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Di Fabio R - - 2014
To date, there exist no data reporting the level of suitability of requests for electromyography examinations (EMGs) in Rome. The records of 1,220 consecutive patients (age: 57.6±15.0 years; 400 M, 820 F) in two neurophysiology laboratories were collected and analyzed. In total, 1,317 EMGs were requested, mainly by general practitioners ...
Thonnard M - - 2014
Zolpidem has been reported as an "awakening drug" in some patients with disorders of consciousness (DOC). We here present the results of a prospective openlabel study in chronic DOC patients. Sixty patients (35±15 years; 18 females; mean time since insult ± SD: 4±5.5 years; 31 with traumatic etiology) with a ...
Krajcovicova Lenka L Applied Neuroscience Research Group, CEITEC-Central European Institute of Technology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 5, 625 00, Brno, Czech - - 2014
The resting brain exhibits continuous intrinsic activity, which is correlated between groups of regions forming resting state networks. Evaluating resting connectivity is a popular approach for studying brain diseases. Several hundred studies are now available that address integrity of resting connectivity in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and mild cognitive ...
Dell׳Osso Bernardo B Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia medico-chirurgica e dei trapianti, Università degli Studi di Milano, Dipartimento di Salute Mentale, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
The brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) gene and its epigenetic regulation have been repeatedly implicated in the pathophysiology of mood disorders. Following previous investigation in the field, we further investigated differences in BDNF promoter gene methylation in patients with mood disorders, comparing unipolar and bipolar subjects, on the basis of ...
Bennett Noel M NM From the *Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN; †University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY; and ‡Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, - - 2014
Patients with refractory angina (RA) have limited therapeutic options and significant limitations in their quality of life. Ranolazine is approved for patients with chronic stable angina but has not been studied in patients with RA. The Ranolazine Refractory Angina Registry was designed to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and effectiveness in ...
Argenziano Giuseppe G aSkin Cancer Unit bDermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Reggio Emilia cDepartment of Dermato-Oncology, San Gallicano Dermatological Institute, IFO of Rome, Rome, Italy dSkin Spectrum Medical Services, Como, Western Australia, Australia eDepartment of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz fDepartment of Dermatology, Division of General Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria gState Clinic of Dermatology, Hospital of Skin and Venereal Diseases, Thessaloniki, Greece hPublic, Private and Teaching Practice of Dermatology, Konstanz, Germany iClinic of Dermatovenereology Medical University of Nis, Nis, - - 2014
Patients with a high total nevus count (TNC) merit a total-body examination, but a simple strategy to identify these high-risk individuals is essentially missing. The aim of this study was to investigate the correlation between the number of melanocytic nevi on both arms and the TNC, and to evaluate patient ...
Rémy André-Jean AJ aHepatogastroenterology Unit, Centre Hospitalier, Perpignan bHepatogastroenterology Unit, Centre Hospitalier, Montfermeil cHepatogastroenterology Unit, Centre Hospitalier, Montélimar dHepatogastroenterology Unit, Centre Hospitalier Régional d'Orléans, Orléans eHepatogastroenterology Unit, Centre Hospitalier de Corbeil, Corbeil fHepatogastroenterology Unit, Centre Hospitalier, Pau gHepatogastroenterology Unit, Centre Hospitalier, Créteil, France hHepatogastroenterology Unit, Hôpital de Jolimont, Haine-Saint-Paul, - - 2014
Renal dysfunction has recently been described as a potential complication of tritherapy with telaprevir (TVR) in patients with chronic hepatitis C. This study aimed to identify predictive factors for and consequences of TVR-associated renal dysfunction. A retrospective-prospective study was carried out in 96 patients with chronic hepatitis C, genotype 1, ...
Wang Xiaobing X aDepartment of Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University bThe Hubei Clinical Center & Key Laboratory of Intestinal & Colorectal Diseases, Wuhan, People's Republic of - - 2014
Growing evidence has shown that coagulation processes play an important role in disease pathogenesis and/or disease progression in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. However, no study has ever focused on the possible influence of infliximab (IFX) therapy on the coagulation status in patients with Crohn's disease (CD). To investigate the ...
Hirche Tim O TO Department of Pulmonary Medicine, German Clinics for Diagnostics (DKD), Wiesbaden, - - 2014
Mediastinal lymphadenopathy is a typical feature of pulmonary sarcoidosis and an important parameter for diagnosis and follow-up. The present feasibility study is the first to elucidate the role of transthoracic mediastinal ultrasonography (US) for evaluation and staging of lymphadenopathy in patients with sarcoidosis. Fifty patients with sarcoidosis were subjected to ...
Kooby David A DA Departments of *Surgery †Pathology, and ‡Medical Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA §Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI ¶Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, IL ‖Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH **Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC ††Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY ‡‡Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN; and §§Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, - - 2014
During pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) for ductal adenocarcinoma, a frozen section (FS) neck margin is typically assessed, and if positive, additional pancreas is removed to achieve an R0 margin. We analyzed the association of this practice with improved overall survival (OS). Patients who underwent PD for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma from January 2000 ...
Larson Allison R AR From the Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine the utility of immunofluorescence (IF) testing in patients with leukocytoclastic vasculitis (LCV), particularly with regard to usefulness in the diagnosis of Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP). We retrospectively analyzed the results of IF testing in 96 patients with LCV and compared results with clinical ...
Rainer Timothy H TH Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong - - 2014
Circulating leucine-rich α-2-glycoprotein-1 (LRG1) protein has been found in the plasma and urine of patients with acute appendicitis (AA) and may be useful for diagnosis. The present study aimed to investigate whether circulating LRGI mRNA levels also improve the early diagnosis of AA. A prospective study was conducted between December ...
Baral Aparajita A Department of Neurosurgery, Zhongnan Hospital, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei 430071, P.R. China ; Department of Neurosurgery, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai 200040, P.R. - - 2014
The B7 family consists of activating and inhibitory molecules that regulate immune responses. Recent research demonstrated the roles of soluble B7-H3 (sB7-H3) and soluble B7-H1 (sB7-H1) in the blood serum of various tumors; however, none of these studies investigated the expression of these proteins in the cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) ...
Zhou Xiaoyan X Department of Respiratory Medicine, Wuxi People's Hospital Affiliated to Nanjing Medical University, Wuxi, Jiangsu 214023, P.R. - - 2014
Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) is a rare disorder characterized by intra-alveolar accumulation of lipid and proteinaceous material. While a small subset of patients with PAP spontaneously improve or even undergo disease remission, the majority of patients develop persistent or progressive disease. Numerous therapies have been used to treat PAP over ...
Wang Xiaoli X Departments of Endocrinology and Metabolism, The First Affiliated Hospital, Shihezi University School of Medicine, Shihezi, Xinjiang 832002, P.R. - - 2014
In the present study, the expression levels and DNA methylation status of microRNA (miRNA)-375 in patients with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) were analyzed and the role of DNA methylation of miRNA-375 in the pathogenesis of T2DM was investigated. Compared with the miR-375 levels in ...
Tomizawa Minoru M Department of Gastroenterology, National Hospital Organization Shimoshizu Hospital, Yotsukaidō, Chiba 284-0003, - - 2014
In the present study, the threshold values of laboratory data for the diagnosis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) were investigated. The study enrolled patients who had undergone abdominal ultrasound (US) between April 2013 and August 2013, and for whom laboratory data were available on the same day. NAFLD was ...
Yu Xinshuang X Department of Radiation Oncology, Shandong Provincial Qianfoshan Hospital, Shandong University, Shandong 250014, P.R. China ; Sixth Department of Radiation Oncology, Shandong Cancer Hospital, Jinan, Shandong 250117, P.R. - - 2014
There is an urgent requirement for the identification of suitable biomarkers for the diagnosis and prognosis of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The present study aimed to measure the levels of serum soluble death receptor 5 (sDR5) in patients with locally advanced stage III NSCLC, and to evaluate its diagnostic ...
Sharma Praveen P Department of Gastroenterology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Old Rajender Nagar, New Delhi, 110 060, - - 2014
Liver stiffness measurement (LSM) is used for the assessment of liver fibrosis. However, there is limited data in Indian patients. The aim of this study was to find the correlation of LSM, aspartate transaminase to platelet ratio index (APRI) with fibrosis as assessed by liver biopsy (LB), and predictors of ...
Temiz A A Department of cardiology, Çanakkale university shool of medicine, sahil yolu cad. no:5 kepez, Çanakkale, Turkey, - - 2014
The purpose of this work was to evaluate epicardial adipose tissue (EAT), carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT), and flow-mediated dilatation (FMD) of the brachial artery in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients using ultrasonographic methods. Interrelationships between these three parameters in RA patients were also investigated. EAT thickness, CIMT, and FMD were measured ...
Angeli Fabio F Azienda Ospedaliera ed Universitaria di Perugia, Perugia, - - 2014
Aims: We tested the prognostic value of cystatin C in patients with documented coronary artery disease (CAD) who underwent percutaneous coronary artery intervention (PCI). We also tested the hypothesis that the incremental predictive value of cystatin C on all-cause mortality was superior to that of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) by ...
Cheng Ke-Jia KJ Department of Otolaryngology, The First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, #79 Qingchun Road, Hangzhou, 310003, Zhejiang Province, People's Republic of - - 2014
Persistent rhinitis (PR) is a chronic disease that affects millions of people. However, it lacks of a useful method, which can indicate the actual severity of the inflammation in PR patients. This study was designed to seek an examination which could reflect the actual severity of PR disease. The serum ...
Akin Ibrahim I Herzzentrum, Segeberger Kliniken GmbH, Bad Segeberg, - - 2014
Bivalirudin has emerged as a meaningful alternative to heparin in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). To date, it is unclear whether bivalirudin has advantages in patients undergoing rotational atherectomy (RA). The current subgroup analysis of the ROTAXUS trial compared patients receiving bivalirudin (n=129) to those receiving unfractionated heparin (UFH) ...
Taniguchi Yu Y Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, - - 2014
To evaluate the efficacy and safety of balloon pulmonary angioplasty (BPA) in patients with non-operable chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) using the results of pulmonary endarterectomy (PEA) for operable patients as a reference, and annotate the role of BPA in the management of CTEPH. Data from 53 CTEPH patients were ...
Ikeda Masaki M Departments of Neurology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine , Maebashi, Gunma , Japan - - 2014
Abstract Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) is a cognitive syndrome characterized by progressive and isolated language impairments due to neurodegenerative diseases. Recently, an international group of experts published a Consensus Classification of the three PPA clinical variants (naPPA, svPPA and lvPPA). We analyzed 24 patients with PPA by cognitive functions, neuroimaging ...
Hasslacher Julia J Division of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine I, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstr. 35, 6020, Innsbruck, - - 2014
The neuropeptide secretoneurin (SN) shows widespread distribution in the brain. We evaluated whether SN is elevated after cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and could serve as a potential new biomarker for hypoxic brain injury after CPR. This was a prospective observational clinical study. All patients admitted to a tertiary medical intensive care ...
Zhang Lanlan L Department of Respiration Medicine, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, 37 Guoxuexiang, 610041, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to explore the significance of assessing irreversible airway obstruction (IAO) in asthma patients by high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT), biological markers in induced sputum, and exhaled nitric oxide (FENO). The study was conducted in 34 patients with IAO, 46 patients with reversible airway obstruction (RAO), ...
Swigris Jeffrey J - - 2014
Assessment of health-related quality of life (HRQL) is particularly important in patients with progressive and incurable diseases such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). The St George¿s Respiratory Questionnaire (SGRQ) has frequently been used to measure HRQL in patients with IPF, but it was developed for patients with obstructive lung diseases. ...
Belcastro Vincenzo V Neurology Unit, S. Anna Hospital, Como, Italy, - - 2014
To evaluate in the setting of a stroke unit ward the usefulness of a prolonged (>6 h) video-EEG recording (PVEEG) in identifying non-convulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) in patients with an acute ischemic stroke. Predictors of NCSE were also evaluated. Patients with an acute ischemic stroke, referred to our unit, were included ...
Huang Chong C Department of Infectious Diseases, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, - - 2014
To investigate the role of serum microRNA (miR)-29s as biomarkers for disease progression in patients with chronic hepatitis B virus infection. By using realtime quantitative polymerase chain reaction assay, we measured serum miR-29a/b/c levels in different groups of patients with chronic hepatitis B virus infection. We analyzed correlation of serum ...
Brogan David M DM Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street S.W., Rochester, MN 55905. E-mail address for A.Y. Shin: - - 2014
Restoration of shoulder function is a primary goal when treating patients with traumatic brachial plexus injury. A concomitant rotator cuff tear may alter the treatment approach and prognosis for these individuals. The purpose of this study was to define the prevalence of rotator cuff tears in patients with traumatic brachial ...
De Felice Bruna B DISTABIF-Department of Environmental, Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies, University of Naples II, Via Vivaldi 43, 81100, Caserta, Italy, - - 2014
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive and seriously disabling adult-onset neurological disease. Ninety percent of ALS patients are sporadic cases (sALS) with no clear genetic linkage. Accumulating evidence indicates that various microRNAs (miRNAs), expressed in a spatially and temporally controlled manner in the brain, play a key role in ...
Lin David D Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, M-211, Stanford, CA, 94306, - - 2014
Studies have suggested that proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy in gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) achieves high rates of esophageal acid normalization. Our aims were to investigate the adequacy of esophageal and gastric acid suppression in reflux patients rendered asymptomatic on optimized PPI therapy. We retrospectively analyzed outcomes of dual-sensor, ambulatory ...
Binnetoğlu Emine E Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Kepez, Çanakkale, Turkey, - - 2014
Thyroid hormones have several effects on the cardiovascular system, and recent studies have found that thyroid disorders affect coronary intima-media thickness (CIMT) in particular. Despite increased CIMT in patients with hyperthyroidism, the extent of the relationship between CIMT and epicardial fat thickness (EFT) in those patients is unknown. Furthermore, there ...
Paccou Julien - - 2014
IntroductionHuman circulating monocytes express the calcium-sensing receptor (CaSR) and are involved in atherosclerosis. This study investigated the potential association between vascular calcification in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and CaSR expression in circulating monocytes.MethodsIn this cross-sectional study, 50 RA patients were compared to 25 control subjects matched for age and gender. Isolation ...
Roy R R 1] The Program in Vascular Biology and Department of Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA [2] Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, - - 2014
Background:A majority of patients with pancreatic malignancies, including both pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (pNETs), present with advanced disease due to a lack of specific symptoms and current diagnostic limitations, making this disease extremely difficult to detect. Our goal was to determine whether urinary matrix metalloproteases (uMMPs) ...
Dai Alper I AI 1Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Gaziantep , Gaziantep , - - 2014
ABSTRACT Aim: The purpose of this study was to examine the possible association of Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT) with Sydenham's chorea (SC). Materials and Methods: A total of 25 SC patients and 25 patients with the diagnosis of HT were included in the study. Neurological, cardiac, radiological abnormalities, clinical findings, and ...
Gállego Pérez-Larraya Jaime J Neurology Service 2, Mazarin Division, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, AP-HP; Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, UM 75; CNRS, UMR 7225; Inserm, U1127; ICM, F-75013, Paris, France; Department of Neurology, Clinic of the University of Navarra, University of Navarra School of Medicine, Pamplona, - - 2014
Circulating proteins released by tumor cells have recently been investigated as potential single surrogate biomarkers for glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). The aim of the current hypothesis-generating study was to evaluate the diagnostic and prognostic role of preoperative insulin-like growth factor-binding protein 2 (IGFBP-2), chitinase-3-like protein 1 (YKL-40), and glial fibrillary acidic ...
Shinohara Tetsuji T Department of Cardiology and Clinical Examination, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Oita, - - 2014
Vasovagal syncope (VVS) is the result of an autonomic reflex that has a final effect of reducing sympathetic drive and increasing vagal activity. However, whether syncopal symptoms are associated with pathological cardiac autonomic modulation is not fully known. We tested the hypothesis that cardiac autonomic function is impaired in patients ...
Heuschmann Peter U PU Institute of Clinical Epidemiology and Biometry and Comprehensive Heart Failure Center, University of Würzburg, Germany Clinical Trial Center Würzburg, University Hospital Würzburg, - - 2014
Previous cross-sectional surveys in different European countries within the EUROASPIRE programme demonstrated a high prevalence of modifiable risk factors, unhealthy lifestyles and inadequate drug treatment in coronary heart disease patients. Comparable data for ischaemic stroke patients is lacking. A stroke-specific study module was added to the EUROASPIRE III core survey. ...
Lee Winston W Department of Ophthalmology, Columbia University, Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute, New York, NY, 10032, United - - 2014
Purpose: To describe pathologic changes of the external limiting membrane in young patients with early-onset Stargardt (STGD1) disease. Methods: Twenty-six STGD1 patients under the age of 20 years with confirmed disease-causing ABCA4 alleles and 30 age-matched unaffected individuals were studied. Spectral domain-optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT), fundus autofluorescence (AF), and color ...
Stather P W PW Department of Cardiovascular - - 2014
Many studies have investigated the systemic and local expression of biomarkers in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). The natural history of AAA varies between patients, and predictors of the presence and diameter of AAA have not been determined consistently. The aim of this study was to perform a systematic ...
Sfoungaristos Stavros S Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Urology , Jerusalem, Israel , Jerusalem, Israel , 26500 ; - - 2014
Objective: To analyze the epidemiological and clinical characteristics and therapeutic outcomes of patients with cystine stones and to compare them with the characteristics of patients with calcium oxalate stones. Patients and methods: We identified 30 patients with cystine stones who were consulted in our department from January 1972 until December ...
Cui R R Department of Gastroenterolgy, Third Hospital of Peking University, Beijing, - - 2014
The aim of this paper is to investigate the diagnostic value of histopathologic score and the dilated intercellular space (DIS) in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and functional heartburn (FH). Participants with GERD symptoms including reflux esophagitis, non-erosive reflux disease (NERD), Barrett's esophagus (BE), functional heartburn (FH), along with ...
Leibovici Vera V Department of Dermatology, Hadassah - Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, - - 2014
There are discrepancies in the literature regarding the prevalence of tinea pedis in psoriasis. The aim of this investigation was to conduct a cross-sectional study of the prevalence of tinea pedis in psoriasis compared to atopic dermatitis patients and normal controls. We enrolled 232 psoriatic patients, 190 atopic dermatitis patients ...
Sethi Sanjum S SS Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute & the Marie-Josée and Henry R Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, - - 2014
Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) is a non-atherosclerotic vascular disease commonly affecting the renal and internal carotid arteries (ICAs). A previously unrecognized finding is a redundancy of the mid-distal ICA in FMD patients causing an 'S'-shaped curve. Carotid artery duplex ultrasounds were reviewed in 116 FMD patients to determine S-curve prevalence. FMD ...
Meng Fan-Long FL Department of Hepatic Surgery, Anhui Provincial Hospital, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, 230001, People's Republic of - - 2014
The aim of this study was to explore the diagnostic and prognostic value of serum microRNAs (miRNAs) in hepatitis B viral (HBV)-related hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). We retrospectively analyzed clinical data of 84 consecutive patients with HBV-related HCC who underwent curative resection. Additionally, we enrolled 46 healthy controls and 31 patients ...
Kalkan Gülhan Yüksel GY Adana Numune Training and Research Hospital, Department of Cardiology, - - 2014
Existing evidence suggests that impaired vitamin D metabolism contribute to the development of atherosclerosis. Aortic intima-media thickness (IMT) is an earlier marker than carotid IMT of preclinical atherosclerosis. However, there is a lack of researches on direct investigation of relevance between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) and thoracic aortic IMT. In ...
Skoglund Kristofer K Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden; Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, - - 2014
Patients with congenital heart disease may be operated with surgical reconstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT). Reintervention is common in this group of patients. The aim of this study was to examine longitudinal self-reported health measured by the EQ-5D questionnaire. Data were collected from the Swedish Registry of ...
Gözükara Mehmet Yavuz MY Department of Internal Medicine, Mersin State Hospital, Mersin, - - 2014
We aimed to investigate relationship between gamma glutamyl transferase (GGT) activity with paraoxonase 1 (PON1) activity and aortic stiffness (AS) parameters such as pulse wave velocity (PWV) and augmentation index (AIx). Measurements were obtained from 324 patients with newly diagnosed essential hypertension (mean age: 55.0 ± 8.2 years). The patients ...
Katsanos Spyridon S Department of Cardiology C5-P25, Heart Long Centrum, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2300 RC, Leiden, The - - 2014
Although pericardial effusion (PE) early after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has been reported in few registries, late PE at follow-up remains unexplored. Particularly, after transapical TAVI, diagnosis of PE with transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) may be challenging. The present evaluation assessed the incidence of PE early after TAVI and at ...
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