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Sulfonylureas and ischaemic preconditioning; a double-blind, placebo-controlled evaluation of glimepiride and glibenclamide.
AIMS Glimepiride is a new sulfonylurea for diabetes treatment which is supposed to impact less on extra-pancreatic ATP-dependent K+ channels than the conventional drug glibenclamide. This study wasExpand
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Myocardial protection during percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty: effects of trimetazidine.
Trimetazidine (TMZ) has recently been shown to improve anginal symptoms without altering haemodynamic variables. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study was conducted in 20 patients toExpand
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Coronary anomalies: Incidence and importance
Most patients with coronary anomalies are asymptomatic. The knowledge of those variations could be important in regard to invasive catheter treatment or bypass surgery. In a retrospective study, theExpand
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Recurrence rate after successful coronary angioplasty.
Among 356 consecutive patients with successful TCA performed between October 1977 and June 1983 follow-up angiograms were performed in 333 patients (94%). A total of 439 follow-up angiograms at 1-48Expand
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Light-Microscopic Evaluation of Myocardial Biopsies
Right and left ventricular biopsies were performed during diagnostic heart catheterizations in patients with COCM. In each patient two biopsy samples were taken, one for electron microscopy and aExpand
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Catecholamines in Patients with Coronary Heart Disease
Circulating catecholamines have been investigated in different vascular beds of patients with coronary heart disease (CHD), patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) and the respective controlExpand
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Expression of different CD8 isoforms on distinct human lymphocyte subpopulations.
Human CD8+ lymphocyte subpopulations were analyzed for their expression of CD8 alpha and CD8 beta subunits. Investigations with uncloned peripheral blood lymphocytes as well as cloned human naturalExpand
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Effect of balloon valvuloplasty for mitral stenosis on right ventricular function.
Abstract Percutaneous balloon mitral valvuloplasty has become a common procedure in the treatment of pliable mitral stenosis. By this method, mitral valve area can usually be doubled, thus leading toExpand
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Long-term results of percutaneous pulmonary valvuloplasty in adults.
We performed percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty of the pulmonary valve in 24 patients (aged 17 to 72 years) and in two juvenile patients. There were no major complications. In almost all the patientsExpand
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Results of repeat angiography up to eight years following percutaneous transluminal angioplasty.
Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) has become a widely accepted procedure that provides acute and medium-term relief of anginal symptoms and myocardial ischaemia. The acute successExpand
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