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Surgical management of renal artery aneurysms.
PURPOSE This retrospective review describes the surgical management and clinical outcome for renal artery aneurysms (RAAs) in 62 consecutive patients. METHODS From January 1987 through July 2003,Expand
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Mesenteric artery disease in the elderly.
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to estimate the population-based prevalence of mesenteric artery stenosis (MAS) and occlusion among independent elderly Americans. METHOD As part of anExpand
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Should aminoglycoside antibiotics be abandoned?
BACKGROUND Aminoglycosides can cause nephrotoxicity and ototoxicity. Alternatives are available. METHODS Surgical service antibiotic use, aminoglycoside toxicity, and perioperativeExpand
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Origin of the left pulmonary artery from the aorta: embryologic considerations.
We observed a case of anomalous origin of the left pulmonary artery from the aorta in which the media of the abnormal vessel and the main pulmonary artery were fused, but without communication. ThisExpand
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Renal duplex parameters, blood pressure, and renal function in elderly people.
BACKGROUND Changes in renal artery and renal parenchyma perfusion are believed to correlate with severity of hypertension and worsened renal function, but population-based studies of theseExpand
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Multiple aneurysms in childhood.
Arterial aneurysms in children are rare. When present, they are often associated with connective tissue disorders or arteritidies. Idiopathic aneurysms occurring at multiple sites throughout theExpand
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Chronic Visceral Ischemia: Symptom-Free Survival After Open Surgical Repair
A retrospective review of patients treated with a history of chronic visceral ischemia (CVI) was made to determine primary patency of open surgical repair and estimated symptom-free survival.Expand
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Loss of the hyaluronan receptor RHAMM prevents constrictive artery wall remodeling.
OBJECTIVE Constrictive extracellular matrix (ECM) remodeling contributes significantly to restenosis after arterial reconstruction, but its molecular regulation is poorly defined. Hyaluronan (HA)Expand
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There is no difference in survival between African-American and white women with breast cancer.
A difference in survival by race in women with breast cancer has been reported. We examined survival of African-American (AA) and white (W) women diagnosed with breast cancer and evaluated variablesExpand
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Differential effects of Rho-kinase inhibition on artery wall mass and remodeling.
PURPOSE Constrictive remodeling and new artery wall mass contribute to lumen narrowing in atherosclerosis and following injury. Rho-kinase, an important regulator of myosin phosphorylation andExpand
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