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BACKGROUND The roles of soluble and endogenous secretory receptors for advanced glycation endproducts (sRAGE and esRAGE, respectively) in plaque vulnerability are unknown in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). METHODS AND RESULTS We enrolled 54 patients with AMI (27 patients had type 2 diabetes mellitus [DM]) who had undergone primary(More)
OBJECTIVE Depression is present in 1 of 5 outpatients with coronary artery disease (CAD), and a well-documented risk factor for recurrent cardiac events and mortality. We examined the impact of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), on depressive symptoms, in chronic stable angina (CSA) patients. METHODS On prospective and non-randomized trial,(More)
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