Dexmedetomidine attenuates hypoxia/reoxygenation injury in primary neonatal rat cardiomyocytes

Abstract

Systemic administration of dexmedetomidine provides cardioprotection against ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury; however, the direct effects of dexmedetomidine on cardiomyocytes have not been clarified. The present study investigated the effects of dexmedetomidine on primary neonatal rat cardiomyocytes under hypoxic/reoxygenation (H/R) conditions. In order… (More)
DOI: 10.3892/etm.2017.4537

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