Zhenxiang Zhao

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BACKGROUND The significant economic burden associated with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) provides a need to evaluate both medical costs and productivity costs, according to evolving guideline-driven ACS treatment strategies, medical management (MM), percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), or coronary artery bypass graft (CABG). METHODS Commercially(More)
BACKGROUND Rehospitalizations for acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and coronary revascularization after an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) are not only common and costly but can also impact patients' quality of life. In contrast to mortality and all-cause readmissions, little insight is available into risk factors associated with ACS and revascularization(More)
BACKGROUND Recurrent genetic abnormalities that correlate with clinical features could be used to determine patients' prognosis, select treatments and predict responses to therapy. Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) contains genomic alterations of undefined clinical significance. We aimed to identify mutually exclusive mutations that are frequently(More)
BACKGROUND Rehospitalizations following acute myocardial infarction for unplanned coronary revascularization and unstable angina (UA) are often included as parts of composite end points in clinical trials. Although clearly costly, the clinical relevance of these individual components has not been described. METHODS AND RESULTS Patients enrolled in a(More)
T-cell lymphomas are aggressive lymphomas with decreased prognosis and resistance to therapy. BAG-3 and heat shock protein 70 (HSP70) function in chemotherapeutic resistance and cellular survival. Expression of BAG-3 has not been investigated in T cell lymphomas. We investigated fifty cases including benign, systemic and cutaneous T cell lymphomas. Benign T(More)
This study investigates the impact of food price on obesity, by exploring the co-occurrence of obesity growth with relative food price reduction between 1976 and 2001. Analyses control for female labor participation and metropolitan outlet densities that might affect body weight. Both the first-difference and fixed effects approaches provide consistent(More)
  • Jocelyn A Lehrer, Vivian L Lehrer, Evelyn L Lehrer, Zhenxiang Zhao, Pamela Oyarzun
  • 2007
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