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Table 1 Chemical composition of the tested crystalloid cardioplegic solutions

From: Myocardial protection against global ischemia with Krebs-Henseleit buffer-based cardioplegic solution

Component, mmol/l Krebs-Henseleit buffer-based cardioplegic solution St Thomas’ Hospital cardioplegic solution №2
Sodium 143 120
Potassium 25 16
Calcium 0.3 1.2
Magnesium 16 16
Glucose 11
Bicarbonate 25 10
Dihydro orthophosphate 1.2
рН 7.8 7.8
Osmolarity, mOsm/l 380 310