Lessons can be learned from the history of heart valve prostheses.
The assessment of endurance athlete with possible AMI is very challenging because application of the classical diagnostic tools requires specific knowledge regarding the cardiovascular phenotype of the endurance athlete in general and during a competitive event.
Chest pain and ECG changes are the most common clinical findings in the emergency department and outcome is generally favourable with low recurrence rates.
Abstracts presented during the congresses had a high chance of being published, usually in papers with a good IF. This reflects the good quality of research in cardiology in Switzerland.
Right atrial appendage thrombus is a rare complication of atrial fibrillation that can also lead to cardioembolic pulmonary embolism.
The Swiss Heart Foundation awards an annual prize for outstanding publications on scientific research in the field of prevention, diagnosis and/or treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
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