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Tetrahydrocurcumin Improves Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Myocardial Dysfunction By Inhibiting Oxidative Stress And Inflammation Via Jnk/Erk Signaling Pathway Regulation, Hanzhao Zhu, Liyun Zhang, Hao Jia, Lu Xu, Yu Cao, Mengen Zhai, Kaifeng Li, Lin Xia, Liqing Jiang, Xiang Li, Yenong Zhou, Jincheng Liu, Shiqiang Yu, Weixun Duan 2022 Sacred Heart University

Tetrahydrocurcumin Improves Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Myocardial Dysfunction By Inhibiting Oxidative Stress And Inflammation Via Jnk/Erk Signaling Pathway Regulation, Hanzhao Zhu, Liyun Zhang, Hao Jia, Lu Xu, Yu Cao, Mengen Zhai, Kaifeng Li, Lin Xia, Liqing Jiang, Xiang Li, Yenong Zhou, Jincheng Liu, Shiqiang Yu, Weixun Duan

Chemistry Student Publications

Background

Acute myocardial dysfunction in patients with sepsis is attributed to oxidative stress, inflammation, and cardiomyocyte loss; however, specific drugs for its prevention are still lacking. Tetrahydrocurcumin (THC) has been proven to contribute to the prevention of various cardiovascular diseases by decreasing oxidative stress and inflammation. This study was performed to investigate the functions and mechanism of action of THC in septic cardiomyopathy.

Methods

After the oral administration of THC (120 mg/kg) for 5 consecutive days, a mouse model of sepsis was established via intraperitoneal lipopolysaccharide (LPS, 10 mg/kg) injection. Following this, cardiac function was assessed, pathological section ...


An Ebp Approach To Managing Post Cardiac Arrest Interdisciplinary Care, Mary Kay Bader, Teresa Wavra, Tauseef Qureshi, Jon Cline, Marne Andersen 2022 Mission Hospital, Mission Viejo, California

An Ebp Approach To Managing Post Cardiac Arrest Interdisciplinary Care, Mary Kay Bader, Teresa Wavra, Tauseef Qureshi, Jon Cline, Marne Andersen

2022 Southern California Nursing Research Conference

The Joint Commission (TJC) published new performance standards on Post Cardiac Arrest (PCA) care that went into effect on Jan 1, 2022. The new standards encourage hospitals to review and synthesize current scientific literature on Post Cardiac Arrest Syndrome (PCAS) and analyze current hospital practice. Following a review of the evidence, hospitals are guided to create a multidisciplinary protocol and education that facilitates training of personnel, implementation of the evidence into clinical practice, data collection, and case review processes. The intent of the standard is to bring hospital based clinical practice in line with the established standards to improve patient ...


Saudi Heart Association Position Statement On The Use Of Biomarkers For The Management Of Heart Failure And Acute Coronary Syndrome, Waleed AlHabeeb, Adel Abdulkader Tash, Fawaz Almutari, Kamal Al Ghalayini, Maryam Alqaseer, Mostafa Alshamiri, Suleiman Kharabsheh, Wail AlKashkari 2022 Department of Cardiac Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Heart Association Position Statement On The Use Of Biomarkers For The Management Of Heart Failure And Acute Coronary Syndrome, Waleed Alhabeeb, Adel Abdulkader Tash, Fawaz Almutari, Kamal Al Ghalayini, Maryam Alqaseer, Mostafa Alshamiri, Suleiman Kharabsheh, Wail Alkashkari

Journal of the Saudi Heart Association

Background: The burden of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and heart failure (HF) remains high in Saudi Arabia. Biomarkers can greatly improve the management and outcomes of these conditions, but no official guidance is available on their use in Saudi Arabia. Consensus panel: An expert panel of cardiologists, interventional cardiologists and cardiac surgeon reviewed available evidence and formulated recommendations relevant to clinical practice in Saudi Arabia. Consensus findings: high-sensitivity cardiac troponins play a major role in the diagnosis of ACS and the exclusion of myocardial infarction in patients with HF. Natriuretic Peptides are recommended to determine the likelihood of a diagnosis ...


Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Therapy In Covid-19 Patients With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Joseph B. Zwischenberger, Katherine Breetz 2022 University of Kentucky College of Medicine

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Therapy In Covid-19 Patients With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Joseph B. Zwischenberger, Katherine Breetz

Journal of Shock and Hemodynamics

Patients with coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) may present with a wide range of symptoms ranging from asymptomatic to critically ill. Approximately 10-14% of patients require hospitalization. Those individuals requiring hospitalization can deteriorate rapidly with worsening hypoxemia or new-onset pneumonia, resulting in 20-30% of patients developing acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).

When refractory to medical management, severe ARDS secondary to other illnesses has been successfully treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). We completed a comprehensive literature review of ECMO utilization for patients with severe COVID-19 who were unresponsive to critical care management. Of the 1419 patients with a reported diagnosis ...


Impact Of Atrial Fibrillation On Outcomes After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis, Chandan Buttar, Sofia Lakhdar 2022 Ochsner Clinic Foundation

Impact Of Atrial Fibrillation On Outcomes After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis, Chandan Buttar, Sofia Lakhdar

The VAD Journal

Background: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common finding in patients with heart failure and is well-known for its deleterious effects on cardiac function and hemodynamics; however, there are gaps in knowledge regarding the impact of AF on patients with left ventricular assist devices (LVADs).

Methods: In this study, we searched PubMed/Medline, Embase, and Cochrane Library databases through September 2021 to find articles that assessed the outcomes of AF in patients with LVADs.

Results: A total of 12 studies that underwent systematic review evaluated the outcomes of 7853 adult patients. The meta-analysis analyzed findings from a total of 1003 patients ...


Feasibility And Clinical Value Of 3-Dimensional Myocardial Deformation Analysis By Computed Tomography In Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Patients, Mohamad Rabbani 2022 The University of Western Ontario

Feasibility And Clinical Value Of 3-Dimensional Myocardial Deformation Analysis By Computed Tomography In Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Patients, Mohamad Rabbani

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

Purpose: Multi-phase computed tomography angiography (CTA) for the pre-procedural planning of TAVR presents a unique opportunity to assess 3D myocardial biomechanics. This study aimed to assess the feasibility and predictive utility of 3D myocardial deformation analysis (3D-MDA) based principal strain to predict heart failure or death following TAVR using pre-procedural, multi-phase computed tomography angiography (CTA) datasets.

Methods: Two hundred and five patients undergoing pre-TAVR multi-phase gated CTA followed by successful TAVR were retrospectively identified. Whole heart 3D mesh chamber models were generated followed by 3D-MDA of the left ventricle (LV) to determine global LV minimum principal strain (minPS) for endocardial ...


Giant Left Atrial Myxoma Revealed By Syncopal Attacks, Nour El Houda Snoussi, Youssra Serroukh, Fatima-Zahra El Hattab, Mohamed Cherti 2022 Department of Cardiology B, Ibn Sina Hospital Center, Mohammed V University of Rabat, Morocco, 10170

Giant Left Atrial Myxoma Revealed By Syncopal Attacks, Nour El Houda Snoussi, Youssra Serroukh, Fatima-Zahra El Hattab, Mohamed Cherti

Journal of the Saudi Heart Association

No abstract provided.


Association Between Social Vulnerability Index And Cardiovascular Disease: A Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Study, Vardhmaan Jain, Mahmoud Al Rifai, Safi U Khan, Ankur Kalra, Fatima Rodriguez, Zainab Samad, Yashashwi Pokharel, Arunima Misra, Laurence S Sperling, Jamal S Rana, Waqas Ullah, Ankit Medhekar, Salim S Virani 2022 Emory University School of Medicine

Association Between Social Vulnerability Index And Cardiovascular Disease: A Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Study, Vardhmaan Jain, Mahmoud Al Rifai, Safi U Khan, Ankur Kalra, Fatima Rodriguez, Zainab Samad, Yashashwi Pokharel, Arunima Misra, Laurence S Sperling, Jamal S Rana, Waqas Ullah, Ankit Medhekar, Salim S Virani

Division of Cardiology Faculty Papers

Background Social and environmental factors play an important role in the rising health care burden of cardiovascular disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention developed the Social Vulnerability Index (SVI) from US census data as a tool for public health officials to identify communities in need of support in the setting of a hazardous event. SVI (ranging from a least vulnerable score of 0 to a most vulnerable score of 1) ranks communities on 15 social factors including unemployment, minoritized groups status, and disability, and groups them under 4 broad themes: socioeconomic status, housing and transportation, minoritized groups, and ...


Development Of A Cardiac Anesthesia Tool (Cat) To Predict Intensive Care Unit (Icu)Admission For Pediatric Cardiac Patients Undergoing Non-Cardiac Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Study, Ahmed Mounir A. Metwally, Ahmed Haroun M. Mahmoud, Abdulrahman A. Alwakeel, Abdulrahman M. Aljamous, Rayan S. Aldusari, Faisal Hijji, Fouzia A. Al Tuwaijri, Saad Eldin M. Hassan, Mohamed Ebid, Abdullah A. Alghamdi 2022 Consultant cardiac Anesthesia, King Abdulaziz cardiac center, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Department of Cardiac Sciences,

Development Of A Cardiac Anesthesia Tool (Cat) To Predict Intensive Care Unit (Icu)Admission For Pediatric Cardiac Patients Undergoing Non-Cardiac Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Study, Ahmed Mounir A. Metwally, Ahmed Haroun M. Mahmoud, Abdulrahman A. Alwakeel, Abdulrahman M. Aljamous, Rayan S. Aldusari, Faisal Hijji, Fouzia A. Al Tuwaijri, Saad Eldin M. Hassan, Mohamed Ebid, Abdullah A. Alghamdi

Journal of the Saudi Heart Association

Background and aim of the work: Pediatric cardiac patients often undergo non-cardiac surgical procedures and many of these patients would require intensive care unit admission, but can we predict the need for ICU admission in pediatric cardiac patients undergoing non-cardiac procedures. Numerous preoperative and intraoperative variables were strongly associated with ICU admission. Given the variations in the underlying cardiac physiology and the diversity of non-cardiac surgical procedures along with the scarce predictive clinical tools, we aimed to develop a simple and practical tool to predict the need for ICU admission in pediatric cardiac patients undergoing non-cardiac procedures. Material and Methods ...


Icsm 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting Plenary Lectures, 2022 Hong Kong College of Cardiology

Icsm 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting Plenary Lectures

Journal of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology

No abstract provided.


Icsm 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting Abstracts For Oral Presentation, 2022 Hong Kong College of Cardiology

Icsm 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting Abstracts For Oral Presentation

Journal of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology

No abstract provided.


Icsm 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting Scientific Programme, 2022 Hong Kong College of Cardiology

Icsm 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting Scientific Programme

Journal of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology

No abstract provided.


Icsm 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting Abstracts For Poster Presentation, 2022 Hong Kong College of Cardiology

Icsm 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting Abstracts For Poster Presentation

Journal of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology

No abstract provided.


Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator: Clinical Performance Of Dual Chamber Versus Single Chamber Devices, KATHERINE FAN, KATHY LEE, ELAINE CHAU, ALEX YIP 2022 Cardiac Medical Unit, Grantham Hospital, and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator: Clinical Performance Of Dual Chamber Versus Single Chamber Devices, Katherine Fan, Kathy Lee, Elaine Chau, Alex Yip

Journal of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology

Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) has been accepted as primary therapy for patients with life-threatening ventricular tachyarrhythmias. ICDs with dual chamber sensing and pacing capabilities are now available for better discrimination between supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias.


Drainage Of Pericardial Effusions: Percutaneous Or Surgical?, ALBERT WAI-SUEN LEUNG, NGAI-YIN CHAN, LEUNG-SING HO, WAI-CHO YU 2022 Cardiology Team & Respiratory Team, Department of Medicine and Geriatrics; Thoracic Surgical Unit, Department of Surgery, Princess Margaret Hospital

Drainage Of Pericardial Effusions: Percutaneous Or Surgical?, Albert Wai-Suen Leung, Ngai-Yin Chan, Leung-Sing Ho, Wai-Cho Yu

Journal of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology

To review patients with pericardial drainage done for a period of 36 months, and to correlate the features with the choice of drainage mode.


Electrophysiologic Mechanism Of Conversion Of Atrial Fibrillation To Sinus Rhythm, KAZUO MOROE, TADAYUKI HIROKI, KEI MIYOSHI, TETSUSHI WAKIYAMA 2022 Chikushi Hospital, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan

Electrophysiologic Mechanism Of Conversion Of Atrial Fibrillation To Sinus Rhythm, Kazuo Moroe, Tadayuki Hiroki, Kei Miyoshi, Tetsushi Wakiyama

Journal of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology

We investigated the validity of the circulating wavelet hypothesis as an explanation of the mechanism of termination of atrial fibrillation in 11 patients with atrial fibrillation.


Brachytherapy In The New Millennium Scientific Programme, 2022 Hong Kong College of Cardiology

Brachytherapy In The New Millennium Scientific Programme

Journal of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology

No abstract provided.


Trapped Heart With Overlying Chest Wall Deformity And Sternal Defect, Muniraju Maralakunte, Arun Sharma, Neelam Dahiya, Manphool Singhal 2022 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research

Trapped Heart With Overlying Chest Wall Deformity And Sternal Defect, Muniraju Maralakunte, Arun Sharma, Neelam Dahiya, Manphool Singhal

Journal of the Saudi Heart Association

No abstract provided.


Tuberculous Pericarditis, Chun Kit Wong, Yeuk Chi Choi 2022 Hospital Authority Kowloon West Cluster

Tuberculous Pericarditis, Chun Kit Wong, Yeuk Chi Choi

Journal of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology

Tuberculous (TB) pericarditis, a severe extrapulmonary manifestation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, is notorious for its challenging presentation. We report a case of effusive-constrictive pericarditis due to tuberculosis infection.


Right Atrial Mass With Inflow Obstruction In A Patient With Igg4-Related Disease, Shek Joyce, Wu Lok Yi, Wong Chun Kit, Lu Jianlin, Lam Wai Lung William, Mak Wai Man Vivien, Chan Ngai Yin 2022 Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Princess Margaret Hospital, HKSAR

Right Atrial Mass With Inflow Obstruction In A Patient With Igg4-Related Disease, Shek Joyce, Wu Lok Yi, Wong Chun Kit, Lu Jianlin, Lam Wai Lung William, Mak Wai Man Vivien, Chan Ngai Yin

Journal of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology

Cardiac tumour is a rare cause of heart failure. We report a case of right atrial mass found in a patient with known immunoglobulinG4-related disease (IgG4-RD), who presented with right heart failure, renal impairment and thrombocytopenia. Multimodal investigations were performed to reach the diagnosis of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma with cardiac involvement. Chemotherapy was initiated in an attempt for disease control. We highlight the potential link between IgG4-related disease and lymphoma.


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