John W Riddell

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AIM To prospectively determine the role of platelet glycoprotein IIIa (GP IIIa) gene PlA1/PlA2 polymorphism on the long-term clinical outcome in patients with coronary artery disease undergoing coronary stenting. DESIGN AND SETTING Prospective observational study in the University Hospital of Caen (France). PATIENTS AND METHODS 1 111 symptomatic(More)
C ase Presentation: A 55-year-old man was admitted for investigation of a persistent cough. Chest x-ray revealed an opacity near the right upper-lobe bronchus. He was an ex-smoker, and his only previous medical history was of an acute coronary syndrome leading to the implantation of a drug-eluting stent (DES) in his proxi-mal left anterior descending artery(More)
BACKGROUND Noninvasive assessment of coronary atherosclerotic plaque and significant stenosis by coronary multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) may improve early and accurate triage of patients presenting with acute chest pain to the emergency department. METHODS AND RESULTS We conducted a blinded, prospective study in patients presenting with acute(More)
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