Localized cooling of the heart limits damage caused by a heart attack

Cardiologists at the Catharina hospital in Eindhoven have succeeded in the localized cooling of the heart during a heart attack, a world first. By cooling part of the heart prior to and following angioplasty, the cardiologists believe that the damage from a heart attack can be limited. On 11 January cardiologist Luuk Otterspoor received his doctorate at Eindhoven University of Technology for this study.

Localized cooling of the heart limits damage caused by a heart attack

Cardiologists at the Catharina hospital in Eindhoven have succeeded in the localized cooling of the heart during a heart attack, a world first. By cooling part of the heart prior to and following ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

Localized cooling of the heart limits damage caused by a heart attack, Fri 12 Jan 18 from ScienceDaily

Cooling Heart Limits Cardiac Arrest Damage

NewsModern medicine has gotten progressively better at treating heart attacks. But there is a subset of people who can be saved only temporarily, because when blood flow returns it causes heart ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Laboratory Equipment

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