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Reperfusion-Induced Injury

  • Bohuslav Ošt’ádal
  • František Kolář
Part of the Basic Science for the Cardiologist book series (BASC, volume 4)

Abstract

In clinical therapy of evolving acute myocardial infarction, early coronary reperfusion has proved to be the only way to limit infarct size. However, there is also evidence from animal studies that reperfusion may contribute to further tissue damage, a phenomenon known as “reperfusion injury”.

Keywords

Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Reperfusion Injury Calcium Overload Reperfused Myocardium Intracellular Acidosis 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bohuslav Ošt’ádal
    • 1
  • František Kolář
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Developmental Cardiology Institute of PhysiologyAcademy of Sciences of the Czech RepublicPragueCzech

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