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Malignancy after heart transplantation: incidence, prognosis and risk factors
[Abstract] The Spanish Post-Heart-Transplant Tumour Registry comprises data on neoplasia following heart transplantation (HT) for all Spanish HT patients (1984–2003). This retrospective analysis of 3393 patients investigated ...
Quinolone-related Achilles tendinopathy in heart transplant patients: incidence and risk factors
[Abstract] Background. A high incidence of Achilles tendinopathy—tendinitis or rupture—has been observed after quinolone treatment in lung and kidney transplant patients. In the absence of relevant published data, we aimed ...
Calidad de vida relacionada con la salud de los pacientes con insuficiencia cardiaca crónica sistólica en España: resultados del estudio VIDA-IC
[Resumen] Introducción y objetivos. La calidad de vida relacionada con la salud de los pacientes con insuficiencia cardiaca está afectada. Hay poca información sobre los factores clínicos asociados a esta mala calidad de ...
Safety of statins when response is carefully monitored: a study of 336 heart recipients
[Abstract] Background. Statins are used as first-line drugs against hypercholesterolemia after heart transplantation. Randomized clinical trials have shown that they reduce cholesterol levels, and the incidence of rejection ...
Familial dilated cardiomyopathy and isolated left ventricular noncompaction associated with lamin A/C gene mutations
[Abstract] LMNA mutations have been associated with familial or sporadic dilated cardiomyopathy (DC), with or without conduction system disease. We studied the LMNA gene in 67 consecutive patients with DC (18 had familial ...
Heart transplantation in Spain: a review of the heart transplant programme in Spain from its beginning in 1984 by Marisa Crespo-Leiro MD
(Oxford para European Society of Cardiology, 2017-12-07)
Usefulness of the INTERMACS scale for predicting outcomes after urgent heart transplantation
[Abstract] Introduction and objectives. Our aim was to assess the prognostic value of the INTERMACS (Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support) scale in patients undergoing urgent heart transplantation ...
Prevalence and severity of renal dysfunction among 1062 heart transplant patients according to criteria based on serum creatinine and estimated glomerular filtration rate: results from the CAPRI study
[Abstract] Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is staged on the basis of glomerular filtration rate; generally, the MDRD study estimate, eGFR, is used. Renal dysfunction (RD) in heart transplant (HT) patients is often evaluated ...
Prevalence of heart failure in the spanish general population aged over 45 years. the PRICE study
[Abstract] Introduction and objectives. Congestive heart failure is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality and both its incidence and prevalence are high. Nevertheless, comprehensive data on this condition in ...