Rudolfo Curiel

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In severe heart failure many deaths are sudden and are presumed to be due to ventricular arrhythmias. The GESICA trial evaluated the effect of low-dose amiodarone on two-year mortality in patients(More)
BACKGROUND We previously reported that 6 to 12 weeks of dual-chamber (DDD) pacing results in clinical and hemodynamic improvement in obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). This study examines(More)
BACKGROUND Both thallium scintigraphy and dobutamine echocardiography have been used to assess myocardial viability. However, thallium uptake and the inotropic response to dobutamine are expressions(More)
BACKGROUND The mechanisms that determine chronic left ventricular dysfunction in coronary artery disease (in particular, critical reductions in coronary artery blood flow leading to hibernating(More)