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Dan, Gheorghe-Andrei

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Works: 4 works in 13 publications in 1 language and 318 library holdings
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Most widely held works by Gheorghe-Andrei Dan
Atrial fibrillation therapy by Gheorghe-Andrei Dan( )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents the current evidence and practice in the pharmacological treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF) -- Font no determinada AF management has changed significantly in recent years as a new era has begun for the prevention of stroke, one of the most devastating complications of AF -- Font no determinada Prevention of ischemic stroke in AF patients with oral anticoagulants represents a huge challenge and the enormous amount of research is revealing new treatment opportunities at a dizzying pace -- Font no determinada While new classes of antithrombotic drugs for AF treatment are still in their infancy, recent research is revealing how these can be applied with optimal efficacy -- Font no determinada Atrial Fibrillation Therapy includes practical information for readers on applying the guidelines developed as a result of the increased pharmacotherapeutic understanding -- Font no determinada This book also guides trainees, recertifying physicians, and practicing physicians in internal medicine, cardiology, emergency medicine, and clinical pharmacology to apply the new diagnostic tools for selecting the best treatment options for AF patients -- Font no determinada Discusses new diagnostic tools for selecting therapies for AF patients Presents recent research in a highly practical, easy reference style Emphasis on a just-the-facts approach to the treatment options in AF -- Font no determinada
2018 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of syncope( )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Contemporary stroke prevention strategies in 11 096 European patients with atrial fibrillation: a report from the EURObservational Research Programme on Atrial Fibrillation (EORP-AF) Long-Term General Registry( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Abstract Aims Contemporary data regarding atrial fibrillation (AF) management and current use of oral anticoagulants (OACs) for stroke prevention are needed. Methods and results The EURObservational Research Programme on AF (EORP-AF) Long-Term General Registry analysed consecutive AF patients presenting to cardiologists in 250 centres from 27 European countries. From 2013 to 2016, 11 096 patients were enrolled (40.7% female; mean age 69 ± 11 years). At discharge, OACs were used in 9379 patients (84.9%), with non-vitamin K antagonists (NOACs) accounting for 40.9% of OACs. Antiplatelet therapy alone was used by 20% of patients, while no antithrombotic treatment was prescribed in 6.4%. On multivariable analysis, age, hypertension, previous ischaemic stroke, symptomatic AF and planned cardioversion or ablation were independent predictors of OAC use, whereas lone AF, previous haemorrhagic events, chronic kidney disease and admission for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) or non-cardiovascular causes independently predicted OAC non-use. Regarding the OAC type, coronary artery disease, history of heart failure, or valvular heart disease, planned cardioversion and non-AF reasons for admission independently predicted the use of vitamin K antagonists (VKAs). Wide variability among the European regions was observed in the use of NOACs, independently from other clinical factors. Conclusion The EORP-AF Long-Term General Registry provides a full picture of contemporary use of OAC in European AF patients. The overall rate of OACs use was generally high (84.9%), and a series of factors were associated with the prescription of OAC. A significant geographical heterogeneity in prescription of NOACs vs. VKAs was evident
 
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English (12)