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Platelet inhibition with cangrelor in patients undergoing PCI.
BACKGROUND Cangrelor, a nonthienopyridine adenosine triphosphate analogue, is an intravenous blocker of the adenosine diphosphate receptor P2Y(12). This agent might have a role in the treatment ofExpand
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Axenic culture of the bacteria associated with phony disease of peach and plum leaf scald
Bacteria associated with phony disease of peach (PDP) and plum leaf scald (PLS) were consistently isolated from diseased trees but not from healthy trees. Colonies of the bacteria grew slowly on PWExpand
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A composite view of cardiac rupture in the United States National Registry of Myocardial Infarction.
OBJECTIVES This study was done to determine the incidence, timing and prevalence as a cause of death from cardiac rupture in patients with acute myocardial infarction. BACKGROUND Several clinicalExpand
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Relationship between time of day, day of week, timeliness of reperfusion, and in-hospital mortality for patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.
ContextUnderstanding how door-to-drug and door-to-balloon times vary by time of day and day of week can inform the design of interventions to improve the timeliness of reperfusion therapy.ObjectiveToExpand
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Trends in presenting characteristics and hospital mortality among patients with ST elevation and non-ST elevation myocardial infarction in the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction from 1990 to
BACKGROUND Although ST elevation (STEMI) and non-ST elevation (NSTEMI) myocardial infarction (AMI) have been the focus of intense clinical investigation, limited information exists on characteristicsExpand
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Clinical experience with primary percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty compared with alteplase (recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator) in patients with acute myocardial infarction: a
OBJECTIVES We sought to compare outcomes after primary percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) or thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction (MI). BACKGROUND Primary PTCAExpand
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Relationship of symptom-onset-to-balloon time and door-to-balloon time with mortality in patients undergoing angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction.
CONTEXT Rapid time to treatment with thrombolytic therapy is associated with lower mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI). However, data on time to primary angioplasty and itsExpand
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Hormone therapy and the progression of coronary-artery atherosclerosis in postmenopausal women.
BACKGROUND In postmenopausal women with coronary artery disease, conjugated equine estrogen with or without continuous administration of medroxyprogesterone acetate has failed to slow the progressionExpand
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Amino acids as determinants of host preference for the xylem feeding leafhopper, Homalodisca coagulata (Homoptera: Cicadellidae)
SummaryHomalodisca coagulata is a highly polyphagous xylem feeder with distinct seasonal patterns in it's selection of host plants. These patterns were examined in relation to the amino acid contentExpand
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The volume of primary angioplasty procedures and survival after acute myocardial infarction. National Registry of Myocardial Infarction 2 Investigators.
BACKGROUND There is an inverse relation between mortality from cardiovascular causes and the number of elective cardiac procedures (coronary angioplasty, stenting, or coronary bypass surgery)Expand
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