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Third universal definition of myocardial infarction.
ACCF : American College of Cardiology Foundation ACS : acute coronary syndrome AHA : American Heart Association CAD : coronary artery disease CABG : coronary artery bypass grafting CKMB : creatineExpand
Effect of metoprolol CR/XL in chronic heart failure: Metoprolol CR/XL Randomised Intervention Trial in-Congestive Heart Failure (MERIT-HF)
BACKGROUND Metoprolol can improve haemodynamics in chronic heart failure, but survival benefit has not been proven. We investigated whether metoprolol controlled release/extended release (CR/XL) onceExpand
The global health and economic burden of hospitalizations for heart failure: lessons learned from hospitalized heart failure registries.
Heart failure is a global pandemic affecting an estimated 26 million people worldwide and resulting in more than 1 million hospitalizations annually in both the United States and Europe. Although theExpand
Characteristics, treatments, and outcomes of patients with preserved systolic function hospitalized for heart failure: a report from the OPTIMIZE-HF Registry.
OBJECTIVES We sought to evaluate the characteristics, treatments, and outcomes of patients with preserved and reduced systolic function heart failure (HF). BACKGROUND Heart failure with preservedExpand
Tolvaptan, a selective oral vasopressin V2-receptor antagonist, for hyponatremia.
BACKGROUND Hyponatremia (serum sodium concentration, <135 mmol per liter) is a predictor of death among patients with chronic heart failure and cirrhosis. At present, therapy for acute and chronicExpand
ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure 2008 ‡
Authors/Task Force Members: Kenneth Dickstein (Chairperson) (Norway)*, Alain Cohen-Solal (France), Gerasimos Filippatos (Greece), John J.V. McMurray (UK), Piotr Ponikowski (Poland), Philip AlexanderExpand
Third universal definition of myocardial infarction.
AUTHORS/TASK FORCE MEMBERS CHAIRPERSONS Kristian Thygesen (Denmark),* Joseph S. Alpert (USA),* Harvey D. White (New Zealand),* Biomarker Subcommittee: Allan S. Jaffe (USA), Hugo A. Katus (Germany),Expand
Rehospitalization for heart failure: problems and perspectives.
With a prevalence of 5.8 million in the United States alone, heart failure (HF) is associated with high morbidity, mortality, and healthcare expenditures. Close to 1 million hospitalizations forExpand
Chronic heart failure in the United States: a manifestation of coronary artery disease.
failure were a homogeneous disease process, regardless of whether patients had underlying CAD. The main enrollment criterion in most clinical trials was, and continues to be, symptoms of congestionExpand
Acute heart failure syndromes.
Heart failure resulting in hospitalization represents a significant and growing health care burden. Heterogeneity characterizes this group in terms of mode of presentation, pathophysiology, andExpand
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