Focus on Vastarel MR Clinical benefits of trimetazidine in patients with coronary artery disease and diabetes mellitus

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The heart is capable of using fatty acids and glucose as its main sources of energy, with their balance depending on many physiological and pathological situations. In the presence of ischemia, there is a switch to oxidation of fatty acids, which has deleterious effects on the function of the heart. Trimetazidine reduces fatty acid oxidation and increases… (More)

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