Vascular disease in cocaine addiction.


Cocaine, a powerful vasoconstrictor, induces immune responses including cytokine elevations. Chronic cocaine use is associated with functional brain impairments potentially mediated by vascular pathology. Although the Crack-Cocaine epidemic has declined, its vascular consequences are increasingly becoming evident among individuals with cocaine use disorder… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2017.03.019


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@article{Bachi2017VascularDI, title={Vascular disease in cocaine addiction.}, author={Keren Bachi and Venkatesh Mani and Devi Jeyachandran and Zahi A. Fayad and Rita Z. Goldstein and Nelly Alia-Klein}, journal={Atherosclerosis}, year={2017}, volume={262}, pages={154-162} }