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CD14+CD16+ monocytes in coronary artery disease and their relationship to serum TNF-alpha levels.
Monocytes play a central role in the inflammatory disease atherosclerosis. CD14+CD16+ monocytes are considered proinflammatory monocytes, as they have an increased capacity to produce proinflammatoryExpand
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Monocyte heterogeneity in obesity and subclinical atherosclerosis.
AIMS Monocytes and monocyte-derived macrophages have been recognised as the cellular hallmark of atherosclerosis decades ago. Recently, they have also been shown to play a pivotal role in obesity.Expand
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Intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation in patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock: The prospective, randomized IABP SHOCK Trial for attenuation of multiorgan
Objective:Patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for acute myocardial infarction with cardiogenic shock (CS) are often treated with intra-aortic balloon pump counterpulsationExpand
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Bromocriptine for the treatment of peripartum cardiomyopathy: a multicentre randomized study
Abstract Aims An anti-angiogenic cleaved prolactin fragment is considered causal for peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM). Experimental and first clinical observations suggested beneficial effects of theExpand
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Incremental value of high-sensitive troponin T in addition to the revised cardiac index for peri-operative risk stratification in non-cardiac surgery.
AIMS We aimed to evaluate the incremental value of high-sensitive troponin T (hsTnT) for risk prediction prior to non-cardiac surgery in comparison with the established revised cardiac index. Expand
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The perioperative management of treatment with anticoagulants and platelet aggregation inhibitors.
BACKGROUND When giving anticoagulants and inhibitors of platelet aggregation either prophylactically or therapeutically, physicians face the challenge of protecting patients from thromboembolicExpand
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CD14(++)CD16+ monocytes but not total monocyte numbers predict cardiovascular events in dialysis patients.
Migration of monocytes into the vessel wall contributes to the onset and progression of atherosclerosis. Because monocytes are a heterogeneous population, we determined potential associations betweenExpand
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Anticoagulant and/or Antiplatelet Treatment in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Background:Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia sustained and frequently occurs in patients with coronary heart disease. Thus, a large number of patients requiringExpand
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CHADS2, CHA2DS2-VASc and HAS-BLED as predictors of outcome in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.
INTRODUCTION CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc scores are used to estimate thromboembolic risk in atrial fibrillation (AF). HAS-BLED is recommended for bleeding risk prediction. Their value in predicting theExpand
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Antithrombotic therapy in patients treated with oral anticoagulation undergoing coronary artery stenting. An expert consensus document with focus on atrial fibrillation
Dual antiplatelet treatment with aspirin and clopidogrel is recommended after coronary stenting (PCI-S). There is scant evidence defining optimal post-PCI-S antithrombotic therapy in patients withExpand
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