Angiotensin II receptor antagonist

Known as: Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers, Angiotensin Receptor Blockers, ARB 
A class of agents that act by selectively inhibiting angiotensin II receptor activation in the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system. Angiotensin II… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Progressive enlargement of the aortic root, leading to dissection, is the main cause of premature death in patients… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Angiotensin II (A-II) is the main effector of the renin-angiotensin system. A-II functions by binding its type 1 (AT1) receptors… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The number of circulating endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) correlates with endothelial dysfunction and cardiovascular risk in… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The metabolic syndrome is a common precursor of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes that is characterized by the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The therapeutic efficacy of angiotensin II receptor antagonist, losartan, was studied in patients with nonalcoholic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND It has been reported that a statistically greater percentage of patients initially treated with losartan, an… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Effects of oral administration of the angiotensin II receptor antagonist (selective AT(1)-subtype) irbesartan on glucose… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Blockade of the renin-angiotensin system began as a way of studying the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease with specific… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Unilateral ureteral obstruction (UUO) results in tubulointerstitial fibrosis of the obstructed kidney (OBK). In this study we… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The pharmacokinetics of the angiotensin II receptor antagonist losartan potassium and its active carboxylic acid metabolite… (More)
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