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Comparison of application of 2013 ACC/AHA guideline and 2011 European Society of Cardiology guideline for the management of dyslipidemias for primary prevention in a Turkish cohort
OBJECTIVE: Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease is a major global cause of death. The common approach in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease is to identify patients at high risk for cardiovascular disease. This ...
The effects of a low international normalized ratio on thromboembolic and bleeding complications in patients with mechanical mitral valve replacement
Background: Mechanical heart valve replacement has an inherent risk of thromboembolic events (TEs). Current guidelines recommend an international normalized ratio (INR) of at least 2.5 after mechanical mitral valve replacement ...
Determinants of New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Receiving CRT Mechanistic Insights From Speckle Tracking Imaging
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to investigate the factors associated with the development of atrial fibrillation (AF) and to examine the impact of these factors for long-term outcome after cardiac resynchronization ...
The effect of raloxifene on left ventricular hypertrophy in postmenopausal women: A prospective, randomized, and controlled study
Objective: In healthy women, there is a progressive age-related increase in myocardial mass that is not seen in their male counterparts and occurs primarily in postmenopausal women. Raloxifene is a selective estrogen ...