Ana Fruntelata

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INTRODUCTION The aim of our study was to evaluate visit-to-visit blood pressure variability (BPV) and the association of this parameter with cardiovascular risk determinants, according to the SEPHAR II survey. METHODS Following a selection based on the multi-stratified proportional sampling procedure, a total of 1975 subjects who gave informed consent(More)
We present the case of a 53 years-old woman presenting with congestive heart failure and pleural and pericardial effusions, in whom transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography revealed multilocular cardiac tumor involving the left atrium wall, extending into the pericardium. Tumor was excised surgically and proved to be a malignant fibrous(More)
UNLABELLED Apical cardiac hypertrophy (Yamaguchi syndrome) is a relatively rare form of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. A 67-year-old woman presented with exertional angina and moderate dyspnea. Her electrocardiogram showed sinus rhythm, flattened T waves in the limb leads and a strain pattern in the V2-V6 leads. Echocardiographic examination showed that(More)
Management of antithrombotic therapy in elderly patients with unstable atherothrombotic disease and increased risk of bleeding is a major clinical challenge. We report the case of a 79 year- old diabetic man with rheumatoid arthritis on both oral corticosteroids and NSAID therapy with mild renal dysfunction, who presented to our hospital because of(More)
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