Red algae polysaccharide-based additive and lipid exchange of patients with ischemic heart dis-ease

27 May 2011
Written by Sokolova E.V., Ivanova T.B., Kryizhanovsky S.P., Bogdanovich L.N., Barabanova A.O., Ermak I.M.

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The paper provides results of examination of 32 patients aged from 44 to 64 years diag‑nosed with ischemic heart disease (stable angina of functional class II‑III). The studies have been tar‑geted to identify effects from bioactive food additive
‘Carrageenan‑DV’ on the lipid exchange indices and chronic inflammation markers. The drug was prescribed in 250 mg capsules during 20 days. Up‑on completion of the bioactive additive in‑take, the total cholesterol and low‑density lipoprotein cho‑lesterol and atherogenic index have decreased in blood serum to normal ranges. There were decreased levels of C‑reactive protein, total leukocytes and fibrinogen. The authors believe the bioactive additive ‘Carrageenan‑DV’ may be used as additional source of dietary fibers in the integrated treatment of patients with cardiovascular diseases.

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E.V. Sokolova, A.O. Barabanova, I.M. Ermak
Pacific Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Far Eastern Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences (159 100 Year Anniversary of Vladivostok Av. Vladivostok 690022 Russian Federation)
T.B. Ivanova, S.P. Kryizhanovsky, L.N. Bogdanovich
Medical Association of FEB RAS (95 Kirova St. Vladivostok 690022 Russian Federation)

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