International Medical Journal, Vol. 14., Iss. 3, 2008, P. 34−39.
THE CHANGES OF LEIKOTRIENE C4 AMOUNT AND MORPHOFUNCTIONAL MYOCARDIUM PARAMETERS IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE HEART FAILURE AT TREATMENT WITH QUERCETIN
Kharkiv National Medical University, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Blood plasma leukotriene C4 level as well as its association with structural functional state of the myocardium were investigated in acute heart failure. A positive effect of treatment of this disease with water−soluble inhibitor of 5−lipoxigenase Quercetin is shown.
Key words: acute heart failure, leukotriene C4, Quercetin.