Effect of mediators on coronary circulation.
Ertl G., Bauer B., Neubauer S., Schorb W., Kochsiek K.
A number of vasoactive mediators have been identified in plasma and in the heart. Some of them may be liberated in inflammatory heart disease. The action of mediators on coronary vasculature in various animal models and their potential role in inflammatory heart disease is reviewed. Their role in patients remains to be determined.