LIBYAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, vol.10, 2015 (SCI-Expanded)
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LIBYAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
ischemia-reperfusion, levosimendan, myonecrosis, inflammatory cell infiltration, diabetic rat, K-ATP CHANNELS, LEVOSIMENDAN, HEART, DEXMEDETOMIDINE, ACTIVATION
Gazi University Affiliated:
Objective: Ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury is an important cause of myocardial damage by means of oxidative, inflammatory, and apoptotic mechanisms. The aim of the present study was to examine the potential cardio protective effects of levosimendan in a diabetic rat model of myocardial I/R injury.