Lloyd Steele

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OBJECTIVES Previous studies have shown that smokers presented with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) a decade earlier than non-smokers. However, no account has been made for population smoking trends, an important deficit addressed by this study. METHODS The combination of admission data on patients with acute STEMI undergoing(More)
BACKGROUND Cigarette smoking is a well-established risk factor for the development of coronary heart disease. However, the relationship between smoking and acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is less well described. OBJECTIVE To determine the relative risk of acute STEMI in smokers and ex-smokers, compared with individuals who had(More)
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  • Vesalius : acta internationales historiae…
  • 2014
Andreas Vesalius of Brussels (1514-1564) was a Renaissance physician and surgeon whose most famous work was the De humani corporis fabrica libri septem a monograph describing human anatomy, first published in 1543. The Fabrica precipitated advances both anatomical and pedagogical, and its influence was such that Vesalius has since been described as the(More)
BACKGROUND Several studies have shown a 'smoker's paradox', where following an acute myocardial infarction, smokers have a paradoxically lower mortality than non-smokers. To date, no large study has investigated this paradox in unselected patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) managed by primary percutaneous coronary(More)
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