José A. F. Ramires

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OBJECTIVES We sought to evaluate feasibility, safety and results of transthoracic epicardial catheter ablation in patients with ventricular tachycardia occurring late after an inferior wall(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyse the morphological aspects of the extracellular matrix and microcirculation to clarify whether chronic Chagas' cardiopathy (CCC) is an accurate model to study the pathogenesis of(More)
OBJECTIVES We sought to evaluate the relative efficacies of three possible therapeutic strategies for patients with multivessel coronary artery disease (CAD), stable angina, and preserved ventricular(More)
OBJECTIVES This study sought to characterize leukocyte and platelet activation and adhesion molecule expression after coronary angioplasty. BACKGROUND Coronary angioplasty can be regarded as a(More)
OBJECTIVE We evaluated the impact of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG), Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) or Medical Therapy (MT) on self-perceived quality of life among patients(More)
BACKGROUND This study compared the 10-year follow-up of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), coronary artery surgery (CABG), and medical treatment (MT) in patients with multivessel coronary(More)
BACKGROUND Despite routine use of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), no conclusive evidence exists that either modality is superior to medical therapy(More)