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July-December  2019 | Vol 16 | Issue  2

Original Article

Lipid and apoprotein markers and carotid intima-media thickness among hypertensive Nigerians

Context: Measurement of lipids and apoproteins are essential components aimed at reducing the global burden of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) ha...


Original Article

Point-of-care monitoring of international normalized ratio among patients with mechanical valves in Jos, North-Central, Nigeria

Background: Rheumatic heart disease is the leading cause of acquired valvular heart disease in low- and middle-income countries and sometimes requires mechanical valve replacement. Postsurgic...


Original Article

Synopsis of cardiovascular and thoracic surgical cases in the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital

Background: The aim of the study was to identify the spectrum of cardiothoracic and vascular surgical cases in the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) and identify the limita...


Case Report

Dextrocardia with situs inversus in an adult Nigerian

Situs inversus with dextrocardia refers to complete inversion of the position of the thoracic and abdominal viscera. Dextrocardia occurs when the heart is located in the right side of the thoracic c...


Case Report

Aortic valve regurgitation and acromegaly

We report a case of global heart failure revealing aortic regurgitation in a 50-year-old male with acromegalic dysmorphism. The echocardiography noted a hypertrophy and dilatation of left ventricula...


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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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