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Ischemic Preconditioning, Myocardial

"Ischemic Preconditioning, Myocardial" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Exposure of myocardial tissue to brief, repeated periods of vascular occlusion in order to render the myocardium resistant to the deleterious effects of ISCHEMIA or REPERFUSION. The period of pre-exposure and the number of times the tissue is exposed to ischemia and reperfusion vary, the average being 3 to 5 minutes.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ischemic Preconditioning, Myocardial" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Ischemic Preconditioning, Myocardial" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 54 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2000
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.