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I Kuvikova, S Shevchuk
In the article the concentration of endothelin-1 in patients with different variants of APS was analyzed and its relationship with disease course, dyslipidemia, levels of antiphospholipid antibodies and ath rosclerotic vascular lesions was assessed. It was established that high levels of endothelin-1 is a circulating marker of early atherosclerosis, since !it was closely associated'with subclinical manifestations of atherosclerotic vascular lesions, lipid profile. The concentration of endothelin-1 significantly increased with active inflammation and with high levels of antiphospholipid antibodies and does not depend on age, sex, smoking, obesity and physical inactivity...
December 2014: Likars'ka Sprava
Maximiliano Fuentealba, Miguel Troncoso, Joaquin Vallejos, Sebastian Ponce, Nelson Villablanca, Pablo Melita
Cervical incompetence it's a dilatation of the cervix during the third trimester of pregnancy that ends with the interruption of it. The incidence in Chile is about 0.1-2% of the total pregnancies and it's one of the causes of preterm birth. A 34 years old pregnant patient. Timectomized at age 18 to treat her miastenia gravis, previously trated with medication, had 4 previous preterm labours all of them under 25 weeks and vaginal births. All fetuses died postpartum. A cerclage was made during the third, fourth and fifth pregnancies...
September 2013: GinecologĂ­a y Obstetricia de MĂ©xico
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