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The combination of hypertriglyceridemia and low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) appears to be an excessively high risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD). In the Helsinki study, both coronary events and mortality were decreased by gemfibrozil, especially in subjects with low HDL-C and high triglycerides (TG). On the other hand, it is(More)
BACKGROUND We have studied 64 patients with congestive heart failure, half of them also with chronic nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF). Patients were also stratified according to a history of prior stroke. METHODS The generation of thrombin was investigated by means of the molecular markers prothrombin fragment 1 + 2 (F1 + 2) and thrombin-antithrombin(More)
Patients and methods 2 groups of patients were considered: Group A: 22 patients with a positive first SCXR (SCXR1) for pneumonia Group B: 18 patients with a negative SCXR1 for pneumonia, but who were subsequently diagnosed with pneumonia during their hospital stay following a second SCXR (SCXR2) or CT. Lung ultrasound examination was performed within 24(More)
BACKGROUND Attention has recently been paid to the cell and biochemical disorders involved in chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) and to their possible relationship to the endothelium. METHODS In the present study, carried out in 14 patients with CVI, we evaluated the levels of the inhibitor of elastase (I-EL) generated by polymorphonucleate cells in the(More)
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