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Evaluation of Garlic-Lemon Therapy on Clinical and Angiographic Outcomes in Patients with High-risk Acute Coronary Syndrome

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.572
Synopsis: 
We evaluated the effects of garlic-lemon therapy on atherosclerosis, wherein combination therapy provided only symptomatic benefits. Although no angiographic regression was observed in atherosclerotic plaques, it was found to be associated with a decrease in the need for early revascularization.

ABSTRACT

Objective: Several natural supplementations have been investigated over centuries for a wide variety of ailments. There is limited information available on the effect and safety of these natural supplementations on patients with high risk coronary artery disease. We aim to evaluate the results of garlic and lemon therapy via clinical and angiographic outcomes in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction.

Accepted: 
07 Dec, 2015
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e-Published: 29 Mar, 2016

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Endothelial Dysfunction in Primary Sjögren Syndrome

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.039
Pages: 
870–2
Synopsis: 
In this study, we aimed to investigate endothelial functions in primary Sjögren syndrome. Although carotid intima-media thickness values were similar, flow mediated dilatation of the brachial artery was disrupted in patients with Sjögren syndrome compared to healthy controls.


ABSTRACT

Objective: In this study, we aimed to investigate endothelial functions in primary Sjögren syndrome.

Methods: Thirty-five patients with primary Sjögren syndrome and 20 age and sex-matched healthy volunteers were recruited to the present study. Flow mediated dilatation of brachial artery and carotid intima-media thickness were measured in the study population.

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e-Published: 24 Jun, 2013

Endothelial Dysfunction in Primary Sjögren Syndrome

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