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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 HeartExpand
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[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), HolgerExpand
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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 clinicalExpand
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Early and late complications associated with transcatheter occlusion of secundum atrial septal defect.
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 transcatheterExpand
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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, weExpand
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Range of right heart measurements in top-level athletes: the training impact.
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 distinguishExpand
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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 theExpand
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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 usedExpand
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Contemporary results of surgery in acute type A aortic dissection: The International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection experience.
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 AorticExpand
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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 optimalExpand
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