Patients with a wearable cardioverter-defibrillator (WCD) : Prescription, function and rehabilitation support.

[Patients with a wearable cardioverter-defibrillator (WCD) : Prescription, function and rehabilitation support]. Herz. 2017 Dec 12;: Authors: Schlitt A, Guha M, Noutsias M, Klein HH, Klein HU Abstract Assessment of a permanent risk of life-threatening ventricular arrhythmia in patients with severely reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF
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Authors: Battisha A, Sawalha K, Madoukh B, Sheikh O, Doughem K, Al-Akchar M, Al-Sadawi M, Shaikh S Abstract Systemic Mastocytosis (SM) is a disorder of excessive mast cell infiltration in multiple organ tissues. Atherosclerosis is a major risk factor for developing acute coronary syndrome [1]. In addition to lipid accumulation in the arterial wall, inflammation plays an important role in the pathogenesis of plaque rupture and activating the thrombosis cascade [2]. The Mast cells contribution to plaque destabilization has been well established in multiple animal and human studies [3]. In a recent study, SM has been ...
Source: Current Cardiology Reviews - Category: Cardiology Tags: Curr Cardiol Rev Source Type: research
Objective: To assess the prognostic value of electrocardiographic atrial fibrillation in older hypertensive people in the randomized, placebo-controlled Hypertension in the Very Elderly Trial. Methods: Hypertension in the Very Elderly Trial randomized 3845 hypertensive people aged 80 years and over, 3273 with electrographic data on the presence or absence of atrial fibrillation at baseline and without established cardiovascular disease. Multivariate Cox proportional hazard models were used to estimate hazard ratios with 95% confidence intervals (CIs) for all-cause mortality, incident fatal and nonfatal major cardiovas...
Source: Journal of Hypertension - Category: Cardiology Tags: ORIGINAL PAPERS: Risk factors Source Type: research
Conclusion: Firefighters showed significantly higher cardiovascular risk than referent controls when comparing those within the same BP category, suggesting that firefighters with elevated BP and hypertension may be at high risk of adverse prognosis.
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Conclusion: Amlodipine lowered long-term gout risk compared with lisinopril or chlorthalidone. This finding may be useful in cases where gout risk is a principal concern among patients being treated for hypertension. This trial is registered at clinicaltrials.gov, number: NCT00000542.
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ConclusionCCB with ACE or CCB with ARB combination strategies are equally acceptable in hypertensive Korean patients regarding the occurrence of NODM.
Source: Journal of Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
HEART attack is the death of a segment of the heart muscle caused by a loss of blood supply. Noticing a less than pleasant odour could be a warning sign.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Based on reports from China, we know that most COVID-19 patients (about 80%) will develop mild flulike symptoms, including fever, dry cough, and body aches that can be managed at home. 20% will develop more serious symptoms, such as pneumonia requiring hospitalization, with about a quarter of these requiring ICU-level care. Initial reports focused on the respiratory effects of COVID-19, such as pneumonia and difficulty breathing. But more recent literature has described serious cardiovascular complications occurring in about 10% to 20% of hospitalized patients. Someone with pre-existing heart disease who becomes ill with C...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Health Heart Health Hypertension and Stroke Infectious diseases Source Type: blogs
Publication date: Available online 1 April 2020Source: International Journal of Surgery Case ReportsAuthor(s): Paulo Cabrera, Carlos Roman, Silvia Barbosa, Fabian Alvarado, Esteban Diaz, Mayerlin Martinez
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Condition:   Acute Heart Failure Intervention:   Drug: Tolvaptan 15 MG Sponsors:   Gia Dinh People Hospital;   Otsuka Pharmaceutical Vietnam Not yet recruiting
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Condition:   Chronic Heart Failure Intervention:   Other: Exercise with and without Codeine Sponsor:   University of Leeds Recruiting
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