Published in Blood Weekly, May 4th, 2006
A recent study from Japan notes, "Cardiac function of non-heart-beating donors (NHBDs) is uncertain due to severe myocardial damage. We developed an isolated myocardial perfusion system to resuscitate NHBD hearts and attempted to predict functional recovery of 60-minute warm ischemic hearts by analyzing systolic and diastolic functions."
M. Hirota and colleagues at the Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine & Dentistry wrote, "Hypoxic cardiac arrest was induced in 8 mongrel dogs without any pre-treatments. After 60-minute ischemia,...
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