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cardia

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. 1. the opening at the upper end of the stomach that connects with the oesophagus (gullet). 2. the heart.

1. the opening at the upper end of...

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Cardia

Eugene N. Borza.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography. 309 words.

A Greek city on the western shore of the Thracian *Chersonesus (1) near the head of the gulf of Melas. The exact location is unknown owing to the absence of excavation in the area, but it is probably...

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cardia

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. 1. the opening at the upper end of the stomach that connects with the oesophagus (gullet). 2. the heart.

1. the opening at the upper end of...

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Cardia

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

A Greek city on the western shore of the Thracian Chersonesus (1) near the head of the gulf of Melas. The exact location is unknown owing to the absence of ...

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cardia

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 21 words.

n. 1. the opening at the upper end of the *stomach that connects with the oesophagus (gullet). 2. the

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Cardia

Eugene N. Borza.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 277 words.

a Greek city on the western shore of the Thracian Chersonesus (1) near the head of the gulf of Melas.

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Cardia

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 281 words.

a Greek city on the western shore of the Thracian *Chersonesus (1) near the head of the gulf of

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Hieronymus (1), of Cardia, historian and statesman

Albert Brian Bosworth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History. 347 words.

Hieronymus (1) of *Cardia, historian and statesman, was in the entourage of his fellow Cardian (and relative?) *Eumenes (3), acting as his emissary at the siege of Nora (319/8bce) and passing to the...

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Plasma fibrinogen and lung function: the CARDIA Study

Bharat Thyagarajan, David R Jacobs, George G Apostol, Lewis J Smith, Cora E Lewis and O Dale Williams.

in International Journal of Epidemiology

August 2006; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 6008 words.

Background We hypothesized that fibrinogen, as a marker of chronic inflammation, is inversely associated with forced vital capacity (FVC) and forced expiratory volume in 1 s...

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cardia <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 22 words.

1. the opening at the upper end of the stomach that connects with the oesophagus (gullet).

2. the heart.

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cardia <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 22 words.

1 the opening at the upper end of the stomach that connects with the oesophagus (gullet).

2 the heart.

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cardia <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 24 words.

1. the opening at the upper end of the stomach that connects with the oesophagus (gullet).

2. the heart.

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cardia <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 22 words.

1. the opening at the upper end of the *stomach that connects with the oesophagus (gullet).

2. the heart....

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Preventive Role of Dietary Fiber in Gastric Cardia Cancers

in Nutrition Reviews

November 2001; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. 0 words.

The incidence of adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and gastric cardia is increasing. Many factors are presumed to be associated: symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease, tobacco use,...

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Reduced Cholesterol Is Associated with Recent Minor Illness The CARDIA Study

David R. Jacobs, Brian Hebert, Pamela J. Schreiner, Stephen Sidney, Carlos Iribarren and Stephen Hulley.

in American Journal of Epidemiology

October 1997; p ublished online October 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

Lower levels of plasma total cholesterol have been observed during severe infection, but it is not known whether the minor illnesses encountered in the general population are also...

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Smoking, Nicotine Dependence, and Depressive Symptoms in the CARDIA Study

Bong Ki Son, Jerome H. Markovitz, Suzan Winders and Delia Smith.

in American Journal of Epidemiology

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

The present study was designed to determine whether depressive symptoms are independently associated with smoking and nicotine dependence among cigarette smokers, using 1990–1991 data from...

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Evaluating Gastric Cancer Misclassification: a Potential Explanation for the Rise in Cardia Cancer Incidence

Anna Mia Ekström, Lisa B. Signorello, Lars-Erik Hansson, Reinhold Bergström, Anders Lindgren and Olof Nyrén.

in JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

May 1999; p ublished online May 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 3724 words.

BACKGROUND: Reports of dramatic increases in gastric cardia cancer incidence warrant concern. However, the recent introduction of a separate diagnostic code, the lack of a consensus ...

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Mortality trend from cancer of the gastric cardia in The Netherlands, 1969-1994.

R J Laheij, H Straatman, A L Verbeek and J B Jansen.

in International Journal of Epidemiology

June 1999; p ublished online June 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

BACKGROUND: Time trends of cancer of the gastric cardia differ between populations and the reasons are not fully understood. The object of this study was to investigate the occurrence of...

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Trends in incidence of adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus and gastric cardia in ten European countries

Anita AM Botterweck, Leo J Schouten, Alexander Volovics, Elisabeth Dorant and Piet A van den Brandt.

in International Journal of Epidemiology

August 2000; p ublished online August 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 5688 words.

Background In many western countries an increase in incidence of adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus and/or gastric cardia have been reported. The aim of this study was to...

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A first step beyond traditional boundaries: destination therapy with the SynCardia total artificial heart

Sotirios Spiliopoulos, Reiner Koerfer and Gero Tenderich.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

June 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 709 words.

The SynCardia total artificial heart is currently used as a bridge to transplantation therapy in cases of irreversible, acute or chronic, biventricular heart failure. We describe the...

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Body Mass Index and Risk of Adenocarcinomas of the Esophagus and Gastric Cardia

Wong-Ho Chow, William J. Blot, Thomas L. Vaughan, Harvey A. Risch, Marilie D. Gammon, Janet L. Stanford, Robert Dubrow, Janet B. Schoenberg, Susan T. Mayne, Diana C. Farrow, Habibul Ahsan, A. Brian West, Heidi Rotterdam, Shelley Niwa and Joseph F. Fraumeni.

in JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 3434 words.

Background. Incidence rates have risen rapidly for esophageal adenocarcinoma and moderately for gastric cardia adenocarcinoma, while rates have remained stable for esophageal...

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