Maria Salomé Carvalho

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Cardiac computed tomography (CT) documents the presence of coronary artery disease, regardless of the degree of stenosis. The prognostic value of non-obstructive coronary artery disease documented by(More)
INTRODUCTION Diagnostic tests that use ionizing radiation play a central role in cardiology and their use has grown in recent years, leading to increasing concerns about their potential stochastic(More)
BACKGROUND Current guidelines recommend the use of the Modified Diamond-Forrester (MDF) method to assess the pre-test likelihood of obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD). We aimed to compare the(More)
(1) To study the prevalence and severity of coronary artery disease (CAD) in diabetic patients. (2) To provide a detailed characterization of the coronary atherosclerotic burden, including the(More)
A 69-year-old woman with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy and chronic heart failure experienced repeated hospital admissions for acute pulmonary edema with no recognizable precipitating factor.(More)