Abstract: Difficulties associated with stent delivery and under expansions [1–5] are often encountered with calcified lesions. Lesion preparation of calcified lesions prior to stent implantation is important to facilitate stent delivery and provide
Abstract: Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT) is an inherited arrhythmia syndrome characterized by ventricular tachyarrhythmia induced by adrenergic stress in the absence of structural heart disease
Abstract: Mitochondria are evolutionary remnants of aerobic bacteria that invaded protoeukaryotic cells a billion years ago. The ability to utilize oxygen drove the development and evolution of the cardiovascular system in multicellular organisms, and for this
Abstract: Intracoronary optical coherence tomography (OCT) is an interferometric imaging technology that uses near-infrared light to provide cross-sectional images with an axial resolution of 10 μm and a transverse of 20-40 μm in vivo.
Abstract: A 57–years old woman underwent an aortic valve replacement (ATS 23–mm mechanical valve, Medtronic ATS Medical, Minneapolis, USA) for the treatment of aortic regurgitation. She was diagnosed with Takayasu arteritis post–operative
Abstract: As planned, a valve sparing operation (Tirone David procedure) was performed. The intervention and the postoperative period were uneventful.
Abstract: An elderly patient presented with a first episode of NYHA class III functional heart failure. The electrocardiogram (ECG) presented sinus rhythm with lateral Q waves suggestive of subacute myocardial infarction.
Austin Journal of Clinical Cardiology is an open access, peer reviewed, scholarly journal dedicated to publish articles in all areas of cardiology and angiology. The aim of the journal is to provide a forum for cardiologists, researchers, physicians, and other health professionals to find most recent advances in the areas of cardiology and cardiovascular diseases.
Abstract Biomarker tests related to heart failure are a diverse group. For such a diverse group, evaluating the performance presents challenges. Statistical considerations for evaluating heart failure biomarker tests