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Effects of antioxidant vitamins C and E on endothelial function and thrombosis/fibrinolysis system in smokers.

Abstract:

Smoking is associated with endothelial dysfunction and abnormalities in thrombosis/fibrinolysis system, possibly through increased oxidative stress. In this study we investigated the effect of combined antioxidant treatment with vitamins C and E on endothelial function and plasma levels of plasminogen activator inhibitor (PAI-1), von Willebrand factor (vWF), tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) and factor VII (fVII), in smokers. Forty-one healthy smokers were randomly divided into 4 groups rece...

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10.1267/THRO03060990

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Antoniades, C More by this author
Tousoulis, D More by this author
Tentolouris, C More by this author
Toutouza, M More by this author
Marinou, K More by this author
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Journal:
Thrombosis and haemostasis
Volume:
89
Issue:
6
Pages:
990-995
Publication date:
2003-06-05
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ISSN:
0340-6245
URN:
uuid:5152c5b8-42de-4c6c-8e48-e5e795c0da5a
Source identifiers:
223195
Local pid:
pubs:223195

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