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PURPOSE Pioglitazone, a peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR)-γ agonist, has anti-inflammatory and atheroprotective effects on vascular tissue and may reduce cardiovascular risk in(More)
PURPOSE Cilostazol, a selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 3, has antiplatelet aggregation and peripheral vasodilation effects. We examined the effects of cilostazol on the retinal microvascular(More)
Purpose To investigate whether benzo(e)pyrene (B(e)P), a toxicant in cigarette smoke, affects the endothelium-dependent nitric oxide (NO)-induced vasodilation of the retinal arterioles, and whether(More)