Ann Anat 2021 Nov 16;238:151785. Epub 2021 Jun 16.
INCLIVA Health Research Institute, Valencia, Spain; Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain; Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red - Cardiovascular, Spain; Cardiology Department, Hospital Clinico Universitario, Valencia, Spain. Electronic address:
Background: Coronary arteries supply oxygen and nutrients to the heart. We evaluated the dynamics of microscopic damage throughout the ischemia-reperfusion process in the wall of coronary arteries following myocardial infarction (MI).
Methods: In a swine model of reperfused MI, animals were divided into one control and four MI groups: 90-min ischemia without reperfusion, or followed by one minute, one week or one month reperfusion. Read More