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Coenzyme Q10: an independent predictor of mortality in chronic heart failure.

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OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between plasma coenzyme Q(10) (CoQ(10)) and survival in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). BACKGROUND: Patients with CHF have low plasma concentrations of CoQ(10), an essential cofactor for mitochondrial electron transport and myocardial energy supply. Additionally, low plasma total cholesterol (TC) concentrations have been associated with higher mortality in heart failure. Plasma CoQ(10) is closely associated with...

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10.1016/j.jacc.2008.07.044

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Journal of the American College of Cardiology More from this journal
Volume:
52
Issue:
18
Pages:
1435-1441
Publication date:
2008-10-01
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EISSN:
1558-3597
ISSN:
0735-1097
Language:
English
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uuid:f51ef123-6000-4c5d-b6cd-b85d69f744ac
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177082
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2012-12-19

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