Cardioprotective effects of magnesium sulfate in patients undergoing primary coronary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction.

BACKGROUND Experimental evidence indicates that magnesium sulfate may have potential cardioprotective properties as an adjunct to coronary reperfusion. The present study was designed to examine the hypothesis that magnesium might have beneficial effects on left ventricular (LV) function and coronary microvascular function in patients with acute myocardial… (More)