Joanna Tynjälä

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BACKGROUND Intravenous low molecular weight (LMWH) and unfractionated heparin (UFH) increase the circulating concentrations of pregnancy-associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A), a novel cardiac risk marker, in haemodialysis and coronary angiography patients. METHODS To further investigate the mechanisms of heparin effects, free PAPP-A was analysed in serial(More)
AIMS While serum gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) enzyme activity is a well established biomarker of excessive alcohol consumption and liver dysfunction, recent studies have also implicated it as a predictor of morbidity due to extrahepatic causes. Therefore, further information on the associations between ethanol intake and GGT activities in apparently(More)
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