Protective effect of heparin in the end organ ischemia/reperfusion injury of the lungs and heart


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Gedik H. S. , Korkmaz K., Erdem H., Karakilic E., Lafci G., ANKARALI H.

JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY, vol.7, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1749-8090-7-123
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY

Abstract

Background: Ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury is harmful to the cardiovascular system and is responsible for the inflammatory response and multiple organ dysfunctions. In this study we investigated the effect of activated clotting time level on the aortic cross-clamping triggers a systemic inflammatory response and it effects to lungs and heart.