The Application of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors in Heart Surgery

Author(s): Yasuyuki Shimada.

Journal Name: Letters in Drug Design & Discovery

Volume 2 , Issue 2 , 2005

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Abstract:

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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Article Details

VOLUME: 2
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2005
Page: [105 - 108]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/1570180053175124
Price: $58