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BACKGROUND The most important biomechanical source of activation of the coronary collateral circulation (CCC) is increased tangential fluid shear stress at the arterial endothelial surface. The coronary circulation is unique in that most coronary blood flow occurs in diastole. Consequently, the diastolic blood pressure (DBP) may influence the tangential(More)
In this study, we examined the provision of care to older adults with epilepsy and compliance with the "Quality Indicator for Epilepsy Treatment 15" (QUIET-15) measure. We analyzed 2008-2010, 5% random sample of Medicare beneficiaries augmented with data from all beneficiaries who identified as a minority with claims related to seizures (780.3x) or epilepsy(More)
(2011) Size effects on tensile and fatigue behaviour of polycrystalline metal foils at the micrometer scale. Philosophical Magazine, 91(6), pp. 932-945. This is an electronic version of an article published in [Philosophical Magazine , 91(6), pp.932-945]. [Philosophical Magazine] is available online at informaworld. Notice: Changes introduced as a result of(More)
INTRODUCTION Older minority groups are more likely to have poor AED adherence. We describe adherence to antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) among older Americans with epilepsy. METHODS In retrospective analyses of 2008-2010 Medicare claims for a 5% random sample of beneficiaries augmented by minority representation, epilepsy cases in 2009 were those with ≥1 claim(More)
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