European Journal of Internal Medicine
March 201910 Articles
Significant and constant increase in hospitalization due to heart failure in Spain over 15 year period
To examine trends in the incidence, characteristics, and in-hospital outcomes of heart failure (HF) hospitalizations from 2001 to 2015 in Spain.
Rheumatoid arthritis patients have higher prevalence and burden of asymptomatic coronary artery disease assessed by coronary computed tomography: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with increased risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) and studies with coronary computed tomography have suggested increased rates of asymptomatic CAD... more
Secular trends in the association between obesity and hypertension among adults in the United States, 1999–2014
To examine the secular trends in the association between obesity and hypertension among American adults between 1999 and 2014.
Takotsubo syndrome is an acute heart failure syndrome often preceded by a trigger factor of physical or emotional origin, although the proportion is unclear. The aim of the present study was to... more
Little is known on the clinical characteristics, risk factors and outcomes during anticoagulation in young patients with acute venous thromboembolism (VTE).
High-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT) represents the biomarker of choice for infarct size (IS) estimation in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). However, admission... more
Letter to the Editor
Obesity is a recognized risk factor for various cardio-metabolic diseases and several indices are used clinically to assess overall cardio-metabolic risk . The metabolic syndrome, which is an... more
The FDA recently approved the use of baloxavir marboxil (baloxavir) in patients aged 12–64 years with uncomplicated influenza . The effectiveness of baloxavir had been tested in one phase III... more
Letters to the Editor
A six-year microbiologic study of hospital-acquired and health-care associated parapneumonic pleural infection
Hospital-acquired (HA) pleural infections, i.e. those with onset of over 48 h upon hospitalization, are associated with high rates of mortality . Health-care associated (HCA) pleural infections... more
Mortality associated with cardiovascular drugs in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and right-sided heart failure – A danish nationwide registry-based study
The optimal medical treatment in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and right-sided heart failure (RHF) is unknown. We aimed to estimate the risks of all-cause mortality... more