ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION: WHAT SHOULD A PRACTITIONER KNOW?

Author: V.Y. LISHNEVSKAYA
SI Institute of Gerontology of NAMS of Ukraine, Kiev с.
Published: MEDICINE, №10, 2014.

ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION: WHAT SHOULD A PRACTITIONER KNOW?

Abstract:

In this paper updated value of endothelial dysfunction (ED) in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular system diseases. Its main manifestation is a violation of the bioavailability of nitric oxide (NO). The only substrate for NO synthesis is L-arginine. Representative of this class of drugs is Tivortin containing the optimal daily concentration of L-arginine.

Key words:

nitric oxide, endothelium, cardiovascular system, L-arginine.

Author:

V.Y. LISHNEVSKAYA

SI Institute of Gerontology of NAMS of Ukraine, Kiev с.

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