Acute effects of different alcoholic beverages on vascular endothelium, inflammatory markers and thrombosis fibrinolysis system.

@article{Tousoulis2008AcuteEO,
  title={Acute effects of different alcoholic beverages on vascular endothelium, inflammatory markers and thrombosis fibrinolysis system.},
  author={Dimitris Tousoulis and Ioannis Ntarladimas and Charalambos Antoniades and Carmen Vasiliadou and Costas Tentolouris and Nikos Papageorgiou and George Latsios and Christodoulos Stefanadis},
  journal={Clinical nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={594-600}
}
BACKGROUND & AIM Mild alcohol consumption has been associated with decreased cardiovascular risk, although the underlying mechanisms are still unclear. We compared the acute effects of several alcoholic beverages on endothelial function, inflammatory process and thrombosis/fibrinolysis system in young adults. METHODS In this randomized intervention trial, healthy young individuals with no risk factor for atherosclerosis were randomized into 5 equally sized groups and received an equal amount… CONTINUE READING