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Plasma catecholamines during activation of the sympathetic nervous system in a patient with Shy-Drager syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6160216     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Plasma catecholamines and circulation parameters were studied in a patient with a Shy-Drager syndrome. Basal values of free noradrenaline and dopamine were within the normal range, whereas the adrenaline level was decreased. The response of plasma catecholamines to different kinds of physical activity was pathological. The inability to maintain elevated catecholamine levels during prolonged activity corresponded to imparied circulatory regulation and may provide an additional tool for diagnosis and monitoring of the Shy-Drager syndrome.
G Gross; M Nagel-Hiemke; K H Krause
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurology     Volume:  224     ISSN:  0340-5354     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurol.     Publication Date:  1980  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-02-19     Completed Date:  1981-02-19     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0423161     Medline TA:  J Neurol     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  125-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Autonomic Nervous System Diseases / physiopathology*
Benserazide / therapeutic use
Catecholamines / blood*
Dopamine / blood
Epinephrine / blood
Levodopa / therapeutic use
Middle Aged
Norepinephrine / blood
Physical Exertion
Shy-Drager Syndrome / drug therapy,  physiopathology*
Sympathetic Nervous System / physiopathology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Catecholamines; 0/Levodopa; 322-35-0/Benserazide; 51-41-2/Norepinephrine; 51-43-4/Epinephrine

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