Effect of postconditioning on infarction size, adverse left ventricular remodeling, and improvement in left ventricular systolic function in patients with first anterior ST‑segment elevation myocardial infarction.


INTRODUCTION A key method in the treatment of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is recanalization of the infarct-related artery, but this causes heart reperfusion injury. One of the methods to reduce this injury is postconditioning. The available data on the efficacy of this method are contradictory. OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to… (More)


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