Decreased expression of tumor necrosis factor-α in failing human myocardium after mechanical circulatory support: A potential mechanism for cardiac recovery Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Heart Failure
  • Heart-Assist Devices
  • Myocardium
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha

abstract

  • These data show for the first time that chronic mechanical circulatory assistance decreases TNF-alpha content in failing myocardium; furthermore, we suggest that the magnitude of the change may predict which patients will recover cardiac function.

publication date

  • September 14, 1999

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 10484539

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1189

end page

  • 93

volume

  • 100

number

  • 11