Reynaldo J Badaracco

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BACKGROUND C-reactive protein (CRP) levels are associated with cardiovascular risk. We assessed the hypothesis that atorvastatin might have anti-inflammatory effects in acute coronary syndromes (ACS) as shown by CRP reduction. METHODS This study was a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of 90 consecutive patients admitted(More)
BACKGROUND The implications of increased levels of cardiac troponin T in congestive heart failure with preserved systolic function have been poorly evaluated. We hypothesized that its presence might be related to disease severity and prognosis in this setting. METHODS Clinical, echocardiographic, 6-min walking test and laboratory data were prospectively(More)
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