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Obesity, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and gene-specific dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) are common medical conditions. Small-scale studies have shown that these are associated with proarrhythmic changes on 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) and a higher risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD). However, these studies lack the deep electrophysiological phenotyping required to explain their observations. Electrocardiographic imaging (ECGi) is a non-invasive alternative to 12-lead ECG, by which epicardial potentials, electrograms and activation sequences can be recorded to study adverse electrophysiological modelling in greater depth and on a more focussed, subject-specific scale. Therefore, this study proposes to better define the risk of arrhythmia and understand the underlying adverse electrophysiological remodelling conferring this risk in three groups (obesity, RA and DCM). Firstly, data from two large, national repositories will be analysed to identify associations between routine clinical biomarkers and proarrhythmic 12-lead ECG parameters, to confirm adverse electrophysiological remodelling and a higher risk of arrhythmia. Secondly,ECGi will be performed before and after planned clinical intervention in obese and RA patients, and at baseline in titin-truncating variant (TTNtv)-positive and -negative DCM patients, to characterise the specific and potentially reversible conduction and repolarisation abnormalities that may underlie increased arrhythmic risk.
The Cedars-Sinai SHI Takotsubo Registry and Proteomic Study is an observational registry that will collect retrospective and prospective demographic, clinical, hemodynamic, laboratory and other diagnostic parameters, therapy and outcome data from individuals who meet the inclusion/exclusion criteria of Takotsubo Registry protocol. Subjects will also be invited to provide a blood sample utilizing a Mitra kit sent to their homes. Researchers from the Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center will analyze Registry data to identify Takotsubo phenotypes, improve diagnostic capabilities, better predict recurrence rates, and develop targeted Takotsubo treatments.
Taurine as an adjunct for early left ventricular recovery in peripartum cardiomyopathy
Objective of the study: to evaluate whether alfieri technique improves clinical and hemodynamic results compared to transaortic mitral valve secondary cord cutting in patients scheduled to septal myectomy for severely symptomatic hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
Diabetic cardiomyopathy( DCM) is a major complication of diabetes and is a common cardiovascular complication independent of coronary artery disease and hypertension．Trial to assess of myocardial injury in recipients of simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplantation by nuclear magnetic T２ mapping technology.
The arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, also known as arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVC/D) is a rare myocardial disease with a prevalence estimated to range from 1 case on 5000 persons in the general population. It have a dominant genetic transmission characterized by alterations of desmosomial proteins and predominantly affects the right ventricle. The morphological alteration of the myocardium characterized by fibro-fatty substitution predisposes to arrhythmic events that can be fatal and cause death especially in young people and athletes. International guidelines provide a classification that includes clinical and histological criteria for diagnosis based on fibrous tissue substitution, percentage and right ventricle localization. Indeed, it is mainly affected the right ventricle but in some cases also the left ventricle result involved and the fatty tissue or fibro-fatty tissue with particular arrangement may affect the full-thickness wall are pathognomonic. Authors identified 10 cases of arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy in forensic autopsy collocated in the 2003 to 2017, included 8 males and 2 females. Their age ranged from 16 to 45 years with an average age of 28.8±8.1 years. However, authors would like to demonstrate that with ARVC/D cannot be include only cases with increased fibrosis and exclusive localization to the right ventricle nor even cases with electrocardiographic alterations and other evident clinical criteria. Indeed, in the analyzed cases authors observed an amount of fibrosis often less than the percentage reported in the literature and an involvement not only of the right ventricle but also of the septum and associated sinister ventricular modifications. To this must be added that the cases of death did not have a sudden death of relatives in family history as described in guidelines and therefore this criterion is not reliable for the purpose of a classification.
To determine the safety and efficacy of Amniotic and Umbilical Cord Tissue for the treatment of the following condition categories: Orthopedic, Neurologic, Urologic, Autoimmune, Renal, Cardiac and Pulmonary Conditions. The hypotheses are that the treatments are not only extremely safe, but also statistically beneficial for all conditions. Outcomes will be determined by numerous valid outcome instruments that compile general quality of life information along with condition-specific information as well.
The proposed study will investigate the clinical use of the ISCDX test that may differentiate between diverse stroke etiologies as listed below: Aim 1: Differentiate between cardioembolic and large artery atherosclerotic ischemic strokes, when hemorrhagic stroke is ruled out, as defined by TOAST classification of subtypes of acute ischemic stroke. Aim 2: In cases of ischemic strokes of unknown or "cryptogenic" etiology, determine the ability of biomarker blood tests to predict etiology between cardioembolic and large artery atherosclerotic.
We examined the feasibility and reliability of a combined echocardiographic and right heart catheterization (RHC) approach for right ventriculo/arterial (R-V/A) coupling assessment in HF patients with dilated cardiomyopathy (D-CMP).
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with a high risk of death and morbidity due to cardiovascular disease. Much of this is caused by left ventricular disease characterised by abnormal muscle thickness and scaring. This process appears to start early in the course of CKD and causes heart failure and dangerous abnormal heart rhythms. Previous work suggests that the process may be reversible by kidney transplantation but almost all of the studies are small, retrospective and lack scientific rigour. Furthermore, they almost all use echocardiography, which is inaccurate in patients with CKD. The investigators plan to perform the first large, prospective, controlled, blind-analysed study using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging to determine whether CKD associated cardiomyopathy is reversed by kidney transplantation and if so, whether factors such as blood pressure and mediators of metabolic bone disease/fibrosis are important in effecting this change. Greater understanding of the mechanisms responsible for CKD associated cardiomyopathy could lead to future strategies and treatments to improve the high cardiovascular mortality associated with this condition.