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A comparison of multiple mini-interviews and structured interviews in a UK setting
Introduction: The multiple mini-interview (MMI) has been shown to be a valuable tool to aid the selection of medical students. The increasing body of research data so far has not evaluated thisExpand
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Embolic complications of direct current cardioversion of atrial arrhythmias: association with low intensity of anticoagulation at the time of cardioversion.
OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to identify the factors responsible for embolic complications of direct current (DC) cardioversion of atrial arrhythmias. BACKGROUND Direct currentExpand
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Thrombopoietic agents.
Thrombopoietin (TPO) is the key cytokine involved in thrombopoiesis, and is the endogenous ligand for the thrombopoietin receptor that is expressed on the surface of platelets, megakaryocytes, andExpand
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Infectious causes of chronic immune thrombocytopenia.
Persistent thrombocytopenia may be the consequence of chronic infections with hepatitis C virus (HCV), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and Helicobacter pylori, and should be considered in theExpand
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Deep vein and intracardiac thrombosis during the post-partum period in Behçet’s disease
A 22-year-old woman presented on the 10th post-partum day with deep vein thrombosis involving the right ilio-femoral and popliteal veins. This thrombosis was refractory to conventionalExpand
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Pathobiology and Treatment of Hepatitis Virus-Related Thrombocytopenia
Thrombocytopenia is a well recognized complication of infections, including those from hepatotropic viruses. Thrombocytopenia may actually be the only manifestation of vital hepatitis, which shouldExpand
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Is a nihilistic attitude to thrombophilia screening justified?
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Risk factors and thrombosis after airline flight.
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Anticoagulant management of pregnancy following heart valve replacement in the United Kingdom, 1986-2002.
BACKGROUND AND AIM OF THE STUDY Patients with mechanical heart valves require anticoagulation which is associated with significant maternal mortality (1-4%) and fetal complications (31%) inExpand
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Thrombolysis for massive pulmonary embolism in pregnancy--a report of three cases and follow up over a two year period.
We read with interest the recent literature review submitted by te Raa et al regarding treatment options in massive pulmonary embolism during pregnancy [1]. As highlighted venous thromboembolism is aExpand
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