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Vascular constriction (function)

Known as: Vasoconstriction, Vasoconstrictions, Vasospasm 
Vasoconstriction involves narrowing of a blood vessel lumen due to smooth muscle contraction in the vessel wall and leads to decreased blood flow.
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Review
2019
Review
2019
Cardiovascular disease is a major contributor to global morbidity and mortality and is the common end point of many chronic… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
&NA; The renin‐angiotensin system (RAS) is undisputedly one of the most prominent endocrine (tissue‐to‐tissue), paracrine (cell… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Preeclampsia is a clinical syndrome defined as the new onset of hypertension and proteinuria during the second half of pregnancy… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Physiological conversion of the maternal spiral arteries is key to a successful human pregnancy. It involves loss of smooth… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The endothelium regulates vascular homeostasis by elaborating a variety of paracrine factors that act locally in the blood vessel… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Heme oxygenase (HO-1, encoded by Hmox1) is an inducible protein activated in systemic inflammatory conditions by oxidant stress… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Human beings evolved consuming a diet that contained about equal amounts of n-3 and n-6 essential fatty acids. Over the past 100… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVES The relation between endothelium-dependent vasodilator function in the brachial and coronary arteries was determined… Expand
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Review
1989
Review
1989
Information obtained during the past decade suggests the need to reexamine the possibility that the onset of myocardial… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Acetylcholine is believed to dilate normal blood vessels by promoting the release of a vasorelaxant substance from the… Expand
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