Myocardial Protection in Cardiac Surgery

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


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.


Myocardial Cell Myocardial Protection Myocardial Stunning Oxygen Deprivation Adenine Nucleotide Translocation 
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  • P. M. Lauwers
  • W. Flameng
  • P. Ferdinande

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