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Sudden death in young competitive athletes. Clinical, demographic, and pathological profiles.
OBJECTIVE To develop clinical, demographic, and pathological profiles of young competitive athletes who died suddenly. DESIGN Systematic evaluation of clinical information and circumstances… Expand
Myocardial infarction redefined--a consensus document of The Joint European Society of Cardiology/American College of Cardiology Committee for the redefinition of myocardial infarction.
This document was developed by a consensus conference initiated by Kristian Thygesen, MD, and Joseph S. Alpert, MD, after formal approval by Lars Rydén, MD, President of the European Society of… Expand
Frequency by Decades of Unicuspid, Bicuspid, and Tricuspid Aortic Valves in Adults Having Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Stenosis, With or Without Associated Aortic Regurgitation
Background—Aortic valve stenosis (with or without aortic regurgitation and without associated mitral stenosis) in adults in the Western world has been considered in recent years to most commonly be… Expand
NIH conference. The idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome. Clinical, pathophysiologic, and therapeutic considerations.
- A. Fauci, J. Harley, W. Roberts, V. Ferrans, H. Gralnick, B. Bjornson
- Annals of internal medicine
- 1 July 1982
The idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES) represents a heterogeneous group of disorders with the common features of prolonged eosinophilia of an undetectable cause and organ system dysfunction.… Expand
The congenitally bicuspid aortic valve. A study of 85 autopsy cases.
- W. Roberts
- The American journal of cardiology
- 1 July 1970
Abstract Clinical and necropsy observations are described in 85 autopsy cases in which the subjects had congenially bicuspid aortic valves. Sixty-one subjects had aortic stenosis with or without… Expand
Quadricuspid semilunar valve.
Abstract Clinical and necropsy findings are described in 10 patients with quadricuspid semilunar valves, and previous reports of 197 cases are reviewed. Quadricuspid semilunar valves occur… Expand
Intramural ("small vessel") coronary artery disease in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
- B. Maron, J. Wolfson, S. Epstein, W. Roberts
- Journal of the American College of Cardiology
- 1 September 1986
Many patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy have signs and symptoms of myocardial ischemia and dysfunction. Although hypertrophy and increased left ventricular pressure can account for such… Expand
Major anomalies of coronary arterial origin seen in adulthood.
- W. Roberts
- American heart journal
- 1 May 1986
Both coronary arteries normally arise, of course, from ostia located in the sinus of Valsalva portions of the aorta. The right coronary artery (RCA) arises from the right aortic sinus, usually but… Expand
Sudden Death in Young Athletes
The causes of sudden and unexpected death in 29 highly conditioned, competitive athletes, ages 13–30 years, are summarized. Sudden death occurred during or just after severe exertion on the athletic… Expand