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Effect of intravenous atropine on treadmill stress test results in patients with poor exercise capacity or chronotropic incompetence
Objective: Exercise stress test (EST) is one of the main diagnostic and prognostic tests for ischemic heart disease. However, its usefulness depends on achieving target heart rate, then chronotropic incompetence and poor ...
Comparison between covered and bare Cheatham-platinum stents for endovascular treatment of patients with native post-ductal aortic coarctation: Immediate and intermediate-term results
Objectives: This study sought to evaluate the outcomes of endovascular treatment with covered versus bare Cheatham-platinum stents (NuMed, Hopkinton, New York) in coarctation of aorta (CoA) patients. Background: Covered ...
The value of endothelium dependent vasodilation in diagnosing coronary artery disease and its comparison with the results of routine diagnostic tests
Objective: To determine the predictive value of flow-mediated vasodilation (FMD) compared with angina pectoris, exercise electrocardiography, and myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI). Methods: This study was carried out in ...
The impact of diabetes on early and midterm outcome of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
Background: Diabetic patients constitute about 25% of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). The impact of diabetes on the results of this operation, especially in Asian patients is not well ...