Plasma levels of von willebrand factor, endothelin-1, prostacyclin and thromboxane in children from families with high risk of premature coronary artery disease.

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The aim of the study was to assess the plasma levels of endothelial injury markers in children from families with high risk of premature coronary heart disease (CHD) without other common CHD risk factors (hyperlipidaemia, obesity, hypertension, low physical activity). The study comprised 48 children, including 24 children from high-risk families (HR… (More)

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