CORESTA Congress, Sapporo, 2012, Plenary Session, Invited Paper 2
Molecular mechanisms of smoking induced cardiovascular disease: insights from cellular and animal models
Davis Heart & Lung Research Institute and the John H. and Mildred C. Lumley Chair in Medicine at the Ohio State University College of Medicine, USA
This lecture will review how smoking contributes to cause cardiovascular disease and the critical role of endothelial dysfunction in this process. The process by which the critical endothelial-derived relaxing factor, nitric oxide (NO), and the enzyme ...