Switching to Once-Daily Evidence-Based Î²-Blockers in Patients With Systolic Heart Failure or Left Ventricular Dysfunction After Myocardial Infarction
- Implantation of Biventricular Cardiac Devices Using a Double Venous Approach -- An Alternative Implantation Technique. Şoşdean, Raluca; Pescariu, S.; Enache, B.; Macarie, R. I.; Marca, Raluca // Acta Medica Marisiensis;2014, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p57
Background: A standard technique regarding venous approach for implantation of biventricular cardiac electrical devices used for cardiac resynchronization therapy implementation has not yet been established. We analyzed the safety and efficiency of implanting these devices using a double venous...
- A chastening lesson about cardiac arrest. // RN;Oct76, Vol. 39 Issue 10, pOR11
Points out the lessons that could be learned from a study of consecutive patients treated for cardiac arrest at Saint Vincent's Hospital in Dublin, Ireland.
- 406 Cardiopulmonary effects of beta-blockade in heart failure: differences between carvedilol and bisoprolol. // European Journal of Heart Failure. Supplements;Jun2005, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p91
An abstract of the article "Cardiopulmonary Effects of Beta-Blockade in Heart Failure: Differences Between Carvedilol and Bisoprolol," by M. Contini and colleagues is presented.
- Improving Postdischarge Outcomes in Patients Hospitalized for Acute Heart Failure Syndromes. Gheorghiade, Mihai; Peterson, Eric D. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;6/15/2011, Vol. 305 Issue 23, p2456
The article discusses strategies to prevent postdischarge events among patients hospitalized for acute heart failure syndromes (AHFS) in the U.S. In-hospital strategies include treating beyond signs and symptoms, identifying and treating cardiac abnormalities which contribute to postdischarge...
- Skunked! Brown, Sanford J. // Family Practice Management;May2004, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p59
Relates several experiences related to family medicine. Diary of activities of a physician; Effort made by medical personnel to save a patient with heart failure from a cardiac arrest.
- Clinical: Case study - Postpartum dyspnoea. Aziz // GP: General Practitioner;1/29/2010, p48
The article presents a case study of a previously fit 35-year-old woman who had normal deliveries with uneventful pregnancies with a three-day history of increasing shortness of breath after her fourth pregnancy. An S3 gallop rhythm and elevated jugular venous pressure was observed during her...
- Patients' knowledge and beta blocker treatment improve prognosis of patients from a heart failure clinic. Lainscak, Mitja; Keber, Irena // European Journal of Heart Failure;Mar2006, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p187
Abstract: Background: Several studies have shown improvement of prognosis in patients managed in heart failure (HF) clinics. However, the value of the individual management components is not well established. Aim: To assess the prognostic value of pharmacological treatment and patient''s...
- Profile of microvolt T-wave alternans testing in 1003 patients hospitalized with heart failure. Jackson, Colette E.; Myles, Rachel C.; Tsorlalis, Ioannis K.; Dalzell, Jonathan R.; Spooner, Richard J.; Rodgers, John R.; Bezlyak, Vladimir; Greenlaw, Nicola; Ford, Ian; Cobbe, Stuart M.; Petrie, Mark C.; McMurray, John J.V. // European Journal of Heart Failure;Apr2012, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p377
Aims Observational studies in selected populations have suggested that microvolt T-wave alternans (MTWA) testing may identify patients with heart failure (HF) at risk of sudden cardiac death. The aims of this study were to investigate the utility of MTWA testing in an unselected population of...
- Telemonitoring or structured telephone support programmes for patients with chronic heart failure: systematic review and meta-analysis. Clark, Robyn A.; Inglis, Sally C.; McAlister, Finlay A.; Cleland, John G.F.; Stewart, Simon // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/5/2007, Vol. 334 Issue 7600, p942
ABSTRACT Objective to determine whether remote monitoring (structured telephone support or telemonitoring) without regular clinic or home visits improves outcomes for patients with chronic heart failure. Data sources 15 electronic databases, hand searches of previous studies, and contact with...