Lactoferrin Release in Experimental Venous Hypertension

  • D. A. Shields
  • S. K. Andaz
  • R. D. Abeysinghe
  • J. H. Scurr
  • J. B. Porter
Conference paper

Abstract

The white cell trapping hypothesis suggests that raised venous pressure causes white cell margination and activation, with the release of proteolytic enzymes and Superoxide radicals, believed responsible for the tissue destruction seen in chronic venous insufficiency [1].

Keywords

Superoxide Nash 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. A. Shields
    • 1
  • S. K. Andaz
    • 1
  • R. D. Abeysinghe
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. H. Scurr
    • 1
  • J. B. Porter
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUCLMS, The Middlesex HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of HaematologyUCLMS, The Middlesex HospitalLondonUK

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