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The Role of Left Atrial Volume Index in Patients with a First-ever Acute Ischemic Stroke
Background: Although an enlarged left atrium has recently emerged as a marker of adverse outcomes in various diseases, its discriminatory value and prognostic role in acute ischemic stroke (AIS) are not well studied. We ...
Comparison of the Effects of Levosimendan Dobutamine and Vasodilator Therapy on Ongoing Myocardial Injury in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure
(Sage Publications Inc, 2017)
Background: Cardiac troponins (cTn) are reliable and the most sensitive biomarker in the setting of acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF). Acute decompensated heart failure is usually associated with worsening chronic ...
Impact of valvular heart disease on oral anticoagulant therapy in non-valvular atrial fibrillation: results from the RAMSES study
The definition of non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) is controversial. We aimed to assess the impact of valvular heart disease on stroke prevention strategies in NVAF patients. The RAMSES study was a multicenter and ...
Guideline-adherent therapy for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation in different health care settings: Results from RAMSES study
(Elsevier Science Bv, 2017)
Objective: No studies have been conducted in Turkey to compare the quality of stroke prevention therapies provided in different healthcare settings in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). Therefore, we aimed to evaluate ...
Real-World Clinical Characteristics and Treatment Patterns of Individuals Aged 80 and Older with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation: Results from the ReAl-life Multicenter Survey Evaluating Stroke Study
ObjectivesTo compare the clinical characteristics of and use of oral anticoagulant (OAC) therapy in individuals aged 80 and older with atrial fibrillation (AF) with those of individuals younger than 80 with AF in clinical ...
Cutaneous microvascular reactivity and aortic elasticity in coronary artery disease: Comparison of the laser Doppler flowmetry and echocardiography
(Academic Press Inc Elsevier Science, 2017)
Background and aim: Decreased vascular reactivity in atherosclerosis was previously shown. In our study, it was aimed to demonstrate the decreased vascular functions in both microvascular and macrovascular tissues and to ...
Creatine supplementation on cardiac autonomic functions
PRescriptiOn PattERns of Oral Anticoagulants in Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation (PROPER study)
(Sage Publications Inc, 2017)
Introduction: Inappropriate use of oral anticoagulants (OACs) have not been well investigatedand, however, may be frequent in real-world practice in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF). This study was ...
Comparison of the Stroke Prevention Strategies in the Aegean Region with the Other Regions of Turkey
(Excerpta Medica Inc-Elsevier Science Inc, 2017)
Epidemiological characteristics and treatment modalities of non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) may differ according to geographical distribution in Turkey.
Analysis of geographical variations in the epidemiology and management of non-valvular atrial fibrillation: results from the RAMSES registry
(Turkish Soc Cardiology, 2017)
Objective: This study aimed to determine the differences in terms of demographic characteristics and preferred stroke prevention strategies for patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation living in seven geographical ...