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Physical exercise and blood flow properties.
  1. G Ciuffetti,
  2. M Mercuri,
  3. R Lombardini,
  4. U Milia,
  5. E Mannarino
  1. Second Department of Internal Medicine, University of Perugia, Italy.


    In 46 executive level managers at risk for cardiovascular disease, whole blood filterability through five micron pore Nuclepore filters was monitored using a constant flow positive pressure system before and after treadmill exercise and compared to our laboratory standard. Our results show regular exercise compensates not only for the potential damage risk factors represent but also for the physical stress provoked by vigorous exercise.

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