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Effect of Positive Airway Pressure on Cardiovascular Outcomes in Coronary Artery Disease Patients with Nonsleepy Obstructive Sleep Apnea. The RICCADSA Randomized Controlled Trial.
RATIONALE Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is common in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), many of whom do not report daytime sleepiness. First-line treatment for symptomatic OSA is continuousExpand
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MitraClip® therapy in patients with end‐stage systolic heart failure
To assess the feasibility, short‐term durability and clinical outcomes of MitraClip® therapy for mitral regurgitation (MR) in patients with end‐stage heart failure and a severely reduced leftExpand
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Diagnostic performance of whole-body MRI for the detection of persistent or relapsing disease in multiple myeloma after stem cell transplantation
AbstractObjectivesTo compare the diagnostic performance of whole-body MRI (WBMRI) with haematological parameters for detecting persistent or relapsing disease in patients with multiple myeloma afterExpand
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Differentiating macrophage activation syndrome in systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis from other forms of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.
OBJECTIVES To identify measures distinguishing macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) in systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (sJIA) from familial hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (FHL) andExpand
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Time course and dimensions of postural control changes following neuromuscular training in youth field hockey athletes
PurposeInjury prevention effects of neuromuscular training have been partly attributed to postural control adaptations. Uncertainty exists regarding the magnitude of these adaptations and on how theyExpand
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Mechanisms underlying increased mortality risk in patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction randomly assigned to adaptive servoventilation in the SERVE-HF study: results of a
BACKGROUND A large randomised treatment trial (SERVE-HF) showed that treatment of central sleep apnoea with adaptive servoventilation in patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fractionExpand
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TIMP-1 and VEGF-165 serum concentration during first-line therapy of ovarian cancer patients
BackgroundAngiogenesis appears to play an important role in ovarian cancer. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) has recently been implicated as a therapeutic target in ovarian cancer. TheExpand
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Prognostic impact of the time interval between surgery and chemotherapy in advanced ovarian cancer: analysis of prospective randomised phase III trials.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Surgery followed by platinum-taxane chemotherapy is the current standard approach to treat advanced ovarian cancer. The impact of the time interval between surgery and initiationExpand
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Role of tumour-free margin distance for loco-regional control in vulvar cancer-a subset analysis of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Gynäkologische Onkologie CaRE-1 multicenter study.
AIM OF THE STUDY A tumour-free pathological resection margin of ≥8 mm is considered state-of-the-art. Available evidence is based on heterogeneous cohorts. This study was designed to clarify theExpand
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Prognostic relevance of glycosylation-associated genes in breast cancer
Glycosylation of cellular proteins has important impact on their stability and functional properties, and glycan structures strongly influence cell adhesion. Many enzymes are involved inExpand
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