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2015 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of pericardial diseases
ADA : adenosine deaminase AMI : acute myocardial infarction ANA : anti-nuclear antibody bFGF : basic fibroblast growth factor CK : creatine kinase CMR : cardiac magnetic resonance CMV :Expand
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The changing epidemiology of congenital heart disease
Congenital heart disease is the most common congenital disorder in newborns. Advances in cardiovascular medicine and surgery have enabled most patients to reach adulthood. Unfortunately, prolongedExpand
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Preoperative Thresholds for Pulmonary Valve Replacement in Patients With Corrected Tetralogy of Fallot Using Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
Background— To facilitate the optimal timing of pulmonary valve replacement, we analyzed preoperative thresholds of right ventricular (RV) volumes above which no decrease or normalization of RV sizeExpand
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Treatment of Fabry Disease: Outcome of a Comparative Trial with Agalsidase Alfa or Beta at a Dose of 0.2 mg/kg
Background Two different enzyme preparations, agalsidase alfa (ReplagalTM, Shire) and beta (FabrazymeTM, Genzyme), are registered for treatment of Fabry disease. We compared the efficacy of andExpand
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Evaluating the systemic right ventricle by CMR: the importance of consistent and reproducible delineation of the cavity
BackgroundThe method used to delineate the boundary of the right ventricle (RV), relative to the trabeculations and papillary muscles in cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) ventricular volumeExpand
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Right ventricular failure following chronic pressure overload is associated with reduction in left ventricular mass: evidence for atrophic remodeling.
OBJECTIVES We sought to study whether patients with right ventricular failure (RVF) secondary to chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) have reduced left ventricular (LV) mass, andExpand
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Sudden Cardiac Death in Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Background— Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is a major cause of mortality in adults with congenital heart disease (CHD). The aim of this study was to determine the adult CHD population at risk of SCD andExpand
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To operate or not on elderly patients with aortic stenosis: the decision and its consequences
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the application of guidelines in the decision making process leading to medical or surgical treatment for aortic stenosis in elderly patients. DESIGN Cohort analysis based on aExpand
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Exercise training improves exercise capacity in adult patients with a systemic right ventricle: a randomized clinical trial.
OBJECTIVE To assess whether exercise training in adult patients with a systemic right ventricle (RV) improves exercise capacity and quality of life and lowers serum N-terminal prohormone brainExpand
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Efficacy of antiarrhythmic drugs in adults with congenital heart disease and supraventricular tachycardias.
Supraventricular tachycardias (SVTs) are a major cause of morbidity in adults with congenital heart disease (CHD). Few data exist on safety and efficacy of antiarrhythmic drugs in this population.Expand
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