Depending on the stage of heart failure, nutrition can influence the development and progression of the disease in different ways: from over-nutrition in early, to malnutrition in advanced stages.
Although subclinical atrial fibrillation per definition is not causing thromboembolic events, it carries a potential risk for them and anticoagulation needs to be discussed with the patient.
The goal of this article is to provide an overview on contemporary pacing techniques, their most common uses and limitations.
This article provides an overview of the current definition, classification, diagnosis strategy and treatment of pulmonary hypertension in children.
A 27-year-old pregnant woman (29th week) reported palpitations, dizziness and exertional dyspnoea. The heart rate was 130 bpm at rest, up to 180 bpm during mild exertion, without haemodynamic compromise.
A 59-year-old man with a diagnosis of definite ARVC without overt left ventricular involvement presented with recurrent palpitations. The surface 12-lead electrocardiogram raised the suspicion of atrial tachycardia.
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