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Ischemic Contracture

A type of permanent damage to muscles and nerves that results from prolonged lack blood flow to those tissues. It is characterized by shortening and stiffening of the muscles.
Also Known As:
Volkmann's Ischemic Contracture; Contracture, Ischemic; Contracture, Volkmann's Ischemic; Contractures, Ischemic; Contractures, Volkmann; Ischemic Contracture, Volkmann's; Ischemic Contractures; Volkmann Contractures; Volkmann Ischemic Contracture; Volkmanns Ischemic Contracture; Contracture, Volkmann; Volkmann Contracture
Networked: 181 relevant articles (22 outcomes, 8 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Ischemia
2. Anoxia (Hypoxia)
3. Cardiac Arrhythmias (Arrythmia)
4. Contracture
5. Ventricular Fibrillation

Experts

1. Gazmuri, Raúl J: 3 articles (04/2005 - 04/2002)
2. Ayoub, Iyad M: 3 articles (04/2005 - 04/2002)
3. Headrick, J P: 3 articles (10/2001 - 10/2000)
4. Headrick, John P: 2 articles (01/2012 - 02/2005)
5. Reichelt, Melissa E: 2 articles (01/2012 - 02/2005)
6. Zarrinpashneh, Elham: 2 articles (06/2007 - 12/2006)
7. Viollet, Benoit: 2 articles (06/2007 - 12/2006)
8. Bertrand, Luc: 2 articles (06/2007 - 12/2006)
9. Vaulont, Sophie: 2 articles (06/2007 - 12/2006)
10. Mateo, Philippe: 2 articles (06/2007 - 12/2006)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Ischemic Contracture:
1. Cromakalim (Levcromakalim)IBA
2. Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP)IBA
3. Glucose (Dextrose)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Lactic AcidFDA LinkGeneric
5. Creatine Kinase (Creatine Phosphokinase)IBA
6. Nicorandil (SG 75)IBA
7. GlycogenIBA
8. Insulin (Novolin)FDA Link
9. cariporideIBA
10. Cardioplegic SolutionsIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Induced Heart Arrest (Cardioplegia)
2. Baths
3. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
4. Amputation
5. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)