Bassem Abdel Samad

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This study was undertaken to assess the effect of a first myocardial infarction (MI) on the systolic and diastolic velocity profiles of the mitral annulus determined by pulsed wave Doppler tissue(More)
BACKGROUND Decreased right ventricular (RV) function is a known echocardiographic finding after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). For patients with heart failure, RV dysfunction is a predictor(More)
BACKGROUND Inflammation is a major contributor to atherosclerotic vascular disease. Inflammatory parameters such as C-reactive protein (CRP) and Interleukin-6 (IL-6) have been shown to be strong(More)