Category: Diagnosis and Assessment

Muscle Strength Impacts Exercise Performance in Children with Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot: Insights for Enhanced Follow-Up

A study reveals that children with repaired tetralogy of Fallot experience reduced muscle strength, affecting their exercise performance. The correlation between muscle strength and exercise capacity emphasizes the need to consider muscle strength measurements in follow-up evaluations. These findings shed light on interpreting cardiopulmonary exercise test results for this patient population.

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Personalized Precision Medicine: ESC Guidelines Aid Risk Stratification for Non-ST-Elevation ACS Patients Undergoing PCI

The 2020 ESC guidelines offer a valuable tool for clinicians to determine thrombotic risk categories in non-ST-elevation ACS patients undergoing PCI. High-risk patients, as identified by the guidelines, are found to have a significantly increased bleeding risk. These findings pave the way for personalized precision medicine in managing this patient population.

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