Prognostic significance of endothelial dysfunction in hypertensive patients.

@article{Perticone2001PrognosticSO,
  title={Prognostic significance of endothelial dysfunction in hypertensive patients.},
  author={Franco Perticone and R Ceravolo and Arturo Pujia and Giorgio Ventura and Saverio Iacopino and Angela Scozzafava and Alessandro Ferraro and Massimo Chello and Pasquale Mastroroberto and Paolo Verdecchia and Giuseppe Schillaci},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2001},
  volume={104 2},
  pages={191-6}
}
BACKGROUND Forearm endothelial dysfunction, characterized by an impaired vasodilating response to acetylcholine (ACh), may be associated with several cardiovascular risk factors, including essential hypertension. Although the prognostic value of coronary endothelial dysfunction has been demonstrated, that of forearm endothelial dysfunction is still unknown. Methods and Results-- Endothelium-dependent and -independent vasodilation was investigated in 225 never-treated hypertensive patients (age… CONTINUE READING
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