Safety of Hydrochlorothiazide in the Real World: A Commentary on the Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA) Pronouncements
Valerio Massimo Magro, MD, Carla Coppola, MD, Eugenio Boccalone, MD, Michele Caturano, MD, Giovanni Scala, MD and Walter Verrusio, MD, PhD
Article Type: Commentaries | First Published: October 14, 2019
Thiazide diuretic drugs are the most commonly used molecules for the treatment of systemic hypertension. Despite their established role in the treatment of this disease, well recognized by the guidelines of national (such as the Italian Society of Cardiology - SIC - for example, which incorporates the directives of the European Society of Cardiology - ESC -) scientific societies. Several evidences have shown that hydrochlorothiazide therapy in chronic renal disease with advanced grade of kidney ...
Systemic Atherosclerosis Treated by Hybrid Surgical and Systemic Percutaneous Endovascular Management
Walid Hassan, MD, MACP, FACC, FSCAI, Amr Aljareh, MD, Mariam Hassan, Khaldoun Al Saadi, MD and Sahar Sharaf Eldin, MD
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 23, 2019
Atherosclerotic disease in one arterial site, raise the probability of having other sites affected by about 50% within the vascular axis. Hence once vascular pathology found in one site i.e. coronary artery disease (CAD), other sites i.e. Cerebral and peripheral circulation must be assessed thoroughly, especially in patients with multiple risk factors. Percutaneous intervention (PCI) is a conservative reasonable solution for high risk and inoperable cases; sometimes it supersedes the choice surg...
A Modified Advanced Cardiac Life Support Algorithm
Abdulhalim Jamal Kinsara
Article Type: PATIENT CARE | First Published: September 21, 2019
Advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) has been made with many algorithms. We are suggesting a simple combined one as a time frame expected to attend is minutes and maintaining coherent neurological status is crucial. In institutions with multiple nationalities, the way in which ACLS is taught might vary and the time frame expected to attend the important minutes in saving a life and maintaining coherent neurological status might been delayed....