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Sex differences in the management of coronary artery disease. Survival and Ventricular Enlargement Investigators.
BACKGROUND Despite the fact that coronary artery disease is the leading cause of death among women, previous studies have suggested that physicians are less likely to pursue an aggressive approach toExpand
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Selection Bias in the Use of Thrombolytic Therapy in Acute Myocardial Infarction
Objective. —To determine whether clinical selection for thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction results in a skewed population for subsequent adverse cardiovascular events. Design. —AExpand
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Regression of atherosclerotic stenosing lesions of the renal arteries and spontaneous cure of systemic hypertension through control of hyperlipidemia.
We describe a 49 year old woman with impressive regression of renal artery stenosing atherosclerotic lesions in response to sustained excellent control of hyperlipidemia. Initially, she had highExpand
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Paroxysmal tachycardia with atrioventricular dissociation in a patient with a variant of pre-excitation syndrome.
Summary We report a patient with a variant of the pre-excitation syndrome who has paroxysmal tachycardia with a pattern of left bundle branch block and ventriculo-atrial dissociation. The tachycardiaExpand
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Ethical issues in the management of geriatric cardiac patients.
  • L. Basta
  • Medicine
  • The American journal of geriatric cardiology
  • 2004
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Pathophysiologic assessment of hypertensive heart disease with echocardiography.
Assessment of the pathophysiologic changes associated with systemic hypertension has been limited by difficulty in justifying invasive studies of the left ventricle. Echocardiography, because it isExpand
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Clinical, haemodynamic, and coronary angiographic correlates of angina pectoris in patients with severe aortic valve disease.
Of 88 consecutive patients aged 20 to 77 years with severe symptomatic aortic valve disease requiring surgery, 51 patients had angina pectoris; of these 51, 41 had predominant aortic stenosis and 10Expand
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Eisenmenger's syndrome in pregnancy: does heparin prophylaxis improve the maternal mortality rate?
Seven consecutive patients with Eisenmenber's syndrome, cared for by the obstetric team in conjunction with the cardiology service, were reviewed to assess the possible role of prophylactic heparinExpand
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Multiclinic controlled trial of diltiazem for Prinzmetal's angina.
To assess the efficacy of a new calcium entry blocker, diltiazem (Cardizem), for prophylaxis of Prinzmetal's angina, 48 patients were studied in randomized, multiple crossover multiclinic study (2Expand
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Effect of intermittent left bundle branch block on left ventricular performance.
Abstract In a patient with intermittent left bundle branch block (LBBB), left ventricular (LV) performance was compared during normal and delayed left ventricular activation. LBBB was associated withExpand
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