Shaheenul Islam

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BACKGROUND The present study was designed to investigate the effects of apoB XbaI and apoA-I/C-III/A-IV SstI polymorphisms to carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT), carotid artery compliance (CAC) and brachial artery flow-mediated vasodilatation (FMD). METHODS AND RESULTS As part of the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, the carotid IMT, CAC(More)
BACKGROUND Apolipoprotein E (ApoE) is known to modulate lipoprotein transport and metabolism. The common APOE epsilon2/epsilon3/epsilon4 polymorphism explains part of the variation in plasma cholesterol levels. Polymorphisms of the APOE gene regulatory region are suggested to be involved in explaining variation of lipoprotein levels within the APOE(More)
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (CEI) have been found effective in numerous cases of arterial hypertension, even non renovascular, and they are now widely used. However, the reference compound, captopril, has exhibited various side-effects, including acute renal failure. Different mechanisms may be responsible for this complication. In some case(More)
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