The Application of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors in Heart Surgery
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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