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Inhibition of Interleukin-6 activity by tocilizumab improves arterial stiffness, LV myocardial deformation and endothelial glycocalyx in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

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Doctor Ignatios Ikonomidis

National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens (Greece)
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Speaker: Doctor Z. Zhou (Stockholm, SE)


Akap1 modulates endothelial cells function, arterial systolic blood pressure and vascular reactivity

Speaker: Doctor F. Cattaneo (Naples, IT)


The importance of endothelial dysfunction in clinical practice

Speaker: Professor J. Kaski (London, GB)


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Endothelial function and the microcirculation

Speakers: Doctor I. Ikonomidis, Professor D. Duncker, Doctor Z. Zhou, Doctor F. Cattaneo, Professor J. Kaski

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ESC Congress 2017

26 August - 30 August 2017

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