Vol 8, No 2 (April 17, 2018): Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy

Original Article

Drug-eluting balloons with provisional bail-out or adjunctive stenting in de novo coronary artery lesions—a systematic review and meta-analysis
Smit Patel, Tatiana Svermova, Anne Burke-Gaffney, Richard G. Bogle
In-hospital outcomes after switching from a bivalirudin- first strategy to an unfractionated heparin-first strategy for percutaneous coronary interventions
Rahul V. Jaswaney, Melissa C. Caughey, Christopher End, Patricia Sudar, Michael Yeung, Prashant Kaul, Joseph S. Rossi, George A. Stouffer, John P. Vavalle
Impact of a hospital-based educational intervention on dietary salt-related knowledge and behaviour in a cardiac care unit population in Lebanon
Jason L. Walsh, Hussam Aridi, Jihan Fathallah, Laila Al-Shaar, Samir Alam, Lara Nasreddine, Hussain Isma’eel
Simplifying the assessment of coronary artery stenosis by enhancing instantaneous wave free ratio
Vincent Spagnoli, Fabien Picard, Victor-Xavier Tadros, Daniel Cournoyer, Serge Doucet, Jean François Tanguay, Gilbert Gosselin, Pierre de Guise, Richard Gallo
Value of neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio as a predictor of mortality in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement
Mirette Habib, Mohammad Thawabi, Amer Hawatmeh, Habib Habib, Walid ElKhalili, Fayez Shamoon, Medhat Zaher


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