Elizabeth J Lange

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE alpha(1)-Adrenoceptor agonists induce Ca(2+)-transients in endothelial cells (ECs) of arterioles. However, the presence of alpha(1)-adrenoceptors on arteriolar ECs has not been excluded, and the identity of alpha(1)-adrenoceptor subtypes in arterioles only has been inferred from pharmacology. Therefore, we determined which subtypes(More)
Here we present a case of superior semicircular canal dehiscence (SSCD) in a non-verbal 17-year-old male patient with trisomy 21 that presented with behavioral problems, instead of the more typical symptoms of episodic noise-induced vertigo. SSCD syndrome is characterized by sound-, or pressure-induced vertigo. Patients often complain of vertigo or(More)
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