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Endothelial cell activation in patients with decompensated heart failure.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Circulation
1524-4539
Publisher
Ovid Technologies Wolters Kluwer -American Heart Association
Publication Date
Volume
111
Issue
1
Pages
58–62
Identifiers
PMID: 15611373
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Clinical decompensation in CHF is associated with activation of the venous endothelium. Return to a compensated state after short-term inotropic therapy results in a significant reduction in endothelial nitrotyrosine formation, COX-2, and iNOS expression.

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