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O'Connor N T - - 1984
Variables of haemostatis were studied in 21 men, aged less than 50 years, with confirmed coronary artery disease but without severe hyperlipidaemia and in 21 healthy controls. Fibrinogen concentrations were significantly raised in the patients, 10 (48%) of whom also showed defective fibrinolysis in response to a standard stress test. ...
Furusho K - - 1984
The ability of high-dose intravenous gammaglobulin (IVGG) to prevent the coronary artery lesion of Kawasaki disease has been studied in a multicentre controlled trial of IVGG plus aspirin versus aspirin alone, aspirin being the conventional treatment for Kawasaki disease. Patients were allocated at random to aspirin (45 cases) or IVGG ...
Iskandrian A S - - 1984
To assess the effects of residual coronary artery disease (non-revascularized coronary vessels) after coronary artery bypass grafting on symptoms and exercise left ventricular function, we categorized 77 patients into 3 groups according to the extent of residual coronary artery disease: group I (n = 17) had no residual coronary artery ...
Balraj E K - - 1984
Levels of carboxyhemoglobin that would ordinarily cause little or no noticeable symptoms or other effects proved fatal in individuals suffering from atherosclerotic coronary artery disease. All such deaths that occurred in the Cuyahoga County during a period of 23 years were studied. The pathophysiologic mechanisms that may be operative in ...
Andersen C A - - 1984
Atherosclerosis is a systemic and progressive disease process. However, the patterns of disease and the sequence of arterial involvement need further definition. A select group of patients initially presenting with coronary arterial disease was evaluated for evidence of hemodynamically significant carotid arterial disease. Eight per cent of patients were found ...
Noakes T D - - 1984
Autopsy findings in 3 White men who died suddenly during or after exercise are described. Two were well conditioned marathon runners who had recently completed a 90 km ultramarathon, while the third was active in sports other than running. At autopsy all had significant coronary artery disease (CAD) involving the ...
Burr M L - - 1984
The anterior descending coronary artery was obtained from each of 160 subjects aged 2 to 30 years who died suddenly. The arteries were examined for early atheromatous changes and the mothers were asked about the way the children had been fed during early infancy. No evidence was found for the ...
Bick R L - - 1984
The role of antithrombin-III with respect to atherogenesis and myocardial infarction remains unclear; however, it has been reported that antithrombin-III levels are decreased in many individuals with coronary artery disease and in those at high risk for coronary artery occlusion. However, the several reports available do not agree and remain ...
Nishimura R A - - 1984
Of 7,915 patients undergoing coronary angiography from 1978 to 1983, 39 (25 men and 14 women with a mean age of 57 years [range 37 to 79]) had sustained ventricular tachycardia (VT) or ventricular fibrillation (VF) during the procedure. Nine patients had atypical chest pain and 30 had typical angina. ...
Nohara R - - 1984
Twenty-seven patients with angina pectoris, 24 with postmyocardial infarction angina and 7 with normal coronary arteries were examined by exercise thallium-201 emission computed tomography (SPECT) and planar scintigraphy. Exercise SPECT was compared with the reperfusion imaging obtained approximately 2 to 3 hours after exercise. The sensitivity and specificity of demonstrating ...
Berberich S N - - 1984
Echocardiographic measurements of left ventricular end-systolic dimension and fractional shortening obtained in the supine position before and immediately after maximal upright exercise were evaluated in 11 normal volunteers, 35 patients with coronary artery disease and 17 patients without coronary artery disease. The time course of recovery from acute exercise-induced changes ...
Lapointe J S - - 1984
The prevalence of Kawasaki's disease has increased in the last decade and it is now recognized worldwide. Coronary aneurysms are an important complication often causing death. The widespread vascular changes which can occur are illustrated by a patient who presented with a cerebral infarct and who developed widespread aneurysmal disease ...
Fronek A - - 1984
Out of a number of important methods used in laboratory angiology, only a limited group was selected to be discussed in this symposium. Phonoangiography is reviewed from the qualitative and quantitative viewpoint for its practical value and accessibility. Various aspects of pressure and volume detection of the eye pulse are ...
Nappi G A - - 1984
The coexistence of a coronary artery obstructive disease (CAOD) with aorto-iliac obstructive disease (AIOD) often represents a surgical problem. Because of left main coronary disease (LMCOD) the contemporary correction of AIOD should be performed with a simple non traumatic procedure. The case of a high risk patient in whom aortoiliac ...
Elliott W J - - 1983
One thousand unselected patients admitted to large urban medical centers were examined for the presence of a diagonal ear lobe crease and evaluated for the presence of coronary artery disease. A high degree of correlation between the two was seen, using both clinical and angiographic criteria for the diagnosis of ...
Weiss A T - - 1983
This study was undertaken to examine the value of rapid atrial pacing (RAP) combined with left-ventricular nuclear (LVN) angiography in the diagnosis of ischemic heart disease. It included 32 patients: 12 normal subjects and 20 with clinical coronary artery disease (CAD) and greater than 50% narrowing of a coronary artery ...
Levy R - - 1983
An abnormal increase in pulmonary thallium activity may be visualized on post-stress thallium images in patients with coronary artery disease. Because this increased pulmonary thallium activity usually disappears by the time of redistribution imaging, this study was designed to assess whether measurement of the degree of pulmonary thallium washout between ...
Bermudez G A - - 1983
In our report, the presence or absence of angina pectoris did not predict the presence of coronary artery disease. A significant number of patients with aortic stenosis and angina pectoris have coronary artery disease but coronary artery disease also exists in asymptomatic form in a significant number of patients with ...
Weiss A T - - 1983
A study was undertaken to examine the value of rapid atrial pacing and thallium-201 scintigraphy in the evaluation of ischemic heart disease. Ten subjects with angiographically normal coronary arteries and 31 patients with coronary artery disease were studied. Six of these patients were studied after coronary artery bypass surgery. Coronary ...
Small M - - 1983
It has been suggested that the coagulation defect in haemophilia A protects these patients from coronary artery disease. We report two patients with severe haemophilia, who each had severe atheroma localised to the coronary arteries. Both patients had received only small amounts of factor VIII concentrates in their lifetime because ...
Ringqvist I - - 1983
The Coronary Artery Surgery Study, CASS, enrolled 24,959 patients between August 1975 and June 1979 who were studied angiographically for suspected coronary artery disease. This paper compares the prognostic value for survival without early elective surgery of eight different indices of the extent of coronary artery disease: the number of ...
Schabelman S E - - 1983
We angiographically calculated left ventricular (LV) filling in 50 patients, all of whom had normal systolic LV function and 21 (42%) of whom had coronary systolic LV function and 21 (42%) of whom had coronary artery disease. Five volume determinations were made: at end systole (ESV), first third (DV 1/3, ...
Touze M D - - 1983
Eight patients with coronary artery disease and eight age-matched patients without coronary artery disease undergoing noncardiac surgery were submitted to M-mode echocardiography and haemodynamic measurements. In the patients with coronary artery disease, but not in the controls, recovery from anaesthesia was associated with echocardiographic and haemodynamic changes suggestive of impaired ...
Rimm A A - - 1983
Long-term prospective studies in monkeys have shown that vasectomy is associated with an increase in atherosclerotic disease. The purpose of the present investigation is to evaluate whether vasectomy in men is associated with atherosclerotic disease in the coronary arteries. In this study information was obtained on the vasectomy status in ...
Annest L S - - 1983
Coronary artery disease occurred in four young men (mean age 41 years) who had received curative irradiation therapy for mediastinal malignancies 12 to 18 (mean 15) years previously. None was at high risk for developing coronary artery disease by Framingham criteria. Angiography demonstrated proximal coronary artery disease with normal distal ...
Muster A J - - 1983
Acute neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome) is a benign self-limited disease in adults. A child with apparent evolution of acute neutrophilic dermatosis to postinflammatory cutis laxa and elastolysis then developed fatal vascular involvement. One other patient with postinflammatory cutis laxa with aortic regurgitation and sudden fatal unrecognized occlusive coronary arterial disease ...
Berman J A - - 1983
To enhance the reliability of the exercise test in diagnosing both overall coronary artery disease and multivessel coronary artery disease, a discriminant function was obtained by means of stepwise linear discriminant analysis. Both electrocardiographic and nonelectrocardiographic factors were used to derive the discriminant function in a retrospective group of 231 ...
Swaye P S - - 1983
To examine the clinical and historical features and the natural history of aneurysmal coronary disease, we reviewed the registry data of the Coronary Artery Surgery Study (CASS). Nine hundred seventy-eight patients, representing 4.9% of the total registry population, were identified as having aneurysmal disease. No significant differences were noted between ...
Kijima Y - - 1982
Sixty patients with Kawasaki disease in the acute phase were studied using a two-dimensional echocardiography. Coronary lesions in Kawasaki disease were characterized echocardiographically by an increase of echo density of the coronary artery and by dilatation or aneurysm of the coronary artery. These findings appeared in the sequence mentioned above ...
Kawai S - - 1982
To clarify the etiology of atherosclerosis in collagen disease, the prevalence and quality of coronary arterial lesions was examined histopathologically. The materials consisted of 68 autopsy cases, including 10 of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), 28 of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), 8 of progressive systemic sclerosis (PSS), 5 of dermatomyositis (DM) and ...
Reichart B - - 1982
Combined one-stage surgery of the supraaortic branches and the coronary arteries was performed on 17 consecutive patients, 13 men and 4 women, having a mean age of 56.7 +/- 8 years. Angina pectoris was the primary symptom in all patients. Signs of cerebro-vascular insufficiency were present in 4 cases, 2 ...
Willman V L - - 1982
The patient who has symptomatic coronary artery disease suffers from a chronic, incurable illness. The physician must help such a patient adapt to the disease. Coronary artery bypass surgery is, in many instances, a valuable therapeutic adjunct that provides both physiologic and psychologic benefit. It frees many patients from angina ...
Yoshida H - - 1982
A new two-dimensional echocardiographic technique was developed to detect peripheral right coronary aneurysms in Kawasaki disease. Because the main stem of the right coronary artery runs along the tricuspid valve ring and the posterior interventricular groove, these regions were examined for coronary aneurysms using the subcostal approach. Of 52 patients ...
Vlietstra R E - - 1982
This study was designed to test the relationship between each of nine risk variables and the extent and severity of coronary artery disease in 15,298 patients with coronary artery disease proven by arteriography who were enrolled in the Coronary Artery Surgery Study. The extent and severity of the disease were ...
Pasternac A - - 1982
The value of the ear-crease sign in predicting the presence of coronary artery disease was studied in 340 consecutive patients who underwent coronary arteriography. In this selected population, 75.6% of whom had coronary artery disease, the sensitivity of the sign was 59.5%, the specificity 81.9% and the positive predictive value ...
Suzuki S - - 1982
One hundred and forty-four lower extremity arteriograms of 119 patients with Buerger's disease have been analysed. The 'corkscrew' appearance of collateral circulation was seen in 27.1% of 144 limbs affected by thromboangiitis obliterans, but in only 3.2% of 63 limbs affected by arteriosclerosis obliterans. We believe that the corkscrew vessel ...
Pieroni D R - - 1982
Two-dimensional echocardiography (2-DE) was used to demonstrate bilateral coronary artery disease in a 2-month-old child presenting with a mucocutaneous lymph node disease. The classic clinical and laboratory signs of this illness, now known as Kawasaki disease, were reviewed. Identification of the high risk patient prone to developing pericarditis and coronary ...
Chun P K - - 1982
Eighty-two patients with mitral stenosis underwent cardiac catheterization with coronary angiography. Twenty-one patients (26 percent) had coronary artery disease. Characteristics of the mitral valve area, cardiac output, pulmonary artery pressure, pulmonary vascular resistance, left ventricular end-diastolic pressure, left ventricular ejection fraction, and atypical chest pain did not correlate with findings ...
Burkart F - - 1982
26 patients who had undergone right heart catheterization were enrolled in the study. The average age was 51.7 +/- 15 years. Half the patients showed coronary artery disease at selective coronary angiography. His bundle recordings and atrial pacing were performed before and 10 min after 1 or 1.5 mg/kg i.v. ...
Laufberger V - - 1982
Octant vectorcardiography is based on two new principles--octants and peaks (Laufberger 1980, 1981, 1982). The octants divide the cardioelectrical space into eight parts. The peaks are characterized by the maxima of six sets recorded and printed by a computer. Special characteristics may be determined for the diagnosis of coronary artery ...
Gutierrez I Z - - 1981
The toe pulse reappearance time study for ischemic arterial disease of the lower limb is an easy and accurate test which has great usefulness as a rapid screening method. It is well tolerated by the patients with ischemic arterial disease. Results of the test reflect the total blood flow, including ...
Selle J G - - 1981
We have recently encountered two patients with significant coronary artery disease in addition to complex and extensive brachiocephalic occlusive disease. Both were operated upon successfully with simultaneous repair of both anatomic areas. These cases form the basis of this article. Fourteen additional patients with combined coronary and conventional carotid disease ...
Takeuchi Y - - 1981
The coronary arterial sequelae due to Kawasaki disease have been treated surgically in five children ranged from 6 to 9 years old. The procedures were aortocoronary bypass surgery in all cases, coronary artery aneurysmectomy in one case and left ventricular aneurysmectomy in one case. The early results of operated cases ...
Matsuzaki M - - 1981
Esophageal echocardiography was developed for recording left ventricular anterolateral wall (LVAW) echocardiograms and was applied clinically to 14 normal subjects and 21 patients with coronary artery disease. LVAW echocardiograms were obtained satisfactorily in 11 of 14 normal subjects (75%) and 20 of 21 patients (95%) with coronary artery disease. LVAW ...
Matsushima Y - - 1981
A new operative method, encephalo-duro-arterio-synangiosis, for the surgical treatment of pediatric moyamoya disease has been developed. The rationale of the operation is to help promote the natural tendency of this disease to develop cerebrovascular collaterals. The method is to transplant a scalp artery with a strip of galea, leaving the ...
Holmes D R DR - - 1981
In two pairs of monozygotic twins with coronary artery disease who were studied by coronary angiography, there were striking similarities in the clinical course, response to exercise, and distribution of coronary artery disease. Though it is difficult to distinguish between heredity as an independent risk factor and the other major ...
Vieweg W V - - 1981
The distribution and severity of coronary artery disease and degree of left ventricular dysfunction are described in 500 patients with single (103), double (119), and triple (278) vessel disease and angina pectoris. The coronary arterial patterns were divided into right (360), mixed (89), and left (51) systems, depending upon the ...
Morrison G W - - 1980
The case notes, cardiac catheterisation data, and coronary arteriograms of 239 patients investigated for valvular heart disease during a five year period were reviewed. Angina present in 13 of 95 patients with isolated mitral valve disease, 43 of 90 patients with isolated aortic valve disease, and 18 of 54 patients ...
Kunkes S H - - 1980
Fifty patients who underwent coronary and left ventricular angiography for suspected coronary artery disease (CAD) had ambulatory ECG monitoring at a time remote from that of catheterization. After correcting for positional ST segment variation on ambulatory ECG, the amount of time that ST segments deviated more than 1 mm. from ...
Pritzker M R - - 1980
Previous reports of pulmonary function in patients with Morquio's disease have emphasized the restrictive nature of their ventilatory defect. We describe a patient in whom pulmonary disability was secondary to upper airway obstruction from collapse of the trachea during head flexion. The same phenomenon was demonstrated in one of two ...
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