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Blood, Heart and Circulation

Online ISSN: 2515-091X

Osmar Antonio Centurion (Editor-in-Chief)

Asuncion National University

Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC) is a quaterly, open access, peer-reviewed journal with comprehensive peer review policy and a rapid publication process. This journal will provide an extensive coverage on all the clinical as well as medical aspects related to Blood, Heart and Circulation.

BCI will feature original research, reviews, clinical studies, editorials, expert opinion and perspective papers, commentaries, short communications, hypothesis, mini-reviews, conference proceedings, meeting-reports, book reviews etc.

BHC welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e- mail and send it to submissions@oatext.com alternatively to editor.bhc@oatext.com

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by BHC, is properly cited.

Osmar Antonio Centurion


Prof. Dr. Osmar Antonio Centurion, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA, is a cardiologist with expertise in Coronary Heart Diseases and Arrhythmias, Hemodynamics and Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Ablation. He is Professor of Medicine at the School of Medical Sciences from the Asuncion National University in Asunción, Paraguay. He received is PhD degree in Cardiology, at the Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan in 1994. He is the Founding Member of Sociedad Latinoamericana de Cardiología Intervencionista (SOLACI). Author of more than 100 medical articles published in peer-reviewed American, European and Japanese journals in cardiology. His biography is published in "Who is Who in the World", "Who is Who in Science and Engineering", "Man of Achievement", "Who is who in Medicine and Healthcare". He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, European Society of Cardiology, American Society of Angiology, and member of other 10 International Cardiovascular Societies. He is currently Chief of the Department of Cardiology, Hospital de Clinicas, Asunción, Paraguay. In addition, He is the Chief of the Department of Investigation at the National Heart Institute, Asuncion, Paraguay. He is currently Member of the Editorial Board of many journals.

Editorial Board


Zufeng Ding

Assistant Professor
Department of Cardiology
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
USA

Scott Howell

Director
Exercise Science
Tudor Bompa Institute
Canada

Bahadir Sarli

Associate Professor
Kayseri Education and Research Hospital
Turkey


Bhanu Duggal

Associate Professor
Department of Cardiology
Grant Medical College
India

Amaya García Fernández

Cardiology Unit
General University Hospital of Alicante
Spain

Anshul Kumar Gupta

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Heart & General Hospital
India


Nikolaos Papanas

Associate Professor Internal Medicine-Diabetes Mellitus
Democritus University
Greece

Burton M. Altura

Professor
Department of Medicine
Suny downstate medical center
United States

Eloísa Urréchaga Igartua

Medical Laboratory Consultant
Galdakao - UsansoloHospitalOsakidetza
GaldakaoVizcaya
Spain


Osmar A. Centurión

Profeesor
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Asuncion National University
South America

Mehiar El-Hamdani

Professor
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Marshall University
Huntington
USA

Marysia Grzybowski

Assistant Professor
ECU Brody School of Medicine
Greenville, NC
USA


Wilbert S. Aronow

Professor
Director of Cardiology Research
New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center
Valhalla, NY
USA

Nandan Kumar Mondal

Assistant Professor
Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville
Kentucky,USA

Zeid Khitan

Professor
Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Marshall University
Huntington
West Virginia
USA


Alexander Birbrair

Professor
Department of Pathology
Federal University of Minas Gerais
Belo Horizonte
MG, Brazil

Ilker Alat

Associate Professor
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Afyonkarahisar
Turkey

In Press

Volume 2, Issue 4


Will be updated soon.

Current Issue

Volume 2, Issue 3


Feasibility of cardiac diffusion-weighted MR imaging in acute myocarditis: a pilot study

Laissy JP Gaxotte V Ou P Hyafil F Steg PG Ribet A Serfaty JM

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

July 12, 2018


Inadequate uric acid referent values may cause "hyperuricemia" and overtreatment

Furlan SZ Rumboldt M Tomicic M Rumboldt Z

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

July 16, 2018


Will the use of a raised or age-adjusted D-dimer cut-off value in combination with a sequential strategy using the Wells score safely exclude deep venous thrombosis?

Ramberg E Engell AE Osterskov MW Sundskaro MM Bathum L

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

July 23, 2018


Review: 'Pseudo'- syndromes in cardiology

Mishra A Mishra S Mishra JP

Review Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

July 26, 2018


Leukemic conversion in case of Burkitt’s lymphoma from non-endemic region

Chandra H Chandra S Gupta V Shrivastav V

Case Report-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

August 02, 2018


Influence of fragmented QRS complex in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

Centurion OA Torales JM García LB Scavenius KE

Editorial-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

August 13, 2018


Archive


Volume 2

Feasibility of cardiac diffusion-weighted MR imaging in acute myocarditis: a pilot study

Laissy JP Gaxotte V Ou P Hyafil F Steg PG Ribet A Serfaty JM

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

July 12, 2018


Inadequate uric acid referent values may cause "hyperuricemia" and overtreatment

Furlan SZ Rumboldt M Tomicic M Rumboldt Z

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

July 16, 2018


Will the use of a raised or age-adjusted D-dimer cut-off value in combination with a sequential strategy using the Wells score safely exclude deep venous thrombosis?

Ramberg E Engell AE Osterskov MW Sundskaro MM Bathum L

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

July 23, 2018


Review: 'Pseudo'- syndromes in cardiology

Mishra A Mishra S Mishra JP

Review Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

July 26, 2018


Leukemic conversion in case of Burkitt’s lymphoma from non-endemic region

Chandra H Chandra S Gupta V Shrivastav V

Case Report-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

August 02, 2018


Influence of fragmented QRS complex in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

Centurion OA Torales JM García LB Scavenius KE

Editorial-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

August 13, 2018


Renalase decisive enzyme about the postoperative term hypotension after coronary artery bypass graft surgery

Aydin S Eren MN

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

May 28, 2018


Serum bilirubin level is associated with diabetic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus

Erkus E Aktas G Kocak MZ Duman TT Atak BM

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

May 28, 2018


The absence of hemoglobin Hb H band in the proven hemoglobin H disease patient due to the iron deficiency anemia

Insiripong W Insiripong S

Case Report-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

June 25, 2018


Simple technique for reconstruction of a bifuraction lesions of diffuse coronary artery disease

Sayed S Alassal MA Elrakhawy HM Ibrahim MF

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

June 26, 2018


Structural features of the monohorial placent of single-finger fruits

Gansburgsky AN Yaltsev AV

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

June 26, 2018


The heart rate variability in autonomic stress testing in persons with undifferentiated connective tissue dysplasia

Akimova AV Mironov VA Mironova TF Khusainova DF Tarasova EV

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

June 28, 2018


The Method to the Madness of the Cardiovascular Consequences of Alcohol

Ahluwalia A JonesI Gwathmey JK Haddad GE

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

February 09, 2018


Evaluation of serum syndecan-1 level in patients of multiple myeloma

Kanika Yadav Chandra H Chandra S Negi G Verma SK

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

February 23, 2018


Use of traditional medicine in severe edema amelioration of refractory congestive heart failure - case report

Zhu G

Case Report-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

February 21, 2018


Pseudo-normalization of t-waves: review & update

Mishra S Mishra A Mishra JP

Case Report-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

February 24, 2018


Detection of viral genomes from endomyocardial biopsy samples in dilated cardiomyopathy in hungary

Hogye M Csanady M Deak J Terhes G Kelle B Sepp R Ivanyi B Forster T

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

March 21, 2018


Current role of heparin in thromboprophylaxis of major orthopaedic surgery

Bilawicz J Trzebicki J Kostrubiec M

Review Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

March 25, 2018


Volume 1

Does intravenous dipyridamole administration cause acute renal impairment?

Muhsin Kalyoncuoglu Murat Baskurt Kamil Gulsen

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

December 22, 2017


Cardiac fibroma mimicking hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in a 5-month-old infant

Feifei Sun Fangfang Li Liping Huang Weidong Ren Xin Zhang

Case Report-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

December 29, 2017


Successful visceral revascularization after acute type A aortic dissection: How to predict visceral ischemia

Manabu Shiraishi Kouichi Adachi Hiroshi Nagano Atsushi Yamaguchi Hideo Adachi

Case Report-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

December 29, 2017


Hypothermic circulatory arrest in cerebral aneurysm surgery

Prandini MN Nonato MB Balestrieri JVL

Short Communication-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

December 29, 2017


Hospitalized patients care pathway for stroke and its determinants in a reference hospital in ouagadougou (Burkina faso)

Lompo Djingri Labodi Dao Ben Aziz Diallo Ousseini Ouedraogo Adja Mariam Konate Lassina Napon Christian Kabore B Jean

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

December 30, 2017


Impaired recovery of hind limb muscle perfusion following ischemic injury in rodents receiving B vitamin supplementation

Paul J. Lee Sarah Desjardins Kevin Sorokin Louisa Ho Christine Liao Michael Kuliszewski James D House
Nicole Yuen Howard Leong-Poi Mary Keith

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

October 16, 2017


Risk assessment of the subclinical hypothyroidism in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease patients with different levels of cardiovascular risk

Olena Kolesnikova Valeriya Nemtsova Anna Isayeva

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

October 23, 2017


Cancer and atherosclerosis – high risk diseases associated with venous thromboembolic disease

Katarzyna Bródka Maciej Kostrubiec

Short Communication-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

October 24, 2017


Tailored management approach for late presenters and critically sick children with congenital heart disease

Milad El-Segaier Mohammed Omar Galal

Research Article

October 28, 2017


Short and medium-term effects of secundum atrial septal defect percutaneous closure using the Amplatzer Septal Occluder in the elderly

Andrew Broadley Laisha Gogola Carl Roobottom Nicholas Ring Andrew J Marshall

Research Article

October 28, 2017


Intravascular ultrasound in percutanous coronary intervention for chronic total occlusions: predictors of use, indications and in-hospital outcome

Boukhris M Seminara S Elleuche A Krarti T Abdelbasset HM Tomasello SD Galassi AR

Research Article

October 31, 2017


Knowing the differences in the class effect of pharmacologic agents will improve our individualized medical prescription

Osmar Antonio Centurión José Carlos Candia José Fernando Alderete

Short Communication-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

July 14, 2017


Salt intake is persistently reduced by emphasized warning: Long-term results of a controlled trial

Nina Pinjuh Markota Mirjana Rumboldt Marion Tomicic Ivica Markota Zvonko Rumboldt

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

July 16, 2017


What are normal high-sensitivity troponin-T values in a large multi-ethnic Asian population?

Tar-Choon Aw Soon-Kieng Phua Choong-Weng Lam Moh-Sim Wong

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

July 18, 2017


The study of viscoelastic behavior of blood vessels

Michele Nichelatti Paolo Pettazzoni Giovanni Pallotti

Short Communication-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

August 18, 2017


Lymphoproliferative disorder in the context of hypereosinophilic syndrome

Cristiano Claudino Oliveira Luan Kucko Eric Jun Hirama Helena Maciel Guerra Lied Martins Santiago Manuella Pacífico Segredo Ligia Niero-Melo Maria Aparecida Custódio Domingues

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

August 21, 2017


Cerebrogenic cardiopathy

Stephen Oppenheimer

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

August 30, 2017


Drugs & dilemmas in wide complex tachycardia

Sonia Mishra Ajay Mishra Jagdish P Mishra

Case Report-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

May 12, 2017


The proof and reasons that Starling’s law for the capillary-interstitial fluid transfer is wrong, advancing the hydrodynamics of a porous orifice (G) tube as the real mechanism

Khaled A Ghanem Ahmed N Ghanem

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

May 15, 2017


Bridging therapy to chronic anticoagulant treatment in patients undergoing cardiac surgery: comparison between low-molecular-weight heparin and subcutaneous unfractionated heparin. A pilot study

Carlo Rostagno Pier Luigi Stefàno

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

May 26, 2017


Diffuse hepatic hemorrhage in a patient undergoing emergency conventional coronary artery bypass surgery following cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Ayhan Muduroglu Mustafa Cagdas Cayir Ahmet Yuksel

Research Article-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

May 29, 2017


Idarucizumab, a humanized monoclonal antibody fragment, for reversal of Dabigatran therapy for atrial fibrillation

Osmar Antonio Centurión Nelson Javier Aquino Laura Beatriz García Judith María Torales

Short Communication-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

May 29, 2017


Bioequivalence study of two Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide tablet formulations in Mexican healthy volunteers

Núñez-Guzmán NA Ruíz-Molina D Muñoz-Ibarra AI Figueroa-Núñez B Almada-Alba J

Short Communication-Blood, Heart and Circulation (BHC)

May 31, 2017


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Blood, Heart and Circulation is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.

The publication charges for Blood, Heart and Circulation are GBP 1990.

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