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.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine|
|Publication status||Published - 2007|
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