Nicorandil treatment in patients with acute myocardial infarction: a meta-analysis.

BACKGROUND It is controversial as to whether nicorandil would have cardioprotective effects in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) who are undergoing reperfusion therapy. A meta-analysis was performed to study the impacts of nicorandil on functional outcomes after AMI. METHODS AND RESULTS Randomized prospective cohort or retrospective cohort… CONTINUE READING