Molecular mechanism of reperfusion injury

Shoji Yokobori, Ross Bullock, W. Dalton Dietrich

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In the 1950s, hypothermia was induced prior to surgery to assist procedures that caused prolonged ischemia, including heart surgery [1-3] and organ transplants [4]. Within its first decade, hypothermia was applied to emergent medical situations that were characterized by cerebral ischemia and stroke [5, 6] myocardial infarction (MI) [7, 8], and cardiac arrest patients [9, 10]-ENREF-10.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTherapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest: Clinical Application and Management
PublisherSpringer-Verlag London Ltd
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9781447129516, 1447129504, 9781447129509
StatePublished - Aug 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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