Ana Timóteo

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  1. doi request reprint Usefulness of right ventricular and right atrial two-dimensional speckle tracking strain to predict late arrhythmic events in adult patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot
    Ana T Timoteo
    Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central, Lisboa, Portugal Electronic address
    Rev Port Cardiol . 2016
  2. doi request reprint External validation of the ProACS score for risk stratification of patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital Santa Marta, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Lisboa, Portugal Electronic address
    Rev Port Cardiol 35:323-8. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Role of intra-aortic balloon pump counterpulsation in the treatment of acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock: Evidence from the Portuguese nationwide registry
    Ana T Timoteo
    1 Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Lisbon, Portugal
    Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care 5:23-31. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Validation of two US risk scores for percutaneous coronary intervention in a single-center Portuguese population of patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Ana T Timoteo
    Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Lisbon, Portugal Electronic address
    Rev Port Cardiol 35:73-8. 2016
  5. doi request reprint Predictive impact on medium-term mortality of hematological parameters in Acute Coronary Syndromes: added value on top of GRACE risk score
    Ana T Timoteo
    Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central, Portugal
    Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care 4:172-9. 2015
  6. doi request reprint Prognostic impact of admission blood glucose for all-cause mortality in patients with acute coronary syndromes: added value on top of GRACE risk score
    Ana T Timoteo
    Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Lisbon, Portugal
    Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care 3:257-63. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Is it possible to simplify risk stratification scores for patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary angioplasty?
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, EPE, Lisbon, Portugal Electronic address
    Rev Port Cardiol 32:967-73. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Carotid intima-media thickness and carotid plaques improves prediction of obstructive angiographic coronary artery disease in women
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Department of Cardiology, Santa Marta Hospital, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central, EPE, Rua Santa Marta, Lisbon, Portugal
    Angiology 64:57-63. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Does metabolic syndrome predict significant angiographic coronary artery disease?
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central, EPE, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 31:769-78. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Can metabolic syndrome presence predict carotid intima-media thickness?
    Ana T Timoteo
    Department of Cardiology, Santa Marta Hospital, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central, EPE, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 14:507-13. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Usefulness of right ventricular and right atrial two-dimensional speckle tracking strain to predict late arrhythmic events in adult patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot
    Ana T Timoteo
    Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central, Lisboa, Portugal Electronic address
    Rev Port Cardiol . 2016
    ..To determine whether right ventricular and/or atrial speckle tracking strain is associated with previous arrhythmic events in patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot...
  2. doi request reprint External validation of the ProACS score for risk stratification of patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital Santa Marta, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Lisboa, Portugal Electronic address
    Rev Port Cardiol 35:323-8. 2016
    ..Our center only recently participated in the registry and was not included in the cohort used for developing the score. Our objective was to perform an external validation of this risk score for short- and long-term follow-up...
  3. doi request reprint Role of intra-aortic balloon pump counterpulsation in the treatment of acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock: Evidence from the Portuguese nationwide registry
    Ana T Timoteo
    1 Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Lisbon, Portugal
    Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care 5:23-31. 2016
    ..It was our objective to evaluate in a real life nationwide population of patients with acute myocardial infarction the impact of IABP in short- and medium-term mortality...
  4. doi request reprint Validation of two US risk scores for percutaneous coronary intervention in a single-center Portuguese population of patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Ana T Timoteo
    Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Lisbon, Portugal Electronic address
    Rev Port Cardiol 35:73-8. 2016
    ..We sought to validate these scores in a European population with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and to compare their predictive accuracy with that of the GRACE risk score...
  5. doi request reprint Predictive impact on medium-term mortality of hematological parameters in Acute Coronary Syndromes: added value on top of GRACE risk score
    Ana T Timoteo
    Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central, Portugal
    Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care 4:172-9. 2015
    ..Red Cell Distribution Width (RDW) prognostic value in patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) has been well validated whereas that of Platelet Distribution Width (PDW) is less well known...
  6. doi request reprint Prognostic impact of admission blood glucose for all-cause mortality in patients with acute coronary syndromes: added value on top of GRACE risk score
    Ana T Timoteo
    Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Lisbon, Portugal
    Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care 3:257-63. 2014
    ..However, this parameter is not included in risk prediction scores, including GRACE risk score. We sought to evaluate whether the inclusion of blood glucose at admission in a model with GRACE risk score improves risk stratification...
  7. doi request reprint Is it possible to simplify risk stratification scores for patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary angioplasty?
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, EPE, Lisbon, Portugal Electronic address
    Rev Port Cardiol 32:967-73. 2013
    ..However, these are complex and require several variables. The aim of this study was to obtain a reduced model with fewer variables and similar predictive and discriminative ability...
  8. doi request reprint Carotid intima-media thickness and carotid plaques improves prediction of obstructive angiographic coronary artery disease in women
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Department of Cardiology, Santa Marta Hospital, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central, EPE, Rua Santa Marta, Lisbon, Portugal
    Angiology 64:57-63. 2013
    ..Although cIMT cannot be used as a sole indicator of CAD, it should be considered in the panel of investigations that is requested, particularly in women who are candidates for coronary angiography...
  9. doi request reprint Does metabolic syndrome predict significant angiographic coronary artery disease?
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central, EPE, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 31:769-78. 2012
    ..We aimed to study the independent predictors for significant CAD, and to analyze the impact of MS (by the AHA/NHLBI definition) on CAD...
  10. doi request reprint Can metabolic syndrome presence predict carotid intima-media thickness?
    Ana T Timoteo
    Department of Cardiology, Santa Marta Hospital, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central, EPE, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 14:507-13. 2012
    ..Nonmodifiable variables (age and gender) are the most important determinants of cIMT, as well as blood glucose, in MS patients. Abdominal obesity was protective. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2012;00:00-00. ©2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc...
  11. doi request reprint [Incidence of ventricular arrhythmias in patients with severe left ventricular systolic dysfunction: is there a benefit after cardiac resynchronization therapy?]
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, CHLC EPE, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 30:823-8. 2011
    ..The impact of this modality in the incidence of ventricular tachyarrhythmias remains controversial. We analysed the occurrence of appropriate therapies in P submitted to CRT combined with a cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Adherence to guidelines in the treatment of acute coronary syndromes: progress over time
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Serviço Cardiologia, Hospital Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 27:803-12. 2008
    ..We analyzed the clinical implementation of these recommendations in our patient population between 2002 and 2005...
  13. doi request reprint Impact of body mass index in the results after primary angioplasty in patients with ST segment elevation acute myocardial infarction
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central EPE, Portugal
    Acute Card Care 13:123-8. 2011
    ..Obese patients submitted to elective coronary angioplasty have a paradoxical reduction in hospital and long-term mortality. In primary angioplasty setting, the relation with Body Mass Index (BMI) is less studied...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Tilt testing in the diagnosis and treatment of syncope]
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Servico de Cardiologia Hospital de Santa Marta, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, EPE, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 29:1713-24. 2010
    ..In this review, we will talk about clinical practice aspects related with tilt testing...
  15. ncbi request reprint Expression of subclinical atherosclerosis for different cardiovascular risk factors in young populations
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Serviço Cardiologia e Serviço de Radiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central EPE, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 29:1181-90. 2010
    ..Carotid intima-media thickness (cIMT) is considered an early marker for atherosclerosis, but there are few studies on the expression of this marker in younger populations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic variables predictive of appropriate therapies for ventricular tachyarrhythmia in patients undergoing combined cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Serviço Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 29:1009-19. 2010
    ..The significant risk of sudden arrhythmic death in patients with congestive heart failure and electromechanical ventricular dyssynchrony has led to increased use of combined cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) devices...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of obesity on results after primary angioplasty in patients with ST segment elevation acute myocardial infarction
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central EPE, Lisboa
    Rev Port Cardiol 29:999-1008. 2010
    ..The relation with body mass index (BMI) has been less studied in the context of primary angioplasty...
  18. ncbi request reprint Primary angiosarcoma of the pericardium: case report and review of the literature
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Santa Marta Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
    Kardiol Pol 68:802-5. 2010
    ..We present the case of a 50 year-old patient with localised pericardial angiosarcoma who survived 23 months after diagnosis with a combined approach of chemotherapy and surgery...
  19. doi request reprint Does admission NT-proBNP increase the prognostic accuracy of GRACE risk score in the prediction of short-term mortality after acute coronary syndromes?
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
    Acute Card Care 11:236-42. 2009
    ..We studied short-term prognostic impact of admission NT-proBNP in patients admitted for ACS and in association with GRACE risk score (GRS)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Primary idiopathic chylopericardium
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 28:325-32. 2009
    ..We present the case of a 52-year-old male patient with primary chylopericardium. We discuss the diagnostic approach, as well as the favorable clinical evolution with conservative management...
  21. ncbi request reprint Does the new International Diabetes Federation definition of metabolic syndrome improve prediction of coronary artery disease and carotid intima-media thickening?
    Ana Timóteo
    Serviços de Cardiologia e de Radiologia do Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 28:173-81. 2009
    ..The new definition of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) increases the population with this entity, compared to the NCEP ATP III definition...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prognostic impact of peak oxygen uptake and percentage of predicted value of peak oxygen uptake in patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide
    Rev Port Cardiol 22:203-11. 2003
    ..In theory, the measurement of VO2max relative to a normal subject should improve its predictive capacity, because VO2max is influenced by gender, weight, physical activity and age...
  23. doi request reprint Head-up tilt testing with different nitroglycerin dosages: experience in elderly patients with unexplained syncope
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, R Santa Marta, 1169 024 Lisboa, Portugal
    Europace 10:1091-4. 2008
    ..The aim of this article is to evaluate, in an elderly population with unexplained syncope, whether the impact of sublingual nitroglycerin (NTG) used as a provocative agent is dose-dependent...
  24. ncbi request reprint Isolated cleft of the anterior mitral valve leaflet
    Ana Timóteo
    Echocardiography Laboratory, Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, R Santa Marta, 1169 024 Lisbon, Portugal
    Eur J Echocardiogr 8:59-62. 2007
    ..We present a clinical case with this entity...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Safety evaluation of the use of femural percutaneous closure systems with simultaneous use of abciximab
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide
    Rev Port Cardiol 22:1063-72. 2003
    ..Femoral percutaneous closure devices can reduce immobilization time, but their safety in the presence of abciximab in respect to hemorrhage has not been clearly determined...
  27. ncbi request reprint Lymphoma with clinical presentation of a primary pericardial tumor
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Serviços de Cardiologia e Anatomia Patológica, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 22:1385-91. 2003
    ..Evaluation led to the identification of a cardiac tumor with unusual clinical presentation and with a rapid and fatal evolution. Pathologic analysis identified a B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma...
  28. ncbi request reprint Nitric oxide in the management of pulmonary hypertension in the context of cardiac surgery in the adult
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Serviço de Cirurgia Cardiotorácica, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 22:1503-11. 2003
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  29. ncbi request reprint Importance of complex additional stenosis after primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction in medium-term prognosis
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 23:853-64. 2004
    ..The presence of additional stenosis, especially if complex, can have an impact on prognosis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Complications of the cardiopulmonary stress test in patients with depressed left ventricular systolic function
    Ana T Timoteo
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Cruz, Camaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 23:1519-30. 2004
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  31. ncbi request reprint Tilt test in elderly patients with syncope of unknown etiology: experience with pharmacological stimulation with nitroglycerin
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 24:945-53. 2005
    ..In elderly patients, the prevalence of syncope increases, is associated with a worse outcome and frequently requires several complementary tests...
  32. ncbi request reprint The prognostic impact of renal failure in patients with ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Cardiology Department, Santa Maria Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
    Kardiol Pol 63:373-8; discussion 379-80. 2005
    ..In ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction (STEAMI), this impact has not been well demonstrated...
  33. ncbi request reprint Is chronic nitrate therapy associated with a different clinical presentation of acute coronary syndrome?
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 26:135-43. 2007
    ..Nitrate therapy can induce ischemic preconditioning with a consequent increase in tolerance to ischemia. In the context of acute coronary syndromes (ACS), nitrates may result in a different presentation. with greater protection...
  34. ncbi request reprint Identifying a cardiac source of embolism by transesophageal echocardiography: review of a 12-year experience
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Laboratorio de Ecocardiografía, Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 26:993-1006. 2007
    ..Peripheral embolism is frequently related to a cardiac source of embolism. Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is a useful tool for identifying such sources...
  35. ncbi request reprint Use of nitroglycerin in the active phase of tilt testing: is there a difference in elderly patients?
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 26:321-30. 2007
    ..Stimulation with sublingual nitroglycerin is generally well tolerated and increases test sensitivity, shortening the test duration; this also allows the test to be applied in elderly patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint An unusual case of fungal endocarditis
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Laboratorio de Ecocardiografía, Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 26:661-6. 2007
    ..The patient was treated with medical therapy only (voriconazole); after 5 months of therapy, she is without fever and transesophageal echocardiography shows that the thrombus and vegetations have disappeared...
  37. doi request reprint Admission heart rate as a predictor of mortality in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Ana Teresa Timoteo
    Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, EPE Lisbon, Portugal
    Acute Card Care 13:205-10. 2011
    ..Heart rate (HR) is a prognostic factor in stable angina. However, in the context of acute coronary syndromes (ACS), it is less studied...
  38. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implications of tissue Doppler in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy
    Ana Galrinho
    Servico de Cardiologia, Laboratorio de Ecocardiografía, Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 25:781-93. 2006
    ..Previous studies have shown that a ratio of early transmitral flow velocity to early diastolic velocity of the mitral annulus (E/E') of > 15, obtained by tissue Doppler imaging (TDI), correlates with left ventricular filling pressure...
  39. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of low-dose dobutamine echocardiography in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Ana Galrinho
    Servico de Cardiologia do Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 24:1491-501. 2005
    ..Low-dose dobutamine stress echocardiography is a common and useful technique to assess myocardial viability in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy...
  40. ncbi request reprint Left main percutaneous coronary intervention in ST elevation myocardial infarction
    Ruben Ramos
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 27:965-73. 2008
    ..ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) with the culprit lesion in the left main artery is a rare cardiac emergency with a poor prognosis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Effects of stimulation and blockade of the autonomic nervous system on atrial refractoriness in patients with lone paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Mario Martins Oliveira
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 28:655-70. 2009
    ..Heterogeneous shortening of the atrial effective refractory period (AERP) and increased dispersion of refractoriness (disp_A) predispose to recurrent episodes of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint Primary coronary angioplasty in the elderly
    Joana Feliciano
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 24:205-14. 2005
    ..Primary coronary angioplasty is the best therapeutic approach in acute myocardial infarction (AMI), and more so in the population aged over 75 years, in whom the hemorrhagic risk of thrombolysis becomes almost unacceptable...
  44. ncbi request reprint Differences in outcome in primary angioplasty in women
    Joana Feliciano
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 24:193-201. 2005
    ..Several factors have been associated with worse outcome in AMI in females. Are there differences in outcome in women undergoing PTCA for AMI?..
  45. ncbi request reprint Temporal variations in microvolt T-wave alternans testing after acute myocardial infarction
    Mario Martins Oliveira
    Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 12:98-103. 2007
    ..There is lack of data concerning prospective temporal variations in TWA measurements after acute myocardial infarction (AMI). We analysed the temporal patterns of TWA in post-AMI patients...
  46. ncbi request reprint False positive responses to head-up tilt testing in elderly patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Mario Martins Oliveira
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital Santa Marta Hospital, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 27:1383-94. 2008
    ..The clinical pattern of vagally mediated PAF has been observed mainly in young patients. Neurocardiogenic responses during orthostatic stress are related to autonomic reflexes in which the vagal influence predominates...
  47. ncbi request reprint Selective pulmonary vasodilators for severe pulmonary hypertension: comparison between endpoints
    Joana Feliciano
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 24:399-404. 2005
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  48. ncbi request reprint Correlation between NT-proBNP values and changes in functional capacity in patients with chronic heart failure
    Rita Fernandes
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 26:1329-44. 2007
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  49. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of neutrophil response in the era of acute myocardial infarction mechanical reperfusion
    António José Fiarresga
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 23:1387-96. 2004
    ..In ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients treated with primary angioplasty, neutrophil response and its prognostic significance are not entirely understood...
  50. ncbi request reprint Enhanced dispersion of atrial refractoriness as an electrophysiological substrate for vulnerability to atrial fibrillation in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Mario Martins Oliveira
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 26:691-702. 2007
    ..It has been related to an increase in heterogeneity of atrial refractoriness that facilitates the occurrence of multiple reentry wavelets and vulnerability to AF...
  51. ncbi request reprint Alterations in autonomic response head-up tilt testing in paroxysmal atrial fibrillation patients: a wavelet analysis
    Mario Martins Oliveira
    Servico de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 28:243-57. 2009
    ..Wavelet transform has emerged as a useful tool that provides time-frequency decomposition of the signal under investigation, enabling intermittent components of transient phenomena to be analyzed...
  52. doi request reprint Mitral valve myxomas: an unusual entity
    Ricardo Gil Oliveira
    Echocardiography Laboratory, Cardiology Department, Santa Marta Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
    Eur J Echocardiogr 9:181-3. 2008
    ..Because of the illustrative images and different presentations, we found it interesting to report and discuss them together...