TITLE

METABOLIC INFLUENCES IN VASCULAR DISORDERS WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO CHOLESTEROL DETERMINATIONS IN COMPARISON WITH URIC ACID LEVELS

AUTHOR(S)
Kramer, David W.; Perilstein, Paul K.; de Medeiros, Algy
PUB. DATE
June 1958
SOURCE
Angiology;Jun1958, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p162
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the metabolic influences in vascular disorders with particular reference to cholesterol determinations in comparison with uric acid levels. A survey of serum cholesterol levels was made in 437 patients with peripheral vascular diseases. A similar study of uric acid levels was carried out on a group of 351 patients. These series were not selected, but were taken in consecutive order from the files and among patients with vascular disorders. Although the intermediate metabolism may not be completely clear, it has been shown that cholesterol is both destroyed and excreted in the human. Whether a positive or negative balance is maintained is apparently dependent on many factors, some known and some still an enigma.
ACCESSION #
16394536

 

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