Pentaerythritol tetranitrate (sustained action) in acute myocardial infarction.

  title={Pentaerythritol tetranitrate (sustained action) in acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Don Newell},
  journal={British heart journal},
  volume={32 1},
A multicentre trial of pentaerythritol tetranitrate (sustained action) 8o mg. b.i.d. in the 3 months after an acute myocardial infarction is described. Included in the trial were 346 patients, and at 6 months, the mortality rates in the treated and control group were almost identical at 23 per cent. In young male patients, however, a favourable result to… CONTINUE READING