Persistent endothelial dysfunction in humans after diesel exhaust inhalation

Håkan Törnqvist, Nicholas L Mills, Manuel Gonzalez, Mark R Miller, Simon D Robinson, Ian L Megson, William Macnee, Ken Donaldson, Stefan Söderberg, David E Newby, Thomas Sandström, Anders Blomberg

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Abstract

Exposure to combustion-derived air pollution is associated with an early (1-2 h) and sustained (24 h) rise in cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. We have previously demonstrated that inhalation of diesel exhaust causes an immediate (within 2 h) impairment of vascular and endothelial function in humans.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)395-400
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Volume176
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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    Törnqvist, H., Mills, N. L., Gonzalez, M., Miller, M. R., Robinson, S. D., Megson, I. L., Macnee, W., Donaldson, K., Söderberg, S., Newby, D. E., Sandström, T., & Blomberg, A. (2007). Persistent endothelial dysfunction in humans after diesel exhaust inhalation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 176(4), 395-400. https://doi.org/10.1164/rccm.200606-872OC