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Laropiprant (LRP; Merck & Co., Inc, Whitehouse Station, NJ, USA) is a potent, once-daily, highly selective PGD2-receptor (DP1) antagonist. A combination tablet containing 1 g of extended-release niacin and 20 mg of laropiprant (ERN/LRPT) offers improved tolerability, supporting a simplified 1-2 g dosing paradigm and improved adherence. Statins and niacin improve endothelial function in cardiac patients, however, there is no data yet regarding the additive effects of raising HDL...
This study examines the effect of 1800 mg/day standardized Brooke Bond black tea extract, equivalent to 400 mg flavonoids, on Flow Mediated Dilation in healthy Indian males.
The aim of this study is to evaluate the vascular effects of tibolone on climateric women measured by flow-mediated evaluation of the brachial artery using high resolution ultrasound and compare to placebo.
Patients with peripheral arterial disease often have walking impairment due to insufficient oxygen supply to lower extremity skeletal muscle. In an aging rat model, we have previously shown that daily calf muscle stretching improves endothelium-dependent dilation of soleus muscle arterioles and blood flow during exercise. The effect of muscle stretching on endothelial function and walking distance in patients with peripheral arterial disease is unknown. We performed a prospecti...
A study to evaluate the inter- and intra subject variabilities of flow-mediated dilation (FMD) of brachial artery and nitroglycerin (GTN) induced dilation of brachial artery.
The investigators sought to evaluate the effect of muscadine grape seed supplementation on brachial diameter and flow-mediated vasodilator responses in subjects with, or at risk for cardiovascular disease. Methods: In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover trial, 50 adults (25 men, 25 women) with one or more cardiac risk factors were randomized to muscadine grape seed (MGS) supplement 1300mg daily vs.. placebo for 4 weeks each, with a 4-week washout between ...
This study will determine whether an experimental drug called Rilonacept can improve artery function in patients with atherosclerosis, a disease in which fatty deposits in arteries cause the vessels to stiffen, impeding blood flow. Atherosclerosis is believed to be caused in part by inflammation. Rilonacept blocks production of a protein called CRP, which, in high levels in the blood is associated with increased inflammation. Patients with coronary artery disease who have eleva...
- To evaluate the impact of nightly sildenafil vs placebo use on diabetic men with and without proven endothelial dysfunction and coexisting erectile concerns. - To determine if chronic sildenafil use compared to placebo positively impacts endothelial function among a cohort of diabetic mend with erectile dysfunction - To assess the salvage rate of sildenafil - failures who demonstrate improved response rates over time with chronic use - To ass...
A couple of studies have shown that illuminating the eye with diffuse flickering light is accompanied by an increase of retinal vessel diameters, optic nerve head blood flow and retinal blood flow. We have recently used this visual stimulation technique as a new and powerful tool for the non-invasive investigation of vascular reactivity. Additionally, we could show that this response is diminished in patients with vascular pathologies and that the response is dependent on nitri...
To investigate the relationship of non-invasively measured flow-mediated brachial artery dilation with coronary artery disease (CAD).
Polyphenols belong to the largest group of secondary metabolites produced by plants, mainly, in response to biotic or abiotic stresses such as infections, wounding, UV irradiation, exposure to ozone, pollutants, and other hostile environmental conditions. It is thought that the molecular basis for the protective action of polyphenols in plants is their antioxidant and free radical scavenging properties. These numerous phenolic compounds are major biologically active components ...
This is a study of the effects of 3 oz almonds added daily to a National Cholesterol Education Program Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) diet in improving endothelial function in patients with Coronary Artery Disease. The study seeks to determine if these effects are mediated via an increase in Nitric Oxide synthesis and reductions in dyslipidemia and systemic inflammation. Vascular reactivity will be assessed via flow mediated dilation with endothelium-independent an...
The aim of this study is to explore effects of long term treatment with ACE-inhibitor on the small vessel function assessed by coronary flow reserve (CFR) by transthoracic echocardiography and flow mediated dilation in normotensive patients with small vessel disease (CFR
This study is evaluating the pupil dilation of Horner's Patients who have ever taken an alpha blocker such as Tamsulosin. Patients will undergo eye dilation as would occur at a yearly eye examination, but their pupil dilation measurements will be recorded.
This is a pilot study with the purpose of measuring vascular function, assessed by evaluating arterial stiffness (pulse wave velocity and augmentation index) and endothelial function (flow mediated dilatation), in elite/amateur symptomatic male cyclists with unilateral Endofibrosis (EF), compared to asymptomatic males cyclists and to a group of age matched healthy males (non-athletes).
Confirm central blood pressure reduction effect of Fimasartan, Valsartan and Atenolol and compare correlation with the measured peripheral (central blood pressure, pulse wave velocity, and flow-mediated dilation) and cerebral blood flow factors (transcranial doppler findings, cerebral blood flow volume) in acute ischemic stroke patients with hypertension.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of ERT on LV diastolic function and flow in patients with Fabry's cardiomyopathy using diastolic stress echocardiography, LV vortex flow and CMR.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the possible association between portal vein flow pulsatility and acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery. Participants will undergo assessment of portal vein flow and intra-renal blood flow using bedside Doppler ultrasound before surgery and daily for three days after cardiac surgery.
The impact of blood flow restriction (BFR) on exercise and hemodynamic responses will be studied. The use of BFR will be studied during yoga and low-intensity aerobic exercise in healthy subjects with no history of chronic illness ranging from 18-40 years of age. This study will evaluate several conditions related to cardiovascular physiology in order to determine the safety and efficacy of this type of exercise training. First, the effects of two distinct types of BFR cuffs (B...
The primary hypothesis of this proposal is that chronic kidney disease (CKD) and treatment with calcineurin inhibitors (CNIs) are each associated with the release of endothelial microparticles into the plasma.
Percutaneous angioplasty with balloon dilation is the method of choice for the treatment of most femoropopliteal artery lesions. After balloon dilatation, arterial wall dissection with flow limiting dissection or recoil with residual stenosis often require additional procedures such as stent placement or prolonged balloon dilation. A shorter balloon inflation time of 30 sec will be accompanied by a higher number of flow limiting dissection or recoil, demanding a time consuming ...
In this protocol, 60 subjects with DM1 will be studied at baseline, after 12 weeks of MCR blockade or 12 weeks of exercise, and again after an additional 12 weeks of MCR blockade, exercise or the combination of both interventions. The investigators will assess function in conduit (pulse wave velocity-PWV, flow-mediated dilation-FMD and augmentation index-AI), resistance (post-ischemic flow velocity-PIFV) and heart and skeletal muscle microvascular (contrast enhanced ultrasound-...
To evaluate the effect of ticagrelor on endothelial function as measured by flow mediated dilation of the brachial artery. This will be compared to prasugrel.
Increased dairy intake is associated with improved measures of blood vessel health. Dairy cheese, however, is often high in sodium. Dietary sodium can impair blood vessel function. The researchers examine if and how natural cheese may protect against impairments in blood vessel function caused by sodium. For this study, participants complete four 8-day controlled feeding periods in which they eat cheese (6 oz/day) or no cheese during a low-sodium or high-sodium base-diet. The p...
Research indicate that people who regularly drink tea have a reduced risk of stroke or heart disease. In a number of studies in which people that normally do not drink showed that their blood vessels function improved when the drunk tea. The current study tests whether a specific black tea improves vessel function in non-tea drinking hypertensive subjects.