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- Mariano-Goulart, Denis, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Diabetes care 2007 v.30 no.11 pp. 2934-2939
- C-reactive protein; adiponectin; atherosclerosis; electrocardiography; fibrinogen; high density lipoprotein cholesterol; homocysteine; image analysis; kidney diseases; low density lipoprotein; myocardial ischemia; patients; relative risk; risk factors; triacylglycerols
- ... OBJECTIVE:--We sought to evaluate osteoprotegerin, an inhibitor of osteoclastogenesis involved in atherosclerosis, and other novel risk factors as predictive markers of silent myocardial ischemia (SMI). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS--A total of 465 consecutive diabetic patients with more than one additional risk factor were evaluated for SMI using stress myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI). We studie ...