The close participation of ET-1 and NO in human hepatic hemodynamics.

@article{Noguchi2006TheCP,
  title={The close participation of ET-1 and NO in human hepatic hemodynamics.},
  author={Norio Noguchi and Kenichi Teramoto and Takanori Ochiai and Takumi Irie and Atushi Kudou and Toshiaki Kurokawa and Noriaki Nakamura and Shinnji Tanaka and Tohru Kawamura and Shigeki Arii},
  journal={Hepatology research : the official journal of the Japan Society of Hepatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={86-93}
}
BACKGROUND Nitric oxide and endothelin-1 (ET-1) are believed to closely participate in the hepatic circulation. However, there are no clinical studies evaluating the participation of these two molecules in the hepatic circulation. PATIENTS AND METHODS All 27 patients had liver tumors; 6 liver tumors were associated with liver cirrhosis and 12 patients had… CONTINUE READING