Cardiology and Cardiovascular Research

Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2024

  • Research Article

    Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Epidemiological, Clinical Aspects and Prognoses in the Cardiology Department and Internal Medicine of CHU Brazzaville

    Solange Flore Mongo Ngamami, Ruddy Junior Taty, Kivie Mou-moue Ngolo Letomo*, Christian Michel Kouala Landa, Gankama Thibault Naibe, Jospin Karel Makani Bassoukouahou, Rog Paterne Bakekolo, Meo Stephane Ikama, Fikahem Ellenga Mbolla

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: Dec. 15, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 27, 2023
    Published: Jan. 18, 2024
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    Abstract: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension PAH is a medical condition serious and severe. In Congo, its epidemiology and its etiologies are poorly understood. This study, aimed at improving the care of patients with PAH, was interested to epidemio-clinical aspects, and prognosis of this entity. This was a retrospective, cross-sectional study carried out from ... Show More
  • Research Article

    Value of the Novel Dynamic Coronary Roadmap in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

    Ahmed Mansy, Sameh Allam, Mohamed Hussien, Omar Solyman

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 7-13
    Received: Jan. 04, 2024
    Accepted: Jan. 22, 2024
    Published: Feb. 05, 2024
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    Abstract: Background: An innovative technological advancement, the dynamic coronary roadmap (DCR) superimposes the coronary arteries on a fluoroscopic image in real-time while compensating for motion. Aim: to determine the value of DCR in percutaneous coronary intervention. Methods: This study was conducted on 193 patients with anginal pain, who come for Per... Show More
  • Review Article

    Cardioembolic Cerebral Accident: Epidemiological and Paraclinical Aspects at the Brazzaville University Hospital

    Solange Flore Mongo Ngamami, Ludwine Orlane Kimbekete, Christian Michel Kouala Landa, Kivie Mou-moue Ngolo Letomo*, Rog Paterne Bakekolo, Eric Gibrel Kimbally Kaky, Ruddy Junior Taty, Gankama Thibault Naibe, Jospin Karel Makani Bassoukouahou, Macair Ossou-Nguiet, Fikahem Ellenga Mbolla

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 14-20
    Received: Jan. 10, 2024
    Accepted: Jan. 22, 2024
    Published: Feb. 05, 2024
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    Abstract: Purpose: to show the value of the Doppler echocardiogram and the Holter-ECG performed systematically during the etiological assessment of a first episode of ischemic stroke. Methods and patients: this was a prospective and descriptive study, carried out from May 1 to October 31, 2020 (six months) in the cardiology and neurology departments of the B... Show More
  • Research Article

    Mortality Predictors in Patients with Cardiovascular Involvement by COVID-19

    Roberto Ramos Barbosa*, Lucas Crespo de Barros, Rodolfo Costa Sylvestre, Larissa Novaes Paganini, Pietro Dall’Orto Lima, Lucas Martins Frizzera Borges, Darlan Dadalt, Glícia Chierici Baptista, Layla Pasolini Lott, Valentin Trevizani Neto, Eduardo Gomes Vieira, Amanda Alencar de Araujo, Hemely Almeida do Nascimento, Lucas Bandeira Lima, Rodrigo Monico Cavedo, Lucas Vieira Pinto, Amanda Lessa Martins, Emanuella Esteves Machado, Renato Giestas Serpa, Osmar Araujo Calil, Luiz Fernando Machado Barbosa

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2024
    Pages: 21-28
    Received: Jan. 11, 2024
    Accepted: Jan. 25, 2024
    Published: Feb. 20, 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ccr.20240801.14
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    Abstract: Introduction: SARS-CoV-2 is a new coronavirus responsible for one of the most evident diseases today, COVID-19, registering approximately 419,000 deaths until 2020. Some risk factors for infection and mortality must be assessed in clinical and research scenarios, such as the presence of cardiovascular diseases, with clinical and laboratory alterati... Show More