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alive

(ə-līv′)
adj.
Having life; living.

a·live′ness n.

alive

(1) Live (referring to electricity).
(2) Not dead.

ALIVE

AIDS
AIDS Linked to Intravenous Experience  A trial which periodically assessed the seroconversion rate of a community-based cohort of 2960 IV drug users recruited in Baltimore in 1988–1989.

Cardiology
(1) AzimiLide post-Infarct surVival Evaluation A study designed to test the efficacy and safety of azimilide (Stedicor®) in preventing sudden death due to arrhythmia post myocardial infarction (MI).
Conclusion Azimilide was safe and effective atrial fibrillation therapy in patients with depressed LV function after an MI. 
(2) Adenosine Lidocaine Infarct Zone Viability Enhancement A trial comparing amiodarone to lidocaine in prehospital ventricular fibrillation evaluation.

ALIVE

AIDS A clinical trial–AIDS Linked to IV Drug Use which periodically assessed the seroconversion rate of a community-based cohort of 2960 IV drug users recruited in Baltimore in 1988-1989. See AIDS, CD4, HIV Cardiology
1. A series of trials–Azimilide Postinfarct Survival Evaluation–designed to test the efficacy and safety of azimilide–Stedicor® in preventing sudden death due to cardiac arrhythmia in post-MI Pts. See ASAP.
2. A clinical trial–Adenosine Lidocaine Infarct Zone Viability Enhancement.

a·live

(ă-līv')
Living; perceptive mentally.
[M.E.]
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