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OBJECTIVE The purpose of the present study was to determine the associations of cold pressor test (CPT) cardiovascular reactivity with gestational age at birth and neonatal size in normotensive pregnant women. METHODS Seventy (70) healthy pregnant women were enrolled. The CPT consisted of introducing the patients' hands in cold water (4 degrees C) for 3(More)
The aim of the present study was to purify and identify a plasma protein fraction (PreR-Co) involved in renal prorenin activation and to explore its capacity to process plasma prorenin. PreR-Co was obtained from plasma as a single electrophoretic band by (NH(4))(2)SO(4) precipitation, Sephacryl S-200 HR gel filtration, anti-rat albumin immunoaffinity, and(More)
TCT-119 A New Risk Score to Predict Long-Term Cardiac Mortality in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock and Treated with Primary Percutaneous Intervention Ruben Vergara, Renato Valenti, Angela Migliorini, Guido Parodl, Maria Grazia De gregorio, Maria Raffaella Aicale, Elena De Vito, Eleonora Gabrielli, David Antoniucci(More)
Intra-cardiac thrombi can be incidentally found in recurrent melanoma and need careful assessment. An 81-year-old woman, with a history of malignant nasopharyngeal melanoma, was evaluated by echocardiography and cardiac magnetic resonance due to the detection of undefined masses localized both in right atrium and ventricle during contrast-enhanced(More)
Herzzentrum Freiburg-Bad Krozingen, Bad Krozingen, Germany; Wellmont CVA Heart Institute, Kingsport, Tennessee, United States; Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, California, United States; Lehigh Valley Health Network, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States; FirstHealth Cardiology Services, Pinehurst, North Carolina, United States; Ohio State(More)
Herzzentrum Freiburg-Bad Krozingen, Bad Krozingen, Germany; Wellmont CVA Heart Institute, Kingsport, Tennessee, United States; Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, California, United States; Lehigh Valley Health Network, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States; FirstHealth Cardiology Services, Pinehurst, North Carolina, United States; Ohio State(More)
Obiectives: Angiographic and clinical outcomes after crushing of everolimus-eluting stent (EES) for distal unprotected left main disease (ULMD). BACKGROUND Few data exist about crushing of EES for distal ULMD. METHODS From the Florence ULMD Percutaneous Coronary Interevention Registry consecutive patients with distal ULMD treated with EES were included(More)