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08.06.2021 | Original Article

Comparison of long-term mortality in patients who underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement with or without anti-atherosclerotic therapy

Atherosclerosis is a risk factor for both aortic stenosis (AS) and coronary artery disease. This study aimed to investigate whether anti-atherosclerotic therapy (AT), defined as the simultaneous use of antiplatelet agents, statins, and renin …

07.06.2021 | Original Article Open Access

Body composition and mortality in patients undergoing endovascular treatment for peripheral artery disease

An inverse correlation between body mass index and mortality in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) has been reported. However, little information is available regarding the impact of body composition on the clinical outcomes in patients …

06.06.2021 | Original Article

Relationship between electrocardiographic interatrial blocks and echocardiographic indices of left atrial function in acute heart failure

The presence of an interatrial block (IAB) on surface ECG should be considered as a hallmark of atrial electrical remodelling. This is often accompanied by morphological abnormalities. We aimed to investigate the frequency of IAB and its …

05.06.2021 | Original Article

Real-time venography-guided extrathoracic puncture technique for cardiovascular implantable electronic device implantation

Central venous access is an essential technique for cardiovascular implantable electronic device (CIED) implantation, and the use of axillary vein approach has recently been increasing. This study sought to examine whether real-time …

05.06.2021 | Original Article

Absent pulmonary valve with tricuspid atresia/stenosis: literature review with new three long-term cases

Absent pulmonary valve (APV) syndrome with tricuspid atresia or tricuspid stenosis (TA/TS) is an extremely rare malformation recently reported as a variant of APV with intact ventricular septum (VS). The condition, however, has univentricular …

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