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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 40
Published: 19 October 2012
10.1159/000341838
EISBN: 978-3-318-02239-1
... Abstract In addition to its effects on reproductive health, it is now well recognized that polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a metabolic disorder, characterized by decreased insulin sensitivity which leads to an excess lifetime risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. PCOS patients...
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Series: Advances in Cardiology
Volume: 26
Published: 23 January 1979
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-03092-1
EISBN: 978-3-318-03092-1
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 27
Published: 18 June 2019
10.1159/000486261
EISBN: 978-3-318-06507-7
... Abstract Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity among people with diabetes mellitus. The epidemic of diabetes continues to contribute significantly to the global burden of cardiovascular disease with varying epidemiological trends in different regions...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 27
Published: 18 June 2019
10.1159/000486268
EISBN: 978-3-318-06507-7
... about their safety has been raised, since diabetic patients are a special category, having increased risk for cardiovascular events and other systemic adverse events due to VEGF inhibition. The current evidence from clinical trials has demonstrated that anti-VEGF agents are safe for diabetic patients...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 27
Published: 18 June 2019
10.1159/000486269
EISBN: 978-3-318-06507-7
...-aided analysis, wider retinal venules and narrower arterioles were found to be associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD). For chronic kidney disease, narrower retinal arteriolar calibre, smaller retinal vascular fractal dimensions, arteriovenous nicking and opacification were...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 27
Published: 18 June 2019
10.1159/000486263
EISBN: 978-3-318-06507-7
... Abstract Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a serious chronic disease that is rapidly increasing in prevalence. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in patients with diabetes mellitus. The value of glucose lowering in preventing microvascular complications associated with diabetes has...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 27
Published: 18 June 2019
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-06507-7
EISBN: 978-3-318-06507-7
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 195
Published: 22 May 2018
10.1159/000486942
EISBN: 978-3-318-06350-9
... Abstract Beta-blockers are frequently used in dialysis patients because of their cardioprotective properties. However, the effect of beta-blockers on reducing dialysis mortality has not been sufficiently examined to date. Thus, we sought to examine the effects on cardiovascular prognosis...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 6
Published: 26 April 2018
10.1159/000485064
EISBN: 978-3-318-06313-4
... involving cell therapy for cardiovascular diseases have yielded mixed results, that is, with inconsistent data thereby readdressing controversies and unresolved questions regarding stem cell efficacy for ischemic cardiac disease treatment. These issues raise the need for developing an alternative strategic...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 6
Published: 26 April 2018
10.1159/000485065
EISBN: 978-3-318-06313-4
... Abstract The role of shockwave (SW) in medicine has evolved from one of being destructive to being constructive. Although low-energy SW has long been shown to be both pro-angiogenic and anti-inflammatory in the treatment of ischemic cardiovascular diseases, not until recently did the underlying...