Structural changes in the rats` myocardium during early period of experimental burn disease
A large burn injury causes significant hemodynamic and cardiomodynamic disturbances that contribute to sepsis, multiple organ failure and death. Cardiogenic stress is a distinct feature of the acute phase of response, and the worst results of treatment for burn injury are associated with severe cardiac dysfunction. Compromised cardiac function leads to hypoperfusion of organs, disturbance of peripheral microcirculation, increase of burn area and decrease of resistance to bacterial infection in the burn area.
The article presents the results of the study of structural changes in the myocardium of rats in the early period of experimental burn disease. To perform the tasks, histological examination of the myocardium was performed, as well as the study of the cell cycle and the determination of the DNA content in the nuclei of the rat myocardium by the flow-through DNA-cytofluorometry method.
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