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Journal of the Saudi Heart Association is an English language, peer-reviewed scholarly publication in the area of cardiovascular disease. Journal of the Saudi Heart Association publishes original articles, reviews articles, case reports, editorial and letters.

Journal of the Saudi Heart Association is the official journal of the Saudi Heart Association.

See our Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

SPECIAL ISSUE: Impact of COVID-19 on Cardiac Services in Saudi Arabia

Current Issue: Volume 33, Issue 2 (2021)

Original Articles

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Is atrial fibrillation a risk factor for worse outcomes in severe COVID-19 patients: a single center retrospective cohort
Abdulkarim Abdulrahman, Tajammul Hussain, Safraz Nawaz, Shereen AlShaikh, Abdulrahman Almadani, and Fawaz Bardooli

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Two-dimensional Speckle -Tracking Echocardiography derived longitudinal strain in patients with Unstable angina and normal left ventricular ejection fraction
Srinivasan Giridharan, Arumugam Aashish, Palamalai Arun Prasath, Selvaraj Karthikeyan, Sasinthar Rangasamy, Balasubramaniyan AmirthaGanesh, and Pazhanivel Vijayalakshmi

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The Incidence of Acute Pulmonary Embolism with COVID-19 Pneumonia in Saudi Arabia: A retrospective single-center study
Samah I. Abohamr, Mubarak A. Aldossari, Hala A. Amer, Hiba M. Saadeddin, Sara W. Abulhamid, Fayaz A. Bhat, and Eman Abdul Aziz Elsheikh

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A Quality Improvement Approach to Reduce 30-Day Readmissions and Mortality in Patients with Acute Decompensated Heart Failure
Yee Yin Hoo, Wardati Mazlan-Kepli, Wan Nurul Huda Wan Hasan, Fan Jie Chen, Prashanthini Devadas, Yan Yee Chow, Qian Yi Sow, Azrol Amar Azizan, Abdul Muizz Abd Malek, Glendon Seng Kiong Lau, and Ping Lik Chua

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Individual versus Sequential Saphenous Vein Grafts for On-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting – Does Smaller Coronaries in Indians Affect Graft Choice? - A Mid-Term Patency Comparison
Manoj M. Joshi, Saptarshi Paul, Krishnarao N. Bhosle, Suraj W. Nagre, Hrishikesh Parashi, Manish Jadhao, Kunal Rawekar, Vignesh Ravikumar, Vishal Sawkar, and Joshua A. Selwyn

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Predictive Value of HATCH Scoring and Waist-to-Height Ratio in Atrial Fibrillation Following Coronary Artery Bypass Operations Performed with Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Muhammed Savran, Mesut Engin, Orhan Guvenc, Hasan F. Yüksek, Sadık Ahmet Sünbül, Tamer Turk, Yusuf Ata, Ufuk Aydın, and Ahmet F. Ozyazicioglu

Review Article

Case Reports

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An unusual intracoronary honeycomb pattern in a patient with coronary artery disease with dextrocardia
Ajay Pratap Singh Dr, Ajay Raj, Kaushal Chaudhary, and Ranjit K. Nath

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Challenging Diagnosis of Patent Foramen Ovale in Presence of a Large Eustachian Valve.
Marouane Boukhris, Jean-Bernard Masson, and Jeannot Potvin

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Anomalous and Diseased Left Main Coronary Artery Arising From the Right Coronary Sinus in an Elderly Lady
Salah E. Altarabsheh, Salil V. Deo, Abeer M. Rababa'h, Fadi H. Alhusban, and Rami A. Alsharbini

Images

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Rota burr-induced aortic cusp laceration necessitating valve replacement
Vinayak Vadgaonkar, Nooraldaem Yousif, Husam A. Noor, and Sadananda Shivappa

Letter to the Editor