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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 ...
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 ...
Differences in outcome of heart failure with preserved or depressed systolic function in patients older than 70 years who receive beta blockers
[Abstract] Introduction and objectives. Most studies have shown that prognosis of heart failure with preserved systolic function is as poor as that of heart failure with depressed systolic function, although these results ...
Long‐term safety of intravenous cardiovascular agents in acute heart failure: results from the European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure Long‐Term Registry
[Abstract] Aims. The aim of this study was to assess long‐term safety of intravenous cardiovascular agents—vasodilators, inotropes and/or vasopressors—in acute heart failure (AHF). Methods and results. The European Society ...
Influence of induction therapy, immunosuppressive regimen and anti-viral prophylaxis on development of lymphomas after heart transplantation: data from the spanish post–heart transplant tumour registry
[Abstract] Background. Lymphoma after heart transplantation (HT) has been associated with induction therapy and herpesvirus infection. It is not known whether anti-viral agents administered immediately after HT can reduce ...
Effect of a training program for primary care physicians on the optimization of beta-blocker treatment in elderly patients with heart failure
[Abstract] Introduction and objectives. Underuse of beta-blockers may contribute to elevated mortality in chronic heart failure. The aim of this study was to determine whether a specific interventional training program for ...
New data about atrial fibrillation, comment to the OFRECE study: response
Prevalence of atrial fibrillation in Spain: OFRECE Study results
[Abstract] Introduction and objectives. Atrial fibrillation is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality and both its incidence and prevalence are high. Nevertheless, comprehensive data on this condition in Spain ...
Heart transplantation using allografts from older donors: multicenter study results
[Abstract] Background. The lengthy waiting time for heart transplantation is associated with high mortality. To increase the number of donors, new strategies have emerged, including the use of hearts from donors ≥50 years ...
Incidence and risk factors for nonmelanoma skin cancer after heart transplantation
[Abstract] Introduction. The incidence of skin cancer in heart transplant (HT) patients is higher than in the general population, reversing the proportion of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and basal cell carcinoma ...