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Current state of knowledge on Takotsubo syndrome: a Position Statement from the Taskforce on Takotsubo Syndrome of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology
Takotsubo syndrome is an acute reversible heart failure syndrome that is increasingly recognized in modern cardiology practice. This Position Statement from the European Society of Cardiology Heart… Expand
[2014 ESC Guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of aortic diseases].
Authors/Task Force members: Raimund Erbel* (Chairperson) (Germany), Victor Aboyans* (Chairperson) (France), Catherine Boileau (France), Eduardo Bossone (Italy), Roberto Di Bartolomeo (Italy), Holger… Expand
International Expert Consensus Document on Takotsubo Syndrome (Part I): Clinical Characteristics, Diagnostic Criteria, and Pathophysiology
Abstract Takotsubo syndrome (TTS) is a poorly recognized heart disease that was initially regarded as a benign condition. Recently, it has been shown that TTS may be associated with severe clinical… Expand
Early and late complications associated with transcatheter occlusion of secundum atrial septal defect.
- M. Chessa, M. Carminati, +7 authors A. Frigiola
- Journal of the American College of Cardiology
- 20 March 2002
OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to report the early and late complications experienced in atrial septal defect (ASD) transcatheter closure. BACKGROUND Atrial septal defect transcatheter… Expand
Gender-Related Differences in Acute Aortic Dissection
Background—Few data exist on gender-related differences in clinical presentation, diagnostic findings, management, and outcomes in acute aortic dissection (AAD). Methods and Results—Accordingly, we… Expand
Range of right heart measurements in top-level athletes: the training impact.
- A. D'Andrea, L. Riegler, +13 authors E. Bossone
- International journal of cardiology
- 20 March 2013
OBJECTIVES To explore the full range of right heart dimensions and the impact of long-term intensive training in athletes. BACKGROUND Although echocardiography has been widely used to distinguish… Expand
International Expert Consensus Document on Takotsubo Syndrome (Part II): Diagnostic Workup, Outcome, and Management
Abstract The clinical expert consensus statement on takotsubo syndrome (TTS) part II focuses on the diagnostic workup, outcome, and management. The recommendations are based on interpretation of the… Expand
Aortic Diameter ≥5.5 cm Is Not a Good Predictor of Type A Aortic Dissection: Observations From the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection (IRAD)
Background— Studies of aortic aneurysm patients have shown that the risk of rupture increases with aortic size. However, few studies of acute aortic dissection patients and aortic size exist. We used… Expand
Contemporary results of surgery in acute type A aortic dissection: The International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection experience.
- S. Trimarchi, C. Nienaber, +12 authors K. Eagle
- The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular…
BACKGROUND Surgical mortality for acute type A aortic dissection reported in different experiences from single centers or surgeons varies from 7% to 30%. The International Registry of Acute Aortic… Expand
Predicting Death in Patients With Acute Type A Aortic Dissection
Background—Given the high mortality rates in patients with type A aortic dissection, predictive tools to identify patients at increased risk of death are needed to assist clinicians for optimal… Expand