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BACKGROUND Adhesion molecules released by dysfunctional endothelium are considered as markers of vascular inflammation in early atherosclerosis. Non-invasive ultrasound methods are now available to(More)
OBJECTIVE The low number of circulating endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) has emerged as a biomarker of cardiovascular (CV) risk in adults. Data regarding EPCs in paediatric populations with CV(More)
INTRODUCTION Adhesion molecules released by dysfunctional endothelial cells are markers of an early atherosclerotic process. Ultrasonography of the brachial arteries (flow mediated dilatation - FMD)(More)