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The introduction of angiogenesis inhibitors has remarkably improved treatment of patients with several types of cancer. One of the most reported side effects of angiogenesis inhibitors is hypertension. In patients treated with bevacizumab, a monoclonal antibody against vascular endothelial growth factor, hypertension had an overall incidence up to 32%. The increase in blood pressure occurs early in treatment. The etiology of hypertension caused by treatment with angiogenesis inhibitors is unclear. Understanding the pathogenesis of this side effect is essential for optimal treatment with this class of drugs.
The primary objective is to explore the effect of bevacizumab infusion on endothelium-dependent vasodilation of forearm resistance arteries.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label
Acetylcholine, Nitroprusside, Bevacizumab
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
Not yet recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:35-0400
Nitroprusside is used commonly in the Intensive Care Unit for long periods of time in order to reduce blood pressure. It is not known if the body compensates over time to the blood pressur...
Rationale: The introduction of angiogenesis inhibitors has remarkably improved treatment of patients with several types of cancer. One of the most common side effects of angiogenesis inhib...
Sodium nitroprusside (SNP) has been approved for control of blood pressure in adults, yet there are no controlled studies in children. The purpose of this study is to determine the effica...
1.11 Retrospectively evaluate for a correlation between tumor response and changes in systolic/diastolic/mean arterial blood pressures in patients treated with bevacizumab, with or without...
This is a Phase II or Proof of Concept (POC), randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multi-center study using a Sequential Parallel Comparison Design (SPCD) to demonstrate the effic...
Moraga, Fernando A., Giselle Miranda, Vasthi López, Carmen Vallejos, and Daniel Silva. Chronic intermittent hypobaric hypoxia (4600 M) attenuates pulmonary vasodilation induced by acetylcholine or ...
Purpose: Sodium nitroprusside is a vasodilator frequently used in the coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) setting. However, the price of a 50-mg vial of sodium nitroprusside increased from $5.00 in...
Oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy can cause hepatic sinusoidal injury (HSI), portal hypertension, and splenic sequestration of platelets. Evidence suggests that bevacizumab may protect against HSI.
ABP 215 is a biosimilar product to bevacizumab. Bevacizumab acts by binding to vascular endothelial growth factor A, inhibiting endothelial cell proliferation and new blood vessel formation, thereby l...
In vitro models have demonstrated immune-modulating effects of bevacizumab. Combinations of EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) with bevacizumab improve progression free survival (PFS) in patients wi...
Vesicular amine transporter proteins that transport the neurotransmitter ACETYLCHOLINE into small SECRETORY VESICLES. Proteins of this family contain 12 transmembrane domains and exchange vesicular PROTONS for cytoplasmic acetylcholine.
A powerful vasodilator used in emergencies to lower blood pressure or to improve cardiac function. It is also an indicator for free sulfhydryl groups in proteins.
Compounds that block release of the neurotransmitter ACETYLCHOLINE.
An anti-VEGF recombinant monoclonal antibody consisting of humanized murine antibody. It inhibits VEGF receptors and prevents the proliferation of blood vessels.
A member of the NICOTINIC ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTOR subfamily of the LIGAND-GATED ION CHANNEL family. It consists entirely of pentameric α7 subunits expressed in the CNS, autonomic nervous system, vascular system, lymphocytes and spleen.
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Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a chronic, life-threatening disorder characterized by abnormally high blood pressure in the arteries between the heart and lungs of affected individuals. Symptoms can range from mild breathles...