Coronary artery spasm after abrupt withdrawal of nitroglycerin in rabbits.

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The potential for abrupt withdrawal of nitroglycerin (NTG) to create coronary artery spasm was assessed in New Zealand white rabbits. In the control setting, electrocardiograms were taken from 7 anesthetized rabbits. The administration of intravenous ergonovine did not provoke ST-segment shifts or arrhythmias. Two inches of topical NTG (2%) was applied 3… (More)

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@article{Reeves1985CoronaryAS, title={Coronary artery spasm after abrupt withdrawal of nitroglycerin in rabbits.}, author={William C. Reeves and Linnea Cook and Mark A. Wood and Lawrence Whitesell}, journal={The American journal of cardiology}, year={1985}, volume={55 8}, pages={1066-9} }