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Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

"Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A class of drugs whose main indications are the treatment of hypertension and heart failure. They exert their hemodynamic effect mainly by inhibiting the renin-angiotensin system. They also modulate sympathetic nervous system activity and increase prostaglandin synthesis. They cause mainly vasodilation and mild natriuresis without affecting heart rate and contractility.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 732 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 48 publications in 2016
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