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Are angiotensins involved in the hemodynamic changes of cirrhosis patients?

...non-compensated cirrhosis, the activation of the ACE2-Ang-(1-7)-Mas receptor arm exerts anti-fibrotic actions and probably has also a role in arterial vasodilation in liver cirrhosis. In a previous study published last year in WJG by the same research group, it was shown that chronic treatment with propranolol in...

AZOR(R) Receives FDA Approval as First-Line Treatment for High Blood Pressure

...nt with AZOR. Treatment should start under close medical supervision. vasodilation Since the vasodilation attributable to amlodipine in AZOR is gradual in onset, acute hypotension h...

Bioabsorbable stents show promise

...eveloping novel stent designs that retain integrity and radial strength for a longer time period. The fact that vasomotion (the ability to undergo vasodilation and vasoconstriction) was restored in response to vasoactive agents in the stented vessel segment was a really good sign. It shows that after two year...

Researcher to provide new insight for treating vascular disease

...r and molecular events that initiate the signals involved in controlling blood flow, how such signals are transmitted from cell to cell to orchestrate vasodilation and vasoconstriction in an organized manner, and how these integrative processes are governed by the nervous system," said Segal, who joined the facul...

Enriched Cocoa Improves Blood Flow in Diabetics

... seen in the people who consumed low-flavanol cocoa. "This is a nice study, confirming and extending previous work that cocoa compounds can enhance vasodilation in humans to diabetes patients," said Henriette van Praag, an investigator in the U.S. National Institute on Aging's Neuroplasticity and Behavior Unit...

Studies Probe Weaknesses in Donated Blood

...reviously a student in Stamler's lab) found that stored blood rapidly loses the bulk of its NO within three hours of collection. Its ability to induce vasodilation likewise diminishes, they said. "Everybody thinks if you give back oxygen-carrying red blood cells, you will get more oxygen to tissues," said Sta...

Chinese Herb Shows Promise In Reducing Hypertension

...anced the expression of endothelial nitric oxide synthase, (3) increased the production of nitric oxide and (4) induced blood pressure changes through vasodilation in hamster blood microvessels. While the mechanisms of how tanshinone IIA or danshen work in hypertension are not yet fully understood, these results ...

Potential Key to Brain Blood-Flow Disorders Explored by Scientists

...ral characteristics of the calcium signals within astrocytic endfeet, and defined the spatial context of vasoactive signals generated by endfeet. This vasodilation was restricted to a short stretch of the vessel centered on the endfoot, suggesting that endfeet function as individual “vasoregulatory units” in the ...

Substance P May Pre-empt VIP in Regulating Temperature

... more than one pathway is involved in the process,” Minson said. In summary, Minson and Wong concluded that “NK-1 receptors contribute to active vasodilation [the rise in skin blood flow] and that a combined NK-1 receptor desensitization and nitric oxide inhibition further diminishes active vasodilation.” H...

Analyzing The Side Effects Of Sirolimus Stents

...ence vessel showed an increase in exercise-induced vasodilation in both groups, with a mean increase in diameter o...tent there were also increases in exercise-induced vasodilation of 15% and 17%, respectively. In contrast, exercis...h sublingual nitroglycerin associated with maximal vasodilation of these vessel segments in both groups. Res...
Vasodilation in Medical Technology

New Data Shows AZOR(R) (amlodipine and olmesartan medoxomil) Significantly Improves 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure

...nt with AZOR. Treatment should start under close medical supervision. vasodilation Since the vasodilation attributable to amlodipine in AZOR is gradual in onset, acute hypotension h...

The Lancet Publishes Two-Year Results of Abbott's Fully Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Stent

...f vasomotion (ability of the blood vessel to contract and expand) was observed at two years, with the drug acetylcholine used in nine patients showing vasodilation in the previously stented area, and the drug methergin used in seven patients showing vasoconstriction in the previously stented area. Reducti...

FDA Submission of B-R-A-H-M-S MR-proANP Kryptor

...nantly produced in the atrium of the heart and comprises 98% of the natriuretic peptides in the circulation. ANP is involved in natriuresis, diuresis, vasodilation and cardiovascular homeostasis. Although this peptide is unstable, the B-R-A-H-M-S-assay detects the corresponding prohormone fragment: the Mid-Region...

FDA Files Application To Convert ONTAK(R) (Denileukin Diftitox) to Full Approval for Use in Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (CTCL)

... symptoms included one or more of the following, defined as the incidence (%) in these 98 patients: hypotension (50%), back pain (30%), dyspnea (28%), vasodilation (28%), rash (25%), chest pain or tightness (24%), tachycardia (12%), dysphagia or laryngismus (5%), syncope (3%), allergic reaction (1%), or anaphylax...

Azor(TM) Reduces Blood Pressure in Difficult to Treat Special Populations

...sartan component may occur after initiation of treatment with AZOR. Treatment should start under close medical supervision. Vasodilation Since the vasodilation attributable to amlodipine in AZOR is gradual in onset, acute hypotension has rarely been reported after oral administration. Nonetheless, caution, as...

Trexima (Sumatriptan/Naproxen Sodium) Superior Efficacy Data Published in JAMA

... Nashville Neuroscience Group. "These studies found that Trexima, which is the first migraine-specific product designed to treat both inflammation and vasodilation in a single tablet, provided superior efficacy compared to placebo and its individual components." Trexima is the proposed brand name for a singl...

Ontak (denileukin diftitox) Achieves 49.1% Overall Response Rate in Phase III Trial of Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (CTCL)

...ed one or more of the following, defined as the incidence (%) in these 98 patients: hypotension (50%), back pain (30%), dyspnea (28%), vasodilation (28%), rash (25%), chest pain or tightness (24%), tachycardia (12%), dysphagia or laryngismus (5%), syncope (3%), allergic reaction (1...

New Point-of-Care Methods to Measure Coronary and Cerebrovascular Risk

...l atherosclerotic risk factors predicted elevated CIMT as adults. Another new and non-invasive modality is BART, which measures flow-dependent vasodilation in an arm artery Like CIMT, BART has demonstrated usefulness for prospective risk stratification of coronary artery disease (Schroeder S et al. Am He...
Vasodilation in Medical Dictionary

Vasodilation

Vasodilation refers to the widening of blood vessels resulting from relaxation of smooth muscle cells within the vessel walls, particularly in the large arteries, smaller arterioles and large veins. The process is essentially the opposite of vasoconstriction, or the... Vasodilation a...
Vasodilation in Biological News

Collegiate Inventors Competition recognizes top student inventors

...las (Advisor: Kenneth Balkus, Jr.) Smart Textiles for the Preservation of Tissues and Organs A bandage that releases nitric oxidea gas that promotes vasodilation in blood vessels to keep them relaxed and flexiblein a controlled manner as it degrades. Timothy Lu, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Inst...

Active ingredient in common Chinese herb shown to reduce hypertension

...anced the expression of endothelial nitric oxide synthase, (3) increased the production of nitric oxide and (4) induced blood pressure changes through vasodilation in hamster blood microvessels. While the mechanisms of how tanshinone IIA or danshen work in hypertension are not yet fully understood, these results...

Viagra improves high altitude exercise performance up to 45% for some

...monophosphate (cGMP) a cell messenger that causes the blood vessels to relax, Friedlander explained. By inhibiting the enzyme, the drug allows greater vasodilation and greater blood flow. Although the drug works in different target sites, this study focused on the lungs. The researchers hypothesized that the d...
Vasodilation in Biological Technology

Nile Therapeutics Announces Focus on CD-NP for Acute Heart Failure and Termination of 2NTX-99 Program

... and action of thromboxane and enhance prostacyclin production. Prostacyclin and NO work together to inhibit platelet adhesion and aggregation, induce vasodilation and protect the vascular wall from atherogenic stimuli. The unique activity profile of 2NTX-99 suggests potential utility in a range of atheroscleroti...

Collegiate Inventors Competition(R) Recognizes Top Student Inventors

...Advisor: Kenneth Balkus, Jr.) Smart Textiles for the Preservation of Tissues and Organs - A bandage that releases nitric oxide - a gas that promotes vasodilation in blood vessels to keep them relaxed and flexible - in a controlled manner as it degrades. Timothy Lu, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Ins...

Arobella Medical CEO is Issued U.S. Patent for Ultrasound Wound Therapy Technology

...and biofilm. Ultrasonic treatment also expedites healing by preserving healthy tissue and protecting granulation tissue, improving circulation through vasodilation and angiogenesis, and preparing the wound bed for more effective use of downstream therapies such as grafts and flaps. "This patent, which is the fi...

TriMix Laboratories Announces New Partnership With American Pharmacy Solutions

...ne in this form does not have to be refrigerated and can be carried by the patient at room temperature. Additionally, TriMix gel(TM) uses FDA approved vasodilation components but does not have to be self injected with a needle because it is classified as a topical gel. TriMix gel contains active ingredients whi...

Astellas Launches Lexiscan(TM) (Regadenoson) Injection for Use as a Pharmacologic Stress Agent in Radionuclide Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI)

...undergo adequate exercise stress. Lexiscan was designed to produce coronary vasodilation and increase coronary blood flow by activation of the A2A adenosine recepto...pacemaker. Adenosine receptor agonists, including Lexiscan, induce arterial vasodilation and hypotension. The risk of serious hypotension may be higher in patients ...

Commercial Launch of Lexiscan(TM) (Regadenoson) Injection Triggers $10 Million Milestone Payment from TPG-Axon Capital to CV Therapeutics

...rgo adequate exercise stress. Lexiscan(TM) was designed to produce coronary vasodilation and increase coronary blood flow by activation of the A2A adenosine recepto...maker. Adenosine receptor agonists, including Lexiscan(TM), induce arterial vasodilation and hypotension. The risk of serious hypotension may be higher in patients ...

CV Therapeutics and Astellas Announce FDA Approval for Lexiscan(TM) (regadenoson) Injection

...undergo adequate exercise stress. Lexiscan was designed to produce coronary vasodilation and increase coronary blood flow by activation of the A2A adenosine recepto...pacemaker. Adenosine receptor agonists, including Lexiscan, induce arterial vasodilation and hypotension. The risk of serious hypotension may be higher in patients ...

Proteon Therapeutics Receives European Patent Covering New Method of Dilating Arteries and Veins

...nano, Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Proteon Therapeutics. "The issuance of this patent further strengthens and broadens Proteon's elastase vasodilation franchise," said Timothy Noyes, President and Chief Executive Officer of Proteon Therapeutics. "With this patent in hand, Proteon Therapeutics can con...

Forest Laboratories, Inc. Announces Amendment to Bystolic(TM) (nebivolol) Agreement

...lic to Forest Laboratories in those territories in an initial agreement completed in January 2006. Bystolic is a cardio-selective beta-1 blocker, with vasodilation properties and a favorable tolerability profile. Upon FDA approval, Bystolic has received five years of marketing exclusivity under the Hatch Waxman l...

Mylan Announces Amendment to Bystolic(TM) (Nebivolol) Agreement

...lic to Forest Laboratories in those territories in an initial agreement completed in January 2006. Bystolic is a cardio-selective beta-1 blocker, with vasodilation properties and a favorable tolerability profile. Upon FDA approval, Bystolic has received five years of marketing exclusivity under the Hatch Waxman l...
Vasodilation in Biological Products

Prostaglandin E1-d4 from Cayman Chemical

Description:...elet aggregation is 40 nM. The vasorelaxant and anti-hypertensive effects of PGE1 are used to treat male erectile dysfunction and to provide emergency vasodilation of the patent ductus arteriosus in infants whose cardiac anomalies require pulmonary shunting for survival. In human males, the intracavernosal effect...
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