Isabelle Vonder Muhll

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BACKGROUND Tetralogy of Fallot is the most common form of congenital heart disease in implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) recipients, yet little is known about the value of ICDs in this patient population. METHODS AND RESULTS We conducted a multicenter cohort study in high-risk patients with Tetralogy of Fallot to determine actuarial rates of ICD(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine differences in novel markers of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in women with type 2 diabetes stratified according to cardiorespiratory fitness. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 28 women (mean age 57 +/- 6 years) with type 2 diabetes who were free from overt CVD were placed into low cardiorespiratory(More)
AIMS Supravalvar aortic stenosis is a rare form of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction that is often progressive in childhood. Little data are available on outcomes in the adult population. Our aim was to define cardiac outcomes in adults with supravalvar aortic stenosis. METHODS AND RESULTS This is a multicentre retrospective study of cardiac(More)
Accurate prognostication in congenital heart disease is vital for purposes of obtaining insurance, yet can be problematic for patients, physicians and insurers. This article discusses the scope of the problem, and describes the process of evaluating life insurance. Mortality data as well as predictors of adverse outcomes for individual congenital heart(More)
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