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Letters in Drug Design & Discovery


ISSN (Print): 1570-1808
ISSN (Online): 1875-628X

The Application of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors in Heart Surgery

Author(s): Yasuyuki Shimada

Volume 2 , Issue 2 , 2005

Page: [105 - 108] Pages: 4

DOI: 10.2174/1570180053175124

Price: $58


Animal and human studies have shown angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors to be protective agents against myocardial injury, especially ischemia/reperfusion injury. In this review of the application of ACE inhibitors in heart surgery, I examine the problems involved and discuss their solutions.

Keywords: ace inhibitor, heart, surgery, ischemia, reperfusion, review

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