Gene expression of endothelin receptors in replaced rheumatic mitral stenotic valves

OBJECTIVES: Rheumatic fever is a highly prevalent disease in Brazil, and it poses a major public health problem. It is the leading cause of acquired heart disease in childhood and adolescence. The aim of this study was to evaluate the gene expression of ET-3 and its receptors, in replaced rheumatic...

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Publication Date:2012
Main Author: Leão,Sydney Correia
Other Authors: Souto,Fernanda Maria Silveira, Costa,Ricardo Vieira da, Rocha,Thaisa de Fatima Almeida, Pacheco,Yolanda Galindo, Rodrigues,Tania Maria de Andrade
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0102-76382012000400008
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