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Professor Gregory Y. H. Lip discusses the evolution of the CHA 2 DS 2 -VASc scoring system Atrial fibrillation (AF) confers an excess risk of stroke, but this risk is not homogeneous, and depends on ...

European Heart Journal, Lip, Gregory Y. H.

Date : 15/11/2017

While there appears to be agreement that there is a U-shaped relationship between serum K+ and death, the actual serum K+ values at which the risk becomes evident appears to vary depending upon ...

European Heart Journal, Pitt, Bertram, Rossignol, Patrick

Date : 07/10/2017 Item size : 166218 bytes

The incidence of AF is shown to be positively correlated with the age, male sex, diabetes, hypertension, congestive heart failure, valve disease, and myocardial infarctions.68 In addition, AF is ...

European Heart Journal, Lee, Sean S., Ae Kong, Kyoung, Kim, Daehoon, Lim, Yeong-Min, Yang, Pil-Sung, Yi, Jeong-Eun, Kim, Minsuk, Kwon, Kihwan, Bum Pyun, Wook, Joung, Boyoung, Park, Junbeom

Date : 07/09/2017 Item size : 347840 bytes

Reporting on this case-based session, Prof. Bernard Cosyns reports that the title of this session belied the scope of the presentations, since there was not only a first case about imaging in heart ...

Date : 05/09/2017

In higher income countries with unlimited access to antiretroviraltherapy, CVD has become one of the major causes of death in HIV HIV/AIDS and its therapy affect the cardiovascular system on several ...

Date : 05/09/2017

[...]the extent to which this evidence should be extrapolated to HF patients seen in other levels of the healthcare system, those who are never hospitalized for example, remains largely ...

European Journal of Heart Failure, Koudstaal, Stefan, Pujades‐Rodriguez, Mar, Denaxas, Spiros, Gho, Johannes M.I.H., Shah, Anoop D., Yu, Ning, Patel, Riyaz S., Gale, Chris P., Hoes, Arno W., ...

Date : 01/09/2017 Item size : 192384 bytes

[...]sinus maintenance is cumbersome due to atrial remodelling.” Prof. Van Gelder told the audience. “Risk-factor driven upstream therapy refers to interventions that aim to modify the ...

Date : 28/08/2017

(1) The novel therapy included meticulous treatment of risk factors and change of lifestyle and was superior to conventional guideline recommended rhythm control. “Atrial fibrillation is the ...

Date : 27/08/2017

There are unique risk factors, genetics and public health issues which taken together mean that the findings of studies undertaken in the West may not automatically translate to Asian populations, ...

Date : 13/07/2017

Coronary artery disease and its complications such as acute coronary syndromes and heart failure remain the most important cause of hospitalizations and mortality in Western countries.1 As outlined ...

European Heart Journal, Lüscher, Thomas F.

Date : 01/07/2017 Item size : 111156 bytes