Journal of Heart and Circulation

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  • Case report - Medical Published: Nov 30, 2016

    Ginormous Coronary Sinus with Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava

    An echocardiogram is the most common diagnostic imaging done in chest pain evaluation workup. Persistent left superior vena cava is a rare thoracic congenital anomaly but commonly reported one in the literature. Dilated coronary sinus on echocardiogram is a signal to think of persistent left superior vena cava which can…

    -Htoo Kyaw, Atif Z Shaikh and Misra Deepika

  • Case report - Medical Published: Aug 30, 2016

    Wire Induced Coronary Perforation Finally Terminating into Contained Myocardial Rupture – A Case Report

    We herein describe a case of coronary microleak secondary to possible wire tip induced injury during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) successfully closed with intra arterial glue but secondarily ending in a contained myocardial rupture with continued and repeated leak leading to fresh repeated cardiac tamponade, an observation not so commonly…

    -Pravin K. Goel, Roopali Khanna and Gaurang Majumdar

  • Research article - Medical Published: Mar 31, 2016

    Heart Rate Variability (HRV) Analysis as Preclinical Diagnostic Tool in Cardiac Performance Assessment for Diabetic Subjects

    The complications of diabetes are manifold. Episode of cardiac deaths are more in diabetic subjects than the normal cohorts. Clinical symptoms of deterioration of cardiac health are not manifested at an early stage in current diagnostic practice. Early diagnosis of the same can control morbidity and mortality rate. The paper…

    -Manjusha Joshi, Desai KD, Menon MS

  • Case report - Medical Published: Dec 11, 2015

    Anomalous Origin of the Right Coronary Artery from the Left Anterior Descending Artery: A Rare Angiographic Finding

    The right coronary artery originating from the left coronary system is an extremely rare variation of the single coronary artery anomaly in which the prognosis is usually benign provided that the anomalous vessel does not cross between the aorta and the pulmonary artery. The clinical significance of coronary anomalies is…

    -Musuraca Gerardo, Imperadore Ferdinando, Boldi Emiliano, Terraneo Clotilde, and Centonze Maurizio

  • Case report - Medical Published: Dec 15, 2015

    Deep Venous Thrombosis Caused by Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria in a Young Man

    Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) is a rare chronic disorder that most frequently presents in early adulthood and generally continuous along the patient's life. PNH results in the death of approximately 50% of affected individuals due to thrombotic complications. The name of the disorder is an illustrative term for the clinical…

    -Eyup S. Calik, Oruc A. Onk, Ednan Bayram, Bilgehan Erkut