Acute effect of nitric oxide on Raynaud's phenomenon in scleroderma

Robert R. Freedman, Reda Girgis, Maureen D. Mayes

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Abstract

Intra-arterial infusions of L-arginine and sodium nitroprusside significantly decreased the occurrence of laboratory-induced Raynaud's phenomenon in scleroderma patients. Raising the concentration of nitric oxide may be of therapeutic value in this population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)739
Number of pages1
JournalLancet
Volume354
Issue number9180
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 28 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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