Jaap Akkerhuis

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Background and Purpose—Observational data suggest that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) reduces morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular disease in healthy postmenopausal women. The mechanisms underlying this protection are not entirely clear but may include inhibition of the atherosclerotic process. Methods—We studied the association between ever use(More)
Congenital long QT-syndrome (LQTS) was diagnosed in three patients. The first patient, a 10-year-old girl, presented with recurrent episodes of syncope during swimming and was diagnosed with type 1 LQTS. The second patient, a 36-year-old asymptomatic man, was accidentally diagnosed with type 2 LQTS. His family history revealed syncope and sudden death at a(More)
Through the EXPRES project, Carnegie Mellon University has been investigating the use of Office Document Architecture as an intermediate representation when translating documents from one multimedia system to another. This paper describes our environment and our needs for exchanging multimedia information. A brief sample of interchanged documents between(More)
international Standard "Office Document ArchiteCture and Interchange Format" (ODA) [ISO 9541| as the basis for our Thispaper providessome back, oj'oundon mutlimed_ systems exchan(je facilityIRosenberg}.However, it is ctearthat another andODA, andconsiderswhetherODA can meet someneeds ol task is to provide a way to integrate together multimedia(More)
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