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Cardiac papillary fibroelastoma: a comprehensive analysis of 725 cases.
BACKGROUND With the advent of echocardiography, cardiac papillary fibroelastoma (CPF) is being increasingly reported. The demographics, clinical characteristics, pathological features, treatment, andExpand
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Cardiac arrhythmias in pregnancy: clinical and therapeutic considerations.
Pregnancy can precipitate cardiac arrhythmias not previously present in seemingly well individuals. Risk of arrhythmias is relatively higher during labor and delivery. Potential factors that canExpand
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Torsade de pointes: the clinical considerations.
Torsade de pointes is a form of polymorphic ventricular tachycardia occurring in a setting of prolonged QT interval on surface electrocardiogram. Congenital causes of prolonged QT interval occur inExpand
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Utilization of trained volunteers decreases 30-day readmissions for heart failure.
Background: This study evaluated the effectiveness of using trained volunteer staff in reducing 30-day readmissions of congestive heart failure (CHF) patients.Methods: From June 2010 to DecemberExpand
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Prognostic value of serum cardiac troponin I in ambulatory patients with chronic renal failure undergoing long-term hemodialysis: a two-year outcome analysis.
OBJECTIVES We sought to evaluate the prognostic value of cardiac troponin I (cTnI) in asymptomatic, ambulatory patients with chronic renal failure treated with long-term hemodialysis. BACKGROUNDExpand
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QT Prolongation Associated with Azithromycin/Amiodarone Combination
SAMARENDRA, P., et al.: QT Prolongation Associated with Azithromycin/ Amiodarone Combination. Administration of oral azithromycin, in addition to previously well‐tolerated long‐term amiodaroneExpand
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Elevation of serum cardiac troponin I in noncardiac and cardiac diseases other than acute coronary syndromes.
This study evaluated the role of serum cardiac troponin I as a biochemical marker for the diagnosis of acute coronary syndromes in the presence of noncardiac diseases. Diagnostic characteristics wereExpand
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Elevated serum cardiac troponin I in rhabdomyolysis.
OBJECTIVE To examine the etiology and clinical significance of elevated serum cardiac troponin I (cTnI) in patients with rhabdomyolysis. METHODS Data on 91 (63 men) consecutive patients withExpand
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Clinical perspectives of the primary spontaneous coronary artery dissection.
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is a rare cause of acute coronary syndrome or sudden death. Typically it affects young women during the peripartum period and those using oral contraceptives.Expand
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Therapeutics of Platelet Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa Receptor Antagonism
The integrin glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor is the final common pathway to platelet aggregation. Administration of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor antagonists reduces acute ischemic complicationsExpand
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