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Effect of Ethanol on Blood Serotonergic Mechanisms

  • W. Buczko
  • B. Malinowska
  • E. Chabielska
  • D. Pawlak
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Abstract

Ethanol may lead to the development of hypertension by central or pheripheral mechanisms.1,3 One of the most important peripheral mechanisms responsible for the development of hypertension is the ethanol effect on blood platelet-vessel wall interaction. In clinical investigations on ethanol-dependent patients and in experiments performed on rats receiving ethanol for a long period it has been shown that the blood vessels are more sensitive to endogenous vasoconstrictive substances.4,5

Keywords

High Ethanol Concentration Tail Artery Serotonergic Mechanism Chronic Ethanol Exposure Ethanol Effect 
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© Springer Japan 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Buczko
    • 1
  • B. Malinowska
    • 1
  • E. Chabielska
    • 1
  • D. Pawlak
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PharmacodynamicsMedical SchoolBiałystokPoland

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