Juan Vicente Vilar

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A case of thrombosis in the superior vena cava after two permanent pacemaker implantations is described. Ten years ago the patient had a permanent pacemaker implanted because of disturbances in his cardiac rhythm. Five months later he was readmitted with pacemaker malfunction due to failure of the electrode and a new lead was introduced. In 1989 the(More)
and reinfarction (1.6% versus 9.1%, p 1⁄4 0.041), while no difference between groups were revealed in mortality (46,0% RT vs. 49,4% p1⁄4 0.679) and stroke (1.6% RT vs 3.2% p1⁄4 .698). At multivariable analysis the variables related to the risk of the primary end point were age (HR: 1.036 95% CI1⁄41.022 1.048, p <0.001), three vessel disease (HR: 1.504, 95%(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this case report is to highlight the importance of excluding aortic coarctation in a patient with a bicuspid aortic valve. CLINICAL PRESENTATION AND INTERVENTION A 56-year-old woman with hypertension was admitted complaining of progressive dyspnea. Transthoracic echocardiography showed a calcified, bicuspid aortic valve with severe(More)
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES Although it has been demonstrated that the diagnostic accuracy of computed tomography in the non-invasive assessment of major epicardial coronary arteries is high, only a few studies have evaluated the technique's reliability in assessing coronary artery bypass grafts. The aim of this study was to determine the diagnostic(More)
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