Effects of glucose-insulin-potassium solution on myocardial salvage and left ventricular function after primary angioplasty.


OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of glucose-insulin-potassium (GIK) therapy on infarct size and left ventricular function when used as an adjuvant therapy to primary angioplasty. DESIGN Prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. SETTING Cardiac intensive care unit at a university hospital. PATIENTS Thirty-seven patients with… (More)