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First Official Report of the Spanish Society of Cardiology Working Group on Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators (2002-2004) INTRODUCTION Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) have ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/12/2005 Item size : 85145 bytes
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INTRODUCTION The use of low dose (75-350 mg) acetylsalicylic acid or aspirin in the secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is fully accepted and 60% of the price of the drug is ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/08/2006 Item size : 75772 bytes
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With respect to pharmacological treatment, we know that both prophylactic treatment and treatment designed to meet therapeutic objectives that target risk factors are beneficial.1,2 However, there ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/01/2011 Item size : 98750 bytes
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INTRODUCTION A healthy lifestyle is the foundation for primary prevention, hence changes in diet and physical exercise and the cessation of smoking form the basis of therapy in patients with ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/05/2003 Item size : 67850 bytes
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INTRODUCTION Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICD) have proven efficacy in the primary and secondary prevention of sudden cardiac death (SCD). The results of several published studies have ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/12/2010 Item size : 87700 bytes
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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 17 million people die annually from CVD.1 In 2005, heart disease was the leading cause of mortality in western countries.2 Longevity ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/01/2012 Item size : 105877 bytes
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[...]perhaps paradoxically, our involvement in the area of primary prevention is even less, and thus we think it important to emphasize some aspects related to implementing preventive measures in the ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/03/2008 Item size : 76940 bytes
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INTRODUCTION Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) therapy has reduced overall mortality in numerous clinical trials of heart disease patients at risk of sudden cardiac arrest in both ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/12/2014 Item size : 80105 bytes
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Secondary prevention and cardiac rehabilitation programs include all the measures available for decreasing mortality and the risk of experiencing new episodes in patients with chronic heart disease, ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/08/2003 Item size : 51682 bytes
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INTRODUCTION The 4S,1 CARE,2 and LIPID3 studies have shown that lowering cholesterol levels by prescribing statins for patients with chronic coronary heart disease reduces rates of all-cause ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/02/2004 Item size : 79985 bytes