L-arginine normalizes coronary vasomotion in long-term smokers Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Arginine
  • Coronary Circulation
  • Coronary Vessels
  • Endothelium, Vascular
  • Hemodynamics
  • Smoking

abstract

  • Our findings implicate the coronary endothelium as the major site of the abnormal vasomotor response in long-term smokers. Cold pressor test combined with PET imaging may allow the noninvasive identification of coronary endothelial dysfunction in humans.

publication date

  • February 2, 1999

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 9927394

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 491

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 99

number

  • 4