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Hypoxia Induces Aortic Hypertrophic Growth, Left Ventricular Dysfunction, and Sympathetic Hyperinnervation of Peripheral Arteries in the Chick Embryo
Background—Low birth weight is associated with an increased incidence of cardiovascular diseases, including hypertension, later in life. This suggests that antenatal insults program for fetalExpand
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Hypoxia Induces Dilated Cardiomyopathy in the Chick Embryo: Mechanism, Intervention, and Long-Term Consequences
Background Intrauterine growth restriction is associated with an increased future risk for developing cardiovascular diseases. Hypoxia in utero is a common clinical cause of fetal growth restriction.Expand
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Supervised walking therapy in patients with intermittent claudication.
OBJECTIVE Exercise therapy is a common intervention for the management of intermittent claudication (IC). However, considerable uncertainty remains about the effect of different exercise componentsExpand
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Contrast-enhanced ultrasound versus computed tomographic angiography for surveillance of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
PURPOSE To compare diagnostic accuracy between contrast-enhanced ultrasound (US) and computed tomographic (CT) angiography to detect changes in abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) size and endoleaksExpand
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Endovascular Revascularization and Supervised Exercise for Peripheral Artery Disease and Intermittent Claudication: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
IMPORTANCE Supervised exercise is recommended as a first-line treatment for intermittent claudication. Combination therapy of endovascular revascularization plus supervised exercise may be moreExpand
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Vitamin D deficiency may be an independent risk factor for arterial disease.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess the vitamin D status in patients with occlusive or aneurysmatic arterial disease in relation to clinical cardiovascular risk profiles and markers ofExpand
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Intestinal Permeability and Carrier-Mediated Monosaccharide Absorption in Preterm Neonates during the Early Postnatal Period
Immaturity of intestinal epithelial barrier function and absorptive capacity may play a role in the pathophysiology of intestinal complications in preterm neonates during the early postnatal period.Expand
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Peripheral Arterial Disease: Reproducibility of the Assessment of Morphological and Functional Vascular Status
Objectives:The aim of the current study was to test the reproducibility of different quantitative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) methods to assess the morphologic and functional peripheral vascularExpand
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The walking impairment questionnaire: an effective tool to assess the effect of treatment in patients with intermittent claudication.
OBJECTIVE Assessment of walking distance by treadmill testing is the most commonly used method to evaluate the effect of treatment in patients with peripheral arterial disease. However, treadmillExpand
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Adequate seal and no endoleak on the first postoperative computed tomography angiography as criteria for no additional imaging up to 5 years after endovascular aneurysm repair.
OBJECTIVE Intensive image surveillance after endovascular aneurysm repair is generally recommended due to continued risk of complications. However, patients at lower risk may not benefit from thisExpand
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