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Effects of Isolated Obesity on Left and Right Ventricular Function: A Tissue Doppler and Strain Rate Imaging Study
Objective: To determine the subclinical effects of isolated obesity and its duration on cardiac function by using routine echocardiography and tissue Doppler myocardial strain rate. Methods:Expand
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Diagnosis and management of acute heart failure
Acute heart failure (AHF) is a life threatening clinical syndrome with a progressively increasing incidence in general population. Turkey is a country with a high cardiovascular mortality and recentExpand
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Infective endocarditis in Turkey: aetiology, clinical features, and analysis of risk factors for mortality in 325 cases.
OBJECTIVE In order to define the current characteristics of infective endocarditis (IE) in Turkey, we evaluated IE cases over a 14-year period in a tertiary referral hospital. METHODS All adultExpand
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Relation between aortic stiffness and left ventricular diastolic function in patients with hypertension, diabetes, or both
Objective: To evaluate aortic function and its relation to left ventricular diastolic function in patients with hypertension, diabetes, or both, without coronary artery disease. Methods: Study groupsExpand
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Prognostic value of uric acid in patients with ST-elevated myocardial infarction undergoing primary coronary intervention.
Elevated uric acid (UA) levels have been associated with cardiovascular disease in epidemiologic studies. The relation between UA levels and long-term outcomes in patients with ST-segment elevationExpand
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The relationship between platelet to lymphocyte ratio and the clinical outcomes in ST elevation myocardial infarction underwent primary coronary intervention
The platelet to lymphocyte ratio (PLR) has been investigated as a new predictor for cardiovascular risk. The aim of the present study was to investigate the prognostic role admission PLRat admissionExpand
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ABO blood group distribution and major cardiovascular risk factors in patients with acute myocardial infarction
We aimed to investigate whether there is an association between ABO blood groups, cardiovascular risk factors and myocardial infarction (MI) in a Turkish cohort. Four hundred and seventy-six patientsExpand
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[Heart failure prevalence and predictors in Turkey: HAPPY study].
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of heart failure (HF) in adult residents of Turkey based on echocardiography and N-terminal B type natriuretic factor. STUDY DESIGNExpand
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Long-term effect of bosentan therapy on cardiac function and symptomatic benefits in adult patients with Eisenmenger syndrome.
BACKGROUND Bosentan improves symptoms in patients with Eisenmenger syndrome (ES). This study evaluated the effect of long-term bosentan therapy on cardiac function and its relation to symptomaticExpand
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