Alejandro Quijada-Fumero

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INTRODUCTION Cancer patients may constitute a special risk group for the development of infective endocarditis (IE) because they are often subjected to invasive procedures. The aim of this study is to determine the differential clinical profile and prognosis of patients with IE and cancer. METHODS A retrospective observational study was conducted on all(More)
Congenital anomalies of coronary arteries are a group of diseases that are infrequently found. Their prevalence has been reported from 0.6% to 1.3%. Most clinical manifestations are benign and asymptomatic. Congenital absence of the left circumflex artery is a very rare congenital anomaly of the coronary circulation, and only a few cases have been reported(More)
BACKGROUND Invasive coronary procedures involve the administration of iodinated contrast and the exposure to ionizing radiations, increasing morbidity and mortality. The rotational coronary angiography (RCA) allows acquiring multiple projections with a unique injection of iodinated contrast. To date, there were no meta-analysis specifically comparing RCA(More)
A 50-year-old asymptomatic woman without medical history was admitted to neurology department with stroke. Electrocardiography performed at that moment showed atrial fibrillation. Physical examination findings included grade IV/VI murmur in mitral area radiating to axilla. Transthoracic echocardiogram showed normal ventricular size and function, with severe(More)
Autor para correspondencia. Servicio de Cardiología, Hospital General Universitario de Ciudad Real, C/ Obispo Rafael Torija, s/n, 13005 Ciudad Real, España. Teléfono: +34926278000, Ext.: 78757. Correo electrónico: javierjimenezdiaz@wanadoo.es (J. Jiménez-Díaz). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acmx.2016.07.004 1405-9940/ © 2016 Instituto Nacional de Cardioloǵıa(More)
Secondary or metastatic cardiac tumors are much more common than primary benign or malignant cardiac tumors. Any tumor can cause myocardial or pericardial metastasis, although isolated or combined tumor invasion of the pericardium is more common. Types of neoplasia with the highest rates of cardiac or pericardial involvement are melanoma, lung cancer, and(More)
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