Philip Nicholl

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BACKGROUND Central to the pathophysiology of stenosis following balloon angioplasty and arterial bypass surgery is proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs). To investigate the role of calcium (Ca2+) in VSMC proliferation, the effect of thapsigargin, Ca2+ ionophore A23187, ionomycin, cyclopiazonic acid and di-tert-butylhydroquinone (all of which(More)
Arterial manifestation of Behçet disease represents a challenging clinical scenario with a potential for fatal complications. This case depicts the surgical management of a 4.5-cm infrarenal aortic aneurysm and a 6-cm left renal artery aneurysm in a patient with known Behçet disease. The presence of a contralateral living donor kidney transplant added to(More)
ABSTRACr An analysis of data from the United Kingdom multicentre study of postneonatal mortality has been made to assess whether there are causally distinct groups of babies dying from the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and to develop explicit risk factor profiles for the subgroups. The 303 SIDS babies in the multicentre study were divided into four(More)
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