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BACKGROUND Right ventricular (RV) function is known to be impaired in the presence of metabolic syndrome (MetS). Epicardial adipose tissue is a metabolically active organ that generates various bioactive molecules, which might affect cardiac function and morphology. Thus, we hypothesized that RV dysfunction in patients with MetS may be related to increased(More)
INTRODUCTION Atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis (ARAS) is associated with uncontrolled hypertension and chronic renal failure. AIM To evaluate the influence of gender and presence of chronic renal failure on the outcomes of percutaneous transluminal renal artery stenting (PTRAS) due to atherosclerosis. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 28 ARAS patients(More)
WHAT IS KNOWN AND OBJECTIVE Although inappropriate use of digoxin has been described in various populations, a real-world evaluation of patterns of digoxin prescription has not been well studied in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). The aim of this study was to identify prevalence, indications and appropriateness of digoxin use in the general(More)
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