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Submissions from 2022

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Atrioventricular septal defect, Intisar Ahmed and Fatima Anjum

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Biventricular devices, Intisar Ahmed and Waleed T. Kayani

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Clinical characteristics and prognostic factors of atrial fibrillation at a tertiary center of Pakistan – from a South-Asian perspective – A cross-sectional study, Intisar Ahmed, Aiysha Nasir, Pirbhat Shams, Hunaina Shahab, Muhammad Hassan, Faryal Subhani, Ghurfan Adnan, Awais Farhad, Aamir Hameed, and Yawer Saeed

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Restrictive cardiomyopathy, Kristen N. Brown, Venkata Satish Pendela, Intisar Ahmed, and Rene R. Diaz

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Best practices for administering monoclonal antibody therapy for coronavirus (COVID-19), Hend Elsaghir and Ghurfan Adnan

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Evaluation of factors underlying sex-based disparities in cardiovascular care in adults with self-reported premature atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, Vardhmaan Jain, Mahmoud Al Rifai, Rodman Turpin, Hatice Nur Eken, Ankit Agrawal, Dhruv Mahttaf, Zainab Samad, Stephanie Coulter, Fatima Rodriguez, and Laura A. Petersen

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Prevalence and predictors of premature coronary heart disease among Asians in the United States: A national health interview survey study, Sina Kianoush, Mahmoud Al Rifai, Vardhmaan Jain, Zainab Samad, Jamal Rana, Sunita Dodani, Xiaoming Jia, Safi U. Khan, Kartik Gupta, Carl J. Lavie, Sally S. Wong, Amber Hanif Palla, and Salim Virani

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Salmonellosis including enteric fever, Farah Qamar, Wajid Hussain, and Sonia Qureshi

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Tirofiban and rivaroxaban use in the management of right coronary artery thrombus as a primary manifestation of essential thrombocythemia, Muhummad Nasir Rahman and Maleeha Javed

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Association of U.S. birth, duration of residence in the U.S., and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk factors among Asian adults, Mahmoud Al Rifai, Sina Kianoush, Vardhmaan Jain, Parag H. Joshi, Miguel Cainzos-Achirica, Khurram Nasir, Anwar T. Merchant, Sunita Dodani, Sally S. Wong, and Zainab Samad

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A meta-analysis on incidence of barotrauma in patients with COVID-19 ARDS undergoing invasive mechanical ventilation, Hasan Fareed Siddiqui, Aqsa Saleem, Syed Owais Javed, Sheema Saadia, Palvisha Qasim, Syed Saad Ali, Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi, and Akbar Shoukat Ali

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Severe mixed mitral valve disease due to massive mitral annular calcification: A case report and literature review, Fateh Ali Tipoo Sultan and Sheema Saadia

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Personal and household PM 2.5 and black carbon exposure measures and respiratory symptoms in 8 low- and middle-income countries, Ying Wang, Matthew Shupler, Aaron Birch, Yen Li Chu, Matthew Jeronimo, Sumathy Rangarajan, Maha Mustaha, Rehman Khawaja, Romaina Iqbal, and Khawar Kazmi

Submissions from 2021

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Fluoroscopic percutaneous coronary interventions, assessment, protocols, and interpretation, Ghufran Adnan and Muhammad Nasir Rahman

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Nuclear medicine SPECT scan cardiovascular assessment, protocols, and interpretation, Ghufran Adnan and Muhammad Nasir Rahman

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Ultrasound adult echocardiography assessment, protocols, and interpretation, Ghufran Adnan and Muhammad Nasir Rahman

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Coronary artery thrombus, Ghufran Adnan, Davinder P. Singh, and Kunal Mahajan

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Prognostic significance of ischaemic electrocardiographic changes during stress testing in patients with normal nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging, Ghufran Adnan, Fateh Ali Tipoo Sultan, Umaira Alauddin, and Maria Ali Khan

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Radial artery coronary bypass, Ghufran Adnan and Srikanth Yandrapalli

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Brain abscess caused by lactococcus lactis in a young male, Intisar Ahmed, Kashif Aziz, Hameed Tareen, and Muhammad Arslan Ahmed

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Nuclear medicine PET scan cardiovascular assessment, protocols, and interpretation, Intisar Ahmed and Pavan Devulapally

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Left heart cardiac catheterization, Intisar Ahmed and Said Hajouli

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Echocardiography imaging techniques, Intisar Ahmed and Navaneetha Sasikumar

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COVID-19 presenting with spontaneous pneumothorax, Intisar Ahmed, Hunaina Shahab, Muhammad Arslan Ahmed, and Muhammad Sohaib

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Internal Mammary Artery Bypass, Intisar Ahmed and Srikanth Yandrapalli

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Sex-stratified outcomes of primary percutaneous coronary intervention: A tertiary care experience, Azmina Artani, Farhala Mari Baloch, Abid Laghari, Faraz Siddiqui, Moiz Artani, and Khawar Kazmi

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Dobutamine, Hamdallah Ashkar, Ghufran Adnan, and Amgad N. Makaryus

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Periprocedural and in-hospital outcomes among percutaneous coronary intervention in saphenous vein graft: A retrospective observational study at a tertiary care hospital in south Asian country, Abdul Baqi and Sheema Saadia

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Clinically isolated aortitis presenting as inferior ST-elevation myocardial infarction due to an unruptured sinus of valsalva aneurysm: A rare and forgotten cause of acute coronary syndrome in a young patient with no evidence of systemic vasculitis, Abdul Baqi, Pirbhat Shams, Intisar Ahmed, and Muhammad Tariq

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Catheter management of ventricular septal defect, Kristen N. Brown, Ghufran Adnan, and Arun Kanmanthareddy

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Catheter management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Ranjan Dahal, Tariq Siddiqui, and Ghufran Adnan

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Clinico-radiological and bronchoscopic predictors of microbiological yield in sputum negative tuberculosis in Pakistan, Taymmia Ejaz, Mahmood Iqbal Malik, Jamal Ahmed, Rizwan Azam, Yousaf Jamal, and Sheema Saadia

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Catheter ablation, Yousra Ghzally, Intisar Ahmed, and Gregg Gerasimon

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Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (Nursing), Yamama Hafeez, Bryan S. Quintanilla Rodriguez, Intisar Ahmed, Shamai A. Grossman, and Lisa M. Haddad

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Ruxolitinib, Mawiyah Haq and Ghufran Adnan

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Cardiac ultrasound, Meghan K. Herbst, James Velasquez, Ghufran Adnan, and Maria C. O'Rourke

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Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI), Linda L. Herman, Sandeep A. Padala, Intisar Ahmed, and Khalid Bashir

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Features on cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and accuracy of echocardiographic findings for diagnosing constrictive pericarditis, Salik Ur Rehman Iqbal and Fateh Ali Tipoo Sultan

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Loperamide-induced cardiotoxicity: A case overlooked?, Sameen Iqbal, Sidra Malik Fayyaz, Yawer Saeed, and Masooma Aqeel

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Almond protects the liver in coronary artery disease: A randomized controlled clinical trial, Humaira Jamshed, Jamshed Arslan, Fateh Ali Tipoo Sultan, Hasan Salman Siddiqi, Muhammad Qasim, and Anwarul Hassan Gilani

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Global variations in the prevalence, treatment, and impact of atrial fibrillation in a multi-national cohort of 153 152 middle-aged individuals, Philip G. Joseph, Jeffrey S. Healey, Parminder Raina, Stuart J. Connolly, Quazi Ibrahim, Rajeev Gupta, Alvaro Avezum, Antonio L. Dans, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, and Khawar Kazmi

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Supporting front-line postgraduate medical trainees during the COVID-19 pandemic: A checklist for organisations, Muhammad Rizwan Khan, Zainab Samad, and Adil H. Haider

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Diffuse breast uptake of technetium-99m tetrofosmin during myocardial perfusion imaging in a lactating mother, Muhammad Taha Khan and Fateh Ali Tipoo Sultan

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Nitroglycerin, Kyle H. Kim, Connor C. Kerndt, Ghufran Adnan, and Derek J. Schaller

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Clinical characteristics and mortality after acute myocardial infarction-related hospitalization among Asians from a national population-based cohort study, Chayakrit Krittanawong, Dhruv Mahtta, Bharat Narasimhan, Zhen Wang, Dhrubajyoti Bandyopadhyay, Bashir Hanif, Zainab Samad, Takeshi Kitai, Mahboob Alam, Samin K. Sharma, Hani Jneid, and Salim S. Virani

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Sex-related disparities in cardiovascular health care among patients with premature atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, Michelle T. Lee, Dhruv Mahtta, David J. Ramsey, Jing Liu, Arunima Misra, Khurram Nasir, Zainab Samad, Dipti Itchhaporia, Safi U. Khan, Richard S. Schofield, Christie M. Ballantyne, Laura A. Petersen, and Salim S. Virani

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Pacemaker malfunction, Muhammad Talha Liaquat, Intisar Ahmed, and Talal Alzahrani

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Recreational substance use among patients with premature atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, Dhruv Mahtta, David Ramsey, Chayakrit Krittanawong, Mahmoud Al Rifai, Nasir Khurram, Zainab Samad, Hani Jneid, Christie Ballantyne, Laura A. Petersen, and Salim S. Virani

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Esmolol, Aleksandr Pevtsov, Connor C. Kerndt, Intisar Ahmed, and Katherine L. Fredlund

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Clinical Outcomes of physiologically-guided revascularisation, Nasir Rahman, Ghufran Adnan, Awais Farhad, Jamshed Ali, and Ihsan Ullah

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Role of trans-radial band protocols in radial artery occlusion: Randomized trial, Nasir Rahman, Azmina Artani, Farhala Mari Baloch, Moiz Artani, Huma Fatima, Abdus Salam, and Sher Ahmed

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Streptokinase in a COVID-19-positive patient with STEMI in a PPCI centre: A local experience, Nasir Rahman, Ihsan Ullah, and Ghufran Adnan

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Distal transradial artery access for coronary angiography in a patient having rheumatoid arthritis-related severe arthropathies, Nasir Rahman, Ihsan Ullah, Awais Farhad, and Ghufran Adnan

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Which outcomes are most important to measure in patients with COVID-19 and how and when should these be measured? Development of an international standard set of outcomes measures for clinical use in patients with COVID-19: A report of the international consortium for health outcomes measurement (ICHOM) COVID-19 working group, William H. Seligman, Luz Fialho, Nick Sillett, Christina Nielsen, Farhala Mari Baloch, Philip Collis, Ingel K M. Demedts, Marcelo P. Fleck, Maiara A. Floriani, and Nasreen Muhammad

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Cardiovascular fellow-in-training feedback on virtual and simulator-based learning experience during Covid-19 pandemic in a low to middle income country - A cross-sectional study, Pirbhat Shams, Intisar Ahmed, Hunaina Shahab, Zehra Kadani, Aisal Khan, Marvi Shams, Yawer Saeed, Syedah Saira Bokhari, and Aamir Hameed Khan

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COVID-19 BBIBP-CorV vaccine and transient heart block - A phenomenon by chance or a possible correlation - A case report, Pirbhat Shams, Jamshed Ali, Sheema Saadia, Aamir Hameed Khan, Fateh Ali Tipoo Sultan, and Javed Tai

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Can sound public health policies stem the tide of burgeoning epidemic of cardiovascular disease in south Asians?, Pirbhat Shams, Mohsina Hussain, Salima Karani, Sana Mahmood, Alina Hasan, Sameen Siddiqi, Salim S. Virani, and Zainab Samad

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Comparing sensitivity and specificity of pacemaker ID application and cardiac rhythm management device-finder application in identifying cardiac implantable electronic device manufacturer using chest radiograph - An observational study, Pirbhat Shams, Muhammad Mehdi, Jamshed Ali, Intisar Ahmed, Sheema Saadia, Sameen Iqbal, Aamir Hameed Khan, and Yawer Saeed

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Lateral ST-elevation myocardial infarction after donation of COVID-19 convalescent plasma in a naïve donor, Pirbhat Shams and Fateh Ali Tipoo Sultan

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Office blood pressure measurement: A comprehensive review, Saulat Siddique, Aamir Hameed Khan, Hunaina Shahab, Yu-Qing Zhang, Jam Chin Tay, Peera Buranakitjaroen, Yuda Turana, Narsingh Verma, Chen-Huan Chen, and Hao-Min Cheng

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Structural and functional properties of subsidiary atrial pacemakers in a goat model of sinus node disease, Luca Soattin, Zoltan Borbas, Jane Caldwell, Brian Prendergast, Akbar Vohra, Yawer Saeed, Andreas Hoschtitzky, Joseph Yanni, Andrew Atkinson, and Sunil Jit Logantha

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Patterns of left ventricular hypertrophy and late gadolinium enhancement on cardiac MRI in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and their prognostic significance - An experience from a south Asian country, Fateh Ali Tipoo Sultan and Sheema Saadia

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Lipedema, Ankit Vyas and Ghufran Adnan

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African American-Caucasian American differences in aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis, George S. Yankey Jr, Larry R. Jackson 2nd, Colin Marts, Karen Chiswell, Angie Wu, Francis Ugowe, Jimica Wilson, Sreekanth Vemulapalli, Zainab Samad, and Kevin L. Thoma

Submissions from 2020

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Long-term clinical outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention in saphenous vein grafts in a low to middle-income country, Ghurfan Adnan, Intisar Ahmed, Javed Tai, Maria Ali Khan, and Hammad Hasan

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Clinical presentation, cardiac magnetic resonance findings, and prognosis of patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy - An experience from Pakistan, Intisar Ahmed and Fateh Ali Tipoo Sultan

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The frequency of left atrial thrombus on transthoracic echocardiogram in patients with mitral stenosis, Khalil Ahmed, Aziz Rehman Memon, Hussain Liaquat Sr, Mustajab Mujtaba, Chander Parkash, Fateh Ali Tipoo Sultan, and Musa Karim

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Association between frequency of primary care provider visits and evidence-based statin prescribing and statin adherence: Findings from the veterans affairs system, Sarah T. Ahmed, Dhruv Mahtta, Hasan Rehman, Julia Akeroyd, Mahmoud Al Rifai, Fatima Rodriguez, Hani Jneid, Khurram Nasir, Zainab Samad, Mahboob Alam, Laura A. Petersen, and Salim S. Virani

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Drug-eluting balloon for management of coronary in-stent restenosis in a south Asian population: Experience from a tertiary-care hospital in Pakistan, Syed Waqar Ahmed, Bilal Hussain, Bilal Ahmed, Nasir Rahman, Jamshed Ali, and Osman Faheem

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Predicting the development of reduced left ventricular ejection fraction in patients with left bundle branch block, Brett D. Atwater, Kasper Emerek, Zainab Samad, Edward Sze, Eric Black-Maier, Zak Loring, Martin Ugander, Lawrence Liao, Joseph Kisslo, Peter Søgaard, and Daniel J. Friedman

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Perfecting temporary pacemakers in a developing country, Farhala Mari Baloch, Ashmal Sami Kabani, Maleeha Naseem, and Aamir Hameed Khan

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Pericardiocentesis indications and complications: A retrospective observational study in a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, Abdul Baqi and Intisar Ahmed

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Metolazone, Gretchen Bond, Ghufran Adnan, Anterpreet Dua, Karampal Singh, and Cassie M. Crew

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Availability and affordability of medicines and cardiovascular outcomes in 21 high-income, middle-income and low-income countries, Clara Kayei Chow, Tu Ngoc Nguyen, Simone Marschner, Rafael Diaz, Omar Rahman, Alvaro Avezum, Scott A. Lear, Koon Teo, Karen E. Yeates, and Khawar Kazmi

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Variations in common diseases, hospital admissions, and deaths in middle-aged adults in 21 countries from five continents (PURE): A prospective cohort study, Gilles R. Dagenais, Darryl P. Leong, Sumathy Rangarajan, Fernando Lanas, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, Rajeev Gupta, Rafael Diaz, Alvaro Avezum, Gustavo B F Oliveira, and K. Kazmi

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Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia, Yamama Hafeez, Bryan S. Quintanilla Rodriguez, Intisar Ahmed, and Shamai A. Grossman

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Role of carbonated water technique to enhance Tc-99m tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion imaging by reducing subdiaphragmatic artefacts, Saba Hussain and Fateh Ali Tipoo Sultan

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Cost-effective analysis of proton pump inhibitors in long-term management of gastroesophageal reflux disease: A narrative review, Shazia Jamshed, Akshaya Srikanth Bhagavathula, Sheikh Muhammad Zeeshan Qadar, Umaira Alauddin, Sana Shamim, and Sohail Hasan

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Analysis of COVID-19 burden, epidemiology and mitigation strategies in muslim majority countries, Rachel Jardine, James Wright, Zainab Samad, and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta

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Global variations in the prevalence, treatment, and impact of atrial fibrillation in a multi-national cohort of 153,152 middle-aged individuals, Philip G. Joseph, Jeffrey S. Healey, Parminder Raina, Stuart J. Connolly, Quazi Ibrahim, Rajeev Gupta, Alvaro Avezum, Antonio L. Dan, Patricio Lopez-Jaramill, and Khawar Kazmi

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The INVICTUS rheumatic heart disease research program: Rationale, design and baseline characteristics of a randomized trial of rivaroxaban compared to vitamin K antagonists in rheumatic valvular disease and atrial fibrillation, Ganesan Karthikeyan, Stuart J. Connolly, Mpiko Ntsekhe, Alexander Benz, Sumathy Rangarajan, Gayle Lewis, Yan Yun, Sanjib Kumar Sharma, Fathi Maklady, and Khawar Kazmi

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Autoimmune rheumatic diseases and premature atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease: An analysis from the VITAL registry, Dhruv Mahtta, Angela Gupta, David J. Ramsey, Mahmoud Al Rifai, Anurag Mehta, Chayakrit Krittanawong, Michelle T. Lee, Khurram Nasir, Zainab Samad, and Roger S. Blumenthal

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Evaluation of aspirin and statin therapy use and adherence in patients with premature atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, Dhruv Mahtta, David J. Ramsey, Mahmoud Al Rifai, Khurram Nasir, Zainab Samad, David Aguilar, Hani Jneid, Christie M. Ballantyne, Laura A. Petersen, and Salim S. Virani

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Contemporary trends, predictors and outcomes of perforation during percutaneous coronary intervention (From the NCDR cath PCI registry), Ramez Nairooz, Craig S. Parzynski, Jeptha P. Curtis, Amr Mohsen, Edward McNulty, Barry F. Uretsky, and Abdul Hakeem

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Imagining a lean and agile digital health ecosystem - A measure of pandemic responsiveness, Zainab Samad, Sana Mahmood, Sameen Siddiqi, and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta

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Atrial tachycardia associated with a tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus, Faryal Subhani, Intisar Ahmed, Adil A. Manji, and Yawer Saeed

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Cardiac magnetic resonance evaluation of cardiac masses in patients with suspicion of cardiac masses on echo or computed tomography, Fateh Ali Tipoo Sultan and Syed Waqar Ahmed

Submissions from 2019

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Fingolimod plays role in attenuation of myocardial injury related to experimental model of cardiac arrest and extracorporeal life support resuscitation, Naseer Ahmed, Abid Laghari, Bashar AlBkhoor, Sobia Tabassum, Sultan Ayoub Meo, Nazeer Muhammad, Daniele Linardi, Abeer A. Al-Masri, Guido Fumagalli, Giovanni Battista Luciani, Giuseppe Faggian, and Alessio Rungatscher

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Hyperdominant left anterior descending artery presenting as anterior wall ST segment elevation myocardial infarction: A rare coronary anomaly, Shahrukh Hashmani Dr. and Abid Laghari

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Advances in structural heart disease: MitraClip for Secondary Mitral Regurgitation - A potential game changer, Shahrukh Hashmani, Amammarah Yasmeen, and Shayana Rukhsar Hashman

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May measurement month 2017: An analysis of the blood pressure screening campaign results in Pakistan-south Asia, Mohammad Ishaq, Feroz Memon, Thomas Beaney, Xin Xia, Elsa Kobeissi, and Neil R. Poulter

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Parallel community solutions for cardiovascular risk reduction, Tazeen Jafar, Zainab Samad, and Gerald S. Bloomfield

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Role of Surgery in Spinal Metastases, Altaf Ali Laghari, Humza Faisal Siddiqui, and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Microbial colonization of pneumatic tourniquets in the orthopedic operating room, Syed Hamza Mufarrih, Nada Qaisar Qureshi, Rizwan Haroon Rashid, Bilal Ahmed, Seema Irfan, Akbar Jaleel Zubair, and Shahryar Noordin

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Severity of Chest Pain among Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients with Diagonal Branch Vessel Disease: A Pilot Study, Nasir Rahman, Azmina Artani, Farhala Mari Baloch, and Bilal Hussain

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Outcomes of Left Main Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Nasir Rahman, Bilal Hussain, and Azmina Artani

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Ruptured saphenous venous graft pseudoaneurysm presenting as a pulsatile chest mass, Nasir Rahman, Bilal K. Khan, and Babar S. Hasan

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It’s not always occam's razor – the case of a young man with subaortic membrane with superimposed pulmonary thromboembolism and left main coronary artery disease, Hunaina Shahab, Abdul Baqi, Yusra Askari, Qurrat Ul Ain Aqeel, and Kumail Khandwala

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Defining the hemodynamic response of hypertensive and normotensive subjects through serial timed blood pressure readings in the clinic, Hunaina Shahab, Hamza Sohail Khan, Aysha Almas, Sohail Abrar Khan, Azmina Artani, and Aamir Hameed

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An updated meta-analysis of radial versus femoral access for percutaneous coronary intervention in the context of aggressive bleeding avoidance strategies, Rahman Shah, Sajjad A. Khan, Abdul Rashid, Tariq Siddiqui, and Manu Nayyar