Gemma Gay-Jordi

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RATIONALE Recently it has been shown that long-term intensive exercise practice is able to induce myocardial fibrosis in an animal model. Angiotensin II is a profibrotic hormone that could be involved in the cardiac remodeling resulting from endurance exercise. OBJECTIVE This study examined the antifibrotic effect of losartan, an angiotensin II type 1(More)
Lung surfactant is a complex mixture of lipids and proteins lining the alveolar epithelium. At the air–liquid interface, surfactant lowers surface tension, avoiding alveolar collapse and reducing the work of breathing. The essential role of lung surfactant in breathing and therefore in life, is highlighted by surfactant deficiency in premature neonates,(More)
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