J W Lawson

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  • J W Lawson
  • The American journal of the medical sciences
  • 1987
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a primary myocardial disease of unknown cause that is characterized by a hypertrophied, nondilated, hypercontractile left ventricle. Its etiology and pathogenesis remain undefined but the three principal factors implicated are a genetic predisposition, a hypersensitivity to catecholamines, and an abnormal calcium(More)
Insulin resistance and hyperinsulinaemia are associated with hypertension although a causative relationship has not been established. The aim of this study was to determine whether a short term reduction in insulin sensitivity induced by nicotinic acid treatment (NA) would alter blood pressure. The study was a double-blind randomised placebo-controlled(More)
A case of acquired hepatocerebral degeneration secondary to biliary cirrhosis is described. It differs from the conventional type because of the clinical predominance of cerebellar symptomatology and because the principal neuropathological abnormalities were restricted to the pallidum and to the cerebellum.
OBJECTIVE To investigate which clinical characteristics at baseline are predictive for great saphenous vein recurrence following ultrasound-guided foamsclerotherapy. MATERIAL AND METHODS Data of patients treated for great saphenous vein incompetence with ultrasound-guided foamsclerotherapy were derived from a multicentre prospective randomized controlled(More)
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