The role of endothelin-B receptors in myocardial and endothelial reperfusion injury after heart transplantation.


BACKGROUND This study was designed to investigate the effects of the selective endothelin-B (ET-B) receptor agonist IRL1620 and the selective ET-B receptor antagonist BQ788 on myocardial and endothelial function after reversible deep hypothermic ischemia and reperfusion. METHODS Isogenic intraabdominal heterotopic heart transplantation was performed on… (More)


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