Intravenous nifedipine to treat hypertension after coronary artery revascularization surgery. A comparison with sodium nitroprusside.

Abstract

We administered sodium nitroprusside (SNP) or nifedipine intravenously to patients who became hypertensive after elective coronary revascularization and compared their effects on hemodynamics and the electrocardiogram in a parallel, randomized, open-label study. Four of 21 patients treated with nifedipine required the addition of SNP to maintain mean… (More)

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@article{Nathan1992IntravenousNT, title={Intravenous nifedipine to treat hypertension after coronary artery revascularization surgery. A comparison with sodium nitroprusside.}, author={Howard J. Nathan and S Lagani{\`e}re and Line Dub{\'e} and Brian C. Foster and I J Mcgilveray and Mariam Harrison and Michael E Bourke and C B Cattran and G de LaSalle and James A Robblee}, journal={Anesthesia and analgesia}, year={1992}, volume={74 6}, pages={809-17} }