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sinergy serbian conference on interventional cardiology - dear colleagues and friends it is a great pleasure and honor to cordially invite you to the traditional s erbian conference on in t er ventional cardiolo gy cardiovascular imaging and drug therapy s i nergy 2018 which will this year take place on september 6 8 2018 in the belgrade s crowne plaza hotel the exchange of ideas and experiences through peer to peer discussion and live case, dual antiplatelet therapy american college of cardiology - description current guidelines recommend that dual antiplatelet therapy dapt with aspirin and an adp receptor antagonist be continued for a minimum of 12 months following drug eluting stent des percutaneous coronary intervention pci, 2016 acc aha guideline focused update on duration of dual - preamble incorporation of new study results medications or devices that merit modification of existing clinical practice guideline recommendations or the addition of new recommendations is critical to ensuring that guidelines reflect current knowledge available treatment options and optimum medical care, international journal of cardiology home page - the international journal of cardiology is devoted to cardiology in the broadest sense both basic research and clinical papers can be submitted the journal serves the interest of both clinicians and researchers in addition to original papers we are launching a range of new manuscript types including consensus and position papers systematic reviews meta analyses and short communications, 2016 acc aha guideline focused update on duration of dual - 2016 acc aha guideline focused update on duration of dual antiplatelet therapy in patients with coronary artery disease a report of the american college of cardiology american heart association task force on clinical practice guidelines an update of the 2011 accf aha scai guideline for percutaneous coronary intervention 2011 accf aha guideline for coronary artery bypass graft surgery 2012, 2014 acc aha guideline on perioperative cardiovascular - the american college of cardiology acc and the american heart association aha are committed to the prevention and management of cardiovascular diseases through professional education and research for clinicians providers and patients since 1980 the acc and aha have shared a responsibility to, cardiac rehabilitation overview history and definition - background cardiac rehabilitation aims to reverse limitations experienced by patients who have suffered the adverse pathophysiologic and psychological consequences of cardiac events cardiovascular disorders are the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in the industrialized world accounting for almost 50 of all deaths annually, cardiac markers definition and efficacy cardiac - cardiac markers are used in the diagnosis and risk stratification of patients with chest pain and suspected acute coronary syndrome acs the cardiac troponins in particular have become the cardiac markers of choice for patients with acs, troponin understand the test your results - troponins are a family of proteins found in skeletal and heart cardiac muscle fibers that produce muscular contraction troponin tests measure the level of cardiac specific troponin in the blood to help detect heart injury there are three types of troponin proteins troponin c troponin t and troponin i troponin c initiates contraction by binding calcium and moves troponin i so that the, journal of addiction research and therapy open access - journal of addiction research and therapy discusses the latest research innovations and important developments in this field, cardiac ct coronary ct angiography calcium scoring and - number 0228 policy aetna considers cardiac computed tomography ct angiography of the coronary arteries using 64 slice or greater medically necessary for the following indications, cardiac biomarkers lab tests online - cardiac biomarkers are substances that are released into the blood when the heart is damaged or stressed measurements of these biomarkers are used to help diagnose acute coronary syndrome acs and cardiac ischemia conditions associated with insufficient blood flow to the heart tests for cardiac biomarkers can also be used to help determine a person s risk of having these conditions or to, cardiac amyloidosis an updated review with emphasis on - cardiac amyloidosis occurs because of abnormal protein amyloid deposition in the cardiac tissue even with advanced diagnostic techniques and treatments the prognosis of amyloidosis remains poor, atrial fibrillation cleveland clinic - definition atrial fibrillation af is a common heart rhythm disorder caused by degeneration of the electrical impulses in the upper cardiac chambers atria resulting in a change from an organized heart rhythm to a rapid chaotic rhythm, coronary artery disease wikipedia - coronary artery disease cad also known as ischemic heart disease ihd is the most common of the cardiovascular diseases types include stable angina unstable angina myocardial infarction and sudden cardiac death a common symptom is chest pain or discomfort which may travel into the shoulder arm back neck or jaw occasionally it may feel like heartburn, efficacy of high sensitivity troponin t in identifying - importance physicians need information on how to use the first available high sensitivity troponin hstnt assay in the united states to identify patients at very low risk for 30 day adverse cardiac events ace objective to determine whether a negative hstnt assay at 0 and 3 hours following emergency department presentation could identify patients at less than 1 risk of a 30 day ace, apixaban with antiplatelet therapy after acute coronary - backgroundapixaban an oral direct factor xa inhibitor may reduce the risk of recurrent ischemic events when added to antiplatelet therapy after an acute coronary syndrome methodswe conducted a, hypoplastic left heart syndrome current considerations - in addition to atrial septal anomalies hlhs may result primarily from abnormal development of the cardiac valves or the left ventricle itself caused by an intrinsic genetic abnormality or cause, dual antithrombotic therapy with dabigatran after pci in - triple antithrombotic therapy with warfarin plus two antiplatelet agents is the standard of care after percutaneous coronary intervention pci for patients with atrial fibrillation but this