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Cardiology Blockade of the GP IIB/IIIA Receptor to Avoid Vascular Occlusion. A trial assessing lotrafiban in patients with a recent MI, unstable angina, TIA, ischemic stroke or peripheral vascular disease + cardiovascular or cerebrovascular disease; the trial was stopped in 2000 because the IIb/IIIa group had higher mortality
Nephrology Beta Radiation for Treatment of Arterial-Venous Graft Outflow. A trial assessing brachytherapy to temporarily irradiate sites of tissue overgrowth in patients with hemodialysis graft stenoses, analogously to the brachytherapy-induced control of regrowth in restenosed coronary arteries Conclusion Vascular brachytherapy should be considered in the setting of non-thrombosed dialysis access grafts

BRAVO

Cardiology A clinical trial–Blockade of the GP IIB/IIIA Receptor to Avoid Vascular Occlusion– which evaluated lotrafiban in preventing strokes and acute MI. See GP IIB/IIIA.
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The new high-speed rail network complements the region's air routes, from Girona-Costa Brava and Barcelona International airports, as well as its motorway network into France.
She was recovering when Brava was casting the West Coast premiere of Pearl Cleage's Song for Coretta; instead of using Equity actors, as Brava's union contract requires, the artistic director's surrogates cast non-Equity performers--an action that Myrick-Hodges and managing director Patel were left striving to repair.
We visited early on a drizzly mid-week evening, when it was lovely to go in out of the cold into the warm glow of Brava.
The decision by First Choice to drop the Costa Brava resorts of Lloret de Mar, Tossa de Mar and Blanes from its 2005 brochures led to headlines that the area was over as a holiday destination.
The glorious beaches, dramatic cliffs and string of lively resorts make the Costa Brava something special.
With Brava too there had been developments over the years, and he permitted himself to retire to other rooms, to hold long telephone conversations, to cook himself light meals, to pour himself a drink.
The recipient of several local awards and overwhelming praise for its excellence, Brava is the ideal community for living the much coveted desert resort lifestyle.
In March, the government agreed to open two new landfills: one in Costa Brava, and the other in Burj Hammoud, a northeast suburb of Beirut.
Hayley feels her greatest achievement so far is actually getting the job with Brava Design.
Stephanie Ward, business manager at Brava Design, said: "As a social enterprise we take great pride in supporting and working with environmental and sustainably-driven businesses.
Brava, established on Teesside in 1980, was responsible for kitting out Middlesbrough College and the RSPB visitor centre at Salthome, among several high profile clients.
Salsa Brava steaming up the hill to get within a head.