Dr. med. J. P. Wielepp

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Due to endothelial dysfunction (ED), coronary vasodilation capacity is reduced in patients with hypercholesterolemia. Cholesterol lowering may largely restore endothelial function. Currently, it is supposed that the onset of this therapeutic effect takes weeks or even months. However, by means of LDL apheresis, a significant LDL reduction may be achieved(More)
Pharmacologic stress with adenosine is frequently used for noninvasive detection of coronary artery disease. Dietary intake of caffeinated food, beverages or medications might alter adenosine-induced hyperemic blood flow, thereby compromising the diagnostic sensitivity of adenosine stress testing. In this case we report on a male patient with CAD. Mycardial(More)
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