Effect of calcium channel blocking agents on infarct size after ischaemia-reperfusion in anaesthetised pigs: relationship between cardioprotection and cardiodepression.

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We compared the abilities of verapamil and nicardipine to protect the porcine myocardium from the consequences of ischaemia-reperfusion in vivo. Infusion of verapamil (50 micrograms/kg) into the left anterior descending coronary artery LAD (i.c.a.), in 15 min immediately before ligation depressed regional contractile function, reduced infarct size by 80… (More)

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