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Cardiac remodeling induced by 13-cis retinoic acid treatment in acne patients
Background: Currently, 13-cis-retinoic acid (13-cis-RA) is the most effective therapy for acne. Isotretinoin, a first-generation synthetic 13-cis-RA compound, is associated with numerous adverse effects. To investigate the ...
Waist circumference, but not body mass index, is a predictor of ventricular remodeling after anterior myocardial infarction
Objective: The impact of obesity on ventricular remodeling after myocardial infarction (MI) is still poorly understood. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the role of waist circumference (WC) and body mass ...
Doxorubicin induced dilated cardiomyopathy in a rabbit model: An update
Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is characterized by chamber dilation and cardiac dysfunction. Because of the poor prognosis, models are needed for the investigation of and development of new therapeutic approaches, as well ...
Sildenafil for pulmonary hypertension treatment after cardiac surgery
Objective: To report on the use of sildenafil for pulmonary hypertension treatment of a newborn patient after cardiac surgery. Description: A female, full term newborn infant with diagnosis of double outlet right ventricle, ...
The Heart of the South American Rattlesnake, Crotalus durissus
Most anatomical and physiological studies of the sauropsid heart have focused on species with extraordinary physiologies, and detailed anatomical descriptions of hearts from sauropsids with more common physiologies are ...
Gross Anatomy of the Heart in the Western Grey Kangaroo (Macropus fuliginosus)
(Sociedad Chilena de Anatomía, 2009)