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The problem of chronic refractory angina; report from the ESC Joint Study Group on the Treatment of Refractory Angina.
It has been recognized that there is a group of patients with severe disabling angina and coronary artery disease who are refractory to conventional forms of treatment. Although this issue hasExpand
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Incidence of EMS-treated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Europe.
BACKGROUND The potential impact of efforts in Europe to improve survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is unclear, in part, because estimates of incidence and survival are uncertain. The aim ofExpand
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[Task Force on the management of chest pain].
The Task Force on the management of chest pain was created by the committee for Scientific and Clinical Initiatives on 28 June 1997 after formal approval by the Board of the European Society ofExpand
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Intense metabolic control by means of insulin in patients with diabetes mellitus and acute myocardial infarction (DIGAMI 2): effects on mortality and morbidity.
AIMS Patients with diabetes have an unfavourable prognosis after an acute myocardial infarction. In the first DIGAMI study, an insulin-based glucose management improved survival. In DIGAMI 2, threeExpand
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EuReCa ONE-27 Nations, ONE Europe, ONE Registry: A prospective one month analysis of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest outcomes in 27 countries in Europe.
INTRODUCTION The aim of the EuReCa ONE study was to determine the incidence, process, and outcome for out of hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) throughout Europe. METHODS This was an international,Expand
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Effects of Controlled-Release Metoprolol on Total Mortality, Hospitalizations, and Well-being in Patients with Heart Failure: The Metoprolol CR/XL Randomized Intervention Trial in Congestive Heart
Åke Hjalmarson, MD, PhD Sidney Goldstein, MD Björn Fagerberg, MD, PhD Hans Wedel, PhD Finn Waagstein, MD, PhD John Kjekshus, MD, PhD John Wikstrand, MD, PhD Dia El Allaf, MD Jirı́ Vı́tovec, MD, PhDExpand
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Mechanical chest compressions and simultaneous defibrillation vs conventional cardiopulmonary resuscitation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: the LINC randomized trial.
IMPORTANCE A strategy using mechanical chest compressions might improve the poor outcome in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, but such a strategy has not been tested in large clinical trials. Expand
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Effect of Positive Airway Pressure on Cardiovascular Outcomes in Coronary Artery Disease Patients with Nonsleepy Obstructive Sleep Apnea. The RICCADSA Randomized Controlled Trial.
RATIONALE Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is common in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), many of whom do not report daytime sleepiness. First-line treatment for symptomatic OSA is continuousExpand
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Serum levels of the brain-derived proteins S-100 and NSE predict long-term outcome after cardiac arrest.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE patients with cardiac arrest have a high mortality and the long-term outcome is doubtful. The prognosis is mainly dependent on clinical parameters. S-100 and neurone specificExpand
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Early cardiopulmonary resuscitation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
BACKGROUND Three million people in Sweden are trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Whether this training increases the frequency of bystander CPR or the survival rate among persons whoExpand
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