TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.62, no.3, pp.405-410, 2020 (SCI-Expanded)
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TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
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Background and objectives. Kallistatin, a serine proteinase inhibitor, exerts its effect by vascular repair, angiogenesis inhibition, strong vasodilation, inhibition of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), anti-inflammation, and anti-apoptosis. We hypothesized as to whether it has a protective role in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).