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Article title: Post-surgery echocardiography can predict the amount of ischemia-reperfusion injury and the resultant scar size

Authors: Yijun Yang, Giana J. Schena, Tao Wang, Steven R. Houser

From the authors: “This improvement to study design could reduce the sample sizes used in evaluating therapeutics and lead to increased confidence in conclusions drawn regarding the therapeutic efficacy of treatments tested in these translational mouse models.” 

This study is highlighted as one of February’s "best of the best" as part of the American Physiological Society's APSselect program.