Learn More
BACKGROUND Urocortin 2 and urocortin 3 are endogenous peptides with an emerging role in cardiovascular pathophysiology. We assessed their pharmacodynamic profile and examined the role of the endothelium in mediating their vasomotor effects in vivo in man. METHODS AND RESULTS Eighteen healthy male volunteers (23±4 years) were recruited into a series of(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the histological damage and its degrees of different layers of rabbit retina induced by ocular hypertension. METHODS The intraocular pressure (IOP) was elevated by intracameral injection of 0.10 - 0.15 ml of 2% methylcellulose in sixteen gray rabbits. The rabbit eyes were enucleated, fixed, and paraffin-embedded. For histological(More)
  • 1