Reduced Nitric Oxide Bio-Availability…
In this study, the group showed a reduction in nitric oxide availability in patients undergoing major vascular surgery, particularly in those with a post-operative myocardial injury. Their analysis showed that elevated serum symmetrical dimethylarginine levels predicts adverse outcome in the immediate post-operative phase and on the long term in these patients.
Presented at ESVS XXVI Annual Meeting – Bologna: September 2012
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