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Heart rate dynamics during a treadmill cardiopulmonary exercise test in optimized beta-blocked heart failure patients
(Faculdade de Medicina / USP, 2008)
BACKGROUND: Calculating the maximum heart rate for age is one method to characterize the maximum effort of an individual. Although this method is commonly used, little is known about heart rate dynamics in optimized ...
Perinatal outcome of fetal atrioventricular block - One-hundred-sixteen cases from a single institution
(LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2008)
Background-Fetal atrioventricular (AV) block is an uncommon lesion with significant mortality. Because of the rarity of this disorder, the natural course, extensive evaluation of untreated fetuses, and late follow-up remain ...
Cardiac arrest during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Objective: To undertake a literature review on third-degree complete atrioventricular block in laparoscopic cholecystectomy, describing its incidence, etiology and management update. Materials and methods: This is a case ...
Gastrointestinal changes associated to heart failure
Over the last decade, several studies were conducted on the gastrointestinal changes associated to chronic heart failure. This article presents a literature review on the physiopathology and clinical consequences of ...
The Carvedilol`s Beta-Blockade in Heart Failure and Exercise Training`s Sympathetic Blockade in Healthy Athletes during the Rest and Peak Effort
In recent years, beta-blocker therapy has become a primary pharmacologic intervention in patients with heart failure by blocking the sympathetic activity. To compare the exercise training`s sympathetic blockade in healthy ...