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Abstract Endothelial production of nitric oxide (nitrogen monoxide, NO) has become a major research area in vascular biology. The aim of this review is to examine the cellular and molecular ...

Cardiovascular Research, Review, Michael T Gewaltig, Georg Kojda

Date : 01/08/2002 Item size : 486616 bytes

Abstract Objective: This study examines the influence of age and current estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) on common carotid arterial (CCA) stiffness in women. Bilateral CCA were examined by B-mode ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Yoji Nagai, Christopher J. Earley, Mary K. Kemper, Carolyn S. Bacal, E.Jeffrey Metter

Date : 01/01/1999 Item size : 233632 bytes

In patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), endothelial dysfunction results in abnormal coronary artery vasomotion, increased leucocyte adhesion to the vascular wall, platelet activation, and the ...

Cardiovascular Research, EDITORIALS: SPOTLIGHT ON LANDMARK PAPERS IN, Juan Carlos Kaski, Luciano Consuegra-Sanchez

Date : 01/11/2012

Abstract Platelet and endothelial production of bioactive nitric oxide (NO) is known to be impaired in acute coronary syndromes, thus compounds that release NO are useful candidates to restore ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Gemma Vilahur, María Isabel Baldellou, Estefania Segalés, Eduardo Salas, Lina Badimon

Date : 01/03/2004

The results of the HOPE (Heart Outcomes Prevention Evaluation) trial caused much excitement when they were announced in 2000;3 HOPE was the first study to investigate the effects of ACE inhibition in ...

Cardiovascular Research, EDITORIALS: SPOTLIGHT ON LANDMARK PAPERS IN, Roberto Ferrari, Claudio Ceconi

Date : 01/11/2012

KeywordsArrhythmiasHypertrophyPropranololFibrosisHeart failureTime for primary review 41 days. 1 Introduction 1.1 Incidence of arrhythmias in cardiac hypertrophy Sudden death, presumably related to ...

Cardiovascular Research, Review, Patrick Assayag, François Carré, Brigitte Chevalier, Claude Delcayre, Pascale Mansier, Bernard Swynghedauw

Date : 01/06/1997

Abstract Aims We investigated whether the pro-fibrotic matricellular protein osteopontin (OPN) is associated with the enzymes involved in the extracellular synthesis of fibril-forming collagen type I ...

Cardiovascular Research, Cardiac biology and remodelling, Begoña López, Arantxa González, Diana Lindner, Dirk Westermann, Susana Ravassa, Javier Beaumont, Idoia Gallego, Amaia Zudaire, ...

Date : 01/07/2013

Abstract Objective: Hypercholesterolemia has been shown to impair endothelium-mediated, nitric oxide (NO)-dependent responses to acetylcholine (ACh), serotonin, substance P and flow-mediated ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Stephen J Duffy, Gishel New, Richard W Harper, Ian T Meredith

Date : 15/08/1999

The angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, fosinopril, and the angiotensin II receptor antagonist, losartan, inhibit LDL oxidation and attenuate atherosclerosis independent of lowering blood ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Tony Hayek, Judith Attias, Raymond Coleman, Sergey Brodsky, Jonathan Smith, Jan L. Breslow, Shlomo Keidar

Date : 01/12/1999

A review of the carotid and femoral intima-media thickness as an indicator of the presence of peripheral vascular disease and cardiovascular risk factors Abstract Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) ...

Cardiovascular Research, Review, Koon-Sung Cheng, Dimitri P. Mikhailidis, George Hamilton, Alexander M. Seifalian

Date : 01/06/2002