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Do physicians correctly calculate thromboembolic risk scores?: a comparison of concordance between manual and computer‐based calculation of CHADS2 and CHA2DS2‐VASc scores
[Abstract] BACKGROUND: Clinical risk scores, CHADS2 and CHA2 DS2 -VASc scores, are the established tools for assessing stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). AIM: The aim of this study is to assess concordance ...
Direct Anticoagulants Versus Vitamin K Antagonists in Patients Aged 80 Years or Older With Atrial Fibrillation in a “Real-world” Nationwide Registry: Insights From the FANTASIIA Study
[Abstract] Objective: To describe major events at follow up in octogenarian patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) according to anticoagulant treatment: direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) versus vitamin K antagonists ...
Designs and methods for impact evaluation of interventions. Response
Hospital resources and myocardial infarction case fatality: the IBERICA study
[Abstract] Introduction and objectives. To determine the proportion of patients with myocardial infarction (MI) not admitted to a coronary care unit (CCU), the variables associated with admission into a CCU, and whether ...
The Harvey–Bradshaw Index adapted to a mobile application compared with In-clinic assessment: the MediCrohn Study
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., 2020-01-07)
[Abstract] Objectives: Mobile apps are useful tools in e-health and self-management strategies in disease monitoring. We evaluated the Harvey–Bradshaw index (HBI) mobile app self-administered by the patient to see if its ...
Role of conservative management in traumatic aortic injury: comparison of long-term results of conservative, surgical, and endovascular treatment
[Abstract] Objective. The purpose of this study is to compare early and long-term results in terms of survival and cardiovascular complications of patients with acute traumatic aortic injury who were conservatively managed ...
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 ...
Utilización de recursos diagnósticos y terapéuticos en pacientes ingresados por insuficiencia cardíaca: influencia del servicio de ingreso (estudio INCARGAL)
[Resumen] Antecedentes. La insuficiencia cardíaca es la enfermedad cardiológica de más crecimiento en las naciones desarrolladas, y supone ya la primera causa de ingreso en ancianos. No se ha estudiado bien la diferencia ...
Prevalence of electrocardiographic patterns associated with sudden cardiac death in the spanish population aged 40 years or older: results of the OFRECE study
(Elsevier para Sociedad Española de Cardiología, 2017-01-23)
[Abstract] Introduction and objectives. Some electrocardiographic patterns are associated with an increased risk of sudden cardiac death due to ventricular arrhythmias. There is no information on the prevalence of these ...