Anatomical variations in branching of the celiac trunk . Practical value in surgery

  • Ivana Truchla, Monika Nováková Pavol Jozef Šafárik, Nikoletta Kósa Semmelweis
  • Published 2013
The renin-angiotensin system (RAS) is known for its role as a regulator of blood pressure and sodium homeostasis. Its key hormone, Angiotensin II (AngII) also modulates immune function, thereby promoting end organ damage in cardiovascular disease and autoimmune inflammation. Angiotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) is a novel entity within the RAS which… CONTINUE READING