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Diabetic retinopathy is related to both endothelium-dependent and -independent responses of skin microvascular flow

Published inDiabetes care, vol. 34, no. 6, p. 1389-1393
Publication date2011
Abstract

Endothelial dysfunction has been hypothesized as a possible pathogenic factor in the development of diabetic retinopathy (DR). We examined the relationship of DR to endothelium-dependent and endothelium-independent responses in skin microvascular flow.

Keywords
  • Acetylcholine/pharmacology
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1/physiopathology
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2/physiopathology
  • Diabetic Retinopathy/etiology/physiopathology
  • Endothelium, Vascular/drug effects/physiology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Iontophoresis
  • Laser-Doppler Flowmetry
  • Male
  • Microcirculation/drug effects
  • Middle Aged
  • Nitroprusside/pharmacology
  • Skin/blood supply/physiopathology
Affiliation Not a UNIGE publication
Citation (ISO format)
NGUYEN, Thanh T et al. Diabetic retinopathy is related to both endothelium-dependent and -independent responses of skin microvascular flow. In: Diabetes care, 2011, vol. 34, n° 6, p. 1389–1393. doi: 10.2337/dc10-1985
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ISSN of the journal0149-5992
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