Ales Blinc

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AIM To test how the presence of peripheral arterial disease predicted mortality of middle-aged and elderly residents of Metlika county, a rural area in southeastern Slovenia. METHODS In 1987, we interviewed and examined a representative cohort of 646 subjects aged 45-80 years at inclusion without overt coronary or cerebrovascular disease, for(More)
Nonocclusive blood clots only partially fill blood vessels and together with the adjacent vessel wall form a channel through which blood flows at usually much higher velocities than in normal vessels. Our aim was to find a theoretical explanation for the experimentally observed fact that fast flowing blood through the channel has a large effect on the(More)
For 13 patients with subacute and 4 patients with chronic occlusion, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of occlusive arterial thrombi in the superficial femoral artery were performed in vivo. The patients with subacute occlusion were treated with catheter-directed thrombolysis. The frequency of MR signal intensity and its distribution in thrombi were studied(More)
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