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Leili Pourafkari
University at Buffalo
SurgeryCardiologyMyocardial infarctionDiabetes mellitusMedicine
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#1Leili Pourafkari (UB: University at Buffalo)H-Index: 10
#2Anita SadeghpourH-Index: 9
Last. Nader D. Nader (UB: University at Buffalo)H-Index: 23
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Abstract Congenital absence of left atrial appendage (LAA) is an extremely rare condition and is usually diagnosed incidentally in imaging intended for other purposes. Herein, we report a rare case of absent left atrial appendage in an 80-year-old gentleman who was candidate for radiofrequency catheter ablation procedure for atrial flutter rhythm in whom we observed the absence of left atrial appendage in echocardiographic examination. Computed tomography angiographic examination performed in th...
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#1Anita Sadeghpour (IUMS: Iran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 9
#2Leili Pourafkari (UB: University at Buffalo)H-Index: 10
Last. Nader D. Nader (UB: University at Buffalo)H-Index: 23
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#1Azin Alizadehasl (IUMS: Iran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 7
#2Sedigheh Saedi (IUMS: Iran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 4
Last. Leili Pourafkari (UB: University at Buffalo)H-Index: 10
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Takayasu arteritis is a chronic granulomatous vasculitis generally affecting large vessels including the thoracic aorta and its branches. Intimal proliferation subsequently causes segmental stenosis and occlusion, and frequently aneurysmal dilatation in the affected vessels. Although involvement of pulmonary arteries is not uncommon, isolated branch pulmonary stenosis is rarely encountered. Here, we report a patient presenting with isolated peripheral pulmonary stenosis as the primary manifestat...
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#1Leili Pourafkari (UB: University at Buffalo)H-Index: 10
#2Ata O. Hassani-Afshar (Roger Williams Medical Center)
Last. Nader D. Nader (UB: University at Buffalo)H-Index: 23
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Background Epicardial adipose tissue (ECAT) is metabolically active and is involved in the development of atherosclerosis. The thickness of ECAT has been positively correlated with the dimensions of the ascending aorta. We aimed to examine whether ECAT thickness predicted the expansion of the aortic dimensions.
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#1Leili Pourafkari (UB: University at Buffalo)H-Index: 10
#2Arezou Tajlil (University of Tabriz)H-Index: 4
Last. Nader D. Nader (UB: University at Buffalo)H-Index: 23
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#1Anita SadeghpourH-Index: 9
#2Leili Pourafkari (UB: University at Buffalo)H-Index: 10
Last. Nader D. Nader (UB: University at Buffalo)H-Index: 23
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