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Novel therapies targeting vascular endothelium

Abstract:

Endothelial dysfunction has been identified as a major mechanism involved in all the stages of atherogenesis. Evaluation of endothelial function seems to have a predictive role in humans, and therapeutic interventions improving nitric oxide bioavailability in the vasculature, may improve the long-term outcome in healthy individuals, high-risk subjects or patients with advanced atherosclerosis. Several therapeutic strategies are now available, targeting both the synthesis and oxidative inactiv...

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Tousoulis, D More by this author
Antoniades, C More by this author
Marinou, K More by this author
Stefanadi, E More by this author
Latsios, G More by this author
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Publisher:
Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
Pages:
215-242
Publication date:
2011-04-05
URN:
uuid:2366ee21-068f-469e-af87-e315ef6a27db
Source identifiers:
458126
Local pid:
pubs:458126
Language:
English

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