Alberto Rangel Abundis

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OBJECTIVE To identify differences between both genders regarding coronary artery disease occurrence. PATIENTS AND METHODS In referred patients for cardiac catheterization we investigated coronary risk factors, clinical diagnosis, associated diseases, left ventricle ejection fraction, and coronary lesions. Data were analyzed by X2 test, Student t test,(More)
The authors present three cases of pregnant women with symptomatic severe mitral stenosis with a mean age of 28.6 +/- 2.3 years, and during 27.6 +/- 1.52 weeks of pregnancy. Two patients were in class III and one in class IV of the New York Heart Association (NYHA). All patients had a mitral valvular area equal or less than 1 cm2, with a Wilkins score of 7(More)
Review is made of the literature of coronary arteriovenous fistula, since its first description up to 1975; we mention the most important points treated by each author. Two cases are studied clinically, by entheterization and coronariography. We take into consideration the differential diagnosis with patent ductus arteriosus, ventricular septal defect with(More)
We describe the first case of balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty performed in this country. This 12 year old girl had a transvalvular gradient of 94 mmHg and after the procedure it improved to 20 mmHg. Four months later, cardiac catheterization did not show any significative change in pulmonary valvular gradient (26 mmHg). We describe the technique,(More)