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A randomized clinical trial of the efficacy of radiofrequency catheter ablation and amiodarone in the treatment of symptomatic atrial fibrillation.
The limited efficacy and proarrhythmic risks of antiarrhythmia agents have resulted in alternative therapeutic approaches. Radiofrequency ablation has been reported to be an effective treatment ofExpand
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Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation--an Asian stroke perspective.
  • H. Tse, Yong- Jun Wang, +10 authors D. Hu
  • Medicine
  • Heart rhythm
  • 1 July 2013
Despite relatively lower prevalence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in Asians (~1%) than in Caucasians (~2%), Asia has a much higher overall disease burden because of its proportionally larger agedExpand
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Cause of Death and Predictors of All‐Cause Mortality in Anticoagulated Patients With Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation: Data From ROCKET AF
Background Atrial fibrillation is associated with higher mortality. Identification of causes of death and contemporary risk factors for all‐cause mortality may guide interventions. Methods andExpand
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Thai Registry in Acute Coronary Syndrome (TRACS)--an extension of Thai Acute Coronary Syndrome registry (TACS) group: lower in-hospital but still high mortality at one-year.
BACKGROUND The Thai Registry of Acute Coronary Syndrome (TRACS) registry was conducted five years after the first Thai Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) registry. OBJECTIVE To describe demographics,Expand
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Catastrophic health expenditure on acute coronary events in Asia: a prospective study
  • S. Jan, S. Lee, +7 authors Y. Huo
  • Medicine
  • Bulletin of the World Health Organization
  • 28 January 2016
Abstract Objective To estimate out-of-pocket costs and the incidence of catastrophic health expenditure in people admitted to hospital with acute coronary syndromes in Asia. Methods Participants wereExpand
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Effect of atenolol on symptomatic ventricular arrhythmia without structural heart disease: a randomized placebo-controlled study.
BACKGROUND Ventricular arrhythmia (VA) from the right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) is a common problem. Symptomatic patients are usually treated with beta-blockers. There is little data on theExpand
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Comparison of cardiovascular magnetic resonance of late gadolinium enhancement and diastolic wall thickness to predict recovery of left ventricular function after coronary artery bypass surgery
BackgroundThe objective was to compare the value of late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) and end-diastolic wall thickness (EDWT) assessed by cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) in predictingExpand
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Heart rate variability in patients with Brugada syndrome in Thailand.
AIMS Since patients with Brugada syndrome usually have symptoms at nighttime, we hypothesize that changes in autonomic modulation have an important role in the occurrence of the ventricularExpand
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Risk profiles and pattern of antithrombotic use in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation in Thailand: a multicenter study
BackgroundAnticoagulation therapy is a standard treatment for stroke prevention in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) that have risk factors for stroke. However, anticoagulantExpand
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Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Sacubitril-Valsartan Compared with Enalapril in Patients with Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction in Thailand
BackgroundSacubitril-valsartan is a new medication that has recently been recommended as a replacement for enalapril in the treatment of patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fractionExpand
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