Efficiency of L-arginine enriched cardioplegia and non-cardioplegic reperfusion in ischemic hearts


Kiziltepe U., Tunctan B., Eyileten Z., Sirlak M., Arikbuku M., Tasoz R., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.97, no.1, pp.93-100, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 97 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2003.08.015
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.93-100

Abstract

Objective: Endothelial dysfunction with decreased nitric oxide (NO) levels has been implicated on reperfusion injury. Although L-arginine has been shown to diminish reperfusion injury in in vitro studies, clinical studies were very limited.