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Sustained Atrial Tachycardia in Adult Patients: Electrophysiological Characteristics, Pharmacological Response, Possible Mechanisms, and Effects of Radiofrequency Ablation
BackgroundMechanisms and electropharmacological characteristics in adult patients with atrial tachycardia (AT) are not well described. We proposed that a combination of electropharmacologicalExpand
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Prevalence and subtypes of dementia in Taiwan: a community survey of 5297 individuals.
OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence rate of dementia in Taiwan, the relative frequencies of its subtypes, and its associations with age, education, gender, and residence location. PARTICIPANTS AExpand
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Reappraisal of continuous positive airway pressure therapy in acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema. Short-term results and long-term follow-up.
To investigate whether serial incremental continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) has any short-term or long-term advantages over face-mask oxygen therapy by way of intrapulmonary shunt reduction,Expand
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Incidence of Stroke in Taiwan
Background and Purpose: Few epidemiological studies concerning the incidence of stroke have been conducted in Taiwan. In an attempt to investigate this common disease, we studied the incidence ofExpand
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Plasma lipid profiles and epidemiology of atherosclerotic diseases in Taiwan--a unique experience.
Rapid economic growth in Taiwan is accompanied by changing lifestyles, and the mortality pattern has switched from predominantly infectious diseases to chronic diseases. Age-adjusted mortality fromExpand
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Performance on a dementia screening test in relation to demographic variables. Study of 5297 community residents in Taiwan.
OBJECTIVE To examine the relation between performance on a dementia screening test and the demographic variables of age, education, gender, and urban vs rural residency. DESIGN Community surveyExpand
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Echocardiographic study of cardiac abnormalities in families of patients with Marfan's syndrome.
Twelve patients (5 male and 7 female; mean age 17.7 +/- 12.3 years, range 5 to 42) with Marfan's syndrome and 48 of their first degree relatives (16 male and 22 female; mean age 29.8 +/- 17.3 years,Expand
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Electromechanical effects of caffeine in isolated human atrial fibres.
Effects of caffeine on the action potential and contractile force of human atrial fibres obtained at cardiac surgery were studied with standard microelectrode technique. In 4 mmol . litre-1 [K]o, theExpand
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Overweight and Hypertension: A Review
The interrelationships between hypertension and obesity, two common and major health hazards, are reviewed. Comparisons of simultaneous intra-arterial and cuff blood pressure measurements indicate inExpand
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