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Clinical features of gamma-hydroxybutyrate and gamma-butyrolactone toxicity and concomitant drug and alcohol use.
OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical features of gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) and gamma-butyrolactone (GBL) toxicity. METHODS Retrospective case-study of 65 GHB and GBL intoxications seen in an urbanExpand
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Renal venous renin determinations in renovascular hypertension. Diagnostic and prognostic value in unilateral renal artery stenosis treated by surgery or percutaneous transluminal angioplasty.
To assess the diagnostic and prognostic value of renal venous renin levels in renovascular hypertension, 95 patients with severe unilateral renal artery stenosis were studied. Surgery (n = 52) orExpand
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Pulmonary oedema in healthy persons during scuba-diving and swimming.
The prevalence of pulmonary oedema during scuba-diving is unknown. In our referral centre for diving accidents we have observed several episodes of pulmonary oedema in four previously healthy personsExpand
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Fibromuscular hyperplasia: extension of the disease and therapeutic outcome. Results of the University Hospital Zurich Cooperative Study on Fibromuscular Hyperplasia.
92 patients with fibromuscular hyperplasia (FMH) seen at the University Hospital Zurich were studied. Renovascular FMH was the most frequent manifestation of the disease (89%). FMH of the cerebralExpand
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Long-term experience in percutaneous transluminal dilatation of renal artery stenosis.
Percutaneous transluminal dilatation was attempted in 65 patients with renovascular hypertension. In five cases (8 percent), percutaneous transluminal dilatation could not be performed for technicalExpand
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Primäre und sekundäre Hypertonie in einem poliklinischen Patientengut
Die Annahme, das der Anteil der sekundaren Hypertonieformen am Gesamtkollektiv aller Hypertonien etwa 15–20% ausmacht, ist weit verbreitet. Erst in jungster Zeit weisen epidemiologische StudienExpand
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Does self-measurement of blood pressure improve patient compliance in hypertension?
Compliance with antihypertensive therapy was measured before and after distribution of non-automatic blood pressure devices. After 2 weeks of placebo treatment, 37 patients were treated with anExpand
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[Primary and secondary hypertension in polyclinical patients].
Hypertension was found in 854 (10.4%) of 8228 patients (3657 females, 4571 males) seen in our outpatient clinic during 1975. Essential (primary) hypertension was found in 92.9% (n = 793) of allExpand
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Renal venous renin activity in various forms of curable renal hypertension.
The diagnostic and predictive value of renal venous renin determinations was investigated in 73 patients who had various forms of hypertension associated with unilateral renal disease and who wereExpand
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