The effect of aminophylline on the force-length characteristics of the diaphragm.

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The aim of our study was to evaluate the effect of aminophylline on the contractile function of the human diaphragm during varying muscle fiber length. Ten healthy subjects were studied during maximal sniff maneuvers and bilateral phrenic nerve twitch stimulations, with and without intravenous infusion of aminophylline in a randomized fashion. The… (More)

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@article{Wanke1994TheEO, title={The effect of aminophylline on the force-length characteristics of the diaphragm.}, author={Theodor Wanke and Martin Merkle and Udo Anton Zifko and David Form{\'a}nek and H. Lahrmann and W Grisold and Hartmut Zwick}, journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine}, year={1994}, volume={149 6}, pages={1545-9} }