The prognostic impact of soluble apoptosis-stimulating fragment on mortality in patients with carotid atherosclerosis.


BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Markers of apoptosis are associated with cardiovascular disease. The soluble apoptosis-stimulating fragment (sFAS) was found to be a predictor for outcome in patients with heart failure, but its importance in patients with atherosclerotic disease has not been fully understood as yet. The aim of the present study was to investigate the… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.110.611301

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