A possible molecular mechanism for 'stunning' of the myocardium.

  title={A possible molecular mechanism for 'stunning' of the myocardium.},
  author={P Poole-wilson and Stephen R. M. Holmberg and Alan R. Williams},
  journal={European heart journal},
  volume={12 Suppl F},
Stunning of the myocardium is mechanical dysfunction that persists after the re-establishment of coronary flow despite the absence of damage and the lack of any evidence for continuing ischaemia. Many mechanisms have been put forward and largely disproved. The most probable mechanism is abnormal function of the sarcoplasmic reticulum due to the generation… CONTINUE READING