Published in Lab Law Weekly, April 28th, 2006
According to recent research from Japan, "Intradialytic hypotension is a most frequent complication of hemodialysis and may contribute to cardiovascular events and high mortality. There is a hypothesis that an increase in adenosine generation during hemodialysis may cause vasodilation and a decrease in cardiac output, which results in systemic hypotension."
"We studied whether this can be blocked by an adenosine A1 receptor antagonist," explained E. Imai and colleagues at the Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine. "We...
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