In clinical therapy of evolving acute myocardial infarction, early coronary reperfusion has proved to be the only way to limit infarct size. However, there is also evidence from animal studies that reperfusion may contribute to further tissue damage, a phenomenon known as “reperfusion injury”.
KeywordsSarcoplasmic Reticulum Reperfusion Injury Calcium Overload Reperfused Myocardium Intracellular Acidosis
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