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  • Possible mechanisms for levosimendaninduced cardioprotection 

    Genis, Amanda (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
    Background and purpose. To limit ischaemic injury, rapid restoration of coronary blood flow is required, which will in turn reduce infarct size. However, reperfusion itself causes myocyte death – a phenomenon termed ...

  • Ischaemic postconditioning : from bench to bedside … 

    Van Vuuren, Derick; Lochner, Amanda (Clinics Cardiv Publishing, 2008-12)
    The increase in the incidence of ischaemic heart disease and acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in both high- and lowincome countries necessitates the development of myocardial salvaging/protection interventions, to be ...

  • The impact of developmental stress on the functioning and vulnerability of CNS neurons 

    Pienaar, Ilse-Sanet (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
    The overall objective of this thesis is to provide additional data to assist clinicians and experimental neurologists alike in the quest for better understanding, more accurately diagnosing and more successfully treating ...