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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Risk factors associated with moderate-to-severe renal dysfunction among heart transplant patients: results from the CAPRI study
[Abstract] The longer survival of patients with heart transplantation (HT) favors calcineurin inhibitor–related chronic kidney disease (CKD). It behoves to identify risk factors. At 14 Spanish centers, data on 1062 adult ...
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 ...
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 ...
Lung cancer after heart transplantation: results from a large multicenter registry
[Abstract] In this study we analyzed Spanish Post-Heart-Transplant Tumour Registry data for adult heart transplantation (HT) patients since 1984. Median post-HT follow-up of 4357 patients was 6.7 years. Lung cancer (mainly ...
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 ...
New data about atrial fibrillation, comment to the OFRECE study: response
Prevalence of Stable Angina in Spain: results of the OFRECE Study
[Abstract] Introduction and objectives. The objective of the OFRECE study was to estimate the prevalence of stable angina in Spain. This prevalence is currently unknown, due to a lack of recent studies and to changes in ...