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Introduction Despite the same electrophysiological abnormality, the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in atrial fibrillation (AF) ranges from <1%/year to >20%/year and can be assessed by simple ...

European Heart Journal, CURRENT OPINION, Raffaele De Caterina, A. John Camm

Date : 14/12/2014 Item size : 431415 bytes

[...]in such conditions, the gradient, which is highly flow-dependent, may be low (<40mmHg) despite the presence of a severe stenosis.S4 Recent studies and guidelines have also emphasised that LV ...

Heart, Editorial, Philippe Pibarot

Date : 01/01/2015

Patients with anterior movement had a mean calculated mitral valve area from cardiac catheterisation significantly smaller than the rest (P less than 0.001), but neither biphasic nor posterior ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, M F Shiu, B S Jenkins, M M Webb-Peploe

Date : 01/04/1978

The murmur of aortic stenosis was not initially present in 8 out of 10 patients in congestive heart failure. The present study shows that patients in India developing aortic stenosis after rheumatic ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, G Vijayaraghavan, G Cherian, S Krishnaswami, I P SUKUMAR, S John

Date : 01/03/1977

OBJECTIVE--To identify valvar heart disease in patients with chronic uraemia by conventional and colour coded Doppler echocardiography. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES--Frequency of structural and functional ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, E Straumann, B Meyer, M Misteli, A Blumberg, H R Jenzer

Date : 01/03/1992

Rate-corrected left ventricular ejection time was measured from the aortic pressure tracings of 171 catheterised patients with aortic valve area less than or equal to 1.2 cm2. In 50 patients with ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, P Kligfield, H Goldberg, S A Kline, s Scheidt

Date : 01/11/1977

To investigate the effects of transvalvar flow rate on aortic valve resistance and valve area after percutaneous transvenous balloon dilatation of the mitral valve in a homogeneous group of patients ...

Heart, Research Article, T. M. Lee, S. F. Su, M. F. Chen, C. S. Liau, Y. T. Lee

Date : 01/12/1996

The three (15%) other patients who died had a typical hypoplastic left heart syndrome, with an atretic aortic valve in two and pinpoint aortic valve in one. During the same period (1972-85) 39 ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, H van Egmond, E Orye, M Praet, M Coppens, A Devloo-Blancquaert

Date : 01/07/1988

Twenty normal subjects and 68 patients with a reduced diastolic closure rate in the mitral valve echogram were studied. An excellent correlation was found between the DE/MAIC ratio and mitral valve ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, P Toutouzas, A Velimezis, E Karayannis, D Avgoustakis

Date : 01/01/1977

Rheumatic mitral stenosis continues to be endemic in developing countries where mitral stenosis is the most frequent valve disease.1 Although the prevalence of rheumatic fever has greatly decreased ...

Heart, Education in Heart, Alec Vahanian

Date : 01/02/2001