Michael Rossiter-Thornton

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The synthetic tripeptide arsenical 4-(N-(S-glutathionylacetyl)amino)p-phenylarsenoxide (p-GSAO) is an angiogenesis inhibitor that inactivates mitochondrial adenine nucleotide translocase (ANT) by cross-linking a pair of matrix-facing cysteine residues. This causes an increase in superoxide levels and proliferation arrest of endothelial cells followed by(More)
We report the first Australian use of the Impella LP 5.0, a minimally invasive, high-output left ventricular assist device. The device was inserted intra-operatively for cardiac failure following coronary artery grafting. Although it facilitated a temporary post-operative recovery, the patient ultimately succumbed due to left ventricular failure more than(More)
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