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Coronary Functional Abnormalities in Patients With Angina and Nonobstructive Coronary Artery Disease.
BACKGROUND Approximately one-half of patients undergoing diagnostic coronary angiography for angina have no significant coronary stenosis, in whom coronary functional abnormalities could be involved.Expand
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Surgical treatment of Klippel–Feil syndrome with basilar invagination
IntroductionKlippel–Feil syndrome (KFS) is a congenital cervical vertebral union caused by a failure of segmentation during abnormal development and frequently accompanies conditions such asExpand
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A multicenter phase I trial of combination therapy with interferon-β and temozolomide for high-grade gliomas (INTEGRA study): the final report
Our previous study demonstrated that interferon-β markedly enhanced chemosensitivity to temozolomide; one of the major mechanisms is downregulation of O6-methylguanine DNA-methyltransferaseExpand
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Urinary albumin excretion in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: an interim analysis of the CHART 2 study
Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is characterized by multiple co‐morbidities, including chronic kidney disease that is one of the prognostic risks for these patients. This studyExpand
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Plasma concentration of serotonin is a novel biomarker for coronary microvascular dysfunction in patients with suspected angina and unobstructive coronary arteries
Aims Although the importance of coronary microvascular dysfunction (CMD) has been emerging, reliable biomarkers for CMD remain to be developed. We examined the potential usefulness of plasmaExpand
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Impact of Late Effects on Health-Related Quality of Life in Survivors of Pediatric Brain Tumors: Motility Disturbance of Limb(s), Seizure, Ocular/Visual Impairment, Endocrine Abnormality, and Higher
Background: Survivors of pediatric brain tumors are often affected by late effects, such as motility disturbance of limb(s), seizure, ocular/visual impairment, endocrine abnormality, and higher brainExpand
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Usefulness of intracoronary administration of fasudil, a selective Rho-kinase inhibitor, for PCI-related refractory myocardial ischemia.
BACKGROUND Intra-procedural myocardial ischemia as an iatrogenic complication still remains a critical issue in contemporary interventional cardiology. The aim of this study was to examine theExpand
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Are pedicle screw perforation rates influenced by distance from the reference frame in multilevel registration using a computed tomography-based navigation system in the setting of scoliosis?
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Pedicle screw fixation is commonly employed for the surgical correction of scoliosis but carries a risk of serious neurovascular or visceral structure events during screwExpand
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OBJECTIVEThis study examined the growth potential and response to multimodality treatment of partially thrombosed large or giant aneurysms in the posterior circulation. METHODSThe 17 aneurysms aroseExpand
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Clinical impacts of additive use of olmesartan in hypertensive patients with chronic heart failure: the supplemental benefit of an angiotensin receptor blocker in hypertensive patients with stable
We examined whether an additive treatment with an angiotensin receptor blocker, olmesartan, reduces the mortality and morbidity in hypertensive patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) treated withExpand
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