Multiple glycocalyx research studies are being conducted worldwide. Here are links to current research papers and the facilities around the world conducting research.


Effects of varenicline and nicotine replacement therapy on arterial elasticity, endothelial glycocalyx and oxidative stress during a 3-month smoking cessation program.


Protocol for intraoperative assessment of the human cerebrovascular glycocalyx.


Early detection of left ventricular dysfunction in first-degree relatives of diabetic patients by myocardial deformation imaging: The role of endothelial glycocalyx damage.


Side-by-Side Alterations in Glycocalyx Thickness and Perfused Microvascular Density During Acute Microcirculatory Alterations in Cardiac Surgery.


Improvement of arterial stiffness and myocardial deformation in patients with poorly controlled diabetes mellitus type 2 after optimization of antidiabetic medication.


The impact of periodontal disease treatment on endothelium of sublingual microvessels.


Perturbation of the microvascular glycocalyx and perfusion in infants after cardiopulmonary bypass.


Effect of an acute and chronic slat load on microvascular permeability in healthy subjects.


Plasma free hemoglobin and microcirculatory response to fresh or old blood transfusions in sepsis.


Characteristics and determinants of the sublingual microcirculation in populations of different ethnicity.


Effects of ultrapure hemodialysis and low molecular weight heparin on the endothelial surface layer.


Is the systemic microvascular endothelial glycocalyx in peritoneal dialysis patients related to peritoneal transport?


Deeper penetration of erythrocytes into the endothelial glycocalyx is associated with impaired microvascular perfusion.


Skeletal muscle capillary density and microvascular function are compromised with aging and type 2 diabetes.


Microcirculatory effects of the transfusion of leukodepleted or non-leukodepleted red blood cells in patients with sepsis: a pilot study.


Association of kidney function with changes in the endothelial surface layer.


Alteration of the sublingual microvascular glycocalyx in critically ill patients.


Non-invasive assessment of microvascular dysfunction in families with premature coronary artery disease.


Sublingual microvascular glycocalyx dimensions in lacunar stroke patients.


Damage of the endothelial glycocalyx in dialysis patients.


Methods for evaluating endothelial function: a position statement from the European Society of Cardiology Working Group on Peripheral Circulation.


Effect of sulodexide on endothelial glycocalyx and vascular permeability in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.


Acute ischemic injury to the renal microvasculature in human kidney transplantation.



Hospitals and Universities Around the World Are Researching the Glycocalyx