Roberto Bassan

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In a study conducted at St Bartholomew's Hospital between 1972 and 1982, using moderately intensive therapy (OPAL/HEAV'D), a low blast count at presentation (less than 10 x 10(9) 1(-1)) and common ALL (C-ALL) phenotype correlated favourably with duration of remission. Fifty-four patients (age range 15-57, median 32) subsequently received a modification of(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficiency of a systematic diagnostic approach in patients with chest pain in the emergency room in relation to the diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and the rate of hospitalization in high-cost units. METHODS One thousand and three consecutive patients with chest pain were screened according to a preestablished process(More)
BACKGROUND BNP has been extensively evaluated to determine short- and intermediate-term prognosis in patients with acute coronary syndrome, but its role in long-term mortality is not known. OBJECTIVE To determine the very long-term prognostic role of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) for all-cause mortality in patients with non-ST segment elevation acute(More)
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