Stavros P Loukogeorgakis
Affiliation: University College London
- Remote ischemic preconditioning provides early and late protection against endothelial ischemia-reperfusion injury in humans: role of the autonomic nervous systemStavros P Loukogeorgakis
Vascular Physiology Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
J Am Coll Cardiol 46:450-6. 2005..The aim of this study was to characterize the time course and neuronal mechanism of remote ischemic preconditioning (RIPC) of the vasculature in humans...
- Postconditioning protects against endothelial ischemia-reperfusion injury in the human forearmStavros P Loukogeorgakis
Vascular Physiology Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, WC1N 3JE, United Kingdom
Circulation 113:1015-9. 2006..The aim of this study was to determine whether postconditioning protects against endothelial IR injury in humans, in vivo...
- Transient limb ischemia induces remote preconditioning and remote postconditioning in humans by a K(ATP)-channel dependent mechanismStavros P Loukogeorgakis
Vascular Physiology Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 34 Great Ormond St, London, WC1N 3JE, UK
Circulation 116:1386-95. 2007..Using an in vivo model of endothelial IR injury, we sought to determine whether RPostC occurred in humans and whether it shared mechanistic similarities with RIPC...
- Role of NADPH oxidase in endothelial ischemia/reperfusion injury in humansStavros P Loukogeorgakis
Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
Circulation 121:2310-6. 2010..These patients have a molecular lesion in a subunit of NADPH oxidase that renders the enzyme inactive...
- Postconditioning protects against human endothelial ischaemia-reperfusion injury via subtype-specific KATP channel activation and is mimicked by inhibition of the mitochondrial permeability transition poreMichael I Okorie
Centre for Clinical Pharmacology, University College London, The Rayne Institute, 5 University Street, London, UK
Eur Heart J 32:1266-74. 2011....
- The role of flow-mediated dilatation in the evaluation and development of antiatherosclerotic drugsMarietta Charakida
Vascular Physiology Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London, UK
Curr Opin Lipidol 20:460-6. 2009..Its value as a surrogate tool for development of antiatherosclerotic drugs and noninvasive assessment of cardiovascular risk is also discussed...
- Endothelial response to childhood infection: the role of mannose-binding lectin (MBL)Marietta Charakida
Vascular Physiology Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 34 Great Ormond Street, London, UK
Atherosclerosis 208:217-21. 2010..To assess the influence of mannose-binding lectin (MBL) genotype on endothelial function in the presence and absence of infection in childhood...
- Increased arterial stiffness in HIV-infected children: risk factors and antiretroviral therapyMarietta Charakida
Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK
Antivir Ther 14:1075-9. 2009..The relationship between HIV infection and treatment and arterial stiffness has not been evaluated in children...
- Vascular abnormalities, paraoxonase activity, and dysfunctional HDL in primary antiphospholipid syndromeMarietta Charakida
Department of Vascular Physiology, The Institute of Child Health, University College London, 34 Great Ormond St, London WC1N 1EH, England
JAMA 302:1210-7. 2009..Accelerated atherosclerosis has been described in antiphospholipid syndrome, but the vascular abnormalities and the underlying mechanisms remain unclear...
- The two-week rule in colorectal cancer. Can it deliver its promise?R Sascha Dua
Department of Colorectal Surgery, North Middlesex University Hospital Trust, London, United Kingdom
Int J Surg 7:521-5. 2009....
- The incidence of intraabdominal abscess formation following laparoscopic appendicectomy in children: a systematic review and meta-analysisRamesh M Nataraja
Department of Paediatric Surgery, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 23:795-802. 2013..As the majority of these analyses have focused on appendicectomy in adults, our aim was to review the evidence base for pediatric patients...