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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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The incidence and prevalence of heart failure has increased importantly over the last decades.1 Major reasons are the ageing population in Western countries, an increasing survival rate after ...

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

Date : 21/12/2014 Item size : 207071 bytes
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Jeffrey S. Healey from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada discusses this conclusion critically in an Editorial.9 Coronary artery disease is an important cause of sudden death.10 In addition, ...

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

Date : 07/07/2015 Item size : 195278 bytes
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Non-compactionCardiomyopathyElectrophysiologyVentricular tachycardiaImplantable cardioverter defibrillator Introduction Isolated left ventricular non-compaction (IVNC) is a primary genetic ...

Europace, CLINICAL RESEARCH, Jan Steffel, Richard Kobza, Mehdi Namdar, Thomas Wolber, Corinna Brunckhorst, Thomas F. Lüscher, Rolf Jenni, Firat Duru

Date : 01/09/2009 Item size : 201695 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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Ever since then, smoking cessation has became a cornerstone of prevention.1,2 Later, blood pressure lowering was shown to reduce stroke, infarction, and premature death.3 A major breakthrough was the ...

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

Date : 01/08/2016 Item size : 193158 bytes
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Download the Issue @ a Glance podcast Subscribe to the EHJ Podcast Since its first description as a clinical entity in 1982, arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia or ARVC has ...

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

Date : 07/12/2015 Item size : 239100 bytes
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In spite of recent progress made in the management of heart failure as outlined in current guidelines,1 patients often remain symptomatic, and the event rate, even on optimal therapy and with ...

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

Date : 14/03/2015 Item size : 212048 bytes
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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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Often such events come as a surprise to both physicians and patients. [...]the prevention of arrhythmic events has become an important part of cardiovascular prevention using both drugs and ...

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

Date : 01/02/2015 Item size : 173189 bytes