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Discordance of Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholestrol and Non-High-Density Lipoprotein Cholestrol and Coronary Artery Disease Severity
(Arquivos Brasileiros Cardiologia, 2020)
Background: A sizeable proportion of patients have discordant low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C). Objectives: We assessed the relationship between discordance ...
Association of polymorphisms in the sex hormone genes with the presence and severity of coronary artery disease
Objective: Coronary artery disease (CAD) is an important public health problem worldwide. Therefore, it is important to identify the molecular mechanisms and the candidate gene polymorphisms involved in the development of ...
Val109Asp polymorphism in Intelectin 1 gene is associated with coronary artery disease severity in women
Objective: Intelectin-1 is an anti-inflammatory adipokine encoded by the Intelectin 1 (ITLN1) gene. Genetic variations in the ITLN1 gene affect the risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) and related CAD risk factors. In ...
Morphological overview of cardiovascular comorbidities in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Frank's sign
Objective: Cardiovascular diseases are the most common and important comorbidities in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Literature indicates that there may be a relationship between diagonal earlobe ...