Biologic Basis for Limitation of Infarct Size

  • Keith A. Reimer
  • Robert B. Jennings
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 194)


The purpose of this chapter is to review several aspects of the biology of acute myocardial ischemic injury, in order to provide a framework within which possible therapies to limit infarct size may be considered.


Infarct Size Collateral Flow Basal Lamina Ischemic Injury Coronary Occlusion 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Keith A. Reimer
    • 1
  • Robert B. Jennings
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA

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