Justin Maroney

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Angiogenesis governs the progression of multiple myeloma (MM). Circulating endothelial cells (CECs) contribute to angiogenesis and comprise mature ECs and endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs). The present study sought to characterize CECs and their relation to disease activity and therapeutic response in 31 consecutive patients with MM. CECs, identified as(More)
A 48-year-old man with past medical history of coronary artery disease, previous angioplasty, hyperlipidemia, and generalized anxiety disorder presented with atypical chest pain. Coronary angiography and CT angiography revealed a variant dual left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery not previously described. Spindola-Franco et al. have categorized(More)
OBJECTIVES We seek to assess the per-operator volume of diagnostic catheterizations and percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) among US cardiologists, and its implication for future manpower needs in the catheterization laboratory. BACKGROUND The number of annual Medicare PCIs peaked in 2004 and has trended downward since, however the total number of(More)
Risk-adjusted prediction models of percutaneous coronary interventional (PCI) outcomes have several purposes. Foremost is their utility to assess programmatic and operator quality, and are now considered the standard for this purpose, supplanting procedural volume and unadjusted complication rates (1). Less successful has been their application in clinical(More)
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