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Ischemia-Reperfusion in Vascular Surgery

  • G. R. Novelli
  • C. Adembri
  • E. Gandini

Abstract

Many complications occurring in patients submitted to vascular surgery can be attributed to ischemia-reperfusion (I-R) that accompanies vessels clamping and declamping (1). A growing body of evidence indicates that the pathogenesis of I-R can be ascribed to the unbalanced oxygen radical (0R°) generation occurring at reperfusion, when molecular O2 becomes available (2–4). This process is known as “oxygen paradox”.

Keywords

Xanthine Oxidase Ischemia Reperfusion Neutrophil Infiltration Human Skeletal Muscle Aortic Surgery 
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  • G. R. Novelli
  • C. Adembri
  • E. Gandini

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