Increased osteocalcin-positive endothelial progenitor cells in hypogonadal male patients.

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OBJECTIVE Endothelial dysfunction is considered a key factor in the development of cardiovascular diseases. Endothelial regeneration is necessary for the maintenance of endothelial function and circulating endothelial progenitor cells (EPC) participate of it in both direct and indirect manner. The molecular phenotype of EPC is not univocally defined and… (More)

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