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20-03-2019 | Original Article Open Access

Incidence, angiographic and clinical predictors, and impact of stent thrombosis: a 6-year survey of 6,545 consecutive patients

Despite substantial improvements in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with novel stent platforms and more potent P2Y12 inhibitors, coronary stent thrombosis (ST) remains a harmful complication with high rates of mortality [ 1 ]. Previous …

14-03-2019 | Commentary Open Access

NSTEMI treatment: should we always follow the guidelines?

The decision concerning transfer to a PCI centre was at the discretion of the cardiologist at the non-PCI centre. Almost 56% of patients had an indication for same-day transfer because of the presence of at least one HR criterion (most often rise …

13-03-2019 | Original Article Open Access

Five-year results of the complete versus culprit vessel percutaneous coronary intervention in multivessel disease using drug-eluting stents II (CORRECT II) study: a prospective, randomised controlled trial

Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) provides symptom relief and/or improves the clinical outcome for patients with obstructive coronary artery disease that has resulted in stable angina pectoris or acute coronary syndrome (ACS) [ 1 – 3 ]. In …

12-03-2019 | Image Puzzle – Question Open Access

A 69-year-old male patient presenting with chest pain and shortness of breath

You will find the answer elsewhere in this issue.

12-03-2019 | Image Puzzle – Answer Open Access

A 69-year-old male patient presenting with chest pain and shortness of breath

Computed tomography demonstrated a solid soft-tissue density in the right aspect of the pericardium, significantly compressing the right atrium, measuring 9.1 × 7.4 cm in diameter (Fig. 1 ). Transthoracic echocardiography showed a good systolic …

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The scope of the Netherlands Heart Journal is to contribute to the national and international literature by publishing scientific papers in the field of cardiovascular medicine. It also provides a platform for Continuing Medical Education for cardiologists and those in training for the speciality of cardiology in the Netherlands.

The Netherlands Heart Journal is made available to cardiologists, cardiologists in training, cardiopulmonary surgeons, cardiopulmonary surgeons in training, internists and paediatric cardiologists. The journal is the official journal of the Netherlands Society of Cardiology.

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