Maria Alexandra Rodriguez

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Deposition of calcium salts in the skin and subcutaneous tissue occurs in a variety of rheumatic diseases, being most commonly associated with scleroderma, CREST (calcinosis, Raynaud’s phenomenon, esophageal dysfunction, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasia), dermatomyositis, and overlap syndromes but is a rare complication of systemic lupus erythematosus(More)
107 2011 51 107-109 F encainide, and propafenone, all class IC antiarrhythmic drugs, have been shown to increase the pacing threshold, from 300% to more than 560%, by modifying the action potential of the myocardial cell and interfering with the sodium channel in depressing the phase 0 repolarization. Flecainide blocks flow of the cardiac NaV1.5 sodium(More)
Hypertension is a common chronic medical condition affecting over 65 million Americans. Uncontrolled hypertension can progress to a hypertensive crisis defined as a systolic blood pressure >180 mm Hg or a diastolic blood pressure >120 mm Hg. Hypertensive crisis can be further classified as a hypertensive urgency or hypertensive emergency depending on(More)
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