TITLE

BRADYKININ DOES NOT PLAY A ROLE IN THE REGULATION OF PERIPHERAL VASCULAR TONE IN PATIENTS WITH CIRRHOSIS AND ASCITES

PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA85
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Aims of this study are to establish the role of bradykinin in the maintenance of peripheral vascular tone in cirrhosis and to establish whether patients with cirrhosis have normal endothelial function. The study concludes that bradykinin does not appear to contribute to the maintenance of peripheral vascular tone in patients with cirrhosis and ascites and patients with cirrhosis do not appear to have marked endothelial dysfunction in the peripheral circulation.
ACCESSION #
13219148

 

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