Stan Kaufman

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Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) remains a major therapeutic option for the treatment of chronic coronary artery disease. In the COURAGE trial, 2287 patients with chronic coronary disease were randomized between PCI with medical management and medical management alone. Embedded within the COURAGE trial is a detailed economic analysis being conducted(More)
Data bearing on cognitive acculturation, ethnic behavior, and values were gathered from three generations of Mexican and Japanese Americans. Two dimensions of ethnic behavior were identified and named: Anglo Face and Traditional Orientation. Although subcultures and generations differed in value orientation, the values data did not contribute to the(More)
Female Amblyomma hebraeum ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) increase their weight ∼10-fold during a 'slow phase of engorgement' (7-9 days), and a further 10-fold during the 'rapid phase' (12-24h). During the rapid phase, the cuticle thins by half, with a plastic (permanent) deformation of greater than 40% in two orthogonal directions. A stress of 2.5 MPa or higher is(More)
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