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OBJECTIVE The influence of the degree of resection on survival in patients with glioblastoma multiforme is still under discussion. The highly controlled 5-aminolevulinic acid study provided a unique platform for addressing this question as a result of the high frequency of "complete" resections, as revealed by postoperative magnetic resonance imaging scans(More)
Circulating C-reactive protein (CRP) level is associated with cardiovascular disease. Whether this relationship is causal has been subject of debate, especially as a potential therapeutic target. Previous studies have demonstrated an association between circulating CRP levels and arterial pulse wave velocity, an accepted measure of arterial stiffness. We(More)
Letters to the Editor will be published, if suitable, as space permits. They should not exceed 1000 words (typed double-spaced) in length and may be subject to editing or abridgment. To the Editor: We read with interest the article by Schumacher et al, 1 which sheds new light into the still-controversial issue of the contribution of C-reactive protein (CRP)(More)
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