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“COVID-19 – A vascular disease” Hasan K Siddiqi , Peter Libby , Paul M Ridker

COVID-19 – A vascular disease Hasan K Siddiqi 1, Peter Libby 2, Paul M Ridker 1   Affiliations ·     1 Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States; Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School,

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Vitamin D deficiency in association with endothelial dysfunction: Implications for patients with COVID-19

Rev Cardiovasc Med. 2020 Sep 30;21(3):339-344.   Vitamin D deficiency in association with endothelial dysfunction: Implications for patients with COVID-19 Jun Zhang 1, Peter A McCullough 1 2 3, Kristen M Tecson 1   Affiliations ·     1 Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Dallas, TX 75226, USA. ·     2 Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75226,

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New insights into “reversible” vs. “irreversible” endothelial dysfunction in COVID-19

Rev Cardiovasc Med 2020 Sep 30;21(3):315-319. Endothelial dysfunction contributes to COVID-19-associated vascular inflammation and coagulopathy Jun Zhang 1, Kristen M Tecson 1, Peter A McCullough 1 2 3   Affiliations ·     1 Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Dallas, TX 75226, USA. ·     2 Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75226, USA. ·     3 Baylor

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Stroke in a young adult with mild COVID-19 suggesting endotheliitis

New Microbes New Infect 2020 Oct 10;100781. Stroke in a young adult with mild COVID-19 suggesting endotheliitis Selina Crippa 1, Georg Kägi 1, Lukas Graf 2, Patrick M Meyer Sauteur 3, Philipp Kohler 4   ·     1 Department of Neurology and Stroke Center Cantonal Hospital St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland. ·     2 Center for Laboratory Medicine

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What do you know about CVD protective factors besides HDL? Have you heard of “Endothelial Resilience”?

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2020 Oct 22 Exploring the Role of Endothelial Cell Resilience in Cardiovascular Health and Disease Yunling Gao 1, Zorina S Galis 1 Affiliation • 1 • From the Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute,

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Does endothelial dysfunction predict cardiovascular mortality in patients with acute coronary syndrome?

ESC Congress 2020 Topic : Coronary Artery Disease, Acute Coronary Syndromes, Acute Cardiac Care Sub-topic : Acute Coronary Syndromes – Epidemiology, Prognosis, Outcome Session type : ePosters Endothelial dysfunction and cardiovascular mortality in patients with acute coronary syndrome Authors : T Yoshii (Yokohama,JP), T Matsuzawa (Yokohama,JP), H Nakahashi (Yokohama,JP), R Satou (Yokohama,JP),

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Is there such a thing as “metabolically healthy obese”?

ESC Congress 2020 Is metabolically healthy obesity indeed healthy at the microvascular level? Authors : E Tibirica (Rio de Janeiro,BR), G Huguenin (Rio de Janeiro,BR), L Rodrigues-Junior (Rio de Janeiro,BR), D Pecanha (Rio de Janeiro,BR), M Duque (Rio de Janeiro,BR), S Escobar (Rio de Janeiro,BR), A Duque (Rio de

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Is Coronary Artery Calcium Score Associated with Endothelial Function Measured at the Fingertips?

Atherosclerosis 313:70-75. Association of coronary calcium score with endothelial dysfunction and arterial stiffness Kristina Torngren 1, Rebecca Rylance 1, Jonas Björk 2, Gunnar Engström 3, Sophia Frantz 4, György Marko-Varga 5, Olle Melander 3, Ulf Nihlen 6, Henric Olsson 7, Maria Planck 8, André Wennersten 9, Ulf Malmqvist 9, David Erlinge 10 Affiliations 1 Department of Cardiology, Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden. 2 Department of Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine,Read more

Does PE and GDM-Mediated Endothelial Dysfunction Contribute to The Future Risk of Maternal Cardiometabolic Disease?

Mechanisms of Endothelial Dysfunction in Pre-eclampsia and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Windows Into Future Cardiometabolic Health? Colm J McElwain 1, Eszter Tuboly 1, Fergus P McCarthy 2, Cathal M McCarthy 1 Affiliations 1 Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Western Gateway Building, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. 2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cork University Maternity

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Is intermittent hypoxia good or bad? Endothelial function plays a central role.

Editorial: Intermittent Hypoxia: From Basic Mechanisms to Clinical Insights and Therapeutics Lena Lavie The implications of various forms of hypoxia to physiological or pathological conditions are enormous. In this manuscripts’ collection of “Research Topics,” expert authors focused on the effects of intermittent hypoxia (IH), the hallmark of obstructive

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