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Table 1 Compounds of evaluated cardioplegic solutions

From: Custodiol-N, the novel cardioplegic solution reduces ischemia/reperfusion injury after cardiopulmonary bypass

Compounds of evaluated cardioplegic solutions
  Custodiol mmol/L Custodiol-N mmol/L
Na+ 16 16
K+ 10 10
Mg 4 8
Ca2+ 0.015 0.020
CI 50 30
L-histidine 198 124
N-α-acetyl-L-histidine - 57
Tryptophan 2 2
a-ketoglutarate 1 2
Aspartate - 5
Arginine - 3
Alanine - 5
Glycine - 10
Mannitol 30 -
Sucrose - 33
Deferoxamine - 0.025
LK-614 - 0.0075
  1. Composition of the clinically used Custodiol and Custodiol-N solution.