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Vasodilator Agents

Known as: Vasodilator Drugs, drugs vasodilators, Drugs, Vasodilator 
Any agent that causes widening of blood vessels as a result of smooth muscle relaxation.
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Actions of angiotensin II may contribute to the progression of heart failure despite treatment with currently… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Endothelial vasodilator dysfunction is a characteristic feature of patients at risk for coronary atherosclerosis… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
The discovery that mammalian cells generate nitric oxide, a gas previously considered to be merely an atmospheric pollutant, is… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
BACKGROUND To define better the efficacy of vasodilator therapy in the treatment of chronic congestive heart failure, we compared… Expand
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
BACKGROUND Endothelium regulates vascular tone by influencing the contractile activity of vascular smooth muscle. This regulatory… Expand
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
To evaluate the influence of the angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, enalapril (2.5 to 40 mg/day), on the prognosis of… Expand
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
In the vascular system, endothelium-derived relaxing factor (EDRF) is the name of the local hormone released from endothelial… Expand
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The objective of this study was to determine whether nitric oxide (NO) is responsible for the vascular smooth muscle relaxation… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Endothelium-derived relaxing factor (EDRF) is a labile humoral agent which mediates the action of some vasodilators. Nitrovasodi… Expand
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