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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4142.1510006

Low to Normal Plasma Levels of Marinobufagenin 24 Hours or More after an Ischemic Stroke: A Pilot Study

Estela S. Estape, Lorena Gonzalez-Sepulveda, Wen Wei, Ingrid Rodriguez-Rivera and Ivette Torres-Negron

Article Type: ORIGINAL ARTICLE | First Published: September 06, 2018

Numerous studies have demonstrated a strong relationship between circulating levels of marinobufagenin (MBG) and salt-sensitivity. Since salt-sensitive hypertensives have increased plasma levels of MBG and are known to be at a higher risk of having cardiovascular events, stroke and increased mortality, we evaluated the possibility of an association between MBG and ischemic stroke. In this pilot study, we determined plasma MBG levels in patients after surviving an ischemic stroke compared to simi...

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