Atrial natriuretic factor and catecholamine levels during exercise in patients with and without coronary artery disease.

To investigate the effects of exercise-induced ischemia on the release of atrial natriuretic factor (ANF), we measured peripheral plasma ANF, epinephrine and norepinephrine in 18 male patients with and without coronary artery disease. The patients underwent tomographic thallium treadmill stress tests. After exercise, patients with coronary artery disease… (More)