Coronary artery bypass grafting surgery is associated with a marked reduction in serum homocysteine and folate levels in the early postoperative period.

@article{Storti2004CoronaryAB,
  title={Coronary artery bypass grafting surgery is associated with a marked reduction in serum homocysteine and folate levels in the early postoperative period.},
  author={Simona Storti and Alfredo Giuseppe Cerillo and Antonio Rizza and Isabella Giannelli and Giuliana Fontani and Mattia Glauber and Aldo Clerico},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={682-6}
}
OBJECTIVE It has been suggested that cardiac surgery-related ischemia-reperfusion injury to the myocardium is caused by the oxidative stress, derived from the formation of reactive oxygen species in the early phases of the reperfusion. The availability of cysteine, mostly deriving from homocysteine (Hcy) via the trans-sulfuration pathway, is determinant for the synthesis of glutathione (GSH), which in turn acts as a first line of defence against oxidative stress. Indeed, an increased… CONTINUE READING

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It has been suggested that cardiac surgery - related ischemia - reperfusion injury to the myocardium is caused by the oxidative stress , derived from the formation of reactive oxygen species in the early phases of the reperfusion .
It has been suggested that cardiac surgery - related ischemia - reperfusion injury to the myocardium is caused by the oxidative stress , derived from the formation of reactive oxygen species in the early phases of the reperfusion .
It has been suggested that cardiac surgery - related ischemia - reperfusion injury to the myocardium is caused by the oxidative stress , derived from the formation of reactive oxygen species in the early phases of the reperfusion .
It has been suggested that cardiac surgery - related ischemia - reperfusion injury to the myocardium is caused by the oxidative stress , derived from the formation of reactive oxygen species in the early phases of the reperfusion .
It has been suggested that cardiac surgery - related ischemia - reperfusion injury to the myocardium is caused by the oxidative stress , derived from the formation of reactive oxygen species in the early phases of the reperfusion .
It has been suggested that cardiac surgery - related ischemia - reperfusion injury to the myocardium is caused by the oxidative stress , derived from the formation of reactive oxygen species in the early phases of the reperfusion .
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