Palmeiro Ribeiro

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In thirty patients with stable angina and positive exercise tests, ambulatory ST segment monitoring was used to record episodes of transient myocardial ischaemia during daily life. All patients had four consecutive days of monitoring and in 20 patients long-term variability was assessed by repeated 48 hour monitoring and exercise testing over 18 months.(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the haemodynamic measurements of cardiac output (CO), central venous pressure (CVP), pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (Pw) and pulmonary artery systolic pressure (PASP), obtained by Swan-Ganz catheter and transthoracic echocardiography. MATERIAL AND METHODS Prospective study in a Medical/Surgical Intensive Care Unit (ICU). A total(More)
The biochemical composition of coronary endarterectomy and aortic samples obtained during 52 coronary artery bypass graft operations was analysed. The content of cholesterol or collagen relative to protein in the aorta or endarterectomy specimens did not correlate with serum total cholesterol, triglyceride, or high-density-lipoprotein cholesterol, nor were(More)
Update Aortic valve repair, one of the first procedures performed in the history of heart surgery, was somewhat ignored compared with valvar replacement by artificial prostheses, which became very popular in the sixties. Difficulties related to myocardial protection, in association with the relative paucity of intra-and postoperative technical resources(More)
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