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Serum selenium deficiency in myocardial infarction and congestive cardiomyopathy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3499733     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Serum selenium concentration was prospectively measured using the method of thermoelectric atomic absorption spectrophotometry in 129 study participants distributed as follows in three groups: control group (n = 48) volunteers without known cardiac or lung disease; group I: patients with congestive cardiomyopathy (n = 48), group II: patients with myocardial infarction (n = 31). Serum selenium level was 84.73 +/- 1.79 micrograms.l-1 (m +/- sem) in the control group, 68.53 +/- 2.26 micrograms.l-1 in group I and 73.55 +/- 2.33 micrograms.l-1 in group II. The difference between group I and group II versus the control group was significant (p less than 0.01). There was no significant difference between group I and II.
Authors:
P Auzepy; M Blondeau; C Richard; D Pradeau; P Therond; T Thuong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta cardiologica     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0001-5385     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Cardiol     Publication Date:  1987  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-11-30     Completed Date:  1987-11-30     Revised Date:  2009-06-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370570     Medline TA:  Acta Cardiol     Country:  BELGIUM    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  161-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Unit of Cardiology, Bicêtre Hospital, Paris.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated / blood*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / blood*
Prospective Studies
Selenium / blood*,  deficiency
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7782-49-2/Selenium

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