function returned to normal, enabling us to do a successful heart transplant nine days later.
It has long been known that people with a diagnosis of alcohol dependence can moderate their drinking, and that such reductions in consumption reduce end-organ
damage and other adverse health consequences.
The primary endpoint was all-cause prophylaxis failure defined as discontinuation of study drug due to CMV antigen or CMV DNA detection, end-organ
disease, or any other causes unrelated to CMV.
The imaging findings of HITT rely on the identification of a vascular filling defect that is in keeping with intraluminal clot and/or the imaging sequelae of end-organ
Rather, the task force includes evidence of maternal hepatic, renal, pulmonary, and cerebral end-organ
disease in the diagnostic criteria--even in the absence of proteinuria.
population, including greater numbers of patients with end-organ
diabetic damage who would require ophthalmic care," the study's authors wrote.
They also assessed the relationships between diabetic end-organ
complications (heart disease, stroke, renal dysfunction, and peripheral neuropathy) and sexual function.
The organic acid metabolites and calcium oxalate crystal precipitation produce the clinical syndrome of EG intoxication and end-organ
damage (particularly renal) (Table I).
Secondary endpoints of the study include assessment of glycemic control (fasting blood glucose, HbA1c, fasting insulin, C-peptide), assessment of CRP and other inflammatory markers, and possible effects on end-organ
function such as kidneys and heart.
One hundred two patients (mean age, 66 years) with prehypertension/stage 1 hypertension and cardiovascular end-organ
damage or diabetes were randomly assigned to consume 6 g per day or 25 g per day of flavanol-rich dark chocolate for 3 months.
Continual activation of the RAS is associated with hypertension and end-organ
damage, including renal disease and CVD.
Nocturnal dipping of arterial BP is part of this normal circadian rhythm, and its absence, which is called non-dipping is associated with more severe end-organ
damage and increased risk of cardiovascular events, especially in hypertensives patients.