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Weekly article avr 21, 2015

Post-infarction heart failure: the Killip classification is still relevant

The Killip classification, initially published in 1967 (Am J Cardiol., 1967; 20: 457-464), is designed to predict outcomes of heart failure in patients with acute myocardial infarction admitted to a Read more…

Weekly article avr 15, 2015

Mild HT: is blood pressure reduction worth it?

High blood pressure is a major risk factor for premature death. An estimated 1 billion people worldwide have hypertension (HT), and this number is increasing. Most of them have mild, Read more…

Weekly article avr 7, 2015

Alzheimer’s disease and coronary heart disease: the same battle?

Cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s disease are currently two major causes of morbidity and mortality. The anatomical lesions of Alzheimer’s disease are characterized by amyloid-rich plaques in brain tissue. Amyloid-beta protein Read more…

Weekly article mar 31, 2015

The retina of coronary patients

The retinal circulation reflects the state of health of the general circulation, as demonstrated by large-scale epidemiological studies. Static images of the retina demonstrating the presence or absence of signs Read more…

Slide narration mar 24, 2015

Efficacy and safety of calcium channel blocker/diuretics combination therapy in hypertensive patients: a meta-analysis

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Weekly article mar 17, 2015

Impaired LVEF, predictive of acute kidney injury during PCI for STEMI

Acute kidney injury is a common complication of primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) performed in the context of ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and acute kidney injury is known Read more…

Weekly article mar 10, 2015

Long-term isolated systolic HT is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular mortality

Isolated systolic hypertension (HT) is defined by systolic blood pressure (SBP) ≥ 140 mmHg and diastolic BP < 90 mmHg. The prevalence of isolated systolic hypertension is regularly increasing in Read more…

Weekly article mar 3, 2015

Rapid and appropriate intervention to ensure effective control of hypertension

Management of hypertension is one of the most common reasons for consultation in office medicine. However, some aspects of the management of hypertension remain poorly defined, for example the threshold Read more…

Slide narration fév 24, 2015

How do we further reduce angina in patients already treated with a hemodynamic agent?

Click to enlarge the figure  Click to enlarge the figure  Click to enlarge the figure  NB: The graph only illustrates results on number of angina attacks weekly. Click to enlarge Read more…

Weekly article fév 17, 2015

Are women at higher risk of death after MI ?

While some studies suggest that women are at higher risk of death after ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), other studies have found no gender-based differences in mortality. These conflicting data Read more…

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