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Strategies for multivessel revascularization in patients with diabetes.
BACKGROUND In some randomized trials comparing revascularization strategies for patients with diabetes, coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG) has had a better outcome than percutaneous coronaryExpand
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Critical issues in peripheral arterial disease detection and management: a call to action.
Jill J. F. Belch, MD; Eric J. Topol, MD; Giancarlo Agnelli, MD; Michel Bertrand, MD; Robert M. Califf, MD; Denis L. Clement, MD; Mark A. Creager, MD; J. Donald Easton, MD; James R. Gavin III, MD,Expand
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Dipyridamole-thallium scintigraphy and gated radionuclide angiography to assess cardiac risk before abdominal aortic surgery.
BACKGROUND Because many patients with atherosclerotic disease of the abdominal aorta also have coronary artery disease, assessment of cardiac risk before abdominal aortic surgery has received muchExpand
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Should the Angiotensin II Antagonists be Discontinued Before Surgery?
Angiotensin II antagonists (AIIA) are part of a new rational treatment of hypertension. Because adverse circulatory effects during anesthesia can occur in patients chronically treated withExpand
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The hemodynamic effects of anesthetic induction in vascular surgical patients chronically treated with angiotensin II receptor antagonists.
UNLABELLED The use of angiotensin II receptor subtype-1 antagonists (ARA), recently introduced as antihypertensive drugs, is becoming more prevalent. We studied the prevalence and severity ofExpand
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[Clinical use of vecuronium during celioscopy].
In order to determine if vecuronium can be used for short operations, 40 women were studied during laparoscopy, randomly assigned to four groups: suxamethonium 1 mg X kg-1 in a single bolus followedExpand
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Risk Factors for Acute Postoperative Renal Failure in Thoracic or Thoracoabdominal Aortic Surgery: A Prospective Study
Acute postoperative renal failure is a common complication of thoracic aorta, thoracoabdominal aorta, or aortic arch surgery.To identify variables associated with acute postoperative renal failure,Expand
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Refractory hypotension after induction of anesthesia in a patient chronically treated with angiotensin receptor antagonists.
An increasing number of patients scheduled for surgery are chronically treated with angiotensin II receptor antagonists (ARA). These drugs interfere with the renin-angiotensin system by inhibitingExpand
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Roles of Fentanyl and Nitroglycerin in Prevention of Myocardial Ischemia Associated with Laryngoscopy and Tracheal Intubation in Patients Undergoing Operations of Short Duration
The purpose of this study was to evaluate intravenous nitroglycerin given during induction of anesthesia as a means for prevention of myocardial ischemia and hemodynamic changes associated withExpand
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