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Review is devoted to the pathogenesis of microcirculatory ischemia. Microcirculatory dysfunction has been identified in different groups of patients including syndrome X, diabetes mellitus 2 type, coronary heart disease. In coronary patients after transluminal angioplasty microcirculatory dysfunc￾tion is the reason of phenomenon of “non-reflow”. In result the procedure of revascularization is less effective. Therapy by statins can be beneficial for patients with microcirculatory ischemia.

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An. A. Alexandrov
Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow
Russian Federation
Department of Cardiology, Endocrinology Scientific Center

I. I. Tchukaeva
Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow
Russian Federation
Department of Cardiology, Endocrinology Scientific Center


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Alexandrov A.A., Tchukaeva I.I. MICROCIRCULATORY ISCHEMIA AND STATINS: LESSONS OF INTERVENTION CARDIOLOGY. Rational Pharmacotherapy in Cardiology. 2007;3(1):48-54. (In Russ.)

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