Bryan K Austin

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OBJECTIVES To compare morbidity and mortality of patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (MI) undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery within 24 hours with those who had surgery delayed >24 hours. BACKGROUND Patients with ST-elevation MI are currently managed by emergency percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). If PCI is(More)
A 61-year-old man presented with typical chest pain and was treated via acute coronary syndrome protocol. Findings on his initial diagnostic evaluations prompted cardiac catheterization. His angiographic findings were suspicious for anomalous coronary artery origin. Advanced imaging confirmed an aberrant course of the left coronary artery, with the vessel(More)
OBJECTIVE Numerous studies have proposed that smooth metal surfaces reduce initial bacterial attachment in the establishment of an early biofilm formation. However, these studies have largely examined single bacterial species, which are not always relevant as pathogens identified as initiators of inflammatory peri-implantitis. This study investigated the(More)
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