Endothelial Activation in Patients With Cardiac Syndrome

@inproceedings{Desideri2000EndothelialAI,
  title={Endothelial Activation in Patients With Cardiac Syndrome},
  author={Giovambattista Desideri and Achille Gaspardone and Marco Gentile and Anna Santucci and Pier Agostino Gioffr{\`e} and Claudio Ferri},
  year={2000}
}
Background—The presence of endothelial dysfunction with increased endothelin-1 plasma concentrations in patients with cardiac syndrome X is still under debate. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the presence of endothelial dysfunction in patients with cardiac syndrome X. Methods and Results —Endothelin-1 levels were evaluated with a sensitive radioimmunoassay with previous purification through reverse phase HPLC in 24 patients (3 men and 21 women, mean age 54 67 years) with typical… CONTINUE READING