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The United States Registry for Fibromuscular Dysplasia: Results in the First 447 Patients
Background— Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD), a noninflammatory disease of medium-size arteries, may lead to stenosis, occlusion, dissection, and/or aneurysm. There has been little progress inExpand
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Stenting and medical therapy for atherosclerotic renal-artery stenosis.
BACKGROUND Atherosclerotic renal-artery stenosis is a common problem in the elderly. Despite two randomized trials that did not show a benefit of renal-artery stenting with respect to kidneyExpand
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MR imaging of soft-tissue vascular malformations: diagnosis, classification, and therapy follow-up.
Vascular malformations and tumors comprise a wide, heterogeneous spectrum of lesions that often represent a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Frequent use of an inaccurate nomenclature has led toExpand
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Stent graft migration after endovascular aneurysm repair: importance of proximal fixation.
OBJECTIVE We reviewed the incidence of stent-graft migration after endovascular aneurysm repair in a prospective multicenter trial and identified factors that may predispose to such migration. Expand
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MR angiography of the renal arteries.
During, the past decade. MRA has evolved from an cxperimental technique into the modality of choice for the noninvasive evaluation of renovascular disease. The recent widespread application of MRAExpand
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Subintimal arterial flossing with antegrade-retrograde intervention (SAFARI) for subintimal recanalization to treat chronic critical limb ischemia.
PURPOSE To describe the technique of subintimal arterial flossing with antegrade-retrograde intervention (SAFARI) to improve technical success for the performance of subintimal recanalization whenExpand
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Efficacy of tacrolimus in rheumatoid arthritis patients who have been treated unsuccessfully with methotrexate: a six-month, double-blind, randomized, dose-ranging study.
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy, safety, and optimal dose of tacrolimus monotherapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHODS This phase II, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlledExpand
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Surgical Management of Descending Thoracic Aortic Disease: Open and Endovascular Approaches: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association
Recent years have witnessed the emergence of novel technologies that enable less invasive endovascular treatment of descending thoracic aortic disease (TAD). This has occurred against a backdrop ofExpand
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Stent revascularization for the prevention of cardiovascular and renal events among patients with renal artery stenosis and systolic hypertension: rationale and design of the CORAL trial.
BACKGROUND Atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis is a problem with no consensus on diagnosis or therapy. The consequences of renal ischemia are neuroendocrine activation, hypertension, and renalExpand
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