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Acute renal infarction. Clinical characteristics of 17 patients.
We analyzed the medical records of patients with an established diagnosis of acute renal infarction to identify predictive parameters of this rare disease. Seventeen patients (8 male) who wereExpand
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Impairment of renal function in patients resuscitated from cardiac arrest: frequency, determinants and impact on outcome.
OBJECTIVE To assess frequency, determinants, and impact on outcome of impaired renal function in cardiac arrest survivors. PATIENTS AND METHODS In a retrospective analysis 87 patients admittedExpand
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Acute chest pain-a stepwise approach, the challenge of the correct clinical diagnosis.
STUDY OBJECTIVE To assess the safety and the accuracy of a 4 h stepwise diagnostic approach relying on clinical judgement in unselected patients with acute chest pain. DESIGN Prospective cohortExpand
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Standardization of a psychiatric screening test for use by general practitioners in Sardinia. Preliminary results
The use of screening test for case‐finding studies was introduced only a few years ago in Italy. This study aimed to define the degree of accuracy of the Italian version of the 24‐item Self ReportingExpand
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Sustained ventricular tachycardia in the emergency department.
The aim of the study was to evaluate the demographics, haemodynamics, ECG characteristics, underlying disease, tachycardia termination and outcome of patients with sustained ventricular tachycardiaExpand
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Primary PTCA versus thrombolysis with tPA in acute myocardial infarction: a formal cost-effectiveness analysis.
AIMS Information concerning the cost-effectiveness of primary percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) compared to thrombolytic treatment with tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) for theExpand
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Urolume double prosthesis in the treatment of complex urethral strictures: a 5-year follow-up case report.
The 5-year follow-up of the implantation of a UroLume double urethral stent in 2 patients with recurrent, post-traumatic urethral strictures is presented. The double implantation for each patient wasExpand
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Clinical signs of pulmonary congestion predict outcome in patients with acute chest pain.
BACKGROUND Pulmonary congestion is associated with poor outcome in patients with acute coronary syndromes. In consecutive patients presenting with acute unexplained chest pain to a primary careExpand
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Flottierender Riesenthrombus im offenen Foramen ovale Diagnose mittels transösophagealer Echokardiographie
Summary Diagnosis of an entrapped thrombus in a patent foramen ovale without preceding arterial embolism is rare. We report an intensive care patient in whom TEE was performed because pulmonaryExpand
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