TITLE

Heat Shock Protein Expression During Cardiac Surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Chaudhry, Ahmad Z.; Diodato, Michael D.; Massad, Malek G.
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
World Journal of Surgery;Apr2010, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p682
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the role of heat shock proteins (HSP) in the inflammatory and cell-mediated responses that occur during surgery. After cardiopulmonary bypass some patients develop an inflammatory response, due to the participation of several stress related proteins by acting as chaperons. The article discusses the role and mechanism involved in the process. Better understanding of HSPs is needed to prevent cellular destabilization and complications like atrial fibrillation.
ACCESSION #
48409553

 

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