Evolving therapies for myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury.


The damage inflicted on the myocardium during acute myocardial infarction is the result of 2 processes: ischemia and subsequent reperfusion (ischemia/reperfusion injury). During the last 3 decades, therapies to reduce ischemic injury (mainly reperfusion strategies) have been widely incorporated into clinical practice. The remarkable reduction in death rates… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2015.02.032


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