Remote ischemic preconditioning in human coronary artery bypass surgery: from promise to disappointment?

Ishtiaq A Rahman, Jorge G Mascaro, Rick P Steeds, Michael P Frenneaux, Peter Nightingale, Peter Gosling, Peter Townsend, John N Townend, David Green, Robert S Bonser

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We assessed whether remote ischemic preconditioning (RIPC) improves myocardial, renal, and lung protection after on-pump coronary surgery.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S53-9
Issue number11 Suppl
Publication statusPublished - 14 Sep 2010


  • Aged
  • Cardiotonic Agents
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Creatinine
  • Disease-Free Survival
  • Double-Blind Method
  • Electrocardiography
  • Extracorporeal Circulation
  • Female
  • Hemodynamics
  • Hospital Mortality
  • Humans
  • Ischemic Preconditioning, Myocardial
  • Kidney Diseases
  • Lung Injury
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Prospective Studies
  • Serum Albumin
  • Survival Rate
  • Time Factors
  • Troponin T
  • Vasoconstrictor Agents

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