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January-June  2018 | Vol 15 | Issue  1

Original Article

Clinical and echocardiographic determinants of heart disease in uncomplicated type II Nigerian diabetic patients

Background: Recent epidemiological studies indicate an increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in the world. T2DM is now widely accepted as a major predisposing factor to isc...


Original Article

Pattern and outcome of pediatric patients referred abroad for cardiac surgery from a tertiary hospital in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria

Background: The high cost of open-heart surgery, poor funding, and lack of adequate facilities and workforce are some of the challenges facing Nigerian children with structural heart diseases...


Original Article

Early results of open-heart surgery for acquired heart diseases in Ibadan, Nigeria

Background: Cardiovascular disease burden is disproportionately high in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) where resources to provide optimum care for cardiothoracic patients are still very limited. Pr...


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Detection of extension and distribution diversity of coronary artery diseases by gender using Syntax score I

Background: Although the extension and distribution of coronary artery diseases by gender was found in a same pattern, some studies reported controversial results, so we aimed to investigate ...


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Open-heart surgery recommenced in Ibadan: Early results of congenital cases

Background: The incidence of cardiothoracic disease continues to increase globally especially in developing countries. Cardiothoracic surgery is also growing in Nigeria despite limitations po...


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Nigerian Journal of Cardiology, a publication of Nigeria Cardiac Society, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.nigjcardiol.org.

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