The effects of diltiazem on cardiac function in silent ischemia after myocardial infarction.


In a total group of 56 patients with an acute myocardial infarction who were maximally exercised at predischarge, 20 patients (36%) showed greater than or equal to 1 mm asymptomatic ST-T segment depression during exercise. The site of the infarction was anterior in 12 patients and inferior in eight patients. All 20 patients underwent repeated exercise… (More)