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Recent data from a demographic study in Spain indicate that the prevalence of heart failure is 7% in persons older than 45 years of age.1 The problem becomes more serious as patients become older, ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/06/2010 Item size : 75737 bytes
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Influence of Sex on Mortality in Hospitalized Patients With Congestive Heart Failure and Preserved or Depressed Systolic Function INTRODUCTION Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a major cause of ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/10/2005 Item size : 72725 bytes
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INTRODUCTION The number of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) interventions has progressively increased in recent years due to the proven efficacy in preventing sudden death and expanded ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/07/2015 Item size : 88455 bytes
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Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin: A New Marker of Disease Severity and Prognosis in Men With Chronic Heart Failure INTRODUCTION Chronic heart failure (HF) is a progressive disorder associated with a ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/12/2009 Item size : 70562 bytes
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INTRODUCTION Heart failure is an important public health problem, a consequence of its high prevalence (it affects some 10% of people over 70 years of age and is responsible for some 80 000 ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/11/2007 Item size : 76640 bytes
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INTRODUCTION Excessive alcohol use is a frequent cause of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), accounting for as many as 40% of cases of idiopathic DCM.1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Like other forms of DCM, alcoholic ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/08/2018 Item size : 90145 bytes
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When defined as a glomerular filtration rate (GFR) <30 mL/min/1.73 m2, the 5-year risk of chronic renal dysfunction is 16% for lung transplants, 18% for liver transplants, and 21% for intestinal ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/05/2010 Item size : 70417 bytes
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INTRODUCTION Chagas disease is the single most important infectious cause of myocarditis1; of the 15-20 million people infected in Latin America, some 25% suffer this heart complication.2 The ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/09/2005 Item size : 69593 bytes
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INTRODUCTION Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a serious public health problem that affects nearly 1% of the population older than 40 years and around 10% older than 70 years.1 Currently, more is ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/06/2007 Item size : 74733 bytes
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INTRODUCTION In addition to reperfusion therapy, which is the basic treatment in acute coronary syndrome, aspirin, beta-blockers (BB), and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE inhibitors) ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/04/2006 Item size : 74230 bytes