The mitochondrial permeability transition pore and its role in myocardial ischemia reperfusion injury.

Abstract

Ischemic heart disease (IHD) remains the leading cause of death and disability worldwide. For patients presenting with an acute myocardial infarction, the most effective treatment for limiting myocardial infarct (MI) size is timely reperfusion. However, in addition to the injury incurred during acute myocardial ischemia, the process of reperfusion can… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2014.11.005

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