Effects of nicotine on thromboxane/prostacyclin balance in myocardial ischemia.

Abstract

It has been proven that nicotine contributes to cardiovascular diseases, although its precise mechanism of action is still unclear. The purpose of this study is to find how nicotine may complicate myocardial ischemia by affecting the thromboxane/prostacyclin (TXA(2)/PGI(2)) balance. We used four groups (n=7 each) of isolated and perfused rabbit hearts… (More)

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@article{Nemr2003EffectsON, title={Effects of nicotine on thromboxane/prostacyclin balance in myocardial ischemia.}, author={Rahma A Nemr and Bernard Lasserre and Ramez Chahine}, journal={Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and essential fatty acids}, year={2003}, volume={68 3}, pages={191-5} }