Chronic kidney disease detection, staging and treatment in cardiovascular disease prevention.

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Globally, nearly 10% of the population has chronic kidney disease (CKD), defined as a glomerular filtration rate less than 60 mL/min/1.73 m2 and/or a urinary albumin to creatinine ratio greater than 30 mg/g […]

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Cardiovascular or mortality risk of controlled hypertension and importance of physical activity.

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To investigate the risk of major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events (MACCEs) and all-cause death of patients with controlled hypertension and suggest the benefits of physical activity in their prognosis.People […]

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Impact of Baseline Right Bundle Branch Block on Outcomes after Pulmonary Vein Isolation in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation.

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Right bundle branch block (RBBB) is one of the most frequent alterations of the electrocardiogram. Several studies have shown that RBBB is a risk factor of cardiovascular diseases. However, the […]

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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Hospitalized Patients with Polycythemia Vera (From the National Inpatient Database).

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The prevalence and pathophysiology of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) is poorly understood and have not been evaluated on larger scale studies. These reports generally focus on […]

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Variations in knowledge, awareness and treatment of hypertension and stroke risk by country income level.

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Hypertension is the most important modifiable risk factor for stroke globally. We hypothesised that country-income level variations in knowledge, detection and treatment of hypertension may contribute to variations in the […]

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Lipid Profile and Subsequent Cardiovascular Disease among Adults Aged < 50 Years.

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Epidemiological evidence on the relationship between lipid profile and cardiovascular disease (CVD) events in young adults remains insufficient. Thus, we sought to explore the association of lipid profile with subsequent […]

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Under-Diagnosis of Isolated Systolic and Isolated Diastolic Hypertension.

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Systolic and diastolic hypertension independently predict the risk of adverse cardiovascular events. It remains unclear how systolic pressure, diastolic pressure, and other patient characteristics influence the initial diagnosis of hypertension. […]

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Prolonged Elevation of Tricuspid Regurgitation Pressure Gradient after Exercise in Patients with Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hypertension.

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It is necessary to measure the peak tricuspid regurgitation pressure gradient (TRPG) that is recorded at maximum exercise intensity when diagnosing exercise-induced pulmonary hypertension (ePH) on exercise stress echocardiography (ESE). […]

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Can the Absence of Hypertension Refine the Risk Assessment of Older Adults for Future Cardiovascular Events?: Nanna et al.: Hypertension in Older Adults.

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We sought to determine if the absence of hypertension in older adults can be used to identify those at lower risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). We identified participants ≥75 […]

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Disproportionate secondary mitral regurgitation: myths, misconceptions and clinical implications.

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Secondary (functional) mitral regurgitation (SMR) most commonly arises secondary to left ventricular (LV) dilation/dysfunction. The concept of disproportionately severe SMR was proposed to help explain the different results of two […]

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Midlife blood pressure is associated with the severity of white matter hyperintensities: analysis of the UK Biobank cohort study.

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White matter hyperintensities (WMH) progress with age and hypertension, but the key period of exposure to elevated blood pressure (BP), and the relative role of systolic BP (SBP) vs. diastolic […]

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Standardized exercise training is feasible, safe, and effective in pulmonary arterial and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: results from a large European multicentre randomized controlled trial.

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This prospective, randomized, controlled, multicentre study aimed to evaluate efficacy and safety of exercise training in patients with pulmonary arterial (PAH) and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH).For the first time […]

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Prognostic importance of the transmitral pressure gradient in mitral annular calcification with associated mitral valve dysfunction.

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The aim of this study was to define the natural history of patients with mitral annular calcification (MAC)-related mitral valve dysfunction and to assess the prognostic importance of mean transmitral […]

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Screening for High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.

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Prevalence of hypertension (both primary and secondary) in children and adolescents in the US ranges from 3% to 4%. Primary hypertension in children and adolescents occurs primarily in children older […]

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Comparison of Prevalence, Presentation and Prognosis of Acute Coronary Syndromes in ≤35 years, 36 – 54 years, and ≥ 55 years Patients.

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Whether very young patients (≤35-year-old) differ in the prevalence, presentation and prognosis of ACS is not well known. Out of 43,446 patients who were referred to a tertiary care cardiac […]

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Obstructive sleep apnoea, intermittent hypoxia and heart failure with a preserved ejection fraction.

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Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is recognised to be a potent risk factor for hypertension, coronary heart disease, strokes and heart failure with a reduced ejection fraction. However, the association between […]

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Outcomes of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.

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RA is the most common inflammatory arthritis and is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events and mortality. Evidence regarding outcomes following PCI is limited. This study aimed to assess […]

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Incidental Thoracic Aortic Dilation On Chest Computed Tomography In Patients With Atrial Fibrillation.

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Individuals with atrial fibrillation (AF) have risk factors that predispose to thoracic aneurysmal disease (TAD) and atherosclerosis. In this study in individuals with AF, we assessed the occurrence of incidental […]

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Hypertension attenuates the prognostic value of coronary artery calcification scoring in low-risk patients.

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In outpatients with suspected ischaemic symptoms, we investigated the impact of risk factor profile on the prognostic value of coronary artery calcium scoring (CACS) and CT coronary angiography (CTCA).772 consecutive […]

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Effect of Praliciguat on Peak Rate of Oxygen Consumption in Patients With Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: The CAPACITY HFpEF Randomized Clinical Trial.

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Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is often characterized by nitric oxide deficiency.To evaluate the efficacy and adverse effects of praliciguat, an oral soluble guanylate cyclase stimulator, in patients […]

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Relation of Body Mass Index to Outcomes in Acute Coronary Syndrome.

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We assessed the association of BMI with all-cause and cardiovascular (CV) mortality in a contemporary acute coronary syndrome (ACS) cohort. Patients from the Australian Cooperative National Registry of Acute Coronary […]

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Incidence and Predictors of 30-day Acute Cerebrovascular Accidents Post Atrial Fibrillation Catheter Ablation (From the Nationwide Readmissions Database).

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Catheter-based ablation is increasingly being used as first-line therapy for atrial fibrillation (AF). Cerebrovascular accidents (CVA) are a known complication. In this study, we investigate the 30-day incidence and predictors […]

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Previously Undetected Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Patients with New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation.

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Obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSA) compromises the efficacy of atrial fibrillation (AF) control strategies. Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) may ameliorate arrhythmia control especially in early AF stages (new-onset AF). […]

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Frequency, Trends and Outcomes of Cerebrovascular Events Associated with Atrial Fibrillation Hospitalizations.

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The main objective is to estimate the frequency, temporal trends, and outcomes of cerebrovascular events associated with AF hospitalization in the United States using the National Inpatient Sample (NIS) dataset. […]

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Prevalence of pulmonary hypertension in adults after atrial switch and role of ventricular filling pressures.

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To assess the prevalence of elevated systemic right ventricular (sRV) end-diastolic pressure and pulmonary arterial hypertension in adults with transposition of the great arteries (TGA) who have undergone atrial switch […]

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Clinical and echocardiographic outcomes in heart failure associated with methamphetamine use and cessation.

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Methamphetamine use is associated with systolic dysfunction, pulmonary arterial hypertension and may also be associated with diastolic dysfunction. The impact of methamphetamine cessation on methamphetamine-associated heart failure (MethHF) remains poorly […]

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Incidence, Characteristics, and Outcomes of Emergent Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.

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Data on emergency coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) are limited. We studied patients undergoing isolated CABG at Mayo Clinic between 1993 and 2019. Baseline characteristics and in-hospital outcomes of emergent […]

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Relationship Between Anemia and Sudden Cardiac Death in Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis.

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Aortic stenosis (AS) is associated with significant morbidity and mortality, including sudden cardiac death (SCD). Anemia is a known risk factor for mortality in patients with AS. We sought to […]

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