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Value of the aVR lead in differential diagnosis of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia.
AIMS Despite the several electrocardiographic (ECG) criteria, misclassification may still occur in differential diagnosis of the regular paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT). The aim of theExpand
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Evaluation of the Clinical and Procedural Predictive Factors of no-Reflow Phenomenon Following Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Background: The no-reflow phenomenon is an uncommon and critical occurrence which myocardial reperfusion does not restore to its optimal level. Several predisposing factors of the no-reflowExpand
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Coronary Slow Flow Phenomenon Clinical Findings and Predictors
Background: In some patients with chest pain, selective coronary angiography reveals slow contrast agent passage through the epicardial coronary arteries in the absence of stenosis. This phenomenonExpand
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Avoiding Heparinization of Arterial Line and Maintaining Acceptable Arterial Waveform After Cardiac Surgery: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Background: Invasive and continuous blood pressure (BP) monitoring is crucial after cardiac surgery. Accuracy of BP measurement mostly depends on patency of arterial catheter and acceptable waveform.Expand
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The Effects of Side Branch Predilation During Provisional Stenting of Coronary Bifurcation Lesions: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial
Background: There is a paucity of data regarding the role of side branch (SB) predilation during the provisional stenting of bifurcation lesions. Objectives: The present study aimed to assess theExpand
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Partially Unroofed Coronary Sinus, Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava and Cortriatriatum: A Rare Combination of Interruption in Normal Embryogenesis
A 48-year-old male with a history of secundum type atrial septal defect (ASD) closure in childhood presented to our outpatient clinic complaining of palpitation for six months. Interestingly,Expand
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Coronary Flow Assessment in Unstable Angina/non ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Patients via Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction Frame Count in Angiography
Background: TIMI Frame Count (TFC) is one of the methods to estimate the coronary blood flow velocity. This is a simple, inexpensive, quantitative, reproducible, and continuous variable method. ManyExpand
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Mid-term follow-up of pulmonary valve bioprostheses in adults with congenital heart disease.
Objectives: Pulmonary valve replacement is increasingly performed late after correction of Tetralogy of Fallot. Most reports have dealt with tissue valves as the valves substitute of choice althoughExpand
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Fatal aortitis: a complication of aspergillus endocarditis following coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Introduction The most common fungal organism to cause endocarditis is Candida with 62%, which is followed by aspergillus at 18%1.Aspergillus is a hyaline mold that is the etiologic agent responsibleExpand