Preservation of venous endothelial function in the forearm venous capacitance bed of patients with chronic heart failure despite arterial endothelial dysfunction

Angus K. Nightingale, Daniel J. Blackman, Gethin R. Ellis, Matthias Schmitt, Jayne A. Morris-Thurgood, Elizabeth A. Jones, Michael P. Frenneaux

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Abstract

The goal of this study was to assess whether endothelial dysfunction occurs in the forearm venous capacitance bed of patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) and to determine the role of nitric oxide (NO) in modulating venous tone.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1062-1068
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the American College of Cardiology
Volume37
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Mar 2001

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Arteries
  • Carbachol
  • Chronic Disease
  • Endothelium, Vascular
  • Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Female
  • Forearm
  • Heart Failure
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nitric Oxide
  • Nitric Oxide Synthase
  • Vascular Capacitance
  • Vasodilation
  • Veins
  • omega-N-Methylarginine

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