Asymmetric dimethylarginine levels in dipper and nondipper hypertensive patients

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Hakan Özhan; Hayriye Ak Yıldırım; Serkan Ordu; Recai Alemdar; Cengiz Başar; Gökhan Celbek; Yusuf Aydın; Adem Güngör;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Dicle University Medical School
  • Journal: Dicle Medical Journal (issn: 1300-2945, eissn: 1308-9889)
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  • Subject: Dipper-Hypertension | Non-Dipper-Hypertension | ADMA | Medicine | R | Medicine (General) | R5-920

Objectives: Asymmetric Dimethylarginine (ADMA) is an endogenous inhibitor of nitric oxide synthesis and also is an indicator of endothelial dysfunction. Patients who have nondipper blood pressure pattern have been shown to exhibit more endothelial dysfunction than patie... View more
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