Prevention by Nifedipine of Abnormal Coronary Vasoconstriction in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

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The hemodynamic and myocardial metabolic responses to the cold pressor test were studied in 15 patients with coronary artery disease and stable exertional angina. Every patient had abnormal coronary vasoconstriction during a control cold pressor test, even though 14 were receiving propranolol and 12 were receiving long-acting nitrates. Mean coronary… (More)

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