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January-June  2017 | Vol 14 | Issue  1

Review Article

Quality of life in heart failure: A review

Heart failure (HF) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. HF severity and mortality can be predicted by measurement of quality of life (QOL). Generic and disease-specific instruments f...


Review Article

Heart failure: Definition, classification, and pathophysiology – A mini-review

Heart failure is a clinical syndrome characterized by dyspnea, fatigue, and clinical signs of congestion leading to frequent hospitalizations, poor quality of life, and shortened life expectancy. It i...


Review Article

The eighth joint national committee on the prevention, detection, evaluation, and treatment of high blood pressure (joint national committee-8) report: Matters arising

America's Joint National Committee (JNC) on the prevention, detection, evaluation, and treatment of high blood pressure is one of the foremost regional regulatory bodies on the management of hyper...


Original Article

Hypertension treatment by primary care physicians in Lagos

Background: Globally, hypertension (HTN) control is poor. We studied the contribution of primary care physicians to this. Methods: Lagos-based primary care physicians were studied using...


Original Article

Echocardiographic study of left ventricular structure and function in Nigerian patients with chronic liver disease

Background: The concept of cirrhotic cardiomyopathy includes impaired cardiac contractility, decreased beta-adrenergic receptor function, abnormal beta-adrenergic postreceptor function, defecti...


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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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