Rossana Falcone

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The objective of the present study was define in a relatively large patient population with coronary artery disease (CAD) whether the concomitant presence of peripheral artery disease (PAD), which is known to convey additional cardiovascular risk, was associated with different circulating levels of sRAGE with respect to CAD alone and control subjects.(More)
Receptor for Advanced Glycation End-products (RAGE) is a multi-ligand receptor ubiquitous present on epithelial, neuronal, vascular and inflammatory cells, usually expressed at low levels in homeostasis and to increased degrees at sites of stress or injury. The aim of the present study was to evaluate sRAGE plasma levels in patients with Acute Coronary(More)
Demographic and social changes in the last decades have resulted in improvements in health and longevity. The survival of elderly people has improved significantly and thus centenarians are becoming the fastest growing population group. Environmental, genetic, and accidental factors have influenced the human life span. Researchers have gained substantial(More)
Chorioamnionitis (CA) describes an intrauterine status of inflammation and/or infection of placental membranes, refering to both histological and clinical CA [1]. It is considered the major risk of spontaneous preterm delivery, especially at earlier gestational age. The intrauterine exposure to infection/inflammation leads to the fetal inflammatory syndrome(More)
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