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The Cellular Uptake of Anandamide Is Coupled to Its Breakdown by Fatty-acid Amide Hydrolase*
Anandamide is an endogenous compound that acts as an agonist at cannabinoid receptors. It is inactivated via intracellular degradation after its uptake into cells by a carrier-mediated process thatExpand
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Cardiovascular risk assessment among potential kidney transplant candidates: approaches and controversies.
Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death after kidney transplantation. However, uncertainties regarding the optimal assessment of cardiovascular risk in potential transplantExpand
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Is There a Link Between Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Atrial Fibrillation?
Previous studies suggest a potential association between gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and atrial fibrillation.
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Cardiac tamponade in association with anorexia nervosa: a case report and review of the literature.
Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a complex psychiatric disorder that can have devastating cardiovascular complications. Its lesser-known association with pericardial effusion has been recently described inExpand
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A Case of Effusive Constrictive Pericarditis
A 42-year-old male soldier in the Air National Guard presented to our hospital with a 2-month history of increasing dyspnea on exertion, orthopnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, and lower extremityExpand
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Alemtuzumab-induced syndrome of inappropriate anti-diuretic hormone
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is the most common hematological malignancy in the Western world, with many treatment modalities. One of the newest treatment options, alemtuzumab, is an antiCD-52Expand
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Clinical Manifestations of Atherothrombosis
Atherosclerosis is a widespread disease, clinically affecting more than 80 million people worldwide. The manifestations of atherosclerosis are varied, ranging from the asymptomatic state, to theExpand