Tag: <span>Ischemia/reperfusion</span>

Tag: Ischemia/reperfusion

Dermatologic diseases

Pressure ulcers, also known as pressure sores, bedsores, and decubitus ulcers, are localized injuries to the skin and/or underlying tissue that usually occur over a bony prominence, as a result of pressure, or pressure in combination with shear and/or friction. The most common sites are the skin overlying the sacrum, coccyx, heels or the …

Solid organ transplant

Solid organs destined to transplantation undergo ischemic damage as soon as they are explanted and then during their storage period. An additional injure, due to reperfusion, supervenes at the moment of their re-implant in the recipient. This medical field is, therefore, one of the most representative conditions of the Ischemia/Reperfusion (I/R) damage, …