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Current Cardiology Reviews

Volume 17, 6 Issues, 2021
ISSN: 1875-6557 (Online)
ISSN: 1573-403X (Print)
This journal supports open access

Aims & Scope

Current Cardiology Reviews publishes full-length reviews/mini reviews and guest edited thematic issues of high quality on all the latest advances on the practical and clinical approach to the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. All relevant areas are covered by the journal including arrhythmia, congestive heart failure, cardiomyopathy, congenital heart disease, drugs, methodology, pacing, and preventive cardiology. The journal is essential reading for all researchers and clinicians in cardiology.

Current Cardiology Reviews


Volume 17


Number 4

Biography   Open Access

Review Article (Mini-Review)

Review Article (Mini-Review)

Review Article (Mini-Review)

Cardiovascular Changes in Menopause

, 17(4): e230421187681

Anjana R. Nair, Aiswarya J. Pillai and Nandini Nair*

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X16666201106141811

Current Cardiology Reviews, Volume 17 (2021) - Number 5

This issue is in progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable.

Articles Ahead of Print

Aortic Regurgitation as a Complication of Electrophysiologic Ablation Techniques: A Narrative Review

Esraa Shehata, Mohamed Samy Abdel-Samie, Ahmad Elkoumy, Ahmed Yehia, Osama Soliman and Mohammad Abdelghani*

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X17666210408093447
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Efficacy and Safety Outcomes of Short Duration Antiplatelet Therapy with Early Cessation of Aspirin Post Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Firas R. AL-Obaidi*, Hayley A. Hutchings , Andy S.C. Yong, Laith Al-Rubaiy, Hasan Al-Farhan, Mohammed H. Al-Ali, Tahsin Al-Kinani, Mohammed Al-Myahi, Hussein Al-Kenzawi and Nazar Al-Sudani

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X17666210126104053
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Abstracts Ahead of Print

Beneficial Extracardiac Effects of Cardiovascular Medications

Asra Butt*, Jay Patel , Hamid Shirwany, Qasim Mirza, Jonathan Hoover and Rami Khouzam

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X17666211015145132
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Defining Vulnerable Patients with Heart Failure – Opportunistic Lessons from Covid-19

Sakinesakine Satici*, Pupalan Iyngkaran, Malcolm Battersby, Sharon Andrew and Maximilian de Courten

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X17666210928121625
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Biomarkers in Acute Heart Failure Syndromes: An Update

Mohammed Al-Sadawi*, Muhammad Saad, Puvanalingam Ayyadurai, Niel N. Shah, Manoj Bhandari and Timothy J. Vittorio

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X17666210909170415
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The role of coronary physiology in contemporary percutaneous coronary interventions.

Federico Marin*, Roberto Scarsini, Dimitrios Terentes-Printzios, Rafail A. Kotronias, Flavio Ribichini, Adrian P. Banning and Giovanni Luigi De Maria

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X17666210908114154
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Sacubitril/Valsartan: A new dawn has begun!: A revisited review

Mahmoud Abdelnabi *, Yehia Saleh , Abdallah Almaghraby, Hany Girgis and Fady Gerges

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X17666210831142452
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Published Contents

Editor's Choice

Takotsubo Syndrome: Clinical Manifestations, Etiology and Pathogenesis

, 2021; 17(2): 188 - 203

Ekaterina S. Prokudina, Boris K. Kurbatov, Konstantin V. Zavadovsky, Alexander V. Vrublevsky, Natalia V. Naryzhnaya, Yuri B. Lishmanov, Leonid N. Maslov* and Peter R. Oeltgen

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X16666200129114330

Association Between Sarcopenic Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome in Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

, 2020; 16(2): 153 - 162

Dima Khadra, Leila Itani, Yomna Chebaro, May Obeid, Miryam Jaber, Reham Ghanem, Agnes Ayton, Dima Kreidieh, Dana E. Masri, Akira Kimura, Hana Tannir and Marwan El Ghoch*

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X16666200214104122

Contemporary Pharmacologic Management of Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction: A Review

, 2020; 16(1): 55 - 64

Obiora Egbuche*, Bishoy Hanna, Ifeoma Onuorah, Emmanuela Uko, Yasir Taha, Jalal K. Ghali and Anekwe Onwuanyi

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X15666190709185011

Trigger, Signaling Mechanism and End Effector of Cardioprotective Effect of Remote Postconditioning of Heart

, 2019; 15(3): 177 - 187

Leonid N. Maslov*, Sergey Y. Tsibulnikov, Ekaterina S. Prokudina, Sergey V. Popov, Alla A. Boshchenko, Nirmal Singh, Yi Zhang and Peter R. Oeltgen

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X15666190226095820

Shock – Classification and Pathophysiological Principles of Therapeutics

, 2019; 15(2): 102 - 113

Olga N. Kislitsina*, Jonathan D. Rich, Jane E. Wilcox, Duc T. Pham, Andrei Churyla, Esther B. Vorovich, Kambiz Ghafourian and Clyde W. Yancy

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X15666181212125024

Autoantibodies for Cardiac Channels and Sudden Cardiac Death and its Relationship to Autoimmune Disorders

, 2019; 15(1): 49 - 54

Hymie Chera*, Menachem Nagar, Aaron Richler, Mahyar Pourriahi, Mohammed Al-Sadawi, Moshe Gunsburg, Yehuda Shoenfeld and Yitzhak Rosen

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X14666180716095201

Open Access Articles

Cardiac Complications Attributed to Hydroxychloroquine: A Systematic Review of the Literature Pre-COVID-19

, 2021; 17(3): 319 - 327

Georgi Fram, Dee D. Wang*, Kelly Malette, Pedro Villablanca, Guson Kang, Kent So, Mir B. Basir, Arfaat Khan, John E. McKinnon, Marcus Zervos and William W. O’Neill

A Comprehensive Systemic Literature Review of Pericardial Decompression Syndrome: Often Unrecognized and Potentially Fatal Syndrome

, 2021; 17(1): 101 - 110

Ahmed Amro*, Kanaan Mansoor, Mohammad Amro, Amal Sobeih, Mohamed Suliman, Kelechukwu Okoro, Rawan El-Hamdani, Daniel Vilchez, Mehiar El-Hamdani and Yousef R. Shweihat

Management of Cardiogenic Shock due to Thyrotoxicosis: A Systematic Literature Review

, 2020; 16(4): 326 - 332

Milad Modarresi, Ahmed Amro*, Mohammad Amro, Amal Sobeih, Uzo Okoro, Kanaan Mansoor, Carlos Rueda, Rawan Elhamdani, Nesreen BenHamed, Timothy Kocher and Mehiar Elhamdani

Neprilysin: A Potential Therapeutic Target of Arterial Hypertension?

, 2020; 16(1): 25 - 35

Juan Salazar*, Joselyn Rojas-Quintero, Clímaco Cano, José L. Pérez, Paola Ramírez, Rubén Carrasquero, Wheeler Torres, Cristobal Espinoza, Maricarmen Chacín-González and Valmore Bermúdez

Hematological Parameters as Prognostic Biomarkers in Patients with Cardiovascular Diseases

, 2019; 15(4): 274 - 282

José Gildo de Moura Monteiro Júnior*, Dilênia de Oliveira Cipriano Torres and Dário Celestino Sobral Filho

Effect of S-equol and Soy Isoflavones on Heart and Brain

, 2019; 15(2): 114 - 135

Akira Sekikawa*, Masafumi Ihara, Oscar Lopez, Chikage Kakuta, Brian Lopresti, Aya Higashiyama, Howard Aizenstein, Yue-Fang Chang, Chester Mathis, Yoshihiro Miyamoto, Lewis Kuller and Chendi Cui

Para-prosthetic Leaks Following Mitral Valve Replacement: Case Analysis on a 20-year Period

, 2018; 14(1): 15 - 24

Melvin Dziubek, Charalampos Pierrakos, Louis Chebli, Helene Demanet, Ahmed Sanoussi and Pierre Wauthy*

The Short and Long-Term Efficacy of Pulmonary Vein Isolation as a Sole Treatment Strategy for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

, 2017; 13(3): 199 - 208

Zsuzsanna Kis, Taulant Muka, Oscar H. Franco, Wichor M. Bramer, Lennart J. De Vries, Attila Kardos and Tamas Szili-Torok*

Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: What we have Learned in the Last 25 Years? (A Comparative Literature Review)

, 2016; 12(4): 297 - 303

Samir M. Said, Erol Saygili, Obaida R. Rana, Conrad Genz, Judit Hahn, Rajen Bali, Soumya Varshney, Khaled Albouaini, Roland Prondzinsky and Ruediger C. Braun-Dullaeus

Multimodality Imaging in Cardiac Sarcoidosis: Is There a Winner?

, 2016; 12(1): 3 - 11

Irving E. Perez, Mario J. Garcia and Cynthia C. Taub

Medical Treatment of Aortic Aneurysms in Marfan Syndrome and other Heritable Conditions

, 2014; 10(2): 161 - 171

Christine H. Attenhofer Jost, Matthias Greutmann, Heidi M. Connolly, Roland Weber, Marianne Rohrbach, Angela Oxenius, Oliver Kretschmar, Thomas F. Luscher and Gabor Matyas

Heart Failure in Sub-Saharan Africa

, 2013; 9(2): 157 - 173

Gerald S. Bloomfield, Felix A. Barasa, Jacob A. Doll and Eric J. Velazquez

Most Cited Articles

Review Article

Chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular disease: Is there any relationship?

, 2019; 15(1): 55-63.

Natalia G. Vallianou*, Shah Mitesh, Agathoniki Gkogkou and Eleni Geladari

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X14666180711124825

Review Article

Role of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in patients with idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias

, 2019; 15(1): 12-23.

Daniele Muser, Pasquale Santangeli, Joseph B. Selvanayagam and Gaetano Nucifora*

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X14666180925095923

Review Article

Heart failure and cognitive impairment: Clinical relevance and therapeutic considerations

, 2019; 15(4): 291-303.

Tuoyo O. Mene-Afejuku*, Monica Pernia, Uzoma N. Ibebuogu, Shobhana Chaudhari, Savi Mushiyev, Ferdinand Visco and Gerald Pekler

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X15666190313112841

Review Article

Hematological parameters as prognostic biomarkers in patients with cardiovascular diseases

, 2019; 15(4): 274-282.

José Gildo de Moura Monteiro Júnior*, Dilênia de Oliveira Cipriano Torres and Dário Celestino Sobral Filho

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X15666190225123544

Systematic Review Article

Cryoballoon ablation for the treatment of atrial fibrillation: A meta-analysis

, 2019; 15(3): 230-238.

Nirav Patel*, Krunalkumar Patel, Abhishek Shenoy, William L. Baker, Amgad N. Makaryus and Nabil El-Sherif

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X15666181212102419

Review Article

Hyponatremia in heart failure: Pathogenesis and management

, 2019; 15(4): 252-261.

Mario Rodriguez, Marcelo Hernandez, Wisit Cheungpasitporn, Kianoush B. Kashani, Iqra Riaz, Janani Rangaswami, Eyal Herzog, Maya Guglin and Chayakrit Krittanawong*

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X15666190306111812

Review Article

Application of G-CSF in congestive heart failure treatment

, 2019; 15(2): 83-90.

Atena Pourtaji, Vajiheh Jahani, Seyed Mohammad Hassan Moallem, Asieh karimani and Amir Hooshang Mohammadpour*

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X14666181031115118

Review Article

Neprilysin: A potential therapeutic target of arterial hypertension?

, 2020; 16(1): 25-35.

Juan Salazar*, Joselyn Rojas-Quintero, Clímaco Cano, José L. Pérez, Paola Ramírez, Rubén Carrasquero, Wheeler Torres, Cristobal Espinoza, Maricarmen Chacín-González and Valmore Bermúdez

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X15666190625160352

Review Article

Percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation: Current status and future perspectives

, 2019; 15(4): 262-273.

Bart W. Driesen*, Evangeline G. Warmerdam, Gert-Jan Sieswerda, Folkert J. Meijboom, Mirella M.C. Molenschot, Pieter A. Doevendans, Gregor J. Krings, Arie P.J. van Dijk and Michiel Voskuil

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X15666181224113855

Most Accessed Articles

Cardiac MRI in Autoimmune Diseases: Where Are We Now?

, 2021; 17(5): 1-6.

Natalia G. Vallianou*, Eleni Geladari, Fotis Panagopoulos and Maria Kalantzi

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X16666210108104236

State-of-the-Art Review of Current Therapies for HFpEF: An Overview of Interatrial Septal Device Therapy in Heart Failure

, 2021; 17(5): 3-9.

Mohammed Al-Sadawi*, Romy R. Ortega, Jonathan Ariyaratnam, Ayman Battisha, Bader Madoukh and Inna Bukharovich

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X16999201210195455

Insulin Resistance is Associated with Subclinical Vascular Injury in Patients with a Kidney Disease

, 2021; 17(5): 1-16.

María M. Adeva-Andany*, Carlos Fernández-Fernández, Lucía Adeva-Contreras, Natalia Carneiro-Freire, Alberto Domínguez-Montero and David Mouriño-Bayolo

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X16999201210200012

Ankylosing Spondylitis and Risk of Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

, 2021; 17(5): 4-9.

Negar Morovatdar, Gerald F. Watts, Yones Bondarsahebi, Fatemeh Goldani, Elham Rahmanipour, Ramin Rezaee and Amirhossein Sahebkar*

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X17666210515164206

The Utility of Circulating and Imaging Biomarkers Alone and in Combination in Heart Failure

, 2021; 17(5): 5-17.

Biyanka Jaltotage, Girish Dwivedi, Daryl Eng Lee Ooi and Gnanadevan Mahadavan*

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X17666210525103512

Cardiovascular Manifestations of COVID-19

, 2021; 17(4): 2-6.

Sneha Nandy*, Siu-Hin Wan and Jorge Brenes-Salazar

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X16999201102213827

Cardiovascular Changes in Menopause

, 2021; 17(4): 5-12.

Anjana R. Nair, Aiswarya J. Pillai and Nandini Nair*

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X16666201106141811

Veno-Arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in the Adult: A Bridge to the State of the Art

, 2021; 17(4): 9-15.

Marco Gennari*, Camilla L’Acqua, Mara Rubino, Marco Agrifoglio, Luca Salvi, Roberto Ceriani, Giancarlo Marenzi, Ivana Marana and Gianluca Polvani

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X16999201124202144

COVID-19 Severity: Lung-Heart Interplay

, 2021; 17(4): 4-12.

Gayatri Puri, Vikram P. Singh and Amarjit S. Naura*

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X16999201210200614


Antonio Crisafulli
Department of Medical Sciences and Public Health
Sports Physiology Lab., University of Cagliari
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Current Cardiology Reviews was launched in 2005. Dr. Antonio Crisafulli serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the journal.
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