Coronary artery disease in patients with chronic kidney disease: a brief literature review

Mostafa Dastani

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 182-186

  Cardiovascular is the major cause of death in chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease. The cardiovascular mortality rate of patients with renal impairment is evaluated to be higher than general population. Coronary artery disease seems to be an important type of cardiovascular complication ...  Read More

Two-dimentional speckle tracking strain imaging in the assessment of myocardial diastolic function in patients with stable angina pectoris

Somaye Farokhnejad; Mostafa Dastani; Afsoon Fazlinejad; Roya Narenji Sani

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 112-117

  Introduction: Ischemic heart disease is caused mainly by obstruction of coronary arteries. The ischemic assessment through echocardiography is dependent on wall motion abnormality detection during systole. In patients with ischemic heart disease the diastolic function is impaired before systolic function ...  Read More

Carotid artery stenosis and coronary artery disease coincidence

Vahid Shojaee; Mostafa Dastani; Alireza Abdolahi; Hamid Reza Rahimi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 96-99

  Cerebrovascular event is one of the important causes of death in the world. Carotid artery stenosis is one of main risk factors of cerebrovascular events. Risk factors for atherosclerosis are found in carotid artery stenosis. Thus, coincidence of coronary artery disease and carotid artery stenosis were ...  Read More