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  This study was designed to examine changes of hemorheological parameters and red cell aggregation particularly in essential arterial hypertensionsubjects receiving antihypertensive diuretic therapy. Fifty six female subjects were enrolled in this study. Thirty seven subjects (group I) were...
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  Elevated plasma fibrinogen level is known to progress atherosclerosis and to be one of the risk factors for the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases. The objective of this study is to evaluate the changes in plasma fibrinogen level and blood rheology in patients with type II...
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  The effects of a fish oil concentrate with an omega-3 fatty acid content of 42% was determined in two dosages in a double-blind, placebo-controlledstudy with a parallel group comparison over a period of 5 weeks with 30 healthy subjects. The daily intake chosen was four and eight...
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  Hypothyroidism is associated with atherosclerotic events, however, the mechanism is unclear. We investigated the effects of oxidative stress andcholesterol on plasma viscosity in female patients with hypothyroidism (n = 20; mean age: 45.5 +/- 5.5 years) at baseline and after L-...
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  A double-blind, crossover trial has compared the diuretic response of ten normal male subjects to the oral administration of frusemide (40 mg) and bumetanide (1 mg). Both drugs gave a similar profile, with acute onset and cessation of response, and a marked peak effect. There was no significant...
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  Effects of a daily fish-oil supplement on serum lipids, apolipoproteins, and some platelet functions and hemorheologic variables were examined in 27hyperlipidemic subjects in a randomized, controlled, double-blind, crossover fashion with an identically encapsulated vegetable oil serving as...
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  Organic nitrates exert their effect by direct inhibition of vascular tone, resulting in decreased myocardial oxygen demand and improved oxygen supply. Less well known is the effect of nitrates on blood rheology. To evaluate the haemodiluting effect of intravenous nitroglycerin we studied 70...
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  OBJECTIVE: To determine whether furosemide treatment altered the blood flow properties and serum and RBC electrolyte concentrations of Thoroughbreds during submaximal treadmill exercise. DESIGN: Thoroughbreds were subjected to submaximal treadmill exercise with and without treatment with...
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  The nutritional effects of fish oil, which is rich in the n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, have been reported. In this randomized, placebo-controlled,double-blind, crossover study, we evaluated the effects of dietary fish oil capsules on the hematological parameters of healthy middle-aged...
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  Effects of echinocytosis on blood rheology and exercise performance were evaluated for 5 Thoroughbreds. Echinocytosis was induced by administration of furosemide (1 mg/kg of body weight, IM, q 12 h) for 4 days. Furosemide treatment resulted in decreases in serum sodium and serum chloride...
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