Chlorides, Potassium and Experimental Cardiac Necroses

  title={Chlorides, Potassium and Experimental Cardiac Necroses},
  author={P. Prioreschi},
  journal={Circulation Research},
It is known that the cardiac necroses produced by 9α-fluorocortisol (F-COL) plus Na2HPO4 are prevented by the administration of chlorides or potassium salts. In this paper it is shown that various chlorides not only significantly correct the depletion of myocardial potassium elicited by F-COL + Na2HPO4 but increase the potassium concentration in the heart of normal animals. In view of these facts and of earlier experiments that have shown that F-COL alone diminishes cardiac potassium without… Expand
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