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Title: Characterization of proximal pulmonary arterial cells from chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension patients
Authors: Quarck, Rozenn ×
Wynants, Marijke
Ronisz, Alicja
Wuytack, Frank
Van Raemdonck, Dirk
Meyns, Bart
Delcroix, Marion #
Issue Date: Mar-2012
Publisher: Biomed Central Ltd
Series Title: Respiratory Research vol:13 issue:- pages:27-27
Article number: 27
Abstract: Background: Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is associated with proximal pulmonary artery obstruction and vascular remodeling. We hypothesized that pulmonary arterial smooth muscle (PASMC) and endothelial cells (PAEC) may actively contribute to remodeling of the proximal pulmonary vascular wall in CTEPH. Our present objective was to characterize PASMC and PAEC from large arteries of CTEPH patients and investigate their potential involvement in vascular remodeling.
ISSN: 1465-993X
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Pneumology
Laboratory of Cellular Transport Systems
Experimental Thoracic Surgery
× corresponding author
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