W Abebe

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Affiliation: Medical College of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Endothelial dysfunction in diabetes: potential application of circulating markers as advanced diagnostic and prognostic tools
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology, CL 2140, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 1128 USA
    EPMA J 1:32-45. 2010
  2. doi Herbal supplement use among adult dental patients in a USA dental school clinic: prevalence, patient demographics, and clinical implications
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 1128, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 111:320-5. 2011
  3. pmc Effects of chromium picolinate on vascular reactivity and cardiac ischemia-reperfusion injury in spontaneously hypertensive rats
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology, CL 2136, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 1128, USA
    Pharmacol Rep 62:674-82. 2010
  4. ncbi Vascular reactivity changes in glucose-intolerant rat
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 1128, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 50:590-7. 2007
  5. ncbi Roles of nitric oxide and prostacyclin in triethyleneglycol dimethacrylate (TEGDMA)-induced vasorelaxation
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology, School of Dentistry, CL 2130, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 1128, USA
    Dent Mater 22:37-44. 2006
  6. ncbi Vasorelaxant effect of resin-based, single-bottle dentin bonding systems
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 1128, USA
    J Endod 31:194-7. 2005
  7. ncbi Effect of taurine deficiency on adenosine receptor-mediated relaxation of the rat aorta
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology, School of Dentistry, CB 3710, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 1128, USA
    Vascul Pharmacol 40:219-28. 2003
  8. ncbi Taurine depletion alters vascular reactivity in rats
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology, CB 3710, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 1128, USA
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 81:903-9. 2003
  9. ncbi Herbal medication: potential for adverse interactions with analgesic drugs
    W Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 1128, USA
    J Clin Pharm Ther 27:391-401. 2002
  10. ncbi Vascular responsiveness to dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate and its degradation products
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology, School of Dentistry, CB 3710, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 1128, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res A 66:155-61. 2003

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  1. pmc Endothelial dysfunction in diabetes: potential application of circulating markers as advanced diagnostic and prognostic tools
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology, CL 2140, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 1128 USA
    EPMA J 1:32-45. 2010
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  2. doi Herbal supplement use among adult dental patients in a USA dental school clinic: prevalence, patient demographics, and clinical implications
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 1128, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 111:320-5. 2011
    ..This study assessed the frequency and patterns of utilization of herbal supplement products by adult dental patients at a USA dental school clinic...
  3. pmc Effects of chromium picolinate on vascular reactivity and cardiac ischemia-reperfusion injury in spontaneously hypertensive rats
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology, CL 2136, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 1128, USA
    Pharmacol Rep 62:674-82. 2010
    ..Additionally, while the treatment does not affect infarct size, it improves functional recovery of the viable portion of the myocardium following IRI...
  4. ncbi Vascular reactivity changes in glucose-intolerant rat
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 1128, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 50:590-7. 2007
    ..While these findings warrant further investigations, such vascular alterations during the prediabetes stage of glucose intolerance can be a predisposing factor for the eventual development of cardiovascular complications...
  5. ncbi Roles of nitric oxide and prostacyclin in triethyleneglycol dimethacrylate (TEGDMA)-induced vasorelaxation
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology, School of Dentistry, CL 2130, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 1128, USA
    Dent Mater 22:37-44. 2006
    ..Previously, it was demonstrated that TEGDMA induces vasorelaxation. The present study examines the mechanism(s) of the TEGDMA-induced vasorelaxation by measuring vascular nitrite and prostacyclin levels...
  6. ncbi Vasorelaxant effect of resin-based, single-bottle dentin bonding systems
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 1128, USA
    J Endod 31:194-7. 2005
    ..Among others, this effect may promote bleeding if these adhesives are placed on pulp exposures...
  7. ncbi Effect of taurine deficiency on adenosine receptor-mediated relaxation of the rat aorta
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology, School of Dentistry, CB 3710, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 1128, USA
    Vascul Pharmacol 40:219-28. 2003
    ..Given the recognized role of adenosine in the vasculature, these alterations suggest taurine-mediated modulation of blood flow regulation...
  8. ncbi Taurine depletion alters vascular reactivity in rats
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology, CB 3710, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 1128, USA
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 81:903-9. 2003
    ..These vascular alterations could be of potential consequence in pathological conditions associated with taurine deficiency...
  9. ncbi Herbal medication: potential for adverse interactions with analgesic drugs
    W Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 1128, USA
    J Clin Pharm Ther 27:391-401. 2002
    ..However, as most of the interaction information available is based on individual case reports, animal studies and in vitro data, further research is needed to confirm and assess the clinical significance of these potential interactions...
  10. ncbi Vascular responsiveness to dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate and its degradation products
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology, School of Dentistry, CB 3710, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 1128, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res A 66:155-61. 2003
    ..These effects may play a role in tissue homeostasis and certain adverse conditions associated with the use of dental resin materials containing DMAEMA and/or DME...
  11. ncbi Effects of adenosine analogs on inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate production in porcine coronary artery
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology, School of Dentistry, CB 3710, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 2118, USA
    Vascul Pharmacol 39:89-95. 2002
    ..These results provide evidence that activation of adenosine A2 receptors by CAD, NECA and CGS in porcine coronary artery causes inhibition of agonist-induced IP3 production, and these receptors involve at least the A2A subtype...
  12. ncbi Effects of chronic taurine treatment on reactivity of the rat aorta
    W Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912 1128, USA
    Amino Acids 19:615-23. 2000
    ..Our results suggest that taurine treatment attenuates vascular contractility nonspecifically and this effect is partly mediated via the endothelium...
  13. ncbi Effects of dental resin components on vascular reactivity
    William F Maddux
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 1128, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res 61:572-80. 2002
    ..These phenomena may play a role in tissue homeostasis and certain pathophysiological conditions associated with the application of resin materials to the oral environment...
  14. doi Effects of taurine on the reactivity of aortas from diabetic rats
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology, CL 2140, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 1128, USA
    Life Sci 82:279-89. 2008
    ..Such an observation provides preliminary evidence for taurine's potential as a therapeutic agent for the prevention or amelioration of vascular disorders in diabetes...
  15. doi Mitochondrial complex I and NAD(P)H oxidase are major sources of exacerbated oxidative stress in pressure-overloaded ischemic-reperfused hearts
    Mahmood S Mozaffari
    Department of Oral Biology, CL 2134, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30012 1128, USA
    Basic Res Cardiol 106:287-97. 2011
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  16. ncbi Renal adenosine A3 receptors in the rat: assessment of functional role
    M S Mozaffari
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912 1128, USA
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 78:428-32. 2000
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  17. ncbi An overview of herbal supplement utilization with particular emphasis on possible interactions with dental drugs and oral manifestations
    Worku Abebe
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    J Dent Hyg 77:37-46. 2003
    ..Dental hygienists should inform themselves about herbal supplements in order to offer appropriate oral health care to individuals who take these substances...
  18. ncbi Herbal supplements. Any relevancy to dental practice?
    Worku Abebe
    N Y State Dent J 68:26-30. 2002
    ..An understanding of the effects of herbal supplements would allow dentists to provide improved dental care and to educate patients taking these products...
  19. ncbi Analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects of essential oils of Eucalyptus
    Jeane Silva
    Departamento de Biologia, Centro de Ciencias, Universidade Federal do Ceara, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 89:277-83. 2003
    ..Further investigation is warranted for possible development of new classes of analgesic and anti-inflammatory drugs from components of the essential oils of the Eucalyptus species...