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Circulatory Failure among Hospitalizations for Heatstroke in the United States.

Jun 22, 2020

This study aimed to assess the risk factors and the association of circulatory failure with treatments, complications, outcomes, and resource utilization in hospitalized patients for heatstroke in th...

Peripheral arterial endothelial dysfunction predicts future cardiovascular events in diabetic patients with albuminuria: a prospective cohort study.

Jun 18, 2020

Reactive hyperemia-peripheral arterial tonometry (RH-PAT) is a noninvasive and simple test for evaluating the endothelial function. There has been sparse evidence on the usefulness of the RH-PAT index...

Diagnosis and Treatment for embolic stroke of undetermined source: Consensus statement from the Taiwan stroke society and Taiwan society of cardiology.

Jun 18, 2020

Cryptogenic stroke comprises about one-quarter of ischemic strokes with high recurrence rate; however, studies specifically investigating the features and treatment of this stroke subtype are rare. Th...

Clinical presentation and 3-year outcomes of patients with acute coronary syndromes and non-obstructive coronary arteries on angiography.

Jun 18, 2020

With the emerging interest in patients with myocardial infarction with non-obstructive coronary arteries (MINOCA), there is a need to define an even broader group of patients with the syndrome of myoc...

Blood Pressure Classification of 2017 Associated With Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality in Young Chinese Adults.

Jun 15, 2020

The American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association introduced new guidelines for blood pressure (BP) classification in 2017. We explored associations between the newly defined categories an...

The revolution of the anti-diabetic drugs in cardiology.

Jun 15, 2020

Beginning in December 2008, under the auspices of Food and Drug Administration, numerous controlled clinical trial were planned, and in part completed, concerning the cardiovascular (CV) effects of hy...

To whom recommend intensive treatment for hypertension?

Jun 15, 2020

Arterial hypertension is the main identifiable cardiovascular risk factor, and although the benefit of blood pressure reduction is universally acknowledged, the scientific community has long been divi...

Detection of Vascular Changes in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus by Carotid Duplex Study in A Tertiary Cardiac Hospital.

Jun 11, 2020

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a common autoimmune connective tissue disorder and mainly affected female patients. This cross sectional study was performed in the department of Cardiology, Bang...

Differential Impact of Aging on Cardiovascular Risk in Women Military Service Members.

Jun 11, 2020

Background Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) is the third leading cause of death in women service members and veterans. This study assessed 10-year ASCVD risk in women service members and...

WHF IASC Roadmap on Chagas Disease.

Jun 08, 2020

Chagas Disease is a neglected tropical disease caused by the protozoan , with some of the most serious manifestations affecting the cardiovascular system. It is a chronic, stigmatizing condition, clos...

[Update diagnosis and therapeutic management of pulmonary embolism].

Jun 08, 2020

Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a life-threatening disease and the third most frequent cardiovascular cause of death after stroke and myocardial infarction. The annual incidence is increasing. The recently...

The implications of blood pressure targets from the 2018 European Society of Cardiology hypertension guidelines in Asian patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Jun 08, 2020

The evidence for optimal blood pressure (BP) targets in Asian patients with hypertension is insufficient and controversial. Western guidelines should be used with caution in clinical practice until th...

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Bicuspid Versus Tricuspid Aortic Valves From the STS/ACC TVT Registry.

Jun 04, 2020

This study sought to compare outcomes in patients with bicuspid versus tricuspid anatomy undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).TAVR has shown excellent safety and efficacy in patien...

Cardiovascular Risk of Isolated Systolic or Diastolic Hypertension in Young Adults.

Jun 04, 2020

Little is known regarding health outcomes associated with isolated systolic hypertension (ISH), isolated diastolic hypertension (IDH), or systolic and diastolic hypertension (SDH) among young adults w...

Evaluation of pharmacoinvasive strategy versus percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with acute myocardial infarction with ST segment elevation at the National Institute of Cardiology (PHASE-MX).

Jun 01, 2020

The objective of PHASE-MX registry is to validate the efficacy and safety of the pharmacoinvasive strategy in comparison with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with acute myocardial...

Anti-Coagulant and Anti-Platelet Therapy in the COVID-19 Patient: A Best Practices Quality Initiative Across a Large Health System.

May 28, 2020

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic due to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has challenged health care systems and physicians worldwide to attempt to provide t...

Risk factors for oropharyngeal dysphagia in cardiovascular diseases.

May 19, 2020

Some conditions consolidated as risk factors for oropharyngeal dysphagia have already been identified in other diseases, such as neurological. Studies on cardiovascular diseases concentrate in individ...

Tight versus standard blood pressure control on the incidence of myocardial infarction and stroke: an observational retrospective cohort study in the general ambulatory setting.

May 19, 2020

The 2017 American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association guideline defined hypertension as blood pressure (BP) ≥ 130/80 mmHg compared to the traditional definition of ≥140/90...

The influence of occluded artery and etiology of acute ischemic stroke on the long term outcomes after thrombectomy. A PRAGUE-16 substudy.

May 19, 2020

Thrombectomy is an effective treatment for acute ischemic stroke (AIS). The aim was to compare clinical outcomes with intracranial artery occlusion site among AIS patients treated in the setting of a ...

Cardiovascular Consequences of OSA Symptom Subtypes

May 16, 2020

For certain patient groups, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may be associated with cardiovascular disease. At present, physicians determine OSA severity by referring to the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI), w...