Luis Martín Jadraque

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When ventricular free wall rupture after acute myocardial infarction is not followed by sudden death, it is referred to as subacute ventricular rupture. The sensitivity and specificity of clinical, hemodynamic and echocardiographic diagnostic variables obtained at bedside are unknown and were therefore prospectively studied in 1,247 consecutive patients(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Evidence is growing regarding the prognostic value of markers of inflammation in unstable angina/non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (UA/NSTEMI). However, the independent value of these variables has not been systematically investigated in prospective studies. The main objective of the SIESTA study is to assess the(More)
Fifty six patients were studied while in the Coronary Care Unit: 17 with unstable angina and 39 with acute myocardial infarction. All patients underwent dobutamine stress testing (doses of 5, 10, 15 and 20 micrograms/kg/min every 5 min) and exercise testing (modified protocol to finish at an energy expenditure of approximately 5 METS): 4-5 days after the(More)