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Clinical Utility of Aortic Pulses and Pressures Calculated From Applanated Radial-Artery Pulses
Abstract—Brachial artery cuff blood pressures are but approximations of central aortic pressures. The actual pressures against which the left ventricle must pump would be useful clinical informationExpand
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Does current cefazolin dosing achieve adequate tissue and blood concentrations in obese women undergoing cesarean section?
BACKGROUND Prophylactic administration of antibiotics preceding cesarean delivery is the most effective measure taken for preventing postpartum infection. While obese women are at greater risk forExpand
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FACTORS AFFECTING MEDICAL SPECIALTY PREFERENCES AND ASSOCIATED GENDER DIFFERENCES IN FOURTH YEAR MBBS STUDENTS
Objective: To identify factors affecting medical specialty preferences and associated gender differences in Fourth Year MBBS students. Material and Methods: This was a Cross-sectional surveyExpand
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Opposing roles of PARP-1 in MMP-9 and TIMP-2 expression and mast cell degranulation in dyslipidemic dilated cardiomyopathy.
INTRODUCTION Previously, we demonstrated that inhibition of poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) exerts protective effects against high-fat (HF) diet-induced atherogenesis in part by increasing tissueExpand
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Successful utilization of a novel aspiration thrombectomy catheter (Pronto) for the treatment of patients with stent thrombosis
Stent thrombosis is a rare but catastrophic complication of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Thrombolytic therapy is ineffective for the treatment of patients with stent thrombosis, whileExpand
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Randomized clinical trials behind level A recommendations in obstetric practice bulletins: compliance with CONSORT statement.
We appraised the compliance of randomized clinical trials (RCTs) cited for level A recommendations in obstetric practice bulletins (OPBs) and published after the CONSORT (Consolidated Standards ofExpand
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Comparison of two national guidelines in obstetrics: American versus royal college of obstetricians and gynecologists.
We compared the obstetric guidelines published by the American College of Obstetrics And Gynecology (ACOG) and Royal Colleges of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG). The references and theExpand
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Racial and ethnic disparities in infant mortality in the United States: the role of gestational age.
OBJECTIVE We assessed the association among gestational age (GA) at birth, timing of death, and risk status of the pregnancy and racial/ethnic disparities in infant mortality rate in the UnitedExpand
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American college of obstetricians and gynecologists practice bulletins: ascertaining their citation, influence, and utilization.
OBJECTIVE To ascertain the influence and utilization of the American College Obstetricians and Gynecologists practice bulletins (PBs) by measuring their citations in three different search tools. Expand
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