Relief of refractory angina with continuous intravenous infusion of nitroglycerin.

@article{Mikolich1980ReliefOR,
  title={Relief of refractory angina with continuous intravenous infusion of nitroglycerin.},
  author={J. Ronald Mikolich and N B Nicoloff and Peter Robinson and Roger Logue},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1980},
  volume={77 3},
  pages={375-9}
}
Seventy-five patients with chest pain due to prolonged myocardial ischemia (group I, n=45) or acute myocardial infaction (group II, n=30) were treated with continuous intravenous infusion of nitroglycerin. Pain relief was achieved immediately or after titration in 40 of 45 group I patients and 22 of 30 group II patients. Of the 29 group I patients who received narcotic analgesics for pain relief prior to the nitroglycerin infusion, 20 experienced a decrease in narcotics required for pain relief… CONTINUE READING

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