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    • Anti-hypertensive drugs have different effects on ventricular hypertrophy regression 

      Ferreira Filho, Celso [UNIFESP]; Abreu, Luiz Carlos de; Valenti, Vitor Engrácia [UNIFESP]; Ferreira, Marcelo; Meneghini, Adriano; Silveira, José Alexandre; Perez Riera, Andrés Ricardo [UNIFESP]; Colombari, Eduardo [UNIFESP]; Murad, Neif; Santos-Silva, Paulo Roberto; Silva, Lovian José Henrique Pereira da; Vanderlei, Luiz Carlos Marques; Carvalho, Tatiana Dias de [UNIFESP]; Ferreira, Celso [UNIFESP] (Faculdade de Medicina / USP, 2010-01-01)
      OBJECTIVES: There is a direct relationship between the regression of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) and a decreased risk of mortality. This investigation aimed to describe the effects of anti-hypertensive drugs on ...

    • Cardiomegaly is a common arrhythmogenic substrate in adult sudden cardiac deaths, and is associated with obesity 

      Tavora, Fabio [UNIFESP]; Zhang, Y.; Zhang, M.; Li, L.; Ripple, M.; Fowler, D.; Burke, Allen (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012-04-01)
      Background: Both coronary artery disease (CAD) and cardiomyopathy may present with sudden cardiac death (SCD). It is generally accepted that CAD is the most common cause of SCD in adults, but the frequency of cardiomegaly ...

    • Cardioprotective effect of dexrazoxane during treatment with doxorubicin: A study using low-dose dobutamine stress echocardiography 

      Paiva, Marcelo Goulart [UNIFESP]; Petrilli, Antonio Sergio [UNIFESP]; Moises, Valdir Ambrosio [UNIFESP]; Macedo, Carla Renata Pacheco Donato [UNIFESP]; Tanaka, Cristiana [UNIFESP]; Campos, Orlando [UNIFESP] (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005-12-01)
      Aim. To assess the late cardioprotective effect of dexrazoxane associated with doxorubicin during treatment of osteosarcoma by means of low-dose dobutamine stress echocardiography (LDDSE) in non-relapsed asymptomatic ...

    • Exercise training delays cardiac dysfunction and prevents calcium handling abnormalities in sympathetic hyperactivity-induced heart failure mice 

      Medeiros, Alessandra; Rolim, Natale Pinheiro Lage; Oliveira, Rodrigo da Silva Fermino de; Rosa, Kaleizu Teodoro; Mattos, Katt Coelho; Casarini, Dulce Elena [UNIFESP]; Irigoyen, Maria Claudia; Krieger, Eduardo Moacyr; Krieger, Jose Eduardo; Negrao, Carlos Eduardo; Brum, Patricia Chakur (Amer Physiological Soc, 2008-01-01)
      Exercise training (ET) is a coadjuvant therapy in preventive cardiology. It delays cardiac dysfunction and exercise intolerance in heart failure (HF); however, the molecular mechanisms underlying its cardioprotection are ...

    • Heart Failure Survival Score in Patients With Chagas Disease: Correlation With Functional Variables 

      Ritt, Luiz E. [UNIFESP]; Carvalho, Antonio Carlos [UNIFESP]; Feitosa, Gilson S.; Pinho-Filho, Joel A.; Macedo, Cristiano R. B.; Vilas-Boas, Fabio; Andrade, Marcus V. S.; Feitosa-Filho, Gilson S.; Almeida, Augusto J. G.; Barojas, Marcos; Lopes, Renato D. [UNIFESP] (Ediciones Doyma S A, 2012-06-01)
      Introduction and objectives: Chagas disease is a prevalent cause of heart failure in Latin America, and its prognosis is worse than other etiologies. the Heart Failure Survival Score has been used to assess prognosis in ...

    • Heart Rate Variability and Cardiopulmonary Dysfunction in Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: A Systematic Review 

      Silva, Talita Dias da [UNIFESP]; Massetti, Thais; Crocetta, Tania Brusque; Monteiro, Carlos Bandeira de Mello; Carll, Alex; Vanderlei, Luiz Carlos Marques; Arbaugh, Carlie; Oliveira, Fernando Rocha; Abreu, Luiz Carlos de; Ferreira Filho, Celso [UNIFESP]; Godleski, John; Ferreira, Celso [UNIFESP] (Springer, 2018)
      Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a genetic recessive disorder with progressive muscle weakness. Despite the general muscle wasting, degeneration and necrosis of cardiomyocytes have been the main causes of morbidity and ...

    • Left Atrial Dysfunction in Chagas Cardiomyopathy Is More Severe Than in Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy: A Study with Real-Time Three-Dimensional Echocardiography 

      Mancuso, Frederico José Neves [UNIFESP]; Almeida, Dirceu Rodrigues de [UNIFESP]; Moisés, Valdir Ambrósio [UNIFESP]; Oliveira, Wercules Antonio [UNIFESP]; Mello, Eduardo S. [UNIFESP]; Poyares, Dalva [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP]; Carvalho, Antonio Carlos [UNIFESP]; Campos, Orlando [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2011-05-01)
      Background: Although there is anatomopathologic evidence of atrial involvement in Chagas cardiomyopathy (CCM), the impact in left atrial (LA) function is unknown. the aim of this study was to evaluate LA function in patients ...

    • Myocardial dysfunction in mitochondrial diabetes treated with coenzyme Q10 

      Salles, João Eduardo Nunes [UNIFESP]; Moises, Valdir Ambrosio [UNIFESP]; Almeida, Dirceu Rodrigues de [UNIFESP]; Chacra, Antonio Roberto [UNIFESP]; Moises, Regina Celia Mello Santiago [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2006-04-01)
      Maternally-inherited diabetes and deafness (MIDD) has been related to an A to G transition in the mitochondrial tRNA Leu (UUR) gene at the base pair 3243. Although some previous articles have reported that this mutation ...

    • Myocarditis in children and detection of viruses in myocardial tissue: Implications for immunosuppressive therapy 

      Camargo, Paulo Roberto; Okay, Thelma Suely; Yamamoto, Lidia; Barbaro Del Negro, Gilda Maria; Lopes, Antonio Augusto (Elsevier B.V., 2011-04-14)
      Background: There is scarce information on the potential benefits of immunosuppression in children with myocarditis and viral genomes in myocardium. We investigated the occurrence of myocarditis in children with a preliminary ...

    • Realce tardio miocárdico por ressonância magnética cardíaca identifica risco para taquicardia ventricular na cardiopatia chagásica crônica 

      Mello, Ronaldo Peixoto de [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 2016-10-20)
      Background: Invasive and non-invasive tests have been used to identify the risk of ventricular tachycardia in patients with Chagas' Cardiomyopathy. Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging using the Delayed Enhancement technique ...