Effects of atorvastatin and vitamin C on forearm hyperaemic blood flow, asymmentrical dimethylarginine levels and the inflammatory process in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Heart. 2007 Feb;93(2):244-6. doi: 10.1136/hrt.2006.093112. Epub 2006 Aug 16.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • Letter
  • Randomized Controlled Trial

MeSH terms

  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Antioxidants / therapeutic use*
  • Arginine / analogs & derivatives
  • Arginine / blood
  • Ascorbic Acid / therapeutic use*
  • Atorvastatin
  • Cytokines / blood
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / blood
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / drug therapy*
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / immunology
  • Endothelium, Vascular / drug effects
  • Female
  • Forearm / blood supply
  • Heptanoic Acids / therapeutic use*
  • Humans
  • Hyperemia / blood
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pyrroles / therapeutic use*
  • Regional Blood Flow / drug effects
  • Single-Blind Method
  • Vitamins / therapeutic use*

Substances

  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents
  • Antioxidants
  • Cytokines
  • Heptanoic Acids
  • Pyrroles
  • Vitamins
  • dimethylarginine
  • Arginine
  • Atorvastatin
  • Ascorbic Acid