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Katia Regina da Silva, Caio Marcos de Moraes Albertini, Elizabeth Sartori Crevelari, Eduardo Infante Januzzi de Carvalho, Alfredo Inácio Fiorelli, Martino Martinelli, Roberto Costa
Background: Complications after surgical procedures in patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIED) are an emerging problem due to an increasing number of such procedures and aging of the population, which consequently increases the frequency of comorbidities. Objective: To identify the rates of postoperative complications, mortality, and hospital readmissions, and evaluate the risk factors for the occurrence of these events. Methods: Prospective and unicentric study that included all individuals undergoing CIED surgical procedures from February to August 2011...
September 2016: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia
E Peñaherrera, D Tettamanti, F Aguirre, L F Puyol, E Cárdenas, G Torres, S Herran
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2015: Value in Health: the Journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
M Romero, P A Alfonso Quiñones, G Acero, R Marrugo
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2015: Value in Health: the Journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
John W Eikelboom, Stuart J Connolly, Robert G Hart, Lars Wallentin, Paul Reilly, Jonas Oldgren, Sean Yang, Salim Yusuf
OBJECTIVES: This study sought to compare the net clinical benefit of dabigatran 110 mg bid and 150 mg bid with that of warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). BACKGROUND: In patients with AF, dabigatran 110 mg bid and 150 mg bid are associated with similar rates of death. However, the higher dose reduces ischemic stroke and increases bleeding compared with the lower dose. Therefore, there is uncertainty about how to evaluate the overall benefit of the 2 doses...
September 3, 2013: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
David S Liebeskind, George A Cotsonis, Jeffrey L Saver, Michael J Lynn, Harry J Cloft, Marc I Chimowitz
Collateral circulation in intracranial atherosclerosis has never been systematically characterized. We investigated collaterals in a multicenter trial of symptomatic intracranial atherosclerotic disease. Baseline angiography was reviewed for information on collaterals in stenoses of the internal carotid, middle cerebral, vertebral, and basilar arteries. A battery of angiographic scales was utilized to evaluate lesion site, arterial patency, antegrade flow, downstream territorial perfusion, and collateral circulation, blinded to all other data...
May 2011: Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism
G Rusu, G Dănilă
This review summarizes clinically relevant drug-drug interactions for fluoroquinolones: antiacids containing aluminum and magnesium salts, iron or zinc preparations, sucralfate, cimetidine, ranitidine, warfarina, cyclosporin, rifampin, oral contraceptive steroids, benzodiazepine, probenecid, beta-lactam antibiotics, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, metronidazole, theophylline, caffeine.
April 2000: Revista Medico-chirurgicală̆ a Societă̆ţ̜ii de Medici ş̧i Naturaliş̧ti Din Iaş̧i
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