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Demidova Marina M MM Department of Cardiology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden; Federal Centre of Heart, Blood and Endocrinology, St. Petersburg, Russia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Certain types of the early repolarization (ER) phenomenon, previously considered to be benign, have been reported to be associated with ventricular fibrillation (VF), both in population-based studies and in the myocardial infarction (MI) settings. Our aim was to analyse whether QRS widening and appearance of J-wave-pattern in experimental MI settings ...
Inagawa Tetsuji T Department of Neurosurgery, Shimane Prefectural Central - - 2014
We studied the risk factors associated with cerebral vasospasm following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). The subjects were 370 patients with ruptured aneurysms who fulfilled all of the following criteria: admission by day 2 after onset, operation performed by day 3 by the same surgeon (T.I.), Hunt-Hess grade I-IV, availability of ...
Boles Usama - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To assess the relationship between hematological inflammatory signs, cardiovascular risk (CV) factors and prognosis in patients presenting with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and coronary artery ectasia (CAE). Design: We investigated 3321 AMI patients who required urgent primary percutaneous intervention, in two centres in the United Kingdom between January ...
Chen Ming-Ren MR Department of Pediatrics, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Mackay Junior College of Medicine Nursing and Management, Taipei, Taiwan; Mackay Medical College, Taipei, - - 2014
Myocardial iron overload leading to congestive heart failure (HF) or arrhythmias is a recognized complication in thalassemia patients undergoing chronic blood transfusion. The relationship between myocardial iron load, subclinical systolic dysfunction, and clinical events remains less well known. We studied a total of 77 subjects, comprising 37 thalassemia patients (mean ...
Ayça Burak B Bağcılar Education and Research Hospital. - - 2014
Syntax score (SxS) is demonstrated to predict long-term outcomes in stable patients with coronary artery disease. But, its prognostic value for patients with acute coronary syndrome remains unknown. Therefore, in this study we aimed to evaluate whether SxS could predict in-hospital outcomes for patients admitted with ST elevation myocardial infarction ...
Demyanets Svitlana S Department of Internal Medicine II, Medical University of Vienna, Währinger-Gürtel 18-20, 1090 Vienna, Austria; Department of Laboratory Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Währinger-Gürtel 18-20, 1090 Vienna, Austria. Electronic address: - - 2014
The study aim was to determine the predictive value of interleukin (IL)-33, a recently described member of the IL-1 family of cytokines, for the development of in-stent restenosis (ISR). IL-33 serum levels were measured in 387 consecutive patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) of whom 193 had stable angina, 93 ...
Mamas Mamas A MA Manchester Heart Centre, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester, United Kingdom; Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, United Kingdom. Electronic address: - - 2014
Cardiogenic shock (CS) remains the leading cause of mortality in patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). The transradial access site (TRA) has become increasingly adopted as a default access site for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI); however, even in experienced centers that favor the radial artery as the primary access ...
Tigen Kursat K Department of Cardiology, Marmara University Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, - - 2014
Severe mitral stenosis (MS) may impair left atrial (LA) pump function, and increase LA and pulmonary venous pressure resulting in right ventricular (RV) systolic dysfunction. The aim of this study was to evaluate biventricular and LA function after percutaneous mitral balloon valvuloplasty (PMBV) by tissue Doppler (TDI) and speckle tracking echocardiography ...
Calvert Patrick A PA University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham; University of Cambridge, Cambridge; Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United - - 2014
Post-infarction ventricular septal defect (PIVSD) carries a grim prognosis. Surgical repair offers reasonable outcomes in patients who survive a healing phase. Percutaneous device implantation represents a potentially attractive early alternative. PIVSD closure was attempted in 53 patients from 11 centers (1997-2012) (age 72±11 years; 42% female). 19% had previous surgical ...
Patel Akshay J AJ Department of Cardiac Surgery, St. George's Hospital, London, - - 2014
A best evidence topic in cardiac surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was, 'What is the optimal revascularization technique for isolated disease of the left anterior descending artery (LAD) in terms of patient survival, morbidity such as myocardial infarction (MI) and need for repeat target ...
Zanon Francesco F 1Arrhythmia & EP Unit, Cardiology Department, Santa Maria Della Misericordia Hospital, Rovigo, - - 2014
-One of the reasons for patient non-response to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) is a suboptimal left ventricular (LV) pacing site. LV electrical delay (Q-LV interval) has been indicated as a prognostic parameter of CRT response. This study evaluates the LV delay for optimization of the LV pacing site. -Thirty-two consecutive ...
Yingchoncharoen Teerapat T Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, - - 2014
Increased left ventricular (LV) dimensions are an indication for surgery in patients with asymptomatic mitral regurgitation, but M-mode or two-dimensional measurements have known limitations. The aim of this study was to determine the value of three-dimensional echocardiography in predicting postoperative outcomes after mitral surgery. Sixty-seven patients with severe asymptomatic or ...
Cortigiani Lauro L Cardiology Division, Campo di Marte Hospital, Lucca, - - 2014
The prognostic value of Doppler-derived coronary flow velocity reserve (CFVR) of the left anterior descending coronary artery in patients with type 2 diabetes with preserved left ventricular systolic function and without flow-limiting stenoses on angiography remains undetermined. The study sample consisted of 144 patients with type 2 diabetes (82 men; ...
Zimmermann-Viehoff F F Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charité University Medical School Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, - - 2014
Antidepressants reduce depressive symptoms in patients with coronary heart disease, but they may be associated with increased mortality. This study aimed to examine whether the use of tricyclic antidepressants (TCA) or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) is associated with mortality in patients with coronary heart disease, and to determine whether ...
Gupta Sunil S Heart Failure and Transplant Unit, St. Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, - - 2014
It is important to accurately monitor residual cardiac function in patients under long-term continuous-flow left ventricular assist device (cfLVAD) support. Two new measures of left ventricular (LV) chamber contractility in the cfLVAD-unloaded ventricle include IQ , a regression coefficient between maximum flow acceleration and flow pulsatility at different pump speeds; ...
Khoo Vanessa V aDepartment of Cardiology, National University Heart Centre bBiostatistics Unit, National University Health System cDepartment of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, - - 2014
We aimed to address the conflict over whether the underlying lesion that leads to acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is representative of low-grade or high-grade stenosis. Because the development of collateral vessels is an indication of ischemia, their presence was used as a surrogate marker for the existence of a high-grade ...
Chaikovsky Illya I aClinic of Cardiology, Main Military Clinical Hospital bDepartment of Chronic Coronary Artery Disease, National Cardiology Center 'N.D. Strazesko' cDepartment of Sensor Devises, Glushkov Institute of Cybernetics NASU, Main Military Clinical Hospital, Kiev, Ukraine dClinic of Cardiology, Catholic Hospitals Essen, University Witten Herdecke, Essen, - - 2014
The aim of this paper is to investigate the predictive value of the new integrated magnetocardiographic (MCG) index (CI) in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients with suspected CAD with intermediate pretest probability of the disease and uninformative results of routine tests. The study was carried out ...
Ichida Masaru M Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, 3311-1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi 329-0498, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
Some patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) develop left ventricular apical aneurysm, leading to serious cardiovascular complications. The aims of this study were to identify the incidence and clinical course of HCM patients with apical aneurysms in Japan, and to evaluate the role of electrocardiography (ECG) as a screening test to ...
Ybarra Juan J aOverweight and Obesity Unit bDr Ballesta's Laparoscopic Surgical Center, Centro Médico Teknon, Barcelona, Spain cCleveland Clinic Foundation, Medina Hospital, Medina, Ohio, - - 2014
Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) is a marker of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and predicts type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2) as well as coronary events independently of traditional risk factors and the features of the metabolic syndrome. The extent to which interventricular septum thickness (IVS) and left ventricular mass (LVM) are ...
Danchin Nicolas N Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, Paris, France (N.D., E.P.); INSERM U 970, Paris, France (N.D., E.P.); Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France (N.D., E.P.); Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Hôpital Bichat, Paris, France (P.G.S.); INSERM U 698, Paris, France (P.G.S.); Université Paris Diderot, Paris, France (P.G.S.); Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire de Lille, Lille, France (P.G.); Hôpital Jean Minjoz, Besançon, France (F.S.); Université de Franche Comté, Besançon, France (F.S.); Centre Hospitalier d'Annecy, Annecy, France (L.B.); Hôpital du Bocage, Dijon, France (Y.C.); Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France (Y.C.); Clinique Pasteur, Toulouse, France (J. Fajadet); Centre Hospitalier Régional de Metz-Thionville, Metz, France (K.K.); Hôpital du Haut Levêque, Pessac, France (P.C.); Université Bordeaux Segalen, Bordeaux, France (P.C.); Hôpital Rangueil, Toulouse, France (J. Ferrières); INSERM U1027, Toulouse, France (J. Ferrières); Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse, Toulouse, France (J. Ferrières); Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Hôpital St Antoine, Unité de Recherche Clinique (URCEST), Paris, France (T.S.); INSERM U698, Paris, France (T.S.); and Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France - - 2014
Although primary percutaneous coronary intervention (pPCI) is the preferred reperfusion method for ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction, it remains difficult to implement in many areas, and fibrinolytic therapy is still widely used. We assessed 5-year mortality in patients with ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction from the French Registry of Acute ST-Elevation or Non-ST Elevation ...
Afridi Hassan Imran HI National Center of Excellence in Analytical Chemistry, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, 76080, Pakistan, - - 2014
It has been speculated that trace elements may a play role in the pathogenesis of heart diseases. In the present study, we aimed to assess the levels of selenium (Se) and mercury (Hg) in biological samples (whole blood, urine, and scalp hair) of myocardial infarction (MI) patients of both genders ...
Glassy Matthew S MS Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Irvine, 2141 Engineering Hall, Irvine, CA, 92697, - - 2014
Contrast enhanced echocardiography (CEE) is a technique for the improvement of suboptimal echocardiographic studies. While commonly performed at selected institutions, its value has only been shown qualitatively, and to this point no study has been directed at establishing a quantitative improvement in image quality compared with non-contrast enhanced echocardiography (non-CEE). ...
Yue Wenwei W Department of Cardiology, The Fourth People's Hospital of Ji'nan, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Tai Shan Medical College, Ji'nan, 250031, - - 2014
To investigate if the 12-lead resting electrocardiogram (ECG) is a predictor of left ventricular (LV) functional recovery after revascularization of chronic total coronary artery occlusions (CTO). Revascularization was performed in 58 CTO patients who had impaired regional wall motion. The 12-lead resting ECG was used to evaluate Q-wave, QT dispersion, ...
Hermansen Johan F JF Departments of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care; Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, Aarhus, - - 2014
The aim of the study was to investigate if pleurocentesis in patients with pleural effusion would lead to changes in systolic and diastolic function of the left ventricle. The study was descriptive, and patients were their own controls. The setting was a single-center university hospital. Patients with pleural effusion requiring ...
Santoro Amato A Division of Cardiology, University of Siena, Siena, - - 2014
Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) develops as a result of several clinical conditions, such as intensive training, hypertension, aortic valve stenosis. Aim of this study was to analyze the left ventricular twist (LVT) modifications in LVH patients with increasing after-load conditions. A total of 131 patients were enrolled: 17 healthy sedentary ...
Cheng Jin M JM From the Erasmus MC, Department of Cardiology, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (J.M.C., M.A., R.M.O., H.M.G.-G., R.-J.v.G., P.W.S., E.B., I.K.); INSERM U698, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France (O.M.); CHU de La Reunion, Saint-Denis, La Reunion, France (O.M.); UMR3145 CNRS Bio-Rad, Sysdiag Laboratory, Montpellier, France (D.P., D.M., E.d.P., P.G., J.F.); INSERM, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers, Paris, France (F.J.); INSERM, Centre d'Investigations Cliniques 9501 and INSERM U1116, Nancy, France (P.R.); CHU Nancy, Institut Lorrain du Cœur et des Vaisseaux, Vandoeuvre lès Nancy, France (P.R.); and Université de Lorraine, Lorraine, France - - 2014
Previous proteomics experiments have demonstrated that several proteins are differentially expressed in vulnerable human carotid plaques compared with stable plaques. This study aims to investigate the prognostic value of 13 such circulating biomarkers in patients with coronary artery disease. Between 2008 and 2011, 768 patients who underwent coronary angiography for ...
Ranasinghe Isuru I Department of Cardiology & The University of Sydney, Sydney Medical School, Level 3 West, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Hospital Road, Concord, Sydney, NSW 2139, - - 2014
Isolated basal septal hypertrophy (IBSH) of the left ventricle (LV) is not a well understood phenomenon, particularly in the presence of concomitant left ventricular outflow tract obstruction (LVOTO). We evaluated the prevalence of IBSH and compared those with and without LVOTO. Retrospective observational study of 4104 consecutive patients undergoing echocardiography ...
Cubedo Judit J Cardiovascular Research Center (CSIC-ICCC), Barcelona, Spain; Sant Pau Biomedical Research Institute Sant Pau, Barcelona, - - 2014
High-density lipoprotein (HDL) functionality, which is closely associated with its composition and transport capabilities, determines its role in atheroprotection. During acute phase processes, HDL seems to lose its anti-inflammatory and cytoprotective properties. In this study, we hypothesized that after an acute myocardial infarction apolipoprotein (Apo) A-I, the main protein component ...
Harskamp Ralf E RE Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC; Academic Medical Center-University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
To compare the outcomes between minimally invasive coronary artery bypass (MINI-CAB) and drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation for isolated left anterior descending artery disease. Randomized and observational comparative publications were identified using MEDLINE and Google Scholar databases (January 2003 to December 2013). Studies without outcomes data, without DES use, or using ...
Shin Hong-Won HW Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Keimyung University Dongsan Medical Center, Daegu, - - 2014
Left ventricular (LV) twist is usually influenced by LV hypertrophy resulting from hypertension or vascular stiffness. Vascular stiffness would increase arterial elastance (Ea), whereas LV end-systolic stiffness (Ees) could be influenced by LV hypertrophy. Therefore, in hypertensive patients, we assessed the extent to which ventricular-arterial coupling (VAC; Ea/Ees) affects LV ...
Tromp Jasper J 1Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, the - - 2014
-Syndecan-1 is a member of the proteoglycan family involved in cell-matrix interactions. Experimental studies showed that syndecan-1 is associated with inflammation in acute myocardial infarction and remodeling. The goal of this study was to explore the role of syndecan-1 in human heart failure. -We analyzed plasma syndecan-1 levels in 567 ...
Kim Eric S ES 1Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, - - 2014
-Although higher optimism has been linked with an array of positive health behaviors, biological processes, and cardiovascular outcomes, the relationship between optimism and heart failure has not been examined. In the United States, 80% of heart failures occur in adults aged 65+. Therefore, we examined whether higher optimism was linked ...
Haraguchi Yoko Y Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, 7-5-2 Kusunoki-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0017, - - 2014
Granular leukocyte-derived myeloperoxidase (MPO) promotes oxidation of lipoproteins, while paraoxonase 1 (PON1) has antioxidant properties for high-density lipoprotein (HDL). We evaluated their effects on coronary risk stratification and function of lipoproteins. A total 158 patients who had previously undergone percutaneous coronary intervention and who had been hospitalized for coronary re-angiography ...
Quinones Philip Andrew - - 2014
Elderly individuals with coronary heart disease are a population particularly burdened by disability. However, to date many predictors of disability established in general populations have not been considered in studies examining disability in elderly acute myocardial infarction (AMI) survivors. Our study explores factors associated with the ability to perform basic ...
Peters Matthew N MN Department of Internal Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA. Electronic address: - - 2014
To determine the prolonged effect of Hurricane Katrina on the incidence and timing of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in the city of New Orleans. Our study population consisted of 1476 patients with AMI before (August 29, 1999, to August 28, 2005) and after (February 14, 2006, to February 13, 2012) ...
Hlatky Mark A MA Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California. Electronic address: - - 2014
The goal of this study was to compare the economic outcomes of patients undergoing different noninvasive tests to evaluate suspected coronary artery disease (CAD). Evaluation of noninvasive tests is shifting to an assessment of their effect on clinical outcomes rather than on their diagnostic accuracy. Economic outcomes of testing are ...
Boscarelli Daniela D Department of Cardiology, Hospital de la Santa Creu y Sant Pau, Barcelona, - - 2014
Massive intracoronary thrombus is associated with adverse procedural results including failed aspiration and unfavourable reperfusion. In this scenario the best treatment remains unknown. We aim to evaluate the effect of low dose intracoronary thrombolysis in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) presenting with a large thrombus burden and failed ...
Gayatri Parthasarathi P Departments of *Anesthesiology †Neurosurgery ‡Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, - - 2014
Mannitol and hypertonic saline (HS) are routinely used during craniotomy. Both increase myocardial preload and reduce afterload, and may improve cardiac output. It is not currently known whether this results in an improvement in the global myocardial function. Thus, the aim of this study was to compare the effects of ...
Gunji Kazue K Tokyo Women's Medical University, 8-1 Kawada-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 162-8666, - - 2014
Regional myocardial ischemia is thought to be characterized by diastolic dysfunction. We aimed to clarify whether temporal analysis of strain rate (SR) index derived from two-dimensional speckle-tracking echocardiography (2DTE) can assess the regional myocardial ischemia or not. Forty-two patients with significant coronary stenoses were referred for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). ...
Chen Jeng-Wei JW Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, - - 2014
Sustained ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation (VT/VF) are rare complications after coronary surgery. Off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) was developed to decrease postoperative complications. No studies to date have specifically addressed VT/VF after OPCAB. We sought to assess the incidence, risk factors, and outcome of VT/VF after OPCAB. The study ...
Kherada Nisharahmed I NI The Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, United - - 2014
To compare the outcomes of initial one-stent (1S) versus dedicated two-stent (2S) strategies in complex bifurcation percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) using everolimus-eluting stents (EES). PCI of true bifurcation lesions is technically challenging and historically associated with reduced procedural success and increased restenosis. Prior studies comparing initial one-stent (1S) versus dedicated ...
Loh Joshua P JP Interventional Cardiology, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, - - 2014
Percutaneous coronary intervention in the setting of acute myocardial infarction is known to predict stent thrombosis (ST). This study aims to compare the ST rates across different coronary subsets. This was an observational cohort study from a large, single-center registry. Included were 12,198 consecutive patients who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention ...
Shah Benoy N BN Department of Echocardiography, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom; Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom; National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, United - - 2014
This prospective study investigated whether the incorporation of myocardial contrast echocardiography (MCE) into a clinical stress echocardiography service reproduces the benefits of assessing myocardial perfusion proved previously in research studies. MCE was performed during physiologic and pharmacologic clinical stress echocardiographic studies, and the value of myocardial perfusion to the reporting ...
D'Ascenzo Fabrizio F Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, Città Della Salute e Delle Scienze San Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy; Meta-analysis and Evidence Based Medicine Training in Cardiology (METCARDIO), Wegmans Pharmacy Ithaca, Ithaca, New - - 2014
Duration of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) following acute coronary syndrome (ACS) hospitalization remains to be defined, both for patients treated medically and for those undergoing percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA). PubMed, Cochrane, and Google Scholar were systematically searched for studies including patients presenting with ACS, and treated either with DAPT ...
Wang Tracy Y TY Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC. Electronic address: - - 2014
Timely and appropriate use of antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapies has been shown to improve outcomes among ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients but has not been well described in patients transferred for primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). We examined 16,801 (26%) transfer and 47,329 direct-arrival STEMI patients treated with primary ...
Ahmed Khurshid K The Heart Center of Chonnam National University Hospital, Chonnam National University Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Gwangju, Republic of Korea; Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata, - - 2014
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with poor outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). The aim of the study was to compare zotarolimus- and everolimus-eluting stents used during primary PCI in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and CKD. We selected 854 consecutive ST-elevation MI patients with CKD (estimated glomerular ...
Held Claes C Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiology, Uppsala University/Uppsala Clinical Research Center, Uppsala, - - 2014
This study characterized a medically managed population in a non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTEACS) cohort and evaluated prognosis and outcomes of vorapaxar vs. placebo. In the TRACER study, 12,944 NSTEACS patients were treated with standard care and vorapaxar (a novel platelet protease-activated receptor-1 antagonist) or placebo. Of those, 4194 ...
Omar Alfazir A Division of Cardiology, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, - - 2014
Objectives: The present study aimed to investigate the long-term safety and efficacy of everolimus-eluting stents (EES) compared to other limus-eluting stents and bare metal stents (BMS) in ACS patients. Background: There have been concerns about the long-term safety of drug-eluting stents in the setting of acute coronary syndrome. Methods: The ...
Choo Eun Ho EH aDepartment of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Center, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital bDivision of Cardiology, St. Paul's Hospital, Seoul cDivision of Cardiology, Incheon St. Mary's Hospital, Incheon dDivision of Cardiology, Uijeongbu St. Mary's Hospital, Uijeongbu eDivision of Cardiology, Daejeon St. Mary's Hospital, Daejeon fDivision of Cardiology, Yeouido St. Mary's Hospital, Yeouido gDivision of Cardiology, Bucheon St. Mary's Hospital, Bucheon hDivision of Cardiology, St. Vincent's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, Suwon iDivision of Cardiology, Chonnam National University Hospital, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, - - 2014
The no-reflow phenomenon is a potential complication of primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Predictors of the no-reflow phenomenon and the impact on long-term mortality remain unclear. Two thousand and seventeen patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) who had undergone primary PCI were consecutively enrolled in the multicentre Acute Myocardial ...
Verdoia Monica M Division of Cardiology, Azienda Ospedaliera-Universitaria 'Maggiore della Carità', Eastern Piedmont University, Novara, - - 2014
Despite improvements in pharmacological and mechanical devices, the risk of periprocedural myocardial infarction (PMI) is still high, particularly in prothrombotic conditions. Hyperhomocysteinemia has been associated with enhanced platelet function, impaired endothelial function and prothrombotic status, thus increasing the risk of cardiovascular events. No study has, so far, investigated the relationship ...
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