Ischaemic preconditioning: present position and future directions.
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Preconditioning the myocardium using short episodes of sublethal ischaemia will delay the onset of necrosis during a subsequent lethal ischaemic insult. This powerful protective adaptation of the myocyte has also been observed in other cell types. The potential for clinical application to benefit patients with a variety of pathological conditions has led to an expansion in our knowledge concerning the pathophysiology of ischemia-reperfusion injury and the regulatory mechanisms underlying cellular metabolism. We feel it is timely to assess the current position in this field and provide a critical appraisal to facilitate future research. (C) 1998 Elsevier Science B.V.
|Title:||Ischaemic preconditioning: present position and future directions|
|Keywords:||ischemic preconditioning, myocardium, myocardial protection, PROTEIN-KINASE-C, GLIBENCLAMIDE-SENSITIVE MECHANISM, ISOLATED RABBIT CARDIOMYOCYTES, REDUCES INFARCT SIZE, RAT CARDIAC MYOCYTES, NO-FLOW ISCHEMIA, MYOCARDIAL PROTECTION, SUBLETHAL ISCHEMIA, POTASSIUM CHANNEL, CONSCIOUS PIGS|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular Science
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular Science > Hatter Cardiovascular Institute
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