José Julio Jiménez Nácher

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behalf of the Cardio-Sis investigators. Usual versus tight control of systolic blood pressure in non-diabetic patients with hypertension (Cardio-Sis): an open-label randomized trial. et al. Increased wall/lumen ratio of retinal arterioles in male patients with a history of a cerebro-vascular event. An asymptomatic 35-year-old male was referred for(More)
The two main goals of chest pain units are the early, accurate diagnosis of acute coronary syndromes and the rapid, efficient recognition of low-risk patients who do not need hospital admission. Many clinical, practical, and economic reasons support the establishment of such units. Patients with chest pain account for a substantial proportion of emergency(More)
Aggregates of activated platelets, at the level of a plaque fissure, seem to have a pivotal role in acute coronary syndromes. The glycoprotein IIb-IIIa receptors of the platelet surface are thought to be the final common pathway of platelet aggregation. The possibility of using a basic treatment to control platelet aggregation, in the whole clinical(More)
Three-dimensional (3D) transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is the gold standard for mitral valve (MV) anatomic and functional evaluation. Currently, dedicated MV analysis software has limitations for its use in clinical practice. Thus, we tested here a complete and reproducible evaluation of a new fully automatic software to characterize MV anatomy in(More)
Cardiology, Ramón y Cajal University Hospital, Madrid, Spain; and the yDepartment of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ramón y Cajal University Hospital, Madrid, Spain. Manuscript received November 1, 2012; accepted November 14, 2012. Journal of the American College of Cardiology Vol. 61, No. 22, 2013 2013 by the American College of Cardiology Foundation ISSN(More)
BACKGROUND Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) remains the most common cause of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in the young; however, current strategies do not identify all HCM patients at risk. A novel validated algorithm was proposed by the last European Society of Cardiology guidelines to guide implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) therapy. Recently,(More)
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