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Mechanisms of Chronic State of Inflammation as Mediators That Link Obese Adipose Tissue and Metabolic Syndrome
The metabolic syndrome is a cluster of cardiometabolic alterations that include the presence of arterial hypertension, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, and abdominal obesity. Obesity is associatedExpand
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Antioxidant and Antiplatelet Activities in Extracts from Green and Fully Ripe Tomato Fruits (Solanum lycopersicum) and Pomace from Industrial Tomato Processing
The consumption of fruits and vegetables is accepted to be one of the strategies to reduce risk factors for these diseases. The aim of this study was to examine potential relationships between theExpand
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An insight into the pathophysiology of thrombosis in antiphospholipid syndrome.
The antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a disorder which is characterized by the presence of autoimmune antiphospholipid antibodies (APL) and increased risk of thrombosis and fetal loss. APL areExpand
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[High prevalence of classic cardiovascular risk factors in a population of university students from south central Chile].
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES Cardiovascular disease is the principle cause of death worldwide. Such disease can be prevented by controlling cardiovascular risk factors. METHODS The study involvedExpand
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Evaluation of metabolic syndrome in adults of Talca city, Chile
Objective-Insulin resistance (IR) is an important risk factor for type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (DM2) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Metabolic Syndrome (MS) is a clustering of metabolic alterationsExpand
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The role of platelets in the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis (Review).
The physiopathology of atherothrombosis is complex. The development and progression of this vascular disease involves the interactive processes of atherosclerotic lesions and the formation ofExpand
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Prevalence of heparin‐induced antibodies in patients with chronic renal failure undergoing hemodialysis
Heparin‐induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) type II is a serious complication of heparin therapy. It presents initially as thrombocytopenia, and is associated with thrombosis in 20–50% of the cases. HITExpand
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Aqueous Extract of Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) and Ferulic Acid Reduce the Expression of TNF-α and IL-1β in LPS-Activated Macrophages
Acute inflammation is essential for defending the body against pathogens; however, when inflammation becomes chronic, it is harmful to the body and is part of the pathophysiology of various diseasesExpand
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Pathophysiology of the proatherothrombotic state in the metabolic syndrome.
Obesity and insulin resistance are very frequently associated to the metabolic syndrome (MetS), play a pivotal role in the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and increases the risk ofExpand
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Mauritia flexuosa Presents In Vitro and In Vivo Antiplatelet and Antithrombotic Activities
Fruit from the palm Mauritia flexuosa is one of the most important species in Peru, Venezuela, Brazil, Colombia, Bolivia, and Guyana. The present study aimed to investigate the antiplatelet andExpand
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