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The influence of β-blockade on the hemodynamic effects of levosimendan in elderly (≥=70 years) patients with acutely decompensated systolic heart failure
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of chronic β-blockade on the hemodynamic parameters in elderly (≥70 years) patients with acutely decompensated systolic heart failure treated with levosimendan. ...
An immunocompetent patient presenting with severe septic arthritis due to Ralstonia pickettii identified by molecular-based assays: A case report
Introduction: Ralstonia pickettii is an infrequent pathogen of invasive infections in healthy individuals. The microorganism is supposed to be of relatively low virulence, but can cause infections, mainly of the respiratory ...
The influence of the acromioclavicular joint degeneration on supraspinatus outlet impingement and the acromion shape
PURPOSE: To assess the anatomic association of acromioclavicular joint degeneration to supraspinatus outlet impingement and the acromion shape. METHODS: Sagittal oblique magnetic resonance images of 49 shoulders in 49 ...
Serum VEGF levels are related to the presence of pulmonary arterial hypertension in systemic sclerosis
Background: The association between systemic sclerosis and pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is well recognized. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) has been reported to play an important role in pulmonary ...