The Rocky Road from Bench to Bedsideβ-blockers and Anesthetic Postconditioning

Abstract

VOLATILE anesthetics have been shown to exhibit excellent cardioprotection when given temporarily as preconditioning agents hours or longer before myocardial ischemia/reperfusion or as postconditioning agents immediately on myocardial reperfusion, as demonstrated once more by Lange et al. in this issue of ANESTHESIOLOGY. These findings are certainly true… (More)

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@inproceedings{Riess2009TheRR, title={The Rocky Road from Bench to Bedsideβ-blockers and Anesthetic Postconditioning}, author={Matthias L Riess}, year={2009} }