Journal of Integrative Cardiology Open Access (ISSN 2674-2489)

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Editorial board

Keji Chen


President of the China Association of Integrative Medicine


Professor Keji Chen, MD., a World-renowned scholar, one of the most prominent pioneers of integrative East-West medicine in China. Academician of the China Academy of Science, Honorary President of the China Association of Integrative Medicine and the China Society of Genontology, President of the Expert Committee of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies. Professor Chen has served as the Consultant of WHO since 1979. He is Life-time Professor of Medicine to China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences. He has invited as the Strategic Advisor of Scientific Innovation by Ministry of Public Health of China since 2016.

Professor Chen is one of the chief researchers of the studies on “Coronary Heart No.II” and the first clinical applier of Ligustrazine (one of the alkaloids of Radix Ligustracum Wallichii) in treating acute ischemic stroke and studies its metabolism for anti-platelet and anti-thromboxane production. He first carried out the studies for preventing restenosis after PCI by applying Chinese herbal formulas and got certain progress. He has systematized over 30,000 original medical archives of the Qing Royal Palace. In 2003, Professor Chen awarded the first prize in National Scientific Achievement in China, and has won ten more awards of World/National/Ministerial levels.

John Zhang


Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Nutrition

The University of Texas at San Antonio


Kaizheng Gong


Department of Cardiology

Yangzhou University


Lekha Adik Pathak


Department of Cardiology

Grant Medical College & J.J. Group of Hospital, Mumbai


Ewa Szczepanska-Sadowska


Department of Experimental and Clinical Physiolog

Medical University of Warsaw


Robert J Chilton


Department of Medicine, San Antonio

University of Texas Health Science Center


Edimar Alcides Bocchi

Associate Professor

Cardiopulmonary Department

São University Medical School


Alexander E. BEREZIN

Department of Internal Medicine

Zaporozhye State Medical University


Peysh A Patel

Cardiology Registrar

University of Leeds


Shanti Narsibhai Patel

Internal Medicine Resident

Maimonides Medical Center, New York


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Psoriasis as the single risk factor for “Locked-in syndrome” after ischemic stroke in a young patient: Case Report and Literature Review

Reduced exercise tolerance is associated with a higher risk of malignant ventricular arrhythmias

Effects of acute cold exposure on plasma inflammatory and lipid biomarkers related to cardiovascular disease risk

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Post-Myocardial Infarction and Exercise Training on Myosin Heavy Chain and Cardiac Function

Identification of Key Genes and Pathways in First Acute Myocardial Infarction Based on Gene Expression Profiling by Bioinformatics Analysis

The lifestyle changes after initiating basal insulin in insulin naïve patients with type 2 diabetes: Results from the ORBIT study

Adherence to the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines by Family Medicine Groups in Quebec: the I-FACILITER project

Therapeutic Design of Peptide Modulators of the Interaction Between eNOS and p53 in Atherosclerosis

Cardiac autonomic modulation related to prayer may contribute to the reduced cardiovascular mortality associated with religiosity/spirituality

Evidences for Inotropism Triggered by Simultaneous Antegrade And Retrograde Myocardial Perfusion in A Swine Model

The Origin of The Posterior Descending Artery from the 1st Septal Perforator: A Rare Anomaly

Considerations for EHR Section for The Sub-Specialist: Insights from A Case Study

Inopportune Opportunism: First Diagnosis of AIDS in New-Onset Viral Myocarditis

A Treatise on The Surgical Management and A Suggested Amendment of Surgical Classification of Left Ventricular Rupture Following Mitral Valve Replacement

Serial Changes in Pulmonary Function Testing in A Patient with Tracheobronchial Amyloidosis: Relevance for Early Diagnosis

IL-13 Has a Positive Inotropic Effect Associated with an Increase of Membrane Excitability on Healthy Rat Heart but not in Septic Rat Heart

Utility of Mitral Leaflet Separation Index (Mlsi) For Assesing Severity of Mitral Stenosis Before and After Percutaneous Trnansmitral Commisurotomy(Ptmc)

Specialist Advice Does Not Modify the Risk of Death of Diabetic 2 Patients

A Huge Endocarditis Pseudoaneurysm in Bicuspid Aortic Valve

The Association of Fgf23 and Inflammation in Heart Failure with Normal Kidney Function

Prevalence of Metabolic Conditions Differentiated by BMI in U.S. Adults

Extraction through Minimal Invasive Partially Video-Assisted Anterolateral Right Thoracotomy of a Voluminous Left Atrial Thrombus Due to Unregulated Warfarin Treatment

Mechanisms of Cardiac Dysfunction in Heart Failure due to Myocardial Infarction

Remote Ischemic Preconditioning on New Onset Post-Cardiac Surgery Atrial Fibrillation: A Single-Centre Prospective Clinical Study

Management of Phosgene-Induced Acute Lung Injury (ALI) by Personalized Protective PEEP-ECMO: What Can We Learn from Animal Bioassays?

Left But Not Right Ventricular Abnormal Doppler Waves

Feasibility of Using eGFR to Diagnose Contrast-Induced Nephropathy in Patients Undergoing Coronary Angiography

Transesophageal Versus Transthoracic Echocardiography for Assessment of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function

Low Level of Knowledge of Atrial Fibrillation and Anticoagulant Treatment among Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Scheduled for Cardiac Surgery

The Significance of Dynamics of ST Segment Changes When Assessing the Effectiveness of Mechanical Reperfusion of the Myocardium in Hyperglycaemic Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction with Persistent ST-Segment Elevation

Complementarity between Arrhythmia Mechanisms Found in Silico and in Genetic Models of N588K-hERG Linked Short QT Syndrome

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Evaluation of Postpartum Counseling on Future Health Risks Associated with Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

Gender Features of the Prevalence, Development and Progression of Left Ventricle Hypertrophy in Chronic Kidney Disease

Long Term Outcome of Pulmonary Atresia with Major Aorto-Pulmonary Collaterals: Data from a Pooled Analysis

Pre-Clinical Study of Immediate Effects of Religious and Non-Religious Mindfulness Practice on Cardiovascular and Cortical Modulation

CT-Angiogram Appearance of Iatrogenic Azygos Vein Perforation