Latest Ischemia Stories

2012-02-01 14:32:19

For patients with incurable pulmonary conditions, a lung transplantation is the only available treatment option.

2011-12-28 07:51:30

For patients admitted to an emergency department with chest pain, use of a contemporary or highly sensitive test for levels of troponin I (a protein in muscle tissue) may help rule-out a diagnosis of heart attack, while changes in the measured levels of this biomarker at 3 hours after admission may be useful to confirm a diagnosis of heart attack.

2011-12-01 01:12:17

The chemokine CXCL12 acts as a chemical signal which mobilizes hematopoietic and other types of stem cells to leave the bone marrow and enter the circulation.

Damage From Heart Attack Dependent On Time Of Day
2011-11-22 06:20:41

In a first of its kind study, researchers have discovered that the size of a heart attack and the remaining left-ventricular function that follows depends on the time of day that ischemia in the heart occurs.

2011-11-18 02:52:23

Mitochondria are often called cellular "powerhouses" because they convert nutrients into energy.

2011-10-11 13:46:48

Mazzone has demonstrated that arteriogenesis (growth of pre-existing connections between distinct blood vessels into functional arteries) can be accelerated by blocking the function of the protein PhD2 in a particular class of white blood cells.

Word of the Day
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.