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Vagal stimulation for the treatment of heartfailure: a translational success story

The author reflects on the treatment of heartfailure via vagal stimulation. He states that increasing vagal activity by exercise or direct electrical v...

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The life story of Wilhelm Ebstein (1836-1912) and his almost overlooked description of a congenital heartdisease.

Mann RJ, Lie JT (1979) The life story of Wilhelm Ebstein (1836–1912) and his almost overlooked description of a congenital heartdisease. Mayo Clin Pro...

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HeartFailure 99 -- the MOXCON story.

Int J Cardiol. 1999 Oct 31;71(2):109-11. Clinical Trial; Comment; Editorial; Randomized Controlled Trial

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Translational success stories: angiotensin receptor 1 antagonists in heartfailure

The title of the proposed series of reviews is Translational Success Stories. The definition of "translation" according to Webster is, "an act, process,...

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A story of maladies, misconceptions and mishaps: effective management of heartfailure

Congestive heartfailure (CHF) is a common chronic disease with effective therapy, yet interventions to improve outcomes have met with limited success...

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Harmony of the World, and: HeartFailure, and: The Kentucky Stories, and: Fetching the Dead (review)

reviews 141 also with good humor, and sometimes compassion. The poem "Liberace" deserves to be quoted: It took generations to mature this figure. Every day it had to be caught sneaking off to its piano lesson and beaten up. Every day ...

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The opposite of heartfailure . . . and other stories

The opposite of heartfailure is heart success—meaning the recovery of function in a previously impaired heart. Patients whose left systolic ejection fraction improved with treatment comprised 16.3% of a series of 2166 participants o...

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Protein kinase Cα & p38 protein kinase in heartfailure : old stories, new players.

Cardiac hypertrophy is characterized by an enlargement of the heart associated with an increase in cardiomyocyte cell volume and the re-expression of certain fetal genes. Hypertrophic growth of the adult myocardium can occur in respon...

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Apoptosis and the systolic dysfunction in congestive heartfailure. Story of apoptosis interruptus and zombie myocytes.

Congestive heartfailure (CHF) affects approximately 5 million people in the United States and is a contributing factor in more than 250,000 deaths annu...

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Gene diversity muddles heartdiseasestory

Gene diversity muddles heartdiseasestory. Gene diversity muddles heartdiseasestory. Science. 1998 Feb 27 ;279(5355):1307. PubMed Your browsing activity is empty. Activity recording is turned off. Turn recording back on See more...

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