Faidra Stavropoulou

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BACKGROUND Obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery are at a high risk of developing fatal pulmonary embolism or post-thrombotic syndrome. The prophylactic use of low molecular weight heparins (LMWHs) is correlated with a significant reduction in post-operative venous thrombosis in patients undergoing orthopedic or general surgery. In morbidity obese(More)
BACKGROUND A large proportion of colorectal cancers are thought to be associated with unhealthy dietary and lifestyle exposures, particularly energy excess, obesity, hyperinsulinemia, and hyperglycemia. It has been suggested that these processes stimulate the production of toxic reactive carbonyls from sugars such as glyceraldehyde. Glyceraldehyde(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic inflammation and oxidative stress are thought to be involved in colorectal cancer development. These processes may contribute to leakage of bacterial products, such as lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and flagellin, across the gut barrier. The objective of this study, nested within a prospective cohort, was to examine associations between(More)
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