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Laparoscopy as the primary modality for the treatment of women with endometrial carcinoma
The current study was conducted to assess the feasibility of laparoscopy in the treatment of women with early stage endometrial carcinoma and to compare the surgical outcome, cost, and quality ofExpand
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Hysterectomy for obese women with endometrial cancer: laparoscopy or laparotomy?
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility and safety of laparoscopic management of obese women with early stage endometrial cancer and to compare the surgical outcome, cost,Expand
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Recently diagnosed idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: incidence of myocarditis and efficacy of prednisone therapy.
Fifty-two patients with recently diagnosed idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy were studied to determine the incidence of myocarditis; patients were randomly assigned to receive either conventionalExpand
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Left ventricular performance of the athletic heart during upright exercise: a heart rate-controlled study.
This study compares the left ventricular performance of chronically conditioned pentathletes (N = 10) with less-conditioned subjects (N = 10) during dynamic upright exercise. The pentathletes wereExpand
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Mitral valve aneurysm due to severe aortic valve regurgitation.
A 33-year-old man presented to the hospital with shortness of breath and chest pain. He was subsequently diagnosed with Streptococcus mitis endocarditis involving the aortic valve. The initialExpand
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Effect of exercise on indices of valvular aortic stenosis.
Changes in the physiologic state of the patient may affect indices of valvular aortic stenosis. We determined the effects of supine exercise on the Gorlin valve area, Cannon valve area, aortic valveExpand
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Changing presentation of coronary heart disease in an inpatient population within the U.S. military health care system.
This study examines the changing presentation of coronary heart disease (CHD) in an inpatient population at Brooke Army Medical Center. The specific objectives of the study were to examine theExpand
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Bedside cardiac examination: constancy in a sea of change.
The general trend in the recent literature has been to highlight the difficulties and shortcomings of the physical examination and to attribute these difficulties to deficiencies in training ratherExpand
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The combination paclitaxel, carboplatin and megestrol acetate is effective in women with recurrent uterine papillary serous adenocarcinoma.
Uterine papillary serous adenocarcinoma is an uncommon and very aggressive type of endometrial cancer. A 76-year-old patient diagnosed with recurrent uterine papillary serous adenocarcinoma wasExpand
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Evaluation of ECG changes in dentists treating awake patients.
Twenty-eight male dentists were evaluated with 24 hour ambulatory ECG while working on awake patients. Only one of the participants showed any sign of stress induced arrhythmias after a patientExpand
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