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The same sequence variant on 9p21 associates with myocardial infarction, abdominal aortic aneurysm and intracranial aneurysm
Recently, two common sequence variants on 9p21, tagged by rs10757278-G and rs10811661-T, were reported to be associated with coronary artery disease (CAD) and type 2 diabetes (T2D), respectively. WeExpand
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Apolipoprotein(a) genetic sequence variants associated with systemic atherosclerosis and coronary atherosclerotic burden but not with venous thromboembolism.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study is investigate the effects of variants in the apolipoprotein(a) gene (LPA) on vascular diseases with different atherosclerotic and thrombotic components. Expand
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Genome-wide association study identifies a sequence variant within the DAB2IP gene conferring susceptibility to abdominal aortic aneurysm
We performed a genome-wide association study on 1,292 individuals with abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) and 30,503 controls from Iceland and The Netherlands, with a follow-up of top markers in up toExpand
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Clinical outcomes after carotid endarterectomy: comparison of the use of regional and general anesthetics.
OBJECT The authors analyzed their series of carotid endarterectomies (CEAs), which were performed after administration of either a general or regional anesthetic, to determine whether the choice ofExpand
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Clinical outcomes for patients at high risk who underwent carotid endarterectomy with regional anesthesia.
OBJECTIVE To compare the clinical outcomes for patients with carotid artery stenosis with advanced age, diabetes mellitus, atherosclerotic coronary vascular disease, and contralateral internalExpand
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Carotid endarterectomy in high risk patients
Abstract We elected to compare the clinical outcomes of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) patients who were thought to be at increased risk for peri-operative complications because of advanced age (> 79Expand
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The scope of early traumatic brain injury as a long-term health concern in two nationwide samples: Prevalence and prognostic factors
Primary objectives: To examine the scope of paediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a health concern and to identify prognostic factors for TBI-related sequelae. Methods and procedures: The studyExpand
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Long-term outcome of medically confirmed and self-reported early traumatic brain injury in two nationwide samples
Abstract Primary objectives: To assess long-term effects of early traumatic brain injury (TBI) on mental health, cognition, behaviour and adjustment and to identify prognostic factors. Methods andExpand
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