Jaume Figueras

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Predictors of Moderate-to-Severe Pericardial Effusion, Cardiac Tamponade, and Electromechanical Dissociation in Patients With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 113:1291-6. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Long-term implications of further ST elevation during thrombolytic therapy on left ventricular function
    Jaume Figueras
    Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Coron Artery Dis 24:455-60. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Typical angina without significant coronary stenosis: comparison of clinical profile, circadian presentation, and long-term follow-up between patients with and patients without vasospastic angina
    Jaume Figueras
    Coronary Care Unit, Cardiology Service, Hospital General Universitari Vall d Hebron, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Coron Artery Dis 24:374-80. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Admission wall motion score and quantitative ST-segment depression in the assessment of 30-day mortality in patients with first non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Jaume Figueras
    Area del Cor, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 26:885-92. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Persistent angina pectoris, cardiac mortality and myocardial infarction during a 12 year follow-up in 273 variant angina patients without significant fixed coronary stenosis
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 110:1249-55. 2012
  6. pmc Prothrombotic profile in patients with vasospastic or non vasospastic angina and non significant coronary stenosis
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Area del Cor, Laboratori d Hemostàsia, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Thromb J 9:10. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Predischarge low-dose dobutamine test and prediction of left ventricular function at 1 year in patients with a first anterior myocardial infarction
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, P Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Cardiol 29:451-6. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Hospital outcome of moderate to severe pericardial effusion complicating ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Circulation 122:1902-9. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Early negative T waves and viable myocardium in patients with a first ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronària Secció d Hemodinàmica, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona 08035, Spain
    J Electrocardiol 38:171-8. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of plasma serotonin levels in patients with variant angina pectoris versus healed myocardial infarction
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 96:204-7. 2005

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  1. doi request reprint Predictors of Moderate-to-Severe Pericardial Effusion, Cardiac Tamponade, and Electromechanical Dissociation in Patients With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 113:1291-6. 2014
    ..Late hospital admission is also a relevant predictor of PE. ..
  2. doi request reprint Long-term implications of further ST elevation during thrombolytic therapy on left ventricular function
    Jaume Figueras
    Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Coron Artery Dis 24:455-60. 2013
    ..Long-term effects on the left ventricular (LV) function of acute ST re-elevation (STRE) during thrombolysis in ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients have not been investigated...
  3. doi request reprint Typical angina without significant coronary stenosis: comparison of clinical profile, circadian presentation, and long-term follow-up between patients with and patients without vasospastic angina
    Jaume Figueras
    Coronary Care Unit, Cardiology Service, Hospital General Universitari Vall d Hebron, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Coron Artery Dis 24:374-80. 2013
    ..Among those with typical angina, however, little is known about similarities in the clinical profile and circadian presentation between typical nonvasospastic angina and normal coronary arteries (tANCA) and vasospastic angina (VA)...
  4. doi request reprint Admission wall motion score and quantitative ST-segment depression in the assessment of 30-day mortality in patients with first non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Jaume Figueras
    Area del Cor, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 26:885-92. 2013
    ..Whether admission myocardial wall motion score (WMS) in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes might be a better predictor of 30-day mortality than currently recognized prognostic markers is unknown...
  5. doi request reprint Persistent angina pectoris, cardiac mortality and myocardial infarction during a 12 year follow-up in 273 variant angina patients without significant fixed coronary stenosis
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 110:1249-55. 2012
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  6. pmc Prothrombotic profile in patients with vasospastic or non vasospastic angina and non significant coronary stenosis
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Area del Cor, Laboratori d Hemostàsia, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Thromb J 9:10. 2011
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  7. ncbi request reprint Predischarge low-dose dobutamine test and prediction of left ventricular function at 1 year in patients with a first anterior myocardial infarction
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, P Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Cardiol 29:451-6. 2006
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  8. doi request reprint Hospital outcome of moderate to severe pericardial effusion complicating ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Circulation 122:1902-9. 2010
    ..Hospital prognosis of moderate to severe pericardial effusion (MPE; ≥10 mm) in ST-elevation myocardial infarction is largely unknown...
  9. ncbi request reprint Early negative T waves and viable myocardium in patients with a first ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronària Secció d Hemodinàmica, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona 08035, Spain
    J Electrocardiol 38:171-8. 2005
    ..In conclusion, deep NTW after ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes tends to be associated with a more preserved myocardium but it is neither a sensitive nor a specific marker of viable myocardium...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of plasma serotonin levels in patients with variant angina pectoris versus healed myocardial infarction
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 96:204-7. 2005
    ..Moreover, patients with variant angina pectoris also had greater levels of nitrite and nitrate plasma levels than did control subjects or patients with healed myocardial infarction, partly, perhaps, as a compensatory mechanism...
  11. doi request reprint Acute cardiac syndromes without significant coronary stenosis: differential features between myocardial infarction and apical-ballooning syndrome
    Josefa Cortadellas
    Unitat Coronaria, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Coron Artery Dis 22:435-41. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognosis of clinical variables, coronary reserve and extent of coronary disease in patients with a first episode of unstable angina
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronària i Secció d Hemodinàmica, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, P Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cardiol 98:27-34. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Relevance of multivessel disease in the development of in-hospital refractory angina and myocardial infarction in patients with unstable angina
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, P Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cardiol 94:221-7. 2004
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  14. doi request reprint Lower tissue factor inhibition in patients with ST segment elevation than in patients with non ST elevation acute myocardial infarction
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Area del Cor, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Thromb Res 130:458-62. 2012
    ..We hypothesize, however, that STEMI patients may present lower tissue factor plasma inhibition to partly account for their more persistent coronary thrombotic occlusion...
  15. ncbi request reprint ST segment elevation at 72 hours in patients with a first anterior myocardial infarction best correlates with pre-discharge and 1-year regional contractility and ventricular dilatation
    Josefa Cortadellas
    Unitat Coronària Secció d Hemodinàmica, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Heart J 25:224-31. 2004
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  16. ncbi request reprint Comparison of clinical and angiographic features and longterm follow-up events between patients with variant angina and patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cardiol 111:256-62. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint Acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema--relevance of multivessel disease, conduction abnormalities and silent ischemia
    Carlos Pena-Gil
    Unitat Coronaria, Servei de Cardiología Hospital General Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, P Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cardiol 103:59-66. 2005
    ..This diagnosis, however, may often be overlooked if no serial enzymatic sampling is performed given the increased frequency of conduction abnormalities and lack of anginal pain...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of lead aVR in patients with a first non-ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction
    José A Barrabés
    Unitat Coronaria, Servicio de Cardiologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Circulation 108:814-9. 2003
    ..ST-segment elevation in lead aVR has been associated with severe coronary artery lesions in patients with acute coronary syndromes, but the prognostic significance of this finding is unknown...
  19. ncbi request reprint Nature and progression of pericardial effusion in patients with a first myocardial infarction: relationship to age and free wall rupture
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Am Heart J 144:251-8. 2002
    ..Left ventricular free wall rupture (FWR) usually develops within the first days of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) without warning, but it is uncertain whether a mild pericardial effusion might herald this complication...
  20. doi request reprint High incidence of TIMI flow 0 to I in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction without electrocardiographic lytic criteria
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Am Heart J 158:1011-7. 2009
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  21. doi request reprint Usefulness of electrocardiographic and echocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy to predict adverse events in patients with a first non-ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction
    José A Barrabés
    Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 103:455-60. 2009
    ..Echocardiographic LVH did not appear to add prognostic information to the electrocardiogram. However, considering LVH criteria in a more quantitative manner may augment their ability to predict adverse events in this population...
  22. doi request reprint Activation of polymorphonuclear leukocytes and increased plasma vasoconstrictors in vasospastic and nonvasospastic angina
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronària and Laboratorio de Cardiología Experimental, Servei de Cardiologia, Barcelona, Spain
    Can J Cardiol 27:601-5. 2011
    ..Our objective was to investigate the association between enhanced coronary vasoconstriction and increased circulating levels of vasoconstrictor agents...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effect of clinical variables on the correlation between amount of ST elevation and myocardial scintigraphic perfusion defect during coronary occlusion
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Servei de Cardiologia and Servei de Medicina Nuclear Hospital Universitari General Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    J Electrocardiol 40:282-7. 2007
    ..We investigated if the correlation between the amount of ST elevation (STE) and myocardial ischemia could be altered by variables such as hypertension or body mass index (BMI)...
  24. doi request reprint Changes in hospital mortality rates in 425 patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction and cardiac rupture over a 30-year period
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital General Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, P Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Circulation 118:2783-9. 2008
    ..Possible changes in the incidence and outcome of cardiac rupture in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction over a long period of time have not been investigated...
  25. ncbi request reprint Coincidental annual distribution of first and second acute myocardial infarction
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 89:1416-20. 2002
  26. doi request reprint Antagonism of P2Y12 or GPIIb/IIIa receptors reduces platelet-mediated myocardial injury after ischaemia and reperfusion in isolated rat hearts
    José A Barrabés
    Servicio de Cardiologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Passeig Vall d Hebron 119 129, Barcelona, Spain
    Thromb Haemost 104:128-35. 2010
    ..The results support the notion that very early antiplatelet treatment might reduce infarct size by direct effects on reperfused myocardium in these patients...
  27. doi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction: estimation of at-risk and salvaged myocardium at myocardial perfusion SPECT 1 month after infarction
    Guillermo Romero-Farina
    Departments of Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine, and Radiology, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Vall d Hebron Institut de Recerca, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Paseo Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Radiology 269:577-84. 2013
    ..To estimate at-risk and salvaged myocardium by using gated single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) myocardial perfusion imaging after acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Severe thrombocytopenia complicating giant left atrial rhabdomyosarcoma
    Omar Abdul-Jawad
    Cardiology Service, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Pg Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cardiol 150:e15-6. 2011
    ..The patient presented a fatal intracranial hemorrhage 2 weeks after surgery...