Summaries by Inventor Boyle, Walter

Novel Acute Myocardial Injury Biomarker Profile
Bach, Richard ; Boyle, Walter

— Background: Cardiovascular disease, including acute myocardial injury (AMI), is responsible for over 610,000 deaths per year in the US making it the number one cause of death. The gold standard for AMI diagnosis relies on determination of the cardiac troponin I (cTnI) plasma level. The rise in the l…

Methods to Treat Vasodilatory Septic Shock
Boyle, Walter

— Background: Vasodilatory shock, a reduction in effective blood circulation, occurs when endogenous vasoconstrictor mechanisms fail as a result of an often lethal combination of severe infections. Sepsis, as one of the causes, alone affects 1 million people resulting in more than 258,000 deaths each …


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