Plasma nitrate/nitrite and endothelin-1 in patients with liver cirrhosis.

Abstract

The aims of this study were to examine the plasma nitrate/nitrite (NOx; two end products of nitric oxide metabolism) and endothelin-1 (ET-1) concentrations in patients with liver cirrhosis, and to investigate whether there is a relationship between these two vasoactive parameters and the course of disease. Twenty-eight patients with liver cirrhosis (11 HBV… (More)

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