Dan Smyth

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BACKGROUND Newly discovered circulating peptides, N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (N-BNP) and adrenomedullin (ADM), were examined for prediction of cardiac function and prognosis and compared with previously reported markers in 121 patients with myocardial infarction. METHODS AND RESULTS The association between radionuclide left ventricular(More)
We present the case of a traumatic posterior cerebral artery aneurysm from a self-inflicted pneumatic nail-gun missile injury through the roof of the mouth. The patient presented to us in a coma with subarachanoid and intraventricular hemorrhage. Cerebral angiography revealed an aneurysm of the left posterior cerebral artery with no distal filling. The(More)
@ERSpublications Joint ERS/ESRS working group on the EU directive on issuing driving licences in obstructive sleep apnoea patients http://ow.ly/UNchD The widespread recognition that obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) represents an important risk factor for motor vehicle accidents (MVA), which is reversed by successful therapy with continuous positive airway(More)
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