Sympathetic block significantly improves reperfusion in skeletal muscle following prolonged use of tourniquet.

Abstract

The effects of guanethidine sympathetic nerve blocks on reperfusion of skeletal muscle was studied in rats. After 3 hours of ischaemia reperfusion was significantly better in animals that had received guanethidine.

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@article{Povlsen1999SympatheticBS, title={Sympathetic block significantly improves reperfusion in skeletal muscle following prolonged use of tourniquet.}, author={Bo Povlsen and Allan Sirsj{\"{o}}, journal={Journal of hand surgery}, year={1999}, volume={24 6}, pages={738-40} }