Carlos Aguiar

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effective radiation dose of three diagnostic tests in cardiology: single photon emission computed tomography, invasive coronary angiography and cardiac computed tomography angiography
    Pedro de Araújo Gonçalves
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental, Lisboa, Portugal CEDOC Chronic Diseases Research Center Faculdade de Ciências Médicas UNL, Lisboa, Portugal Centro Cardiovascular, Hospital da Luz, Lisboa, Portugal Electronic address
    Rev Port Cardiol 32:981-6. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Coronary computed tomography angiography-adapted Leaman score as a tool to noninvasively quantify total coronary atherosclerotic burden
    Pedro de Araújo Gonçalves
    Cardiology Department, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Ocidental, Lisbon, Portugal
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 29:1575-84. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Diabetes as an independent predictor of high atherosclerotic burden assessed by coronary computed tomography angiography: the coronary artery disease equivalent revisited
    Pedro de Araújo Gonçalves
    Cardiology Department, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Ocidental, Av Prof Reinaldo dos Santos, 2790 134 Carnaxide, Lisbon, Portugal
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 29:1105-14. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Nonobstructive coronary disease leading to STEMI: assessment of residual stenosis after thrombus aspiration
    Pedro de Araújo Gonçalves
    Cardiology Department, Santa Cruz Hospital, West Lisbon Hospital Center, Lisbon, Portugal
    Coron Artery Dis 24:154-9. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Catheter-based renal denervation for resistant hypertension performed by radial access
    Pedro de Araújo Gonçalves
    Cardiology Department, Santa Cruz Hospital, CHLO, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Invasive Cardiol 25:147-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint [Renal sympathetic denervation for treatment of resistant hypertension]
    Pedro de Araújo Gonçalves
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 31:671-5. 2012
  7. pmc No fate but what we make: a case of full recovery after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Mafalda Miranda
    Anesthesiology Department, Hospital Curry Cabral, Lisbon, Portugal
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 17:63. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint [Constrictive pericarditis: an early diagnosis?]
    P A Gonçalves
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide
    Rev Port Cardiol 20:1117-23. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Angioplasty of unprotected distal left main, carotid and peripheral arteries
    Pedro de Araújo Gonçalves
    Laboratório de Hemodiálise, Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 24:1027-30. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiac CT: the end of invasive coronary angiography as a diagnostic procedure?
    Pedro de Araújo Gonçalves
    Hospital da Luz, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 28:825-42. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Effective radiation dose of three diagnostic tests in cardiology: single photon emission computed tomography, invasive coronary angiography and cardiac computed tomography angiography
    Pedro de Araújo Gonçalves
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental, Lisboa, Portugal CEDOC Chronic Diseases Research Center Faculdade de Ciências Médicas UNL, Lisboa, Portugal Centro Cardiovascular, Hospital da Luz, Lisboa, Portugal Electronic address
    Rev Port Cardiol 32:981-6. 2013
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Coronary computed tomography angiography-adapted Leaman score as a tool to noninvasively quantify total coronary atherosclerotic burden
    Pedro de Araújo Gonçalves
    Cardiology Department, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Ocidental, Lisbon, Portugal
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 29:1575-84. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Diabetes as an independent predictor of high atherosclerotic burden assessed by coronary computed tomography angiography: the coronary artery disease equivalent revisited
    Pedro de Araújo Gonçalves
    Cardiology Department, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Ocidental, Av Prof Reinaldo dos Santos, 2790 134 Carnaxide, Lisbon, Portugal
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 29:1105-14. 2013
    ..In this report, the relative geographic distribution of the plaques within each subgroup, favored a more mid-to-distal localization in the diabetic patients...
  4. doi request reprint Nonobstructive coronary disease leading to STEMI: assessment of residual stenosis after thrombus aspiration
    Pedro de Araújo Gonçalves
    Cardiology Department, Santa Cruz Hospital, West Lisbon Hospital Center, Lisbon, Portugal
    Coron Artery Dis 24:154-9. 2013
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Catheter-based renal denervation for resistant hypertension performed by radial access
    Pedro de Araújo Gonçalves
    Cardiology Department, Santa Cruz Hospital, CHLO, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Invasive Cardiol 25:147-9. 2013
    ..Nevertheless, with the current available system, this approach is difficult and cannot be widely used, not only because of the length but also because of the stiffness of the catheter...
  6. doi request reprint [Renal sympathetic denervation for treatment of resistant hypertension]
    Pedro de Araújo Gonçalves
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 31:671-5. 2012
    ..The procedure consists of the application of radiofrequency energy inside the renal arteries to ablate afferent and efferent sympathetic renal activity, which has been implicated in the pathophysiology of hypertension...
  7. pmc No fate but what we make: a case of full recovery after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Mafalda Miranda
    Anesthesiology Department, Hospital Curry Cabral, Lisbon, Portugal
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 17:63. 2009
    ..Furthermore, the swiftness in the detection and treatment of the acute reversible cause (myocardial ischemia in this case) was crucial for long-term prognosis...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Constrictive pericarditis: an early diagnosis?]
    P A Gonçalves
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide
    Rev Port Cardiol 20:1117-23. 2001
    ..The development of mitral regurgitation after pericardiectomy has enriched this case with an unusual, but previously described, complication of this type of surgery...
  9. ncbi request reprint Angioplasty of unprotected distal left main, carotid and peripheral arteries
    Pedro de Araújo Gonçalves
    Laboratório de Hemodiálise, Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 24:1027-30. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiac CT: the end of invasive coronary angiography as a diagnostic procedure?
    Pedro de Araújo Gonçalves
    Hospital da Luz, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 28:825-42. 2009
    ..CTA is not limited to non-invasive coronary angiography; it can make important additional diagnostic contributions in both extra-coronary cardiac evaluation, such as left ventricular function, and assessment of extracardiac findings...
  11. ncbi request reprint TIMI, PURSUIT, and GRACE risk scores: sustained prognostic value and interaction with revascularization in NSTE-ACS
    Pedro de Araújo Gonçalves
    Cardiology Department, Santa Cruz Hospital, Av Prof Dr Reinaldo dos Santos, 2790 134, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Eur Heart J 26:865-72. 2005
    ..We sought to compare the prognostic value of three ACS risk scores (RSs) and their ability to predict benefit from myocardial revascularization performed during initial hospitalization...
  12. ncbi request reprint Identification of pulmonary vein foci by non-contact mapping in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Pedro Adragao
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 22:475-86. 2003
    ..We investigated the feasibility of non-contact mapping (EnSite) for identification and successful ablation of pulmonary vein foci in such cases...
  13. doi request reprint Does continuous ST-segment monitoring add prognostic information to the TIMI, PURSUIT, and GRACE risk scores?
    Pedro Carmo
    Department of Cardiology, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 16:239-49. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate whether CSTM adds prognostic information to the risk scores (RS) currently used...
  14. ncbi request reprint Epicardial electroanatomical mapping for intraoperative evaluation of bilateral pulmonary vein isolation
    Pedro Adragao
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Av Prof Dr Reinaldo dos Santos, 2975 Carnaxide
    Rev Port Cardiol 22:885-95. 2003
    ..1 mV and not reduced by > 80%, a second application was performed. A maximum of 2 epicardial applications were carried out in each pt and if the final result was unsatisfactory, further endocardial applications were performed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Electrical disconnection versus anatomical isolation of the pulmonary veins: two sides of the same treatment for atrial fibrillation?
    Pedro Adragao
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 22:777-87. 2003
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome in patients with prior percutaneous coronary intervention
    José Ferreira Santos
    Serviço de Cardiologia do Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 24:805-16. 2005
    ..This study characterizes these patients and investigates the impact of prior PCI on their prognosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ablation of atrial fibrillation in mitral valve disease patients: five year follow-up after percutaneous pulmonary vein isolation and mitral balloon valvuloplasty
    Pedro Adragao
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital Santa Cruz, Carnaxide
    Rev Port Cardiol 22:1025-36. 2003
    ..Balloon mitral valvuloplasty is currently the preferred procedure for patients with mitral stenosis and a favorable valve anatomy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous ablation of atrial fibrillation: assessment of outcomes at 1-year follow-up
    Pedro Pulido Adragão
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 22:1301-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine intermediate and long-term outcomes after percutaneous AF ablation and predictors of successful treatment...
  19. doi request reprint Diagnosis of myocardial infarction using the new universal definition: is it enough for risk stratification and guiding decision for revascularization?
    Rita Calé
    Hospital Santa Cruz, CHLO, Cardiology, Lisbon, Portugal
    Acute Card Care 12:130-7. 2010
    ..Conclusions: In a contemporary unselected population with NSTE-ACS, the universal definition of MI alone was not adequate for risk assessment and revascularization decision making. These purposes were fully addressed with the GRS...
  20. ncbi request reprint Atrial flutter ablation: correlation between isthmic activation times and flutter cycle
    Katya Reis-Santos
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 23:533-44. 2004
    ..Bidirectional isthmus block is a criterion of successful ablation and is associated with the presence of different activation times on each side of the ablation line...
  21. ncbi request reprint Revascularization and prognosis in female patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide
    Rev Port Cardiol 22:367-74. 2003
    ..After an acute myocardial infarction, women have a higher risk of death or reinfarction. In unstable angina, female gender seems to be protective. On the other hand, studies suggest that women are less frequently given coronary angiography...
  22. ncbi request reprint Ventral cardiac denervation reduces the incidence of atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Joao Melo
    Santa Cruz Hospital, Carnaxide, Portugal
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:511-6. 2004
    ..Because the autonomic nervous system is an important determinant in the appearance of atrial fibrillation, we have assessed the role of ventral cardiac denervation for its prevention...
  23. doi request reprint [Acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock: what changed over a 10-year time span?]
    Helder Dores
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental, Carnaxide, Portugal Electronic address
    Rev Port Cardiol 32:673-80. 2013
    ..Despite improvements in treatment, mortality associated with cardiogenic shock (CS) following acute myocardial infarction remains high...
  24. pmc Subacute left ventricle free wall rupture after acute myocardial infarction: awareness of the clinical signs and early use of echocardiography may be life-saving
    Luis Raposo
    Cardiology Department, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Avenida Prof, Reinaldo dos Santos, 2790 134 Carnaxide, Portugal
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 4:46. 2006
    ..This case illustrates that subacute LVFWR provides an opportunity for intervention. Recognition of the diversity of presentation and prompt use of echocardiography may be life-saving...
  25. ncbi request reprint Metabolic score--a simple risk marker in non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Luis Raposo
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 25:155-71. 2006
    ..Atherothrombotic coronary artery disease is increasingly recognized as part of a systemic metabolic disorder. However, little is known about the significance of metabolic dysfunction in the setting of acute coronary syndrome...
  26. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation and effective refractory period of the pulmonary vein ostia
    Pedro Adragao
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 21:1125-34. 2002
    ..The role of pulmonary veins (PV) in AF initiation is documented, and the recent demonstration of persistent fibrillatory activity in an isolated PV suggests that the PV play a role in the maintenance of AF...
  27. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of bilateral pulmonary vein isolation for the treatment of atrial fibrillation: value of postoperative electrophysiological study
    Pedro Adragao
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 21:1281-93. 2002
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint The value of routine intracoronary ultrasound to assess coronary artery disease in cardiac allograft recipients
    Rita Calé
    Departamento de Cardiologia e Cirurgia Cárdio Torácica, Hospital Santa Cruz, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 29:231-41. 2010
    ..Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) is a sensitive imaging technique that provides detailed quantification of coronary atherosclerosis burden and could be a complement to routine angiography...
  29. doi request reprint [Diagnosis, prevention and treatment of cardiac allograft vasculopathy]
    Rita Calé
    Departamento de Cardiologia e Cirurgia Cardiotorácica, Hospital Santa Cruz, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 31:721-30. 2012
    ..This paper reviews contemporary concepts in the pathophysiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of allograft vasculopathy, highlighting areas that are the subject of ongoing research...
  30. doi request reprint A rare case of persistent troponin elevation in a patient with chronic heart failure
    Gonçalo Cardoso
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Ocidental, Carnaxide, Portugal Electronic address
    Rev Port Cardiol 32:931-3. 2013
    ..Two years later, she presented signs of heart failure and left ventricular systolic dysfunction with persistent troponin I elevation, followed by progressive worsening of ventricular dysfunction. ..
  31. ncbi request reprint Myocardial revascularization reverses adverse outcome in non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes complicated by heart failure
    Luis Raposo
    Servçgo de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 29:1131-42. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish the effect of myocardial revascularization on prognosis in this setting...
  32. ncbi request reprint Electronanatomical mapping and ablation of atrial tachycardias with the CARTO system
    Diogo Cavaco
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 21:407-18. 2002
    ..No attempt was made to limit procedure or fluoroscopy time in our study. Nonetheless all procedures lasted less than 150 min, and fluoroscopy times were less than 30 minutes...
  33. doi request reprint Surgery for atrial fibrillation in patients with mitral valve disease: results at five years from the International Registry of Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
    Joao Melo
    Hospital Sta Cruz, Carnaxide, Portugal
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:863-9. 2008
    ..We sought to assess the clinical and survival benefit of atrial fibrillation surgery in patients submitted to mitral valve surgery after stabilization of postoperative rhythm at 1 year...
  34. pmc Mitral annular disjunction in myxomatous mitral valve disease: a relevant abnormality recognizable by transthoracic echocardiography
    Pedro Carmo
    Cardiology Department, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Avenida Prof, Reinaldo dos Santos, 2790 134 Carnaxide, Portugal
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 8:53. 2010
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol pericarditis--relapsing pericardial effusion in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis
    Luis Raposo
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide, Portgal
    Rev Port Cardiol 24:737-45. 2005
    ..We report the case of a 61-year-old female rheumatoid arthritis patient, who presented with heart failure due to a large pericardial effusion and was successfully treated by a surgical approach...
  36. ncbi request reprint Serologic markers for cytomegalovirus in acute coronary syndromes
    Ana Timóteo
    Serviço de Cardiologia e Laboratório de Microbiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide
    Rev Port Cardiol 22:619-31. 2003
    ..Several studies relate cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection to the development of atherosclerosis. Its influence in triggering acute coronary syndromes (ACS) is not known...
  37. ncbi request reprint The role of early invasive assessment in non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Carlos Aguiar
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital Santa Cruz, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 26:127-31. 2007
  38. ncbi request reprint Aortic coarctation repair in the adult
    Gonçalo Cardoso
    Department of Cardiology, Santa Cruz Hospital, CHLO, Carnaxide, Portugal
    J Card Surg 29:512-8. 2014
    ..doi: 10.1111/jocs.12367 (J Card Surg 2014;29:512-518). ..
  39. ncbi request reprint Value of isolating the pulmonary veins in the treatment of atrial fibrillation. Sinus rhythm recovery after pulmonary vein isolation and persistent fibrillation inside the disconnected pulmonary veins
    Pedro Adragao
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital Santa Cruz, Carnaxide
    Rev Port Cardiol 21:221-7. 2002
  40. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of continuous ST-segment monitoring in patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Carlos Aguiar
    Department of Cardiology, Santa Cruz Hospital, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 7:29-39. 2002
    ..This study investigated whether continuous ST-segment monitoring provides early prognostic information in such patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Prevention of thromboembolism in atrial fibrillation]
    Carlos Aguiar
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, CHLO, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 31:17-26. 2012
    ..These results show a potential to increase the proportion of AF patients adequately anticoagulated, which will represent a significant advance in the prevention of stroke attributable to AF...
  42. ncbi request reprint Portuguese Registry of Acute Coronary Syndromes: seven years of activity
    José Ferreira Santos
    Registo Nacional de Síndromes Coronárias Agudas da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 28:1465-500. 2009
    ..The Portuguese Registry of Acute Coronary Syndromes was established in 2002, with the goal of gathering data on the clinical characteristics, treatment and prognosis of Portuguese patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Influence of prior medication on mode of presentation and prognosis of acute coronary syndromes
    Katya Reis-Santos
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide
    Rev Port Cardiol 21:317-26. 2002
    ..To evaluate the influence of prior medication on mode of presentation and short-term prognosis of acute coronary syndromes (ACS)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Load-independent parameters of diastolic and systolic function by speckle tracking and tissue doppler in hemodialysis patients
    Lígia Mendes
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 27:1011-25. 2008
    ..Whether new echocardiographic methods are load-independent in evaluating left ventricular systolic and diastolic function remains controversial...