M P Rijkée

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BACKGROUND Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Sub-clinical systemic inflammation is often present in T2DM patients. Systemic inflammation has also been implicated in the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis. This review investigates the direct evidence present in literature for the effect of(More)
Our aim was to compare infarct core volume on whole brain CT perfusion (CTP) with several limited coverage sizes (i.e., 3, 4, 6, and 8 cm), as currently used in routine clinical practice. In total, 40 acute ischemic stroke patients with non-contrast CT (NCCT) and CTP imaging of anterior circulation ischemia were included. Imaging was performed using a(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify predictors of failure in percutaneous endovascular aneurysm repair (P-EVAR) using the Prostar XL Percutaneous Vascular Surgery Device (Abbot Vascular, Santa Clara, CA, USA) and the need for conversion to conventional femoral cutdown (O-EVAR). METHODS Consecutive patients who underwent P-EVAR with the Prostar XL device between January(More)
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