Published in Blood Weekly, July 12th, 2007
Study 1: New investigation results, "Opioids and myocardial reperfusion injury," are detailed in a study published in Archives Des Maladies Du Coeur Et Des Vaisseaux. "It is well-established that reperfusion is the major method of salvaging ischemic myocardium following prolonged coronary artery occlusion, although the idea of reperfusion injury remains controversial. Moreover, more recent evidence strongly suggests that reperfusion per se is thought to result in further damage to the myocardium and blood vessel endothelium by various biochemical and physical factors including...
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