Microvascular vasodilator response to acetylcholine is increased in women with pre-eclampsia.

@article{Davis2001MicrovascularVR,
  title={Microvascular vasodilator response to acetylcholine is increased in women with pre-eclampsia.},
  author={Kermit R. Davis and J Ponnampalam and Rj Hayman and Philip N. Baker and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran and R Donnelly},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2001},
  volume={108 6},
  pages={
          610-4
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate in vivo microvascular responses to incremental doses of the endothelial-dependent vasodilator, acetylcholine, and the endothelial-independent vasodilator, sodium nitroprusside, in women with pre-eclampsia and gestation-matched normotensive pregnant controls. DESIGN Prospective clinical study. SETTING Southern Derbyshire Acute Hospitals Trust, and University of Nottingham Division of Vascular Medicine. POPULATION Thirteen women with pre-eclampsia and 16 normotensive… CONTINUE READING

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