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High Calcium Score Predicts Severity of the Culprit Lesions in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes

References 1. BenedekTh, Gyöngyösi M, Benedek I. Multislice Computed Tomographic Coronary Angiography for Quantitative Assessment of Culprit Lesions in Acute Coronary Syndromes. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 2013;29(3): 364-371. 2. Shapiro E, Bush ED. Visualizing Vulnerability Toward a new cardiac score. J Am CollCardiol. 2013;61(22):2306-2308. 3. Takashi K, Maehara A, Mintz SB, et al. The Dynamic Nature of Coronary Artery Lesion Morphology Assessed by Serial Virtual Histology Intravascular Ultrasound Tissue

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Alvarado score: can it reduce unnecessary interventions for acute appendicitis in children?

References 1. McKay, R. & Shepherd, J. (2007). The use of the clinical scoring system by Alvarado in the decision to perform computed tomography for acute appendicitis in the ED. Am J Emerg Med, 25(5), 489-493. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2006.08.020 2. Cobben, L., Groot, I., Kingma, L., Coerkamp, E., Puylaert, J. & Blickman, J. (2009). A simple MRI protocol in patients with clinically suspected appendicitis: results in 138 patients and effect on outcome of appendectomy. Eur Radiol, 19(5), 1175-1183. doi: 10.1007/s00330

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Anastomotic Leaks after Colorectal Surgery: a Prognostic Score

- a problem still relevant today. Przeglad Chirurgiczny. 2011;83(1):32-41. 5. Kuman A, et al. Anterior resection: anastomotic leaks and strictures. World J Gastroenterol. 2011;17(11):1475-9. 6. Quan H, Li B, Couris CM, et al. Updating and validating the Charlson comorbidity index and score for risk adjustment in hospital discharge abstracts using data from 6 countries. Am J Epidemiol. 2011;173(6):676-82. 7. Tan WP, Talbott VA, Leong QQ, Isenberg GA, Goldstein SD, et al. American Society of Anesthesiologists class and

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Wells’ Score in Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism in Patient with Thrombocytopenia: A Case Report

. Konstantinides SV, Torbicki A, Agnelli G et al. 2014 ESC Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of acute pulmonary embolism. Eur Heart J 2014; 35: 3033-3069. 8. Di Marca S. Comparison of Wells and Revised Geneva Rule to Assess Pretest Probability of Pulmonary Embolism in High-Risk Hospitalized Elderly Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015; 63(6): 1091-7. 9. Shen JH, Chen HL, Chen JR, Xing JL, Gu P, Zhu BF. Comparison of the Wells score with the revised Geneva score for assessing suspected pulmonary embolism: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J

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Correlation between Timi Risk Score and Clinical Outcome in Patients with Unstable Angina Pectoris

References 1. Fernandez-Berges D, Bertomeu-Gonzalez V, Sanchez PL, Cruz-Fernandez JM, Arroyo R, Barriales Alvarez V, Carrasco Sanchez FJ, Dalli E, Castro Beiras A, Kaski JC. (2011). Clinical scores and patient risk stratification in non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome. Int J Cardiol. 146: 219-224. 2. De Aralijo Goncalves P, Fereira J, Aguiar C, Seabra-Gomes R. (2005). TIMI, PURSUIT and GRACE risk scores: sustained prognostic value and interaction with revascularisation in NSTE-ACS. Eur Heart J. 26: 865

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Coronary artery events in Thai patients with psoriasis using Framingham and Ramathibodi–Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand risk scores

Coronary artery disease (CAD) has become an important cause of death and comorbid disease among the general population. Several assessment tools have been developed to predict the 10-year risk of developing CAD and coronary death. The Framingham Risk Score (FRS), which was developed in 1998, is probably the most well-known [ 1 ]. The FRS is validated in the U.S. population and performs well when applied to other populations with a similarly high background risk of CAD. However, application of the FRS overestimated the risk of CAD in cohorts in Europe, Asia, and

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The 5-minute Apgar Score as a Prognostic Factor for Development and Progression of Retinopathy of Prematurity

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Brief communication (Original). Validity and reliability of Thai version Overactive Bladder Symptom Score (OABSS-T)

incontinence in women. Urology. 2003; 62:16-23. 4. Lapitan MC, Chye PLH. Asian-Pacific Continence Advisory Board. The epidemiology of overactive bladder among females in Asia: a questionnaire survey. Int Urogynaecol J. 2001;12:226-231. 5. Alhasso AA, Mckinlay J, Patrick K, Stewart L. Anticholinergic drugs versus non-drug active therapies for overactive bladder syndrome in adult (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Review. 2009, Issue 1. 6. Lin YT, Chou EC. Assessment of overactive bladder (OAB) symptom scores. Incont

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Assessment of Malnutrition Inflammation Score in Different Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease

, Wesson DE, Wolman SL, Stewart S, Whitewell J, et al. Nutritional assessment: a comparison of clinical judgement and objective measurements. N Engl J Med 1982; 306: 969–72. 8. Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kopple JD, Block G. A malnutrition inflammation score is correlated with morbidity and mortality in maintenance hemodialysis patients. Am J Kidney Dis 2001; 38: 1251–63. 9. Tonelli M, Sacks F, Pfeffer M, Jhangri GS, Curhan G: Biomarkers of inflammation and progression of chronic kidney disease. Kidney Int 2005; 68: 237–45. 10. Kopple JD: Nutritional status as a

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Correlations between the Harris Hip Score and the Visual Analogue Scale in the assessment of total hip replacement in hip dysplasia

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