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Frequency and clinical predictors of coronary artery disease in chronic renal failure renal transplant candidates
(Informa Healthcare, 2015-05-01)
Background/aims: Cardiovascular diseases are major causes of mortality in chronic renal failure patients before and after renal transplantation. Among them, coronary disease presents a particular risk; however, risk ...
Influence of metal alloy and the profile of coronary stents in patients with multivessel coronary disease
(Faculdade de Medicina / USP, 2011)
BACKGROUND: In Brazil, despite the recommendations of the Brazilian Society of Hemodynamics and Interventional Cardiology, the National Health System has not yet approved the use of drug-eluting stents. In percutaneous ...
High-resolution non-contrast free-breathing coronary cardiovascular magnetic resonance angiography for detection of coronary artery disease : validation against invasive coronary angiography
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the single most common cause of death worldwide. Recent technological developments with coronary cardiovascular magnetic resonance angiography (CCMRA) allow high-resolution free-breathing ...
Hypertension and coronary heart disease
The association of hypertension and coronary heart disease is a frequent one. There are several pathophysiologic mechanisms which link both diseases. Hypertension induces endothelial dysfunction, exacerbates the atherosclerotic ...