Destination left ventricular assist devices in island states: asking too much or the inevitable solution.

Abstract Background Destination left ventricular assist device placement is increasing as a result of donor shortages and changing patient attitudes. As organ shortages become critical, LVAD […]

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Roadblocks in Chagas disease care in endemic and nonendemic countries: Argentina, Colombia, Spain, and the United States. The NET-Heart project

Abstract Background Chagas disease (CD) is endemic in Latin America; however, its spread to nontropical areas has raised global interest in this condition. Barriers in access […]

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Prevalence and characteristics of patients with heart failure needing palliative care

Abstract Background Few hospitals and heart failure (HF) clinics offer concurrent palliative care (PC) together with life-prolonging therapies. To know the prevalence of patients in HF […]

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Gender-related differences in the impact of COVID-19 pandemic in cardiometabolic patients in Latin America: The CorCOVID LATAM Gender sub-study

Abstract COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown measures have disrupted lifestyle habits and self-care. Gender differences in health behavior during the pandemic have not yet been fully elucidated. […]

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Fibrosis endomiocárdica: an updated review about some cases in a heart failure program

Summary: Introduction: Endomyocardial fibrosis is a neglected cardiovascular disease, leading cause of restrictive cardiomyopathy. It is estimated that in the world there 10-12 million people with […]

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The language of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction in the last thirty years: a bibliometric analysis

Summary: Introduction: Bibliometric studies allow for a quantitative and qualitative analysis of scientific production in a given field. in the area of ​​cardiology, the […]

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