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Analysis of variants in the HCN4 gene and in three single nucleotide polymorphisms of the CYP3A4 gene for association with ivabradine reduction in heart rate: a preliminary report
(Via Médica, 2016)
[Abstract] Background: Ivabradine, a selective bradycardic drug, inhibits the If. In patients with heart failure (HF), ivabradine reduces the risk of rehospitalization and mortality. The average heart rate (HR) reduction ...
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
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 ...
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 ...