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Is the perioperative period no longer a problem for adult asthmatics under control?-OPERA study
OBJECTIVES: Asthma is a global problem and chronic condition that persists through patient's entire life, during which the possibility of a surgical procedure is common. An accurate clinical and functional evaluation of ...
Nicorandil and contrast-induced nephropathy
(Sage Publications Inc, 2020)
Association of CYP2J2 polymorphism with susceptibility to psoriasis in Turkish population: a case-control study
(Elsevier Science Inc, 2020)
Background: Cytochrome P450 2J2 is mostly expressed in extrahepatic tissues; it metabolizes arachidonic acid to epoxyeicosatrienoic acids, with various cardio protective and anti-inflammatory effects. CYP2J2 polymorphism ...
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 ...
Use of an individual mandibular advancement device for an obstructive sleep apnoea patient with facial paralysis: a short-term follow-up case report
This case report aimed to describe the fabrication procedure and treatment efficacy of an individual, one-piece, non-adjustable mandibular advancement device (MAD) for a moderate obstructive sleep apnoea patient with facial ...
Obesity and insulin resistance associated with lower plasma vitamin B-12 in PCOS
(Elsevier Sci Ltd, 2009)
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) shares some or most components of metabolic cardiovascular syndrome, manifested by abdominal obesity, insulin resistance, dyslipidaemia and at hero sclerosis. It has been previously ...
Effects of weight loss on ventricular systolic and diastolic functions and left ventricular mass assessed by tissue doppler imaging in obese geriatric women: preliminary report
(Editrice Kurtis S R L, 2010)
Background and aims: Obesity is one of the most common diseases in the world. Particularly in elderly subjects, the effects of weight loss on cardiac functions have not been previously investigated by means of pulsed wave ...
Plasma glycated albumin levels clearly detect hearing loss and atherosclerosis in patients with impaired fasting glucose
Objective: To describe the relationship between atherosclerosis and hearing thresholds in prediabetic patients with impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and to determine the efficacy of glycated albumin in predicting carotid ...
Tp-e/QT ratio and QT dispersion with respect to blood pressure dipping pattern in prehypertension
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015)
Introduction Tp-e/QT, the ratio of the interval between the peak and the end of T wave to the QT interval, is a novel index of arrhythmogenesis. We investigate Tp-e/QT and QT dispersion (QTd) in prehypertensive and ...
Is cystatin-c superior to creatinine in the early diagnosis of contrast-induced nephropathy?: a potential new biomarker for an old complication
(Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications, 2014)
Background/Aims: The aim of this study was to assess whether changes in Cystatin C (CyC) after 48 h post contrast media exposure was a reliable indicator of acute kidney injury and the validity of a risk scoring tool for ...