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Nephropathy requiring dialysis after percutaneous coronary intervention and the critical role of an adjusted contrast dose.
This study was undertaken to determine the incidence, risk factors, and in-hospital outcome of nephropathy requiring dialysis (NRD) after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), and to evaluate theExpand
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Experimental determination of circumferential properties of fresh carotid artery plaques.
Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is currently accepted as the gold standard for interventional revascularisation of diseased arteries belonging to the carotid bifurcation. Despite the proven efficacy ofExpand
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The relative safety and efficacy of abciximab and eptifibatide in patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention: insights from a large regional registry of contemporary percutaneous
OBJECTIVES This study sought to assess whether the use of eptifibatide instead of abciximab is associated with a difference in outcomes of patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronaryExpand
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Blood speed imaging with an intraluminal array
In applications in which Doppler processing is not possible, such as side-looking intravascular imaging systems, decorrelation methods can be used to estimate blood speed. Expand
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Implementing change in a public agency: Leadership, learning and organisational resilience
Purpose – The article aims to investigate implementation problems arising from the introduction of a new computer system in a public agency.Design/methodology/approach – Two analytical lenses wereExpand
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Experimental modelling of aortic aneurysms: novel applications of silicone rubbers.
A range of silicone rubbers were created based on existing commercially available materials. These silicones were designed to be visually different from one another and have distinct materialExpand
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High-resolution elasticity imaging for tissue engineering
An elasticity microscope provides high resolution images of tissue elasticity. With this instrument, it may be possible to monitor cell growth and tissue development in tissue engineering. To testExpand
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Spherical indentation of free-standing acellular extracellular matrix membranes.
Numerous scaffold materials have been developed for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications to replace or repair damaged tissues and organs. Naturally occurring scaffold materialsExpand
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Patient resources available to bladder cancer patients: a pilot study of healthcare providers.
OBJECTIVE To survey thought leaders attending an annual bladder cancer conference about resources available to survivors at, primarily, large academic centers treating a high volume of patients.Expand
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An Improved Methodology for Investigating the Parameters Influencing Migration Resistance of Abdominal Aortic Stent-Grafts
Purpose: To develop an improved methodology for investigating the parameters influencing stent-graft migration, with particular focus on the limitations of existing methods. Methods: A physiologicalExpand
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