Konstantinos Papas

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In cystic fibrosis (CF), pancreatic insufficiency and a diminished bile acid pool cause malabsorption of important nutrients and dietary components leading to deficiency, poor nutritional status, and oxidative stress. Of particular significance is the malabsorption of fat-soluble nutrients and antioxidants, which are important for normal immune and(More)
BACKGROUND Over 78 million American adults have obesity. Bariatric surgery is the leading means of durable weight loss. Nutritional deficiencies are commonly treated post-operatively but are often undiagnosed pre-operatively. Malnutrition is correlated with adverse surgical outcomes. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study is to assess pre-operative nutritional(More)
Two patients with coronary artery disease appearing as "walkthrough" angina underwent a treadmill exercise test. During the exercise, the patients appeared to have anginal pain associated with ST-segment depression and increased QRS duration. As the patients continued walking, anginal pain disappeared and a concomitant lessening in ST-segment depression and(More)
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