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Erythropoietin prevents motor neuron apoptosis and neurologic disability in experimental spinal cord ischemic injury
The cytokine erythropoietin (EPO) possesses potent neuroprotective activity against a variety of potential brain injuries, including transient ischemia and reperfusion. It is currently unknownExpand
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Thrombophilia in young patients with acute myocardial infarction.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association of thrombophilia and coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients with myocardial infarction (MI). METHODS Under the age of 45 years, 129 patients with MI andExpand
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Anesthetic management of lumbar discectomy in a pregnant patient
ate weakness of the right ankle dorsal and plantar flexions (muscle strength 3 and 4/5, respectively) in the right lower extremity. The Achilles reflex was depressed and pinprick sensation wasExpand
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Intermittent right bundle branch block development in a patent with acute inferior myocardial infarction.
Intermittent or newly diagnosed right bundle branch block and right axis deviation can predict the severity of coronary artery disease and also showed the short term clinical outcome or success rateExpand
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Beta blockers for the prevention of atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass surgery: carvedilol versus metoprolol.
Although all beta blockers appear to be effective in the prevention of postoperative atrial fibrillation (AF) following coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG), carvedilol was found to be much moreExpand
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QT dispersion ratio in patients with unstable angina pectoris (A new risk factor?)
Background: QT dispersion has been shown to be associated with fatal arrhythmias and sudden death in coronary artery disease. A recent study indicated that marked QT dispersion in electrocardiogramsExpand
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The ED use and non-urgent visits of elderly patients
Objective To evaluate the use of the emergency department (ED) by elderly patients, their non-urgent visits and the prevalence of main disease for ED visits. Methods This cross-sectional study wasExpand
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The relationship between L-arginine/ADMA ratio and coronary collateral development in patients with low glomerular filtration rate.
BACKGROUND It is yet to be established which factors are responsible for differences among patients with the same degree of coronary artery disease in terms of coronary collateral development (CCD).Expand
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The relation of fragmented QRS with tissue Doppler derived parameters in patients with b-thalassaemia major.
PURPOSE The most important complication encountered in patients with b-thalassaemia major is degenerative fibrosis developing as a result of iron accumulation in myocardial tissue. DysfunctionExpand
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Conservative treatment of iatrogenic left main coronary artery dissection: report of two cases.
Revascularization treatment is mostly recommended for iatrogenic left main coronary artery dissection because of potential for catastrophic sequel, even in case of initial TIMI 3 flow and hemodynamicExpand
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