Angela Madia

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It has been recently hypothesized that both TNFalpha and anti TNFalpha treatment have a stimulating effect on nitric oxide synthesis and release. Moreover, an in vitro experiment has demonstrated that HDL-cholesterol binds TNFalpha. Aims of our study were to investigate wall shear stress of peripheral arteries and endothelial function of brachial artery in(More)
BACKGROUND It is known that blood and plasma viscosities are associated with clinical manifestations of atherosclerosis, though evidence is not conclusive particularly in women. OBJECTIVE To verify whether hematocrit and blood and plasma viscosities are independently associated with carotid atherosclerosis and whether their measurement can improve the(More)
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