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Title: Effects of ischemia and omeprazole preconditioning on functional recovery of isolated rat heart
Authors: Jeremić N.
Petkovic, Anica
Srejovic I.
Zivkovic V.
Djuric, Dragan M.
Jakovljevic V.
Issue Date: 2015
Abstract: © 2015 Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular. All rights reserved. Objective: The aim of this study was to compare protective effects of ischemic and potential protective effects of pharmacological preconditioning with omeprazole on isolated rat heart subjected to ischemia/reperfusion. Methods: The hearts of male Wistar albino rats were excised and perfused on a Langendorff apparatus. In control group (CG) after stabilization period, hearts were subjected to global ischemia (perfusion was totally stopped) for 20 minutes and 30 minutes of reperfusion. Hearts of group II (IPC) were submitted to ischemic preconditioning lasting 5 minutes before 20 minutes of ischemia and 30 minutes of reperfusion. In third group (OPC) hearts first underwent preconditioning lasting 5 minutes with 100μM omeprazole, and then submitted 20 minutes of ischemia and 30 minutes of reperfusion. Results: Administration of omeprazole before ischemia induction had protective effect on myocardium function recovery especially regarding to values of systolic left ventricular pressure and dp/dt max. Also our findings are that values of coronary flow did not change between OPC and IPC groups in last point of reperfusion. Conclusion: Based on our results it seems that ischemic preconditioning could be used as first window of protection after ischemic injury especially because all investigated parameters showed continuous trend of recovery of myocardial function. On the other hand, preconditioning with omeprazole induced sudden trend of recovery with positive myocardium protection, although less effective than results obtained with ischemic preconditioning not withstand, we must consider that omeprazole may be used in many clinical circumstances where direct coronary clamping for ischemic preconditioning is not possible.
Type: article
DOI: 10.5935/1678-9741.20150020
ISSN: 0102-7638
SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-84932158001
Appears in Collections:Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kragujevac

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