INTERVENTIONS FOR STRUCTURAL HEART DISEASE

Improved endothelial function and decreased levels of endothelium-derived microparticles after transcatheter aortic valve implantation

EuroIntervention 2015;10:1456-1463 published online ahead of print October 2014. DOI: 10.4244/EIJY14M10_02

Patrick Horn
Patrick Horn1, MD; Daniel Stern1, MD; VerenaVeulemans1, MD; Christian Heiss1, MD; Tobias Zeus1, MD; Marc W. Merx1, MD; Malte Kelm1,2, MD; Ralf Westenfeld1*, MD
1. Division of Cardiology, Pulmonology, and Vascular Medicine, Medical Faculty, University Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany; 2. Cardiovascular Research Institute Duesseldorf (CARID), University Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany

Aims: Degenerative aortic valve stenosis (AVS) is independently associated with endothelial dysfunction and increased levels of circulating endothelium-derived microparticles (EMPs) as a<

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