Title: Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition and food restriction restore delayed preconditioning in diabetic mice
Authors: Van der Mieren, Gerry ×
Nevelsteen, Ines
Vanderper, Annelies
Oosterlinck, Wouter
Flameng, Willem
Herijgers, Paul #
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: BioMed Central
Series Title: Cardiovascular diabetology vol:12
Article number: 36
Abstract: Classical and delayed preconditioning are powerful endogenous protection mechanisms against ischemia-reperfusion damage. However, it is still uncertain whether delayed preconditioning can effectively salvage myocardium in patients with co-morbidities, such as diabetes and the metabolic syndrome. We investigated delayed preconditioning in mice models of type II diabetes and the metabolic syndrome and investigated interventions to optimize the preconditioning potential.
ISSN: 1475-2840
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Experimental Cardiac Surgery
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