Journal of Anesthesia and Surgery
The Importance of Intralipid in Heart Protection: A Brief Review
- 1Faculty of Pharmacy, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
- 2Student Research Committee, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
Solmaz Maleki Dizaj, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Golgasht Street, Daneshgah Ave., Tabriz, Iran, Tel: 98 (41) 33372250, E-mail: email@example.com
Dizaj, S.M. The Importance of Intralipid In Heart Protection: A Brief Review. (2017) J Anesth Surg 4(1): 65- 67.
Â© 2017 Dizaj, S.M. This is an Open access article distributed under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
KeywordsIntralipid; Heart protection; Ischemia/reperfusion injury; late pregnancy
Intralipid as a first safe fat emulsion for human use has been shown to be cardio protective in some recent studies. This is a brief review with the main focus on recent studies about intralipids and their role in the heart protection. Intralipids as a source of calories have been applied for several years to cure patients. However, there are rare reports in the case of rescuing effect in many toxicities specially cardiotoxicity. Thus, more investigations are still needed to explain the basic mechanism of intralipids concerning to heart protection and resulting new applications.