TITLE

Endothelin and vascular function in liver disease

AUTHOR(S)
Moore, K.
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Gut;Feb2004, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p159
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The endothelins are a group of three related peptides with two receptor subtypes, ETA and ETB. Following the discovery of endothelin 1 as a potent vasoconstrictor, there has been intense interest in the role of endothelin on vascular function in liver disease. Speculation on the role of endothelin in the pathogenesis of acute renal failure, including hepatorenal syndrome, has also been speculated.
ACCESSION #
12998630

 

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