angiotensin-converting enzyme


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Synonyms for angiotensin-converting enzyme

proteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II

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The angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE), a component of the renin-angiotensin system, plays a key role in the homeostatic mechanism of mammals, contributing to the maintenance of the normal blood pressure and for the electrolyte balance, being involved in the regulation and control of the arterial pressure.
Cerebrospinal fluid levels of angiotensin-converting enzyme in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and progressive supranuclear palsy.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in patients with coronary artery disease and absence of heart failure or left ventricular systolic dysfunction.
Because the trial was not designed to assess the impact of treatment with an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor on diabetes incidence, this "surprise finding" is only suggestive and not definitive, Dr.
Mistyping of the human angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism: frequency, causes and possible methods to avoid errors in typing.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are widely used and effective drugs in the treatment of a broad range of cardiovascular and renal disorders.
In patients who have either chronic stable angina without a history of myocardial infarction or a revascularization procedure in the past 6 months, as well as in asymptomatic patients with demonstrated coronary artery disease, the following should be routine: aspirin; a betablocker; an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor; and a statin, if the cholesterol is above normal.
Several blood tests (erythrocyte sedimentation rate, angiotensin-converting enzyme I levels, Lyme titer, folate, vitamin [B.sub.12], ceruloplasmin, CSF analysis, thyroid panel, CHEM-7, and CBC) were ordered, all of which were negative or within normal limits.
PHILADELPHIA -- An angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor should be the cornerstone of treatment for African Americans with hypertension and impaired renal function, based on the results of a landmark trial with more than 1,000 patients.
Blood pressure regulator medication, such as angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor blockers and diuretic drugs, are the primary drugs used for renovascular hypertension treatment.
The most commonly used drug types among adults aged 40 to 59 years were antidepressants, lipid-lowering drugs, and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in the United States and analgesics, antidepressants, and lipid-lowering drugs in Canada.
Withholding angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) or angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) 24 hours before noncardiac surgery has been associated with a 30-day lower risk for all-cause death, stroke, myocardial injury, and intra operative hypotension (18% adjusted relative risk reduction).
The hippuric acid generated by the action of the angiotensin-converting enzyme on HHL was extracted from the acidified solution into 1 mL ethyl acetate by vortex mixing for 15 s.
Once heart failure has been diagnosed and appropriate treatment started, the cough should go away If it returns, your medications may need adjusting or your angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor changed to an angiotensin receptor blocker.
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