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The oxidative stress menace to coronary vasculature: any place for antioxidants?

Abstract:

Oxidative stress is involved in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. A variety of antioxidants has been used in clinical studies, during the past few years, for the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis. In small clinical studies it was found that both vitamins C and E may improve endothelial function in high risk patients. However, interventional trials have been controversial, with some positive findings, many null findings, and some suggestion of harm in certain high-risk populations...

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10.2174/138161209789058057

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Briasoulis, A More by this author
Tousoulis, D More by this author
Antoniades, C More by this author
Stefanadis, C More by this author
Journal:
Current pharmaceutical design
Volume:
15
Issue:
26
Pages:
3078-3090
Publication date:
2009
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-4286
ISSN:
1381-6128
URN:
uuid:2b6fa06d-f179-47da-9d13-58eb3ffc1b4d
Source identifiers:
223292
Local pid:
pubs:223292

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