Anthony L. Pucillo

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BACKGROUND The effect of regression of myocardial hypertrophy on coronary artery dimensions was evaluated in patients with aortic valve disease who underwent valve replacement. METHODS AND RESULTS Cross-sectional area (CSA) of the three major coronary arteries (left anterior descending [LAD], left circumflex [LCx], and right coronary artery) was(More)
A 69-year-old man was admitted to the hospital with complaints of exertional substernal chest pain and dyspnea for 3 weeks. His medical history consisted of dyslipidemia, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and valvular heart disease. He had a mitral commissurotomy through a left thoraco-tomy for mitral stenosis at age 16 years followed by mitral valve replacement(More)
Caloric vestibular testing induced nystagmus in a patient with an isoelectric electroencephalogram after cardiopulmonary arrest. This has been demonstrated previously in patients in a chronic persistent vegetative state with intact brainstem reflexes, but never in a patient with an isoelectric electroencephalogram. Animal studies indicate that the quick(More)
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