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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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Prognosis in patients with left bundle branch block and normal dipyridamole thallium-201 scintigraphy
BackgroundThe presence of complete left bundle branch block (LBBB) is commonly associated with a poorer prognosis, especially in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). In the general populationExpand
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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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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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Factors influencing patient delay before primary percutaneous coronary intervention in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: The Stent for life initiative in Portugal.
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS Shorter patient delays are associated with a better prognosis for patients diagnosed with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). This study aimed to identifyExpand
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Primary angioplasty in women: Data from the Portuguese Registry of Interventional Cardiology
Abstract Aims Although mortality after primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) is higher in women than in men, there is disagreement as to whether gender is an independent risk factor forExpand
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[Exertion syncopal crisis in the young, associated with idiopathic long QT syndrome].
The cases of two young patients with repetitive syncopal attacks due to idiopathic long QT syndrome (ILQTS) are reported. Both had been primarily misdiagnosed for seizures. In one of the cases the QTExpand
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Diagnosis, prevention and treatment of cardiac allograft vasculopathy ☆
The major limitation of long-term survival after cardiac transplantation is allograft vasculopathy, which consists of concentric and diffuse intimal hyperplasia. The disease still has a significantExpand
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[Diagnosis, prevention and treatment of cardiac allograft vasculopathy].
The major limitation of long-term survival after cardiac transplantation is allograft vasculopathy, which consists of concentric and diffuse intimal hyperplasia. The disease still has a significantExpand
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Impact of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation on Kidney Function
Background Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is frequently present in patients with aortic valve disease. Decreased kidney perfusion as a consequence of reduced cardiac output may contribute to renalExpand
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