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Epidemiological studies have demonstrated that the Mediterranean diet, which is rich in resveratrol, is associated with a significantly reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. However, the molecular mechanisms that underlie the beneficial effects of resveratrol on cardiovascular function remain incompletely understood. Therefore, we set out to identify the(More)
AIMS The lipid and protein kinase phosphoinositide 3-kinase γ (PI3Kγ) is abundantly expressed in inflammatory cells and in the cardiovascular tissue. In recent years, its role in inflammation and in cardiac function and remodelling has been unravelled, highlighting the beneficial effects of its pharmacological inhibition. Furthermore, a role for PI3Kγ in(More)
Background The evolution of medical and minimally invasive techniques have led to improved outcomes in limb salvage in elderly patients. In particular, has improved the overall survival of the patients and life expectancy. The patient with major amputation have high rates of mortality and morbidity and health care cost with a considerable impact on society.(More)
INTRODUCTION The best technique to evaluate contralateral carotid flow during carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is still debated; an accurate detection of efficient contralateral blood flow can avoid unnecessary shunt placement and its complications. The aim of this retrospective observational study was to evaluate and compare the safety and efficacy of general(More)
Background The traditional surgical treatment for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is now well codified in vascular surgery with a perioperative mortality rate that has gradually declining in recent years. The introduction of endovascular techniques has led the indications for surgery to be reviewed. The results of surgery in patients over eighty are fairly(More)
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