Circulating levels of endothelin in cirrhosis.

@article{Asbert1993CirculatingLO,
  title={Circulating levels of endothelin in cirrhosis.},
  author={M{\`o}nica Asbert and {\'A}ngels Gin{\'e}s and Pere Gin{\`e}s and Wladimiro Jim{\'e}nez and Joan Cl{\`a}ria and Joan Sal{\'o} and Vicente Arroyo and Francisca Garcia Rivera and Jos{\'e} J. Rodes},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={1993},
  volume={104 5},
  pages={
          1485-91
        }
}
BACKGROUND Current information concerning endothelin in cirrhosis is conflicting. Plasma endothelin concentration has been found to be increased in some studies and normal or reduced in others. The present study was aimed to investigate the plasma levels of endothelin in cirrhosis and to assess whether it is involved in the renal and hemodynamic disturbances and neurohumoral changes present in this condition. METHODS Renal function, plasma renin activity, and plasma concentration of… CONTINUE READING
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