Deleterious Effects of Oxygen Radicals on Reoxygenated Myocardial Cells

  • Y. Gauduel
  • M. A. Duvelleroy
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 169)


Oxygen deprivation induces severe damage in cardiac muscle. The ultrastructural leions, which include mitochondrial and cellular swellings and structural defects in cell plasma membranes, are accentuated by the duration of the hypoxic period (Hearse et al., 1973).


Oxygen Deprivation Hypoxic Period Creatine Kinase Release Hypoxic Heart Reoxygenation Period 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Gauduel
    • 1
  • M. A. Duvelleroy
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de BiophysiqueFernand Widal HospitalParisFrance

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