Mary Elizabeth Lewis

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OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of revascularisation of viable myocardium on survival in patients with postischaemic heart failure. METHODS 35 patients (mean (SD) age 58 (7) years) with severe heart failure (New York Heart Association (NYHA) functional class > or = III), mean left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) 24 (7)% (range 10-35%), and limited(More)
OBJECTIVES This paper describes the methodology for a prospective, community-based study of sudden unexpected death in Wake County, North Carolina. METHODS From 1 March to 29 June 2013, data of presumed cardiac arrest cases were captured from Wake County Emergency Medical Services. Participants were screened into the presumed sudden unexpected death group(More)
OBJECTIVE In this manuscript, we estimate the incidence and identify risk factors for sudden unexpected death in a socioeconomically and racially diverse population in one county in North Carolina. Estimates of the incidence and risk factors contributing to sudden death vary widely. The Sudden Unexpected Death in North Carolina (SUDDEN) project is a(More)
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