Letters

Ischaemic preconditioning

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6925.414c (Published 05 February 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:414
  1. M Hargreaves
  1. John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU.

    EDITOR, - In their editorial on ischaemic preconditioning Michael Marber and colleagues emphasise the value of early reperfusion in suspected acute myocardial infarction.1 They go on to suggest that a “preconditioning stimulus” could somehow be used to delay the onset of myocardial necrosis and …

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