Nitric oxide mediates the blood pressure response to mental stress in humans

Trueb, Lionel; Lepori, Mattia; Duplain, Hervé; Scherrer, Urs; Sartori, Claudio (2012). Nitric oxide mediates the blood pressure response to mental stress in humans. Swiss medical weekly, 142, w13627. Muttenz: EMH Schweizerischer Ärzteverlag 10.4414/smw.2012.13627

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Nitric oxide (NO) regulates arterial pressure by modulating peripheral vascular tone and sympathetic vasoconstrictor outflow. NO synthesis is impaired in several major cardiovascular disease states. Loss of NO-induced vasodilator tone and restraint on sympathetic outflow could result in exaggerated pressor responses to mental stress.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiology

UniBE Contributor:

Scherrer, Urs and Sartori, Claudio

ISSN:

1424-7860

Publisher:

EMH Schweizerischer Ärzteverlag

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:38

Last Modified:

08 Jun 2016 10:33

Publisher DOI:

10.4414/smw.2012.13627

PubMed ID:

22786663

Web of Science ID:

000306472000002

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/15336 (FactScience: 222652)

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