Zuzana Celecová

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Treatment with statins to achieve target low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels is still associated with residual risk. Lipoprotein subfraction evaluation can provide additional information regarding atherogenicity in these individuals. Patients (n = 40) with hypercholesterolemia (29 females, mean age 63 years), without previous hypolipemic(More)
Diabetic nephropathy is becoming an increasingly important cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide as a consequence of increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes and obesity. The glomeruli of patients with diabetes are characterized by glomerular hypertrophy, widening of the glomerular basement membrane, mesangial expansion, podocytopenia leading to(More)
Atherogenic dyslipoproteinemia is one of the most important risk factor for atherosclerotic changes development. Hypothyroidism is one of the most common causes of secondary dyslipidemias which results from reduced LDL clearance and therefore raised levels of LDL and apoB. Association between small dense LDL (sdLDL) presentation and thyroid status has been(More)
Intermittent claudication of the lower extremities is a common symptom described in older patients with atherosclerotic peripheral arterial disease. Peripheral arterial disease due to atherosclerosis is known to be associated with a higher risk of myocardial infarction, stroke and all-cause mortality. However, if intermittent claudication appears in a(More)
INTRODUCTION Cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy in diabetics is a common but often underestimated and underdiagnosed complication of diabetes mellitus. One of the most clinical apparent forms of cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy is orthostatic hypotension. OBJECTIVES To retrospectively assess the association of the orthostatic hypotension (OH) with(More)
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