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Emory Angioplasty versus Surgery Trial. A trial comparing long-term outcomes of patients with multivessel coronary disease undergoing revascularization with PTCA to CABG
Conclusion No significant difference in mortality between CABG and PTCA as primary therapy for multivessel disease; PTCA had a greater need for repeat revascularization
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The sliding door behind him was open also; and the fear came to me then, and has remained with me ever since, that his dream had led him through the Banqueting-Hall into the east rooms.
The two Northern sides RO, OF, constitute the roof, and for the most part have no doors; on the East is a small door for the Women; on the West a much larger one for the Men; the South side or floor is usually doorless.
The coastguard on duty at once made report, and one old fisherman, who for more than half a century has kept watch on weather signs from the East Cliff, foretold in an emphatic manner the coming of a sudden storm.
These descendants of the sect of Zoroaster--the most thrifty, civilised, intelligent, and austere of the East Indians, among whom are counted the richest native merchants of Bombay--were celebrating a sort of religious carnival, with processions and shows, in the midst of which Indian dancing-girls, clothed in rose-coloured gauze, looped up with gold and silver, danced airily, but with perfect modesty, to the sound of viols and the clanging of tambourines.
In the far East the head of every family is a high-priest in the calling of daily life.
He told the captain he had often heard of the Americans and their generous deeds, and that his buffalo brethren (the Upper Nez Perces) had always spoken of them as the Big-hearted whites of the East, the very good friends of the Nez Perces.
In the polity of winds, as amongst the tribes of the earth, the real struggle lies between East and West.
They had not gone far before the Crow trace which they were following changed its direction, and bore to the north of east.
Traffic making Table Mountain coastwise keep all lights from Three Anchor Bay at least two thousand feet under, and do not round to till East of E.
Yes; -- I hear the shouts of the herald proclaiming his approach in the pompous phraseology of the East.
Sir Nathaniel, without speaking, led the way to the east, down the hill.
We are so grateful to you for having killed the Wicked Witch of the East, and for setting our people free from bondage.