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Ischemic Contracture Summary

Description: 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 Show All >>

Networked: 181 relevant articles (22 outcomes, 8 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Ischemic Contracture

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Cromakalim (Levcromakalim) : 3 outcomes in 4 results : IBA
  2. Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 33 results : IBA
  3. Glucose (Dextrose) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 9 results : FDA 175 Generic
  4. Lactic Acid : 2 outcomes in 13 results : FDA 4 Generic
  5. Creatine Kinase (Creatine Phosphokinase) : 2 outcomes in 8 results : IBA
  6. Nicorandil (SG 75) : 2 outcomes in 3 results : IBA
  7. Glycogen : 1 outcome in 9 results : IBA
  8. Insulin (Novolin) : 1 outcome in 5 results : FDA 2
  9. cariporide : 1 outcome in 5 results : IBA
  10. Cardioplegic Solutions : 1 outcome in 4 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Ischemic Contracture

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

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  1. Induced Heart Arrest (Cardioplegia) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 9 results
  2. Baths : 1 study in 1 result
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 study in 1 result
  4. Amputation : 4 results
  5. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 3 results
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