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Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Research is the official publication of Cardiovascular Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, in collaboration with Iranian Heart Association and  the Iranian Society of Cardiac Surgeons. As a peer-reviewed international open-access journal, it covers the fields related to the cardiac science including cardiac surgery and anesthesiology, cardiology and public health. Basic science and clinical investigations including articles related to research findings, technical evaluations, observational studies, clinical trials, reviews, case reports and hypotheses are welcomed.

2015, Volume 7, Issue 2  

 Review Article pp. 43 - 48  
  The Impact of High Versus Low Sedation Dosing Strategy on Cognitive Dysfunction in Survivors of Intensive Care Units: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
  Jahan Porhomayon, Philippe Joude, Ghazaleh Adlparvar, Ali A El-Solh, Nader D Nader
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 Original Article pp. 49 - 54  
  Liver Function Tests Following Open Cardiac Surgery
  Feridoun Sabzi, Reza Faraji
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 Original Article pp. 55 - 59  
  Effects of Ramadan Fasting on Serum Amyloid A and Protein Carbonyl Group Levels in Patients With Cardiovascular Diseases
  Hami Asadi, Ali Akbar Abolfathi, Reza Badalzadeh, Maryam Majidinia, Alireza Yaghoubi, Maryam Asadi, Bahman Yousefi
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 Original Article pp. 60 - 62  
  In-Hospital Complications of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery in Patients Older Than 70 Years
  Naser Safaie, Hossein Montazerghaem, Ahmadreza Jodati, Nasrollah Maghamipour
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 Original Article pp. 63 - 67  
  The Association of Lipoprotein Lipase Genes, HindIII and S447X Polymorphisms With Coronary Artery Disease in Shiraz City
  Zeinab Ahmadi, Sara Senemar, Samaneh Toosi, Salma Radmanesh
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 Short Communication pp. 68 - 71  
  Changes in Simple Spirometric Parameters After Lobectomy forBronchial Carcinoma
  Eleni Drakou, Meletios A. Kanakis, Lila Papadimitriou, Nicoletta Iacovidou, Nikolaos Vrachnis, Stefanos Nicolouzos, Constantinos Loukas, Achilleas Lioulias
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 Case Report pp. 72 - 74  
  Diverticulum, or not Diverticulum, That Is the Question! Discussing About a Case of Left Ventricular Outpouching Associated With Bicuspid Aortic Valve Assessed by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance
  Raffaella Capasso, Maria Panelo, Andrea Fiorelli, Iacopo Carbone, Nicola Galea
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 Case Report pp. 75 - 77  
  Transcatheter Closure of Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Defect: A Case Report and Review of Literature
  Mahmood M. Shabestari, Fereshteh Ghaderi, Ali Hamedanchi
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 Case Report pp. 78 - 80  
  A Case of Fatal Acute Lung Injury After Balloon Valvuloplasty of Pulmonary Stenosis: Case Report and Review of Literature
  Mohammad Ali Ostovan, Maliheh Kamali, Abdolali Zolghadrasli
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