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Assessment of plasma and tissue fibronectin EIIIB splice variant expressions measured serially using RT-PCR in a wound model of rabbits
Background: Fibronectin (FN) is an indispensable part of the extracellular matrix. During regeneration or wound healing, the plasma form of FN is incorporated into the fibrin clots to form a temporary fibrin-FN matrix, and ...
Impairment in heart functions and prognostic role of N‑terminal pro‑brain natriuretic peptide in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
INTRODUCTION: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with comorbidities andcardiovascular disease is the most frequent one. The role of natriuretic peptides in determiningprognosis of COPD exacerbations is not yet ...
A proinflammatory marker in chronic rhinosinusitis: serum calprotectin
Introduction: Studies have shown that calprotectin has a strong pro-inflammatory effect. Elevated calprotectin levels in the serum can be used as a strong clinical marker indicating the presence of inflammation. Objective: ...
Is air travel safe for patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices?
Parallel to the rapid expansion of air travel services and advances in medical technology, more passengers with cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) fly each year. In general, commercial airline flights are ...