Definition of reperfusion in English:


Line breaks: re|per|fu¦sion
Pronunciation: /riːpəˈfjuːʒ(ə)n


[mass noun] Medicine
  • The action of restoring the flow of blood to an organ or tissue, typically after a heart attack or stroke.
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    • The pulmonary artery pressure during the initial 10 minutes of reperfusion is of prime importance.
    • In essence, prompt reperfusion is sacrificed for effective reperfusion.
    • The importance of time to reperfusion in reducing mortality cannot be overestimated.

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