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Table 2 Angiographic evaluation

From: In vivo MRI and ex vivo histological assessment of the cardioprotection induced by ischemic preconditioning, postconditioning and remote conditioning in a closed-chest porcine model of reperfused acute myocardial infarction: importance of microvasculature

  APPROACH score
(% of LV)
TIMI score Myocardial blush grade TIMI myocardial perfusion grade
Isch 19.2 ± 2.2 2.4 ± 0.3 2.5 ± 0.3 2.3 ± 0.3
IPreC 18.6 ± 2.4 2.2 ± 0.3 2.4 ± 0.3 2.3 ± 0.3
IPostC 24.2 ± 2.2 1.8 ± 0.3 2.0 ± 0.4 2.0 ± 0.4
RIC 19.7 ± 2.5 2.3 ± 0.3 2.5 ± 0.3 2.5 ± 0.3
  1. n = 8–12/group
  2. Isch ischemia only, IPreC ischemic preconditioning, IPostC ischemic postconditioning, RIC remote ischemic conditioning, LV left ventricle