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Center for Molecular Cardiology

The microbiome and its implication in atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases

Below the diaphragm, we have trillions of bacteria that eat what we eat and digest what we ingest. And the metabolites they produce are taken up onto the portal and upon oxidation in the liver into the systemic circulation. TMAO and TML are novel cardiovascular risk factors every cardiologist should know about. This episode of #InsideCardiology provides a brief insight into this important topic.