NITRIC-OXIDE PRODUCTION BY HUMAN UMBILICAL VESSELS IN SEVERE PREECLAMPSIA


AKAR F., ARK M., UYDES B., SOYSAL M., SARACOGLU F., ABACIOGLU N., ...More

JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION, vol.12, no.11, pp.1235-1241, 1994 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 1994
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1235-1241
  • Keywords: PREECLAMPSIA, NITRIC OXIDE, FETAL CIRCULATION, PREGNANCY-INDUCED HYPERTENSION, RELAXING FACTOR, FETAL BLOOD, PREECLAMPSIA, ENDOTHELIN, ARTERIES, CALCIUM, PROSTACYCLIN, MAGNESIUM, RELEASE
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Pre-eclampsia is characterized by an increased vascular tone which might be related to an abnormal endothelial cell function. As representatives of the fetal circulation, we compared the nitric oxide (NO)-releasing capacity of human umbilical vessels from normal and pre-eclamptic pregnancies.