Influence of sublingual nitroglycerin on the digital circulation of man.


By means of the digital rheoplethysmographic (RPG) method, the effect of sublingually administered nitroglycerin (NTG), 1/200 gr (0.3 mg), on the digital circulation was studied in 17 normal subjects and 5 patients with ischemic heart disease and angina pectoris. NTG produced dilatation of all digital vessels, reflected especially by increases in total… (More)