volume 293, issue 3, PE865-E871 2007
DOI: 10.1152/ajpendo.00201.2007
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Abstract: Lahm T, Patel KM, Crisostomo PR, Markel TA, Wang M, Herring C, Meldrum DR. Endogenous estrogen attenuates pulmonary artery vasoreactivity and acute hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction: the effects of sex and menstrual cycle. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 293: E865-E871, 2007. First published June 26, 2007; doi:10.1152/ajpendo.00201.2007.-Sex differences exist in a variety of cardiovascular disorders. Sex hormones have been shown to mediate pulmonary artery (PA) vasodilation. However, the effects of fluctuatio…

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