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Diabetes mellitus as a predictor for radial artery vasoreactivity in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting.

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OBJECTIVES: Our purpose was to examine the impact of diabetes mellitus (DM) on vasoreactivity and endothelial function of radial artery (RA) grafts ex vivo. BACKGROUND: The arteriopathy associated with DM may influence the surgeon's choice of conduits for revascularization. Arterial conduits and especially the RA are prone to vasospasm in the perioperative period. METHODS: The study population consisted of 98 patients with coronary artery disease undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting by...

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10.1016/j.jacc.2007.06.008

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Choudhary, BP More by this author
Antoniades, C More by this author
Brading, AF More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Pharmacology, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
Channon, K More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Volume:
50
Issue:
11
Pages:
1047-1053
Publication date:
2007-09-05
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EISSN:
1558-3597
ISSN:
0735-1097
URN:
uuid:4d9dcb74-0d07-4e71-95df-80a918fdd4e8
Source identifiers:
105181
Local pid:
pubs:105181

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