Hemodynamic and hepatic microcirculational changes in endotoxemic rats treated with different NOS inhibitors.

@article{Hwang2003HemodynamicAH,
  title={Hemodynamic and hepatic microcirculational changes in endotoxemic rats treated with different NOS inhibitors.},
  author={T. L. Hwang and Chin-Cheh Yeh},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2003},
  volume={50 49},
  pages={188-91}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Severe septic shock may produce hypotension, which is due to the vasodilatational effect of nitric oxide. The effects of different nitric oxide synthase inhibitors on the hemodynamic and hepatic microcirculation of the endotoxemic rats were studied. METHODOLOGY A prospective controlled study was performed. Eighteen Sprague-Dawley male rats (250-300 g) were anesthetized and studied. The rats were divided into three groups. The rats in group A (n = 6) were injected with… CONTINUE READING