Cardioprotective Effects of Nicorandil on Coronary Heart Disease Patients Undergoing Elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

@inproceedings{Pang2017CardioprotectiveEO,
  title={Cardioprotective Effects of Nicorandil on Coronary Heart Disease Patients Undergoing Elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention},
  author={Zhihua Pang and Wei Zhao and Zhuhua Yao},
  booktitle={Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Nicorandil is a nicotinamide ester commonly prescribed for treatment of patients with coronary heart disease (CHD). In the present study, we aimed to explore the cardioprotective effects of nicorandil on CHD patients undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). MATERIAL AND METHODS One hundred patients with CHD undergoing PCI were randomly divided into a control group (n=48) and a nicorandil group (n=52). Patients in the control group received traditional therapy… CONTINUE READING
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