International Cardiovascular Forum Journal

The International Cardiovascular Forum Journal is an international peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing high quality reports, studies, trials, investigations and theories covering all aspects of cardiovascular and cardiometabolic health and disease.

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Published by Barcaray International Publishing (Dubai, Hong Kong, London), C/0 T&F Group, The Maze Tower, Sheikh Zayed Road, PO Box 58531,  Dubai, United Arab Emirates (http://www.barcaray.com/home.html)

Website http://www.icfjournal.org

ISSN 2409-3424 (online) 2410-2636 (Print)


Afilliated with:  

THE MALTESE CARDIAC SOCIETY

THE KOSOVO SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY


ICFJ covers a broad area of interest from molecules, 
to clinical practice to populations including: 

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Valve disease
  • Heart failure
  • Arrhythmias
  • Congenital heart diseases
  • Cardiovascular imaging (echo, CMR, PET, CT and
    nuclear cardiology)
  • Genetic cardiac disease
  • Vascular diseases
  • Systemic disease with cardio-metabolic impact
  • Gene, Cell and regenerative therapies
  • Clinical trials
  • Epidemiology
  • Socio-economic and health services research
  • Environmental and nutritional cardiovascular disease
  • Biotechnology and devices
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Computers, IT and tele-solutions
  • and opinion pieces and controversies

 

 

Editorial Board

Svend Aakhus (Norway)
Lennart Bergfeldt (Sweden)
John Chapman (France)
Andrew Coats (UK, Australia)
Ragnar Danielsen (Iceland)
Constantinos Davos (Greece)
Frank Dini (Italy)
Xin Du (China)
Raimund Erbel (Germany)
Frank Flachskampf (Sweden)
Carmen Ginghina (Romania)
Pascal Gueret (France)
Christian Hassager (Denmark)
Charles Jazra (Lebanon)
Xu Yu Jin (UK)
Juan Carlos Kaski (UK)
Joseph Kisslo (USA)
Juhani Knuuti (Finland)
Lars H Lindholm (Sweden)
Changsheng Ma (China)

 

Gerald Maurer (Austria)
William McKenna (UK)
Joseph Moutiris (Cyprus)
Sergio Mondillo (Italy)
Sherif Nagueh (USA)
Ulf Näslund (Sweden)
Mitsuru Ohishi (Japan)
Basil Okeahialam (Nigeria)
Ali Oto (Turkey)
John Pepper (UK)
Eugenio Picano (Italy)
Fausto Pinto (Portugal)
Axel Schmermund (Germany)
Otto Smiseth (Norway)
Chuwa Tei (Japan)
Anders Waldenström (Sweden)
Olov Wiklund (Sweden)
Robert Xuereb (Malta)
Fuquan Yang (China)
Pepe Zamorano (Spain)

Joint Editors-in-Chief: 

Professor Michael Henein, Umea  

 

Professor Andrew Coats, Monash

 

 

Associate Editors

Reinadlo Bulgarelli Bestetti (Ribeirão Preto, Brazil)

Rafaelle Bugiardini (Bologna, Italy)

L. Ceri Davies (London, UK)

Jan Engvall (Linköping, Sweden)

Abdel José Fuenmayor (Merida, Venezuela)

Per Lindqvist (Stockholm, Sweden)

Paolo Emilio Puddu (Rome, Italy)

Stefan Söderberg (Umeå, Sweden)

Xander Wehrens (Houston, USA)

Reidar Winter (Stockholm, Sweden)

 

Announcements

 

To submit a manuscript to the International Cardiovascular Forum Journal (ICFJ)

 

Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in. Please review the Author Guidelines prior to submitting your manuscript

 
Posted: 2015-04-09
 
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Vol 8 (2016)

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Table of Contents

Review

Carla Contaldi
Ritesh Gupta, Anoop Misra

Original Article

Joshua Chadwick Jayaraj, Lusine Abrahamyan, Anahit Demirchyan
Nandini Nair, Enrique Gongora
Hanan Ibrahim Radwan, Abdelhakem Selem, Yaser Ammar, Kamel Ghazal
Alexander Manché, David Sladden, Aaron Casha, Liberato Camilleri
Basil Nwaneri Okeahialam, Hadiza Abigail Agbo, Chikaike Ogbonna, Evelyn Chuhwak, Ikechukwu Isiguzoro
Maryanne Caruana, Victor Grech
Hongyi Wu, Yinman Wang, Huajie Xu, Juying Qian, Junbo Ge
Giancarlo Casolo, Jacopo Del Meglio, Massimo Magnacca, Carlo Tessa, Luca Salvadori, Maria Laura Canale, Elisa Ferrali
Stefan F. J. Langer
Jiangyou Wang, Han Chen, Dan Song, Jian Peng, Xi Su
Nihat Pekel, Mehmet Emre Özpelit, Ebru Özpelit, Serkan Yakan, Caner Topaloğlu, Kamil Tülüce, Nurullah Çetin, Cihan Altın, Aydan Çelebiler, Serkan Saygı, İstemihan Tengiz, Ertuğrul Ercan
Tu Ngoc Nguyen, Vu Thanh Huyen, Thanh Xuan Nguyen, Thang Pham, Sarah Nicole Hilmer, Robert Graham Cumming
Jiangyou Wang, Han Chen, Dan Song, Jian Peng, Xi Su
Ahmed Hassouna Shetaya, Khaled Elkhashab, Gomaa Abdel Razek

Letters to the Editor

Anna L. Fanelli, Gabriella Agnoletti, Domenica Garabello, Mauro Giorgi, Chiara Calcagnile, Mauro Rinaldi, Sebastiano Marra
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease: Can We Predict its Development?
Pietro Scicchitano, Francesca Cortese, Michele Gesualdo, Tommaso Acquaviva, Emanuela De Cillis, Alessandro Santo Bortone, Marco Matteo Ciccone
Athanasios Smyrlis, Dmitry Yaranov, Shahzad Khan, Marc Krichavsky, Lawrence Fisher
Andrew Kei-yan Ng, Man Hong Jim
Cengiz Ozturk, Turgay Celik, Ali Osman Yildirim, Mustafa Demir, Sevket Balta, Ugur Bozlar, Ahmet Ozturk, Adem Guler, Mehmet Ali Sahin, Atila Iyisoy
Cengiz Ozturk, Mehmet Ali Sahin, Ugur Bozlar, Siddik Erdogan, Adem Guler, Ali Osman Yildirim, Mustafa Demir, Sevket Balta, Atila Iyisoy
Esther Cambronero-Cortinas, Miguel Jose Corbi-Pascual, Gonzalo Gallego-Sanchez, Nuria Baxeiras-Gonzalez, Tomas Cros Ruiz de la Galarreta, Raquel Fuentes-Manso, Antonia Tercero-Martinez, Daniel Prieto-Mateos, Gonzalo Aldamiz-Castillo Echevarria, Jose Luis Rodriguez Garcia
Daniele Andreini, Gianluca Pontone, Saima Mushtaq, Emanuela Muratori, Marco Guglielmo, Edoardo Conte, Patrizia Carita', Mauro Pepi
Patrizia Carità, Massimo Verdecchia, Elisabetta Mancini, Giovanni Ferro, Marco Guglielmo, Egle Corrado, Salvatore Novo, Mauro Pepi, Gianluca Pontone
Ana Redondo Palacios, José López Menéndez, Laura Varela Barca, Miren Martín García
Diagnostic Dilemma of Constrictive Pericarditis with Concomitant Mitral Stenosis: A Case Report
Kee Soon Chong, Ching Kit Chen, See Lim Lim
Outcomes of Peripheral Endovascular Interventions Based on Hospital Volume: a Mini Review of Published Literature
Samir V Patel, Ajai S Rajabalan, Abhijit S Saggu, Diwas Shahi, Palak Patel, Thara M Vidyasagaran, Nimesh B Patel, Tejwant Singh
A Hunting Accident
Thierry Niamkey, Jean Etienne Ricci, Patrick Messner, Camille Soullier
Ahmadreza Zarifian, Alireza Sepehri Shamloo, Mohammad Sobhan Sheikh Andalibi, Hamid Hoseinikhah, Fereshteh Ghaderi, Morteza Khaki, Aliasghar Moeinipour