Mathew B. Day

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BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Blunt trauma is the leading cause of pediatric injury, but pediatric aortic injuries are rare. We undertook this study to investigate the demographics, treatment, and outcomes of children with blunt aortic injuries and report our experience over a 10-year period. METHODS After Institutional Review Board approval, a 10-year retrospective(More)
To determine the efficacy and safety of oral verapamil in patients with rest angina admitted to the Coronary Care Unit (CCU), a double-blind placebo-controlled trial was undertaken. Of the 65 patients with rest angina screened for the study, 15 met the inclusion criteria (at least two episodes of chest pain associated with ST-T segment changes per 24 hours)(More)
The pharmacokinetics of xamoterol, a β-adrenergic partial agonist under clinical evaluation for the treatment of mild to moderate heart failure, have been studied in 8 cardiac failure patients (NYHA Class II) of mean age 62 years. After i.v. dosing, the elimination half-life was 7.4±0.4 h, the total body clearance was 228±30 ml·min−1 and the volume of(More)
The dental management of patients with severe respiratory problems continues to be a significant challenge to the dental health care practitioner. Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema, are the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Asthma has increased in prevalence during the past 20 years, and the(More)
Ten male patients with chronic stable angina pectoris completed a randomized, double-blind cross-over study, with matched placebo run-in period (P), to compare the effects of a long-acting preparation of propranolol (LA, 160 mg once a day) with that of conventional propranolol (CP, 40 mg four times a day) each given for 14 days. Response was assessed by(More)
BACKGROUND Myocarditis, defined as inflammation of myocardial tissue of the heart, is an uncommon cardiac presentation and is due to a variety of causes. It affects 1% of the US population, 50% of which is caused by coxsackie B virus. Cardiac tissue is the prime target, and destruction of myocardium results in cardiac failure with fluid overload. CASE(More)
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