Performance of the Micra cardiac pacemaker in nonagenarians
We present a prospective observational study with consecutive patients aged> 70 years who underwent implantation of a Micra pacemaker system. Patients were divided into 2 groups: ≥ 90 and 
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - August 6, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Feasibility of a subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator in a patient with pectus excavatum
Publication date: Available online 4 August 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Joaquín Osca, Óscar Cano, María Teresa Izquierdo, Assumpció Saurí, María José Sancho-Tello, Luis Martínez-Dolz (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - August 4, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Shockwave Lithoplasty-facilitated transfemoral access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement. An initial single-center experience in Spain
Publication date: Available online 2 August 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Diego López Otero, Xoan Carlos Sanmartín Pena, Ramiro Trillo Nouche, Belén Cid Álvarez, Pablo Antúnez Muiños, José Ramón Gonzalez Juanatey (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - August 4, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Exceptional presentation of a knife wound
Publication date: Available online 1 August 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Carlos Caparrós-Escudero, Marinela Chaparro-Muñoz, Daniela De Araújo Martins-Romêo (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - August 2, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Mortality and Heart Failure Hospitalizations. The Need for an Exhaustive, Official, and Standardized Registry
Publication date: Available online 1 August 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Josep Lupón, Antoni Bayés-Genís (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - August 2, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Noninvasive ablation of ventricular tachycardia with stereotactic radiotherapy in a patient with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
Publication date: Available online 30 July 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Julio Martí-Almor, Jesús Jiménez-López, Nuria Rodríguez de Dios, Helena Tizón, Ermengol Vallés, Manel Algara (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - August 1, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Raphe in bicuspid aortic valve without significant aortic valve disease is unrelated to aortic hemodynamics and stiffness
Publication date: Available online 31 July 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Andrea Guala, Lydia Dux-Santoy, Gisela Teixido-Tura, Kevin M. Johnson, Arturo Evangelista, José Rodríguez-Palomares (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - August 1, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Prognostic Impact of Revascularization of Chronic Total Coronary Occlusion. Indispensable Prerequisite or a Case of Cognitive Dissonance?
Publication date: Available online 23 July 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Javier Escaned (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - July 24, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Atrium
Publication date: August 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition), Volume 72, Issue 8Author(s): (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - July 23, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

ECG, August 2019
Publication date: August 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition), Volume 72, Issue 8Author(s): Sofía Calero-Núñez, Víctor M. Hidalgo-Olivares, Jesús Fernando García-Sacristán Fernández (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - July 23, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Response to ECG, July 2019
Publication date: August 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition), Volume 72, Issue 8Author(s): Maria Melendo-Viu, Adolfo Fontenla, María López-Gil (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - July 23, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Definition of Myocardial Infarction Type 4a: Can We Define Its Diagnosis and Systematize Clinical Practice? Response
Publication date: August 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition), Volume 72, Issue 8Author(s): Antonia Sambola, Ana Viana Tejedor, Pilar Jiménez-Quevedo, Fernando Alfonso (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - July 23, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Validity of the Minimum Basic Data Set for Research Into Outcomes of the Care of Acute Coronary Syndrome. Response
Publication date: August 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition), Volume 72, Issue 8Author(s): José Luis Bernal, José A. Barrabés, Cristina Fernández-Pérez, Francisco Javier Elola (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - July 23, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Cardiologists and the Cardiology of the Future. Vision and proposals of the Spanish Society of Cardiology for the cardiology of the 21st century
This article describes the methodology and the most relevant findings of the final report of this project and the strategic lines to be developed by the SEC in the immediate future, resulting from the analysis performed.Resumen«La Cardiología del Futuro» es un proyecto de la Sociedad Española de Cardiología (SEC) que tiene como objetivos definir hacia dónde, desde la posición actual, deben dirigirse las políticas de acción de la SEC, analizar las tendencias y los cambios del entorno que influirán en la práctica de la cardiología en Espa&ntild...
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - July 14, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Percutaneous cardiological intervention and cardiac surgery: patient-centered care. Position statement of the Spanish Society of Cardiology
Publication date: Available online 28 June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Ángel Cequier, Armando Pérez de Prado, Raúl Moreno, Juan Cosín-Sales, Esteban López de Sá, Artur Evangelista, Héctor Bueno, Manuel AnguitaAbstractThe percutaneous treatment of coronary artery disease and some structural cardiovascular diseases has undergone spectacular changes. More and more patients with different types of heart disease are being treated by percutaneous or transcatheter interventions, with no such increase in patients undergoing c...
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 29, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Are there gaps in the evidence on the treatment of mild hypertension in patients with low cardiovascular risk?
Publication date: Available online 27 June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Alberto Morales-Salinas (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 28, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Atrium
Publication date: July 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition), Volume 72, Issue 7Author(s): (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 23, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

A Left Atrial Pseudomass Following Aortic Valve Replacement
Publication date: July 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition), Volume 72, Issue 7Author(s): Mariana Castro, João Abecasis, Tiago Nolasco (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 23, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

ECG, July 2019
Publication date: July 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition), Volume 72, Issue 7Author(s): Maria Melendo-Viu, Adolfo Fontenla, María López-Gil (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 23, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Response to ECG, June 2019
Publication date: July 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition), Volume 72, Issue 7Author(s): Gonzalo Fernández Palacios, Pablo Elpidio García-Granja, David Dobarro (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 23, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Retrograde aortic dissection after endovascular stent-graft placement
Publication date: Available online 18 June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Juan Daniel Prieto Cuadra, Ana Isabel Álvarez Mancha, Joaquín Lucena Romero (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 20, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Successful percutaneous closure of a complete unroofed coronary sinus
Publication date: Available online 15 June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Marc Figueras-Coll, Anna Sabaté-Rotés, Gemma Giralt-Garcia, Gerard Martí-Aguasca, Pedro Betrián-Blasco (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 16, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Use of MitraClip in the Percutaneous Treatment of Severe Mitral Regurgitation in Heart Transplant Recipients
Publication date: Available online 11 June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Miguel Salas, Gerard Roura, Dabit Arzamendi, Javier Berdejo, Nicolás Manito, Joan Antoni Gómez-Hospital (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 13, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Prognostic biomarkers for precision medicine in heart transplant: Is galectin-3 the one?
Publication date: Available online 11 June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Avishay Grupper, Naveen L. Pereira (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 13, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

The ESC Textbook of Sports Cardiology
Publication date: Available online 10 June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 11, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Two novel cases of autosomal recessive Noonan syndrome associated with LZTR1 variants
Publication date: Available online 8 June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Francesca Perin, Juan Pablo Trujillo-Quintero, Juan Jimenez-Jaimez, María del Mar Rodríguez-Vázquez del Rey, Lorenzo Monserrat, Luis Tercedor (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 8, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Successful combined bilateral lung transplant and congenital heart disease repair in a pediatric patient
Publication date: Available online 8 June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): María Lozano-Balseiro, Isaac Martínez-Bendayán, Oscar Pato-López, Mercedes De la Torre-Bravos, Francis Fynn-Thompson, Víctor Bautista-Hernández (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 8, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Beta-blockers: Historical perspective and mechanisms of action
Publication date: Available online 6 June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Eduardo Oliver, Federico Mayor Jr, Pilar D’OconAbstractBeta-blockers are widely used molecules that are able to antagonize β-adrenergic receptors (ARs), which belong to the G protein-coupled receptor family and receive their stimulus from endogenous catecholamines. Upon β-AR stimulation, numerous intracellular cascades are activated, ultimately leading to cardiac contraction or vascular dilation, depending on the relevant subtype and their location. Three subtypes have been describ...
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 7, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Factors impacting prognosis among patients with tako-tsubo syndrome. Response
Publication date: Available online 5 June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Alberto Pérez-Castellanos, Manuel Martínez-Sellés, Bernardo García de la Villa, Iván J. Núñez-Gil (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 6, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Feasibility of absolute coronary blood flow and microvascular resistance quantification in tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy
Publication date: Available online 4 June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Alejandro Gutiérrez-Barrios, Fernando Rivero, Inmaculada Noval-Morillas, Livia Gheorghe, Germán Calle-Pérez, Fernando Alfonso (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 5, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Post hospital syndrome: Is the stress of hospitalization causing harm?
Publication date: Available online 4 June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): César Caraballo, Kumar Dharmarajan, Harlan M. Krumholz (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 5, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Why colchicine should continue to be the first line therapy for acute and recurrent pericarditis
Publication date: Available online 4 June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Massimo Imazio (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 5, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Validity of the minimum basic data set for research into outcomes in the care of acute coronary syndrome. Response
Publication date: Available online 5 June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): José Luis Bernal, José A. Barrabés, Cristina Fernández-Pérez, Francisco Javier Elola (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 5, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Factors impacting prognosis among patients with tako-tsubo syndrome
Publication date: Available online 3 June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Nauman Khalid, Sarah Aftab Ahmad, Affan Umer, Lovely Chhabra (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 4, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Old dog, new tricks – CA125 for risk stratification in TAVI patients
Publication date: Available online 4 June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Bernhard Wernly, Michael Lichtenauer (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 4, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Validity of the minimum basic data set for research into outcomes of the care of acute coronary syndrome
Publication date: Available online 1 June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): José Eduardo Calle-Urra, Pedro Parra-Hidalgo, Eduardo Pinar-Bermúdez, Concepción López-Rojo (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 2, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Coronary lithoplasty in the treatment of stent underexpansion
Publication date: Available online 31 May 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Cristóbal Antonio Urbano Carrillo, Macarena Cano García, Luz Divina Muñoz Jiménez (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 1, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Biology, culture and society, factors configuring health from a gender perspective. Has cardiology overcome the challenge?
Publication date: Available online 31 May 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Beatriz Jáuregui (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 1, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Direct oral anticoagulants versus vitamin K antagonists in real-world patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. The FANTASIIA study
ConclusionsCompared with VKA, DOAC is associated with a trend to a lower incidence of all major events, including death, in patients with NVAF in Spain.ResumenIntroducción y objetivosComparar los resultados a largo plazo de los anticoagulantes orales directos (ACOD) frente a los antagonistas de la vitamina K (AVK) en pacientes del mundo real con fibrilación auricular no valvular (FANV) en un estudio nacional prospectivo.MétodosEl estudio FANTASIIA incluyó consecutivamente a pacientes ambulatorios con FANV anticoagulados con ACOD o AVK desde junio de 2013 hasta octubre de 2014. Se compararon las ...
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 1, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Anti-inflammatory therapies for cardiovascular disease: signaling pathways and mechanisms
Publication date: Available online 31 May 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Sergio Martínez-Hervás, Herminia González-NavarroAbstractCardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the clinical manifestation of atherosclerosis, a chronic inflammatory disease promoted by several risk factors such as dyslipidemia, type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and smoking. Acute CVD events are the result of an unresolved inflammatory chronic state that promotes the rupture of unstable plaque lesions. Of note, the existing intensive therapies modify risk factors but do not p...
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - June 1, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Long-term Survival After Surgery Versus Transcatheter Technique to Treat Degenerated Aortic Bioprostheses
Publication date: Available online 25 May 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Daniel Hernández-Vaquero, Rocío Díaz, Isaac Pascual, Pablo Avanzas, Jacobo Silva, César Moris (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - May 26, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Atrium
Publication date: June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition), Volume 72, Issue 6Author(s): (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - May 26, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Long-term Event Reduction After Left Atrial Appendage Closure. Results of the Iberian Registry II
This study aimed to establish the occurrence of stroke and major bleeding events in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation and left atrial appendage closure with long-term follow-up and to explore the factors associated with higher long-term mortality.MethodsAnalysis of a multicenter single cohort prospectively recruited from 2009 to 2015. Thromboembolic and bleeding events were compared with those expected from CHA2DS2-VASc and HAS-BLED scores. Multivariate analysis examined variables associated with mortality during follow-up.ResultsA total of 598 patients (1093 patient-years) with a contraindication for anticoagu...
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - May 26, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Diagnostic Yield and Economic Assessment of a Diagnostic Protocol With Systematic Use of an External Loop Recorder for Patients With Palpitations
Publication date: June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition), Volume 72, Issue 6Author(s): Jaume Francisco-Pascual, Alba Santos-Ortega, Ivo Roca-Luque, Nuria Rivas-Gándara, Jordi Pérez-Rodón, Laia Milà-Pascual, David García-Dorado, Àngel Moya-MitjansAbstractIntroduction and objectivesTo assess the diagnostic yield and cost-effectiveness of a diagnostic protocol based on the systematic use of latest-generation external loop recorders (ELRs) compared with the classic diagnostic strategy for patients with recurrent unexplained palpitations.Methods...
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - May 26, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

ECG, June 2019
Publication date: June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition), Volume 72, Issue 6Author(s): Gonzalo Fernández Palacios, Pablo Elpidio García-Granja, David Dobarro (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - May 26, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Response to ECG, May 2019
Publication date: June 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition), Volume 72, Issue 6Author(s): Ana Rivero Monteagudo, Ester Macia Palafox, Marta Tomás Mallebrera (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - May 26, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Determinants of long-term outcome of repaired pulmonary valve stenosis
Publication date: Available online 24 May 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Laura Galian-Gay, Blanca Gordon, Josep Ramón Marsal, Agnès Rafecas, Antonia Pijuan Domènech, Miguel Angel Castro, Maria T. Subirana Domènech, Carlos Sureda, Berta Miranda, Gerard Martí, David García-Dorado, Laura Dos SubiràAbstractIntroduction and objectivesAlthough pulmonary valve stenosis (PVS) is considered a low risk congenital heart disease, there have been reports of complications and the need for reintervention throughout follow-up. The aims ...
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - May 24, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Early revascularization and long-term mortality in high-risk patients with non–ST-elevation myocardial infarction. The CARDIOCHUS-HUSJ registry
This study sought to analyze the association of early coronary angiography with all-cause mortality and cardiovascular mortality in patients with non–ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTEACS) using a large contemporary cohort of patients with NSTEACS from 2 Spanish tertiary hospitals.MethodsThis retrospective observational study included 5673 consecutive NSTEACS patients from 2 Spanish hospitals between 2005 and 2016. We performed propensity score matching to obtain a well-balanced subset of patients with the same probability of undergoing an early strategy, resulting in 3780 patients. Survival analyses ...
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - May 21, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Definition of type 4a myocardial infarction: can we define its diagnosis and systematize clinical practice? Response
Publication date: Available online 20 May 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Antonia Sambola, Ana Viana Tejedor, Pilar Jiménez-Quevedo, Fernando Alfonso (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - May 21, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

Myocardial infarction and culprit vegetation
Publication date: Available online 20 May 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Lucía Matute-Blanco, Pablo Pastor Pueyo, Kristian Rivera (Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia)
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - May 21, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research