Reduction of ischemic injury by sublingual nitroglycerin in patients with acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Awan1976ReductionOI,
  title={Reduction of ischemic injury by sublingual nitroglycerin in patients with acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Najam A. Awan and Ezra A. Amsterdam and Z A Vera and Anthony N. Demaria and Richard R Miller and Dean Towle Mason},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1976},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={761-5}
}
The effect of sublingual nitroglycerin (NTG) on myocardial ischemic injury was evaluated in eleven patients with acute anterior myocardial infarction. Precordial 35-lead ST-segment maps were obtained in each patient immediately before and 3-10 minutes after 0.4 mg sublingual NTG. The following measurements were made from each ST map: N-ST (number of leads showing ST elevation greater than 1mm), sigmaST (total ST elevation in all leads), ST (average ST-segment elevation in those leads with less… CONTINUE READING

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