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A Prospective Study of Sudden Cardiac Death among Children and Young Adults.
BACKGROUND Sudden cardiac death among children and young adults is a devastating event. We performed a prospective, population-based, clinical and genetic study of sudden cardiac death among childrenExpand
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Nonenzymatic Glycation Impairs the Antiinflammatory Properties of Apolipoprotein A-I
Objective—The goal of this study was to investigate the effects of nonenzymatic glycation on the antiinflammatory properties of apolipoprotein (apo) A-I. Methods and Results—Rabbits were infused withExpand
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Sudden death in the young.
BACKGROUND Sudden death is rare in young people, but it has a disproportionate impact on the community. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to determine the causes of sudden, natural death inExpand
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Effect of erythropoietin as an adjunct to primary percutaneous coronary intervention: a randomised controlled clinical trial
Objective The acute administration of high-dose erythropoietin (EPO) on reperfusing ischaemic myocardium has been reported to halve myocardial infarct (MI) size in preclinical studies, but its effectExpand
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Myocardial pathology in pulmonary thromboembolism
Objective To assess the nature of necroinflammatory changes identified in postmortem histological sections of the right ventricular myocardium in cases of fatal pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE).Expand
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Smoking and endothelial function.
The arterial endothelium is a vital homeostatic cell layer responsible for a variety of functions such as thromboresistance, control of vessel tone, and vessel growth. Recent evidence has indicatedExpand
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New insights into the role of HDL as an anti-inflammatory agent in the prevention of cardiovascular disease
Several known functions of high-density lipoproteins (HDLs) may contribute to their ability to protect against atherosclerosis. The best known of these functions is the ability to promote cholesterolExpand
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A Trial of Extending Hemodialysis Hours and Quality of Life.
The relationship between increased hemodialysis hours and patient outcomes remains unclear. We randomized (1:1) 200 adult recipients of standard maintenance hemodialysis from in-center and home-basedExpand
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Prevalence, distribution and clinical correlates of myocardial fibrosis in systemic lupus erythematosus: a cardiac magnetic resonance study
Objectives To assess the prevalence, distribution and clinical correlates of myocardial fibrosis, as detected by cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR), in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). MethodsExpand
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A 10-year review of sudden death during sporting activities.
BACKGROUND Sudden death during sport is a rare but devastating event. Previous research has mostly focused on sudden deaths in young competitive athletes. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was toExpand
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