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Myocardial Protection in Cardiac Surgery

  • P. M. Lauwers
  • W. Flameng
  • P. Ferdinande
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Part of the Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (UICM, volume 1)

Abstract

Myocardial protection in its largest definition includes all drugs and techniques used to maintain or to protect the cellular integrity of the myocardial cell against the devastating effect of oxygen deprivation.

Keywords

Myocardial Cell Myocardial Protection Myocardial Stunning Oxygen Deprivation Adenine Nucleotide Translocation 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. M. Lauwers
  • W. Flameng
  • P. Ferdinande

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