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Endothelial dysfunction is associated with cardiovascular morbidity in SDB. 85 Flow-mediated dilatation of the brachial artery is an indirect measure of endothelial dysfunction that is altered in SDB and normalizes after treatment with CPAP. The hypoxia, hypercapnia and pressor surges accompanying obstructive apneic events may serve as potent stimuli for the release of vasoactive substances.

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Endothelial Dysfunction as a Target for Prevention of.

Endothelial dysfunction precedes atherosclerosis and is an independent predictor of cardiovascular events. It is also a reversible disorder. As an early, reversible event in the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD), strategies to maintain and protect the endothelium are at the forefront of CVD preventive efforts. See below for specific information about nutrients and dietary factors.Obesity has been on the rise over the last 30 years, reaching worldwide epidemic proportions. Obesity has been linked to multiple metabolic disorders and co-morbidities such as Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM), cardiovascular disease, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and various cancers. Furthermore, obesity is associated with a chronic state of low-grade inflammation in adipose tissue (AT), and.The term endothelial dysfunction has been used to refer to several pathological conditions, including altered anticoagulant and anti-inflammatory properties of the endothelium, impaired modulation of vascular growth, and dysregulation of vascular remodeling. 2 However, in much of the literature this term has been used to refer to an impairment of endothelium-dependent vasorelaxation caused by.


Endothelial dysfunction is considered an early marker for atherosclerosis, preceding angiographic or ultrasonic evidence of atherosclerotic plaque. 1 The integral role of the endothelium in vascular health and of endothelial dysfunction in atherosclerosis has generated considerable interest in the potential for reversal of endothelial dysfunction with lipid-lowering therapy.The dysfunction may be a result of high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol and smoking. Studies have shown that endothelial dysfunction precedes the development of artherosclerosis, a chronic disease characterized by abnormal thickening and hardening of the arterial walls with resulting loss of elasticity. Artherosclerosis may cause a.

In vascular diseases, endothelial dysfunction is a systemic pathological state of the endothelium.Along with acting as a semi-permeable membrane, the endothelium is responsible for maintaining vascular tone and regulating oxidative stress by releasing mediators, such as nitric oxide, prostacyclin and endothelin, and controlling local angiotensin-II activity.

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Endothelial dysfunction:: Compromise of normal function of endothelial cells leading to the inability of arteries and arterioles to dilate fully in response to an appropriate stimulus; strongly associated with hypertension, hypercholesterolaemia, diabetes, smoking tobacco, etc; a key event in the development of atherosclerosis, predating.

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Ongoing research in the development and application of primarily noninvasive imaging techniques to measure endothelial function and dysfunction continues in the pursuit of tests for subclinical disease states, targeting therapeutic strategies and prognosis. Cardiovascular disease incurs a major burden to the public health and health care system. In the past several decades, advances in.

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Endothelial Dysfunction is the most common form of vascular abnormality. Endothelial cells form the inner lining of blood vessels. Each artery has three layers: the endothelial layer (inner most), the medial layer, and the adventitial layer (outer most). The endothelial layer, being the inner most layer, has been referred to as the “brain” of the arteries and is considered the most.

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Endothelial dysfunction is a patho-logical state of the inner lining of the blood vessels which is characterised by a reduction in vasodilation in response to endothelial stimuli and considered an early key marker of cardiovascular disease.2 Impaired synthesis and release of nitric oxide (NO) by the endothe- lium is considered one of the important mechanisms associated with endothelial.

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Rhodiola crenulata root extract (RCE), a traditional Chinese medicine, has been shown to regulate glucose and lipid metabolism via the AMPK pathway in high glucose (HG) conditions. However, the effect of RCE on HG-induced endothelial dysfunction remains unclear. The present study was designed to examine the effects and mechanisms of RCE against hyperglycemic insult in endothelial cells.

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The aim of this chapter is to explain endothelial dysfunction and the circulating molecules of endothelial cells as they become potential targets of therapeutic approach for hypertension. This chapter reviews the roles of endothelial dysfunction in hypertension by addressing (1) the nature of endothelial function, (2) mechanisms of endothelial dysfunction and its relationship with the diseases.

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Endothelial dysfunction (ED) is recognized as a failure of endothelial repair mechanisms. It is also an early preclinical marker of atherosclerosis and is commonly found in RA patients. RA is now established as an independent cardiovascular risk factor, while mechanistic determinants of ED in RA are still poorly understood. An expanding body of study has shown that EC at a site of RA is both.

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Endothelial Dysfunction: Clinical Implications in Cardiovascular Disease and Therapeutic Approaches Atherosclerosis is a chronic progressive vascular disease. It starts early in life, has a long asymptomatic phase, and a progression accelerated by various cardiovascular risk factors. The endothelium is an active inner layer of the blood vessel. It generates many factors that regulate vascular.

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Cellular and molecular mechanisms of endothelial dysfunction in diabetes. Anna C Roberts and Karen E Porter. Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research 2013 10: 6, 472-482 Download Citation. If you have the appropriate software installed, you can download article citation data to the citation manager of your choice. Simply select your manager software from the list below and click on download.

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