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Graft-versus-leukemia reactions after bone marrow transplantation.
To determine whether graft-versus-leukemia (GVL) reactions are important in preventing leukemia recurrence after bone marrow transplantation, we studied 2,254 persons receiving HLA-identical siblingExpand
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Cardiac rehabilitation after myocardial infarction. Combined experience of randomized clinical trials.
Randomized clinical trials of cardiac rehabilitation following myocardial infarction have typically demonstrated a lower mortality in treated patients, but with a statistically significant reductionExpand
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A Meta-Analysis of Controlled Studies Comparing Major Malformation Rates in IVF and ICSI Infants with Naturally Conceived Children
Purpose: To estimate the risk of major malformations in IVF and ICSI infants.Methods: Forty-four studies published in English since 1990 where the major malformation rate for IVF or ICSI cases wasExpand
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Hospital characteristics and mortality rates.
The Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) publishes hospital mortality rates each year. We undertook a study to identify characteristics of hospitals associated with variations in these rates.Expand
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Rates of initial and recurrent thromboembolic disease among patients with malignancy versus those without malignancy. Risk analysis using Medicare claims data.
Although the association between malignancy and thromboembolic disease is well established, the relative risk of developing initial and recurrent deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE)Expand
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The "Adequacy of Prenatal Care Utilization" (APNCU) index to study low birth weight: is the index biased?
A recent, nationwide study of 54 million births reported increasing trends toward more prenatal resource utilization from 1981 to 1995, when other indicators have shown worsening trends in birthExpand
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The association of girth measurements with disease in 32,856 women.
Most epidemiologic studies which evaluate the association between obesity and disease consider only total adipose tissue and ignore its distribution. The present study used data from a nationalExpand
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Race and sex differences in mortality following fracture of the hip.
This paper describes the all-cause mortality experience, following a fracture of the hip, of 712,027 persons covered by the Medicare program from 1984 through 1987. White women experienced the lowestExpand
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Bone marrow transplants may cure patients with acute leukemia never achieving remission with chemotherapy.
About 30% of adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and 20% to 40% of children and adults with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) never achieve remission, even with intensive chemotherapy. MostExpand
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Interstitial pneumonitis after bone marrow transplantation. Assessment of risk factors.
Data from 932 patients with leukemia who received bone marrow transplants were analyzed to determine factors associated with an increased risk of developing interstitial pneumonitis. InterstitialExpand
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