Marya Tripoten

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Background. To assess structural and functional status of the arteries in young and middle-aged men with recently developed CAD. Methods and Results. A total of 78 men aged 28 to 50 years underwent carotid ultrasound, endothelial function, and arterial stiffness measurements. Angiographically proven CAD was present in 49 patients. Carotid plaques were(More)
BACKGROUND To date, there have been no studies evaluating the effect of isolated lipoprotein(a) (Lp(a)) lowering therapy on carotid atherosclerosis progression. METHODS We enrolled 30 patients who had coronary heart disease (CHD) verified by angiography, Lp(a) level ≥50 mg/dL, and low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) level ≤2.6 mmol/L (100 mg/dL)(More)
AIM to assess prognostic significance of blood content of regulatory and effector T-lymphocytes for progression of atherosclerosis (AS) of carotid arteries. MATERIAL AND METHODS We enrolled in this study 33 men with various severity of carotid AS. Carotid artery duplex scan was done at admission and in 1 year after enrollment. AS progression was defined(More)
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