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Value of single oral loading dose of propafenone in converting recent-onset atrial fibrillation. Results of a randomized, double-blind, controlled study.
AIMS To evaluate the efficacy and safety of a single loading oral dose of propafenone in the interruption of recent-onset atrial fibrillation. METHODS After a complete medical history, physicalExpand
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Development of a Feature Modeling Tool using Microsoft DSL Tools
Feature models are the basic instrument to analyze and configure the variability of product lines (PL). However, is quite difficult to find a tool that offers enough functionality to develop them andExpand
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Effect of preoperative mild renal dysfunction on mortality and morbidity following valve cardiac surgery.
The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of preoperative mild renal dysfunction (RD) not requiring dialysis on mortality and morbidity after valve cardiac surgery (VCS). We studiedExpand
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Conservative operation for mitral stenosis. Independent determinants of late results.
A retrospective study was designed to define the independent determinants of late results in 282 consecutive patients operated on for mitral stenosis between 1978 and 1985. A total of 25 variablesExpand
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Lack of association of serum lipoprotein (a) levels with type-2 diabetes mellitus in patients with angiographically defined coronary artery disease.
Multiple studies have demonstrated that elevated serum lipoprotein (a) [Lp(a)] levels are independent predictors for coronary artery disease (CAD) in subjects without diabetes mellitus (DM). However,Expand
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Low-Cost System for Weld Tracking Based on Artificial Vision
A laser-stripe system for the automation of welding processes in heavy industries is presented. Conventional methods use human intervention. A new solution using only common usage computer componentsExpand
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An experimental study of the wear performance of NiCrBSi thermal spray coatings
Abstract The increasingly extreme conditions in which components are required to work have led to the use of thermal coatings in a lot of industrial applications. Special attention has been paid inExpand
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Packaged Multi-Core Fiber Interferometer for High-Temperature Sensing
A small size and compactly packaged optical sensor for high-temperature measurements is reported. The sensor consists of a short piece of multi-core fiber (MCF) spliced to the distal end of aExpand
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Feature Patterns and Multi-Paradigm Variability Models
One of the most important issues in the development of software product lines is the elicitation, management, and representation of the variability. In this context, feature models are the basicExpand
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