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Systolic longitudinal function of the left ventricle assessed by speckle tracking in heart failure patients with preserved ejection fraction
Background: Echocardiographic evaluations of the longitudinal axis of the left ventricular (LV) function have been used in the diagnosis and assessment of heart failure with normal ejection fraction (HFNEF). The evaluation ...
Association between HbA1c levels with severity of coronary artery disease and short-term outcomes of acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction in nondiabetic patients
Background: The severity of coronary artery disease (CAD) is directly related to the quality of glucose control in diabetic patients. Additionally, mortality after an acute coronary syndrome is higher in patients with ...
Intraoperative administration of vasopressin during coronary artery bypass surgery is associated with acute postoperative kidney injury
Background: Severe vasodilatation is commonly seen upon weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). We examined the effects of vasopressin (arginine vasopressin [AVP]) on acute kidney injury (AKI) in postoperative period. ...
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 ...
Role of perioperative monitoring in diagnosis of massive intraoperative cardiopulmonary embolism
Massive thrombotic intraoperative pulmonary emboli (IOPE) is rare but carries a great degree of morbidity and mortality. This is the first study to formally assess the utility of various tools for the diagnosis of these ...