This study was funded by the UK Medical Research Council. Funding to pay the Open Access publication charges for this article was provided by the University of Aberdeen.
We would like to thank our patients and the staff of the cardiology and radiology/cardiac MRI departments at all sites. We are grateful for the support of the staff at the Centre for Healthcare Randomised Trials at the University of Aberdeen
- acute myocardial infarction
- ischaemia-reperfusion injury