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KDD, SEMMA and CRISP-DM: a parallel overview
In the last years there has been a huge growth and consolidation of the Data Mining field. Some efforts are being done that seek the establishment of standards in the area. Included on these efforts… Expand
Differences in prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension between developing and developed countries
Objective To systematically review quantitative differences in the prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension between developed and developing countries over the past 6 years.… Expand
N-Terminal–Pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptide Predicts Outcome After Hospital Discharge in Heart Failure Patients
- P. Bettencourt, A. Azevedo, J. Pimenta, F. Friões, S. Ferreira, A. Ferreira
- 12 October 2004
Background—Heart failure (HF) is responsible for a huge burden in hospital care. Our goal was to evaluate the value of N-terminal–pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) in predicting death or… Expand
Socioeconomic Inequalities in the Prevalence of Nine Established Cardiovascular Risk Factors in a Southern European Population
The evaluation of the gender-specific prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors across socioeconomic position (SEP) categories may unravel mechanisms involved in the development of coronary heart… Expand
Intake and adipose tissue composition of fatty acids and risk of myocardial infarction in a male Portuguese community sample.
- C. Lopes, A. Aro, A. Azevedo, E. Ramos, H. Barros
- Journal of the American Dietetic Association
- 1 February 2007
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relation between intake and adipose tissue composition of fatty acids and acute myocardial infarction in Portuguese men. DESIGN Case-control study. Diet was assessed using… Expand
Determinants of awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in a Portuguese population.
- M. Pereira, A. Azevedo, H. Barros
- Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial…
- 1 December 2010
INTRODUCTION Hypertension is quantitatively the largest risk factor for cardiovascular diseases and it is highly prevalent in Portugal. It is important to understand which factors explain awareness,… Expand
Preliminary data on the potential usefulness of B-type natriuretic peptide levels in predicting outcome after hospital discharge in patients with heart failure.
- P. Bettencourt, Susana Ferreira, A. Azevedo, A. Ferreira
- The American journal of medicine
- 15 August 2002
PURPOSE Among patients admitted for treatment of heart failure, we aimed to evaluate the value of B-type natriuretic peptide levels in predicting subsequent death or hospital readmission. SUBJECTS… Expand
Health-related quality of life and stages of heart failure.
- A. Azevedo, P. Bettencourt, +4 authors H. Barros
- International journal of cardiology
- 26 September 2008
BACKGROUND To estimate the impact on quality of life of evolving stages of heart failure in a community sample of Portuguese adults. METHODS Cross-sectional evaluation of 424 adults aged >/=45… Expand
Profile-based dynamic voltage scheduling using program checkpoints
- A. Azevedo, I. Issenin, +4 authors A. Nicolau
- Computer Science
- Proceedings Design, Automation and Test in…
- 4 March 2002
Dynamic voltage scaling (DVS) is a known effective mechanism for reducing CPU energy consumption without significant performance degradation. While a lot of work has been done on inter-task… Expand
Coexisting chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart failure: implications for treatment, course and mortality
Purpose of review Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart failure are prevalent comorbidities affecting a huge proportion of the world population, responsible for significant morbidity… Expand