Multivariate Analysis and Outcomes in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention; From Statistics to Cath Lab

Multivariate Analysis and Outcomes in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention; From Statistics to Cath Lab

December 30, 2013 at 4:18 AM 0 comments

Fabrizio D’Ascenzo,1  Giuseppe Biondi Zoccai,2 Erika Cavallero,1 Pierluigi Omedè,1 Davide Giacomo Presutti,1 Filippo Sciuto,1Enrico Cerrato,1 Flavia Ballocca,1 Marta Bisi,1 Giorgio Quadri,1 Ilaria Meynet,1 Umberto Barbero,1 Silvia Vicentini,1 Mauro Gasparini,3 Pierfrancesco Agostoni,4 Davide Capodanno,5 ClaudioMoretti,1 Fiorenzo Gaita1 1. Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Turin 2. Department of Medico-Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies Sapienza University of Rome 3. Politecnico, Turin 4. Department of Cardiology, University MedicalRead More

Retrograde Approach for Chronic Total Occlusions: The Importance of Experience and Proctorship

Retrograde Approach for Chronic Total Occlusions: The Importance of Experience and Proctorship

December 30, 2013 at 4:14 AM 0 comments

Sinisa Stojkovic,1 PhD, Milorad Zivkovic2, Branko Beleslin3 1. Associated professor of Internal medicine/cardiology, Head of a catheterization laboratory, Clinic for cardiology, Clinical center of Serbia, Medical faculty, University of Belgrade. 2. Interventional cardiology fellow, Clinic for cardiology, Clinical center of Serbia, Medical faculty, University of Belgrade 3.  Associated professor of internalRead More

Importance of Plaque Modification Before Coronary Artery Stenting

Importance of Plaque Modification Before Coronary Artery Stenting

December 30, 2013 at 2:16 AM 0 comments

Andrejs Erglis1,2, Inga Narbute1,2, Karlis Strenge1, Sanda Jegere1,2 1. Latvian Centre of Cardiology, Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital, Riga, Latvia 2. Latvian Institute of Cardiology, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Citation: EMJ Int Cardiol. 2013;1:64-69. Abstract Lately, importance of plaque modification prior to stentRead More

The Woest Study: Is Now the Time to Update the Recommendations Regarding the Antithrombotic Therapy in Patients with Indication for Oral Anticoagulation Undergoing Coronary Stent Implantation?

The Woest Study: Is Now the Time to Update the Recommendations Regarding the Antithrombotic Therapy in Patients with Indication for Oral Anticoagulation Undergoing Coronary Stent Implantation?

December 30, 2013 at 2:11 AM 0 comments

Andrea Rubboli Consultant Cardiologist, Division of Cardiology, Laboratory of Interventional Cardiology, Ospedale Maggiore, Bologna, Italy Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Citation: EMJ Int Cardiol. 2013;1:59-62. Abstract Triple therapy (TT) of warfarin, aspirin, and clopidogrel is currently recommended as the antithrombotic therapy for patients with an indication for oral anticoagulationRead More

Occupational Risks of Chronic Low Dose Radiation Exposure in Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory: The Italian Healthy Cath Lab Study

Occupational Risks of Chronic Low Dose Radiation Exposure in Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory: The Italian Healthy Cath Lab Study

December 30, 2013 at 2:04 AM 0 comments

Eugenio Picano,1 Maria Grazia Andreassi,1 Emanuela Piccaluga,2 Alberto Cremonesi,3 Giulio Guagliumi4 1. CNR-Institute of Clinical Physiology, Pisa, Italy 2. Cardiology Unit, Hospital Luigi Sacco, Milan, Italy 3. Cardiology Unit, GVM Care and Research, Maria Cecilia Hospital, Cotignola, Italy 4. Division of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Department, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Bergamo,Italy Disclosure: Produced on behalf ofRead More

Ice-Assisted Transcatheter Closure of Interatrial Shunt: Ten-Year Follow-Up

Ice-Assisted Transcatheter Closure of Interatrial Shunt: Ten-Year Follow-Up

December 30, 2013 at 1:07 AM 0 comments

Gianluca Rigatelli,, MD, PhD, Fabio Dell’Avvocata,MD, Massimo Giordan, MD, Beatrice Magro, Rn, Sabrina Osti, Rn, Paola Rafagnato, Rn, Antonella Tiribello, Rn, Lorella Tiberio, Claudia Buson, RN, Paolo Cardaioli, MD Section of Adult Congenital and Adult Heart Disease, Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Endoluminal Interventions, Rovigo General Hospital, Rovigo, Italy Disclosure: No potentialRead More

New Concepts for Sympathetic Renal Artery Denervation: Review of Existing Literature and Case Report

New Concepts for Sympathetic Renal Artery Denervation: Review of Existing Literature and Case Report

December 29, 2013 at 6:00 PM 0 comments

Christian-H. Heeger, Lukas Kaiser, Stephanie Brooks, Karl-Heinz Kuck, Martin W. Bergmann Department of Cardiology, Asklepios Klinic St Georg, Hamburg, Germany Citation: EMJ Int Cardiol. 2013;1:34-42. Abstract Arterial hypertension (HTN) is one of the major risk factors for cardiovascular disease, and also leads to hypertensive heart disease, hypertensive nephropathy, cerebrovascular diseaseRead More