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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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Review
2004
Review
2004
As the major regulator of vascular homeostasis, the endothelium exerts a number of vasoprotective effects, such as vasodilation… Expand
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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
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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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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Coronary endothelial dysfunction is characterized by vasoconstrictive response to the endothelium-dependent… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The endogenous cannabinoid receptor agonist anandamide is a powerful vasodilator of isolated vascular preparations, but its… 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
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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
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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
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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
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