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Gastrointestinal changes associated to heart failure
(Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia, 2012-03-01) [Resenha]
Over the last decade, several studies were conducted on the gastrointestinal changes associated to chronic heart failure. This article presents a literature review on the physiopathology and clinical consequences of ...
Cardiovascular remodeling induced by passive smoking
(Inflammation and Allergy - Drug Targets, 2009-12-01) [Resenha]
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common cause of death in many developed countries. The major risk factors for CHD are smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol levels, and lack of physical activity. ...
Energy Metabolism in Cardiac Remodeling and Heart Failure
(Cardiology in Review, 2013-05-01) [Resenha]
Fatty acids are the main substrates used by mitochondria to provide myocardial energy under normal conditions. During heart remodeling, however, the fuel preference switches to glucose. In the earlier stages of cardiac ...