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Stent for Life in Portugal: This initiative is here to stay.
AIMS Portugal has one of the lowest rates of primary percutaneous coronary intervention (p-PCI) in Western Europe. This study assessed the progress of Portuguese p-PCI performance indicators one yearExpand
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Randomized controlled trial of remote ischaemic conditioning in ST-elevation myocardial infarction as adjuvant to primary angioplasty (RIC-STEMI)
To test whether remote ischaemic conditioning (RIC) as adjuvant to standard of care (SOC) would prevent progression towards heart failure (HF) after ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).Expand
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Multivessel vs. culprit-only revascularization in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes and multivessel coronary disease.
INTRODUCTION There have been no prospective randomized trials that enable the best strategy and timing to be determined for revascularization in patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronaryExpand
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Coexistence of coronary cameral fistulae and cor triatriatum sinister in an elderly patient.
Coronary cameral fistulae are unusual congenital or acquired anomalous communications between an epicardial coronary artery and a cardiac chamber. There are no reported cases of the association ofExpand
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Impact of atrial fibrillation type during acute coronary syndromes: Clinical features and prognosis.
INTRODUCTION Atrial fibrillation (AF) is widely recognized as an adverse prognostic factor during acute myocardial infarction, although the impact of AF type - new-onset (nAF) or pre-existing (pAF) -Expand
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Prognostic impact of moderate renal dysfunction in acute coronary syndromes.
INTRODUCTION End-stage renal disease is associated with high cardiovascular mortality. The prognostic importance of milder degrees of renal impairment in patients who have had an acute coronaryExpand
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Trends in percutaneous coronary intervention from 2004 to 2013 according to the Portuguese National Registry of Interventional Cardiology.
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES The aim of the present paper is to report trends in Portuguese interventional cardiology from 2004 to 2013 and to compare them with other European countries. METHODSExpand
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Impact of atrial fibrillation in acute coronary syndromes.
INTRODUCTION Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a relatively common arrhythmia in the context of acute coronary syndromes (ACS). However, the impact of AF on these patients' survival is not wellExpand
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Trends in primary angioplasty in Portugal from 2002 to 2013 according to the Portuguese National Registry of Interventional Cardiology.
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES The aim of the present paper was to report trends in coronary angioplasty for the treatment of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) in Portugal. METHODSExpand
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An unusual trigger causing Takotsubo Syndrome.
Article history: Received 18 July 2016 Accepted 7 August 2016 Available online 09 August 2016 subendocardial late gadolinium enhancement in the mid and distal inferolateral segments, as well as anExpand
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