Effects of Levosimendan on TNF-alpha, BNP and MMP-1 in Patients with Heart Failure with Anemia


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BÜYÜKLÜ M., KURUM A. T. , Tatli E., Set T.

ARQUIVOS BRASILEIROS DE CARDIOLOGIA, vol.99, no.1, pp.659-664, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 99 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/s0066-782x2012005000055
  • Title of Journal : ARQUIVOS BRASILEIROS DE CARDIOLOGIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.659-664

Abstract

Background: Levosimendan is known with its two-sided effects of strengthening myofibril contraction without increasing myocardial oxygen demand. Anemia is a deteriorating situation that causes increase of drug dosing in patients with heart failure.