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C-Reactive Protein/Albumin Ratio as a Novel Predictor of Contrast Induced Nephropathy in Patients With Stable Angina Pectoris.

Angiology 2022 May 19:33197221103635. Epub 2022 May 19.

Department of Cardiology, 111374Harran University, Faculty of Medicine, Şanlıurfa, Turkey.

The relationship between C-reactive protein (CRP) to albumin ratio (CAR) and contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) in patients with acute coronary syndrome has been reported. However, the relevance of CAR in patients with stable angina pectoris (SAP) has not been clarified. We hypothesized that CAR might predict the development of CIN in patients with SAP undergoing coronary angiography (CAG). Read More

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Predictive Value of C2HEST Score for Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence Following Successful Cryoballoon Pulmonary Vein Isolation in Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation.

Angiology 2022 May 18:33197221102230. Epub 2022 May 18.

Department of Cardiology, 147003Bursa Yüksek İhtisas Training and Research Hospital, İzmir, Turkey.

The C2HEST score ((coronary artery disease (CAD) or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) [C2, 1 point each]; hypertension [H, 1 point]; elderly [E, age ≥75 years, 2 points]; systolic heart failure [S, 2 points]; thyroid disease [T, hyperthyroidism, 1 point]) has been validated for predicting incidental atrial fibrillation (AF) in both the general population and patients with ischemic stroke. The present study evaluated the performance of this score in predicting AF recurrence in 252 patients following cryoballoon ablation (CRYO) for paroxysmal AF. The AF recurrence rate in 3-12 months following CRYO was 20,2%. Read More

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Relationship Between Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio and Drug-Coated Balloon Restenosis in Patients With Femoropopliteal Arterial Disease.

Angiology 2022 May 14:33197221102222. Epub 2022 May 14.

Department of the Interventional Therapy, 74710First Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian, China.

We investigated the relationship between neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and restenosis in patients with femoropopliteal arterial disease following drug-coated balloon (DCB) angioplasty. Patients (n = 120) were divided into 3 groups according to the development of restenosis and the time of restenosis occurrence. The postoperative NLR was higher in the late-restenosis group than that in the no-restenosis group (3. Read More

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Development and Validation of a Nomogram for Predicting Radial Artery Spasm During Coronary Angiography.

Angiology 2022 May 15:33197221098278. Epub 2022 May 15.

Department of Cardiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China.

This study describes an attempt to develop a user-friendly nomogram incorporating psychological factors to individually predict the risk of radial artery spasm. Patients consecutively recruited between June 2020 and June 2021 constituted the development cohort for retrospective analysis of the development of a prediction model. Least absolute shrinkage and selection operator regression combined with clinical significance was employed to screen out appropriate independent variables. Read More

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Effects of Hypertension on Two-Year Outcomes According to Glycemic Status in Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction Receiving Newer-Generation Drug-Eluting Stents.

Angiology 2022 May 10:33197221098283. Epub 2022 May 10.

Division of Cardiology, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, 37991Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

The effects of hypertension on long-term outcomes according to glycemic status in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) after successful implantation of newer-generation drug-eluting stents (DES) have not been fully investigated. In this retrospective cohort study, a total of 11,911 patients were classified into 6 groups according to their glycemic status and presence or absence of hypertension. The major outcome was major adverse cardiac events (MACE), defined as all-cause death, recurrent myocardial infarction (Re-MI), or any revascularization. Read More

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Prognostic Value of Different Versions of the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease Score in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.

Angiology 2022 May 5:33197221098288. Epub 2022 May 5.

Department of Cardiology,117861Shengli Clinical Medical College of Fujian Medical University,Fujian Provincial Hospital,Fuzhou, China.

The model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) score, which can reflect liver and renal function, is associated with poor prognosis. However, the prognostic performance of the modified MELD score in patients undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) has not been fully evaluated and compared. This study retrospectively enrolled 5324 patients. Read More

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High-Risk Culprit Plaque Predicts Cardiovascular Outcomes Independently of Plaque Rupture in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Insight From Optical Coherence Tomography.

Angiology 2022 May 4:33197221087778. Epub 2022 May 4.

Fuwai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Shenzhen, China.

The present study explored the predictive value of culprit high-risk plaque (HRP) detected by optical coherence tomography (OCT) for predicting major adverse cardiovascular events (MACEs) in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). HRP was defined as the simultaneous presence of four criteria: minimum lumen area <3.5 mm, fibrous cap thickness <75 μm, lipid plaque with lipid arc extension >180°, and presence of macrophages. Read More

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Association between Periodontitis and Aortic Calcification: A Cohort Study.

Angiology 2022 May 3:33197221094713. Epub 2022 May 3.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, 47885Jinan University, Guangdong, China.

The present study investigated the association between the presence of periodontitis and aortic calcification (AC) risk among Chinese adults. A total of 6059 individuals who underwent regular health check-ups and received a diagnosis of periodontitis between 2009 and 2016 were included. The outcome was AC, assessed by a chest low-dose spiral CT scan. Read More

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HFPEF Score and Contrast-Induced Nephropathy in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.

Angiology 2022 May 3:33197221099425. Epub 2022 May 3.

University of Health Sciences, 146992Diskapi Yildirim Beyazit Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

Contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) is one of the most common complications associated with coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). This study evaluated the relationship between the HFPEF (obesity (H), hypertension(H), atrial fibrillation (F), pulmonary hypertension (P), an age >60 years (E), and E/e' > 9 (F)) score which is used to diagnose heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and CIN. Patients (n = 1346) who underwent PCI for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) between December 2018 and January 2021 were retrospectively included. Read More

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Expression of Tissue microRNAs in Ascending Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections.

Angiology 2022 May 3:33197221098295. Epub 2022 May 3.

1st Department of Cardiology, "Hippokration" General Hospital of Athens, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece.

Little is known about the role of serum and tissue mediators in the progression of ascending aortic aneurysms and dissections. We examined how the tissue expression of microRNAs and matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs), as well as the serum levels of osteoprotegerin, adiponectin, and high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) are associated with these entities. We enrolled 21 patients with ascending aortic aneurysm, 11 with acute Stanford type A aortic dissection and 18 controls. Read More

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Predictive Value of Resting Fractional Flow Reserve and Atherogenic Index of Plasma for Evaluation of Physiologically Significant Coronary Artery Lesions.

Angiology 2022 May 2:33197221098280. Epub 2022 May 2.

574949Ankara City Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

This study aimed to assess the relationship between the atherogenic index of plasma (AIP) and resting distal-to-aortic pressure ratio (Pd/Pa) in patients with intermediate coronary artery stenosis. This retrospective study included 802 chronic coronary syndrome patients with intermediate coronary artery stenosis who underwent fractional flow reserve (FFR) measurement. The resting Pd/Pa showed a significant negative correlation with AIP (rho= -. Read More

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Association Between Perivascular Adipose Tissue Density and Atherosclerosis in the Descending Thoracic Aorta.

Angiology 2022 May 2:33197221098894. Epub 2022 May 2.

Department of Radiology, 74710the First Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian, China.

Radiodensity measured by computed tomography (CT) in Hounsfield Units (HU) is emerging as a clinical tool for detecting perivascular adipose tissue (PVAT) inflammation. In the present study, we hypothesized that PVAT radiodensity might predict the risk of descending thoracic aorta atherosclerosis. A total of 73 subjects who underwent CT angiography to investigate aortic disease were retrospectively analyzed. Read More

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CRP Albumin Ratio May Predict No Reflow in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Saphenous Vein Graft Stenosis.

Angiology 2022 May 2:33197221098277. Epub 2022 May 2.

Department of Cardiology, University of Health Sciences, Ankara City Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

Many hypotheses have been proposed to explain no-reflow (NR). Some of these hypotheses, state that NR may be caused by damage to the vascular endothelium and an inflammatory process. In a recent study that did not include patients with coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), the ratio of C-reactive protein (CRP) to albumin (CAR) was found to be associated with NR. Read More

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Association of Controlling Nutritional Status Score With Adverse Outcomes in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Angiology 2022 Apr 30:33197221094409. Epub 2022 Apr 30.

Department of Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, 584020Zhejiang Hospital, Hangzhou, China.

This systematic review and meta-analysis sought to examine the association between the controlling nutritional status (CONUT) score and adverse outcomes in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). PubMed and Embase databases were searched for eligible studies from their inceptions to December 12, 2021 to identify studies investigating the association of the CONUT score with major adverse cardiovascular events (MACEs) and all-cause mortality in CAD patients. Twelve studies (36,198 CAD) patients satisfied the criteria. Read More

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Could Systemic Inflammation in Healthy Individuals With Obesity Indicate Subclinical Atherosclerosis?

Angiology 2022 Apr 28:33197221089375. Epub 2022 Apr 28.

Medical Park Hospital, Tokat, Turkey.

Obesity is one of today's pandemics. The link between obesity and inflammation is well established and contributes to atherogenesis. We aimed to determine the relationship between carotid intima-media thickness (cIMT) and inflammation in healthy obese patients (n = 289). Read More

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Potential Predictors of Saphenous Vein Graft Disease After Coronary Artery Bypass Operations.

Angiology 2022 Apr 27:33197221092812. Epub 2022 Apr 27.

Department of Cardiology, 146995Dr. Abdurrahman Yurtaslan Ankara Onkoloji Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

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Atherosclerosis and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.

Authors:
Sevket Balta

Angiology 2022 Apr 27:33197221091317. Epub 2022 Apr 27.

Department of Cardiology, Hayat Hospital, Malatya, Turkey.

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a common disease defined by excess fat deposition in the liver. The course of NAFLD is not fully understood, however, some pathogenic mechanisms have been identified. Accumulation of fat in liver cells is associated with insulin resistance, central obesity, triglyceride accumulation in the liver and hepatic fatty acid metabolism dysregulation that cause steatosis. Read More

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Prevalence, Predictors, and Impact of Coronary Artery Ectasia in Patients With Atherosclerotic Heart Disease.

Angiology 2022 Apr 25:33197221091644. Epub 2022 Apr 25.

Department of Cardiology, Coronary Artery Disease Center, 569172Fuwai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.

The clinical relevance of coronary artery ectasia (CAE) is poorly understood. We investigated the prevalence, potential predictors, and prognostic significance of CAE in patients with atherosclerotic coronary artery disease. Consecutive patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) from January 2016 to December 2018 were included and followed up for 1 year. Read More

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The Presence of Simple Renal Cysts Is Associated With Increased Arterial Stiffness in Patients With Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.

Angiology 2022 Apr 25:33197221087781. Epub 2022 Apr 25.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, 13112Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan.

Simple renal cysts (SRC) are associated with the development of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). We hypothesized that patients with AAA and SRC have increased arterial stiffness (AS) compared with patients without SRC Patients (n=223) with an infrarenal AAA undergoing pulse wave analysis were recruited. Brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity (PWV) was measured (automated oscillometric method) as an index of AS. Read More

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Relation Between New York Heart Association Functional Class and Remnant Cholesterol, and Non-high Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol in Coronary Heart Disease Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

Angiology 2022 Apr 24:33197221091315. Epub 2022 Apr 24.

58301Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin, China.

Remnant cholesterol (RC) and non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C) are associated with coronary heart disease (CHD) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). However, the association between RC, non-HDL-C, and CHD patients with T2DM has not been comprehensively investigated. We analyzed the association between RC, non-HDL-C, and cardiac function in CHD patients with T2DM. Read More

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Letter: Valvular Heart Diseases in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

Angiology 2022 Apr 24:33197221094450. Epub 2022 Apr 24.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Bursa YuksekIhtisas Training and Research Hospital, 147003University of Health Sciences, Bursa, Turkey.

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Effects of Infra-malleolar Status According to Global Limb Anatomic Staging System on Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia.

Angiology 2022 Apr 23:33197221091642. Epub 2022 Apr 23.

Cardiovascular Center, 38654Kansai Rosai Hospital, Amagasaki, Japan.

The global vascular guideline proposed a novel anatomical classification of infra-malleolar (IM) arterial lesions. We aimed to investigate the association of IM classification with clinical outcomes in patients with chronic limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI) due to isolated infrapopliteal (IP) lesions. We retrospectively analyzed 509 limbs with tissue loss in 357 patients due to isolated IP lesions who underwent endovascular therapy (EVT) between April 2010 and December 2018. Read More

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Serum Albumin to Creatinine Ratio and Short-Term Clinical Outcomes in Patients With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction.

Angiology 2022 Apr 22:33197221089423. Epub 2022 Apr 22.

472597Medical School, Cardiology, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey.

There is a lack of evidence regarding the short-term predictive value of serum albumin to creatinine ratio (sACR) in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). This study aims to investigate the relationship between sACR and short-term outcomes in these patients. We retrospectively enrolled 3057 patients with STEMI who underwent primary percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) (median age was 58 years, and 74. Read More

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Assessment of a New Electrocardiographic Marker for the Diagnosis of Myocardial Infarction With Non-obstructive Coronary Arteries.

Angiology 2022 Apr 22:33197221089373. Epub 2022 Apr 22.

Department of Cardiology, University of Health Sciences, Kayseri City Hospital, Kayseri, Turkey.

Myocardial infarction with non-obstructive coronary arteries (MINOCA) is clinically defined as myocardial infarction in the absence of obstructive atherosclerosis on coronary angiography. Diagnosis may require multiple diagnostic tools in addition to standard coronary angiography, including cardiac imaging or provocative tests, according to clinical suspicion. We assessed the usefulness of the DETERMINE (Defibrillators to Reduce Risk by Magnetic Resonance Imaging Evaluation) score for distinguishing patients with MINOCA from those with non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction with obstructive coronary artery disease (NSTEMI-CAD) in a single-center observational study. Read More

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Serum Uric Acid to Albumin Ratio Can Predict Contrast-Induced Nephropathy in ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Patients Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.

Angiology 2022 Apr 22:33197221091605. Epub 2022 Apr 22.

506079Sultan Abdulhamid Han Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) is one of the common complication of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) following primary percutaneous coronary intervention (pPCI). Serum uric acid to albumin ratio (UAR) is a novel marker, which is associated with acute kidney injury in intensive care unit patients. We investigated the predictive value of UAR for the development of CIN in STEMI patients (n = 1379) after pPCI. Read More

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Temporary Mechanical Circulatory Support in Cardiogenic Shock due to ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Analysis of the National Readmissions Database.

Angiology 2022 Apr 20:33197221091641. Epub 2022 Apr 20.

Department of Cardiology, 497001Westchester Medical Center and New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA.

Despite advances in temporary mechanical circulatory support (TMCS), in-hospital mortality and morbidity related to cardiogenic shock due to ST elevation myocardial infarction (CS-STEMI) are highly prevalent. We identified admissions with CS-STEMI between 2016 and 2019 from the National Readmission Database (NRD). Among 80 997 patients with CS-STEMI, we identified 42,139 without TMCS, while the remaining received various types of TMCS (Extra corporeal membrane oxygenation [ECMO] alone: n = 753; Intra-aortic balloon pump [IABP] alone: n = 27 556; Impella alone: n = 9055; ECMO with IABP or Impella: n = 1494). Read More

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Comparison of Recent Practice Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis.

Angiology 2022 Apr 12:33197221081914. Epub 2022 Apr 12.

Department of Surgery, 121343University of Nicosia Medical School, Nicosia, Cyprus.

Despite the publication of several national/international guidelines, the optimal management of patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis (AsxCS) remains controversial. This article compares 3 recently released guidelines (the 2020 German-Austrian, the 2021 European Stroke Organization [ESO], and the 2021 Society for Vascular Surgery [SVS] guidelines) vs the 2017 European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) guidelines regarding the optimal management of AsxCS patients.The 2017 ESVS guidelines defined specific imaging/clinical parameters that may identify patient subgroups at high future stroke risk and recommended that carotid endarterectomy (CEA) should or carotid artery stenting (CAS) may be considered for these individuals. Read More

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Systemic Immune-Inflammation Index as a Predictor of Microvascular Dysfunction in Patients With Cardiac Syndrome X.

Angiology 2022 Apr 10:33197221087777. Epub 2022 Apr 10.

175667İnönü University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Malatya, Turkey.

The systemic immune inflammation index (SII; platelet count x neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio), a new marker, predicts adverse clinical outcomes in many conditions, including acute and chronic coronary syndromes, pulmonary embolism, cancers, and contrast nephropathy. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between SII and microvascular dysfunction in patients with Cardiac Syndrome X (CSX); 105 patients with CSX and 105 patients with normal coronary arteries were included. Microvascular dysfunction was determined angiographically using myocardial blush grade (MBG) and total myocardial blush score (TMBS). Read More

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Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Vascular Diseases.

Angiology 2022 Apr 1:33197221087779. Epub 2022 Apr 1.

Stroke Diagnosis and Monitoring Division, AtheroPointTM, Roseville, CA, USA.

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Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio for the Prediction of the Presence and Severity of Coronary Artery Disease.

Angiology 2022 Apr 1:33197221087783. Epub 2022 Apr 1.

Department of Pathology, 214250Army College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

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