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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30145934/coronary-ct-angiography-and-5-year-risk-of-myocardial-infarction
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David E Newby, Philip D Adamson, Colin Berry, Nicholas A Boon, Marc R Dweck, Marcus Flather, John Forbes, Amanda Hunter, Stephanie Lewis, Scott MacLean, Nicholas L Mills, John Norrie, Giles Roditi, Anoop S V Shah, Adam D Timmis, Edwin J R van Beek, Michelle C Williams
BACKGROUND: Although coronary computed tomographic angiography (CTA) improves diagnostic certainty in the assessment of patients with stable chest pain, its effect on 5-year clinical outcomes is unknown. METHODS: In an open-label, multicenter, parallel-group trial, we randomly assigned 4146 patients with stable chest pain who had been referred to a cardiology clinic for evaluation to standard care plus CTA (2073 patients) or to standard care alone (2073 patients)...
September 6, 2018: New England Journal of Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29494855/effect-of-fluoxetine-on-three-year-recurrence-in-acute-ischemic-stroke-a-randomized-controlled-clinical-study
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Yitao He, Zhili Cai, Siling Zeng, Siyan Chen, Bingshan Tang, Yubing Liang, Xin Chang, Yi Guo
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of fluoxetine on three-year recurrence rate of acute ischemic stroke. PATIENTS AND METHODS: 404 enrolled patients with acute ischemic stroke were randomly divided into control and treatment groups, and underwent conventional secondary preventive therapy for ischemic stroke. In addition, the treatment group was administered fluoxetine (20 mg daily for 90 days). A three-year follow-up was performed, and indicators related to risk factors of stroke were assessed at day 90 of follow-up...
May 2018: Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29731173/child-mortality-in-england-compared-with-sweden-a-birth-cohort-study
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Ania Zylbersztejn, Ruth Gilbert, Anders Hjern, Linda Wijlaars, Pia Hardelid
BACKGROUND: Child mortality is almost twice as high in England compared with Sweden. We aimed to establish the extent to which adverse birth characteristics and socioeconomic factors explain this difference. METHODS: We developed nationally representative cohorts of singleton livebirths between Jan 1, 2003, and Dec 31, 2012, using the Hospital Episode Statistics in England, and the Swedish Medical Birth Register in Sweden, with longitudinal follow-up from linked hospital admissions and mortality records...
May 19, 2018: Lancet
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