Diego Medvedovsky

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BACKGROUND Despite having a similar large extent of atherosclerotic coronary affliction, some patients suffer of recurrent cardiac events, whereas others remain asymptomatic. HYPOTHESIS We hypothesized the existence of a systemic "signature" that could distinguish "vulnerable" patients with preexisting coronary atherosclerosis from those having similar(More)
BACKGROUND Acute kidney injury (AKI) was demonstrated to adversely affect outcome in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). We compared predictors for AKI and associated outcomes according to various definitions among patients undergoing TAVI in a tertiary medical center. METHODS Two-hundred and seventeen TAVI patients were(More)
Contemporary heart failure (HF) therapies have not resulted in improved outcomes among patients with HF and preserved left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF). We sought to evaluate the differential effect of LVEF on long-term mortality after hospitalization for acute decompensated HF in a real-world setting. All-cause mortality at 4 years after(More)
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