Effect of telmisartan on vascular endothelium in hypertensive and type 2 diabetic hypertensive patients


BARUTÇUOĞLU B. , PARILDAR Z. , MUTAF M. I. , ÖZMEN D., ALİOĞLU E., HABİF S. , ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.40, no.2, pp.239-248, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-0807-11
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.239-248

Abstract

Aim: Hypertension and type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) cause endothelial dysfunction and may result in cardiovascular disease. The aim of this study was to assess endothelial dysfunction in essential hypertensives, and normotensive and hypertensive type 2 diabetics and to evaluate the effect of telmisartan on endothelium in hypertensives.