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A prospective survey of patients with valvular heart disease in Europe: The Euro Heart Survey on Valvular Heart Disease.
AIMS To identify the characteristics, treatment, and outcomes of contemporary patients with valvular heart disease (VHD) in Europe, and to examine adherence to guidelines. METHODS AND RESULTS TheExpand
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Echocardiographic assessment of valve stenosis: EAE/ASE recommendations for clinical practice.
Abbreviations: AR aortic regurgitation, AS aortic stenosis, AVA aortic valve area, CSA cross sectional area, CWD continuous wave Doppler, D diameter, HOCM hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, LVExpand
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Guidelines on the management of valvular heart disease: The Task Force on the Management of Valvular Heart Disease of the European Society of Cardiology.
Guidelines and Expert Consensus Documents aim to present management recommendations based on all of the relevant evidence on a particular subject in order to help physicians select the best possibleExpand
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[Guidelines on the management of valvular heart disease].
Authors/Task Force Members, Alec Vahanian (Chairperson) Paris (France)*, Helmut Baumgartner, Vienna (Austria), Jeroen Bax, Leiden (The Netherlands), Eric Butchart, Cardiff (UK), Robert Dion, LeidenExpand
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ESC Guidelines on the management of cardiovascular diseases during pregnancy: the Task Force on the Management of Cardiovascular Diseases during Pregnancy of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
Table 1. Classes of recommendation Table 2. Levels of evidence Table 3. Estimated fetal and maternal effective doses for various diagnostic and interventional radiology procedures Table 4.Expand
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2015 ESC Guidelines for the management of infective endocarditis: The Task Force for the Management of Infective Endocarditis of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Endorsed by: European
3D : three-dimensional AIDS : acquired immune deficiency syndrome b.i.d. : bis in die (twice daily) BCNIE : blood culture-negative infective endocarditis CDRIE : cardiac device-related infectiveExpand
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Guidelines on the management of valvular heart disease (version 2012).
ACE : angiotensin-converting enzyme AF : atrial fibrillation aPTT : activated partial thromboplastin time AR : aortic regurgitation ARB : angiotensin receptor blockers AS : aortic stenosis AVR :Expand
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Multimodal assessment of the aortic annulus diameter: implications for transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
OBJECTIVES We sought to compare 3 methods of measurements of the aortic annulus, transthoracic echocardiography (TTE), transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), and multislice computed tomographyExpand
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Decision-making in elderly patients with severe aortic stenosis: why are so many denied surgery?
AIMS To analyse decision-making in elderly patients with severe, symptomatic aortic stenosis (AS). METHODS AND RESULTS In the Euro Heart Survey on valvular heart disease, 216 patients aged > or =75Expand
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2014 ESC/ESA Guidelines on non-cardiac surgery: cardiovascular assessment and management: The Joint Task Force on non-cardiac surgery: cardiovascular assessment and management of the European Society
The American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association (AHA), and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) are pleased to announce the publication of two new versions of ClinicalExpand
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