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[...]although life expectancy has been improved thanks to modern medical treatment of chronic heart failure1,2 and thanks to devices such as biventricular pacemakers3 and implantable cardioverter ...

European Heart Journal, Issue @ A Glance, Thomas F. Lüscher

Date : 07/12/2016 Item size : 209233 bytes
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[...]clinical investigations and trials in this population are of great need, as Murray Epstein and Bertram Pitt from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Florida and the University ...

European Heart Journal, Issue @ A Glance, Thomas F. Lüscher

Date : 01/11/2016 Item size : 197840 bytes
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The Task Force included cardiologists with varying areas of expertise, cardiac surgeons, stroke neurologists, and specialist nurses. Risk factors for atrial fibrillation include age, hypertension, ...

European Heart Journal, Issue @ A Glance, Thomas F. Lüscher

Date : 07/10/2016 Item size : 207219 bytes
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[...]many heart centres have established specialized units in cardio-oncology in order to improve the management of such patients. [...]the Position Paper on Cardio-Oncology entitled 2016 ESC ...

European Heart Journal, Issue @ A Glance, Thomas F. Lüscher

Date : 21/09/2016 Item size : 171239 bytes
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Over the past three decades, lifespan has increased by 8 years, to which cardiology has contributed at least 6 years.1 Among the therapeutic measures introduced, effective drugs contributed the most ...

European Heart Journal, Issue @ A Glance, Thomas F. Lüscher

Date : 01/09/2016
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Of note, patients with atrial fibrillation and heart failure have a higher risk of thrombo-embolic events and overall mortality compared with those with atrial fibrillation without heart failure as ...

European Heart Journal, ISSUE @ A GLANCE, Thomas F. Lüscher

Date : 14/08/2016 Item size : 184329 bytes
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Download the Issue @ a Glance podcast Subscribe to the EHJ Podcast Heart failure is a growing problem in cardiovascular medicine as an end stage of a variety of cardiac diseases including ...

European Heart Journal, ISSUE @ A GLANCE, Thomas F. Lüscher

Date : 14/07/2016 Item size : 196740 bytes
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While the latter has a well-defined aetiology, i.e. ischaemia and infarction with subsequent loss of contractility and remodelling, the definition of dilated cardiomyopathies is less clear, although ...

European Heart Journal, ISSUE @ A GLANCE, Thomas F. Lüscher

Date : 14/06/2016 Item size : 257274 bytes
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Left ventricular ejection fraction is both preload and afterload dependent, can change substantially based on loading conditions, is only moderately reproducible, and represents only a single measure ...

European Heart Journal, ISSUE @ A GLANCE, Thomas F. Lüscher

Date : 01/06/2016 Item size : 263935 bytes
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[...]the management and treatment of patients are therefore not standardized, leading to confusion for patients, treating physicians, nurse practitioners, physiotherapists, and others involved in the ...

European Heart Journal, ISSUE @ A GLANCE, Thomas F. Lüscher

Date : 07/05/2016