Nicholas Grapsas

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To the Editor: Nonocclusive thrombus on preexisting plaques, dynamic obstruction , progressive obstruction, inflammation and/or infection, and secondary unstable angina seem to be the 5 not mutually exclusive causes of the unstable angina syndrome. These were suggested in the excellent editorial by E. Braunwald. 1 In this editorial, it was pointed out that(More)
BACKGROUND Cardiorespiratory complications may occur during gastrointestinal endoscopy, and elderly people seem to be more vulnerable to these complications during endoscopic procedures involving the manipulation of abdominal viscera. OBJECTIVES To determine the incidence of cardiac arrhythmias, changes in oxygen saturation, heart rate and blood pressure(More)
Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty with coronary stent implantation is a life-saving medical procedure that has become, nowadays, the most frequent performed therapeutic procedure in medicine. Plain balloon angioplasty, bare metal stents, first and second generation drug-eluting stents, bioresorbable and bioabsorbable scaffolds have offered(More)
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