reperfusion arrhythmia


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reperfusion arrhythmia

Cardiac arrhythmia that occurs as the infarcted heart is resupplied with blood after angioplasty or thrombolysis.
See also: arrhythmia
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In this study, patients who developed Reperfusion Arrhythmias (RA) after thrombolysis had a better prognosis (associated with lower mortality) than in patients who did not have RA.
OA and UA displayed antidysrhythmic effects on both types of chemical arrhythmia; OA and UV in dose 40 mg/kg conferred significant antidysrhythmic activity on ischemia and reperfusion arrhythmias.
Moreover, picomolar concentrations of the peptides had an anti-arrhythmogenic effect in isolated rat hearts following ischemia-reperfusion, as demonstrated by a reduction in the incidence and duration of reperfusion arrhythmias.