BACKGROUND An American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Task Force periodically revises and publishes guidelines with evidence-based recommendations for appropriate use of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Some studies have suggested that closer adherence to guidelines can reduce variations in care, can improve quality, and… (More)
by selecting either the " topic list " link or the " chronological list " link (No. LS-2095). Abstract The American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF), along with key specialty and subspecialty societies, conducted an appropriate use review of common clinical scenarios where cardiac radionuclide imaging (RNI) is frequently considered. This document is… (More)
BACKGROUND The immunohistochemical features of fetal haemoglobin cells and their distribution patterns in solid tumours, such as colorectal cancer and blastomas, suggest that fetal haemopoiesis may take place in these tumour tissues. These locally highly concentrated fetal haemoglobin (HbF) cells may promote tumour growth by providing a more efficient… (More)
use criteria for peripheral vascular ultrasound and physiological testing part I: arterial ultrasound and physiological testing.
JM, Raskin IE. ACCF proposed method for evaluating the appropriateness of cardiovascular imaging.
Tumour markers are important in the diagnosis and monitoring of many tumours. This study tested the hypothesis that an oncofoetal protein, foetal haemoglobin (HbF) is a potential tumour marker in embryonic tumours, useful for management. An immunohistochemical investigation of HbF blood cell (Fc) distribution was carried out in tumours and in bone marrow… (More)
For accurate quantitation of human immunoglobulins A and B by graded hemagglutination inhibition, I have established standard curves. For IgA, plotting the inner diameter of the ring formed by sedimented erythrocytes vs the log of the antigen concentrations gives a straight line. Plotting the same parameters for IgG gives a hyperbolic line. These ratios… (More)