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Evidence of a net release of tissue-type plasminogen activator across the human cerebral vasculature.
Författare och institution:
Christina Jern (Institutionen för klinisk neurovetenskap); Christian Blomstrand (Institutionen för klinisk neurovetenskap); Anne Westerlind (Institutionen för de kirurgiska disciplinerna, Avdelningen för anestesiologi och intensivvård)
Thrombosis and haemostasis, 91 ( 5 ) s. 1019-25
Artikel, refereegranskad vetenskaplig
We have earlier described models for measuring local net release rates of tissue-type plasminogen activator (t-PA) in vivo across skeletal, coronary, pulmonary, and splanchnic vascular beds. Aim of the present study was to investigate whether there is a net release of t-PA across the human cerebral vascular bed and whether an acute regulated release can be induced by sympathoadrenal activation. Fourteen male subjects undergoing elective coronary artery bypass grafting were investigated prior to surgery and during sternotomy-induced sympathoadrenal activation. Blood samples were obtained simultaneously from the radial artery and the jugular bulb. Blood flow velocity in the middle cerebral artery (V(MCA)) was determined by transcranial Doppler. Cerebral net release of t-PA was calculated as the arterio-venous concentration gradient times V(MCA). Prior to surgery there was a significant cerebral net release of t-PA (131 and 42 ng/min for t-PA antigen and activity, respectively). The release was significantly induced by sternotomy (to 271 and 80 ng/min, respectively). No significant cerebral net release of plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1 (PAI-1) was detected throughout the experiment. The results show that there is a basal net release of t-PA across the human cerebral vascular bed and that sympathoadrenal activation induces a local regulated release of t-PA.
Ämne (baseras på Högskoleverkets indelning av forskningsämnen):
MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP
Aged, Biological Markers, blood, Blood Flow Velocity, Capillary Permeability, physiology, Cerebral Arteries, metabolism, Cerebrovascular Circulation, Coronary Artery Bypass, Fibrinolysis, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor 1, blood, Protein Transport, Sympathetic Nervous System, physiology, Tissue Plasminogen Activator, blood, metabolism