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Table 1 Summary of Results

From: Evaluation of endoscopic vein extraction on structural and functional viability of saphenous vein endothelium

Technique OSVH compared to VsEVH
Multiphoton Microscopy  
Structure/morphology
Endothelial/SMC damage
Esterase Activity
Calcium Mobilization after BK stimulation
NO production after BK stimulation
Immunofluorescence  
Caveolin
eNOS
vWF
Cadherin
Western Blot  
Caveolin
eNOS
vWF
Cadherin
  1. SMC = smooth muscle cells; BK = bradykinin; NO = Nitric Oxide; eNOS = Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase; vWF = Von Weillebrand Factor