Rania Gaber, Manal Hamesa
Pages: 1 - 5
Background: Water pipe (WP) tobacco smoking is gaining wide popularity among young and middle aged males and females.
Aim of the work: The aim of this study was to evaluate the immediate effect of 1st pipe water smoking on brachial Flow mediated dilatation% (FMD%) and Nitrate mediated dilatation% (NMD%)...
Samira Zaheri, Seyed Mohammed Marandi
Pages: 6 - 11
Objectives: Ginseng Panax has been used for centuries in Chinese medicine as source of health and stamina. We want to examine the affect of ginseng supplement on heart rate, systolic; blood pressure and diastolic blood pressure in trained athletes at rest, during and after resistance; training.
Rania Gaber, Mai Salama
Pages: 12 - 18
Background: Trans-esophageal echocardiogram (TEE) is a gold standard test for diagnosis of left atrial (LA) appendage function.
Aim: To evaluate left atrial appendage (LAA) dysfunction using mitral annular systolic velocity measured by tissue Doppler imaging “Sm” in acute embolic stroke young patients...
Pages: 19 - 20
Hisham M.F Sherif
Pages: 21 - 29
Introduction: Current guidelines for management of thoracic aortic disease base clinical decision-making primarily on the aortic size. The risk of serious complications in genetically-triggered aortic disease is influenced by many other factors, currently not taken into account by the guidelines.
Karsten Keller, Meike Coldewey, Martin Geyer, Johannes Beule, Jörn Oliver Balzer, Wolfgang Dippold
Pages: 30 - 35
Introduction: Risk stratification of patients with acute pulmonary embolism (PE) is crucial in deciding appropriate therapy management. Shock index (SI) is rapidly available and a reliable parameter. We aimed to investigate SI for short term outcome in acute PE.
Materials and methods: Data of 182 patients...