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Weight gain continues in the 1990s: 10-year trends in weight and overweight from the CARDIA study. Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults.
The prevalence of obesity increased in the United States through the 1980s. The authors examined 10-year aging and secular (time-related) trends in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in YoungExpand
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Characterizing the young patient with aortic dissection: results from the International Registry of Aortic Dissection (IRAD).
OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to better characterize the young patient with aortic dissection (AoD). BACKGROUND Aortic dissection is unusual in young patients, and frequently associatedExpand
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Gender-Related Differences in Acute Aortic Dissection
Background—Few data exist on gender-related differences in clinical presentation, diagnostic findings, management, and outcomes in acute aortic dissection (AAD). Methods and Results—Accordingly, weExpand
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Motivational Interviewing to Improve Adherence to a Behavioral Weight-Control Program for Older Obese Women With NIDDM: A pilot study
OBJECTIVE The aim of this randomized pilot study was to examine whether the addition of motivational interviewing strategies to a behavioral obesity intervention enhances adherence and glucoseExpand
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Partial thrombosis of the false lumen in patients with acute type B aortic dissection.
BACKGROUND Patency or thrombosis of the false lumen in type B acute aortic dissection has been found to predict outcomes. The prognostic implications of partial thrombosis of the false lumen have notExpand
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Predicting Death in Patients With Acute Type A Aortic Dissection
Background—Given the high mortality rates in patients with type A aortic dissection, predictive tools to identify patients at increased risk of death are needed to assist clinicians for optimalExpand
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Public reporting and case selection for percutaneous coronary interventions: an analysis from two large multicenter percutaneous coronary intervention databases.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this research was to determine the potential effect of public reporting on case selection for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). BACKGROUND Previous studies haveExpand
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Simple risk models to predict surgical mortality in acute type A aortic dissection: the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection score.
BACKGROUND Surgical mortality for acute type A aortic dissection is frequently related to preoperative clinical conditions. We report a predictive score to identify risk of death that may be helpfulExpand
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Long-term survival in patients presenting with type B acute aortic dissection: insights from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection.
BACKGROUND Follow-up survival studies in patients with acute type B aortic dissection have been restricted to a small number of patients in single centers. We used data from a contemporary registryExpand
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Prevalence of binge eating disorder, obesity, and depression in a biracial cohort of young adults
This article examined the prevalence of binge eating disorder (BED), obesity, and depressive symptomatology in a biracial, population-based cohort of men and women participating in a longitudinalExpand
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