Interventional cardiology

Excitement over ischaemic conditioning ‘premature’

There is no evidence for any benefit of ischaemic conditioning during cardiovascular surgeries and guidelines supporting the practice in these settings are premature, argue Australian researchers in a new meta analysis. The simple technique – an intermittent inflation of a blood pressure cuff to cut off blood flow to a limb – is a relatively ...

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