During the congress of the Sociedad Española de Cardiología (Spanish Cardiology Association), held recently in Barcelona, specialists from Navarre received the prize for the best paper presented, from amongst the hundreds presented. It involved research on hypertension undertaken jointly by scientists from the Navarre Health Service and two centres at the University of Navarra: the Centre for Applied Medical Research (CIMA) and the University Hospital.
The paper was entitled, "La cardiotrofina-1 plasmática es un marcador del desarrollo y la regresión de la hipertrofia ventricular izquierda en los pacientes hipertensos" (Plasma cardiotrophin-1 is a marker for the development and regression of left ventrical hypertrophy in patients with high blood pressure).
This line of research with cardiotrophin-1 was initiated in 2003 and already this year it has been published twice in the international Journal of Hypertension magazine and in presentations in two European congresses, Cardiology and Hypertension.
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