Catarina Rodrigues dos Santos

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Lipids and cholesterol in particular, have long been associated with breast cancer (BC) onset and progression. However, the causative effects of elevated lipid levels and breast cancer remain largely undisclosed and were the subject of the present study. We took advantage of well-established in vitro and in vivo models of cholesterol enrichment to exploit(More)
BACKGROUND An aortoenteric fistula is an abnormal communication between the aorta and the bowel lumen. It is usually caused by previous aortic surgery and involves the duodenum (ADF) in most cases. The treatment of this high-mortality condition is based on the correction of enteric and vascular defects. However, enteric repair indications and impact are(More)
Among women, breast cancer (BC) is the leading cancer and the most common cause of cancer-related death between 30 and 69 years. Although lifestyle and diet are considered to have a role in global BC incidence pattern, the specific influence of dyslipidemia in BC onset and progression is not yet completely understood. Fasting lipid profile (total(More)
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