Ischemic myocardial cell necrosis: calcium overload or oxygen free-radicals?


Myocardial ischemia results from imbalance between the needs of cardiac tissue and oxygenated blood supplied by the coronary circulation. This imbalance causes a deficit in tissue supplies of oxygen and of metabolizable substrates which leads, to varying degrees according to the severity of the ischemic process, to a decrease in the production of energy… (More)


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