Anabela Gonzaga

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SETTING This study was conducted at the University of the Philippines--Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH), Manila, Philippines. OBJECTIVES To determine the nature of drug resistance among patients with pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB), and to establish clinical predictors of drug-resistant tuberculosis. DESIGN Descriptive, prospective study. METHODS(More)
Recurrent right-sided heart failure after pericardiectomy may be caused by incomplete pericardiectomy, recurrent constriction, diastolic dysfunction or myocardial involvement. Identifying recurrent constrictive pericarditis (CP) in patients who have recurring symptoms after pericardiectomy is challenging, since the characteristic Doppler echocardiographic(More)
Atrial fibrillation is one of the most common symptomatic sustained arrhythmias seen in clinical practice. Long-term control of heart rate and maintenance of sinus rhythm often require chronic antiarrhythmic therapy. For patients with disabling symptoms of atrial fibrillation that cannot be controlled with pharmacologic therapy, catheter ablation techniques(More)