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Lipoprotein mass concentrations were measured by analytical ultracentrifugation in a subset of 57 hypercholesterolaemic male participants in the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Type II Coronary Intervention Study. 2-year changes in levels of intermediate-density lipoproteins (IDL) of flotation rate 12-20 were strongly predictive of progression of(More)
BACKGROUND Although severe chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an independent predictor of mortality among patients with coronary artery disease, the impact of mild CKD on morbidity and mortality has not been fully defined. METHODS AND RESULTS Morbidity and mortality for the 3608 patients with multivessel coronary artery disease enrolled in the Bypass(More)
2507 homosexual men who were seronegative for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) at enrollment were followed for six months to elucidate risk factors for seroconversion to HIV. 95 (3.8%) seroconverted. Of men who did not engage in receptive anal intercourse within six months before baseline and in the six-month follow-up period, only 0.5% (3/646)(More)
There is considerable uncertainty about the effects of bypass surgery on the longevity of patients with coronary-artery disease and angina. The Cleveland Clinic has reported improved survival after surgical treatment; the Duke University study indicated improvement in a high-risk subgroup only. The Veterans Administration (V.A.) randomised study initially(More)
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