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Patients attending an anticoagulation clinic were studied to delineate predisposing risk factors for bleeding and thromboembolic episodes. Seventy-three patients were observed for a total of 921.8 patient-treatment months. The mean duration of treatment was 12.6 months (range 3-36 months). No major bleed occurred (a bleed which caused discontinuation of(More)
The role of coronary collateral circulation in limiting ischemia and infarction has been studied prospectively. Transient occlusion of a coronary artery angioplasty has provided evidence that collateral circulation decreases wall motion abnormalities, ST segment changes, and lactate production. Patients who have collateral flow also have a better outcome(More)
UNLABELLED Despite a revival of interest in using the radial artery as an alternative conduit for myocardial revascularization, little angiographic documentation of early postoperative results has been presented, particularly in North America. Accordingly, 60 of 150 patients who underwent coronary artery bypass with radial arteries from November 1993 to(More)