Karina Gonzalez

Karina Gonzalez
Mayo Clinic - Rochester · Department of Cardiovascular Diseases

Doctor of Medicine

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Publications (24)
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Introduction: It has been estimated that up to a billion people worldwide could be exposed to Zika re-emergence including North America. Zika was considered the worst outbreak of the century before COVID-19. There are only few reports of cardiac complications and the long-term risk of heart failure (HF) is unknown. This is the objective of this stu...
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Objective: Early identification and management of prediabetes is critical to prevent progression to diabetes. We aimed to assess whether prediabetes is appropriately recognized and managed among patients with impaired fasting glucose (IFG). Methods: We carried out an observational study of Olmsted County residents evaluated at the Mayo Clinic betw...
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Smoking is a strong risk factor for cardiovascular (CV) disease and mortality, but quitting may cause weight gain and increase the risk of co-morbidities. Our aim was to investigate the effect of smoking and exercise on weight-associated co-morbidities and mortality. We included Minnesota residents without baseline CV disease who underwent exercise...
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Background: A decrease in diastolic blood pressure (DBP) with exercise is considered normal, but the significance of an increase in DBP has not been validated. Our aim was to determine the relationship of DBP increasing on a stress test regarding comorbidities and mortality. Methods: Our database was reviewed from 1993-2010 using the first stres...
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Background: Heart rate (HR) recovery has been investigated in specific patient cohorts, but there is less information about the role of HR recovery in general populations. We investigated whether HR recovery has long-term prognostic significance in primary prevention. Methods and results: Exercise tests performed between 1993 and 2010 on patient...
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Benefits of regular exercise on cardiovascular health are well recognized, but the impact of cardiorespiratory fitness on incidence of atrial fibrillation (AF) and stroke, and, particularly, risk of stroke and mortality in patients with AF is less clear. From 1993 through 2010, patients referred for a treadmill exercise test (TMET) at the Mayo Clin...
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Objective: One of the most important emerging diseases is the Chikungunya virus infection, a mosquito-borne viral disease. It has spread worldwide; local transmission has now been confirmed in Europe. Transient arterial hypotension (AH) induced by Chikungunya has been reported on occasion. The aim of our study was to investigate persistent AH induc...
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In this document, the Inter-American Committee of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, together with the South American Society of Cardiology, aimed to formulate strategies, measures, and actions for cardiovascular disease prevention and rehabilitation (CVDPR). In the context of the implementation of a regional and national health policy i...
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Purpose: Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programs decrease morbidity and mortality rates in patients with coronary artery disease, the leading cause of death in Latin America. This study was carried out to assess the characteristics and current level of CR program implementation in South America. Methods: We carried out a survey of CR programs that...
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Con el objetivo de conocer la cronobiología de la presión arterial le fue realizado monitoreo ambulatorio de la presión arterial (MAPA) a 40 escolares sanos con edades entre 10 y 12 años . Se usó el registrador Spacelabs o Biotrac-2000 G3 para determinar la PAS y PAD de quinta fase de Korotkoff . La PA fue medida cada 30 minutos, los siguientes par...

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