Endothelial dysfunction but not increased carotid intima-media thickness in young European women with endometriosis.

@article{Santoro2012EndothelialDB,
  title={Endothelial dysfunction but not increased carotid intima-media thickness in young European women with endometriosis.},
  author={Luca Santoro and Ferruccio D'Onofrio and Sebastiano Campo and Pietro Manuel Ferraro and Paolo Tondi and Vincenzo Campo and Andrea Flex and Antonio Gasbarrini and Angelo Santoliquido},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={1320-6}
}
BACKGROUND Atherosclerosis is a chronic and degenerative disease developing typically in the elderly; nonetheless, a condition of accelerated atherosclerosis can be observed precociously in the presence of some diseases. Endometriosis, a chronic benign gynecological disorder, shows some characteristics, such as oxidative stress, systemic inflammation and a pro-atherogenic lipid profile, which could increase the risk of developing accelerated atherosclerosis. The aim of our study was to evaluate… CONTINUE READING

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