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BACKGROUND The independent prognostic impact of diabetes mellitus (DM) and prediabetes mellitus (pre-DM) on survival outcomes in patients with chronic heart failure has been investigated in observational registries and randomized, clinical trials, but the results have been often inconclusive or conflicting. We examined the independent prognostic impact of… (More)
BACKGROUND Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) appears to be poorly correlated with clinical measurements of blood pressure: a better correlation may be observed with data from 24 h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM). The aim of this study was to compare the results of non-invasive ABPM in a population of patients with essential hypertension who had… (More)
A patient with staphylococcal cellulitis of the right calf failed to respond to intravenous antibiotic therapy. Physical examination and repeated needle aspiration failed to locate any sequestered pus, but ultrasonic imaging showed increasing amounts of fluid (ie, pus) extending along a fascial plane. After surgical debridement the infection resolved.