Calcium antagonists for acute ischemic heart disease

Michael D. Winniford, James T. Willerson, L. David Hillis

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Abstract

The pharmacologic and physiologic effects of the slow-channel calcium antagonists verapamil, nifedipine and diltiazem are reviewed. Relevant pathophysiologic features of various acute ischemic heart disease syndromes are also reviewed and the clinical applications of the slow-channel calcium antagonists to acute ischemic heart disease syndromes in patients are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)B116-B124
JournalThe American journal of cardiology
Volume55
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 25 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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