Effect of intravenous nitroglycerin on hemodynamics of congestive heart failure.

@article{Pitt1982EffectOI,
  title={Effect of intravenous nitroglycerin on hemodynamics of congestive heart failure.},
  author={William A. J. Pitt and Ran Friedman and Seth Andrew Gross and Jerrold Glassman and E C Keating and Janina Mazur},
  journal={Angiology},
  year={1982},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={
          294-301
        }
}
Intravenous nitroglycerin (IV-NTG) has gained wide use in the manage ment of critically ill patients, yet little is known regarding dose-response hemodynamics in man. Therefore, we studied 10 patients, all Class III or IV New York Heart Association Classification with pulmonary artery wedge pressures of 15 torr or greater. A special delivery system designed to prevent drug absorption Nitrostat® IV Infusion Kit was used and assessed. Multiple hemodynamic values were recorded before, during, and… CONTINUE READING
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