Category Archives: Cardiovascular

Plaque Characteristics in Coronary Artery Disease Patients with Impaired Glucose Tolerance

In addition to diabetes mellitus, which is established as one of the most significant risk factors of coronary artery disease, prediabetic conditions such as impaired glucose tolerance have been also reported to increase the…

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c.*84G>A Mutation in CETP Is Associated with Coronary Artery Disease in South Indians

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of mortality worldwide. CAD and its clinical manifestations are etiologically complex, with approximately equal contributions from…

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Prevalence of Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Diseases in Bangladesh

CVDs and its associated known risk factors account for 13.4% of disability adjusted life years (DALYs) lost in Bangladesh…

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Effect of Fasting Blood Glucose Level on Heart Rate Variability of Healthy Young Adults

Currently, heart rate variability (HRV) is among the useful tools used to assess modulatory effects of the autonomic nervous system on the heart…

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Quality Improvement for Cardiovascular Disease Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death globally. While the number of CVD deaths has not changed significantly in high-income countries since 1990, the number of deaths has increased by…

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Distinct Patterns of Association of Variants at 11q23.3 Chromosomal Region with Coronary Artery Disease and Dyslipidemia in the Population of Andhra Pradesh, India

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is most predominant and ranks as number one in causing deaths due to cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in India. Dyslipidemia, diabetes, hypertension, smoking and obesity or overweight were identified as…

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Optimal Dose and Method of Administration of Intravenous Insulin in the Management of Emergency Hyperkalemia: A Systematic Review

Hyperkalemia is a common electrolyte disorder that can result in fatal cardiac arrhythmias. Successful management of acute hyperkalemia involves protecting the heart from arrhythmias with the administration of calcium…

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