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January-June  2019 | Vol 16 | Issue  1

Guest Lecture

Dyslipidemia and cardiovascular diseases: Science or fairy tale

The year 2018 marks the 4th year since the Nigeria Cardiac Society introduced an annual lecture in honor of late Prof. Asuquo Antia, the first President of the Society. I consider myself privileged ...


Review Article

Echocardiographic findings in Nigerian patients with stroke

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in several industrial countries and cardio-embolism accounts for 15–30% of ischaemic strokes. Studies investigating associations between echocard...


Original Article

Relationship between CD4 cell count and left ventricular dimension and function in treatment-naïve human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients

Introduction: Echo studies have documented obvious changes in the left ventricular (LV) dimension and function of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients. Previous studies had su...


Original Article

Pattern and appropriateness of antihypertensive prescriptions among hospitalized hypertensives in Nigeria

Introduction: Prescribers' compliance to relevant guidelines may be a reflection of the depth of thoroughness in therapy, awareness, and a pointer to pitfalls in reducing cardiovascular m...


Original Article

Serum chemerin as a predictor of left ventricle hypertrophy in patients with coronary artery disease

Background: Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is an important predictor of cardiovascular risk and its detection contributes to risk stratification. Chemerin is a secreted protein with a com...


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ISSN - Print: 0189-7969,
Online: 2347-3576

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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