Cardiology and Cardiovascular Research

Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2019

  • Quality of Life in Patients with Chronic Heath Failure Followed at the Tertiary Hospitals of Sub-Saharan Africa

    Jérôme Boombhi, Jean-Pierre Kamga, Liliane Mfeukeu-Kuaté, Delphine Kingue, Mazou Ngou Temgoua, Alain Menanga, Samuel Kingué

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 80-85
    Received: 14 May 2019
    Accepted: 18 June 2019
    Published: 25 September 2019
    Abstract: Heart Failure (HF) has become one of the most important chronic medical conditions worldwide. It’s associated with high morbidity and mortality. Despite improving in patient’s management, little works have been done to evaluate the quality of life of patients with heart failure in Sub-Saharan Africa. The objective of this work was to assess the qua... Show More
  • ST Elevation in a Professional Athlete: From the Coronary Care Unit to the Field

    Maria Boutsikou, Elias Sanidas, Gkiouzelis Giasemis, George Ziogas, George Dangas, Panagiotis Stamatopoulos

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 86-89
    Received: 10 July 2019
    Accepted: 17 September 2019
    Published: 30 September 2019
    Abstract: Interpretation of ECG in athletes can be quite challenging as it requires adequate experience to distinguish physiologic changes related to adaptation to training from pathologic findings. ECG interpretation is an important diagnostic tool for high intensity trained athletes. Herein, we present the case of a young high-competitive athlete who prese... Show More
  • Erectile Dysfunction Among Hypertensive Patients in Yaounde, Cameroon

    Jerome Boombhi, Njoya Poumie Aoudou, Alain Menanga, Donald Tchapmi, Ba Hamadou, Samuel Kingue

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 90-93
    Received: 1 October 2019
    Accepted: 28 October 2019
    Published: 5 November 2019
    Abstract: This study was done to determine the prevalence, associated factors and severity factors of erectile dysfunction, in patients with hypertension in Yaounde. It was a cross sectional descriptive and analytical study that included 170 patients. All the participants were screened for erectile dysfunction using the International Index of Erectile Functi... Show More
  • Cardiac Tamponade from Pericardial Mesothelioma Causing Acute Renal Insufficiency in Dog

    Sajika Seengam, Chattida Panprom, Pat Puncharoen, Soontaree Petchdee

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 94-98
    Received: 28 October 2019
    Accepted: 18 November 2019
    Published: 22 November 2019
    Abstract: Pericardial mesothelioma is a rare malignancy tumor in dog. Due to an aggressive tumor and low survival rates, mesothelioma is frequently diagnosed at an advanced stage. The objective of this clinical report is to highlight the characteristic of this malignancy tumor to help an early diagnosis and to improve the therapeutic outcomes of this neoplas... Show More
  • Short Term Follow up for Diabetic Patients Presented with Acute STEMI Undergoing Preventive Versus Culprit Lesion in Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

    Mohamed Elsayed Shuman, Ahmed Abdallah Mostafa, Ghada Mahmoud Soltan, Abdalla Mostafa Kamal

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 99-103
    Received: 2 November 2019
    Accepted: 23 November 2019
    Published: 4 December 2019
    Abstract: Objectives: This study aimed to evaluate the short term follow up for diabetic patients presented with acute STEMI underwent preventive percutaneous coronary intervention. Background: preventive PCI appears to be safe as culprit artery PCI with effective reduction of refractory angina and repeated revascularization in selected patients but no benef... Show More
  • Tissue Doppler Imaging Assessment of Left Ventricular Function in Diabetic Patients with Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

    Mohamed Abd El Raheem El Tnoby, Ahmed Abdallah Mostafa, Waleed Abdo Ebraheem, Abdallah Mostafa Kamal

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 104-113
    Received: 25 November 2019
    Accepted: 9 December 2019
    Published: 24 December 2019
    Abstract: Background & Purpose: Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is the motive of many distinctive kinds of heart illnesses globally. Up till now, few cardiologists are aware of (HCV) as an etiology of heart sickness and its treatment. It has been nicely documented that the presence of diabetes mellitus (DM) changed into carefully connected to cardiovascular disorder... Show More