POSCH


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POSCH

GI disease A clinical trial–Program on the Surgical Control of the Hyperlipidemias–of the effect of partial ileal bypass on M&M due to CAD in Pts with hypercholesterolemia. See Hypercholesterolemia, Ileal bypass surgery.
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Distribution of Baseline Serum Creatinine Levels in POSCH Control Group (N = 416) Serum Creatinine Percent of Level (mg/dL) Subjects 0.
Sex was not included as a covariate because there were convergence problems as a result of there being no ACHD deaths among the women in the POSCH control group.
This analysis of the relationship between serum creatinine and subsequent overall and ACHD mortality in POSCH has demonstrated a significant independent association of serum creatinine with overall and ACHD mortality.
The associations between serum creatinine and coronary and peripheral vascular disease severity were not statistically significant in POSCH, supporting the independence of the relationship of serum creatinine to overall and ACHD mortality.
During the first 5 years of follow-up in POSCH, the serum creatinine levels rose only slightly but significantly, except in the patients who died, who exhibited no significant increase through 5 years of follow-up.
Only the HDFP and the POSCH studies have reported a strong independent relationship between serum creatinine and overall mortality.
The POSCH trial clearly demonstrated that kidney stone and gallstone formation were consequences of PIB therapy.
11 lb) weight loss attributable to PIB at 5 years in the POSCH trial.
Long, EdD, and the POSCH group for their valuable help in the preparation of this paper.