Cocaine-induced acute myocarditis.

We report diagnosis modalities and evolution. PMID: 31558269 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Annales de Cardiologie et d'Angeiologie - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Ann Cardiol Angeiol (Paris) Source Type: research

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Source: Neural Plasticity - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Neural Plast Source Type: research
s N Abstract Hypertension is the first modifiable vascular risk factor accounting for 10.4 million deaths worldwide; it is strongly and independently associated with the risk of stroke and is related to worse prognosis. In addition, hypertension seems to be a key player in the implementation of vascular cognitive impairment. Long-term hypertension, complicated or not by the occurrence of ischemic stroke, is often reviewed on its vascular side, and parenchymal consequences are put aside. Here, we sought to review the impact of isolated hypertension or hypertension associated to stroke on brain atrophy, neuron conne...
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Effect of Body Weight Change on Blood Pressure in a Japanese General Population with a Body Mass Index ≥ 22 kg/m2. Int Heart J. 2019 Nov 15;: Authors: Itoh H, Kaneko H, Kiriyama H, Nakanishi K, Mizuno Y, Daimon M, Morita H, Yamamichi N, Komuro I Abstract The association between changes in body weight and blood pressure (BP) in overweight people in the general population still remains unclear. We sought to clarify the effect of body weight change on BP using a community-based cohort. We studied 1,170 overweight subjects with a body mass index (BMI) ≥ 22 kg/m2 who underwent health check-ups. Among ...
Source: International Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Tags: Int Heart J Source Type: research
Authors: Taniguchi Y, Sakakura K, Yuri K, Nomura Y, Tamanaha Y, Akashi N, Tsukui T, Yamamoto K, Wada H, Momomura SI, Yamaguchi A, Fujita H Abstract Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has been recognized as a standard therapy for severe aortic valve stenosis. However, since some patients who receive TAVI have poor outcomes, the predictors of clinical outcomes after TAVI are important. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between appetite and long-term clinical outcomes.We screened consecutive cases who received TAVI at our medical center between July 2014 and October 2018. A total of ...
Source: International Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Tags: Int Heart J Source Type: research
In this study, we examined the role of SMP30 in pulmonary vasculature using SMP30-deficient mice.We used female SMP30-deficient mice and wild-type littermate (WT) mice at the age of 12 to 18 weeks. The WT and SMP30-deficient mice were exposed to normoxia or hypoxia (10% oxygen for 4 weeks). In normoxia, the right ventricular systolic pressure (RVSP) was not different between the WT and SMP30-deficient mice, but in hypoxia, the RVSP was significantly higher in the SMP30-deficient mice compared to the WT mice (P
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Authors: Kim BS, Eom SY, Kim SH, Hwang HK, Park JS, Kim W, Lee JW, Rha SW, Kim GY, Lim SW, Lee SH, Chae JK, Woo SI, Bae JW, Kim HJ Abstract The efficacy of pre-procedural beta-blocker use in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is not well established in the current percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) era. We investigate the effect of pre-procedural beta-blocker use on clinical outcomes in patients with ACS undergoing PCI. Among 44,967 consecutive cases of PCI enrolled in the nationwide, retrospective, multicenter registry (K-PCI registry), 31,040 patients with ACS were selected and analyzed. We classif...
Source: International Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Tags: Int Heart J Source Type: research
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Source: International Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Tags: Int Heart J Source Type: research
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Source: International Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Tags: Int Heart J Source Type: research
This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of arrhythmias and identify the predictors of early postoperative supraventricular tachyarrhythmias (SVTs) after the Fontan procedure.Data were analyzed from 80 pediatric patients who underwent Fontan procedures between April 2000 and December 2017 in a single-center retrospective study. Early postoperative SVTs were defined as arrhythmias within 30 days after the Fontan procedure. We divided the patients into two groups, with or without early postoperative arrhythmias, and the predictors of early postoperative arrhythmias were analyzed. A multivariate logistic regression analysi...
Source: International Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Tags: Int Heart J Source Type: research
Condition:   Myocardial Infarction, Acute Intervention:   Sponsors:   St. Olavs Hospital;   Norwegian University of Science and Technology Not yet recruiting
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