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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1938-2017
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2017
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2017
Hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction (HPV) is a homeostatic mechanism that is intrinsic to the pulmonary vasculature… (More)
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Acute circulatory failure associated with infection, referred to as septic shock, is characterized by an inadequate tissue… (More)
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2003
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2003
Amyloid-β peptide (Aβ) interacts with the vasculature to influence Aβ levels in the brain and cerebral blood flow, providing a… (More)
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2002
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2002
The endothelium regulates vascular homeostasis by elaborating a variety of paracrine factors that act locally in the blood vessel… (More)
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2002
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2002
BACKGROUND Fine particulate air pollution and ozone are associated with increased cardiovascular events. To help explain the… (More)
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2001
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2001
Heme oxygenase (HO-1, encoded by Hmox1) is an inducible protein activated in systemic inflammatory conditions by oxidant stress… (More)
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2000
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2000
BACKGROUND Studies of the cardioprotective effects of exercise training in patients with coronary artery disease have yielded… (More)
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1998
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1998
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of systemic exercise training on endothelium-mediated… (More)
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1995
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1995
BACKGROUND Experimental evidence suggests that flow-dependent dilatation of conduit arteries is mediated by nitric oxide (NO) and… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
Acetylcholine is believed to dilate normal blood vessels by promoting the release of a vasorelaxant substance from the… (More)
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