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Coronary flow reserve is impaired in patients with adult growth hormone (GH) deficiency
Objective  Relationship between adult growth hormone deficiency (AGHD) and increased cardiovascular disease risk is very well known in hypopituitary patients treated with conventional hormoneExpand
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Fibroblast growth factor-23 ( FGF-23 ) is independently correlated to aortic calcification in haemodialysis patients
A et al. Accelerated vascular calcifi-cation and relative hypoparathyroidism in incident haemodialysis diabetic patients receiving calcium binders. Effects of sevelamer and calcium on coronary arteryExpand
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Coronary flow reserve dysfunction in hemodialysis and kidney transplant patients
Abstract: Background:  The assessment of coronary flow reserve (CFR) by trans‐thoracic echocardiography has recently been introduced into clinical studies. Impairment of coronary microvascularExpand
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Coronary flow reserve is also impaired in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism.
The diagnosis of subclinical hypothyroidism and detection of its effects on cardiovascular system is important. Also, the patients with subclinical hypothyroidism even at the very early stage are atExpand
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Coronary artery calcification and coronary flow velocity in haemodialysis patients.
BACKGROUND Decreased coronary flow reserve (CFR) is a marker of endothelial dysfunction, coronary artery calcification and inflammation, well-known cardiovascular risk factors in haemodialysis (HD)Expand
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Isolated hepatic tuberculous abscess in a renal transplant recipient.
Tuberculous liver abscess is rare worldwide. We report a 26-year-old renal transplant recipient who presented with fever, fatigue, and weight loss. Ultrasound (US) of the abdomen showed a cystic massExpand
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A renal transplant patient with a solitary plasmacytoma in the oral cavity.
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Endocan: A Novel Marker of Endothelial Dysfunction in C1-Inhibitor-Deficient Hereditary Angioedema
Background: Hereditary angioedema (HAE) related to C1-inhibitor deficiency is a rare autosomal dominant disorder. Vascular cell adhesion molecules (VCAM) are known as endothelial activation markers.Expand
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The prevalence of Hymenoptera venom allergy in adults: the results of a very crowded city in Euroasia.
BACKGROUND There are scarce data about the prevalence of Hymenoptera venom allergy in the general population. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of Hymenoptera venom allergy in theExpand
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Endothelial nitric oxide synthase intron 4a/b polymorphism and early atherosclerotic changes in hypopituitary GH-deficient adult patients.
OBJECTIVE Endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) intron 4a/b polymorphism is associated with plasma NO concentrations and coronary artery disease/hypertension in various populations. GH deficiencyExpand
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