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N. Alejandro (Alex) Barbagelata

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Medicine
Medicine, Cardiology

Selected Publications


Dengue Myocarditis: A Case Report and Major Review.

Journal Article Glob Heart · 2023 Dengue is a viral disease transmitted by the bite of a female arthropod, prevalent primarily in tropical and subtropical regions. Its manifestations include asymptomatic infections, dengue fever, and a severe form called hemorrhagic dengue or dengue shock ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Continuation versus discontinuation of renin-angiotensin system inhibitors in patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19: a prospective, randomised, open-label trial.

Journal Article Lancet Respir Med · March 2021 BACKGROUND: Biological considerations suggest that renin-angiotensin system inhibitors might influence the severity of COVID-19. We aimed to evaluate whether continuing versus discontinuing renin-angiotensin system inhibitors (angiotensin-converting enzyme ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

First registry of heart failure at the Caja Nacional de Salud Hospital. PRICNASA registry

Journal Article Revista de la Federacion Argentina de Cardiologia · January 1, 2021 Background: Heart failure is a disease that affects millions of people around the world. A chronic phase characterization is important in Latin American countries. It is with this motivation that the authors decided to carry out a registry at hospital leve ... Cite

Randomized elimination and prolongation of ACE inhibitors and ARBs in coronavirus 2019 (REPLACE COVID) Trial Protocol.

Journal Article J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) · October 2020 Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus responsible for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is associated with high incidence of multiorgan dysfunction and death. Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2), which facilitates SA ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Feasibility of combining serial smartphone single-lead electrocardiograms for the diagnosis of ST-elevation myocardial infarction.

Journal Article Am Heart J · March 2020 BACKGROUND: The rate-limiting step in STEMI diagnosis often is the availability of a 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) and its interpretation. The potential may exist to speed the availability of 12-lead ECG information by using commonly available mobile tec ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Smartphone ECG for evaluation of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI): Design of the ST LEUIS International Multicenter Study.

Journal Article J Electrocardiol · 2018 In patients experiencing an ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), rapid diagnosis and immediate access to reperfusion therapy leads to optimal clinical outcomes. The rate-limiting step in STEMI diagnosis is the availability and performance of a 12-le ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Smartphone ECG for evaluation of STEMI: results of the ST LEUIS Pilot Study.

Journal Article J Electrocardiol · 2015 BACKGROUND: 12-lead ECG is a critical component of initial evaluation of cardiac ischemia, but has traditionally been limited to large, dedicated equipment in medical care environments. Smartphones provide a potential alternative platform for the extension ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

NEW IMPELLA CP (CARDIAC POWER ) DEVICE USED FOR CARDIAC SUPPORT IN PATIENT WITH CARDIOGENIC SHOCK DUE TO NONISCHEMIC CARDIOMYOPATHY.Case Report

Journal Article The International journal of angiology : official publication of the International College of Angiology, Inc · December 2014 Cite

Availability of a baseline Electrocardiogram changes the application of the Sclarovsky-Birnbaum Myocardial Ischemia Grade.

Journal Article J Electrocardiol · 2014 BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The electrocardiogram (ECG) based Sclarovsky-Birnbaum Ischemia Grade may be used to determine the prognosis of patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). However, application of the method is based on assumption of the b ... Full text Link to item Cite

The left bundle-branch block puzzle in the 2013 ST-elevation myocardial infarction guideline: from falsely declaring emergency to denying reperfusion in a high-risk population. Are the Sgarbossa Criteria ready for prime time?

Journal Article Am Heart J · September 2013 Prompt and accurate identification of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) in the presence of left bundle-branch block (LBBB) remains difficult. The 2004 STEMI guideline recommended emergent reperfusion therapy to patients with suspected ischemia and ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Treatment of anemia with darbepoetin alfa in systolic heart failure.

Journal Article N Engl J Med · March 28, 2013 BACKGROUND: Patients with systolic heart failure and anemia have worse symptoms, functional capacity, and outcomes than those without anemia. We evaluated the effects of darbepoetin alfa on clinical outcomes in patients with systolic heart failure and anem ... Full text Link to item Cite

Periprocedural adverse events in cell therapy trials in myocardial infarction and cardiomyopathy: a systematic review.

Journal Article Clin Res Cardiol · January 2013 BACKGROUND: Cell therapy (CTh) is a promising novel therapy for myocardial infarction (MI) and ischemic cardiomyopathy (iCMP). Recognizing adverse events (AE) is important for safety evaluation, harm prevention and may aid in the design of future trials. O ... Full text Link to item Cite

Very Late Development of Coronary Artery Aneurysm with Total Occlusion following Sirolimus-Eluting Stent Implantation.

Journal Article Int J Angiol · December 2012 A 41-year-old African American woman presented with chest pain and was found to have non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction with a peak cardiac troponin I of 28.5. Elective cardiac catheterization revealed a 70% ostial left anterior descending (LAD ... Full text Link to item Cite

Use of impella ventricular assist device in patients with severe coronary artery disease presenting with cardiac arrest.

Journal Article Int J Angiol · September 2012 Impella (Abiomed, Danvers, MA) is a percutaneously inserted ventricular assist device (VAD). It has been increasingly used in patients with severe heart failure, cardiogenic shock, and high-risk percutaneous intervention (PCI). However, the use and efficac ... Full text Link to item Cite

Dengue Myocarditis: A Case Report and Major Review.

Journal Article Glob Heart · 2023 Dengue is a viral disease transmitted by the bite of a female arthropod, prevalent primarily in tropical and subtropical regions. Its manifestations include asymptomatic infections, dengue fever, and a severe form called hemorrhagic dengue or dengue shock ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Continuation versus discontinuation of renin-angiotensin system inhibitors in patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19: a prospective, randomised, open-label trial.

Journal Article Lancet Respir Med · March 2021 BACKGROUND: Biological considerations suggest that renin-angiotensin system inhibitors might influence the severity of COVID-19. We aimed to evaluate whether continuing versus discontinuing renin-angiotensin system inhibitors (angiotensin-converting enzyme ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

First registry of heart failure at the Caja Nacional de Salud Hospital. PRICNASA registry

Journal Article Revista de la Federacion Argentina de Cardiologia · January 1, 2021 Background: Heart failure is a disease that affects millions of people around the world. A chronic phase characterization is important in Latin American countries. It is with this motivation that the authors decided to carry out a registry at hospital leve ... Cite

Randomized elimination and prolongation of ACE inhibitors and ARBs in coronavirus 2019 (REPLACE COVID) Trial Protocol.

Journal Article J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) · October 2020 Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus responsible for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is associated with high incidence of multiorgan dysfunction and death. Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2), which facilitates SA ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Feasibility of combining serial smartphone single-lead electrocardiograms for the diagnosis of ST-elevation myocardial infarction.

Journal Article Am Heart J · March 2020 BACKGROUND: The rate-limiting step in STEMI diagnosis often is the availability of a 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) and its interpretation. The potential may exist to speed the availability of 12-lead ECG information by using commonly available mobile tec ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Smartphone ECG for evaluation of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI): Design of the ST LEUIS International Multicenter Study.

Journal Article J Electrocardiol · 2018 In patients experiencing an ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), rapid diagnosis and immediate access to reperfusion therapy leads to optimal clinical outcomes. The rate-limiting step in STEMI diagnosis is the availability and performance of a 12-le ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Smartphone ECG for evaluation of STEMI: results of the ST LEUIS Pilot Study.

Journal Article J Electrocardiol · 2015 BACKGROUND: 12-lead ECG is a critical component of initial evaluation of cardiac ischemia, but has traditionally been limited to large, dedicated equipment in medical care environments. Smartphones provide a potential alternative platform for the extension ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

NEW IMPELLA CP (CARDIAC POWER ) DEVICE USED FOR CARDIAC SUPPORT IN PATIENT WITH CARDIOGENIC SHOCK DUE TO NONISCHEMIC CARDIOMYOPATHY.Case Report

Journal Article The International journal of angiology : official publication of the International College of Angiology, Inc · December 2014 Cite

Availability of a baseline Electrocardiogram changes the application of the Sclarovsky-Birnbaum Myocardial Ischemia Grade.

Journal Article J Electrocardiol · 2014 BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The electrocardiogram (ECG) based Sclarovsky-Birnbaum Ischemia Grade may be used to determine the prognosis of patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). However, application of the method is based on assumption of the b ... Full text Link to item Cite

The left bundle-branch block puzzle in the 2013 ST-elevation myocardial infarction guideline: from falsely declaring emergency to denying reperfusion in a high-risk population. Are the Sgarbossa Criteria ready for prime time?

Journal Article Am Heart J · September 2013 Prompt and accurate identification of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) in the presence of left bundle-branch block (LBBB) remains difficult. The 2004 STEMI guideline recommended emergent reperfusion therapy to patients with suspected ischemia and ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Treatment of anemia with darbepoetin alfa in systolic heart failure.

Journal Article N Engl J Med · March 28, 2013 BACKGROUND: Patients with systolic heart failure and anemia have worse symptoms, functional capacity, and outcomes than those without anemia. We evaluated the effects of darbepoetin alfa on clinical outcomes in patients with systolic heart failure and anem ... Full text Link to item Cite

Periprocedural adverse events in cell therapy trials in myocardial infarction and cardiomyopathy: a systematic review.

Journal Article Clin Res Cardiol · January 2013 BACKGROUND: Cell therapy (CTh) is a promising novel therapy for myocardial infarction (MI) and ischemic cardiomyopathy (iCMP). Recognizing adverse events (AE) is important for safety evaluation, harm prevention and may aid in the design of future trials. O ... Full text Link to item Cite

Very Late Development of Coronary Artery Aneurysm with Total Occlusion following Sirolimus-Eluting Stent Implantation.

Journal Article Int J Angiol · December 2012 A 41-year-old African American woman presented with chest pain and was found to have non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction with a peak cardiac troponin I of 28.5. Elective cardiac catheterization revealed a 70% ostial left anterior descending (LAD ... Full text Link to item Cite

Use of impella ventricular assist device in patients with severe coronary artery disease presenting with cardiac arrest.

Journal Article Int J Angiol · September 2012 Impella (Abiomed, Danvers, MA) is a percutaneously inserted ventricular assist device (VAD). It has been increasingly used in patients with severe heart failure, cardiogenic shock, and high-risk percutaneous intervention (PCI). However, the use and efficac ... Full text Link to item Cite

Management of Stable Coronary Artery Disease: From COURAGE, FAMEII, to ISCHEMIA

Journal Article Journal of Clinical & Experimental Cardiology · 2012 Full text Cite

Management of arrhythmias in heart failure. What a practicing physician should know in the current times.

Journal Article Cardiol J · 2012 Arrhythmias play a significant role in the mortality and morbidity as well as hospitalizations of patients who carry a diagnosis of congestive heart failure. With improving survival in a world of novel medications and devices, an understanding of the patho ... Full text Link to item Cite

Transplantation of high panel-reactive antibody left ventricular assist device patients without crossmatch using on-bypass pheresis and alemtuzumab.

Journal Article Ann Thorac Surg · October 2011 BACKGROUND: Highly sensitized (HS) left ventricular assist device (LVAD) patients with high panel-reactive antibody (PRA) levels present a challenge. Alemtuzumab, a potent depleting agent for T and B lymphocytes (months to years), and plasmapheresis, offer ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy: Advances in Diagnosis

Journal Article Cardiology Review · 2011 Cite

From theory to practice: implementation of pre-hospital electrocardiogram transmission in ST-elevation myocardial infarction - a multicenter experience.

Journal Article J Invasive Cardiol · November 2010 BACKGROUND: Percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) reduces morbidity and mortality if performed rapidly. We examined whether timely intervention in myocardial perfusion times achieved at NorthEast Medical Center ( ... Link to item Cite

Review article: the new concept of interventional heart failure therapy--part 1: electrical therapy, treatment of CAD, fluid removal, and ventricular support.

Journal Article J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther · June 2010 Congestive heart failure is a chronic and debilitating disease responsible for high cardiac morbidity and mortality in the world and is associated with more than 290 000 deaths in the United States each year. Recent advances in heart failure therapy target ... Full text Link to item Cite

Hypothyroidism and renal Function in Patients with systolic Heart Failure

Journal Article Texas History Instruction Journal · 2010 Cite

Heart Disease in Patients with HIV/AIDS-An Emerging Clinical Problem.

Journal Article Curr Cardiol Rev · May 2009 HIV/AIDS (Human immunodeficiency virus/ Acquired immuno deficiency syndrome) is a growing global problem, in terms of its incidence and mortality. Patients with HIV/AIDS are living much longer with HAART (Highly active antiretroviral therapy) therapy so mu ... Full text Link to item Cite

Management of Hypertension in Heart failure. Revisiting the Guidelines

Journal Article Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy · April 7, 2009 Cite

Overcoming barriers to developing seamless ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction care systems in the United States: recommendations from a comprehensive Prehospital 12-lead Electrocardiogram Working Group.

Journal Article J Electrocardiol · 2009 BACKGROUND: Reducing time to reperfusion treatment for patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) improves patient outcomes. Few medical systems consistently meet current benchmarks regarding timely access to treatment. Studies have w ... Full text Link to item Cite

Diastolic Dysfunction (DD) Is a Useful Marker to Risk Stratify Patients with Frequent COPD Exacerbations and Normal Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (LVEF) (Abstract)

Other Journal of Cardiac Failure · 2008 12th Annual Scientific meeting Heart Failure Society of America (September 21-24, 2008) Toronto, ON, Canada. ... Cite

Time to reperfusion in acute myocardial infarction. It is time to reduce it!

Journal Article J Electrocardiol · July 2007 BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Mortality from ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction remains high, with most deaths occurring before hospital admission. Despite effective pre- and in-hospital reperfusion strategies becoming standard over the past 2 decades ... Full text Link to item Cite

Usefulness of ST depression with T-wave inversion in leads V(4) to V(6) for predicting one-year mortality in non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome (from the Electrocardiographic Analysis of the Global Use of Strategies to Open Occluded Coronary Arteries IIB Trial).

Journal Article Am J Cardiol · April 1, 2007 ST-segment depression (ST-D) on the admission electrocardiogram of patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTEACSs) is associated with higher mortality. However, few studies have evaluated the effect of location of ST-D and T-wave polarit ... Full text Link to item Cite

Grade 3 ischemia on admission electrocardiogram and chest pain duration predict failure of ST-segment resolution after primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction.

Journal Article J Electrocardiol · January 2007 OBJECTIVES: ST resolution (STR) is a surrogate marker of myocardial tissue reperfusion and a predictor of outcome after primary percutaneous coronary intervention (pPCI) for ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). Terminal QRS distortion (grade 3 ische ... Full text Link to item Cite

Renal function and thyroid status in heart failure (Abstract)

Other Journal of Cardiac Failure · 2007 The 11th Annual Scientific meeting of the Heart Failure Society ... Cite

Electrocardiographic markers of reperfusion in ST-elevation myocardial infarction.

Journal Article Cardiol Clin · August 2006 The outcome of patients who fail to reperfuse with thrombolytic therapy or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction (STEMI) may be improved with additional pharmacologic and mechanical interventions such as resc ... Full text Link to item Cite

Electrocardiographic diagnosis of ST-elevation myocardial infarction.

Journal Article Cardiol Clin · August 2006 The ECG is an essential part of the initial evaluation of patients who have chest pain, especially in the immediate decision-making process in patients who have ST-elevation myocardial infarction. This article reviews and summarizes the current information ... Full text Link to item Cite

The prognostic value of the admission and predischarge electrocardiogram in acute coronary syndromes: the GUSTO-IIb ECG Core Laboratory experience.

Journal Article Am Heart J · August 2006 BACKGROUND: Prior research suggests that patients may be entered into clinical trials with different electrocardiographic (ECG) findings than specified by study protocol criteria; the extent and impact of this variability in a large-scale trial have not be ... Full text Link to item Cite

Hypercalcemia-induced ST-segment elevation mimicking acute myocardial infarction.

Journal Article J Electrocardiol · July 2006 We describe a patient who presented with abdominal pain radiating to the chest and ST elevation in the precordial leads, mimicking acute myocardial infarction. Urgent coronary angiography revealed normal coronary arteries and his serum troponin has not inc ... Full text Link to item Cite

Tolvaptan: a selective vasopressin type 2 receptor antagonist in congestive heart failure.

Journal Article Expert Opin Investig Drugs · May 2006 The neurohormone arginine vasopressin plays a significant role in the regulation of volume homeostasis, which is mediated via vasopressin type 2 (V2) receptors in the collecting tubules of the kidney. Diseases that are accompanied by abnormal volume homeos ... Full text Link to item Cite

Electrocardiographic infarct size assessment after thrombolysis: insights from the Acute Myocardial Infarction STudy ADenosine (AMISTAD) trial.

Journal Article Am Heart J · October 2005 BACKGROUND: Noninvasive methods are needed to evaluate reperfusion success in patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI). The AMISTAD trial was analyzed to compare MI size and myocardial salvage determined by electrocardiogram (ECG) with technetium Tc ... Full text Link to item Cite

Tolvaptan administration does not affect steady state amiodarone concentrations in patients with cardiac arrhythmias.

Journal Article J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther · September 2005 BACKGROUND: Tolvaptan, a nonpeptide selective vasopressin receptor (V2) antagonist, is in development for the treatment of congestive heart failure and hyponatremia. Tolvaptan is primarily metabolized via CYP3A4. This study was conducted to determine the e ... Full text Link to item Cite

Prognostic value of admission troponin T in patients with acute decompensated heart failure (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 2005 Cite

An academic ECG core lab perspective of the FDA initiative for digital ECG capture and data management in large-scale clinical trials

Journal Article Drug Information Journal · 2005 Maximal utility of accessible data is attractive to all partners in clinical research, whether it directly improves patient care or more accurately allows identification of the safety and efficacy of a new drug or procedure. The Food and Drug Administratio ... Cite

Prognostic value of predischarge electrocardiographic measurement of infarct size after thrombolysis: insights from GUSTO I Economics and Quality of Life substudy.

Journal Article Am Heart J · November 2004 BACKGROUND: Current methods for risk stratification after acute myocardial infarction (MI) include several noninvasive studies. In this cost-containment era, the development of low-cost means should be encouraged. We assessed the ability of an electrocardi ... Full text Link to item Cite

Effects of tolvaptan, a vasopressin antagonist, in patients hospitalized with worsening heart failure: a randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article JAMA · April 28, 2004 CONTEXT: Nearly 1 million hospitalizations for chronic heart failure occur yearly in the United States, with most related to worsening systemic congestion. Diuretic use, the mainstay therapy for congestion, is associated with electrolyte abnormalities and ... Full text Link to item Cite

Grade III ischemia on presentation with acute myocardial infarction predicts rapid progression of necrosis and less myocardial salvage with thrombolysis.

Journal Article Cardiology · 2002 We assessed the relation between baseline electrocardiographic ischemia grades and initial myocardial area at risk (AR) and final infarct size (IS) in 49 patients who had undergone (99m)Tc sestamibi single-photon emission computed tomography before and 6 + ... Full text Link to item Cite

Comparison of primary coronary angioplasty versus thrombolysis in patients with ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction and grade II and grade III myocardial ischemia on the enrollment electrocardiogram.

Journal Article Am J Cardiol · October 15, 2001 We investigated the impact of primary angioplasty compared with thrombolysis in 894 patients with ST elevation acute myocardial infarction and electrocardiographic grades II and III ischemia on enrollment. Patients were divided into 2 groups based on the e ... Full text Link to item Cite

Standards for the function of an academic 12-lead electrocardiographic core laboratory.

Journal Article J Electrocardiol · January 2001 An academic 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) core laboratory aims to provide the highest possible quality ECG recording, measurement, and storage to aid clinicians in research into important cardiovascular outcomes and to maximize the credibility of scienti ... Full text Link to item Cite

Negative T waves shortly after ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction are a powerful marker for improved survival rate.

Journal Article Am Heart J · September 2000 BACKGROUND: Recent studies have reported that negative T waves in the setting of acute coronary events are associated with Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction flow grade 3 in the infarct-related artery and with improved parameters of ventricular function ... Full text Link to item Cite

Use of resources, quality of life, and clinical outcomes in patients with and without new Q waves after thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction (from the GUSTO-I trial).

Journal Article Am J Cardiol · July 1, 2000 Previous reports indicate that patients who do not develop Q waves after thrombolytic therapy are a different population with a better long-term survival than those who do develop Q waves. However, the use of resources, quality of life, and health status o ... Full text Link to item Cite

The correlation between presenting ST-segment depression and the final size of acute myocardial infarcts in patients with acute coronary syndromes.

Journal Article J Electrocardiol · 2000 The use of reperfusion therapy in patients with ST elevation acute coronary syndromes had been established. However, reperfusion therapy is usually considered contra-indicated in those with ST depression, despite the knowledge that regional posterior infar ... Full text Link to item Cite

Adenosine as an adjunct to thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction: results of a multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled trial: the Acute Myocardial Infarction STudy of ADenosine (AMISTAD) trial.

Journal Article J Am Coll Cardiol · November 15, 1999 OBJECTIVES: The Acute Myocardial Infarction STudy of ADenosine (AMISTAD) trial was designed to test the hypothesis that adenosine as an adjunct to thrombolysis would reduce myocardial infarct size. BACKGROUND: Reperfusion therapy for acute myocardial infar ... Full text Link to item Cite

International, randomized, controlled trial of lamifiban (a platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor), heparin, or both in unstable angina. The PARAGON Investigators. Platelet IIb/IIIa Antagonism for the Reduction of Acute coronary syndrome events in a Global Organization Network.

Journal Article Circulation · June 23, 1998 BACKGROUND: Unstable angina and non-Q-wave myocardial infarction involve coronary arterial plaque rupture, platelet activation, and thrombus formation. This study tested the benefit of different doses of lamifiban (a platelet IIb/IIIa antagonist) alone and ... Full text Link to item Cite

Non-Q-wave versus Q-wave myocardial infarction after thrombolytic therapy: angiographic and prognostic insights from the global utilization of streptokinase and tissue plasminogen activator for occluded coronary arteries-I angiographic substudy. GUSTO-I Angiographic Investigators.

Journal Article Circulation · February 10, 1998 BACKGROUND: Although the stratification of patients with myocardial infarction into ECG subsets based on the presence or absence of new Q waves has important clinical and prognostic utility, systematic evaluation of the impact of thrombolytic therapy on th ... Full text Link to item Cite

CABG In patients with previous renal failure. Evolution and prognosis (Abstract)

Other Journal of the American College of Cardiology · 1998 Cite

Coronary artery disease in the young (CABG). The role of smoking (Abstract)

Other Journal of the American College of Cardiology · 1998 Cite

Risk stratification in coronary surgery

Other European Heart Journal (Elsevier) · 1998 Cite

Risk factors for neurological complication after CABG (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1998 Cite

Coronary artery disease in female sex. Incidence and clinical predictors (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1998 Cite

Diabetes mellitus and CABG (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1998 Presented at Favaloro Foundation, Buenos Aires. ... Cite

Does the female sex constitute an independent risk factor for early mortality after CABG? (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1998 Cite

Adenosine and thrombolytic therapy in acute myocardial infarction (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1998 Cite

Diabetes in female but not in male sex predict coronary artery disease in patients referred to angiography (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1998 Cite

Female sex is the main diagnostic error of coronary artery disease (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1998 Cite

Myocardial salvage index by TC 99m sestamibi SPECT in patients with acute myocardial infarction treated with thrombolytic therapy and adenosine (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1998 An AMISTAD Substudy. ... Cite

Recurrent ischemia after thrombolysis: importance of associated clinical findings. GUSTO-I Investigators. Global Utilization of Streptokinase and t-PA [tissue-plasminogen activator] for Occluded Coronary Arteries.

Journal Article J Am Coll Cardiol · January 1998 OBJECTIVES: We sought to assess the incidence and clinical relevance of examination data to recurrent ischemia within an international randomized trial. BACKGROUND: Ischemic symptoms commonly recur after thrombolysis for acute myocardial infarction. METHOD ... Full text Link to item Cite

Acute myocardial infarction and complete bundle branch block at hospital admission: clinical characteristics and outcome in the thrombolytic era. GUSTO-I Investigators. Global Utilization of Streptokinase and t-PA [tissue-type plasminogen activator] for Occluded Coronary Arteries.

Journal Article J Am Coll Cardiol · January 1998 OBJECTIVES: We sought to assess the outcome of patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI) and bundle branch block in the thrombolytic era. BACKGROUND: Studies of patients with acute MI and bundle branch block have reported high mortality rates and poor ... Full text Link to item Cite

Thrombolysis and Q wave versus non-Q wave first acute myocardial infarction: a GUSTO-I substudy. Global Utilization of Streptokinase and Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Occluded Arteries Investigators.

Journal Article J Am Coll Cardiol · March 15, 1997 OBJECTIVES: We assessed the outcomes of patients with a first myocardial infarction with ST segment elevation, with and without the development of abnormal Q waves after thrombolysis. BACKGROUND: Prethrombolytic era studies report conflicting short-versus ... Full text Link to item Cite

TIMI grade 3 flow and reocclusion after intravenous thrombolytic therapy: a pooled analysis.

Journal Article Am Heart J · March 1997 Early and sustained flow of grade 3 according to Thrombolysis in Myocardial infarction (TIMI) criteria and reocclusion rates are the key measures that define the physiologic efficacy of thrombolytic agents in the treatment of acute myocardial infarction. W ... Full text Link to item Cite

Neurological complications after CABG. Incidence, prognostic and risk factors (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1997 Presented at Favaloro Foundation, Buenos Aires, Argetina. ... Cite

Importance of Renal Failure after Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1997 Presented at Favaloro Foundation. Buenos Aires. ... Cite

Electrocardiographic versus SPECT SESTAMIBI estimation of final infarct size before discharge in patients with acute myocardial infarction (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1997 Presented at Favaloro Foundation, Buenos Aires. ... Cite

Myocardial scintigraphic perfusion in patients with chest pain and acute impending myocardial infarction (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1997 Cite

Comparison Between Electrocardiographic and SPECT Sestamibi acute infarct size estimation (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1997 Presented at Favaloro Foundation. Buenos Aires. ... Cite

Prognosis and quality of life after thrombolysis by Electrocardiographic infarct size. GUSTO-I (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1997 Cite

Identification of patients in risk of neurological events after CABG (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1997 Cite

Electrocardiographic diagnosis of evolving acute myocardial infarction in the presence of left bundle-branch block. GUSTO-1 (Global Utilization of Streptokinase and Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Occluded Coronary Arteries) Investigators.

Journal Article N Engl J Med · February 22, 1996 BACKGROUND: The presence of left bundle-branch block on the electrocardiogram may conceal the changes of acute myocardial infarction, which can delay both its recognition and treatment. We tested electrocardiographic criteria for the diagnosis of acute inf ... Full text Link to item Cite

Conversion rate to non-Q wave MI with different thrombolytic strategies (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1996 Cite

Frequency, significance, and cost of recurrent ischemia after thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction. TAMI Study Group.

Journal Article Am J Cardiol · November 15, 1995 Early postinfarction angina implies an unfavorable prognosis. Most published information on this outcome represents data collected in the prethrombolytic era, in which definitions and populations differed considerably. Our purpose was to evaluate the incid ... Full text Link to item Cite

Early risk stratification after CABG (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1995 Presented at Favaloro Foundation, Buenos Aires. ... Cite

Relationship between risk stratification and in-hospital stay in coronary patients undergoing to coronary by-pass graft surgery (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1995 Presented at Favaloro Foundation. ... Cite

Early treatment with PTCA or CABG of cardiogenic shock after acute myocardial infarction (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1991 Cite

Etiology in valvular aortic stenosis in patients undergoing aortic valvular replacement (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1991 Cite

Coronary by-pass surgery in coronary patients with severe left ventricular function

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1991 Cite

Mitral insufficiency post myocardial infarction in patients with myxomatosis valve. 2 Patients Case Report (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1990 Cite

Hyperacute adult respiratory distress? (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1990 Cite

Predictive value of the A/a gradient immediately after cardiac surgery with cardiocirculatory bypass (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1990 Cite

Emergent treatment of cardiogenic shock in acute myocardial infarction by CABG or PTCA (Abstract)

Other Revista Argentia de Cardiologia (Argentine Journal of Cardiology) · 1990 Cite