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Anemia and cardiovascular disease in diabetic nephropathy
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the major cause of morbidity and mortality in people with diabetes and in those with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Diabetes, occurring in epidemic proportions in theExpand
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Utility of an advanced digital electronic stethoscope in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease compared with coronary computed tomographic angiography.
The detection of coronary artery microbruits, subaudible bruits too faint to be heard through standard auscultation, may provide an alternative means to diagnose coronary artery disease (CAD). TheExpand
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Oral anticoagulants in the management of venous thromboembolism
Despite advances in diagnosis, prevention, and management, venous thromboembolism (VTE) remains a common cause of morbidity and mortality. For decades, antithrombotic therapy for prevention andExpand
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Persistent second-degree atrioventricular block following adenosine infusion for nuclear stress testing
The agents used for nuclear stress testing (NST) including adenosine, dobutamine, and dipyridamole, are generally well tolerated and the incidence of serious complications associated with their useExpand
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Inappropriate implantable cardioverter-defibrillator shocks attributed to alternating-current leak in a swimming pool.
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) are the standard of care for preventing sudden cardiac death in patients who are predisposed to malignant ventricular arrhythmias. Causes ofExpand
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Multi-Detector Coronary CT Imaging for the Identification of Coronary Artery Stenoses in a “Real-World” Population
Background Multi-detector computed tomography (CT) has emerged as a modality for the non-invasive assessment of coronary artery disease (CAD). Prior studies have selected patients for evaluation andExpand
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Hypertension Management in the High Cardiovascular Risk Population
The incidence of hypertension is increasing every year. Blood pressure (BP) control is an important therapeutic goal for the slowing of progression as well as for the prevention of CardiovascularExpand
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Exertional rhabdomyolysis and renal failure in patients with sickle cell trait: Is it time to change our approach?
Abstract Based upon numerous reported cases and despite widespread beliefs to the contrary, sickle cell trait (SCT) may be deemed a quantifiable risk factor in certain subsets of patients. As aExpand
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease as a Risk Factor for Premature Coronary Artery Disease
Background Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are both systemic chronic diseases that alter bowel physiology. The central process in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and the associatedExpand
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Unilateral neurogenic pulmonary oedema and severe left ventricular dysfunction secondary to acute multiple sclerosis exacerbation.
Neurological conditions such as stroke, subarachnoid haemorrhage and seizure activity, amongst others, have been associated with the development of pulmonary oedema. The development of clinicallyExpand
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