Humberto Villacorta

Summary

Affiliation: Rio de Janeiro
Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of B-type natriuretic peptide in the diagnosis of congestive heart failure in patients presenting to an emergency department with dyspnea
    Humberto Villacorta
    Hospital Pró Cardíaco Unidade de Emergência, Rio de Janeiro, RJ Brasil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 79:569-72, 564-8. 2002
  2. pmc Aortic distensibility measured by pulse-wave velocity is not modified in patients with Chagas' disease
    Humberto Villacorta
    Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo, Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Negat Results Biomed 5:9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein: an inflammatory marker with prognostic value in patients with decompensated heart failure
    Humberto Villacorta
    Universidade Federal Fluminense, Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas, Niteroi, RJ, Brazil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 88:585-9. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein diagnostic and prognostic value in patients presenting at the emergency room with chest pain
    Alfredo Antonio Potsch
    Hospital Pró Cardíaco, PROCEP e Programa de Pós Graduação em Cardiologia da UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 87:275-80. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint [Heart failure with preserved systolic function]
    Evandro Tinoco Mesquita
    Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 82:494-500. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Emergency department predictors of survival in decompensated heart failure patients
    Humberto Villacorta
    Hospital Pró Cardíaco Emergency Department Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Rev Port Cardiol 22:495-507. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide: a novel early blood marker of acute myocardial infarction in patients with chest pain and no ST-segment elevation
    Roberto Bassan
    Clínica São Vicente, R João Borges 204, Rio de Janeiro 22 451 100, Brazil
    Eur Heart J 26:234-40. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint [Anemia as a prognostic factor in a population hospitalized due to decompensated heart failure]
    Ana Luíza F Sales
    Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
    Arq Bras Cardiol 84:237-40. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Immune-inflammatory activation in heart failure
    Angelo Michele de Candia
    Hospital Universitario Antonio Pedro, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niteroi, RJ, Brasil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 89:183-90, 201-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of B-type natriuretic peptide in the diagnosis of congestive heart failure in patients presenting to an emergency department with dyspnea
    Humberto Villacorta
    Hospital Pró Cardíaco Unidade de Emergência, Rio de Janeiro, RJ Brasil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 79:569-72, 564-8. 2002
    ..To determine the utility of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) in the diagnosis of congestive heart failure (CHF) in patients presenting with dyspnea to an emergency department (ED)...
  2. pmc Aortic distensibility measured by pulse-wave velocity is not modified in patients with Chagas' disease
    Humberto Villacorta
    Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo, Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Negat Results Biomed 5:9. 2006
    ..The inflammatory lesion process could hypothetically lead to decreased distensibility of large and small arteries in advanced Chagas' disease. We tested this hypothesis...
  3. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein: an inflammatory marker with prognostic value in patients with decompensated heart failure
    Humberto Villacorta
    Universidade Federal Fluminense, Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas, Niteroi, RJ, Brazil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 88:585-9. 2007
    ..Inflammation has been implicated in the pathophysiology of a series of cardiovascular diseases. C-reactive protein (CRP) is a marker of inflammation easily obtained in the emergency room...
  4. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein diagnostic and prognostic value in patients presenting at the emergency room with chest pain
    Alfredo Antonio Potsch
    Hospital Pró Cardíaco, PROCEP e Programa de Pós Graduação em Cardiologia da UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 87:275-80. 2006
    ..To test immediate diagnostic and prognostic values of C-reactive protein (CRP) in patients admitted to the emergency room (ER) with chest pain (CP) without ST-segment elevation on the electrocardiogram (ECG)...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Heart failure with preserved systolic function]
    Evandro Tinoco Mesquita
    Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 82:494-500. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Emergency department predictors of survival in decompensated heart failure patients
    Humberto Villacorta
    Hospital Pró Cardíaco Emergency Department Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Rev Port Cardiol 22:495-507. 2003
    ..Several predictors of survival have been described in stable heart failure (HF) patients. Few reports have focused on decompensated patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide: a novel early blood marker of acute myocardial infarction in patients with chest pain and no ST-segment elevation
    Roberto Bassan
    Clínica São Vicente, R João Borges 204, Rio de Janeiro 22 451 100, Brazil
    Eur Heart J 26:234-40. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the diagnostic value of admission B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in patients with acute chest pain and no ST-segment elevation...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Anemia as a prognostic factor in a population hospitalized due to decompensated heart failure]
    Ana Luíza F Sales
    Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
    Arq Bras Cardiol 84:237-40. 2005
    ..To study the prevalence and prognostic value of anemia in a population hospitalized due to decompensated heart failure...
  9. ncbi request reprint Immune-inflammatory activation in heart failure
    Angelo Michele de Candia
    Hospital Universitario Antonio Pedro, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niteroi, RJ, Brasil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 89:183-90, 201-8. 2007
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