Geraldo Luís Figueiredo

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UNLABELLED Ventricular tachycardia (VT) is common among patients with Chagas' heart disease but the ultimate mechanisms responsible for its sustained and nonsustained forms are not understood. This study aimed at determining which factors differentiate between patients with sustained (S-VT) and nonsustained VT (NS-VT). Fifty-six consecutive chagasic(More)
The objective of this study was to identify intravascular ultrasound (IVUS), angiographic and metabolic parameters related to restenosis in patients with dysglycemia. Seventy consecutive patients (77 lesions) selected according to inclusion and exclusion criteria were evaluated by the oral glucose tolerance test and the determination of insulinemia after a(More)
PURPOSE To assess the clinical, angiographic and early follow-up findings of young patients suffering an acute myocardial infarction, in comparison with older patients with infarction, in the thrombolytic era. METHODS A retrospective analysis of the medical records of 46 patients < 40 years-old (group I) at the time of an acute myocardial infarction was(More)
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