Published in Blood Weekly, August 4th, 2005
According to a study from the United States, "The use of HIV protease inhibitors (PIs) may be associated with cardiovascular diseases in HIV-infected patients. The objective of this study was to determine the effects of the HIV PI ritonavir on vasomotor function and endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) expression."
"Porcine coronary artery rings were incubated with ritonavir for 24 hours. Vasomotor function was studied with a myograph tension system in response to U46619 (contraction), bradykinin (endothelium-dependent...
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