Cardiología

2022 AHA/ACC/HFSA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines

2022 AHA/ACC/HFSA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines Abstract Aim The “2022 AHA/ACC/HFSA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure” replaces the “2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure” and the “2017 ACC/AHA/HFSA Focused Update […]

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Management of hypertensive emergencies: a practical approach

Management of hypertensive emergencies: a practical approach Abstract Background: Acute increases of high blood pressure values, usually described as ‘hypertensive crises’, ‘hypertensive urgencies’ or ‘hypertensive emergencies’, are common causes of patients’ presentation to emergency departments. Owing to the lack of ad hoc randomized clinical trials, current recommendations/suggestions for treatment of these patients are not evidenced-based and, […]

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SGLT-2 inhibitors for treatment of heart failure in patients with and without type 2 diabetes: A practical approach for routine clinical practice

SGLT-2 inhibitors for treatment of heart failure in patients with and without type 2 diabetes: A practical approach for routine clinical practice Highlights SGLT-2i are a promising class of agents for heart failure and chronic kidney disease. An algorithm is provided for prescribing SGLT-2i using a multidisciplinary approach. Tips to prevent common adverse effects with […]

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Diagnosis and management of arrhythmias in pregnancy

Diagnosis and management of arrhythmias in pregnancy   Abstract Arrhythmias are the most common cardiac complications occurring in pregnancy. Although the majority of palpitations in pregnancy may be explained by atrial or ventricular premature complexes, the full spectrum of arrhythmias can occur. In this article, we establish a systematic approach to the evaluation and management […]

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Reevaluating the Cardiac Risk of Noncardiac Surgery Using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program

Reevaluating the Cardiac Risk of Noncardiac Surgery Using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Abstract Background As surgical techniques evolve and patient outcomes improve over time, a renewed analysis of the cardiac risk of noncardiac surgeries is needed. The goal of this study was to investigate and categorize the cardiac risk of elective noncardiac surgeries. […]

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2021 ACC/AHA/SCAI Guideline for Coronary Artery Revascularization

2021 ACC/AHA/SCAI Guideline for Coronary Artery Revascularization La enfermedad de las arterias coronarias sigue siendo una de las principales causas de morbilidad y mortalidad a nivel mundial. La revascularización coronaria es una opción terapéutica importante en el manejo de pacientes con enfermedad arterial coronaria. La guía de revascularización de arterias coronarias de 2021 proporciona recomendaciones basadas en […]

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JCS/JHFS 2021 Guideline Focused Update on Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute and Chronic Heart Failure

JCS/JHFS 2021 Guideline Focused Update on Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute and Chronic Heart Failure El cambio principal en esta edición revisada es la integración de las pautas de tratamiento de insuficiencia cardíaca anteriores, que se separaron en insuficiencia cardíaca aguda e insuficiencia cardíaca crónica. Este cambio se basó en el reconocimiento de que separar las […]

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2021 AHA/ACC/ASE/CHEST/SAEM/SCCT/SCMR Guideline for the Evaluation and Diagnosis of Chest Pain

2021 AHA/ACC/ASE/CHEST/SAEM/SCCT/SCMR Guideline for the Evaluation and Diagnosis of Chest Pain El dolor de pecho es una de las razones más comunes por las que las personas buscan atención médica. Esta guía se desarrolló para la evaluación del dolor torácico agudo o estable en entornos ambulatorios y de urgencias, haciendo hincapié en el diagnóstico de dolor […]

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The relation of 12 lead ECG to the cardiac anatomy: The normal CineECG

The relation of 12 lead ECG to the cardiac anatomy: The normal CineECG Background The interpretation of the 12‑lead ECG is notoriously difficult and requires experts to distinguish normal from abnormal ECG waveforms. ECG waveforms depend on body build and electrode positions, both often different in males and females. To relate the ECG waveforms to cardiac anatomical […]

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2021 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure.

The aim of this ESC Guideline is to help health professionals manage people with heart failure (HF) according to the best available evidence. Fortunately, we now have a wealth of clinical trials to help us select the best management to improve the outcomes for people with HF; for many, it is now both preventable and […]

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