Shmuel Gottlieb

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BACKGROUND Type-II MI is defined as myocardial infarction (MI) secondary to ischemia due to either increased oxygen demand or decreased supply. This categorization has been used for the last five years, yet, little is known about patient characteristics and clinical outcomes. In the current work we assessed the epidemiology, causes, management and outcomes(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic treatment with currently available oral hypoglyemic medications may result in a differential effect on the clinical presentation of diabetic patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). METHODS We evaluated presentation characteristics and the risk for in-hospital complications and 30-day major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) among(More)
BACKGROUND Previous studies have suggested that women with myocardial infarction are treated less aggressively and have worse outcomes compared with men. The objective of this study was to evaluate sex differences in the management and outcomes of elderly (age > or = 70 years) women and men with acute coronary syndromes (ACSs) in the new millennium. (More)
AIMS Atrial fibrillation (AF) and heart failure (HF) commonly coexist, and each adversely affects the other. The aim of the study was to prospectively evaluate the impact of AF and its subtypes on management, and early and long-term outcome of hospitalized HF patients. METHODS AND RESULTS Data were prospectively collected on HF patients hospitalized in(More)
BACKGROUND It is unknown if diabetic cats in remission have persistent abnormalities of glucose metabolism and should be considered prediabetic, or have normal glucose tolerance. OBJECTIVE To characterize glycemic status of diabetic cats in remission and to determine predictors of relapse. ANIMALS A total of 21 cats in diabetic remission and 28 healthy(More)
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