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BACKGROUND Ischemic stroke is one of the most frequent causes of morbidity and mortality in industrialized countries. In more than 40% of cases the cause of the ischemic event is not recognized,(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to investigate the diagnostic utility of clinical probability, rapid plasma D-dimer assay, compression ultrasonography (CUS) and transthoracic echocardiography(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) in diagnosing congestive heart failure (CHF), in an unselected population. METHODS Eighty-three(More)
BACKGROUND Pulmonary hypertension is characterized by an increase in pulmonary vascular resistance and premature death. Echocardiography is useful in the screening of patients with suspected(More)