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Abstract Aims Hazardous environmental and genetic factors can damage endothelial cells to induce atherosclerotic vascular disease. Methods and results Human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs) ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Qing-jun Zhang, Zhao Wang, Hou-zao Chen, Shuang Zhou, Wei Zheng, Guang Liu, Yu-sheng Wei, Hua Cai, De-pei Liu, Chih-chuan Liang

Date : 01/11/2008 Item size : 255240 bytes

The antihypertensive drug amlodipine (Norvasc®) is a long-acting, third-generation Ca2+ channel blocker that has been shown to limit the progression of atherosclerosis and to decrease the ...

Cardiovascular Research, Editorial, Bernd Mayer

Date : 01/08/2006 Item size : 170032 bytes

Abstract Aims α-Melanocyte-stimulating hormone (α-MSH), derived from the precursor molecule pro-opiomelanocortin, exerts potent anti-inflammatory actions in the vasculature, but its role in ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Petteri Rinne, Wendy Nordlund, Ilkka Heinonen, Anna-Maija Penttinen, Antti Saraste, Suvi T. Ruohonen, Satu Mäkelä, Laura Vähätalo, Katja Kaipio, ...

Date : 01/02/2013 Item size : 307415 bytes

Insulin enhances myocardial blood flow and decreases coronary vascular resistance in a dose-dependent manner in healthy subjects. [...]insulin is able to increase myocardial blood flow also in ...

Cardiovascular Research, Review, Jan Sundell, Juhani Knuuti

Date : 01/02/2003

Methods Acetylcholine relaxation in untreated and 6-week fenofibrate-treated Wistar rats was analyzed in the absence and presence of the NO synthase (NOS) inhibitor NG-nitro-l-arginine methyl ester ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Javier Blanco-Rivero, Iván Márquez-Rodas, Fabiano E. Xavier, Rosa Aras-López, Irene Arroyo-Villa, Mercedes Ferrer, Gloria Balfagón

Date : 15/07/2007

Abstract Aims We determined the role of the Rho kinase (ROCK) isoforms in diabetes-induced vascular endothelial dysfunction and enhancement of arginase activity and expression. Introduction In ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Lin Yao, Surabhi Chandra, Haroldo A. Toque, Anil Bhatta, Modesto Rojas, Ruth B. Caldwell, R. William Caldwell

Date : 01/03/2013

[11] (pages 130135) in this issue. 1 Introduction A widely accepted risk factor for the development of coronary artery disease is an elevated level of plasma cholesterol. Synthetic derivatives of ...

Cardiovascular Research, Editorial, Steven J Miller

Date : 01/10/2001

Abstract Objectives Recent studies have demonstrated that perivascular adipose tissue (PVAT) releases vascular relaxation factor(s). Conclusion These results show that PVAT enhances the arterial ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Yu-Jing Gao, Kumiko Takemori, Li-Ying Su, Wen-Sheng An, Chao Lu, Arya M. Sharma, Robert M.K.W. Lee

Date : 15/07/2006

Interactions between NO and reactive oxygen species: pathophysiological importance in atherosclerosis, hypertension, diabetes and heart failure Similar observations have been made in patients with ...

Cardiovascular Research, Review, Georg Kojda, David Harrison

Date : 15/08/1999

To test this hypothesis in vivo, we utilized an animal model of endogenous oxidative stress, the CuZn superoxide dismutase (SOD) knockout mouse, to assess vascular function. Conclusion: Our data ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Christy-Lynn M Cooke, Sandra T Davidge

Date : 01/12/2003