Journal of Clinical and Preventive Cardiology





April 2014

Previous Issue

Original Article

Comparative Diagnostic Accuracy of Different Measures of Preclinical Atherosclerosis for Detection of Atherosclerotic Coronary Artery Disease

Volume 3, Apr 2014

Ravi R Kasliwal MD, DM, Manish Bansal MD, DNB, Rahul Mehrotra MD, DNB, Kulbir Ahlawat, MD, Naresh Trehan MD, Gurgaon, India

  Background: The relative diagnostic accuracy of different measures of preclinical atherosclerosis such as carotid intima media thickness (CIMT),...

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Review Article

Atrial Fibrillation: Clinical and Epidemiological Aspects

Volume 3, Apr 2014

Kartikeya Bhargava, MD, DNB, Gurgaon, India

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac tachyarrhythmia encountered in clinical practice and affects 0.4–1% of the general...

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Review Article

Vitamin D and Cardiovascular Health

Volume 3, Apr 2014

Ambrish Mithal, MD, DM, Rebecca Shweta Gladwin, MD, Gurgaon, India.

The emergence of vitamin D deficiency as a global epidemic coupled with its nonskeletal effects has recently garnered lot of interest in the medical fraternity....

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Review Article

Critical Review of the 2013 ACC-AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Lower Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults

Volume 3, Apr 2014

Prabhjot Singh Nijjar, MD, Manish Bansal, MD, DNB, Ravi R Kasliwal, MD, DM, Gurgaon, India; Daniel Duprez, MD, PhD, Minneapolis, USA

 Background: The new lipid guidelines were published late last year, and were immediately the subject of intense controversy. Cardiologists in general...

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Basic Research for Clinicians

2 x 2 Contingency Table: Fisher’s Exact Test

Volume 3, Apr 2014

Padam Singh, PhD, Gurgaon, India

 While dealing with comparison of new drug with the standard treatment one is faced with the problem of small numbers specially in phase-1 trials...

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Case Report

Hypertrophic Muscle Band in the Left Ventricle in an Asymptomatic Patient

Volume 3, Apr 2014

Ramit Wadhwa, MBBS, PGDCC, Hardeep Kaur Grewal, MBBS, PGDCC Rahul Mehrotra, MD, DNB, Ravi R Kasliwal, MD, DM Gurgaon, India.

 Hypertrophic muscle band (HMB) in left ventricular (LV) cavity is a rare echocardiographic finding, especially in the absence of LV hypertrophy....

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