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Betaine as a determinant of postmethionine load total plasma homocysteine before and after B-Vitamin supplementation
Objective—Betaine is a substrate in the betaine– homocysteine methyltransferase reaction, converting homocysteine to methionine. There are only sparse data on plasma betaine as a determinant of the plasma total homocysteine ...
Hope in action - facing cardiac death: A qualitative study of patients with life-threatening disease
(Informa Healthcare, 2011-03-18)
Coping with existential challenges is important when struck by serious disease, but apart from cancer and palliative care little is known about how patients deal with such issues and maintain hope. To explore how patients ...
‘‘If you cannot tolerate that risk, you should never become a physician’’: a qualitative study about existential experiences among physicians
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2008)
Background and objectives: Physicians are exposed to matters of existential character at work, but little is known about the personal impact of such issues. Methods: To explore how physicians experience and cope with ...
Dietary intake of n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and risk of myocardial infarction in coronary artery disease patients with or without diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study
(BioMed Central, 2013-10-08)
Background: A beneficial effect of a high n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid (LCPUFA) intake has been observed in heart failure patients, who are frequently insulin resistant. We investigated the potential influence ...
‘‘So you think I’ll survive?’’: a qualitative study about doctor-patient dialogues preceding high-risk cardiac surgery or intervention
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2009)
Objective: To explore doctor-patient interactions and decision-making processes before high-risk cardiac surgery or intervention with special attention to existential challenges. Design, setting and participants: We ...
Patient-reported outcomes as predictors of 10-year survival in women after acute myocardial infarction
(BioMed Central, 2010-11-25)
Background Patient-reported outcomes are increasingly seen as complementary to biomedical measures. However, their prognostic importance has yet to be established, particularly in female long-term myocardial infarction ...