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January-June  2020 | Vol 17 | Issue  1

Review Article

Arrhythmia in people living with HIV/AIDS

With improvement in longevity and therapy of HIV; acquired heart diseases are expected to become more and more prevalent. The electric abnormalities in HIV/AIDS are not very rare. These electrical a...


Review Article

Therapeutic exercise for hypertension: An update for exercise prescribers

Hypertension (HTN) remains the most common noncommunicable disease that constitutes the greatest public health problem worldwide, with the management involving pharmacological and nonpharmacological...


Review Article

Cardiovascular diseases in Nigeria: What has happened in the past 20 years?

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are a leading cause of death worldwide with an accelerated increase in CVD-related death in Nigeria and other low-income and middle-income countries. A review of the t...


Review Article

Rheumatic heart disease in Nigeria: A review

Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is a major public health problem in resource-poor countries, especially in sub-Saharan Africa where about 1 million affected children between 5 and 14 years of age live...


Original Article

Electromechanical dyssynchrony and short-term outcomes of readmission and death, among heart failure patients in Aminu Kano teaching hospital, Kano State, Nigeria

Background: Cardiac dyssynchrony refers to a difference in the timing of contractions in different chambers and/or segments of the heart. Left ventricular (LV) dyssynchrony is frequently seen...


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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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