Cardioprotection with adenosine A2 receptor activation at reperfusion.

  title={Cardioprotection with adenosine A2 receptor activation at reperfusion.},
  author={Zhelong Xu and Robert A. Mueller and S. Park and Philip G. Boysen and Michael V. Cohen and James M. Downey},
  journal={Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology},
  volume={46 6},
Pre-ischemic treatment is seldom possible in the clinical setting of acute myocardial infarction. Thus, to successfully save myocardium from infarction, it is required that protective interventions must be effective when applied after ischemia has begun or at the onset of reperfusion. Unfortunately, in spite of a large body of experimental data showing that… CONTINUE READING