Maria V Carlin

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Evidence suggests that psychiatric patients are at an increased vascular risk. In this exploratory pilot study, we hypothesized that low levels of the soluble receptor for advanced glycation endproducts (sRAGE) might be found in psychiatric patients due to its association with atherothrombosis. We recruited 74 patients with different psychiatric disorders(More)
An increased incidence of adverse cardiovascular events has been reported in psychiatric patients, but the exact mechanisms underlying this association are still uncertain. Elevated plasma level of lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] is an independent risk factor for atherothrombotic disease in the general population. To study the implications of Lp(a) in psychiatric(More)
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