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Coronary artery disease
The effect of granulocyte-colony stimulating factor on endothelial function in patients with myocardial infarction
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    • Ignatios Ikonomidis, Cardiologist
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      • Ignatios Ikonomidis, Ioannis Paraskevaidis, Georgia Vamvakou, John Parissis, John Lekakis

    Dear Editors,

    In their interesting article Kim et al [1] confirmed the beneficial action of granulocyte colony stimulating factor (GCSF) administration on endothelial function as assessed by flow-mediated endothelial-dependent dilatation of the brachial artery (FMD) in patients with an old or acute myocardial infarction (MI), despite a relative increase in CRP levels. More specifically, in the group of patie...

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