Ignacio Gil-Ortega

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Inflammation is known to have a pathogenic role in atherosclerosis and the genesis of acute coronary syndromes. The peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR)-gamma, which is expressed in many constituent cells of atheromatous plaques, inhibits the activation of several proinflammatory genes responsible for atheromatous plaque development and(More)
The world-wide estimated prevalence of diabetes mellitus for 2025 is of about 300 million, resulting from a higher prevalence of obesity and sedentary lifestyles in the developed world. The group of cardiovascular diseases is responsible for 80% of deaths among diabetic patients. Several authors have suggested that patients with diabetes mellitus have a(More)
Chest pain with normal coronary arteriograms represents a major diagnostic and therapeutic challenge to contemporary cardiology. Cardiac syndrome X (CSX), defined as typical angina-like chest pain, a positive response to exercise stress testing and normal coronary arteriograms, encompasses patients with a variety of pathogenic mechanisms. Cardiac ischemia(More)
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