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Blood pressure level impacts risk of death among HIV seropositive adults in Kenya: a retrospective analysis of electronic health records.
(BMC Infect Dis, 2014-05-22)
BACKGROUND: Mortality among people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is increasingly due to non-communicable causes. This has been observed mostly in developed countries and the routine care of HIV infected ...
Long-term outcome and impact of surgery on adults with coronary arteries originating from the opposite coronary cusp.
BACKGROUND: An anomalous coronary artery from the opposite sinus of Valsalva may increase sudden death risk in children and young adults, and surgical intervention is often recommended. The impact of this lesion when recognized ...
Use of cardiac implantable electronic devices in older adults with cognitive impairment.
(JAMA Intern Med, 2014-09)
Validation of ICDPIC software injury severity scores using a large regional trauma registry.
(Inj Prev, 2015-10)
BACKGROUND: Administrative or quality improvement registries may or may not contain the elements needed for investigations by trauma researchers. International Classification of Diseases Program for Injury Categorisation ...
Patient expectation is the most important predictor of discharge destination after primary total joint arthroplasty.
(J Arthroplasty, 2015-04)
The purpose of this study was to identify preoperative predictors of discharge destination after total joint arthroplasty. A retrospective study of three hundred and seventy-two consecutive patients who underwent primary ...
Histoplasmosis among hospitalized febrile patients in northern Tanzania.
(Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg, 2012-08)
Histoplasmosis may be common in East Africa but the diagnosis is rarely confirmed. We report 9 (0.9%) cases of probable histoplasmosis retrospectively identified among 970 febrile inpatients studied in northern Tanzania. ...
Preoperative CYP2D6 metabolism-dependent β-blocker use and mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery.
(J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 2014-04)
OBJECTIVE: Recently, the role of β-blockers (BBs) in reducing perioperative mortality has been challenged. The conflicting results might have resulted from the extent of BB metabolism by the cytochrome P-450 (CYP2D6) isoenzyme. ...
Thrombolysis in myocardial infarction risk score in an observation unit setting.
(Crit Pathw Cardiol, 2013-09)
OBJECTIVE: The Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) score is a validated tool for risk stratification of acute coronary syndrome. We hypothesized that the TIMI risk score would be able to risk stratify patients in ...
Pulmonary vein isolation for the treatment of drug-refractory atrial fibrillation in adults with congenital heart disease.
(Congenit Heart Dis, 2012-07)
BACKGROUND: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common arrhythmia in adults with congenital heart disease (CHD). Long-term antiarrhythmic therapy (AAT) in these patients has significant shortcomings. The safety and efficacy of ...
Early hematopoiesis inhibition under chronic radiation exposure in humans.
(Radiat Environ Biophys, 2010-05)
The major goal of this study was to identify and quantitatively describe the association between the characteristics of chronic (low-dose rate) exposure to (low LET) ionizing radiation and cellularity of peripheral blood ...