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- Fan, Shendong, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Life sciences 2020 v.242 pp. 117208
- apoptosis; cardioprotective effect; caspase-3; electroacupuncture; fluorescent antibody technique; glutathione; heart; inflammation; interleukin-1beta; lactate dehydrogenase; mitogen-activated protein kinase; myeloperoxidase; nucleotidyltransferases; oxidation; oxidative stress; patients; signal transduction; staining; troponin I; tumor necrosis factor-alpha
- ... AimAcupuncture, particularly electroacupuncture (EA), can improve the clinical outcomes of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) patients; however, the mechanisms remain unclear. This study aimed to examine the effects of EA pre-treatment on myocardial injury after CPB and investigate its potential mechanisms.Male Sprague-Dawley rats were subjected to CPB and divided into Control (sham-operated), CPB, and ...