H. R. Zerkowski

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Catecholamines acting through beta 1- and beta 2-adrenergic receptors cause positive inotropic and chronotropic effects in the human heart. However, recent evidence suggests that in the human heart(More)
1. In 64 patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting the effects of chronic beta 1-adrenoceptor antagonist (metoprolol, atenolol, bisoprolol) treatment on right atrial beta-adrenoceptor and(More)
BACKGROUND Elevated oxidative stress and superoxide anion formation in vascular cells could promote conversion of LDL to atherogenic oxidized LDL (oxLDL), contributing to endothelial dysfunction and(More)
BACKGROUND In patients with end-stage heart failure, characterized by an increased susceptibility to cardiomyocyte apoptosis and a labile cardiomyocyte calcium homeostasis, a ventricular assist(More)