Circulating endothelial cell count as a diagnostic marker for non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes.

@article{Quilici2004CirculatingEC,
  title={Circulating endothelial cell count as a diagnostic marker for non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes.},
  author={Jacques Quilici and Nathalie Banzet and Philippe Paule and Jean-Baptiste Meynard and Murielle Mutin and Jean-louis Bonnet and Pierre Ambrosi and Jos{\'e} Sampol and Françoise Dignat-George},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2004},
  volume={110 12},
  pages={1586-91}
}
BACKGROUND Shedding of endothelial cells from damaged endothelium into the blood occurs in a variety of vascular disorders. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the utility of circulating endothelial cell (CEC) count as a diagnostic marker of non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes (ACSs). METHODS AND RESULTS CEC counts were determined immediately (H0), 4 hours (H4), and 8 hours (H8) after admission in 60 patients with documented non-ST-elevation ACS and 40 control patients with no… CONTINUE READING

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