Tissue protection by adrenergic blockade in the calcium paradox?

@article{ksendal2005TissuePB,
  title={Tissue protection by adrenergic blockade in the calcium paradox?},
  author={Audun N. {\O}ksendal and Per Jynge},
  journal={Basic Research in Cardiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={82},
  pages={138-145}
}
SummaryIn a graded model of the calcium paradox phenomenon (minimal and total) the presence of the β-blocker propranolol (5·10−6M) in the perfusion media (10 min prior to, during and 5 min following calcium-free perfusion) has no effect upon tissue injury. Propranolol pretreatment (three days prior to the experiments) significantly reduced the myocardial enzyme release during calcium repletion in the minimal calcium paradox. The presence of the α1 prazosin (1·10−7M) in the perfusion media (10… 

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