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Insulin resistance and alterations in the fibrinolytic system

Abstract:

Insulin resistance and the associated metabolic and haemodynamic abnormalities referred to as Syndrome 'X', are associated with an increased risk for the development of coronary artery disease. The exact reasons for this are not clearly understood with much current controversy surrounding the potential atherogenic effects of insulin. Under normal physiological conditions the fibrinolytic system is in a dynamic equilibrium with the coagulations process, and is responsible, via a series of acti...

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Gough, SCL More by this author
Juhan-Vague, I More by this author
Journal:
Cardiovascular Risk Factors
Volume:
3
Issue:
6
Pages:
387-396
Publication date:
1993
ISSN:
1130-7501
URN:
uuid:5acf8d23-b6dd-42bb-9c90-a5dd07632417
Source identifiers:
176246
Local pid:
pubs:176246
Language:
English

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