Isabella Pimentel

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Hypertension and inflammation promote cardiovascular disease (CVD). Even high normal systolic blood pressure (SBP) is associated with increased CVD risk. We assessed the relationship of elevated SBP within the normotensive range and white blood cell (WBC) count. This is a cross-sectional study of 3484 white asymptomatic individuals (mean age: 43+/-8 years,(More)
The high incidence and low resolution of the pain after surgery are shown in international literature. During the five days after the cardiac and abdominal surgery, these patients were asked once a day about their pain. Nearly 50% of the patients answers showed pain complaints. At the cardiac patients 47% did not take treatment during the last four hours,(More)
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