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Angiotensin converting enzyme activity in infancy is related to birth weight
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    Angiotensin converting enyzme activity in infancy and later cardiovascular events
    • Ahmet Karadag, MD
    • Other Contributors:
      • Ayla Gunlemez, Nurdan Uras, Ender Odemis, Sadi Turkay

    Dear Editor,

    We have read with interest Forsyth et al’s article in your journal [1]. They have concluded that “angiotensin converting enyzme (ACE) is increasingly identified as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and serum activity in infancy may contribute to the link between low birth weight and later cardiovascular events.”

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