Sympathomimetic Effects of Acute E-Cigarette Use: Role of Nicotine and Non-Nicotine Constituents

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Moheimani, RS ; Bhetraratana, M ; Peters, KM ; Yang, BK ; Yin, F ; Gornbein, J ; Araujo, JA ; Middlekauff, HR (2017)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Journal: volume 6, issue 9 (eissn: 2047-9980)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1161/JAHA.117.006579, pmc: PMC5634299
  • Subject: nicotine | Autonomic Nervous System | heart rate variability | sympathetic nervous system | electronic cigarettes | oxidant stress | Original Research | tobacco | Translational Studies | Preventive Cardiology

Background Chronic electronic (e) cigarette users have increased resting cardiac sympathetic nerve activity and increased susceptibility to oxidative stress. The purpose of the present study is to determine the role of nicotine versus non‐nicotine constituents in e‐ciga... View more