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BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation is associated with higher mortality. Identification of causes of death and contemporary risk factors for all-cause mortality may guide interventions. METHODS AND RESULTS In the Rivaroxaban Once Daily Oral Direct Factor Xa Inhibition Compared with Vitamin K Antagonism for Prevention of Stroke and Embolism Trial in Atrial(More)
Cognitive function decline secondary to cardiovascular disease has been reported. However, little is known about the impact of coronary artery disease (CAD) on the aging brain macrostructure or whether exercise training, in the context of cardiovascular rehabilitation, can affect brain structure following a coronary event. This study employed voxel-based(More)
PURPOSE To determine the prevalence of persisting glaucomatous-type visual field loss in a Midwestern American adult population, in association with four grades of disc cupping. METHODS On two separate occasions (1988-1990 and 1993-1995) 2955 predominantly Caucasian adults aged 43-84 provided medical history, underwent applanation tonometry, slit-lamp(More)
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