...
Fundamental role of echocardiographic evaluation in the diagnosis of prosthetic valve endocarditis
(Blackwell Publishing Inc., 2019)
We have recently read with great interest the article by Carneiro et al entitled “Fungal prosthetic aortic valve endocarditis and endarteritis: An unusual cause of aortic root vegetations”.1 The authors reported a case of ...
A rare cause of dysphagia and weight loss in a nonagenarian with hypertension: Dysphagia aortica
(Blackwell Publishing Inc., 2015)
To the Editor: Dysphagia is a subjective awareness of difficulty in swallowing caused by impaired progression of food from the oropharynx to the stomach. An unusual mechanical cause of dysphagia occurs from extrinsic ...
Evaluation of potential long-term changes in endothelial functions and basic echocardiographic parameters in unilateral nephrectomy patients
(Blackwell Publishing Inc., 2017)
Aim: Decreased nephron count may result in lower glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and cardiorenal injury in the absence of compensatory hyperfunction. In this study, we aimed to evaluate long-term effects of 50% nephron ...
Acute myocardial infarction and concomitant ischemic stroke as an unusual presentation of native mitral valve endocarditis
(Akadémiai Kiadó Zrt., 2018)
ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) due to septic coronary embolism is a rare complication of infective endocarditis (IE) and isassociated with high mortality rates. When common signs of IE are often overlooked on ...
Presence of fragmented QRS may be associated with complex ventricular arrhythmias in patients with essential hypertension
(Churchill Livingstone Inc., 2019)
Background: Ventricular arrhythmias (VAs)are frequent in hypertensive patients. Myocardial fibrosis is one of the components of left ventricular hypertrophy secondary to hypertension. Fragmented QRS (fQRS)on electrocardiography ...
Investigation of mindin levels in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy and QRS fragmentation on electrocardiography
(Taylor and Francis Ltd., 2018)
Purpose: Mindin was associated with diabetic nephropathy, podocyte injury, colitis, allergic asthma, liver ischaemia and reperpusion injury and ischaemic brain injury. On the other hand, it was reported as a protective ...
Oscillating left atrial appendage in a massive pericardial effusion due to severe paravalvular leakage after mitral valve replacement
(Taylor and Francis Ltd., 2017)
A 36-year-old female patient was referred to our hospital with a transient ischaemic attack (TIA) that had occurred three days before and with progressive dyspnoea for about one week.
Design and rationale for the ASSOS study: appropriateness of aspirin use in medical outpatients a multicenter and observational study
(Turkish Society of Cardiology, 2018)
Objective: The aim of this study was to describe the current status of aspirin use and the demographic characteristics of patients on aspirin for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Methods: The ...
Management of prosthetic valve thrombosis concomitant with coronary embolism
(NLM (Medline), 2019)
We have recently read with great interest the article by Olcay (1) published in Anatol J Cardiol 2018; 20: 365-7. We appreciate the author for his report describing the concomitant left main coronary artery and mitral ...