Perioperative alterations in plasma endothelin-1 and echocardiographic correlates of right heart function Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Endothelin-1
  • Heart

abstract

  • In patients without organic heart disease, plasma ET-1 levels do not increase in response to major abdominal or thoracic surgery. Whether or not plasma ET-1 concentrations are elevated in patients developing clinically significant postoperative pulmonary hypertension requires further study.

publication date

  • April 2000

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 10794331

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 140

end page

  • 3

volume

  • 14

number

  • 2