Effect of Khellin on Coronary Artery Insufficiency as Evaluated by Electrocardiographic Tests

@article{Best1950EffectOK,
  title={Effect of Khellin on Coronary Artery Insufficiency as Evaluated by Electrocardiographic Tests},
  author={M. M. Best and W. S. Coe},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1950},
  volume={2},
  pages={344–350}
}
The effectiveness of khellin in 9 patients with angina pectoris was evaluated electrocardiographically by means of the exercise tolerance, anoxemia and ergonovine tests. Normalization occurred in the majority of the previously abnormal tests following khellin therapy. A beneficial effect was noted on symptoms accompanied by a reduction in nitroglycerin requirement. Mild toxicity, as a result of khellin therapy, was observed in 3 cases. 
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