n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - New nebivolol for regulation of large artery stiffness : drug trends in cardiology

Volume 13, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1680-0745



Extracted from text ... New nebivolol for regulation of large artery stiffness Recent research on the role of nitric oxide on large artery stiffness has confirmed the importance of this molecule in cardiovascular homeostasis. Dr John Cockcroft, Senior Consultant Cardiologist at the University of Wales, Cardiff presented new evidence at the recent SA Heart Congress at Sun City, based on both in vitro and in vivo research.1 In his recent study, eight healthy men were non-invasively evaluated for arterial stiffness by pulse-wave analysis in the presence of a known inhibitor of nitric oxide (NO) synthesis, L-nitro monomethyl arginine (L-NMMA), and compared to placebo. In ..

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