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Biomarkers: new tools for the detection of vascular risk

Current tools to predict the risk of infarction or stroke have limited sensitivity, which is why research has focused on the identification of biomarkers in the blood for early detection of this type of disease with greater reliability.

Early detection of a heart attack or stroke using biomarkers can significantly reduce mortality and morbidity.

Ischaemic vascular disease is the major cause of death (surpassed only by Covid in 2020) and one of the first causes of reducing the quality of life in our country.

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