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Effects of high-intensity aerobic interval training vs. moderate exercise on hemodynamic, metabolic and neuro-humoral abnormalities of young normotensive women at high familial risk for hypertension
Exercise training has an important role in the prevention and treatment of hypertension, but its effects on the early metabolic and hemodynamic abnormalities observed in normotensive offspring ofExpand
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Effects of continuous vs. interval exercise training on blood pressure and arterial stiffness in treated hypertension
Exercise is an effective intervention for treating hypertension and arterial stiffness, but little is known about which exercise modality is the most effective in reducing arterial stiffness andExpand
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I Latin American Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of Chagas' heart disease: executive summary.
Much has been achieved in one century after Carlos Chagas' discovery. However, there is surely much to be done in the next decades. At present, we are witnessing many remarkable efforts to monitorExpand
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Periodic breathing during incremental exercise predicts mortality in patients with chronic heart failure evaluated for cardiac transplantation.
OBJECTIVES We hypothesized that exercise-related periodic breathing (EPB) would be associated with poor prognosis in advanced chronic heart failure (CHF). BACKGROUND Patients with CHF might presentExpand
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Atualização da diretriz brasileira de insuficiência cardíaca crônica - 2012
Esta atualizacao da Diretriz de Insuficiencia Cardiaca Cronica (IC) - 2012 surge para reavaliar as recomendacoes atraves de uma avaliacao criteriosa das pesquisas (considerando-se a qualidade dosExpand
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Carvedilol for Prevention of Chemotherapy-Related Cardiotoxicity: The CECCY Trial.
BACKGROUND Anthracycline (ANT) chemotherapy is associated with cardiotoxicity. Prevention with β-blockers remains controversial. OBJECTIVES This prospective, randomized, double-blind,Expand
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Risk factors for Chagas' disease reactivation after heart transplantation.
BACKGROUND Chagas' disease is the illness caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi and it is still endemic in Latin America. Heart transplantation is a therapeutic option for patients with end-stageExpand
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[Updating of the Brazilian guideline for chronic heart failure - 2012].
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Meditation reduces sympathetic activation and improves the quality of life in elderly patients with optimally treated heart failure: a prospective randomized study.
OBJECTIVE We tested whether meditation can reduce sympathetic activation, evaluated by norepinephrine blood levels (NE), and improve quality of life in elderly persons with congestive heart failureExpand
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Partial left ventriculectomy with mitral valve preservation in the treatment of patients with dilated cardiomyopathy.
OBJECTIVE This study reports initial results of partial left ventriculectomy performed with preservation of the mitral valve in the treatment of 27 patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy. Expand
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