Sam Kaddoura

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This study assesses the vasovagal collapse pattern changes, i.e, heart rate (HR) and arterial blood pressure (BP) with a 2-stage tilt-test protocol using glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) provocation. With(More)
BACKGROUND Endothelin-1 (ET-1) has potent effects on cell growth and induces hypertrophy of cultured ventricular myocytes. Catecholamines increase expression of ET-1 mRNA by cultured myocytes. We(More)
An antisense oligodeoxynucleotide (ODN) approach was used to investigate whether mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) is necessary for the hypertrophic response in cardiac myocytes. A(More)
A 61-year-old man, an ex-smoker with a history of hypercholesterolemia, presented with crushing central chest pain radiating to the left arm, nausea, and cold sweat after consuming up to 2 g of(More)
Autopsy studies have associated congenital coronary anomalies with the risk of sudden cardiac death. However, not all patients with anomalous coronary arteries die suddenly. A means of assessing the(More)