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Mediators of Inflammation
Volume 2017, Article ID 6412531, 8 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/6412531
Research Article

Vitamin D Deficiency Is Associated with Increased Osteocalcin Levels in Acute Aortic Dissection: A Pilot Study on Elderly Patients

1Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, Università degli Studi di Milano, Via L. Mangiagalli 31, 20133 Milan, Italy
2Laboratory of Molecular Pathology, I.R.C.C.S. Policlinico San Donato, Via R. Morandi 30, San Donato Milanese, 20097 Milan, Italy
3Department of Health Sciences, Università degli Studi di Milano, Via A. Di Rudinì 8, 20142 Milan, Italy
4Randox Laboratories Ltd., R&D, 55 Diamond Road, Crumlin, Antrim, Belfast BT29 4QY, UK
5Thoracic Aortic Research Center, I.R.C.C.S. Policlinico San Donato, Piazza E. Malan 1, San Donato Milanese, 20097 Milan, Italy
6Laboratory Medicine Operative Unit-1, Clinical Pathology, I.R.C.C.S. Policlinico San Donato, Piazza E. Malan 1, San Donato Milanese, 20097 Milan, Italy

Correspondence should be addressed to Elena Vianello; ti.iminu@ollenaiv.anele

Received 27 April 2017; Accepted 6 June 2017; Published 2 July 2017

Academic Editor: Carmela R. Balistreri

Copyright © 2017 Elena Vianello et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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