Gender differences in the regulation of vascular tone.

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1. The greater incidence of hypertension and coronary artery disease in men and post-menopausal women compared with premenopausal women has suggested vascular protective effects of the female sex hormone oestrogen. However, vascular effects of the female sex hormone progesterone and the male sex hormone testosterone have also been suggested. 2. Oestrogen… (More)

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@article{Thompson2003GenderDI, title={Gender differences in the regulation of vascular tone.}, author={Janell Thompson and Raouf Ali Khalil}, journal={Clinical and experimental pharmacology & physiology}, year={2003}, volume={30 1-2}, pages={1-15} }