Posts Tagged ‘ischemic preconditioning’

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August 28th, 2013

Remote Ischemic Preconditioning for CABG: An Investigator’s Perspective

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Gerd Heusch discusses his study group’s randomized trial of remote ischemic preconditioning before coronary artery bypass graft surgery.


August 22nd, 2013

Expert Perspective: Remote Ischemic Preconditioning for CABG

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Dr. Zhe Zheng and Dr. Shengshou Hu, of Fu Wai Hospital in Beijing, discuss the findings from the recent randomized trial conducted in Germany.


August 19th, 2013

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: August 19th

This week’s topics include treating to risk, not to target; perceived job insecurity as a risk factor for incident CHD; ischemic preconditioning in patients undergoing CABG, and more.


August 15th, 2013

Remote Ischemic Preconditioning Beneficial Before CABG

For several decades cardiologists have been intrigued by the concept of ischemic preconditioning. A small body of research has consistently found that brief episodes of ischemia appeared to somehow prepare the body to better handle a major episode of ischemia. Now a new study from Germany holds out the promise that deliberate ischemic preconditioning prior […]