Levels of VE-Cadherin – Positive ndothelial Microparticles in Patients With ype 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Coronary Artery Disease


OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to examine whether CD144-EMP (endothelium-derived microparticles) is useful as a specific marker of endothelial cell (EC) dysfunction and to determine whether plasma levels of circulating CD144-EMP predicted coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). BACKGROUND Endothelial cell… (More)

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