Angela Kõhler

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The increased risk of colorectal cancer in patients with extensive, long-standing ulcerative colitis is well established. The interpretation of dysplasia as the common precursor lesion of colorectal cancer in ulcerative colitis is, however, subject to inter- and intraobserver variation. The histologic diagnosis is particularly difficult in the presence of(More)
The lysosomal-autophagic system appears to be a common target for many environmental pollutants, as lysosomes accumulate many toxic metals and organic xenobiotics, which perturb normal function and damage the lysosomal membrane. In fact, autophagic reactions frequently involving reduced lysosomal membrane integrity or stability appear to be effective(More)
AIM Sustained elevation of resting heart rate (RHR) is thought to promote the initiation and progression of coronary artery disease (CAD). The aim of this paper is to test the hypothesis whether elevated RHR correlates with the presence and the extent of CAD in patients evaluated for CAD. METHODS AND RESULTS The association between RHR and CAD findings(More)
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