B. Hirsh

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Table 8 lists the patterns of the five discrete tissue reaction patterns of granulomatous inflammation and relates them to the predominant microscopic tissue reaction as well as to the dominant cell type present in the infiltrate. The possibility of a sixth group, granulation tissue, was also considered for this classification schema. The term "granulation(More)
Heart failure (HF), a complex clinical syndrome due to structural or functional disorder of the heart, is a major global health issue, with a prevalence of over 5.8 million in the USA alone, and over 23 million worldwide. As a leading cause of hospitalizations among patients aged 65 years or older, HF is a major consumer of healthcare resources, creating a(More)
Deep insight into the complex mechanisms of myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury has been attained in the past years. Minocycline is a second-generation tetracycline with US FDA approval for clinical use in various infections. Lately, several noninfectious cytoprotective activities of minocycline have been discovered as well. There now exists encouraging(More)
The advent of potent highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) for persons infected with HIV-1 has led to a "new" chronic disease with complications including cardiovascular disease (CVD). CVD is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in persons with HIV infection. In addition to traditional risk factors such as smoking, hypertension, insulin(More)