K R Petersen

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Retrospective studies suggest that there is an increased postoperative morbidity among alcohol misusers. We have prospectively studied the risk of alcohol intake among patients undergoing surgery. We investigated 15 symptom-free subjects who required colorectal surgery and who were drinking at least 60 g of alcohol per day. These patients were matched for(More)
Voltage-gated K+ channel (Kv) pore-forming (alpha) subunits of the Kv1 and Kv4 subfamilies have been cloned from heart cDNA libraries, and are thought to play roles in the generation of the transient outward K+ current, Ito. Heterologous expression of these subunits in Xenopus oocytes, however, reveals K+ currents that are quite distinct from Ito. In the(More)
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