Early Therapy with Beta Blockers Plus Ivabradine Versus Beta Blockers Alone in Patients Hospitalised with Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction (ETHIC-AHF Study): Results at One-Year Follow-Up
Francisco J Hidalgo, Francisco Carrasco, Juan C Castillo, Sara Rodriguez, Laura Pardo, Enrique Duran, Carlos Ferreiro, Jose Sanchez, Monica Delgado, Dolores Mesa, Martin Ruiz and Manuel Anguita
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: March 06, 2017
Heart rate (Hr) has prognostic value in patients with heart failure, depressed ejection fraction (HFrEF) and sinus rhythm.
Objective: Is to analyze the effect of the early co-administration of ivabradine added to beta-blockers (intervention group) versus only beta blockers (control group) in patients hospitalized with HFrEF on Hr and clinical and functional outcomes at long term. ...
Pattern of Gender Variations in Acute Coronary Syndrome for Patients in Kuwait (Pagacks Study)
Jadan Alsaddah, Mohammad Almutairi, Wael Aboshokka, Saad Alkandari, PRS Remya and Hany Younan
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: February 25, 2017
Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality globally. The world has started laying emphasis on risk stratification based on gender differences. Hence, there seemed to be a void to be filled regarding ACS which aimed to identify patient characteristics (especially gender) and clinical management, as well as angiographic, PCI, and hospital outcomes in Kuwait....
Type A Aortic Dissection in an Asymptomatic 28-Week Pregnant Patient with Marfan Syndrome
Mario Gioia, Reehan Shahzad and Jordan Safirstein
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: January 21, 2017
Acute aortic dissection during pregnancy is a rare and potentially fatal disease. Connective tissues disorders, including Marfan syndrome, in combination with the physiological stress of pregnancy and delivery substantially increase the risk of aortic dissection. It is vital to recognize symptoms early, if present, in order to undergo medical and surgical management to increase the chance of survival....
Timing of Catheterization Post Cabg Surgery: (Tic-Postcabg)
Nasser Hayat, Jadan Al Saddah, Mohammad Al Mutairi, Mariam Abdulla Almelahi and PRS Remya
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: January 20, 2017
Post coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) patients were arbitrarily divided into 2 groups at the time of cardiac catheterization. Catheterization was performed because of ischemic manifestations. Group A had their surgery less than 5 years. Group B had their surgery more than 5 years....