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Using transesophageal echocardiography, cardiac structures can be imaged with high resolution. The aim of our study was to evaluate whether transesophageal echocardiography is superior in detecting mitral valve prolapse and other cardiac abnormalities compared with transthoracic echocardiography in an age-matched control group and in young patients with(More)
Dyspnea on exertion is a common complaint in hyperthyroidism, and this thyroid dysfunction has been implicated as a primary cause of impaired effort tolerance. Using spirometry and spiroergometry, 42 patients with untreated hyperthyroidism were examined, and the condition was controlled 7 days later under propranolol monotherapy, as well as after 6 months(More)
[15] Menotti A, Blackburn H, Kromhout D et al Changes in population cholesterol levels and coronary heart disease deaths in seven countries. Toshima H. Recent trends in cardiovascular disease and risk factors in the Seven Countries Study: Japan. In: Toshima H, el al. ed. Lessons for science from the seven countries study.sis of the association between(More)
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