[Calcium antagonists in the treatment of heart diseases].

Abstract

The beneficial action of calcium antagonists in the therapy of different cardiac diseases is based on one fundamental effect, i.e. reduction of the transmembrane calcium conductivity of myocardial muscle fibers and vascular smooth musculature. The pharmacologic effects of calcium antagonists can be summarized as follows: 1. The myocardium shows a reduction… (More)

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@article{Hess1982CalciumAI, title={[Calcium antagonists in the treatment of heart diseases].}, author={Otto Martin Hess and H. O. Hirzel and Hans P. Krayenbuehl}, journal={Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift}, year={1982}, volume={112 19}, pages={689-92} }