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OBJECTIVES Lipid levels of most patients receiving antilipidemic therapy are not under control as proposed by the guidelines. We evaluated adherence to statin therapy and LDL cholesterol goal attainment in type 2 diabetic and secondary prevention patients. STUDY DESIGN A total of 194 patients (131 men, 63 women; mean age 57 ± 11 years) who had been on(More)
We present a 20-year-old male patient with cor triatriatum sinistrum with fenestrations and long-standing dyspnea on exertion, fatigue, and palpitation. An apical early to mid-systolic murmur of grade I-II/VI was heard on cardiac auscultation. Electrocardiography showed sinus rhythm and an incomplete right bundle branch block. Transthoracic echocardiography(More)
We present a case of peripheral pulmonary artery stenosis that was incidentally detected by agitated saline contrast study. A 19-year-old male patient underwent cardiologic examination to determine suitability for military service. He had exertional intolerance since early childhood. Physical examination showed a murmur over the entire right hemithorax.(More)
Correspondence To the Editor: In one of the latest issues, Hu et al. carried out a national retrospective cohort study and investigated the clinical outcomes and cost of fractional flow reserve (FFR) guided percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in daily practice. FFR guided PCI was shown to improve the clinical outcomes with reduced cost, as demonstrated(More)