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[...]passive smoking has been also shown to represent an important risk factor for coronary artery disease. [...]the incidence of coronary artery and cerebrovascular diseases in ex-smokers ...

Cardiovascular Research, Review, Chiara Bolego, Andrea Poli, Rodolfo Paoletti

Date : 15/02/2002 Item size : 414871 bytes

Abstract It is well recognized that insulin resistance found in patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Since its discovery in the 1920s, insulin ...

Cardiovascular Research, REVIEWS: FOCUS ON INORGANIC NITRITE AND NITRATE, Qiujun Yu, Feng Gao, Xin L. Ma

Date : 15/02/2011 Item size : 415186 bytes

Despite considerable progress in the understanding and management of heart failure, its incidence, prevalence and economic burden are steadily increasing. [...]efficient preventive and therapeutic ...

Cardiovascular Research, Review, Rainer Klocke, Wen Tian, Michael T. Kuhlmann, Sigrid Nikol

Date : 01/04/2007 Item size : 378011 bytes

[...]endothelial mitochondria are centrally involved in maintaining the fine regulatory balance between mitochondrial calcium concentration, reactive oxygen species (ROS) production, and ...

Cardiovascular Research, REVIEWS: FOCUS ON MITOCHONDRIA IN CARDIAC DISEASE, Sean Michael Davidson

Date : 01/10/2010 Item size : 527437 bytes

The late or delayed phase of ischemic preconditioning has attracted considerable attention because it holds the promise of clinically relevant manipulations that could be cardioprotective in patients ...

Cardiovascular Research, Editorial, Denis B. Buxton

Date : 01/10/2004 Item size : 171063 bytes

Methods: Dobutamine stress LPs were obtained in 85 children with a history of Kawasaki disease (48 without coronary artery lesions, 19 with coronary artery lesions without myocardial ischemia, and 18 ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Yukiko Genma, Shunichi Ogawa, Jiakun Zhang, Masao Yamamoto

Date : 01/12/1997 Item size : 248599 bytes

Levels of the hormone adiponectin are downregulated in obese individuals, and several experimental studies show that adiponectin protects against the development of various obesity-related metabolic ...

Cardiovascular Research, Review, Teresa A. Hopkins, Noriyuki Ouchi, Rei Shibata, Kenneth Walsh

Date : 01/04/2007 Item size : 483395 bytes

AnkB protein levels were reduced in the infarct border zone 5 days following coronary artery occlusion in the canine. Introduction Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the US, with ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Thomas J. Hund, Patrick J. Wright, Wen Dun, Jedidiah S. Snyder, Penelope A. Boyden, Peter J. Mohler

Date : 01/03/2009 Item size : 303638 bytes

The endothelium modulates vascular tone, regulates local cellular growth and the deposition of the extracellular matrix, protects the vessel from the potentially harmful consequences of substances ...

Cardiovascular Research, Review, Kwang Kon Koh

Date : 01/09/2002 Item size : 558962 bytes

Cardiac fibroblasts and myofibroblasts, i.e., the hypersecretory, muscular, and contractile fibroblastic phenotype variant, play an important role in myocardial healing and are responsible for ...

Cardiovascular Research, Review, Darren H. Freed, Ryan H. Cunnington, Aran L. Dangerfield, Jayda S. Sutton, Ian M.C. Dixon

Date : 01/03/2005 Item size : 553323 bytes