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Physiopathological and Therapeutic Value of microRNA in the Progression of Carotid Artery Plaques: Carotid Protocol and microRNA

2016-06-19 18:20:15 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Molecular analysis of the atheroma plaque. Screening for a novel biomarker of carotid status.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Carotid Arteries

Intervention

microRNA

Location

CHU Amiens
Amiens
France
80054

Status

Recruiting

Source

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Amiens

Results (where available)

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