Leslie David Hillis

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Since the early 1960s, selective x-ray coronary angiography has provided the only means of visualizing the coronary arterial system in vivo. However, it has several disadvantages. First, the incidence, albeit relatively low, of so-called major adverse events (death, myocardial infarction, or stroke) during or within 24 hours of selective coronary(More)
by the American College of Cardiology Foundation American Heart Association Science Advisory and uly 2011, by the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesioracic Surgeons in August 2011, and by the American ery in September 2011. Cardiology Foundation requests that this document D, Smith PK, Anderson JL, Bittl JA, Bridges CR, esa VJ, Hiratzka LF, Hutter AM Jr,(More)
Intranasal cocaine is used frequently as a local anesthetic during many rhinolaryngologic procedures. Although its "recreational" use in high doses has been associated with chest pain and myocardial infarction, this association has not been established when cocaine is used in low doses as a topical anesthetic, and its effect on the coronary vasculature of(More)
PURPOSE Contrast-induced renal dysfunction has been reported to occur in 15% to 42% of patients with underlying azotemia, but there is disagreement as to whether its incidence is reduced by limiting the amount of contrast material. To adjust the amount of contrast material to the severity of azotemia, we have utilized the following formula to calculate a(More)