catecholamine


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any of a group of chemicals including epinephrine and norepinephrine that are produced in the medulla of the adrenal gland

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The level of catecholamine in serum also increases in some children with POTS.
In addition to catecholamine release, the pathogenesis of Kounis syndrome involves cardiac mast cells located in the intimal layer of coronary arteries.
Among various catecholamine, the isoproterenol [1-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-2-isopropylamino ethanol hydrochloride] is documented to cause severe oxidative stress in the myocardium (Beaulah et al.
19-21] Magnesium acts as a muscle relaxant, blocks neuronal and adrenal catecholamine release, and causes antagonism of calcium with subsequent cardiovascular effects such as vasodilatation.
It has been suggested that caffeine ingestion that increased lypolysis, was partially due to increased catecholamine release4.
In the phase three trial named ATHOS-3 (Angiotensin II for the Treatment of High-Output Shock), carried out in 344 catecholamine resistant hypotension patients, the product demonstrated positive top-line results.
Catecholamine interference in enzymatic creatinine assays.
Excess excretion of catecholamine was reported in only three patients, conforming to the previous study that about 20% of the paragangliomas had been documented with catecholamine hypersecretion.
2 They represent only 2% of all catecholamine secreting tumours of the body and 0.
In the periphery, the catecholamine epinephrine is synthesized in the medulla of the adrenal glands; the majority of norepinephrine is synthesized in the sympathetic nerves that surround blood vessels (Goldstein 2003).
Pheochromocytoma refers to a tumor originating in the catecholamine producing chromaffin cells, located mainly in the adrenal medulla.
On the other hand, acute exercise has been shown to increase the body's physiological needs and catecholamine response.
Epinephrine (and its metabolite metanephrine) is the catecholamine that is produced exclusively by the adrenal medulla and adrenal pheochromocytoma.
6) The catecholamine profile of paraganglioma depends on the anatomic location and genotype of the tumor.