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The psychological effects of cardiac rehabilitation after coronary revascularization.
Prevalence of depression and anxiety increases following cardiac revascularization. The aim of this study was to examine the effects of a cardiac rehabilitation program on psychological status of patients after cardiac ...
Predictors of hospital mortality and serious complications in patients admitted with excessive warfarin anticoagulation.
Warfarin is the most commonly used oral anticoagulant and serious bleeding remains the most feared complication. Excessive warfarin anticoagulation (EWA) can be associated with adverse outcome. We aimed to identify the ...
The prognostic value of a prominent Q wave in lead (-)aVR in acute anterior wall myocardial infarction.
This study aimed to determine the association of a prominent Q wave in lead (-)aVR with clinical, echocardiographic and angiographic findings in anterior ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and to evaluate the role ...
Clinical Significance of ST Elevation in Lead aVR in Acute Pulmonary Embolism.
Prognostic stratification of patients with acute pulmonary embolism (PTE) is crucial in identifying patients who would benefit from more aggressive treatment. We aimed to examine the value of ST elevation in lead aVR (STEaVR ...
Percutaneous balloon mitral valvotomy during pregnancy.
Rheumatic mitral valve stenosis continues to be the most frequently encountered clinically significant valvular abnormality in pregnant women. We retrospectively studied the fetal outcomes of patients with severe rheumatic ...
Hypophosphatemic encephalopathy in a CAPD patient.
Severe refeeding hypophosphatemia has been reported in infants and adults on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. We report an episode of transient encephalopathy and cardiac suppression in a diabetic, malnourished ...
Twenty-year route of prevalence of risk factors, treatment patterns, complications, and mortality rate of acute myocardial infarction in Iran.
Coronary artery diseases are regarded as the main cause of mortality in most countries. The present study aims at evaluating variations and studying its complications in Iranian patients within past 20 years.This cross-sectional ...
Isolated cardiac hydatidosis--a case report.
Cardiac hydatidosis is rarely encountered. A case of isolated cardiac hydatid cyst of the left ventricle in a young woman is described. The diagnosis was suggested by echocardiography and was confirmed later by pathological ...
Electrocardiography changes in acute aortic dissection—association with troponin leak, coronary anatomy, and prognosis
Background Electrocardiography (ECG) offers some information that may be used to prognosticate acute type A aortic dissection (AAOD) for short- and long-term mortality. Methods We retrospectively analyzed the electrocardiograms ...