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Outcomes of cardiac surgery in senior aged patients with ventricular dysfunction: analysis of a large national database
Han-Wei TANG, Kai CHEN, Jian-Feng HOU, Xiao-Hong HUANG, Sheng LIU, Han-Ping MA, Sheng-Shou HU
2021, 18(1): 1-9.   doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2021.01.006
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Potassium variability during hospitalization and outcomes after discharge in patients with acute myocardial infarction
Xi-Ling ZHANG, Heng-Xuan CAI, Shan-Jie WANG, Xiao-Yuan ZHANG, Xin-Ran HAO, Shao-Hong FANG, Xue-Qin GAO, Bo YU
2021, 18(1): 10-19.   doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2021.01.004
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Beta-blocker therapy in elderly patients with renal dysfunction and heart failure
Juan Martínez-Milla, Marcelino Cortés García, Julia Anna Palfy, Mikel Taibo Urquía, Marta López Castillo, Ana Devesa Arbiol, Ana Lucía Rivero Monteagudo, María Luisa Martín Mariscal, Inés Jiménez-Varas, Sem Briongos Figuero, Juan Antonio Franco-Pelaéz, José Tuñón
2021, 18(1): 20-29.   doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2021.01.005
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Obstructive sleep apnea increases heart rhythm disorders and worsens subsequent outcomes in elderly patients with subacute myocardial infarction
Ling-Jie WANG, Li-Na PAN, Ren-Yu YAN, Wei-Wei QUAN, Zhi-Hong XU
2021, 18(1): 30-38.   doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2021.01.002
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Sex modification of the association of the radial augmentation index and incident hypertension in a Chinese community-based population
Qiao QIN, Fang-Fang FAN, Meng-Yuan LIU, Bo LIU, Jia JIA, Long ZHANG, Yu-Xi LI, Yi-Meng JIANG, Peng-Fei SUN, Dan-Mei HE, Jian-Ping LI, Ming CHEN, Bo ZHENG, Yan ZHANG
2021, 18(1): 39-46.   doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2021.01.003
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Neurohumoral, cardiac and inflammatory markers in the evaluation of heart failure severity and progression
Ekaterina A Polyakova, Evgeny N Mikhaylov, Dmitry L Sonin, Yuri V Cheburkin, Mikhail M Galagudza
2021, 18(1): 47-66.   doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2021.01.007
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Patent foramen ovale closure in non-lacunar cryptogenic ischemic stroke: where are we now?
Adrià ARBOIX, Olga PARRA, Josefina ALIÓ
2021, 18(1): 67-74.   doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2021.01.009
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Hypertension and its physio-psychosocial risks factors in elderly people: a cross-sectional study in north-eastern region of Bangladesh
Gowranga Kumar Paul, Mohammad Meshbahur Rahman, Mohammad Hamiduzzaman, Zaki Farhana, Somaresh Kumar Mondal, Saleha Akter, Shayla Naznin, Md. Nazrul Islam
2021, 18(1): 75-82.   doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2021.01.011
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Influence of normal to high stroke volume on congestive heart failure development after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: case series
Tomoko Tomioka, Tomohiro Ito, Ryokichi Takahasi, Shuhei Tanaka
2021, 18(1): 83-88.   doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2021.01.010
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How to do when PFO closure failed under routine guidance: the first clinical experience for PFO closure
Ying ZHOU, Jun-Gang NIE
2021, 18(1): 89-90.   doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2021.01.008
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Xu MENG, Yi ZHOU, Xiong-Jing JIANG, Jun CAI, Hui-Min ZHANG, Hai-Ying WU, Wen-Jun MA, Ying LOU, Ya-Xin LIU, Xian-Liang ZHOU
 doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2021.02.001
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OBJECTIVE
To analyze the causes of renal artery stenosis (RAS) and compare the clinical characteristics in accordance with the primary disease among patients aged from 30 to 50.

METHODS
Patients were grouped by etiologies of RAS. Groups were retrospectively examined and compared regarding demographic data, clinical manifestations, laboratory findings, and imaging findings.

RESULTS
A total of 152 patients (74 females, 78 males; mean age: 40.70 ± 6.01 years) were enrolled, including 84 patients (55.3%) with atherosclerosis (AS), 46 patients (30.3%) with Takayasu arteritis (TA), 18 patients (11.8%) with fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD), and four patients (2.6%) with other etiologies. Patients in AS group had greater body mass index, higher prevalence of comorbidities and higher rate of smoking and drinking history. TA patients showed more constitutional symptoms and vascular findings, and higher erythrocyte sedimentation rate. RAS in both AS group and TA group mainly located on ostia and proximal segments, but RAS in FMD group mainly involved middle to distal segment of renal artery. The AS group had significantly lesser stenosis than the other groups. Although renal function evaluated by the estimated glomerular filtration rate did not significantly differ among the groups, the incidence of kidney shrinkage was significantly higher in the TA and FMD groups (39.1% and 50%, respectively) than in the AS group (8.3%). The FMD group had milder cardiac damage than other groups.

CONCLUSIONS
AS was the most common cause of RAS in patients aged from 30 to 50, followed by TA and FMD. The etiology of RAS should be carefully distinguished based on clinical manifestations, laboratory findings, and imaging to ensure that proper treatment is provided.
Yong-Tai GONG, Song ZHANG, Ding-Yu WANG, Dang-Hui SUN, Li SHENG, Yue LI
 doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2021.02.002
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Yi-Xun GU, Xi-Zhi ZHANG, Jun LI, Yong CHEN
 doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2021.02.010
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We would delightedly report that the 2019 SCI impact factor of Journal of Geriatric Cardiology has increased from 1.763 to 2.491, according to the 2019 Journal Citation Reports (InCites, Clarivate Analytics), ranking 30/51 and 66/138 in the fields of Geriatrics & Gerontology and Cardiac & Cardiovascular Systems, respectively. Show more
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Li-Yuan MA, Wei-Wei CHEN, Run-Lin GAO, Li-Sheng LIU, Man-Lu ZHU, Yong-Jun WANG, Zhao-Su WU, Hui-Jun LI, Dong-Feng GU, Yue-Jin YANG, Zhe ZHENG, Sheng-Shou HU
doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2020.01.001
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