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Ralph A H Stewart
Evaluation of: Ridker PM, Danielson E, Fonseca FA et al.: Rosuvastatin to prevent vascular events in men and women with elevated C-reactive protein. N. Engl. J. Med. 359, 2195-2207 (2008). The Justification for the Use of Statins in Prevention: an Intervention Trial Evaluating Rosuvastatin (JUPITER) randomized nearly 18,000 subjects with no history of cardiovascular disease and an average or low LDLcholesterol level (<3.4 mmol/l), but a high plasma level of C-reactive protein (CRP; >2 mg/dl), to rosuvastatin 20 mg or placebo daily...
May 2009: Future Cardiology
Amy E Lovejoy, Ruth A Bush, Alice L Pong, Mary L Hilfiker
The epidemiology of deep vein thrombosis in adolescents has 2 potential associations. First, there is a demonstrated association with a congenital anomaly of the inferior vena cava (Dean SM, Tytle TL. Vas Med. 2006;11:165-169; Schnieider JG, Eynatten MV, Dugi KA, et al. J Intern Med. 2002;252:276-280). Secondly, resistance to activated protein C as a result of factor V Leiden is associated with thromboembolic disease at an early age (Price DT, Ridker PM. Ann Intern Med. 1997;127:895-903). Imaging modalities, central venous catheters, and improved life expectancy for critically and chronically ill children have resulted in an increased diagnosis of thromboembolic disease in the pediatric population (Journeycake MM, Manco-Johnson MJ...
August 2009: Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Boulos Toursarkissian
available at content/abstract/113/22/2623.
December 2007: Perspectives in Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
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