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Insulin-like growth factor-I and angiographically documented coronary artery disease.
In conclusion, we have reported an association between low IGF-I concentrations and CAD in relatively young men. This observation raises the possibility that IGF-I deficiency could be part of theExpand
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Right ventricular dysplasia as a generalized cardiomyopathy? findings on magnetic resonance imaging.
The aim of our study was to define cardiac morphological and functional abnormalities of right ventricular dysplasia by magnetic resonance imaging. Twenty-two healthy volunteers (age, 37.7 +/- 14.2Expand
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Effects of L-carnitine on exercise tolerance in chronic stable angina: a multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo controlled crossover study.
L-carnitine was studied in forty-four men with stable chronic angina in a multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo controlled crossover trial. A cycloergometer exercise test was performed afterExpand
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MRI in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A Morphofunctional Study
Objective We compared MRI with two-dimensional echocardiography (2dE) and Doppler echocardiography to determine the diagnostic role of MRI in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). Materials and MethodsExpand
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Right-sided valvular endocarditis supported by an unexpected intracardiac foreign body.
One case of tricuspid valve endocarditis due to a catheter fragment inside the right chambers of the heart is described. The symptoms were fever, cardiac failure, splenomegaly and relapsingExpand
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Late intravenous gamma globulin treatment in infants and children with Kawasaki disease and coronary artery abnormalities.
Abstract Kawasaki disease or mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome is a febrile illness affecting infants and children. The major complication leading to mortality and morbidity is the development ofExpand
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Efficacy of L-propionylcarnitine treatment in patients with left ventricular dysfunction.
The effect of L-propionylcarnitine on patients with left ventricular dysfunction (EF < 45%) NYHA class II, symptomatic despite therapy with digitalis and diuretics was evaluated in a phase IIExpand
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Balloon dilatation of critically obstructed modified (polytetrafluoroethylene) Blalock-Taussig shunts.
Abstract Balloon dilatation is increasingly used to treat a wide range of congenital and acquired vascular stenoses in infancy and childhood. 1–4 However, to our knowledge, there has been only 1Expand
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Comparison of low-dose aspirin and coronary vasodilators in acute unstable angina.
Episodic platelet activation has been shown to occur in unstable angina, and aspirin should have an important therapeutic role in the management of these patients. The response to aspirin alone or toExpand
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