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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 565271, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/565271
Research Article

Ropivacaine-Induced Contraction Is Attenuated by Both Endothelial Nitric Oxide and Voltage-Dependent Potassium Channels in Isolated Rat Aortae

1Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju 660-772, Republic of Korea
2Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Gyeongsang National University Hospital, Jinju 660-702, Republic of Korea
3Department of Physiology, Kwandong University College of Medicine, Gangneung 201-701, Republic of Korea
4Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Gyeongsang National University Hospital, Jinju 660-702, Republic of Korea
5Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Gyeongsang National University Hospital, Jinju 660-772, Republic of Korea

Received 26 May 2013; Revised 1 August 2013; Accepted 23 September 2013

Academic Editor: Jin-Kwan Han

Copyright © 2013 Seong-Ho Ok et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Seong-Ho Ok, Jeong Yeol Han, Hui-Jin Sung, et al., “Ropivacaine-Induced Contraction Is Attenuated by Both Endothelial Nitric Oxide and Voltage-Dependent Potassium Channels in Isolated Rat Aortae,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2013, Article ID 565271, 10 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/565271