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  • n. The prevention, delay or reduction of myocardial injury, especially that caused by ischemia


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cardio- +‎ protection


  • This article presents: (1) meta analyses of studies of cardioprotection of women and men by statins, including Lipitor (atorvastatin), and (2) a legal analysis of advertising promoting Lipitor as preventing heart attacks.

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  • Mechanisms of cardioprotection by resveratrol, a phenolic antioxidant present in red wine.

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  • OF PENNSYLVANIA: We found that a common dose of Ibuprofen interfered with the ability of Aspirin to afford cardioprotection.

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  • "We have demonstrated cardioprotection by decrease of the infarct [damaged heart muscle]," he explained.

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  • Postconditioning (PC) and insulin exert cardioprotection by activating phosphatidylinositol-3 kinase (PI3K) signaling.

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  • Because pressure overload exacerbates ischemia-reperfusion (IR) injury, we tested the hypothesis that (i) pressure overload attenuates PC - and insulin-induced cardioprotection, an effect caused by reduced PI3K-Akt signaling and (ii) pressure unloading confers cardioprotection comparable to either PC or insulin.

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  • Pressure unloading during reperfusion caused the most marked reduction in IS whereas pressure loading abolished PC-induced cardioprotection.

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  • Wortmannin (PI3K inhibitor) partially reversed PC-induced cardioprotection, with IS being greater in the high-pressure group.

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  • Szarszoi O, Koten L, Papousek F, Ost'adal B, et al. (2002) Effects of mitochondrial K (ATP) modulators on cardioprotection induced by chronic high altitude hypoxia in rats.

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  • However, while this result strengthens the idea that mitochondrial energetics plays a crucial role in heart protection against chronic hypoxia, the direct relationship with CH-induced cardioprotection remains to be investigated.

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