Effect of Remote Ischemic Preconditioning on Myocardial and Renal Injury: Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials


Gaurav Alreja, MD1, Diogo Bugano, MD2, Amir Lotfi, MD1

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From 1Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine and 2the Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital das Clinicas da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Disclosure: The authors have completed and returned the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest. The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein.
Manuscript submitted June 3, 2011, provisional acceptance given August 10, 2011, final version accepted October 24, 2011.
Address for correspondence: Gaurav Alreja, MD, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Internal Medicine, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01089. Email: [email protected]

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