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Frequency, clinical characteristics, and respiratory parameters of hepatopulmonary syndrome.
OBJECTIVES To determine the frequency and the clinical characteristics of hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS) in cirrhotic candidates for orthotopic liver transplantation and to identify the majorExpand
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Therapeutic versus prophylactic anticoagulation for severe COVID-19: A randomized phase II clinical trial (HESACOVID)
Introduction Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) causes a hypercoagulable state. Several autopsy studies have found microthrombi in pulmonary circulation.Expand
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Neutrophil Extracellular Traps Induce Organ Damage during Experimental and Clinical Sepsis
Organ dysfunction is a major concern in sepsis pathophysiology and contributes to its high mortality rate. Neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) have been implicated in endothelial damage and takeExpand
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Gene polymorphisms in the TNF locus and the risk of myocardial infarction.
We investigated two genetic polymorphisms in the tumor necrosis factor locus (TNF-alpha -308 G-->A and LT-alpha +252 A-->G) as risk factors for coronary atherothrombotic disease (CAD) by determiningExpand
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Factor XIII val34leu and the risk of myocardial infarction.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Recent studies have suggested an association between a genetic variation in the coagulation factor XIII (FXIII Val34Leu) and decreased risk of vascular thrombosis. DESIGNExpand
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Cardiac autonomic impairment and early myocardial damage involving the right ventricle are independent phenomena in Chagas' disease.
Cardiac autonomic impairment and right side heart failure are prominent features in patients with Chagas' disease, but no causal relationship between these phenomena has been disclosed and theExpand
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HbA1c as a risk factor for heart failure in persons with diabetes: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
Aims/hypothesisHeart failure (HF) incidence in diabetes in both the presence and absence of CHD is rising. Prospective population-based studies can help describe the relationship between HbA1c, aExpand
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Evaluation of cardiac involvement during dengue viral infection.
BACKGROUND  Dengue is a disease whose clinical manifestations range from asymptomatic infections to a severe disease. There have been some previous reports of myocardial involvement in dengue, butExpand
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Relation of regional sympathetic denervation and myocardial perfusion disturbance to wall motion impairment in Chagas' cardiomyopathy.
Impairment of sinus node autonomic control and myocardial perfusion disturbances have been described in patients with chronic Chagas' cardiomyopathy. However, it is not clear how these conditionsExpand
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