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A trial comparing MACE in patients receiving iodixanol or ioxaglate during PTCA for acute coronary syndromes
Primary endpoints In-hospital MACE
Conclusion MACE is lower in high-risk patients without renal insufficiency undergoing PTCA with iodixanol than with ioxaglate

court

the persons assembled under the authority of the law to administer justice. This includes the presiding magistrate or judge, the jury if any, the counsel and advisors and witnesses for both parties.

court hierarchy
the ascending levels of the courts providing a series of higher tribunals to which appeals from lower courts can be taken. The more serious and complicated the case, the higher up in the court hierarchy it goes for primary hearing.
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Accordingly, South Carolina's Administrative Law Court, in addition to actually being called a court, would arguably be the equivalent of a tax, district, or federal court of claims since it satisfies the three criteria.
Justice Sir David Steel, Associate Judge of the DIFC, said that the importance of the law was to give potential litigants the option of choosing civil or common law courts.
To judge these shifting hierarchies of towns which were prompted by the revolutionary impetus toward equality of territory/jurisdiction, Margadant carefully created institutional and economic scales which took into account population, commerce, and various institutions which ranged from a faculty of medicine to a government office to the prized law court itself.
This plugs into the corner of the old building just at the point where the symmetrical rear facade and old law court produce a tapering space inside.
McSparron, 35, of Thorntree Gardens, Ashington, was disqualified for a further three years at Bedlington Law Courts.
Birmingham's Victoria Law Courts in Corporation Street, built between 1886-91 by architects Aston Webb and Ingress Bell, is the busiest law court in the country.
Major developments in law court form reflect historical changes in the justice system itself.