Sandra P Swieszkowski

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BACKGROUND This study aimed to determine the epidemiologic, clinical, microbiologic characteristics, and inhospital outcome of infective endocarditis (IE) in Argentina and compare the results with those of the 1992 IE national survey. METHODS A prospective, multicenter study was conducted in 82 hospitals representing 16 of 24 provinces of Argentina.(More)
The exercise testing is still the most common test used to stratify the patients's risk of new events following an acute myocardial infarction, but about 20 to 40% of the patients can not perform it appropriately. Since the electrocardiographic test with dobutamine has proved to be easy and safe, our aim was to evaluate its capacity to predict the results(More)
The presence of anomalous intraventricular flows of high velocity and dynamic ejective obstruction of the left ventricle post aortic valve replacement, generally by severe aortic stenosis, is a relatively infrequent, but severe complication. An early diagnosis is of crucial importance, since the usual treatments applied to postoperative heart failure are(More)
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