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23.05.2018 | review article Open Access

What is new in the 2017 ESC clinical practice guidelines

Management of acute myocardial infarction in patients presenting with ST-segment elevation

Guidelines and recommendations are designed to guide physicians in making decisions in daily practice. Guidelines provide a condensed summary of all available evidence at the time of the writing process. Recommendations take into account the …

23.05.2018 | Original Article Open Access

Visualization and appearance of artifacts of leadless pacemaker systems in cardiac MRI

An experimental ex vivo study

The implantation of a permanent cardiac pacemaker device (PM) is currently the only effective treatment option for symptomatic bradycardia, as evidenced by the reduction of symptoms, reduction of syncope and a decrease in overall mortality.

27.04.2018 | short report Open Access

Restricted working hours in Austrian residency programs

Survey results

New regulations for working hours of medical doctors have been implemented in all 27 European member countries of the EU based on the European directive 2003/88/EG, effectively limiting physicians on-duty to 48 h per week. This regulation was …

19.03.2018 | review article Open Access

Echocardiographic evaluation of the right heart

Symptoms of right ventricular failure include dyspnea, a reduction in exercise capacity, and fluid retention. Right ventricular (dys)function strongly influences functional state and survival. The right ventricle is directly involved in a variety …

12.02.2018 | original article Open Access

Prognostic value of preoperative neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in Crohn’s disease

Crohn’s disease (CD) is a chronic disease with fluctuating mucosal inflammation, which can affect the entire gastrointestinal tract. Relapses are common and surgery still remains a cornerstone in the overall treatment strategy. The ability to …

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The Wiener klinische Wochenschrift - The Central European Journal of Medicine - is an international scientific medical journal covering the entire spectrum of clinical medicine and related areas such as ethics in medicine, public health and the history of medicine. In addition to original articles, the Journal features editorials and leading articles on newly emerging topics, review articles, case reports and a broad range of special articles. Experimental material will be considered for publication if it is directly relevant to clinical medicine. The number of international contributions has been steadily increasing. Consequently, the international reputation of the journal has grown in the past several years.

Founded in 1888, the Wiener klinische Wochenschrift - The Central European Journal of Medicine - is certainly one of the most prestigious medical journals in the world and takes pride in having been the first publisher of landmarks in medicine.

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