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Cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, and diabetes mortality burden of cardiometabolic risk factors from 1980 to 2010: a comparative risk assessment.
BACKGROUND High blood pressure, blood glucose, serum cholesterol, and BMI are risk factors for cardiovascular diseases and some of these factors also increase the risk of chronic kidney disease and… Expand
Continuous positive airway pressure therapy lowers vagal tone in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea-hypopnoea syndrome.
- S. Chrysostomakis, E. Simantirakis, +4 authors P. Vardas
- Hellenic journal of cardiology : HJC = Hellenike…
INTRODUCTION Sleep apnoea, which constitutes a major social problem because of its high prevalence and its emerging association with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, is known to affect… Expand
A systematic review on the safety of Prostar XL versus ProGlide after TAVR and EVAR.
- C. Maniotis, Constantinos Andreou, I. Karalis, G. Koutouzi, Maria Agelaki, M. Koutouzis
- Cardiovascular revascularization medicine…
- 1 March 2017
BACKGROUND Endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) and transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) are widely spreading minimally invasive procedures performed mainly through the… Expand
Late acquired stent malapposition: why, when and how to handle?
Stent malapposition (SM), also referred to as incomplete stent apposition, is defined by the separation of at least one stent strut from the intimal surface of the arterial wall with evidence of… Expand
De Winter Electrocardiographic Pattern Related with a Non‐Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery Occlusion
- J. M. Montero Cabezas, I. Karalis, M. Schalij
- Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the…
- 28 March 2016
The electrocardiographic pattern consisting of ST‐segment depression and hyperacute T waves in patients with acute chest pain, known as “De Winter pattern,” has been related with the occlusion of the… Expand
Insights into new-onset rhythm conduction disorders detected by multi-detector row computed tomography after transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
- S. Katsanos, Philippe J. van Rosendael, +7 authors V. Delgado
- The American journal of cardiology
- 15 November 2014
New-onset rhythm conduction disorders are frequent after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). Multidetector row computed tomography may shed light on the pathophysiology of rhythm… Expand
HDL Mimetics Infusion and Regression of Atherosclerosis: Is It Still Considered a Valid Therapeutic Option?
Purpose of ReviewThis review aims to summarize and discuss the recent findings in the field of using HDL mimetics for the treatment of patients with coronary artery disease.Recent FindingsFollowing… Expand
The translation-validation of the sense of coherence scale into Greek and its use in primary health care
Risk factors for ischaemic heart disease in a Cretan rural population: a twelve year follow-up study
- I. Karalis, A. Alegakis, A. Kafatos, A. Koutis, P. Vardas, C. Lionis
- BMC public health
- 18 December 2007
BackgroundCrete has been of great epidemiological interest ever since the publication of the Seven Countries Study. In 1988 a well-defined area of rural Crete was studied, with only scarce signs of… Expand
Left ventricular myocardial work in patients with severe aortic stenosis.
- F. Fortuni, Steele C. Butcher, +8 authors N. Marsan
- Journal of the American Society of…
- 9 November 2020
BACKGROUND Left ventricular myocardial work (LVMW) is a novel method to assess LV function utilizing pressure-strain loops that takes into consideration LV afterload. The estimation of LV afterload… Expand