Elisabeth Bédard

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  • Martin R Hobbs, Michael A Wilkins, John Wharton Gatzoulis, Stephen J Thum, Elisabeth Wort, J Bédard +25 others
  • 2008
Background—Impaired endothelial homeostasis underlies the pathophysiology of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). We speculated that PAH patients are deficient in circulating endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs), potentially contributing to endothelial dysfunction and disease progression. Methods and Results—We recruited 41 patients with Eisenmenger(More)
Bicuspid aortic valve is the most prevalent cardiac valvular malformation. It is associated with a high rate of long-term morbidity including development of calcific aortic valve disease, aortic regurgitation and concomitant thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection. Recently, basic and translational studies have identified some key processes involved in the(More)
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