The Signal-averaged ElectrocArdiogram in Long Term Follow-up of Chronic CHagas Disease - RIO de Janeiro Cohort "SEARCH-Rio"


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  • Benchimol-Barbosa PR. Nonlinear mathematical model for predicting long term cardiac remodeling in Chagas' heart disease: introducing the concepts of 'limiting cardiac function' and 'cardiac function deterioration period'. Int J Cardiol. 2010 Nov 19;145(2):219-21. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2009.05.010. Epub 2009 May 27. Pubmed ID:19477538
  • Benchimol Barbosa PR. Noninvasive prognostic markers for cardiac death and ventricular arrhythmia in long-term follow-up of subjects with chronic Chagas' disease. Braz J Med Biol Res. 2007 Feb;40(2):167-78. Pubmed ID:17273653
  • Benchimol-Barbosa PR, Tura BR, Barbosa EC, Kantharia BK. Utility of a novel risk score for prediction of ventricular tachycardia and cardiac death in chronic Chagas disease - the SEARCH-RIO study. Braz J Med Biol Res. 2013 Oct 22;46(11):974-984. [Epub ahead of print] Pubmed ID:24270912
  • Benchimol-Barbosa PR, Barbosa-Filho J. Mechanical cardiac remodeling and new-onset atrial fibrillation in long-term follow-up of subjects with chronic Chagas' disease. Braz J Med Biol Res. 2009 Mar;42(3):251-62. Pubmed ID:19287904
  • Benchimol-Barbosa PR. Predictors of mortality in Chagas' disease: the impact of atrial fibrillation and oral transmission on infected population. Int J Cardiol. 2009 Apr 3;133(2):275-7. Epub 2008 Jan 15. Pubmed ID:18199497
  • Benchimol-Barbosa PR. Cardiac remodeling and predictors for cardiac death in long-term follow-up of subjects with chronic Chagas' heart disease: a mathematical model for progression of myocardial damage. Int J Cardiol. 2009 Jan 24;131(3):435-8. Epub 2007 Nov 28. Pubmed ID:18053595
  • Benchimol-Barbosa PR, Barbosa-Filho J. Atrial mechanical remodeling and new onset atrial fibrillation in chronic Chagas' heart disease. Int J Cardiol. 2008 Jul 21;127(3):e113-5. Epub 2007 Aug 8. Pubmed ID:17689724
  • Benchimol-Barbosa PR. Trends on acute Chagas' disease transmitted by oral route in Brazil: steady increase in new cases and a concealed residual fluctuation. Int J Cardiol. 2010 Dec 3;145(3):494-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2009.08.030. Epub 2009 Sep 16. Pubmed ID:19762096
  • Benchimol-Barbosa PR, Nasario-Junior O, Nadal J. The effect of configuration parameters of time-frequency maps in the detection of intra-QRS electrical transients of the signal-averaged electrocardiogram: impact in clinical diagnostic performance. Int J Cardiol. 2010 Nov 5;145(1):59-61. Epub 2009 May 9. Pubmed ID:19428130
  • Benchimol-Barbosa PR, Muniz RT. Ventricular late potential duration correlates to the time of onset of electrical transients during ventricular activation in subjects post-acute myocardial infarction. Int J Cardiol. 2008 Sep 26;129(2):285-7. Epub 2007 Aug 10. Pubmed ID:17692944

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