Vol 85, No 6 (2017)

Table of Contents

Consultor Editor's letter

Lowenstein, Jorge

Imagination is Always Ahead of Science . Pp. 489-490



Campos Vieira, Marcelo Luiz

New Anatomical, Physiological and Clinical Challenges of Three-Dimensional Echocardiography . Pp. 491-492


Rudski, Lawrence; Blissett, Sarah

Right Heart Dimensions: Pushing the Yardstick beyond “One Size Fits All” . Pp. 493-494


Dentamaro, Ilaria; Colonna, Paolo

Speckle tracking of left atrium: the importance of rest and stress measurements! . Pp. 495-496



Original Articles

Saad, Ariel Karim; Cintora, Federico Matias; Pinasco, Daiana Sol; Villalba, Claudia Natalia; Vinicki, Juan Pablo; Paniego, Federico; Grosso, Oscar; Berensztein, Clotilde Sara

Left Ventricle Functional Assessment by Three-Dimensional Echocardiography in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus . Pp. 497-504

Romero, Guadalupe J; Lescano, Adrián J.; Crippa, Diego A.; Constantin, Iván; González, Nicolás; Gómez Santa María, Héctor; González, Miguel A.; Darú, Víctor; Grancelli, Hugo

Should we quantify the diameters of the right heart in relation to the body surface area? . Pp. 505-509

Bombardini, Tonino; Rigo, Fausto; Djordjevic-Dikic, Ana; Cortigiani, Lauro; Marzilli, Mario; Picano, Eugenio

Triple Contractile Imaging in the Stress Echo Lab: the Additive Prognostic Value of Pressure–Volume and Preload Recruitable Stroke Work Relationships . Pp. 510-519

Romero Zertuche, Diana; Arbucci, Rosina; Sevilla, Daniela; Rousse, Maria Graciela; Lowenstein, Diego; Rodriguez Israel, Melissa; Ugalde Gallegos, Natalia; Lowenstein, Jorge

The Reservoir Function. Functional Evaluation of the Left Atrium by Two-dimensional Strain during Rest and Exercise Stress . Pp. 520-526

Bluro, Ignacio; Espinosa, Ezequiel; Marenchino, Ricardo Gustavo; Oberti, Pablo Fernando; Falconi, Mariano Luis; White, Patricio; Pizarro, Rodolfo; Belziti, César Antonio

Sisyphus’s Dilemma: Measurement of Ventricular-Arterial Coupling by Doppler Echocardiography Predicts the Incidence of Right Ventricular Failure after Heart Transplantation Better than Right Catheterization . Pp. 527-533

Nacke, Marta L.; Parras, Jorge I.; Fazio, Francisco G.; Assaf, Enrique M.

Looking for Perfection in the Evaluation of Mitral Regurgitation . Pp. 534-539

Brief Communications

Amenabar, Agustina; Casso, Norberto; Gantesti, Jessica; Ottonello, Pablo; Torres Bianqui, Carolina; Matta, Gabriela; Carnevalini, Mariana; Deschle, Héctor A.

Strong negative correlation between estimated pulmonary artery systolic pressure and right atrial strain . Pp. 540-545

Rodríguez-Granillo, Gastón; Reynoso, Exequiel; Capuñay, Carlos; Deviggiano, Alejandro; Carrascosa, Patricia

Background: Coronary artery calcification, of established predictive value, can be assessed by conventional chest computed tomography (CT). Objective: To assess the prognostic value of nomograms for global plaque burden applied to data obtained by convent . Pp. 546-549

Images in Cardiology

Eguino, Marcelo Rodrigo; Gastaldello, Natalio

Calcified Necrosis of the Mitral Annulus . Pp. 550-550

Opinion Articles

Trainini, Jorge

Complexity in Medicine . Pp. 551-552



Review Articles

Evangelista, Artur; Maldonado, Giuliana; Villalva, Nicolás

Bicuspid Aortic Valve: In Search of Valve Dysfunction and Aortic Dilatation Determinants . Pp. 553-557

Scientific letters

Damonte, Juan I.; Fernández, Alejandro; Garagoli, Fernando; Berrocal, Daniel; Navarro Estrada, José

Acute Coronary Syndrome in Essential thrombocythemia: Usefulness of Optical Coherence Tomography . Pp. 558-559

Lasala Alastuey, Maria; Caballero Jambrina, Isabel; Rivero Fernández, Elena; Sánchez-Insa, Esther; Marcén Miravete, Ana; Sánchez-Rubio Lezcano, Juan

controversial Management of Severe Thombocytopenia induced by abciximab: a Case Report . Pp. 559-561


Kemps, Julián; Echeveste, Noelia; Zylberman, Marcelo; de Abreu, Maximiliano

Pulmonary Vein Stenosis: A Rare Case of Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension in a Cancer Patient . Pp. 561-563

Contreras, Alejandro; Bertazzo, Brunella; Konicoff, Mailen

Left Atrial Reservoir Function: Prevalence of Dysfunction in the General Population . Pp. 563-564


SAC President´s Letter

González, Miguel Angel

Opening Speech of the 2017 SAC Academic Ceremony . Pp. 565-566



RAC Director´s Letter

Doval, Hernán C.

Has Health Improved Over the Past Decades due to Reduction of Risk Factors?: Disappointment or Hope . Pp. 567-572



Featured publications

Thierer, Jorge

Clinical Cardiologist Viewpoint . Pp. 573-580



Patient Information

Sosa Liprandi, María Inés

Vaccines for Respiratory Infections Prevent Cardiovascular Diseases . Pp. 581-581





Acknowledgement . Pp. A581


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