IJCS | Volume 33, Nº4, July and August 2020

Volume 33 – Number 4 | July / August | ISSN 2359-4802 | ISSN online 2359-5647 Editorial Open Science and The Role of Cardiology Journals in the COVID-19 Pandemic Original Article The Role of Patent Foramen Ovale Closure in the Secondary Prevention of Cryptogenic Stroke: a Meta-Analysis Report Editorial To Close or not to Close PFOs in Cryptogenic Stroke, an Evolving Question Original Article Electrocardiographic Abnormalities in Hypertension Models Editorial Relevance of Animal Models and Echocardiogram for Hypertensive Disease Studies Original Article Clinical and Epidemiological Profiles of Patients Admitted to a Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Editorial Risk Factors for Mortality in Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Original Article Waist Circumference Above 80 cm Predicts Increased Systolic Blood Pressure in Healthy Young Adult Women Editorial “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” (Leonardo Da Vinci) Original Article Determinants of Arterial Stiffness and Vascular Aging in the Older Adult Editorial Vascular Aging and Arterial Stiffness in Older Adults Original Article Influence of Family History of Diabetes on Cardiac Autonomic Dysfunction of Adolescents Editorial Identification of Preclinical Markers Related to Hereditary Diseases: Expanding the Horizons of the Study of Cardiac Autonomic Modulation Original Article Treatment Eligibility and Therapeutic Responses of an Ecuadorian Population at High Cardiovascular Risk Based on the ATP III Guidelines Editorial Are we Improving Adherence to Cardiovascular Guidelines? Original Article Performance of a Hematological Scoring System in Predicting All-Cause Mortality in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction Review Article The Role of 18 F-FDG PET/CT in Cardiac Sarcoidosis Viewpoints Should Physical Activity Be Considered Essential During the COVID-19 Pandemic? Challenges in Pharmacological Management of Cardiovascular Diseases in Covid-19: do Benefits Outweigh Risks? Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction and COVID-19: a Pernicious Relationship Case Reports Entrapment of Broken Guidewire in the Coronary Artery: A Rare Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Complication Requiring Urgent Revascularization Congenital Heart Disease Revealing Familial 22q11 Deletion Syndrome The Association Between Covid-19 and ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Variable Clinical Presentations on a Case Report Series