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Functioning insulinoma--incidence, recurrence, and long-term survival of patients: a 60-year study.
For the 60-year period from 1927 through 1986, we assessed the incidence, recurrence, and long-term survival among all Mayo Clinic patients with histologically confirmed functioning insulinoma. With… Expand
Prevalence and Associations of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Detected through Screening
Aortic aneurysm is the 10th leading cause of death in older men , but fundamental issues about the cause and epidemiology of this condition remain unresolved. A fourfold variation in the… Expand
Emboli in infective endocarditis: the prognostic value of echocardiography.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether vegetations visualized on two-dimensional echocardiography are an independent risk factor for the development of subsequent emboli in patients with infective… Expand
Rupture rate of large abdominal aortic aneurysms in patients refusing or unfit for elective repair.
CONTEXT Among patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) who have high operative risk, repair is usually deferred until the AAA reaches a diameter at which rupture risk is thought to outweigh… Expand
IMMEDIATE REPAIR COMPARED WITH SURVEILLANCE OF SMALL ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSMS
Background Whether elective surgical repair of small abdominal aortic aneurysms improves survival remains controversial. Methods We randomly assigned patients 50 to 79 years old with abdominal aortic… Expand
Prevalence of columnar-lined (Barrett's) esophagus. Comparison of population-based clinical and autopsy findings.
In this study, two different methods were used to investigate the prevalence of columnar-lined (Barrett's) esophagus. First, a population-based study of clinically diagnosed cases was performed in… Expand
Immediate repair compared with surveillance of small abdominal aortic aneurysms.
- F. Lederle, S. Wilson, +21 authors D. Bandyk
- The New England journal of medicine
- 1 September 2002
BACKGROUND Whether elective surgical repair of small abdominal aortic aneurysms improves survival remains controversial. METHODS We randomly assigned patients 50 to 79 years old with abdominal… Expand
Predictors of outcome after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: a community-based study.
- Celeste A. Taylor, D. E. Larson, +4 authors E. Dimagno
- Mayo Clinic proceedings
- 1 November 1992
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is used to provide nutrition for patients who are unable to eat but have a functionally intact gut. Clinical guidelines for PEG are uncertain and have been… Expand
A Population Study of the Natural History of Wolff‐Parkinson‐White Syndrome in Olmsted Count, Minnesota, 1953‐1989
BackgroundVirtually all natural history studies of Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome have been case series and, as such, have been constrained by referral biases, skewed age and sex distributions,… Expand
Prevalence of columnar-lined (Barrett's) esophagus
Abstract In this study, two different methods were used to investigate the prevalence of columnar-lined (Barrett's) esophagus. First, a population-based study of clinically diagnosed cases was… Expand