Publications in international magazines

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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Peri-operative nutrition in cardiovascular surgery: current pitfalls and future directions

Abstract In the field of cardiovascular surgery, many areas are frequently evaluated to improve patient outcomes. Even though cardiac surgery has advanced significantly, peri-operative nutrition remains […]

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Mortality and clinical characteristics of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) associated with covid-19 in critically ill patients: an observational multicenter study (MISCO study)

The clinical presentation and severity of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children associated with COVID-19 (MIS-C) is widespread and presents a very low mortality rate in high-income […]

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