The effects of intravenous nitroglycerin and isosorbide dinitrate on hemodynamics and myocardial metabolism.

@article{Davis1989TheEO,
  title={The effects of intravenous nitroglycerin and isosorbide dinitrate on hemodynamics and myocardial metabolism.},
  author={Mark E Davis and Christopher J. H. Jones and Robert O Feneck and Robin K Walesby},
  journal={Journal of cardiothoracic anesthesia},
  year={1989},
  volume={3 6},
  pages={712-9}
}
Myocardial ischemia before and during coronary artery surgery is significant, because patients who develop perioperative myocardial ischemia have an increased incidence of postoperative myocardial infarctions. Thus, the prevention of ischemic episodes is of great importance. This study was undertaken to (1) compare the effects of intravenous nitroglycerin (NTG) with isosorbide dinitrate (ISDN); (2) investigate if the continuous infusion of nitrates had beneficial effects on cardiac performance… CONTINUE READING