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Prognostic Utility of Microvolt T-Wave Alternans in Risk Stratifying Patients with Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

… Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is the leading cause of mortality in patients with ischemic heart disease and left … that implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) reduce mortality in patients with ischemic heart disease and left …

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Improving Care for African-American Heart Failure Patients

… the disease has an earlier onset and exhibits increased mortality, even with hospitalisation. Early onset is … rates of heart failure are higher than that with a higher mortality than in whites. Between the ages of 45 and 64, … in Heart Failure Assessment of Reduction in Morbidity and Mortality (CHARM) trial showed that a small number of blacks …

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Prognostic Utility of Microvolt T-Wave Alternans in Risk Stratifying Patients with Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

… Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is the leading cause of mortality in patients with ischemic heart disease and left … that implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) reduce mortality in patients with ischemic heart disease and left …

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Gender Differences in the Acute HEArt Database Registry

… failure (AHF) is a major and growing cause of in-hospital mortality in developed countries. Differences between males … Despite these differences, length of stay and in-hospital mortality rates are similar but, if adjusted for age, male … failure , gender differences , age , blood pressure , mortality , Disclosure: Jindrich Spinar, MD, PhD, is a …

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What the Cardiologist Needs to Know About Medications for Type 2 Diabetes

… associated with an increase in cardiovascular disease and mortality. Unfortunately, landmark trials in intensive … a significant benefit in cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in adults with type 2 diabetes at high … disease is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with type 1 and especially type 2 …

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The Role of Aldosterone Blockade in Patients with Heart Failure Due to Systolic Left Ventricular Dysfunction

… an ACE-I and a BB, failed to improve cardiovascular mortality although it did reduce hospitalizations for HF. In … of candesartan resulted in a reduction in cardiovascular mortality as well as hospitalization for HF. Therefore, … (AB) to an ACE-I and a BB reduces total and cardiovascular mortality in patients with SLVD. Further data will be …

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Excess Body Weight and Coronary Artery Disease - Associated Risks, the Obesity Paradox, and Implications for Cardiac Rehabilitation

… confirmed CAD, and implications for CR. Keywords Obesity , mortality , risk factors , exercise , adiposity , Disclosure: … prevalence is its clear link to increases in mortality, morbidity, and healthcare expenditure in the … life expectancy for the US population. Thus, the reduced mortality benefits gained from a projected decrease in …

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Endovascular Therapy for the Thoracic Aorta

… or dissection with minimal associated morbidity and mortality. However, it must be remembered that the … endografting holds the promise of decreased morbidity and mortality, problems such as spinal cord injury and stroke, … repair is extremely challenging, with an associated mortality in the mid-90% range. 6 Great strides have been …

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Ethnic Differences in Myocardial Perfusion Imaging — Identifying Patients at Higher Risk

… has led to a recent trend toward decreased CAD-related mortality (see Figure 1 ). However, this trend may not … as African-Americans have experienced a slower decline in mortality than non-Hispanic whites, and women have a smaller … achieve such a goal. Ethnic Differences in Cardiovascular Mortality Epidemiologic data show wide variability between …

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ESC 2018: Use of SGLT2 inhibitors in clinical practice to reduce CV mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes

… Use of SGLT2 inhibitors in clinical practice to reduce CV mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes Published: 22 Oct … Use of sglt2 Inhibitors in Clinical Practice to Reduce CV Mortality in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes - Prof Javed …

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