Francisco Javier Serrano-Hernando

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Sexual dimorphism in blood pressure (BP) regulation has been observed both in humans and experimental animals, and estrogens have been shown to contribute to this epidemiological observation. A key enzyme in determining estrogen levels is aromatase cytochrome P450. The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of the gene encoding aromatase, CYP19A1, as an(More)
AIMS To compare the immediate results obtained after performing a carotid endarterectomy (cEDA) in patients in their eighties with those of younger patients, and to determine survival and stroke-free times following carotid surgery in the two groups. PATIENTS AND METHODS Retrospective data was collected regarding a series of 319 cases of cEDA (302(More)
INTRODUCTION Because the contralateral carotid artery occlusion has been considered a high risk factor for ipsilateral carotid endarterectomy, some authors indicate a stenting procedure in these cases. AIM To evaluate whether there are different preoperative factors in patients with contralateral carotid occlusion and if the latter is associated to worse(More)
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