Evidence-based medicine and myocardial protection--where is the evidence?


OBJECTIVE Myocardial protection with cardioplegia is an integral component of most cardiac surgical procedures, providing protection of the heart by limiting metabolic activity and increasing the myocardium's capacity to withstand ischemia for prolonged periods of time. Cardioplegia has greatly affected the landscape of cardiothoracic surgery since its… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0267659114551856


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@article{Ferguson2015EvidencebasedMA, title={Evidence-based medicine and myocardial protection--where is the evidence?}, author={Z G Ferguson and D E Yarborough and Ben Jarvis and Joseph J Sistino}, journal={Perfusion}, year={2015}, volume={30 5}, pages={415-22} }