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Clopidogrel Resistance Is Associated With Increased Risk of Recurrent Atherothrombotic Events in Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction
Background— Although clopidogrel reduces the risk of cardiovascular episodes after coronary events and stenting, a substantial number of incidents continue to occur. Methods and Results— TheExpand
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Long QT Syndrome.
The hereditary Long QT syndrome (LQTS) is a genetic channelopathy with variable penetrance that is associated with increased propensity for polymorphic ventricular tachyarrhythmias and sudden cardiacExpand
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Nephropathy induced by contrast media: pathogenesis, risk factors and preventive strategies
WITH THE INCREASING USE OF CONTRAST MEDIA in diagnostic and interventional procedures, nephropathy induced by contrast media has become the third leading cause of hospital-acquired acute renalExpand
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Risk stratification for primary implantation of a cardioverter-defibrillator in patients with ischemic left ventricular dysfunction.
OBJECTIVES The study was designed to develop a simple risk stratification score for primary therapy with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD). BACKGROUND Current guidelines recommendExpand
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Effectiveness of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy by QRS Morphology in the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial–Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (MADIT-CRT)
Background— This study aimed to determine whether QRS morphology identifies patients who benefit from cardiac resynchronization therapy with a defibrillator (CRT-D) and whether it influences the riskExpand
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Risk for life-threatening cardiac events in patients with genotype-confirmed long-QT syndrome and normal-range corrected QT intervals.
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to assess the clinical course and to identify risk factors for life-threatening events in patients with long-QT syndrome (LQTS) with normal corrected QT (QTc)Expand
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QT Interval: How to Measure It and What Is “Normal”
Abnormally long and short QT intervals have been shown to be associated with an increased risk for life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death. In recent years, various methodsExpand
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Use of the Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillator in High-Risk Cardiac Patients: Data From the Prospective Registry of Patients Using the Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillator (WEARIT-II Registry)
Background— Prospective data on the safety and efficacy of the wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD) in a real-world setting are lacking. The Prospective Registry of Patients Using the WearableExpand
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Predictors and course of high-degree atrioventricular block after transcatheter aortic valve implantation using the CoreValve Revalving System.
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is a novel treatment for high risk or inoperable patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis. However, significant atrioventricular (AV) conductionExpand
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Survival with cardiac-resynchronization therapy in mild heart failure.
BACKGROUND The Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial with Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (MADIT-CRT) showed that early intervention with cardiac-resynchronization therapy with aExpand
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