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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Cardiology
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Cardiology. NEJM (http://www.nejm.org) is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Five-Year Outcomes with PCI Guided by Fractional Flow Reserve
31/12/69 - Among patients with acute coronary syndromes, early percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) increases the survival rate and decreases the rate of recurrent myocardial infarction. In contrast, in patients with stable coronary artery disease, there is persistent controversy about the role and timing…

Case 15-2018: An 83-Year-Old Woman with Nausea, Vomiting, and Confusion
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Andrew S. Hoekzema (Medicine): An 83-year-old woman was admitted to this hospital in the winter because of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and confusion. One week before admission, rhinorrhea, sore throat, and nonproductive cough developed. The patient felt feverish but did…

Tuberculous Pericarditis
31/12/69 - A 29-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 1-month history of worsening fatigue and weakness and a 2-week history of fever and dyspnea. She had emigrated from Angola 9 years before presentation. The temperature was 39.5°C, blood pressure 80/50 mm Hg, heart rate 135 beats per…

Xanthoma Striatum Palmare
31/12/69 - A 49-year-old man was referred to the metabolic clinic for evaluation of severe hypercholesterolemia and xanthomas, which were particularly prominent on the hands. The lesions were painful and affected the patient?s everyday life, making it difficult for him to open bottles or shake hands. He had a…

Maternal Sirolimus Therapy for Fetal Cardiac Rhabdomyomas
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Cardiac rhabdomyoma is the most common fetal cardiac tumor. We report a case of progressively obstructive fetal cardiac rhabdomyomas with regression in utero during treatment of the mother with an oral mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR) inhibitor. Cardiac rhabdomyomas were…

Calciphylaxis
31/12/69 - Calciphylaxis is a rare, life-threatening syndrome of vascular calcification characterized by occlusion of microvessels in the subcutaneous adipose tissue and dermis that results in intensely painful, ischemic skin lesions. Once calciphylaxis has been diagnosed, the prognosis is generally poor…

Radial-Artery or Saphenous-Vein Grafts in Coronary-Artery Bypass Surgery
31/12/69 - Despite the recommendations of the current guidelines, the use of multiple arterial grafts for coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG) has not been widely adopted by the surgical community, and the great majority of patients in North America and Europe currently receive saphenous-vein grafts in…

Case 13-2018: A 53-Year-Old Man with Cardiomyopathy and Recurrent Ventricular Tachycardia
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Timothy W. Churchill: A 53-year-old man was admitted to this hospital because of shock and recurrent ventricular tachycardia after defibrillator placement for nonischemic cardiomyopathy. The patient had been in his usual state of health until 4 weeks before this admission,…

PFO Closure for Cryptogenic Stroke
31/12/69 - Mr. Davis is a 63-year-old man who had an ischemic stroke 1 month ago and has come to you for follow-up. During his 2-day hospitalization, he underwent computed tomographic angiography of the arteries in his head and neck, and the results showed no evidence of stenosis, occlusion, or dissection.…

Relationship between Clinic and Ambulatory Blood-Pressure Measurements and Mortality
31/12/69 - Ambulatory blood-pressure data provide a more comprehensive assessment of blood pressure over the course of a day and have been reported to better predict health outcomes than blood pressure measured in the clinic (clinic blood pressure) or at home. Evidence for the influence of ambulatory blood…

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