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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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
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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