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Antioxidants and Endothelial Function: Therapeutic Implications

  • B. A. Mullan
  • B. V. McCloskey

Abstract

Endothelial function may be impaired in critically ill patients [1]. The endothelium actively regulates vascular tone, platelet aggregation, coagulation, fibrinolysis, and leukocyte activation [2]. Endothelial dysfunction may, therefore, be important in the pathophysiology of some of the conditions encountered in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Keywords

Nitric Oxide Nitric Oxide Endothelial Dysfunction Endothelial Function Flavin Adenine Dinucleotide 
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