Vol 21, No 1 (2014)

Date published: 2014-02-13

Table of Contents

open access

Review articles

The metabolic syndrome entanglement: Cutting the Gordian knot

Enrique Z. Fisman, Alexander Tenenbaum

Review paper

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0054
Cardiol J 2014;21(1):1-5.
Original articles

Factor XIII Val34Leu polymorphism in patients with cardiac syndrome X

Gamze Babur Güler, Ulaankhuu Batgerel, Ekrem Güler, Oğuz Karaca, Çetin Geçmen, Hacı Murat Güneş, Hicaz Zencirkıran Aguş, Ali Metin Esen, Mehmet Muhsin Türkmen

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0046
Cardiol J 2014;21(1):6-10.

Major contribution of vasospasm-induced coronary blood flow reduction to anaphylactic ventricular dysfunction assessed in isolated blood-perfused rat heart

Yuhichi Kuda, Yasutaka Kurata, Mofei Wang, Mamoru Tanida, Toshishige Shibamoto

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0047
Cardiol J 2014;21(1):11-17.

Vitamin D level and extent of coronary stenotic lesions in patients with first acute myocardial infarction

Beata Goleniewska, Michał Kacprzak, Marzenna Zielińska

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0048
Cardiol J 2014;21(1):18-23.

Association of interleukin-4 gene polymorphisms with ischemic heart failure

Mohammad Jafar Mahmoudi, Mona Hedayat, Mohammad Taghvaei, Ebrahim Nematipour, Elham Farhadi, Nilufar Esfahanian, Maryam Sadr, Maryam Mahmoudi, Keramat Nourijelyani, Ali Akbar Amirzargar, Nima Rezaei

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0049
Cardiol J 2014;21(1):24-28.

Late gadolinium enhancement is common in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and no clinical risk factors for sudden cardiac death: A single center experience

Kristopher S. Lyons, Lana J. Dixon, Nicola Johnston, Rebecca Noad, Andrew Hamilton, Nick McKeag, Paul Horan

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0115
Cardiol J 2014;21(1):29-32.

Evaluation of left ventricular systolic function with pulsed wave tissue Doppler in rheumatic mitral stenosis

Saadet Guven, Taner Sen, Omac Tufekcioglu, Esra Gucuk, Belma Uygur, Erkan Kahraman

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0058
Cardiol J 2014;21(1):33-38.

Chronic resveratrol administration improves diabetic cardiomyopathy in part by reducing oxidative stress

Majid Mohammadshahi, Fatemeh Haidari, Farhad Ghadiri Soufi

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0051
Cardiol J 2014;21(1):39-46.

Safety and effectiveness of transvenous lead extraction in elderly patients

Andrzej Kutarski, Anna Polewczyk, Krzysztof Boczar, Andrzej Ząbek, Maciej Polewczyk

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0084
Cardiol J 2014;21(1):47-52.

Gender differences in cardiac left ventricular mass and function: Clinical and experimental observations

Eduardo Manuel Escudero, Alejandro Orlowski, Alejandro Díaz, Oscar Andrés Pinilla, Irene Lucía Ennis, Ernesto Alejandro Aiello

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0105
Cardiol J 2014;21(1):53-59.

Impaired global and segmental myocardial deformation assessed by two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography in patients with vitamin B12 deficiency

Zekeriya Kaya, Asuman Bicer, Funda Yalcin, Arzu Er, Aysun Camuzcuoglu, Nurhan Korkmaz, Yusuf Sezen

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0059
Cardiol J 2014;21(1):60-66.

Determinants of high sensitivity troponin T concentration in chronic stable patients with heart failure: Ischemic heart failure versus non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy

Ruken Bengi Bakal, Suzan Hatipoglu, Gokhan Kahveci, Mehmet Onur Omaygenc, Tuba Unkun, Taylan Akgun, Muslum Sahin, Ali Elveran, Olcay Ozveren, Nihal Ozdemir

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0061
Cardiol J 2014;21(1):67-75.

Comparison of the effects of carvedilol and nebivolol on diastolic functions of the left ventricle in patients with non-ischemic heart failure

Abdullah Dogan, Mustafa Karabacak, Şenol Tayyar, Dogan Erdogan, Mehmet Ozaydin

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0062
Cardiol J 2014;21(1):76-82.

Evaluated plasma interleukin-18/interleukin-10 ratio is a risk factor for acute coronary syndromes in patients with stable angina pectoris

Qiaowen Li, Zhiliang Li, Xiaoyong Zhang, Yunjun Ruan, Jian Qiu

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2013.0057
Cardiol J 2014;21(1):83-88.
Book review
Editorial comments

Generation iUltrasound: Bedside diagnostic imaging with Hand-Held Cardiac Ultrasound

Amer M. Johri

Editorial

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.2014.0009
Cardiol J 2014;21(1):98-99.
Letters to the Editors

Diagnosis of cardiac structural changes: Utility of altered gadolinium kinetics on cardiac magnetic resonance

Emre Yalcinkaya, Baris Bugan, Murat Celik, Uygar Cagdas Yuksel

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.2014.0010
Cardiol J 2014;21(1):100.

Authors’ response

Girish Dwivedi, Robert J. MacFadyen, Chetan Varma, Vishal Sharma, Desley Neil, Richard P. Steeds

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.2014.0011
Cardiol J 2014;21(1):101.

Kounis syndrome: A primary cause for the anaphylactic shock

Nicholas G. Kounis, George D. Soufras

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.2014.0012
Cardiol J 2014;21(1):102-103.

Authors’ response

Yuhichi Kuda, Yasutaka Kurata, Mofei Wang, Mamoru Tanida, Toshishige Shibamoto

Letter to the Editor

DOI: 10.5603/CJ.2014.0013
Cardiol J 2014;21(1):104.

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