Ornipressin

Known as: Orn(8)-Vasopressin, Orpressin, Ornithine 8 Vasopressin 
A synthetic analog of vasopressin with ORNITHINE substitution at residue 8 of the cyclic nonapeptide. It is used as a local vasoconstrictor and… (More)
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2001
2001
BACKGROUND Hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) is a severe complication of liver cirrhosis. Recently, ornipressin, a potent splanchnic… (More)
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2000
Review
2000
The pathophysiology of circulatory and renal dysfunction in cirrhosis and the treatment of ascites and related conditions… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND/AIM Ornipressin, a vasopressin analog with potent splanchnic vasoconstrictor action, has been shown to reverse… (More)
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1999
1999
Peripheral vasodilation is considered an important factor in the pathophysiology of the hepatorenal syndrome (HRS). Therefore… (More)
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1998
1998
Hepatorenal syndrome is caused by a marked vasoconstriction of the renal circulation. It is suggested that the renal… (More)
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1998
1998
A 47-year-old male patient with alcoholic cirrhosis Child-Pugh grade C was admitted to our center for evaluation of liver… (More)
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1993
1993
Ornipressin (POR 8), referred to below as OR, is a synthetic derivative of natural vasopressin. It was introduced into clinical… (More)
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1991
1991
In 11 patients with decompensated cirrhosis and deteriorating renal function, the effect of the vasoconstrictor substance 8… (More)
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1985
1985
An infusion with Ornipressin (8-ornithin vasopressin) in a patient with decompensated alcoholic liver cirrhosis increased urinary… (More)
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1983
1983
The haemostatic effect of a high concentration of ornipressin 5 IU/10 mls lidocaine was studied in 127 patients undergoing… (More)
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