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To clarify the influence of body position on exercise prescription, 14 men (mean age +/- standard deviation 60.0 +/- 6.1 years) with coronary artery disease who underwent randomized recumbent and upright cycle ergometer tests to volitional fatigue were studied. At 100 watts, heart rate (HR), systolic blood pressure, oxygen consumption (VO2), rate pressure(More)
AIMS To evaluate the current investigation and management of phaeochromocytoma. METHODS Retrospective analysis of patients who underwent surgical excision of phaeochromocytoma in the Department of Endocrine Surgery at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. Forty-seven patients (24 female and 23 males) were studied. Preoperative diagnosis was(More)
Although GH deficiency may underlie the increased cardiovascular risk in adult hypopituitarism, other coexisting hormonal deficiencies and/or unphysiological hormone replacement may contribute. L-Deamino-8-D-arginine (DDAVP), when administered parenterally, potentiates hemostasis by increasing plasma procoagulant factors. We investigated whether chronic(More)