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Research & Reviews  248 results

Diagnostic Tools for Cardiac Amyloidosis: A Pragmatic Comparison of Pathology, Imaging ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpcardiol.2022.101106
Current Problems in Cardiology; Joury A, Faaborg-Andersen C et. al.

Jan 11th, 2022 - Cardiac amyloidosis (CA) is a complex disease considered to be the most common underdiagnosed form of restrictive cardiomyopathy. Accumulation of misfolded proteins called amyloid fibrils in the extracellular space results in clinical deterioratio...

Epidemiology of cardiomyopathies and incident heart failure in a population-based cohor...
https://doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2021-320181
Heart (British Cardiac Society); Brownrigg JR, Leo V et. al.

Jan 1st, 2022 - The population prevalence of cardiomyopathies and the natural history of symptomatic heart failure (HF) and arrhythmia across cardiomyopathy phenotypes is poorly understood. Study aims were to estimate the population-diagnosed prevalence of cardio...

Natriuretic peptides to differentiate constrictive pericarditis and restrictive cardiom...
https://doi.org/10.1002/clc.23772
Clinical Cardiology; Diaz-Arocutipa C, Saucedo-Chinchay J et. al.

Dec 31st, 2021 - Previous studies have shown that natriuretic peptide levels are increased in patients with restrictive cardiomyopathy (RCM) but not in constrictive pericarditis (CP). We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the diagnostic ut...

Healthy-related Quality of Life and Physical Activity of Children With Cardiac Malformations
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04712136

Dec 30th, 2021 - Advances in paediatric cardiology has improved the prognosis of children with inherited cardiac disorders. However, quality of life and physical activity have been scarcely analysed in children with inherited cardiac arrhythmia or inherited cardio...

Successful One-and-a-Half Ventricle Repair of Right Ventricle Dysfunction Due to Lympho...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8630555
The American Journal of Case Reports; Chiaureli MR, Kovalev DV et. al.

Nov 25th, 2021 - BACKGROUND The cardiotoxic effects of chemotherapy in cancer treatment can damage cardiomyocytes. A common link in the pathogenesis is the proliferation of fibroblasts and the increase of collagen synthesis, leading to development of common endomy...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  6 results

Healthy-related Quality of Life and Physical Activity of Children With Cardiac Malformations
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04712136

Dec 30th, 2021 - Advances in paediatric cardiology has improved the prognosis of children with inherited cardiac disorders. However, quality of life and physical activity have been scarcely analysed in children with inherited cardiac arrhythmia or inherited cardio...

Molecular Imaging of Primary Amyloid Cardiomyopathy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02641145

Sep 23rd, 2021 - Primary light chain amyloidosis (AL) is the most common systemic amyloidosis, resulting from a plasma cell dyscrasia, a hematological malignancy. It causes a restrictive cardiomyopathy (AL-CMP) in over 70% of individuals. AL-CMP is as lethal as st...

Placenta Accreta New Detection Procedure by Rapid Assessment of Serum BNP
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04215484

Apr 28th, 2021 - The investigators will conduct a monocentric , prospective, observational study, including 60 pregnant women, with history of at least one previous uterine scar, and scheduled for cesarian delivery. The participants will be divided into 3 equal gr...

Analysis of the Evolution of SUVmax by Quantitative Analysis Method of Bisphosphonate Scintigraphy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04849754

Apr 26th, 2021 - Cardiac amyloidosis is a cause of restrictive cardiomyopathy with preserved ejection fraction associated with amyloid fibrils deposits in the myocardium. Two types of amyloid commonly infiltrate the heart: immunoglobulin light-chain amyloid (AL), ...

Physiologic Assessment of Microvascular Function in Patients With Cardiac Amyloidosis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02798705

Oct 22nd, 2020 - Amyloidosis is rare systemic disorder characterized by the extracellular deposition of misfolded protein in various organ system, including heart. Among the several types of amyloid fibrils, the light chain and transthyretin amyloid proteins most ...

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News  18 results

Heart Failure Clinical Practice Guidelines (ESC, 2021) 
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/958030

Sep 3rd, 2021 - Clinical practice guidelines on the management of heart failure by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) were published in August 2021 in the European Heart Journal.[1] HFpEF (heart failure with preserved ejection fraction) diagnosis requires e...

UK's World-first Paediatric Heart Transplant Technique
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946186

Feb 22nd, 2021 - Two UK hospitals have collaborated to expand the donation after circulatory death (DCD) heart transplant programme to children. Doctors behind the scheme said the world-first paediatric heart transplant technique, previously only available to adul...

High-Dose Tafamidis Boosts Survival in Transthyretin Amyloidosis Cardiomyopathy
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/931990

Jun 9th, 2020 - Treatment with oral tafamidis at 80 mg/day provided a significantly greater survival benefit than dosing at 20 mg/day in patients with transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy in the long-term extension of the landmark ATTR-ACT trial, Thibaud Damy, MD...

Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge on Key Aspects of Heart Failure
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/893861_2

Feb 7th, 2020 - Because of increased myocardial oxygen consumption and demand beyond a critical level, the following high-output states can precipitate the clinical presentation of heart failure: Profound anemia Thyrotoxicosis Myxedema Paget disease of bone Albri...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: 'Red Flag' for Subsequent ATTR, Heart Failure
https://www.medpagetoday.com/cardiology/chf/80785

Jul 1st, 2019 - Carpal tunnel syndrome may be an early warning sign of amyloidosis and heart failure, a Danish study showed. Matched by age and sex to the general population, people who got carpal tunnel surgery had higher risks of developing amyloidosis (0.10% v...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →