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Title: Selected parameters of the peripheral blood monocytes fenotype in the group of patients with risk factors of atherosclerosis


Atherosclerosis is a chronic inflammatory process with the dominant role of peripheral blood monocytes. The object of the study was the analysis of the relationship between conventional risk factors of atherosclerosis, such as hypercholesterolaemia, diabetes mellitus, arterial hypertension, overweight or smoking, and individual monocyte subpopulations, selected on the basis of the presence or absence of CD14 and CD16 antigens, as well as the determination of the connection between vascular endothelium function and the differential monocyte count in the group of patients with risk factors. All selected monocyte subpopulations showed statistically significant dependencies, between the number of risk factors and individual monocyte subpopulations, especially in case of so-called “proinflammatory” monocytes with concurrent expression of CD16 and CD14 antigens. The most evident relationship occurs between the differential monocyte count and arterial hypertension, especially in case of CD16+CD14+ and CD16+CD14+ high monocytes. In patients with arterial hypertension, those monocytes show especially proinflammatory character, connected with the overproduction of TNFα. There is an association between the hypertension control and differential count of proinflammatory monocytes subpopulations. The association between the endothelial function (measured as FMD) and differential monocyte cou ; nt has not been proved. Conclusions: Monocytes CD16+CD14+high and CD16+CD14+dim can be treated as a marker of the inflammation in the group of patient with hypertension.

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2 - studia doktoranckie

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choroby układu krążenia

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Wydział Lekarski


Guzik, Tomasz

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ZB-110914 Mar 8, 2023


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