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Mitochondria and cardiovascular diseases-from pathophysiology to treatment.
Mitochondria are the source of cellular energy production and are present in different types of cells. However, their function is especially important for the heart due to the high demands in energyExpand
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Impact of the financial crisis on COPD burden: Greece as a case study
Poverty and low socioeconomic status have been associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The current financial crisis has forced millions back into poverty. Greece is one of theExpand
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Impact of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) signaling in coronary artery disease.
Coronary artery disease remains the leading cause of mortality in adult diabetic population with however, a high predominance also in non-diabetic subjects. In search of common molecular mechanismsExpand
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Critical Role of IL-8 Targeting in Gliomas.
BACKGROUND Glioma is a heterogeneous, highly complicated central nervous system (CNS) tumor with uncertain mechanism of initiation and progression, resulting in an unfavorable outcome. An extendedExpand
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Pathophysiological mechanisms regulated by cytokines in gliomas.
Glioma, a neuroglia originated malignancy, consists of one of the most aggressive primary tumors of the central nervous system with poor prognosis and lack of efficient treatment strategy. CytokinesExpand
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The complex crosstalk between inflammatory cytokines and ventricular arrhythmias
HighlightsCytokines present a non‐linear relationship with arrhythmogenic potential of myocardium.Cytokines affect the autonomic innervation of the heart.Serum cytokine levels predict the occurrenceExpand
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Contemporary approaches to cardiopulmonary resuscitation: physiology-guided approaches
Advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) strategies for cardiac arrest have traditionally been centered on the use of vasoactive medications and high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). However,Expand
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Meta‐analysis of risk factors and complications associated with atrial fibrillation after oesophagectomy
Oesophagectomy is associated with high morbidity and mortality rates. New‐onset atrial fibrillation (AF) is a frequent complication following oesophagectomy. Several studies have explored whetherExpand
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Repetitive‐incessant electrical storm triggered by early repolarization
Early repolarization syndrome (ERS) was originally considered a normal variant with benign outcome. However, recent studies have demonstrated that it can be linked to a considerable risk ofExpand
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Parental anxiety in pediatric surgery consultations: the role of health literacy and need for information.
INTRODUCTION Although important, parental anxiety, health literacy and need-for-information in pediatric surgery outpatient clinics have not been extensively studied. Lower educational attainments,Expand
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